Quibi Orders Nature Docuseries from BBC Studios


The BBC Studios Natural History Unit has been commissioned by the digital platform Quibi to produce the tentatively titled Fierce Queens, a blue-chip short-form series focusing on nature’s females.

Fierce Queens (working title) will explore the rebel matriarchs, powerful leaders and dangerous lovers that comprise the female animals of the natural world, including hyenas, fireflies, meerkats and humpback whales. The series will join such titles as Blue Planet IIPlanet Earth II, Blue Planet Live, Springwatch, Earth From Space, Dynasties and Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures in the NHU’s vast catalog.

Jo Shinner, executive producer for BBC Studios Natural History Unit, said: “We are delighted to have won our first Quibi commission and be part of this innovative and unique broadcasting initiative. We can’t wait to reveal the astonishing behavior of the powerful Fierce Queens of the natural world.”