Current TV Sets Earth Day Programming3/21/2011 3:16 PM Eastern
Current TV Monday announced programming for its "Earth Fights Back" Weekend timed to Earth Day on April 22.
In the one-hour special premiering at 9 p.m. that day, Man Versus Earth, hosted by explorer Sam Branson (son of Virgin's Sir Richard Branson). Branson will learn about avalanche control and experience the feeling of being buried alive in snow.
The docu-series Dangerous Planet, which looks at the most extreme weather on Earth, kicks off its marathon April 22 at 7 p.m., with the 13 episodes airing throughout the weekend.