Documentary Channel Goes Green For Earth Day

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Documentary Channel Friday announced it will devote its entire programming on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 24 to green documentaries with a special "EarthView" programming event featuring four new primetime premieres and one DOC premiere of eco-friendly documentaries.

The documentaries, produced by Journeyman Pictures, will examine the current debates contributing to the world’s energy and environmental problems.

Earth Day also marks the one-year anniversary of the network’s “EarthView” programming block, an initiative launched last year to encourage environmental awareness.

“To help celebrate this anniversary and to show our support for Earth Day 2008, we will be airing environmentally-themed documentaries all day and night, including a special lineup of premiere telecasts that we believe viewers will find engaging, provocative and visually stunning,” Tom Neff, Documentary Channel founder and CEO, said in a statement.

New documentaries scheduled for broadcast include: Earth, Wind & Fire;Lost in Palm Oil;Beautiful One Day; Daughters of the Canopy and Peak Oil.

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