Set your DVRs! “David Attenborough: Understanding the Natural World” premieres Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 8 p.m. on WGBY.
In “Understanding the Natural World,” Sir David Attenborough shares his memories of the scientists and the breakthroughs that helped shape his own career. He also recalls some of his more hair-raising attempts to bring new science to a television audience: standing in the shadow of an erupting volcano as lumps of hot lava crashed around him or being charged by a group of armed New Guinean tribesmen.
Check out a preview of the series here: