Planet Green has clued us in to their upcoming documentary segment “Reel Impact.” The weekly 2-hour programming block is set to launch on Sept. 12 and simultaneously broadcast in both standard and high-definition (HD). “Reel Impact” will air on Saturdays from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Eastern Time.
The network will launch with the debut of the documentary feature The Last Beekeeper by director Jeremy Simmons. The ‘Reel Impact’ block will also feature acclaimed films such as The 11th Hour, An Inconvenient Truth and Who Killed the Electric Car?, although no air dates have been announced.
Other documentaries, none of which have been given air dates yet, include some world and U.S. premieres such as No Impact Man by Laura Gabbert and Eden Wurmfeld, Barbara Ettinger’s film A Sea Change and Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez by Robert Cornellier.
Planet Green says it will acquire at least 20 additional films to fill the 2-hour time slot.
Encores of “Reel Impact” are scheduled for the following Thursday evenings from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern Time.