Angry Planet

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  • 2007
  • 4 Seasons
  • 6.8  (39)

Angry Planet is an exciting adventure show featuring Canadian explorer and storm chaser, George Kourounis. The series premiered in 2007 and was produced by Syndicado. Kourounis travels to some of the most remote and hostile places on the planet to capture the extreme weather conditions that occur around the world.

The show takes viewers on an adrenaline-fueled journey to discover some of the most violent and unforgiving places on Earth. Each episode of the series is dedicated to exploring different corners of the world and showcasing the raw power of nature, from hurricanes and tsunamis to earthquakes and volcanoes. The series aims to raise awareness of the forces of nature that can have a devastating impact on the planet.

Kourounis, known for his daring feats, takes viewers on a wild ride, experiencing extreme weather conditions that many have never seen before. The show also highlights the impact that human activity has on our planet, showcasing the damage that we are doing to our environment.

The series is highly educational and aims to explore the science behind natural disasters. Kourounis works closely with local scientists and experts, gaining insights into the forces of nature and the effects they have on the planet. He also teaches viewers about the different ways to stay safe during natural disasters.

Kourounis is a captivating host, and his passion for adventure and storm chasing is evident throughout the series. His charisma, energy and enthusiasm make him a great host, and his knowledge of the natural world is impressive, as he explains complex concepts in an easy-to-understand manner.

One episode of the series, for example, focuses on volcanoes, and Kourounis travels to Vanuatu in the South Pacific to explore the molten lava that erupts from below the Earth's crust. He hiked to the top of the Yasur volcano, one of the most active and dangerous volcanoes in the world. He took samples of the molten lava and worked with scientists to analyze them, learning about the minerals that make up the Earth's crust.

Another episode focuses on water, exploring the power of tsunamis and the damage they can cause. Kourounis travels to Japan to learn about how the country copes with these natural disasters and interviews survivors who have been affected by tsunamis.

In another episode, he investigates the impact of climate change on the planet, and explores the melting of the polar ice caps. He travels to Greenland to witness the melting of the ice caps and to meet with scientists who are studying the effects of climate change.

Throughout the series, Kourounis faces many challenges as he navigates his way through some of the most inhospitable environments on the planet. He often finds himself in dangerous situations, such as when he explored Hurricane Katrina's aftermath in New Orleans, or when he visited a ghost town in the Mojave Desert to experience the intense dry heat.

Overall, Angry Planet is an educational and exciting adventure show that takes viewers on a whirlwind journey to explore the forces of nature that shape our planet. Kourounis is a fantastic host, passionate about his work, and dedicated to educating others about the beauty and power of the natural world. The series is visually stunning, taking viewers to breathtaking locations and showcasing the raw beauty of our planet.

Angry Planet is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (68 episodes). The series first aired on March 6, 2007.

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Boiling Lake (on Pivot TV)
18. Boiling Lake (on Pivot TV)
May 31, 2015
Tucked away, high in the mountains of the Caribbean island of Dominica lies a marvel of nature -a lake whose water literally boils. George wants to be the first person in history to rig a rope across the lake and explore its waters from above...
By Camel to Timbuktu (on Pivot TV)
17. By Camel to Timbuktu (on Pivot TV)
May 31, 2015
Summary not available
Cabo Verde Volcano (on PIVOT TV)
16. Cabo Verde Volcano (on PIVOT TV)
May 15, 2015
When the Fogo volcano in the Cabo Verde Islands suddenly becomes active, George rushes to investigate. He returns with stark images and tragic stories from one of the most destructive volcano eruptions in recent years.
River of Doubt (on PIVOT TV)
15. River of Doubt (on PIVOT TV)
May 8, 2015
In 1914, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt became the first person to navigate Brazil's River of Doubt. The Angry Planet team returns to follow in his wake and investigate the changing climate in this remote part of the Amazon wilderness.
Highway To Hail
14. Highway To Hail
April 19, 2015
Summary not available
13. Indonesia
Most people's idea of a dream wedding might include a horse drawn carriage and an elaborate ceremony. Not George. Join him as he and his bride to be tie the knot in an unusual and certainly exotic way... On the crater's edge of an erupting volcano in the south Pacific. Forget about catching the bouquet, at this wedding it's all about dodging red hot lava bombs.
12. Java
April 19, 2015
Summary not available
Italia Wild
11. Italia Wild
April 19, 2015
Italy is one of the very few nations in the world that regularly gets three major extreme natural phenomena - volcanos, flooding, and avalanches. eastern flanks of the volcano to slip by up to two metres, and many houses on the flanks of the volcano experienced structural damage. The eruption also completely destroyed the Rifugio Sapienza, on the southern flank of the volcano.
	West Coast Winter
10. West Coast Winter
April 19, 2015
The world's largest land predator is under threat, and George is heading to Canada's far north to see how polar bears are coping with their rapidly changing climate. For half the year, Hudson Bay is the polar bear's ice-covered hunting ground. But as the Arctic warms, this melting habitat is leaving them vulnerable, hungry, and stranded on land. On his first stop in Nanuk, George takes a ride in a monster ATV and then with a polar bear expert by his side, learns to stand his ground when a large male gets too close for comfort. In an encounter with a mother and cub, it looks like George is the one under observation. Later, George visits the polar bear capital of the world- Churchill, Manitoba-where he joins local rangers on patrol to keep hungry bears at bay. Finally, at the Winnipeg zoo, carefully collected scat samples could reveal new truths about the polar bear's diet.
	Midwest Stormfest
9. Midwest Stormfest
April 19, 2015
It ain't worth a thing if it ain't got that spin. The whirling winds of Tornado Alley draw George back like a moth to a flame. This season the tornadoes begin early!
Island Caving
8. Island Caving
April 19, 2015
George travels to the northern wilds of Vancouver Island to find out where the rain goes, by exploring the deep, wet caves that pepper the area. Accompanied by a group of hardcore cavers he descends into four dangerous caves.
7. Blizzard
April 5, 2015
Winter weather can be even more dangerous than thunderstorms and where else to explore the big chill than at the summit of Mount Washington which has the reputation as being the place with the "Worst weather in the world".
Indian Monsoon
6. Indian Monsoon
April 5, 2015
Enlisting the help of fellow storm chaser R.J. Evans, George heads to Arizona to photograph spectacular lightning storms triggered by the desert monsoon season. R.J. however is known as "America's noisiest athiest" for his free-thought radio show.
Water Spouts
5. Water Spouts
April 5, 2015
George Kourounis is one of the world's - most active and venturesome stormchasers. Over the last ten years, as the world's weather has gotten more and more violent, he has witnessed and documented dozens of hurricanes, tornados and volcanic firestorms.
Fin del Mundo
4. Fin del Mundo
April 5, 2015
In 1914, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt became the first person to navigate Brazil's "River of Doubt." The Angry Planet team returns to follow in his wake and investigate the changing climate in this remote part of the Amazon wilderness.
Costa Rica
3. Costa Rica
April 5, 2015
If melting polar ice continues to raise the world's ocean levels, the low-lying island of Tuvalu in the South Pacific will be one of the first to vanish. George visits the vanishing island, and looks back on two major ocean storms of recent years.
2. Avalanche
April 5, 2015
Climate change deniers claim volcanoes produce more greenhouse gases than fossil fuels do. George investigates this claim while revisiting the active volcano of Marum in Vanuatu. He dons a fire-suit and descends 1200 feet into the volcano.
Wild Water
1. Wild Water
April 5, 2015
Water sustains life on Earth but it can also be one of the most destructive and dangerous elements. In this episode, George investigates the wild side of water in dangerous class 5 river rapids, a flooded cave, and even in the ocean.
Where to Watch Angry Planet
Angry Planet is available for streaming on the Syndicado website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Angry Planet on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV, Tubi TV and Pluto TV.
  • Premiere Date
    March 6, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (39)