the BBC is currently airing a series called wonders of the solar system starring physicist brian cox. i think its just great! within the UK, you can watch episodes online at BBC iPlayer, and i believe it is scheduled to air in the US in august of this year.
here's the official preview of the show:
as today is the fools day, i thought i'd share this hilarious spoof that was made of the show.
(i saw the spoof video at counting cats)