The former Top Gear recently claimed the latest season of Planet Earth is "driving me insane".
The naturalist stars in a new series of Planet Earth, which will show at an earlier time so children can tune in.
The 97-year-old presenter will be at the helm for the final series in the trilogy, which will arrive on the BBC later this year.
A BBC rep has branded the reports "totally inaccurate".
The beloved broadcaster spoke of the Queen's friendship and sense of humour as he paid his respects.
As the country reflects on the late monarch's legacy, many have been remembering some of her more light-hearted TV appearances.
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Follows backlash over pictures with Sir David Attenborough – but hospital says the prime minister "followed strict measures".
CNN's Christiane Amanpour asks prime minister about the pictures with 95-year-old "national treasure".
"It isn’t that I enjoy saying: ‘Doom, doom, doom".