KCET Takes Viewers to Exotic Locales and Wildlife Expeditions with Adventure-Themed Programming in September | KCET
KCET Takes Viewers to Exotic Locales and Wildlife Expeditions with Adventure-Themed Programming in September
August 28, 2013 - KCET viewers will take a walk on the wild side with a series
of exciting adventure-themed programs in September. The awe-inspiring programming will kick off
with the return of the popular travel adventure series, Globetrekker beginning
Sept. 3 at 9 p.m. on KCET.
viewers across America on Route 66 or hiking through South America, adventure
series and fan favorite, Globe Trekker returns to KCET with
all-new episodes every Tuesday starting on Sept. 3. Show titles this season
The World: East To West: Istanbul To Vienna; Around The World: Across
America: Route 66 and Beyond; Madrid City Guide; and Around The
World: Panamerica: Conquistadors, Aztecs & Revolutions.
philanthropist/filmmaker Charlie Annenberg Weingarten's nature and educational
series, explore will debut on KCET on Sept.
3 at 10 p.m. explore.org is a philanthropic media organization and
multimedia division of the Annenberg Foundation. The organization is home to
more than 300 original films and a massive library of world class photography
from all over the globe. The series will chronicle a compilation of shorts
showcasing wildlife and environmental and social issues, including: the
behavior of brown bears in Katmai National Park, an archaeology discovery in
China, puffins on Sea Island, Maine, the examination of spirituality in Darfur
presentation of the riveting documentary, Shooting in the Wild will
also premiere on KCET on Sept. 3 at 10:30 p.m. The film, hosted by Alexandra
Cousteau, the granddaughter of famed explorer Jacques Cousteau, takes an
insider's look at the business of wildlife filmmaking. Illustrated with past and present film clips,
the documentary explores the pervasive and troubling trend toward
sensationalism, extreme risk-taking and abuse in wildlife films.
week, travel series, Journeys in Africa premieres for the first-time
in Southern California on Sept. 10 at 10:30 p.m. The series highlights Africa's
unique culture, history, architecture and wildlife. Host Bill Ball explores
both small villages and metropolitan areas to showcase the diverse culture and
fascinating traditions and people of this extraordinary continent.
information on these series or to view bonus footage, visit www.kcet.org.
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