Link TV Premieres New Episodes of Existential Series, 'Global Spirit'

San Francisco, Calif. - Feb. 28, 2014 - Link TV, the national satellite television network and global

content provider, will premiere two new episodes of the

travel" series,
Global Spirit, which

akes a global approach to

the exploration of human consciousness, offering compelling ideas, practices

and distilled wisdom from different cultures

New episodes, "The Search for God" and
"Stories to Remember"

will premiere on Link TV (via DirecTV 375 and DISH

9410) Sundays, March 2 and March 9, 2014 at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT,

respectively.  Viewers can also access

the episodes online at


"The Search For God" brings together philosopher and

author Jacob Needleman with Sufi teacher Pir Zia Inayat Khan to share their

unique insights on the concept and the experience of "God." In addition to

their engaging studio conversation, this program includes unique original

footage from a recent spiritual retreat led by Pir Zia, along with a discussion

of God by philosophy group led by Jacob Needleman. With both these groups, the

concept of God is shared, explored and even felt, by some participants.


Following the premiere on March 2, viewers will have the

opportunity to access a

to join the

conversation with the program guests, send comments and ask questions.


"Stories to Remember" brings together two guests who use the power

of storytelling to remember what is important. Kay Olan, a renowned

storyteller from the Mohawk nation in upstate New York, meets community

organizer and youth mentor, Orland Bishop, who brings the power of story and African

wisdom traditions to his work with members of notorious Los Angeles street



Global Spirit is a unique inquiry into

humankind's belief systems, wisdom traditions, and states of

consciousness. Presented by British actor and writer John Cleese and

hosted by author and spiritual seeker Phil Cousineau, this unique,

critically acclaimed series features renowned experts such as Deepak Chopra,

Karen Armstrong, Robert Thurman, Riane Eisler, and many others. Mixing

evocative film segments with deep discussion, Global Spirit takes

viewers on a mind and soul-expanding journey, exploring the relationships

between ancient wisdom traditions, diverse belief systems, world religions,

metaphysics and modern science.



Link TV is a viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization,

distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network

channel 9410 - reaching more than 34 million US households. Link TV is a

service of KCETLink, the national independent public transmedia organization

formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. For complete background

information, program schedule and Internet streaming, go to 
LinkTV.org. Follow on Twitter @LinkTV and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/linktv. Link TV is a service of KCETLink.


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