big pacific

Mysterious

Explore the mysterious Pacific, whose depths we are just beginning to explore. There are many unanswered questions we yearn to unravel, but the ocean doesn't give up its secrets willingly.

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Violent

Understand how the Pacific, surrounded by the Ring of Fire, is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the great ocean, and creatures that live there must choose whether to avoid conflict-or rise to meet it.

  • 2019-09-19T07:00:00-07:00
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Voracious

See how the challenge of finding food drives all life in the Pacific. Meet a destructive army of mouths, a killer with a hundred mouths and the biggest mouth in the ocean. For creatures large and small, every mouthful counts.

  • 2019-09-22T13:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2019-09-22T16:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2019-09-26T07:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Passionate

See how the quest to multiply has spawned a stunning array of unusual behaviors and adaptations. View forest penguins with a tenuous marriage and the secret rendezvous of great white sharks, and hear the tale of male pregnancy.

  • 2019-09-29T13:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2019-09-29T16:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2019-10-03T07:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Behind The Scenes

Follow the adventures of the filmmakers behind BIG PACIFIC. This "making of" special explores the highlights and challenges of wildlife filmmaking.

  • 2019-10-10T07:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD