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RIVERS OF LIFE

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Sunrise over a black water river in the Amazon, the dark acidic water acts li...

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Above: Sunrise over a black water river in the Amazon, the dark acidic water acts like a perfect mirror.

Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers - the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi in this landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC.

RIVERS OF LIFE: Preview

Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers, the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi, in this landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC.

EPISODE GUIDE:

Episode 1: “The Nile” repeats Thursday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, June 24 at 11 a.m. on KPBS 2 - The Nile is the world's longest river. From elephants and leopards to extreme kayakers and ancient wonders, its great length provides a lifeline for Africa's wildest beasts and for some of the world's most incredible cultures.

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Episode 1 Preview | The Nile

The Nile is the world’s longest river. From elephants and leopards to extreme kayakers and ancient wonders, its great length provides a lifeline for Africa’s wildest beasts and for some of the world’s most incredible cultures.

Episode 2: “The Amazon” repeats Thursday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, July 1 at 11 a.m. - The Amazon, the greatest river system on Earth, amasses one-fifth of Earth's freshwater as it flows east from the Andes to the Atlantic. Boiling streams, crystal clear lagoons, pink river dolphins and a strange new reef are some of its many secret and extreme worlds.

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Episode 2 Preview | The Amazon

The Amazon, the greatest river system on Earth, amasses one-fifth of Earth’s freshwater as it flows east from the Andes to the Atlantic. Boiling streams, crystal clear lagoons, pink river dolphins and a strange new reef are some of its many secret and extreme worlds.

Episode 3: “The Mississippi” repeats Thursday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, July 8 at 11 a.m. on KPBS 2 - See the many faces of the massive, muddy Mississippi. Its fingers stretch into nearly half of the USA, from the frozen north to the nation's agricultural heart to mysterious southern swamps where alligators still rule.

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Episode 3 Preview | The Mississippi

The Mississippi reaches far beyond the Deep South; its fingers stretch into nearly half of the USA. From the frozen north – where coyotes learn to fish in icy water – down through the nation’s agricultural heart and then to the mysterious, steamy southern swamps where alligators still rule. The many faces of the Mississippi unite a nation.

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