ISLANDS OF WONDER
Airs Wednesdays, Sept. 16 - 30, 2020 at 8 p.m. & Sundays, Sept. 20 - Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sept. 20 - Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 + PBS Video App
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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The 3-part ISLANDS OF WONDER series takes viewers on a journey to the most exotic, mysterious and remote islands on Planet Earth: Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii.
These isolated and iconic tropical islands are home to remarkable wildlife and human castaways found nowhere else on earth. The fragile islands also serve as a vital gauge for the planet’s health.
ISLANDS OF WONDER
Journey to three of the most exotic, mysterious and remote islands on the planet: Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii.
Episode 1 "Madagascar" airs Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. & Sunday, Sept. 20 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Journey across ancient Madagascar, the strangest and oldest island on Earth. Over millennia it has given rise to more unique wildlife than any other island.
Episode 2: "Borneo" airs Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. & Sunday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - A journey from Borneo's rich coral reefs, through lush jungles, to its mountainous heart, reveals it is no paradise, and the struggles to survive are the secret to a greater variety of life than found on than almost any other island.
Episode 3: "Hawaii" airs Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. & Sunday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV + Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Hawaii, the most remote island chain on Earth, offers sanctuary for wildlife that has reached its tropical shores. From humpback whales to waterfall-climbing fish, it's home to an extraordinary wealth of wildlife.
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