The second season of the landmark series “Rivers of Life” begins September 28 at 8 pm

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Season Two

“Rivers of Life”

New series begins Wednesday, September 28 at 8 pm


Two hippopotamus fighting in the Luangwa River, Zambezi.
Common hippopotamus fighting in the Luangwa River, Zambezi.

Featuring breathtaking photography, the second season of this landmark series explores Africa’s wildest river, the Zambezi; Europe’s Danube River, which travels through more countries than any other river; and North America’s great frozen river, the Yukon. Journey from source to mouth and travel through awe-inspiring landscapes to discover the spectacular wildlife and fascinating people that thrive along three of Earth’s greatest rivers.

Wednesday, September 28 at 8 pm

From surfers riding mysterious waves in deep gorges, to elephants battling rapids above Victoria falls, the largest curtain of water on earth. This is the story of the wildlife and people of the Zambezi, Africa’s extraordinary shape-shifting river.


pelicans on the DanubeWednesday, October 5 at 8 pm

Europe’s mighty and majestic Danube, full of glorious riches and magical surprises, is the world’s most international river. See how its epic journey is like no other – featuring stunning secret tributaries, baby turtles, and a waterfall-riding kayaker.