summer of adventure

Wonders of Mexico | Summer of Adventure

Aug 3, 2018
Mexico tree in cave
Courtesy of Richard Kirby

Wednesdays, August 1 - 15, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Travel south along Mexico's mountain spine, explore the tropical forests of the Maya and journey across the deserts of Northern Mexico to discover its amazing wildlife and culture. 

The Outback | Summer of Adventure

Aug 3, 2018
two men and one boy on a fence
Courtesy of Northern Pictures

Wednesdays,  August 1 - 15, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Over the course of a year, journey with the people and animals of Australia's Kimberley region in North West Australia: a vast, rugged and remote wilderness, bursting with character.

Kingdoms of the Sky | Summer of Adventure

Jul 5, 2018
Bighorn Sheep fight over mates in Wyoming.
Courtesy of BBC/Lydia Baines / PBS

Wednesdays Jul. 11 - 25, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A landmark three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC.

Mimi and her granddaughter prepare to enter an ice cave in Canadian Artic.
Courtesy of BBC/Russell Leven / PBS

Wednesdays Jul. 11 - 25, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Earth's natural wonders are parts of the natural world that nature has carved on such a scale that they defy belief. 

Wilshire Drive.
Courtesy of Steve Smith/WTTW / PBS

Tuesdays Jul. 10 - 24, 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Host Geoffrey Baer takes viewers across the country to the legendary streets, monuments and man-made marvels that changed America.

No Passport Required | Summer of Adventure

Jul 4, 2018
Marcus with Lena Sareini eating in the kitchen
Courtesy of Christine Carreira / PBS

Tuesdays Jul. 10 - Aug. 14, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Hosted by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, No Passport Required takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture.

Ireland's Wild Coast | Summer of Adventure

Aug 1, 2017
island and beach
Courtesy of © George Karbus / PBS

Wed., Aug. 2 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world in IRELAND’S WILD COAST!

Wild Alaska | Summer of Adventure

Jul 27, 2017
sitting by the river
Courtesy of Jarod Miller / PBS

Sun. July 30 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Broadcasting live over three nights with hosts Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt will turn the cameras on a must-see natural spectacle as thousands of the world’s wildest animals gather to take part in Alaska’s amazing summer feast.

butterflies on the face
Courtesy of © 2016 Joel Sartore Photography Inc. / PBS

Tue. Aug. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover the diversity, beauty and value of thousands of species at risk of extinction, and travel the globe with renowned photographer and Photo Ark founder Joel Sartore in his quest to save them.

Weekend in Havana | Summer of Adventure

Jul 20, 2017
standing in front of a flag
Courtesy of WTTW and Brian Canelles / PBS

Sun. Aug. 20 at 5pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join Geoffrey Baer in Havana to experience the color, culture and history of the seductive city.

Nature's Great Race | Summer of Adventure

Jul 20, 2017
a baby zebra and an adult zebra
Courtesy of BBC/Robert Morgan / PBS

Wed. July 26 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1  | Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world’s longest land migration.

Big Pacific | Summer of Adventure

Jul 17, 2017
Phil Nuytten in subermisble
Courtesy of Ernie Kovacs/NHNZ / PBS

Wed. July 19 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television.

A woman putting on makeup
Courtesy of Jeremy Jeffs / PBS

Tues. July 11 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | PBS offers an unprecedented, six-part series exploring the 4,000-year history of China, home to more than a billion people and an emerging global superpower.

Elk in the field
Courtesy of Wesley Aston/shutterstock.com / PBS

Wednesdays, July 5 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | PBS viewers have the chance to witness one of the greatest seasonal changes on planet Earth in the stunning new three-part series GREAT YELLOWSTONE THAW.