A luscious exploration of the natural world, Smarty Plants effortlessly integrates pioneering science with a light hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are.
Thursday, April 24 at 8 PM
Director and cinematographer John Murray journeys down Ireland's River Shannon to reveal the mood, rhythms of the seasons and subtle animal activity that would escape a casual visitor.
Thursday, April 24 at 9 PM ET
Academia is ground zero in the war on cheating, as students become ever more ingenious in the ways of deception. What's behind this epidemic?
Thursday, April 24 at 9 PM
The remarkable journey of identical twins adopted by families at opposite ends of the world who accidentally discover their daughters are sisters. What was meant to be a secret becomes a story of sibling love & fate with the girls reuniting at age 8.
Sunday, April 27 at 10 PM ET/PT

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