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
In the early 21st century men's roles are in a profound state of flux, as the worst recession in since the 1930's has destroyed millions of male jobs. Men are facing an uncertain future and a starker choice: adapt or perish.
Saturday, April 26 at 1 PM
In James Cameron's film, Avatar, an alien tribe on the distant planet of Pandora fights the human invaders bent on mining their forest home. Instead of Pandora, think Peru.
Sunday, April 27 at 2 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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