Sunrise over a black water river in the Amazon, the dark acidic water acts like a perfect mirror. (Image courtesy of BBC)

Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers – the Amazon, the Nile, and the Mississippi – in Rivers of Life, a landmark series from PBS made in conjunction with the BBC. This three-part series will air on CPTV Wednesdays, June 19, June 26, and July 3, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Episodes include:

“The Nile” – The Nile provides a lifeline for Africa’s wildest beasts and for some incredible cultures.

“The Amazon” – The Amazon contains boiling streams, crystal-clear lagoons, pink river dolphins, and a new reef.

“The Mississippi” – The Mississippi stretches into nearly half of America. Explore its waterfalls, wildlife, and swamps.

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