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Big Pacific

Big Pacific

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. Filmed in cinematic 4K, the program examines an ocean that covers a third of the Earth's surface.

Latest Episodes

WGBY 57/HD
Wed Jul 12th, 8:00pm
Thu Jul 13th, 1:00am
Fri Jul 14th, 3:00am
Sun Jul 16th, 3:00am
Mon Jul 17th, 5:00am
WGBY World
Sun Jul 16th, 8:00pm
Mon Jul 17th, 12:00am
Mon Jul 17th, 8:00am
Mon Jul 17th, 2:00pm
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001580636/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the Pacific, the quest to multiply has spawned a stunning array of unusual behaviors and adaptations. There are forest penguins with a tenuous marriage, the secret rendezvous of great white sharks, and the tale of male pregnancy. /episodes/get/54488 /episode/54488 Passionate /episode-player/54488

See how the quest to multiply has spawned a stunning array of unusual behaviors and adaptations. View forest penguins with a tenuous marriage and the secret rendezvous of great white sharks, and hear the tale of male pregnancy.

Air date:
Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:00
WGBY 57/HD
Sun Jul 9th, 3:00am
Mon Jul 10th, 5:00am
WGBY World
Sun Jul 9th, 8:00pm
Mon Jul 10th, 12:00am
Mon Jul 10th, 8:00am
Mon Jul 10th, 2:00pm
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001580450/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There is plenty of food in the Pacific Ocean, but it is the challenge of finding that food that drives all life in the Pacific. In the voracious Pacific we meet a destructive army of mouths, a killer with a hundred mouths and the biggest mouth in the ocean. /episodes/get/54312 /episode/54312 Voracious /episode-player/54312

See how the challenge of finding food drives all life in the Pacific. Meet a destructive army of mouths, a killer with a hundred mouths and the biggest mouth in the ocean. For creatures large and small, every mouthful counts.

Air date:
Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:00
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001578267/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Violence is part of life in the Pacific and those that live here must choose whether to avoid conflict or rise to meet it. The Pacific Ocean is a hunter’s paradise. From the skies of Snake Island to the teeming tropics, animals are reinventing the delivery of death on a grand scale. Surrounded by... /episodes/get/54127 /episode/54127 Violent /episode-player/54127

Understand how the Pacific, surrounded by the Ring of Fire, is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the great ocean, and creatures that live there must choose whether to avoid conflict-or rise to meet it.

Air date:
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:00
Expired

Explore the mysterious Pacific-whose depths we are just beginning to explore. There are many unanswered questions we yearn to unravel, but the ocean doesn't give up its secrets willingly.

Air date:
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:00
WGBY 57/HD
Wed Jul 19th, 8:00pm
Thu Jul 20th, 1:00am
Fri Jul 21st, 3:00am
Sun Jul 23rd, 3:00am
Mon Jul 24th, 5:00am
WGBY World
Sun Jul 23rd, 8:00pm
Mon Jul 24th, 12:00am
Mon Jul 24th, 8:00am
Mon Jul 24th, 2:00pm
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3001581164/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Filming the big Pacific, an ocean that covers a third of the planet, was a grand idea that became a gigantic undertaking. This "Making Of" special explores the highlights and challenges of wildlife filmmaking. /episodes/get/54645 /episode/54645 Behind the Scenes /episode-player/54645

Follow the adventures of the filmmakers behind BIG PACIFIC. This "making of" special explores the highlights and challenges of wildlife filmmaking.

Air date:
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:00
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