RIVERS OF LIFE: Season 2 (New Season Premiere)

Premieres Wednesdays, Sept 28 – Oct 12, 2022 at 8pm and Sundays, Oct 2 – 16 at 3pm on KPBS TV + Sundays, Oct 2 – 16 at 8pm on KPBS 2/PBS video app

With stunning photography, the second season of this groundbreaking series explores Africa’s wildest river, the Zambezi; Europe’s Danube, which flows through more countries than any other river; and North America’s great frozen river, the Yukon. Journey from source to estuary, traveling through awe-inspiring landscapes to discover the spectacular wildlife and fascinating people that thrive on three of the world’s greatest rivers.

RIVERS OF LIFE: Season 2: Preview


Episode 1: “Zambezi” Wednesday 28 Sept at 8pm & Sunday 2 Oct at 3pm on KPBS TV + 2 Oct at 8pm on KPBS 2 – From surfers riding mysterious waves down deep gorges to elephants battling rapids over Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of water on earth. This is the story of the wildlife and people of the Zambezi, Africa’s extraordinary shape-changing river.

RIVERS OF LIFE: Extended Preview: Season 2 Episode 1

Episode 2: “Danube” premieres Wednesday, October 5 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 9 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV + October 9 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 – Europe’s mighty and majestic Danube, full of glorious riches and magical surprises, is the most international river in the world. See how his epic journey is one of a kind – featuring breathtaking secret tributaries, baby turtles and a kayaker on a waterfall.

Episode 3: “Yukon” premieres Wednesday, October 12 at 8 p.m. & Sunday, October 16 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV + October 16 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 – Remote and wild, the Yukon is a river of extremes. A restless giant in summer and a river of ice in winter. Home to bear, moose and salmon, the Yukon’s wealth has sustained North American people for centuries.

RIVERS OF LIFE: Extended Preview: Season 2 Episode 3

Watch on your schedule:

The PBS Video App lets you watch your favorite and local TV shows. Download it for free on your favorite device. The app lets you catch up on recent episodes and discover award-winning shows.

Episodes from Season 1 are now available on-demand with KPBS Passport, a benefit for members who support KPBS for $60 or more annually using their computer, smartphone, tablet, Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire, or Chromecast. Learn how to activate your benefit now.