Litton's Weekend Adventure airs every Saturday or Sunday mornings on ABC Stations coast to coast, and is made up of the following shows:
Jack Hanna's Wild Countdown: In each episode, wildlife expert and animal ambassador, Jack Hanna counts down in intriguing and fun categories that gives viewers stimulating lessons about the world's animals. As Jack reveals the categories, he will give us further insights and interesting facts about the animals. For example, when Jack reveals that the largest animal on the African content is in fact the elephant, he will ask, "do you know the difference between an African and Asian elephant?" The fun format of this show affords Jungle Jack and the producers the opportunity to effortlessly teach while entertaining.
Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin: Perhaps best known for his Emmy® Award winning hit shows on The Disney Channel, Discovery and Animal Planet, Jeff Corwin has now moved to broadcast television in Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin. Based at the world's largest aquarium, The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Jeff takes viewers around the globe to explore Earth's least understood resource, our Oceans. Each week, Jeff is joined by experts to uncover the hidden secrets of the deep.
Born to Explore: A 2012 Emmy® nominee for "Outstanding Children's Series," the world's cultures and its geographical divides are brought to life as world explorer Richard Wiese takes viewers on globetrotting, hands-on explorations. As former President of the Explorer's Club in Manhattan and Registered Climbing Guide for teens at The Museum of Natural History, Richard is the ultimate Social Studies teacher and Weekend Adventure's real life Indiana Jones. Whether he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, explores why people live at the base of an active volcano or travels down the Nile River, an African life source, viewers will travel the world without leaving their homes.
Sea Rescue:Sea Rescue tells the stories of marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release by the dedicated men and women of SeaWorld’s wildlife rescue teams and partner organizations. With rescue teams on call 24/7, SeaWorld has rescued more than 22,000 whales, dolphins, sea lions, penguins, manatees, sea turtles and birds over the last 40 years, with the ultimate goal of successfully rehabilitating and returning each one to the ocean. Sea Rescue takes viewers on the team’s incredible and heartwarming adventures through a combination of first‐hand accounts, expert insight and remarkable footage that will inspire, educate and enthrall!
Wildlife Docs: The half-hour weekly series, The Wildlife Docs, follows the surprising, exotic, and challenging lives of a veterinary staff that cares for over 2,000 animals. From nutrition to treatments, x-rays to surgery, preventative care to emergencies, host Rachel Reenstra will show viewers a kaleidoscope of wild experiences through the eyes of our Veterinary Team. Unpredictable events unfold giving viewers a glimpse of the enormity, variety, and quality of treatment that sets the standard for animal care.
Expedition: Wild!: Hosted by wildlife expert Casey Anderson, this program showcases his charismatic animal companions on an innovative and action-packed odyssey through North America’s wild places — revealing a rare glimpse of the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Viewers will follow Casey on a series of breathtakingly wild adventures: he’ll paddle the Grand Canyon, ski with Wolverines in British Columbia, observe Mountain Lions in Montana, stake out the scavengers of Yellowstone, investigate a raven's nest, observe Polar Bears on Alaska's northern slope, and climb to rugged extremes in pursuit of Northern Maine's Black Bears – bringing audiences up-close and personal with rare and endangered species, some deadly, others dashing, in the stunning natural ecosystems that they call home.
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