Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers

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  • 1
It's one hell of an adventurous journey as Jeremy Wade puts his life in danger, canoes down terrifying rapids, climbs up torrential waterfalls and dives deep into uncharted waters searching out the mysteries of some of the Earth's greatest rivers.
It's one hell of an adventurous journey as Jeremy Wade puts his life in danger, canoes down terrifying rapids, climbs up torrential waterfalls and dives deep into uncharted waters searching out the mysteries of some of the Earth's greatest rivers.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. The Ganges

    Original air date: 04/08/2018 Runtime: 40:45 min.

    Original air date: 04/08/2018 Runtime: 40:45 min. India's mighty Ganges, a river revered by a billion Hindus as a living goddess, faces trouble; Jeremy Wade goes on a 1,500-mile mission to investigate the problems firsthand and discover what is being done to save this holy river.

  • 2. The Yangtze

    Original air date: 04/15/2018 Runtime: 41:50 min.

    Original air date: 04/15/2018 Runtime: 41:50 min. China's Yangtze River is threatened by overfishing, industrial pollution and the loss of iconic monster fish. Jeremy Wade journeys upstream to find out if there are any fish left, and meets the heroes fighting for the future of the river.

  • 3. The Mississippi

    Original air date: 04/22/2018 Runtime: 41:49 min.

    Original air date: 04/22/2018 Runtime: 41:49 min. The Mighty Mississippi is threatened on several fronts - from alien invaders pushing out iconic native fish, to vast blooms of green algae strangling life from the river. Jeremy Wade meets scientists, fishermen and leaders fighting to save the river.

  • 4. The Danube

    Original air date: 04/29/2018 Runtime: 41:49 min.

    Original air date: 04/29/2018 Runtime: 41:49 min. The Danube's scenic route through ten European countries has made it a tourist magnet. But poachers, invasive species and engineering projects have made it one of the most endangered rivers on Earth. Jeremy Wade investigates what can be done to save it.

  • 5. The Amazon

    Original air date: 05/06/2018 Runtime: 41:41 min.

    Original air date: 05/06/2018 Runtime: 41:41 min. The Amazon, the mightiest of all the rivers, comes under immense pressure; Jeremy Wade traces the epic migration of the dorado catfish and discovers the issues putting this great river at risk from leaking pipelines to impassable dams.

  • 6. The Zambezi

    Original air date: 05/13/2018 Runtime: 41:41 min.

    Original air date: 05/13/2018 Runtime: 41:41 min. Africa's Zambezi boasts the world's mightiest waterfall, heart-pounding rapids and man-eating crocs; from the upper reaches in Zambia to the delta in Mozambique, Jeremy investigates the threats to this mighty river.