Aerial Cities

Aerial Cities

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They tower over hills and lakes, turn the night into a feast of lights, and lure people in by the millions. These are America’s most prominent cities, all captured from breathtaking heights. From the creators of Aerial America, this adventure takes you on epic, sky-high journeys over Las Vegas, Chicago, Seattle, Miami, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Celebrate the nation’s most treasured and bustling metropolises and the people who keep them running.
They tower over hills and lakes, turn the night into a feast of lights, and lure people in by the millions. These are America’s most prominent cities, all captured from breathtaking heights. From the creators of Aerial America, this adventure takes you on epic, sky-high journeys over Las Vegas, Chicago, Seattle, Miami, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Celebrate the nation’s most treasured and bustling metropolises and the people who keep them running.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Las Vegas 24

    Original air date: 04/01/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 04/01/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. Soar over Las Vegas and discover the daring work and engineering wonders that keep Sin City running around the clock.

  • 2. Chicago 24

    Original air date: 04/15/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 04/15/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. Experience a day in the life of the only major American city to tower over the Great Lakes from above. Explore every corner of this Midwestern metropolis from the awe-inspiring heights of its skyscrapers to the parks, harbors, beaches, and marinas that dot its lakeshore. Along the way, meet the people who make Chicagoland so special, including death-defying window washers, training firefighters, and the iconic twin “Legends of the Lake.”

  • 3. Seattle 24

    Original air date: 04/22/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 04/22/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. Seattle may be famous for its rainy days, but people here live to get outdoors, to race on its lakes, climb icy summits, ferry to work, or cheer on the Seattle Seahawks in one of the world’s loudest stadiums. Spend a day soaring over the city’s iconic landmarks and best-kept secrets. From the precise engineering of its Space Needle to the eerie hums of the Sound Garden to a waterfront that rivals any in the world, we salute this shining beacon of America’s Pacific Northwest and the people who keep it running 24/7.

  • 4. Miami 24

    Original air date: 04/29/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 04/29/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. Spend a day in Miami, one of the most colorful and energetic cities in the nation. From the sky, it’s easy to see why millions of visitors from around the world pack its sun-drenched beaches by day and enjoy the dazzling spectacle of its nightlife, but our tour also showcases the hard work that goes into keeping it running. From the bustling port that drives Florida’s economy to the federal agents protecting its shoreline, and from its colorful past to its optimistic future, explore this dazzling metropolis from above.

  • 5. San Francisco 24

    Original air date: 05/06/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 05/06/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. The jewel of Northern California: the San Francisco Bay Area, home of iconic landmarks, heavy fog, dramatic history, and an amazing group of people who keep this metropolis humming. Take flight on an aerial tour above the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Fisherman’s Wharf, as well as the city’s many hidden treasures. Witness the different ways people here spend their days and nights, from the federal agents keeping the area safe to the grape pickers in Napa to the legion of fans cheering on their beloved 49ers and Warriors.

  • 6. Los Angeles 24

    Original air date: 05/13/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min.

    Original air date: 05/13/2018 Runtime: 51:11 min. Whether you’re peering down on the movie studios of Hollywood, the boardwalk of Venice Beach, or the ever-active freeways that pulse through the city, there’s nothing like a day in the skies over Los Angeles. Join us as we explore the hills, valleys, beaches, and bustle of the second largest metropolis in America, and see what it takes to keep it running around the clock. From sunrise over the San Gabriel Mountains to sunset off the tip of the Santa Monica Pier, celebrate the spectacular daytime and nighttime wonders of the City of Angels.