In ART WOLFE'S TRAVELS TO THE EDGE, internationally acclaimed photographer Art Wolfe continues his work as an artist, teacher, advocate and guide by inviting viewers to experience remote, awe-inspiring locations across the planet. Over the course of his 30-year career, Wolfe's stunning pictures have interpreted and recorded the world's fast-disappearing wildlife, landscapes and native cultures.
This series focuses on contemporary visual art and artists in the United States. Each episode profiles three to four artists. In short segments, featured artists speak directly to the audience in their own words, reflecting on their lives, sources of inspiration, and working processes. Profiled artists include painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, installation and video artists, as well as artists working with new media, environmental or public issues, and hybrid forms.
ARTHUR is based on the best-selling children's books by Marc Brown. The series revolves around an eight year-old aardvark, his four year-old sister DW, and their family and friends. ARTHUR is a show about being a kid, exploring the world, and finding your place in it. It's about kids finding inner strengths, learning to make choices for themselves, taking responsibility for them and of course, having fun. In each episode, Arthur and his gang guide us through stories that deal with real "kid issues" -- timeless difficulties and joys that all kids experience.
Beth Ward hosts As Schools Match Wits, which returns to WGBY for its 53rd season.Open to both public and private high school students throughout western Massachusetts, northern Connecticut and southern Vermont, ASMW is the longest-running show of its kind in the nation. Each season 50 schools go head-to-head in qualifying matches to see which team can earnthe most points. The eight highest-scoring teams then compete in playoff matches to determinethe season's champion.
Asia is a region of many ethnicities and diverse cultures. Each region has its own social structures and political systems and countries in Asia are each in a different stage of development. ASIA 7 DAYS wraps up the major news stories and issues, from Japan to Turkey and the Middle East. Top international stories are headlined with in-depth reporting segments, as well as in-studio interviews anchored by Hiro Morita.