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Nature (Season 34) – Big Birds Can’t Fly

Posted: July 22nd, 2015
This is the unique story of flightless birds. They say a bird is three things – feathers, flight and song. But what happens when you’re a bird who can’t fly, who can’t sing, and whose feathers are closer to fluff? Is this an evolutionary joke? Flightless birds include ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries and kiwis, and, interestingly, ...

Secrets of the Dead: The Real Trojan Horse

Posted: September 16th, 2015
For centuries Troy was believed to be a mythical city. Now, a leading team of American archaeologists have discovered a thriving ancient city, and evidence of a real Trojan War. Does this mean the legendary siege of the city happened as well? Was there really a Trojan horse that clandestinely brought enemy soldiers inside the heavily fortified ...

Nature (Season 34) – Soul of the Elephant

Posted: July 21st, 2015
Ironically, every dead elephant with its ivory intact is a reason to celebrate. It means an elephant died of natural causes, not bullets, snares or poison, and a soul was allowed to be celebrated and mourned by its herd. Award-winning filmmakers, Dereck and Beverly Joubert start with the remains of two bull elephants and, through a series of key ...

Theater Close-Up (Season 2)

Posted: September 11th, 2015
Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area non-profit Off-Broadway theaters – returns with more provocative and entertaining Off-Broadway plays, captured live on-stage, in THIRTEEN’s signature “up-close” style. This season, the series expands its geographic reach to include ...

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