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Frequently Asked Questions



Q: What is the broadcast schedule for the current season?

A: NATURE airs Wednesdays at 8:00pm on most PBS stations. Please check your local listings to find out about upcoming broadcasts on your local station.

Q: When will this particular program air again where I live?

A: The best way to find out if and when a particular program will air again on your local PBS station is to check your local listings.

FAST Channel

Q: What is a FAST channel?

A: Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television (FAST) Channels are services which are free for viewers to watch and generate revenue for content owners through advertising-support. FAST platforms can include a mix of linear channels and on-demand programming which viewers access through their medium of choice – connected TV, app, mobile device, or online video player.

PBS Nature FAST has launched on:




LG Channels

Q: What content will be available on the PBS NATURE FAST Channel?

A: The channel will draw from the library of NATURE episodes no longer available for broadcast, and also on PBS Passport,  the on-demand streaming member benefit providing current episodes and access to a library of quality public television programming.


Q: How can I purchase a copy of this program?

A: Many NATURE programs are available for purchase online. Please visit the NATURE Shop for more information.

Q: I’m looking for a NATURE program, but it doesn’t seem to be available in the NATURE Shop. Where can I find it?

A: Some past NATURE programs are no longer available for purchase.


Q: I’m interested in educational materials and lesson plans related to a particular show. Where can I find them?

A: Please visit the “Classroom” section of the NATURE website.


Q: What is the name/composer of the NATURE opening theme music? How can I get it?

A: This music was composed exclusively for NATURE by Alex Lasarenko. You can download it directly from the NATURE website.

Q: What is the name of the tree featured in the NATURE opening sequence and logo?

A: It’s an acacia tree, found on the African plains.


Q: How do I license NATURE footage or images?

A: Please contact the WNET Rights and Clearances Department.


Q: I’m a journalist looking for program materials and/or other requests, where can I be directed?

A: For media and publicity material inquiries, please refer to THIRTEEN Pressroom and PBS Pressroom (registration required on upper right of home page.)


Q: Who narrated this episode?

A: Please check the “Production Credits” at the bottom of the episode’s “About” page.

Q: Why is this episode unavailable?

A: Streaming rights for NATURE episodes are often limited to certain regions (eg. U.S. and territories), or are only available for a limited time. To see the full list of programs available for streaming visit the “Latest Episodes” page or “What’s Streaming” page. In addition, DVDs of select programs are available for purchase from the NATURE Shop.


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