WEDNESDAY NIGHT at 7:00/8:00/9:00 PM
Witness the largest mass migration on the planet, explore the potential healing power of psychedelics and learn new information about life in Pompeii in the days before its catastrophic end. You'll discover it all Wednesday night on Alabama Public Television with the premiere episodes of popular favorites NATURE, NOVA and SECRETS OF THE DEAD.
7:00 - NATURE: RUNNING WITH THE BEEST
Witness the great wildebeest migration in East Africa, the most impressive mass movement of land animals on Earth. Travel with two Maasai guides who expose today’s conflict between people and wildlife and share new ideas for co-existence.
8:00 - NOVA: CAN PSYCHEDELICS CURE?
Mind-altering drugs—or psychedelics—have been used for thousands of years. Today, scientists are discovering their potential for profoundly positive clinical impacts, helping patients struggling with afflictions like addiction and depression.
9:00 - SECRETS OF THE DEAD: LAST DAYS OF POMPEII
What were the last days of Pompeii like before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius 2,000 years ago? The dazzling discovery of an intact wooden chariot, the only one ever found, provides new insight into the social classes of the ancient city.