Meet the people of the ‘Kingdoms of the Sky’

Buckle your virtual seat belt this summer as Arizona PBS takes you to some of the most remarkable destinations around the world in this year’s PBS Summer of Adventure.

On Wednesdays at 8 p.m., beginning July 11, “Kingdoms of the Sky” introduces the extraordinary animals and remarkable people who make their homes in the iconic mountain ranges of the world.

July 11

Rockies
The Rockies stretch 3,000 miles and is one of the great mountain ranges of the world. It is home to cougar, wolverine, wolves, and grizzly. Daredevil wingsuit fliers jump from high peaks and Native Americans compete in breakneck horse races.

July 18

Himalayas
The extraordinary wildlife and people of the Himalaya – the highest mountain range on earth. Bizarre snub-nosed monkeys live in frozen forests. Tibetan monks perform ancient rituals high in the mountains whilst snow leopards prowl the mountain sides.

July 25

Andes
The extraordinary wildlife and people of the Andes. Pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests and the descendants of Inca build bridges of grass. The world’s driest desert, huge salt lakes and spectacular peaks are all found in the world’s longest mountain range.

Sponsor message:

Sponsor message:

Sign up to receive the Arizona PBS Insider

Get up-to-the-minute information about your favorite programs and learn more about Arizona PBS news and events.

'Durrells in Corfu' returns for a third season of family adventure

The Durrells in Corfu, season 3

The Durrells in Corfu returns for a third season of eccentric family adventures on a Greek isle in the 1930s.

'Sinking Cities' shows how Earth's large coastal cities prepare for future survival

"Sinking Cities" is a four-part miniseries Wednesday nights that chronicles how New York, London, Tokyo and Miami are preparing for the real-time impact of rising seas and devising colossal new construction projects.

Elemental: Covering Sustainability

Elemental: Covering Sustainability is a multimedia collaboration covering urbanization, climate change, water and renewable energy.