Big Pacific

Big Pacific

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Pictured: Green sea turtle diving at Coron, Palawan, Philippines.

Credit: Courtesy of Scott Snider/NHNZ

Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television.

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the Earth’s surface—more than all of the planet’s landmasses combined. It contains half of the world’s water, hides its deepest places, and is home to some of the most dazzling creatures known to science. Filmed in cinematic 4K, Big Pacific, a five-part series, airing Wednesdays June 21 to July 19, 2017 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV, breaks the boundaries between land and sea to present the Pacific Ocean and its inhabitants as you have never seen them before. 

Illustrated in full color throughout, Big Pacific blends a wealth of stunning Ultra HD images with spellbinding storytelling to take you into a realm teeming with exotic life rarely witnessed up close—until now. Providing an unparalleled look at a diverse range of species, locations, and natural phenomena, Big Pacific is truly an epic excursion to one of the world’s last great frontiers.

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