Dear viewer,

This month, we’re kicking off the New Year with some exciting new science programs. You’ll take a trip to space on NOVA, meet an elusive wolf pack in Canada on Nature, and unearth newly discovered mysteries in Egypt on Secrets of the Dead. Visit to explore our full programming schedule.

Stay tuned,

David Lowe

NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse
NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse

NATURE | Wednesdays at 8PM

1/3, 8PM: Snow Monkeys – Explore the complex society of Japanese snow monkeys.

1/10, 8PM: Yosemite – Trek Yosemite National Park and discover how climate change is impacting its ecosystem.

1/17, 8PM: Arctic Wolf Pack – Follow white wolves on Canada’s Ellesmere Island as they face ice and snow to feed their cubs. – NEW

1/24, 8PM: Animal Misfits – Discover the surprising ways animals adapt to their environments.

1/31, 8PM: Animals with Cameras, Part I – Witness the secret life of animals from their perspective as they carry cameras into their realms on part one of the 3-part miniseries. – NEW


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NOVA | Wednesdays at 9PM

1/3, 9PM: Invisible Universe Revealed – Discover how the Hubble Telescope revolutionized modern space exploration.

1/10, 9PM: Black Hole Apocalypse – Examine the universe’s most deadly mystery and find out what it means for life on Earth. – NEW

1/17, 9PM: Hagia Sophia – Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery – Examine a structure that has survived atop an active seismic fault.

1/24, 9PM: Petra – Lost City of Stone – Join with archaeologists and sculptors as they revive the ancient oasis.

1/31, 9PM: The Impossible Flight – Follow two intrepid pilots as they construct and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world. – NEW


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SECRETS OF THE DEAD | 1/2, 1/9 & 1/16 at 8PM, 1/24 at 10PM, 1/30 at 11PM

1/2, 8PM: After Stonehenge – Discover the western world’s ancient history through the remains of the 3,000-year-old landmark.

1/9, 8PM: The Alcatraz Escape – Find out how three inmates may have survived their infamous 1962 escape.

1/16, 8PM: The Mona Lisa Mystery – Unlock the secret of da Vinci’s masterpiece with a closer look at a newly discovered work.

1/24, 10PM: Scanning the Pyramids – Uncover 4,500-year-old mysteries concealed within the walls of the Great Pyramid in Giza. – NEW

1/30, 11PM: Carthage’s Lost Warriors – Investigate the aftermath of the North Africa Carthaginian Empire downfall and its implications thousands of miles away in South America.


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1/3, 10PM Comet Encounter – Follow the path of the sun-grazing comet ISON.

1/17, 10PM: Understanding the Opioid Epidemic – Trace the history of the nationwide epidemic and how it impacts individuals and communities. – NEW

Monthly listings: January 2018 primetime science