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Big Blue Live

Big Blue Live

Scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts come together in a live TV broadcast to document the extraordinary rejuvenation of the once endangered and now thriving ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California. Some of the world’s most charismatic marine creatures convene in a once-a-year confluence of fins, fur and fangs.

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Big Blue Live Aired Aug 31- Sept 2, 2015 

Big Blue Live was a live television and online event celebrating some of the world’s most amazing marine creatures converging off California’s coast. Once a year, humpback whales, blue whales, sea lions, dolphins, elephant seals, sea otters, great white sharks, shearwaters, and much more convene in Monterey Bay. The live series celebrated a marine animal phenomenom and the rebirth of Monterey Bay. 

Big Blue Live aired live on television and online over three nights, August 31-September 2, at 8-9pm ET, with another live feed to the West Coast at 8-9pm PT.

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Hosts

Hosts

Find out more about the hosts and contributors who will be working on Big Blue Live.

Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is a spectacular marine protected area.

Animals

Animals

Explore the animals featured in the show and the Spirit Animal Quiz.

Animal Live Cams

Animal Live Cams

Check out live streaming video from our partners' web cams.

Photo Galleries

Photo Galleries

See more photos of animals and what's been going on behind the scenes.

From Chief Programming Officer Jim Wiener

Jim Q&A

I keep getting emails that DOC MARTIN’s new season begins 9/20/2017. When will Cincinnati carry it?
MaryAnn A., Cincinnati

DOC MARTIN has premiered its 8th season, but in the U.K.  The series won’t be available here until 2018, and we hope to air it starting 1/11/18. 

The same scenario will likely play out for DOC’s 9th and final season.  It will be available in America around January 2019

- Jim Wiener, Program Director

Spectrum screwed up (again) while we were out of town last week and didn't record episode 1 of VIETNAM WAR.  Will there be reruns on WCET? if so, when?
Larry B., Hamilton

The only repeats are late night, a few hours after primetime. 

But the series will be repeated in its entirety on Tuesdays 8pm starting 10/3 on CET 48. 

- J.W.

Thank you for MILK STREET cooking show. Missed my guy on test kitchen. Love MILK STREET and thank you again.
Tina K., Dayton

And Chris Kimball missed you.  He won’t admit it and will claim that the tears were from cutting onions.  But he knows the trick of how o prevent that, so I’m not buying it.

There was a parting of the ways on AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN a few years back.  But Kimball went out and started up his own series and companion magazine.  CHRISTOPHER KIMBALL’S MILK STREET TELEVISION now airs Saturdays 11am on CET 48 and at 2:30pm on ThinkTV 16. The menu is a bit more international, and the kitchen color scheme is more “subtle earth tones.”  Otherwise, the slightly taciturn Kimball is back doing what he does best. 

- J.W.