America's Mississippi

It begins at Minnesota's Lake Itasca and ends in the Gulf of Mexico. From top to bottom, the mighty Mississippi River is a 2,300-mile marvel and America's lifeline to the world. Follow the river as it carves its path from the northern headwaters to the nation's heartland to the southern bayou. Discover how the Mississippi operates as an engine of commerce, and see how its creatures thrive in and above its rushing waters and along its lush, green banks.

Show Info

Network: United States Smithsonian Channel (2018 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Nature

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The Bayou

Episode 1x03; Dec 19, 2018

From St. Louis down to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River is an unstoppable force, gathering water from its many tributaries like the Missouri and Ohio Rivers to produce the greatest flow of water in the United States. Follow the final stage o

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: The BayouDec 19, 2018
1x02: The HeartlandDec 12, 2018
1x01: The HeadwatersDec 5, 2018
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