Arlington, VA – February 11, 2021 – This February, PBS Living viewers will learn to improve social relationships and search for greater happiness in the debut of “This Emotional Life” on the PBS Living Channel. Also arriving this month is “Dr. Barry,” featuring a veterinarian who starts his own state-of-the-art practice in Nova Scotia. And viewers can take a journey through the beautiful Mexican countryside and discover its hidden gems, vast array of wildlife and amazing landscapes in “Wonders of Mexico.” PBS LIVING is available on Prime Video and Apple TV Channels.
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This Emotional Life, Season 1
Release Date: February 16, 2022
Genre: Documentary, Health
“This Emotional Life” explores ways we can improve our social relationships, learn to cope with problems like depression and anxiety, and become more positive and resilient individuals. Host Daniel Gilbert, Harvard psychologist and best-selling author of Stumbling on Happiness, talks with experts about the latest scientific understanding of human emotions and how we can find support for the issues we all face. Each episode weaves together scientific perspectives with the compelling personal stories of ordinary people, complemented by insight from celebrities like Chevy Chase, Larry David, Alanis Morissette, John Leguizamo, Katie Couric and Richard Gere, among many others.
Dr. Barry, Season 1
Streaming Date: February 8, 2022
Genre: Documentary, Science
Dr. Barry, a big-hearted veterinarian, leaves his job at a corporate vet office to start his own practice helping animals in need. Follow Dr. Barry and his new team as he struggles to build his new veterinarian practice in northeastern Canada, while using all the resources and friends he can find to help injured and orphaned animals of all kinds. Each episode tracks the story of a regular patient, a special rescue, or an animal release and looks at one of Dr. Barry’s special projects to help animals at risk.
Wonders of Mexico, Season 1
Streaming Date: February 1, 2022
Genre: Science & Nature
Mexico, our neighbor to the south, is a country rich in culture and ablaze with color. In the fascinating series “Wonders of Mexico,” journey through the seasons and discover the diversity of wildlife and a mosaic of vast landscapes that create a festival of life in this amazing country. Explore Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula ─ home to the Maya and a forest rich in wildlife, including monkeys, jaguars and vibrant tropical birds. Then travel south to discover black bears, fiery volcanoes, exquisite birds and millions of monarch butterflies. Finally, journey across northern Mexico and witness a desert rich in life. From prairie dogs fighting snakes, bats hunting scorpions, and tiny owls living in giant cacti, Mexico’s animals have found clever ways to inhabit Mexico’s landscape and survive against the odds.
Other titles coming to the PBS LIVING Prime Video Channel in February:
Israel: The Royal Tour
Mexico: The Royal Tour
Trinity: Classically Irish
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