Saturday, July 9 8/7c
It's a big, tough world out there, where animals face harsh environments and voracious predators. Usher's new track "Stronger," also the title of the episode, provides the backdrop as the sea turtle and red fox demonstrate how adversity only makes them more resilient.
"Don't Mess with Mama" with Christina Aguilera
Saturday, July 9 at 8:30/7:30c
A mother's love is something so fierce that anyone who gets in her way better beware. In "Don't Mess with Mama," Aguilera uses "Light up the Sky" to showcase the strategies of such strong maternal caregivers as a mountain goat and a cheetah, as each protects her young.
"Summer Wild"with Steven Tyler
Saturday, July 16 at 8/7c
Tyler's recently released country song "RED, WHITE & YOU" is a perfect backdrop to "Summer Wild." This episode shows how several North American critters-prairie dogs, hawks, and wild mustangs like to spend their summer vacation.
"Crazy Love" with Ellie Goulding
Saturday, July 16 at 8:30/7:30c
In "Crazy Love," Goulding uncovers the amazing (and hilarious) lengths some animals go to to attract a mate. Her hit, "Something in the Way You Move," sets the mood for animals as diverse as polar bears and garter snakes.
"Bad Reputation" with Joan Jett
Saturday, July 23 at 8/7c
Our favorite bad girl, Jett, highlights the stories of many of the creatures we love to hate. Featuring wolves, alligators, and sharks, "Bad Reputation," featuring the hit song of the same name, makes the case that for all the fear they put into the world, these guys might just be getting a bad rap. And more than that, they each are really a crucial part of their native ecosystem.
"Save Me" with Dave Matthews
Saturday, July 23 at 8:30/7:30c
Just about every animal needs water. Yet each creature's search for it is unique. With "Save Me," Matthews follows the stories of three very different species -- rhinos, spadefoot toads, and manatees -- as they search for the fresh water on which all life on Earth depends.