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[10/26/17 - 09:20 AM]
Witness a One-of-a-Kind Community Where Polar Bears and Humans Live Together in a New Season of the Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series "Polar Bear Town"
This three-episode second season premieres Wednesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/04/16 - 08:21 AM]
New Smithsonian Series "Polar Bear Town" Chronicles Annual Invasion of Polar Bears Into Churchill, Canada
This six-episode series premieres Wednesday, November 16 at 8:00/7:00c.







POLAR BEAR TOWN (SMITH)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/16/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (3 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 12/6/17; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Smithsonian Channel's press release, October 2017) Every fall, approximately 10,000 tourists from around the world descend on the tiny, isolated town of Churchill, Manitoba. Known as "The Polar Bear Capital of the World," visitors gather in Churchill to see the annual migration of more than 1,000 polar bears that pass through town. Smithsonian Channel's docu-series POLAR BEAR TOWN follows this extraordinary intersection of humans and the "Lords of the Arctic," as they collide in unexpected and sometimes dangerous ways. This three-episode second season premieres Wednesday, November 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Royle as EP (Smithsonian)
· Joy Galane as EP (Smithsonian)
· Merit Jensen Carr as EP
· Phil Fairclough as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Earth-Touch
· Merit Motion Pictures