The Emmy Award winning show produced through the generosity of the Jackson
Foundation, Tennessee State Parks, and the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

Outdoor Adventure

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Cumberland River Paddlefest
This annual paddling event makes it easy for anyone to experience the fun of a canoe, kayak, or standup paddleboard...especially when it's for the first time.

Kids & Family

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Reelfoot Deep Swamp Paddle
Take a canoe trip deep into a swampy forest at Reelfoot Lake filled with beautiful cypress, including some that are hundreds of years old.

Fishing & Hunting

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Trout in Trouble?
Trout stocking in Tennessee, started to replace native fish displaced by dams, is now in jeopardy, putting the state's trout populations in danger.


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Neotropical Migratory Songbirds
There are nearly 400 different species of neotropical migratory songbirds...but many, like the cerulean warbler, are disappearing at an alarming rate.

More of our latest episodes

Thanks for visiting the Wild Side! Our Emmy award-winning outdoors show is produced through the support of the Jackson Foundation. Wild Side is a vibrant voice for the environment, helping you experience and explore outdoor adventures just outside your door. Recognized as the “Best Outdoor Show in North America,” Wild Side is hosted by Bill Cody and Janet Ivey and airs on PBS stations across Tennessee and Kentucky. Check the schedule below for more.

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Bell Ringer Trail Run
Trekking through the tough terrain at Montgomery Bell State Park gives these athletes a challenging feat for their feet.


Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee
Bike riders from across the world head down Tennessee highways in search of beautiful scenery, quaint communities, and fun fellowship.

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Fall Creek Falls Fishing
Known for its scenic beauty and wild waterfalls, Fall Creek Falls is also a great place to grab a kayak or jon boat and head out in search of fish.

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Marble Mania
Every year in September, marbles enthusiasts from all over flock to Standing Stone State Park for the National Rolley Hole Marble Tournament.

TV Schedule