Scoop: THE MORE YOU KNOW on NBC - 9/4-10/1

Scoop: THE MORE YOU KNOW on NBC - 9/4-10/1NBC and Litton Entertainment, the preeminent independent producer of award-winning family programming, launch six original programs comprising The More You Know, NBC's all-new three hour Saturday programming block.

Each of the shows extends the iconic The More You Know brand to Saturday mornings on NBC television stations throughout the country telling inspiring stories about the environment, social change, health and wellness, and community engagement.

"The Voyager with Josh Garcia" takes viewers on an exciting and immersive journey around the globe with world traveler and host, Josh Garcia. Each episode provides audiences access to the world's most incredible destinations as Josh seeks out the truly authentic experiences one can only find when guided by a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Each week, Josh Garcia brings viewers on an enthralling voyage exploring the people and cultures that make our world so breathtaking.

"Wilderness Vet" hosted by renown veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakely, features compelling stories from one of the most rugged areas on the planet, the Yukon. Dr. Oakley travels to homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the Yukon to help animals in need. Wilderness Vet will bring viewers closer than ever before to wild animals in their native habitats by showcasing the hard work and dedication involved in their rescue and rehabilitation.

Led by NBC News meteorologist and TODAY contributor Dylan Dreyer, "Journey with Dylan Dreyer" is a wondrous celebration of nature. Breathtaking cinematography will bring viewers up-close and personal with the black bears of Montana to polar bears in the Arctic. The audience will have a unique platform to see animals in their natural habitat, including exploring the extraordinary migration of 1.5 million animals traveling over 500 miles across the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya. "Journey with Dylan Dreyer" will tell us why.

"Naturally, Danny Seo" is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the Science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.

"Give" introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. The series features NBC News correspondent and the founder of UNICEF's Next Generation Jenna Bush Hager, esteemed actor Blair Underwood, and passionate celebrity philanthropists from film, television, music, sports, and business who are all on a mission to inspire others to do good. In each episode one of these celebrity ambassadors will visit two charities that use innovation, best practices, and dedication for change in their communities and the world. With the help of some of the country's top foundations, we'll meet these inspiring individuals to see how they do it through the eyes of our celebrity ambassadors.

"Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson" features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson, host of Golf Channel's "Morning Drive," "Heart of a Champion" introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. "Heart of a Champion" proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resiliency and heart.

"HEART OF A CHAMPION"

"EXTRA CURRICULAR (HOC137)"

ORIGINAL

09/09/2017 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Broncos linebacker Von Miller has a thirst for knowledge; Nascar driver Jimmie Johnson stays in shape with cycling. Lauren Thompson hosts.

"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"ELEPHANT-SIZED FUN (VGR124)"

REPEAT

09/09/2017 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Phuket, Thailand. Josh cruises to Thailand to explore this premier destination. He learns the ancient art of dyeing fabric, known as batik, and a mouthwatering line-up of authentic Thai food leaves Josh's taste buds thoroughly impressed. Then, his final excursion makes the biggest impression as two Asian elephants show off their playful side at a rescue sanctuary.

"WILDERNESS VET"

"WHEN DOCTOR BECOMES PATIENT (WDV124)"

REPEAT

09/09/2017 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : Dr. Oakley loves her job and part of what makes it so rewarding is working with animals and their owners. But after a full week of treating other people's pets, the tables turn when Dr. Oakley's dog, Daisy, needs an operation, reminding this doctor what it's like to be the patient.

"JOURNEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPRESS (JDD124)"

REPEAT

09/09/2017 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Join host Dylan Dreyer through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies and relive the creation of the Canadian Pacific Railway. We'll meet young American railway superintendent William Cornelius Van Horne and retrace the original railroad construction route aboard the majestic steam engine 2816. Witness one of the greatest engineering feats in modern history through a region of stunning natural beauty.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"LOCAL 360 (NDS115)"

REPEAT

09/09/2017 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny shows why locally grown is the way to go, DIY scrubby soft cleaner, a full meal made from tea, and tours a designer garage.

"GIVE"

"INSPIRING LEADERS (GBU124)"

REPEAT

09/09/2017 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : If there's one thing we've learned on this season of GIVE, it's that non-profits need strong leaders to thrive. And not just strong leaders, but inspiring, passionate, dedicated, intelligent and courageous people who are ready to defy the odds and make things happen for the communities they serve. We think these inspirational folks deserve a second look.

"HEART OF A CHAMPION"

"UNBREAKEABLE BONDS (HOC138)"

ORIGINAL

09/16/2017 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Golfer Jason Day and his caddie form a lasting bond; Former Olympic Skier Alex Bilodeau is inspired by his brother with cerebral palsy; Lauren Thompson hosts.

"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"LIFE'S A BEACH (VGR125)"

REPEAT

09/16/2017 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Sydney, Australia. Josh spends the day ashore discovering Sydney's amazing beach culture. After surveying the coastal landscape from a seaplane, he learns that "shrimp on the barbie" is actually a real thing...and it's delicious. Josh tries out the indigenous tradition of natural basket weaving and finishes his day on a surfboard.

"WILDERNESS VET"

"DR. DO-A-LOT (WDV125)"

REPEAT

09/16/2017 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : Dr. Oakley's work never slows down and that's just the way she likes it. But this week offers an extra load of patients as she heads out in to the field to work with some of the many iconic animals of the Yukon. Dr. Oakley knows that a busy doctor is a happy doctor.

"JOURNEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"WILD AUSTRALIA (JDD125)"

REPEAT

09/16/2017 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Join host Dylan Dreyer on an adventure to the Land Down Under. We'll discover why Australia is home to some of the most unique species on the planet. We'll trek deep into Australia's desolate desert Outback and explore its ancient rainforests. And we'll find the remains of a species thought to have been extinct for over 100 million years.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"FLORA FORAGER (NDS117)"

REPEAT

09/16/2017 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Danny paints with flowers, creates steam oven magic, fashion forward reusable bags, and how to keep cut flowers lasting longer.

"GIVE"

"GIVE MOMENTS THAT MADE AN IMPACT (GBU125)"

REPEAT

09/16/2017 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : Over the course of this season of GIVE, we've visited forty eight organizations and helped make life better for hundreds if not thousands of people. In every show, no matter the topic, what moves us most is the people we touched. Today on GIVE we revisit some of the great individuals we've met along the way, whose lives are enriched every day by organizations featured on the show.

"HEART OF A CHAMPION"

"UNSUNG HEROES (HOC139)"

ORIGINAL

09/23/2017 (09:30AM - 10:00AM) (Saturday) : Panthers Tight End Greg Olsen raises awareness for congenital heart disease; United States veterans form an inspirational Ice Hockey Team. Lauren Thompson hosts.

"THE VOYAGER WITH JOSH GARCIA"

"ITALY BY SEA (VGR126)"

REPEAT

09/23/2017 (10:00AM - 10:30AM) (Saturday) : Josh rereads some of his favorite journal entries from Italian ports of call. The fun begins at a Roman gladiator school where Josh learns the basics of the ancient sport. In Campania, Josh gets hands-on with authentic mozzarella cheese, then heads to Florence to see and sing opera. Finally, in Genoa, he discovers the age-old tradition of candying fruit.

"WILDERNESS VET"

"UNIQUE FAMILY MEMBERS (WDV126)"

REPEAT

09/23/2017 (10:30AM - 11:00AM) (Saturday) : In the Yukon, there's no such thing as a common household pet. Whether it's a horse, pig, or donkey their owners love them all the same and Dr. Oakley will give it her all to keep their pets healthy and happy.

"JOURNEY WITH DYLAN DREYER"

"NORTH AMERICAN ANIMALS (JDD126)"

REPEAT

09/23/2017 (11:00AM - 11:30AM) (Saturday) : Join host Dylan Dreyer on a tour of the west coast of North America. We'll explore the wild landscape of southern Utah, the breathtaking ocean coastline of Mexico, and the stunning beauty of Alaska.

"NATURALLY, DANNY SEO"

"UPCYCLING DIYS (NDS126)"

REPEAT

09/23/2017 (11:30AM - 12:00PM) (Saturday) : Don't throw that out! Upcycle it! Danny's making awesome keepsakes with things you already have in your home, crafty ideas to brighten up a room, and transforming a boring bag from bland to glam.

"GIVE"

"GIVE INNOVATIONS (GBU126)"

REPEAT

09/23/2017 (12:00PM - 12:30PM) (Saturday) : On this special episode of GIVE, philanthropy expert Joan Garry and Life is Good Children's Foundation head Steve Gross revisit organizations featured on this season of GIVE that respond in innovative ways to some very big challenges. Whether the problem is homelessness or food justice or climate change, these organizations - large and small - have come up with solutions that deserve a second look.

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