Web site: http://www.pbs.org/roadtripnation
This series follows a group of roadtrippers as they traverse the United States and meet fascinating leaders who share stories of realizing their dreams.
It Doesn't End Here #1008
The teams visits MIT biophysicist Jeremy England and Juan Enriquez of Biotechnonomy in Massachusetts.
- KET2 Monday, April 21 at 9:00 am EDT
Portland - Cambridge #901
A new team of Roadtrippers interviews Brother Stavros at the New Skete monastery in New York.
- KET2 Monday, April 28 at 9:00 am EDT
Boston - New York City #902
The team visits the robotics department at the MIT Media Lab and the USA Shaolin Temple.
- KET2 Monday, May 5 at 9:00 am EDT
Philadelphia - Chicago #903
The team visits children's folk singer Ella Jenkins and Rosemarie Certo of Dock Street Brewing Co.
- KET2 Monday, May 12 at 9:00 am EDT
St. Louis - Bay Area #904
The Roadtrippers visit the City Museum in St. Louis and meet expedition photographer Jimmy Chin.
- KET2 Monday, May 19 at 9:00 am EDT
Los Angeles #905
The Roadtrip ends with an interview with Laura Danly, curator at the Griffith Observatory.
- KET2 Monday, May 26 at 9:00 am EDT
In-Studio Interviews: David Bader and Milena Acosta #906
David Bader and Milena Acosta of the Aquarium of the Pacific are interviewed before a live audience.
- KET2 Monday, June 2 at 9:00 am EDT
In-Studio Interview: Veronica Belmont #907
Veronica Belmont, gamer and host of the technology news podcast Tekzilla, is interviewed.
- KET2 Monday, June 9 at 9:00 am EDT
In-Studio Interviews: Mike Song and Paul Dateh #908
Mike Song, choreographer for the film Step Up Revolution and hip-hop violinist Paul Dateh are interviewed.
- KET2 Monday, June 16 at 9:00 am EDT
Three young Americans fly to New Zealand to embark on a four-week roadtrip on the other side of the world. Meeting up in Los Angeles, Ray, Fawna, and Allison fly to Auckland. Upon arrival, they paint their RV home and experience the challenge of driving on the other side of the road. Soon, they head out for their first interview with adventurer and mountain climber Peter Hillary. They then meet up with fashion designer Trelise Cooper and hip-hop and graffiti artist DLT.
- KET2 Monday, June 23 at 9:00 am EDT
The team visits a Maori museum and chef Kate Fay before interviewing dub and hip-hop musician Tiki Taane. Driving on to Coromandel, the team interviews Barry Brickell, potter and railway engineer, and horse trainer Tina Fagan. Finally, they head to Gisborne, where they spend time with Geoff and Nicola Wright, organic winemakers.
- KET2 Monday, June 30 at 9:00 am EDT
After a Zorbing adventure, the team are at the halfway point of their roadtrip. In Rotorua, they meet with Doug Tamaki, local personality John "Bertie" Cocking, and political blogger David Farrar. After a ferry ride to the South Island, the team meets with mountaineer Mark Ingalls. They head to Christchurch where they talk with Robin Judkins,an artist, author, and creator of adventure racing events.
- KET2 Monday, July 7 at 9:00 am EDT
Beginning the final week of their roadtrip, the team interviews Vicki Buck, former mayor of Christchurch and founder of a sustainable energy company; Louisa "Choppy" Patterson, helicopter pilot; and bungy legend Henry Van Asch.
- KET2 Monday, July 14 at 9:00 am EDT
Three young Australian women head to the United States and roadtrip across the country. After arriving in Los Angeles, they learn to drive an RV and acclimate to life on the road. The team heads to San Diego for their first interview with members of the band Switchfoot. The team then drives to Orange County where they meet activists and philanthropists Augie and Lynn Nieto.
- KET2 Monday, July 21 at 9:00 am EDT
The RV breaks down as the team heads from Los Angeles to San Francisco before they interview Thomas Nazario, law professor and children's rights activist. Then, they go to Golden Gate Park to talk with David Miles, Jr., the "godfather of skating." Driving east into Utah, they visit the Great Salt Lake and talk with David and Sandy Jensen, theater owners. The team pushes on to New Mexico and meets up with Christina Heyniger, an adventure tourism consultant.
- KET2 Monday, July 28, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT
In Santa Fe, the team interviews Celine Cousteau, filmmaker and granddaughter of famed explorer Jacques Cousteau. They drive into West Texas and visit with Doug Baum, owner of Texas Camel Corps. Driving east to Austin, they interview Terry Lickona, producer of the television program Austin City Limits and finish up their tour of Texas in Houston where they talk with blogger and author Gwendolyn Zepeda.
- KET2 Monday, August 4, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT
The team heads north to Chicago and interview chef Homaru Cantu and go to a White Sox baseball game. They drive to Cleveland and interview Terry Stewart, president of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The team then drives east to New York City to visit with tattoo artist Eli Quinters and pianist and tae kwon do champion Elaine Kwon.
- KET2 Monday, August 11, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT
Still in New York City, the team interviews Roger Thomas, an a capella musical director and musician. Arriving in Boston, the team visits inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil before driving on to Portland, ME, their last stop. In Maine, they interview sailor Bruce Schwab, who is the first American to complete the round-the-world Vendee Globe Race. Wrapping up their roadtrip, the team reflects on six weeks of eye-opening and life-changing experiences.
- KET2 Monday, August 18, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/roadtripnation