Famed explorer Dr. Emmet Cole (Bruce Greenwood) went looking for "magic" deep in the uncharted Amazon basin and never returned. The shocking truth about his disappearance is out there, somewhere, just waiting to be discovered. To the millions of kids who grew up watching his nature show, Dr. Cole was a hero. To his own son, Lincoln (Joe Anderson), he was more of an enigma. Now, six months after he vanished, Lincoln is finally ready to bury the past when Dr. Cole's emergency beacon suddenly goes off. At the urging of his mother, Tess (Leslie Hope), Lincoln reluctantly joins her on a search for his father. To fund the rescue, they agree to let Dr. Cole's cagey ex-producer, Clark (Paul Blackthorne), film the mission documentary-style.
The River - S01E02 - Marbeley(Aired: 7 February 2012) When the spirit of Dr. Emmet Cole mysteriously enters Jahel, the message is clear: go home! Instead, Tess determines to go into the jungle to find clues to Cole's whereabouts. While on ... See full summary »
The River - S01E03 - Los Ciegos(Aired: 14 February 2012) When the whole crew of the Magus goes blind due to spores from a tree, lone holdout AJ will have to overcome his most paralyzing fear to find a cure before the blindness becomes permanent. ... See full summary »
The River - S01E05 - Peaches(Aired: 28 February 2012) The Magus crew are run aground by another vessel, and soon learn that the seemingly welcoming crew members of a ship claiming to have come to their rescue have in fact a very different ... See full summary »
The River - S01E06 - Doctor Emmet Cole(Aired: 6 March 2012) The Magus crew continue their trek to the Sahte Falls where they discover Emmet's camera bag. Upon further examination of the tapes within it, they find some powerful footage of Emmet that ... See full summary »
The River - S01E07 - The Experiment(Aired: 13 March 2012) The Magus crew find themselves in a stark predicament as they're stalked by a cannibalistic terror while searching through an abandoned research facility following mysterious clues that ... See full summary »
The River - S01E08 - Row, Row, Row Your Boat(Aired: 20 March 2012) With a course now plotted for their final destination, the Magus crew suddenly finds itself in complete chaos when a member of their own is shot dead, leading Jahel to call upon the spirit ... See full summary »