The-CW-logo__140313224549-575x239Get ready for five solid hours of educational/informational programming on the network that brings you The Vampire Diaries and America’s Next Top Model. The CW today unveiled “One Magnificent Morning,” a five-hour Saturday morning block targeting teenagers and their families. Set to launch October 5, the 7 AM-noon block will feature 10 new series from Litton Entertainment (Storm Stories, Jack Hanna’s Into The Wild), including shows about wildlife, farm veterinarians and America’s national parks. Five of the new programs are set — Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: Family Edition, Rock the Park, Calling Dr. Pol, The Brady Barr Experience and Expedition Wild — with the the rest TBA. Litton partnered with CW sib CBS last year for a similarly themed three-hour block branded as “The CBS Dream Team, It’s Epic!” Here are the CW’s descriptions for the “One Magnificent Morning” programs announced today:

Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Milan travels far and wide to help pups and their families.  Millan rehabilitates dogs and trains families to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur.

Rock the Park
Rock the Park taps into America’s love affair with our national parks. Our hosts, Jack Steward and Colton Smith, come face to face with nature and some of the most awe-inspiring places on Earth.  The series will inspire Americans to get on the road and remind viewers that the national parks are one of America’s greatest national gifts to the world.

3 months
I love this idea! I miss the old Saturday morning cartoons.
3 months
I totally agree! I understand the educational value of the shows they mentioned, but kids need that...
Sherry
3 months
None of that sounds remotely interesting for a Saturday morning....Wednesday night, maybe....

Calling Dr. Pol
Caring for more than 19,000 patients, Dr. Pol has seen it all.  Specializing in large farm animals, Dr. Pol, his family and veterinary staff care for animals of all shapes and sizes.  Unstoppable and unflappable, this Doc is a legend in the community.

The Brady Barr Experience
Herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr has traveled to five continents and worked with hundreds of scientists while encountering some of the world’s most intriguing amphibious predators.  Brady’s life’s work has been to protect these extraordinary animals and he takes viewers along on his journey.

Expedition Wild
Wildlife expert Casey Anderson knows animals up close. His adventures into the wilderness are a source of inspiration for viewers and an education about animal’s natural habitats.