Tennessee Valley Uncharted Toolkit

Uncharted on Multiple Devices

Tennessee Valley Uncharted is a public television series produced in partnership with TVA. Hosting the show are Erick Baker, a singer and entertainer from Knoxville, and actress Aerial Nicole, an Illinois native who has relocated to Nashville. This educational outreach opportunity helps raise awareness of TVA’s role in environmental stewardship and outdoor recreation and showcases the economic vitality of the region and TVA’s connection to making life better in the Valley.

Fourteen episodes have been produced and are now available. On broadcast television, the show lives as a PBS show on about 40 stations across the country. Digitally, the show lives on a dedicated YouTube channel. The purpose of this toolkit is to enable you to use that content on your channels with your customers.

Website: tnvalleyuncharted.com

YouTube Channel: youtube.com/c/TennesseeValleyUncharted

Facebook: facebook.com/tnvalleyuncharted

Instagram: instagram.com/tnvalleyuncharted

Twitter: twitter.com/tvuncharted

 

Playlists

Each episode consists of three to four segments around a central theme. These segments are highly shareable and quick to watch. We have also grouped the clips in playlists to help you quickly find a clip that is relevant to your needs.

two men in a boatEpisode 401 – Mission Accomplished

Host Erick Baker is ‘Bama-bound on the first episode of Tennessee Valley Uncharted. His mission today: Space Camp – Adult Space Camp that is, at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Adult Space Camp (9:05) Alabama, Family Fun Stream Download
Wilson Dam (3:43) Alabama, Water Adventures,
Behind the Scenes
Stream Download
Paint Rock River (6:29) Alabama, Water Adventures,
Behind the Scenes
Stream Download
FAME Studios (6:06) Alabama Stream Download

 

man holding a plant in a boatEpisode 402 – Good Sports

Erick tackles bass fishing on Guntersville Lake and discovers how certain groups make sure the water is biodiverse, clean and navigable. He then takes a few detours that lead him to Brownsville and Memphis where he chows down and goes on an archery adventure.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Bass Fishing on Guntersville Lake (5:07) Alabama, Water Adventures Stream Download
Helen’s Bar B Q (6:07) Middle and West TN Stream Download
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid (4:07) Middle and West TN, Family Fun Stream Download
Bowhunting at Herb Parsons Lake (4:53) Middle and West TN, Family Fun, Land Adventures Stream Download
Big City Scavenger Hunt (4:01) Middle and West TN, Family Fun Stream Download

 

man and woman in a boatEpisode 403 – Urban Adventures

Hosts Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole do the camping thing…in downtown Memphis!

 

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:46)   Stream Download
High Point Rock Climbing (6:29) Eastern Valley, Family Fun Stream Download
Bass Fishing on Chickamauga Lake (6:04) Eastern Valley, Water Adventures Stream Download
Horseback Riding (6:08) Middle and West TN, Family Fun, Land Adventures Stream Download
Camping in Downtown Memphis (6:24) Middle and West TN, Family Fun, Land Adventures Stream Download

 

man on a biking trailEpisode 404 – Ups and Downs

Our hosts take on two very different terrains. While Aerial is riding up and around Raccoon Mountain, Erick is getting deep into Stephens Gap Cave.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:46)   Stream Download
Caving in Stephens Gap (8:44) Alabama, Land Adventures Stream Download
Raccoon Mountain (9:58) Eastern Valley, Family Fun, Land Adventures, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Tree Top Trails (5:49) Eastern Valley, Family Fun, Land Adventures Stream Download

 

man in a silver boatEpisode 405 – Kentucky Fish and Wildlife

Aerial tries her hand at deer hunting and spoiler alert, first time’s a charm! Meanwhile, Erick Baker as he gets an exclusive look at a unique Elk and Bison Prairie in Kentucky’s beautiful Land Between the Lakes area.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (27:05)   Stream Download
Land Between the Lakes (4:49) Kentucky, Land Adventures Stream Download
Paris Landing Area (6:07) Kentucky, Water Adventures, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Hunting (12:39) Kentucky, Land Adventures Stream Download

 

Ocoee flumeEpisode 406 – Water World

Erick and Aerial explore all things water in this episode from kayaking to paddleboarding on the Ocoee and Clinch River.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (27:05)   Stream Download
Rafting the Ocoee (8:49) Eastern Valley, Family Fun, Water Adventures Stream Download
Ocoee Flume Tour (3:27) Eastern Valley, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Fly Fishing on the Clinch River (6:01) Eastern Valley, Water Adventures Stream Download
Clean Water Initiative (2:55) Eastern Valley, Water Adventures Stream Download
Ocoee Inn and Marina on Parksville Lake (4:16) Eastern Valley, Family Fun, Water Adventures Stream Download

 

man in tva dam safety hatEpisode 407 – Get Smart

Erick and Aerial learn how others are, well, learning! From powerful simulators and cutting-edge cameras to First LEGO League robotics, the pair "get smart".

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Seamen’s Church Institute (10:49) Kentucky, Water Adventures, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Melton Hill Dam (7:42) Eastern Valley, Water Adventures, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
LEGO Hydrodynamics (6:07) Kentucky, Water Adventures  Stream Download

 

people fishing in a streamEpisode 408 – Fly, Fish, and Field

Aerial explores fly fishing, duck hunting, and learns more about stocking efforts by local fisheries environmental groups to ensure local economic and ecological wellness.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Duck Hunting (7:23) Kentucky, Land Adventures Stream Download
National Fish Hatchery (6:06) Middle and West TN, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Tying Flies and Fly Fishing on Clinch River (11:38) Eastern Valley, Water Adventures Stream Download

 

two people looking at a fireEpisode 409 – Schooled

Aerial Nicole gets schooled on how to deal with emergencies like fires and hazardous materials at an Emergency Response Training Center in Jasper, Tennessee.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
J.D. Williams Library (7:47) Mississippi Stream Download
TVA Emergency Response Training Center (8:37) Eastern Valley, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Two-Step at Champion Ballroom (8:37) Middle and West TN, Family Fun Stream Download

 

man looking out a bus windowEpisode 410 – Old South New South

Erick Baker explores rock n' roll legend Elvis Presley’s birthplace and Nobel laureate William Faulkner's resting place.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Tour through Tupelo (7:26) Mississippi, Family Fun Stream Download
Borrum’s Drug Store (4:05) Mississippi, Family Fun Stream Download
Rooftop Solar Panels (5:21) Mississippi, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Tour through Oxford (8:36) Mississippi, Family Fun Stream Download

 

man wearing eclipse glassesEpisode 411 – Super Powers

Solar anomalies, rooftops, and scavenger hunts—it’s all things solar and wind on this episode of Tennessee Valley Uncharted.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Total Solar Eclipse (9:14) Eastern Valley, Family Fun Stream Download
Solar Scavenger Hunt at Ijams (7:55) Eastern Valley, Family Fun Stream Download
Buffalo Mountain and Windrock Park (7:44) Eastern Valley, Family Fun, Land Adventures, Behind the Scenes Stream Download

 

fish in a tankEpisode 412 – Valley Values

It's all about preservation as Erick and Aerial visit nature trails, science labs, and historic site.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (8:43) Eastern Valley, Land Adventures Stream Download
Preserving Mussels (8:45) Middle and West TN, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Natchez Trace Parkway (8:01) Mississippi, Family Fun, Land Adventures Stream Download

 

aerial view of a damEpisode 413 – Makers

Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole visit makers all around the Tennessee Valley, from Appalachian folk artisans to pizza makers and beer brewers.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
Pretentious Glass and Beer Companies (8:23) Eastern Valley, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
John C. Campbell Folk School (6:29) Eastern Valley Stream Download
Pizza Making at A Dopo (5:15) Eastern Valley, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Chickamauga Dam (5:03) Eastern Valley, Behind the Scenes Stream Download

 

rapelling in a caveEpisode 414 – Moments from Season Four

In the season four finale of Tennessee Valley Uncharted hosts Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole reflect on their adventures from the past season.

 

Title (Length) Playlist Categories    
Full Episode (26:47)   Stream Download
High Octane Moments (6:50) Eastern Valley, Middle and West TN, Alabama, Family Fun, Water Adventures, Land Adventures, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Peace in the Valley Moments (4:24) Eastern Valley, Middle and West TN, Family Fun, Water Adventures, Land Adventures Stream Download
"Wow" Moments (5:03) Alabama, Kentucky, Land Adventures Stream Download
"Do-gooders" in the Valley (1:23) Alabama, Water Adventures, Behind the Scenes Stream Download
Good people, arts and literature in the Valley (3:18) Eastern Valley, Middle and West TN, Mississippi, Family Fun Stream Download
Good times in the Valley (4:00) Eastern Valley, Middle and West TN, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Family Fun, Water Adventures, Land Adventures, Behind the Scenes   Download