Sure, it’s probably a better idea to venture outdoors for some fun Earth Week activities this week, but if you find yourself playing couch potato and channel surfing, check out some of these inspired eco programs from our cable/network friends. Besides these suggestions, you might also tune into Planet Green (where every day is Earth Day), or Sundance’s The Green programs to catch filmmaker Oliver Hodge’s profile about sustainable architect Michael Reynolds in The Garbage Warrior (April 22).
The Today Show
Twice a year, NBCUniversal delivers environmentally themed content across all its multiple platforms. To help celebrate this year’s Earth Day theme reuse The Today Show’s Kathie Lee and Hoda Kobt select a finalist for The Art of ReUse Contest.
NBC Nightly News
NBC Nightly News Brian Williams looks at the impact of the Gulf oil disaster and talks to Ted Danson about his new book, Oceana (read The Daily Green’s Oceana review). Anne Thompson, Chief Environmental Affairs correspondent, reports on the Gulf’s environmental health and the state of its tourist industry.