The River



CAST Bruce Greenwood, Leslie Hope, Joe Anderson

Embark on a thrilling journey as Oren Peli, director of Paranormal Activity, and executive producer Steven Spielberg bring a chilling legend and lore to life.

Paranormal thriller The River follows the story of world-famous wildlife expert and TV personality Dr. Emmet Cole (Bruce Greenwood), host of the beloved series The Undiscovered Country. After Cole goes missing deep in the Amazon, his family and friends set out on a haunting and treacherous adventure to find him. Led by his wife, Tess (Leslie Hope), and estranged son, Lincoln (Joe Anderson), the rescue mission will take them deep into the unexplored regions on the Amazon River—a place where nature is cruel, magic is real and nothing is what it seems.


1. Magus
Six months after adventurer Dr. Emmet Cole goes missing in the Amazon, his location beacon sends out a signal. Emmet's wife, Tess, along with her son and Emmet's film crew, embark on a journey to find him. (Original airdate: February 7, 2012.)

2. Marbeley
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. (Original airdate: February 7, 2012.)

3. Los Ciegos
When the crew of the Magus goes blind from tree spores, lone holdout AJ must overcome his most-paralyzing fear to find a cure before the blindness becomes permanent. Meanwhile, the local tribe stalks the crew and judges to determine if they are worthy to stay in the jungle. (Original airdate: February 14, 2012.)

4. A Better Man
The Magus comes across one of Emmet's crew members who went missing alongside Emmet. They soon discover that he's been cursed and learn the mystical story behind the curse. (Original airdate: February 21, 2012.)

5. Peaches
The Magus crew are run aground by another vessel, and soon learn the welcoming crew members of a ship claiming to have come to their rescue have a very different agenda, causing a dire, life-and-death situation. (Original airdate: February 28, 2012.)

6. Doctor Emmet Cole
The Magus crew continue their trek to the Sahte Falls where they discover Emmet's camera bag. Upon examination of the tapes within, they find footage of Emmet that shows him spiraling out of control, and it leads the crew further into the Amazon. (Original airdate: March 6, 2012.)

7. The Experiment
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 suggest Dr. Emmet Cole may still be alive. (Original airdate: March 13, 2012.)

8. Row, Row, Row Your Boat
With a course 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 of the Boiuna to help, against the wishes of her Father. (Original airdate: March 20, 2012.)

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