Growing Bolder is Rebranding Aging® on Public TV!
Enjoy this preview of Season 6 of Growing Bolder
Growing Bolder is BACK and better than ever. Season 6 of Growing Bolder hits public broadcasting stations nationwide in Fall 2020.
New this season: Growing Bolder is thrilled to welcome Florida Blue Medicare as an underwriter of Growing Bolder in Florida.
Growing Bolder has flipped the narrative on aging, inspiring viewers to realize that it’s never too late to make the rest of your life the best of your life. Growing Bolder specializes in active lifestyle health and well-being content. It’s about pursuing passions and chasing dreams. It’s about living the biggest, boldest life possible. It’s about proving that age is not a disease; it’s an opportunity.
Hosted by award-winning journalist and Growing Bolder Founder Marc Middleton, this season features inspirational stories and life lessons from contributors including: Growing Bolder’s Bill Shafer, an Emmy nominated broadcast veteran introduces a new series of stories, Bolder Backstage, getting you up close and personal with some of the biggest names in rock history; public TV favorite Laura Savini, host of nationwide pledge-show programs; and Mike Leonard, an Emmy Award-winning journalist known for his long relationship with NBC’s Today show and the author of the New York Times best-selling book The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family
Presented by WUCF-TV, the PBS station for Orlando, Florida, the sixth national season of Growing Bolder on public television will deliver 10 new episodes filled with motivational and inspirational stories that resonate with viewers of all ages.
Are you a public television station programmer who is interested in carrying Growing Bolder? Season 6 is available NOW! To learn more and get feed dates and coordinates, please contact Selena Lauterer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Watch Our Latest Episodes Plus Growing Bolder TV Exclusives Now:
Mike Leonard is Growing Bolder
Mike Leonard, a multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, filmmaker and public speaker, is joining Growing Bolder to continue his quest to share stories of common humanity.
Growing Bolder Season 6: Now Airing!
Growing Bolder is back and bigger than ever! Learn more about the exciting new season of Growing Bolder, now airing on public broadcasting stations nationwide.
Remembering Wendy Chioji
If you’ve watched Growing Bolder over the years you know that one of most talented and inspirational team members was Wendy Chioji. Wendy was not only a regular on our programs, she was a good friend and colleague for over 35 years. On the one-year anniversary of her death, we share some of her most inspirational words and wisdom.
Music Keeps Him Alive and Well
When you become a big time, world wide rock star at the age of seventeen, what are you supposed to do when you’re 70? If there is something about music that keeps you “alive and well,” then this legendary guitarist seems to have discovered exactly what it is.
GOBO 510: Uniquely Growing Bolder
Talk about ordinary people with extraordinary stories…meet an inventor, entrepreneur and adventurer who has built an amazing life around doing what he loves! Plus, the intergenerational power of yoga.
GOBO 509: The True Definition of Success
His path has been filled racial prejudice, runaway egos and the trappings of excess. But through it all, Thomas McClary of The Commodores has discovered the true definition of success.
GOBO 508: High Risk and High Reward
Meet the man behind the music at some of America’s most elaborate and stunning stage shows. Plus, words of wisdom from a woman on the journey to becoming a centenarian.
GOBO 507: Unsealing the Story of a Business Icon
Unsealing the story of a woman who broke business ground…but whose journey has been forgotten by many. Plus, meet the woman who started dancing at 60 and twirled her way into America’s hearts!
GOBO 506: What’s Next? Growing Bolder is the Answer.
America’s past-time rights a historical wrong, and proves that it’s never too late to dream. Plus, meet an inspiring doctor who says if you’re going to stand out, you might as well stand tall!
GOBO 505: Take a Victory Lap
Saving the stories and memories from some of America’s bravest veterans…the men who fought enemies and overseas. And, it’s a victory lap for dreamers everywhere — how our very own medical director is Rebranding Aging.
GOBO 504: Stop Wondering What’s Next
A journey through tragedy and triumph leads an ordinary man to extraordinary heights. His story, plus: what Toni Tennille tells us about a lifetime spent with Daryl Dragon…and why she wanted to be with him in his final moments.
GOBO 503: The Keys to Active Longevity
The man who says he’s more comfortable in the water than on land sits down for an exclusive interview with Growing Bolder — what Olympic champion Rowdy Gaines says he wants people to know about trying and FAILING on the path to happiness. And, the keys to active longevity!
GOBO 502: Answers in Your Ancestry
Preserving the thoughts, words and stories of loved ones for generations to come. And, a rare, extended conversation with the always outspoken Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull.
GOBO 501: Growing Bolder is a Movement
Meet a grandmother whose business is built on peace, acceptance and compassion. And how MOVEMENT strengthens more than just your body.