NOLA Code:
FBRO 0100H2
Number of Episodes/Length:
10 / 30
Rights End:
Northern California Public Media (KRCB)
Year Produced:
FLY BROTHER with Ernest White II is a travel docu-series about friendship and connection around the world, featuring storyteller and explorer Ernest White II. In each half-hour episode, Ernest’s real-life friends show him a city or region from their perspective. With a focus on connecting with the people as well as the place, FLY BROTHER with Ernest White II proves that the whole world is our tribe. Throughout the season we explore a common thread that bonds these destinations together, such as food, faith, natural elements, and culture.

Episode descriptions:

#101 São Paulo: Don’t Sleep
Ernest rides around Brazil’s biggest city with his friends, superstar DJ Paulo Pacheco and personal guide Flavia Liz di Paolo. Flavia Liz forcefeeds him chocolate, while Pacheco takes him to a samba school rehearsal to work off the calories.

#102 Tbilisi: The Whole Day Through
Ernest keeps Georgia on his mind with a food-fueled visit to its modern and medieval capital, Tbilisi, escorted by his friends, writer Amy Gigi Alexander and tour guide Mako Kavtaradze.

#103 Toronto: Pride and Joy
Ernest tackles North America’s most multicultural city during Toronto LGBT Pride celebrations along with his friends, travel maven Oneika Raymond and celebrated chef John Lee.

#104 Ovamboland: Northern Exposure
Accompanied by his tour guide Job, Ernest heads to the north of Namibia and meets a king, is entertained by village storytellers, and learns about the culture of a place most visitors to the country never experience.

#105 Stockholm: Le Jazz Hot
Ernest takes in a little Nordic sun and soul with American chanteuse Germaine Thomas and literally eats fire with friend, educator, and community organizer Martin Ingerby.

#106 Mumbai: Liquid Abundance
Ernest takes to the rickshaws through the streets of Mumbai during the monsoon-soaked Ganesh Festival with his local friends, journalist Adele de Penha and choreographer Hrishikesh Pawar.

#107 Addis Ababa: Coffee and Faith
Ernest travels to the mountain capital of Ethiopia for the beautiful and elaborate Epiphany Festival in one of the world’s oldest Christian societies, escorted by his friend, culture creator Heran Abate.

#108 Tajikistan: Crown of the World
Ernest experiences the natural beauty of the country and the natural warmth of the people, as his friends, tour guide Mohammed Istam and rock climber/ media maven Nigina Kudratova, show what makes Tajikistan so special.

#109 Cape Town: The City Beautiful
Amid good food and belly laughs, Ernest explores the spectacular natural and urban beauty of Cape Town, South Africa, by car with his road dog, Charlie Walters.

#110 Double Feature: Bogotá and Casablanca
Ernest hangs out in Colombia’s capital city with his bud, telenovela heartthrob Roberto Manrique. Then, it's on to Morocco's most underrated city, replete with a range of delicious delights, as guided by his friends, Omar Wydadi and Thierry Kabeya.

Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
Rights Dates:
4/30/2020 - 4/30/2022
School Rights:
1 year
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