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CIRCUS is a six-hour series that takes you on an unforgettable trip with the legendary Big Apple Circus. From the big top to the "back lot," explore a distinctive world with its own rules, lingo and no fixed address. Follow the diverse characters who make up the Big Apple family and find out what it really means to live life in the ring.


Season 1
Episode 6
Amid the final performances, we hear about everyone's plans for the future. Many will be...
Season 1
Episode 5
Many performers who grew up in the circus find it difficult to imagine another kind of...
Season 1
Episode 4
We're in New York's Lincoln Center. The snow is coming down and the garden hoses that...
Season 1
Episode 3
On the eve of the first performance, a pivotal act is cut and the performers sent packing...
Season 1
Episode 2
The clock is ticking down to the first full dress rehearsal in Walden, but the show is...
Season 1
Episode 1
Walden, New York is home base of the Big Apple Circus. Here, the 150 members of the...