Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss
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Documentary • TV-14 • 1 Season • 5 Episodes • TV Series • 2023
Host and intrepid traveler Rainn Wilson traverses the globe searching for the secrets to the happiest societies on earth. Based on Eric Weiner’s New York Times bestselling book, “The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World,” Rainn will explore some of the happiest and least happy places on earth from Iceland to Bulgaria to Ghana, and in a profound, humorous, and experiential way that unpacks the science of happiness.
Host: Rainn Wilson
Executive Producers: Rainn Wilson, Dave Sirulnick, Jen Isaacson, Jon Kamen, Evan Rosenfeld, Casey Scharf, and Melissa Wood
Co-executive Producer: Eric Weiner
S1 E1 . 55m
In Iceland, Rainn gets nude in a hot spring, chugs cod liver oil and learns the art of failure.
S1 E2 . 49m
In Bulgaria, Rainn skateboards, gorges on pastries and attends a concert in a stranger’s bedroom.
S1 E3 . 49m
Rainn travels to Accra, Ghana, to find out how much of happiness is a matter of perspective.
S1 E4 . 52m
In Thailand, Rainn learns how to enjoy himself after a fortune teller warns him of impending doom.
S1 E5 . 47m
Finally home, Rainn explores bliss in Los Angeles alongside sugar-rushed kids smashing piñatas.
Rainn Wilson is an Emmy nominated actor, writer and producer best known for playing the role of Dwight Schrute on NBC’s The Office. Other Movie and TV roles include Super, The Meg, Backstrom, Blackbird, The Rocker, Utopia, Six Feet Under and Don’t Tell a Soul among many others. Wilson co-founded SoulPancake, a digital media company designed to celebrate humanity and champion creativity. Wilson most recently created, Executive Produced and hosted the docu-series “An Idiot’s Guide to Climate Change” for YouTube and Soul Pancake. He is the author of “The Bassoon King” and the New York Times Bestselling “SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions.” He continues to explore many of the biggest human ideas and questions on his podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake.
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Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss is a five episode (one-hour each) documentary series.
Rainn Wilson travels to Bulgaria, Iceland, Ghana, Thailand, and Los Angeles as he searches for happiness.
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