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WaveMakers is a docuseries that shares stories of champions who have done so much to help Swim Across America and our "Making Waves to Fight Cancer" cause airing on Discovery Life this summer. The premiere episode is tonight at 8pm ET!

Grammy Winner John Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band wrote and performs "I’ll Take You Home” as the theme song for WaveMakers. Hopkins is donating a portion of each song download to Swim Across America.

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"I'll Take You Home" WaveMakers Theme by John Driskell Hopkins

3-time Grammy winner and member of the Zac Brown Band, John Driskell Hopkins created the theme song for WaveMakers. "I’ll Take You Home" is available on Spotify, Apple Music, SiriusXM and other platforms. A portion of each download is donated to Swim Across America.

What is WaveMakers?

A WaveMaker is a champion who has given so much to help our ‘Making Waves to Fight Cancer’ cause with Swim Across America. Because of WaveMakers, we’ve made grants that have led to new cures and treatments such as immunotherapy. Not every story, though, has a happy ending. With the WaveMakers docuseries, we tell the stories of survivors, oncologists, Olympians and those who we are swimming in honor of. Learn more about the Swim Across America mission here.

What is John Driskell Hopkins' relationship to Swim Across America?

Hopkins is a grammy winning, founding (and current) member of the Zac Brown Band. Hopkins family is close with the Bunke family (profiled in Episode 1). Hopkins was inspired to pen and record I’ll Take You Home that is the theme song for WaveMakers. Hopkins also lends his voice to WaveMakers. I’ll Take You Home is available on Spotify, Apple Music, SiriusXM and other platforms. A portion of each download is donated to Swim Across America.

How can I watch WaveMakers?

Discovery Life channel is owned by Discovery, Inc. Please check your cable subscriber to find the channel or visit www.discoverylife.com to watch. You can also find Discovery Life on the following: DirecTV (channel 261), Frontier Vantage (channel 466), Verizon FiOS (channel 624) and AT&T U-verse (channel 466) as well as these streaming platforms: FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV and Philo.

Who Produced WaveMakers?

WaveMakers is produced by Swim Across America and Browning Productions & Entertainment. Six episodes will air on Discovery Life Network.

Media Inquiries?

Please contact Jeni Howard of J. Howard Public Relations with any media inquiries or requests.