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Mon 20 Nov

6:00am
Extreme Engineering
Building Mumbai's Modern Airport
Season 9 Episode 7/8

Danny Forster travels to India to witness the $2billion expansion of Mumbai Airport

Rating: 7.7
7:00am
Extreme Engineering
Turkey's Mammoth Hydro Powered Dam
Season 9 Episode 8/8

Danny Forster heads to Turkey, where one of the tallest and strongest dams ever to be made is being constructed amid the country's most challenging terrain

Rating: 7.7
8:00am
Mega Builders
Hard Rock Theme Park
Season 4 Episode 1/7

A theme park built in an earthquake area in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, featuring a Led Zeppelin rollercoaster

Rating: 8
9:00am
Food Factory
Hurry And Ketchup!
Season 5 Episode 18/26

Discover how distinctly Canadian flavoured chips, candy bars, zesty Szechuan sauce and Candy Raisins are created from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
9:30am
Food Factory
Ice, Ice, BLT
Season 5 Episode 19/26

Discover how a team of ice carvers make an ice bar for a wedding. Plus, discover how a bakery produces 200 brioche buns for a special BLT sandwich

Rating: 6.2
10:00am
Food Factory
The Mother Lode
Season 5 Episode 20/26

Can a team of intrepid bakers fulfil a huge order for Mother's Day lunch at the Four Seasons hotel. Plus, how do the village juicery produce cold pressed juice?

Rating: 6.2
10:30am
Food Factory
Baby Cakes
Season 5 Episode 21/26

How do a team of chefs prepare meals and snacks from scratch for childcare centres in the Toronto area? Plus, how does a bakery deal with a large order of carrot cakes?

Rating: 6.2
11:00am
How It's Made
Carbon Fibre Masts/Fortune Cookies/Imax Projectors/Roller Chains
Season 7 Episode 9/13

The manufacturing processes behind carbon-fibre masts, fortune cookies, Imax projectors and roller chains

Rating: 7.3
11:30am
How It's Made
Firefighter Helmets/Nautical Compasses/Packaging Tubes/Hand Saws
Season 7 Episode 10/13

The processes involved in making firefighter helmets, nautical compasses, packaging tubes and hand saws

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Sewers/Berettas/Cotton
Season 10 Episode 10/20

The manufacturing process of Berettas and cotton, and an insight into the complexity of the Paris sewer system

Rating: 7.1
12:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Lion Dance/Tunnel/Super Sopper
Season 10 Episode 11/20

How tunnels are built and the secret of the lion dance. Plus, a device that removes rain water from sports fields, allowing play to resume faster

Rating: 7.1
1:00pm
Investigation X
Investigation X: Comet Impact
The 1908 Tunguska explosion in Siberia, a mysterious blast many times more powerful than the detonation of an atom bomb, which flattened millions of trees over an area of more than 800 square miles

Rating: 5.7
2:00pm
How the Universe Works
How The Universe Built Your Car
Season 4 Episode 1/8

Beneath the hood of your car lies the history of the Universe - the various metals present are the result of violent cosmic events at the dawn of time

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
How the Universe Works
Edge Of The Solar System
Season 4 Episode 2/8

The astronomy documentary series explores the outer reaches of the solar system, examining giant magnetic bubbles millions of miles wide and bizarre invisible matter

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Nasa's Unexplained Files
Did Earth Have Two Moons?
Season 3 Episode 14/24

A starling discovery suggests the toxic clouds of Venus could be the origin of life on Earth. Plus, an insight into theories that Earth once had two moons

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
How To Survive An Asteroid Strike: An Asteroid Day Special
A closer look at the Asteroid Day Foundation and their mission to protect the world from dangerous asteroids through early detection

6:00pm
How It's Made
Decorative Mouldings/Commercial Pulleys/Hoses
Season 4 Episode 12/13

The processes involved in creating decorative mouldings, commercial pulleys and hoses, and an insight into how they have evolved over the years

Rating: 7.3
6:30pm
How It's Made
Putty Knives/Garage Doors/Electric Motors/Wool
Season 4 Episode 13/13

The processes involved in making putty knives, garage doors, electric motors and wool, and how advances in technology have changed these methods

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
Food Factory USA
Beam Me Up, Jimmy
Season 1 Episode 10/20

Meet the great grandson of legendary bourbon-maker Jim Beam and discover how chocolate milk and burritos are created from raw materials to finished products

7:30pm
Food Factory USA
Hungry Eyes
Season 1 Episode 11/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind ramen noodle bowls, Challah, and a chewy candy bar

8:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Footballs/Mussels/Fighter Pilot's Helmet
Season 9 Episode 11/20

A look at how footballs are crafted, how mussels are farmed, and how to design the ultimate fighter pilot's helmet

Rating: 7.1
8:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Gouda Cheese/Scania Trucks/DNA Database
Season 9 Episode 12/20

The processes involved in using paraffin to make Gouda cheese, the building of powerful Scania trucks, and how the world's biggest DNA database helps to solve crime

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
Alaska Monsters
The Saberwolf
Season 1 Episode 2/6

The team investigates reports of a supposedly massive wolf. Todd constructs a giant jail cell to hold this creature, while Levi implements laser technology

Rating: 7
10:00pm
How the Universe Works
How The Universe Built Your Car
Season 4 Episode 1/8

Beneath the hood of your car lies the history of the Universe - the various metals present are the result of violent cosmic events at the dawn of time

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Food Factory
The Mother Lode
Season 5 Episode 20/26

Can a team of intrepid bakers fulfil a huge order for Mother's Day lunch at the Four Seasons hotel. Plus, how do the village juicery produce cold pressed juice?

Rating: 6.2
11:30pm
Food Factory
Baby Cakes
Season 5 Episode 21/26

How do a team of chefs prepare meals and snacks from scratch for childcare centres in the Toronto area? Plus, how does a bakery deal with a large order of carrot cakes?

Rating: 6.2
12:00am
The Unexplained Files
Are Aliens Attacking Our Nuclear Arsenal?
Season 2 Episode 7/12

Returning after a break, this programme examines what alien's motives could be following numerous accounts of senior military personnel witnessing UFOs above nuclear weapons bases

Rating: 8
1:00am
Mountain Monsters
The Rogue Team Rises - Part One
Season 3 Episode 1/8

Return of the documentary about hunters tracking unidentified creatures. Buck takes action, causing the rogue team to emerge from the shadows after months of silence

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
Ghost Asylum
Hill View Manor
Season 2 Episode 9/16

Hill View Manor is known as one of the most haunted buildings in Western Pennsylvania. The guys try to find and trap the spirits of two suicidal patients

Rating: 8.1
3:00am
Mythbusters
Video Games Special
Season 10 Episode 225/

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman hit the consoles, tablets and arcades to take first-person aim at some of the troubling tropes and scientific challenges common to video gaming

Rating: 8.7
3:50am
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 2/20

Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

4:15am
How Do They Do It?
Bowling Balls/Tower Bridge
Season 8 Episode 2/20

How bowling balls are made, and the mechanisms behind raising and lowering London's Tower Bridge

Rating: 7.1
4:40am
How the Universe Works
Mystery of Planet 9
Season 5 Episode 1/8

The series exploring the science of astronomy returns, beginning with a look at the mysterious `ninth' planet reported to exist on the very edge of the Solar System

Rating: 8.3
5:30am
How Stuff's Made
Quarters/Aquariums/Limestone/Highlighters
Season 2 Episode 5/40

The technology behind the manufacture of US quarters, fish tanks and highlighter pens. Plus, the operation processes at a limestone quarry

Rating: 7.9

Tue 21 Nov

6:00am
Super Structures
Boeing 747-400
Season 1 Episode 14/19

How controls and technological advances have improved the efficiency of the Boeing 747. Introduced in the 1970s, the passenger aircraft is capable of carrying more than 500 passengers over 8,000 miles in a single trip

Rating: 10
7:00am
Super Structures
Largest Building in the World
Season 1 Episode 17/19

An insight into the history and building process of the $200million, 472-million-cubic-foot Boeing construction plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, which was expanded in 1990 for the production of the 777, a twin-jet airliner. The largest building in the world by volume, it could accommodate 911 basketball courts or 2,142 average-size homes
(Audio Described)

Rating: 10
8:00am
Mega Builders
The Floating Bridge
Season 4 Episode 3/7

Documentary following the construction of a five-lane floating bridge in British Columbia, Canada, made from 6,000-ton concrete pontoons that must be able to hold the weight of heavy traffic travelling to and from Kelowna city

Rating: 8
9:00am
Food Factory
Hole In One
Season 5 Episode 22/26

How will a mobile taco van fare at a food truck competition? Meanwhile, can a bakery be able to produce a bespoke desert for a ladies golf tournament?

Rating: 6.2
9:30am
Food Factory
King Of Feasts
Season 5 Episode 23/26

A Las Vegas crew has just one night to finish a two-day job. Tackling several last-minute wedding cakes they've got no margin for error

Rating: 6.2
10:00am
Food Factory
Brain Food
Season 5 Episode 24/26

A mega fish order from Harvard University means an early start for a crew of Cape Cod fisherman. But it's Mother Nature who dictates the unpredictable haul

Rating: 6.2
10:30am
Food Factory
Season 5 Episode 25/26

What are the origins of society's most popular culinary commodities? Get a backstage pass to the mechanical wonders involved in creating a vast multitude of consumer goods

Rating: 6.2
11:00am
How It's Made
Halogen Bulbs/Aluminium Ladders/Cellulose Insulation/Bamboo Fly Rods
Season 7 Episode 11/13

The techniques used in the making of halogen bulbs, aluminium ladders, cellulose insulation and bamboo fly rods

Rating: 7.3
11:30am
How It's Made
Drill Bits/Photo Booths/Stamps
Season 7 Episode 12/13

The processes behind the making of drill bits, photo booths and stamps, and the way their manufacture has changed with technological advances

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Pistachios/Forbidden City/Radar
Season 10 Episode 12/20

The complex technological processes involved in creating radars. Plus, the production of pistachios

Rating: 7.1
12:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Wrecker Trucks/Roquefort/Tree Moving
Season 10 Episode 13/20

A look at how wrecker trucks are built, the production of Roquefort and the transportation of trees

Rating: 7.1
1:00pm
UFOs Over Phoenix
Investigation into the mysterious sighting of lights over the Arizona capital in 1997, for which officials have failed to come up with a reasonable explanation. The most notable dismissal of the seriousness of the case came when Governor Symington arranged a press conference to reveal the source of the mystery, only to unveil a colleague in an alien costume

Rating: 5
2:00pm
How the Universe Works
Earth: Venus's Evil Twin
Season 4 Episode 3/8

The comparisons between Earth and Venus, which may give some clues as to our planet's future

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
How the Universe Works
Dawn of Life
Season 4 Episode 4/8

The documentary series turns attention to the atoms that make up the human body, revealing how they embarked on a journey that spans time and space to eventually create life

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Nasa's Unexplained Files
Mystery of the Invisible Planet
Season 3 Episode 15/24

Interviews with astronauts and scientists shed light on the many mysterious flying objects that have been caught on Nasa's cameras, and explore the idea of extraterrestrial life

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
Aliens on the Moon
Documentary making use of what are reported to be top secret pictures to put forth the theory that alien life can be found on the Moon

6:30pm
How It's Made
Nails/Staples/Safety Glasses/Bicycles
Season 1 Episode 6/13

The manufacture of nails, staples, safety glasses and bicycles, and how the processes behind them have developed over the years

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
Food Factory USA
Full of Beans
Season 1 Episode 12/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind green beans, dried pasta, and iced tea

7:30pm
Food Factory USA
Slow Your Roll
Season 1 Episode 13/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind Red Fusion smoothie, cinnamon rolls, and ice cream

8:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Season 9 Episode 13/20

Exploring the creation of classical guitars and fast tractor mowing machines. Plus, how climbers maintain the blades on wind turbines

Rating: 7.1
8:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Season 9 Episode 14/20

The construction of lifeboats that can hold 150 people, and an insight into the manufacture of celebratory stamps

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
Incredible Engineering Blunders: Fixed
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Former aerospace engineer Justin Cunningham and Tomo Umewaka find solutions for engineering mistakes. In this episode Justin tries to keep the Glasgow Tower turning

Rating: 9
10:00pm
How the Universe Works
Earth: Venus's Evil Twin
Season 4 Episode 3/8

The comparisons between Earth and Venus, which may give some clues as to our planet's future

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Food Factory
Brain Food
Season 5 Episode 24/26

A mega fish order from Harvard University means an early start for a crew of Cape Cod fisherman. But it's Mother Nature who dictates the unpredictable haul

Rating: 6.2
11:30pm
Food Factory
Season 5 Episode 25/26

What are the origins of society's most popular culinary commodities? Get a backstage pass to the mechanical wonders involved in creating a vast multitude of consumer goods

Rating: 6.2
12:00am
The Unexplained Files
Lost Giants of Georgia/Bridge of Death
Season 2 Episode 8/12

In the Borjami Valley, experts uncover bones they believe belong to a human over nine feet tall. Plus, investigating why dogs have been mysteriously jumping from a bridge

Rating: 8
1:00am
Mountain Monsters
The Rogue Team Rises - Part Two
Season 3 Episode 2/8

After being abducted, the team faces a strange man offering a dangerous deal with a big pay-off. But when Trapper vanishes, a frantic hunt begins

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
Ghost Asylum
Pennhurst Asylum
Season 2 Episode 10/16

Pennhurst Asylum was built to treat ill children, but soon turned into a keystone of abuse and death. The team are on the hunt to free any tortured child spirits

Rating: 8.1
3:00am
Mythbusters
The A-Team Special
Season 10 Episode 226/

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman focus on the exploits of the A-Team, finding out whether it is really possible to build a working cannon out of items abandoned in a barn

Rating: 8.7
3:50am
How It's Made
Vibrating Mining Screens, Whoopie Pies, Utility Poles, and Roller Conveyors
Season 23 Episode 24/26

The development, manufacturing and distribution of vibrating mining screens, whoopie pies, wood utility poles and roller conveyors

Rating: 7.3
4:15am
How It's Made
Exercise Bikes, Cornish Pasties, Pasta Makers and Slate Products
Season 23 Episode 25/26

Find out how exercise bikes, Cornish pasties, pasta makers and slate products are made

Rating: 7.3
4:40am
How the Universe Works
The Universe's Deadliest
Season 5 Episode 2/8

The astronomical documentary continues, exploring the most violent and dangerous places in the universe, including exploding stars, colliding galaxies and nebula shockwaves

Rating: 8.3
5:30am
How Stuff's Made
Pencils/Giant Bolts/Pickles/Inflatables
Season 2 Episode 6/40

Examining the manufacture of bolts, how lead is put into a pencil, and the processes involved in making gherkins

Rating: 7.9

Wed 22 Nov

6:00am
Super Structures
World's Largest Shipyard
Season 1 Episode 18/19

The construction of the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard, the world's largest, spanning two miles on South Korea's eastern coast
(Audio Described)

Rating: 10
7:00am
Super Structures
Antonov 225
Season 1 Episode 16/19

The Antonov 225, one of the world's biggest aircraft, which was originally designed to transport a Russian space shuttle but was shelved when the country's economy faltered
(Audio Described)

Rating: 10
8:00am
Mega Builders
New City in Vegas
Season 4 Episode 4/7

The development of MGM's mini-city in Las Vegas, which cost $7.4billion and included a 61-storey casino, hotel and shopping mall, and is the largest private project in history

Rating: 8
9:00am
Food Factory
Season 5 Episode 26/26

What are the origins of society's most popular culinary commodities? Get a backstage pass to the mechanical wonders involved in creating consumer goods

Rating: 6.2
9:30am
Food Factory
The Big Game
Season 6 Episode 1/12

Discover how chocolate pizza, sweet potato chilli and cheddar cheese jalapeno poppers are made, from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
10:00am
Food Factory
Halloween
Season 6 Episode 2/12

Discover how Halloween-themed jack-o-lantern cookies, candied corn, lollipops and gruesome gummies are made, from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
10:30am
Food Factory
Backyard BBQ
Season 6 Episode 3/12

Discover how spicy barbecue sauce, veggie burgers, fresh pineapple pieces and relish are made, from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
11:00am
How It's Made
Yacht Wheels/Braided Rugs/Automobile Thermostats/Chisels
Season 7 Episode 13/13

The manufacturing processes behind yacht wheels, braided rugs, car thermostats and chisels

Rating: 7.3
11:30am
How It's Made
Electric Violins/Photographs/Welding Electrodes
Season 8 Episode 1/13

The manufacture of ball bearings, electric violins, photographs and welding electrodes, and how the processes have evolved over the years

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Marble/Mah-jong/Escape Slides
Season 10 Episode 14/20

A look at how marble is produced, the building of escape slides and how mah-jong pieces are made

Rating: 7.1
12:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Kamaz Trucks/Hair Care/Canton Tower
Season 10 Episode 15/20

The manufacture of Kamaz trucks and hair-care products and the construction of Chinese landmark building the Canton Tower

Rating: 7.1
1:00pm
Our Secret Sun
How scientists are solving the mysteries of Earth's nearest star, from the surface to its nuclear core

2:00pm
How the Universe Works
Monster Black Hole
Season 4 Episode 5/8

The astronomy series highlights the terrifying, infinite power of one of the universes' most enigmatic phenomena, the supermassive black hole

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
How the Universe Works
Forces of Mass Construction
Season 4 Episode 6/8

The astronomy documentary series investigates the workings of magnetism, the force that cannot be seen or touched, but affects everything in the universe

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Nasa's Unexplained Files
Mars's Deepest Secret
Season 3 Episode 16/24

An account of how a malfunction on the ISS threatens to poison the crew with a deadly gas, and a startling image taken by a NASA probe points to evidence of life on Mars

Rating: 5.4
5:00pm
First Alien Encounter
Scientists who search for life beyond Earth, and the potential consequences for mankind if contact with aliens is made

6:00pm
How It's Made
Kayaks/Safety Boots/Electronic Signs/Cereal
Season 1 Episode 7/13

An insight into the processes involved in manufacturing kayaks, safety boots, breakfast cereal and electronic signs, with comment by those involved

Rating: 7.3
6:30pm
How It's Made
Trucks/Plasters/Circuit Boards/Spirits
Season 1 Episode 8/13

The processes of making lorries, plasters, circuit boards and spirits and how they have evolved over the years

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
Food Factory USA
Muffin But The Best
Season 1 Episode 14/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind Smarties, Muffin Mix, and tart dried cherries

7:30pm
Food Factory USA
The Steaks Are High
Season 1 Episode 15/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind mail-order filet mignons, and cheese crackers

8:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Tequila/Powering New York
Season 9 Episode 15/20

The production of tequila from cactus plants in Mexico, and how steam helps to power New York City

Rating: 7.1
8:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Mining Gemstones/Cola Drinks
Season 9 Episode 16/20

How stuntmen survive a bad day at work, the mining of amber gemstones and the production of fizzy cola drinks

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
How to Build...Everything
World's First Jet Pack
Season 1 Episode 3/12

A do-it-yourself guide for building humanity's greatest inventions. How do you build your very own Jet Pack, Superbike, and Snow Groomer?

9:30pm
How to Build...Everything
Army Tank Confidential
Season 1 Episode 4/12

Comprehensive instructions on how to build homemade jackhammers, military tanks and super-tall water slides

10:00pm
How the Universe Works
Monster Black Hole
Season 4 Episode 5/8

The astronomy series highlights the terrifying, infinite power of one of the universes' most enigmatic phenomena, the supermassive black hole

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Food Factory
Halloween
Season 6 Episode 2/12

Discover how Halloween-themed jack-o-lantern cookies, candied corn, lollipops and gruesome gummies are made, from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
11:30pm
Food Factory
Backyard BBQ
Season 6 Episode 3/12

Discover how spicy barbecue sauce, veggie burgers, fresh pineapple pieces and relish are made, from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
12:00am
The Unexplained Files
UFOs: Crash Landing
Season 2 Episode 9/12

Investigating whether a UFO could be to blame when a pilot crashes after a collision with an unknown object. Plus, a disk is seen hovering above a Chicago airport

Rating: 8
1:00am
Mountain Monsters
Enter the Dark Forest
Season 3 Episode 3/8

The team enters the Dark Forest, where they are searching for the Woman of the Woods. But they soon hear about another mysterious creature - the Black Wolf

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
Ghost Asylum
Fenwick Plantation
Season 2 Episode 11/16

The haunted plantation has a treacherous 300-year-old history. The team hunts for the spirits of pirates and a headless horseman said to still roam its grounds

Rating: 8.1
3:00am
Mythbusters
The Simpsons Special
Season 10 Episode 227/

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman return to tackle another selection of urban legends and modern-day misconceptions. They begin by turning their attention to the cartoon world of The Simpsons, finding out whether Homer could really stop a wrecking ball from destroying his home by blocking it with his body. They also replicate one of Bart's school pranks, dropping a cherry bomb into a plumbing system. Includes contributions by The Simpsons' executive producer and show runner Al Jean

Rating: 8.7
3:50am
How It's Made
Channel Signs, Wetsuits and Aluminum Aircraft
Season 23 Episode 26/26

Find out how channel signs are created, wetsuits are manufactured and aluminium aircrafts are made

Rating: 7.3
4:15am
How It's Made
CNC Assembly Machines, Lemon Tarts, and Miniature War Figures
Season 24 Episode 1/26

Find out how CNC assembly machines, lemon tarts, and miniature war figures are made

Rating: 7.3
4:40am
How the Universe Works
Black Holes: The Secret Origin
Season 5 Episode 3/8

The documentary explains why new research may have found the answer to why supermassive black holes are able to grow to star-devouring, galaxy-shaping proportions

Rating: 8.3
5:30am
How Stuff's Made
Cotton Swabs/Pinball Machines/Tiles/Bread Dough
Season 2 Episode 7/40

The technology behind ceramic tiles, the manufacture of cotton swabs and pinball machines, and a look at how wheat bread is made

Rating: 7.9

Thu 23 Nov

6:00am
Super Structures
Pentagon
Season 1 Episode 15/19

The story of the Pentagon, the headquarters of the US defence department and the largest office building in the world. Constructed just outside Washington DC, it houses around 23,000 employees and more than 17 miles of corridors

Rating: 10
7:00am
X-Machines
Blade, Mammoth, Slashbuster
Season 1 Episode 1/8

The world's highest-flying lift helicopter, massive mobile cranes and a 50-ton machine capable of reducing entire forests to pulp

Rating: 8.4
8:00am
Mega Builders
Blockbuster Bridge
Season 4 Episode 5/7

The construction of a bridge to connect the South Korean city of Seoul to its island airport, across a 13km expanse of water

Rating: 8
9:00am
Food Factory
Canada Day
Season 6 Episode 4/12

Discover how Canadian butter tarts, leaf-shaped maple syrup candies, ice cream and Canadian Caesar drinks are made, from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
9:30am
Food Factory
Love
Season 6 Episode 5/12

Pickled asparagus, chilli-chocolate caramels, chocolate coffee syrup, ready-to-eat beetroots are made, from raw materials to finished products

Rating: 6.2
10:00am
Food Factory
Winter
Season 6 Episode 6/12

We celebrate the winter holidays with treats for everyone: organic pannetone with a 20 year old starter and delicious Lady Fortune's hand-crafted Christmas cake pops

Rating: 6.2
10:30am
Food Factory
Thanksgiving
Season 6 Episode 7/12

We celebrate Thanksgiving with four holiday favourites: Pepperidge Farms' stuffing, delicious pumpkin pie, crispy marshmallow treats, and cranberry sauce

Rating: 6.2
11:00am
How It's Made
Glass Bottles/Hacksaws/Goalkeepers' Masks
Season 8 Episode 2/13

The manufacturing processes behind glass bottles, hacksaws and ice hockey goalkeepers' masks

Rating: 7.3
11:30am
How It's Made
Lacrosse Sticks/Frozen Food Products/Torches/Paintbrushes
Season 8 Episode 3/13

How lacrosse sticks, frozen food, torches and paintbrushes are produced, and the way they have evolved with changes in technology

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Ball Bearings/Cartoonists' Ink/False Eyes
Season 10 Episode 16/20

The manufacture of ball bearings, cartoonists' ink and false eyes

Rating: 7.1
12:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Russian Dolls/Aloe Vera/Flags
Season 10 Episode 17/20

How Russian dolls are made, and the production of aloe vera and flags

Rating: 7.1
1:00pm
Dive to the Bottom of the World
Exploring the Challenger Deep, which lies within the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. At more than six-and-a-half miles below sea level, it is the deepest place on Earth

Rating: 3.7
2:00pm
How the Universe Works
Secret History of the Moon
Season 4 Episode 7/8

The astronomy documentary explores the mysterious origins of the Moon, and examines whether what lies beneath its surface might hold the key to future space travel

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
How the Universe Works
The First Oceans
Season 4 Episode 8/8

The astronomy documentary series concludes with an examination of the cosmic origins of water, which defines Earth's ability to sustain life

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
The Unexplained Files
Valentich & Texas Blue Dogs
Season 1 Episode 1/7

The disappearance of pilot Fred Valentich following his supposed encounter with aliens, and the story of creatures said to be terrorising Texas

Rating: 8
5:00pm
Alien Encounters
The Party Line
Season 3 Episode 4/6

More humans try to join the hybrid network with hi-tech tools, and fearing the diminishment of its power, the US launches an attack on the quantum computer

Rating: 9.5
6:00pm
How It's Made
Holograms/Package Printing/Canned Sweetcorn
Season 1 Episode 10/13

The manufacturing processes behind holograms, package printing and tinned sweetcorn, and how methods have evolved over time

Rating: 7.3
6:30pm
How It's Made
Plastic Bags/Solar Panels/Petrol Containers/Ice Hockey Sticks
Season 1 Episode 11/13

The processes involved in manufacturing plastic bags, solar panels, petrol containers and ice hockey sticks, and how they have evolved over the years

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
Food Factory USA
McLovin It
Season 1 Episode 16/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind French fries, frozen pizzas, and Cracker Jack candy

7:30pm
Food Factory USA
Pardon My French
Season 1 Episode 17/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind French's Mustard, caramel apples and Turkducken

8:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Steaks/Home Cinema/Tennis Balls
Season 9 Episode 17/20

The supply of quality steaks to New York City, the making of surround-sound home cinema systems and the production and testing of tennis balls

Rating: 7.1
8:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Viscose Clothing/Carbonated Cola/Snuff
Season 9 Episode 18/20

The transformation of trees into viscose clothing, the production of carbonated cola drinks and the making of traditional English snuff

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
Outrageous Acts of Science
Season 5 Episode 17/20

Shining the spotlight on Internet legends who turn fails to wins. Featuring excruciating face-masks, helicopter stunts, and astonishing snowmobile stunts

Rating: 10
10:00pm
How the Universe Works
Secret History of the Moon
Season 4 Episode 7/8

The astronomy documentary explores the mysterious origins of the Moon, and examines whether what lies beneath its surface might hold the key to future space travel

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Food Factory
Winter
Season 6 Episode 6/12

We celebrate the winter holidays with treats for everyone: organic pannetone with a 20 year old starter and delicious Lady Fortune's hand-crafted Christmas cake pops

Rating: 6.2
11:30pm
Food Factory
Thanksgiving
Season 6 Episode 7/12

We celebrate Thanksgiving with four holiday favourites: Pepperidge Farms' stuffing, delicious pumpkin pie, crispy marshmallow treats, and cranberry sauce

Rating: 6.2
12:00am
The Unexplained Files
Voodoo Zombies/Life After Death
Season 2 Episode 10/12

In Haiti, alleged resurrections lead to rumours of zombies. Plus, a look at the stories of transplant patients who complain of unusual side effects

Rating: 8
1:00am
Mountain Monsters
The Black Wolf
Season 3 Episode 4/8

The hunters learn that a creature known as the Black Wolf roams the Dark Forest - only for a shaman to reveal the beast could spell disaster for Jeff

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
Ghost Asylum
Sibley Mill
Season 2 Episode 12/16

The team investigates an old confederate gunpowder and fabric factory. Known as the murder mill, Sibley has a dark blood-stained centuries old history

Rating: 8.1
3:00am
Mythbusters
Transformers
Season 10 Episode 228/

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman tackle two mechanical metamorphosis projects as they try to turn a car into a motorcycle before attempting to transform a bicycle into a boat

Rating: 8.7
3:50am
How It's Made
Chemical Tank Pressure Vents, Candy Wafers, Food Trucks, Traditional Ropes
Season 24 Episode 2/26

Find out how chemical tank pressure vents, candy wafers, food trucks and traditional ropes are made

Rating: 7.3
4:15am
How It's Made
Graphene, The World's Smallest Car, Force Testers, and Composite Cars
Season 24 Episode 3/26

Find out how graphene, the world's smallest car, force testers, and composite cars are made

Rating: 7.3
4:40am
How the Universe Works
Life & Death On The Red Planet
Season 5 Episode 4/8

Once there was life on Mars - but scientists believe a series of devastating mass extinctions transformed a watery planet into a desert

Rating: 8.3
5:30am
How Stuff's Made
Marbles/Water Filters/Tool Boxes/Packing Foam
Season 2 Episode 8/40

The manufacture of marbles and toolboxes, plus a look at what goes inside a water filter

Rating: 7.9

Fri 24 Nov

6:00am
X-Machines
Beluga, Icehammer, Goliath
Season 1 Episode 2/8

Examining one of the world's largest excavators, how mobile ice hammers are used to save a town from flooding, plus a look at the hazardous journey of an air transporter as its crews battle extreme conditions to deliver its cargo

Rating: 8.4
7:00am
X-Machines
Thunder, Wheels, Nemo
Season 1 Episode 3/8

A look at Thunder, the world's biggest helicopter, and million-dollar submarine Nemo, which can dive to a depth of 914 metres and help detect upcoming tsumamis

Rating: 8.4
8:00am
Mega Builders
The Big Rig
Season 4 Episode 6/7

Engineers in Norway are given the daunting task of constructing two of the world's biggest oil rigs

Rating: 8
9:00am
Food Factory
Fiesta Night
Season 6 Episode 8/12

Discover how chili and cheese tamales, frozen tequila margaritas, guacamole-flavoured Guacachips, and citrus polvorones are made

Rating: 6.2
9:30am
Food Factory
Movie Night
Season 6 Episode 9/12

We are serving up the ultimate Movie Night snack menu with chocolaty Smarties, salty potato crisps with caramel corn, ice cream sandwiches, and moon pie bites

Rating: 6.2
10:00am
Food Factory
Birthday
Season 6 Episode 10/12

On a special birthday episode, we serve up birthday cake ice cream, edible waffle bowls, mountains of cotton candy, and a giant chocolate pinata

Rating: 6.2
10:30am
Food Factory
Valentine's Day
Season 6 Episode 11/12

The culinary documentary focuses on romantic delicacies for Valentine's Day, including sparking wine, heart-shaped ravioli pasta and strawberry-champagne cheesecake

Rating: 6.2
11:00am
How It's Made
Deep Cycle Batteries/Tins/Optical Lenses
Season 8 Episode 4/13

The manufacture of deep-cycle batteries, tins and optical lenses

Rating: 7.3
11:30am
How It's Made
Horseshoes/Dishwashers/Graphite Fly Rods/Frozen Pizzas
Season 8 Episode 5/13

An insight into the processes involved in making horseshoes, dishwashers, graphite fly-fishing rods and frozen pizzas

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Chinamax/Russian Standard/Abalone
Season 10 Episode 18/20

The production of Chinamax, and a brand of Russian vodka

Rating: 7.1
12:30pm
How Do They Do It?
St Petersburg Metro/Civet Coffee/Chip-Makers
Season 10 Episode 19/20

The complex technological processes involved in creating St Petersburg Metro, Civet coffee and chip-makers

Rating: 7.1
1:00pm
Inside Avalanches
How attempts to understand the destructive force of nature have resulted in new technology designed to protect and rescue people who have been buried under snow and ice

2:00pm
How the Universe Works
Mystery of Planet 9
Season 5 Episode 1/8

The series exploring the science of astronomy returns, beginning with a look at the mysterious `ninth' planet reported to exist on the very edge of the Solar System

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
How the Universe Works
The Universe's Deadliest
Season 5 Episode 2/8

The astronomical documentary continues, exploring the most violent and dangerous places in the universe, including exploding stars, colliding galaxies and nebula shockwaves

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
The Unexplained Files
Freaky Fires & Ghost Yacht
Season 1 Episode 2/7

A look at the mysterious events on a yacht off the coast of Australia, and how ordinary household items have suddenly burst into flames in Sicily

Rating: 8
5:00pm
Cosmic Collisions
Earth
Season 1 Episode 1/3

The consequences of a meteor hitting Earth, and how scientists are preparing for future impacts

Rating: 7
6:00pm
How It's Made
Bicycle Helmets/Aluminium/Lithium Batteries/Car Brakes
Season 1 Episode 13/13

An insight into the manufacturing processes behind bicycle helmets, aluminium, lithium batteries and car brakes

Rating: 7.3
6:30pm
How It's Made
Lenses/Granite/Crisps/Computer Processors
Season 2 Episode 1/13

The work involved in making lenses, crisps and computer processors and how production methods have changed over time. Plus, the natural processes involved in the formation of granite

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
Food Factory USA
Who's Hungry
Season 1 Episode 18/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind sugar cubes and brownies

7:30pm
Food Factory USA
Scouts Honour
Season 1 Episode 19/20

From raw materials to finished products, how are mass-produced favourites really made? Discover the story behind cookies, ice cream sandwiches and cheese-filled pretzel pockets

8:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Cable Cars/Vodka/Social Network Sites
Season 9 Episode 19/20

The manufacture of cable cars, how a brand of vodka is made from grass, and the functionality of social networking sites

Rating: 7.1
8:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Walls/Skydiving Suits/Surstromming
Season 9 Episode 20/20

Transforming weeds into walls using a substance made out of hemp and concrete. Plus, how skydiving suits help people fly, and the production of the Swedish fish dish surstromming

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
Blowing Up History
Secrets Of The Maya Pyramid
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Examining the lost city of Chichen Itza in Mexico, finding out how it was built and how human sacrifice helped to shape it

Rating: 10
10:00pm
How the Universe Works
Mystery of Planet 9
Season 5 Episode 1/8

The series exploring the science of astronomy returns, beginning with a look at the mysterious `ninth' planet reported to exist on the very edge of the Solar System

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Food Factory
Birthday
Season 6 Episode 10/12

On a special birthday episode, we serve up birthday cake ice cream, edible waffle bowls, mountains of cotton candy, and a giant chocolate pinata

Rating: 6.2
11:30pm
Food Factory
Valentine's Day
Season 6 Episode 11/12

The culinary documentary focuses on romantic delicacies for Valentine's Day, including sparking wine, heart-shaped ravioli pasta and strawberry-champagne cheesecake

Rating: 6.2
12:00am
The Unexplained Files
Shadow People/The Sun Miracle
Season 2 Episode 11/12

A derelict school that appears to be haunted by, ?shadow people', and people in a hillside town report inexplicable sun activity

Rating: 8
1:00am
Mountain Monsters
Huckleberry's Predator
Season 3 Episode 5/8

The team splits up, and while Jeff sets out to find answers about the Dark Forest, Huckleberry believes a mysterious creature is stalking him

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
Ghost Asylum
Fort Delaware
Season 2 Episode 13/16

Stranded on an island the team has 48-hours to investigate terrifying Fort Delaware, a former civil war POW camp that claimed the lives of 1 in 4 prisoners

Rating: 8.1
3:00am
Mythbusters
Star Wars - The Myths Strike Back
Season 10 Episode 229/

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman once again confront the dark side of science as they tackle a selection of Star Wars-themed myths

Rating: 8.7
3:50am
How It's Made
LED Tubes, Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars, and Robotic Medication Dispensers
Season 24 Episode 4/26

Find out how LED tubes, chocolate peanut butter bars, and robotic medication dispensers are made

Rating: 7.3
4:15am
How It's Made
Commercial Drones, Aquarium Fish, Runway Cleaners, and Shuttlecocks
Season 24 Episode 5/26

Find out how commercial drones, aquarium fish, runway cleaners, and shuttlecocks are made

Rating: 7.3
4:40am
How the Universe Works
Stars That Kill
Season 5 Episode 5/8

Nasa research is used to compile a list of the top six most destructive stars, including `vampires' that drain their neighbours, supernovas, and white dwarfs that destroy planets

Rating: 8.3
5:30am
How Stuff's Made
Saw Blades/LED Street Lights/Coffee Beans/Opalescent Glass
Season 2 Episode 9/40

Examining the longevity of street lights, and the properties of coffee beans

Rating: 7.9

Sat 25 Nov

6:00am
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 1/20

New series. Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

6:30am
Food Factory
Celebrate with Caramel Cake
Season 1 Episode 19/24

The production of buffalo wings, caramel crunch cake, Italian pizzelle cookies and vodka mixers
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
7:00am
Extreme Engineering
Malaysia Smart Tunnel
Season 4 Episode 2/6

The enormous drainage tunnel created beneath the Malaysian city of Kuala Lumpur to deal with devastating floods

Rating: 7.7
8:00am
Extreme Engineering
Sakhalin Oil and Ice
Season 4 Episode 4/6

Danny Forster visits Sakhalin Island in Russia, where workers are building the world's largest oil rigs and a large liquid natural gas plant

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Extreme Engineering
USS Bush Aircraft Carrier
Season 4 Episode 3/6

Architect Danny Forster spends time on board a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, and explores the construction of a model that will weigh 97,000 tons

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Alaska Mega Machines
Bering Sea Giants
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The documentary series explores how Alaska's Coast Guard manage to negotiate risky waters to maintain buoys standing three stories tall. Plus, construction of a steel ferry

11:00am
Superhuman Showdown
Endurance
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Exploring how a pilot can withstand forces of 14G and revealing how many volts electricity conductor Mohan Nair can pass through his body

Rating: 7.5
12:00pm
Superhuman Showdown
Skill
Season 1 Episode 2/5

A stuntman attempts to leap across six rooftops without any safety equipment and a contortionist tries to fit her body into a bottle

Rating: 7.5
1:00pm
Superhuman Showdown
Strength
Season 1 Episode 3/5

A man who can break baseball bats with his shins and another who can throw a washing machine. Plus, a vocal coach with the ability to shatter glass using only his voice

Rating: 7.5
2:00pm
Superhuman Showdown
Speed
Season 1 Episode 4/5

How base jumper Frode Johannessen achieves speeds of 170mph without any kind of motorised assistance, and violinist Ben Lee can play 810 notes per minute

Rating: 7.5
3:00pm
Superhuman Showdown
Brain Power
Season 1 Episode 5/5

How a man can remember 20,000 words in a row and why some Shaolin monks have the ability to balance on blades

Rating: 7.5
4:00pm
Superhuman Showdown
Endurance
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Exploring how a pilot can withstand forces of 14G and revealing how many volts electricity conductor Mohan Nair can pass through his body

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Superhuman Showdown
Skill
Season 1 Episode 2/5

A stuntman attempts to leap across six rooftops without any safety equipment and a contortionist tries to fit her body into a bottle

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Superhuman Showdown
Strength
Season 1 Episode 3/5

A man who can break baseball bats with his shins and another who can throw a washing machine. Plus, a vocal coach with the ability to shatter glass using only his voice

Rating: 7.5
7:00pm
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 6/20

Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

7:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Rikers Jail/Postboxes/Jam
Season 8 Episode 3/20

The running of Rikers Island jail in New York City, the construction of Royal Mail postboxes and how fruit is turned into jam

Rating: 7.1
8:00pm
The Wheel
Pray for Help
Season 1 Episode 5/8

The third phase continues, and as the remaining participants endure tough conditions, a starved Shon requires urgent medical intervention

Rating: 9
9:00pm
Hacking the Wild
Desert Island Castaway
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Andy is stranded alone on an island in the Pacific Ocean, and with a tropical storm looming, he must use his technology to find food and stay alive

10:00pm
Ghost Lab
Theme Park Of Death
Season 2 Episode 7/13

The Klinge brothers investigate the grounds of an abandoned amusement park with a deadly history. Are the children who died here still haunting the fun park?

Rating: 0.5
11:00pm
Mythbusters
Airbag Disaster & Heads Will Roll
Season 11 Episode 1/14

The science-based fact-checking show returns, with new hosts Jonathan Lung and Brian Louden at the helm. The pair begin by dispelling an airbag-related myth

Rating: 8.7
12:00am
How Do They Do It?
Blast Through Rock/Map Earth/Provide Flowers Year-Round
Season 6 Episode 13/20

The technology used to blast through 10,000 tons of rock, map Earth from space and provide fresh flowers all year round

Rating: 7.1
12:30am
How Do They Do It?
Work in 600-degree Heat/Make Champagne/Expand Ports
Season 6 Episode 14/20

The technological innovations and production methods that allow people to work in extreme heat and put the fizz in champagne

Rating: 7.1
1:00am
Superhuman Showdown
Endurance
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Exploring how a pilot can withstand forces of 14G and revealing how many volts electricity conductor Mohan Nair can pass through his body

Rating: 7.5
2:00am
Superhuman Showdown
Skill
Season 1 Episode 2/5

A stuntman attempts to leap across six rooftops without any safety equipment and a contortionist tries to fit her body into a bottle

Rating: 7.5
3:00am
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 6/20

Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

3:25am
How Do They Do It?
Rikers Jail/Postboxes/Jam
Season 8 Episode 3/20

The running of Rikers Island jail in New York City, the construction of Royal Mail postboxes and how fruit is turned into jam

Rating: 7.1
3:50am
Superhuman Showdown
Strength
Season 1 Episode 3/5

A man who can break baseball bats with his shins and another who can throw a washing machine. Plus, a vocal coach with the ability to shatter glass using only his voice

Rating: 7.5
4:40am
Superhuman Showdown
Speed
Season 1 Episode 4/5

How base jumper Frode Johannessen achieves speeds of 170mph without any kind of motorised assistance, and violinist Ben Lee can play 810 notes per minute

Rating: 7.5
5:30am
How Stuff's Made
Double Glazing/Ice Hockey Sticks/Fluorescent Torches/Bus Seats
Season 2 Episode 10/40

The technology behind the manufacture of double-glazed windows, fluorescent torches and ice-hockey sticks. Plus, how a bus seat can make a journey safer

Rating: 7.9

Sun 26 Nov

6:00am
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 2/20

Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

6:30am
Food Factory
Organic Milk and Eclairs for a King
Season 1 Episode 20/24

The production of chick peas, samosas, mini eclairs and organic milk
(Audio Described)

Rating: 6.2
7:00am
Extreme Engineering
Saving New Orleans
Season 4 Episode 5/6

Follow host Danny Forster in New Orleans as he plunges into the deep, joining the emergency struggle to repair the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina

Rating: 7.7
8:00am
Extreme Engineering
Space Tower
Season 4 Episode 6/6

The construction of Madrid's 700ft Space Tower, one of Spain's tallest buildings and the world's only skyscraper to boast a different floor plan on each level

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Extreme Engineering
CityCenter, Las Vegas
Season 7 Episode 2/8

Architect Danny Forster explores the urban resort of CityCenter, Las Vegas, asking how it aspires to change the city

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Alaska Mega Machines
Warriors in the Last Frontier
Season 1 Episode 5/6

An insight into how a mega fish factory produced three million pounds of seafood a day. Plus, a flying ambulance operating 14,000 feet above Alaska's wildernes

11:00am
How Do They Do It?
Chewing Gum/Fish Hooks/Legoland Models
Season 9 Episode 1/20

Transforming the sap from rubber trees into chewing gum, how fish hooks strong enough to catch a shark are made, and the construction of Legoland models

Rating: 7.1
11:30am
How Do They Do It?
Formula One Cars/Multi-Tool/Aalto Glassware
Season 9 Episode 2/20

The construction of Formula One racing cars, America's best-selling multi-tool and Finnish Aalto glassware

Rating: 7.1
12:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Pythons/Panama Hats/Tunnel Safety
Season 9 Episode 3/20

The rounding up of escaped pythons in Florida, the making of Panama hats, and how drivers are kept safe in the world's longest tunnel

Rating: 7.1
12:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Miniature Airports/Hurricane-Proof Houses/Rhubarb
Season 9 Episode 4/20

The construction of working miniature airports, the design of houses to withstand hurricanes and the cultivation of rhubarb in the dark

Rating: 7.1
1:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Almonds/Clearing Snow/Stains
Season 9 Episode 5/20

The way billions of bees help produce tons of California almonds, how snow is cleared to keep planes functional in Norway, and the removal of tricky stains

Rating: 7.1
1:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Belgian Beer/New York Steam
Season 9 Episode 6/20

The technology series reveals how New York is able to run on steam, and details the processes perfected by Belgian monks responsible for making some of the world's finest beers

Rating: 7.1
2:00pm
Mythbusters
Hollywood Car Crash Cliches
Season 9 Episode 19/30

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman take a look at what happens when a car drives through a sheet of glass being held by two men, focusing on whether the guys get injured

Rating: 8.7
3:00pm
Mythbusters
Supersonic Ping Pong/Ice Canon
Season 9 Episode 20/30

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman ask if a ping pong ball could be launched to supersonic speeds and become lethal. Plus, the team tests out cannon balls made from ice

Rating: 8.7
4:00pm
Mythbusters
Indy Car Special
Season 9 Episode 9/30

The team visits the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to test racing myths, including the possibility that a driver can lose 10lbs during a race

Rating: 8.7
5:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Chewing Gum/Fish Hooks/Legoland Models
Season 9 Episode 1/20

Transforming the sap from rubber trees into chewing gum, how fish hooks strong enough to catch a shark are made, and the construction of Legoland models

Rating: 7.1
5:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Formula One Cars/Multi-Tool/Aalto Glassware
Season 9 Episode 2/20

The construction of Formula One racing cars, America's best-selling multi-tool and Finnish Aalto glassware

Rating: 7.1
6:00pm
How Do They Do It?
Pythons/Panama Hats/Tunnel Safety
Season 9 Episode 3/20

The rounding up of escaped pythons in Florida, the making of Panama hats, and how drivers are kept safe in the world's longest tunnel

Rating: 7.1
6:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Miniature Airports/Hurricane-Proof Houses/Rhubarb
Season 9 Episode 4/20

The construction of working miniature airports, the design of houses to withstand hurricanes and the cultivation of rhubarb in the dark

Rating: 7.1
7:00pm
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 8/20

Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

7:30pm
How Do They Do It?
Playing Cards/Lager/Luxury Jets
Season 8 Episode 4/20

Manufacturing playing cards that can prevent cheating, brewing more than a billion bottles of lager a year, and the construction of luxurious private jets

Rating: 7.1
8:00pm
How It's Made
Vibrating Mining Screens, Whoopie Pies, Utility Poles, and Roller Conveyors
Season 23 Episode 24/26

The development, manufacturing and distribution of vibrating mining screens, whoopie pies, wood utility poles and roller conveyors

Rating: 7.3
8:30pm
How It's Made
Exercise Bikes, Cornish Pasties, Pasta Makers and Slate Products
Season 23 Episode 25/26

Find out how exercise bikes, Cornish pasties, pasta makers and slate products are made

Rating: 7.3
9:00pm
How the Universe Works
Birth of the Earth
Season 2 Episode 8/8

The creation of Earth by a planetary collision, millions of cosmic strikes and a supernova, and an investigation into the possibility of life on similar planets

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Prehistoric
Chicago
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Documentary revealing how 13,000 years ago, Chicago, the city that invented the skyscraper, was home to huge beasts - and their bones can still be found in the parks

Rating: 9.3
11:00pm
Dark Matters
Dark Matters: Twisted But True
Season 2 Episode 1/13

John Noble explores the strangest and most controversial science stories, including the fascination surrounding 19th-century scientific guinea pig Alexis St Martin

Rating: 5.5
12:00am
How Do They Do It?
Manufacturing Propellers/Intelligent Cars/Turning Metal into Magnets
Season 6 Episode 15/20

A car that can call the emergency services, how metal is turned into magnets, and the processes involved in the manufacture of propellers

Rating: 7.1
12:30am
How Do They Do It?
Large Aquarium/Making Sapphire/Bentleys
Season 6 Episode 16/20

Looking after sharks in one of the world's largest aquariums, how precious stones are grown, and the manufacturing processes involved in creating Bentley cars

Rating: 7.1
1:00am
How Do They Do It?
Chewing Gum/Fish Hooks/Legoland Models
Season 9 Episode 1/20

Transforming the sap from rubber trees into chewing gum, how fish hooks strong enough to catch a shark are made, and the construction of Legoland models

Rating: 7.1
1:30am
How Do They Do It?
Formula One Cars/Multi-Tool/Aalto Glassware
Season 9 Episode 2/20

The construction of Formula One racing cars, America's best-selling multi-tool and Finnish Aalto glassware

Rating: 7.1
2:00am
How Do They Do It?
Pythons/Panama Hats/Tunnel Safety
Season 9 Episode 3/20

The rounding up of escaped pythons in Florida, the making of Panama hats, and how drivers are kept safe in the world's longest tunnel

Rating: 7.1
2:30am
How Do They Do It?
Miniature Airports/Hurricane-Proof Houses/Rhubarb
Season 9 Episode 4/20

The construction of working miniature airports, the design of houses to withstand hurricanes and the cultivation of rhubarb in the dark

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 8/20

Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

3:25am
How Do They Do It?
Playing Cards/Lager/Luxury Jets
Season 8 Episode 4/20

Manufacturing playing cards that can prevent cheating, brewing more than a billion bottles of lager a year, and the construction of luxurious private jets

Rating: 7.1
3:50am
Atari Codebreaker
Season 1 Episode 6/20

Three players compete in a quiz featuring questions on science topics. The winners have to find the right combination to open a safe - and win all the fabulous prizes it contains

4:15am
How Do They Do It?
Rikers Jail/Postboxes/Jam
Season 8 Episode 3/20

The running of Rikers Island jail in New York City, the construction of Royal Mail postboxes and how fruit is turned into jam

Rating: 7.1
4:40am
Mythbusters
Supersonic Ping Pong/Ice Canon
Season 9 Episode 20/30

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman ask if a ping pong ball could be launched to supersonic speeds and become lethal. Plus, the team tests out cannon balls made from ice

Rating: 8.7
5:30am
How Stuff's Made
Military Knives/Surfboards/Mattresses/Guacachips
Season 2 Episode 11/40

The technology behind the manufacture of military knives, surfboards and mattresses, plus a look at how tortilla chips are made

Rating: 7.9