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Thu 17 Aug

8:00am
Car SOS
A Porsche Puzzle
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw face a race against time to restore a 1980s Porsche 911 suffering from almost terminal rust

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
The Swinging 60s
Season 2 Episode 6/10

The teams find a Triumph Herald and Ford Anglia as they search for 1960s cars to strip to a shell and compete to make the most profit in scrap value

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Jaguar Dragster
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo customise a drag racing Jaguar inspired by the Spitfire aircraft, but face one of their tightest ever deadlines to complete the job

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Megafactories
Bentley
Season 4 Episode 9/9

The Bentley factory, where 95 per cent of cars are custom-made, and engineers are beginning to remake the company's flagship Mulsanne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Explosive Evidence
Season 5 Episode 7/10

An exploration of the events that led to the deaths of nine people on board a 747 jet bound for Auckland, New Zealand, in February 1989, after the plane's cargo door was torn off. The official inquiry cited human error as the cause of the accident, and only the dogged persistence of bereaved parents Kevin and Susan Campbell revealed the mechanical failing in a locking mechanism, which resulted in the death of their son Lee

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Vanishing Act
Season 13 Episode 5/10

Experts try to determine how a Varig Flight 254 managed to veer more than 1,000 kilometres off course before crashing in a remote part of the Amazon jungle in September 1989. As they piece together the events, investigators uncover a shocking navigational mistake concerning the last flight of the Boeing 737

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Wicked Tuna
Tuna Invaders
Season 5 Episode 13/15

Fishing boats from other areas join the hunt for tuna as the season draws to an end, and the local captains are forced to defend their turf as the sea becomes overcrowded

Rating: 7.1
3:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Ferry Go Round
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Thord has to deal with a situation that is stopping the whole community from using the main road. Kristoffer cleans up after a garbage truck that has overturned on a slippery road

Rating: 7.3
4:00pm
Yukon Gold
It's Ours to Take
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Life is tough for the miners as Ken has to choose between paying his crew and his debtors, Big Al is let down by his equipment and Dennis must find $10,000 or face shutdown

Rating: 8.1
5:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Lightning War Machine
Season 3 Episode 3/6

Ruins across Europe that show evidence of Hitler's infamous Blitzkrieg tactics, which represented a revolutionary new approach to warfare and brought Germany a string of victories

Rating: 6.8
6:00pm
WW2 Hell Under the Sea
America Fights Back
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The story of a newly appointed US submarine commander who took on an entire enemy convoy in the South Pacific

7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Kid in the Cockpit
Season 3 Episode 10/13

Investigation into the Russian pilot who allowed his teenage son to take control of his Airbus plane. The chain of events that followed led to the deaths of 70 people

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Seconds from Disaster
Tragedy on Everest
Investigation into the fierce storm and deadly ambition that led to the deaths of eight climbers during their descent of Mount Everest in 1996

Rating: 4.1
9:00pm
Border Wars
Stash House Sting
A stakeout catches human traffickers red-handed. Plus, agents uncover a house filled with 70 illegal immigrants

Rating: 5.8
10:00pm
Banged Up Abroad
USA/The Real Goodfella
Season 6 Episode 1/10

A look at the downfall of American mobster Henry Hill, who inspired Martin Scorsese's film Goodfellas. When he was caught dealing drugs against the orders of his boss, he became a mafia snitch with a price on his head

Rating: 7.3
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Ghost Plane
Season 4 Episode 10/10

The fate of Helios Flight 522, which in August 2005 crashed into a mountain in Greece after the flight crew and passengers were rendered unconscious

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Hot Hatch Heroes
Season 1 Episode 5/10

The teams scour scrapyards looking for 1980s hatchbacks, which are fast becoming profitable on the spare parts market
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Nissan GTR
Season 1 Episode 9/10

Ralph and Ranen build a car for a motoring mogul that can go faster than a Bugatti Veyron

Rating: 7.5
2:00am
Car SOS
A Porsche Puzzle
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw face a race against time to restore a 1980s Porsche 911 suffering from almost terminal rust

Rating: 7.7
3:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
The Swinging 60s
Season 2 Episode 6/10

The teams find a Triumph Herald and Ford Anglia as they search for 1960s cars to strip to a shell and compete to make the most profit in scrap value

Rating: 7.5
4:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Jaguar Dragster
Season 2 Episode 6/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo customise a drag racing Jaguar inspired by the Spitfire aircraft, but face one of their tightest ever deadlines to complete the job

Rating: 7.5

Fri 18 Aug

8:00am
Car SOS
The Herald Angels
Season 2 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw travel to Cornwall in a bid to restore a run-down Triumph Herald that has been housed in a garage for five years

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
My First Car
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Two teams haggle for an Austin 1100 and a Ford Cortina in the hope of making the greater profit after stripping them down to scrap

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Lamborghini Transporter
Season 2 Episode 8/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo are challenged to create a luxury transporter capable of carrying supercars across any terrain. Last in the series

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Megafactories
Swedish Super Car
Season 4 Episode 7/9

A look at how every Koenigsegg car is hand-built in a factory that looks more like an art studio than a car production plant
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Crash In The Alps
Season 15 Episode 7/10

The crash of a German plane flying over the French Alps, which inexplicably began losing altitude. The explanation for the disaster proves far more shocking than anyone expected

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Sideswiped
Season 13 Episode 9/10

The 1992 accident that saw Copa Airlines Flight 201, a Boeing 737 en route from Panama to Colombia, enter a high-speed dive, causing it to disintegrate in mid-air

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Wicked Tuna
The Thin Bluefin Line
Season 5 Episode 14/15

A narrow margin separates the top four boats in the last two weeks of the season. TJ Ott makes a risky trip to Georges Bank and a bad week jeopardises Dave Carraro's winning streak

Rating: 7.1
3:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Crime Scene Rescue
Season 2 Episode 4/10

Thord is involved in a crime scene investigation, Bjorn patrols the mountains, and Andrej has to make up for a lack of experience when he discovers an overturned car

Rating: 7.3
4:00pm
Yukon Gold
What Doesn't Kill You
Season 2 Episode 4/10

The hunt proves risky when one of Cam's goldseekers is airlifted to hospital. Ken faces a double mutiny, while a bear strikes fear into Karl's crew

Rating: 8.1
5:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
The Eagle's Nest
Season 3 Episode 1/6

The construction of Hitler's fortified alpine retreat on top of the 6000ft Kehlstein Mountain in Obersalzberg, Bavaria, and how it was defended from Allied bombing

Rating: 6.8
6:00pm
WW2 Hell Under the Sea
Fatal Voyage
Season 1 Episode 6/6

The case of a vengeful American submarine captain who sank 17 ships before falling prey to his own torpedoes, leaving is crew faced with a battle to survive

7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
The Plane That Vanished
Season 7 Episode 7/8

The loss of Adam Air Flight 574, which disappeared from radar screens in 2007 and crashed into the Java Sea, off Indonesia, killing 102 people on board

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Lawless Island
The Axeman Cometh
Season 1 Episode 2/20

The winter comes to an end, and Sam goes on his first fishing trip in months, while Gary goes on one last trapping trip

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Yukon River Run
Braving the Boneyard
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Neil braves a dangerous stretch of river, as the various crews try to make some money through hunting and fishing

10:00pm
Extreme Mechanics Alaska
Muddying The Waters
Season 1 Episode 4/8

Jim hires Duane's rival Todd, and heads out to repair a snowcat

Rating: 9.4
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Death of the President
Season 11 Episode 10/13

Documentary investigating the death of Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, who was killed in a plane crash in 2010, discovering there was more to the incident than pilot error

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
American Muscle
Season 1 Episode 3/10

The teams use their £1,500 budget to search the scrapyards for high-performance American vehicles, and try to make a profit by selling the parts
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Audi A8
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Ralph and Ranen take up the challenge of customising a car for cold weather

Rating: 7.5
2:00am
Car SOS
The Herald Angels
Season 2 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw travel to Cornwall in a bid to restore a run-down Triumph Herald that has been housed in a garage for five years

Rating: 7.7
3:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
My First Car
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Two teams haggle for an Austin 1100 and a Ford Cortina in the hope of making the greater profit after stripping them down to scrap

Rating: 7.5
4:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Lamborghini Transporter
Season 2 Episode 8/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo are challenged to create a luxury transporter capable of carrying supercars across any terrain. Last in the series

Rating: 7.5

Sat 19 Aug

8:00am
Is It Real?
Bermuda Triangle
Season 3 Episode 1/10

The mystery of the Bermuda Triangle, which supposedly has caused planes and boats to disappear, leaving no trace behind

Rating: 10
9:00am
Pirate Treasure Hunters
Docu-drama. Denzil Keimf stars as Black Sam Bellamy in a reconstruction of the notorious pirate's life, while marine archaeologist Barry Clifford follows in the brigand's footsteps in search of his legendary treasures

11:00am
Lost Ships of Rome
Marine archaeologists investigate the wrecks of five ancient Roman ships discovered off a remote Mediterranean island, still stacked with their original cargo

Rating: 10
12:00pm
Columbus's Cursed Colony
A search for the wreck of Christopher Columbus's lost fleet in the waters of La Isabela Bay in the Dominican Republic

1:00pm
Shipwreck Graveyard
Marine geologist Dr Robert Ballard explores a well-preserved Byzantine wreck in the Black Sea, using a cutting-edge robot to excavate the site and collect samples and artefacts

Rating: 5.5
2:00pm
Stonehenge Decoded
Archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson discusses new discoveries that suggest the monument might have been at the centre of a much larger religious site than previously thought, with thousands of people descending on the stone circle and the surrounding area for the summer and winter solstices

Rating: 4
4:00pm
Saxon Gold: Finding the Hoard
Amateur metal detectorist Terry Herbert talks about his July 2009 discovery of a hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure worth £3.3million in a field near Lichfield in Staffordshire. The programme also hears from Fred Johnson - the farmer who owned the land - the archaeologists who later excavated the site, and the experts from the Birmingham and British Museums who realised the international significance of the collection - the largest of its kind ever found in Britain

Rating: 4.9
5:00pm
Saxon Gold: New Secrets Revealed
Amateur metal detectorist Terry Herbert talks about his July 2009 discovery of a hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure worth £3.3million in a field near Lichfield in Staffordshire. Plus, Birmingham Museum curator David Symons shows the work of Anglo-Saxon metalwork specialists, gemstone analysts and osteoarchaeologists to reveal new aspects of art in the Dark Ages
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
6:00pm
Roman Murder Mystery
A historical and archaeological investigation of a Roman outpost near Hadrian's Wall named Vindolanda, home to soldiers, wives, slaves and local Britons

Rating: 0.7
7:00pm
Bloody Tales
Murder
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate three of history's most mysterious murder cases, the Princes in the Tower, the death of Attila the Hun and the assassination of Juan Borgia

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Bloody Tales
Monsters
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate historical characters, including a Hungarian widow who reportedly bathed in blood

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
Bloody Tales
Dark Arts
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate Europe's cases of witch hunts and devil worshippers, and ask whether gravediggers started the plague with corpse powder

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Warrior Graveyard
Navy of The Damned
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Archeological digs reveal the working conditions of 18th and 19th-century Royal Navy sailors, some of whom were just 13 years old

11:00pm
Warrior Graveyard
Ghosts of the Crusades
Season 1 Episode 2/3

An archaeological and forensic examination of six crusaders' bones brings to life the 1179 Battle of Jacob's Ford, revealing the wounds that killed the warriors in the Holy Land

12:00am
Explorer
Season 2 Episode 1/

New series. Aasif Mandvi explores Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs, and journalist Ted Koppel offers his perspective on the evolution of news
(New Series)

1:00am
Warrior Graveyard
Samurai Back from the Dead
Season 1 Episode 3/3

In Kamakura, Japan, a grave is found that contains thousands of skeletons, revealing the extent of the violence during the Battle of Dan-no-ura in 1185

2:00am
Bloody Tales
Murder
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate three of history's most mysterious murder cases, the Princes in the Tower, the death of Attila the Hun and the assassination of Juan Borgia

Rating: 8.3
3:00am
Bloody Tales
Monsters
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate historical characters, including a Hungarian widow who reportedly bathed in blood

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Bloody Tales
Avengers
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley delve into history's greatest acts of revenge, questioning who killed Mussolini and how an attack on Napolean helped to shape his political career

Rating: 8.3

Sun 20 Aug

8:00am
Is It Real?
Ghost Ships
Season 3 Episode 10/10

The connection between ghost ships and the supernatural, including the cases of the Mary Celeste, which was found sailing with no crew, and the Queen Mary

Rating: 10
9:00am
Wicked Pirate City
A reconstruction of Jamaica's pirate past, as a group of experts dive off the waters of Port Royal looking for a treasure allegedly lost in 1692

Rating: 7
11:00am
Drain the Sunken Pirate City
Marine archaeologist Jon Henderson examines the fate of a Caribbean port famous for pirates, which was destroyed in a tsunami and earthquake in 1692

12:00pm
Ghost Ship: Resurrection
Archaeologists obtain valuable information about a fascinating period of global trade and exploration while investigating a 17th-century Dutch vessel sunk in the Baltic Sea. They also discover a rare wooden sculpture when they send robots to examine the wreck
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

1:00pm
King Tut's Curse
Dr Zahi Hawass explores the theory that Tutankhamun's remains are protected by a curse, which may explain a series of mysterious deaths linked to the pharaoh

3:00pm
Is It Real?
King Arthur
Season 3 Episode 8/10

Ancient texts and verse are evaluated to discover the truth behind the King Arthur's quests

Rating: 10
4:00pm
Elizabeth I's War on Terror
Documentary-drama telling the story of 16th-century spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham, whose ingenuity protected Queen Elizabeth from a group of Catholic extremists who were plotting to kill her and install Mary Queen of Scots on the throne

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Elizabeth I: Killer Queen?
Documentary examining the death of Amy Robsart, wife of Elizabeth I's alleged lover Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. The 28-year-old fell down the stairs at Cumnor Place in Berkshire, and the coroner deemed the incident the result of misfortune, but her demise was shrouded in suspicion
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
6:00pm
Elizabeth I: The Secret Life
A look at the monarch's life, considering why she failed to provide an heir to the throne. Rumours of illegitimacy and adultery surrounding the Virgin Queen are explored, as well as the possibility that she was actually a man

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Bloody Tales
Executions
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley challenge knowledge about Europe's bloodiest historical figures, seeking out the continent's grisliest events and revealing the true stories behind infamous tales. They consider Amon Goeth, questioning whether the Nazi commander's hanging was botched in revenge for his crimes against humanity. Also investigated are Viking Ragnar Lodbrok, who was reportedly killed in a pit of snakes, and Scottish warrior William Wallace, who was hung, drawn and quartered in 14th-century London

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Bloody Tales
Avengers
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley delve into history's greatest acts of revenge, questioning who killed Mussolini and how an attack on Napolean helped to shape his political career

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
Bloody Tales
Tyrants
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate the deeds of history's most infamous tyrants, including Emperor Nero and Vlad the Impaler

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Bloody Tales of the Tower
Executions
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Executions carried out at the Tower of London, including the botched beheading of Charles II's son, who is said to have suffered five blows of the axe before dying

Rating: 7.1
11:00pm
Bloody Tales of the Tower
Traitors
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Joe Crowley and historian Suzannah Lipscomb delve into the Tower of London's past, starting with a look at the grisly fate that awaited those accused of treason

Rating: 7.1
12:00am
Bloody Tales of the Tower
Scandal!
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Joe Crowley and Suzannah Lipscomb examine the Tower of London's high-profile prisoners, including Anne Boleyn, William Seymour and Arbella Stuart

Rating: 7.1
1:00am
Vampire Skeletons Mystery
An investigation into alleged vampire graves in Kilteasheen, Co Roscommon, where skeletons have been found with boulders jammed in their mouths and weighed down by stones. The programme examines the connection between these intriguing finds and people's ancestral fear of the undead

Rating: 5
2:00am
Bloody Tales
Dark Arts
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate Europe's cases of witch hunts and devil worshippers, and ask whether gravediggers started the plague with corpse powder

Rating: 8.3
3:00am
Bloody Tales
Executions
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley challenge knowledge about Europe's bloodiest historical figures, seeking out the continent's grisliest events and revealing the true stories behind infamous tales. They consider Amon Goeth, questioning whether the Nazi commander's hanging was botched in revenge for his crimes against humanity. Also investigated are Viking Ragnar Lodbrok, who was reportedly killed in a pit of snakes, and Scottish warrior William Wallace, who was hung, drawn and quartered in 14th-century London

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Bloody Tales
Tyrants
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb and presenter Joe Crowley investigate the deeds of history's most infamous tyrants, including Emperor Nero and Vlad the Impaler

Rating: 8.3

Mon 21 Aug

8:00am
The Search for China's Blue Hole
Experts explore a series of underwater caves in China that have never caught on film before, and which are home to an abundance of undiscovered species

9:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Breaking the Mould
Season 2 Episode 5/10

The teams bid on a Reliant Robin and an eco-friendly Toyota Prius as they try to make the most money by scrapping the vehicles

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Supercar Megabuild
McLaren P1 Hyperbike
Season 2 Episode 7/8

Dan Baruffo and Shane Lynch are challenged to build a motorcycle that can keep up with one of the world's fastest cars, despite having little experience with bikes

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Megafactories
Jaguar XJ
Season 4 Episode 6/9

A visit to the Jaguar factory in Castle Bromwich, Solihull, to follow the development of the first car in the company's history to use aerospace-influenced space frame technology

Rating: 7.7
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
River Runway
Season 15 Episode 8/10

The case of a plane that flew into a massive storm over Indonesia during the country's rainy season, but made a seemingly impossible emergency landing with only one casualty

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Death at Narita
Season 13 Episode 7/10

A crash-landing at Tokyo's Narita Airport, which bore remarkable similarities to an accident at Newark Airport more than a decade earlier

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Wicked Tuna
The Final Fishdown
Season 5 Episode 15/15

The four leading captains hope to make one last big haul in a final week where every fish makes a difference. Tyler McLaughlin tries to get back in the game

Rating: 7.1
3:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Winter Woes
Season 2 Episode 5/10

Bjorn has a bad day, and Thord is called out to rescue a trailer that is poised to flood the road with milk

Rating: 7.3
4:00pm
Yukon Gold
Know When to Hold 'Em
Season 2 Episode 5/10

Big Al hits a problem halfway through the mining season, while Ken's wife is about to discover that they are on the verge of going bust

Rating: 8.1
5:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Killer Subs
Season 3 Episode 4/6

The creation of the most advanced submarine of the Second World War, which had unprecedented speed and firepower. However, only two were completed during the conflict

Rating: 6.8
6:00pm
WW2 Hell Under the Sea
Destroyer Killer
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The story of an American submarine that sailed through a Japanese Naval Base to rescue six Allied commandos who found themselves stranded behind enemy lines in Borneo

7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
EgyptAir 990
Season 3 Episode 8/13

The mystery surrounding the crash of EgyptAir flight 990 in 1999, which resulted in the deaths of all 217 people on board. As investigators searched for an explanation to the tragedy, some suggested the pilot must have deliberately flown into the Atlantic ocean
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Luftwaffe
Season 4 Episode 6/6

The German air force during the Second World War, exploring an aircraft factory, a torpedo test facility and the world's most advanced jet bomber. Last in the series

Rating: 6.8
9:00pm
Hitler's Death Squad
The story of the Nazi soldiers that were charged with carrying out Hitler's plans for genocide, committing some of history's most horrific crimes

10:00pm
Hitler's Secret Attack on America
The tactics, heroes and villains of Operation Drumbeat, the German U-boats' surprise attack on targets along America's eastern coast in 1941
(Audio Described)

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Afghan Nightmare
Season 15 Episode 10/10

A military cargo plane crashes seconds into a flight. Footage of the disaster points to an obvious cause - but a key piece of evidence is nearly overlooked

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Bargain Bangers
Season 2 Episode 9/10

The teams go in search of cars to strip to a shell with a budget of £250 as they try to make the most money in the scrap metal market

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Audi R8 Drifter
Season 2 Episode 5/8

Time is tight and the pressure is on when Dan and Shane are tasked with turning an exclusive and executive Audi R8 into a mean Gymkhana Grid contender

Rating: 7.5
2:00am
The Search for China's Blue Hole
Experts explore a series of underwater caves in China that have never caught on film before, and which are home to an abundance of undiscovered species

3:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Breaking the Mould
Season 2 Episode 5/10

The teams bid on a Reliant Robin and an eco-friendly Toyota Prius as they try to make the most money by scrapping the vehicles

Rating: 7.5
4:00am
Supercar Megabuild
McLaren P1 Hyperbike
Season 2 Episode 7/8

Dan Baruffo and Shane Lynch are challenged to build a motorcycle that can keep up with one of the world's fastest cars, despite having little experience with bikes

Rating: 7.5

Tue 22 Aug

8:00am
Car SOS
Start the Dart
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Berkshire where they hope to surprise the loving owner of a Daimler SP250 `Dart' by secretly restoring his classic sports car

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
50K Cars
Season 2 Episode 8/10

The teams are challenged to buy and break apart cars worth more than £50,000 as they try to raise the most profit from a Mercedes and a BMW

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Sub Zero Porsche
Season 2 Episode 3/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Baruffo work on a porsche built for ice racing - but the buyer has been promised that the ambitious project will be completed in just four weeks

Rating: 7.5
11:00am
Megafactories
Aston Martin Supercar
Season 1 Episode 13/13

A behind-the-scenes look at Aston Martin's HQ in Warwickshire, revealing how the customised and coveted One-77 is designed and manufactured
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Solution
Season 15 Episode 9/10

Investigators search for a plane that disappeared above the Java Sea with 162 passengers on board, and discover how correcting a routine fault had devastating results

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
The Death of JFK Jr
Season 13 Episode 4/10

Following the tragic event in which John F Kennedy Jr's light aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in July 1999, killing him, his wife Carolyn and his sister-in-law Lauren, experts examine the cause behind the crash

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Wicked Tuna
The First Fish is the Hardest
Season 6 Episode 1/13

New competitors and old rivals prepare for the first week of a new season in Gloucester, Massachusetts

Rating: 7.1
3:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Storm Chaos Mountain
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Norway is struck by the biggest storm in years, leaving the rescue workers struggling to get everyone off the roads while battling through rain, wind and snow

Rating: 7.3
4:00pm
Yukon Gold
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Season 2 Episode 6/10

The weather threatens to turn against the miners as they continue their search for gold. Ken's desperation costs him dearly, while Dennis is confronted by a tough decision

Rating: 8.1
5:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Japanese Superfortress
Season 3 Episode 5/6

How Japanese forces created a network of inland defences and tunnels on the island of Okinawa, which was the background for 10 weeks of fighting with US troops

Rating: 6.8
6:00pm
WW2 Hell Under the Sea
The Wolfpack
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Documentary series exploring the use of submarines in the Second World War, beginning with the story of a German U-boat that escaped a barrage of underwater bombs

7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Lockerbie
Season 7 Episode 2/8

Documentary exploring the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in December 1988, which resulted in the deaths of 270 people and devastated the Scottish town of Lockerbie, close where the aircraft crashed

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Breakout
The Real MacGyver
Season 2 Episode 2/8

Harold Laird discusses his escape from Stiles maximum security prison in Texas, revealing how everyday items such as dental floss and tissues helped him. As a convicted murderer, he was sentenced to life but decided to escape in September 2001 after a `stab on sight' hit was placed upon him by a prison gang

Rating: 7.4
9:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Luftwaffe
Season 4 Episode 6/6

The German air force during the Second World War, exploring an aircraft factory, a torpedo test facility and the world's most advanced jet bomber. Last in the series

Rating: 6.8
10:00pm
No Man Left Behind
Stealth Fighter Down
Season 1 Episode 4/6

When stealth pilot Dale Zelko is shot down on a bombing over Belgrade, the race is on for NATO to find him before he is captured by Serbian forces

Rating: 6
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Speed Trap
Season 12 Episode 2/10

A look at what caused the Hughes Airwest Flight 706 to collide with a US Marine Corps F-4 Phantom at 15,000ft over California on June 6, 1971

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Workhorse Write Offs
Season 2 Episode 7/10

The teams bargain for an old Ford Transit and an ageing tractor to strip to a shell and sell on as parts for the highest sum of cash possible. Narrated by John Challis (car dealer Boycie in Only Fools and Horses)

Rating: 7.5
1:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Le Mans Maserati
Season 2 Episode 1/8

Jodie Kidd asks mechanics Shane and Dan to convert a family saloon so it is capable of reaching 200mph, while also giving it a retro 1960s appearance

Rating: 7.5
2:00am
Car SOS
Start the Dart
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Berkshire where they hope to surprise the loving owner of a Daimler SP250 `Dart' by secretly restoring his classic sports car

Rating: 7.7
3:00am
Strippers: Cars for Cash
50K Cars
Season 2 Episode 8/10

The teams are challenged to buy and break apart cars worth more than £50,000 as they try to raise the most profit from a Mercedes and a BMW

Rating: 7.5
4:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Sub Zero Porsche
Season 2 Episode 3/8

Shane Lynch and Dan Baruffo work on a porsche built for ice racing - but the buyer has been promised that the ambitious project will be completed in just four weeks

Rating: 7.5