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Sun 17 Dec

8:00am
We Built the Titanic
The Hull
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Documentary exploring how engineers and craftsmen built the largest and most expensive ship in the world, beginning by re-creating a part of the liner's hull
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
9:00am
We Built the Titanic
The Anchor
Season 1 Episode 2/5

Engineers re-create the liner's 16-ton central anchor, taking it to the town of Netherton in the Midlands, where the ship's original was manufactured

Rating: 7.8
10:00am
We Built the Titanic
Electricity
Season 1 Episode 3/5

Engineers use a large electric oven to re-create a first-class dinner based on the liner's menus, and rebuild parts of the ship's gym
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
11:00am
We Built the Titanic
Smoking Room
Season 1 Episode 4/5

The team tries to recreate the liner's luxurious smoking room, as well as a third-class cabin designed for emigrants

Rating: 7.8
12:00pm
We Built the Titanic
Safety
Season 1 Episode 5/5

The team examines the liner's safety features and pays tribute to the people who manned the pumps and generators to the end, saving more than 700 lives
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
1:00pm
Titanic: The Final Word with James Cameron
The film-maker brings together leading engineers, naval architects, artists and historians, as they try to separate the myths from the facts, and provide pivotal clues that could change the preconceptions of what happened during the cruise liner's final hours

Rating: 6.7
3:00pm
Titanic: The Final Secret
How Dr Robert Ballard inadvertently located the wreck of the ill-fated liner while conducting a covert investigation for the US Navy during the Cold War

Rating: 8
4:00pm
Titanic: 20 Years Later With James Cameron
The director looks back on the making of the movie and reveals the historical and scientific facts concerning the sinking of the ocean liner that influenced his creative decisions

5:00pm
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
6:00pm
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
7:00pm
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)

8:00pm
Draining the Bermuda Triangle
Documentary investigating the infamous disappearances of ships and aircraft, adopting the rather unorthodox technique of exploring the area's ominous reputation by `draining the water from it' to see what exactly lies below the surface of the mythical triangle. Data from sophisticated sonar surveys enables the ocean floor to be seen, revealing strange geological features. The programme then contemplates whether they have had any influence on the mysterious occurrences that have been documented over the years

9:00pm
Drain Alcatraz
A look at the floor of San Francisco Bay surrounding the infamous prison, revealing why the damage caused by previous earthquakes helped make the island impossible to escape

10:00pm
Atlantis Rising
Documentary produced by James Cameron, searching for evidence of the legendary lost city and revealing how signs of its existence may be hiding in plain sight

12:00am
Drain the Great Lakes
Documentary revealing what is beneath North America's Great Lakes - Lake Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario - examining geological secrets and pieces of human history that have been hidden from sight
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
1:00am
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

2:00am
Dive Detectives
WWII's Lost Bombs
Season 1 Episode 5/6

The team travels to the Pacific island of Tinian, searching for atomic bombs discarded by America after Japan surrendered in 1945

Rating: 5.5
3:00am
Dive Detectives
Rogue Wave
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Team members dive in the waters off the east American coast to investigate a sailors' myth of towering waves said to have caused the disappearance of a Great Lakes freighter

Rating: 5.5
4:00am
Dive Detectives
Warship Wrecks
Season 1 Episode 6/6

The two divers explore the wreckage of a pair of 19th-century American warships, which sank in Lake Ontario during a freak storm in 1813

Rating: 5.5

Mon 18 Dec

8:00am
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
The Electric Boy
Season 1 Episode 10/13

Neil deGrasse Tyson simplifies the hi-tech world through the life story of electrical pioneer Michael Faraday, the man whose genius was revered by none other than Albert Einstein

Rating: 7.6
9:00am
Highway Thru Hell
A Moment's Notice
Season 4 Episode 9/13

The Davis and Quiring families work together on a recovery that shuts down the busiest highway in British Columbia. Mission Towing gets an urgent call in the middle of a job

Rating: 7.6
10:00am
Wicked Tuna
P****d Off On Pissah
Season 5 Episode 4/15

Captain TJ Ott takes his eight-year-old nephew on his latest fishing trip, while two old rivals compete and tension rises among another vessel's crew

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Big Hauls And Downfalls
Season 5 Episode 5/15

As the fifth week begins, the captains have to rely on everyone working as a team - but the heavy workload is beginning to take its toll on the crew members

Rating: 7.1
12:00pm
WWII's Greatest Raids
SAS v Rommel
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A look at how the SAS's carefully planned raid on a German airfield in the Libyan Desert managed to alter the outcome of the war in North Africa

Rating: 8.4
1:00pm
Nazi Weird War Two
Hitler's Lost Gold
Season 1 Episode 2/6

The search for a missing train that is rumoured to have left Germany during the last days of the war, carrying a shipment of gold looted from the countries occupied by the Nazis

2:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Attack Over Baghdad
Season 3 Episode 2/13

The story of a cargo plane carrying soldiers' letters home that was hit by a missile while flying over the Iraqi capital Baghdad, and the exemplary performance of the flight crew while under attack
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Out of Control
Season 3 Episode 3/13

Examining an incident in 1985, in which a Japan Airlines 747 that had just left Tokyo veered out of control and crashed because a fault in the craft had not been properly repaired. More than 500 passengers and crew died as a result, the highest toll for a single-aircraft accident in history
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Car SOS
Volvo P1800
Season 4 Episode 3/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw enlist the help of Roger Moore for their latest project - restoring a 1964 Volvo P1800s, the car made famous by his role in The Saint

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Car SOS
Singer Le Mans
Season 4 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a two-seater sports car that has not been on the road for 17 years, belonging to a farmer suffering from dementia

Rating: 7.7
6:00pm
Supercars
Lamborghini Aventador
Season 1 Episode 1/18

The design of some of the fastest motors on the planet, beginning with a visit to the Lamborghini factory in Italy to check its Aventador model

Rating: 8.5
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Pilot Under Pressure
Season 11 Episode 4/13

The crash of SilkAir flight 185 in 1997, which suddenly plunged 35,000ft while flying over Indonesia, killing 104 people

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Terror in the Skies
Small Mistakes
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Aeronautical engineer Brendan Walker looks at the complex network of people and processes required to maintain aircraft and keep them operating safely, from air traffic control to maintenance, and reveals the problems that can affect planes before they even leave the ground

Rating: 6.7
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 GI Death Camp
The story of American soldiers who worked and died as slave labourers in a concentration camp in Berga, Germany

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Terror In San Francisco
Season 14 Episode 3/10

The case of a plane that crashed into a seawall at San Francisco International Airport, which revealed a surprising issue putting passengers around the world in danger

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Four smugglers are rushed to hospital after being found smuggling cocaine inside their bodies, and two women travelling to China raise suspicion

Rating: 7.6
1:00am
Border Wars
Crossing At All Costs
The work of border patrol agents as they try to prevent drug runners and illegal immigrants trying to enter the US

Rating: 6.8
2:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Danger On Death Hill
Season 2 Episode 1/10

An inexperienced driver blocks the mountain overpass, enraging the locals. Thord needs a new truck, and Kristoffer and Erik perform a rush hour rescue

Rating: 7.4
3:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Big Freeze
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Bjorn improvises to fill an engine with cooling water, while Thord and his new assistant Andrzej come to the aid of a Polish driver who is ill-equipped for the dangerous roads

Rating: 7.4
4:00am
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

Tue 19 Dec

8:00am
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth
Season 1 Episode 9/13

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson enters his Ship of the Imagination to discover how Earth will look in a quarter of a billion years' time

Rating: 7.6
9:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Immovable Objects
Season 4 Episode 10/13

Jamie's niece borrows his truck for an off-road adventure, and Randy Jacknife has to deal with an overturned truck that is trapped under its cargo of steel

Rating: 7.6
10:00am
Wicked Tuna
Help Wanted
Season 5 Episode 6/15

Dave Carraro lends one of his crew to a rival, the vessel in the lead has to head out without its luckiest crewman, and Tyler McLaughlin looks for a new deckhand

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Snitches Get Fishes
Season 5 Episode 7/15

Dave Carraro faces a dilemma when Tyler McLaughlin breaks the fisherman's code. New owner Paul Hebert needs to make some changes if he wants anyone to sail with him

Rating: 7.1
12:00pm
WWII's Greatest Raids
Commando Do or Die
Season 1 Episode 5/6

A look at how the British Commandos raided the crucial German port of St Nazaire in March 1942 in a ship disguised as a German destroyer

Rating: 8.4
1:00pm
Nazi Weird War Two
Secret Flea Bomb
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Historian Sam Willis and urban explorer Robert Joe investigate a Japanese research unit that was working on a secret weapon to use against civilian targets in the US

2:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Suicide Attack
Season 3 Episode 4/13

The FedEx flight out of Memphis, which almost ended in disaster in 1994 when a disgruntled employee attempted a hijacking, threatening the lives of those on board. The programme tells how the crew managed to foil his plan to crash the plane
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Bomb on Board
Season 3 Episode 6/13

Reconstruction of a terrorist attack on Philippine Airlines Flight 434 on December 11, 1994. Although the small bomb exploded in mid-air and punched a hole in the fuselage, only one person was killed. The programme explores how so many managed to survive

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Car SOS
Mazda Mx5
Season 4 Episode 5/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a sports car for a former ambulance driver in Plymouth, who was forced to abandon the project for health reasons

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Car SOS
Range Rover Vogue SE
Season 4 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a 1991 Range Rover, which is a sad reminder of happier days for the owner and her family

Rating: 7.7
6:00pm
Car SOS
Phoenix Jeep
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw come to the rescue of a Willys Jeep owned by a Second World War veteran, after it was targeted by arsonists

Rating: 7.7
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Crash in the Jungle
Season 11 Episode 5/13

The complicated investigation into the crash of TANS Peru Flight 204 on the approach to Pucallpa airport in August 2005. Key evidence was looted from the wreckage

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Flight 21 Is Missing
Season 4 Episode 8/10

The airforce investigation into a US military jet that crashed in Croatia in 1996 with American commerce secretary Ron Brown on board
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
9:00pm
The Long Road Home
Always Dream Of Me
Season 1 Episode 8/8

The rescuers finally reach the stranded platoon, but the conflict has not finished taking its toll. Last in the series

10:00pm
Heroes of the Long Road Home with Martha Raddatz
The making of the fact-based series, featuring Martha Raddatz, the author of the book that it was based on

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
High Rise Catastrophe
Season 14 Episode 5/10

Investigators examine the Netherlands' worst ever aviation disaster, in which a plane crashed into an apartment complex, and discover a lethal problem with every 747 in the sky

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
Season 2 Episode 6/6

A teenager tries to leave the country with her 42-year-old boyfriend using forged documents. A body scanner reveals that a man has swallowed 33 capsules of liquid cocaine

Rating: 7.6
1:00am
K-9 Border Wars
In Dog We Trust
Behind the scenes at a training centre in El Paso for dogs used in law enforcement, where they are prepared for drug busts and search and rescue operations

2:00am
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: 7.4
3:00am
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: 7.4
4:00am
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

Wed 20 Dec

8:00am
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
The Immortals
Season 1 Episode 11/13

Neil deGrasse Tyson continues his exploration of the universe, asking what intelligent human beings would gain if they had an eternity to develop their understanding of the cosmos

Rating: 7.6
9:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Rear View
Season 4 Episode 12/13

Jamie looks back on some of the most memorable moments from his time on the show, while other drivers featured in past series reveal what they have done since leaving

Rating: 7.6
10:00am
Wicked Tuna
Opposites Distract
Season 5 Episode 8/15

Tyler McLaughlin has ended up in last place as the season reaches its halfway point - and a conflict with his first mate threatens to make things even worse

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Take It To The Bank
Season 5 Episode 9/15

The captains all consider making a long journey to a different area of the ocean, which could provide a profitable haul, but will be an expensive trip with no guarantee of success

Rating: 7.1
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
The Atlantic Wall
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Uncovering what is left of Hitler's ambitious structures, which were built in a bid for world domination, beginning with a look at the Atlantic Wall. Created in order to protect Europe from an Allied invasion, it stretched thousands of kilometres from France to Norway, and on D-Day the fortifications were put to the ultimate test

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
U-Boat Base
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A look at the concrete submarine pens built by the Nazis to protect their U-boats from allied bombs. The impenetrable safe havens were so huge and strong that they still survive today

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Mistaken Identity
Season 3 Episode 5/13

How a hi-tech American gunship destroyed a civilian passenger aircraft in 1988. The USS Vincennes was defending oil tankers in the Persian Gulf when the plane appeared on their radar. Convinced it was an Iranian fighter preparing to fire a missile, the captain had it shot down - only to learn his target was an airliner carrying 290 people
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Helicopter Down
Season 3 Episode 7/13

How a bolt of lightning struck a helicopter flying over the North Sea in 1995. The 18 passengers had been travelling to an oilfield off the coast of Scotland, and were forced to endure gigantic waves and gale-force winds before being rescued from their life raft
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Car SOS
BMW 2002 Turbo
Season 4 Episode 7/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a BMW 2002 Turbo for a man who has owned it for 30 years, but has been unable to maintain it due to ill health

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Car SOS
Vauxhall Astra GTE
Season 4 Episode 8/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a Welsh motoring enthusiast's beloved Vauxhall Astra back to its former glory

Rating: 7.7
6:00pm
Sharks Under Attack
Underwater photographer Brian Skerry documents sharks and explores how to change public perception of the creatures

Rating: 2
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Grand Canyon Disaster
Season 11 Episode 6/13

Experts investigate the 1956 collision of two planes over the Grand Canyon in Arizona, and reveal a problem that threatened the entire aviation industry

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
China's Mystery Mummies
An investigation into the discovery of four mummies in China. The bodies are European in appearance, but date back as far as 4,000 years. Explorer Spencer Wells tries to solve the mystery of how they got there

Rating: 10
9:00pm
Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist
Murder On The Mountain
Season 1 Episode 3/3

The series concludes with the story of the primatologist's murder, and questions if the man eventually charged after a botched police investigation was innocent. Last in the series

Rating: 8
10:00pm
The Woman Raised by Monkeys
Documenting the story of Marina Chapman, who found herself abandoned in the Colombian jungle after being drugged and kidnapped from her family's allotment near Venezuela aged four. She claims she was found by a group of capuchin monkeys who groomed her, and saved her life when she got sick. She explains how she lived alongside them for five years before being captured by hunters and sold into slavery, and here - filmed when she was aged 63 - she travels from her home in Bradford, West Yorkshire, back to Colombia in search of her family and real name

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Delivery
Season 14 Episode 2/10

A plane faces disaster when a fire on board leaves the cockpit full of smoke that incapacitates the captain. Unable to see his instruments, the first officer has to improvise

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
Season 2 Episode 1/6

A dental chair being shipped to Africa is found to be stuffed with cocaine, and immigration agents question a passenger with an international arrest warrant for murder

Rating: 7.6
1:00am
K-9 Border Wars
To Sniff & Protect
From sniffing out drugs to patrolling the desert, US Customs and Border Control dogs play a crucial role in keeping dangerous substances off America's streets

2:00am
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: 7.4
3:00am
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: 7.4
4:00am
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

Thu 21 Dec

8:00am
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
The World Set Free
Season 1 Episode 12/13

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson presents the penultimate edition of the documentary series, taking an extraordinary journey through space and time to explore the devastating effects of global warming on the universe

Rating: 7.6
9:00am
Highway Thru Hell: USA
Do or Die
Season 1 Episode 1/8

The work of three rescue teams tasked with saving truck drivers trapped in freezing conditions along Sierra Nevada's perilous Donner Pass

Rating: 6.7
10:00am
Wicked Tuna
Doubling Down
Season 5 Episode 10/15

Dave Carraro and TJ Ott head further out to sea in the hope of repeating the previous week's success, while Dave Marciano plays it safe and Tyler McLaughlin faces disaster

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Riders In The Storm
Season 5 Episode 11/15

A dangerous storm rolls in, forcing the crews to choose between risking their lives or abandoning a lucrative catch. One captain is determined to prove himself to his daughter

Rating: 7.1
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
V2 Rocket Bases
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The stories behind the Nazis' development of deadly military hardware, with this episode investigating how scientist Wernher von Braun secretly developed the world's first long-range ballistic missiles, and how the V2 rocket programme laid the technological foundations for the space race

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Super Tanks
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Documentary exploring how Nazi engineers responded to Hitler's megalomaniac vision by building some of the largest tanks in the world, including a land battleship weighing 1,000 tons

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
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
3:00pm
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
4:00pm
Car SOS
Mini Cooper
Season 4 Episode 9/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a 1962 mini cooper, belonging to a former rally driver who was forced to retire from the sport due to a heart condition

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Car SOS
Tim And Fuzz's Greatest Hits
Season 4 Episode 10/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw revisit vehicles from the first four series to see how life has changed for the owners. Featuring an appearance by Roger Moore

Rating: 7.7
6:00pm
Car SOS
Anglia Angels
Season 1 Episode 5/10

Tim Shaw and expert mechanic Fuzz Townshend head to Bournemouth, Dorset to meet the Hutchings-Clarke family, who all drive Ford Anglias. However, one of their number has a model that doesn't even have an engine, so the plan is to give the vehicle a full makeover for its unsuspecting owner

Rating: 7.7
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
America's Deadliest Crash
Season 11 Episode 7/13

Investigation into the 1979 crash of American Airlines Flight 191, which killed all 271 people on board in one of the United States' deadliest aviation accidents

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Hitler's Supergun
Hugh Hunt examines how the Nazis built the largest cannon in history during the Second World War, a 25-barrelled artillery piece built into a French hillside. He performs a series of experiments to determine how the weapon worked and whether it could have fulfilled its intended purpose - destroying London in its entirety. He also examines plans by the Allies to destroy it, including drone bombers and earthquake-causing weapons

9:00pm
The Long Road Home
Always Dream Of Me
Season 1 Episode 8/8

The rescuers finally reach the stranded platoon, but the conflict has not finished taking its toll. Last in the series

10:00pm
War Heroes of the Skies
Nazi Hunters
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The story portraying the determination of Polish immigrant Francis Gabreski whose desire to wreak revenge for his family's losses made him one of the best Second World War pilots

Rating: 9
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Mission
Season 14 Episode 9/10

The case of a plane that crashed during a top-secret mission in 1961, with a UN Secretary on board

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
Join the anti-narcotics squad at Colombia's El Dorado International Airport. With smugglers constantly inventing new tricks and way of eluding them, there's never a dull moment

Rating: 7.6
1:00am
Inside Turkish Airlines
Documentary following the staff of the airline, including pilots, cooks, flight attendants, baggage handlers and security officers

Rating: 4.5
2:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Military Mayhem
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Bjorn gets involved in the pursuit of a couple who have stolen three cars and gone on the run, and Jo Roger comes to the aid of a military vehicle that has ground to a halt

Rating: 7.4
3:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Edge Of Disaster
Season 2 Episode 8/10

The drivers' work is complicated by busy roads during a holiday season, with even simple rescue jobs made difficult when traffic is backed up for miles

Rating: 7.4
4:00am
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

Fri 22 Dec

8:00am
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Unafraid of the Dark
Season 1 Episode 13/13

Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates how surprisingly little people know about the universe, asking what other mysteries are awaiting in intergalactic space

Rating: 7.6
9:00am
Highway Thru Hell: USA
Highway Heroes
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Sam battles to tow a vehicle to safety in the worst snowstorm of the season. Meanwhile, trapped in a freezing traffic jam, Eddie's wife goes into labour

Rating: 6.7
10:00am
Wicked Tuna
Comeback Kid
Season 5 Episode 12/15

Last season's champion struggles to stay in the lead, while rival crews face circumstances beyond their control and an unlikely challenger enjoys an unprecedented success

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
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
12:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Jet Caves
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Documenting the story of the revolutionary Messerschmitt Me 262, which was one of the most technologically advanced aeroplanes of the Second World War and was built in a bat cave

Rating: 6.9
1:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Fortress Berlin
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Documenting the extraordinary defences and kill zones that surrounded Hitler's bunker in Berlin, which was a subterranean safehouse protected with 13ft-thick walls to keep the fuhrer safe from any attack the allies could throw at him from the air

Rating: 6.9
2:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
African Hijack
Season 3 Episode 13/13

The story of an Ethiopian plane that was hijacked and re-routed to Australia in 1996, prompting the pilot to try to outwit the perpetrators by flying along the African coast
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Miracle Escape
Season 4 Episode 1/10

How more than 300 passengers on Air France Flight 358 escaped after the plane veered off a Toronto runway and caught fire in August 2005
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Car SOS
Cosworth in Crisis
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw come to the aid of a bricklayer whose 1986 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth was neglected after a family tragedy

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Car SOS
Beetle Mania
Season 1 Episode 2/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a Volkswagen Beetle that has dragged its owner into bankruptcy

Rating: 7.7
6:00pm
Car SOS
The Rover's Return Car
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore a 1978 Rover P6 for its unsuspecting owner, who has suffered health problems

Rating: 7.7
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Fixation
Season 11 Episode 8/13

Experts investigate the crash of United Airlines Flight 173 in Oregon, in which 10 people died after four of its engines failed

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
WWII's Greatest Raids
Hitler's Last Bridge
Season 1 Episode 6/6

How a band of GIs turned the tide of war in 1945 when its members captured Ludendorff Bridge - the final gateway into the heartland of the Third Reich

Rating: 8.4
9:00pm
WWII's Greatest Raids
Strike from the Sky
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Examining how elite soldiers played a crucial part in changing the course of the war. The first episode looks at the British Light Infantry's role ahead of the D-Day landings. They were charged with crash-landing gliders into Northern France and taking hold of two key bridges that were in the hands of the enemy. Failure would have resulted in the largest amphibious assault in history being thrown into jeopardy

Rating: 8.4
10:00pm
WWII's Greatest Raids
SAS v Rommel
Season 1 Episode 2/6

A look at how the SAS's carefully planned raid on a German airfield in the Libyan Desert managed to alter the outcome of the war in North Africa

Rating: 8.4
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Edge Of Disaster
Season 14 Episode 8/10

A crash in Norway leaves four dead and almost no wreckage to examine. However, investigators suspect a mysterious substance on the runway may have caused the disaster

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Airport Security: Colombia
The anti-narcotics squad uncovers the story of a mother who risks it all for the sake of her children

Rating: 7.6
1:00am
Counter Terror NYC
Documentary examining how NYPD's terror task force protect the city that never sleeps, which is a top target for international terrorists

2:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Deadly Drops
Season 2 Episode 9/10

Thord has to deal with chaos on the roads when a driver abandons his truck and goes missing. Bjorn comes to the aid of a friend, and Kristoffer rescues a driver transporting fish

Rating: 7.4
3:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Winter's End
Season 2 Episode 10/10

The drivers head into the mountains to relive the events of the past season as the winter draws to a close

Rating: 7.4
4:00am
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

Sat 23 Dec

8:00am
Car SOS
E-Type Emergency
Season 3 Episode 1/10

Mike's childhood dream of owning an E-type Jaguar was ruined when ill health prevented him from renovating the car, so Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw help get it back on the road

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Car SOS
Awesome Audi
Season 3 Episode 2/10

Barry has long harboured hopes of restoring his 1984 Audi UR Quattro. However, his poor health has left him sapped of energy, so Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw step in to offer help

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Car SOS
Stirling Moss Sprite Special
Season 3 Episode 3/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore more classic motors, beginning with a historic racing car - the Austin Healey Sebring Sprite - so that Stirling Moss can get back behind the wheel

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
Car SOS
Morgan Mayhem
Season 3 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Northumberland to rescue a real barn find, an eccentric 1934 Morgan three-wheeler that has sat in a shed for more than 50 years

Rating: 7.7
12:00pm
Car SOS
Skyline Sensation
Season 3 Episode 5/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw help Kim, a dyed-in-the-wool petrolhead, who faced extreme difficulties while restoring her dream car - a 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR

Rating: 7.7
1:00pm
Car SOS
Alfa Romeo Renaissance
Season 3 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw's plans to restore a beloved 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider grind to a halt when its owner is hit by a crippling medical condition

Rating: 7.7
2:00pm
Car SOS
Tim's Golf GTI Obsession
Season 3 Episode 7/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw set about repairing a 1982 VW Golf GTI Mk1 that has been kept in a garage since a road accident in 2001. However, they have different ideas about how the finished car should look when it goes back to its owner

Rating: 7.7
3:00pm
Car SOS
Lancia Reborn
Season 3 Episode 8/10

Tim and Fuzz come to the aid of a former builder who has been working on restoring a rare 1967 Lancia Flavia Coupe, but has been prevented from finishing the job by health problems

Rating: 7.7
4:00pm
Car SOS
Little Black Corvette
Season 3 Episode 9/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Southend-on-Sea, Essex, to rescue a 1974 Corvette Stingray, widely regarded as an all-American muscle car. Owner Peter suffers from a debilitating arthritic condition, which means the car has been off the road for years. However, once the duo get the vehicle back to the workshop they discover this might be the biggest job they have ever taken on

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Car SOS
Vive La Citroen
Season 3 Episode 10/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw help a man suffering from Alzheimer's to restore his treasured 1954 Citroen Traction Avant

Rating: 7.7
6:00pm
Car SOS
Cosworth in Crisis
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw come to the aid of a bricklayer whose 1986 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth was neglected after a family tragedy

Rating: 7.7
7:00pm
Car SOS
Beetle Mania
Season 1 Episode 2/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore a Volkswagen Beetle that has dragged its owner into bankruptcy

Rating: 7.7
8:00pm
Access 360 World Heritage
Taj Mahal
Season 1 Episode 2/10

Exploring the stability and conservation status of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, and the effects of climate change, pollution and tourism on the 350-year-old marble palace

9:00pm
Car SOS
Phoenix Jeep
Season 1 Episode 3/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw come to the rescue of a Willys Jeep owned by a Second World War veteran, after it was targeted by arsonists

Rating: 7.7
10:00pm
Car SOS
Fiat Fiasco
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw lead a team of experts who secretly restore classic cars for their unsuspecting owners. They begin by helping a widower, unable to work after a car accident, by giving his Fiat Spider the makeover it deserves

Rating: 7.7
11:00pm
Car SOS
Anglia Angels
Season 1 Episode 5/10

Tim Shaw and expert mechanic Fuzz Townshend head to Bournemouth, Dorset to meet the Hutchings-Clarke family, who all drive Ford Anglias. However, one of their number has a model that doesn't even have an engine, so the plan is to give the vehicle a full makeover for its unsuspecting owner

Rating: 7.7
12:00am
Car SOS
The Rover's Return Car
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw secretly restore a 1978 Rover P6 for its unsuspecting owner, who has suffered health problems

Rating: 7.7
1:00am
Car SOS
Triumph of the Stag
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend customise a Triumph Stag, offering the owner the chance to get back behind the wheel after losing the use of his legs in a hit-and-run accident

Rating: 7.7
2:00am
Car SOS
Austin Re-Powered
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Suffolk to secretly restore a charismatic, but worn out, 1928 Austin 12. Despite its many problems they are confident of repairing this fragile and rather rare car

Rating: 7.7
3:00am
Car SOS
Zodiac Come Back
Season 1 Episode 9/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw try to get an ageing rocker back behind the wheel by revamping his 1950s Ford Zodiac, but a controversial paint job makes the reveal a tense affair

Rating: 7.7
4:00am
Car SOS
Lotus Flowers
Season 1 Episode 10/10

Presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend head to Warwickshire to spruce up a 1970 Lotus Elan, whose ex-racing driver owner has a painful spinal injury that has prevented him from maintaining the vehicle

Rating: 7.7