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Sat 25 Feb

5:30am
Teleshopping
Teleshopping

Rating: 2
8:00am
Abominable Snowman
Gerry Moffatt tries to uncover the truth behind the Himalayan yeti, visiting Nepal to examine the history of the legendary creature in a bid to find proof of its existence
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8
9:00am
Nevada Triangle: Steve Fossett Mystery
The theory that America could have its own Bermuda Triangle, following the disappearance of several pilots in California's Sierra Nevada region

Rating: 3.7
10:00am
Lost Tomb of Genghis Khan
Engineer and explorer Albert Lin goes in search of the Mongol leader's body in a bid to preserve his burial site from the impending menace from plunderers and illegal miners. Using cutting-edge technology and a handful of clues from ancient texts, he heads to the Burkhan Khaldun mountain in the country's carefully guarded forbidden zone, where an amazing discovery awaits him
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
11:00am
Finding Atlantis
Experts search a marshland in Spain using satellite photography, underwater technology and ground-penetrating radar in the hunt for the fabled lost city

Rating: 5
12:00pm
Lost World Underwater
A dive team explores the 1,500km of caves under the waters of the Bahamas, finding treasure and 1,200-year-old human remains

Rating: 9
1:00pm
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
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
3:00pm
Area 51: The CIA's Secret Files
Former radar specialists, pilots and security guards at Area 51 cast new light on the secretive and ground-breaking research conducted at the Groom Lake Testing Facility in Nevada

4:00pm
Egypt: Secret Chambers Revealed
A team attempts to solve the mystery of the Great Pyramid and how it was built, while seeking hidden treasure

Rating: 6.7
5:00pm
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
6:00pm
Templars: The Last Stand
Archaeologists investigate signs found in a 12th-century castle that may uncover the reason for the demise of the Pope's private army of protectors - the Templars

Rating: 9
7:00pm
Drain the Bermuda Triangle
An exploration of the 450,000 square mile area of ocean, joining expeditions to dive for lost vessels and using sonar data to `drain' the sea and reveal the underwater landscape

8:00pm
The Nazca Lines Mystery
Experts travel to South America to examine the shapes carved into a Peruvian desert and discover how and why these complex drawings were created

9:00pm
JFK: The Lost Bullet
A frame-by-frame re-examination of Abraham Zapruder's film showing the assassination of John F Kennedy in Dallas's Dealey Plaza on November 22, 1963. High-definition equipment is used in a bid to shed new light on the 35th American president's final moments
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.6
10:00pm
Area 51: I Was There
Documentary exploring the work carried out at the military installation and alleged UFO storage facility. Insiders reveal what projects they worked on in the Nevada base, and one-time classified information helps reveal what happens in a secret installation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
11:00pm
North Korea Undercover
Presenter Lisa Ling visits the secretive land of North Korea - a country under a dictatorship that bans its residents from using mobile phones and the internet

Rating: 3.3
12:00am
Cannibal Island
Documentary following Piers Gibbon as he heads to the South Pacific to investigate whether cannibalism is still practised in Papua New Guinea, despite its being made illegal by the authorities in 1970. However, the law is unclear about whether Papuans may eat a human who is already dead
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
1:00am
Russia's Mystery Files
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. A look at the country's legends and folklore, from mountain wild-men and terrifying zombie dogs to a mysterious incident involving nine young students on the slopes of Kholat Syakhl, known as the `Mountain of the Dead'. Eyewitness testimony and dramatic reconstructions help illustrate these extraordinary stories

Rating: 5
2:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Downhill Slide
Season 3 Episode 12/13

New employees Phil and Wayne face big problems, Al runs into trouble on a steep and twisting road, while Jamie and Adam race to re-open two highways

Rating: 6.6
3:00am
Drugs Inc
Dealer POV
The drug trade from the point of view of the dealers themselves, as crews in New York, Atlanta and Portland take viewers on a rollercoaster journey through their daily lives

Rating: 8
4:00am
Filthy Riches
High Stakes, High Reward
Season 1 Episode 5/8

Gingseng hunter Billy receives an order worth $12,000, while in Delaware, eel hunter Ray finds he has bigger fish to fry

Rating: 9
5:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2
5:30am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2

Sun 26 Feb

6:00am
Teleshopping
Teleshopping

Rating: 2
6:30am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2
7:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to purchase a variety of products

Rating: 2
7:30am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2
8:00am
Legend Of The Monkey God
Documentary following the search for the mythical City of the Monkey God in Honduras's Mosquitia rainforests

9:00am
Who Sank the Bismarck?
Underwater technology is used to explore the wreckage of the German battleship, 650km off the French coast. The fearsome vessel's sinking in 1941 fuelled British propaganda, provided a turning point in the Second World War, and marked the end of this kind of ship as the dominant force in naval warfare
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.7
10:00am
Templars: The Last Stand
Archaeologists investigate signs found in a 12th-century castle that may uncover the reason for the demise of the Pope's private army of protectors - the Templars

Rating: 9
11:00am
Drain the Titanic
Documentary exploring the wreck of the famous ship, using 3D images of what it looks like now and computer techniques to `drain' the bow and stern to give a much clearer picture

Rating: 8.5
12:00pm
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
1:00pm
Dambusters' Secret Missions
Former RAF bomber navigator John Nichol embarks on a mission to discover the untold stories of the RAF's 617 squadron, who famously breached two dams in the heart of industrial Germany in 1944 with their bouncing bombs

Rating: 5
2:00pm
Herod's Lost Tomb
Archaeologist Ehud Netzer investigates the architectural genius of tyrannical ruler King Herod, who rebuilt Jerusalem's Second Temple and created his own burial tomb

Rating: 7
3:00pm
Drain the Bermuda Triangle
An exploration of the 450,000 square mile area of ocean, joining expeditions to dive for lost vessels and using sonar data to `drain' the sea and reveal the underwater landscape

4:00pm
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
5:00pm
Nevada Triangle: Steve Fossett Mystery
The theory that America could have its own Bermuda Triangle, following the disappearance of several pilots in California's Sierra Nevada region

Rating: 3.7
6:00pm
$400 Million Emerald Mystery
The story of how up to eight individuals have claimed to be the proprietors of the Bahia Emerald, a jewel unearthed in Brazil in 2001 and allegedly worth $400million

7:00pm
Lost Civilisation
Dave Chapman investigates the Gobekli Tepe temple in south-eastern Anatolia, Turkey, a circular construction of T-shaped megaliths dated at 9,500 BC that depicts the human race's hunter-gatherer past in stunning detail, and which is technologically ahead of its time

Rating: 9
8:00pm
Mystery of the Himalayan Mummies
Documentary about human remains and artefacts found in the Himalayas, some dating back to 2800BC and revealing evidence of early death rituals to ward off the supernatural

9:00pm
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

11:00pm
Lost World Underwater
A dive team explores the 1,500km of caves under the waters of the Bahamas, finding treasure and 1,200-year-old human remains

Rating: 9
12:00am
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
1:00am
Russia's Mystery Files
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Eyewitness testimony and dramatic reconstructions bring to life some of the country's most famous folklore stories, including wild half-human creatures and zombie dogs

Rating: 5
2:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Arming for Battle
Season 3 Episode 13/13

Jamie and his crew retrieve a stolen vehicle that crashed 500ft down into a ravine. Plus, after a tough winter, Adam considers leaving the Alberta operation

Rating: 6.6
3:00am
Drugs Inc
Cokeland
Season 5 Episode 8/10

Life in the crack and cocaine-infested city of Oakland, where a police shortage has turned the drugs scene into a dangerous and unregulated free-for-all

Rating: 8
4:00am
Filthy Riches
Livin' Off the Land
Season 1 Episode 6/8

The burl hunters enter the busiest time of the season and have just two days to complete their order, elsewhere the Michigan mushroom gatherers try to find two unusual species

Rating: 9
5:00am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2
5:30am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2

Mon 27 Feb

6:00am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2
6:30am
Teleshopping
Teleshopping

Rating: 2
7:00am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2
7:30am
Teleshopping
A chance to purchase a variety of products

Rating: 2
8:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Heathrow Crash Landing
Season 9 Episode 2/6

The story of British Airways Flight 38's crash-landing at Heathrow in January 2008. Minutes before touchdown, the plane suffered a loss of power and plunged into a rapid descent, missing the tops of houses by only 200ft, as it struggled to reach the airport
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
9:00am
Megastructures
Mega Tanker Makeover
The creation of advanced oil rig the Pioneer, which was built out of an ageing tanker and could provide the means to tap the world's last remaining oil reserves

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Mega Shipyards
Beached Barge
Season 1 Episode 4/8

Don anxiously watches his team of greenhorns attempt a tricky overhaul, and Ryan's crew have a hard job raising and moving a rusty old barge

Rating: 8.8
11:00am
UFO: Alien Invasion
Season 1 Episode 8/9

The investigation that followed the sighting of strange lights streaking across the skies of Spain and Portugal in 2004. Plus, experts consider whether a UFO could have been responsible for a power cut at a military base in Vietnam

Rating: 7
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Detail
Season 15 Episode 4/10

A plane bursts into flames just after landing in Japan, and while none of the crew or passengers are killed, investigators have a hard time finding out what went wrong

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
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
2:00pm
Killer Tornado USA: Caught on Camera
Footage of the destruction caused by the 200mph Joplin tornado when it ripped through Missouri in 2011, killing more than 150 people

3:00pm
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: 7.4
4:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Mercedes G-Wagen
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Engineers Ralph Hosier and Ranen Rudra modify a car for one of their mentor's clients to make it more secure

Rating: 7.1
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Weekend Warriors
Season 1 Episode 9/10

The teams search for the most profitable spare parts of quirky vehicles, including campervans and VW Beetles. Narrated by John Challis
(Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Highway Thru Hell
War Zone
Season 4 Episode 3/13

A lumber truck collides with a diesel tanker, resulting in a raging fire and the biggest job of Colin's career. Other recovery drivers struggle in the face of severe rain and snow

Rating: 6.6
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Prize
Season 7 Episode 3/8

The implications of the worst aviation disaster in Norwegian history, which saw a plane filled with competition winners plunge into the sea on its way to Hamburg in 1989 and led to revelations regarding a significant black-market trade in spare parts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Bugatti Chiron: Super Car Build
Documentary about the creation of a new version of the company's record-breaking supercar, following the process of designing, engineering and testing the vehicle

9:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Myth
Season 16 Episode 2/4

Investigators trying to find the cause of a plane crash in Detroit make the discovery that the tragedy happened because of a danger that the industry has known about for years

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Science of Stupid
Dallas Campbell uses science to reveal the humiliating and painful potential of doing a flip from a bridge, snowboarding or testing your strength in tug of war

Rating: 6.5
10:30pm
Science of Stupid
Dallas Campbell uses science to reveal the humiliating and painful potential of various YouTube disasters involving pogo sticks, jumping into snowdrifts, or playing the drums

Rating: 6.5
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Cargo Conspiracy
Season 5 Episode 4/10

An assessment of rumours that a Boeing 747 jet was carrying illegal arms when it crashed during a routine flight from Taiwan to Johannesburg in 1987

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
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
1:00am
Britain's Underworld
Liverpool
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The life of Liverpool's Curtis `Cocky' Warren, examining the way he made his money in drugs and how he came to be featured on the Sunday Times Rich List

Rating: 8
2:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Casualties Of War
Season 4 Episode 1/13

A new recruit has to save a snowplough stuck in an icy river, while Colin's first job of the season forces him into an unfamiliar role that tests his leadership skills

Rating: 6.6
3:00am
Drugs Inc
The High Wire
Season 5 Episode 3/10

The work of the local Drug Enforcement Administration in Baltimore. With around 60,000 addicts, the city has one of the biggest heroin problems in the world, leaving the agency struggling to cope

Rating: 8
4:00am
Filthy Riches
In it to Win it
Season 1 Episode 7/8

Billy gets one day to fulfil a huge ginseng order in Kentucky, while on the Maine mudflats, Jim and Andy set out to prove they dig the best bloodworms around

Rating: 9
5:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to purchase a variety of products

Rating: 2
5:30am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2

Tue 28 Feb

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2
6:30am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2
7:00am
Teleshopping
Teleshopping

Rating: 2
7:30am
Teleshopping
Home shopping

Rating: 2
8:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Pilot Betrayed
Season 9 Episode 3/6

The crash of Scandinavian Airlines Flight 751 in 1991, when ice caused both engines to fail and forced the pilots to make an emergency landing on a field in Gottrora
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
9:00am
Megastructures
NYC's Trash Transformer
An ambitious project to transform a pier on New York's Hudson river

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Mega Shipyards
Alaskan Nor'easter
Season 1 Episode 5/8

The team at Yank Marine in Tuckahoe, New Jersey, race to get a deep sea fishing boat ready for the next season, but finds it has deep corrosion on its hull

Rating: 8.8
11:00am
UFO: Alien Invasion
Season 1 Episode 8/9

The investigation that followed the sighting of strange lights streaking across the skies of Spain and Portugal in 2004. Plus, experts consider whether a UFO could have been responsible for a power cut at a military base in Vietnam

Rating: 7
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Detour
Season 15 Episode 5/10

A plane explodes over France's Quiberon Bay. A journalist on another aircraft captures the event on film, but there is still no clear cause for the disaster

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
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
2:00pm
Worst Weather Ever?
Documentary examining how the planet's current spate of extreme weather events compares to changes in climate in the past, looking at what effect the increase in the Earth's temperature is having on its weather systems and exploring what will happen if the globe continues to heat up. There is footage of early monsoon rains washing away entire towns in India and giant hailstones destroying crops and killing people in China, while simulated scenes of what may come include the Taj Mahal smothered by a flash flood, Rome engulfed in a dust storm and Egypt besieged by snow

Rating: 6.3
3:00pm
Car SOS
Morris Traveller Mayday
Season 2 Episode 7/10

Fuzz Townshend, Tim Shaw and the team try to secretly restore a 1968 Morris Traveller for a family whose dreams of working on it themselves were beset by bad luck

Rating: 7.4
4:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Jeep Wrangler
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Afzal Kahn takes his team to America to redesign a classic Jeep and sell it at some of Hollywood's most exclusive showrooms

Rating: 7.1
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Gangster Getaways
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Scrap metal challenge in which two teams go head to head to secure bargain cars, which they must strip down 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
6:00pm
Highway Thru Hell
Holidays Thru Hell
Season 4 Episode 4/13

A lorry drives off a bridge two days before Christmas, leaving several vehicles dangling over a raging river. A new recruit to Jamie's team has to deal with the crisis

Rating: 6.6
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Head-on Collision
Season 7 Episode 4/8

Reconstruction of the 1996 collision between a Kazakhstan Airlines jet and a Saudi Airways plane at 14,000ft, which destroyed both planes and left no survivors. The resultant inquiry attributed the accident to poor communication inside the first plane and outdated radar equipment

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
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

10:00pm
Lawless Oceans
The Crime
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Private detective Karsten von Hoesslin investigates murders that take place at sea. He seeks out the truth behind footage shot from a fishing boat of people being shot

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Dead Weight
Season 5 Episode 5/10

Aviation experts contemplate the possibility that airlines could be putting lives at risk by using out-of-date statistics to calculate passengers' average weight

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Terrified Over Tokyo
Season 6 Episode 6/10

The events leading up to the crash of Japanese Airlines Flight 123 in 1985, which resulted in the deaths of 520 people

Rating: 4.1
1:00am
Britain's Underworld
Manchester
Season 1 Episode 2/6

The notorious crime bosses who terrorised Manchester over five decades and the power struggles that have taken place

Rating: 8
2:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Saved On Preachers Corner
Season 4 Episode 2/13

Jamie's inexperienced brother has to take over from Colin on a job, a trailer has an accident on a blind corner and ends up badly damaged, and Brandon takes on a new role

Rating: 6.6
3:00am
Drugs Inc
PCP in DC
Season 5 Episode 2/10

Documentary following attempts by the US Drug Enforcement Administration to halt the spread of the powerful hallucinogenic PCP in Washington, DC

Rating: 8
4:00am
Filthy Riches
All or Nothing
Season 1 Episode 8/8

In the Appalachian mountains, Billy races to fill an order, while on the Delaware River, eel fisherman Ray is hoping to make one last big catch

Rating: 9
5:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2

Wed 1 Mar

8:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Stalled in the Sky
Season 9 Episode 4/6

An investigation into the crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 in 2009. Fifty-one people died when it plummeted into a house in north-east Buffalo, 10km from the runway
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
9:00am
Megastructures
Urban Mine
A revolutionary new recycling plant that not only processes waste in an environmentally friendly way, but is also constructed entirely from recycled materials

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Mega Shipyards
Houseboat SOS
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Engineers work to save a houseboat from sinking while the owner faces losing his home. A Portland crew launches two boats, one on the Willamette River and the other on the Columbia

Rating: 8.8
11:00am
UFO: Alien Invasion
Season 1 Episode 6/9

Experts search for the truth behind three alleged sightings of UFOs, including a strange, fireball-shooting craft that encircled a police helicopter in Louisville, Kentucky

Rating: 7
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Dangerous Approach
Season 15 Episode 6/10

Investigators try to find out why a plane crashed just a few miles from the runway in Colorado but find no answers - until an unlikely discovery leads to a shocking revelation

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
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
2:00pm
The Next Mega Tsunami
Documentary exploring the risks posed by the natural disasters, highlighting evidence that more regions are at risk of being struck by tsunamis than was previously believed. Can experts determine where the next such catastrophic event will strike?

Rating: 9
3:00pm
Car SOS
Danish Dilemma
Season 2 Episode 8/10

Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend head to Denmark to salvage a 1968 Volvo Amazon and get it back on the road before it is too late

Rating: 7.4
4:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Chevrolet Camaro
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Ralph and Ranen are on a mission to bring a classic American muscle car to the UK

Rating: 7.1
5:00pm
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
6:00pm
Highway Thru Hell
Wreck Recover Repeat
Season 4 Episode 5/13

A truck transporting a vital cargo of pharmaceuticals plunges down a bank, a trailer splits open just before the morning rush, and Colin struggles to cope running the shop alone

Rating: 6.6
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Myth
Season 16 Episode 2/4

Investigators trying to find the cause of a plane crash in Detroit make the discovery that the tragedy happened because of a danger that the industry has known about for years

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Battleground Brothers
First Contact
Season 1 Episode 1/5

Documentary following a battalion of US marines in Afghanistan. The squadron sets out to destroy an enemy stronghold in the dangerous Helmand Province

Rating: 10
9:00pm
9/11: The Longest War
A selection of the most important news reports on events connected to the World Trade Centre attacks from the past 15 years

Rating: 10
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Southern Storm
Season 5 Episode 6/10

An incident in 1977 when Southern Airways Flight 242, flying over the US state of Georgia, was caught in a storm so severe that hailstones cracked the windscreen, causing the DC-9 to plummet to the ground

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Runaway Train
Season 6 Episode 7/10

An investigation into the causes behind the commuter train crash that killed more than 100 people in Amagasaki, Japan, in April 2005

Rating: 4.1
1:00am
Britain's Underworld
Costa Del Crime
Season 2 Episode 1/3

British criminals who fled to the Costa del Sol in Spain. Including the five men responsible for the £6m Security Express Raid in 1983 - drug dealer Mickey Green and cocaine dealer and multi-millionaire Christy Kinahan - who allegedly supplied guns to British inner-city gangs from the Spanish coast

Rating: 8
2:00am
Doing Hard Time: Vegas
Love Behind Bars
Season 1 Episode 3/12

The experiences of transgender prisoner Krystina, who is struggling to stay faithful to her man

Rating: 6
3:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Feast or Famine
Season 1 Episode 1/10

Thord and Olav assist a Turkish driver without the tyres and chains required to drive in Norway. In Hardanger, Bjorn is called out to help a truck that has been blown over by the wind. Documentary following a team of salvage truck drivers

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Casualties Of War
Season 4 Episode 1/13

A new recruit has to save a snowplough stuck in an icy river, while Colin's first job of the season forces him into an unfamiliar role that tests his leadership skills

Rating: 6.6
5:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2

Thu 2 Mar

8:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Hudson Splash Down
Season 9 Episode 5/6

Examining the crash-landing in the Hudson River of US Airways Flight 1549 in January 2009, which occurred when the aeroplane collided with a flock of birds and its engines stopped
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
9:00am
Megastructures
Air Crane Helicopter
A look at the air-crane helicopter, which is able to pick up heavy loads with great accuracy

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Mega Shipyards
Sparks Fly
Season 1 Episode 7/8

Repairs on a ship in Portland are halted while 6,000 gallons of fuel are pumped aboard - only to pour out of a leaking hatch. A fishing boat needs a complex engine installation

Rating: 8.8
11:00am
UFO: Alien Invasion
Season 1 Episode 2/9

Witnesses in Texas claim their confusing physical illnesses are the result of a massive, fiery, diamond-shaped object in the sky. Plus, a mass sighting of lights in Arizona prompts accusations of a government cover-up, while in the skies above Brazil, jet fighters play a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse with mysterious lights

Rating: 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
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
2:00pm
Next Megaquake
Scientists try to deconstruct data drawn from the huge earthquake which shook Japan in March 2011 to try to help prevent other nations from suffering the same devastation

3:00pm
Car SOS
Escort RS in Distress
Season 2 Episode 9/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw come across an Escort RS that has seen better days and help bring it back to peak condition

Rating: 7.4
4:00pm
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: 7.1
5:00pm
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
6:00pm
Highway Thru Hell
Ice Storm
Season 4 Episode 6/13

A freak downpour leaves the roads covered in a thick layer of ice. Ken Monkhouse relives a terrible past experience as he braves the conditions to drive up a remote hill

Rating: 6.6
7:00pm
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
8:00pm
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: 7.4
9:00pm
Lawless Oceans
The Witness
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Karsten investigates migrant smuggling in Bangladesh, meeting a trafficker, a fisherman who escaped slavery and a father whose son disappeared after being smuggled into Thailand

10:00pm
Disappeared
A Fateful Meeting
Season 1 Episode 2/13

The disappearance of Amy St Laurent after a night out with friends in October 2001. Investigators suspected Jeffery Gorman, who Amy had met at a club, of either kidnapping or killing her, but had insufficient evidence to press charges. However, Gorman later made a full murder confession in a telephone call to his mother

Rating: 7.5
11:00pm
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
12:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Nagasaki - The Forgotten Bomb
Season 6 Episode 8/10

An examination of the strategy behind the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan in 1945, an action that led to the country's surrender during the Second World War

Rating: 4.1
1:00am
Britain's Underworld
Essex Bad Boys
Season 2 Episode 2/3

An investigation into the gangs and smugglers who fought for control of Essex's ports in the 1970s and 1980s, turning its seaside towns into their violent playground

Rating: 8
2:00am
Doing Hard Time: Vegas
Jail Mom
Season 1 Episode 4/12

The experiences of a mother who has been jailed on 22 occasions, but who is trying to use her past to get new inmates back on the straight and narrow

Rating: 6
3:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Crazy People
Season 1 Episode 2/10

A towing veteran makes a surprising discovery when he helps two smugglers who are stuck in a snowbank, while two other salvage drivers find their lives in danger

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Highway Thru Hell
Saved On Preachers Corner
Season 4 Episode 2/13

Jamie's inexperienced brother has to take over from Colin on a job, a trailer has an accident on a blind corner and ends up badly damaged, and Brandon takes on a new role

Rating: 6.6
5:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2

Fri 3 Mar

8:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Who's in Control?
Season 9 Episode 6/6

An investigation into the crash of Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 in February 2009, when the plane mysteriously fell from the sky over Amsterdam, killing nine people
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
9:00am
Megastructures
Grand Canyon Skywalk
The engineering project to build a horseshoe-shaped glass walkway above the Grand Canyon that would allow tourists a clear view down the 1,219m sheer drop into the Colorado River below. Featuring details of the construction from its conception to completion

Rating: 7.5
10:00am
Mega Shipyards
Severed Hand
Season 1 Episode 8/8

Yank Marine come up with a quick fix for a rusty boat used to break up ice on New York harbour and a serious accident lands The Mirage's captain in hospital

Rating: 8.8
11:00am
UFO: Alien Invasion
Season 1 Episode 5/9

A combination of powerful eyewitness testimonies and dramatic reconstructions help explain a mass daylight sighting of UFOs near Brisbane. Plus, the story of a Japanese cargo plane that may have been pursued by extraterrestrials

Rating: 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
The King's War on Witches
Recently uncovered evidence from Cornwall casts new light on the trials that swept England in the 17th century, and King James I's obsession with witchcraft

2:00pm
Inside the Mega Twister
Documentary recalling the tornado that struck El Reno, Oklahoma, in May 2013. One of of the largest twisters known, the storm was probably the most analysed in history as in its wake Dr Anton Seimon gathered all video footage into a searchable database. Combined with many first-hand accounts and harrowing recordings from scientists and amateur storm chasers, and accompanied by some state-of-the-art CGI animations, this film offers an unprecedented journey through the heart of the storm

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Car SOS
Campervan Challenge
Season 2 Episode 10/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw head to Hartlepool, Co Durham, where they hope to cheer up a car enthusiast by secretly restoring his cherished campervan

Rating: 7.4
4:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Audi A8
Season 1 Episode 10/10

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

Rating: 7.1
5:00pm
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
6:00pm
Highway Thru Hell
You Can't Argue with Gravity
Season 4 Episode 7/13

Al and Gord are called out to deal with a semi teetering on the edge of a 300-foot drop. Jamie gives a new driver a chance, but discovers he may be in over his head

Rating: 6.6
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
All Engines Failed!
Season 4 Episode 2/10

In June 1982, the engines of British Airways Flight 009 failed after it flew through volcanic ash caused by an eruption and the plane began falling from the sky. Minutes before it would have crashed into the sea the engines roared back to life - narrowly avoiding a catastrophe. The investigation looks at the lessons learned from the incident, which changed the way pilots were trained
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
The 80s: The Decade That Made Us
The Revolutionaries
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Newsman Sam Donaldson offers a graphic account of the 1981 assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan, and Dr David Adelberg recalls cradling the American president's heart in his hands during surgery. Plus, the social and economic contributions that computer innovator Steve Jobs, media guru Ted Turner and ice-cream manufacturers Ben & Jerry made during the decade

Rating: 6.5
9:00pm
The 90s: The Decade That Connected Us
Reality Bites
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Celebrities look back at the decade that saw the rise of reality TV and resounding success for Bill Gates and his Microsoft computer empire. However, grunge fans were in shock when Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994

Rating: 3.6
10:00pm
The 2000s: The Decade We Saw It All
Things Get Real
Season 1 Episode 2/4

The major historical events of the 2000s

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
The Plane That Wouldn't Talk
Season 5 Episode 8/10

How an insect nest was blamed for an accident in which a Boeing 737 failed to respond when contacted, subsequently crashing into the sea off Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1996

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Norway Massacre
Season 6 Episode 1/10

Deconstructing the events in Norway on 22 July, 2011, when mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
1:00am
Britain's Underworld
Dublin Gangland
Season 2 Episode 3/3

Documentary examining Dublin's history of crime, including the life of gang leader Larry Dunne who became a millionaire drug dealer

Rating: 8
2:00am
Doing Hard Time: Vegas
Come on Vacation, Leave on Probation
Season 1 Episode 1/12

Documentary series exposing the wayward tourists and criminals that make Clark County Detention Centre in Las Vegas one of the busiest jails in the world

Rating: 6
3:00am
Ice Road Rescue
Beggars Can't Be Choosers
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Tow rescuer Frank races to help a truck driver who has slid off the road while transporting nine cars

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Highway Thru Hell
War Zone
Season 4 Episode 3/13

A lumber truck collides with a diesel tanker, resulting in a raging fire and the biggest job of Colin's career. Other recovery drivers struggle in the face of severe rain and snow

Rating: 6.6
5:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2