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Fri 21 Jan

6:00am
Aerial America
Missouri
Season 1 Episode 54/73

Footage from above of Missouri, the state known as 'The Mother of the West', because many of the great trails that opened up the Wild West began there - including the Pony Express
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00am
The Wild Andes
Patagonia Untamed
Season 1 Episode 1/3

An in-depth look at the varied terrain, weather and wildlife found in the Southern Patagonian Andes
(Repeat)

8:00am
The Wild Andes
Extreme Survival
Season 1 Episode 2/3

How animals in the Andes' unpredictable Altiplano plateau have developed many adaptations in order to survive
(Repeat)

9:00am
The Wild Andes
Life in the Clouds
Season 1 Episode 3/3

An exploration of the northern tropical Andes and its rich and unique variety of habitats and species
(Repeat)

10:00am
Ice Airport Alaska
Heavy Lifting
Season 2 Episode 2/

A behind-the-scenes look at life inside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. An Alaska Airlines 737 returns after hearing a mysterious 'bang' shortly after take-off and a team of technicians sets to work to identify the source of the potentially noise
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Air Warriors
Messerschmitt BF 109
Season 8 Episode 4/

Considered the deadliest fighter of the Second World War, Germany's Me-109s were feared by Allied bombers and fighters alike. The aircraft fought Spitfires in the Battle of Britain and with Rommel in North Africa
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
12:00pm
Helicopter Wars
Taliban Gambit
Season 1 Episode 3/

Recollections of a four-man US Navy Seal team ambushed high in the Afghan mountains. High altitude, dusty conditions and Taliban firepower made a helicopter rescue particularly challenging
(Repeat)

1:00pm
Big Cat Country
Strength in Sisterhood
Season 1 Episode 2/6

With their leader badly wounded, the Hollywood lionesses retreat and regroup. Meanwhile, the MK females use their feminine wiles to distract the nomadic band of bachelors
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
2:00pm
King of the Desert Lions
Six years were spent filming a remarkable pride of endangered desert lions in Africa's Namib Desert. The story of five inseparable lion brothers helped change Namibia's national conservation policy
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Gorillas of Gabon
Gabon is home to probably the highest density of great apes in Africa. A team from Smithsonian's Gabon Biodiversity Program, working with the Gabon government, is attempting to habituate the gorillas as the linchpin of a nascent ecotourism industry. The documentary follows the efforts to save Gabon's Moukalaba-Doudou National Park and the silverback gorillas that call it home
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
4:00pm
Combat Ships
Stealth
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The vessels that operate in secret, unseen by their enemies, from secret missions that helped win the Second World War to modern stealth ships using strange shapes and technology to avoid spying ears and eyes
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
5:00pm
Air Warriors
Messerschmitt BF 109
Season 8 Episode 4/

Considered the deadliest fighter of the Second World War, Germany's Me-109s were feared by Allied bombers and fighters alike. The aircraft fought Spitfires in the Battle of Britain and with Rommel in North Africa
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
6:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Heavy Lifting
Season 2 Episode 2/

A behind-the-scenes look at life inside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. An Alaska Airlines 737 returns after hearing a mysterious 'bang' shortly after take-off and a team of technicians sets to work to identify the source of the potentially noise
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
7:00pm
Aerial America
On the Water
Season 1 Episode 56/73

Water shapes every nation's landscape and history. This aerial tour reveals America's massive lakes, powerful rivers and spectacular glaciers. We witness the products of millions of years of geological evolution and remarkable feats of modern engineering
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
8:00pm
Aerial America
Coasts
Season 1 Episode 73/

An aerial tour over America's coastlines, revealing the visual splendor and rich history of the nation's varied borders
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
9:00pm
Searching for Secrets
London
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Five experts set out to explore how a Victorian gas lamp helped solve London's sewage problem. Plus, the surprising history of Marble Arch and how the black cab got its unusual shape
(Repeat)

Rating: 4
10:00pm
The Curious Life and Death Of...
The Curious Life and Death Of: A Titanic Child
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Author and medical historian Dr Lindsey Fitzharris hunts for the identity of the saddest victim of the Titanic - a two-year-old child. Forensics, first-hand accounts and new DNA evidence may finally name him
(Repeat)

Rating: 3.6
11:00pm
Aerial America
Coasts
Season 1 Episode 73/

An aerial tour over America's coastlines, revealing the visual splendor and rich history of the nation's varied borders
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
12:00am
Searching for Secrets
London
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Five experts set out to explore how a Victorian gas lamp helped solve London's sewage problem. Plus, the surprising history of Marble Arch and how the black cab got its unusual shape
(Repeat)

Rating: 4
1:00am
The Curious Life and Death Of...
The Curious Life and Death Of: A Titanic Child
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Author and medical historian Dr Lindsey Fitzharris hunts for the identity of the saddest victim of the Titanic - a two-year-old child. Forensics, first-hand accounts and new DNA evidence may finally name him
(Repeat)

Rating: 3.6
2:00am
Murderous History
Edinburgh Body Snatchers
Season 1 Episode 3/6

The Edinburgh body snatchers. In a divided city at the centre of the scientific 'Enlightenment', the elite turned a blind eye to poverty, injustice and murder in the name of progress
(Repeat)

Rating: 6.9
3:00am
America's Hidden Stories
Hitler's US Election Plot
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Bradley Hart, author of Hitler's American Friends, investigates the Nazi attempt to meddle in the 1940 US election in order to keep America out of the Second World WarI. He uncovers a disturbing story of pro-Nazi American groups, armed right-wing militias, and a group of Americans happy to help the Nazis steal the election with huge sums of cash. Bradley also makes a key discovery - the actual paper trail, including receipts for cash used to pay delegates to vote against Roosevelt. It's a story with resonance for today's politics, a story of foreign governments attempting to undermine democracy, and where media is used to inflame division and polarisation
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.5
4:00am
America's Hidden Stories
The Klan Makes a Movie
Season 2 Episode 2/6

An attempt by US white supremacist hate group Ku Klux Klan to fund a Hollywood movie in an attempt to burnish its image
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.5
5:00am
America's Hidden Stories
Madam President
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Documents that appear to show the US has already had a woman president - when the First Lady ran the White House for an incapacitated chief executive
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.5

Sat 22 Jan

6:00am
Aerial America
Idaho
Season 1 Episode 39/73

An aerial view of Idaho, with a past as rich as its volcanic soil, from Hell's Canyon and Ernest Hemingway's haven to the world's first atomic city and the birth of the potato boom
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00am
Aerial America
Utah
Season 1 Episode 41/73

Utah has an alien beauty and a fascinating history - ranging from the cannibalism of the Donner Party to the growth of Mormonism into a world religion. This aerial tour includes the blinding white terrain of Bonneville Salt Flats where Britain's Sir Malcolm Campbell broke the land speed record in Bluebird
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
8:00am
Aerial America
Arizona
Season 1 Episode 30/73

A flight over Arizona explores the state's celebrated past, architectural achievements and stunning landscapes, including America's natural wonder, the Grand Canyon
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
9:00am
Aerial America
Colorado
Season 1 Episode 23/73

A high-flying tour over the USA's most magnificent and cultural landmarks, focusing on the views above Colorado
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
10:00am
Aerial America
Wyoming
Season 1 Episode 43/73

An aerial exploration of Wyoming reveals the Cowboy State's controversial history while highlighting its breathtaking canyons and volcanic formations.
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
11:00am
Aerial America
Montana
Season 1 Episode 32/73

An aerial exploration of Montana, known as 'The Treasure State' because of its valuable minerals. Its motto is 'oro y plata', Spanish for gold and silver, but it also has one of the largest grizzly bear populations in America
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
12:00pm
Aerial America
Nebraska
Season 1 Episode 44/73

An aerial tour of Nebraska. The Cornhusker State is a land of bold landscapes and brave history, boasting extraordinary rock formations in its Badlands and a weird replica of Stonehenge called Carhenge
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
1:00pm
Aerial America
Coasts
Season 1 Episode 73/

An aerial tour over America's coastlines, revealing the visual splendor and rich history of the nation's varied borders
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
2:00pm
Aerial Britain
The Sporting Life
Season 2 Episode 1/8

Great Britain is a land of castles, kings, queens, and of empire, but its historic identity also encompasses a deep-rooted passion for the outdoors and a love of sport. This episode explores Britain's historical connection to ball sports such as tennis, cricket, lawn bowls, soccer, rugby and golf
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
3:00pm
Inside the Factory
Cheese
Season 4 Episode 9/9

Gregg Wallace visits a cheese factory in Gateshead, where 3,000 tonnes of spreadable cheese are produced every year. He follows the production of jalapeno chilli flavoured cheese, from a 28,000-litre delivery of milk to 5,400 squeezy tubes. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey finds out how bacteria are responsible for the huge variety in smell, taste and appearance of different types of cheese. She also learns that some smelly cheeses contain the same bacteria that are responsible for stinky feet
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
4:00pm
Mystery of the Ice Age Giants
World-famous mammoth expert Dick Mol traces the extraordinary history of woolly mammoths from their origins in southern Africa to their extinction 3,700 years ago. Mammoths expanded their territory over the millennia and theirs is a story of one of nature's greatest adaptations from tropical warmth to extreme cold. However, as they specialised in surviving the ice ages, they limited their chances of survival in the greenhouse conditions of a changing climate. Professor Mol traces this path of evolution and extinction, from the Namibian desert, to the Canadian permafrost, to the ancient steppe of what is today the bottom of the North Sea
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
5:00pm
The Deadliest Wave: Asian Tsunami
A look back at the Boxing Day Asian Tsunami of 2004, which killed around 230,000 people. Survivor videos and accounts are part of a scientific examination of preparations for the next event of this sort
(Repeat)

6:00pm
Volcanoes: Dual Destruction
In the summer of 2018, two powerful active volcanoes, Kilauea in Hawaii and Fuego in Guatemala, erupted. Eyewitness footage helps tell the scientific and human story of these deadly disasters
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
7:00pm
V-Day: Volcanic Planet
The imagining of the scenario in which all the world's volcanoes erupted on a single day. This experiment draws on the expertise of the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program to explore ways volcanoes might blow
(Repeat)

Rating: 9.5
9:00pm
Yellowstone Supervolcano
A supervolcano is brewing beneath Yellowstone National Park, of which scientists believe an eruption would easily be the worst natural disaster in recorded history
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
10:00pm
Age of Humans
Earth
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Industrialised farming and migration of plants caused by human beings have led to noticeable changes in nature and are having severe consequences. Human beings are intervening in atmospheric cycles and accelerating climate change by the emission of gases. Industrialised livestock farming is contributing significantly to the production of greenhouse gases. Water is contaminated and entire landscapes transformed. This episode reveals how industrialised agriculture and migration of plants caused by humans have led to noticeable changes to nature and are having severe consequences
(Repeat)

Rating: 7
11:00pm
Age of Humans
Air
Season 1 Episode 2/3

A look at how humankind has affected the Earth's atmosphere and climate and what new technologies are being developed to improve air quality
(Repeat)

Rating: 7
12:00am
Age of Humans
Water
Season 1 Episode 3/3

How humans depend on water and the ways in which the Earth's water supply has been contaminated. Plus, suggestions of how mistakes might be reversed before it's too late
(Repeat)

Rating: 7
1:00am
Earth Under Water
The story of how the world is threatened by rising sea levels due to carbon dioxide emissions and rising global temperatures. If Antarctica and Greenland melted, the world's oceans would rise by 230ft. Using current climate models, scientists predict a maximum six-foot sea-level rise this century - enough to flood Miami and displace millions of people everywhere from New Orleans to Bangladesh. The efforts to use engineering to save cities like London and New Orleans are revealed
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
2:00am
Chilean Mine Rescue
Documentary exploring events of August 5, 2010, when a catastrophic cave collapse at the San Jose copper mine in Chile left 33 men trapped 700m underground. The programme features interviews with the some of the miners and those involved in the rescue effort, and chronicles what happened to the men after their escape
(Repeat)

3:00am
The Lost Tapes
Tornado Terror
Season 2 Episode 6/

In 1975, America's mid-western and southern states were hit by 148 tornados in 18 hours, leaving 315 people dead and almost 5,500 injured. Here, the event is retold with original TV news and radio reports and home movies
(Repeat)

4:00am
Virus Hunting: Cave to Covid
Teams of scientists join forces to find the origins of Covid-19 in hopes of better understanding the virus and preventing future pandemics
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
5:00am
Vaxxed Nation
Documentary examining how Israel was able to vaccinate 58 per cent of its eligible population against Covid-19 in less than four months despite political strife and deep ideological divisions
(Repeat)

Rating: 10

Sun 23 Jan

6:00am
Aerial America
Kansas
Season 1 Episode 27/73

A journey over Kansas, a land of wide-open spaces and endless skies where aviation pioneers took flight, the first battle of the Civil War took place, and Dorothy dreamed of a life 'somewhere over the rainbow'
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00am
Aerial America
Oklahoma
Season 1 Episode 29/73

The state of Oklahoma, a land of great tallgrass prairies, where herds of buffalo roam free and oil jacks gush black gold. Famous 'Okies' include actor Brad Pitt and the Apache leader Geronimo
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
8:00am
Aerial America
Louisiana
Season 1 Episode 19/73

An aerial tour of Louisiana soars over 'The Big Easy' city of New Orleans, submerged oil fields, and a tiny island that's home to the world-famous Tabasco sauce
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
9:00am
Aerial America
Mississippi
Season 1 Episode 24/73

A flight over Mississippi, where Civil War battles were lost, civil rights victories were finally won, and the Blues were born. This is the land of Muddy Waters and Elvis
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
10:00am
Aerial America
Arkansas
Season 1 Episode 7/73

An aerial view of Arkansas, where settlers' westward journeys began and also the setting of Bonnie and Clyde's most serious crimes. The state is the birthplace of Johnny Cash and former President Bill Clinton
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
11:00am
Aerial America
Nevada
Season 1 Episode 22/73

An aerial tour of Nevada highlights the state's deserts, ghost towns, neon cities and Hoover Dam, while detailing its history built on epic booms and busts
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
12:00pm
Aerial America
California
Season 1 Episode 1/73

Documentaries comprising footage of the US from above, beginning with shots of California's beaches, wine country and landmarks - including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the Hearst Castle
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
1:00pm
Inside the Factory
Cheese
Season 4 Episode 9/9

Gregg Wallace visits a cheese factory in Gateshead, where 3,000 tonnes of spreadable cheese are produced every year. He follows the production of jalapeno chilli flavoured cheese, from a 28,000-litre delivery of milk to 5,400 squeezy tubes. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey finds out how bacteria are responsible for the huge variety in smell, taste and appearance of different types of cheese. She also learns that some smelly cheeses contain the same bacteria that are responsible for stinky feet
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
2:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Heavy Lifting
Season 2 Episode 2/

A behind-the-scenes look at life inside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. An Alaska Airlines 737 returns after hearing a mysterious 'bang' shortly after take-off and a team of technicians sets to work to identify the source of the potentially noise
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
3:00pm
America's Stealth Bomber
The 20-year evolution of the B-2 Stealth Bomber details how it climbed from near obscurity into an integral part of the US Air Force arsenal
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
4:00pm
Helicopter Wars
Vietnam Firefight
Season 1 Episode 1/

Three former helicopter pilots return to Vietnam where, in their twenties, they were part of a dangerous mission to rescue 100 soldiers caught in an ambush
(Repeat)

5:00pm
The Spy in the Hanoi Hilton
The highest-ranking American PoWs from the infamous Vietnamese prison camp talk about their experiences, revealing harrowing tales of torture, interrogation and brutal treatment. They also talk about how a handful of prisoners created a clandestine movement that eventually led to major rescue attempts and a spy ring with top-secret connections
(Repeat)

6:00pm
Gun Trucks of Vietnam
When American GIs in Vietnam found their convoys were vulnerable and poorly armed, they improvised by turning their vehicles into powerful gun trucks
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
7:00pm
100 Missions: Surviving Vietnam
During the Vietnam War, US Air Force pilots who flew 100 combat missions could go home. The tension built relentlessly as they survived each sortie. This is the story of the survivors and the fallen
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
8:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
Island Hopping
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Under the command of Admiral Nimitz in 1943, America advanced towards Japan, engaging in a new series of island-hopping invasions through the Central Pacific
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
9:00pm
WWII Battles in Colour
El Alamein
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Gripping real life stories - when the fate of nations hung in the balance - are brought to life in never-before-seen colourised battle footage. This instalment illustrates life and death on the battlefield of El Alamein and life behind the lines in the north African desert
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
10:00pm
Inside the Factory
Cheese
Season 4 Episode 9/9

Gregg Wallace visits a cheese factory in Gateshead, where 3,000 tonnes of spreadable cheese are produced every year. He follows the production of jalapeno chilli flavoured cheese, from a 28,000-litre delivery of milk to 5,400 squeezy tubes. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey finds out how bacteria are responsible for the huge variety in smell, taste and appearance of different types of cheese. She also learns that some smelly cheeses contain the same bacteria that are responsible for stinky feet
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
11:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
Island Hopping
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Under the command of Admiral Nimitz in 1943, America advanced towards Japan, engaging in a new series of island-hopping invasions through the Central Pacific
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
12:00am
WWII Battles in Colour
El Alamein
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Gripping real life stories - when the fate of nations hung in the balance - are brought to life in never-before-seen colourised battle footage. This instalment illustrates life and death on the battlefield of El Alamein and life behind the lines in the north African desert
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
1:00am
Combat Ships
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
Season 2 Episode 7/8

The Second World War Battle of Leyte Gulf, which saw three days of ingenious strategy and white-knuckle combat between warships, aircraft and kamikazes
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
2:00am
Combat Ships
Amphibious Assaults
Season 2 Episode 8/8

The evolution of amphibious assault crafts, including the restoration and story of Britain's last surviving LCT 7074 landing craft, designed to carry six Churchill tanks
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
3:00am
Air Warriors
F-86 Sabre
Season 8 Episode 1/

Designed with the engineering specs from captured Nazi documents, America's first swept-wing jet fighter - the F-86 Sabre - was also the first that could take on the deadly Soviet MiG
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
4:00am
Air Warriors
B-29 Superfortress
Season 8 Episode 2/

The B-29 Superfortress changed the face of war. It dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, but was also the first plane with a pressurised cabin and the first that could fly more than 3,000 miles
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
5:00am
Air Warriors
Hawker Hurricane
Season 8 Episode 3/

The Hawker Hurricane, regarded by some as the overlooked underdog of British fighter planes. Fast and versatile, the dogfighter doubled as a bomber and ground support aircraft in every theatre of the Second World War
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2

Mon 24 Jan

6:00am
Aerial America
Iowa
Season 1 Episode 53/73

A bird's-eye view of the Hawkeye State of Iowa. It is the birthplace of author Bill Bryson and Hollywood cowboy star John Wayne, and the site of Buddy Holly's last concert
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00am
Aerial America
Minnesota
Season 1 Episode 34/73

Views over Minnesota, where the Mighty Mississippi begins and the blue Midwestern sky never ends. This is the so-called 'Land of 10,000 Lakes', boasting glacial landscapes and Bob Dylan's home
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
8:00am
Aerial America
Wisconsin
Season 1 Episode 50/73

Wisconsin, the Badger state, got its nickname from Cornish miners who emigrated to America and lived in dugout hillside caves. Here, cameras soar over a dazzling landscape of forests, rivers and picturesque lighthouses
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
9:00am
Aerial America
Illinois
Season 1 Episode 55/73

Illinois, the Prairie State and its Windy City of Chicago get the fly-over treatment. It's offered American icons as notorious as Al Capone and as heroic as Abraham Lincoln
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
10:00am
The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima
An enduring iconic Second World War image is the 1945 photo of five US marines raising the American flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima. One was misidentified and modern technology is used to reveal who he was
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
11:00am
The Pacific War in Colour
An Ocean Apart
Season 1 Episode 1/8

The Pacific War was unlike any military conflict before it in terms of its scale, scope, and savagery. The massive attacks on Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima and Nagasaki bookended the war, along with the ferocious battles in between, ones waged on tiny islands and remote atolls and fought by soldiers, Marines, airmen and sailors. Referencing colour combat footage and accounts from those who experienced the fight first-hand, this instalment reveals the brutal reality of life on the frontline during the battle for the Pacific
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
12:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
Shockwaves
Season 1 Episode 2/8

Six months after the bombing of Pearl Harbour, the shockwaves of war had flooded into every corner of the Pacific. Filmed by US Marine cameramen on the front line, the Allies began to taste success in the Coral Sea, Guadalcanal, and at Midway
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
1:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
Island Hopping
Season 1 Episode 3/8

Under the command of Admiral Nimitz in 1943, America advanced towards Japan, engaging in a new series of island-hopping invasions through the Central Pacific
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
2:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
The Enemy Underground
Season 1 Episode 4/8

Dramatic colour film captures the invasion of Saipan and the month-long battle that followed as the enemy dug in. When US casualties grew, tensions broke out between the Army, Navy and Marines
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
3:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
Striking Distance
Season 1 Episode 5/8

As an attack on Japan from inland Asia stalled, the US military strategy of taking Japan island by island gathered momentum and commanders believed the end of the war was in sight
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
4:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
Fire from the Sky
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Most of the Second World War in Europe was filmed in black and white, but America's war against the Japanese in the Pacific was almost entirely captured by combat cameramen using colour film
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
5:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
No Surrender
Season 1 Episode 7/8

A look at what happened at the Battle of Okinawa, fought on the Pacific island of Okinawa by United States marine and army forces against the Imperial Japanese Army. Plus, the Australian-led invasion of Borneo, aimed at destroying Imperial Japanese forces in south-east Asia
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
6:00pm
The Pacific War in Colour
From the Ashes
Season 1 Episode 8/8

Dramatic colour combat footage and personal accounts of the Pacific War's final days as US President Harry Truman decides to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Emperor Hirohito surrenders and General Douglas MacArthur arrives to oversee the country's occupation. Mortal enemies must now become partners in Japan's rebirth
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
7:00pm
Inside the Factory
Cheese
Season 4 Episode 9/9

Gregg Wallace visits a cheese factory in Gateshead, where 3,000 tonnes of spreadable cheese are produced every year. He follows the production of jalapeno chilli flavoured cheese, from a 28,000-litre delivery of milk to 5,400 squeezy tubes. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey finds out how bacteria are responsible for the huge variety in smell, taste and appearance of different types of cheese. She also learns that some smelly cheeses contain the same bacteria that are responsible for stinky feet
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
8:00pm
Aerial America
Outdoor Adventures
Season 1

A cross-country flight over the nation's mountains, beaches, national parks, and other sites that attract adventurers and tourists

Rating: 7.9
9:00pm
Aerial Britain
National Treasures
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The many natural and man-made treasures that encompass and enrich the UK. From soaring above Hadrian's Wall - one of Britain's relics from the Roman era - to exploring Shakespeare's home town, this episode delves into the stories that make up the nation's rich heritage
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
10:00pm
Inside the Factory
Inside the Factory: Cereal
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey shed light on how some of Britain's biggest factories make the nation's favourite products, beginning with popular breakfast cereals. Gregg starts by receiving a boat-load of corn fresh from Argentina, and witnesses as it is cooked, milled and flavoured to become a top-selling cereal brand. Cherry learns about the immunity-boosting powers of vitamin D, which is added to many of the UK's most popular cereals, and historian Ruth Gordon samples a Victorian breakfast of lobster and pig's head, as part of a daily meal that included 4,500 calories
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
11:00pm
Aerial America
Outdoor Adventures
Season 1

A cross-country flight over the nation's mountains, beaches, national parks, and other sites that attract adventurers and tourists
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
12:00am
Aerial Britain
National Treasures
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The many natural and man-made treasures that encompass and enrich the UK. From soaring above Hadrian's Wall - one of Britain's relics from the Roman era - to exploring Shakespeare's home town, this episode delves into the stories that make up the nation's rich heritage
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
1:00am
Mystic Britain
Legend of the Warrior Queen
Season 2 Episode 7/10

The search for Britain's great warrior Queen - Boudica. Clive Anderson rides a war chariot and peers into some entrails, while Mary-Ann Ochota predicts the future with a giant rabbit
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
2:00am
Mystic Britain
Leeches, Plagues and Potions
Season 2 Episode 8/10

Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota test outrageous remedies like leeches, head-drilling, and a pigeon that cures the plague. Plus, Henry VIII's role in Tudor medicine
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
3:00am
Aerial America
Indiana
Season 1 Episode 52/73

A bird's eye view of the state of Indiana, which is world-famous for its Indianapolis 500 car race and the Brickyard 400
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
4:00am
Aerial America
Michigan
Season 1 Episode 21/73

A journey above the Great Lake state of Michigan, where assembly lines brought the automobile to America and the 'Hit Factory' brought the Motown sound to the world
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
5:00am
Aerial America
Ohio
Season 1 Episode 33/73

An aerial journey over Ohio's landscape and scenic rivers. It is the place where the Wright Brothers' vision of manned flight took off, and where Neil Armstrong was born
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9

Tue 25 Jan

6:00am
Aerial America
West Virginia
Season 1 Episode 36/73

A trip over West Virginia, the 'Mountain State' and heartland of the US coal industry. Its history is steeped in America's Civil War history
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00am
Air Warriors
Messerschmitt BF 109
Season 8 Episode 4/

Considered the deadliest fighter of the Second World War, Germany's Me-109s were feared by Allied bombers and fighters alike. The aircraft fought Spitfires in the Battle of Britain and with Rommel in North Africa
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
8:00am
Air Warriors
B-24 Liberator
Season 8 Episode 5/

The B-24 Liberator - the most produced bomber in US history, used during the Second World War by every branch of the American military, as well as by the Royal Air Force
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
9:00am
Breaking the Sound Barrier
In 1947, American pilot Chuck Yeager climbed into a bizarre experimental aircraft in an attempt to fly faster than the speed of sound. This is the story of the creation of the X-1 aircraft - from its seemingly impossible goal to its extraordinary accomplishment that made history and launched new generations of X planes. It is also the tale of Yeager's come-from-behind journey to break the sound barrier and lead a new generation of test pilots
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
10:00am
Aerial America
Outdoor Adventures
Season 1

A cross-country flight over the nation's mountains, beaches, national parks, and other sites that attract adventurers and tourists
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
11:00am
Aerial Britain
National Treasures
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The many natural and man-made treasures that encompass and enrich the UK. From soaring above Hadrian's Wall - one of Britain's relics from the Roman era - to exploring Shakespeare's home town, this episode delves into the stories that make up the nation's rich heritage
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
12:00pm
Mystic Britain
Legend of the Warrior Queen
Season 2 Episode 7/10

The search for Britain's great warrior Queen - Boudica. Clive Anderson rides a war chariot and peers into some entrails, while Mary-Ann Ochota predicts the future with a giant rabbit
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
1:00pm
Mystic Britain
Lost Tribe of Scotland
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota try to find out why an ancient warrior tribe mysteriously vanished, and uncover an epic tale of Vikings, giants and the Loch Ness Monster
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
2:00pm
Mystic Britain
Mystery of the White Horse
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Clive Anderson and Mary Ann-Ochota explore a mysterious giant hill figure and get drawn into ancient myths, local folklore and pagan rituals
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
3:00pm
Mystic Britain
The Monster of Maeshowe
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota visit the Scottish island of Orkney and enter the lair of the legendary Hogboy to investigate a case of Viking treasure, lust and madness
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
4:00pm
Mystic Britain
Leeches, Plagues and Potions
Season 2 Episode 8/10

Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota test outrageous remedies like leeches, head-drilling, and a pigeon that cures the plague. Plus, Henry VIII's role in Tudor medicine
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
5:00pm
Aerial Britain
National Treasures
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The many natural and man-made treasures that encompass and enrich the UK. From soaring above Hadrian's Wall - one of Britain's relics from the Roman era - to exploring Shakespeare's home town, this episode delves into the stories that make up the nation's rich heritage
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
6:00pm
Aerial America
Outdoor Adventures
Season 1

A cross-country flight over the nation's mountains, beaches, national parks, and other sites that attract adventurers and tourists
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00pm
Inside the Factory
Inside the Factory: Cereal
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey shed light on how some of Britain's biggest factories make the nation's favourite products, beginning with popular breakfast cereals. Gregg starts by receiving a boat-load of corn fresh from Argentina, and witnesses as it is cooked, milled and flavoured to become a top-selling cereal brand. Cherry learns about the immunity-boosting powers of vitamin D, which is added to many of the UK's most popular cereals, and historian Ruth Gordon samples a Victorian breakfast of lobster and pig's head, as part of a daily meal that included 4,500 calories
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
8:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Emergency Landing
Season 2 Episode 3/

A chronicle of the daily challenges of the airport staff who manage to keep the facility open, freight flowing and passengers flying all despite weather that regularly dips to -36 degrees and wind speeds that typically exceed 100 mph. The Airport Police and Fire Department prepares for the landing of a cargo plane with malfunctioning landing gear, potentially putting the fuselage directly onto the frozen runway

Rating: 5.5
9:00pm
Impossible Repairs
Euro Train Heroes
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A mission to haul hefty cargo across Switzerland to the Netherlands, going through four countries with critical repairs at every turn
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
10:00pm
How Did They Build That?
Biomes & Rebuilds
Season 1 Episode 3/8

The challenge of undertaking the £1billion transformation of London Bridge Station while keeping it open to passenges. Plus, Las Vegas' most outrageous building and Singapore's Gardens by the Bay
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
11:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Emergency Landing
Season 2 Episode 3/

A chronicle of the daily challenges of the airport staff who manage to keep the facility open, freight flowing and passengers flying all despite weather that regularly dips to -36 degrees and wind speeds that typically exceed 100 mph. The Airport Police and Fire Department prepares for the landing of a cargo plane with malfunctioning landing gear, potentially putting the fuselage directly onto the frozen runway
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
12:00am
Impossible Repairs
Euro Train Heroes
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A mission to haul hefty cargo across Switzerland to the Netherlands, going through four countries with critical repairs at every turn
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
1:00am
How Did They Build That?
Biomes & Rebuilds
Season 1 Episode 3/8

The challenge of undertaking the £1billion transformation of London Bridge Station while keeping it open to passenges. Plus, Las Vegas' most outrageous building and Singapore's Gardens by the Bay
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
2:00am
Aircrash Alaska
Plane Down in the Tundra
Season 1 Episode 4/6

An incident that left air accident investigators mystified when a plane heading for an early morning Alaskan fishing trip failed to make its destination. The only survivor testified that there was a mysterious sound shortly before impact
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.8
3:00am
Aerial America
Kentucky
Season 1 Episode 40/73

An aerial tour over Kentucky, the bluegrass state and home of the Kentucky Derby. This stunningly beautiful state was the birthplace of Abe Lincoln, and where Scottish settlers distilled bourbon
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
4:00am
Aerial America
Tennessee
Season 1 Episode 5/73

An aerial tour of Tennessee, from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Grand Ole Opry and from Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion to a legendary whiskey distillery. Such views help illustrate the story of America's expansion west
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
5:00am
Aerial America
Alabama
Season 1 Episode 28/73

A flight over Alabama, revealing a land of quiet lakes, vast cotton fields and the Talladega Superspeedway. However, Sweet Home Alabama is also the site of some of America's toughest civil rights battles
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9

Wed 26 Jan

6:00am
Aerial America
Florida
Season 1 Episode 26/73

An aerial tour of Florida's peninsula and panhandle celebrates the state's spectacular sights, unique history and lavish lifestyles
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00am
Mystic Britain
Lost Tribe of Scotland
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota try to find out why an ancient warrior tribe mysteriously vanished, and uncover an epic tale of Vikings, giants and the Loch Ness Monster
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
8:00am
Mystic Britain
Mystery of the White Horse
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Clive Anderson and Mary Ann-Ochota explore a mysterious giant hill figure and get drawn into ancient myths, local folklore and pagan rituals
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
9:00am
Mystic Britain
The Monster of Maeshowe
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Clive Anderson and Mary-Ann Ochota visit the Scottish island of Orkney and enter the lair of the legendary Hogboy to investigate a case of Viking treasure, lust and madness
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.9
10:00am
Ice Airport Alaska
Emergency Landing
Season 2 Episode 3/

A chronicle of the daily challenges of the airport staff who manage to keep the facility open, freight flowing and passengers flying all despite weather that regularly dips to -36 degrees and wind speeds that typically exceed 100 mph. The Airport Police and Fire Department prepares for the landing of a cargo plane with malfunctioning landing gear, potentially putting the fuselage directly onto the frozen runway
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
11:00am
Impossible Repairs
Euro Train Heroes
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A mission to haul hefty cargo across Switzerland to the Netherlands, going through four countries with critical repairs at every turn
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
12:00pm
How Did They Build That?
Biomes & Rebuilds
Season 1 Episode 3/8

The challenge of undertaking the £1billion transformation of London Bridge Station while keeping it open to passenges. Plus, Las Vegas' most outrageous building and Singapore's Gardens by the Bay
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
1:00pm
Aerial America
Outdoor Adventures
Season 1

A cross-country flight over the nation's mountains, beaches, national parks, and other sites that attract adventurers and tourists
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
2:00pm
Aerial Britain
National Treasures
Season 2 Episode 2/8

The many natural and man-made treasures that encompass and enrich the UK. From soaring above Hadrian's Wall - one of Britain's relics from the Roman era - to exploring Shakespeare's home town, this episode delves into the stories that make up the nation's rich heritage
(Repeat)

Rating: 8
3:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Heavy Lifting
Season 2 Episode 2/

A behind-the-scenes look at life inside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. An Alaska Airlines 737 returns after hearing a mysterious 'bang' shortly after take-off and a team of technicians sets to work to identify the source of the potentially noise
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
4:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Emergency Landing
Season 2 Episode 3/

A chronicle of the daily challenges of the airport staff who manage to keep the facility open, freight flowing and passengers flying all despite weather that regularly dips to -36 degrees and wind speeds that typically exceed 100 mph. The Airport Police and Fire Department prepares for the landing of a cargo plane with malfunctioning landing gear, potentially putting the fuselage directly onto the frozen runway
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
5:00pm
Impossible Repairs
Euro Train Heroes
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A mission to haul hefty cargo across Switzerland to the Netherlands, going through four countries with critical repairs at every turn
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
6:00pm
How Did They Build That?
Biomes & Rebuilds
Season 1 Episode 3/8

The challenge of undertaking the £1billion transformation of London Bridge Station while keeping it open to passenges. Plus, Las Vegas' most outrageous building and Singapore's Gardens by the Bay
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
Big Cat Country
Strength in Sisterhood
Season 1 Episode 2/6

With their leader badly wounded, the Hollywood lionesses retreat and regroup. Meanwhile, the MK females use their feminine wiles to distract the nomadic band of bachelors
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
8:00pm
Big Cat Country
Punks on the Run
Season 1 Episode 3/6

With the Hollywood lionesses hiding in the north, the four nomadic males turn south. Nathan Pilcher captures the Nomads' attempt at a pride takeover, which sends the MK lions running for their lives
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
9:00pm
Into the Wild Tibet
The Tibetan Plateau is known as 'the roof of the world'. Its terrain and weather are unforgiving. As this documentary reveals, outsiders seldom see this area of Qinghai - inhabited by Tibetan wolves, blue sheep, and snow leopards
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
10:00pm
New Forest: The Crown's Hunting Ground
Actor Hugh Bonneville ventures into the New Forest National Park, in southern England, home to ancient woods, mossy mires and rich heathlands. Bonneville guides viewers through a year in the life of the Forest - a remarkable journey seen through the eyes of its most iconic wildlife inhabitants, including a newly born New Forest Foal, a pair of rare goshawks with dragon-red eyes and a red deer stag. Amongst the species surviving in these ancient woodlands and boggy mires include five different species of deer
(Repeat)

Rating: 3.5
11:00pm
Big Cat Country
Punks on the Run
Season 1 Episode 3/6

With the Hollywood lionesses hiding in the north, the four nomadic males turn south. Nathan Pilcher captures the Nomads' attempt at a pride takeover, which sends the MK lions running for their lives
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
12:00am
Into the Wild Tibet
The Tibetan Plateau is known as 'the roof of the world'. Its terrain and weather are unforgiving. As this documentary reveals, outsiders seldom see this area of Qinghai - inhabited by Tibetan wolves, blue sheep, and snow leopards
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
1:00am
New Forest: The Crown's Hunting Ground
Actor Hugh Bonneville ventures into the New Forest National Park, in southern England, home to ancient woods, mossy mires and rich heathlands. Bonneville guides viewers through a year in the life of the Forest - a remarkable journey seen through the eyes of its most iconic wildlife inhabitants, including a newly born New Forest Foal, a pair of rare goshawks with dragon-red eyes and a red deer stag. Amongst the species surviving in these ancient woodlands and boggy mires include five different species of deer
(Repeat)

Rating: 3.5
2:00am
America's Heartland: Wild Prairie Reborn
A visit to the American Prairie Reserve, a piece of northern Montana that's on track to become the largest protected ecosystem in the continental United States. Home to pronghorn and grizzlies and a mosaic of public and private land, it has a singular goal - to restore these grasslands to their natural state. Collectively, these scientists aren't simply trying to understand how the prairie worked before European settlement. Rather, the focus is on how native wildlife can co-exist with the people who live there
(Repeat)

3:00am
Aerial America
Georgia
Season 1 Episode 13/73

A view from above the US state of Georgia, a place where the Appalachian Mountains end and a great civil rights leader's life began
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
4:00am
Aerial America
South Carolina
Season 1 Episode 11/73

Bird's-eye views of South Carolina, a state named in honour of King Charles I. From Fort Sumter, where America's Civil War started, to cypress swamps and stunning beaches
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
5:00am
Aerial America
North Carolina
Season 1 Episode 17/73

North Carolina is where the Wright Brothers first took flight and basketball's Michael Jordan first took to the air. A land where an entire colony of English settlers vanished mysteriously, seen from above
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9

Thu 27 Jan

6:00am
Aerial America
Virginia
Season 1 Episode 3/73

The documentaries comprising aerial footage of the US conclude with shots of Virginia, one of America's oldest states. The programme features shots of the Jamestown Islands, Yorktown, Richmond and Petersburg
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
7:00am
America's Hidden Stories
The Klan Makes a Movie
Season 2 Episode 2/6

An attempt by US white supremacist hate group Ku Klux Klan to fund a Hollywood movie in an attempt to burnish its image
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.5
8:00am
America's Hidden Stories
Madam President
Season 2 Episode 3/6

Documents that appear to show the US has already had a woman president - when the First Lady ran the White House for an incapacitated chief executive
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.5
9:00am
America's Hidden Stories
Vampires in America
Season 2 Episode 4/6

A series of gruesome, 19th-century grave exhumations in America's north east, believed by many to have been a method of killing vampires
(Repeat)

Rating: 4.5
10:00am
Big Cat Country
Punks on the Run
Season 1 Episode 3/6

With the Hollywood lionesses hiding in the north, the four nomadic males turn south. Nathan Pilcher captures the Nomads' attempt at a pride takeover, which sends the MK lions running for their lives
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
11:00am
Into the Wild Tibet
The Tibetan Plateau is known as 'the roof of the world'. Its terrain and weather are unforgiving. As this documentary reveals, outsiders seldom see this area of Qinghai - inhabited by Tibetan wolves, blue sheep, and snow leopards
(Repeat)

Rating: 9
12:00pm
New Forest: The Crown's Hunting Ground
Actor Hugh Bonneville ventures into the New Forest National Park, in southern England, home to ancient woods, mossy mires and rich heathlands. Bonneville guides viewers through a year in the life of the Forest - a remarkable journey seen through the eyes of its most iconic wildlife inhabitants, including a newly born New Forest Foal, a pair of rare goshawks with dragon-red eyes and a red deer stag. Amongst the species surviving in these ancient woodlands and boggy mires include five different species of deer
(Repeat)

Rating: 3.5
1:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Heavy Lifting
Season 2 Episode 2/

A behind-the-scenes look at life inside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. An Alaska Airlines 737 returns after hearing a mysterious 'bang' shortly after take-off and a team of technicians sets to work to identify the source of the potentially noise
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
2:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Emergency Landing
Season 2 Episode 3/

A chronicle of the daily challenges of the airport staff who manage to keep the facility open, freight flowing and passengers flying all despite weather that regularly dips to -36 degrees and wind speeds that typically exceed 100 mph. The Airport Police and Fire Department prepares for the landing of a cargo plane with malfunctioning landing gear, potentially putting the fuselage directly onto the frozen runway
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
3:00pm
Impossible Repairs
Euro Train Heroes
Season 1 Episode 3/6

A mission to haul hefty cargo across Switzerland to the Netherlands, going through four countries with critical repairs at every turn
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.7
4:00pm
America's Heartland: Wild Prairie Reborn
A visit to the American Prairie Reserve, a piece of northern Montana that's on track to become the largest protected ecosystem in the continental United States. Home to pronghorn and grizzlies and a mosaic of public and private land, it has a singular goal - to restore these grasslands to their natural state. Collectively, these scientists aren't simply trying to understand how the prairie worked before European settlement. Rather, the focus is on how native wildlife can co-exist with the people who live there
(Repeat)

5:00pm
Custer's Last Stand: Battle of Little Bighorn
The story of Custer's Last Stand, which rivals the Charge of the Light Brigade as a military disaster. However, it made Sitting Bull famous and Buffalo Bill rich - he even brought his Wild West show to Queen Victoria's jubilee
(Repeat)

Rating: 7
6:00pm
Pocahontas: The True Story
Beneath an ancient church in Gravesend, Kent, lies the remains of a native American princess, Pocahontas. Her relationship with the English adventurer John Smith has been described as a romance that united two warring cultures. She spawned a Disney fairytale, but the real story is a tale of kidnapping, starvation, ocean journeys and manipulation of history
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
7:00pm
Food Factories: How They Work
Family Meals
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Gregg Wallace examines the innovative processes used to manufacture family meals. Gadgets include robots using lasers to parcel up potato waffles and an egg splitter that scoops up yolks to make mayonnaise
(Repeat)

Rating: 0.9
8:00pm
Inside the Factory
Inside the Factory: Cereal
Season 2 Episode 1/6

Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey shed light on how some of Britain's biggest factories make the nation's favourite products, beginning with popular breakfast cereals. Gregg starts by receiving a boat-load of corn fresh from Argentina, and witnesses as it is cooked, milled and flavoured to become a top-selling cereal brand. Cherry learns about the immunity-boosting powers of vitamin D, which is added to many of the UK's most popular cereals, and historian Ruth Gordon samples a Victorian breakfast of lobster and pig's head, as part of a daily meal that included 4,500 calories
(Repeat)

Rating: 2.3
9:00pm
Ice Airport Alaska
Emergency Landing
Season 2 Episode 3/

A chronicle of the daily challenges of the airport staff who manage to keep the facility open, freight flowing and passengers flying all despite weather that regularly dips to -36 degrees and wind speeds that typically exceed 100 mph. The Airport Police and Fire Department prepares for the landing of a cargo plane with malfunctioning landing gear, potentially putting the fuselage directly onto the frozen runway
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
10:00pm
Air Warriors
B-24 Liberator
Season 8 Episode 5/

The B-24 Liberator - the most produced bomber in US history, used during the Second World War by every branch of the American military, as well as by the Royal Air Force
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
11:00pm
WWII Battles in Colour
Kursk
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The Battle of Kursk, a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk, roughly 280 miles south west of Moscow, during July and August 1943. This archive footage, colourised for the first time, tells the story of the greatest tank battle the world has ever seen
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
12:00am
Ice Airport Alaska
Emergency Landing
Season 2 Episode 3/

A chronicle of the daily challenges of the airport staff who manage to keep the facility open, freight flowing and passengers flying all despite weather that regularly dips to -36 degrees and wind speeds that typically exceed 100 mph. The Airport Police and Fire Department prepares for the landing of a cargo plane with malfunctioning landing gear, potentially putting the fuselage directly onto the frozen runway
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.5
1:00am
Air Warriors
B-24 Liberator
Season 8 Episode 5/

The B-24 Liberator - the most produced bomber in US history, used during the Second World War by every branch of the American military, as well as by the Royal Air Force
(Repeat)

Rating: 8.2
2:00am
WWII Battles in Colour
Kursk
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The Battle of Kursk, a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk, roughly 280 miles south west of Moscow, during July and August 1943. This archive footage, colourised for the first time, tells the story of the greatest tank battle the world has ever seen
(Repeat)

Rating: 10
3:00am
Aerial America
Maryland & Delaware
Season 1 Episode 16/73

Two of the smallest and most historic US states seen from above. Delaware was the first to ratify the American Constitution, and an 1812 British siege in Maryland inspired the Star-Spangled Banner
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
4:00am
Aerial America
Pennsylvania
Season 1 Episode 25/73

A journey over the state of Pennsylvania. Nicknamed the 'Keystone State', as one of the original 13 founding US states, this is where the American Constitution was drafted, and north fought south at Gettysburg in America's bloody Civil War
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
5:00am
Aerial America
New Jersey
Season 1 Episode 51/73

New Jersey - one of the USA's 13 original states and one of its most fascinating - seen from above. From Bruce Springsteen's childhood home to sites of momentous history, including the Hindenburg's fiery crash
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.9