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Wed 11 Dec

7:00am
Cruise TV With LoveitBookit

Rating: 10
8:00am
Drain the Oceans
Sunken Treasures
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Marine archaeologists go in search of the wreckage of ships that were laden with treasure when they sunk centuries ago, and still contain undiscovered riches

Rating: 7.2
9:00am
Hitler's Last Stand
Nazis Strike Back
Season 2 Episode 4/6

A surprise German offensive against American forces in the Ardennes Forest, which relied on speed to move tanks into position before the Allies could mobilise a response
(Subtitles)

10:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Megaships
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Uncovering what is left of Hitler's sea-faring structures, which were built in a bid for world domination. The Bismarck and Tirpitz were battleships of record-breaking proportions, and as ultimate status symbols of the Third Reich were relentlessly hunted by the Allies

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Mission
Season 14 Episode 5/10

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

Rating: 8.3
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Display
Season 17 Episode 5/10

Investigators try to solve the mystery of why a brand new design of jet crashed during a demonstration flight
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Airport Security: First Class
Big Busts
Season 2 Episode 1/

A woman and her stepdaughter get busted carrying cocaine, a mother get caught smuggling drugs, and agents seize a suspicious hoard of herbs

2:00pm
Ultimate Airport Dubai
Season 3 Episode 8/10

The team quarantines a possible Ebola patient while doctor try to diagnose him. Leigh investigates a strange smell, and Myles makes sure a passenger trial can go ahead

Rating: 7.6
3:00pm
Wicked Tuna
Wicked Waves
Season 8 Episode 8/15

Stormy seas are on the horizon, and the crews face a tough choice between heading for the safety of port and braving the elements to bring home a big catch

Rating: 7.7
4:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Mean Machine
Season 3 Episode 8/9

Thord needs his best men to solve the tricky problem of a 30-ton excavator that has capsized into a deep ditch

Rating: 7.8
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Gangster Getaways
Season 1 Episode 1/10

First episode of the 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
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
8:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Desert War
Season 6 Episode 5/6

The German campaign across Tunisia, Libya and Egypt, under the command of Erwin Rommel, which would push the allies to their limit and change the course of the war

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
Witness to Disaster
California Mudslide
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Eyewitness testimonies reveal how the quiet Californian beach town of Montecito was devastated by a thirty-foot high torrent of mud, trees and boulders
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
10:00pm
Air Crash Investigation: Special Report
Radio Silence
Season 2 Episode 9/

Experts hunt for answers when a Greek airliner goes rogue near Athens, a China Airlines flight heads off radar, and controllers lose contact with a private jet

Rating: 9
11:00pm
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
12:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Fatal Focus
Season 14 Episode 8/10

Experts investigate a 2007 plane crash in Indonesia in which 21 of the 140 passengers died, and make a startling discovery when they analyse the cockpit voice recorder

Rating: 8.3
1:00am
Nazi Weird War Two
Hitler's Meth Heads
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Sam Willis and Robert Joe investigate the role performance enhancing drugs played in helping Nazi soldiers to capture an impregnable fortress in Belgium in less than 15 minutes

Rating: 7
2:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Megaships
Season 2 Episode 5/6

Uncovering what is left of Hitler's sea-faring structures, which were built in a bid for world domination. The Bismarck and Tirpitz were battleships of record-breaking proportions, and as ultimate status symbols of the Third Reich were relentlessly hunted by the Allies

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Display
Season 17 Episode 5/10

Investigators try to solve the mystery of why a brand new design of jet crashed during a demonstration flight
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Mission
Season 14 Episode 5/10

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

Rating: 8.3

Thu 12 Dec

7:00am
Cruise TV With LoveitBookit

Rating: 10
8:00am
Drain the Oceans
Mysteries of the China Seas
Season 1 Episode 7/10

The China Seas are the site of one of the largest naval battles of all time, not to mention a 700-year-old mystery - and technological wonders, both ancient and modern. This documentary uses state-of-the-art sonar technology combined with the latest CGI to reveal the biggest battleship ever put to sea, a deadly ancient weapon and the underwater threat that could destroy the world wide web in an instant

Rating: 7.2
9:00am
Hitler's Last Stand
Deadly Defiance
Season 2 Episode 5/6

A decorated war hero volunteers for a dangerous role as America's 7th Infantry Regiment makes a bold bid to drive Nazi forces back across the Rhine
(Subtitles)

10:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Himmler's SS
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Heinrich Himmler's role in establishing the SS - the elite soldiers tasked with ensuring Hitler's safety - and his part in the organisation of the Holocaust. Himmler regarded the SS as being a new type of people - soldiers, administrators, academics and managers merged into one

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Inclination
Season 17 Episode 8/10

Experts investigate why Alitalia Flight 404, which crashed into a hill on its way into Zurich in November 1990 - killing everyone on board - was flying so low
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Free Fall
Season 17 Episode 7/10

The investigation of a plane that nosedived into the Indian Ocean after leaving Singapore for Perth uncovers a deadly flaw in one of the world's most popular make of plane
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Airport Security: First Class
Almost Got Away
Season 2 Episode 2/

A drug smuggler makes it onto the plane, but gets a surprise when he lands. Officials are nearly fooled when traffickers find a cunning way to hide cocaine

2:00pm
Ultimate Airport Dubai
Season 3 Episode 9/10

Airport employees stop a man carrying fake passports, search for a leak on a plane, and deal with 95 tonnes of emergency aid heading for Nepal

Rating: 7.6
3:00pm
Wicked Tuna
One For The Money
Season 8 Episode 9/15

As the clock ticks, the pressure pushes the boats to breaking point. For some, this is their last chance to get ahead and for others, it's the end of the line

Rating: 7.7
4:00pm
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: 7.8
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Hot Hatch Heroes
Season 1 Episode 5/10

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

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
8:00pm
Wicked Tuna: North v South
No Backing Down
Season 6 Episode 10/14

The Outer Banks is plagued by unpredictable weather. The Southern fleet begins to take the lead, but it will only take one unusual fish to change the course of the contest

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Ice Road Rescue: Highway Havoc!
Ice Road Rescue: Highway Havoc
Season 2 Episode 3/

Father and son Jo and Ole Roger prove that rescuing runs in their blood as they team up for some of the toughest recovery missions the ice road has to offer

10:00pm
Alaska State Troopers
Drugged, Drunk & Deranged
Season 7 Episode 9/10

The officers are called out to some of their most bizarre cases, including car crashes involving family members, aggressive rabbits, and a repeat offender for indecent exposure

Rating: 2.1
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Solution
Season 15 Episode 9/10

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

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Steep Impact
Season 14 Episode 9/10

An investigator tries to prove the cause of a plane crash in 1991 that killed 23 people, including an astronaut, when manufacturers dismiss the official explanation as impossible

Rating: 8.3
1:00am
Nazi Weird War Two
Secret Art Fortress
Season 1 Episode 6/6

How a collection of art treasures found in an Italian castle at the end of the Second World War were stolen and somehow survived being stored on the front line

Rating: 7
2:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Himmler's SS
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Heinrich Himmler's role in establishing the SS - the elite soldiers tasked with ensuring Hitler's safety - and his part in the organisation of the Holocaust. Himmler regarded the SS as being a new type of people - soldiers, administrators, academics and managers merged into one

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Free Fall
Season 17 Episode 7/10

The investigation of a plane that nosedived into the Indian Ocean after leaving Singapore for Perth uncovers a deadly flaw in one of the world's most popular make of plane
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Inclination
Season 17 Episode 8/10

Experts investigate why Alitalia Flight 404, which crashed into a hill on its way into Zurich in November 1990 - killing everyone on board - was flying so low
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3

Fri 13 Dec

7:00am
Cruise TV With LoveitBookit

Rating: 10
8:00am
Drain the Oceans
Drain the Oceans: Egypt's Lost Wonder
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Metaphorically speaking, experts 'pull the plug' on the River Nile, looking at historical discoveries found at its bottom. The programme addresses issues such as the exact identity of the Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria, why the so-called Abydos boats are buried in the desert and cites those who built 15 forts on the Nile that never saw battle

Rating: 7.2
9:00am
Hitler's Last Stand
Defend The Rhine
Season 2 Episode 6/6

A look at the invasion of Germany, examining the rivalry between the Allied generals and Hitler's refusal to surrender a single bridge across the Rhine
(Subtitles)

10:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Vengeance Missile
Season 2 Episode 1/6

The story of how Hitler ordered the development of the V1 in retaliation to Allied bombing raids. The first cruise missile, the so-called 'flying bomb' changed the face of war for ever

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Dead Of Winter
Season 17 Episode 10/10

Investigators can find nothing wrong with a plane that crashed moments after take-off - but the real cause has far-reaching effects for commercial aviation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Go Round
Season 17 Episode 9/10

The case of a Chinese plane that crashed minutes from touching down in Japan. Initial reports suggest the pilots are to blame, but after two years, a more complex reason emerges
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Airport Security: First Class
All In The Family
Season 2 Episode 3/

A mother takes her children to Barcelona, along with packs of cocaine. Another takes a big risk for her daughter, and a family gets caught with fake documents

2:00pm
Ultimate Airport Dubai
Season 3 Episode 10/10

A ground dispatcher needs to prepare a $20million cash shipment, and a smuggler is caught carrying 2,000 bottles of illegal prescription medication

Rating: 7.6
3:00pm
Wicked Tuna
Blood In The Water
Season 8 Episode 10/15

The quota drops from three fish per day to one. As the pressure mounts, the crews of Pinwheel and Falcon change their strategies and head for a different fishing ground

Rating: 7.7
4:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Freak Weather
Season 4 Episode 1/8

The rescue drivers have to cope with extreme weather conditions and sudden changes in temperature, creating new challenges on the ice road

Rating: 7.8
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
American Muscle
Season 1 Episode 3/10

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

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
8:00pm
Europe from Above
Poland
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Aerial footage of Poland, including the world's biggest castle, fireworks over Krakow, and herds of European bison, the largest land animals on the continent

Rating: 10
9:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hell Island
Season 6 Episode 3/6

The battle between US and Japanese forces to control Guadalcanal, a strategically important island that would allow one side to dominate the Pacific

Rating: 7.1
10:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Japan's Death Railway
Season 6 Episode 4/6

The construction of a 258 mile railway through the jungle in Burma, built by prisoners of war held by the Japanese army, half of whom did not survive the gruelling workload

Rating: 7.1
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Afghan Nightmare
Season 15 Episode 10/10

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

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Carnage In Sao Paulo
Season 14 Episode 10/10

The case of a plane that crashed into a neighbourhood in Sao Paulo. American and Brazilian investigators worked together to find the cause, discovering a nearly impossible failure

Rating: 8.3
1:00am
Nazi Weird War Two
Crocodile Massacre
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Sam Willis and Robert Joe investigate unusual events during the Second World War, beginning with the deaths of 1000 Japanese soldiers in a crocodile attack

Rating: 7
2:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Vengeance Missile
Season 2 Episode 1/6

The story of how Hitler ordered the development of the V1 in retaliation to Allied bombing raids. The first cruise missile, the so-called 'flying bomb' changed the face of war for ever

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Go Round
Season 17 Episode 9/10

The case of a Chinese plane that crashed minutes from touching down in Japan. Initial reports suggest the pilots are to blame, but after two years, a more complex reason emerges
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Dead Of Winter
Season 17 Episode 10/10

Investigators can find nothing wrong with a plane that crashed moments after take-off - but the real cause has far-reaching effects for commercial aviation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3

Sat 14 Dec

7:00am
Cruise TV With LoveitBookit

Rating: 10
8:00am
Drain the Oceans
Drain the Oceans: Secrets of D-Day
Season 2 Episode 1/7

Sonar technology is used beneath Normandy's waves for a powerful look at the more than 100 ships wrecked during the largest amphibious invasion ever
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
9:00am
Drain the Oceans
Buried Secrets of the Gold Rush
Season 2 Episode 4/7

The recovery of ships used in the Gold Rush in the 19th century from San Francisco, the Sacramento River and the icy wastes of the Klondike, revealing new facts about the period
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Drain the Oceans
Secrets of the Spanish Armada
Season 2 Episode 7/7

Experts find a secret beneath the waves, of how the Armada's failed conquest sparked England to steal the latest Spanish ship designs to grow their empire
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
11:00am
Drain the Oceans
Mysteries of the China Seas
Season 1 Episode 7/10

The China Seas are the site of one of the largest naval battles of all time, not to mention a 700-year-old mystery - and technological wonders, both ancient and modern. This documentary uses state-of-the-art sonar technology combined with the latest CGI to reveal the biggest battleship ever put to sea, a deadly ancient weapon and the underwater threat that could destroy the world wide web in an instant

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Atlantis: Draining the Lost City
Season 1 Episode 5/10

Experts explore evidence of underwater cities, but are they proof of ancient sites and civilisations or simply accidents of geology?

Rating: 7.2
1:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Lost Worlds of the Med: Draining the Ocean
Season 1 Episode 4/10

Ruins of ancient civilisations in the Mediterranean, examining relics of the Minoans, the Greeks, the Carthaginians and the Romans to determine how these societies collapsed

Rating: 7.2
2:00pm
Japan: Between Sky and Earth
The Snow Island
Season 1 Episode 1/3

A journey of discovery through little-known areas of Japan, beginning with Hokkaido in the far north, a vast natural paradise and sacred land of the Ainu people

3:00pm
Japan: Between Sky and Earth
The Mountain Island
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Exploring Honshu, the largest and most heavily populated of the four islands that make up Japan, which has endured through wars and natural disasters

4:00pm
Japan: Between Sky and Earth
The Blue Islands
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Exploring Japan's southern islands, Kyushu and Okinawa, which are famous as the birthplace of much of the nation's spiritual culture

5:00pm
China from Above
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. An aerial journey across China, examining the varied landscapes and cultures, and how they have endured over thousands of years

Rating: 10
6:00pm
China from Above
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. How the cities and infrastructure of China has developed in extraordinary ways over the last 30 years, while retaining the nation's ancient traditions

Rating: 10
7:00pm
Egypt from Above
Egypt's Ancient Empire
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. A spectacular aerial journey across Egypt, revealing how the River Nile was the key to the empire in ancient times, and why it is still important today
(Subtitles)

8:00pm
Egypt from Above
Engineering the Future
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. A spectacular aerial journey across modern Egypt reveals how the nation is building for the future while preserving its unique ancient history
(Subtitles)

9:00pm
Europe from Above
United Kingdom
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Aerial footage of European countries, beginning with the UK, including glimpses of the Giant's Causeway, the Eden Project, and one of London's tallest skyscrapers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
10:00pm
Europe from Above
Italy
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Footage of Italy from the air, featuring scientists climbing Mount Etna, an ice track in the high Alps, Sicily's ladder top fishermen, and a dredger in Venice
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
11:00pm
Europe from Above
Germany
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Exploring Germany from the air, featuring footage of a record-breaking cable car, the largest land vehicle on the planet, and a tropical resort in a giant disused aircraft hangar
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
12:00am
Europe from Above
The Netherlands
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Exploring the Netherlands from the air, with footage of historic windmills, futuristic greenhouses, modern turbines, floating homes, unusual forts and New Year's celebrations
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
1:00am
Europe from Above
Poland
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Aerial footage of Poland, including the world's biggest castle, fireworks over Krakow, and herds of European bison, the largest land animals on the continent
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
2:00am
China from Above
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. An aerial journey across China, examining the varied landscapes and cultures, and how they have endured over thousands of years

Rating: 10
3:00am
China from Above
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. How the cities and infrastructure of China has developed in extraordinary ways over the last 30 years, while retaining the nation's ancient traditions

Rating: 10
4:00am
Egypt from Above
Egypt's Ancient Empire
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. A spectacular aerial journey across Egypt, revealing how the River Nile was the key to the empire in ancient times, and why it is still important today
(Subtitles)

Sun 15 Dec

8:00am
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

Rating: 8
9:00am
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
10:00am
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
11:00am
Drain the Oceans
Secrets of New York City
Season 2 Episode 2/7

The discovery of secrets beneath the ocean around New York, including an earth-shattering feat of engineering and a casualty of First World War stealth warfare
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Drain the Oceans: Egypt's Lost Wonder
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Metaphorically speaking, experts 'pull the plug' on the River Nile, looking at historical discoveries found at its bottom. The programme addresses issues such as the exact identity of the Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria, why the so-called Abydos boats are buried in the desert and cites those who built 15 forts on the Nile that never saw battle

Rating: 7.2
1:00pm
Drain the Oceans
Sunken Treasures
Season 1 Episode 6/10

Marine archaeologists go in search of the wreckage of ships that were laden with treasure when they sunk centuries ago, and still contain undiscovered riches

Rating: 7.2
2:00pm
Europe from Above
United Kingdom
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Aerial footage of European countries, beginning with the UK, including glimpses of the Giant's Causeway, the Eden Project, and one of London's tallest skyscrapers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Europe from Above
Italy
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Footage of Italy from the air, featuring scientists climbing Mount Etna, an ice track in the high Alps, Sicily's ladder top fishermen, and a dredger in Venice
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
4:00pm
Europe from Above
Germany
Season 1 Episode 3/6

Exploring Germany from the air, featuring footage of a record-breaking cable car, the largest land vehicle on the planet, and a tropical resort in a giant disused aircraft hangar
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
5:00pm
Europe from Above
The Netherlands
Season 1 Episode 4/6

Exploring the Netherlands from the air, with footage of historic windmills, futuristic greenhouses, modern turbines, floating homes, unusual forts and New Year's celebrations
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
6:00pm
Europe from Above
Poland
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Aerial footage of Poland, including the world's biggest castle, fireworks over Krakow, and herds of European bison, the largest land animals on the continent
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 10
7:00pm
China from Above
Dynamic Coast
Season 2 Episode 1/2

An aerial exploration of China's coastal and Eastern provinces, revealing the lives of both people in the world's most populous cities, and rural life along its great coastline

Rating: 10
8:00pm
China from Above
Land of Mountains and Rivers
Season 2 Episode 2/2

An aerial exploration of China's vast interior, revealing the people who live in some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet

Rating: 10
9:00pm
Europe from Above
Spain
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Aerial footage of Spain, including construction on Barcelona's Sagrada Familia and barnacle hunters rappelling down jagged cliffs in search of shellfish
(New Series)

Rating: 10
10:00pm
History of the Emirates
Rise of the Supercities
Season 1 Episode 3/3

A look at the last 500 years, and the rise of the modern UAE, examining the influence of British colonialism and the discovery of oil on the region's fortunes
(New Series)

Rating: 9
11:00pm
Japan: Between Sky and Earth
The Snow Island
Season 1 Episode 1/3

A journey of discovery through little-known areas of Japan, beginning with Hokkaido in the far north, a vast natural paradise and sacred land of the Ainu people

12:00am
Japan: Between Sky and Earth
The Mountain Island
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Exploring Honshu, the largest and most heavily populated of the four islands that make up Japan, which has endured through wars and natural disasters

1:00am
Japan: Between Sky and Earth
The Blue Islands
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Exploring Japan's southern islands, Kyushu and Okinawa, which are famous as the birthplace of much of the nation's spiritual culture

2:00am
China from Above
Dynamic Coast
Season 2 Episode 1/2

An aerial exploration of China's coastal and Eastern provinces, revealing the lives of both people in the world's most populous cities, and rural life along its great coastline

Rating: 10
3:00am
China from Above
Land of Mountains and Rivers
Season 2 Episode 2/2

An aerial exploration of China's vast interior, revealing the people who live in some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet

Rating: 10
4:00am
Egypt from Above
Engineering the Future
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. A spectacular aerial journey across modern Egypt reveals how the nation is building for the future while preserving its unique ancient history
(Subtitles)

Mon 16 Dec

8:00am
History of the Emirates
Rise of the Supercities
Season 1 Episode 3/3

A look at the last 500 years, and the rise of the modern UAE, examining the influence of British colonialism and the discovery of oil on the region's fortunes

Rating: 9
9:00am
China's Vision of The Future
Green Revolution
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Environmentally friendly solutions to the country's energy demands, including solar and wind-power, skyscraper farms and vertical forests, and their influence on other nations

Rating: 10
10:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Kamikaze Suicide Bombers
Season 2 Episode 6/6

The events of 1944, when the Japanese turn in desperation to killer planes, rocket bombs and super torpedoes guided not by machines, but by human pilots

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Myth
Season 16 Episode 2/10

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
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Killer Attitude
Season 16 Episode 1/10

Investigators uncover disturbing facts about an inexperienced pilot, and discover a pattern of abusive behaviour may have contributed to a plane crash

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Airport Security: First Class
Detained and Defiant
Season 2 Episode 4/

Two drug-carrying sisters break down under the agents' pressure. A drunk man makes a big confession and a man carrying cocaine crumbles under questioning

2:00pm
Ultimate Airport Dubai
Season 2 Episode 1/10

A look behind the scenes at one of the world's busiest airports, discovering how its 90,000 staff ensure the safe arrival and timely departure of 57 million passengers a year. Workers in the signal tower hear news that an A380 with a faulty engine will be making an emergency landing on one of the runways, while a passenger travelling to Kuwait is found to have a suitcase full of snakes

Rating: 7.6
3:00pm
Wicked Tuna
Thick As Thieves
Season 8 Episode 11/15

A new boat provides a means for Tyler McLaughlin to get back to the top of the leaderboard, and Dave Carraro goes after a strong lead while his rival is out of the way

Rating: 7.7
4:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Let It Snow
Season 4 Episode 2/8

A 20-ton transporter slides off the road during a snowstorm and a car falls into a deep ditch. Thord sets out to rescue both vehicles on the same trip

Rating: 7.8
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
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
8:00pm
Witness to Disaster
Lost in the Bermuda Triangle
Season 1 Episode 6/6

the story behind the 2015 sinking of El Faro off the Bahamas. Caught in a hurricane, the ship vanished along with all 33 crew members
(New Series)

Rating: 5
9:00pm
Air Crash Investigation: Special Report
Design Flaws
Season 2 Episode 10/

Three rare failures throw investigators into storms of controversy, and one reveals a weak spot in every Boeing 767

Rating: 9
10:00pm
Inside Turkish Airlines
Documentary following the staff of the airline, including pilots, cooks, flight attendants, baggage handlers and security officers

Rating: 4.5
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
M1 Plane Crash
Season 13 Episode 1/10

Investigators uncover the tragic misunderstanding at the heart of the 1989 Kegworth air disaster, when British Midland Flight 92 crashed onto the embankment of the M1 motorway, killing 47 people

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Niki Lauda: Testing the Limits
Season 13 Episode 2/10

Former racing driver Niki Lauda, the founder of Lauda Air, joins forces with investigators looking into the crash of Lauda Air Flight 004 of May 1991. The deadliest aviation accident involving a Boeing 767 to date, it claimed the lives of 213 passengers and 10 crew members. There had been speculation that a bomb may have destroyed the aircraft, though a design flaw has since been identified that could affect other passenger planes

Rating: 8.3
1:00am
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

Rating: 7
2:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Kamikaze Suicide Bombers
Season 2 Episode 6/6

The events of 1944, when the Japanese turn in desperation to killer planes, rocket bombs and super torpedoes guided not by machines, but by human pilots

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Killer Attitude
Season 16 Episode 1/10

Investigators uncover disturbing facts about an inexperienced pilot, and discover a pattern of abusive behaviour may have contributed to a plane crash

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Myth
Season 16 Episode 2/10

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

Tue 17 Dec

8:00am
Drain the Oceans
The World's Biggest Battleship: Draining the Ocean
Season 1 Episode 9/10

Exploring the wreckage of ships from the Battle of Jutland in 1916 to answer a question that has gone unanswered for more than 100 years - which side actually won

Rating: 7.2
9:00am
Drain the Oceans
Killer U-Boats
Season 2 Episode 3/7

How the development of U-Boats changed the shape of naval warfare, introducing the world's first stealth weapon and forcing Allied forces to adopt new tactics to fight back
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.2
10:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Siegfried Line
Season 2 Episode 2/6

The 600km Siegfried Line, considered one of the greatest fortifications in warfare history. The campaign to breach it cost 140,000 American casualties

Rating: 7.1
11:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Explosive Proof
Season 16 Episode 4/10

A terror attack is suspected when a plane explodes after taking off from New York. The FBI joins NTSB investigators, but the case pits them against each other

Rating: 8.3
12:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Turning Point
Season 16 Episode 3/10

The investigation into South Korea's worst ever air disaster encounters a problem when the surviving captain's story contradicts air traffic control's account of events

Rating: 8.3
1:00pm
Airport Security: First Class
Busted And Betrayed
Season 2 Episode 5/

Officials do not know what to believe when a man caught with drugs blames his son-in-law, and a potential smuggler claims she has been tricked into trafficking

2:00pm
Ultimate Airport Dubai
Season 2 Episode 2/10

A major section of the baggage conveyor belt shuts down due to a faulty motor. Technicians need to replace the motor if the airport is to handle the afternoon rush

Rating: 7.6
3:00pm
Wicked Tuna
The Sherman Tank
Season 8 Episode 12/15

The crews must decide whether to go further out to sea when word comes in that the fish 170 miles from Gloucester are big and valuable

Rating: 7.7
4:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Chains Of Chaos
Season 4 Episode 3/8

A driver fails to put wheel chains on correctly, and gets in trouble on a dangerous bend - while another puts his life at risk by trying to drive uphill with no chains at all

Rating: 7.8
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
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
7:00pm
Car S.O.S.
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: 4.5
8:00pm
Expedition Amelia
Having discovered the Titanic's wreck, Bob Ballard heads to a remote Pacific island to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

10:00pm
Viking Warrior Women
Scientist Ella Al-Shamahi examines new evidence that female Viking warriors fought alongside their male comrades on the battlefield more than 1000 years ago

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Vanishing Act
Season 13 Episode 3/10

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

Rating: 8.3
12:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Sideswiped
Season 13 Episode 4/10

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

Rating: 8.3
1:00am
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

Rating: 7
2:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Siegfried Line
Season 2 Episode 2/6

The 600km Siegfried Line, considered one of the greatest fortifications in warfare history. The campaign to breach it cost 140,000 American casualties

Rating: 7.1
3:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Turning Point
Season 16 Episode 3/10

The investigation into South Korea's worst ever air disaster encounters a problem when the surviving captain's story contradicts air traffic control's account of events

Rating: 8.3
4:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Explosive Proof
Season 16 Episode 4/10

A terror attack is suspected when a plane explodes after taking off from New York. The FBI joins NTSB investigators, but the case pits them against each other

Rating: 8.3