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Sun 22 Jul

8:00am
Taiwan's Toughest
Firefighters
Season 1 Episode 3/


9:00am
Taiwan's Toughest
Plant Hunters
Season 1 Episode 4/


10:00am
Route Awakening
Season 1 Episode 1/6

Californian adventurer Harry Yuan journeys through China, discovering the traditional art of Xuan paper making and going in search of the Yangzi dolphin

10:30am
Route Awakening
Season 1 Episode 2/6

Harry heads towards the Three Gorges Dam as his journey across China leads him to experience life as a boat tracker with the Tujia people of Shennong Stream

11:00am
Route Awakening
Season 1 Episode 5/6

Harry travels through Inner Mongolia, where he meets camel nomads, discovers how it is possible to grow crops in the desert, a development that could transform local culture

11:30am
Route Awakening
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Harry visits Shaanxi and Shandong, where he catches shrimps on stilts, meets a traditional bamboo lantern maker, and learns to make and fly giant kites. Last in the series

12:00pm
Perpetual Planet
Eco-Mexico
Season 1 Episode 1/

A report on eco-tourism in Mexico, revealing that in spite of the conservation benefits, it can still pose a threat to wildlife

12:30pm
Perpetual Planet
Sea Of Hope
Season 1 Episode 2/

Exploring America's oceans to discover new threats to undersea habitats

1:00pm
Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La
The remarkable story of a family of rare black and white snub-nosed monkeys living amid breathtaking scenery high in China's Hengduan Mountains

2:00pm
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
3:00pm
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

4:00pm
Earth's Giant Hole
Professor Darryl Granger explores China's tiankengs - giant natural holes, hundreds of metres deep, which have developed in unusual environmental conditions

Rating: 8.2
5:00pm
Maritime Silk Road Reborn
Treasure Fleets
Season 1 Episode 1/3

Historian Sam Willis retraces the routes of medieval China's treasure ships from the East China Sea to the Malacca Straits, and how they still influence modern shipping

6:00pm
Maritime Silk Road Reborn
Spice Trail
Season 1 Episode 2/3

Historian Sam Willis retraces the routes of medieval China's treasure ships from the East China Sea to the Malacca Straits, and how they still influence modern shipping

7:00pm
Maritime Silk Road Reborn
New Horizons
Season 1 Episode 3/3

Sam Willis discovers how Chinese ships travelled further west than ever before in 1416, establishing a new era of trade when they reached Africa

8:00pm
China's Wild Side
Magical Beasts
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. Wildlife from China's Alpine north, including Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys, red pandas, bamboo rats, and tragopans, birds with an unusual mating ritual

9:00pm
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
10:00pm
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
11:00pm
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
12:00am
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
1:00am
China's Grand Canal: A Photographer's Journey
Jeff Hutchens explores China's historical waterway, and examines the ancient traditions and local cuisine of those who live along its banks

2:00am
Trekking The Great Wall
An exploration of the most remote parts of China's national monument, meeting peasants, herders and locals living alongside it

3:00am
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

4:00am
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

Mon 23 Jul

8:00am
Megafactories
Heineken
Season 3 Episode 4/10

A behind-the-scenes look at the Heineken factory in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands, Europe's largest brewery and one of the most environmentally friendly factories in the world

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Megafactories
Jaguar XJ
Season 4 Episode 6/9

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

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Big, Bigger, Biggest
Ferris Wheel
Season 2 Episode 5/10

The technological feats, from the original Ferris wheel to the London Eye, that led to the construction of the Singapore Flyer - the largest observation wheel in the world

Rating: 8.3
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Merch Madness
Season 7 Episode 3/16

The crew of Hard Merchandise has still not made a catch at the start of the third week. The captain of Hot Tuna counts on his 10-year-old nephew to bring him good luck

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
Mine Kings
Explosives And Emeralds
Season 1 Episode 8/8

The team searches for an emerald mine in Zambia that can produce some of the clearest gems in the world - but the area is rife with illegal mining and smuggling

Rating: 9.3
1:00pm
Yukon Gold
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Season 2 Episode 6/10

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

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
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: 8.4
3:00pm
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: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Ditch the Plane
Season 7 Episode 6/8

Reconstructing the landing at sea of a passenger jet flying from Italy to Tunisia in 2005, which was forced to ditch after successive engine failures. Miraculously there were survivors, and the investigation that followed led to criminal charges against nine men for criminal negligence
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
50K Cars
Season 2 Episode 8/10

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

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
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: 7.3
7:00pm
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: 7.9
8:00pm
No Man Left Behind
The One That Got Away
Season 1 Episode 1/6

SAS commando Chris Ryan tells of how he had to race 200 miles across the desert to evade Iraqi forces when a mission went awry in 1991

Rating: 6
9:00pm
Battleground Brothers
Trapped by the Taliban
Season 1 Episode 4/5

The Golf Company soldiers are exhausted, having spent 14 months on a gruelling mission, but there is no let-up as they mount a risky night-time attack on a Taliban control centre

Rating: 10
10:00pm
The Long Road Home
In The Valley Of Death
Season 1 Episode 4/8

Denomy and Volesky regroup for another rescue attempt. Miltenberger is stranded as night falls, while news of the situation reaches his family back in the US

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Air France 447: Vanished
Season 11 Episode 13/13

Investigating the crash of Air France Flight 447 in June 2009, which proved an extremely difficult disaster inquiry to conduct as the majority of the wreckage was lost in the Atlantic Ocean

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Banged Up Abroad
USA/Vegas Mobster
Season 9 Episode 6/10

Chicago Outfit enforcer Frank Cullotta discusses crime boss Tony Spilotro, including his life in the mob and the burglary that led to his capture

Rating: 7.4
1:00am
Drugs Inc
Tex Meth
Season 7 Episode 6/16

A look at the traffickers smuggling meth into Texas from Mexico to sell at music festivals, and the ATF and US Border Patrol operatives trying to cut off the supply

Rating: 8
2:00am
StarTalk
Celestial Navigation
Science-based talk show, hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson

3:00am
Mine Kings
Explosives And Emeralds
Season 1 Episode 8/8

The team searches for an emerald mine in Zambia that can produce some of the clearest gems in the world - but the area is rife with illegal mining and smuggling

Rating: 9.3
4:00am
Yukon Gold
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Season 2 Episode 6/10

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

Rating: 8.3

Tue 24 Jul

8:00am
Megafactories
Frito Lay Crisps
Season 6 Episode 3/

A behind-the-scenes look at an American crisp factory, following workers during the build-up to the 4th of July celebrations, when the plant uses a million pounds of potatoes a day
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Megafactories
Swedish Super Car
Season 4 Episode 7/9

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

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Megastructures
Giant Cruise Ship
At over 1000 feet in length and weighing in excess of 150,000 tonnes, the Freedom Of The Seas is the largest passenger ship ever built. With an onboard wave machine, climbing wall and even a cobbled shopping street, this is a mega ship like no other

Rating: 7.6
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Don't Quit Your Day Job
Season 7 Episode 4/16

One boat lands the biggest payday of the season so far, but with rookie fishermen causing havoc on the waves, it does not come without a fight

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
Mine Kings
Blood Red Rubies
Season 1 Episode 3/8

The team head to Greenland where, for the first time, locals are permitted to mine their own land. Guy and his crew help these rookies look for rubies

Rating: 9.3
1:00pm
Yukon Gold
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
Season 2 Episode 7/10

As autumn arrives in Canada, so does the harsh weather, and as the gold-miners continue their search for treasure, they risk breaking their excavator

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
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: 8.4
3:00pm
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: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
The Plane That Vanished
Season 7 Episode 7/8

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

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Take Me Home
Season 2 Episode 3/10

Vehicles for hire are the theme in this episode, with a classic London taxi up against a stretch limo

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
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: 7.3
7:00pm
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: 7.9
8:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Vengeance Missile
Season 2 Episode 4/6

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: 6.9
9:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Kamikaze Suicide Bombers
Season 2 Episode 5/6

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: 6.9
10:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Hitler's Siegfried Line
Season 2 Episode 6/6

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

Rating: 6.9
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Nuts and Bolts
Season 17 Episode 3/10

A cargo plane crashes within a mile of the airport where it was attempting to make an emergency landing. A colleague of the crew helps investigators to discover why

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Banged Up Abroad
Iraq//Buried Alive
Season 9 Episode 7/10

Former American contractor Roy Hallums was working in Baghdad providing food to the US Military in 2004 when a masked gang kidnapped him and five others. They spent 311 days held by the Iraqi resistance group before being rescued by members of the US Army's Delta Force

Rating: 7.4
1:00am
Drugs Inc
Pittsburgh Smack
Season 7 Episode 7/16

A heroin kingpin tries to diversify his business in the face of competition from small-time dealers, but is not prepared for the intervention of a crack outfit of undercover agents

Rating: 8
2:00am
StarTalk
Chris Hadfield
Season 1 Episode 7/10

Science-based talk show, hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson

3:00am
Mine Kings
Blood Red Rubies
Season 1 Episode 3/8

The team head to Greenland where, for the first time, locals are permitted to mine their own land. Guy and his crew help these rookies look for rubies

Rating: 9.3
4:00am
Yukon Gold
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
Season 2 Episode 7/10

As autumn arrives in Canada, so does the harsh weather, and as the gold-miners continue their search for treasure, they risk breaking their excavator

Rating: 8.3

Wed 25 Jul

8:00am
Megafactories
Ford F150
Season 3 Episode 9/10

A visit to the Dearborn plant in Michigan, where the standard and customised models of the popular F150 truck are built

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Megafactories
Porsche Panamera
Season 3 Episode 7/10

A behind-the-scenes look at Porsche's revamped factory in Leipzig, where the four-door Panamera model is built on a single assembly line tended by 600 workers. The documentary also examines how the plant receives deliveries from 150-160 lorries up to 14 times a day, and how each delivered part is used within 24 hours of its arrival
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Megastructures
NYC's Trash Transformer
An ambitious project to transform a pier on New York's Hudson river

Rating: 7.6
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Smoke on the Water
Season 7 Episode 5/16

Paul Herbert, captain of the leading boat, decides to take pity on a struggling rival - but his gesture of kindness could backfire on him

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
Mine Kings
Colombian Emeralds
Season 1 Episode 1/8

Guy Clutterbuck and his team of experts search for precious gems and environmentally friendly mines around the world, beginning by searching for emeralds in Colombia

Rating: 9.3
1:00pm
Yukon Gold
In it to Win it
Season 2 Episode 8/10

As winter begins to encroach on the miners, Ken is forced to hunt for gold in freezing temperatures, while Cam takes a gamble when he mines a treacherous waterfall

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Lethal Turn
Season 16 Episode 10/10

Sumatra's worst aviation disaster, in which a plane crashed into the jungle, killing 234 passengers and baffling investigators by flying in the wrong direction

Rating: 8.4
3:00pm
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: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Frozen in Flight
Season 7 Episode 8/8

The inquiry into the crash of American Eagle Flight 41-84 near Roselawn, Indiana, in 1994, which killed all 68 people on board

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Super Car Scrappers
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Ben and Frankie take on a Porsche 911, while George and Sheldon opt for a Maserati 3200 GT

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Audi A8
Season 1 Episode 10/10

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

Rating: 7.3
7:00pm
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: 7.9
8:00pm
Drain the Ocean: WWII
Documentary examining shipwrecks from the Second World War on the seabed, including famous vessels the Arizona and the Bismarck, and the Allies' costly D-Day beachhead

Rating: 8
9:00pm
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
10:00pm
WW2 Hell Under the Sea
The Wolfpack
Season 1 Episode 1/6

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

11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Blown Away
Season 17 Episode 2/10

A plane crash in Taiwan is initially blamed on a storm. However, when a second plane from the same airline crashes within six months, investigators become suspicious

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Banged Up Abroad
Fast, Furious and Busted
Season 9 Episode 8/10

Rick Cedar began stealing radios as a desperate bid to support his family, but one crime led to another and he soon found his life and freedom on the line

Rating: 7.4
1:00am
Drugs Inc
Euro Coke
Season 7 Episode 8/16

The trafficking of cocaine from Peru to Europe via Ghana and Nigeria, where the unguarded borders between West African countries make smuggling much easier

Rating: 8
2:00am
StarTalk
Biz Stone
Season 1 Episode 8/10

Science-based talk show, hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson

3:00am
Mine Kings
Colombian Emeralds
Season 1 Episode 1/8

Guy Clutterbuck and his team of experts search for precious gems and environmentally friendly mines around the world, beginning by searching for emeralds in Colombia

Rating: 9.3
4:00am
Yukon Gold
In it to Win it
Season 2 Episode 8/10

As winter begins to encroach on the miners, Ken is forced to hunt for gold in freezing temperatures, while Cam takes a gamble when he mines a treacherous waterfall

Rating: 8.3

Thu 26 Jul

8:00am
Megafactories
Bacardi
Season 3 Episode 6/10

A behind-the-scenes look at spirits distiller Bacardi's operations in San Juan, Puerto Rico, revealing how it uses a 150-year-old recipe to make 20 million cases of rum a year
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Megafactories
Williams F1
Season 6 Episode 2/

A behind-the-scenes look at the Williams Formula One factory in Oxfordshire, where some of the most advanced engineering in the world takes place, and the FW33 model is created

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Megastructures
Sears Tower
Sears Tower in Chicago - a colossal office block reaching 110 storeys high and boasting 4.5million square feet of office space

Rating: 7.6
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
Two for the Money
Season 7 Episode 6/16

Many of the crews have formed alliances to improve their chances, but several of these arrangements start to fall apart as newfound friends prove unreliable

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
Gold Diggers
Race for Gold
Season 1 Episode 1/5

The work of three Alaskan mining companies striving to find a profitable site using both traditional methods and the latest technology. In the opening programme, Fairbanks Gold owner John Reeves attempts to persuade his reluctant offspring to help him protect the family land

Rating: 3.7
1:00pm
Yukon Gold
Know When to Fold 'Em
Season 2 Episode 9/10

With the mining season drawing to a close, the teams brave the elements in a desperate last push to secure any gold that remains

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Storming Out
Season 16 Episode 6/10

Two pilots survive a crash which kills 37 passengers, and claim bad weather was to blame. However, an investigation into the disaster reveals other factors

Rating: 8.4
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
The Lost Plane
Season 16 Episode 7/10

Experts are baffled when the wreck of Thai Airways Flight 311 is found amid treacherous mountain peaks, miles from its flight path

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Blind Landing
Season 4 Episode 4/10

The crash of Korean Air Flight 801 in 1997, which killed more than 200 people and was blamed on a catalogue of errors made by the pilot and the airline. The rescue mission was hampered by problems including a pipeline blocking a narrow road

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
The French Connection
Season 2 Episode 4/10

The teams cross the Channel to search for rusty Citroens in northern France which they can sell for profit at the scrap yard

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Car SOS
E-Type Emergency
Season 3 Episode 1/10

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

Rating: 7.9
7:00pm
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: 7.9
8:00pm
Ice Road Rescue
Ice Road Rescue: Highway Havoc
New series. Compilation episode taking a special look at Thord and the team's most dangerous recoveries, toughest rescues and biggest paychecks
(New Series)

Rating: 7.7
9:00pm
Wicked Tuna
Funniest Moments
A special episode revealing the boat-on-boat pranks and offshore shenanigans that mean there is never a dull moment on the open water

Rating: 7.3
10:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Off-Road Write Offs
Season 1 Episode 7/10

George Percy and Sheldon Nichols strip a Land Rover 90 while Frankie Oatway and Ben Szymanski pin their hopes on a Mitsubishi Pajero. Narrated by John Challis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Deadly Distraction
Season 17 Episode 4/10

Investigators examine the case of a plane that crashed and burst into flames just moments after take-off, but find that neither the weather nor the runway caused the disaster

Rating: 8.4
12:00am
Banged Up Abroad
USA/Hunting Mr. Nice
Season 9 Episode 9/10

Investigating how university student Howard Marks became one of the world's biggest cannabis traffickers and how his vast empire eventually began to unravel

Rating: 7.4
1:00am
Drugs Inc
Heroin Island, NYC
Season 7 Episode 9/16

The increasing use of opiates in the suburban New York area of Staten Island, which causes one fatal overdose every five days

Rating: 8
2:00am
StarTalk
Charles Bolden
Season 1 Episode 9/10

Science-based talk show, hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson

3:00am
Gold Diggers
Race for Gold
Season 1 Episode 1/5

The work of three Alaskan mining companies striving to find a profitable site using both traditional methods and the latest technology. In the opening programme, Fairbanks Gold owner John Reeves attempts to persuade his reluctant offspring to help him protect the family land

Rating: 3.7
4:00am
Yukon Gold
Know When to Fold 'Em
Season 2 Episode 9/10

With the mining season drawing to a close, the teams brave the elements in a desperate last push to secure any gold that remains

Rating: 8.3

Fri 27 Jul

8:00am
Megafactories
Coca-Cola
An insight into the making of Coca-Cola, revealing the ingredients of the popular soft drink, and exploring one of the world's largest bottle recycling plants in North Carolina
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
9:00am
Megafactories
BMW X3
Season 3 Episode 8/10

Exploring the factory where BMW builds it second-generation X3's and discovering why the German manufacturers moved the production of this model to America
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
10:00am
Megastructures
Autobahn
The story of Germany's autobahn, the first fully recognised motorway, which originally covered less than 12 miles in south-west Berlin and has since been extended to an amazing 7,300 miles. The programme finds out how the police maintain safety on a road with no speed limits. Plus, the turbo-charged `supercars' that can reach more than 180mph

Rating: 7.6
11:00am
Wicked Tuna
The Fleet Strikes Back
Season 7 Episode 7/16

Captain Dave Carraro races into the lead after an unusually slow start, but many of the rival crews are determined to stop him dominating the season

Rating: 7.3
12:00pm
Gold Diggers
Get Rich or Die Mining
Season 1 Episode 2/5

John Reeves finds a prime mining spot on his map, but realises he might not have the appropriate equipment to extract the precious metal

Rating: 3.7
1:00pm
Yukon Gold
Know When to Run
Season 2 Episode 10/10

Ken's final push for gold forces him on a treacherous journey, while equipment problems threaten to prevent Big Al and Karl from ending the season on a high

Rating: 8.3
2:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Caught On Tape
Season 16 Episode 8/10

Experts examine dashcam footage to discover why a plane clipped an elevated highway before crashing into Taipei's Keelung River

Rating: 8.4
3:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Miracle Escape
Season 4 Episode 1/10

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

Rating: 8.4
4:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Hidden Danger
Season 4 Episode 5/10

How two almost identical air crashes involving the Boeing 737 signalled the possibility of a mechanical failure throughout the full model range

Rating: 8.4
5:00pm
Strippers: Cars for Cash
Blinged Up Breakers
Season 2 Episode 10/10

The teams go head-to-head breaking up typical boy racer cars to see whether a Citroen Saxo VTS or the Vauxhaull Corsa is worth more in scrap

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Car SOS
Awesome Audi
Season 3 Episode 2/10

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

Rating: 7.9
7:00pm
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: 7.9
8:00pm
Car SOS
Lotus Flowers
Season 1 Episode 10/10

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

Rating: 7.9
9:00pm
Car SOS
Cortina Conundrum
Season 2 Episode 1/10

Presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend travel to Lincoln to renovate a Ford Cortina GT. However, when they arrive at the lock-up garage where it is kept, they find the vehicle has seen much better days, and is now little more than a well-preserved body shell with numerous mechanical parts missing

Rating: 7.9
10:00pm
Car SOS
MG Miracle
Season 2 Episode 2/10

Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore vehicles for their unsuspecting owners, beginning by surprising a terminally ill car fanatic by fixing up his beloved 1938 MG TA

Rating: 7.9
11:00pm
Perpetual Planet
Eco-Mexico
Season 1 Episode 1/

A report on eco-tourism in Mexico, revealing that in spite of the conservation benefits, it can still pose a threat to wildlife

11:30pm
Perpetual Planet
Sea Of Hope
Season 1 Episode 2/

Exploring America's oceans to discover new threats to undersea habitats

12:00am
Banged Up Abroad
Iran/ Real Argo
Season 9 Episode 10/10

The story behind Ben Affleck's Academy Award-winning film Argo as told by retired CIA officer Antonio Mendez who freed American diplomats from Iran by pretending to be a film producer. Including interviews with two of the embassy staff whose lives he saved, Cora Amburn-Lijek and Mark Lijek

Rating: 7.4
1:00am
Drugs Inc
Aussie Ice Wars
Season 7 Episode 10/16

The popularity of crystal meth in Australia, with the trade controlled by biker gangs. As police crack down on the dealers, the Triads rise to fill the power vacuum

Rating: 8
2:00am
StarTalk
Mayim Bialik
Science-based talk show, hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson

3:00am
Gold Diggers
Get Rich or Die Mining
Season 1 Episode 2/5

John Reeves finds a prime mining spot on his map, but realises he might not have the appropriate equipment to extract the precious metal

Rating: 3.7
4:00am
Yukon Gold
Know When to Run
Season 2 Episode 10/10

Ken's final push for gold forces him on a treacherous journey, while equipment problems threaten to prevent Big Al and Karl from ending the season on a high

Rating: 8.3