Friday

26 May

  • 08.00am

    Apocalypse WWI: Verdun

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    The Illusion, Season 1 | Episode 2

    The Illusion: The possibility of ending the war in Verdun is an illusion. Ever since Pétain imposed his flawless logistics, the Germans are struggling to advance. (S1, ep 2)

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  • 09.00am

    World War I Apocalypse

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    Deliverance, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Deliverance: The Italians are defeated at Caporetto and a Bolshevik Russia pulls out of the war. But American reinforcements are decisive and the Allies emerge victorious. (5 of 5)

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  • 10.00am

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Deadly Detail, Season 15 | Episode 4

    On 20 August 2007, China Airlines Flight 120 catches fire and explodes shortly after landing and taxiing to the gate area at Naha Airport in Okinawa, Japan.

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  • 11.00am

    Lawless Island

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    The Odyssey, Season 1 | Episode 15

    The Odyssey: After a series of failed hunts, 70-year-old Gary Muehlberger treks deep into the Alaskan wilderness in search of a doe. (S1, ep 15)

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  • 12.00pm

    Car S.O.S.

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    Mazda Rx7, Season 5 | Episode 10

    Mazda RX-7: A Japanese sports car with an unusual engine presents Tim and Fuzz with a major challenge. Can they get charity worker Conor's much-loved Mazda back on the road? (S5, ep 10)

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  • 01.00pm

    Dawn Of The Nazis

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    Dawn Of The Nazis

    Documentary exploring Hitler's rise to become one of history's most notorious dictators and the fear and desperation that drove a population to follow his call for world domination.

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  • 02.00pm

    Nazi Megastructures

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    Japanese Superfortress, Season 3 | Episode 5

    Japanese Superfortress: A look at how Japanese forces constructed a devastating killing ground for American troops at the Battle of Okinawa. (S3, ep 5)

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  • 03.00pm

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Helicopter Down, Season 3 | Episode 7

    Helicopter Down: In 1995, a chopper carrying 18 people to a North Sea oil platform crashed. Miraculously, everyone onboard survived in a life raft. What exactly brought the aircraft down?

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  • 04.00pm

    Megafactories

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    Supercars: Lexus Lfa, Season 1 | Episode 1

    The construction story behind the $375,000 Japanese supercar. Hand built in Toyota City, the luxury Lexus LFA is powered by one of the highest-revving engines on the road.

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  • 05.00pm

    Strippers: Cars For Cash

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    Blinged Up Breakers, Season 2 | Episode 10

    Blinged Up Breakers: The teams go head-to-head as they break up typical boy racer cars. Which will be worth more in scrap, the Citroen Saxo VTS or the Vauxhall Corsa? (S2, ep 10)

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  • 06.00pm

    Highway Thru Hell

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    Wreck Recover Repeat, Season 4 | Episode 5

    Wreck Recover Repeat: Al Quiring is in a high-pressure race to recover a split open trailer and open the TransCanada before the morning rush. (S4, ep 5)

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  • 07.00pm

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Qantas 32: Titanic In The Sky, Season 12 | Episode 10

    Qantas 32: Titanic In The Sky: On 4 November 2010, the pilots of Qantas Flight 32 were forced to deal with a series of failures when an explosion tore apart an engine on their A380.

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  • 08.00pm

    Genius

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    Einstein: Chapter Five, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Chapter Five: Einstein neglects his family when he finally gets the academic life he has always wanted. Everything could change when he is reintroduced to his cousin, Elsa. (5 of 10)

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  • 09.00pm

    Nazi Underworld

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    Hitler's Millions, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Hitler portrayed himself as the everyman yet secretly lived a life of luxury funded by tax fraud and shady financial backers. How did he succeed in deceiving his people?

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  • 10.00pm

    World War II: The Apocalypse

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    Origins Of The Holocaust, Season 1 | Episode 3

    Origins Of The Holocaust: Previously unseen footage reveals how, as Nazi soldiers enjoy rest and recreation in Paris, Jews and Polish prisoners are forced into slave labour.

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  • 11.00pm

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Fire In The Hold, Season 11 | Episode 2

    Fire In The Hold: Investigation into the fire that consumed the cabin of ValuJet Flight 592 in 1996. All 110 people on board died when the plane plummeted to the ground near Miami.

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  • 12.00am

    Live Free Or Die

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    Out For Blood, Season 1 | Episode 5

    UK PREMIERE: Out for Blood: In the desert, Tobias races to find food before night fall. A plague of mosquitoes descend on Colbert's swamp and the chickens cause trouble for Tony and Amelia. (S1, ep 5)

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  • 01.00am

    Yukon River Run

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    Man Down, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Man Down: An emergency in the night forces one crew member off the river. Against the odds, the rafters are determined to cash in as they approach the village of Galena. (S1, ep 5)

  • 02.00am

    Lawless Island

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    The Odyssey, Season 1 | Episode 15

    The Odyssey: After a series of failed hunts, 70-year-old Gary Muehlberger treks deep into the Alaskan wilderness in search of a doe. (S1, ep 15)

    Go to show
  • 03.00am

    Car S.O.S.

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    Mazda Rx7, Season 5 | Episode 10

    Mazda RX-7: A Japanese sports car with an unusual engine presents Tim and Fuzz with a major challenge. Can they get charity worker Conor's much-loved Mazda back on the road? (S5, ep 10)

    Go to show
  • 04.00am

    Strippers: Cars For Cash

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    American Muscle, Season 1 | Episode 10

    American Muscle: With a meagre 1,500 budget, the teams search the scrap yards for an American muscle car. Which will bag the banger with the biggest value in its spare parts?

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Saturday

27 May

  • 08.00am

    Finding Atlantis

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    Finding Atlantis

    Using state-of-the-art technology, experts search the marshlands of Spain to try to uncover the location of the fabled lost city of Atlantis.

  • 09.00am

    Egypt Underworld

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    Egypt: Secrets Of The Dead

    The ancient Egyptians were fascinated by death. CGI and archaeological finds reveal both the terrifying and beautiful stories they believed of the afterlife.

  • 10.00am

    Egypt: Secret Chambers Revealed

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    Egypt: Secret Chambers Revealed, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Another chance to see National Geographic's live broadcast from Egypt of an attempt to solve the mystery of the Great Pyramid.

  • 11.00am

    Roman Murder Mystery

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    Roman Murder Mystery, Season 1 | Episode 1

    An exclusive investigation brings to life a major Roman outpost near Hadrian's Wall named Vindolanda, home to soldiers, wives, slaves and local Britons from the countryside.

  • 12.00pm

    The Nasca Lines Mystery

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    The Nasca Lines Mystery

    Ancient religion? Aliens from outer space? Experts head to South America to solve the mystery of the detailed animal figures and complex shapes carved into the coastline of Peru.

  • 01.00pm

    Nevada Triangle: Steve Fossett Mystery

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    Nevada Triangle: Steve Fossett Mystery, Season 1 | Episode 1

    When Steve Fossett failed to return from a flight over California, it emerged many other planes had disappeared in the same region. Is this America's Bermuda Triangle?

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  • 02.00pm

    Area 51: I Was There

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    Area 51: I Was There

    For the first time, hear from insiders who secretly worked on jaw-dropping aircraft and weapons systems at the highly classified military base and rumoured storage spot for UFOs.

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  • 03.00pm

    Top 10 Biggest Beasts Ever

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    Top 10 Biggest Beasts Ever

    GREAT MYSTERIES WEEKEND: Before man ruled the world, Earth was a land of giants, from birds with plane-length wingspans to Boeing 737-sized dinosaurs. Count down the biggest beasts in this spectacular special.

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  • 05.00pm

    T. rex: Ultimate Survivor

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    T. Rex: Ultimate Survivor

    GREAT MYSTERIES WEEKEND: Armed with terrifying jaws, the king of the dinosaurs was the top predator of its day, seemingly impervious to attack. Fossils, though, shed new light on the various trials of the T-Rex.

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  • 06.00pm

    Dino Death Match

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    Dino Death Match

    GREAT MYSTERIES WEEKEND: A fossil known as the 'Duelling Dinosaurs' depicts predator and prey as they died in combat - but does it also prove the existence of a separate tyrannosaur species?

  • 07.00pm

    T. rex Autopsy

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    T. Rex Autopsy

    GREAT MYSTERIES WEEKEND: In an unprecedented experiment, experts dissect the world's first full-size replica of a T-rex to discover how this huge and terrifying beast may have lived 65 million years ago.

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  • 08.00pm

    Lost World Underwater

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    Lost World Underwater, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Under the waters of the Bahamas lie 1,500km of unexplored caves. Now a dive team investigate the labyrinth and uncover incredible treasures, as well as 1,200-year-old human remains.

  • 09.00pm

    Parched

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    Global Water Wars, Season 1 | Episode 2

    UK PREMIERE: Global Water Wars: As our planet dries up, access to water has potential to become a dangerous weapon of war. Experts explore the places most vulnerable to water-related conflict. (2 of 3)

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  • 10.00pm

    The Surgery Ship

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    Episode 2, Season 1 | Episode 2

    UK PREMIERE: The Africa Mercy brings help and hope to four children who suffered extreme burns as it continues its mission to bring medical care to some of the poorest people in Africa. (S1, ep 2)

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  • 11.00pm

    Genius

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    Einstein: Chapter Two, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Chapter Two: After clashing in class, Albert Einstein falls in love with the determined Mileva Maric. It's an affair that raises eyebrows. Starring Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn.

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  • 12.00am

    Russia's Mystery Files

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    Russia's Mystery Files Part 1

    GREAT MYSTERIES WEEKEND: Russia's greatest mythical beasts are brought to life through eyewitness testimony and dramatic reconstructions in this unique look at the country's legends and folklore. (1 of 2)

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  • 01.00am

    Russia's Mystery Files

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    Russia's Mystery Files Part 2

    GREAT MYSTERIES WEEKEND: Eyewitness testimony and dramatic reconstructions bring to life some of Russia's most famous folklore stories, including wild half-human creatures and zombie dogs (2 of 2)

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  • 02.00am

    Yukon Gold

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    Run For The Narrows, Season 1 | Episode 7

    Run For The Narrows: Ice and snow make the miners' jobs even tougher. Big Al tries an inventive way to get to gold while Hiro battles beavers for precious sluicing water. (S1, ep 7)

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  • 03.00am

    Wicked Tuna

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    The Maine Event, Season 4 | Episode 7

    The Maine Event: It's decision time for the Gloucester captains as they must choose between taking a long trip to where the fish are biting or taking their chances inshore. (S4, ep 7)

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  • 04.00am

    Ice Road Rescue

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    The Night Shift, Season 1 | Episode 7

    The Night Shift: Bjorn gets more than he bargained for when a call to a truck leads to a double road rescue. Thord struggles to keep the roads open as the snow comes down. (S1, ep 8)

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Sunday

28 May

  • 08.00am

    Lost Civilisation

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    Lost Civilisation

    British expert Dave Chapman investigates the discovery of Göbekli Tepe. The oldest man-made site ever found, this former temple could revolutionise the whole of human history.

  • 09.00am

    Explorer

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    Legend Of The Monkey God, Extra | Episode 1

    The incredible story of Steve Elkins' hunt for the mythical City of the Monkey God in Honduras's Mosquitia rainforests, his remarkable discovery and the huge excavation that followed.

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  • 10.00am

    Abominable Snowman

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    Abominable Snowman

    Gerry Moffatt sets out on a hunt that will test his stamina, as he attempts to prove that the mythical half-man, half-ape Yeti that roams the remotest Himalayan peaks is real.

  • 11.00am

    China's Megatomb Revealed

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    China's Megatomb Revealed

    Head inside the Manhattan-sized tomb of China's first Emperor and discover the macabre and history-rewriting secrets that lay guarded by the Terracotta Warriors.

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  • 01.00pm

    China's Lost Pyramids

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    China's Lost Pyramids

    Insightful documentary on China's giant mausoleums; man-made mountains built to honour the great emperors. Thousands of labourers lost their lives building these incredible structures.

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  • 02.00pm

    Lost Tomb Of Genghis Khan

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    Lost Tomb Of Genghis Khan

    As the Mongolian landscape comes under threat, the need to find Genghis Khan's body becomes urgent. Experts set out to trace it, making a hugely important discovery.

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  • 03.00pm

    Herod's Lost Tomb

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    Herod's Lost Tomb

    Documentary which reveals the hidden side to the tyrannical ruler King Herod: he was also a great architectural mastermind, creating Jerusalem's Second Temple.

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  • 04.00pm

    $400 Million Emerald Mystery

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    $400 Million Emerald Mystery

    This is the incredible story of the giant $400million Bahia Emerald. Unearthed in Brazil in 2001, its discovery marked the start of an astonishing tale of deceit, obsession and greed.

  • 05.00pm

    North Korea Undercover

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    North Korea Undercover, Extra | Episode 1

    Sneak a rare glimpse into a secretive land where the web and mobile phones are banned. Brave the DMZ landmines with undercover reporter Lisa Ling to enter the dictatorship of North Korea.

  • 06.00pm

    Area 51: The CIA's Secret Files

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    Area 51: The CIA's Secret Files

    Former radar specialists, pilots and security guards at Area 51 cast new light on the secretive and ground-breaking research conducted at the Groom Lake Testing Facility.

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  • 07.00pm

    JFK: The Lost Bullet

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    JFK: The Lost Bullet

    In the chaos of JFK's death, detectives left one bullet unaccounted for. Its fate launched tens of conspiracy theories. Now, remastered footage solves the mystery of the third bullet.

  • 08.00pm

    Supercar Megabuild

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    Le Mans Maserati, Season 2 | Episode 1

    Le Mans Maserati: Under pressure and against the clock, expert mechanics Shane and Dan bid to transform ordinary cars into extraordinary supercars.

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  • 09.00pm

    Genius

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    Einstein: Chapter Six, Season 1 | Episode 6

    Chapter Six: Einstein moves his family for both work and to be nearer to Elsa. As his marriage hits breaking point, he sets out to prove his theory. (6 of 10)

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  • 10.00pm

    Roman Murder Mystery

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    Roman Murder Mystery, Season 1 | Episode 1

    An exclusive investigation brings to life a major Roman outpost near Hadrian's Wall named Vindolanda, home to soldiers, wives, slaves and local Britons from the countryside.

  • 11.00pm

    Area 51: I Was There

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    Area 51: I Was There

    For the first time, hear from insiders who secretly worked on jaw-dropping aircraft and weapons systems at the highly classified military base and rumoured storage spot for UFOs.

    Go to show
  • 12.00am

    Vampire Skeletons Mystery

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    Vampire Skeletons Mystery, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Following the discovery of potential 'vampire' bodies in Ireland, experts explore a series of fascinating grave finds and reveal our ancestors' great fear of the blood-sucking undead.

  • 01.00am

    Cannibal Island

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    Cannibal Island

    GREAT MYSTERIES WEEKEND: Piers Gibbon risks his life in search of cannibals in the South Pacific. Cannibalism was made illegal in Papua New Guinea in 1970, but do its tribes still devour human flesh?

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  • 02.00am

    Yukon Gold

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    Big Money Throwdown, Season 1 | Episode 8

    Big Money Throwdown: Snow arrives early, forcing Ken and Dennis to make a dangerous journey for fuel. Meanwhile, Karl wakes up to a frozen sluice plant and a broken pipe. (S1, ep 8)

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  • 03.00am

    Wicked Tuna

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    Battle At Midway, Season 4 | Episode 8

    Battle At Midway: One mate struggles to decide whether to keep fishing or quit as the crews hit the halfway point in their gruelling season on the seas. (S4, ep 8)

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  • 04.00am

    Ice Road Rescue

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    Fishy Business, Season 1 | Episode 8

    Fishy Business: Bjorn battles heavy snowfall as he deals with frozen fuel tanks and troublesome reindeer. In the south, a truck loses its axle on the icy hillside. (S1, ep 9)

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