Wednesday

14 November

  • 06.00

    Brain Games

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    Mind Your Body, Season 3 | Episode 9

    Your mind and body are connected in countless ways, and some are more mysterious than others. In this episode, you'll discover how your mind and body sometimes work together like the best of friends - and how they sometimes betray each other like the worst of enemies. You'll see two professional mixed marital arts fighters challenged like never before, and you'll have a chance to go head-to-head against them in a game that looks easy but will leave you all thumbs. Finally, you'll learn a secret about your body's reaction time that you can use to make a quick buck. Get ready to wrap your brains around your body… on Brain Games.

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  • 06.25

    Brain Games

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    Follow the Leader, Season 3 | Episode 10

    This is a show about your brain and how easily you follow the leader. Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behavior is influenced by you copying other people. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why a yawn is so contagious, how imitation leads to flattery, and how to discover whether your brain is a born leader - or a born follower. Get ready to follow the leader on Brain Games.

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  • 06.50

    World's Toughest Fixes

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    Pipeline Shutdown, Season 1 | Episode 8

    Sean Riley and a crew of 100 shut down the Trans-Alaska pipeline for a major fix that involves highly explosive and dangerous crude oil.

  • 07.45

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Submarine, Season 2 | Episode 1

    At 171 m long, the USS Pennsylvania is the biggest submarine in the US Navy. It can dive deeper than a thousand feet, sail for 20 years without refueling, and remain submerged for up to 6 months. The vessel carries a crew of 155 men and a deadly nuclear arsenal. This film explores how this submarine was made possible through a series of six historic engineering breakthroughs. The film explores the inner workings of six landmark submarines, including the tiny Turtle and colossal German U-Boats. Each features a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to build bigger and bigger submarines. The film explores the development of underwater breathing, torpedo's, missile launch syetems and stealth technology. Using high-end computer generated imagery that makes up 50% of the film, this film reveals the incredible stories behind these machines and the inventions that have enabled them to grow in size. Six ingenious leaps forward that enabled submarines to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the US Navy's BIGGEST."

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  • 08.40

    Wicked Tuna: North Vs South

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    Old Sailors And Bold Sailors, Season 3 | Episode 7

    Winter kicks into high gear in the Outer Banks and dangerous conditions at sea, including a snowstorm, fog, fierce winds and big seas, force every captain to decide whether to play it safe at the dock or risk it all and brave the weather in a bid to catch bluefin. With limited weather windows, the constant challenge for the fleet is whether or not they can get out to the fishing grounds, have enough time to fish, and then get back in safely before the next big weather system hits.

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  • 09.30

    Seconds from Disaster

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    Into The Death Zone, Season 6 | Episode 4

    Over two days in spring of 1996, 9 climbers died on the descent from Mount Everest. A fierce storm, hubris and ambition and a series of errors contributed to make this the deadliest day in the history of the mountain.

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  • 10.25

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Fatal Delivery, Season 14 | Episode 4

    Shortly after taking off, a fire breaks out on UPS Flight 6. As smoke fills the cockpit, getting the plane safely back is a race against time.

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  • 11.20

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 3, 28, Season 3 | Episode 28

    The show that combines cold hard science with some of the craziest, most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded is back for a third season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when parking a boat, attempting a rail grind on a bike or simply popping a balloon.

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  • 11.50

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 3, 24, Season 3 | Episode 24

    In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when attempting a parkour 'wall spin', sprinting or trying to use an umbrella as a makeshift parachute.

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  • 12.15

    Strippers: Cars For Cash

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    Fast And Furious, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Two teams compete to see who can make the most money by buying, breaking and selling parts from scrap cars. This week the challenge focuses on Japanese performance cars. A thriving parts scene exists and they want a slice of the action. Ben and Frankie find a battered Subaru Impreza to break and George and Sheldon take a fancy to a Mitsubishi in good nick but missing vital components. The question is who can make the most money on the parts from these Japanese superstars?

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  • 13.10

    Car S.O.S.

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    Mazda Rx-7, Season 5 | Episode 10

    Tim and Fuzz have picked up a Japanese sports car with an unusual rotary engine: a 1992 Mazda RX7. The car's owner is charity worker who imported his beloved Mazda from Japan.

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  • 14.05

    Wicked Tuna: North Vs South

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    Hostile Waters, Season 3 | Episode 8

    Another season is rapidly disappearing and it's make-?or-?break time for the Outer Banks captains. With only 8 days of fishing left, the crews are desperate to produce a few last catches that will make all the difference in winning or losing - and making a living.

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  • 15.00

    Seconds from Disaster

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    Terrified Over Tokyo, Season 6 | Episode 5

    When a Boeing 747 crashes into a remote mountain-side 45 minutes after take off in 1985, investigators are left baffled. This is the deadliest single-aircraft accident in aviation history, with 520 passengers and crew left dead. Was the crash due to a bomb on board, or could something be flawed in the very structure of all 747s?

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  • 16.00

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Dam, Season 2 | Episode 2

    This film reveals the technological leaps forward that have allowed the worlds largest hydroelectric dam the Three Gorges Dam in China to be built. The Dam harnesses the power of Chinas great Yangtze River. It is 2 kilometres long, towers over 60 storeys high and creates a reservoir 600 kilometres in length. On completion the scheme will be able to generate 22,500 megawatts of power enough to supply electricity to 60 million people. It has taken 40,000 workers over 17 years to build. This film explores how this immense project was made possible through a series of five engineering breakthroughs. This film explores how six landmark dams including the Hoover and Grand Coulee dams in America - each feature a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to create bigger dams generating ever more hydroelectric power. Using high-end computer generated imagery, this film reveals the incredible stories behind these projects and the inventions that have allowed them to increase in scale. Six ingenious leaps forward that enabled dams to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the Worlds BIGGEST.

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  • 17.00

    World's Toughest Fixes

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    Overpass Overhaul, Season 1 | Episode 9

    A mammoth five-lane bridge must be moved two miles and dropped into place on a major US highway in Salt Lake City, without stopping traffic.

  • 18.05

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Deadly Mission, Season 14 | Episode 5

    Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, 'Air Crash Investigation 14' investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why.

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  • 19.00

    Europe's Last Leopard

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    The World’s Most Wanted Leopard, 1, Extra | Episode 1

    Photographer and filmmaker Adrian Steirn travels from Africa to Azerbaijan in search of the highly endangered Caucasian leopard. This near-mythical creature is on the brink of extinction in a land of remarkable biodiversity and stark contrasts between ancient heritage and rapid modernisation. Steirn is joined by an eclectic group of experts including an African tracker, a Russian scientist and the local ‘leopard man’. Will he capture the first photographic evidence of Europe's last leopard?

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  • 20.00

    Mission To The Sun

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    Mission To The Sun, 1

    IN JULY 2018 NASA WILL LAUNCH THE FIRST EVER MISSION TO A STAR. A historic quest to explore the last great frontier of our solar system - the sun. This will be the fastest man made object ever created. A spacecraft that will travel 450,000 miles per hour. It's ground breaking mission, to fly into the 'atmosphere' of our star and revolutionize our understanding of it. This documentary will celebrate this world changing event. Exploring the amazing science of our sun and going behind the scenes of the NASA mission to reach it. Timed to coincide with the arrival of the probe into the sun's atmosphere (Nov 2018) and the huge media spike this will create, this documentary will celebrate a key moment in human history, humanities first attempt to touch the Sun.

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  • 21.00

    The Border

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    Cartel Crackdown, Season 4 | Episode 1

    Agents scour the border by air, land, and river, to stop illicit drugs and undocumented immigrants from slipping into the U.S. through the countrys largest inland port. Follow along as they track a group of immigrants hiking through private ranchland just north of the border. Face off with smugglers to stop a group of suspected immigrants from rafting across the river into the U.S. Uncover a dangerous drug rarely seen in the region. And team up with a SWAT team to bust a suspected coke house.

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  • 21.55

    Taboo

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    Role Play, Season 7 | Episode 4

    Since the beginning of time, humans have indulged in fantasy. But in today's fast-paced and anonymous societies, fantasy lives often begin to verge on the taboo. In this episode, a grown man chooses to role-play as a diaper-wearing baby. A Florida woman treats a vinyl doll like a real infant, caring meticulously for its every need. A Japanese kickboxer cross-dresses as female anime characters. And a suburban father breaks a moral code by keeping one family in reality and another in a virtual world. This is a rarely glimpsed journey into the mysterious world where real life collides with fantasy-and enters into the taboo.

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  • 22.55

    Seconds from Disaster

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    Terrified Over Tokyo, Season 6 | Episode 5

    When a Boeing 747 crashes into a remote mountain-side 45 minutes after take off in 1985, investigators are left baffled. This is the deadliest single-aircraft accident in aviation history, with 520 passengers and crew left dead. Was the crash due to a bomb on board, or could something be flawed in the very structure of all 747s?

    Go to show
  • 23.50

    Wicked Tuna: North Vs South

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    Hostile Waters, Season 3 | Episode 8

    Another season is rapidly disappearing and it's make-?or-?break time for the Outer Banks captains. With only 8 days of fishing left, the crews are desperate to produce a few last catches that will make all the difference in winning or losing - and making a living.

    Go to show
  • 00.40

    Disaster Earth

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    Tsunami, Season 1 | Episode 1

    With one of the Earth's fault lines seemingly readying for a violent explosion, experts assess the possibility of a devastating mega tsunami.

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  • 01.30

    Mission To The Sun

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    Mission To The Sun, 1

    IN JULY 2018 NASA WILL LAUNCH THE FIRST EVER MISSION TO A STAR. A historic quest to explore the last great frontier of our solar system - the sun. This will be the fastest man made object ever created. A spacecraft that will travel 450,000 miles per hour. It's ground breaking mission, to fly into the 'atmosphere' of our star and revolutionize our understanding of it. This documentary will celebrate this world changing event. Exploring the amazing science of our sun and going behind the scenes of the NASA mission to reach it. Timed to coincide with the arrival of the probe into the sun's atmosphere (Nov 2018) and the huge media spike this will create, this documentary will celebrate a key moment in human history, humanities first attempt to touch the Sun.

    Go to show
  • 02.25

    The Border

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    Cartel Crackdown, Season 4 | Episode 1

    Agents scour the border by air, land, and river, to stop illicit drugs and undocumented immigrants from slipping into the U.S. through the countrys largest inland port. Follow along as they track a group of immigrants hiking through private ranchland just north of the border. Face off with smugglers to stop a group of suspected immigrants from rafting across the river into the U.S. Uncover a dangerous drug rarely seen in the region. And team up with a SWAT team to bust a suspected coke house.

    Go to show
  • 03.15

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Deadly Mission, Season 14 | Episode 5

    Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, 'Air Crash Investigation 14' investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why.

    Go to show
  • 04.05

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Dam, Season 2 | Episode 2

    This film reveals the technological leaps forward that have allowed the worlds largest hydroelectric dam the Three Gorges Dam in China to be built. The Dam harnesses the power of Chinas great Yangtze River. It is 2 kilometres long, towers over 60 storeys high and creates a reservoir 600 kilometres in length. On completion the scheme will be able to generate 22,500 megawatts of power enough to supply electricity to 60 million people. It has taken 40,000 workers over 17 years to build. This film explores how this immense project was made possible through a series of five engineering breakthroughs. This film explores how six landmark dams including the Hoover and Grand Coulee dams in America - each feature a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to create bigger dams generating ever more hydroelectric power. Using high-end computer generated imagery, this film reveals the incredible stories behind these projects and the inventions that have allowed them to increase in scale. Six ingenious leaps forward that enabled dams to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the Worlds BIGGEST.

    Go to show
  • 05.00

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 3, 28, Season 3 | Episode 28

    The show that combines cold hard science with some of the craziest, most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded is back for a third season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when parking a boat, attempting a rail grind on a bike or simply popping a balloon.

    Go to show
  • 05.25

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 3, 24, Season 3 | Episode 24

    In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when attempting a parkour 'wall spin', sprinting or trying to use an umbrella as a makeshift parachute.

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