Wednesday

21 November

  • 06.00

    Brain Games

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    Battle of the Sexes 2, Season 3 | Episode 19

    Girls and boys. Guys and gals. Ladies and Gentlemen. No matter how you say it, it all comes down to the same thing: Male and Female. In this episode the male brain and the female brain go head to head. We're going to pit teams of men and women against each other in a series of games and experiments designed to mess with your mind and show you how the genders are not created equally… from how we talk, to how we listen, and especially how we think! So which gender will take the lead in this cranial smack down? Find out in the battle of the sexes - on Brain Games.

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  • 06.25

    Brain Games

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    Intuition, Season 3 | Episode 20

    Ever had the strange sensation of just knowing something without being able to say how you know it? Or been bothered by something without knowing why? That tiny feeling is the key to unlocking one of your brain's most powerful abilities: intuition. This episode of Brain Games puts your brain to the ultimate test with a series of interactive games and fascinating experiments that reveal you should stop thinking with your head and listen to your gut - on Brain Games.

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  • 06.50

    World's Toughest Fixes

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    Blown Away, Season 2 | Episode 3

    Batten down the hatches and strap yourself in…World's Toughest Fixes is taking on a job that brings power to the people - assembling a giant wind turbine. Getting this monster machine off the ground means lifting three massive parts to the top of a 220 foot tower --- one weighing as much as an Abrams Tank - another whose combined length is as long as a football field. Prepare to be blown away by high winds, heavy loads and high wire rigging as the crew wrestles nature to deliver the dream of energy independence to the community of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

  • 07.45

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Telescope, Season 2 | Episode 6

    This film reveals the technological leaps forward that have enabled the world's largest telescope - the Large Binocular Telescope - to be built. The telescope sits on a mountain in Arizona, over 3,000 metres above sea level. Like a giant pair of eyes, it stares up into the night sky. Equipped with two giant mirrors, it allows astronomers to see further into space than ever before. Capable of producing images of heavenly bodies with startling clarity, the LBT focuses its two giant mirrors on stars tens of millions of light years away from Earth. The film explores how this magnificent instrument was made possible through a series of six engineering breakthroughs. This film explores how six landmark telescopes contributed innovations towards its development, allowing astronomers to see ever deeper into space. Using high-end computer generated imagery that makes up 50% of the film, this film reveals the incredible stories behind these structures and the inventions that have allowed them to discover more about our universe. Six ingenious leaps forward that enabled telescopes to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the World's BIGGEST."

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  • 08.40

    Wicked Tuna: North Vs South

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    Full Throttle, Season 4 | Episode 2

    Every boat in the fleet has caught their first Bluefin tuna of the season except the Doghouse. Determined to have a successful season, Doghouse relies on experience and faith in a Redneck God to get a fish on the deck, but will it work? Three time champion Fishin' Frenzy continues to lead the fleet after catching their first fish and will do anything to stay on top even if it means throwing other boats off their game any way he can. When a rogue wave targets the Hot Tuna and her crew the fleet is shocked into acknowledging the deadly consequences of fishing in the Outer Banks.

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  • 09.30

    Seconds from Disaster

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    Sinking The Coventry, Season 6 | Episode 9

    May 25 1982, The Falklands War. HMS Coventry, a Type 42 guided-missile destroyer is on operations with HMS Broadsword. They are tasked with shooting down Argentinian jets. They face a low level attack from 4 fighters which leads to the loss of Coventry.

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  • 10.25

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Steep Impact, Season 14 | Episode 9

    Flight: Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 2311; Embraer EMB-120; April 5th, 1991. When the crash of a commuter plane in Georgia kills a NASA astronaut, a former U.S. senator, and 21 others, the disaster makes headlines around the world. Investigators soon come up with a theory to explain the crash.

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  • 11.20

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 4, 13, Season 4 | Episode 13

    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while steering a boat, roller skating or attempting to clear a dirt jump on your bike.

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  • 11.50

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 4, 10, Season 4 | Episode 10

    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while jumping into hedges, stopping a longboard or simply confronting parking gates.

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  • 12.15

    Strippers: Cars For Cash

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    Supermini Showdown, Season 1 | Episode 3

    Two teams compete to see who can make the most money by buying, breaking and selling parts from scrap cars. The challenge this time is for the teams is to source a 'supermini': a small, compact, lightweight car with exciting handling and good road manners. This irresistible combination has created an army of small car fanatics and in turn a large and potentially lucrative parts market for the boys to tap into. As fate would have it, it becomes the battle of the minis as George and Sheldon find an iconic classic Mini City and Ben and Frankie plump for the newer Mini Cooper. But who will emerge victorious in this battle of old vs vs. new?

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  • 13.10

    Car S.O.S.

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    MGA Roadster, Season 6 | Episode 3

    Tim and Fuzz take on the worst car they have ever encountered a 1959 MGA Roadster that has been sitting in a damp barn for over 40 years. The car belongs to former engineer Billy whose life was turned upside down in 2014 when his son and daughter in law were drowned on their honeymoon in South Africa. The boys enlist the help of 'Lucky Man' actor James Nesbitt as a special guest.

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  • 14.05

    Wicked Tuna: North Vs South

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    Karma's A Fish, Season 4 | Episode 3

    When the underdogs of the Outer Banks fleet band together, a new front-runner emerges to challenge long-time champion, Fishin' Frenzy.

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  • 15.00

    Seconds from Disaster

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    Chinook Helicopter Crash, Season 6 | Episode 10

    June 2nd 1994 and RAF Chinook helicopter was engaged in a routine but important task transporting 25 members of the Northern Ireland security and intelligence community from RAF Aldergrove in Northern Ireland to Fort George near Inverness. This journey was brought to a dramatic end when the Chinook crashed into the Mull of Kintyre.

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  • 16.00

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Aircraft, Season 2 | Episode 7

    This film reveals the technological leaps forward that have enabled the world's biggest cargo aircraft - the Antonov 124 - to be developed. The Antonov stands as tall as a 7-story building, and has a wingspan so massive, you could park 8 double decker busses end to end on its wings with room to spare. Its cavernous cargo bay can hold 50 family-sized cars. The aircraft has carried everything from battle tanks to other aircraft to every corner of the world. This film follows the Antonov team transport a huge train from Germany to India and explores how the aircraft was made possible through a series of six historic engineering breakthroughs. The film explores six landmark aeroplanes. Each features a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to build bigger and bigger cargo planes. 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 cargo planes to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the World's BIGGEST."

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  • 17.00

    World's Toughest Fixes

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    50 Ton Rudder, Season 2 | Episode 4

    Riley heads to a diver's paradise in Curacao, but this underwater adventure is no vacation. He and a team of top-notch industrial divers are in for some serious heavy lifting - rigging and removing a 50-ton rudder from a massive iron ore carrier bound for China. Riley's a master rigger on land, but on this job he's a fish out of water. Running against the clock, with millions at stake, this is one the biggest underwater repair jobs ever attempted -- for Riley, it's perhaps his toughest fix yet.

  • 18.05

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Carnage In Sao Paulo, Season 14 | Episode 10

    Flight: TAM Airlines Flight 402; Fokker 100; October 31st, 1996. Just seconds after lifting off from Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, TAM Airlines flight 402 slams into a residential neighborhood and bursts into flames killing all 95 people on board. Investigators from the Brazilian Air Force join forces with the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board to uncover a series of events that led to a failure so rare, it seemed impossible.

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  • 19.00

    Wild Mississippi

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    Deep Freeze, Season 1 | Episode 1

    This blue-chip natural history special is the first of three hours that take us on a wild journey down the Mississippi to reveal a river you only think you know. Beginning in the fall at the very head of the river, we follow its path to find hungry wolves, freezing bobcats, warring bald eagles, hapless porcupines, and phantom owls that hunt what they can't see.

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  • 20.00

    Alien Deep

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    Inner vs. Outer Space, Season 1 | Episode 5

    After half a century traversing the world's oceans, Ballard has figured out how to use remote technology to explore the bottom of the sea half a world away ... and pick up lunch at his local deli all in the same afternoon. But now, dark forces are conspiring against ocean exploration. The world is running out of room. Earth's population has tripled in only 100 years. Livable land is almost maxed. Some say we can grow more food and find more room to live in outer space. Maybe even move to Mars. But is Space really the answer? Bob Ballard thinks it's on our own planet ... not in the next galaxy. So he travels the world to find out what the rest of us think. Should we be reaching up ... or should we be pushing down? Our very survival may rest in making the right choice.

  • 21.00

    The Border

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    High Speed, Season 4 | Episode 2

    The officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security work around the clock protecting America's borders.

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  • 21.55

    Taboo

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    Freaky Remedies, Season 8 | Episode 3

    In the west, medicine is based on science, research and technology. But in cultures around the world, many still put their health in the hands of monks, mystics and magic potions. Some are willing to go to the ultimate limits for a cure. Heroin addicts purge their habit literally in a brutal detox. Half a million faithful swallow a whole, live animal in a bid to treat asthma. Shamans practice animal sacrifice for pain relief. A couple so desperate to conceive drink the undrinkable. When people abandon conventional medicine and put their faith in extreme cures, healing can become taboo.

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  • 22.55

    Seconds from Disaster

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    Chinook Helicopter Crash, Season 6 | Episode 10

    June 2nd 1994 and RAF Chinook helicopter was engaged in a routine but important task transporting 25 members of the Northern Ireland security and intelligence community from RAF Aldergrove in Northern Ireland to Fort George near Inverness. This journey was brought to a dramatic end when the Chinook crashed into the Mull of Kintyre.

    Go to show
  • 23.50

    Wicked Tuna: North Vs South

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    Karma's A Fish, Season 4 | Episode 3

    When the underdogs of the Outer Banks fleet band together, a new front-runner emerges to challenge long-time champion, Fishin' Frenzy.

    Go to show
  • 00.40

    Wild Mississippi

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    Deep Freeze, Season 1 | Episode 1

    This blue-chip natural history special is the first of three hours that take us on a wild journey down the Mississippi to reveal a river you only think you know. Beginning in the fall at the very head of the river, we follow its path to find hungry wolves, freezing bobcats, warring bald eagles, hapless porcupines, and phantom owls that hunt what they can't see.

    Go to show
  • 01.35

    Alien Deep

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    Inner vs. Outer Space, Season 1 | Episode 5

    After half a century traversing the world's oceans, Ballard has figured out how to use remote technology to explore the bottom of the sea half a world away ... and pick up lunch at his local deli all in the same afternoon. But now, dark forces are conspiring against ocean exploration. The world is running out of room. Earth's population has tripled in only 100 years. Livable land is almost maxed. Some say we can grow more food and find more room to live in outer space. Maybe even move to Mars. But is Space really the answer? Bob Ballard thinks it's on our own planet ... not in the next galaxy. So he travels the world to find out what the rest of us think. Should we be reaching up ... or should we be pushing down? Our very survival may rest in making the right choice.

  • 02.25

    The Border

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    High Speed, Season 4 | Episode 2

    The officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security work around the clock protecting America's borders.

    Go to show
  • 03.20

    Air Crash Investigation

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    Carnage In Sao Paulo, Season 14 | Episode 10

    Flight: TAM Airlines Flight 402; Fokker 100; October 31st, 1996. Just seconds after lifting off from Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, TAM Airlines flight 402 slams into a residential neighborhood and bursts into flames killing all 95 people on board. Investigators from the Brazilian Air Force join forces with the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board to uncover a series of events that led to a failure so rare, it seemed impossible.

    Go to show
  • 04.10

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Aircraft, Season 2 | Episode 7

    This film reveals the technological leaps forward that have enabled the world's biggest cargo aircraft - the Antonov 124 - to be developed. The Antonov stands as tall as a 7-story building, and has a wingspan so massive, you could park 8 double decker busses end to end on its wings with room to spare. Its cavernous cargo bay can hold 50 family-sized cars. The aircraft has carried everything from battle tanks to other aircraft to every corner of the world. This film follows the Antonov team transport a huge train from Germany to India and explores how the aircraft was made possible through a series of six historic engineering breakthroughs. The film explores six landmark aeroplanes. Each features a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to build bigger and bigger cargo planes. 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 cargo planes to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the World's BIGGEST."

    Go to show
  • 05.00

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 4, 13, Season 4 | Episode 13

    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while steering a boat, roller skating or attempting to clear a dirt jump on your bike.

    Go to show
  • 05.30

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 4, 10, Season 4 | Episode 10

    The show that takes the most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded, and combines them with cold hard science is back for a fourth season. In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself while jumping into hedges, stopping a longboard or simply confronting parking gates.

    Go to show