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Breakout S2 Freedom Fighter Escape

2016.06.24(Fri) 08:00PM

  This is the amazing story of how three men crafted wooden keys to unlock their way out of South Africas secure Pretoria Prison. Set against the backdrop of the notorious period of apartied in South Africa, the three terrorists, Tim Jenkin, Stephen Lee and Alex Moumbaris, considered themselves political prisoners and are determined to…

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Beast Hunter (aka Beast Man) Amazon Nightmare

2016.06.23(Thr) 06:00PM

  Pat Spain travels to the Brazilian Amazon on the trail of one of its most compelling creatures of myth-the Mapinguari. It is described as a massive one-eyed beast, with a gaping mouth in its stomach, fierce claws, savage howl and a horrific stench. Through eyewitnesses, scientists and anthropologists he learns that the Mapinguari is…

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Engineering Connections S3 Burj Al Arab

2016.06.22(Wed) 08:00PM

  Richard Hammond checks out one of the world's tallest and most distinctively shaped hotels – the 121 meter high Burj al Arab, or Arabian Tower. Rising from its own custom-built island, 300 meters offshore, the sail-shaped building has already become one of the world's most recognizable buildings, and an icon for Dubai, on the…

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Mega Factories S2 Rolls Royce

2016.06.18(Sat) 10:00PM

The Phantom is the first Rolls-Royce motorcar to be introduced since the company was acquired by BMW in 1998. Each Phantom is a unique combination of state-of-the-art technology and old-world craftsmanship, constructed with meticulous attention to detail. Manufacture of the Phantom begins in Unterhallerau, Germany, where its strong, stiff and lightweight space frame chassis is…

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Hitler’s Last Year Part 2

2016.06.17(Fri) 09:45AM

  The second installment of a two part documentary, chronicling the last year of the war in the European theater, from the D-Day Landings in Normandy in June 1944 to the German surrender in May 1945. Eleven months of unprecedented combat culminating in the death of Adolf Hitler and the collapse of the Third Reich.

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Mega Factories S2 Audi

2016.06.16(Thr) 11:35AM

  Our cameras go inside the Audi R8 factory in Neckarsulm, Germany and follow the crafting of a road car modeled after a champion racecar. With the introduction of the R8, Audi breaks out of its elegant sedan image to create a sportscar that rivals the likes of Porsche and Lamborghini. Modeled after the R8…

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Cesar To The Rescue S3 The Trouble With Truffles

2016.06.15(Wed) 10:00PM

  Cesar's first call comes from Diana, whose close friend and writing partner Alyssa has a Shih Tzu/Pomeranian named Truffle who, despite being physically adorable, barks and nips at anyone who gets too close. She also exhibits strange behaviors, such as turning herself into a mop when being dragged on walks, and getting territorial over…

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Shark Men S3 Hammerhead Islands

2016.06.14(Tue) 06:00PM

The Shark Men anchor at Socorro, one of the four islands that make up the Revillagigedo Archipelago. The hunt for hammerheads continues and with the help of the Shark Men Dr. Pete Klimley hopes to uncover the mysteries of shark migratory behavior in this region. The question was to use the sling the scientists would…

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Kingdom of The Oceans Giants of The Deep

2016.06.13(Mon) 01:25PM

Blue whales and hordes of tuna, the great predators haunt the vast oceanic desert. Voyage alongside them through the vast, blue, liquid expanse – a front-row seat for their savage feasts.

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Locked Up Abroad S8 Venezuela Hustle

2016.06.12(Sun) 04:10PM

When Irish plumber Paul Keanys business falls apart, hes desperate to try and keep his life and family afloat. After meeting a local drug dealer, Paul agrees to smuggle 6 kilos of cocaine from Venezuela back to Dublin for a payment of 10,000 pounds. However when Paul is caught at the airport in Caracas, it…

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Outsiders: Living Off The Edge Blood, Sweat and ...

2016.06.11(Sat) 12:30PM

Outside the grid, nothing is given and everything must be earned. One's existence is built from the ground up with two hands, blood and sweat. The work is hard, but for those who choose this path, a job well done means a life well lived. Deep underground, living within the caves systems of Arkansas' Ozark…

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Ultimate Survival Alaska S2 Hell Hole

2016.06.10(Fri) 07:00PM

  Leg six begins on the notorious, crevasse-laden Hayes Glacier. Coming off their first win, the Endurance Athletes are gaining momentum and will do anything to keep the streak alive. But when faced with a 150-foot rappel, six-time world record holder Sean Burch must overcome his fear of heights to help his team attain victory….

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Man v. Monster Amazon Terror

2016.06.09(Thr) 01:25PM

  Follow Richard Terry to the Amazon Rainforest to unearth the alarming truth of an eight-legged creature terrorizing remote jungle communities.

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Cesar To The Rescue S3 Pit Bulls On Parole

2016.06.08(Wed) 04:10PM

  Cesar's first works with Lillian and Jerold, who are concerned their daughter Michelle's pitbull, Luna, has become a menace to the family compound. Cesar observes the hard charging and scary barking of Luna, and after two intense standoffs, brings Luna to the DPC for intense basic obedience training. After a few weeks of working…

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Monster Fish S5 World’s Biggest Sting Ray

2016.06.07(Tue) 11:35AM

  If reports are true, two species of River Rays could be the world's biggest freshwater fish. The giant stingrays of Thailand and the whiprays of Australia are rumored to grow up to 16 feet and 1,300 pounds. Biologist Zeb Hogan is heading into the wilds, braving the elements and aggressive bull sharks, to find…

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