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8:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Season 4 Episode 10 of 10
Ghost Plane The fate of Helios Flight 522, which in August 2005 crashed into a mountain in Greece after the flight crew and passengers were rendered unconscious

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.3
 
   
9:00am
Air Crash Investigation
Season 4 Episode 4 of 10
Blind Landing 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

Category Documentary
Rating
8.3
 
   
10:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Season 4 Episode 2 of 6
Pearl Harbour Documentary examining the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941, which occurred on a Sunday, when the anti-aircraft guns were unmanned and ammunition was locked away

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.1
 
   
11:00am
Car SOS
Season 2 Episode 4 of 10
The Herald Angels Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw travel to Cornwall in a bid to restore a run-down Triumph Herald that has been housed in a garage for five years

Category Motoring
Rating
7.7
 
   
12:00pm
Car SOS
Season 5 Episode 1 of
Fiat Dino Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore the smallest car they have ever worked on for a man who has endured a series of family tragedies

Category Motoring
Rating
7.7
 
   
1:00pm
Supercar Megabuild
Season 2 Episode 2 of 8
DeLorean Reboot Shane and Dan are challenged to build a DeLorean that updates the classic 1980s design, but still remains recognisable as the iconic vehicle of the Back to the Future films

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
Rating
7.3
 
   
2:00pm
Nazi Megastructures
Season 3 Episode 3 of 6
Lightning War Machine Ruins across Europe that show evidence of Hitler's infamous Blitzkrieg tactics, which represented a revolutionary new approach to warfare and brought Germany a string of victories

Category Education
Rating
6.8
 
   
3:00pm
Inside World War II
Season 1 Episode 2 of 3
People recount more stories from the Second World War, including one about the fight for survival in the jungles of Guadalcanal and the failure of Operation Market Garden

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
Rating
0
 
   
4:00pm
WW2 Hell Under the Sea
Season 1 Episode 6 of 6
Fatal Voyage The case of a vengeful American submarine captain who sank 17 ships before falling prey to his own torpedoes, leaving is crew faced with a battle to survive

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
5:00pm
Seconds from Disaster
Season 3 Episode 18 of 19
Space Shuttle Challenger The disastrous 1986 Nasa mission to send teacher Christa McAuliffe into space on board the Challenger space shuttle in an attempt to put the first civilian into orbit around Earth. The flight lasted only 73 seconds before the vessel disintegrated killing all seven people on board

Category Documentary
Rating
4.1
 
   
6:00pm
Seconds from Disaster
Season 3 Episode 15 of 19
Chicago Flight 191 An investigation into what caused a DC-10 to crash into a caravan park seconds after take-off at Chicago's O'Hare Airport in 1979, killing more than 270 people

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
4.1
 
   
7:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Season 10 Episode 13 of 13
Sioux City Fireball How the pilots managed to avert an even bigger disaster when the aircraft they were piloting over Sioux City, Iowa, crashed on the airport's runway in July 1989, leaving 111 dead

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.3
 
   
8:00pm
Border Wars
Crossing At All Costs The work of border patrol agents as they try to prevent drug runners and illegal immigrants trying to enter the US

Category Documentary
Rating
6.8
 
   
9:00pm
Drugs Inc
Season 2 Episode 2 of 8
Drugs Inc: Best Of: The Drug Makers The underworld of hash production, revealing the struggles of customs officers trying to stop the trade, and exploring its controversial medicinal use

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
Rating
8
 
   
10:00pm
Drugs Inc
Season 7 Episode 4 of 16
Big Apple Coke The rise of cocaine cartels based in the Dominican Republic, as the Caribbean becomes a safer route for trafficking. Featuring a look at a cartel's New York operation

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
Rating
8
 
   
11:00pm
Air Crash Investigation
Season 10 Episode 8 of 13
On Course to Disaster The story of the 1978 accident over San Diego, California, in which a PSA flight crashed into a private Cessna, killing all 146 people on board and seven more on the ground

Category Documentary
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.3
 
   
12:00am
Nazi Megastructures
Season 3 Episode 5 of 6
Japanese Superfortress How Japanese forces created a network of inland defences and tunnels on the island of Okinawa, which was the background for 10 weeks of fighting with US troops

Category Education
Rating
6.8
 
   
1:00am
Seconds from Disaster
Season 2 Episode 4 of 13
Mount St Helens Eruption An investigation into the eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980, asking why scientists failed to predict the disaster. The volcano exploded in a cloud of red-hot ash, killing 57 people and laying waste to 230 square miles of woodland after more than 120 years of inactivity. The programme assesses the possibility of such an event happening again

Category Documentary
Rating
4.1
 
   
2:00am
Car SOS
Season 2 Episode 4 of 10
The Herald Angels Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw travel to Cornwall in a bid to restore a run-down Triumph Herald that has been housed in a garage for five years

Category Motoring
Rating
7.7
 
   
3:00am
Car SOS
Season 5 Episode 1 of
Fiat Dino Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw restore the smallest car they have ever worked on for a man who has endured a series of family tragedies

Category Motoring
Rating
7.7
 
   
4:00am
Supercar Megabuild
Season 2 Episode 4 of 8
Monster Bentley GT Shane Lynch and Dan Barruffo take on one of their biggest challenges to date when they turn a luxury Bentley into an off-roader capable of handling any terrain

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
Rating
7.3
 
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