Sunday, September 20, 2009
BREAKING. Bear is back! When you can catch the new season of Bear Grylls and other upcoming highlights on the Discovery Channel
You're reading it here first. Check below for a list and starting dates of some of the new and returning Discovery Channel shows worth watching in the last bit of the year - including a new season of Ultimate Survival with Bear Grylls.
Extreme Explosions, 6 Oct 22:00
Explosives experts dr Braden Lusk and dr. Paul Worsey get a backstage pass to the world's biggest and toughest demolition blasts from urban skyscrapers and massive steel bridges to giant stadiums.
Deadliest Catch V, 12 Oct 21:00
Captain Sig Hansen is back aboard for another treacherous season of crab fishing, but storms - personal, natural and financial - are brewing.
Fifth Gear XV, 16 Oct 20:00
The test driving panel's back with more razor sharp driving, hard hitting motoring advice and a lovingly compiled selection of some of the best cars in the world.
Destroyed in Seconds II, 22 Oct 23:00
A front row seat to the most terrific explosions, from well-planned ones to awesome unexpected Ka-booms!
Dirty Jobs IV, 26 Oct 22:00
Mike Rowe tackles more filthy, stinky, unthinkable jobs that somebody has to do.
Industrial Junkie, 27 Oct 21:00
Jonny Smith gets access to some of Europe's biggest and most exciting industries and gets close to extraordinary machines, processes and experience the awesome scale of big industry.
Ultimate Survival IV, 9 Nov 22:00
Bear Grylls is back and being dropped in more remote and harsh environments to survive on his own with nothing as he makes his way back to civilization.
X-Machines, 17 Nov 22:00
The biggest and most awe-inspiring machines on the planet - that will include some South African mechanical beasts you have to see to believe!
Time Warp II, 29 Nov 21:00
Incredible stop-time and time-slowing cinematography creates this breathtaking and astoundingly beautiful show as your eyes get to see what happens usually so fast that it's invisible. Watch as things as slowed down so much that you can see how things burst, explode, vibrate, scatter and expand in milliseconds.
Extreme Engineering V
Storm Chasers III
How It's Made XIII
Best of 2009
The best Discovery Channel shows will run from 30 November until 25 December.