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Robson's Extreme Fishing Challenge
Channel 5,

2008

| Travel, Wildlife, Game Show
Rating: 4.5/5

This show follows Robson Green as he undertakes a round-the-world trip to experience some of the most extreme fishing destinations. Each week he also challenges local experts to five rounds of angling to see who can catch the biggest fish.


True Crimes: The First 72 Hours

Through an original cinematic blend of potent documentary footage and dramatic re-enactments, each half-hour episode focuses on one unforgettable case, featuring the actual detectives and forensic scientists who worked on it. Murder, assault, robbery, hijacking, bombing and arson - the stories go behind the headlines to reveal the amazing technologies, clever techniques and penetrating insights that help solve these crimes.


The Yorkshire Vet

Documentary about Yorkshire vet Julian Norton, his business partner Peter Wright and their team as they administer modern-day medical and surgical aid to creatures great and small. From bulldogs to bullocks, there are no creatures too large or too small for these vets.


Eight Days That Made Rome
Channel 5,

2017

| Drama, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Eight Days That Made Rome is a docu-drama that leaves behind the conventional chronologies of Rome's thousand-year history and brings razor-sharp focus to eight days that created, tested and defined its greatness. Each programme works as a stand-alone, as strong in its own right as part of a series and reveals a Rome relevant to us today, with its noblest and darkest instincts still resonating in the world around us. On-screen presenter Bettany Hughes discovers the significance and resonance of these Eight Days along with us, the viewer, as she explores key sites in Rome's empire and meets expert witnesses on subjects ranging from psychopathy to ancient religion.


Monkey Life
Channel 5,

2007

| Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Series following the day-to-day lives of the monkeys, chimps, orangutans and apes that live in one of the largest primate rescue centre in the world, the Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset.


Make or Break

Make or Break is a reality series in which a group of miserable lovers are flown out to a Mexican party hotspot to see if their relationship will sink or swim. Hanging out with like-minded couples, loyalties will be put to the test as temptations are thrown their way.Couples will be allowed to flirt and date with other people on the trip but will also be given a chance to give their previous relationships a second chance.


The Tube: Going Underground

London is getting bigger - and its 150-year-old underground network has to keep up. This eight-part series meets the staff working to make that happen, including station supervisor Tony, who this week unveils a controversial solution to an escalator overcrowding problem at Holborn. Line service controller Charlotte reveals the incredibly precise timing that keeps the Piccadilly line running, and an Arsenal home game causes chaos at Highbury & Islington station when fans and commuters collide at rush hour. A fascinating look at the effort, energy and composure required to run something the capital takes for granted.


The Dog Rescuers

The show follows the rescue work carried out by the RSPCA across England and Wales.


Bargain-Loving Brits in the Sun

Series following the Brits who have moved to Benidorm for a low-cost life full of sun and fun.


Impractical Jokers (UK)
Channel 5,

2016

| Comedy, Reality
Rating: 1/5

Based on the hit US show, Impractical Jokers UK features four real-life best friends as they challenge each other to some of the most outrageous dares and uproarious stunts ever to be caught on hidden camera.