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  • 6:00am

    Shark Girl

    Scuba diver with mouth open underwater © Ernst Stewart

    For 20-year-old Madison Stewart, nothing feels safer or more natural than diving straight into shark-infested waters. Since childhood, growing up by the Great Barrier Reef, she's treated these predators as family. But they're vanishing from existence, and because of their bad reputation, few people seem to care. Follow Madison on her mission to protect our sharks, a battle that began when she put her studies on hold, grabbed a camera, and set out to save these incredible, misunderstood creatures.

  • 7:00am

    Secrets of Shark Island

    The Revillagigedo Islands, about 200 miles off the coast of Mexico, may not look like much on the surface, but beneath is one of nature's best-kept secrets: a home to some of the greatest concentrations of fish in the world. This is the only natural juncture for miles in an otherwise empty Pacific Ocean, and a crucial area for migrating sharks and other apex predators. Enter a world where whitetip sharks, giant lobsters, and moray eels share living quarters, humpback whales breed, and mantas and tuna feast on bait in this land of plenty.

  • 8:00am

    Hunt for the Super Predator

    Orka playing in the water © Dan Paris

    There's a mysterious predator lurking in the depths of Australia's wild Southern Ocean, a beast that savagely devoured a great white shark in front of cinematographer David Riggs 11 years ago. Riggs's obsession to find the killer leads him to an aquatic battle zone that's remained hidden until now. Here, killer whales, colossal squid and great white sharks face off in an underwater coliseum where only the fiercest creatures of the marine world survive.

  • 9:00am

    Blood River Crossing

    Gnus and zebras in water

    A baby zebra and his mother join hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and other herbivores on a bloody mission through the predator-packed expanses of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Their mission is survival, but when the mother and son become separated in the crocodile-infested Mara River, each must fight its own battle alone. This unprecedented view of nature's turmoil is told through some of the most spectacular migration footage ever filmed. Thanks to remote-controlled boat-cams and camera drones, penetrating a battlefield no cameraman would dare enter, you have the front row seat for the zebra's harrowing journey through East Africa.

  • 10:00am

    Aerial America:

    Tennessee

    Pyramid in Memphis

    Travel from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Grand Olde Opry, from Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion to a legendary whiskey distillery, Tennessee tells the story of America's expansion west and all the celebration and sadness that came with it. Join us as we soar high above the Volunteer State, journeying over the majestic Appalachian Mountains and the mighty Mississippi River, to see its natural beauty - rugged, inviting and infused with the spirit of a nation.

  • 11:00am

    Aerial America:

    Texas

    McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas

    To capture Texas, you need to go big, and this aerial exploration spans thousands of square miles to reveal the great sites of the Lone Star State. Witness its lush forests, forbidding deserts, and shimmering modern cities. High-altitude views of landmarks reveal a rich, complex past where bloody battles for independence began and where the era of American idealism ended one dark November day. From humble beginnings to boastful proclamations, see why "everything's bigger in Texas."

  • 12:00pm

    Secrets:

    America's Lost Pyramid

    Five hundred years before Columbus arrived, a metropolis flourished in North America. It was bigger than Paris and London and featured a towering pyramid that still stands today. What happened to this ancient mega-city and why has it remained one of Western archaeology's best-kept secrets? Using modern technology, we explore this lost empire and reveal its shocking past that marked the dramatic rise and fall of America's first great city.

  • 1:00pm

    Perfect Storms:

    Dark Age Volcano

    In 536 A.D., the greatest volcanic catastrophe in human history rocked Central America and set off a lethal chain of events, from climate change to famine to the Bubonic plague. How could one volcano have such a cataclysmic effect? Follow experts in environmental hazards as they investigate the eruption that smothered the planet with billions of tons of ash. Then see how new evidence and theories have shed new light on the apocalyptic disaster that destroyed empires and gave birth to the Dark Ages.

  • 2:00pm

    Sky View:

    Mysteries, Myths and Legends

    Peel Castle in Ireland

    Join us on a magical mystery tour over mystic, sacred places, touching every corner of the island realms of Britain and Ireland. Witness magnificent cathedrals, remote mountaintops, and other dramatic sights that have inspired man for generations, many of which can only be seen from above.

  • 3:00pm

    The Queen at 90

    Queen Elizabeth II has reigned longer, visited more places, and met more people than any British monarch. Now she's marking a milestone of a more personal kind, Her Majesty's 90th birthday. "Downton Abbey" star Elizabeth McGovern narrates this unprecedented look into the life of perhaps the most famous woman in the world. We look back on her remarkable 63-year rule, and gain intimate insights from Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and other members of the Royal Family.

  • 5:00pm

    Inside Buckingham Palace:

    Royal Secrets

    Abandoned by Queen Victoria after her husband's death. Reinvented as the perfect royal stage by King Edward VII. Occupied by King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth while being bombed by the Nazis. The history of Buckingham Palace in the decades before the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is full of drama and surprising secrets, many of which nearly derailed the British monarchy. Join us as we reveal the scandals and tragedies of Buckingham Palace and meet the kings and queens who shaped its unique history.

  • 6:00pm

    Inside Buckingham Palace:

    Trials, Tragedy and Triumph

    Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous buildings on Earth, and no one has called it home longer than Queen Elizabeth II. Over the course of six-plus decades since the Queen took the throne, it has been the scene of countless celebrations, courtships, tragedies, and controversies. We look at Her Majesty's life at the Palace, from her coronation to the marriage of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales to today. Interviews with former staff and rare footage offer an unique look inside the 775-room palace.

  • 7:00pm

    Aerial America:

    The Great Plains

    It covers all or parts of 10 U.S. states and a vast area of more than half a million square miles. It's the Great Plains and this aerial tour makes it easy to understand why it's called America's breadbasket. Join us over prairies, where wild bison roam, past fertile fields first planted by pioneers centuries ago, and across rugged badlands filled with fossils. We explore this region's stunning beauty and reveal the stories of emigrant families, religious exiles, and hopeful prospectors that collectively tell the birth of the Great Plains.

  • 8:00pm

    Aerial America:

    Roadside Attractions

    Who said road trips actually have to be on the road? Take a soaring tour above America's famous routes, country lanes, and long highways on a coast-to-coast excursion to some of the most majestic sights on Earth. From the Oregon Trail to the fields of Gettysburg, and from Mount Rushmore to the Grand Canyon, we visit some of our country's many roadside attractions. We also share the larger-than-life figures, tragic tales, and inspiring stories that give us a better sense of our country's long and winding journey to the nation we know today.

  • 9:00pm

    Sports Detectives:

    100-Point Game Ball

    Wilt Chamberlain is perhaps the most dominant player in the history of the NBA. One night, he scored a remarkable 100 points, a feat that hasn't been matched in half a century. But whatever happened to the ball that scored that 100th point? Follow sports host Lauren Gardner as she tries to find out. Then follow investigator Kevin Barrows on his journey to the Kentucky Derby Museum where he examines a trophy that could've been falsely identified.

  • 10:00pm

    Air Disasters:

    Hockey Team Tragedy

    Crash investigators photographing underside of tail

    A Russian passenger jet crashes into the Volga River, killing almost everyone on board. The incident turns into a national tragedy when rescuers discover the plane carried some of the country's most famous athletes, the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team. What caused one of the worst disasters in sports history? Was it the crew's fault or would the blame be cast on an aviation industry that isn't up to European and American standards? Investigators are under extreme pressure to find out. The reason is almost too simple to believe.

  • 11:00pm

    Aerial America:

    Roadside Attractions

    Who said road trips actually have to be on the road? Take a soaring tour above America's famous routes, country lanes, and long highways on a coast-to-coast excursion to some of the most majestic sights on Earth. From the Oregon Trail to the fields of Gettysburg, and from Mount Rushmore to the Grand Canyon, we visit some of our country's many roadside attractions. We also share the larger-than-life figures, tragic tales, and inspiring stories that give us a better sense of our country's long and winding journey to the nation we know today.

  • 12:00am

    Sports Detectives:

    100-Point Game Ball

    Wilt Chamberlain is perhaps the most dominant player in the history of the NBA. One night, he scored a remarkable 100 points, a feat that hasn't been matched in half a century. But whatever happened to the ball that scored that 100th point? Follow sports host Lauren Gardner as she tries to find out. Then follow investigator Kevin Barrows on his journey to the Kentucky Derby Museum where he examines a trophy that could've been falsely identified.

  • 1:00am

    Air Disasters:

    Hockey Team Tragedy

    Crash investigators photographing underside of tail

    A Russian passenger jet crashes into the Volga River, killing almost everyone on board. The incident turns into a national tragedy when rescuers discover the plane carried some of the country's most famous athletes, the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team. What caused one of the worst disasters in sports history? Was it the crew's fault or would the blame be cast on an aviation industry that isn't up to European and American standards? Investigators are under extreme pressure to find out. The reason is almost too simple to believe.

  • 2:00am

    Battle for the Atlantic:

    Wolfpack Rising

    Soldier with headphones reads instruments inside a submarine

    Winston Churchill said the only thing that frightened him during World War II was the U-boat peril, and for good reason. A mere 15 months into the war, fleets of the German subs, known as "wolfpacks," sink 2.5 million tons of shipping supplies from Canada, nearly starving Britain into submission. Surrender would mean Europe now belonged to Hitler. Relive these early days of this Atlantic struggle through the harrowing stories of German and British soldiers, and witness it all via stirring reenactments and explosive archival war footage.

  • 3:00am

    Battle for the Atlantic:

    The Hunt

    Burning ocean tanker as seen through a submarine's cross-hairs, at sunset

    "Wolfpacks," teams of German U-boats that attack at night, are sinking convoys of allied ships along with Britain's hopes of ever controlling the Atlantic. However, the development of radar allows escort warships to lock in on U-boats ten miles away. This new technology, plus the lucky discovery of German codebooks and equipment, gives Britain the upper hand, but the triumph is short-lived. Hitler orders the mass production of U-boats and the carnage continues. Britain needs America's help, and thanks to the Japanese, their wish comes true.

  • 4:00am

    Battle for the Atlantic:

    The Brink of Defeat

    Silhouetted male figure looks through binoculars

    Pearl Harbor changes the Battle of the Atlantic forever. Both sides have what they want: England and Canada have their American ally and German Commander Karl Donitz will soon have 300 U-boats ready to stalk the oceans. The goals are the same, but the battlefield is about to change. The "Convoy War" is set to engulf the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. and Donitz is about to teach the U.S. Navy a painful lesson in the art of submarine warfare. Witness it all through vivid battle footage, reenactments and witness testimony from allies and enemies.

  • 5:00am

    Battle for the Atlantic:

    Death Blow

    Two male bodies floating in water

    It's 1943 and German U-boats continue to decimate allied shipping. The allies must find a way to defeat Admiral Karl Donitz's "wolfpack" or they will lose the war. The stakes have never been higher, the battles have never been larger and the casualties have never been higher. By the time World War II ends, no other branch of the armed forces will suffer as a high a mortality rate. Hear the stories from the German and allied soldiers, who still carry with them the haunting memories of the Battle of the Atlantic.