Thursday 1st February

Designing Africa

10:30AM Documentary G

Find out who's shaping Africa'' fashion scene with Diana Opoti as she travels to Africa's fashion capitals and shows you the latest trends and portrays emerging young talents.

The Coolbaroo Club

11:00AM Documentary G

The Coolbaroo Club was the only Aboriginal-run dance club in a city which practiced unofficial apartheid, submitting its Aboriginal population to police harassment, identity cards and curfews.

The Ninth Floor

12:00PM Documentary PG

Director Mina Shum explores the complexity of activism in Ninth Floor, a timely reminder of the importance of civil disobedience, particularly in times when governmental powers go unchecked.

Hollow Water

1:30PM Documentary PG

This documentary profiles the tiny Ojibway community of Hollow Water on the shores of Winnipeg as they deal with an epidemic of sexual abuse in their midst.

SBS On Demand Staff Picks

1:35PM Documentary PG

SBS On Demand is home to some of the world's best TV series and films available to stream anytime. Looking for your next binge? Let our staff picks guide the way.

SBS On Demand is home to some of the world's best TV series and films available to stream anytime. Looking for your next binge? Let our staff picks guide the way.

Gaycation

1:40PM Documentary PG

Ellen & Ian arrive in Rio during Carnival to find out how Brazil's queer community live in a place with the highest LGBTQ murder rate in the world.

Ellen and Ian arrive in Rio during Carnival to find out how Brazil’s queer community live in a place with the highest LGBTQ murder rate in the world.

Africa On A Plate

2:30PM Documentary PG

Chef Lentswe Bhengu explores the political capital of Nigeria - Abuja - where people love their food hot & spicy, and where he picks up tips for making his own version of Nigerian pepper soup!

Des Bishop: Breaking China

3:30PM Documentary PG

With Des' deadline to perform a stand-up comedy show in Chinese is getting close he joins forces with a local amateur comedy troupe to establish a Western-style stand up scene in Beijing.

With Des' deadline to perform a stand-up comedy show in Chinese is getting close he joins forces with a local amateur comedy troupe to establish a Western-style stand up scene in Beijing.

VICE

4:25PM Documentary PG

Thousands of North Koreans cross the border into China illegally every year. VICE joins a South Korean pastor who has developed an underground railroad to move defectors from China to freedom.

Thousands of North Koreans cross the border into China illegally every year. VICE joins a South Korean pastor who has developed a modern-day underground railroad to move defectors from China to freedom and eventual citizenship in South Korea. The most dangerous place in the world is Kashmir's line of control, which partially occupies the Indian state and separates India from Pakistan. Observers in both India and Pakistan believe the decades-old conflict between the two nations could potentially lead to the end of the world as we know it. VICE travels across Pakistan to the contested line of control in Kashmir, pointing out how close a nuclear apocalypse is yet again.

Our Footprint

6:00PM Documentary G

Euphemia Bostock is a proud Munanjali-Bundjalung Woman and Elder. Affectionately known as 'Phemie', she has shared her artistic journey with us in the landscape of the Australian Art Scene.

Our Footprint

6:15PM Documentary G

Ross is one of the last known respected Wajarri Elder, Songman. He will talk about his language, significant sites and culture in his beloved country, Wajarri.

Mythbusters

6:40PM Documentary PG

As a tribute to their fans, the Mythbusters randomly draw six fan-submitted letters and test the myths and questions in them.

As a tribute to their fans, the Mythbusters randomly draw six fan-submitted letters and test the myths and questions in them. One letter contains three separate myths, bringing the total number of tests in this episode to eight. Some of the myths examined include: your laptop can save you from a speeding bullet; it is easy to take candy from a baby; and a car's tyre pressure can significantly affect its fuel efficiency.

Our Stories

7:00PM Documentary G

On Christmas Day 1974 Cyclone Tracy struck Darwin. 30,000 people were evacuated. Cecelia Muir Cubillo was one of those and for the last 40 plus years lived in Adelaide where she raised four children.

On Christmas Day 1974 Cyclone Tracy struck Darwin. 30,000 people were evacuated….Cecelia Muir Cubillo was one of those and for the last 40 plus years lived in Adelaide where she raised four children.

Flying Fox: The Wings Of The Night

7:30PM Documentary G

An in-depth look at fruit bats (flying foxes) by an Aboriginal Australian radio reporter. The bats sleep during the day and are the only mammals to have truly mastered the art of flying.

Great British Railway Journeys

7:30PM Documentary PG

Michael Portillo sees how Lincolnshire farmers utilised rails to improve their harvests, visits Lincoln's most impressive cathedral and looks to the future of rail freight.

Michael Portillo sees how Lincolnshire farmers utilised rails to improve their harvests, visits Lincoln’s most impressive cathedral and looks to the future of rail freight.

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

8:25PM Documentary NC

Find out how two Aussie dudes built a strong soft drink brand and are now competing with the big guys.

Haunted: The Other Side

8:30PM Documentary PG

Share in the journey of these Aboriginal ghost hunters as they try to understand what they encounter in the context of indigneous culture of the land.

The Real True Detective

1:15AM Documentary MA

Gianna Toboni heads to Ponchatoula, Louisiana, to investigate the real events that may have inspired the hit HBO TV show True Detective.

Ten years ago, the town of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, was traumatised when a local church's secret Satan worship, ritualised child abuse, and animal sacrifices came to light. Gianna Toboni heads to Ponchatoula to meet Stuart Murphy and Tom Tedder, two law enforcement officials who helped put these terrible, true events in Ponchatoula's rear view mirror.

One Born Every Minute

2:00AM Documentary M

Thrill-seeking 37-year-old Gareth finally settled down after meeting his match, 32-year-old Jenny. Tragically, just 18 months into their relationship Gareth was diagnosed with a life limiting illness.

Thrill seeking 37 year old Gareth finally settled down after meeting his match, 32 year old Jenny. Tragically, just 18 months into their relationship Gareth was diagnosed with the life limiting illness Multiple Sclerosis. Now with the arrival of their first child, the pair must focus on their brand new adventure into parenthood.

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

2:25AM Documentary NC

Find out how two Aussie dudes built a strong soft drink brand and are now competing with the big guys.

One Born Every Minute

2:55AM Documentary M

After giving up on men, 34-year-old beautician Maria finds herself unexpectedly falling for her builder David.

After finally giving up on men, 34 year old beautician Maria finds herself unexpectedly falling for her builder David. With life’s plan finally coming together, some worrying news about their new unborn puts life on hold. Sometimes opposites really do attract, and no more so than for the perfect prefect Ruby and teenage rebel Colin. After the birth of their first child, their opposing personalities were put to the test when 26 year old doctor Ruby suffered with post-natal depression. As they wait for the arrival of their second child, will it be Ruby’s hard working ethos or Colin’s jokey ways that will help get them through?

One Born Every Minute

3:55AM Documentary M

The subject of friendship is under the spotlight. Childhood best mates Karra and Danny have a 3-year-old son with a rare condition who requires 24 hour care.

In this episode, the subject of friendship is under the spotlight. Childhood best mates Karra and Danny have a 3 year old son with a rare condition who requires 24 hour care. Now awaiting the arrival of their third child, they realise it’s their deep friendship which has helped them cope and given them their positive outlook on life. Cathryn and Dean became best friends after meeting at a fracture clinic. Six years on, their relationship has taken an unexpected twist. Both Mandy and Melvyn were born unable to hear. Having already had one hearing child they are hoping that by having another, it will bring the sound of chattering children into their home.

Friday 2nd February

Flying Fox: The Wings Of The Night

10:00AM Documentary G

An in-depth look at fruit bats (flying foxes) by an Aboriginal Australian radio reporter. The bats sleep during the day and are the only mammals to have truly mastered the art of flying.

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

10:25AM Documentary NC

Find out how two Aussie dudes built a strong soft drink brand and are now competing with the big guys.

Vote Yes For Aborigines

12:30PM Documentary G

Directed by Frances Peters-Little, Vote Yes for Aborigines is a documentary about the 1967 Referendum and the fight for Aboriginal citizenship rights.

Directed by Frances Peters-Little, Vote Yes for Aborigines is a documentary about the 1967 Referendum and the fight for Aboriginal citizenship rights.

East Of Arnhem

1:30PM Documentary PG

Filmed in Arnhem Land NT, the film is a snapshot of life in a remote town just after a major mining closure. Handsomely shot, contemplative and empathetic.

Filmed in Arnhem Land NT, the film is a snapshot of life in a remote town just after a major mining closure. Handsomely shot, contemplative and empathetic. (From Australia) (Documentary) (Rpt) PG CC

Rise

1:45PM Documentary PG

Young Indigenous Hawaiians fight to reclaim their Occupied Kingdom from US control, resisting the construction of a billion-dollar telescope at the summit of their sacred Mauna Kea.

At the frontline of Indigenous resistance, Sarain Carson-Fox travels to Indigenous communities across the Americas to meet people protecting their homelands and rising up against colonisation. In this episode, young Indigenous Hawaiians fight to reclaim their Occupied Kingdom from US control, resisting the construction of a billion-dollar telescope at the summit of their sacred Mauna Kea.

Our Footprint

2:30PM Documentary G

Euphemia Bostock is a proud Munanjali-Bundjalung Woman and Elder. Affectionately known as 'Phemie', she has shared her artistic journey with us in the landscape of the Australian Art Scene.

Our Footprint

2:45PM Documentary G

Ross is one of the last known respected Wajarri Elder, Songman. He will talk about his language, significant sites and culture in his beloved country, Wajarri.

Des Bishop: Breaking China

3:30PM Documentary PG

Des has to walk out into the spotlight & perform a stand-up comedy show - in Chinese. Along the way, he swoons a dozen beautiful contestants on a TV dating show.

It’s the final episode in the series and time is up. Des has to walk out into the spotlight and perform a stand-up comedy show - in Chinese. Along the way he swoons a dozen beautiful contestants on a TV dating show.

Unearthed

6:00PM Documentary G

Fred Iselin-Leone is a well-respected and intelligent community leader, with strong Australian Aboriginal, Tongan and South-Sea Islander heritage.

Unearthed

6:15PM Documentary G

KuKu Yalanji- Far North Queensland woman now living in Queanbeyan New South Wales suffered from depression and anxiety. Georgie took up running as a last resort to manage her mental health.

Our Stories

7:00PM Documentary G

Celestine Rowe is a Pintupi and Luritja woman. She is a single mum who is now an outstanding poet who has performed all over the country with her storytelling.

Human Planet

7:30PM Documentary PG

From lush cloud forests to bare summits that take your breath away, the higher you climb the tougher life gets on a mountain. This episode explores the ways in which people survive at high altitudes.

From lush cloud forests to bare summits that take your breath away, the higher you climb the tougher life gets on a mountain. This episode explores the extraordinary ways in which people survive at extreme altitudes, beginning on the Altai Mountains in western Mongolia, where the locals have forged an unusual hunting partnership with golden eagles. On the cliffs of the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia, a boy fights off gelada monkeys intent on stealing his family's grain, while in the Himalayan country of Nepal, the dead are fed to vultures in a rarely seen sky burial.

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

8:25PM Documentary NC

Boa Hoang used his family Vietnamese recipes to create a business with a modern take on the cuisine.

Family Rules

8:30PM Documentary PG

Jessica considers going into modelling and gets guidance from her big sister Shenika about a career in high heels.

Jessica considers going into modelling and gets guidance from her big sister Shenika about a career in high heels.

24 Hours In Emergency

8:30PM Documentary M

22-month-old Daisy has serious injuries after being kicked in the head by a race horse.

Twenty-two-month-old Daisy has serious injuries after being kicked in the head by a race horse. She's rushed into resus and a CT scan reveals she has a fractured skull, a bruise on her brain and a concussion. As surgeons plan their next move, Daisy's carefully monitored for any signs of brain damage.

The Therapist

11:15PM Documentary M

Therapist Dr Siri Sat Nam Singh sits down with hit recording artists to help reconcile their troubled pasts. In this episode, rocker Nathan Williams of Wavves discusses his battle with depression.

Therapist Dr Siri Sat Sam Singh sits down to speak with musicians from the world of rap, rock, pop, dancehall and EDM to discover what lies beneath their public personas and to help them reconcile their troubled pasts. In this episode, rocker Nathan Williams of Wavves discusses his battle with depression, stemming from substance abuse, the loss of friends, and his rise to fame.

The Therapist

11:40PM Documentary PG

Rapper Dreezy discusses her addiction to marijuana and her struggle to find a romantic partner.

Rapper Dreezy discusses her addiction to marijuana and her struggle to find a romantic partner.

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

2:25AM Documentary NC

Boa Hoang used his family Vietnamese recipes to create a business with a modern take on the cuisine.

Saturday 3rd February

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

10:25AM Documentary NC

Boa Hoang used his family Vietnamese recipes to create a business with a modern take on the cuisine.

Standing On Sacred Ground

11:00AM Documentary G

Around the world, indigenous communities stand in the way of government megaprojects.

Standing On Sacred Ground

12:00PM Documentary PG

From Papua New Guinea rainforests to Canada's tar sands, 'Profits and Loss' exposes industrial threats to native peoples' health, livelihood and cultural survival.

Standing On Sacred Ground

1:00PM Documentary PG

From Ethiopia to Peru, indigenous customs protect biodiversity on sacred lands under pressure from religious conflicts and climate change.

Standing On Sacred Ground

2:00PM Documentary PG

Native Hawaiins and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment.

Small Business Secrets

2:00PM Documentary NC

We explore how the Mexican food chain Zambrero is trying to end world hunger. We also speak with entrepreneur Hamish Petrie on how his taxi app Ingogo evolved and adapted with the arrival of Uber.

We explore how the Mexican food chain Zambrero is trying to end world hunger. We also speak with entrepreneur Hamish Petrie on how his taxi app Ingogo evolved and adapted with the arrival of Uber, and we head to Wagga Wagga's Regional Pitchfest to find out how businesses can master the art of the pitch.

Phone Shop Idol

2:35PM Documentary PG

This entertaining six-part, character-driven series follows the ups and downs of Britain's mobile phone sales force as they battle it out in 'Shop Idol'.

This entertaining six-part, character-driven series follows the ups and downs of Britain’s mobile phone sales force as they battle it out in ‘Shop Idol’, a prestigious annual competition that scours all corners of the UK to find the best mobile phone salesperson in the country. Overlooked by their companies, these plucky men and women entered 'Shop Idol' after fighting a public vote to get into the competition and they now face the mystery shopper.

Abandoned

3:10PM Documentary PG

The original tracks that built NASCAR into the big business it is today are getting left in the dust. Rick McCrank connects with drivers and fans fighting to keep the legacy alive.

The original tracks that built NASCAR into the big business it is today are getting left in the dust. Rick McCrank connects with drivers and fans fighting to keep the legacy alive.

Defining Moments

4:00PM Documentary G

Follow Jeremy Geia as he takes you through the spectacular Laura Festival. Jeremy meets elders, dancers and gets the stories behind the color and festivities to find out what makes it so special.

Follow Jeremy Geia as he takes you through the spectacular Laura Festival. Jeremy meets elders, dancers and gets the stories behind the color and festivities to find out what makes it so special.

SBS On Demand Staff Picks

4:00PM Documentary PG

Karen is a sucker for a good love story and thinks this one has it all - adversity, redemption and boxing gloves. Cutie and the Boxer is now streaming on SBS On Demand.

Karen is a sucker for a good love story and thinks this one has it all - adversity, redemption and boxing gloves. Cutie and the Boxer is now streaming on SBS On Demand.

Jungletown

4:05PM Documentary PG

Deep in the Panamanian jungle, Jimmy shows off his jungle playground, but is challenged by the interns worried about its environmental impact.

Director Ondi Timoner embeds herself within a group of idealistic students and a charismatic entrepreneur who are committing themselves to create what they call "the world's greatest sustainable modern town" deep in the Panamanian jungle. In this episode, Jimmy shows off his jungle playground, but is challenged by the interns worried about its environmental impact.

Noongar Dandjoo

4:30PM Documentary G

Kaya! Hello! Noongar Dandjoo is back. Follow our hosts Neil Coyne and Kimberley Benjamin as they share with us the Noongar culture through unique stories from within the Noongar community.

Away From Country

5:00PM Documentary PG

Away From Country captures the essence of Indigenous excellence on and off the sporting field and highlights the journeys of our Indigenous sportspeople.

Running onto the field in front of one hundred thousand people, round the clock security and watched by millions around the world, this wasn't something Jesse had envisioned when he accepted a scholarship to attend university in the United States. This is the story of a kid from Queensland, Australia who wins two national football championships with the Alabama Crimson tide in a sport that he only started playing in his late teens. With university complete Jesse has his eyes on something bigger...the NFL!

Woman With Gloria Steinem

5:00PM Documentary PG

The US locks up more women than any other country. Most of them have children, who are seven times more likely to end up in prison, creating a repeating cycle of incarceration.

The US locks up more women than any other country. Most of them have children, who are seven times more likely to end up in prison, creating a repeating cycle of incarceration.

Supervet

5:30PM Documentary PG

Noel operates on a five-month-old rabbit called Rufus with a badly broken hind leg. He diagnoses that a much-loved cocker spaniel called Dixie needs major spinal surgery.

Noel operates on a five-month-old rabbit called Rufus with a badly broken hind leg. He diagnoses that a much-loved cocker spaniel called Dixie needs major spinal surgery. And when young couple David and Khaya bring in Daphne, a three-legged dog they adopted from Thailand, after she had been attacked with a machete, Noel realises he must come up with a radical solution for the dog's remaining front paw, which is injured. Noel gains inspiration from X-Men's Wolverine for a daring solution.

One With Nature

6:30PM Documentary G

This compelling documentary series demonstrates how Aboriginal people in Canada have lived as One with Nature for thousands of generations.

Marry Me, Marry My Family

7:30PM Documentary M

Explore the chaotic and colourful road to intercultural relationships. Six couples try to straddle the gulf between cultures and the gap between their parents' relationships and their own dreams.

Explore the chaotic and colourful road to intercultural weddings. Six couples try to straddle the gulf between cultures and the gap between their parents' expectations and their own dreams. Armenian Christian bride Nancy is marrying Indian Hindu groom Ashu in a Christian wedding in the Armenian Church. Nancy's family has struggled to accept the union, so much so that Nancy and her mother didn't speak to each other for 18 months. Now the families are trying to come together in time for the wedding day. While in Adelaide, skip truck driver Mark is marrying sustainability expert Mabui in a ceremony in Kenya. Mark has only travelled overseas once before to Hawaii. He's in for a culture shock in Nairobi when the first task is to negotiate a goat dowry for his bride.

Rise

7:30PM Documentary M

Over 5,000 Red Power warriors have descended on Standing Rock camp to stand in solidarity and protect tribunal burial sites from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Over 5,000 Red Power warriors have descended on Standing Rock camp to stand in solidarity and protect tribal burial sites from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Engineering Space

7:35PM Documentary M

This is the story of the unsung heroes who took America into space. The first episode looks at the engineers who, against all odds, built humanity's most powerful machine - the Saturn V rocket.

Everybody knows the names of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin but America’s journey into space is much bigger than that. It was the result of the blood, sweat and tears of thousands of men and women who worked behind the scenes in crucial ways - ordinary people who had ‘the big idea’. Men and women who could watch the launch of rockets, the voyages of spaceships and the building of the international space station and know it wouldn’t have happened without them. This is the story of the unsung heroes who took America into space. The first episode looks at the engineers who, against all odds, built humanity's most powerful machine - the Saturn V rocket.

Engineering Space

8:30PM Documentary M

In 1969, landing the two astronauts on the lunar surface challenges a dedicated team of engineers for almost a decade, designing a unique spacecraft - the Lunar Module. This is their remarkable story.

On 20th July 1969, Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong make history, becoming the first humans to set foot upon the Moon. But landing on the lunar surface challenges a dedicated team of engineers for almost a decade, designing a unique spacecraft - the Lunar Module. This is their remarkable story.

Definitive Guide To Sea Monsters

9:25PM Documentary PG

This amazing underwater journey embarks around the world, taking in science, pop culture, and crypto-zoology to meet the greatest sea monsters that have ever existed. #SBSAustralia

This amazing underwater journey embarks around the world, taking in science, pop culture, and crypto-zoology to meet the greatest sea monsters that have ever existed. Find out what might lurk unconfirmed in the deep right now; and explore the limits of sea monster biology. Now, the latest scientific techniques and discoveries allow us to explore the ocean like never before. (From the UK) (Class. tba) CC

Gadget Man

10:25PM Documentary G

Gadget Man is back for another series and Richard Ayoade still isn't finding life any easier. In tonight's episode, Richard takes on the worst of the British weather.

Gadget Man returns and Richard Ayoade still isn’t finding life any easier. Cooking, shopping, moving house, going out or even staying in are among the activities that involve far too much effort for Ayoade’s liking. That’s why he’s continuing his crusade to find gadgets that can ease his pain. In this episode, Richard takes on the worst of the British weather. With the help of pun king Tim Vine he braves a hurricane in a wind tunnel to assess the best in gust busting gadgetry and to help him pressure test the finest cold weather technology Richard is joined in the wilds of the Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre by comedian Marcus Brigstocke, culminating in some hilarious results.

Epicly Later'd

12:55AM Documentary M

Influential filmmaker Spike Jonze looks back on his career and discusses how skateboarding influenced his work from groundbreaking music videos to Jackass to an Academy Award.

Influential filmmaker Spike Jonze looks back on his career and discusses how skateboarding influenced his work from groundbreaking music videos to Jackass to an Academy Award.

Wolf Of The West End

1:50AM Documentary MA

In 2014, convicted fraudster and infamous British socialite 'Lord' Edward Davenport was released early from prison in controversial circumstances. VICE charts Eddie's dramatic rise and fall.

In 2014, convicted fraudster and infamous British socialite 'Lord' Edward Davenport was released early from prison in controversial circumstances. With exclusive access to Eddie and his world, VICE charts Eddie's meteoric rise to fame in the 1980s as the brains behind the infamous elite underage Gate Crasher Balls; to conning the Sierra Leone government out of their London embassy, only to hold exclusive parties in it, to his dramatic fall as a result of a multimillion pound fraud.

Sunday 4th February

Small Business Secrets

7:00AM Documentary

Small Business Secrets shines a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia's economic growth.

Small Business Secrets shines a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia's economic growth.

Tribal Scent

10:00AM Documentary G

The story of sustainability & science through 2 parallel narrative arcs: the endangered Sandalwood species in the deserts of Western Australia & the sustainability of the French perfume industry.

The story of sustainability and science through two parallel narrative arcs: The endangered Sandalwood species in the deserts of Western Australia and the sustainability of the French perfume industry. (From Australia) (Documentary) (Class.tba) CC

Small Business Secrets

11:00AM Documentary NC

Small Business Secrets shines a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in the economic growth of Australia.

Small Business Secrets shines a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia's economic growth.

Small Business Secrets

5:00PM Documentary

Small Business Secrets shines a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia's economic growth.

Small Business Secrets shines a light on the small business owners and innovators playing a vital role in Australia's economic growth.

Hitler's Secrets

5:30PM Documentary PG

In this series world-renowned experts investigate the man behind the monster, taking us into the depths of Hitler's mind. Using the latest research, they pinpoint the key moments in his rise and fall.

In this series, world-renowned experts investigate the man behind the monster, taking us into the depths of Hitler's mind. Using the latest research across the course of his life, they pinpoint the key moments in his meteoric rise and ultimate downfall. The series features some rarely seen archive material and state-of-the-art colourisation which helps bring Hitler powerfully to life. Expert analysts reveal fresh insights into Hitler’s body language and the power of his speech. Ultimately, this series provides a fresh perspective on the man and explains how he was able to go from jobless loner to a ruthless dictator loved and feared by millions.

Noongar Dandjoo

6:00PM Documentary PG

A four part, half hour series about the issues affecting the Noongar people of Western Australia. Proudly made by students from Curtin University.

A four part, half hour series about the issues affecting the Noongar people of Western Australia. Proudly made by students from Curtin University.

Designing Africa

6:30PM Documentary G

Find out who's shaping Africa's fashion scene with Diana Opoti as she travels to Africa's fashion capitals and shows you the latest trends and portrays emerging young talents.

Project Matauranga

7:00PM Documentary G

Investigates Maori worldviews and methodologies within the scientific community and looks at their practical application for finding solutions by combining Maori knowledge and western science.

One With Nature

7:30PM Documentary G

This compelling documentary series demonstrates how Aboriginal people in Canada have lived as One with Nature for thousands of generations.

Eight Days That Made Rome

7:35PM Documentary M

Bettany Hughes recalls eight pivotal days that defined the Roman Empire and its establishment as the world's first superpower. She begins in 202BC when Rome defeated the might of Carthage.

Historian Bettany Hughes recalls eight pivotal days that defined the Roman Empire and its establishment as the world's first superpower. She begins by exploring the day in 202BC when the Roman army, led by Scipio, defeated the might of Carthage under Hannibal at the Battle of Zama in modern-day Tunisia. This was a decisive moment, setting Rome on the path to greatness and exemplifying the military muscle and supreme ambition on which its empire would be built.

One With Nature

8:00PM Documentary G

This compelling documentary series demonstrates how Aboriginal people in Canada have lived as One with Nature for thousands of generations.

Angry Inuk

8:30PM Documentary PG

The Inuit live and die by the seal. This multiple award winning documentary, Angry Inuk, explores how Europe's ban on seal products was the final blow against traditional life on the land.

Tonya Harding: The Price Of Gold

8:30PM Documentary

24 Hours In Police Custody

8:35PM Documentary M

Luton, a devout Muslim has been arrested for violently assaulting his daughter with an iron after she married a man he doesn't approve of.

Luton, a devout Muslim has been arrested for violently assaulting his daughter with an iron after she married a man he doesn't approve of.

Nowhere Land

10:00PM Documentary PG

Told against the backdrop of the forced resettlement of Indigenous people, filmmaker Rosie Bonnie Ammaaq sees her beloved Baffin Island transformed into the world’s largest open-pit iron mine.

The Lost Tribes Of Humanity

10:00PM Documentary PG

Using cutting edge research from archaeological science and paleogenomics, experts are uncovering the hidden secrets of our evolutionary past, changing our ideas of what it is to be human.

Who are we, and where did we come from? Get transported back to an ancient time when giant beasts roamed the planet and there were four different species of human existing at the same time. Around 50,000 years ago, modern human ancestors emerged out Africa and into the foreign and landscape of ice age Europe, where they came into contact with their mysterious human relatives. Using cutting edge research from archaeological science and paleogenomics, experts are uncovering the hidden secrets of our evolutionary past, which are changing our ideas of what it is to be human.

We Shall Remain

10:15PM Documentary PG

Explores the resolve and resilience of the Cherokee Nation, who resisted removal from their homelands in the Southeast in every way they knew including adopting European-style government and law.

Alice And Kevin

11:45PM Documentary G

Status First Nations people were only granted the right to file complaints to the Canadian Human Rights Commission in 2008 Alice Taylor filed one in an attempt to get more on-reserve care for her son

Mummies Alive

3:15AM Documentary PG

A Neolithic murder victim is buried in ice for over 5000 years. Locked in the ice, his remains and possessions are preserved - vital evidence in the hunt for clues.

A Neolithic murder victim is buried in ice for over 5000 years. Locked in the ice, his remains and possessions are preserved - vital evidence in the hunt for clues. Examining the evidence, leading experts retrace Ötzi’s steps across steep Alpine valleys, reconstruct his last hours from the pollen in his gut and, in a ground-breaking virtual autopsy, reveal the stone arrowhead that killed him.

Mummies Alive

4:05AM Documentary M

This episode examines two Iron Age bog bodies, unearthed from the peat fields of Ireland. Preserved by the bog, their bodies show the scars of violent deaths.

This episode examines two Iron Age bog bodies, unearthed from the peat fields of Ireland. Preserved by the bog, their bodies show the scars of violent deaths. Returning to this ancient cold case, leading experts uncover surprising clues about Ireland’s mysterious past. From treacherous peat bogs, to glorious ancient monuments, and using the latest CGI technology, their investigation unravels the mystery of these ancient killings.

Monday 5th February

One With Nature

10:30AM Documentary G

This compelling documentary series demonstrates how Aboriginal people in Canada have lived as One with Nature for thousands of generations.

One With Nature

11:00AM Documentary G

This compelling documentary series demonstrates how Aboriginal people in Canada have lived as One with Nature for thousands of generations.

Angry Inuk

11:30AM Documentary PG

The Inuit live and die by the seal. This multiple award winning documentary, Angry Inuk, explores how Europe's ban on seal products was the final blow against traditional life on the land.

Nowhere Land

1:00PM Documentary PG

Told against the backdrop of the forced resettlement of Indigenous people, filmmaker Rosie Bonnie Ammaaq sees her beloved Baffin Island transformed into the world’s largest open-pit iron mine.

Alice And Kevin

1:15PM Documentary G

Status First Nations people were only granted the right to file complaints to the Canadian Human Rights Commission in 2008 Alice Taylor filed one in an attempt to get more on-reserve care for her son

Rise

1:30PM Documentary PG

Over 5,000 Red Power warriors have descended on Standing Rock camp to stand in solidarity and protect tribunal burial sites from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Over 5,000 Red Power warriors have descended on Standing Rock camp to stand in solidarity and protect tribal burial sites from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Project Matauranga

1:30PM Documentary G

Investigates Maori worldviews and methodologies within the scientific community and looks at their practical application for finding solutions by combining Maori knowledge and western science.

Noongar Dandjoo

2:00PM Documentary PG

A four part, half hour series about the issues affecting the Noongar people of Western Australia. Proudly made by students from Curtin University.

A four part, half hour series about the issues affecting the Noongar people of Western Australia. Proudly made by students from Curtin University.

Designing Africa

2:30PM Documentary G

Find out who's shaping Africa's fashion scene with Diana Opoti as she travels to Africa's fashion capitals and shows you the latest trends and portrays emerging young talents.

Predict My Future: The Science Of Us

3:00PM Documentary PG

The Dunedin Study tracks the hunt for the fundamental developmental mechanism that rewrites the nature vs nurture argument using three examples: violence in men, depression and schizophrenia.

The Dunedin Study has identified a fundamental developmental mechanism that completely rewrites the nature versus nurture argument. It is a genetic switch which is thrown by life events - nature loads the gun but nurture pulls the trigger. This episode tracks the hunt for the mechanism using three specific examples - violence in men, depression, and cannabis induced schizophrenia.

Chinese New Year: Biggest Celebration

3:55PM Documentary G

The Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers and Si King, go to New Year's Eve in Beijing, following an extraordinary day in China's capital city.

The Hairy Bikers, Dave Myers and Si King, go to New Year's Eve in Beijing, following an extraordinary day in China's capital city. They experience life in the mega-city on this special day, from preparations at the bell tower, which can only ring on the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, to the home of a Beijing family, the Zhangs, who are getting ready for the biggest family get-together of the year. The whole city comes to a halt as everyone gathers round dinner tables to tuck into the traditional reunion dinner.

Black Market

4:35PM Documentary PG

In New York City, an illegal gambling underworld flourishes, but sometimes the largest losers are the ones running the games.

In New York City, an illegal gambling underworld flourishes, but sometimes the largest losers are the ones running the games.

Surviving

6:00PM Documentary PG

Jeff lives in Alice Springs. Jeff is a talented musician and singer songwriter. But where did Jeff come from? Why settle in Alice Springs? Where are his mob from?

Surviving

6:15PM Documentary G

David Hudson's life reflects his love and belief in Aboriginal culture. He comes from the Ewamin/Western Yalangiso it is natural that he makes his home in Cairns.

Mythbusters

6:40PM Documentary PG

Adam and Jamie go underwater to test whether it is more difficult to escape from a sinking car that flips upside down than from one that remains right-side up.

Adam and Jamie go underwater to test whether it is more difficult to escape from a sinking car that flips upside down than from one that remains right-side up. Meanwhile, Kari, Grant and Tory take on a myth inspired by the film, ‘Kiss the Girls’ - that firing a pistol through a full carton of milk, in a room filled with flammable gas, will prevent its muzzle flash from igniting the gas.

Our Stories

7:00PM Documentary G

From lawyer to personal trainer and health professional, Gary Lui (Erub) shares his story of how he changed and completely reshaped his lifestyle and his wellbeing.

From lawyer to personal trainer and health professional, Gary Lui (Erub) shares his story of how he changed and completely reshaped his lifestyle and his wellbeing.

The Prophets

7:30PM Documentary PG

This riveting, seven part series reveals the incredible stories of the Maori prophets. Presented as a comprehensive anthology, their lives are a fascinating aspect of NZ history.

Birth Of A Movement

8:00PM Documentary

How William Trotter, Boston-based African American newspaper editor and activist helped launch a national protest in 1915 to ban DW Griffith's Ku Klux Klan-friendly silent film 'Birth of a Nation'.

Michael Mosley: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor

8:30PM Documentary

Michael Mosley finds out why fizzy drinks make you eat more, while Dr Zoe Williams examines whether caffeine boosts your physical performance. Dr Giles Yeo discovers what men can do about baldness.

In the popular series return, Michael Mosley finds out why fizzy drinks make you eat more. GP Dr Zoe Williams investigates whether caffeine boosts your physical performance. Geneticist Dr Giles Yeo discovers what men can do about baldness. Surgeon Gabriel Weston looks into the new artificial pancreas that could transform life for diabetics. And Dr Alain Gregoire gives the psychiatrist's guide to obsessive compulsive disorder.

Survive Aotearoa

9:00PM Documentary G

Barrie Rice and Chris Kumeroa take on some of the harshest terrain in Aotearoa to demonstrate how the right skills, creative thinking and Maori knowledge can keep you alive.

Surviving At Sea Kapiti - Barrie Rice and Chris Kumeroa take on some of the harshest terrain in Aotearoa to demonstrate how the right skills, creative thinking and Māori knowledge can keep you alive. For this survival scenario, Chris and Barrie are lost scuba divers just off Kapiti Island. Equipped with only their dive gear - mask, fins, wetsuit, BCD, Regulator, tank and torch - they must find food and a way out of the water. (Ep.2) (From New Zealand, in English & Maori) (Documentary) (Rpt) G

24 Hours In Emergency

9:30PM Documentary M

This episode focuses on the support offered by friends and family at the most vulnerable times of people's lives

This episode focuses on the support offered by friends and family at the most vulnerable times of people’s lives.

Sivummut

10:00PM Documentary G

Sivummut celebrates the triumphs of Inuit leaders in the arts, sports, the environment, health care, and education. Come with us as we sing the praises of these inspiring women and men.

Uluit: Champions Of The North

11:30PM Documentary G

Join this remarkable all female Inuit hockey team as they skate their way to the 2010 Whale Cup. A rare view into the realities of life in a remote town a the deep sense of community and tradition.

Teen Exorcist

1:50AM Documentary M

18 year old Brynne Larson and her friends Tess and Savannah Sherkenback (18 and 21, respectively), claim to be able to confront the demons lurking inside traumatised people.

Sick of taking responsibility for the crappy things that have happened to you in your life? Help is on the way in the form of three teenage exorcists from Phoenix, Arizona. Eighteen-year-old Brynne Larson and her friends Tess and Savannah Sherkenback (18 and 21, respectively) claim to be able to confront the demons lurking inside traumatised people and draw them out using nothing more than a crucifix and a few choice words. But are these teenage exorcists really empowered by the Almighty, or merely by Brynne's father, a failed televangelist named Reverend Bob?

Tuesday 6th February

The Prophets

11:00AM Documentary PG

This riveting, seven part series reveals the incredible stories of the Maori prophets. Presented as a comprehensive anthology, their lives are a fascinating aspect of NZ history.

King's Seal

11:30AM Documentary G

Conspiracy, treason, betrayal, rape and murder: Welcome to the Free-Settler Colony of South Australia. In 1836 King William IV and the British Parliament enshrined into law the 'Letters Patent'.

Conspiracy, treason, betrayal, rape and murder: Welcome to the Free-Settler Colony of South Australia. In 1836 King William IV and the British Parliament enshrined into law the "Letters Patent”, the founding document that established the state of South Australia. Unknown to many people today, the Letters Patent included a unique guarantee to protect and legally secure land rights for all of South Australia's Aboriginal people and Descendants, giving Aboriginal people the right to occupy and enjoy their land for always. This legal right, still enshrined in law today, was in fact the first ever Aboriginal land rights secured in Australia's history, rights that have been denied since 1836. (From Australia) (Documentary) G CC

Survive Aotearoa

12:30PM Documentary G

Barrie Rice and Chris Kumeroa take on some of the harshest terrain in Aotearoa to demonstrate how the right skills, creative thinking and Maori knowledge can keep you alive.

Surviving At Sea Kapiti - Barrie Rice and Chris Kumeroa take on some of the harshest terrain in Aotearoa to demonstrate how the right skills, creative thinking and Māori knowledge can keep you alive. For this survival scenario, Chris and Barrie are lost scuba divers just off Kapiti Island. Equipped with only their dive gear - mask, fins, wetsuit, BCD, Regulator, tank and torch - they must find food and a way out of the water. (Ep.2) (From New Zealand, in English & Maori) (Documentary) (Rpt) G

Uluit: Champions Of The North

1:30PM Documentary G

Join this remarkable all female Inuit hockey team as they skate their way to the 2010 Whale Cup. A rare view into the realities of life in a remote town a the deep sense of community and tradition.

Alt-Right: The Great Meme War

2:10PM Documentary PG

Ben Makuch shows how memes are the Alt-Right's most powerful weapon in America's online culture war, reshaping the political and ideological landscape.

Ben Makuch shows how memes are the Alt-Right’s most powerful weapon in America’s online culture war, reshaping the political and ideological landscape.

Surviving

2:30PM Documentary PG

Jeff lives in Alice Springs. Jeff is a talented musician and singer songwriter. But where did Jeff come from? Why settle in Alice Springs? Where are his mob from?

Cyberwar

2:35PM Documentary PG

Intelligence agencies partner with companies to spy on American citizens, but a few brave activists are risking it all to fight this growing cyber-surveillance industrial complex.

Intelligence agencies partner with companies to spy on American citizens, but a few brave activists are risking it all to fight this growing cyber-surveillance industrial complex.

Surviving

2:45PM Documentary G

David Hudson's life reflects his love and belief in Aboriginal culture. He comes from the Ewamin/Western Yalangiso it is natural that he makes his home in Cairns.

VICE

3:00PM Documentary PG

Thomas Morton meets a gun-crazy pastor who teaches his young students gun drills & tactics to disarm attackers. Shane Smith travels to Fallujah, Iraq to investigate a rise in birth defects.

Thomas Morton meets a gun-crazy pastor who teaches his young students gun drills and tactics to disarm attackers. Shane Smith travels to Fallujah, Iraq, where a rise in birth defects has been linked to the American military's suspected use of depleted-uranium munitions during the war.

Rivals: Aussie Rules

3:35PM Documentary PG

Australia plays football one way: their way. And the most heated rivalry in the country's most cherished game is marked by broken jaws, foul mouths and phallic tattoos.

Rivals gets on the field and into the ring through a series of compelling stories at the fringe of culture and politics, across a range of places and people through the one lens that connects them all: sport. Australia plays football one way: their way. And the most heated rivalry in the country's most cherished game is marked by broken jaws, foul mouths and phallic tattoos.

Rise of the Machines

3:35PM Documentary G

Looks at the world's biggest haul truck - the Liebherr T284 - to reveal the extraordinary technology it depends on to complete a high stakes mission in America's number one gold mine.

Rise of the Machines uses stunning CGI animation to explode open the world’s biggest haul truck - the Liebherr T284 - to reveal the extraordinary technology it depends on to complete a high stakes mission in America’s number one gold mine. Trucker Alice Woods is at the wheel of this metal titan, taller than a two-story house, and packing the pulling power of a freight train. Together, Alice and her Mega Truck have just five days to move a mountain of rock and uncover a multi-million dollar fortune in gold.

Tony Robinson's World War I

4:30PM Documentary PG

Tony Robinson unpicks the Great War using an archive of 3D photographs taken in the trenches at the time. These incredible images have never been broadcast before in their original format.

Tony Robinson unpicks the Great War using a unique archive of 3D photographs taken in the trenches at the time. These incredible images have never been broadcast before in their original format and many have been sourced from private collections all over the world. In the first of four programs, Tony uses them to tell the story of how the war started and how it destroyed Britain's professional army in under five months.

Around The Campfire

6:00PM Documentary G

More than simply a game of touch rugby for young Indigenous people, Nunga Touch is also an Indigenous educational and sports program embodying: cultural and community identity and pride.

Around The Campfire

6:15PM Documentary G

Two Elders from Moa Island talking about their upbringing when they were young and sharing their fond memories that is close to their hearts and Island life.

Mythbusters

6:40PM Documentary PG

In Laptop Lift, Adam and Jamie take a crack at a bee-related myth based on a viral video. They test whether one thousand honey bees are capable of lifting a laptop.

In Laptop Lift, Adam and Jamie take a crack at a bee-related myth based on a viral video. They test whether one thousand honey bees are capable of lifting a laptop. Following this in Fly vs Water, the Build Team check out one of the most demanded myths from the fans. This is based on the popular theory that since water refracts light, it would confuse flies' compound eyes. Finally, in Biker vs Bug, the team investigates whether a person riding a motorcycle at high speed can be killed if he impacts a bug.

Our Stories

7:00PM Documentary PG

Emerging from the Deserts of Central Australia is the unique sounds of Apakatjah, who blend intricate guitar work with ancient languages, stirring harmonies and traditional instruments.

Who Do You Think You Are?

7:30PM Documentary

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer sets out to discover the history of his tough working class family in the East End of London but in the process unearths a lineage stretching back to the Norman Conquest.

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer hopes that he will 'freak a few people out' with his family history - and he certainly does that in this episode of the series. Danny sets out to discover the history of his tough working class family in the East End of London but in the process unearths an extraordinary lineage stretching back to the Norman Conquest.

Anger Within:Jonah Lomu - A Rugby Legend

7:30PM Documentary M

From the violence and poverty of southern Auckland to the glamour of international rugby to painful and lonely days of dialysis, friends and family reveal Jonah Lomu like never before.

Hamilton's Pharmacopeia

8:30PM Documentary MA

Hamilton embarks on a quest to answer the most important question in ethnoherpetological history and along the way, he finds the power of love.

Hamilton embarks on a quest to answer the most important question in ethnoherpetological history and along the way, he finds the power of love.

Epicly Later'd

9:20PM Documentary MA

Chad Muska's evolution from homeless teenager to one of the most-hyped skateboarders of all time, led him through Hollywood, high fashion, and the international art scene.

Chad Muska's evolution from homeless teenager to one of the most-hyped skateboarders of all time, led him through Hollywood, high fashion, and the international art scene.

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

9:25PM Documentary NC

Raw milk has always been controversial, but Saxon Joye has found a way to make it legal and available in supermarkets

Raw milk has always been controversial, but Saxon Joye has found a way to make it legal and available in supermarkets

Secret State: Inside North Korea

10:00PM Documentary

With tensions near boiling point and Americans banned from visiting North Korea, CNN correspondent Will Ripley makes a rare journey inside the secretive nation to places few outsiders have ever seen.

With tensions near boiling point and Americans banned from visiting North Korea, CNN correspondent Will Ripley makes a rare, exclusive journey inside the secretive nation to places few outsiders have ever seen. Along the way, Ripley has conversations with regular North Koreans who've never been allowed to speak with foreign journalists or have met an American before. While always under the watchful eye of government minders, these unprecedented interviews give an extraordinary insight into the lives and aspirations of those who live and work under Kim Jong-un's authoritarian regime.

Survive Aotearoa

10:00PM Documentary PG

Barrie and Chris are joined by Glen Osbourne and Matua Parkinson. They team up as two groups in a game of cat and mouse - who will come out on top?

Escape and Evasion: Rimutaka Forest Park - In this finale, Barrie & Chris break into two teams and are joined by cousins and Maori personalities Glen Osborne and Matua Parkinson. One team must track and the other evade. Each team must fulfill a list of survival milestones before navigating their way to a specified point. All the boys are fiercely competitive and no one will want to lose - or even worse, lose the all important bragging rights! (S.1 Ep.12) (From New Zealand, in English & Maori) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG

Sisters In League

11:00PM Documentary PG

Belinda Miller travels with the Cherbourg women's team "The Hornettes" to compete at the Qld Murri Carnival, a major Rugby League competition, and discovers the humor and the passion of these women.

My Stuff

11:10PM Documentary M

Petri Luukkainen puts all his belongings into storage, forbidding himself to buy anything new. As the experiment goes on, he appreciates the difference between what he wants and needs.

After a split with his long-time girlfriend, Petri Luukkainen finds himself buying more and more things with his credit card. Deciding enough is enough, he starts a new experiment: everything he owns will be put into storage and he'll allow himself to pick one item a day while forbidding himself from buying anything new. As the experiment goes on, Luukkainen begins to appreciate the difference between what he wants and what he needs - until a new girl enters his life, and the experiment proves a little more difficult.

Ice Man

1:00AM Documentary M

Wim Hof first caught the attention of scientists when he proved he was able to stay submerged in ice for one hour and 53 minutes without his core body temperature changing.

Wim Hof first caught the attention of scientists when the proved he was able to stay submerged in ice for one hour and 53 minutes without his core body temperature changing. Since then, he's climbed Mount Everest in his shorts, resisted altitude sickness, and completed a marathon in the Namibian Desert with no water. Almost everything Wim has done was previously thought to be impossible, but he's not a freak of nature; he's a master of meditation.

Prophet's Prey

2:35AM Documentary M

Prophet's Prey examines Fundamentalist Church leader Warren Jeffs' life to show how he seized control of people's lives, at the head of an organisation worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Like any good religious tale, it boils down to sex, greed, and the preservation of wealth. From critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning and Oscar nominated documentary filmmaker Amy Berg (Deliver Us From Evil), Prophet's Prey examines Fundamentalist Church leader Warren Jeffs' life to show how he seized control of people's lives, at the head of an organisation worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Small Business Secrets Bitesize

3:25AM Documentary NC

Raw milk has always been controversial, but Saxon Joye has found a way to make it legal and available in supermarkets

Raw milk has always been controversial, but Saxon Joye has found a way to make it legal and available in supermarkets

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