SERIES

Atlas 4D

(Discovery Channel, Sunday, 10 p.m.)

The programme showcases the natural beauty of the world with groundbreaking technology. It features landscapes that have evolved over millions of years to tell the story of the Great Rift Valley, Hawaii and the Mediterranean.

Uncovering connections between geology, natural history and indigenous peoples, Atlas 4D reveals how the formation of the Rift Valley forced a crucial evolutionary step for humankind, how an ancient ice age provided Polynesian settlers in Hawaii with a breakthrough technology, and how the spread of Islam sparked the Italian Renaissance in the Mediterranean.

(Discovery Channel, Wednesday, 9 p.m.)

The series highlights some of the battles in the bug world. From the scorpion and wolf spider to the tiger, world's fastest insect, the show features all. The programme helps shed light on the kill or be killed bug world.

Swords

(Discovery Channel, Thursday, 9 p.m.)

“Swords” enters the high risk world of New England's long line fishermen who risk all to catch an elusive prey in some of the most dangerous waters on the planet. They hunt swordfish, giants of the deep than can weigh over 1000 pounds.

I Shouldn't Be Alive

(Discovery Channel, Saturday, 11 p.m.)

“I Shouldn't Be Alive” explores the true stories of survival, focussing on the moral dilemmas, crucial moments, chance events and life-or-death decisions faced by survivors. In each episode, survivors of death-defying situations recall their experiences at the edge of human endurance and the moment of truth that kept them alive.

Best Food Ever

(TLC, Wednesday, 8 p.m.)

The programme tracks down America's scrumptious treasures. Each episode unveils the country's top ten food destinations in a specific category, highlighting what makes them the best, and introduces the great minds behind these delectable dishes.

Go India Chhattisgarh

(TLC, Friday, 8 p.m.)

The show will uncover the many wonders of the region like prehistoric archaeological sites, ancient temples, wildlife reserves, tribal people and their lifestyle.

Wild Recon: Rampage

(Animal Planet, Tuesday, 9 p.m.)

When other children were out playing soccer, Donald Schultz was busy catching and handling the deadliest snakes on the planet. Join Donald Schultz in “Wild Recon”, who travels the globe, tracking down dangerous creatures, all in the name of science.

Follow Donald as he travels to Sri Lanka to capture three of the country's deadliest snakes — the spectacled cobra, the krait and the Russell's viper. Donald is on a mission and can go to any extent to milk their venom so that researchers can create antivenom.

Fatal Attractions

(Animal Planet, Wednesday, 10 p.m.)

This series explores cases where sharing a home with animals ranging from tigers and wolves to bears and reptiles can have devastating consequences. Meet the people who decide to get dangerous and exotic animals as pets.