(Discovery Channel, Thursday, 9 p.m.)
Two people with drastically different backgrounds and survival strategies take on some of the planet’s most unforgiving terrain, from Chile to Zambia, to demonstrate how the right skills and some creative thinking can keep you alive even in the most dangerous situations. This time the challenges are bigger, the environments are more extreme and the differences between the two men could not be greater.
The Adventures of Tintin
(Discovery Kids, Friday, 8 p.m.)
Around the world, everywhere Tintin goes trouble seems to follow. Watch his heroic escapades with Snowy and his loyal friends – blustery Captain Haddock, the brilliant but absent-minded Professor Calculus and the detective twins Thompson and Thomson who are always handy in solving mysteries every time!
In ‘ Tintin and the Lake of Sharks ,’ on Sunday at 10 a.m., Prof. Calculus has been secretly working on a strange machine, which can produce 3-D illusions, but Tintin unmasks a spy in the villa. Follow Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock who fly to Syldava to see Prof. Calculus who is staying in a villa on the shores of a mysterious lake.