Discovery Channel, Friday, 9 p.m.
Enter the world of domestic disasters in this programme that puts potential home hazards to the test in a real house. Co-hosted by three wild characters with creative demolition on the brain, it is a super-sized look at everyday household dangers. Using scientific measuring equipment, high speed cameras, mischievous experiments and a whole lot of gusto, the series explores the disastrous results of human error.
What Happened Next?
Discovery Channel, Monday, 8 p.m.
The show explores the science behind some of the most fantastic footage of destruction ever caught by a camera. Each of these clips is paused right before its big moment forcing the viewers to wonder what happened next. Each clip is supported by a montage cut to give a clue to what is about to unfold.
Panda Adventure with Nigel Marven
Animal Planet, Saturday, 9 p.m.
Join Nigel Marven, wildlife presenter, as he heads to China to learn about giant pandas for his latest adventure. He visits the beautiful reserves the pandas inhabit, before heading into the wild to achieve his ambition of being the first presenter to be filmed with a giant panda in its native habitat. He is also astonished to witness a brown panda cub, one of only five known to science.
Along his journey Nigel meets the other amazing creatures that live in the bamboo forest, including naughty macaques, golden snub-nosed monkeys and fluffy bamboo rats. He also feeds adorable red pandas, distant relatives of the giant panda.
History TV, Friday, 9 p.m.
Hosted by Matt Brown, this documentary goes on an immersive voyage through the nuts and bolts of locomotive, the mode of transport that has helped connect the world.
Driven by passion and zeal for the engineering marvel, Matt Bown takes viewers on a soot-covered, steam-powered, high-octane ride of a lifetime getting down and dirty with the most incredible rail experiences in the U.S. and all over the world. From the highest, longest, fastest to the strongest railroad engines and train lines the world has to offer, Matt's going to do much more than check out the scenery going by.