Extinct Or Alive
From Wednesday 3 April at 21:00
What if extinct animals weren't really extinct? Forrest Gallante, a wildlife biologist, scours the globe using cutting edge technology on his mission to find species that the world has stopped looking for. With a deep passion for, and knowledge of, all animals - Forrest tangles with remote and sometimes dangerous environments, seeking out evidence and eyewitnesses to track and bring back to life creatures mistakenly labelled as extinct. From trekking the jungles of Taiwan to seek the Formosan clouded leopard, to braving the frozen tundra of Canada in search of the white wolf of Newfoundland, can Forrest prove these creatures are still alive?
Gold Rush: Parker's Trail
From Monday 8 April at 20:00
Having tackled the rugged and dangerous trails of the Klondike and the hostile jungles of Guyana, Parker Schnabel is ready to take his hunt for gold to the next level, in Papua New Guinea. He wants to reconnect with his grandfather John's history; having served in the air force there during WWII, he never wanted to discuss it when he was alive. And, as Parker learns about the gold rush history of the country, which attracted prospectors from the Klondike, he follows in the footsteps of one of the greatest explorers and prospectors of the 20th century, Mick Leahy, and learns the local mining techniques that make the present-day gold rush thrive in this stunning Pacific country.
From Saturday 20 April at 21:00
Experienced car dealer, Mike Brewer, is joined by multi- talented mechanic, Ant Anstead, in a monumental motoring mission: to find and restore iconic cars to later sell for a profit at their LA-based shop. In the series, Mike has the challenging job of finding vehicles that have money-making potential. He then hands them over to Ant, who tackles everything from bare metal re-sprays to gearbox swaps to bring them back to their former glory. From the sunny beaches of southern California to the coldest edges of Maine, the series scours the US from coast-to-coast for the best vehicles to buy, restore, test and sell for a tidy profit. What treasures will the guys find and flip on their epic adventures?