Discovery Channel is devoted to creating the highest quality non-fiction programming that provides an unparalleled insight into the awesome world in which we live.
Idris Elba: Fighter
Tuesdays from 18 April at 9:30pm Channel 070
Idris Elba has taken on numerous roles but nothing like this. In the brand new docu-series, Idris Elba: Fighter, Idris will undertake the most physically and mentally demanding experience of his career – training to become a professional kickboxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holds-barred bout.
Treasure Quest: Snake Island
Tuesdays from 11 April 8:30pm Channel 070
After a death-defying expedition on Brazil’s deadly Snake Island, a group of real-life treasure hunters continue their quest for the ‘Treasure of the Trinity’, a legendary horde of Incan gold worth nearly US $400 million. Now, armed with advanced technology, our team of explorers follow a critical clue which takes them into the deepest recesses of the dangerous Paraguayan jungle. A historic artifact brings them closer to the treasure, but two life-threatening encounters nearly end the expedition just as it begins.
Life After: Chernobyl
Sunday 12 March at 7:30pm Channel 070
Thirty years after the worst nuclear catastrophe in history, two scientists have now been allowed total access to the area surrounding the infamous Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.
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