SBS (main channel) - Programs and Schedules

This is the fourth and final series of the Crossrail documentary. Subtitled Inside the Elizabeth Line, it aired on BBC Two on June 12 and 19.
https://www.bbc.com/mediacentre/proginfo/2022/24/the-fifteen-billion-pound-railway

Narrated by Sex and the City’s Kim Cattrall, the series debuted on Channel 5 UK in January this year. Below is the preview for episode 2, Busiest.

The Handmaids Tale, will return for season five on Thursday 15 September, with new episodes on SBS and SBS On Demand.

From next Monday (July 25), the new episodes of The Cook Up with Adam Liaw will air first on SBS at 6pm weeknights, before their encore screening on SBS Food in their regular timeslot of 7pm weeknights.

Synopsis for Monday’s episode

Adam and comedians Suren Jayemanne and Jennifer Wong are in the Cook Up kitchen to create delicious date night dishes.

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Becoming Marilyn

Sunday 31 July 7:30 PM

On the 60th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s passing, this documentary provides a unique portrait of the screen icon from her own perspective.

In contrast to the many films made and books written about her, this one offers to give her back her voice, through the interviews she gave, the books she wrote and the fragments she left behind.

For the first time, it will be a matter of understanding how Norma Jeane Baker created the iconic Marilyn Monroe.

Because Marilyn was not born Marilyn, she became her.

Conspiracy In The Harem: Ramses III Case

Sunday 31 July 9:00 PM

It is the most gruesome crime in ancient Egypt.

New CT scans prove that Pharaoh Ramses III was insidiously murdered.

Florence Kasumba and her team investigate suspects and motives.

Was it an assassination for political reasons? Or even a murder of passion? An old court document accuses women from the royal harem of having planned a conspiracy against the pharaoh.

What was behind it? A trail leads to the ruined city of Medinet Habu and finally to the pharaoh’s harem.

World’s Most Scenic River Journeys - Season 2

Thursday 4 August 7:30 PM

Bill Nighy narrates this visually stunning series, telling the stories of these epic river journeys through the characters who live and work on them.

In the first episode, we escape on a magical journey along England’s holiday river, the River Bure.

A journey from the tranquillity of the upper river, through the holiday hub of Wroxham, and through historical open fenlands where we’ll discover a world where wildlife and recreation go hand in hand.

Rebuilding Notre Dame With Lucy Worsley

Friday 5 August 8:30 PM

Three years after the devastating fire, Lucy Worsley has exclusive access to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris at a key turning point of the restoration.

Lucy meets scientists, historians and craftspeople working to return the 850-year-old Gothic masterpiece to its former glory.

Work to rebuild and restore the monument is being ramped up, in a bid to meet the ambitious deadline to reopen it to the public in 2024.

Week commencing 31 July 2022


Sunday 31 July
07:30 pm Becoming Marilyn
09:00 pm Conspiracy In The Harem: Ramses III Case
10:00 pm Caesar’s Doomsday War Rpt
11:30 pm LIVE Tour De France Femmes 2022 Stage 2 LIVE AEST, Crash in SA, Live on SBS Viceland in WA

Monday 1 August
07:30 pm Savings Lives At Sea S02 E09
08:40 pm The Queen’s Guard: A Year In Service S01 E04
09:35 pm 24 Hours In Emergency Rpt
10:30 pm SBS World News Late
11:00 pm Black Sands S01 E05
11:55 pm Agatha Christie’s Criminal Games Rpt

Tuesday 2 August
07:30 pm Who Do You Think You Are? Liz Ellis S13 E07
08:30 pm Insight
09:30 pm Dateline
10:00 pm SBS World News Late
10:30 pm Australia’s Health Revolution Rpt
11:40 pm Garma Festival Rpt

Wednesday 3 August
07:35 pm New York: The City That Never Sleeps S01 E02
08:30 pm Secret Scotland Rpt
09:20 pm Too Close
10:15 pm SBS World News Late
10:45 pm Vienna Blood x 2 FTA Premiere

Thursday 4 August
07:35 pm World’s Most Scenic River Journeys Season 2 Premiere
08:30 pm Titanic: The New Evidence Rpt
09:25 pm Off Country
11:15 pm SBS World News Late
11:45 pm Gomorrah x 2

Friday 5 August
07:35 pm Britain’s Beautiful Rivers River Derwent S01 E04
08:30 pm Rebuilding Notre Dame With Lucy Worsley
09:35 pm World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys Rpt
10:35 pm SBS World News Late
11:05 pm Shadow Lines x 4

Saturday 6 August
07:35 pm Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys Indian Pacific S03 E11
08:30 pm Gone Fishing With Mortimer & Whitehouse
09:00 pm Gone Fishing With Mortimer & Whitehouse
09:30 pm Secrets of The Tower Of London Rpt
10:20 pm Yorkshire Ripper: The Secret Murders
11:15 pm Movie: The Bookshop

Mysteries From The Grave: Titanic

Sunday 7 August 7:30 PM

It is one of the world’s most epic disasters: the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.

Although the voyage only lasted five days, our collective obsession with the ill-fated ocean liner shows no signs of letting up.

Now, 110 years after the tragic journey, we go below deck to understand how an unsinkable ship was lost along with 1,500 souls.

Featuring interviews with the descendants of passengers, this film seeks to decode the ship’s remaining secrets still lying on the Atlantic Ocean floor.

Lost Treasures Of Ancient Rome

Friday 12 August 7:30 PM

This new series follows International teams of archaeologists on the front line, as they embark on a season of excavations to unravel the secrets of life in the Roman Empire. Crawling beneath Pompeii, unearthing an enormous lost coliseum, and hauling a 2000 year old battleship ram from the depths of the ocean, they race to unlock the secrets of this ancient civilization.

Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter

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Friday 12 August 8:30 PM

Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter sees the BAFTA award-winning documentary-maker dive on a series of incredible shipwrecks around the British coastline to reveal some of the nation’s murkiest and best-kept secrets.

From the remains of a slave ship discovered off Plymouth, to the Kaiser’s sunken Imperial Fleet in Scapa Flow and an experimental submarine aircraft carrier, which sank with all passengers and crew on deck during its sea trials, Ross uncovers Britain’s hidden maritime past.

Along with his fascination for seafaring history, Ross has a personal reason for undertaking this adventure as members of his family served at sea, with some being shipwrecked and not surviving to tell their tales. His great grandfather ‘Pop’ was in the Merchant Marines during World War II and survived being shipwrecked three times. Pop’s two nephews both served and perished aboard HMS Hood when it went into battle against the Bismarck in May 1941.

Ross is joined in his adventures by expert diver Emily Turton, maritime archaeologist and professional diver Mallory Haas and dive supervisor Neil Brock as they delve down into Britain’s past.

Some recently produced new acquisitions for SBS next week, some only airing this year on pay channels. Just need to add some Secret soccer playing Nazis, preferably near the Tower of London, for a good week for the broadcaster.

Week commencing 7 August 2022


Sunday 7 August
07:30 pm Mysteries From The Grave: Titanic
09:00 pm Hindenburg - The New Evidence Rpt
10:00 pm Billy Graham Rpt

Monday 8 August
07:30 pm Savings Lives At Sea S02 E10
08:35 pm The Queen’s Guard: A Year In Service S01 E05
09:30 pm 24 Hours In Emergency Rpt
10:25 pm SBS World News Late
10:55 pm Black Sands S01 E06
11:55 pm Agatha Christie’s Criminal Games Rpt

Tuesday 9 August
07:30 pm Who Do You Think You Are? Sandra Sully S13 E08
08:30 pm Insight
09:30 pm Dateline
10:00 pm SBS World News Late
10:30 pm Australia’s Health Revolution Rpt
11:30 pm Atlanta x 2 Rpt

Wednesday 10 August
07:35 pm New York: The City That Never Sleeps S01 E03
08:30 pm Secret Scotland Rpt
09:20 pm Too Close S01 E02
10:15 pm SBS World News Late
10:45 pm Vienna Blood S01 E03 and E04

Thursday 11 August
07:35 pm World’s Most Scenic River Journeys S02 E02
08:30 pm Scotland’s Sacred Islands With Ben Fogle Rpt
09:30 pm The Queen At War Rpt
11:15 pm SBS World News Late
11:45 pm Gomorrah S04 E11 and E12

Friday 12 August
07:35 pm Lost Treasures Of Ancient Rome Series Premiere
08:30 pm Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter Series Premiere
09:20 pm World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys Rpt
10:20 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm Shadow Lines x 4

Saturday 13 August
07:35 pm Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys S03 E12
08:30 pm Gone Fishing With Mortimer & Whitehouse S01 E07
09:00 pm Gone Fishing With Mortimer & Whitehouse S01 E08
09:35 pm Secrets of The Tower Of London Rpt
10:25 pm Supreme Revenge: Battle For The Court Rpt
11:15 pm Movie: Lion

Ross Kemp still doing his docos. I remember his doco series airing on 7HD.

Treasures Of Greece

Sunday 14 August 7:30 PM

Bettany Hughes explores Athens, the crowning landmark of ancient Greek civilisation and a symbol of intellect and democracy the world over.

She travels to Olympia, known as the birthplace of the Olympics, but there is so much more about this site to reveal.

In Sparta, Bettany discovers that it is not just their superb artistic achievements and epic monuments that made the Greeks famous, but their ideas.

DNA Family Secrets - Season 2

Monday 15 August 8:30 PM

Stacey Dooley is in Liverpool to meet Richard, who is on a life-long mission to discover the identity of his father - he’s blown away when he finally learns the truth.

Janet is rattled by a rumour that her Dad fathered a baby as a prisoner of war during WWII and she might have a secret sister.

Glen’s mother never knew where his father was from, only that he wasn’t white.

Now Glen is desperate to finally learn his ethnicity.

Testing their DNA is the only way they will all finally get answers.

Great Coastal Railway Journeys

From Tuesday 16 August 7:30 PM Double episodes

Michael Portillo embarks on a new series of railway adventures around the coasts of the British Isles.

Ep1: An epic stretch of Scottish coastline is the first stop for Michael Portillo on his new series of coastal railway journeys around the British Isles.

Siccar Point, close to Dunbar on the Firth of Forth, was the site of an extraordinary 18th century discovery and is today a place of pilgrimage for earth scientists from across the world.

From North Berwick, Michael takes a boat out into the Firth to visit Bass Rock, a breeding ground for 150,000 Northern Gannets.

The Stranger

From Wednesday 17 August 9:30 PM

Adam Price’s perfect life is tipped upside down when a mysterious stranger reveals a dark secret about his wife. He soon finds himself caught up in something far darker and far bigger than he initially realised.

Suspect

FromThursday August 18th 9:30 PM double episodes.

When veteran detective Danny Frater (James Nesbitt) turns up at a hospital mortuary for a routine ID check, he’s devastated to discover the corpse of his estranged daughter Christina (Imogen King).

anny refuses to accept the coroner’s report that points to suicide, and sets out on a dangerous, agonising mission to uncover the events that led to her death. Taking its cue from Christoffer Boe and Miso Film’s acclaimed series Face To Face, each episode sees Danny conduct a separate cross examination with a different suspect or witness, keeping viewers in suspense as they engage with the investigation in real time.

As Danny pieces together Christina’s relentless descent into criminality, he’s also forced to come to terms with his own failings as a father and the part he himself may have played in her downfall. Exquisite cinematography captures all the iconic and conflicting facets of contemporary London, where beauty, wealth and excess collide with ugliness, violence and corruption: a challenging backdrop that mirrors the moral maze at the heart of Danny’s journey to uncover the truth.

Week commencing 14 August 2022


Sunday 14 August
07:30 pm Treasures Of Greece
08:30 pm Druids: The Mystery Of Celtic Priests Rpt
09:30 pm Top Ten Treasures Of Pompeii Rpt
11:15 pm Vaccine: The Inside Story Rpt

Monday 15 August
07:30 pm Savings Lives At Sea S02 E10
08:30 pm DNA Family Secrets Season 2 Premiere
09:40 pm 24 Hours In Emergency Rpt
10:35 pm SBS World News Late
11:05 pm Black Sands S01 E07

Tuesday 16 August
07:30 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys Series Premiere
08:00 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys
08:30 pm Insight
09:30 pm Dateline
10:00 pm SBS World News Late
10:30 pm Australia’s Health Revolution Rpt
11:30 pm Atlanta x 2 Rpt

Wednesday 17 August
07:35 pm Tony Robinson’s History Of Britain Rpt
08:30 pm Secret Scotland Rpt
09:25 pm The Stranger Series Premiere
10:25 pm SBS World News Late
10:55 pm Vienna Blood S01 E05 and E06

Thursday 18 August
07:35 pm World’s Most Scenic River Journeys S02 E03
08:30 pm Scotland’s Sacred Islands With Ben Fogle Rpt
09:30 pm Suspect Series Premiere
10:00 pm Suspect
10:30 pm SBS World News Late
11:00 pm Gomorrah S04 E13 Season Finale
11:55 pm Algiers Confidential x 2

Friday 19 August
07:35 pm Lost Treasures Of Ancient Rome S01 E02
08:30 pm Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter S01 E02
09:25 pm World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys Rpt
10:15 pm SBS World News Late
10:45 pm Das Boot x 2
12:55 am Going Places With Ernie Dingo
02:25 am :biking_man: LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 1 Crash-in coverage for Central and WA.

Saturday 20 August
07:35 pm Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys S03 E13
08:30 pm Secrets of The Tower Of London Rpt
09:25 pm Gone Fishing With Mortimer & Whitehouse S01 E07
09:55 pm Gone Fishing With Mortimer & Whitehouse S01 E08
10:30 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 2 Crash-in coverage for Central. Live coverage for WA on SBS VICELAND.

This is the FTA premiere of a 8-part British mystery-thriller series which premiered on Netflix in January 2020. It is based on the 2015 novel by Harlan Coben.

Another 8-part crime drama which debuted on Channel 4 UK in June this year.

Nazis, Treasures And The Quest For Celts

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Sunday 21 August 7:30 PM

Actor Ardal O’Hanlon (Father Ted) explores some of the most important archaeological finds in Ireland’s history, revealing how many have been used as an important tool for nation-building on both sides of the border.

Speaking to world-renowned experts, he unravels a forgotten time period, when a team of Americans from Harvard University, a Nazi archaeologist from Austria, and a Welsh geography professor dug up ancient sites across the country.

Their pioneering work answered questions about the Celts, and what it means to be Irish.

Revealed: The Hunt For Bin Laden

Sunday 21 August 8:30 PM

Produced to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the raid that found Osama bin Laden, this documentary provides a sweeping account of the story, linking policy, intelligence and military decision-making as a team of Navy SEALs converged on a mysterious compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on May 2, 2011.

Includes interviews with President Barack Obama, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Secretary Robert Gates, CIA Director Leon Panetta and Admiral William McRaven.

Week commencing 21 August 2022


Sunday 21 August
07:30 pm Nazis, Treasures And The Quest For Celts
08:30 pm Revealed: The Hunt For Bin Laden
10:05 pm Curse Of King Tut Rpt
11:00 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 3 Crash-in coverage for Central. Live coverage for WA on SBS VICELAND.

Monday 22 August
07:30 pm Savings Lives At Sea S02 E11
08:30 pm DNA Family Secrets S02 E02
09:40 pm 24 Hours In Emergency Rpt
10:35 pm SBS World News Late
11:05 pm Black Sands S01 E08

Tuesday 23 August
07:30 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys S01 E03
08:00 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys S01 E04
08:30 pm Insight
09:30 pm Dateline
10:00 pm SBS World News Late
10:30 pm The Point Rpt
11:00 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 4

Wednesday 24 August
07:35 pm Tony Robinson’s History Of Britain Rpt
08:30 pm Secret Scotland Rpt
09:25 pm The Stranger S01 E02
10:25 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 5

Thursday 25 August
07:35 pm World’s Most Scenic River Journeys S02 E04
08:30 pm Scotland’s Sacred Islands With Ben Fogle Rpt
09:30 pm Suspect S01 E03
10:00 pm Suspect S01 E04
10:30 pm SBS World News Late
11:00 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 6

Friday 26 August
07:35 pm Lost Treasures Of Ancient Rome S01 E03
08:30 pm Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter S01 E03
09:25 pm World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys Rpt
10:15 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 7

Saturday 27 August
07:35 pm Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys S03 E14
08:30 pm Secrets of The Tower Of London Rpt
09:25 pm Devon & Cornwall With Michael Portillo Rpt
10:20 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 8

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Australia’s Sleep Revolution with Dr Michael Mosley:

A three-part series from Artemis Media for SBS that sees serial insomniac Dr Michael Mosley together with some of the nation’s poorest sleepers, put their bodies on the line to trial Australian-led, world first sleep treatments. Teaming up with expert physicians, Dr Michael Mosley will wake up the nation to the dangers of bad slumber and inspire a sleep revolution. The creative team includes series producer Katherine Barrett, alongside series director Russell Vines, development producer Nia Pericles and executive producer Celia Tait who previously collaborated on Australia’s Health Revolution with Dr Michael Mosley. This series is financed with support from Screenwest and Lotterywest and the South Australian Film Corporation.

Out of the City (working title):

A three-part series for SBS from Blackfella Films, the producers of Filthy Rich and Homeless and First Contact. This documentary from writer/producer Jacob Hickey and producer Darren Dale, will explore multiculturalism and life in regional areas. This series is financed with support from VicScreen.

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Tutankhamun: Secrets Of The Toxic Tomb

Sunday 28 August 7:35 PM double episodes

In 1922, the tomb of Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun was unearthed. Soon, tales spread of a deadly jinx. Now, Ella Al-Shamahi reveals the extraordinary scientific truth behind the ‘Pharaoh’s Curse’.

Beforeingers Season 2

Monday 29 August 11:15 PM

A brutal murder in Oslo with ties to 19th century England raises the question of whether Jack the Ripper may have time grated to the present. Lars and Alfhildr soon realise that if they are to capture the killer, they can only trust each other. While investigating the case, Lars also deals with family issues when his daughter hooks up with a Norse weatherman, and Alfhildr encounters a mysterious volve (Norse psychic), who turns out to have important knowledge of Alfhildr’s background. For Norway’s eternal king Olav Haraldsson, life in the present turns out to be completely different than he imagined.

The Artist’s View: Whitney Houston

Saturday 3 September 10:20 PM

With the sad passing of Whitney Houston, The Artist’s View pays its own tribute to the artist’s prolific career through her music videos and directors who created them.

In this documentary series of six interviews, the world’s legendary rock stars discuss the creation and impact of those videos which everyone remembers. The series celebrates the era when memorable music was matched in brilliance by the creative filmmaking that projected it around the world. Artists recall the inspiration behind the videos, anecdotes from the filming process and how this dazzling new medium changed the music industry forever. With the sad passing of Whitney Houston, The Artist’s View pays its own tribute to the artist’s prolific career through her music videos and directors who created them.

Week commencing 28 August 2022


Sunday 28 August
07:35 pm Tutankhamun: Secrets Of The Toxic Tomb Series Premiere
08:30 pm Tutankhamun: Secrets Of The Toxic Tomb
09:25 pm Zelenskyy: The Man Who Took On Putin Rpt
09:55 pm 9/11: The Unheeded Warning Rpt
10:55 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 9 Crash-in coverage for Central. Live coverage for WA on SBS VICELAND.

Monday 29 August
07:30 pm Savings Lives At Sea S02 E12
08:40 pm DNA Family Secrets S02 E03
09:50 pm 24 Hours In Emergency Rpt
10:45 pm SBS World News Late
11:15 pm Beforeigners Series 2 FTA Premiere

Tuesday 30 August
07:30 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys S01 E05
08:00 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys S01 E06
08:30 pm Insight
09:30 pm Dateline
10:00 pm SBS World News Late
10:30 pm The Point Rpt
11:00 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 10

Wednesday 31 August
07:35 pm Tony Robinson’s History Of Britain Rpt
08:30 pm Secret Scotland Rpt
09:25 pm The Stranger S01 E02
10:25 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 11

Thursday 1 September
07:30 pm World’s Most Scenic River Journeys S02 E05
08:30 pm Scotland’s Sacred Islands With Ben Fogle Rpt
09:30 pm Suspect S01 E05
10:00 pm Suspect S01 E06
10:30 pm SBS World News Late
11:00 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 12

Friday 2 September
07:35 pm Lost Treasures Of Ancient Rome S01 E04
08:30 pm Ross Kemp: Shipwreck Treasure Hunter S01 E04
09:25 pm World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys Rpt
10:15 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 13

Saturday 3 September
07:35 pm Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys S03 E15
08:30 pm Secrets of The Tower Of London Rpt
09:25 pm Devon & Cornwall With Michael Portillo Rpt
10:20 pm The Artist’s View: Whitney Houston
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 14

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Week commencing 4 September 2022


Sunday 4 September
07:35 pm What Killed The Roman Empire?
09:00 pm America After 9/11 Rpt
10:55 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 15 Crash-in coverage for Central. Live coverage for WA on SBS VICELAND.

Monday 5 September
07:30 pm Lighthouses: Building The Impossible Series 2 Premiere
08:30 pm DNA Family Secrets S02 E04
09:40 pm 24 Hours In Emergency Rpt
10:35 pm SBS World News Late
11:05 pm Beforeigners S02 E02

Tuesday 6 September
07:30 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys S01 E07
08:00 pm Great Coastal Railway Journeys S01 E08
08:30 pm Insight
09:30 pm Dateline
10:00 pm SBS World News Late
10:30 pm The Point Rpt
11:00 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 16

Wednesday 7 September
07:35 pm Tony Robinson’s History Of Britain Rpt
08:30 pm Secret Scotland Rpt
09:20 pm The Stranger S01 E03
10:20 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 17

Thursday 8 September
07:30 pm World’s Most Scenic River Journeys S02 E06
08:30 pm Inside Aldi Rpt
09:20 pm Suspect S01 E07
09:45 pm Suspect S01 E08
10:10 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 18

Friday 9 September
07:35 pm Lost Treasures Of Ancient Rome S01 E05
08:30 pm 9/11: The Pentagon
09:30 pm World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys Rpt
10:20 pm SBS World News Late
10:50 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 19

Saturday 10 September
07:35 pm Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys S03 E16
08:30 pm Secrets of The Tower Of London Rpt
09:25 pm Devon & Cornwall With Michael Portillo Rpt
10:15 pm LIVE Cycling: La Vuelta 2022, Stage 20

What Killed The Roman Empire?

Sunday 4 September 7:30 PM

What if, contrary to popular belief, a terrible climate change and three deadly pandemics were the real causes of the collapse of the Roman Empire? A fascinating historical investigation, by the greatest European and American scientists, about the fall of the most powerful empire of antiquity.

Archaeologists, historians, specialists in ancient pathologies and climate - scientists from all disciplines, in Europe and United States, are investigating the decline of the Roman Empire.

They show that a powerful cooling and three successive waves of deadly epidemics caused its collapse.

Lighthouses: Building The Impossible - Season 2

Monday 5 September 7:30 PM

Rob Bell heads out to perhaps the most feared offshore lighthouse for keepers and mariners alike - the Wolf Rock.

He sees for himself why Cornwall’s beautiful coastline is so deadly, and why building a tower eight miles from shore was seemingly impossible, at the mercy of the North Atlantic.

Following Rob’s journey, we hear tales from the keepers who risked life and limb living and working in this inhospitable environment and see how technology keeps a 160-year-old structure running now.

Diving into the past, Rob turns wreck hunter to discover incredible artefacts that reveal the fate of one of the thousands of ships lost on the Cornish coast.

Episode One: Wolf Rock

Rob Bell heads out to perhaps the most feared offshore lighthouse for keepers and mariners alike – the Wolf Rock. He sees for himself why Cornwall’s beautiful coastline is so deadly, and why building a tower eight miles from shore was seemingly impossible, at the mercy of the North Atlantic. Following Rob’s journey, we hear tales from the keepers who risked life and limb living and working in this inhospitable environment and see how technology keeps a 160-year-old structure running now.

9/11: The Pentagon

Friday 9 September 8:30 PM

On September 11, 1941, the U.S. War Department broke ground on a massive new five-sided headquarters that would rise to become the ultimate symbol of the American military.

60 years to the day after construction began, a hijacked airliner crashed into the building as part of the largest coordinated terror attack ever on American soil.

Told by the men and women who lived it, 9/11: The Pentagon is the dramatic story of what happened inside the building in the harrowing minutes after impact - a raw eyewitness account of tragedy, heroism, and survival on the day that forever transformed a nation.

Secrets of the Imperial War Museum

Saturday 10 September 5:35 PM

For the first time, the Imperial War Museum has allowed cameras behind the scenes at a critical moment in their history as they unveil ambitious new £30 million galleries.

With exclusive access to over 33 million priceless historical treasures and a world class film archive of more than 23,000 hours of rare film footage, this series uncovers never-before heard first-hand accounts, and reveals the pressure faced by a team of hundreds of IWM experts and volunteers as they work tirelessly to preserve the most important objects and stories from our past.

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EDIT: the program title is incorrect, it is called The Cook Up.