Wild Things with Dominic MonaghanThursdays at 8:00pm from September 4
His journey takes him everywhere from Kenya in search of the Giant Spitting Cobra, to Australia for encounters with the Ghost Bat and Box Jellyfish, as well as to Thailand, Costa Rica, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Zambia and the USA.
Along the way he enlists the help of locals and experts so he – and us – can discover as much as possible about these amazing creatures, large and small.
Dangerous RoadsMondays at 8:30pm from September 29
Comedienne Sue Perkins and adventurer Charley Boorman travel to the Dalton Highway in Alaska – a dirt track built as a supply road to support the Trans-Alaska pipeline road in the 1970s. Comedians Rhod Gilbert and Greg Davies travel through the mountainous, landlocked nation of Nepal. Ben Fogle and Hugh Dennis travel from one of the highest points of the Peruvian Andes to the depths of Peru’s Amazon jungle, along roads built to realise man’s unceasing dream of unleashing – and exploiting – the potential of the mighty Amazon.
As the celebrities experience life in these fascinating locations, Dangerous Roads offers a unique way of exploring cultures through the extreme roads and the people who travel on them.
Top Gear Series 20Mondays at 7:30pm from September 22
The world’s favourite car show returns for a brand new series and the action kicks off in New Zealand as Jeremy Clarkson and James May race a car against a boat in a nail-biting battle up the beautiful coastline to the very tip of the North Island. Meanwhile, back in the UK, Richard Hammond attempts to find a hot hatch hero from a trio of newcomers, the Renaultsport Clio 200, Peugeot 208 GTI and Ford Fiesta ST, and a cavalcade of top stars assemble at the track to welcome a brand new Reasonably Priced Car.