Archives for September, 2013

Chasing Rhinos: In the Field with Billy Bush

Chasing Rhinos tracks entertainment reporter Billy Bush’s journey with WWF in an awe-inspiring adventure as he takes time off from his day job to fight illegal poaching of greater one-horned rhinos in the jungles of Nepal. The special documents Bush as he accompanies poaching patrols, flies an unmanned aerial drone, and participates in a race-against-time…

How to Wreck a Harley

Harley-Davidson motorcycles are finely-tuned figments of science, mathematically designed for a perfect ride. But on tonight’s “Let It Ride,” the team takes a new approach to customizing a clients’ brand new Harley Road Glide – cutting it in half. Starting with a blank canvas is an exciting prospect for the crew. But cutting up a…

Anatomy of a Snakebite

“I handle snakes because I wanna go to heaven. When the death angel comes it’s time to go, and I don’t believe you can rush it.” – Little Cody Coots When a cottonmouth bites Little Cody Coots, he’s hit with excruciating pain and numbness. And when he tries to go snake hunting on Louisiana’s Laddo…

Lost in the Woods? Here’s How to Survive

Preparing for Doomsday takes a lot of teamwork, and sisters Dawn Marie and Ashley’s constant fighting jeopardized the family’s mission. Brent’s solution? Leave them in the woods together to fend for themselves. Watch: Brent surprises Ashley and Dawn Marie with a team-building trip into the forest. The two sisters have to strike camp on the…

Secret Life of Predators Premieres Tonight

Tonight’s the night, the world premiere of a National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD simulcast event, revealing new animal behaviors documented for the first time ever. The Secret Life of Predators, Hosted by Naturalist and Big Cat Tracker Boone Smith, goes into the perilous — but rarely seen — world of deadly hunters. Predators…

Yukon Fail: When Miners Strike Out

Gold mining in the Yukon is a ruthless game of chance, where success depends on mining the right land at the right time. For the crews of Yukon Gold, their luck may have run out. Bernie, who’s wasted precious time mining an unsuccessful claim, his second site at Snow Creek needs to yield paydirt to…

A New Generation of “Biker Babes”

Tonight on Let It Ride, Zach and his crew visit the racetrack to consult an expert on sport bikes. Turns out, it’s female racer Monica Lee Paige, who schools the dudes on the correct gear. Later, the guys meet up with a Jeanie, a rider who wants her bike to stand out from the boys’…

Prepping for Doomsday? Brew Some Moonshine

With Doomsday approaching, it’s important for Brent and his crew to have valuable resources ready to sell. And what’s going to be more valuable than gold when the grid goes down? Liquor, of course. Tonight on Doomsday Castle, the team skirts the law to learn an old moonshine maker’s secret recipe. Containing fermented grain and…

Six Snake-Handling Horror Stories

When it comes to snake handling, the truth is often stranger than fiction. Over 100 people have perished from snakebites during church services over the past century, and despite the outlawing of the practice in several southern states, a new generation of pastors is reviving the dangerous practice. Here are some of the most chilling…

The Incredible Dr. Pol Takes On a Mystery Case

It is birthing season in Michigan, which means Dr. Pol and his clinic staff have their hands full. After receiving an emergency calving call, Dr. Pol and Charles discover that a heifer is already in labor — but is still out in the pasture. So before he can help her, they’ll have to catch her!…