December viewing on Discovery Channel


ALASKA BUSH FAMILYDecember viewing on Discovery Channel (DStv 121) will have something for the hobbyists, adventurer seekers and curious minds.

The UK’s newest magician, Troy is finally here with his first season of mind-boggling magic. Also, find out what it’s like to be in the cutthroat Alaskan bush on Hell Road Russia or on the slippery slopes of Russia in Alaskan Bush People. If adventure is not your forte indulge in the aesthetics of Kindig Customs.

See the below for more on these programs:

Alaskan Bush People

Watch the brand new series premiere on Monday 8, December from 21:50 where newly discovered, living wild, Billy Brown, his wife Ami and their seven grown children, who are unlike any other American family, work together to fight the harsh conditions of the Alaskan environment.

Far removed from civilization, deep within the Alaskan wilderness, often going six to nine months of the year without seeing an outsider, they have developed their own accent and dialect and refer to themselves as a ‘wolf pack’ with all nine of them sleeping together in a one-room cabin at night.

The cabin where they lived for years was recently seized and burned to the ground for being in the wrong location, on public land. Devastated, they must work together to build a new cabin that will protect them from the harsh Alaskan environment. It’s a race against the clock as the winter gets closer and closer.


Troy may look like an ordinary 24-year-old, but he’s one of the UK’s most impressive magicians. Explore Troy’s world and watch in awe as he uses everyday objects and situations to amaze members of the public as the season premieres on Wednesday 10, December from 20:00.

In this brand new series, the magician brings his baffling abilities to the streets of London. From Camden, messing with the mind of a vintage store shop assistant while handling some glasses, to a Chinese food stallholder baffles by Troy’s stint with fortune cookies and more.

The finale won’t disappoint: when a passer-by offers to give Troy £5, he repays him in a way he will never forget. With his blend of close-up magic and spectacular stunts, Troy will make jaws drop as he shakes up the magic world.

Kindig Customs

Dave Kindig, owner and operator of Kindig-It Design turns out one-of-a-kind vehicles for his demanding (and sometimes famous) clientele. Catch the premiere on Saturday 20 December from 20:55 as they work on all types and periods of cars. The vehicles are rendered, designed, built and restored from the ground up before being revealed to the owner.

Kindig-It Design has been customising and restoring hot rods for over 15 years and are based at an impressive one-stop, complete custom shop, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Expect cutting-edge custom, whether you want a full build, from rendering to reality, a new custom paint job, or need to add air to your ride, Kindig-It Design has perfected customisation and impeccable customer service.

Hell Road Russia

Follow the unique story of the one and only roadway on a frozen and almost entirely uninhabited region of Siberia, along one of the planet’s most treacherous and remote roads. Premiering on Tuesday, 30 December from 20:55 discover the life and history of the route where thousands of Gulag prisoners, gold miners, drivers and local ethnic minorities lost their lives in the struggle with hardship.

Overturned trucks are a common sight, and any breakdown could lead to a battle for survival in this icy tundra, where the only laws are those of Mother Nature.

Enjoy the summer holidays with entertaining viewing only on Discovery Channel (DStv 121).

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