For years they’ve delighted, astonished and amazed readers with their book of incredible achievements – and now ‘Guinness World Records Unleashed’ brings all that record-breaking action to television. Watch as aspiring record-setters take their shot at immortality with some of the most awe-inspiring and head-scratching stunts ever witnessed. Record attempts featured include candle swallowing, hammering with the head, arrow catching whilst blindfolded, most sausages swallowed in a minute, and the fastest traverse of a greased pole. Some of these marvels must be seen to be believed!
From Wednesday 11 March at 20:00
Naked and Afraid / Premiere
What happens when you put a naked man and woman in one of the world’s most remote regions? Following the success of the first series, ‘Naked and Afraid’ is back to take six more couples from all walks of life and leave them stranded. Extreme conditions aren’t their only worry – the pair can only take along one item of their choice, must arrive unclothed and must survive on their own for a full 21 days. These brazen and bold individuals will beed to get acquainted with each other and their new surroundings very quickly, forcing them to question and test everything they may think they know about their acquired survival skills and instincts. Will the nude castaways have the brains and brawn to endure the harsh conditions, or will the challenges prove to be too overbearing? Watch as each couple battles the elements, each other and their own inner weaknesses to see who will triumph over the terrain or fail under the force of nature.
From Tuesday 10 March at 22:00
Fast N’ Loud / Premiere
This high-octane series returns with a brand new collection of hot-rod escapades. In each episode, motor mastermind Richard Rawlings and mechanical prodigy Aaron Kaufmann search the far-flung corners of Texas and surrounding states for forgotten and derelict classic cars to buy and restore at their Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas. Highlights of this series include the duo picking up a dirt-cheap rust-bucket Apache and restoring it with their own special design touches in time to make a profit at auction, and a wily mature car seller who will only sell at a price that suits her. But time is money at Gas Monkey Garage, and the quicker the duo finish their cars, the sooner they can put them up for sale. Can these maestros get the motors back on the road in time for the next auction – and will it be worth the effort?
From Friday 20 March at 20:00
Man vs Expert / Premiere
Watch this absorbing new series to find out if it’s ever possible to shortcut your way to the top. Each episode sees hustler Alexis Conran take on three intense challenges against world-class experts. Can he come up wth a way to beat them at their own game without having gone through years of hard work and training? In any normal head-to-head contest Alexis wouldn’t stand a chance, but he will travel the world and look to science and technology as well as his hustling skills in his determination to come out on top. His ultra-competitive nature and desire to win at all costs guarantee that he won’t give up until he thinks he’s discovered a way to ensure victory. He’ll then share the techniques and tricks employed in his attempt to beat the expert, be it a sporting champion, a professor or even the World’s Strongest Man.
From Wednesday 25 March at 22:00