Premium documentaries & reality series this August on DStv

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Truth is stranger than fiction this August on DStv Premium

Premium documentaries & reality series this August on DStv

Waging war on Murder Hornets, using mushrooms to treat depression, Sue Perkins on the US-Mexico divide and more – DStv Premium is your passport to a world of real-life discovery and intrigue this August.

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Psychedelic Drug Trial
The Psychedelic Drug Trial: A Cure For Depression 

This documentary follows scientists and psychotherapists led by Professor David Nutt, Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris and Dr. Rosalind Watts as they test the effects of psilocybin on clinically depressed patients.

Watch from Tuesday, 3 August on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) at 20:00 

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Attack of The Murder Hornets

In this true crime-style documentary, filmmaker Michael Paul Stephenson follows beekeepers and scientists who’re working together to protect a Pacific Northwest community from hive-killing Asian Giant Hornets.

Watch on Saturday, 14 August on Discovery (DStv channel 121) at 20:00

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What Are We Feeding Our Kids
What Are We Feeding Our Kids? 

Dr. Chris van Tulleken goes as far as experimenting on his own body as he delves into the topic of childhood obesity in an effort to find answers and inspire change.

Watch on Tuesday, 10 August on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) at 20:00 

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Sue Perkins Along He US Mexico Border 1
Sue Perkins: Along The US-Mexico Border S1 

Sue Perkins explores the daily lives of ordinary US Americans and Mexican people who live on either side of the US-Mexico border, from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.

Watch from Friday, 6 August on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) at 19:00 

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Three Men Four Wheels S1

Classic car dealer Drew Pritchard, motoring broadcaster Andy Jaye and racing driver Marino Franchitti take a new classic car model out on the tracks for a spin in each episode.

Watch from Friday, 20 August on Discovery (DStv channel 121) at 19:05

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Gold Rush: Off Season

In this special episode, the Gold Rush mine bosses use the off season to prospect, build new gear, buy big machines and decide how they’re going to approach the coming mining season.

Watch on Monday, 8 August on Discovery (DStv channel 121) at 20:00

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