DStv’s factual shows are running wild this week.
British actress Helena Botham Carter narrates the BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) doccie Eden: Untamed Plant. The latest season of Mountain Men takes us into the wilderness for the start of spring, and the Raney family set new challenges for themselves as they work around their ranch in the second instalment of the series Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch.
Then in American Detective With Lt Joe Kenda,the king of true crime, retired detective Joe Kenda, takes a look into real-life homicide cases
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Eden: Untamed Planet S1
Helena Bonham Carter narrates this nature doccie series that visits some of Earth’s remaining wilderness areas, including Borneo’s sacred forest and Namibia’s Skeleton Coast. She investigates how their unique ecosystems work in harmony and give life to animals.
Watch from Sunday, 26 September on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) at 16:10
Mountain Men S10
Winter is loosening its grip on the mountains of North America, but that doesn’t mean life will be getting any easier. The rivers and lakes are still iced over; the animals are starving as they wake from hibernation and supplies are running critically low for the families as they start scavenging.
Watch from Thursday, 30 September on History (DStv channel 186) at 19:25
Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch S1B
In new episodes, the Raneys push beyond their limits to finish 2 cabins, harvest the garden and mount a hunting expedition. These risky projects have the family excited, but it also causes drama when 1 of them suffers a devastating injury.
Watch from Wednesday, 30 September on Discovery Channel (DStv channel 121) at 20:55
American Detective With Lt Joe Kenda S1
Retired Colorado Springs Police Department Detective Lieutenant Joe Kenda (Homicide Hunter) hosts this true-crime documentary series. Each episode showcases a different homicide detective who put everything on the line to find justice for the dead.
Watch from Wednesday, 29 September on ID (DStv channel 171) at 21:00