Celebrity Hunted - Shine TV - Channel 4

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Hunted is back but this time it’s celebrities. Seven famous faces - Made in Chelsea’s Jamie Laing and Spencer Matthews, Jay McGuiness and Siva Kaneswaran from The Wanted, Gogglebox’s Steph and Dom and Anneka Rice - will attempt to stay off the radar and remain at large for two weeks as crack team of hunters try and track them down. With former police officers, intelligence and army personnel hot on their tail and faces recognisable across the UK.

Banged up Abroad - RAW TV - National Geographic

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The most tense and dramatic series on television is back with six true stories of drug smugglers, kidnap victims and prisoners of war, as told in their own words. The new season includes the extraordinary highs and lows of how a 19 year old American attempts to smuggle a ton of grass out of Mexico; how an avaricious car salesman is caught body packing nearly five kilos of heroin at Bangkok Airport and becomes the longest serving Australian to be banged up abroad.

Robot Wars - BBC2

BBC2's new season of Robot Wars is underway with bigger, more powerful and formidable robotic creations than ever before - and with that comes all the health and safety issues you'd imagine for such a potentially dangerous production.  Remote Trauma are proud to be involved in this unique challenge where normal compliance goes out of the window as the various freaky metal creation smash the hell of of each other in a studio based arena.  Add to that the open behind-the-scenes format where robot repair and testing are all part of the show.  Let battle commence!

Mutiny - C4

Following the the course of Captain Bligh's 1789 epic survival voyage, SAS: Who Dares Wins chief instructor Ant Middleton leads a crew of ordinary men in a dangerous recreation of this event.  Yes of course the risk and safety was taken care of by us! who else has the experience.  The multi-challenge brief was unlike anything we've undertaken in the past with the support vessel staying well back from the small boat so as not to break the 'bubble' of drama unfolding on a daily basis. The risks included drowning, injury, exposure, trench rot, wounds, infection, sharks and much more that we shouldn't list for fear of a spoiler alert!  

That Fletcher Christian had a lot to answer for!

Salvage Hunters - Quest TV

Modern day treasure hunter Drew Pritchard is one of the UK's top decorative antique dealers. Always on the hunt for that elusive gem, Drew travels the length and breadth of the country in search of weird and wonderful objects. The bigger the hoard of forgotten antiques and dusty furniture, the happier Drew is!

And with a host of clients from all walks of life - from royalty to Hollywood stars,  - Drew's work is never done.

Building on a childhood love of visiting car scrapyards to unearth rare and beautiful items, Drew has turned his lifelong passion into a thriving international business enterprise. Over 20 years of business, Drew and his specialist team of experts have restored an incredibly diverse range of items, from fireplaces, doors, lighting, gardern ornaments, to cars, paintings, jewellery and wooden artefacts.

Courtesy - Quest TV

Homestead Rescue - Discovery

In the last decade, two million Americans have attempted to leave behind civilization in favor of life off-the-grid - but most have failed. For the hundreds of families who decide to become homesteaders, the learning curve is a steep one. Now comes new series HOMESTEAD RESCUE. In the series, struggling homesteaders across the country are turning expert homesteader Marty Raney - along with his daughter Misty Raney, a farmer, and son Matt Raney, a hunter and fisherman - to teach them the necessary skills to survive the wilderness. The stakes are high, but the Raney family is determined to prepare these families for nature's worst and set them up for success. Each family faces the ultimate decision: will they tough out their first year or pack up and return to civilization?

Written by Discovery Channel

Jamie & Jimmys Friday Night Feast - Freshone - Channel 4

Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty return for a third series celebrating great food. Jamie and Jimmy grew up sharing a love of food and, at their cafe at the end of Southend pier, they create blow-out feasts designed to add some serious culinary wow factor to your weekends.

Jamie cooks show-stopping dishes to share with friends and family, meanwhile Jimmy explores the foods we buy in the supermarkets that we could actually be making at home – not only will they taste better but you’ll also know exactly what’s in them.

Plus there are a host of celeb friends popping in to learn how to cook a favourite dish. And the boys are back on the road to continue their fight against food waste.

- Written by Freshone

Civilizations - Nutopia - BBC

A major new ten-part series telling the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day, for the first time on a global scale.

The BBC has announced the commission of Civilisations, It is now nearly half a century since Kenneth Clark’s series Civilisation thrilled audiences with its authoritative interpretation of the glories of Western art. Inspired by that groundbreaking programme, the new series of Civilisations on BBC Two will introduce a new generation to the great masterworks of beauty, ingenuity and illumination created across the continents.

Civilisations will explore the visual culture of societies from around the globe, revealing alongside the magnificent objects made in the West the wealth of treasures created by other cultures, from the landscape scrolls of classical China and the sculpture of the Olmecs to African bronzes, Japanese prints and Mughal miniatures.

-  Written by Nutopia

Undercover Angel - RDF - Nat Geo

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This ten part series follows some of the world’s wealthiest and most successful business people as they go undercover to make a tangible difference in the lives of underprivileged communities across the globe. Their mission? Rather than simply hand out money, they must use their business skills to create lasting change.

The benefactors leave behind their own comfortable and sometimes luxurious environments, to experience life within very different communities and cultures. With a limited amount of time and stripped of their usual support systems, they are tasked with identifying a need within the community, and finding a viable way to create a lasting legacy.

- Written by RDF

Experimental - Nerd TV - Channel 4

Is it possible to “surf” a train at over 120mph? Can you really ski down the longest escalator in Europe? What happens when you put a man in a 100m catapult and let go? Welcome to the most incredible clips on the planet! Men and women cheating death. Some are real, some are just very sophisticated hoaxes, but each gets millions of views… Now, unruly engineer Tim Shaw and his daredevil best friend Buddy Munro are tracking down these internet daredevils in order to explore their feats in the most hair-raising and explosive way possible: by re-creating each and every one of them, themselves!

On location (or via Skype), they cross examine the creators, before drawing on engineering support and using real world locations to recreate the clips. If it’s a hoax, they prove it once and for all — and then demonstrate how it could be done.
Each hour-long show sees our presenters take on 3 or 4 stunts. Punctuating the adventure throughout will be a number of the wildest, wackiest clips on the planet. Part raucous clip show, part thrilling travelogue, each installment combines scientific detective work, cutting edge maverick engineering, with spectacular feats of daredevilry!

-  Written by Nerd TV