News. People. Culture. Daily. Your daily mix of news, interviews, in-depth features and comedy. Hosted by Marc Fennell and Jan Fran, this program brings you the stories and perspectives that matter. With reporting from Patrick Abboud and Laura Murphy-Oates, and satire from Michael Hing and Mark Humphries. It's a global outlook with a focus.
Zoe investigates the nightmare of timeshare holiday accommodation; Craig looks at reverse mortgages for over-55s; The ACCC-CCCC bust open sports betting scams and Alex highlights the trap of automatically renewing payments.
This program follows more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they fight to stop London's streets caving in or snarling up with traffic. They race to complete the brand new railway directly underneath the city, Crossrail, London's new underground, in time for the first trains to start running. Costing £15 billion, it's the biggest engineering project in Europe. Linda Miller is an engineer who is more at home constructing space launch complexes at Cape Canaveral. She must build what will become Britain's busiest station - Farringdon - an underground structure longer than the Shard skyscraper is tall.
News. People. Culture. Daily. Your daily mix of news, interviews, in-depth features and comedy. Hosted by Marc Fennell and Jan Fran, this program brings you the stories and perspectives that matter. With reporting from Patrick Abboud and Laura Murphy-Oates, and satire from Michael Hing, Mark Humphries and Evan Williams. It's a global outlook with a local focus.
Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and sometimes been just plain fun.
We build an arched bridge. Starting with sugar and ending with something strong enough to walk across - it's all in how you build it. Plus: a giant house of cards, and glass so strong you can hit it with a hammer.
The Icicles take a huge risk and choreograph a very ambitious routine - but so far, it's not looking good. Speed freaks Charlie and Freddie set off to a competition in Guildford via Grandma's house for a sleepover.
Hugh's got two new massive corporate targets in his sights. This time he's taking on Amazon, for the amount of packaging it produces; and the coffee shop giants, Starbucks, Costa, and Caffe Nero, for a recycling scandal that most of us never even knew existed.
Hosts and judges Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli lead eight talented young bakers through a series of tasty challenges as they compete for a grand prize of $10,000. To kick off the series, the kid bakers have to serve up two delicious signature items for a bake sale. Midway through the challenge, Duff and Valerie reveal that the kids must also make a third item using the classic childhood flavour combination - peanut butter and jelly. Two contestants will melt under the pressure and will be sent home.
Peter Banning is a 40-year-old corporate takeover lawyer who has lost any memory of being Peter Pan. Peter and his family travel to London to visit Granny Wendy. Peter discovers a note from Captain Hook informing Peter that he has kidnapped his children. With the encouragement of Tinkerbell, Peter once again takes wing, and it's off to Neverland to rescue his kids.
Claire House Children's Hospice is a BBC Children in Need supported charity. With the help of all our designers, the dengineers are going to build an amazing den for the children and their siblings to enjoy.
Nine-year-old Ocean has had a tough time. His younger brother Skye passed away two years ago and he needs a place to escape to. He wants a marble run den where he can get away from it all and work towards his dream.
Astrid is nine and lives in one of the UK's most famous summer hot spots. But unfortunately for Astrid she prefers the winter and loves Christmas. She needs a Christmas Den so she can enjoy that special day all year round.
With her magnifying glass and fingerprint powder in hand, Nancy Drew leaves River Heights for La-La-Land ... but not to meet that guy on Smallville, as her boyfriend Ned fears. No, she's out to solve one of the greatest mysteries ever: the death of movie star Dehlia Draycott. But the bigger mystery is how our perky, plaid-clad sleuth will fit in with the text-messaging teen queens of mean she meets at Hollywood High.
The sugar train is desperate to meet its deadline in the rush to crush the first cane harvest of the year, while 'Mr Fix It' John Mackie continues his crusade to bring loco 602 back to life, and the Gemco team tackle a problematic N-Class locomotive in a bid to get it back in service.
Exhausted and worn out, Einstein begins experiencing serious health issues that jeopardise his attempts at making scientific history. Meanwhile, his friendships and ideals are put to the test when war breaks out.
With new teaching duties, Einstein begins to experience the academic life he long coveted. However, this new happiness comes at the price of his family who are tested even further when he is reintroduced to his cousin Elsa.
In this episode, Julie revisits some of the most spectacular, intense and unexpected encounters of the series. From Japanese sumo school to a funeral in Cameroon, this is a program which takes you to all four corners of the world to discover mind-blowing landscapes and little-known customs!
In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every week. The battles are intense as the teams compete for points and very cool prizes. In Japanese.
Roger continues his discovery of Tokyo, sees the spectacular Mt Fuji and heads North to Hokkaido immersing himself in Niseko's superb snow culture. He finishes off his Japanese journey by visiting Narita.
Your country needs you! Tony is in the quiet NSW town of Bathurst on Anzac Day. Hear stories of reconciliation over tea and scones in Cowra and the man whose childhood bedroom window bullet hole was the envy of all his mates. The Tour of Duty Roadshow proves once again that no matter the town's population there's always a quirky story to be found; a lifesaving coin, a Japanese POW uniform, and one lucky woman is in for a surprise when she's reunited with a relic from her late father's war service.
Joanna travels to the island of Shikoku to visit a selection of temples to gain a better understanding of Japanese Buddhism. She then takes a bullet train to Kyushu where she finds the world's first robot hotel. (Final)
After frustrations with the Gold Program, Ben finds a more effective way of absorbing his English novels as he jockeys to move into mainstream classes; Isabel embarks on a new romance after a fun school camp but her ever-busy schedule soon causes friction; maths refuses to make sense to Chelsea which affects her friendship group - it'll take her grandma and a tutor to improve her outlook; Tyler continues to struggle with the psychological fallout from losing his house and new concerns over his mum's health. Romance and relationships are on the kid's minds. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
A group of 16 kids from around Australia face their final few weeks of primary school with heightened emotions as they prepare to leave their old lives behind. For some students, concerns begin to surface about what starting high school will mean for their friendships, while others make plans for different high school extensions and streams. Orientation day gives them their first taste of their new life before the boys and girls glam up for year 6 graduation. Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
In My Year 7 Life, 16 diverse kids from around the country were given cameras to document their transition from primary school to high school. Follow these kids as they go from top dog to small fish.
Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.
With year 6 in the rearview mirror and the first day of high school rapidly approaching, the kids are starting to get nervous, excited and scared. It's the last 10 days of holidays and they all want to make the most of their time off but they also want to make sure they've prepared enough. Their high school journey is about to begin as they prepare on their first day: How are they going to cope with having gone from the top of the food chain all the way to the bottom? Title also stylised as My Year Seven Life.