On BBC Knowledge, the world’s best factual stories are told by expert presenters. As a result of the exciting programming schedule, the channel has seen live audience growth six out of seven nights YOY in peak. Read more about the type of content you can experience on the channel below.
There's ignition. All the spills, skids and Stigs with every episode of Top Gear. Get dangerously fast with our newest personality, ex-motorcycle racer, mechanic and all round speed freak, Guy Martin, who will attempt to smash the world record for the fastest speed ever recorded on a Wall of Death, a legendary fairground stunt. Don't miss the Australian premiere, Guy Martin: Wall of Death on Monday, 13 August at 8.30pm.
Follow BBC Knowledge’s highly anticipated investigation series, led by BAFTA-winning filmmaker, Louis Theroux. Uncover the darker side of humanity and be taken to the front-line with Ross Kemp, winner of the prestigious Foreign Press Association Award.
Ross Kemp experiences life in one of the world’s toughest prisons, Her Majesty's Prison Barlinnie in Glasgow, and reveals what it's like for prisoners currently locked up in the iconic jail. Australian premiere, Ross Kemp: Behind Bars. Thursday, 20 September at 9.30pm.
Head off the beaten track with BBC Knowledge’s intrepid explorers. Join acclaimed travel documentary-maker, Simon Reeve, who takes us to little-known parts of the world. Highly experienced globetrotter, Ben Fogle, meets the people that have escaped the daily grind and made their homes in some of the most remote locations on Earth.
If that's not enough, adventurer, Steve Backshall, takes on one of the most notorious and deadly mountain climbs in the world, the north face of the Eiger, a 3967-metre mountain in Switzerland’s Bernese Alps. Australian premiere, Steve Backshall vs The Monster Mountain. Starts Tuesday, 2 October at 8.30pm.
Tim Christlieb, Director of Branded Services, BBC Studios, Australia and New Zealand said, “We are delighted that our new acquisitions, scheduling and promotional strategies, that put content featuring our world-class presenters front and centre, have been so successful with our viewers. With some of the best-in-class factual programs and documentaries headed to BBC Knowledge, we expect our audience will continue to grow YOY.”
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