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Encounter with the wild

Join the world’s top wildlife filmmakers on Animal Planet’s exhilarating series, Up Close and Dangerous, as they share their most hair-raising encounters with the natural world. Hear their insights as to how and why the attack happened, and what  they did to get out of it, alive. In exclusive interviews, the world’s top wildlife filmmakers tell
their stories and share terrifying footage of shoots gone wrong, from elephant charges and snake bites to shark attacks and close encounters with lions and tigers.

They describe in detail how and why the incidents happened, the emotions they felt at the time, how they used their skill and experience to survive, and ultimately, how they gained respect for the creatures they worked with so closely. Watch the programme on May 10, at 10 pm, on Animal Planet.


Another superhero

Cartoon Network will power up this summer with Ben 10’ Alien Invasion, a jam-packed entertainment line-up featuring back-to-back episodes of Ben 10, Ben 10: Alien Force and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien from Monday to Thursday starting at 2 pm. Krishna Desai, director, programming, Turner International India, said, “Ben 10 is the kids’ most loved superhero and one of Cartoon Network’s most successful properties worldwide. Having taken the world by storm with its super heroic deeds, Ben 10 is part of every kid’s quest for an action adventure experience. Cartoon Network makes summer holidays more fun and cool as kids get to indulge in Ben 10 mania all the way with our special Ben 10 line-up.”


Barren, yet beautiful

Ladakh: Desert In the Skies documents the harsh life of nomads and the rare wild animals with whom they share the forbidden and the beautiful landscape of Chang Thang plateau in eastern Ladakh. Shot over a period of three years, it includes intimate portraits of the Tibetan black neck cranes, the first ever footage of Ladakhi wild dogs and a pack of wolves — the mortal enemy of the nomads. Watch this exciting show on Discovery Channel, on May 11, at 8 pm.

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