Scorching the ramp

Sixteen new designers strut their stuff in the fifth, fabulous season of ‘Project Runway’ on TLC on May 11 between 10 pm and 11 pm. The programme returns with a new crop of sixteen up-and-coming designers for the brand new season.

Host and supermodel Heidi Klum heads a panel of industry luminaries, including judges, top fashion designer Michael Kors, and fashion expert Nina Garcia, as they decide who will be a part of the runway.

Don’t miss this episode, as the contestants will be whittled down week by week to the finalists who will show their own line before the fashion industry at New York Fashion Week.

Capturing a harsh life

The episode of ‘Ladakh: Desert in the skies’ documents the harsh life of nomads and the rare wild animals with whom they share the forbidden and 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 on Discovery India on May 11 from 8 pm. 

Embracing a new life

John Clasky (Adam Sandler) is a devoted dad whose skills as a chef have afforded his family a very upscale life, including a summer home in Malibu and a new housekeeper.

The housekeeper has recently emigrated to LA from Mexico with her remarkable daughter who is rapidly embracing the American way of life. When mother and daughter move in with the Claskys for the summer, she has to fight for her daughter’s soul as she discovers that life in a new country is perilous — especially when you’re being embraced by an affluent, eccentric American family. Watch the film  ‘Spanglish’ on HBO on May 11 at 9 pm.

Weaponry at its best

Follow the ‘Weaponizers’ as they transform everyday vehicles into remote controlled fighting machines. The teams include a world famous American car builder, a crash engineering specialist, a weapons and explosives expert and a special effects artist.

The dynamic teams create devastating devices to tear each other apart. Tune into this episode on Discovery Science on May 11, from 9.30 pm, as the teams command their vehicles by remote control from protective underground bunkers as they engage in an explosive battle until only one team is left.

Of swanky cars

Get tournamental with the biggest and most outrageous car build-offs on ‘Ultimate Car Build Off’ on ‘Discovery Turbo’ on May 11 between 9 pm and 10 pm.

This episode features America’s top garages from Los Angeles, Detroit, and Atlanta, who battle it out for $100,000 grand prize. Hosted by master builder Lou Santiago and professional driver Andrew, the competition is judged by legendary designer Chip Foose.

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