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The Cold War may be ending, but for CIA operative, Tom Bishop, the fight for his life is just beginning. Arrested in China for espionage, he’s to be executed within the next 24 hours, and his only hope is his mentor, Nathan Muir. Even with only one day left until his retirement at the Agency, Nathan isn’t going to leave Bishop for the wolves. Having personally recruited and trained him, Nathan’s ready to run his own little spy game operation to get Bishop back.

As he engineers his brilliant, albeit lone, rescue mission, he remembers how he recruited the young rookie in Vietnam, and their turbulent times together as intelligence operatives. But this time, this little spy game isn’t going to be a walk in the park.

Fun and funky
Beach Watch follows Bridget Marquardt as she tours South Florida. From Miami to Key West, Bridget gets a taste of the fun, flavours and funkiness that makes South Florida such a unique and special place.

Miss Miami 2009, Jenice Fernandez and Miss Suncoast 2009, Rachel Todd, give Bridget an insider’s tour of Miami and the Everglades — and Playboy’s Miss September 2007, Patrice Hollis, joins Bridget on her road trip through the Florida Keys. Beach Watch airs on November 19 at 10 pm on Discovery Travel and Living.

Interesting watch
Watch Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai on Thursday, November  19 at 10 pm on Sony Entertainment Television. The programme, which revolves around three girls, airs every Monday to Thursday at 10 pm.

World’s heaviest athlete
The human body is a resilient, versatile and adaptable machine. But it’s evolved to operate at an optimum weight. Now with two thirds of the United States either over-weight or obese, we are pushing our bodies to their natural limit. So what happens to the body when we over indulge?

In Extreme Bodies, viewers will follow Manny Yarbrough, the world’s heaviest athlete, to discover what effect the weight of 711 lbs is having on his internal organs. The programme reveals that morbid obesity can be more detrimental to the health of a man than a woman. So just how vulnerable is the American male to be caught by the fat? Extreme Bodies airs at 8 pm on November 19 on Discovery Channel.

Incredible phenomenon
The Liuwa mass integration is the last undocumented natural phenomenon of its kind. Animal Planet gets unrivalled access to film this incredible animal drama.
It is known as the Liuwa Plain, birthplace of River of Gods, source of the Zambezi. Due to its inaccessibility, the area and its spectacular natural phenomenon remain virtually unknown. This film fills in the missing link in the story of one of the world’s most incredible mass integrations. Watch The Last Lion of Liuwa as part of Animal Planet Safari on  November 19 at 7 pm.




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