Blood sucking vampire

On mission: From Weird Creatures.Nick Baker searches for some of nature's weirdest creature- from an elusive armadillo that swims through sand dunes to a lizard that squirts blood from its eyes. For Nick, these are the unsung heroes of evolutionary biology.

This episode of Nick Baker's Weird Creatures on August 9 on Animal Planet from 9 pm to 10 pm, shows a blood -sucking vampire which lives in the waters of the Amazon. The candiru is a tiny catfish that is known to swim up the human urethra.

Nick takes a river boat down the rivers of South Eastern Peru on a mission to lure and capture some candiru and try to separate myth from reality. 

Amazing machines

Heavy Metal Task Force showcases some amazing machines and their elite crews who take on some of the planet's most incredible and dangerous engineering challenges.

From rescuing a passenger ship in frozen arctic waters to transporting fully
assembled Airbus A320 wings, each episode features three different
missions for the mechanical superheroes to tackle.

Tune in to Heavy Metal Task Force on Discovery Science on August 9 from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. 

Get set for some action 

Get ready for more investigative action when Criminal Minds returns for its fifth
explosive season on Star World every Monday to Thursday at 10pm. Criminal Minds revolves around an elite team of FBI profilers who analyse the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again.

The Behavioural Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi (played by Joe Mantega), a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases. Each member of the BAU brings his or her own area of expertise to the table as they pinpoint predators' motivations and identify their emotional triggers in the attempt to stop them.

While profiling a killer with a personal vendetta against an emergency room doctor, the BAU team discovers that Hotch, BAU’s Unit Chief is missing.

Hotch's unexplained absence quickly becomes apparent when the team is called back together to profile a killer who is targeting an emergency room doctor.

Exploring the unexplored 

Adventure: Michael Palin in New Europe.Renowned traveller and explorer Michael Palin travels to Europe and explores a world that has changed beyond belief since the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Iron Curtain.

In Michael Palin’s New Europe, he transverses the countries that were, for much of his life, hidden behind the Iron Curtain and now are very much part of the New Europe of post-Soviet times.

Watch this series on Travel and Living on August 9 from 10 pm to 11 pm. 

The mystery continues

Hundreds of ships and planes and thousands of lives, have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle. Does Science have any explanation? What is the mystery behind this 1.5 million square miles of Atlantic called the Bermuda Triangle? What are the proven facts and what are the myths about the Bermuda Triangle? Explore the mystery of Bermuda
Triangle in a fascinating programme, Bermuda Triangle Exposed on Discovery Channel on August 9 at 10 pm. 

Complicated matters

HBO presents Wasabi on August 9 at 9 pm starring Jean Reno, Ryoko Hirosue, Michel Muller and Carole Bouquet. With his old-school tactics and pit-bull disposition, police detective Hubert Fiorentini is all business. But his routine existence is disrupted when he learns the only woman he ever loved is dead. Summoned to Tokyo to settle her estate, he soon suspects her death was no accident.

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