Fastest creature

Cheetahs are extremely agile. The Masai Mara in Kenya is home to the fastest creature on Earth — a creature capable of accelerating to speeds as fast as that of a Formula One racing car. But speed alone cannot protect this creature from the evolutionary realities that surround it. With speed must come agility and a delicate balance, making the cheetah both an apt predator and a difficult prey.

Here in the ideal conditions of the Masai Mara, a land rich with open grasslands and dotted with scrubby woodland, the Cheetah preys upon the gazelles and antelopes that share this habitat, but they must also face the gruelling task of protecting their young and their own territory. Watch Big Cat Country on August 30 at 7 pm on Animal Planet. 

Back to hunt 

HBO airs The Dark Knight starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine. With the help of Lt Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy the organised crime in Gotham for good.

The trio proves effective, but soon the three find themselves falling prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham in to anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the line of fire between hero and vigilante. Watch the movie on August 30 at 9 pm.

An immortal being 

WB presents Blade: Trinity on August 30 at 9 pm. He has sworn to defend humanity, although he is not entirely human.

He is born with the cunning and superhuman power of a vampire, but is able to stalk by day as well as night. He is Blade, an immortal vampire hunter.

Awakened to consciousness and pain before birth by the bite of the undead vampire that kills his mother, a young boy grows into a mythical warrior bearing a blood-curse — an almost insatiable desire for blood that he must fight every moment of every day.

Blade uses his awesome power to battle the vampires led by his mortal enemy, the omnipotent vampire overlord Deacon Frost (Stephen Dorff). The ‘undead’ have infiltrated the corridors of power intent on conquering all mankind; now, against an army of immortals, one warrior must draw first blood. Wesley Snipes stars as Blade in this action-packed thriller. The movie also stars Jessica Biel. 

Mouth-watering treat

Rachel AllenWatch Chew on Monday , August 30 at 7.30 pm on Travel and Living. Chew showcases many appetising food series hosted by expert chefs from all around the world .

This episode presents a delicious range of mouth-watering baked treats by Rachel Allen, as she unveils the essential baking skills and showcases how much fun baking can be. An acclaimed cook and author of four best-selling cookery books, Rachel Allen takes viewers through the sumptuous world of modern baking. Tune in to the show
for some more delicious bakes.

Cars in new shapes 

Watch Wheeler Dealers on August 30 at 10.30 pm on Discovery Turbo. Mike Brewer and Edd China put their refurbishing skills to the test on Wheeler Dealers. They take on restoration jobs to bring old jalopies out of retirement and salvage cars bound for the scrap yard, giving them new lease on life with cash returns for their hard work. Watch one of the most expensive cars getting in shape.

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