Celebrities including Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville and adventurer Charley Boorman tackle some of the world's most infamous roads.
Wednesday, August 27 at 9 PM ET
Scientists are attacking food allergies in new and inventive ways, driven by the alarming increase in the number of people, particularly children, who suffer from them – and can die from them.
Thursday, August 28 at 8 PM
Doc Zone burrows into the world of these miniature night crawlers and reveals the oversized impact they’re having on our daily lives. We nearly eradicated them in the 20th century, so why are they now staging a major comeback?
Thursday, August 28 at 9 PM
Does winning the lottery really make you lucky? Profiles some of the biggest winners & what happens to them once they collect the big fat check.
Sunday, August 31 at 10 PM ET/PT

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