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  • Desert Monsoon

    Stunning documentary series. During the desert monsoon, stormchaser George Kourounis travels the southwest of America tracking huge lightning storms.

  • Desert Monsoon

    Stunning documentary series. During the desert monsoon, stormchaser George Kourounis travels the southwest of America tracking huge lightning storms.

  • Tornadoes

    In Tornado Alley, USA, George Kourounis guides a group of stormchasers who want to see the brute force of tornadoes. He witnesses giant hailstones.

  • Tornadoes

    In Tornado Alley, USA, George Kourounis guides a group of stormchasers who want to see the brute force of tornadoes. He witnesses giant hailstones.

  • African Hellhole

    Nerve-wracking action as George climbs an active volcano in Africa to investigate how dangerous it is to the people and the mountain gorillas who live around it.

  • African Hellhole

    Nerve-wracking action as George climbs an active volcano in Africa to investigate how dangerous it is to the people and the mountain gorillas who live around it.

  • Fire and Water

    George Kourounis presents this journey exploring the fight against wildfires in the north of the USA and Canada, travelling from Alaska to the Yukon forests.

  • Fire and Water

    George Kourounis presents this journey exploring the fight against wildfires in the north of the USA and Canada, travelling from Alaska to the Yukon forests.

  • The Winds of Autumn

    George Kourounis and Mark Robinson head to Newfoundland to see the aftermath of a huge hurricane followed by a trip to Northern Ontario to see forest fires.

  • The Winds of Autumn

    George Kourounis and Mark Robinson head to Newfoundland to see the aftermath of a huge hurricane followed by a trip to Northern Ontario to see forest fires.

  • Wild Weather of 2005

    George Kourounis follows twisters through Tornado Alley, descends into Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano and witnesses Hurricane Katrina.

  • Wild Weather of 2005

    George Kourounis follows twisters through Tornado Alley, descends into Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano and witnesses Hurricane Katrina.

  • Volcanic Wedding

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis joins his bride on the edge of an active volcano's crater in the south Pacific for a wedding with a difference.

  • Volcanic Wedding

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis joins his bride on the edge of an active volcano's crater in the south Pacific for a wedding with a difference.

  • Wild Water

    Stunning documentary series. Diving with great white sharks off the coast of Mexico and thrills galore in a jetboat on the Niagara River!

  • Wild Water

    Stunning documentary series. Diving with great white sharks off the coast of Mexico and thrills galore in a jetboat on the Niagara River!

  • Avalanche

    Stunning documentary series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis travels with a variety of experts to bring down huge avalanches in the Rocky Mountains.

  • Avalanche

    Stunning documentary series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis travels with a variety of experts to bring down huge avalanches in the Rocky Mountains.

  • Blizzard

    Series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis and his sidekick Mark Robinson brave their way through a blizzard to climb to the top of Mount Washington.

  • Blizzard

    Series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis and his sidekick Mark Robinson brave their way through a blizzard to climb to the top of Mount Washington.

  • Fin del Mundo

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis travels to Ushuaia, Argentina, then sails south on the expedition sailboat 'Northanger' to round infamous Cape Horn.

  • Fin del Mundo

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis travels to Ushuaia, Argentina, then sails south on the expedition sailboat 'Northanger' to round infamous Cape Horn.

  • Boiling Lake

    Remarkable documentary about Dominica's Boiling Lake, fed by waterfalls and extremely hot due to volcanic activity. George Kourounis traverses it on a rope!

  • Boiling Lake

    Remarkable documentary about Dominica's Boiling Lake, fed by waterfalls and extremely hot due to volcanic activity. George Kourounis traverses it on a rope!

  • Midwest Stormfest

    George Kourounis goes storm chasing on his birthday and sees a large Kansas tornado plus some violent thunderstorms in Missouri and South Dakota.

  • Midwest Stormfest

    George Kourounis goes storm chasing on his birthday and sees a large Kansas tornado plus some violent thunderstorms in Missouri and South Dakota.

  • Empty Quarter

    Stunning documentary series looking at natural phenomena with George Kourounis. George Kourounis tries out extreme off-road driving in the Arabian desert.

  • Island Caving

    George Kourounis takes a journey inside the massive underground cave systems of the West Coast of Canada.

  • Island Caving

    George Kourounis takes a journey inside the massive underground cave systems of the West Coast of Canada.

  • Hurricanes

    George uses his storm mobile to chase hurricanes. In Florida, fellow storm chaser Tim shows off his equipment.

  • Hurricanes

    George uses his storm mobile to chase hurricanes. In Florida, fellow storm chaser Tim shows off his equipment.

  • Waterspouts

    Jim Leonard explains the formation of waterspouts and we visit the spectacular Bioluminescent Bay on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

  • Waterspouts

    Jim Leonard explains the formation of waterspouts and we visit the spectacular Bioluminescent Bay on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

  • Hawaii Surf and Snow

    We visit Hilo in Hawaii, which was the site of tsunami damage in 1946 and 1964. Plus, we find out the status of Mount Kilauea, the active volcano.

  • Hawaii Surf and Snow

    We visit Hilo in Hawaii, which was the site of tsunami damage in 1946 and 1964. Plus, we find out the status of Mount Kilauea, the active volcano.

  • Thunder Down Under

    Experienced Australian storm chaser Jimmy Deguara plots his way through the northern hills of New South Wales during the December storm season.

  • Thunder Down Under

    Experienced Australian storm chaser Jimmy Deguara plots his way through the northern hills of New South Wales during the December storm season.

  • Hottest and Coldest

    An episode of two extremes as George Kourounis samples the hottest and coldest regions of North America, visiting Death Valley and Snag in Yukon.

  • Hottest and Coldest

    An episode of two extremes as George Kourounis samples the hottest and coldest regions of North America, visiting Death Valley and Snag in Yukon.

  • Italia Wild

    Looking at Italy, one of the few nations to experience volcanoes, floods and avalanches. This programme visits the Vesuvius, Etna and Stromboli volcanoes.

  • Italia Wild

    Looking at Italy, one of the few nations to experience volcanoes, floods and avalanches. This programme visits the Vesuvius, Etna and Stromboli volcanoes.

  • West Coast Winter Weather

    On the west coast of Canada, we learn how a slight change in weather has caused the conditions to become quite unpredictable.

  • Timbuktu: Birthplace of Hurricanes

    We learn about the effects of heat, dehydration, desert predators, sand storms and freezing temperatures at night in Timbuktu in the Sahara.

  • Indian Monsoon

    An in-depth look at India's monsoon season, when parts of the sub-continent can face up to 40 feet of rainfall.

  • Java: Land of Fire 1

    Documentary series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis heads to Java, which has a long history of mud slides, earthquakes and volcano eruptions.

  • Indonesia

    Series looking at natural disasters and extreme weather. George Kourounis visits the Indonesian island of Komodo, looking at its history of mudflows and volcanoes.

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  • Tornadoes

    In Tornado Alley, USA, George Kourounis guides a group of stormchasers who want to see the brute force of tornadoes. He witnesses giant hailstones.

  • Desert Monsoon

    Stunning documentary series. During the desert monsoon, stormchaser George Kourounis travels the southwest of America tracking huge lightning storms.

  • African Hellhole

    Nerve-wracking action as George climbs an active volcano in Africa to investigate how dangerous it is to the people and the mountain gorillas who live around it.

  • Fire and Water

    George Kourounis presents this journey exploring the fight against wildfires in the north of the USA and Canada, travelling from Alaska to the Yukon forests.

  • The Winds of Autumn

    George Kourounis and Mark Robinson head to Newfoundland to see the aftermath of a huge hurricane followed by a trip to Northern Ontario to see forest fires.

  • Wild Weather of 2005

    George Kourounis follows twisters through Tornado Alley, descends into Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano and witnesses Hurricane Katrina.

  • Volcanic Wedding

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis joins his bride on the edge of an active volcano's crater in the south Pacific for a wedding with a difference.

  • Wild Water

    Stunning documentary series. Diving with great white sharks off the coast of Mexico and thrills galore in a jetboat on the Niagara River!

  • Avalanche

    Stunning documentary series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis travels with a variety of experts to bring down huge avalanches in the Rocky Mountains.

  • Blizzard

    Series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis and his sidekick Mark Robinson brave their way through a blizzard to climb to the top of Mount Washington.

  • Fin del Mundo

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis travels to Ushuaia, Argentina, then sails south on the expedition sailboat 'Northanger' to round infamous Cape Horn.

  • Boiling Lake

    Remarkable documentary about Dominica's Boiling Lake, fed by waterfalls and extremely hot due to volcanic activity. George Kourounis traverses it on a rope!

  • Midwest Stormfest

    George Kourounis goes storm chasing on his birthday and sees a large Kansas tornado plus some violent thunderstorms in Missouri and South Dakota.

  • Island Caving

    George Kourounis takes a journey inside the massive underground cave systems of the West Coast of Canada.

  • Hurricanes

    George uses his storm mobile to chase hurricanes. In Florida, fellow storm chaser Tim shows off his equipment.

  • Waterspouts

    Jim Leonard explains the formation of waterspouts and we visit the spectacular Bioluminescent Bay on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

  • Hawaii Surf and Snow

    We visit Hilo in Hawaii, which was the site of tsunami damage in 1946 and 1964. Plus, we find out the status of Mount Kilauea, the active volcano.

  • Thunder Down Under

    Experienced Australian storm chaser Jimmy Deguara plots his way through the northern hills of New South Wales during the December storm season.

  • Hottest and Coldest

    An episode of two extremes as George Kourounis samples the hottest and coldest regions of North America, visiting Death Valley and Snag in Yukon.

  • Italia Wild

    Looking at Italy, one of the few nations to experience volcanoes, floods and avalanches. This programme visits the Vesuvius, Etna and Stromboli volcanoes.

  • West Coast Winter Weather

    On the west coast of Canada, we learn how a slight change in weather has caused the conditions to become quite unpredictable.

  • Iceland: Fire and Ice

    In Iceland we learn about the formation of volcanoes, glaciers, avalanches, mudslides and very large waves.

  • Timbuktu: Birthplace of Hurricanes

    We learn about the effects of heat, dehydration, desert predators, sand storms and freezing temperatures at night in Timbuktu in the Sahara.

  • Indian Monsoon

    An in-depth look at India's monsoon season, when parts of the sub-continent can face up to 40 feet of rainfall.

  • Java: Land of Fire 1

    Documentary series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis heads to Java, which has a long history of mud slides, earthquakes and volcano eruptions.

  • Indonesia

    Series looking at natural disasters and extreme weather. George Kourounis visits the Indonesian island of Komodo, looking at its history of mudflows and volcanoes.

  • Hurricane Triple Threat

    Documentary series looking at phenomena with George Kourounis. September of 2008 saw three named tropical storms make landfall as hurricanes in the US.

  • Elephant Cave

    Documentary series looking at natural phenomena. On the Kenya-Uganda border, George Kourounis explores a cave carved out over millennia by elephants seeking salt.

  • Eco-Disasters

    Documentary series looking at natural phenomena with George Kourounis. We look at the Aral Sea, a mountain in Crimea that houses a submarine base and Chernobyl.

  • Costa Rica

    Documentary series looking at natural phenomena with George Kourounis. George Kourounis explores the volcanoes of Costa Rica with an international team of scientists.

  • Antarctica

    Nerve-wracking action with George Kourounis. In Argentina, he boards an icebreaker bound for Antarctica. After braving the Drake Passage, he explores Deception Island.

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  • Arctic Winter

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis links up with two experienced polar adventurers to explore the frigid Canadian arctic in the depths of winter.

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  • Polynesian Volcanoes

    Stunning geological documentary series. A look at the volcanoes, mudpools and geysers in the geothermic wonderland of New Zealand's North Island.

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  • Highway to Hail

    Nerve-wracking action as George Kourounis and three sidekicks head straight into the 'Bearcage', looking to get hit by some very heavy hailstones.

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  • Defying Gravity

    Documentary series looking at natural phenomena with George Kourounis. We watch George experience aviation and space training.

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  • Under Pressure

    Documentary series looking at natural phenomena. George Kourounis begins his exploration of the deep with a well-preserved shipwreck in the St Lawrence River.

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  • Crystal Cave

    Stunning documentary series. George Kourounis explores a unique Mexican cave where there are crystals over 20 metres long in extremely humid conditions.

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  • Venezuela Lightning

    Stunning documentary series. The team tracks storms through the 2009 hurricane season and films George as he heads into a particularly dangerous one.

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  • Empty Quarter

    Stunning documentary series looking at natural phenomena with George Kourounis. George Kourounis tries out extreme off-road driving in the Arabian desert.