HARI KEBANGSAAN 2017
Sun 20 August to Sun 17 September
Starts at 9.00 PM (KUL)
Malaysia takes the stage on Discovery as we commemorate Malaysia’s Independence Day with a celebratory Hari Kebangsaan line-up. Experience breathtaking moments with stories that express Malaysia’s rich culture, traditions, food, people, and landscape. Deep dive into the second-largest island in Asia, as we bring you two Bornean specials, Surviving Borneo and Frontier Borneo, only on Discovery Channel and available on Astro Go.
HARI KEBANGSAAN SPECIALS
Sun 10 & 17 September, 9.30 PM (KUL)
Frontier Borneo is a breath-taking, action-packed journey into the lives of the remarkable men and unforgettable creatures found on the third largest island on the planet.
From Sun 10 September, 9.00 PM (KUL)
Follow local television host and influencer Henry Golding, as the descendant of the once feared Iban tribe of Sarawak. Before marital bliss, Henry goes on a personal mission to discover his tribal roots through the unfamiliar and unforgiving jungles of his homeland to attain his "Bejalai", an Iban rites of passage.
WILDLIFE DEFENDERS: SABAH
Sun 27 August, 9.00 PM (KUL)
Continuing under the series, Wildlife Defenders, this new, behind-the-scenes, two-part documentary special, will lay bare the dangers facing Borneo's wildlife and the unrelenting work and challenges of the men and women of the Sabah Wildlife Department, working to stem the tide of wildlife extermination.
RIVER MONSTERS 9
Tue 22 August, 9.00 PM (KUL)
On a remote lake in Malaysia, two men mysteriously vanish just hours apart. Amid rumors that a giant fish is on the loose, biologist and monster-hunter Jeremy Wade sets out to track down the possible culprit. A trail of evidence leads Jeremy into an ancient rainforest, where an old adversary lies in wait.
TODD SAMPSON'S BODY HACK
Sun 20 August, 9.00 PM (KUL)
Todd travels to the Celebes Sea to live with the Bajau people, who have such a profound relationship with water, they rarely leave it. Here, he meets Sulbin – a Bajau living legend – and one of the last of his culture to uphold the traditional ways of fishing. Over seven days, Sulbin agrees to teach Todd the traditional methods of freediving, including how to control his breath.
ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN 6
Sun 3 September, 9.00 PM (KUL)
In this special episode of Parts Unknown, Tony travels to Malaysia to fulfill a decade-old promise to return to the Iban longhouse of Entalau deep in the jungles of Borneo. The Iban--one of Malaysia's oldest ethnic groups--once enjoyed a truly formidable reputation as trackers, warriors and ritualistic takers of heads.