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Ross Kemp Extreme World

Series 5

Tuesdays at 9.30pm

Show Synopsis

BAFTA-winning documentary maker Ross Kemp and his Extreme World team return to reveal the human stories behind the world's toughest issues. In this new series, Ross continues to gain unparalleled access to the people and places caught up in the most important concerns of our time, heading to Colombia, Kurdistan, Mozambique, Mongolia and the US/Mexico border to investigate some of each country's most pressing problems.

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Ross Kemp and his Extreme World team return to reveal the human stories behind the world's toughest issues

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With high production values and dynamic storytelling, this new series is a must-see for anyone trying to make sense of our fast-changing world.

Ross once again gains extraordinary access to places and people as he explores six neglected corners of the globe to reveal untold stories of suffering, crime and poverty and to confront those responsible.

Over the course of the series, he puts himself in precarious situations in the pursuit of the truth, and discovers some chilling realities.

In Colombia, he investigates the deadly drug trade that's undermining peace while, in Mozambique, he dives deep into the violent world of animal poaching.

He also examines the heroin addiction epidemic in India's Punjab and the disaffected North African migrant population in a Paris suburb that is turning to radical Islam. Ross also travels to the frontline in Syria (also available as a 90' special) to witness the cataclysmic effects of ISIS presence.

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Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday August 28 at 2:20pm

Chicago

Episode 1 | Series 1

The BAFTA-winning documentary team returns as Ross Kemp reports from the most dangerous places on Earth. In this first fix, he heads to Chicago to expose a drugs epidemic.

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday August 29 at 2:10pm

Congo

Episode 2 | Series 1

Join Ross Kemp as he travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to take an unapologetically unflinching look at the decade-long war between the Congolese and Hutu militia.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday August 29 at 8:35pm

Chicago

Episode 1 | Series 1

The BAFTA-winning documentary team returns as Ross Kemp reports from the most dangerous places on Earth. In this first fix, he heads to Chicago to expose a drugs epidemic.

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday August 29 at 9:30pm

Congo

Episode 2 | Series 1

Join Ross Kemp as he travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to take an unapologetically unflinching look at the decade-long war between the Congolese and Hutu militia.

Episode 1, Series 1

Friday August 30 at 3:15am

Chicago

Episode 1 | Series 1

The BAFTA-winning documentary team returns as Ross Kemp reports from the most dangerous places on Earth. In this first fix, he heads to Chicago to expose a drugs epidemic.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday August 30 at 2:10pm

Mexico

Episode 3 | Series 1

Ross Kemp travels to the world's most violent city, Juarez, Mexico. Reduced to a warzone, competing cartels fight for ownership of the drug smuggling routes to the US.

Episode 1, Series 1

Saturday August 31 at 4:15pm

Chicago

Episode 1 | Series 1

The BAFTA-winning documentary team returns as Ross Kemp reports from the most dangerous places on Earth. In this first fix, he heads to Chicago to expose a drugs epidemic.

Episode 1, Series 1

Sunday September 1 at 12:40am

Chicago

Episode 1 | Series 1

The BAFTA-winning documentary team returns as Ross Kemp reports from the most dangerous places on Earth. In this first fix, he heads to Chicago to expose a drugs epidemic.

Episode 4, Series 1

Monday September 2 at 7:00am

Haiti

Episode 4 | Series 1

Difficult questions are raised in this powerful penultimate instalment. More than a year since the country was hit by an earthquake, Ross reveals what life is like in Haiti.

Episode 4, Series 1

Monday September 2 at 2:10pm

Haiti

Episode 4 | Series 1

Difficult questions are raised in this powerful penultimate instalment. More than a year since the country was hit by an earthquake, Ross reveals what life is like in Haiti.

Episode 5, Series 1

Tuesday September 3 at 7:00am

UK

Episode 5 | Series 1

Ross Kemp's last investigation hits close to home as he exposes the 21st-century slave trade. Entering the world of human trafficking, Ross need look no further than the UK.

Episode 5, Series 1

Tuesday September 3 at 2:10pm

UK

Episode 5 | Series 1

Ross Kemp's last investigation hits close to home as he exposes the 21st-century slave trade. Entering the world of human trafficking, Ross need look no further than the UK.

Episode 1, Series 2

Wednesday September 4 at 6:00am

Karachi

Episode 1 | Series 2

Kemp travels to Karachi in Pakistan to talk to people involved in illicit trades and the authorities who are trying to combat the problem.

Episode 1, Series 2

Wednesday September 4 at 2:15pm

Karachi

Episode 1 | Series 2

Kemp travels to Karachi in Pakistan to talk to people involved in illicit trades and the authorities who are trying to combat the problem.

Episode 2, Series 2

Thursday September 5 at 7:00am

Venezuela

Episode 2 | Series 2

Caracas, Venezuela is the world's most oil rich nation and also one of its most violent. Kemp spends time in the city's barrios with gangs and with police who are outmanned and outgunned…

Episode 2, Series 2

Thursday September 5 at 2:20pm

Venezuela

Episode 2 | Series 2

Caracas, Venezuela is the world's most oil rich nation and also one of its most violent. Kemp spends time in the city's barrios with gangs and with police who are outmanned and outgunned…

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday September 5 at 8:30pm

Mexico

Episode 3 | Series 1

Ross Kemp travels to the world's most violent city, Juarez, Mexico. Reduced to a warzone, competing cartels fight for ownership of the drug smuggling routes to the US.

Episode 4, Series 1

Thursday September 5 at 9:30pm

Haiti

Episode 4 | Series 1

Difficult questions are raised in this powerful penultimate instalment. More than a year since the country was hit by an earthquake, Ross reveals what life is like in Haiti.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday September 6 at 3:00am

Mexico

Episode 3 | Series 1

Ross Kemp travels to the world's most violent city, Juarez, Mexico. Reduced to a warzone, competing cartels fight for ownership of the drug smuggling routes to the US.

Episode 3, Series 2

Friday September 6 at 2:00pm

Glasgow

Episode 3 | Series 2

Glasgow is one of Europe's most important financial centres but also one of Britain's most deprived areas. This is a shocking look at the often hidden poverty that exists in the UK…

Episode 2, Series 1

Saturday September 7 at 4:10pm

Congo

Episode 2 | Series 1

Join Ross Kemp as he travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to take an unapologetically unflinching look at the decade-long war between the Congolese and Hutu militia.

Episode 2, Series 1

Sunday September 8 at 12:25am

Congo

Episode 2 | Series 1

Join Ross Kemp as he travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to take an unapologetically unflinching look at the decade-long war between the Congolese and Hutu militia.

Episode 4, Series 2

Monday September 9 at 1:20pm

New Orleans

Episode 4 | Series 2

Ross investigates New Orleans, from the broken promises after hurricane Katrina, to police brutality, and gun culture that blight this city that draws in millions each year.

Episode 5, Series 2

Tuesday September 10 at 2:00pm

Marseille

Episode 5 | Series 2

Ross finds a city of contrasts where a billionaire's playground is a stone's throw from some of Europe's most deprived and dangerous housing estates.

Episode 6, Series 2

Wednesday September 11 at 1:55pm

East Africa

Episode 6 | Series 2

In this series conclusion, Ross Kemp visits Kenya and Tanzania.

Episode 1, Series 5

Thursday September 12 at 2:00pm

Mongolia

Episode 1 | Series 5

Ross discovers a disturbing rise in far right vigilante groups in Mongolia who are not afraid to use violence against the foreigners they believe are behind the country's economic…

Episode 5, Series 1

Thursday September 12 at 8:30pm

UK

Episode 5 | Series 1

Ross Kemp's last investigation hits close to home as he exposes the 21st-century slave trade. Entering the world of human trafficking, Ross need look no further than the UK.

Episode 1, Series 5

Thursday September 12 at 9:25pm

Mongolia

Episode 1 | Series 5

Ross discovers a disturbing rise in far right vigilante groups in Mongolia who are not afraid to use violence against the foreigners they believe are behind the country's economic…

Episode 5, Series 1

Friday September 13 at 2:55am

UK

Episode 5 | Series 1

Ross Kemp's last investigation hits close to home as he exposes the 21st-century slave trade. Entering the world of human trafficking, Ross need look no further than the UK.

Episode 2, Series 5

Friday September 13 at 1:55pm

Usa/mexico

Episode 2 | Series 5

On the USA/Mexico border Ross discovers the reality of life for the men and women attempting to make a new life in America and discovers how their journey is becoming increasingly deadly…

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