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Sudan: The Last Of The Rhinos airs Wed 28 Jun on BBC-2

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One off documentary Sudan: The Last Of The Rhinos, airing on Wednesday 28 June at 9.00pm on BBC Two, tells the remarkable story of Sudan, a 43 year-old Northern White Rhino and the very last male of his kind on the planet.

Forty years ago, Sudan was snatched from his homeland in Central Africa by animal catchers working for safari parks. While Sudan was living as an exhibit in a zoo, the rest of his species were annihilated by aggressive poaching in the wild and a failure to breed in captivity.

Today, Sudan is kept under 24-hour armed guard in Kenya alongside the two remaining females, and has become an unwitting celebrity and the focus of a desperate 11th hour battle to save this sub-species now teetering on the brink of extinction.

Rowan Deacon’s film tells this astonishing modern day fable through the international cast of characters who’ve been involved in Sudan’s life, including retired animal catchers, zoo keepers and conservationists who tried and ultimately failed to preserve the tiny stronghold of Northern Whites Rhinos left living in the wild.

When Sudan dies a subspecies that has walked the earth for five million years will die with him. Faced with this impending tragedy, a team of scientists have hatched a rescue plan for Sudan. The film follows the teams’ desperate 11th hour efforts to use cutting-edge animal fertility treatment to breed a new generation of Northern Whites Rhinos.

Combining testimony-led back story with rare and unseen archive of these near-extinct animal, Sudan: The Last Of The Rhinos is a timely exploration of whether humans have the power to bring back to life that which we have destroyed.

Sudan: The Last Of The Rhinos airs on Wednesday 28 June 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on BBC Two.

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Kevin (Probably) Saves the World: Solo (ABC Jan 9, 2018)

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Solo: As the newest substitute teacher at La Salle High School, Kevin tries to help an introverted student named Adam become more self-assured and popular. However, to do so, he must first pull off the second greatest freshman prank in the school’s history.

Meanwhile, Yvette contemplates life after the mission, and Amy and Nate struggle to plan the perfect first date.

Series: Kevin (Probably) Saves The World Season 1 Episode 11
Airdate: Tuesday January 2018 on ABC

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Bull: Grey Areas (CBS Jan 9 2018)

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Grey Areas: Bull takes a psychologist friend, Dr. Donovan Benanti, as a client when the therapist is sued for malpractice following a patient’s deadly rampage.

As Bull worries a trial loss could set new precedent regarding doctor-patient confidentiality, he aims to convince the jury that clinicians aren’t directly responsible for their patients’ actions.

Series: Bull Season 2 Episode 12
Airdate: Tuesday January 9, 2018

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NCIS: New Orleans – Identity Crisis (CBS Jan 9 2018)

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NCIS New Orleans

Identity Crisis: Sebastian receives a plea for help from his high school friend Adrian Conner after her business partner is killed at the Crescent City Gaming Convention. Also, FBI Special Agent Raymond Isler believes Adrian is a hacker the Cyber Crimes division has been tracking for years.

Series: NCIS New Orleans Season 4 Episode 12
Airdate: Tuesday January 9, 2018

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