This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Discovery on Friday, February 23 2018

06:00Railroad Alaska With the spring thaw comes floodwater that threatens to wash away a section of track that Bruce must race to repair. Plus, hungry bears rouse from hibernation. S1, Ep6 
07:00Alaska: The Last Frontier Spring has sprung, and there's no shortage of pressing needs on the homestead. Atz Sr bow-hunts distant shores to restock dwindling food supplies. S5, Ep4 
08:00David Baddiel on the Silk Road David heads into the wilds of Central Asia to discover what the Chinese wanted in return for their precious silk. In a remote gorge, he finds clues carved in the rock. S1, Ep2 
09:00Wheeler Dealers After purchasing a badly modified Desoto Firedome, Mike and Edd set about addressing the damage to give this stunning cruiser back some class. S12, Ep8 
10:00Wheeler Dealers Mike and Edd wrap up their American journey with a 'Best of the US' episode, highlighting their favourite moments in and out of the stateside shop. S12, Ep9 
11:00Fast N' Loud Richard buys a '32 5-Window Ford Coupe planning for it to be an easy build for the Monkeys, but fate has other ideas. S3, Ep21 
12:00Fast N' Loud The '32 5-Window Ford Coupe Richard bought as an easy build for the Monkeys continues giving them problems. S3, Ep22 
13:00Railroad Alaska The freight crew struggle to make their delivery to a salvage crew stranded in the wilderness, and Jim James returns from town with a huge surprise for Nancy. S2, Ep1 
14:00Alaska: The Last Frontier As the Kilcher family braces for summer on the homestead, Atz Lee treks to forbidding Perl Island for an emergency crash course in wilderness survival. S5, Ep5 
15:00Yukon Men On their way to hunt geese, Stan and Charlie discover dangerous conditions. The town bands together to carve safe passage to the hunting grounds. S4, Ep8 
16:00Gold Rush Parker goes for a big clean-up, Tony attempts to rip the trommel out of his 75-year-old gold dredge and the Hoffman crew is stunned by the death of an old crew member. S5, Ep8 
17:00David Baddiel on the Silk Road David seeks treasure in the mountains of central Asia, tests his strength against the locals in Uzbekistan, and finds some amazing uses for crude oil in Azerbaijan. S1, Ep3 
18:00Wheeler Dealers When Edd sets Mike the task of finding him a classic American truck, Mike heads to Sonoma County where he meets his first hipster and her Chevy LUV. S13, Ep4 
19:00Wheeler Dealers Mike and Edd decide that the 80s classic Ford Mustang GT is the ideal affordable muscle car for a young aspiring mechanic to cut his teeth on. S13, Ep5 
20:00Mythbusters The MythBusters investigate if it's possible to safely escape from a burning car across a deadly high-voltage electricity 'web' caused by downed power lines. S11, Ep13 
21:00Gold Rush: Parker v Beets Tony Beets and Parker Schnabel are locked in a fierce battle to become king of the Klondike. The rivalry between their teams has seen some of the series' most dramatic moments. 
22:00Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead are bringing to auction a highly desirable 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 MkIII. Will a sparkling new interior be enough to earn top dollar? S14, Ep8 
23:00Gold Rush Tony finally has the 50-ton crane at Thistle Creek and makes big progress dismantling his dredge. Meanwhile, has Todd given up on his season goal? S8, Ep18 
00:00Gold Rush: Parker v Beets Tony Beets and Parker Schnabel are locked in a fierce battle to become king of the Klondike. The rivalry between their teams has seen some of the series' most dramatic moments. 
01:00How It's Made Follow the amazing manufacturing processes behind miniature furniture, garden steam locomotives, hovercraft and folding bicycles. S15, Ep8 
01:30How It's Made Follow the amazing manufacturing processes behind crosscut saws, haggis and collectible firearms. S15, Ep9 
02:00How It's Made Follow the amazing manufacturing processes behind alligator bags, lockers, bench planes and deployable flight recorders. S15, Ep10 
02:30How It's Made Follow the amazing manufacturing processes behind grapples, flavourings, dog sleds and athletic shoes. S15, Ep11 
03:00Gold Rush: Parker v Beets Tony Beets and Parker Schnabel are locked in a fierce battle to become king of the Klondike. The rivalry between their teams has seen some of the series' most dramatic moments. 
03:50Wheeler Dealers Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead are bringing to auction a highly desirable 1965 Austin-Healey 3000 MkIII. Will a sparkling new interior be enough to earn top dollar? S14, Ep8 
04:40Gold Rush Todd encounters big issues as he attempts to move his 50-tonne washplant; Tony's dredge finally starts producing gold; and Parker's abrasive style affects his crew. S6, Ep3 
05:30How It's Made More everyday items are put under the microscope as we discover how oil lamps are manufactured and chocolate mints are produced. S22, Ep16 
06:00Treasure Quest: Snake Island On the quest to find a horde of Incan gold, a team of treasure hunters are led to the one place no one dares to go - an island inhabited by thousands of deadly snakes. S1, Ep3