Baz's Extreme Worlds


S1 Ep1 - Prison Rodeo

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Prison Rodeo - Series follows Irish radio and television personality Baz Ashmawy as he immerses himself in a range of extreme environments. In the first episode, Baz visits Oklahoma State Penitentiary, a maximum security prison. It holds 1,400 highly dangerous criminal, 73 of whom are on death row. Most of the inmates are on 23 hour lockdown. But for two days every year, Oklahoma State Penitentiary gives them the opportunity to participate in the world's only 'behind the walls' prison rodeo. (F...

S1 Ep8 - Body Builders

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Body Builders - Bodybuilding is a sport that takes extreme mental and physical dedication and is an extremely tough lifestyle choice for those involved. In this programme Baz meets Niall Kinsella and Aly Dowling, two dedicated bodybuilders, and journeys with them in the weeks leading up to Ireland's biggest bodybuilding competition. As Baz watches their body shape and psyche change dramatically he is desperate to find out what drives these people and why? And will they achieve their dream? (Fro...
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S1 Ep10 - Exterminators

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Exterminators - Everyone has heard the fact that there is a rat within six feet of you at any one time. Determined to overcome his lifelong fear of rats, Baz goes on the road with some of Ireland's top pest exterminators. As he learns the ropes in the job, he is offered the challenge of helping out at the country's most rat-infested house. Will he overcome his phobia in order to take on this extreme challenge? (From the UK) (Factual Entertainment) M(A,L)

S1 Ep9 - Suri Tribe, Ethiopia

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Suri Tribe: Ethiopia - In probably his biggest challenge yet Baz travels to one of the most remote places on earth the South Western plains of Ethiopia. This area is home to the Suri tribe one of the fiercest indigenous tribes in the world. Lip plates, stick fighting and living off the land are the norm and Baz spends a few days getting to know and living with the tribe. Among his challenges is drinking cow's blood. (S.1,Ep.9) (From the UK) (Documentary) M(L)

S1 Ep7 - Alligators

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Alligators - Baz travels to Mosca, a small farming town in Southern Colorado, where he trains as a farmhand on a very unusual farm. This farm looks after 350 alligators, countless reptiles, emus and wild horses. Living in a rundown RV, Baz must work alongside Jay Young, hard taskmaster and owner, and overcome his fear of these deadly predators. As well as learning the ropes Baz must also learn how to wrestle the largest alligator on the farm, who is 10 feet long, by the end of the week. Will he...

S1 Ep6 - Chad

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Chad - In tonight's show Baz travels with the Irish army to war-torn Chad. Baz joins the force's 101st Battalion for the first ten days of a four month mission. After 4 days acclimatisation Baz is allowed to join a 48 hour patrol into the heart of rebel territory. (Ep.6) (From the UK) (Documentary) M(L)

S1 Ep5 - Arctic

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Arctic - The Arctic is one of the harshest environments in the world. With average winter temperatures of -25 degrees. In this programme Baz joins a a survival expedition, led by survivalist Ross Bowyer, into the arctic wastelands. In his journey Baz survives for 32 hours without food in temperatures of -25 degrees, sleeping rough in the snow. (Ep.5) (From the UK) (Documentary) M(L)

S1 Ep4 - Cage Fighters

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Cage Fighters - Cage fighting is the fastest growing sport in the world. This episode Baz follows the story of Chris Stringer, 23, a rising star of cage fighting in Northern Ireland with aspirations to win international titles. Baz follows Chris as he prepares for a big international bout against American champ Rich 'No Love' Clementi. A win will mean he could get a crack the American cage fighting world. Chris's fiancé Lynne Holt, herself a cage fighter, is standing by her man all the way. (S....

S1 Ep3 - Fdny

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FDNY - This brand new series follows Irish radio and television personality Baz Ashmawy as he immerses himself in a range of extreme environments. New York city is home to almost 9 million people. It has over 5,000 skyscrapers and high rise apartment blocks. It has 11,000 of the most aggressive firefighters in the world. For a week, Baz was given access all areas to some of the busiest stations in New York. Squad 41 is one of the elite stations. They specialise in extreme situations like chemic...

S1 Ep2 - Trawlers

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Trawlers - This is the episode that pushed Baz Ashmawy more mentally and physically than ever before, while aboard fishing boat The Martin Luther. Baz joins the crew of the 120ft Beam Trawler in Kilmore Quay, Wexford, and works onboard as they fish the deep Atlantic ocean for monkfish and megrin. He lives with the tight crew that includes the Captain Pigeon, the deckhands Jay, Chico and Dan, and the cook Jimmy. Baz's trip out to the deep brings the crew face to face with some very dangerous and...