Sun, 1/8: Everest Rescue (Discovery)
Everyone these days is aware of the risks that come with trying to summit Mount Everest, but that is still not enough to stop dedicated and thrill-seeking climbers. For every man or woman who puts their life on the line, there are rescuers who are ready to be called upon to bring them back if things go wrong. Discovery’s new series Everest Rescue spotlights the pilots who command vehicles like the B3 helicopter during those perilous missions in the Himalayan Mountains. Pilots featured include New Zealand veteran Jason Laing, American rookie Ryan Skorecki, and Swiss rookie Lorenz Nufer.