What to Watch: Wed, June 20
Image by KCTS
Inside Nature's Giants invites you to gaze upon the world's largest creatures
Inside Nature’s Giants
7 p.m. & 12:30 a.m., WTVS; 10 p.m., KCTS
In this fascinating (but occasionally repulsive) science series, host Mark Evans is joined by a scientist in dissecting a legendary creature to see what makes it tick. In this episode, he and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins explore the inner workings of the giant squid, an enormous beast with a razor-sharp beak and teeth-covered tentacles.
Noon, 12:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., Food
As proof that food trucks aren’t limited to tacos and burgers, these two back-to-back episodes sample the mobile menus at L.A.’s Slap Fish (which offers a delicious crab-and-brie sandwich) and Orange County’s Home Skillet, which offers items such as pomegranate riblets and seared sea scallops.
Diamond Divers (New Series)
7 p.m., 8 p.m. & 11 p.m., Spike
Somewhere just off the coast of South Africa, billions of dollars worth of diamonds lie at the bottom of the ocean just waiting to be found. This new series follows the real-life adventures of a Washington-based crew exploring the shipwrecks off Africa’s treacherous Skeleton Coast.
Mekong: Soul of a River
8 p.m. & Midnight, Knowledge
This four-part documentary series takes viewers on a trip up the Mekong River to explore the natural habitat of the wildlife that lives along it, and the people whose lives depend on it.
2012 NHL Awards Show
8 p.m., CBC
Vancouver-based rockers Nickelback will be performing at the league’s annual post-season awards gala, but don’t let that deter you from watching your favourite players accept awards for their prowess on the ice.
8:30 p.m., Citytv & ABC
This rerun features a makeshift Clueless reunion when Alicia Silverstone guest stars alongside Jeremy Sisto, her former co-star in that 1995 comedy.