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TV show on growing passion for tigers

IN 2017, Academy award-winning documentary director Ross Kauffman (Born in Brothels, 2004) and his team worked through extremes of temperature — -27° Celsius in Far East Russia and 35° C in India — on a very different kind of project. For the first time in his career, Mr. Kauffman was filming a documentary about animals — specifically, tigers — a break from telling stories about people and their struggles. The documentary, Tigerland, is meant to raise awareness of a project to create preserves for the rapidly dwindling population of great cat.

Dangerous television: trekking to safety alone

LAST YEAR, survivalist and former British Army officer Ed Stafford got himself Marooned at several sites in the world, including Coron in the Philippines...

Mountain men

Television Sherpa April 24, 9 p.m. Discovery Channel WHAT WAS SUPPOSED to be a simple documentary focusing on Sherpas -- a Tibetan ethnic group whose members are regarded...