Dwayne The Rock Johnson puts contestants through their paces in The Hero.

• The Hero, M-Net, 18.30

Contestants push an all-terrain vehicle through the streets of Colon City, fly in helicopters and navigate a dangerous “dry dock” as it fills with water rushing in from the Panama Canal. Shaun is offered a temptation, while Patti begins to overcome a huge fear. In the War Room, tensions rise. Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.


• World’s Weirdest: Funny Farms, Nat Geo Wild, 19.00

Reveals some of the most bizarre farms, farming methods and farmers on the planet. From breeding edible insects to milking spiders, from the unusual to the downright dangerous, this programme shows you a side to farming you never knew existed.


• Girl Code, MTV, 20.30

A female-driven comedy series bringing viewers a hilarious how-to manual full of tips to push the envelope and open the dialogue about the wonders and woes of womanhood. Girl Code calls on female stand-up comics, actresses and musicians – and even a few guys – to weigh in with their thoughts on the sisterhood that all girls share.


• Scam City 2, National Geographic Channel, 21.55

Every year, hundreds of millions of tourists head off in pursuit of adventure in foreign climes – and each year, millions of them get a little more adventure than they bargained for. Anyone can be a victim of a crime, but it seems to come naturally to tourists. But fear not, help is at hand. Scam City travels to the most glamorous spots on earth and reveals them through the eyes of their thieves, conmen and scammers. Here, every tourist is a potential victim.