Health & Medicine

Born Without Limbs
Airs: June 17 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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TLCTLC has the special, Born Without Limbs, about an Australian man who, as the title suggests, was born without any limbs but is married, has a child and, by all accounts, lives a rather full life, at 9:00.

 

Botched
Airs: April 14 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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Plastic surgery gone bad is the basis of reality show Botched.  The second season starts at 9:00 on E!

 

Botched by Nature
Airs: August 03 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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The series premiere of Botched by Nature, the spin-off of Botched, in which the good doctors from that show travel around the United States and make house calls to help patients fix their botched body parts is on E! at 9:00.  Wait a minute!  Did someone say doctors making house calls??!!

 

Botched by Nature
Airs: September 28 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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The first season finale of Botched by Nature, the spin-off of Botched, in which the good doctors from that show travel around the United States and make house calls to help patients fix their botched body parts is on E! at 9:00.

Brain Surgery Live With Mental Floss
Airs: October 25 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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National GeographicHave you ever thought, “gee, I wonder what they actually do during brain surgery?”  Well, tonight’s your chance to find out.  Tune in to the National Geographic Channel for Brain Surgery Live with Mental Floss at 9:00.  This is one of those rare cases where it actually is brain surgery!

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Airs: March 30 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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PBSPBS has a six hour, three part look at the history of cancer in Cancer:  The Emperor of All Maladies, starting tonight at 9:00.   Mostly positive reviews for this “densely detailed” doc which The Baltimore Sun described as “one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen.”

 

Code Black
Airs: September 28 at 10:00 PT/10:00 ET
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CBSCBS has the second season premiere of the medical drama that takes place in the nation’s busiest emergency room, Code Black, at 10:00.

Conjoined Twins: Miracle Separation
Airs: July 16 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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Discovery LifeDiscovery Life Channel has the special, Conjoined Twins:  Miracle Separation, about the procedure to separate conjoined twins Knatalye and Adeline Mata, at 9:00.