Ross Kemp: Extreme World

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Ross Kemp: Extreme World
Genre Documentary
Presented by Ross Kemp
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 4 (1 upcoming)
No. of episodes 24 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time 60 minutes (inc. adverts)
Production company(s) Tiger Aspect Productions and Mongoose Productions
Distributor Endemol UK
Release
Original network Sky1
Picture format 16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Original release 21 February 2011 (2011-02-21) – present
Chronology
Preceded by Ross Kemp: Battle for the Amazon
Followed by Ross Kemp: Back on the Frontline
Website

Ross Kemp: Extreme World is a documentary series shown on Sky1. The show is hosted by actor Ross Kemp, best known for his role of Grant Mitchell in the show EastEnders.

Premise[edit]

On the show, Kemp travels around the world talking to people involved in illicit trades, locals who have been affected by violence and hardship, and the authorities who are attempting to combat the problems. In each episode he attempts to establish contacts within the groups in order to get close to the ringleaders.

Transmissions[edit]

Series Start date End date Episodes
1 21 February 2011 21 March 2011 5
2 3 September 2012 8 October 2012 6
3 21 January 2014 25 February 2014 6
4 22 January 2015 5 March 2015 7
5 14 July 2016 N/A 7

Episodes[edit]

Series 1 (2011)[edit]

Episode
no.
Airdate Location Viewers
(millions)[1]
Sky1 weekly
ranking
Multichannels
rank
1 21 February 2011 Chicago 0.83 5 19
2 28 February 2011 Congo 0.72 4 26
3 7 March 2011 Juárez, Mexico 0.87 1 12
4 14 March 2011 Haiti 0.69 4 27
5 21 March 2011 London 0.81 3 15

Series 2 (2012)[edit]

Episode
no.
Airdate Location Viewers
(millions)[1]
Sky1 weekly
ranking
Multichannels
rank
1 3 September 2012 Karachi 0.71 4 N/A
2 10 September 2012 Venezuela 0.68 6 N/A
3 17 September 2012 Glasgow 0.69 4 28
4 24 September 2012 Marseille 0.70 4 29
5 1 October 2012 New Orleans 0.54 5 N/A
6 8 October 2012 Kenya and Tanzania 0.54 5 N/A

Series 3 (2014)[edit]

Episode
no.
Airdate Location Viewers
(millions)[1]
Sky1 weekly
ranking
Multichannels
rank
1 21 January 2014 India 0.46 4 N/A
2 28 January 2014 Papua New Guinea 0.59 4 N/A
3 4 February 2014 Northern Ireland 0.82 3 26
4 11 February 2014 Lebanon 0.57 3 N/A
5 18 February 2014 Las Vegas 0.58 9 N/A
6 25 February 2014 Rio de Janeiro 0.67 7 N/A

Series 4 (2015)[edit]

Episode
no.
Airdate Location Viewers
(millions)[1]
Sky1 weekly
ranking
Multichannels
rank
1 22 January 2015 Ukraine 0.64 2 29
2 29 January 2015 South Africa 0.59 4 29
3 5 February 2015 Honduras 0.52 4 N/A
4 12 February 2015 Calais 0.52 6 N/A
5 19 February 2015 Memphis N/A N/A N/A
6 26 February 2015 Aussie Bikers 0.55 7 N/A
7 5 March 2015 Britain's Deprived Coast 0.53 5 N/A

Series 5 (2016)[edit]

It was confirmed on 8 December 2015 via Ross Kemp's official Twitter account that Extreme Worlds would return for a fifth series, filming began back in 2015 before having a 3-week Christmas break filming restarted in January 2016.[2][3]

Extreme World took another break from filming in April 2016, due to Kemp filming for EastEnders. He returned and later finished filming in May 2016.

Episode
no.
Airdate Location/ Title Viewers
(millions)[1]
Sky1 weekly
ranking
Multichannels
rank
1 2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A
3 2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A
4 2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A
6 2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A

References[edit]

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