TV Listings

Print HELP
Time Warner Cable - Digital (53203)

Big Cat Diary

Three teams of specialists file weekly reports on the family life of cheetahs, lions and leopards at a camp in the heart of Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

Premiere:
Sep 11, 1996
Original Network:
BBC1
  • Rate this show:
    4.8 / 5.0
    Avg. 4.8 (286 ratings)
  • Share

All Upcoming Times for Big Cat Diary

Episode Air Date Channel

Masai Mara: The Great Migration

S01, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 11, 1996)
Filmmakers follow a pride of lions, a cheetah with her cub, and a leopard family in Kenya's Masai Mara.
  • Sat 7/2
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Tracking the Marsh Pride

S01, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 18, 1996)
Torrential storms turn the short grass plains into a quagmire, and the Big Cat Diary team can only hope that the rains will stop so that they can continue their vigil after sundown.
  • Sat 7/2
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Toto in Danger

(First Aired: Jun. 15, 2009)
  • Tue 7/5
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Bella's Bullied

(First Aired: Jun. 15, 2009)
  • Tue 7/5
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Where's Toto?

(First Aired: Dec. 12, 2007)
Baby cheetah Toto; Bella the leopard involved in an ambush; a lion cub falls into a water hole.
  • Wed 7/6
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Tamu's Tale

(First Aired: Jul. 23, 2009)
  • Wed 7/6
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Cub's in Peril

(First Aired: Jul. 31, 2008)
One of Honey's cubs is missing; Bella is attracting all the male leopards in the area; Tamu still struggles.
  • Thu 7/7
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Tamu's Tragedy

(First Aired: Jun. 17, 2009)
  • Thu 7/7
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Reunion

(First Aired: Jun. 18, 2009)
  • Fri 7/8
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Magnificent Moms

(First Aired: Jun. 18, 2009)
  • Fri 7/8
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Meeting the Big Cats

S02, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 1998)
Amber's cheetah cubs learn to fend for themselves; leopards Half-Tail and Shadow remain elusive.
  • Sat 7/9
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Looking for Half-Tail

S02, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 18, 1998)
Half-Tail is found; the cheetah cubs strive for independence; the marsh pride reaches a milestone.
  • Sat 7/9
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Masai Mara: The Great Migration

S01, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 11, 1996)
Filmmakers follow a pride of lions, a cheetah with her cub, and a leopard family in Kenya's Masai Mara.
  • Mon 7/11
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Tracking the Marsh Pride

S01, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 18, 1996)
Torrential storms turn the short grass plains into a quagmire, and the Big Cat Diary team can only hope that the rains will stop so that they can continue their vigil after sundown.
  • Mon 7/11
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Kidogo's Cubs: Family Ties

S01, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 25, 1996)
Kidogo, the cheetah, and her cubs groom themselves; Kidogo hunts while the cubs play; how Half-Tail, the leopard, lost her tail.
  • Tue 7/12
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Cranes and Cats of the Mara River

S01, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 2, 1996)
Fundi and her cubs return; cranes identify the cats' whereabouts; Half-Tail protects her cub.
  • Tue 7/12
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

The Big Pride: Night Vigil

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 9, 1996)
Simon and Jonathan study the cats' habits; Half-Tail and her cubs become more mobile; the lion pride reappears.
  • Wed 7/13
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

The Elusive Prey

S01, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 16, 1996)
The heavy rains disperse the prey on the Masai Mara; hungry lionesses and their cubs face uncertainty.
  • Wed 7/13
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Meeting the Big Cats

S02, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 1998)
Amber's cheetah cubs learn to fend for themselves; leopards Half-Tail and Shadow remain elusive.
  • Thu 7/14
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Looking for Half-Tail

S02, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 18, 1998)
Half-Tail is found; the cheetah cubs strive for independence; the marsh pride reaches a milestone.
  • Thu 7/14
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Wildebeest Move Into the Marsh

S02, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 25, 1998)
Half-Tail has become a mother again; a Marsh pride male plays with his cubs; wildebeest and zebras cross the crocodile-infested Mara River.
  • Fri 7/15
  • 5:00AM-5:30AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD

Half-Tail's New Cubs

S02, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1998)
Serval family; the marsh pride encounters vultures; Half-Tail's cubs are timid; a new pride encounters a buffalo herd; Amber and her cubs find a wildebeest calf.
  • Fri 7/15
  • 5:30AM-6:00AM
  • 43
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 133
  • Animal Pl
  •  
  •  
  • 1133
  • Animal HD