Locked Up Abroad: Season 8 (2013)
- Season 8 Episode 8: Vegas Mobster
The FBI pulls off a sting operation to capture mobster Frank Cullotta.Brand New Episode Wednesday 29th May 10:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 8 Episode 7: Hippie Mafia
An American hippie turns cocaine smuggler to save his relationship and ends up in a Peruvian hell.Brand New Episode Today at 12:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 8 Episode 6: Mexican Prison Escape
A storm ruins plans to take more than a ton of marijuana back to the U.S., surfers Mike Cooke and Mace Stanley and smuggler Frank Sayre are sent to a Mexican prison; then they tunnel their way out of it.Today at 1:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 8 Episode 5: The Real Argo
Antonio Mendez, the CIA officer portrayed by Ben Affleck in 'Argo', along with former hostages.Today at 2:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 8 Episode 4: Buried Alive
When American contractor Roy Hallums is kidnapped in Iraq, his fate looks sealed; his nearly yearlong ordeal sees him beaten and practically buried alive.Today at 3:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 8 Episode 3: Raving Arizona
An Englishman upsets the local mafia; he builds an Ecstasy dealing empire.Today at 4:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 8 Episode 2: Snakes on a Plane
One of America's biggest reptile smugglers flees to Belize in a vain attempt to evade prosecution after his operation is smashed by undercover agents.Today at 5:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 8 Episode 1: Vietnam POW's: McCain & Brace
The incredible story of how two Vietnam prisoners of war, Sen. John McCain and Ernest Brace, found a way to survive imprisonment.Today at 6:00pm EDT - National Geographic Channel
Locked Up Abroad: Season 7 (2012)
- Season 7 Episode 20: Escape From the Gulag
The story of Jerry Amster, who was caught trying to smuggle heroin and ended up facing a lengthy spell in one of Russia's toughest labour camps
- Season 7 Episode 19: Busted in Bangkok
The story of Angela Carnegie, who ended up in a Bangkok prison after trying to smuggle heroin out of Thailand, and how her life changed while nursing a fellow inmate
- Season 7 Episode 18: Nightmare in Somalia
The true story of photojournalist Nigel Brennan and reporter Amanda Lindhout, who were kidnapped and held hostage for 15 months by a criminal gang in Somalia, Africa
- Season 7 Episode 17: Not Without My Baby
The story of Susan Haglof who, after travelling to Egypt to adopt a child, found herself facing years in a local prison
- Season 7 Episode 16: Highway to Hell
The story of civilian lorry driver Thomas Hamill, who was taken hostage by insurgents in Iraq, but tried to escape his captors despite the huge risks
- Season 7 Episode 15: Venezuela Hustle
In a bid to improve his family's fortunes, a man decides to smuggle six kilos of cocaine from Venezuela to Ireland, but when he is caught the consequences are dire
- Season 7 Episode 14: The Orchid Hunters
The story of two British backpackers who were ambushed and held to ransom by a guerrilla group while crossing the Darien Gap in Panama
- Season 7 Episode 13: Chilean Prison Break
The story of Tom Hanway, who escaped a Chilean jail with a fellow prisoner, only to take a dangerous and fatal escape route across the desert
- Season 7 Episode 12: Son of Saddam
The story of Iraqi soldier Latif Yahia, who witnessed terrible atrocities after he was forced to become the body double of Saddam Hussein's eldest son Uday
- Season 7 Episode 11: My Dad the Smuggler
The story of Scott Campbell who, despite seeing his father jailed in China for drug smuggling, decided to complete his unfinished mission to pay for a lawyer
- Season 7 Episode 10: I Am Not a Terrorist
The story of Duane Wollum, who was stopped in Nicaragua by armed guards who thought he was carrying a bomb, but discovered it was a huge package of cocaine
- Season 7 Episode 9: Hasidic King of Coke
Exploring how Londoner Samuel Leibowitz started an illicit career in drug-dealing, assisted by his appearance as a Hasidic Jew, but found his life endangered after moving to Brazil
- Season 7 Episode 8: Colombian Kidnap
The story of backpackers Erez Eltawil and Reini Weigel, who formed a controversial relationship with their kidnappers after being captured in ColombiaWednesday 29th May 9:00am EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 7 Episode 7: Black Palace of Horrors
How a man dressed up as a woman in a bid to escape from a notoriously violent Mexican prison, after being caught trying to smuggle cocaine into AmericaWednesday 29th May 10:00am EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 7 Episode 6: From Hollywood to Hell
The story of American actor, stuntman and professional poker Erik Aude, who was tricked into smuggling opium out of Pakistan and sentenced to a seven-year prison sentence after being caught at Islamabad's airport
- Season 7 Episode 5: The Juggler Smuggler
The story of a magician who tried to smuggle drugs into Japan, but ended up enduring five years of forced labour when he was caught
- Season 7 Episode 4: Caribbean Nightmare
How a couple, who had travelled to the Caribbean to fulfil their dream to teach dance, found their lives turned into a nightmare when a gang forced them to smuggle liquid cocaine back to EnglandWednesday 29th May 11:00am EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 7 Episode 3: Dangerous Liaisons
How British nurse Stephen Comiskey was left facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia after a string of affairs alerted authorities to his sexual orientation
- Season 7 Episode 2: Escape From Argentina
How a British student was forced to flee across South America to escape from Argentina after being accused of smuggling cocaine
- Season 7 Episode 1: Cocaine Mule Mom
The story of how single mother Ruthie Lambert decided to smuggle cocaine out of Peru hoping to raise much needed cash for her mortgage payments
Locked Up Abroad: Season 6 (2011)
- Season 6 Episode 10: Backstabbed in Thailand
A Thailand vacation becomes a nightmare when a women discovers her friend's plan to smuggle heroin back to the U.S.Wednesday 5th June 11:00am EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 6 Episode 9: Teenage Drug Smuggler
An overweight teenager agrees to smuggle drugs out of Colombia in a desperate bid to finance her gastric bypass surgery.
- Season 6 Episode 8: Drug Dealer Revenge
Addicted to cocaine, incapable of holding a job and desperate for money, Robert Pringle agrees to smuggle cocaine out of Peru.
- Season 6 Episode 7: The Cocaine Trap
An unemployed man is offered $15,000 to transport 'gold' from Argentina to Australia.
- Season 6 Episode 6: Daredevil Drug Runner
The true stories of travellers whose dreams have turned into nightmares after being arrested and incarcerated in a foreign country
- Season 6 Episode 5: Heroin Sting
A family vacation on the island of Mauritius becomes a nightmare for a young woman who is busted for smuggling drugs in her shoes.
- Season 6 Episode 4: Mexico Money Machine
The true stories of travellers whose dreams have turned into nightmares after being arrested and incarcerated in a foreign country
- Season 6 Episode 3: Forbidden Love
A man who meets his soul mate in the Philippines comes up against the country's adultery laws and finds himself facing up to 14 years in prison.
- Season 6 Episode 2: Saudi Bootlegger
A Scottish chef embarks on a lucrative sideline as a bootlegger in Saudi Arabia.
- Season 6 Episode 1: The Real Goodfella
The gangster who inspired the classic movie 'Goodfellas' shares the story of his rise and fall as a wiseguy in the New York mob.
Locked Up Abroad: Season 5 (2010)
- Season 5 Episode 6: Panama
A young American backpacker and his companions are taken hostage by armed guerrilla soldiers while traveling through the jungle in Colombia.
- Season 5 Episode 5: Spain
A man agrees to smuggle cocaine from Ecuador to Spain to make money to support his family.Wednesday 5th June 9:00am EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 5 Episode 4: Bangkok
An Australian teacher tries to smuggle heroin from Bangkok to the U.S.
- Season 5 Episode 3: Tokyo
A woman is caught smuggling hash from Nepal and is locked up in Japan's prison system.
- Season 5 Episode 2: Saddam's Iraq
Two men suffer a terrifying ordeal at the hands of Saddam Hussein's secret police.
- Season 5 Episode 1: The Real Midnight Express
Billy Hayes, subject of the 1978 film 'Midnight Express,' tells the real story of being sent to the infamous Turkish Sagmalcilar prison.
Locked Up Abroad: Season 4 (2009)
- Season 4 Episode 13: Delhi
A woman's decision to make quick cash by mailing drugs to London from India lands her in Tihar Jail.
- Season 4 Episode 12: Jamaica
Two women are imprisoned in Kingston's Central Jail after attempting to bring marijuana back to the U.S. in exchange for Jamaican vacation and $5,000.
- Season 4 Episode 11: Sierra Leone
A Royal Marine working with the United Nations to disarm rebel forces in Sierra Leone must make a daring jungle escape after his camp is attacked.Wednesday 5th June 10:00am EDT - National Geographic Channel
- Season 4 Episode 10: Betrayed in Ecuador
An unsuspecting woman is given a suitcase full of cocaine and is arrested when attempting to board a plane with it.
- Season 4 Episode 9: Barbados
A pregnant single mother is apprehended attempting to bring drugs back from Barbados and is sentenced to five years in prison.
- Season 4 Episode 8: Iraq
While reporting from Iraq, two journalists are kidnapped by insurgents.
- Season 4 Episode 7: Cuba
A man abandons his girlfriend in Panama with 18 pounds of cocaine and tells her she must smuggle drugs if she wants to see her daughter again.
- Season 4 Episode 6: Busted in Mexico
A teenager is caught attempting to smuggle 33 pounds of marijuana out of Mexico and must spend years struggling to survive among hardened criminals in prison.
- Season 4 Episode 5: Indonesia
Chris Parnell spent 11 years in an Indonesian prison after being convicted of smuggling hashish.
- Season 4 Episode 4: Brazil
Four friends are arrested trying to smuggle cocaine out of Brazil and end up in a notorious South American prison where 111 prisoners had been murdered a year earlier.
- Season 4 Episode 3: Puerto Vallarta
A man is wrongly accused of shooting two policemen during a drug bust in Mexico.
- Season 4 Episode 2: Kidnapped in the Philippines
A missionary escapes after being kidnapped by members of the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf and tortured for 13 days.
- Season 4 Episode 1: Caracas
A blues musician attempts to make some money by smuggling cocaine out of Venezuela.
Locked Up Abroad: Season 3 (2007 - 2008)
- Season 3 Episode 8: Korea
An American is caught mailing hashish to himself from the Philippines to Korea and is imprisoned for three and a half years.
- Season 3 Episode 7: Ecuador
Desperate for cash, an American man agrees to transport cocaine from Ecuador to Europe for $7,000 and gets busted, ending up in one of Ecuador's most notorious prisons.
- Season 3 Episode 6: Taiwan
In 1997, Taiwan's most wanted criminal breaks into the home of a diplomat and his family and holds them hostage for 26 hours in an attempt to negotiate the release of his imprisoned wife.
- Season 3 Episode 5: Peru
An American innocently thinks he's simply been invited along on a nice trip to Peru with a new female friend until he gets thrown in jail after she gets caught trying to smuggle two suitcases packed with cocaine back to the United States.
- Season 3 Episode 4: Pakistan
British journalist Amardeep Bassey travels to Afghanistan, on assignment, but ends up jailed in Pakistan, accused of being a spy.
- Season 3 Episode 3: Bangladesh
An 18-year-old lingerie model makes a mistake in Texas that leads to her imprisonment in Bangladesh.
- Season 3 Episode 1: Kuwait
Amid the chaos of the Iraqi invasion, a 19-year-old man manages to escape from a Kuwaiti prison during the second of his 5-year sentence for drug dealing.
- Season 3 Episode 1: Cuzco
A man is caught in legal limbo in Peru after the woman he was traveling with is caught attempting to smuggle two suitcases of cocaine out of the country.
Locked Up Abroad: Season 2 (2007 - 2008)
- Season 2 Episode 4: Colombia
Colombia's National Liberation Army kidnaps an American on a motorcycle journey through South America.
- Season 2 Episode 3: Nepal
Four friends are sentenced to four years in jail in Nepal for allegedly smuggling gold from Hong Kong.
- Season 2 Episode 2: Peru
Two young Americans are promised a luxury holiday in Peru in exchange for bringing back cocaine, but instead find themselves facing six years in prison.
- Season 2 Episode 1: Venezuela
After a chance encounter with a Russian drug lord, two young men agree to smuggle drugs and end up serving 10 years in a Venezuelan prison.
Locked Up Abroad: Season 1 (2008)
- Season 1 Episode 4: Margarita Island
Two wealthy boat owners convince their yachting coach to reroute to Venezuela on their trip from Crete to the U.K. in order to pick up a large shipment of cocaine.
- Season 1 Episode 3: Sydney
In order to start a new life in Taiwan, a couple agree to pick up 200 grams of cocaine in Australia and smuggle it into Hong Kong.
- Season 1 Episode 2: Thailand
A woman is locked up for five years after getting caught taking a neighbor up on an offer to smuggle heroin out of the country in exchange for cash and airfare.
- Season 1 Episode 1: Mexico
Two Americans working little and playing hard for a summer season in Ibiza agree to smuggle some cannabis into Amsterdam when they begin running short on money.
Locked Up Abroad: Special (2008)
- Special Episode 5: Malaysia
Terrorists kidnap a couple taking a driving holiday in Malaysia.
- Special Episode 4: Philippines
A couple on an anniversary trip in the Philippines is taken hostage, along with 18 others, by an Islamic extremist group.
- Special Episode 3: India
In 1994 the worlds of Rhys Partridge and Bela Nuss became horribly entwined as they backpacked independently through India. They were kidnapped within weeks of each other by Islamic fundamentalists and threatened with beheading
- Special Episode 2: Chechnya
A couple in Chechnya to help local children is kidnapped by rebels and held in captivity for 14 months before the intervention of Russian a billionaire leads to their release.
- Special Episode 1: Uganda
A safari party's journey of a lifetime turns into a bloodbath when members of the group are kidnapped by rebels in Uganda.