Kidnap & Rescue

Saturday on Discovery Channel Premiered Jan 29, 2011 Between Seasons


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Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • 8/13/11
      Worldwide kidnapping is a growth industry, fortunately there are individuals who have dedicated their lives to protecting the innocent, these are their stories.
    • 7/30/11
      Matthew Maupin and Thomas Hammill are kidnapped by insurgents during an ambush in Iraq. Civilian truck driver Hammill was held hostage but kept alive while Private First Class Maupin was killed. Both were victims of hostage terrorism.
    • 7/23/11
      Over 1.5 million children go missing every year. Many of them are kidnapped, bought and sold by human trafficking rings. Operator Ty Ritter's runs "Project Child Save" to bring children being held hostage abroad back home.
    • 7/16/11
      A husband and wife on vacation to celebrate their anniversary are taken hostage by a Muslim extremist group in the Philippines. The US government and Filipino Marines work to rescue them from the brutal terrorist leader Abu Sabaya.
    • 7/2/11
      The Guidry Group is a private security firm based out of Montgomery, Texas, specializing in "high net worth" clients, fortune 500 companies and US government interests. Plus, the intimate story of an operator who lost his partner in the line of duty.
    • Cartel Vengeance
      Episode 5
      The kidnapping of DEA agent Kiki Camarena was a seminal event in exposing the official corruption and true power of the drug cartels south of the border. The US using unorthodox methods themselves kidnap the kidnappers.
    • 5/21/11
      An Arizona teenager is kidnapped from his home by potential "buyers" while trying to help sell his sister's car. An American citizen with homes on both sides of the border is taken from his Tijuana residence while he sleeps.
    • Proof of Life
      Episode 3
      When Thomas Hargrove is abducted by the Columbian FARC while working in South America, his wife Susan, friends, and professional negotiators fight to bring him home alive.
    • Taxi Cab Killer
      Episode 2
      Filipino-American businessman Alistair Onglingswan falls victim to a psychopathic taxi driver while he and his brother celebrate their birrthdays in Manilla. Once taken, Alistair and Aaron communicate in cryptic terms to aid authorties in the rescue.
    • 1/29/11
      Brad Barker and his HALO group attempt to rescue a man ripped from his own bed at night and a girl kidnapped, drugged, and sold into sexual slavery, both across the US-Mexico border.