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Wild Arabia

9pm, BBC2

This splendid wildlife documentary spies on the flora and fauna of the Arabian peninsula. Not that there's much of the former: 90% of the region is desert, meaning that its creatures have two options: live a nomadic existence like the resilient Arabian oryx, perpetually wandering in search of the slightest sniff of rainfall, or operate nocturnally. Indeed, the best footage here is captured at night, from the slinkings of the bizarre horned viper to the evasive tactics of the lesser jerboa, a tiny rodent with kangaroo-like hind legs. Gwilym Mumford

Live Cycling: World Track Championships

4.15pm, BBC2

Jonathan Edwards presents live action from day three of the 2013 Uci Track Cycling World Championships in Belarus, taking in finals of the women's scratch 10km, »

- Gwilym Mumford, Mark Jones, Ali Catterall, Julia Raeside, Hannah Verdier, Andrew Mueller

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