Death Valley California Pearl, 8.30pm A popular day trip from Las Vegas, Death Valley ranks in America's top five tourist attractions. With its hostile environment, it is a strange place to set up home but some hardy souls have done just that. This documentary takes a six-week snapshot of what living in this barren but beautiful national park is really like and builds up a picture of the people who live there, what they do and why they are there. Last Run Cinemax, 10.55pm Armand Assante stars as Frank Banner - an ex-CIA operative in the communist bloc whose position has been made defunct by the end of the Cold War. Now back from retirement, he is assigned to escort Andrus Bukarin (Jurgen Prochnow), a defecting ex-KGB agent seeking asylum in the West. On the run from the Russian mafia, Bukarin needs Banner's help to stay alive. Also starring Ornella Muti.