The Operatives

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  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.4  (65)

The Operatives is a reality television series that takes you deep into nature. The story centers on Pete Bethune and his team of highly trained elite commandos that make it their mission to expose the environmental criminals that are destroying our world. Pete Bethune hand picks his elite team and they are equipped with the most sophisticated and technologically advance equipment to travel the world into missions which are life threatening. This team will go to any lengths to protect the world from these criminals.

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Standoff in the Sea
10. Standoff in the Sea
December 20, 2015
The Operatives target alleged illegal foreign fishing vessels suspected of pillaging reefs in the South China Sea, while Nicola travels to Hong Kong to explore the daily catch at one of the city's largest fish markets.
Tiger Island
9. Tiger Island
December 13, 2015
The Operatives go to a distant island on a covert mission to see wild tigers, and Nicola gets to see them when she heads to an organization in India that is trying to fix the human-tiger problem.
Sea of Cyanide
8. Sea of Cyanide
December 6, 2015
The Operatives set out on a covert night mission to bust alleged illegal fishermen using highly destructive cyanide fishing methods in the Philippines, while Nicola learns how marine rangers protect the pristine Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea.
Smuggler Stakeout, Pt. 2
7. Smuggler Stakeout, Pt. 2
November 29, 2015
The Operatives conceive a sting operation of an establishment suspected of buying pangolins, the most unlawfully trafficked species in the world.
Smuggler Stakeout, Pt. 1
6. Smuggler Stakeout, Pt. 1
November 22, 2015
The Operatives rely on their military reconnaissance training for this potentially risky mission targeting a suspected Asian crime syndicate the authorities believe is illegally trading wildlife and contributing to some species' extinction.
Last of the Rhinos
5. Last of the Rhinos
November 15, 2015
The Operatives travel to Indonesia's Leuser National Park to track down suspected illegal poachers who are thought to be contributing to the decline of the critically endangered Sumatran Rhino population.
The Dolphin Rescue
4. The Dolphin Rescue
November 13, 2018
The team learns of a dolphin that was captured and held illegally in an Island Resort in Asia. They decide the break the dolphin out and release it, but the mission seems destined to fail.
Lawless Loggers Part 2
3. Lawless Loggers Part 2
November 1, 2015
The conclusion in Indonesia. The team confronts the alleged illegal loggers.
Lawless Loggers Part 1
2. Lawless Loggers Part 1
October 25, 2015
The Operatives head to Sumatra, Indonesia to uncover a possible illegal logging businesses that ruin protected forests. The team goes up against the criminal loggers in one of the most secluded jungles on earth, equipped with only a camera.
Turtle Trader Takedown
1. Turtle Trader Takedown
October 18, 2015
In the Season 2 premiere, The Operatives take on alleged illegal turtle traders in the Philippines. The team raids a local property with authorities after receiving a tip that critically endangered turtles are being stored on site.
Description

The Operatives is a reality television series that takes you deep into nature. The story centers on Pete Bethune and his team of highly trained elite commandos that make it their mission to expose the environmental criminals that are destroying our world. Pete Bethune hand picks his elite team and they are equipped with the most sophisticated and technologically advance equipment to travel the world into missions which are life threatening. This team will go to any lengths to protect the world from these criminals.

The Operatives is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (18 episodes). The series first aired on August 17, 2014.

Where to Watch The Operatives

The Operatives is available for streaming on the pivot website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Operatives on demand at Amazon Prime, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    August 17, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (65)