Sky 1 HD have confirmed that Ross Kemp: Extreme World will return for a third series.

In the new six-part documentary series, Kemp will reveal shocking industries and controversial regimes as he travels to Brazil, India and Papua New Guinea.

Speaking about the new series, the former Eastenders star said: "I'm incredibly proud of the films we make for Sky 1. We remain dedicated to giving a voice to those caught up in some of the most extreme situations throughout the world.

"I hope that this series continues to resonate with the Sky 1 viewer and that they continue to share our passion for the programmes that we make"

The release date for the new series of Extreme World has not yet been announced