Real-life detective thrillers take on a supernatural turn in PSYCHIC INVESTIGATORS, the hit new series from The Biography Channel. Featuring actual dramatic crimes that are solved through the unlikely combination of hi-tech detective work and the paranormal powers of a psychic, each episode featuresunfolds one amazing story told from two very different points of view - the detective and the psychic.
The Civil War
Between 1861 and 1865, Americans made war on each other and killed each other in great numbers - if only to become the kind of country that could no longer conceive of how that was possible. What began as a bitter dispute over Union and States' Rights, ended as a struggle over the meaning of freedom in America.
Don't Tell the Bride
Only the bravest brides would let their groom organise the biggest day of their life, by himself. The grooms get £12,000 and the brides get no say in how it is spent. With a million ways to splash the cash and a million things to organise, can the guys pull it off in just three weeks? And will it be for better or worse?
Exploring China: A C
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60 Minutes Sports
The first name in news magazines is now the last word in sports. The award-winning team behind 60 MINUTES turns its investigative eye towards the world of sports. From in-depth reporting to the most compelling interviews… to get the whole story you need 60 MINUTES SPORTS.The monthly, one-hour 60 MINUTES SPORTS premiered on Jan. 9 on SHOWTIME and represented the first time original 60 MINUTES content aired on premium television.
Documentary series about the resurgence of steam power on the Welsh railways, including the ambitious Welsh Highland Railway in Snowdonia
Final 24 is a Canadian documentary series which airs on the Discovery Channel and Global Television Network. The series explores the last 24 hours of the life of a person, usually a celebrity. The series is narrated by Canadian voice artist Dave McRae and Danny Wallace in the UK.
Countdown To Murder
The Great Rift: Afri
A BBC/Animal Planet co-production, the three-part series focuses on the landscape and wildlife of the Great Rift Valley in East Africa, investigating the geological forces which shaped it, and make it one of the world's most wildlife-rich landscapes.
Conviction: Murder a
Louise Shorter investigates the case of a convicted murderer who claims to be innocent.
On Death Row
Werner Herzog continues his investigation of prisoners awaiting execution after his documentary Into the Abyss.This series first aired in the United States, and was rebroadcast in the UK with the exception of the episode on Linda Carty.
When a killing spree occurs, the inevitable reaction is one of shock and disbelief at the unexpected and unimaginably violent chain of events. This compelling new series features such murders in forensic detail, drawing upon the testimony of those involved and those who knew the perpetrator to tell the story behind each chain of rapidly executed killings.
Art of China
Andrew Graham-Dixon undertakes an epic journey to uncover the art of China.
The True Story
(Aired as "The Real Story" in the US on The Smithsonian Channel) Braveheart, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, True Grit, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Master and Commander. These films achieved enormous success, but in bringing them to the big screen, the truth was often left behind. Now, separate fact from fiction and real life from reel life.
In Mind Field, host Michael Stevens brings his passion for science to his most ambitious subject yet: something we still know very little about, human behavior.Using real subjects (including guest stars and Michael himself) Mind Field reveals some of the most mind-blowing, significant, and least-understood aspects of the human psyche.Through expert interviews, rare footage from historical experiments, and brand-new, ground-breaking demonstrations of human nature at work, Mind Field explores the surprising things we know (and don’t know) about why people are the way they are.
January 1848 – August 1849: Gold is discovered in California and the new American dream is born. As the news spreads across the country, over 300,000 people—one out of every 90 Americans—drop everything and head west with hopes of striking it rich. Among the prospectors making the journey is an outfit of 40 men known as Boston Company.
EAT: The Story Of Fo
More than 50 years ago food revolutionary Julia Child appeared on a Boston television show to promote her cookbook and unwittingly launched the medium into the world of food. Since then there have been hundreds of TV cooking personalities, thousands of hours of cooking shows and multiple networks devoted solely to the topic. But despite all this, no network or show has ever looked back at when we ate what, why we ate it or how it’s made us who we are.Until now.National Geographic Channel (NGC) presents the comprehensive food story we’ve all been craving: EAT: The Story of Food, a six-hour miniseries event produced by National Geographic Studios in association with Creative Differences. The special satisfies every question you’ve ever had, and some you haven’t, about the evolution of food over the course of humankind, from our ancestors throwing raw meat onto a fire for the first time, to teams of lab technicians perfecting the crunch of a potato chip. More important, it will show how this evolution of what we eat and how we eat it has actually defined human civilization and cultures around the globe.
Who was Stalin? The man who defeated Nazism? The “Little Father of the Peoples"? Or the greatest criminal of his time? In Apocalypse Stalin, three 52-minute episodes, Isabelle Clarke and Daniel Costelle paint the portrait of one of the fiercest despots of the twentieth century, using archive film of the day. This footage has been perfectly restored and beautifully colorized by the Apocalypse production team. Starting with the fight to the death against Hitler, the series tells the story of the incredible rise to power of Joseph Jughashvili. This cobbler's son from Georgia started with nothing and made his way up the ranks through various intrigues and crimes, ultimately rising to absolute power and adopting the moniker Stalin - “man of steel" in Russian. From a human standpoint, the series describes the enormous tragedy that befell the Soviet people between 1878 and 1945, as they found themselves caught in a trap that became a living hell.
nvestigation Discovery's true-crime storytelling is often rooted in its award-winning visuals, but it's audio from actual 911 calls that sets the tone in ``Murder Calls.'' Each hourlong episode tracks a criminal investigation in which detectives must decipher the contents and subtext of an emergency call. As the case moves forward, the 911 audio ultimately leads investigators to the truth.
This Is Brazil!
As interest builds in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in June/July in Brazil, Brazilian-born Australian, Fernanda de Paula, heads home to rediscover her roots. The country is crazy about football and has a rich multicultural diversity that resonates within every Brazilian she meets, including chefs, musicians, artists and everyday workers.This is Brazil! showcases the vibrant colour and culture of the 12 Brazilian capital cities that will play host to one of the most highly anticipated and exciting sporting events in the world. Brazilian-born Australian Fernanda de Paula heads home to rediscover her roots, exploring Brazil’s cultural diversity, viewing daily life through the eyes of local chefs, musicians, artists and everyday workers.
Australia: The Story
More than 40,000 years in the making, Australia: The Story of Us is an extraordinary narrative about the people, places and events which have shaped our nation from the first footprints on our continent to the present day. Using astounding visual sequences, the ground-breaking drama documentary series weaves together stories of our origins and offers an original thesis about how we came to create the homeland we inhabit today. Alongside amazing CGI and innovative filming techniques, the series features interviews with important thinkers, notable celebrities and iconic national figures who take us inside the stories that have influenced our history.
Science of Stupid
This show combines cold hard science with some of the craziest, most spectacular and painful user generated clips ever recorded. Richard Hammond introduces all manner of mishaps featuring brave, if misguided individuals from around the world and then explains the science behind their failure and humiliation with the use of bespoke animations and super slo-mo cinematography. Every episode features between 50 and 60 clips of misadventure – ordinary folk making extraordinary mistakes. Each week watch stunts involving weightlifting, shooting guns or jumping over cars, that have gone wrong, paused, re-wound, and re-played and analysed to determine exactly what went wrong and why. Richard explains the physics, chemistry and biology at play, then presents forensic details to explain the stupidity that resulted in failure. He’ll look at everything including weight, volume, momentum, combustion and even how the brain operates. This is misadventure explained. This is the Science of Stupid.