Vietnam: A Televisio
A six-year project from conception to completion, Vietnam: A Television History carefully analyzes the costs and consequences of a controversial but intriguing war. From the first hour through the last, the series provides a detailed visual and oral account of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking on many military and foreign policy issues.
The First World War
A new history in 10 parts of the global conflict which shaped the 20th century, produced by Wark Clements for Channel 4 and Southern Star.
The space race, the cold war, "free love," civil rights and more: The decade of the 1960s shaped our history -- and changed the world. In collaboration with Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, CNN explores perhaps the most transformative decade of the modern era in a 10-part documentary series and brings new insights into how those events shaped today.
Mega Machines unlocks the secrets of iconic machines, such as roller coasters, bullet trains, and cargo planes. Transforming our understanding of the machines around us, the series goes inside, under, over, and through them, revealing how they were built, how they work, and more.
The Zimmern List
Andrew Zimmern reveals his personal list of favorite foods, places and experiences that should be on everyone's travel itinerary. He navigates each city like a local and gives his spin on amazing eateries, including what to order and where to find it. From http://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/the-zimmern-list
D-Day To Victory
D-Day to Victory tells the epic story of the campaign that took the Allies from the biggest amphibious assault in history to the ultimate victory over Nazi Germany. It tells first-hand personal and emotional testimonies of those who fought their way across Hitler's Fortress Europe.
Two-part documentary examining what encouraged one of Britain's most notorious murderers.Harold Shipman was a predatory murderer who preyed on the vulnerable and old, killing an estimated 250 people over a 30-year period. By the 1990s, he had even killed patients in his own GP's surgery. The programme features moving interviews from the daughter and son-in-law of Kathleen Grundy, one of Shipman's 3,000 patients. Grundy became one of Shipman's victims and was also the key to his undoing.With exclusive recordings of police interviews and extracts of his final letters from prison, this prolific murderer's contempt for the police and the justice system is revealed in this eye-opening film.
Wild Britain with Ra
Adventurer and nature lover Ray Mears explores some of Britain's more inaccessible countryside to discover the wildlife living just outside our front door.
"Droned" follows Pigeon Vision, a Fort Lauderdale based, family owned, aerial filming and drone customization company, whose business gives them access to innovative technology, high end celebrity clients, and travel adventures to amazing locales. The docu-series follows the eccentric, adrenaline junkie team, as they bring tomorrow's drone technology to use today.
Who Do You Think You
The Golden Age Of St
Two-part documentary telling the remarkable story of a band of visionaries who rescued some of the little narrow gauge railways that once served Britain's industries. These small railways and the steam engines that ran on them were once the driving force of Britain's mines, quarries, factories and docks. Then, as they disappeared after 1945, volunteers set to work to bring the lines and the steam engines back to life and started a movement which spread throughout the world. Their home movies tell the story of how they helped millions reconnect with a past they thought had gone forever.
The Weight Of The Na
Three years in the making, The Weight of the Nation brings together the country's leading research institutions in a national initiative to help shed light on solutions to restore our individual and collective health. The centrepiece of The Weight of the Nation is the 4-part documentary series that features case studies and interviews with experts as well as individuals and families struggling with obesity. Each part focuses on a particular issue: "Consequences," examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese; "Choices," reveals the science behind obesity and weight loss; "Children in Crisis," documents the impact the epidemic is having on the nation's children; and "Challenges," examines the major forces behind the obesity epidemic. parts 5 to 16 are a collection of 12 films ranging in length from 11 to 30minutes each part focuses on a particular issue.
Flying Wild Alaska
Meet the unconventional Tweto family that rules Alaska's most dangerous skies. Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, they battle unforgiving Alaskan weather and terrain to transport life's necessities to one of the most remote and extreme regions of America. With no freeway system for hundreds of miles, Era Alaska is the lifeline for the isolated rural inhabitants of the Bering Sea coastline. From champion snow dogs bound for the Iditarod to medicine for sick children to groceries for miners working on an operation on the North Slope, the goods that the intrepid pilots ship on any given day are crucial to everyday life.
Wonders of Life
Wonders of Life is a five-part television documentary series presented by physicist Professor Brian Cox. It is the BBC science department's follow up to Wonders of the Universe and Wonders of the Solar System.The series was produced by the BBC and Chinese state television network CCTV-9 and aired from 27 January 2013 at 9 PM on BBC Two.
The Curse of Civil W
Treasure hunters Rick and Marty Lagina, the stars of History's "The Curse of Oak Island," learn of a new mystery that may even rival Oak Island's. Michigan native Kevin Dykstra is obsessed with a deathbed confession made by a lighthouse keeper in the 1890s about a national treasure dating back to the Civil War. The story goes that Union soldiers tracked down Confederate president Jefferson Davis in 1865 and confiscated his gold. The stolen loot was smuggled north some years later but ended up in Lake Michigan, where Dykstra believes it still remains. He quest to prove it ultimately takes him and his team to the bottom of Lake Michigan.
Filmed at Thornhill Community Academy near Dewsbury, Educating Yorkshire captures every detail of life in the school, from playground hijinks and inspirational lessons to life-changing events. It follows the work of Headteacher Jonny Mitchell to better the chances for all his students and build on successive years of improving exam results.Located at the heart of a diverse northern community and with a student population that is almost exactly half white-British and half British-Asian, the school offers a fascinating insight into modern school life in the UK. Told with warmth and humour, Educating Yorkshire explores the universally-recognisable themes of teenage life and those all-important pupil-teacher relationships that lie at the heart of everyone's formative years.
SAS - The Search for
For the first time in 25 years the Australian SAS lift their veil of secrecy to reveal what it takes to pass the toughest military selection course in the world.Using the toughest military selection course in the world they are looking for the right type of solider. This is a search for warriors. 130 candidates from the cream of the military attempt the brutal 21-day trial. Most will never finish. First the candidates are subjected to constant and crushing physical exercise and torturous sleep deprivation. Their bodies are broken down - next it is their minds.
A perfect heist isn't something that's found only in the movies. Court TV's documentary series "Masterminds" presents an in-depth look at some of the greatest crimes in history. Profiling master thieves, cat burglars, bank robbers, forgers and smugglers, learn how their genius and master planning set them apart from their criminal cohorts and made them millions. And learn about the fatal flaws that brought them down.
Derren Brown: Trick
Derren Brown is a unique force in the world of illusion - he can seemingly predict and control human behaviour. He doesn't claim to be a mind-reader, instead he describes his craft as a mixture of magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection and showmanship. Whatever you choose to call it, his unparalleled performances amaze and unsettle all those who watch him. This is a powerful and provocative form of entertainment, unlikely to be imitated for a long while.
Ed Stafford: Naked a
Ed Stafford is undertaking an extreme survival challenge. He’ll be washed up naked and alone on a desert island, south east of Fiji, with only his brain, bare hands, and a camera to keep him alive. He’ll take no food, water, clothes, knife or tools, so from the moment he arrives he is on an extraordinary race to stay alive.
Pawn Stars UK
Welcome to Regal Pawn, a local pawn shop on the outskirts of Chester. The stars of the show are owner Mark Manning, (aka Big Mark), his daughter Vicki, his best friend Little Mark and Little Mark’s son, Marco. And yes, we’ve noticed the same name thing going on just like it is in the US show. Maybe it’s a pawn family tradition...?As we all know, we have a bit more history in the UK than they do in the US. It’s not their fault; we’ve just been around for longer! Accordingly, Pawn Stars UK will feature distinctly British items with a rich, historical heritage. A funeral pass belonging to the Duke of Wellington, a replica Spitfire, a suit worn by Charlie Chaplin, Muhammad Ali’s speedball and some original Picasso lithographs are just a few examples of some of the items to pass through the doors of Regal Pawn so far.
"The Chair,” created by Chris Moore, the Executive Producer of Emmy nominated “Project Greenlight,” is a STARZ original filmmaking experiment. The documentary series follows two first-time film directors, Shane Dawson and Anna Martemucci, who are given the opportunity to direct separate films adapted from the same original screenplay. “The Chair” will document the creation, marketing, and theatrical release of both films, and through multiplatform voting, the audience will ultimately determine which director will be awarded $250,000. Both directors will have creative leeway to develop their respective films using their own ingenuity and distinct experience. Actor Zachary Quinto and his producing partners Corey Moosa and Neal Dodson will join Moore and the script’s original producer, Josh Shader, to serve as mentors to Dawson and Martemucci.
Dates from Hell
In ID's series DATES FROM HELL, men and women share their personal stories of how something that started out as dinner and a movie quickly transformed into a terrifying tale.DATES FROM HELL profiles stories where the search for the love of your life turns into a fight to the death. In the premiere episode, an American tourist watches her charming Italian love interest transform into a violent assailant, leaving her to scale the rooftops of Rome searching for safety in a foreign city. Then, two college sweethearts quickly find themselves surrounded by three gang members who torture them, separate them, and leave them both for dead in the harsh extremes of the New Mexican desert.This series brings in a slew of stories that examine what it really means to survive a true date from hell, including a woman who had to make a daring escape from her kidnapper's trunk to a man who was lured into a serial killer's lair from a dating website.