John Torode and Gregg Wallace are looking for the country's next star chef.Those who make it through to the quarter-final must prove their knowledge and passion for food. The heats have produced four exceptional cooks, but only one of them will make it through today to become a semi-finalist.Initially named Masterchef Goes Large, the series changed it's name to Masterchef in 2008.
Stone House Revival
Jeff Devlin is the go-to guy when it comes to historic houses in and around Buck's County PA, where the structures are literally older than the country itself. In each episode of Stone House Revival , Jeff and his team of restoration experts work with homeowners to help revive these dilapidated structures into modern living spaces while preserving their historic integrity. Watch as he brings the amazing character of these old, rundown homes back to life.
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.
Terrace House: Openi
The bright young people of Terrace House return to Japan, where they live together and face new relationship challenges.
House of Curves
Kenyatta Jones, an Atlanta-based fashion designer who specializes in designing clothes for plus-size women, is the CEO of clothing boutique Bella René, named after her mother and main investor. Jones and her team, which includes her two close friends from college and an assistant with attitude, go to great lengths to expand the brand, but mishaps and in-house bickering hinder the dream. The ultimate test comes when the team competes for recognition in one of the world's top cities for fashion: New York.
Yusuf and Antonio are professional car hunters, but they aren’t your usual car pickers, as they put their lives on the line in their day jobs. Travelling outside the US to lawless countries no other dealer would dare to, they search for ‘diamond in the rough’ vehicles they can flip for a fortune. Mexico, Columbia, Venezuela – no country is off limits, even those where people are killed for their vehicles every day. From classic cars, to vintage bikes and even army tanks- they’ll cut a deal on anything if they think it’ll make them a profit.
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.
Las Vegas offers plenty of opportunities to find adventure -- the city's "Sin City'' nickname didn't come about by accident, after all -- and where there's adventure, sometimes bad decisions follow. That's where Dirk Vermin enters the picture, giving a second chance to people in Vegas who have regrettable pictures decorating their skin. The reality series "Bad Ink'' follows tattoo artist Vermin and his friend Ruckus as they scour the city to find terrible ink jobs, and for the lucky few among the convention goers, tourists and locals alike that Dirk and Ruckus find with cringe-worthy tattoos, Dirk works his magic to transform the eyesores into noteworthy masterpieces.
D'Roy and Dustin Taylor are relic hunters in Louisiana's huge Honey Island Swamp. Working with their extended family, the father-and-son team searches for lost treasures left behind by the kind of pirates, outlaws, gangsters and militiamen that traditionally called this inhospitable environment home. And when they find something worth selling, they head to the local antique dealers, collectors and pawnshops to hawk their goods. Swamp Hunters follows D'Roy and Dustin as they set out to turn muddy relics into pure gold.
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.
Exonoree and former football star Brian Banks teams up with former prosecutor Lori Coombs to uncover the truth behind controversial cases that may have led to wrongful convictions. In 2002, Brian Banks served more than five years behind bars for being falsely convicted of rape. Now, he works with Lori Coombs, who is a former criminal prosecutor with 20 years of experience. Together, this duo breaks down the criminal cases to the core. Join Banks and Coombs on an emotional and perplexing journey through different prisoners' lives.
If the floodwaters rise, if the virus spreads, if the bombs go off — these men are ready. Meet four former Marines who believe that they have what it takes to survive almost any doomsday scenario. Joel, Mark, Mike and Jimmy own Forge Survival Supply; their mission is to use what they have on hand to teach and test their clients' survival skills.
Pawn Stars Australia
Join brothers Aaron and Ben, and their mate Shanon as we take viewers head-first through the doors and into one of Sydney's most renowned pawn retailer chains Happy Hockers. If it can be bought or sold the Happy Hockers have seen it and probably made an offer. From a treasured tile from the roof of the Sydney Opera House, to a prosthetic leg, and even a Laughing Clown amusement park game from Luna Park, you never know what will be brought through the doors. With four shops, and 22 years behind the counter, they're always ready to buy, sell or pawn anything. If there's money to be made, there's always a deal to be done. A man visits Aaron and Shanon with an old cricket bat that he claims is signed by Don Bradman and a number of other cricket stars from the Bodyline Series. This could be a huge score for the store but before they can even take a swing at buying it, they need to find out if the signatures are the real deal. Ben and Aaron get the opportunity to buy an antique Japanese diving helmet from the 1940s that was used for pearling. Later, Shanon tries his luck at a fossilized Megalodon tooth. Meanwhile, Ben gets his hands on golden Pawn Broker's Balls an iconic item in the world of pawn broking. But Ben might have let his passion get the best of him and fears his brother Aaron might not be pleased with what Ben paid for them.
The Crystal Maze
A team of 6 contestants play a series of physical, mental, skill and mystery games across 4 themed zones gaining as many crystals as possible which determine how many seconds they get as they attempt to win a prize inside the Crystal Dome.
The Big Family Cooki
Presented by Zoe Ball and Nadiya Hussain, this competitive food show celebrates the families who make ordinary food extraordinary. Over the next few months, 16 multigenerational family teams of passionate cooks battle it out for the chance to be crowned the nation's best family of home cooks. Judging their efforts every step of the way are top Michelin-starred chef Giorgio Locatelli and renowned cookery teacher Rosemary Shrager. In each episode, two families face a series of challenges based on the realities of everyday meals, cooking up their favourite dishes both in the studio and in their own homes. At the end of each show, the judges decide which family make it through to the semi-finals.
The Voice of Ireland
You never know what you're gonna bring home from the home improvement store — maybe some new patio chairs or a bag of cement — or it could be professional landscaper Ahmed Hassan. It's like winning the landscape lottery: Ahmed waits at stores looking for the perfect weekend warriors who could use his help. People go in thinking they're just buying a bag of mulch, but instead come home with Ahmed and his team, who completely transform their landscape. It's ambush landscaping at its best!
8 Out of 10 Cats Doe
In 2012, two of Channel 4's most popular quizzes - the topical hit 8 Out Of 10 Cats and the cerebral words-and-numbers game Countdown - came to metaphorical blows as the anarchic comedians of the former took on the brainbox format of the latter.Jimmy Carr was the host, with Sean Lock and Jon Richardson as the contestants. Jimmy was helped by Countdown regulars Susie Dent and Rachel Riley, and hindered by Joe Wilkinson.The gang returned to play Countdown a second time later in 2012.In January 2013, as part of the next Channel 4 Mash Up, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson and Sean Lock hijacked an episode of Deal or No Deal. A number of comedians joined in, plus Rachel Riley and Susie Dent again. Joe Wilkinson acted as the Banker's assistant.Since 2013, the show has run regularly with multiple-episode series.
Ever sit in a friend or relative's home and wish you could strip or paint the walls, take up the floor, sew and replace fabric on the couch or chairs? Well this show is for you... Trading Spaces is a design show based on the British series Changing Rooms. For the first 4 seasons, the show took two sets of neighbors, and they switched one room in each other's home. They are given a $1,000 budget and they only have two days to completely redesign their neighbor's room. They are assigned a designer. Starting with season 5, the neighbors get to choose the room and if they get the right room Paige picked, they get extra money for the room and they only have two days to completely redesign their neighbor's room after the prep day. They are not allowed back in to their own rooms until the two days are up. At the end of each episode, the host sits down to talk with the designers about the room they just finished. Then, the host takes the owners into their rooms, with their eyes closed, a
New Discovery series VENOM HUNTERS will follow four brave teams of expert snake hunters who have the guts and skills to chase down the world's most venomous snakes and collect this highly toxic liquid. Each team has unique motivations and thrives on the thrill of the hunt, but they all share the same goal: saving the lives of others.
STREET CUSTOMS highlights the talents of car-customizing star Ryan Friedlinghaus and his unorthodox approach to managing his West Coast Customs family of artisans and technicians. STREET CUSTOMS features not only the process behind the builds, but showcases West Coast Customs' original designs that have propelled them to the top of the car-tuning game. Each episode of STREET CUSTOMS chronicles the boundary-busting cars that epitomize the street edge, passion and craftsmanship West Coast Customs represents and owner Ryan Friedlinghaus demands. The builds range in scope from customizing modern styled street rods to chopping up $100,000 luxury vehicles. These striking creations have an impressive client list to match, including sports icons, Hollywood elite and famous car aficionados. West Coast Customs houses craftsmen skilled in all aspects of car building under one roof, allowing viewers to explore the drama of each build from conceptualization to execution.