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Going Deep with Davi
Going Deep with David Rees is the how-to show that teaches you how to do the things you think you already know how to do. In each episode, viewers will journey alongside David as he dons his black apron to deconstruct a familiar process — navigating the whys, hows and what-ifs everyday experiences. Along the way, he’ll meet experts who reveal the task’s surprising history and de-familiarize it until you realize you actually know nothing about it. David will gather everything he’s learned to devise and debut the best technique to accomplish this formerly simple task — until even making ice cubes becomes a high-stakes showcase of beauty and technical precision.
The Recruits is an observational documentary series that follows a group of police recruits as they embark on the long and gruelling journey towards becoming fully-fledged police officers.With unprecedented access to the New South Wales Police academy and its recruits out on the beat, the series will give audiences a rare glimpse at what’s required of the people we entrust to keep the peace and uphold the law.
Using modern computer animation, great aerial and modern naval battles are recreated. In the process, you get to learn about the history of military aviation technology and the tactics developed to use them to their best advantage.
Comedian Romesh Ranganathan considers himself British through and through. He grew up in Horsham, doesn't speak a word of Tamil, doesn't know any of his relatives, has no idea about his cultural heritage and has almost zero desire to go to Sri Lanka. Like thousands of other British children of immigrants, he knows very little about the land where his parents came from. As his mother Shanti says - he's a coconut. Sri Lankan on the outside but British on the inside.Now Shanti wants her son to connect to his roots - so she has decided to change all that by sending Romesh on an odyssey around the motherland. Not that he's that happy about it.
Clash of Warriors
A series chronicling the military engagements of two opposing leaders.
The Real Story with
1968: The Year That
From Emmy Award-winning executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog comes a CNN Original Series Event, 1968. The four-part docuseries goes back 50 years to explore 1968, a year marked by seismic shifts in American politics, social movements, global relations and cultural icons that changed the modern landscape. Using never-before-seen archival footage and contemporary interviews with journalists, historians, and notable figures, the series maps the tumultuous events of the entire year, from the assassinations of MLK and RFK to escalating anti-Vietnam War sentiment and civil rights struggles
Jet! When Britain Ru
Series which celebrates an unlikely story of outstanding British aviation achievement at a time of national austerity, the breathtaking planes that were built and the remarkable men who flew them
Discover everything about your feline friend in Cats 101. This series highlights the frisky, feisty and contagiously cute behaviors that helped these cheeky creatures overtake dogs as the most popular pet in America. Learn about the various breeds, their genetic history, famous felines and quirky cat facts.
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Cancer: The Emperor
CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES matches the epic scale of the disease, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance but also of hubris, paternalism and misperception. Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective and a biographer’s passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting history documentary; an engrossing and intimate vérité film; and a scientific and investigative report.
Animal trainer Brandon McMillan's second home is the neighborhood animal shelter where he rescues hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained and unadoptable dogs. Then, at Brandon's training facility, the Lucky Dog Ranch, he embarks on the seemingly impossible task of turning the frightened pooches into perfect pets. In the end, a lucky family will adopt an even luckier dog, making each episode an adoption story that warms the heart.
The Men Who Made Us
This three-part series lays bare the secrets of why we buy what we buy. Jacques Peretti investigates what keeps us hooked on spending, and confronts some of the men behind bestselling products and sales strategies that get inside our head.
The future of cooking, Heston tells us, lies in the secret recipes of the past. The gastronomic adventurer heads back in time through a myriad of historical and mythical culinary worlds on a mission to recreate famous period dishes for the ultimate 21st century banquets.
The History of Sex
A documentary about the history of sex. The program investigates how sex has inspired great art and low humor, ignited battles and lustful obsessions, has been celebrated openly and shamefully hidden. From the practices of the ancient world to the anything-goes sexual revolution of the 20th century, the secrets of the Kama Sutra to the perversions of the Marquis de Sade, the Victorian age to Viagra... the miniseries shows how sex unites and divides the genders.
Killer in the Family
In Killer in the Family, cutting-edge criminal psychologist Laura Richards explores some of the most shocking and puzzling family murders of recent years. Her mission? To uncover the early warning signs of killers, and help prevent future tragedies.Each episode sees Laura profiling a different type of family killer. She does this with the help of comprehensive access to surviving family members – the people closest to both victim and murderer. And she speaks to the police charged with investigating these hideous crimes.All the time Laura is building a profile of the murderer to shed light on not only what happened, but also to identify the warning signs that pointed towards the killer's final dreadful act.
Car Crash Britain: C
A fascinating six-part programme which looks at footage captured by members of the public on our roads and highways including head-on crashes, spectacular shunts and miraculous near-misses. The extraordinary growth in personal cameras mounted on drivers' dashboards and bike helmets means that very little that happens on Britain's roads goes unseen.
Everything and Nothi
Two-part documentary which deals with two of the deepest questions there are - what is everything, and what is nothing?In two epic, surreal and mind-expanding films, Professor Jim Al-Khalili searches for an answer to these questions as he explores the true size and shape of the universe and delves into the amazing science behind apparent nothingness.
WWII in HD
WWII in HD is the first-ever World War II documentary presented in full, immersive HD color. Culled from thousands of hours of lost and rare color archival footage gathered from a worldwide search through basements and archives, WWII in HD will change the way the world sees this defining conflict. Using footage never before seen by most Americans--converted to HD for unprecedented clarity--viewers will experience the war as if they were actually there, surrounded by the real sights and sounds of the battlefields. Along the way they'll meet a diverse group of soldiers whose wartime diaries and journals show in visceral detail what the war was really like.This visually astonishing landmark series presents the story of World War II through the eyes of 12 Americans who experienced the war firsthand. Viewers will hear the story of Army nurse June Wandrey, who served from the beginning of the war in North Africa to the liberation of the camps in Germany. They will meet Shelby Westbrook, a young African American from Toledo, who became a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen; Jimmie Kanaya, the son of Japanese immigrants, who served in the U.S. Army and was imprisoned in Europe; and Jack Werner, a Jewish émigré who escaped from Austria before the war and wound up fighting not against Hitler and the hated Nazis, but in the Pacific Theater.
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Very Superstitious w
George Lopez travels the nation to to better understand his own superstitions by exploring the beliefs and superstitions of others.
Our Big Blue Backyar
Our Big Blue Backyard travels from Northland to Stewart Island, exploring six very special marine environments and features the colourful and varied inhabitants as they interact in their unique locations. From the giant to the tiny and the acrobatic to the rock scrapers, the range and behaviours of these species in such close proximity is fascinating. There is plenty of action in these aquatic communities as the lives of these close neighbours weave together to reveal entertaining animal dramas. It’s predator versus prey as surfing orcas travel the golden harbours of Northland; quality time with the big old snapper and crayfish of Goat Island; drama in the egg nurseries of the stunning Poor Knights Islands; a day out with the athletic Dusky Dolphins of Kaikoura; a fur-seal summer off New Zealand’s wild west coast and great white shark versus little blue penguins in the southern oasis of Stewart Island From acclaimed documentary filmmakers NHNZ comes the latest blue-chip series Our Big Blue Backyard, as seen on TV One