HELLO BIRDY is the 'Boofhead's Guide To Birdwatching', according to its star, the inimitable Australian actor William McInnes. In this six part series, William gets up close and personal with some of Australia's diverse birdlife like never before. Have you ever seen a birdwatcher in a malleefowl suit or a giant yellow codpiece? Or someone using the mythical rubber red-bellied black snake to scare off a brush turkey? Have you ever wondered what to say to a horny male emu while brandishing an artificial cloaca (bird's reproductive organ)? No, well, William doesn't have much idea either, and the results are hilarious!--Australia has an amazing variety of wildlife and in particular our bird species are like no other in the world.Our continent has an incredible diversity of ecosystems from the tropics in the north to the temperate regions in the south. Luckily we still have large tracts of wilderness. Conversely, there is a lot our country that has been developed and the land has been cleared for human habitation and use.Our land usage has resulted in extreme paradigms for Australia’s birds. In some instances humans have created perfect habitats for certain species. The introduction of grain crops and watering places for livestock has seen and explosion in some parrot species, to the point where they are classified as pests and have to be culled. In other instances the removal of native vegetation along coastal marsh areas has led to a decline in one parrot that is driving it to extinction, where now it is recognized as one of the rarest and most endangered species in the world.Hello Birdy takes the audience on a journey around Australia to meet our fantastic birds and also the people who are studying and looking after them. Whilst the series is fun and light, the over riding theme of the program is to draw out attention to the plight of our winged neighbours and where they sit in our landscape today.It is hoped that William McInnes’ fun-loving
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An unprecedented look at the making of the series ... each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, never-before-seen footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Jon Favreau. Topics include the filmmaking process, the legacy of George Lucas’ Star Wars, how the cast brought the characters to life, the series’ groundbreaking technology, the artistry behind the show’s practical models, effects, and creatures, plus the creative influences, the iconic score, and connections to Star Wars characters and props.
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Hitler: Germany's Fa
Hitler: The Rise and Fall tracks the birth, rise and ultimate demise of Hitler and the Nazi Party, the most terrifying political organization history has seen. How was Germany seduced by them? Was a whole nation under the spell of the Nazi Party? Did the hope of a better life quickly turn sour once the killing began?
Maverick paranormal explorer Dakota Laden takes his sister, Chelsea Laden, and best friend, Tanner Wiseman, on a cross-country road trip to visit the most-haunted locations in America. At each terrifying stop, the trio's unbreakable bond is put the test as they face their deepest, darkest fears.
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The Nightmare Neighb
Revealing the traumatic, shocking, humorous and occasionally bizarre experiences of victims of nightmare neighbours.This brand new series goes behind closed doors to find out what really happens between neighbours when disputes arise, looking at some of the most extreme and extraordinary cases in Britain today.
Tricks of the Restau
Tricks of the Restaurant Trade explores how to get the best quality food and service at restaurants, and reveals the techniques restaurants can use to get us to spend more money.
See No Evil
Living in a surveillance society, much of our lives are caught on camera – and what turns up on tape is shocking. This show tells modern mysteries from a new perspective, using real surveillance footage. Each episode features incredible stories where video footage helps to solve a crime.
Long before banks, ATMS and check-cashing services, there were pawn shops. Pawning was the leading form of consumer credit in the United States until the 1950s, and pawn shops are still helping everyday people make ends meet. PAWN STARS takes you inside the colorful world of the pawn business. At the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on the outskirts of Las Vegas, three generations of the Harrison family--grandfather Richard, son Rick and grandson Corey--jointly run the family business, and there's clashing and camaraderie every step of the way. The three men use their sharp eyes and skills to assess the value of items from the commonplace to the truly historic, including a 16th-century samurai sword, a Super Bowl ring, a Picasso painting and a 17th-century stay of execution. It's up to them to determine what's real and what's fake, as they reveal the often surprising answer to the questions on everyone's mind, "What's the story behind it"? and "What's it worth?"
The program focuses on the stories behind some of the biggest corporate and white collar crimes in the United States such as WorldCom, HealthSouth and Tyco. In addition, stories about more common crimes such as insurance fraud, murder, embezzlement, art theft, Ponzi schemes, credit card fraud, bank robbery, money laundering, identity theft, and medical fraud are also featured. Other topics have included the story behind the famous Mustang Ranch in Nevada and the rise and fall of boy band impresario Lou Pearlman. American Greed is narrated by veteran actor Stacey Keach.
Galpin Auto Sports, the number one custom auto shop in the country, lets America behind the scenes on their builds. From historic restorations and futuristic builds to fixing up barn finds, the team works on 100 years worth of cars under one roof.
This acclaimed Emmy Award-winning anthology series features documentaries and a limited number of fiction films united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of their independent producers. INDEPENDENT LENS features unforgettable stories about a unique individual, community or moment in history. The series is supported by interactive companion Web sites and national publicity and community engagement campaigns. Acclaimed actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci hosts the series.
The Angry Video Game
The titular Nerd character is an ill-tempered and foul-mouthed video game fanatic. He derives comic appeal from excessive and inventive use of profanity, frequent displays of explicit gestures, and heavy consumption of beer, particularly Rolling Rock or Yuengling, to "soothe the pain". A particular characteristic is his favorable comparison of extremely repulsive and painful, usually firmly scatological, acts to playing the games he reviews. Varying amounts of physical comedy are mixed into the verbal abuse.
WWE Breaking Ground
A four-episode animated series charting the adventures of four dinosaurs - each on a different continent in the prehistoric world: a lone female Velociraptor in Asia; a young male Daspletosaurus in North America; a South American female Saltasaur; and a young adult Pyroraptor in Europe.
Victims and emergency responders give first-hand accounts of paranormal encounters.
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Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild takes viewers on excursions around the world through the eyes of America’s most beloved animal adventurer and his family. More than just a collection of animal escapades, Into the Wild provides insight into the protection and conservation of some of our planet’s most precious and endangered species. Into the Wild is unscripted and action packed – it takes you on a raucous ride, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for all creatures, great and small.
Long Island Medium
Long Island Medium is an American reality television series on TLC that debuted on September 25, 2011. Based in Hicksville, New York, the series stars Theresa Caputo as she claims to be a medium who can communicate with the deceased. The series follows her life as she juggles clients and her family. Caputo's claims have been called fake by multiple sources, ranging from print publications like Wired Magazine to television news programs like Inside Edition. Both Caputo and TLC for have been criticized for profiting from what some consider a "charlatan" whose claims are "not true".