The Mechanical Unive
The Mechanical Universe... And Beyond, is a 52-part telecourse filmed at the California Institute of Technology, and produced by Caltech and INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications. The series introduces university level physics, covering topics from Copernicus to quantum mechanics.
Unreported World is a foreign affairs programme produced by Quicksilver Media Productions and broadcast by Channel 4 in the United Kingdom. Over the course of its 16 seasons, reporters have travelled to dangerous locations all over the world in an attempt to uncover stories usually ignored by the world media.
Descent from Disaste
Hell Below is an event-based series charting the stealth game of subsea warfare, tracking the dramatic narrative from contact to attack of the greatest submarine patrols of World War II. From the rise of the Wolfpack to the drive for victory in the Pacific, we profile the strategic masterminds and the rapid evolution of technology and tactics, as the threat of undersea warfare brings every sailor’s worst nightmare to life. Expert analysis and stock footage are woven with narrative driven re-enactments filmed on authentic Second World War era submarines to place the characters at the heart of the action.
Smartest Guy in the
"Smartest Guy in the Room'' sets out to prove that geniuses aren't always where you expect to find them and sometimes hold blue-collar jobs, like doorman, bartender and plumber. Three such blue-collar geniuses -- all of whom have an IQ of 140 or higher -- are featured on the show that challenges them to complete tasks that aren't as simple as they appear -- each one comes with a twist that makes it more difficult. Doorman Guy Messenger speaks several languages but admits he isn't strong in math; bartender Terry Myers enjoys microbiology, math and gadgets; and teacher's aid Randy Rice is a professional miniature golfer who loves numbers but isn't a big reader.
Derren Brown: Mind C
Using his unique abilities to anticipate and manipulate people's reactions, psychological illusionist Derren Brown wields his powers of perception over the unsuspecting.
New Zealand from abo
An aerial journey from the deep south of the South Island to the northern tip of the North Island. We discover the landscapes and meet New Zealanders who talk about their work, interests and culture.
Wyatt Cenac's Proble
Follow comedian and writer Wyatt Cenac as he explores America’s most pressing issues. Traveling to different parts of the country, Cenac brings unique perspectives to systemic issues, while tackling more benign everyday inconveniences with comedic solutions.
NASA's Unexplained F
Strange flying objects have been caught on NASA's cameras and astronauts have reported seeing UFOs. Some of the odd shapes and lights can be identified; others remain a mystery. We'll reveal NASA footage and interview the astronauts and scientists.
Stephen Tompkinson's Australian Balloon Adventure is a documentary series which follows Stephen and balloon pilot Robin Bachelor as they explore Australia's rich and diverse landscape and wildlife. They also take part in the country’s largest balloon competition, the Canowindra Balloon Challenge.
America to Me
A year-long immersion into one of Chicago's most progressive and diverse public schools, located in suburban Oak Park. Both intimate and epic, exploring America's charged state of race, culture and education today with unprecedented depth and scope.
Victory at Sea
A documentary TV series about naval warfare during World War II that was originally aired by NBC in the USA in 26 half-hour segments on Sunday afternoons, starting October 26, 1952 and ending May 3, 1953. The series, which won an Emmy in 1954 as best public affairs program, played a major role in establishing historic documentaries as a viable television genre. When it first aired, NBC thought it so important that it had no commercial breaks. The series was also aired on The History Channel in 1996.
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.
Impossible Engineering looks at the history of pioneering modern-day mega structures. Behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionised their field.It is a tribute to their achievements. Each episode details how giant structures, record-beating buildings, and the world’s most cutting-edge ships, trains and planes are built and work using 3D graphics, archive and specially shot footage. As this series revels in these modern day creations, it leaps back in time to recount the stories of the exceptional engineers whose technological advances made it all possible.
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.
Order and Disorder
The great 19th century Austrian physicist, Ludwig Boltzmann was one of the most important proponents of the idea that all matter is made of atoms. Today no one doubts this is true but in Boltzmann's day it was a controversial idea and many of his contemporaries disagreed with him. But Boltzmann used brilliant mathematical arguments to show that many aspect of the world we observe, like the behaviour of heat, can be explained if one accepts that atoms are real.
Miz & Mrs
Miz & Mrs is a docuseries chronicling the lives of WWE Superstars and married couple The Miz and Maryse. The six-episode, half-hour series will feature the pair, known for being larger than life both in and out of the ring, as they become parents for the first time.
The Real Housewives
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is an American reality television series on Bravo that debuted on October 14, 2010. It is the sixth installment in the network's The Real Housewives franchise.
The Last Defense
Emotional, in-depth examinations of death row cases expose flaws in the US justice system. Season 1 investigates a housewife convicted for stabbing her sons, and an athlete convicted for shooting a father, as attorneys race for new trials.
From tattoos to piercings and big boobs, Katie Piper meets people planning major body modifications, and people who've already had them done and regret it. Can they persuade the newbies to think again?
Intervention profiles people who are losing the battle with their addictions, and whose friends and families feel the only remaining option is to hold an intervention. Each documentary follows the lives of these addicts, taking an unflinching look at the impact of their addictions on their everyday lives, all the while the addicts are unaware that an intervention is being planned. Each airing ends with the friends, family and a professional interventionist urging the addict to get treatment. If the individual should choose treatment, the addict immediately enters a widely respected treatment facility.