Unidentified: Inside America's UFO InvestigationIn season two, each episode will center around a specific case or aspect of the modern UAP phenomenon and follow the credible team of connected investigators including former military intelligence official and Special Agent In-Charge, Luis Elizondo, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and Intelligence, Chris Mellon.
Mystery FilesMystery Files blows the dust off the case reports of the world’s most famous and iconic unsolved stories. From the legends of King Arthur and Joan of Arc to the modern murders of Rasputin and Billy the Kid, these universally recognised characters have inspired, intrigued and confounded us all.
Unearthing new evidence and exploring fresh theories with 21st century forensics, historic document analysis, scientific testing and archaeology, the quest of each programme in this ground-breaking series is to finally separate fact from fiction.
The series features high-end dramatic reconstructions of legendary moments in histor
9/11: The Final Minutes of Flight 93On September 11, 2001, one hijacked plane never reached its target when United 93 crashed in rural Pennsylvania. Now, previously classified evidence including: secret service documents, air traffic control transmissions, phone records, voicemails, first person testimony & a top secret audio recording reveal the details of Flight 93’s crucial final moments.
How the Earth Was MadeHISTORY peels back layers of rock, fills up river canyons, parts the oceans, and levels mountains and volcanoes as How the Earth Was Made goes back in time, from 4.5 billion years ago to today, to reveal the mystery of geology across the world. Spectacular on-location shooting, evidence from geologists in the field, and clear, dramatic graphics combine in this stunning series to show how the immensely powerful, and at times violent, forces of geology have literally shaped the world we live in. From the Siberian Traps to Mt. St. Helens, Death Valley to the Sahara Desert, How the Earth Was Made investigates the
Missing in AlaskaThe Alaska Triangle region in northwest Alaska has more open missing persons cases than anywhere else in the world. Over 20,000 people have vanished in the past 50 years. Who or what’s behind these cases is unknown. Is it a local predator? Is it another Bermuda Triangle? Going case by case, our team of investigators will work with local experts and eyewitnesses to gather evidence, conduct tests, examine history and explore local myths in an effort to determine the most viable explanation to this sinister mystery.
Wheeler DealersWheeler Dealers is back, as turbo marvels Mike Brewer and Edd China show viewers how to buy the right car at the right price, fix it up on a budget and make a nice profit! This time around there will be more cars and more action as each episode focuses on the renovation of one car. Still armed with a tidy £5000 budget, Mike and Edd will be working harder than ever to find the very best bargains. Whilst Mike is scouring the scrapyards bartering for the best bargains, Edd will be in the workshop transforming the vehicles with Mike's canny second-hand parts. Cars getting 'pimped' this series include a juicy Jensen Intercepto
An American Aristocrat's Guide to Great EstatesSprawling estates and magnificent castles dot Britain’s landscape, passed down from one aristocratic heir or heiress to the next. But life in a stately home isn’t quite the fairy tale it’s made out to be. Join Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke as she ventures through some of the most storied and remarkable estates in Great Britain. From England’s Newby Hall and Holdenby House to Scotland’s Inveraray and Floors Castles, this is an all-access look at grand residences and the families who keep their histories alive.
Who Do You Think You Are?Stars from the world of music, comedy, sport, television and film join in the 15th series of the Bafta-award winning genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? Multi-award winning actor Olivia Colman, musician, DJ, fashion designer and British icon Boy George, Strictly Come Dancing's Head Judge Shirley Ballas, comedian and Not Going Out actor Lee Mack, presenter and former JLS member Marvin Humes, barrister and television personality Robert 'Judge' Rinder, Our Girl star Michelle Keegan and gold medal winning Paralympian Jonnie Peacock all discover their families' pasts in this year's series. Series fifteen reveals shocking d
World War II In ColourThis unique and compelling series has accumulated probably the best collection of rare and unseen footage from World War 2 in the World. By using the very latest colorization techniques it is now possible to show the full story of World War 2 as it has never fully been seen before. With the very latest satellite delivered terrain mapping and state of the art graphics this story can now be told with the very latest access to information which was not previously avalible to older series.
Inside Obama's White HouseA revelatory series to coincide with the US presidential elections in 2016, which will bring to a close Barack Obama’s eight years as President. Inside Obama’s White House brings the big crises and major successes of his two presidencies to life through first-hand accounts from his inner circle - and the president himself. From the early months - when Obama’s plans were stymied by the worst economic crisis to hit the world since the 1930s – through to the Arab Spring and on to discuss his legacy, this is an unmissable series offering uniquely privileged access.
The Killing SeasonFrom Academy Award–winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, The Killing Season follows documentarians Joshua Zeman and Rachel Mills as they investigate one of the most notorious unsolved serial killer cases of our time — 10 dead sex workers discovered on Gilgo Beach, Long Island. They uncover connections that suggest that Long Island is just the beginning.
Churchill and MeCHURCHILL AND ME WITH HUGH DENNIS follows the comedian, actor and writer Hugh Dennis, on his journey to discover what Sir Winston Churchill means to people today and explore the legacy he left behind across the globe.
The Great British Bake OffSeries 5 of the hugely successful BBC series, with Queen of Cakes Mary Berry and master baker Paul Hollywood judging the next batch of Britain’s best home bakers. Twelve contestants are tested on every aspect of their baking skills through a series of challenging heats as they battle it out to be named Best Amateur Baker. Who will impress Mary and Paul and make it to the final? Also included in this iTunes release are four Series 5 Masterclass episodes, in which Mary and Paul present short and sweet guides to baking success.
Trump and RussiaIt's the story of the century: The US President and his connection to Russia. In a Four Corners special, award winning investigative reporter Sarah Ferguson follows the spies and the money trail from Washington, to London, to Moscow.
Born Survivor: Bear GryllsIn this exciting series, daredevil Bear Grylls seeks out extreme survival challenges in some of the most inhospitable places on earth. From hair-raising drops into the infamous Viper Pits on the Camino Reale in Panama to disembowelling a dead camel to seek food and shelter in the Sahara, facing his biggest fears as he fights his way out of crevasses in Patagonia to surviving the extreme cold of Siberia, Bear’s a mine of information on how to get out alive. And there are plenty of gut-wrenching eats as he snacks on everything from a scorpion to a vine snake, grubs and bugs, roots and shoots. As he parachutes into the jung
The Misadventures of Romesh RanganathanComedian and self-confessed coward Romesh Ranganathan is, once again, traveling to some of the world's most unlikely holiday destinations. He's heading to countries including Mongolia, Zimbabwe, Colombia and Bosnia to find out whether there's more to these places than negative headlines and if they might in fact be perfect holiday spots. There's only one problem. Romesh can barely negotiate a travel plug, let alone a hostile foreign situation - so he's going to need a local host to help him out. Romesh encounters extraordinary characters, bizarre subcultures and surprising shared passions. If he could only find a vegan mea
Anthony Bourdain's The LayoverIn each hour-long episode of the 10-part series, Bourdain explores a different jet-setting hub proving that layovers are opportunities for travelers to mingle with locals, crash parties, dine on local cuisine, and explore cultures. From New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami to Hong Kong, Singapore, London, Rome, Montreal and Amsterdam, viewers learn where to go, where to stay and what to eat, to maximize their enjoyment no matter how much or little time they have in that city.
What Have I GotOn WHAT HAVE I GOT?, viewers have the chance to play doctor and diagnose real patients' medical conditions - with a little help from medical experts. The Internet has created a growing habit of self-diagnosis, and this show taps into the trend by putting viewers’ armchair medic skills to the test. In each episode, the audience meets three patients with mysterious medical conditions. From everyday ailments to the most extraordinary, a panel of doctors guides viewers through each case, picking up on clues that will help accurately diagnose each patient. For some patients, it could be a case of getting a diagnosis for the f
MythBustersAdam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are special effects experts who will stop at nothing to find the truth. Using modern day science, they put everyday myths and urban legends to the test to determine what’s busted . . . and what's confirmed. Joined by fellow MythBusters Tory Belleci, Kari Byron and Grant Imahara, this team is always ready to take it to the next level . . . with explosive results!
The Great British Bake OffBake Off is back! Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding are joined in the iconic tent by 12 of Britain's best amateur bakers - all united in their aim to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. This series also includes the accompanying 'An Extra Slice' episodes.
Louis TherouxThis series will tell a very human story about psychology, the myriad ways in which we behave counter to our interests, and how the world has changed over the last three decades. It is a celebration of our differences and our commonalities, an exploration of the human condition in all its strangeness, and also an oblique sort of self-portrait.
Strictly Come DancingThe show must go on! Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman host Strictly 2020. The dancers making a scene are comedian and actor Bill Bailey, actor and presenter Caroline Quentin, former Labour Party politician Jacqui Smith, Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing, EastEnders actor Maisie Smith, Olympic boxer Nicola Adams and presenter and journalist Ranvir Singh. Returning judges Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas and Motsi Mabuse are set to bring their usual mix of praise and scorn.
Coast New ZealandThe Coast format comes to one of the most beautiful coastlines on the planet. Acclaimed historian Neil Oliver is joined by a team of local experts to celebrate New Zealand's unique history, people, archaeology, geography and wildlife in this stunning series. Shot with the trademark Coast award-winning cinematography, this series transports viewers to a picturesque paradise. With a wealth of intriguing tales and inspiring locations to draw from, this is a fun and informative tour of a remarkable coastline.
Stories from the VaultsGo behind the scenes of America’s most renowned museum complex with host Tom Cavanagh as he takes you on an insider's tour of the private rooms, high-tech vaults, and cutting edge labs of the Smithsonian Institution, revealing some of the artifacts and treasures that visitors can’t see. Follow along to uncover the history of each object.
Exodus: Our Journey to EuropeIn 2015 seventy five cameras were given to people attempting to migrate to Europe, to film where regular film crews can’t: on inflatable dinghies crossing from Turkey to Greece, in lorries entering the Channel Tunnel, on open trucks driven by people smugglers across the Sahara. The result is a terrifyingly intimate yet epic portrait of the biggest story of the decade.
Filmed across 26 countries, from Afghanistan to Austria, Senegal to Sweden, Ethiopia to England, we follow the migrants across thousands of miles. Film crews also met contributors when it was safe to do so, and asked them about their motives, means, and
Gangland UndercoverGangland Undercover takes us deep inside the notoriously dangerous Vagos biker gang to tell the story of how Charles Falco risked his life in a covert investigation into its illegal activities. One of only three men to ever infiltrate three different biker gangs, Falco spent almost three years working within the Vagos gang, rising to second-in-command of the Victorville, California chapter. With his savvy and expertise, not to mention his immense courage, Falco has helped law enforcement bring some of America’s most dangerous and feared gangs to justice. This series captures the reality of outlaw biker counterculture: a
DogfightsHistory's most thrilling aerial battles can now be experienced as never before — from inside the cockpit. Legendary aircrafts like the F8 Crusader, the F6F Hellcat, the P40 Tomahawk, and more are brought back to life as Dogfights takes viewers straight into the heart of the aerial action.
The original pilots themselves narrate these legendary battles, illuminating the capabilities and histories of these magnificent aircrafts, the enemies they faced, and the realities of life as a fighter pilot. Filled with astounding state-of-the-art CGI technology, these episodes revitalize some of the most thrilling and ca
The Making of Classic AlbumsThe Making of Classic Albums is a high profile music documentary series focusing in a unique way on the great albums which have influenced the course of music and touched generations. Each programme builds a picture of how that album was conceived, produced and recorded. It also includes archive footage, stills from the recording sessions.
The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells AllFor the first time in over a decade, Erik Menendez opens up with his most in-depth interview to date in The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All, a new documentary series that re-examines one of the most fascinating true crime tragedies of the past century through the lens of one of the convicted killers.
GunslingersEach episode of GUNSLINGERS is action-packed, providing little-known information about the lives of infamous icons from the Wild West. True stories profile unlawful lawmen and gun-wielding outlaws including Billy the Kid, Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp, and more.
Discovery's Shark Week 2017SHARK WEEK, television’s longest-running and eagerly awaited summer TV event returns to Discovery Channel. In addition, the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps makes a splash with the most interesting race of his career, and gets schooled on everything ‘shark’ at the Bimini Shark Lab. Chris Noth also joins the SHARK WEEK action and finds out there’s more to New York than Carrie Bradshaw as he narrates SHARKS AND THE CITY: NEW YORK. Celebrating its 29th anniversary, SHARK WEEK delivers all-new groundbreaking shark stories incorporating innovative research technology to reveal compelling insight on so
Mystic BritainHost Clive Anderson and anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota are back to uncover more supernatural secrets and bizarre behaviors of the ancient Britons. Their missions will take them to the Stone Age Orkney islands on the trail of a hairy, Norse monster, to the windswept Welsh “Isle of Druids” to learn the true story of the enigmatic sorcerers, and all the way down to Cornwall, the birthplace of Britain’s greatest legend: King Arthur. It's just another regular season in the strange world of Mystic Britain.
Anthony Bourdain - No ReservationsAs host of No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain is best known for his culinary and cultural knowledge, as well as his often biting observations of the world's most exotic dishes. In this seventh series, Tony visits several off the grid locations that have deep seeded political history such as Haiti, Nicaragua and Cambodia. Exploring cultures and lifestyles that challenge him with a greater understanding of human existence, this ser Tony experiences the underlying stories behind a locale's traditional cuisine.
America's Book of SecretsAmerica’s Book of Secrets again opens the vault of information usually hidden from the public view, including previously undisclosed historical narratives and insider information. In Season 2, we delve into a range of provocative and enigmatic subjects like the American Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, the Hells Angels, and such esoteric subjects as Big Foot and Presidential cover-ups. Join as we bust through the locked doors and security checkpoints of government agencies, famous landmarks and stealthy secret societies to glimpse worlds you were never intended to see.
Air WarriorsThey are the high-flying pride of the U.S. military, one-of-a-kind warriors that, over the decades, collectively revolutionized aerial warfare. This series takes you behind the scenes to reveal the origin stories of the U.S.A.F.’s most iconic aircraft. We examine the unique features that make them so deadly and effective. Through rare, archival footage and compelling testimonies, meet the men and women who fly and maintain these Air Warriors and see how they’ve overcome incredible obstacles to rule the sky.
Dr. Pimple Popper: Before the PopDr. Sandra Lee isn’t just one of America’s top leading dermatologists. On YouTube, she is known as Dr. Pimple Popper who has performed thousands of procedures on her own channel.
Top GearGet ready for a fresh take on the most exciting cars on the planet, as a new line-up of Top Gear presenters prepares for tyre-shredding duty. Comedy actor Paddy McGuinness and cricketing legend Freddie Flintoff join racing driver Chris Harris on a humble mission: to take the world's biggest motoring entertainment show to the next level.
Underwater UniverseWelcome to the ocean's dark side. Building on History's successful Underwater Universe special, this new limited series goes deep to explore undersea forces that have brought terror and destruction to our planet throughout history. Beneath the surface of our life-giving oceans, tides and currents, predators, lethal pressure, and killer shockwaves create ongoing and ominous threats. Photo-real CGI animation, heart-stopping cinematography, and submersible expedition footage shed new light on hard science, dramatic historical stories, and riveting first-person accounts. Five deadly forces, four turbulent episodes, one
SAS: Who Dares WinsThis time the Directing Staff (DS) and recruits are based in a makeshift training camp inside a 150 year old Kasbah in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The soaring temperatures, surrounding arid landscape, vast mountains, canyons and deserts all trigger memories of the environments where the DS have fought during recent wars. For them, this is the terrain of modern warfare. As the recruits progress through the course, they discover harsh truths about themselves whilst revealing and facing their fears. As they are stretched to their limits, the underlying issues of masculinity and men's mental health emerge as strong o
Extinction - The FactsSir David Attenborough and a cast of world leading scientists bring us the facts behind the current extinction crisis. 'Extinction - The Facts' will reveal what extinction is, what is happening now, why it is happening and what could happen in the future. It will refer to previous extinction events and explore why this one is different. The film will show how interconnected everything is and use cause, effect and consequence to explain why extinction matters for the planet and everyone living on it - before revealing actions being taken to mitigate against biodiversity loss and what we can we do about it.
Walking With DinosaursWalking with Dinosaurs is the world's first natural history of dinosaurs. Using leading-edge computer technology and animatronics, this epic series shows dinosaurs as never before — it lets us travel back in time to watch living, breathing dinosaurs in their natural habitat. Imagine you could witness a prehistoric sunset — imagine you're watching insectivorous pterosaurs chase moths in the moist evening air and bull Triceratops lock horns over a young female. This is no longer a dream. Tracing the 160-million-year history of dinosaurs, from their first appearance to their abrupt demise, Walking with Dinosaur
Planet DinosaurTransporting you to locations across the globe and back in time through tens of millions of years, Planet Dinosaur uses unique hi-tech graphics to bring to life the most awesome and amazing creatures that ever lived. Almost all the dinosaurs featured were discovered in the last 10 years or so and forced a rewriting of the prehistory books. Palaeontologists now know that dinosaurs spread to every part of the globe, and evolved in ways so monstrous, horrific and bizarre they make T Rex look very tame indeed. Planet Dinosaur is a completely immersive visual experience studded with curious facts and jaw-dropping action as well
Ultimate Survival AlaskaThey are some the toughest, most extreme survivalists that Alaska has to offer. Going head to head, eight men of a rare breed are about to take the ultimate test of survival in Arctic conditions that only National Geographic could inspire. Dropped in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness by bush plane, with only their raw, mountain-man ingenuity, they’ll navigate through treacherous glaciated river valleys, barren ridgelines, and high mountain peaks, battling hunger, hostile predators, and perilous weather conditions along the way. Like the original National Geographic explorers, for those who succeed there is no grand pr
Million Dollar American PrincessesJoin Elizabeth McGovern as she takes an in-depth look at the young American heiresses whose real life stories inspired the acclaimed TV drama “Downton Abbey.” This series takes you from the late 1800s, when daughters of America's new industrial millionaires marry into the money-strapped British aristocracy, to the 20th century, when a new kind of American Princess wields power not through wealth, but through character, style, and wit. Through the decades, these women bring dramatic change to the European aristocracy and eventually the world.
Ancient Black OpsEveryone used ancient assassins. From Ancient Greece to the frozen North, rulers have always needed their elite troops – men trained to perfection, skilled with a devastating array of weaponry – men who will track down their leader’s enemies and kill them. All assassination teams faced one big problem: getting close enough to kill. No one in the ancient world had sniper rifles. As a result even the most formidable Japanese Ninjas got captured and tortured.
Diagnose MeCareers and relationships are imperiled as the patients' worsening ailments wreak havoc on their lives. As patients begin to lose all hope of a remedy being found, determined caregivers refuse to give up. Diagnose Me tells the incredible true stories of people struggling with baffling and life-threatening illnesses - and the brilliant doctors who diagnose them.
Top GearFreddie, Paddy and Chris go bigger than ever before as they test new cars, old cars and their own physical endurance to the very limit. This time they tackle a giant Wall of Death in old insurance write-offs, attempt downhill skiing in holiday hire cars, and unveil a go-anywhere ice cream van for the 21st century. Expect exotic supercars, fast laps, and The Stig, all brought to you from the new studio set-up: a drive-in cinema on the famous Top Gear test track.
Banged Up AbroadNational Geographic's critically acclaimed series Banged Up Abroad, takes viewers inside firsthand accounts of capture, imprisonment and pure terror. Combining revealing personal interviews with dramatic re-enactments, each episode focuses on one extraordinary situation, recounting the brutality, the bravery and, in some cases, the bad decisions that put the traveler in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Salvage HuntersIn this series, Drew’s on a mission for quality as he heads to a decorative antiques dealer in Tunbridge Wells in the south of England and travels to Dumfries seeking hidden treasures among a furniture enthusiast’s lifetime’s collection. Drew and Tee embark their first road trip to France visiting a 16th century chateau to check out the authentic antique markets of Montsoreau and Viarme.
Secret Scotland with Susan CalmanSusan Calman is back- uncovering more of the untold tales behind Scotland's most historic locations. In a warm, light-hearted but always informative journey, Secret Scotland looks in-depth at the history, characters and treasures hidden in these stunning spots.
The SixtiesThis provocative, sweeping 10‐part series explores the arc of history for perhaps the most transformative decade of the modern era. Executive produced by Academy Award®‐winning actor Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, the multiple EMMY® award‐winning production team of Playtone (HBO’s John Adams and Band of Brothers), and the EMMY® awardwinning Mark Herzog of Herzog & Company (History’s Gettysburg), this series tells the stories of the people, events, and discoveries that changed and shaped the world in which we live – from the rise of the Berlin Wall, to the assassination President Kennedy, Civil Rights, the
The UniverseImmerse yourself in another spectacular exploration of space in Season Three of this epic series from HISTORYô. A virtual collision of astronomy and history, these enlightening episodes of unprecedented programming utilize strikingly realistic computer re-creations and animations to provide unique insight into the mysteries of our universe and beyond. From bizarre clouds to the hypothetical Planet X, from space disasters to space sex to the possibility of future life-threatening cosmic collisions, experience the cosmos like never before ñ not through a telescope or textbook, but firsthand. With The Universe youíll feel
Secrets of the TitanicDiscover the REAL story behind the biggest Hollywood movie of all time! After years of painstaking research, Dr. Robert Ballard finally located the ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic, nearly two-and-one-half miles down in the icy Atlantic. Now, along with Ballard and his team, be among the first humans to see the Titanic since its sinking, as on-location footage presents this historic expedition as it actually happened!
Brain GamesNational Geographic's groundbreaking three-part
series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the
brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks,
Brain Games reveals how our brains create the illusion of a seamless
reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our
brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests
work. Brain Games explores cutting-edge science to examine real people with
extraordinary brains, revealing new discoveries about attention, sensory
perception and memory.
ManhuntFactual based drama looking at the work of Colin Sutton, who was the Senior Investigating Officer in the hunt for Levi Bellfield, the killer of Marsha McDonnell, Amelie Delagrange and Milly Dowler.
NapoleonThese three landmark documentaries provide the definitive story of one of the most iconic leaders of all time: Napoleon. With access to a unique archive of Napoleon’s personal letters, many of which have never been published before, historian Andrew Roberts will journey through the history and geography of Europe to bring this story vividly to life as he retraces the footsteps of the legendary leader himself. The three landmark films in this series shed new light on Napoleon as an extraordinarily gifted military commander, a mesmeric leader whose private life was, contrary to popular belief, littered with disappointments
Monty Don's Japanese Gardens, Series 1Monty Don travels to Japan in Spring to trace the history of Japanese gardens from early boating gardens, through Buddhist temples and Zen gardens, right up to a modern tea house. Returning Japan in Autumn to continue his journey through Japanese gardens. This time he explores both stroll gardens and how the Japanese bring nature into their modern lives.
Ultimate WarfareUltimate Warfare takes you inside missions from the past and the present to examine what caused the outcomes of these infamous fights. From the battle of the Midway in 1942 during the Pacific War - a bloody 77-day siege - to the end of Saddam Hussein and taking back Fallujah, find out how these soldiers came out victorious.
Exploring China: A Culinary AdventureKen Hom & Ching-He Huang cook their way across China in a visually rich culinary journey against the stunning backdrop of ancient and modern Asia.
Ken and Ching have transformed how we cook, eat and view Chinese food and have deep personal connections to the country. They also share a creative restlessness that inspires them to innovate and challenge Chinese cooking conventions.
They travel to China to confront and learn more about the dragon in the room. They delve into the conflict between tradition and innovation that is at the heart of China's food culture, both past and present.
War Digs with Harry HarrisFor years Harry and his friends have teamed up to recover lost relics of the Second World War. They have already unearthed the remains of Spitfires, Hurricanes, Messerschmitts and Junkers bombers across the UK and mainland Europe. The boys are back in a new series that sees them uncover the remains of aircraft that were lost to history.
Around the World in 80 DaysEstablishing Michael Palin as one of the world's favourite travelling companions, Around the World in 80 Days charts his attempt to follow in Philias Fogg's footsteps on the adventure of a lifetime. His route takes him from London to mainland Europe, across the Persian Gulf, through Africa and India, South East Asia, and America, and his transport ranges from the Orient Express to a hot-air balloon. Will he make it back to London on time?
Earth’s Wildest Waters: The Big FishA group of passionate anglers from the UK push their skills to the limit in six epic locations around the world. In each place they'll face challenges for which they'll need to combine their own talents with local techniques to outwit the environment they find themselves in. Presented by Ben Fogle, this series explores the incredible world of fishing; its variety of fish and their behaviour in distinct environments, revealing surprising animals and stunning landscapes.
Life After People - The SeriesWhat would happen if every human being on Earth disappeared? This isn't the story of how we might vanish — it's the story of what happens to the world we leave behind. Building off the success of HISTORY's two-hour special "Life After People," this series continues the exploration of a world wiped clean of humanity, in even more vivid detail. Just like the special, each episode will use cinematic CGI to reveal — in scientific detail — the fate of every aspect of the man-made world. What happens to the millions of animals that supply our food? The chemicals stored in industrial complexes? Which animals tak
The Clinton AffairFrom Emmy-winning director Blair Foster and Academy Award and Emmy-winning producer Alex Gibney, “The Clinton Affair” examines the events leading up to the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton. The series features never-before-seen archival footage and exclusive new interviews with those closest to the events including Monica Lewinsky.
24 Hours in Police CustodyFilmed like the first and second series for 24 hours a day intensively over several weeks, it captures in unprecedented detail the workings of a modern day police station. Combining the drama of cops and robbers in the real world with the humanity and humour of 24 Hours in A&E, watch police work against the clock to put criminals behind bars.
Bad Chad CustomsIn a small, hand-built shop in a rural town lives a car artist like no other: Chad Hiltz aka Bad Chad. His one-of-a-kind creations spring from his imagination, a mind that never stops. Isolated and without extra spending money, Chad always had to be creative and resourceful. Part MacGyver, part Willy Wonka, if Bad Chad can imagine it, he will find a way to build it.
Last Week Tonight with John OliverOne of the funniest, most refreshing personalities to hit the TV scene, John Oliver returns to HBO for Season 3 of this series that takes a topical look at the week in news, politics and current events. Each show is shot in New York within hours of airing and offers Oliver a unique platform to offer his distinct perspective on issues facing the world today while also featuring a variety of special guests and segments.
The ChallengerWhen Challenger exploded 73 seconds into its flight on the morning of 28 January 1986, it represented one of the most shocking events in the history of American spaceflight. A Presidential Commission was immediately convened to explore what had gone wrong, but with the vast complexity of the space shuttle and so many vested interests involved in the investigation, discovering the truth was an almost impossible challenge. A truly independent member of the investigation was Richard Feynman. One of the most accomplished scientists of his generation, he had worked on the Manhattan Project to build the first atom bomb and won a
The Curious Life and Death Of…Did drink, drugs, and rock and roll kill Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones or was it foul play? Did Harry Houdini die of a ruptured appendix or did a powerful group bring the final curtain down on his magic act? Did Lizzie Borden really axe her parents, or did an unknown intruder get away with (double) murder? Join host Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris as she explores the curious lives and deaths of history’s most fascinating individuals. Through tests, investigations, and autopsies we shed new light on these controversial and unsolved mysteries.
Ross Kemp In AfghanistanSince 2007 Ross Kemp has been making some of the most powerful television about British soldiers’ serving in Afghanistan on Britain’s frontline. His documentaries are un-missable. Candid and brutally honest they are the first on UK television to show what our troops are going through to win peace in this war-torn land during the toughest years of the campaign so far. Here we bring together both of Ross' series on Afghanistan.
CloughBrian Clough was possibly the greatest England manager England never had. 30 years since his first European success, Clough continues to fascinate and not only because his managerial genius secured back-to-back European Cups for Nottingham Forest, and the Division One title for both Forest and Derby County, but also due to his unique personality and the incredible approach he had towards the game.
Derren BrownFollowing the successes of previous television specials such as Russian Roulette Live, Séance, The Heist and The Events, Derren once again creates edge-of-the-seat television as he takes 'average Joes' on an extraordinary psychological journey.
In a powerful transformation, which will include an amazing, must-watch finale, Derren releases his subjects from the restraints that they have placed on themselves and allows them the opportunity to fulfil their true potential, opening the door to a new and exciting future...
Derren BrownThis sees Derren Brown at his most devilish, having persuaded members of the public to sign a Faustian pact with him and participate in a macabre game of Trick or Treat. With Derren never far away, all the participants embark on a unique journey, where a combination of fear and hope lead them to their own darkly dramatic finale.
Blue PlanetThis definitive natural history of the world's oceans covers everything from popular shores and teeming shallows to the mysterious open depths. Two-thirds of the planet is covered by the oceans and yet they remain largely unexplored and certainly under-filmed. This series changes all that and subsequently changes our views of the deep. Advances in underwater photography have opened the doors to unknown territories never before explored.
The Great British Bake OffThe Great British Bake Off is the ultimate baking battle where passionate amateur baking fans compete to be crowned the UK’s Best Amateur Baker. Over the course of 10 hour-long episodes, the series follows the trials and tribulations of the competitors, young and old, from every background and every corner of Britain, as they attempt to prove their baking prowess. Each week the bakers tackle a different baking skill, which become progressively more difficult as the competition unfolds.
Idris Elba: No LimitsGolden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated actor and producer Idris Elba is to push his body and mind to the limits in Discovery Channel's high-octane new show - Idris Elba: No Limits. This exclusive four-part series will see Idris - a huge fan of motorsport and extreme speed - immersing himself in aerobatics, rally driving, drag racing, and an attempt to break the "Flying Mile" record set by Malcolm Campbell in 1927.
The Great British Bake OffA feast for fans of The Great British Bake Off, this compilation features every episode from series 1 to 5 plus the accompanying Masterclasses. Since series 1 first transmitted in 2010, The Bake Off has become a firm favourite among TV viewers in the UK and abroad. Queen of Cakes Mary Berry and master baker Paul Hollywood are the judges, and the presenters are Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc. In each series a group of contestants are tested on every aspect of their baking skills through a series of challenging heats as they battle it out to be named Best Amateur Baker. The Masterclass episodes enable viewers to develop their
Ancient AliensAncient Aliens® Season 5 on HISTORY® continues to explore the fascinating field of alien research. Did intelligent aliens roam the earth thousands of years ago? Were structures created to worship or guide them? Do they walk among us now? From cave paintings to ancient texts and from artifacts to firsthand accounts, this inquiry presents grounded historical depth.
Great Continental Railway JourneysBy 1913, Europe had been criss-crossed by an extensive network of railways stretching from Finland in the North to Constantinople in the East and Cadiz in the West, all of them described in “Bradshaw’s Continental Railway Guide and General Handbook”. This comprehensive guidebook opened up an exotic world of foreign travel to the Edwardian British tourist – cosmopolitan cities, dramatic Alpine landscapes, beguiling seaside resorts and picturesque villages.
Michael Portillo embarks on a new series of railway journeys across Europe. Armed with his 1913 Bradshaw’s Guide, he travels from station to station, visiti
Greece with Simon ReeveSimon Reeve travels from the islands of the Aegean to Greece's capital, Athens. To learn more about Greece and the Greeks, he meets an extraordinary cast of characters, from gun-toting priests to the last remaining sponge divers. Getting behind the picture postcard image of this beautiful country, he finds out how the Greeks are coming to terms with a seemingly endless crisis. Simon Reeve travels from the Peloponnese peninsula to the rugged and mountainous north of the country.
7 UpThe subjects of these documentaries are groups of seven year old boys and girls. The idea for the series came from the saying 'Give me a child until he is seven and I will show you the man'. The subjects are revisited every seven years and at each visit are interviewed about their attitudes to life. They discuss their views on love, racial prejudice, money, marriage, school and home. The way their attitudes change - or remain the same - is demonstrated by comparing later interviews with clips from the earlier interviews. The first 'Seven Up' documentary was filmed in the UK. Based on its success the 'Seven Up' formul
Killer Women with Piers MorganPiers Morgan travels through the southern states of Texas and Florida to meet some of America’s most notorious female murderers. He ventures behind bars to come face to face with women who
have carried out the most unspeakable crimes in a quest to discover what drives a woman to kill.
Each story hinges on a gripping encounter with women who now face decades – and in one case
the entirety of her life – behind bars; each chilling interview takes place inside the maximum security
prison these killers now call home. Alongside these fascinating encounters, Piers also digs deeper into each story, meeting people whose l
When We Left Earth - The NASA MissionsFrom the early quest of the Mercury program to put a man in space, to the historic moon landings, through the Soyuz link up, and the first un-tethered space walk by Bruce McCandless, When We Left the Earth is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventures, as they happened, told by the people who were there. Featured in the series is never-before-seen footage from NASA's secret film vaults, digitally remastered into stunning quality.