NonfictionIn addition to competing with appetizers, entrees and desserts, dog-loving chefs make treats for a canine judge! Things could get "ruff" if the golden retriever with the golden palate turns up its nose at their hard work.
NonfictionThe ruins of a once sprawling Nazi industrial complex along the Baltic coast contains a terrifying and mysterious past; using the latest science, experts investigate and unearth a cataclysmic, top secret technology developed by German military engineers.
NonfictionHemingway enjoys an idyllic childhood in Oak Park, Illinois but, yearning for adventure, volunteers for the Red Cross during World War I. He marries Hadley Richardson, moves to Paris and begins his life as a writer, publishing In Our Time and The Sun Also Rises. He finds critical and commercial success with his second novel, A Farewell to Arms.
NonfictionA long-distance couple is finally coming together in Los Angeles, but his Spanish-style bungalow needs a major update. Jonathan and Drew help them ditch the bachelor decor and improve the disjointed layout for a cozy, modern home they'll both love.
NonfictionA country-boy and a city-slicker search for a place with more room in Nashville. They need a dedicated room for one of their drag alter egos, but they disagree on everything else, from how much to spend, to whether a farm with livestock is a good idea.
NonfictionJosh Groban is calling on Jonathan and Drew to help him give his bandmate and friend, Mark, a well-deserved renovation. Mark's cramped garage studio isn't adequate for a musician of his talent, so Josh is surprising him with a high-tech recording setup.
NonfictionMina and Karen's first house in the new Near Eastside neighborhood seems too good to be true, and shortly after demo, their renovation plans begin to crumble. With Mina's baby arriving soon, the pressure is on to keep this home from becoming a disaster.
NonfictionIn the first of an all-new two-part special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are on a mission to build a bridge over the River Kwai in Thailand. In order to do so, they must first drive across a country that has been largely closed to Westerners for over 40 years: Burma. The trio must make this trip in three trucks that have been bought for a limited budget. What follows is an epic journey of beautiful scenery, regular adversity, ongoing malfunction, and constant bickering between the three hosts.
NonfictionExplore the city of light and love's unexpected surprises on a journey through the lives of the city's working class. Explore the varied ethnic communities which contribute to the pulse and edginess of glitzy Paris.
NonfictionJosh Gates joins the hunt for notorious bank robber John Dillinger's fortune that's never been found. Chasing leads across the Midwest, Josh searches Public Enemy Number One's childhood home and dives a frigid lake at a remote Wisconsin lodge.
NonfictionInvestigating the consequences of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. With exclusive access to a militant wing of the Taliban, and the story of Iran’s growing influence across the country. Also: a report on politics and rape in India.
NonfictionIn the 1920s, the idea of beaming moving images through the air is pure science fiction. Most people find entertainment in books, magazines, or theater. But two daring pioneering see a different future, where people sit in front of screens, dazzled and engaged by what they see. To dominate the burgeoning market, a ruthless mogul takes on a little-known inventor in a high stakes battle that will change the world forever. Can a rugged farm-boy topple a big-city titan with endless resources? With millions at stake, it's a bitter feud, as both men jockey to claim the title: "The Father of Television."
NonfictionHis Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan joins Fareed to discuss his meetings with U.S. President Biden and other top officials; The King’s thoughts on the future of peace in the Middle East; Does he believe the nuclear pact with Iran will be re-joined by the U.S. & Iran?
NonfictionBuddy Valastro and Duff Goldman face off over cakes featuring ancient worlds. Team Buddy looks to ancient Roman chariot races for inspiration, and Team Duff recreates the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. A panel of 50 cake artists gets to choose the winner.
NonfictionOur story begins in a little village on the border between Zimbabwe and Botswana. Unusually, James was the first to arrive, in his 1985 Mercedes 230E. Next up is Jeremy with a 1981 Lancia Beta Coupé. Finally, Richard turns up in an Opel Kadet made in 1963, which he immediately bonded with and named Oliver.To reach their destination on the Namibian border, the guys have to negotiate the vast openness and primordial sludge of the Makgadikgadi salt pans, the choking dust of the Kalahari Desert, not to mention the treacherous rivers and hungry wildlife of the Okavango Delta. Along the way, they encounter more or less every da
NonfictionThe world's biggest car program is back with a brand new, two-part special in which Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take three V8-engined sports cars on a grueling 1600 journey through the spectacular landscapes of Patagonia.
NonfictionIn the first of a two-part Top Gear special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are in Africa with a simple mission to find the definitive source of the Nile. Over the years many explorers claim to have already done just that, but the Top Gear trio believes that they can do better by traveling further and faster than any exploration team in history using only grit, ingenuity and three ageing estate cars.
NonfictionIn the second part of the Top Gear special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May continue their epic African Odyssey. Having survived insane traffic, lethal mud slides and some distinctly dubious map reading, the trio and their ailing estate cars reach the climax of their quest to find the definitive source of the Nile.
NonfictionIn this year's Top Gear special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set out to boost the British economy by embarking on a trade mission to India. Equipped with three old British cars and a range of uniquely British products, they set off on an epic road trip across one of the world’s most fascinating and challenging countries, devotedly promoting Britain with distinctly mixed results.
NonfictionJeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May continue their journey in three ancient and barely functioning trucks, heading toward their final challenge - building a bridge over River Kwai in Thailand. Having climbed mountains and endured a Burmese trucker stop, they must now venture into the Shan state, an area rife with civil war and normally closed to Western TV crews.
NonfictionIn one of the most spectacular and incredible Top Gear road trips ever attempted, the boys head to Vietnam, aiming to travel the entire length of the country in just eight days, thereby achieving what the American military failed to do in 10 years.
NonfictionThe Pacific Northwest is filled with everything - history, coffee, fresh produce, trees and obsession. Chef Anthony Bourdain is setting-off to visit the land introduced to us by Lewis and Clark, to rediscover it.
NonfictionNOVA is reopening one of the most confounding crime mysteries of all time as a team of expert investigators employs state-of-the-art forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Charles Lindbergh’s baby... and why.
NonfictionBuyers have high hopes when searching for their first house in Los Angeles. They're looking for a place with three bedrooms that's near the beach, but in Southern California's impossible market, they might have to give up some of their expectations.
NonfictionIn the 1950's, two enterprising brothers from Wichita, Kansas aim to build their restaurant, Pizza Hut, into a franchise empire by boldly introducing America to a little-known Italian dish--pizza. Americans soon fall in love with their signature, thin crust pizza, but unchecked growth and an underdog rival, Domino's, threatens to derail their first-of-its-kind pizza franchise juggernaut.
NonfictionA Washington State car chase ends with a shootout and a K9 fighting for its life. Pensacola police officers attempt CPR on a drowned 3-year-old girl, and a convoy of Ohio police cruisers screams through downtown Columbus in pursuit of their own car.
NonfictionIn a late-night, after-hours competition, Team Buddy and Team Duff face off with cakes inspired by the circus. Team Buddy creates their own sideshow attraction, and Team Duff builds a whimsical juggling bear.
NonfictionAdrenaline runs high when Adam Richman visits the factory where Yamaha makes ATVs, Waverunners and more. Then, we get an inside look at a company built to get people sky-high in paramotors, as well as amusement park Diggerland USA, a place you have to see to believe. Can mech-suits become the sport of the future? Plus, learn all about a personal submarine built for under-sea sightseeing for two.
NonfictionThe right culinary combinations can truly tantalize the taste buds! From biscuits and gravy to peaches and cream French toast, we're putting the spotlight on perfect pairings that keep you coming back for more.
NonfictionIt's a party for everybody! The aerobic concert with Richard Simmons features a live band and real people, plus ten motivating songs: Dancing In The Streets, Beyond The Sea, On Broadway, It's My Party, Peggy Sue, Great Balls of Fire, Wipe Out, He's A Rebel, Personality, Ain't No Mountain High Enough. Let Richard help you reach your fitness goals... and have fun getting fit.
NonfictionA couple who are a rock star real estate and contractor team struggle to find something for themselves in Virginia Beach. She wants a historic Victorian that speaks to her inner goth, but he wants something more updated and conventional.
NonfictionIn part two, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May continue in their quest to take three V8-engined sports cars on an epic journey through Patagonia to the southernmost city in the world. Along the way they encounter stunning landscapes, mechanical meltdowns and torturously unpaved roads before a terrifying turn of events brings their adventure to a heart-stopping climax.
NonfictionLife goes to extraordinary lengths to survive this immense realm. A 30 tonne whale shark gorges on a school of fish and the unique overhead heli-gimbal camera reveals common dolphins rocketing at more than 30km an hour. Descending into the abyss, deep sea octopus fly with wings and vampire squid use bioluminescence to create an extraordinary colour display. The first ever time-lapse footage taken from 2,000m down captures eels, crabs and giant isopods eating a carcass, completely consuming it within three hours.
NonfictionThe lives of animals and plants are dominated by the sun and fresh water which trigger seasonal journeys. The latest technology and aerial photography enable the Planet Earth team to track some of the greatest mass migrations.
NonfictionIt's the ultimate test of man against machine - or should that be dog against machine - as the Top Gear team set out on one of their most ambitious and arduous challenges ever. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond take part in an epic land race starting in the town of Resolute, Northern Canada, finishing 450 miles later at the Magnetic North Pole.
NonfictionJeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are dropped deep in the Bolivian rainforest armed only with three shabby 4x4s. Forcing their way through gullies, rivers and dense vegetation, they succeed in crossing the jungle, only to encounter drug lords, the debilitating effects of high altitude in the Atacama Desert and the world's most perilous highway, where they are literally pushed to the edge. The final hurdle is a range of impossibly steep sand-dunes as, battered and exhausted, they make their way down to Chile's Pacific coast.
NonfictionThe boys build motorhomes before setting off for a bank holiday weekend in the West Country to see how each of their creations performs in the real world. Meanwhile, Jeremy is also at the track to test the new Audi R8 V10 Spyder against the latest version of Porsche's enduring 911 Turbo cabriolet. Plus, Andy Garcia takes his turn as the Star in the brand new Reasonably Priced Car.
NonfictionJapan is a paradox. The low birthrate, the dedication, the conformity, and the life of a salary man are well known. There is also a competitive and rigid culture that gives way to some unique subcultures. Bourdain has traveled to Tokyo countless times, but on this trip he is in search of the city's dark, extreme, and bizarrely fetishistic underside.
NonfictionChef Tony Bourdain is a New Yorker at heart; he loves the energy and the soul of New York but lately, detests the touristy amusement park that New York City is becoming. So he sets off on a quest to rediscover why he so loves this concrete jungle.
NonfictionIn July 2006, Anthony and his crew traveled to Lebanon and discovered a beautiful country with generous people and delicious food. Then suddenly they found themselves iin the middle of an intense and uncertain conflict.
NonfictionBourdain's Roman holiday takes a cinematic turn, influenced by his tour guides, actress Asia Argento, screenwriter/director Abel Ferrara, and a host of larger-than-life Romans who take him inside a Rome for the locals.
NonfictionBourdain experiences the nuances of hyper-modern Seoul which has its sights set on becoming the world's top exporter of popular culture. Food options include Korean fried chicken, and a vintage Korean "army" stew, budae jjigae, with Spam, canned baked beans, frankfurters, ramen noodles and Kimchi.
NonfictionHemingway, reeling from his split with Martha, attaches himself to the U.S. Army as it moves through Normandy and liberates Paris. After the war he tries to start a new life with Mary Welsh but is beset with personal tragedies and professional mishaps. He publishes The Old Man and the Sea and wins the Nobel Prize but eventually is overcome by addiction, physical trauma and depression.
NonfictionThe public face of Colombia has changed immensely over the past ten years and is still changing for the better. Tony will explore several regions of the country from the mountains down to the Caribbean coast to the coca leaf growing inlands formerly controlled by drug cartels.
NonfictionBourdain takes a wide-angle look at the culture and history of this country, heavily influenced by Europe and Russia, with guides musician of Armenian descent Serj Tankian, and historian/Armenian resident Richard Giragosian.
NonfictionOn April 14, five days after Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln is assassinated. After chronicling Lincoln's funeral, the episode recounts the final days of the war, the capture of John Wilkes Booth and the fates of the series' major figures. The series ends by considering the consequences and meaning of a war that transformed the country from a collection of states to the nation it is today.
NonfictionViewers are invited on an adventure spanning billions of years into the evolution of life and consciousness. Visit a 100,000-year-old laboratory and examine the change in lifestyle that radically altered human existence and the life of the heretic who found God in the book of nature, which opened our way to the stars.
NonfictionBreaking up is never easy, but on this episode of True Life you'll meet two young people who won't take no for an answer. From cyber stalking to cat fishing, they'll do anything to get back with their exes.
NonfictionIn the 1870s, harvesting crops is grueling, back-breaking work. Farmers must walk miles behind horse drawn plows to get food on American tables. But a group of dreamers--all of them rivals--has a vision that will change farming forever and create one of the world's most iconic machines: the tractor. Their quest to corner the market--worth 75 billion today--produces some of the greatest innovations and most iconic brands of all time: Caterpillar, John Deere, and Ford.
NonfictionOver the last century there have been four successful presidential assassinations and a multitude of failed attempts. But do we know the real story behind these assassination plots? We'll look behind the headlines to the conspiracy theories that surround the most shocking murders in American History. What do John Wilkes Booth, Leon Czolgosz, Charles Guiteau, Lee Harvey Oswald and John Hinckley Jr. all have in common? According to experts, they were all mentally unstable. While this may explain their deranged obsession to kill the President, others believe this is evidence that all were patsies to a larger conspiracy. Forme
NonfictionWhen COVID struck, the Federal Reserve stepped in to try to avert economic crisis. As the country’s central bank continues to pump billions of dollars into the financial system daily, who is benefitting and at what cost?
NonfictionThe definitive documentary on the most recognizable band in the world, KISS. Chronicles the band's five decades in the business as founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons reflect on their historic career, with guests Dave Grohl and Tom Morello, and discuss the wild journey to global stardom, to rock bottom, to rock legends.
NonfictionCan Antarctica’s climate past offer clues to what may happen to our warming planet? To gather crucial evidence, NOVA follows an ambitious Antarctic investigation — a state-of-the-art drilling probe known as ANDRILL. Drilling deep beneath the Antarctic ice, down through the sea and three-fourths of a mile into the seafloor, ANDRILL recovers rock cores that reveal intimate details of climate and fauna from a time in the distant past when the Earth was just a few degrees warmer than it is today. As researchers grapple with the harshest conditions on the planet, they discover astonishing new clues — not only about Antarc
NonfictionThe Baeumlers balance construction on the villas and the watersports hut with creating an exceptional hotel guest experience. Then, giving up control proves to be an unexpected challenge for Sarah.
NonfictionFrom the birth of the devil in ancient Persia, where a beloved family dog becomes a seething beast, to a searing story of saintliness among macaque monkeys, join an exploration into the human potential for change. One of history’s greatest monsters is transformed into one of its shining lights.
NonfictionAfter four years in Boston, a British man returns home with his American girlfriend to buy their first place together in Nottingham, England. He doesn't mind renovations, but she wants a house that's move-in ready so she can feel comfortable right away.
NonfictionA mighty army of dolphins, sharks, whales, seals and gannets hunt down billions of sardines along South Africa's east coast each winter. This is the Sardine Run: an underwater armageddon, the greatest gathering of predators anywhere on the planet, and the most spectacular event in the world's oceans. Pioneering a unique boat stabilised camera mount for surface filming, the crew capture all the high octane action as the predators compete for sardines, filmed with aerial, underwater and above water cameras.
NonfictionFollow an Alaskan professor as he raises and studies an octopus in his home, making discoveries about its extraordinary intelligence, personality and skills. Octopuses are able to recognize faces and interact with other individuals.
NonfictionFrom PBS - In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy cut a path of devastation across the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States, killing hundreds and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. One year after Sandy’s deadly strike, NOVA investigates the critical question raised by this historic storm: What can we do to prepare ourselves for the next Sandy?
NonfictionThough it is a work of fiction, few films have been as meticulously researched as director Peter Weirs maritime masterpiece, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. The historians and experts who worked behind the scenes will now share the real story of how they brought their stunning recreation of the 19th century seafaring adventure to the big screen. Join us as we detail the brutal conditions of life at sea, and reveal the real life swashbuckling captain who inspired the Hollywood character Lucky Jack Aubrey.
NonfictionA couple expecting their first child search for a home in Washington, DC, but they can't agree on price. One seeks something practical to build generational wealth, but the other wants to spend more now for luxurious living.
NonfictionAmy and Steve travel to Springfield, Ohio, where a man claims a malicious spirit is threatening to destroy his home, his health and his marriage. He fears he or his wife will end up dead if the escalating paranormal activity is not stopped.
NonfictionAs the hotel reopens, the Baeumler family moves "back of house" to keep their personal lives and remodeling projects behind the scenes. Then, the ongoing solar panel installation and outdoor dining area construction disturbs the resort's first guests.
NonfictionIn the Caribbean, a deep-sea camera captured footage of a 14-foot tiger shark suffering an assault by a large, unseen beast. It could be an unknown species of mega-shark or even a cannibalistic tiger shark. Dr. Austin Gallagher wants to find out.
NonfictionIn Burlington, North Carolina, 2003, pregnant April Greer vanishes. Her boyfriend says she left him, and her family is worried sick. No one knows that the unbearable truth about what really happened to April is the stuff of nightmares.
NonfictionDetermined to keep the church relevant and meaningful in the 21st century, Pope Francis is no stranger to controversy. Francis’ story is a fascinating look inside the heart and mind of a man who is well on his way to shaking up one of the oldest institutions in the world.
NonfictionThe NXIVM curriculum gradually transforms India into a true believer. When actress Allison Mack approaches her about an elite, secret society of women, India hands over damaging personal “collateral” to join, not grasping that she is signing over her freedom and falling deeper into the clutches of the cult leader, manipulative sexual predator Keith Raniere.
NonfictionAt their parent’s behest, two Croatian brothers are hoping to set up a new family home in Perth, Australia. In a competitive housing market, big brother is happy to take on a project to keep costs down, but little brother is looking for a quicker fix.
NonfictionFrom the "designated survivor" to the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Centre and FEMA catastrophe protocols, what plans does the US government have in place to deal with a major attack or catastrophic event?
NonfictionFrom the shelter of our homes, snow looks magical, but it’s a harsh reality to many animals. Snow means freezing temperatures, which these animals must endure for many months. Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan meets some of the world’s most iconic snow animals across the globe, from the penguins of Antarctica to the bison of Yellowstone and the Arctic fox. Beyond the Arctic Circle in northern Norway, he encounters wolves, lynx, reindeer, polar bears, muskox, and even a woolly bear – the most miraculous, coolest Arctic caterpillar! Buchanan reveals the incredible adaptations and extraordinary strategies these animals
NonfictionWhen a top-secret Nazi base is discovered in France decades after the war ends, experts use cutting-edge tech to reveal the secrets of this deadly compound; what they find could change everything we know about D-Day and the last stand of the Nazi regime.
NonfictionWhen the battered body of Bianca Rainer, mother of two young girls, is found in rural Arkansas, the police have just one unusual clue, a puzzle piece found stuck to her body. But they know if they find the missing puzzle, they will find her murderer.
NonfictionMetahan and Annabelle are flipping a house to earn some extra money while Annabelle is on maternity leave. The couple thinks they have enough experience, but they soon find renovating to be more difficult than they expected.
NonfictionErnie and Megan are school teachers who are flipping a house during their summer vacation. Megan wants to make this house the best it can possibly be, but Ernie just wants to finish the flip and put some money in their pockets.
NonfictionErnie and Megan are schoolteachers trying to flip a house during their summer vacation. Megan wants to make the house the best it can possibly be, but Ernie just wants to finish the flip and put some money in their pockets.
NonfictionAt the turn of the millennium, Asian Americans have become the fastest growing population in the U.S. It is a time of tremendous change, as the country tackles urgent debates over immigration, race and economic disparity.
NonfictionWhat killed the mammoths? Near the end of the last ice age 13,000 years ago, these mighty beasts disappeared from North America together with some 35 other groups of mammals. For four decades, debate has raged over the cause of their abrupt demise. NOVA presents an in-depth investigation of a controversial new hypothesis which suggests that a massive impact from space could be the culprit, and also explores alternate theories.
NonfictionTeachers who grew up living abroad want to give their daughters the same experience in Antibes, France. They're looking for a handicap-accessible home with few stairs, plenty of outdoor space and a bedroom for each child.
NonfictionJonathan and Drew help a couple search Nashville's red-hot real estate market for a unique live-work space. Drew masters a nail-biting negotiation, but a high purchase price leaves Jonathan with a reduced renovation budget.
NonfictionAn enormous concrete box with bizarre circular openings looms on the coast of an island near mainland China; experts investigate and uncover tunnels leading to an enormous underground complex that nearly triggered a nuclear war.
NonfictionMythBusters: Find out if dropping a penny from a skyscraper can be lethal to pedestrians on the sidewalk below. Explore the effects of microwaves and whether or not tanning beds really bake sun worshipers from the inside out.
NonfictionThe three wise men of Top Gear embark on a seasonal road trip as they attempt to recreate a certain famous journey across the Middle East to Bethlehem. They do so in a trio of open top sports cars, each wholly unsuited to the conflict ridden mountains of Southern Turkey, the dangerous warzones of Iraq and the searing deserts of Syria. Along the way they test the limits of mechanical and physical endurance as well as asking the vital question, what exactly is myrrh and where do you buy it?
NonfictionIn one of the most spectacular and incredible Top Gear road trips ever attempted, the boys head to Vietnam, aiming to travel the entire length of the country in just eight days, thereby achieving what the American military failed to do in 10 years.
NonfictionThe Roman Empire, rotten to the core by the fifth century, lay open to barbarian warriors. Europe was beset by famine, plague, persecutions, and a state of war that was so persistent it was only rarely interrupted by peace. These centuries are remembered today as the Dark Ages. Beneath this cloak of darkness were people like Charlemagne, St. Benedict and the Empress Theodora who helped to bridge the gap of civilization between Rome and the Renaissance. Ultimately, these points of light would illuminate the darkness, and Western Europe would rise from the Dark Ages to a level of cultural and political power unseen for a tho
NonfictionJeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are dropped deep in the Bolivian rain forest armed only with three shabby 4x4s which they bought from the local small ads for a maximum of 3500 a piece. What follows is set to be their most extraordinary journey to date as they attempt to drive from the heart of Bolivia to the coast of Chile, encountering local drug lords, the debilitating effects of high altitude and the terrifying sheer drops of the infamous Death Road along the way. But before all that, they've got to escape from the deep, dark centre of the rain forest in what is without doubt the toughest and most unmissa
NonfictionIt's another feature length episode of Mythbusters and this time the team are on a mission to mash metal. In this 'Demolition Derby' the team have four fables of automotive mayhem guaranteed to bend your fender.
NonfictionThe great mountain ranges are some of the planet's most spectacular landscapes, but they are unforgiving places to live in, and only a few animals have what it takes to live at extreme altitude. Mountain animals are amongst the most elusive in the world, and this film provides unique and intimate glimpses into their secretive lives.