NonfictionWhen most people think of Queen Victoria, they think of a woman that's straight-laced and slightly removed from the empire she presides over. But in truth, the queen was a very passionate woman—witty, rebellious, and flirtatious—who defined the Victorian Age. Uncover details from her private life, from her racy medicine cabinet to her delinquent son’s sexual escapades to her alleged trysts with her servants in the years after her beloved Albert passed away.
NonfictionAircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush cruises deep in the Arabian Gulf for a six-month deployment in April 2017 to help ground troops defeat ISIS. Twenty stories high and more than three football fields long, this 100,000-ton ship carries 70 specialized aircraft armed and ready to fly into battle. Witness an up-close look at life aboard the carrier and the rigorous preparation highly skilled pilots and crew undergo before risking their lives to give air support to allied forces fighting on the ground.
NonfictionA young mother in Utah vanishes and the only suspect, her husband, acts suspiciously. Stephanie Bauer examines never-before-seen home video recordings that shed light on the dramatic events surrounding the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell.
NonfictionA defensive husband fleeing justice after the disappearance of his wife drags both of their families down deeper into destruction and tragedy. Stephanie Bauer brings new insight to the decade-old case of the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell.
NonfictionWhen a construction worker unearths some human remains in the backyard of an old farmhouse, it sets off a baffling fifteen-year missing person's case and leaves detectives searching for long buried secrets and overdue justice.
NonfictionMulti-Michelin star Chef Gordon Ramsay, award-winning chef Aarón Sánchez, and restaurateur Joe Bastianich invite celebrities and their family members into the MASTERCHEF kitchen, where they’ll show off their culinary skills in exciting challenges for charity.
NonfictionCaptain Tyler McLaughlin feels the pressure to stay ahead of his rival Captain Dave Carraro, but a new boat of friendly faces joins the fleet. The Whistler was formerly the original Pinwheel, and Captain Kevin Granfield is an old friend of McLaughlin’s. The two captains vow to help each other find fish and give McLaughlin the edge he needs to take the lead. Mechanical troubles plague the Falcon.
NonfictionYears after suffering a humiliating defeat to the Carthaginian Empire at the hands of legendary General Hannibal, Rome is determined to seek revenge. The next major battle would take place on the unforgiving deserts of North Africa on October 19, 202 B.C. This single day of combat set Rome on the path to greatness and exemplified the military muscle and ambition of the emerging empire. Join host Bettany Hughes as she examines the archaeological sites and remarkable finds associated with this seminal day in Rome’s rise.
NonfictionMina and Karen take on a 2,800-square-foot home with four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a bonus space. It needs a lot of work, and tensions flare as the women have differing opinions on how to approach its design and style.
NonfictionThe Georgia Aquarium sends a team to Cape Town, South Africa to help rehabilitate and release a group of African penguins into the wild. A dive team installs a shipwreck feature into the Ocean Voyager exhibit to provide an enrichment for their sea turtle.
NonfictionIt was just months before the Battle of Hastings. England’s King Edward the Confessor was dead. With no heir to the throne, Edward’s right-hand man, Earl Harold, Duke William of Normandy and Harald Hardrada, the Viking King of Norway, made plans to take the crown. Join us as we travel Europe to shed light on the fight for England, a fight that changed the world. It’s a story of broken promises, bitter family betrayals, and kingdoms run through intimidation and terror.
NonfictionNine of America's top professional bakers are challenged to create mini princess cakes and spectacular royal baby celebration cakes for 100 people using elderflower and lemon as the featured flavors.
NonfictionMatt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid buy used luxury limousines from Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Mercedes... for the price of Britain's cheapest new car, and test them out in a six-hour endurance race at Silverstone.
NonfictionMeet the latest U.S. Navy supercarrier to be welcomed into the fleet: USS Gerald R. Ford, the most advanced warship ever built. This state-of-the-art, $14 billion behemoth was built to meet the demands of 21st century warfare, with new features and a new look—it’s the first new carrier design in over 40 years. Get an inside look at the ship’s 13-year journey, from her construction at Newport News Shipbuilding to a technical snag that put the entire program at risk.
NonfictionIn 1986, in the heart of the Ukraine, the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded, releasing 400 times more radiation than the Hiroshima Bomb. It was the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Thirty workers died. 50,000 people fled the nearest city. And radioactive fallout made an area larger than Long Island a no-go zone. Hastily, a so-called “sarcophagus” was built to contain the radioactive materials that lingered at the site after the explosion. But thirty years later, the sarcophagus is crumbling, and another disaster at Chernobyl looms. Now, an international team of engineers is racing the clock to assemble one of the mo
NonfictionMatt LeBlanc and Chris Harris are both tasked with reviewing the new Bentley Continental GT, while Rory Reid tests the new Renault Megane hot hatch. Out on track, Chris attempts to tame the scariest Porsche 911 of all time.
NonfictionPaul Holes re-examines the suspicious death of Morgan Ingram. Her parents claim she was stalked and eventually murdered, but law enforcement closed her case as a suicide by overdose. What really happened to this beloved 20 year old?
NonfictionCould a writer's obsession with crime bring her darkest fantasy into reality? A self-proclaimed novelist's plot for her husband's untimely death takes an unexpected turn, and a sting operation reveals the twisted truth.
NonfictionSomething is wiping out the fish in the Australia's Fitzroy River, and Jeremy Wade is determined to discover the cause. Evidence points to the arrival of a new top predator, but could something far more insidious be spreading into Western Australia?
NonfictionMeet the undisputed king of winged fighters, the F-15 Eagle. For decades, it's been the U.S. Air Force's weapon of choice when there's any real chance of air-to-air combat, with an undefeated record since its first combat kill in 1979. We reveal how this sleek, powerful jet overcame its skeptics to dominate the skies. Then we explore how it revolutionized the aviation world through rare footage and captivating stories from the pilots who flew into danger aboard this remarkable and resilient aircraft.
NonfictionThe inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade. Reporting from the US and China, NPR and FRONTLINE investigate what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.
NonfictionWhen the body parts of two missing teens are found in a backyard cornfield, Ohio detectives uncover dark family secrets to track their suspect. The community fears there may never be justice when the man convicted of the crime is released from prison.
NonfictionNewly married musicians are looking to buy a bigger home that can house all their instruments. They soon realize that putting in some sweat equity is the only way they'll get a house that truly reflects their creative side.
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 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.
NonfictionThe series starts with that great paradox. How could the settlement at the end of World War One – the “war to end all wars” – lead to an even greater conflict just a few years later? The answer is a tale with terrible resonance today. This film shows how the Great Depression sapped the will of the emocracies of the West to face up to a new and disturbing political phenomenon – the rise of militaristic dictators, in Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain. The result was that the major powers ignored all the warning signs and allowed the likes of Mussolini and above all Hitler to begin the course that would lead the world
NonfictionHorse riding played a key role in human expansion and civilization. But when and how did people first master these animals? Scientists use archeology and genetics to uncover clues about the first horse riders and how they shaped the world.
NonfictionChristof uncovers new clues about the true fate of outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. He travels to the highlands of Bolivia and the mountains of Utah to dig up evidence that may finally solve this 100-year-old mystery.
NonfictionTopics: Iran: are the U.S. and Iran on a collision course towards war?; America, China, and Russia: trade, conflict, and cyberwarfare Guest: Jim Scuitto, CNN chief national security correspondent; author, The Shadow War: Inside Russia's and China'sSecret Operations to Defeat America (2019)Guest: Robin Wright, contributing writer, The New Yorker; distinguished scholar, United States Institute of Peace; author, The Iran Primer: Power, Politics, and U.S. Policy (2013) Topics: U.S.-China trade war: Is President Trump taking the right positions on China? Will Trump or Xi back down? Is this the start of a new Cold War betwee
NonfictionA couple of newlyweds are ready to move out of his bachelor pad and settle down in glittery Las Vegas. With a budget of $1 million, they hope to find a home with a office for her, a theater room for him and space for her mother.
NonfictionGiada De Laurentiis challenges the teams of bakers to make a glamorous baby shower cake that tastes like a cocktail. The winning team takes home $10,000 and gets their cake served at the special event.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
NonfictionA college student disappears in broad daylight after an afternoon of sunbathing at a busy lake. The mystery deepens when her wallet is found along with the personal items of the victim of another violent crime.
NonfictionThe Today Show's Dylan Dreyer teams up with Chopped's Scott Conant to take down their friend Bobby Flay. Jamaican chef Patrick Simpson challenges Hawaiian chef Alvin Savella in an all-out battle of the islands.
NonfictionLeanne and Steve tackle a couple's newly purchased, claustrophobic home with zero flow between rooms. Leanne removes walls and rearranges doors to give the house a vintage, woodsy feel with modern lighting and a stunning kitchen.
NonfictionThrough remarkable home movies, gathered from archives and attics and now seen for the first time, The Lost Kennedy Home Movies tells the story of the children of Joseph and Rose Kennedy as they grew up in the 1930s and '40s and later burst into the national spotlight during the political careers of John, Robert and Ted Kennedy. The special concludes in November 1963, with scenes of the last weekend John and Jackie Kennedy spent with Caroline and John, Jr., just two weeks before JFK's assassination in Dallas. The extremely rare home movies, transferred to HD, create a revealing and emotional portrait of the "first generati
NonfictionBusy professionals from California are on the hunt for a beach house in Massachusetts. Both agree the house needs to be renovation-free. He wants outdoor living, while she's intent on a place big enough for her parents.
NonfictionFlorida homeowners want to create a custom pool fit for entertaining their family of 10! In the spirit of building in the "Sunshine State," the Pool Kings whip up a Tiki-themed, resort-style pool with a custom putting green.
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.
NonfictionAs R. Kelly rises to fame and power as an R&B icon, he forms relationships with younger singers and dancers. Rumors about his marriage to a fifteen-year-old Aaliyah do little to stop his meteoric trajectory.
NonfictionProvence is a region of France characterized by its impoverished history and hard labor. Throughout his journey in Provence, Tony becomes enamored with the Provencal culture and cuisine glorifying the region as the ideal escape.
NonfictionThe lads attempt to answer one of the world's great unanswered questions - is it possible to build a truly amphibious car that works as well on water as it is does on land? Also, actor Philip Glenister is the Star in the Reasonably Priced Car and the Lotus Exige S is power-tested by on the track by Jeremy and the Stig.
NonfictionJeremy, Richard and James have all poured scorn on caravans and those who choose to spend their weekends in them. Now the team have to swallow their pride as they embark on a caravan holiday in Dorset. Three hot saloons burn rubber on the test track, and the Stig attempts to find out how fast you can drive a car indoors! Plus actor Brian Cox is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
NonfictionNarrated by Oliver Stone, this new one-hour series features human events that at the time went under reported, but crucially shaped America's unique and complex history. The first chapter explores the birth of the American Empire by focusing on Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Through examination of key decisions during World War II, discover unsung heroes such as American Henry Wallace and explore the demonization of the Soviets. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
NonfictionDive inside the mind of America's most notorious serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer. New revelations and never-before-seen interviews shed light on the grisly and twisted case. Told firsthand from those closest to Dahmer, including his family.
NonfictionIt's the season finale and the team is handed a shocking new theory that may connect the Oak Island treasure to the birth of a nation. But it's also the moment of truth for the fellowship as the guys are faced with the burning question: quit or continue?
NonfictionOn March 27, 2017, Andrew Nesbitt is found dead on his 46th birthday in his Madison, Wisconsin apartment. With no witnesses, investigators turn to surveillance cameras in local bars, cabs, and street corners to track down his killer.
NonfictionNancy Glass' definitive interview with Jeffrey Dahmer becomes even darker as they discuss the most shocking aspect of his crimes -- cannibalism, diving even deeper into the mind of the world's most notorious serial killer.
NonfictionThe Aleutian Islands are home to some of the most remote communities on earth. Jeremy Wade sets out to investigate reports of strange, alien species in the waters surrounding the islands and the disappearance of fish that have been there for generations.
NonfictionAdouble homicide in NYC soon becomes a media circus when investigators reveal the two victims led a secret life. As the list of suspects grows, it's a call from the victims' home that may provide the only link to the killer.
NonfictionLive from the Egyptian desert and inside an underground tomb complex, Josh Gates investigates a sealed sarcophagus that may contain the identity of a mummy who has remained a mystery for 3,000 years.
NonfictionJosh Gates travels to the Holy Land to investigate a mystery of biblical proportions--where was Jesus actually born? The investigation leads to explosive revelations that may change our understanding of Jesus' origin story.
NonfictionHow does forensic science help resolve questions about the JFK assassination? With the help of a group of scientists and researchers with access to the evidence in the case, Investigating History looks at new information that examines which theories are believable, and which are not. Specifically, the experts looked at the acoustic evidence from the radio of one of the motorcycle policemen in the motorcade and the number of shots that were fired; at the reliability of autopsy X-rays of JFK's skull; at the investigation that concluded that Oswald was the lone assassin; at the new evidentiary support for the "magic bullet" t
NonfictionA car fire blazing near a beach sends detectives on a search that ends with a young woman found dead and her mother yearning for answers. The killer's attempt to eliminate evidence actually gives investigators the clues they need to catch him.
NonfictionPlenty of water, warmth and light provide perfect conditions for survival, making jungles the most diverse habitats on Earth. Yet, the rainforest is no Eden. As rains become increasingly unpredictable, only the most resilient species triumph. With a spotlight on the fiercest jungle species, discover why survival of the fittest amid this competitive world has never been more apparent.
Nonfiction30 civilians begin the most intense physical and mental challenge of their life as they begin The Selection, led by six Special Operations veterans. Unrelenting physical training, interrogations, and tear gas exposure introduce these civilians to what lies ahead.
NonfictionFew people know that along with authoring the Declaration of Independence, Founding Father Thomas Jefferson also scripted his own bible, which he called “The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth.” Fearing criticism, however, he never shared the work with the world. What did his bible say that could have caused an uproar? Join Smithsonian curators and they gently and meticulously piece together this crumbling relic, page by brittle page. Their hope is to preserve the work for future generations while answering questions about our nation’s past.
NonfictionFor every F/A-18 leaving the air wing of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, there’s a hardworking team onboard making the war machine run. Witness life aboard the USS George H.W. Bush and see what it takes to successfully operate a carrier. From the command master chief, who’s equal parts guidance counselor and taskmaster to 4,500 sailors, to the air boss directing flight deck operations from the control tower, these are the men and women working around the clock to ready the supercarrier for war, whenever and wherever it’s needed most.
NonfictionWhen experts unearth a mysterious lost city built by an infamous pharaoh, they find clues of a grisly catastrophe. New discoveries reveal the apocalyptic events that turned this place into hell on earth, offering more clues to Egypt's darkest secrets.
NonfictionJames Bond is one of the famous characters in history, and new discoveries reveal there might be a secret truth behind this world-famous figure. Experts team up with a former spy to separate fact from fiction and reveal the secrets of modern espionage.
NonfictionTwo teams of pro flippers face off at the flea for $5,000. At the flea market, each team gets $500 and one hour to find three projects from their flip list, which includes Symmetrical Design, Metal Makeover and Shaker Chic.
NonfictionIt's 60 A.D. Seventeen years after the invasion of Britannia, Roman forces march into the settlement of the Iceni tribe, flog its queen, and abuse her daughters. The attack sparks a retaliatory revolt that comes perilously close to ending the Roman occupation of Britain. Host Bettany Hughes retraces the events that led to Boudica’s war of annihilation, an onslaught of fire and fury that burnt cities to the ground, left thousands of Romans and native Britons dead, and earned the queen a place in history.
NonfictionDecember 7th 1941 is “a date that will live in infamy” proclaimed President Franklin Roosevelt. That was the day that Japan entered World War II, with its surprise attack upon the US Fleet in Pearl Harbour. Japan swiftly followed this up with the defeat of a huge British army in Singapore. For a while Japan was rampant in the Pacific. But gradually, America, the sleeping giant, awoke. The war that would follow would be characterised by major innovations. In particular it saw the battleship consigned to history and the emergence of the aircraft carrier as the decisive weapon of the seas.
NonfictionA nurse aide encounters diseased ghosts from the Victorian era, an EMT and her partner access an abandoned floor with a paranormal past and a nurse comes face-to-face with a horrifying entity who haunts a hospital prison wing.
NonfictionA Los Angeles woman leaves her old life behind to start anew as a travel writer in Bali. She leans on her dad to point her in the right direction, but her strong will may stand in the way of dad's safe and solid advice.
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?
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
NonfictionJungles provide the richest habitats on the planet - mysterious worlds of high drama where extraordinary animals attempt to survive in the most competitive place on earth. Flooded forests are home to caiman hunting jaguars and strange dolphins that swim amongst the tree tops, while in the dense underworld, ninja frogs fight off wasps and flying dragons soar between trees.
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 head to Albania to test the super luxurious Rolls-Royce Ghost, Bentley Mulsanne and Mercedes S65 AMG. Back in the UK, Jeremy is out on the track in a trio of high powered hatchbacks, the Ford Focus RS500, the Prodrive Impreza CS400 and the one-off Volvo C30 PPC, whilst Jonathan Ross is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
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.
NonfictionWith Clarkson in a Volkswagen Up, Hammond in a Ford Fiesta and May in a Dacia Sandero, the trio embark on a long road trip to the Ukraine. When the hosts arrive in Kiev, they receive a truly fearsome challenge: to complete their journey by driving through Chernobyl! Also in this episode, Jeremy Clarkson is testing the Zenvo ST, a Danish supercar with 1086 horsepower. And finally, the “Star in a Reasonably Priced Car” welcomes back singer James Blunt, who attempts to beat his own lap time out on the track.
NonfictionIstanbul has been subjected to stereotypes that minimize the food to lamb-on-a-stick and the culture to belly dancing; Tony soon discovers the faults in these misconceptions as he encounters food and culture inspired by history and religion.
NonfictionThe Thai cuisine blends five fundamental flavors: sweet, spicy, sour, bitter and salty. To experience each of these tastes, Tony explores the bustling streets of Bangkok and immerses himself in all things Thai.
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.
NonfictionCorals build themselves homes of limestone in the warm, clear, shallow seas of the tropics. Their reefs occupy less than one tenth of one percent of the ocean floor, yet they are home to a quarter of all known marine species. They are complex, infinitely varied structures providing all kinds of homes for their many residents.
NonfictionThe big blue is the world's greatest wilderness, far from shore and many kilometers deep. It's a vast marine desert where there is little to eat and nowhere to hide. Yet it's home to some of the biggest and most spectacular creatures on earth. This episode reveals what it takes to survive in this savage and forbidding world.
NonfictionBourdain and his crew head to the Chiang Mai province of Northern Thailand along with celebrated chef and Thai food specialist Andy Ricker (Pok Pok restaurants) to explore the country's distinctive eating and drinking scene that varies by region and season.