Traveling through jungles, deserts, mountains, islands, grasslands and cities, Planet Earth II explores the unique characteristics of Earth's most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them. New technology has allowed individual stories to be captured in an unparalleled level of detail and for the first time viewers will be immersed in incredible landscapes and share the most dramatic moments in the lives of animals. From spellbinding wildlife spectacle to intimate encounters, Planet Earth II will take you closer than ever before.
In River Monsters, join host, biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade, as he catches the extraordinary and supersized fish that lurk in our planet's rivers and lakes. Traveling the globe and risking his life, he searches for mysterious freshwater predators, on a mission to test the myths surrounding these almost supernatural creatures.
It's the deadliest job on earth: crab fishing off the Alaska coast on the icy Bering Sea, home of the most violent waters in the world. During the five-day "season," a handful of adventurers will work around the clock against Arctic weather and brutal waves for a chance at big money. Sadly, they may not all return.
Each episode, the MythBusters, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, two special effects experts with more than 30 years of experience, methodically set out to bust three urban legends. And they don't just explain if something's true or false: through trial and error, they demonstrate it. Sometimes they crash things, sometimes they blow things up -- all in the name of science.
"Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" takes you to exotic global destinations through Bourdain's unique lens.
Top Gear is the world's biggest car show, multi-award-winning and broadcast in more than 100 countries. Top Gear takes the public's passion for cars, strips away the boring stats, and adds enthusiasm, thrilling stunts and challenges. Most of all, Top Gear is about having fun.
Catfish: The TV Show brings together couples who've interacted solely through LCD screens. Over the course of months they've supposedly fallen in love -- but what will happen when they meet in real life for the first time?
Disappeared is a gripping series that focuses on missing person cases. Each story traces the time immediately before the individual vanished for clues about the disappearance. Often hidden beneath seemingly everyday behavior and actions are hints about what may have driven someone to voluntarily vanish or evidence of foul play.
Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole explores the greatest mysteries of the universe. From the latest work at NASA and private enterprise facilities to the latest theories from academics and researchers, this series looks at black holes, colonizing the planets, string theory and more.
Untold Stories of the ER breaks open the secret world of Emergency Room doctors to tell their greatest stories. They expose the true dramatic nature of medicine practiced under pressure, where every moment can be a turning point, and every life can hang on one decision by a very determined, yet very vulnerable doctor.
The war on drugs has cost America $1 trillion in a bizarre history that spans five decades. With prisons overflowing and heroin use reaching epidemic levels, HISTORY’s “America’s War on Drugs” uncovers the origins of the drug war and its unexpected effects on American culture, institutions and politics.
Meet military-trained Dave Canterbury and naturalist Cody Lundin -- trained survival experts featured in Dual Survival. Together, Canterbury and Lundin take on some of the planet's most unforgiving terrain to demonstrate -- in their own way -- how the right skills and some creative thinking can keep you alive.
The history of the automobile and the history of America are intimately intertwined; to celebrate one is to celebrate the other. Featuring super-cars, extreme stunts and challenges, car reviews and celebrity interviews, the U.S. version of the wildly popular BBC series Top Gear promises high-adrenaline action entertainment as it tracks the colorful history of the automobile. Top Gear on History is a perfect fit for anyone with a love of cars, showcasing an offbeat celebration of automobiles and driving as well as the eccentric adventures of its hosts -- comedian Adam Ferrara, stunt driver and champion rally and drift racer Tanner Foust, and car-obsessed racing analyst Rutledge Wood -- with the UK version's customary wit and humor.
On HELL’S KITCHEN, aspiring chefs brave Chef Gordon Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize. The chefs must raise their games if they want to prove to Ramsay that they have what it takes to win. Airs Thursdays at 8/7c on FOX.
In the face of an economic meltdown, six men will risk everything to strike it rich mining for gold in the wilds of Alaska. Todd Hoffman, along with his father, is leading a group of greenhorn miners in search of the American dream and a new frontier. Gold fever is back, and the rush is on.
It is the defining cultural tale of modern America – a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and even, yes, develop new chapters. From Peabody and Emmy-award winning director Ezra Edelman, it’s “O.J.: Made in America.”
Bear Grylls trained as a survival expert with the British Special Forces. Follow him through some of the most unforgiving terrain in the world, as he does everything necessary to survive. Learn his survival techniques: from finding shelter and building fire, to the extremes of scaling cliffs and eating (or drinking) the unimaginable.
The series includes a diverse mix of fun reports on pop cultural trends, hard hitting pieces on breaking news issues, and continued coverage on matters relating to health, sex, spirituality, sex, money, drugs, and sex as well.
Forensic Files profiles intriguing crimes, accidents, and outbreaks of disease from around the world. Follow coroners, medical examiners, law enforcement personnel and legal experts as they seek the answers to baffling and mysterious cases, which have been ripped from the headlines. Forensic Files puts a new spin on the “whodunit” genre and will satisfy the most ardent true-crime buffs.
How It's Made shows viewers how many of the everyday objects we seldom stop to think about become the things they are. Viewers will be amazed to see the process of how many common items are manufactured in high-tech factories around the world.
This jaw-dropping, award-winning, landmark series from the BBC's Natural History Unit presents the epic story of life on Earth. Four years in production, over 2000 days in the field, using 71 cameramen filming across 204 locations in 62 countries, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. Using a budget of unprecedented proportions, HD photography and unique, specially developed filming techniques, Planet Earth shows you our world in a way you've never quite seen it before. Once purchased please find your episodes under My Movies & TV.
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath gives a voice to victims of the Church of Scientology despite public attempts to discredit them. Leah Remini, along with high level former Scientology executives and Church members, delves deep into shocking stories of abuse, heartbreak and harassment experienced by those who have left the church and spoken publicly about their experiences.
Feb 25, 2017
The 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.
Mar 4, 2017
Jungles 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.
Mar 25, 2017
Cities are the fastest growing habitat on Earth but, for animals, life in the manmade world is not easy. Some are surprisingly successful - Leopards prowl the streets of Mumbai and Peregrine falcons hunt amongst New York's skyscrapers. Many creatures, however, are struggling to cope in the urban jungle. As the architects of our future will we choose to build cities that are home both for us and for wildlife?
Mar 18, 2017
Grasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the vast gatherings of wildlife, but to survive here animals must endure hostile seasonal changes. From Asia's bizarre looking saiga antelope, to the giant ant-eaters of Brazil, grassland animals have adapted in extraordinary ways to cope with these extremes.
Mar 11, 2017
The world's deserts are lands of extremes that force animals to come up with ingenious ways of coping with hostile conditions. A pride of desert lions are so hungry they risk hunting a giraffe several times their size. Filmed for the first time, a tiny bat does battle with one of the world's deadliest scorpions, and in Madagascar, a locust swarm of biblical proportions is seen as never before.
Nov 16, 2016
Every fall, Churchill, Manitoba swells from tiny a town of 800 to one of 10,000--and all the new visitors are here to see 1,000 majestic, migrating polar bears. The business of being a bear guide is more difficult than ever, but veteran experts are determined to give the tourists the up close experiences they want. This year, conservation officers are trying new tactics to help keep both the bears and people in town safe. Nobody knows what this years bear season will bring.
Jun 26, 2017
Michael Wood tells the tale of China's Renaissance, which happened long before the one in Europe. In the alleys of Kaifeng, the world's greatest city before the 19th century, he hears legends, samples the cuisine and explores printing. We see a huge working replica of an astronomical clock made by 'China's Leonardo da Vinci', one of the inventions that made the Song a great era of science. And at a crunch Chinese Premier League match, we learn that the Chinese even invented soccer!
Jun 27, 2017
The Ming Dynasty was the time of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City, when China sent treasure ships on ocean voyages to Africa and the Persian Gulf. In Nanjing Michael Wood sees the building of a huge replica of a Ming ocean-going junk. In Suzhou the 'Venice of China', he explores the silk industry, ceramics and lacquer-making, and visits one of China's most beautiful gardens. Then in Macao, the arrival of Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci begins China's fateful modern exchanges with the West.
Jun 26, 2017
Join host Ali Wentworth as Explorer welcomes the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. for a poignant interview on the evolution of the civil rights movement in America. Also, correspondent Ryan Duffy steps onto the soccer pitch, to see how with the world’s most popular game is dealing with a dangerous dilemma. Then, he keeps going on the track, and in years. Meet an Indian endurance runner who may be as old as 119.
Jun 25, 2017
Today's guests: American Urban Radio Networks White House Correspondent April Ryan, Author "The Truth About Trump" Michael D'Antonio, Washington Examiner Senior Political Correspondent David Drucker, Former Host of "Donahue" Phil Donahue, Vox Senior Policy Corespondent Sarah Kliff, and Author of "The Man Without A Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin" Masha Gessen.
Jun 20, 2017
In a tale of fantastic geographical sweep, Michael Wood conjures up China's first great international age, the Tang Dynasty. From picturesque old cities on the Yellow River he travels to the bazaars of the Silk Road in Central Asia, and on to India in the footsteps of the Chinese monk who brought Buddhist texts to China. He uncovers the coming of Christianity, sails the Grand Canal, and tracks the spread of Chinese culture across East Asia, an influence 'as profound as Rome on the Latin West'