Hidden between the lines of the history books is the story of Mary Stuart, the young woman the world would come to know as Mary, Queen of Scots. The teenage Mary is already a headstrong monarch - beautiful, passionate and poised at the very beginning of her tumultuous rise to power. Arriving in France with four close friends as her ladies-in-waiting, Mary has been sent to secure Scotland's strategic alliance by formalizing her arranged engagement to the French king's dashing son, Prince Francis. But the match isn't signed and sealed, it depends more on politics, religion and secret agendas than affairs of the heart. Prince Francis is intrigued by the fiery Scot, but like most young men, he resists the idea of settling down into marriage, especially when he has a history with a lady of the court and his own point of view on the wisdom of an alliance with Scotland. Still, an attraction between Mary and Francis is ignited.
HBO's hit drama series created by Alan Ball ('Six Feet Under') and based on the best-selling Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris about a perky telepathic waitress (Anna Paquin) in a near-future in which vampires live among us.
It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it.
Doctor Who's popularity is on-going with a cult following that stretches all the way from New Zealand to Los Angeles via Britain. The new incarnation of the Doctor will travel much further a field. With high production values, innovative CGI from Oscar-winning company The Mill, an all-star cast and scripts from the cream of British writers led by Russell T Davies, Doctor Who is the ultimate adventure in the human race -- gripping, breathtaking and action-packed.
Meet Keith Ablow, M.D. A forensic psychiatrist who has testified in some of America's most highly publicized trials, he's also written several crime novels and a couple nonfiction books, such as Inside the Mind of Scott Peterson. He's appeared on CNN, Court TV, "Charlie Rose," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," "The Tyra Banks Show," "The Larry Elder Show" and many more. He continues to treat men and women who come from every corner of society--convicted murderers, the homeless, gang members, Fortune 500 executives, mental health professionals and government officials--and from around the world.
BLACK SAILS tells the story of Captain Flint, the most brilliant and feared pirate of his day, who takes on a fast-talking addition to his crew who goes by the name John Silver. Threatened with extinction on all sides, they fight for the survival of New Providence Island, a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers, a place defined by both its enlightened ideals and its stunning brutality.
“Flesh and Bone” follows a young ballet dancer, Claire, who has a distinctly troubled past, as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York. The dark, gritty, complex series unflinchingly explores the dysfunction and glamour of the ballet world and New York’s inherent drama. Claire is emotionally wounded, sexually damaged, and possesses self-destructive tendencies amid her vaulting ambitions. She is a transcendent ballerina, but her inner torment and aspirations drive her in compelling, unforeseeable ways, especially when confronted with the machinations of the company’s mercurial Artistic Director, and an unwelcome visitor from her past.
THE WHITE QUEEN is a riveting portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne. The year is 1464, before the Tudor dynasty ruled the country, and war has been ravaging throughout England over who is the rightful King. It is a bitter dispute between two sides of the same family, The House of York and The House of Lancaster. The House of York's young and handsome Edward IV is crowned King of England with the help of the master manipulator, Lord Warwick "The Kingmaker." But when Edward falls in love with a beautiful Lancastrian commoner, Elizabeth Woodville, Warwick's plan to control the throne comes crashing down. A violent, high-stakes struggle ensues between Elizabeth, her most fierce adversary, Lancastrian Margaret Beaufort, and Anne Neville, the pawn in her father's power game - each woman vying for the crown.
From Damon Lindelof, co-creator of the hit series Lost, this one-hour drama focuses on a suburban town whose preconceptions are shattered in the wake of a global event dubbed “The Departure” (which may or may not have been the Biblical “rapture”), in which 2% of the world’s population were taken and others left behind.
As members of a top-secret anti-terrorist organization, British sergeant Michael Stonebridge and disgraced Delta Forces operative Damian Scott form an unlikely alliance aimed at stopping international terrorists in this Cinemax series.
Britain in 1919 is a tumultuous mix of despair and hedonism, a nation cleaned out by the extravagances of the Great War. Returning soldiers, newly minted revolutionaries and criminal gangs all fight for survival in an industrial landscape gripped by economic upheaval. Based on a true story, this drama follows one ambitious gang in Birmingham as they rise to become the most feared and powerful in town. Named for their practice of sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps, the Peaky Blinders run an empire of illegal betting, protection rackets and stolen goods.
From the creators of The Flash and Arrow comes this super hero team-up that combines characters from both shows — in addition to new heroes from the DC Comics pantheon. Having seen the future, a time-traveling rogue assembles a disparate band of heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — with everything at stake.
Joss Whedon, the creative genius behind the feature film "Marvel's The Avengers," one of the highest grossing films of all time, and the iconic television series "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," has co-created Marvel's first television series "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," a dynamic, action-packed one-hour drama that brings back Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) to lead a team of highly skilled agents to investigate extra-normal and super human people and events worldwide.