NonfictionBorn in 1533 to King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth was declared illegitimate when her mother was beheaded. Restored to the line of succession with the help of Henry’s final wife, Catherine Parr, Elizabeth spent years thwarting the attentions of Catherine’s new husband, Thomas Seymour. Later, Elizabeth’s sister, Queen Mary, accused Elizabeth of treason in a plot to take the throne.
NonfictionSeismic results guide the team to a possible network of tunnels in the Money Pit, while Gary unearths the first evidence of a French presence that could rewrite the history of the Oak Island mystery.
NonfictionElizabeth became queen at the age of 25, but her reign was far from safe. As a high-profile Protestant monarch surrounded by Catholics in Europe, Elizabeth was pressured to marry and produce a Protestant heir, drawing the ire of her Catholic cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots.
NonfictionIn recent years the head of the Nation of Islam, Minister Louis Farrakhan, publicly embraced Dianetics and the teachings of L. Ron Hubbard and supported their use in NOI Mosques. This formed what many are describing as an unusual bond between The Nation of Islam and The Church of Scientology. In this "Aftermath" special--Leah and Mike have a candid conversation about this strange alliance as they sit down with two special guests--a former and current member of the Nation of Islam--who share their personal feelings about this collaboration. They reveal what they witnessed first-hand since the two controversial organizations
NonfictionAs Europe was being torn apart in a religious war, Elizabeth faced her greatest threat yet: Philip II of Spain, the Catholic king who built the Spanish armada, the most powerful military fleet in the world. After Philip’s defeat, Elizabeth was adored by her subjects, but there remained one enemy she was powerless to defy old age.
NonfictionDemocrats retake the White House after twelve years of Republican control, but the scandals that plagued Bill Clinton during the campaign follow him to Washington. After the suicide of White House Counsel Vince Foster, President Clinton attempts to put them to rest by calling for an Independent Counsel to investigate wrongdoing. In the wake of reports that Clinton tasked State Troopers to arrange trysts when he was Governor, Paula Jones files a sexual harassment lawsuit against him and Republicans seize the opportunity to use scandal as a weapon against the Clintons. As the Independent Counsel investigation expands, the pr
NonfictionDetermined to prove a Missouri mom was murdered, an ambitious medical examiner orders an illegal exhumation. And when the autopsy reveals foul play, the search for the woman's killer reveals another mysterious cold case with a chilling connection.
NonfictionRepublicans take control of the House for the first time in 40 years, led by a new breed of politician, Newt Gingrich. Gingrich's uncompromising partisanship defines the "Republican Revolution" and steers the country towards a government shutdown. President Clinton's flirtation with Monica Lewinsky escalates and culminates in an intimate encounter during the government shutdown. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court takes up the allegations of sexual harassment Paula Jones has pitted against the president as the Independent Counsel indicts a growing circle of his associates. With the 1996 Presidential Election heating up, Monica is
NonfictionSonja finally lands a job closer to family in Nashville and her sister Michelle helps make her house hunt a priority. After she's faced with a tricky decision on a property found by Drew, Jonathan creates a deluxe family hideaway.
NonfictionMonica Lewinsky confides the details of her relationship with President Clinton to coworker, Linda Tripp, who surreptitiously records their private conversations and shares them with a conservative provocateur, Lucianne Goldberg. The Jones lawsuit is given a green light by the Supreme Court, which opens the door for her lawyers to find other women who claim harassment by the president. The Independent Counsel demands the First Lady testify before a Grand Jury. Newsweek reporter Michael Isikoff learns about the President's affair from Linda Tripp.
NonfictionWith President Clinton's deposition in the Paula Jones case less than a week away, Linda Tripp contacts Starr's team to tell them the President and Monica plan to lie under oath. Starr and the FBI wire Linda Tripp for a private meeting with Monica Lewinsky. Two days later Lewinsky is detained by FBI agents at the Pentagon Mall and interrogated for nearly 12 hours by prosecutors from the Office of Independent Counsel who try to convince her to cooperate with their investigation or face possible jail time.
NonfictionA picture-perfect dinner for two dissolves into a nightmare for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff sophomore and cheerleader Dominique "Nicky" Hurd and a fellow classmate after they become the targets of a deranged predator.
NonfictionScientology's Gold Base in Riverside County, California, has been shrouded in mystery for years. The heavily guarded compound houses up to 1,000 members of the Sea Org, the church's elite inner core.
NonfictionThe president is taken by surprise during his deposition in the Paula Jones case as her lawyers reveal their detailed knowledge of his relationship with Lewinsky. Those details slowly leak and then flood the mainstream media. The president issues a stern denial, and a war over the truth is waged. Independent Counsel Ken Starr sends the Republican-led House his referral outlining the grounds for impeachment. House Republicans vote to release the "Starr Report" ahead of the mid-term election. A group of conservative lawyers are revealed to have been working behind the scenes to bring down the President. After losing seats, H
NonfictionOn the Dean case, phones are confiscated with a new plan to comb through communications between persons of interest. Will the data reveal incriminating information? On the Woodson case, Huff thinks a suspect's family may be hiding something.
NonfictionLeaving behind Scranton, Pennsylvania, Sharon Ord and her family head for the white sands of Florida to start a new life. When one of them disappears, their dream becomes a nightmare they must live over, and over again.
NonfictionFor the very first time, Leah and Mike meet with former members of a different organization--the Jehovah's Witnesses. In this special 2-hour episode, a panel of contributors open up and share their personal stories of growing up in this secretive organization. Our hosts will hear stories of tragedy and loss including: family members who died from refusing blood transfusions; siblings and parents lost to suicide; families torn apart by the practice of disfellowshipping (shunning); the belief in women's inherent inferiority; and the alleged failure to punish child abusers or even to believe in claims of abuse. Our audience w
NonfictionAmerica's finest come out of retirement to crack the 31 cold cases of Tulsa County opening two of the most notorious murders: 16-year-old Dena Dean, abducted and murdered in 1998, and 38 year old Veda Woodson, raped and murdered on a deserted road in 1973
NonfictionWhen a Denver couple tackles the renovation of a vintage home, they uncover vintage problems that could derail them from ever moving in. From electrical issues to floor joist problems, every fix takes a bite out of their budget.
NonfictionA man is viciously murdered less than one month after arriving from the Phillpines to join his resettled wife in Calgary. Detective Thomas Barrow always prided himself on being able to read people, but is haunted when his instincts fail.
NonfictionA self-confessed computer nerd finally came up with a $1 million win after consistently spending $6 a week on lottery tickets. David Bromstad helps him find the perfect bachelor pad in the historic seaside town of Milford, CT.
NonfictionAndrew takes us around the world as he eats his way through Queens, NY. He digs into a monster Mexican sandwich, samples some of New York's best Egyptian cuisine and feasts on Argentine meats and authentic Taiwanese fare.
NonfictionAndrew visits Memphis and stops at some of the city's most beloved barbecue joints. Then, he drops by one of America's most iconic soul food restaurants and visits a joint where Italian and Southern comfort food are combined.
NonfictionIn the summer of 1980, a popular teen goes for a run around her hometown in Maine. Days later, her savagely beaten body is found. But what happened remains a mystery for years, until her mother intervenes and forces police to reexamine the case.
NonfictionBrothers Rick and Marty Lagina begin the biggest and most expensive operation ever undertaken in the 223 year long treasure hunt. And after years of searching, the brotherhood finally strikes gold.
NonfictionA devastated family recounts the horrifying moments leading up to the murder Veda Woodson on a deserted road. Was it someone she knew? And on the Dean case, early investigators look into Dena's family to arrive at a shocking conclusion.
NonfictionA recently engaged couple is moving to Washington to start their new life together. They want a cabin that has a short commute to Spokane for work and is close to outdoor activities so they can be active with their dogs.
NonfictionWhen Guy Fieri's chef friends visit the ranch, it's an occasion worth celebrating. Alex Guarnaschelli makes Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with Pink Peppercorn Caramel, and Jonathan Waxman pours everyone a Frozen Rum Cordial.
NonfictionExposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military. An investigation with ProPublica shows the group’s terrorist objectives and how it gained strength after the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
NonfictionAttorneys in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles are tired of renting. Navigating a competitive market, they land their first home together, but costly structural issues and long delays have them close to calling it quits.
NonfictionFrom Massachusetts to California and every state in between, we're counting down the most over-the-top places to pig out, and this week's list leads up to a sandwich that has to be seen to be believed in the Pig Out Hall of Fame.
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.
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 this eight-part series, 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.
NonfictionThe crew travels to Fontana, CA, to investigate the suburban home of a family who claim they're being terrorized by a demon. During the intense lockdown, the guys are shocked by a satanic message sent through a child's toy.
NonfictionTwo police officers respond to a domestic disturbance that ends in tragedy. A terrifying house fire turns into a murder investigation. The search for a known sex offender builds to a shocking conclusion.
NonfictionA young runaway has her arms cut off in a horrific assault. A pregnant woman and her father flee a deadly firestorm. A woman survives multiple stab wounds in a drug fuelled attack by her enraged boyfriend.
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.
NonfictionDetective Jason Moran re-opens the case of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Unbelievably, 8 of his 33 victims were unidentified. The grieving family of Chicago boy Bill Bundy, missing for 40 years, wonder if he might have been a victim of The Killer Clown?
NonfictionIt was a state-of-the-art commuter plane making a simple one-hour flight from Taipei to a Taiwanese island off the coast of China. But within minutes of takeoff, TransAsia Flight 235 plunged into the Keelung River, killing all but 15 people on board. To determine the cause of the crash, investigators examine stunning footage captured by the dashcam of a passing car and uncover shocking evidence about the captain and even the airline itself.
NonfictionAn effort to find Dena's friend Brandi may yield results, and conversations reveal a tense relationship Dena had right before her murder, prompting the Task Force to take a fresh look at alibis. Could a simple secret have put Dena's life mortal danger?
NonfictionSt Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey are abundant in history, tradition and Royal connections. We take you deep inside these much-loved institutions that continue to play a living, vital role in the heart of the British capital.
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 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.
Nonfiction"All warfare is based on deception. Therefore, when capable of attacking, feign incapacity; when active in moving troops, feign inactivity. When near the enemy, make it seem that you are far away; when far away, make it seem that you are near." - Sun Tzu
Sun Tzu was the Nostradamus of warfare and his book Art of War, written 2,400 years ago, is still the ultimate how-to guide for winning at war. This feature-length HISTORY special weaves together the epic story of Sun Tzu himself, and a war that occurred soon after his death in which a city was saved using his tactics, paving the way toward the unification of China. Art o
NonfictionMore than three decades after the debut of Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking and iconic series, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” it’s time once again to set sail for the stars. Host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to discover earth’s Cosmic Address and its coordinates in space and time. Viewers meet Renaissance Italy’s Giordano Bruno, who had a spiritual epiphany about the infinite expanse of the universe. Then, Tyson walks across the Cosmic Calendar, on which all of time has been compressed into a year-at-a-glance calendar, from the Big Bang to the moment humans first make
NonfictionDid you know that the quaint custom of Christmas caroling actually began with drunk and rowdy revelers threatening people door to door looking for food and liquor? Early versions of the heartwarming legend of Santa Claus described him as a horrible devil named Krampus who beat and kidnapped naughty children. In America during the 17th and 18th Centuries, celebrating Christmas was against the law! There's a lot to tell about the history of Christmas, and a lot you may not know. Along the way, meet Ebenezer Scrooge and George Bailey, The Grinch and Rudolph, and learn the true origins of our Christmas traditions. So grab some
NonfictionMusician Mike Herrera and his wife, Holli, are moving to Waco and want a home with lots of space and a large studio. But when Chip finds serious structural issues, they realize they may not finish the project in time.
NonfictionHow does it feel to lose your entire belief system? How does it feel to come to believe everything you've been told--the foundation of who you are isn't based in truth? How do you let go of the anger?
NonfictionAnthony Bourdain's unique perspective and voice altered the world of food, travel and culture and in the process reinvented how audiences watched television and engaged intimately and actively with the world around them.
NonfictionIn the decorating challenge, five talented cookie makers imagine what Christmas Eve looks like for Mrs. Claus. Then they have to craft gorgeous fireplace mantels out of cookies with nutty ingredients.
NonfictionA couple with a toddler and newborn are ready to move out of his old bachelor pad condo and into a dream home. Jonathan works to transform a century-old property while finding a style compromise that suits their opposing tastes.
NonfictionWhen a local nice-guy vanishes under mysterious circumstances, Homicide Investigator Bill Clark leads the charge. Following the trail of clues, police delve deep into the disturbing world of online deception and internet homicide.
NonfictionMatthew Goode and Matthew Rhys star in this series about the stories behind some of the world’s most fascinating wines. From their villa HQ in the Italian hills they head to Tuscany for a barrel race and find a wine made by a woman called Dora. Expert Joe Fattorini visits South Africa where he finds out about whether Napoleon and Charles Dickens’ favourite drink has withstood the test of time. Chef Brad McDonald tells us about his favourite grape and cooks a dish to complement it and we learn about whether a wine made by a tattooed punk in Australia can have anything in common with one made at Château Margaux, one of
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.
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
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.
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.
NonfictionThe 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.
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.
NonfictionIn recent years, our knowledge of life beneath the waves has been transformed. Using cutting-edge technology, One Ocean takes us on a journey from the intense heat of the tropics to our planet's frozen poles to reveal new worlds and extraordinary never-before-seen animal behaviors.
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.
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.
NonfictionCaution: contains explicit language. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May attempt to improve the ambulance. Their three very different creations are put to the test with a series of severe and often messy challenges culminating in a fast reaction to a spectacular emergency. Also in this episode, F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo is the “Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.”
NonfictionThe 21st season of Top Gear kicks off with hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May attempting to prove that hatchback cars from the 80's are better than their modern equivalents. They each purchase a 'classic' car from the decade and undertake a series of challenges including a tricky hill-climb course, an unusual visit to the supermarket, and an attempted evasion from the heavily-armed "Top Gear Police Department." Also in this episode, Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
NonfictionKnown affectionately as "Uncle Billy" by Union soldiers, but reviled in the South as a brutal war criminal, General William Tecumseh Sherman is one of the truly enigmatic and complex figures in the American pantheon. His legacy was built during a five-week campaign of terror and destruction that would become known as "total war". Sherman ordered his troops to burn crops, kill livestock, destroy railroads, pilfer food supplies and to make sure the South's civilian infrastructure was shattered. Although the concept had been around for centuries, this is the first time in modern warfare that total war was used to such an exte
NonfictionJeremy tests the new Brooklands Bentley Super Coupé on the Top Gear test track. The Producers set the Presenters a challenge: each is to buy an old Alpha Romeo for £1000 or less and put them through a series of feared Top Gear tests, including a track day, featuring them in calendars and showing them at a concourse day where the motto is “a passion for perfection.” Actor-comedians Rob Brydon and James Corden (currently enjoying much success in the BBC’s multi-award-winning Gavin & Stacey) are the “Stars in a Reasonably Priced Car.”
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.
NonfictionIn this chapter of No Reservations, Tony takes a trip during the World Cup to Madrid -a city he describes as the political, geographical and cultural center of Spain, and a melting pot of people and foods from all over the country
NonfictionIt's our green seas, not the blue, that bring life to our oceans. Here sunlight powers the growth of enchanted forests of kelp, mangroves and prairies of sea grass. They are the most abundant but fiercely competitive places in the ocean to live. The most bountiful kelp forests are found off the tip of southern Africa, where two great oceans collide.
NonfictionFor decades the dinosaurs of Africa were lost to us. But recent discoveries have now revealed some of the most spectacular dinosaurs ever found. Two giant killers, both bigger than T.rex; one of these has captured our imaginations; Spinosaurus, the biggest killer known to have walked the earth. Only now has evidence been unearthed that reveals just how two giant killers managed to survive side by side.
NonfictionBourdain and film director Darren Aronofsky tour the remote South Asian Kingdom of Bhutan and travel on the winding East/West highway known for its spectacular views of the Himalayan Mountains.
Nonfiction42 year old Trudy Darby is murdered in Mack's Creek, MO. When two more local women go missing police fear a serial killer. Silence reigns over the town until a call out of the blue reveals the killers are uncomfortably close to home.
NonfictionThe crew heads to a former mining camp in Utah to investigate several haunted buildings. A special guest investigator joins the team for the terrifying lockdown in which an unprecedented piece of evidence horrifies everyone.