Dr. Pimple Popper: Before the PopDr. Sandra Lee isn’t just one of America’s top leading dermatologists. On YouTube, she is known as Dr. Pimple Popper who has performed thousands of procedures on her own channel.
Top GearGet ready for a fresh take on the most exciting cars on the planet, as a new line-up of Top Gear presenters prepares for tyre-shredding duty. Comedy actor Paddy McGuinness and cricketing legend Freddie Flintoff join racing driver Chris Harris on a humble mission: to take the world's biggest motoring entertainment show to the next level.
Underwater UniverseWelcome to the ocean's dark side. Building on History's successful Underwater Universe special, this new limited series goes deep to explore undersea forces that have brought terror and destruction to our planet throughout history. Beneath the surface of our life-giving oceans, tides and currents, predators, lethal pressure, and killer shockwaves create ongoing and ominous threats. Photo-real CGI animation, heart-stopping cinematography, and submersible expedition footage shed new light on hard science, dramatic historical stories, and riveting first-person accounts. Five deadly forces, four turbulent episodes, one
SAS: Who Dares WinsThis time the Directing Staff (DS) and recruits are based in a makeshift training camp inside a 150 year old Kasbah in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The soaring temperatures, surrounding arid landscape, vast mountains, canyons and deserts all trigger memories of the environments where the DS have fought during recent wars. For them, this is the terrain of modern warfare. As the recruits progress through the course, they discover harsh truths about themselves whilst revealing and facing their fears. As they are stretched to their limits, the underlying issues of masculinity and men's mental health emerge as strong o
Extinction - The FactsSir David Attenborough and a cast of world leading scientists bring us the facts behind the current extinction crisis. 'Extinction - The Facts' will reveal what extinction is, what is happening now, why it is happening and what could happen in the future. It will refer to previous extinction events and explore why this one is different. The film will show how interconnected everything is and use cause, effect and consequence to explain why extinction matters for the planet and everyone living on it - before revealing actions being taken to mitigate against biodiversity loss and what we can we do about it.
Walking With DinosaursWalking with Dinosaurs is the world's first natural history of dinosaurs. Using leading-edge computer technology and animatronics, this epic series shows dinosaurs as never before — it lets us travel back in time to watch living, breathing dinosaurs in their natural habitat. Imagine you could witness a prehistoric sunset — imagine you're watching insectivorous pterosaurs chase moths in the moist evening air and bull Triceratops lock horns over a young female. This is no longer a dream. Tracing the 160-million-year history of dinosaurs, from their first appearance to their abrupt demise, Walking with Dinosaur
Planet DinosaurTransporting you to locations across the globe and back in time through tens of millions of years, Planet Dinosaur uses unique hi-tech graphics to bring to life the most awesome and amazing creatures that ever lived. Almost all the dinosaurs featured were discovered in the last 10 years or so and forced a rewriting of the prehistory books. Palaeontologists now know that dinosaurs spread to every part of the globe, and evolved in ways so monstrous, horrific and bizarre they make T Rex look very tame indeed. Planet Dinosaur is a completely immersive visual experience studded with curious facts and jaw-dropping action as well
Ultimate Survival AlaskaThey are some the toughest, most extreme survivalists that Alaska has to offer. Going head to head, eight men of a rare breed are about to take the ultimate test of survival in Arctic conditions that only National Geographic could inspire. Dropped in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness by bush plane, with only their raw, mountain-man ingenuity, they’ll navigate through treacherous glaciated river valleys, barren ridgelines, and high mountain peaks, battling hunger, hostile predators, and perilous weather conditions along the way. Like the original National Geographic explorers, for those who succeed there is no grand pr
Million Dollar American PrincessesJoin Elizabeth McGovern as she takes an in-depth look at the young American heiresses whose real life stories inspired the acclaimed TV drama “Downton Abbey.” This series takes you from the late 1800s, when daughters of America's new industrial millionaires marry into the money-strapped British aristocracy, to the 20th century, when a new kind of American Princess wields power not through wealth, but through character, style, and wit. Through the decades, these women bring dramatic change to the European aristocracy and eventually the world.
Ancient Black OpsEveryone used ancient assassins. From Ancient Greece to the frozen North, rulers have always needed their elite troops – men trained to perfection, skilled with a devastating array of weaponry – men who will track down their leader’s enemies and kill them. All assassination teams faced one big problem: getting close enough to kill. No one in the ancient world had sniper rifles. As a result even the most formidable Japanese Ninjas got captured and tortured.
Diagnose MeCareers and relationships are imperiled as the patients' worsening ailments wreak havoc on their lives. As patients begin to lose all hope of a remedy being found, determined caregivers refuse to give up. Diagnose Me tells the incredible true stories of people struggling with baffling and life-threatening illnesses - and the brilliant doctors who diagnose them.
Top GearFreddie, Paddy and Chris go bigger than ever before as they test new cars, old cars and their own physical endurance to the very limit. This time they tackle a giant Wall of Death in old insurance write-offs, attempt downhill skiing in holiday hire cars, and unveil a go-anywhere ice cream van for the 21st century. Expect exotic supercars, fast laps, and The Stig, all brought to you from the new studio set-up: a drive-in cinema on the famous Top Gear test track.
Banged Up AbroadNational Geographic's critically acclaimed series Banged Up Abroad, takes viewers inside firsthand accounts of capture, imprisonment and pure terror. Combining revealing personal interviews with dramatic re-enactments, each episode focuses on one extraordinary situation, recounting the brutality, the bravery and, in some cases, the bad decisions that put the traveler in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Salvage HuntersIn this series, Drew’s on a mission for quality as he heads to a decorative antiques dealer in Tunbridge Wells in the south of England and travels to Dumfries seeking hidden treasures among a furniture enthusiast’s lifetime’s collection. Drew and Tee embark their first road trip to France visiting a 16th century chateau to check out the authentic antique markets of Montsoreau and Viarme.
Secret Scotland with Susan CalmanSusan Calman is back- uncovering more of the untold tales behind Scotland's most historic locations. In a warm, light-hearted but always informative journey, Secret Scotland looks in-depth at the history, characters and treasures hidden in these stunning spots.
The SixtiesThis provocative, sweeping 10‐part series explores the arc of history for perhaps the most transformative decade of the modern era. Executive produced by Academy Award®‐winning actor Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, the multiple EMMY® award‐winning production team of Playtone (HBO’s John Adams and Band of Brothers), and the EMMY® awardwinning Mark Herzog of Herzog & Company (History’s Gettysburg), this series tells the stories of the people, events, and discoveries that changed and shaped the world in which we live – from the rise of the Berlin Wall, to the assassination President Kennedy, Civil Rights, the
The UniverseImmerse yourself in another spectacular exploration of space in Season Three of this epic series from HISTORYô. A virtual collision of astronomy and history, these enlightening episodes of unprecedented programming utilize strikingly realistic computer re-creations and animations to provide unique insight into the mysteries of our universe and beyond. From bizarre clouds to the hypothetical Planet X, from space disasters to space sex to the possibility of future life-threatening cosmic collisions, experience the cosmos like never before ñ not through a telescope or textbook, but firsthand. With The Universe youíll feel
Secrets of the TitanicDiscover the REAL story behind the biggest Hollywood movie of all time! After years of painstaking research, Dr. Robert Ballard finally located the ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic, nearly two-and-one-half miles down in the icy Atlantic. Now, along with Ballard and his team, be among the first humans to see the Titanic since its sinking, as on-location footage presents this historic expedition as it actually happened!
Brain GamesNational Geographic's groundbreaking three-part
series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the
brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks,
Brain Games reveals how our brains create the illusion of a seamless
reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our
brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests
work. Brain Games explores cutting-edge science to examine real people with
extraordinary brains, revealing new discoveries about attention, sensory
perception and memory.
ManhuntFactual based drama looking at the work of Colin Sutton, who was the Senior Investigating Officer in the hunt for Levi Bellfield, the killer of Marsha McDonnell, Amelie Delagrange and Milly Dowler.
NapoleonThese three landmark documentaries provide the definitive story of one of the most iconic leaders of all time: Napoleon. With access to a unique archive of Napoleon’s personal letters, many of which have never been published before, historian Andrew Roberts will journey through the history and geography of Europe to bring this story vividly to life as he retraces the footsteps of the legendary leader himself. The three landmark films in this series shed new light on Napoleon as an extraordinarily gifted military commander, a mesmeric leader whose private life was, contrary to popular belief, littered with disappointments
Monty Don's Japanese Gardens, Series 1Monty Don travels to Japan in Spring to trace the history of Japanese gardens from early boating gardens, through Buddhist temples and Zen gardens, right up to a modern tea house. Returning Japan in Autumn to continue his journey through Japanese gardens. This time he explores both stroll gardens and how the Japanese bring nature into their modern lives.
Ultimate WarfareUltimate Warfare takes you inside missions from the past and the present to examine what caused the outcomes of these infamous fights. From the battle of the Midway in 1942 during the Pacific War - a bloody 77-day siege - to the end of Saddam Hussein and taking back Fallujah, find out how these soldiers came out victorious.
Exploring China: A Culinary AdventureKen Hom & Ching-He Huang cook their way across China in a visually rich culinary journey against the stunning backdrop of ancient and modern Asia.
Ken and Ching have transformed how we cook, eat and view Chinese food and have deep personal connections to the country. They also share a creative restlessness that inspires them to innovate and challenge Chinese cooking conventions.
They travel to China to confront and learn more about the dragon in the room. They delve into the conflict between tradition and innovation that is at the heart of China's food culture, both past and present.
War Digs with Harry HarrisFor years Harry and his friends have teamed up to recover lost relics of the Second World War. They have already unearthed the remains of Spitfires, Hurricanes, Messerschmitts and Junkers bombers across the UK and mainland Europe. The boys are back in a new series that sees them uncover the remains of aircraft that were lost to history.
Around the World in 80 DaysEstablishing Michael Palin as one of the world's favourite travelling companions, Around the World in 80 Days charts his attempt to follow in Philias Fogg's footsteps on the adventure of a lifetime. His route takes him from London to mainland Europe, across the Persian Gulf, through Africa and India, South East Asia, and America, and his transport ranges from the Orient Express to a hot-air balloon. Will he make it back to London on time?
Earth’s Wildest Waters: The Big FishA group of passionate anglers from the UK push their skills to the limit in six epic locations around the world. In each place they'll face challenges for which they'll need to combine their own talents with local techniques to outwit the environment they find themselves in. Presented by Ben Fogle, this series explores the incredible world of fishing; its variety of fish and their behaviour in distinct environments, revealing surprising animals and stunning landscapes.
Life After People - The SeriesWhat would happen if every human being on Earth disappeared? This isn't the story of how we might vanish — it's the story of what happens to the world we leave behind. Building off the success of HISTORY's two-hour special "Life After People," this series continues the exploration of a world wiped clean of humanity, in even more vivid detail. Just like the special, each episode will use cinematic CGI to reveal — in scientific detail — the fate of every aspect of the man-made world. What happens to the millions of animals that supply our food? The chemicals stored in industrial complexes? Which animals tak
The Clinton AffairFrom Emmy-winning director Blair Foster and Academy Award and Emmy-winning producer Alex Gibney, “The Clinton Affair” examines the events leading up to the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton. The series features never-before-seen archival footage and exclusive new interviews with those closest to the events including Monica Lewinsky.
24 Hours in Police CustodyFilmed like the first and second series for 24 hours a day intensively over several weeks, it captures in unprecedented detail the workings of a modern day police station. Combining the drama of cops and robbers in the real world with the humanity and humour of 24 Hours in A&E, watch police work against the clock to put criminals behind bars.
Bad Chad CustomsIn a small, hand-built shop in a rural town lives a car artist like no other: Chad Hiltz aka Bad Chad. His one-of-a-kind creations spring from his imagination, a mind that never stops. Isolated and without extra spending money, Chad always had to be creative and resourceful. Part MacGyver, part Willy Wonka, if Bad Chad can imagine it, he will find a way to build it.
Last Week Tonight with John OliverOne of the funniest, most refreshing personalities to hit the TV scene, John Oliver returns to HBO for Season 3 of this series that takes a topical look at the week in news, politics and current events. Each show is shot in New York within hours of airing and offers Oliver a unique platform to offer his distinct perspective on issues facing the world today while also featuring a variety of special guests and segments.
The ChallengerWhen Challenger exploded 73 seconds into its flight on the morning of 28 January 1986, it represented one of the most shocking events in the history of American spaceflight. A Presidential Commission was immediately convened to explore what had gone wrong, but with the vast complexity of the space shuttle and so many vested interests involved in the investigation, discovering the truth was an almost impossible challenge. A truly independent member of the investigation was Richard Feynman. One of the most accomplished scientists of his generation, he had worked on the Manhattan Project to build the first atom bomb and won a
The Curious Life and Death Of…Did drink, drugs, and rock and roll kill Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones or was it foul play? Did Harry Houdini die of a ruptured appendix or did a powerful group bring the final curtain down on his magic act? Did Lizzie Borden really axe her parents, or did an unknown intruder get away with (double) murder? Join host Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris as she explores the curious lives and deaths of history’s most fascinating individuals. Through tests, investigations, and autopsies we shed new light on these controversial and unsolved mysteries.
Ross Kemp In AfghanistanSince 2007 Ross Kemp has been making some of the most powerful television about British soldiers’ serving in Afghanistan on Britain’s frontline. His documentaries are un-missable. Candid and brutally honest they are the first on UK television to show what our troops are going through to win peace in this war-torn land during the toughest years of the campaign so far. Here we bring together both of Ross' series on Afghanistan.
CloughBrian Clough was possibly the greatest England manager England never had. 30 years since his first European success, Clough continues to fascinate and not only because his managerial genius secured back-to-back European Cups for Nottingham Forest, and the Division One title for both Forest and Derby County, but also due to his unique personality and the incredible approach he had towards the game.
Derren BrownFollowing the successes of previous television specials such as Russian Roulette Live, Séance, The Heist and The Events, Derren once again creates edge-of-the-seat television as he takes 'average Joes' on an extraordinary psychological journey.
In a powerful transformation, which will include an amazing, must-watch finale, Derren releases his subjects from the restraints that they have placed on themselves and allows them the opportunity to fulfil their true potential, opening the door to a new and exciting future...
Derren BrownThis sees Derren Brown at his most devilish, having persuaded members of the public to sign a Faustian pact with him and participate in a macabre game of Trick or Treat. With Derren never far away, all the participants embark on a unique journey, where a combination of fear and hope lead them to their own darkly dramatic finale.
Blue PlanetThis definitive natural history of the world's oceans covers everything from popular shores and teeming shallows to the mysterious open depths. Two-thirds of the planet is covered by the oceans and yet they remain largely unexplored and certainly under-filmed. This series changes all that and subsequently changes our views of the deep. Advances in underwater photography have opened the doors to unknown territories never before explored.
The Great British Bake OffThe Great British Bake Off is the ultimate baking battle where passionate amateur baking fans compete to be crowned the UK’s Best Amateur Baker. Over the course of 10 hour-long episodes, the series follows the trials and tribulations of the competitors, young and old, from every background and every corner of Britain, as they attempt to prove their baking prowess. Each week the bakers tackle a different baking skill, which become progressively more difficult as the competition unfolds.
Idris Elba: No LimitsGolden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated actor and producer Idris Elba is to push his body and mind to the limits in Discovery Channel's high-octane new show - Idris Elba: No Limits. This exclusive four-part series will see Idris - a huge fan of motorsport and extreme speed - immersing himself in aerobatics, rally driving, drag racing, and an attempt to break the "Flying Mile" record set by Malcolm Campbell in 1927.
The Great British Bake OffA feast for fans of The Great British Bake Off, this compilation features every episode from series 1 to 5 plus the accompanying Masterclasses. Since series 1 first transmitted in 2010, The Bake Off has become a firm favourite among TV viewers in the UK and abroad. Queen of Cakes Mary Berry and master baker Paul Hollywood are the judges, and the presenters are Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc. In each series a group of contestants are tested on every aspect of their baking skills through a series of challenging heats as they battle it out to be named Best Amateur Baker. The Masterclass episodes enable viewers to develop their
Ancient AliensAncient Aliens® Season 5 on HISTORY® continues to explore the fascinating field of alien research. Did intelligent aliens roam the earth thousands of years ago? Were structures created to worship or guide them? Do they walk among us now? From cave paintings to ancient texts and from artifacts to firsthand accounts, this inquiry presents grounded historical depth.
Great Continental Railway JourneysBy 1913, Europe had been criss-crossed by an extensive network of railways stretching from Finland in the North to Constantinople in the East and Cadiz in the West, all of them described in “Bradshaw’s Continental Railway Guide and General Handbook”. This comprehensive guidebook opened up an exotic world of foreign travel to the Edwardian British tourist – cosmopolitan cities, dramatic Alpine landscapes, beguiling seaside resorts and picturesque villages.
Michael Portillo embarks on a new series of railway journeys across Europe. Armed with his 1913 Bradshaw’s Guide, he travels from station to station, visiti
Greece with Simon ReeveSimon Reeve travels from the islands of the Aegean to Greece's capital, Athens. To learn more about Greece and the Greeks, he meets an extraordinary cast of characters, from gun-toting priests to the last remaining sponge divers. Getting behind the picture postcard image of this beautiful country, he finds out how the Greeks are coming to terms with a seemingly endless crisis. Simon Reeve travels from the Peloponnese peninsula to the rugged and mountainous north of the country.
7 UpThe subjects of these documentaries are groups of seven year old boys and girls. The idea for the series came from the saying 'Give me a child until he is seven and I will show you the man'. The subjects are revisited every seven years and at each visit are interviewed about their attitudes to life. They discuss their views on love, racial prejudice, money, marriage, school and home. The way their attitudes change - or remain the same - is demonstrated by comparing later interviews with clips from the earlier interviews. The first 'Seven Up' documentary was filmed in the UK. Based on its success the 'Seven Up' formul
Killer Women with Piers MorganPiers Morgan travels through the southern states of Texas and Florida to meet some of America’s most notorious female murderers. He ventures behind bars to come face to face with women who
have carried out the most unspeakable crimes in a quest to discover what drives a woman to kill.
Each story hinges on a gripping encounter with women who now face decades – and in one case
the entirety of her life – behind bars; each chilling interview takes place inside the maximum security
prison these killers now call home. Alongside these fascinating encounters, Piers also digs deeper into each story, meeting people whose l
When We Left Earth - The NASA MissionsFrom the early quest of the Mercury program to put a man in space, to the historic moon landings, through the Soyuz link up, and the first un-tethered space walk by Bruce McCandless, When We Left the Earth is the incredible story of humankind's greatest adventures, as they happened, told by the people who were there. Featured in the series is never-before-seen footage from NASA's secret film vaults, digitally remastered into stunning quality.
Ancient AliensAnother season of alien intervention belongs to History. Ancient Aliens continues to examine 75 million years of the most credible alien evidence here on Earth. Season 4 explores new directions, including sightings and phenomena from ancient times to the present. From the age of dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the U.S., each two-hour episode gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, controversies, firsthand accounts and grounded theories surrounding an age-old debate. Did intelligent life forms from outer space visit Earth thousands of years ago? Do they visit
Aerial BritainWhen you take flight over Britain, you encounter more than picturesque landscapes, historical monuments, and engineering wonders. You become immersed in a world of mythical heroes, proud cultures, and thousands of years of rich history. Soar over the moorlands and cliffs of Northern and Southern England, the fairy-tale castles of Wales, and the eerie lochs of Scotland. Discover stories of remarkable people, from legends of the past to the passionate, spirited people who call Britain home today.
Wildest AfricaAfrica is an epic land of fire and ice home to some of the world's most iconic animals and the most mysterious landscapes. WILDEST AFRICA journeys through this fascinating and diverse continent to uncover some of the world’s most breath taking natural wonders. The Congo and it’s hidden world harbours a diverse collection of plants and animals including; forest buffalo, bongo, forest elephants, gorillas and chimpanzees. Next stop is Lake Turkana, A lake that appears to be barren is revealed to support abundant life, and to be home to some of the most diverse human cultures in Africa. It’s not just land species that ca
Discovery AtlasDiscovery Atlas invites you to open your mind and experience the world's diversity on human terms. Stunning photography, cutting-edge special effects, and in-depth narratives take you into the heart of a country through its people. Far from the typical travelogue, this is a series told through personal stories, woven to create an intimate portrait of each country.
Great British Railway JourneysBetween the wars a Bradshaw was an essential guide to a golden age of rail travel, when glamorous locomotives travelled at world-record speed. Michael Portillo uses a 1936 edition of the famous railway guide to explore an unmistakably modern era of mass consumption, when art deco cinemas and dance halls entertained millions, while industrial Britain was cast into unemployment and poverty, and storm clouds gathered across the English Channel.
Michael explores interwar Britain by train from Cornwall’s St Ives to Salisbury, through England’s North East to the Scottish Highlands and from Canterbury in Kent to Skegne
How the Universe WorksFrom the beginning of time, the stars, planets and galaxies have been working individually and together to produce all that is and all that we see. How do they work, and how does it impact us?
Carriers at WarThey’re massive metal beasts, transporting over one billion dollars’ worth of U.S. Navy aircraft across hostile waters to bring air power against the enemy. This is an unprecedented look at life inside the U.S. Navy’s premier supercarriers, above and below deck. From the building of these floating airports to the tough jobs required to keep them running, we celebrate the highly trained crew and the machines that allow them to bring the fight to anywhere on the planet.
Combat ShipsIn times of conflict, controlling the sea often means controlling the war. We tell the stories of some of history’s most remarkable combat ships as well as the men and women who sailed them into battle. From Viking longships to missile-carrying destroyers and from stealth, covert conflicts to the greatest sea conflict of all, the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944, we reveal the secrets of these amazing vessels and the remarkable maritime missions they carried out, through rarely seen combat footage and firsthand veteran accounts.
Nature CollectionEscape into the wild with this stunning collection of National Geographic's award-winning nature and wildlife specials that captures never-before-seen moments of our planet's most magnificent creatures and places.
Mediterranean with Simon ReeveThe birth place of western civilisation which is once again at the heart of global conflict. In episode one Simon travels from Malta along the coast of southern Italy to Albania - a journey that takes him to the dark heart of the Mediterranean. Driven by a surge of tourists, modern-day Malta is booming. But beneath the picture-postcard image lies a country accused of being a home to money-laundering and organised crime, where journalists can be murdered by car bombs. In Italy's Deep South Simon finds a land in the grip of Europe's most powerful mafia, and accompanies police through an extraordinary warren of underground tu
The Great British Bake OffCake tins at the ready for the ultimate baking battle, where passionate amateur bakers compete to win this hugely popular Bafta-winning series. Twelve bakers don their aprons and head for their workstations in the iconic Bake Off tent. Will they rise to the occasion or turn into a soggy mess in the face of the 30 new challenges judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood have devised?
Swords: Life On the LineNew England’s long line fishermen risk it all to catch an elusive prey in some of the most dangerous waters on the planet. They hunt swordfish - magnificent giants that can weigh over a thousand pounds - found in the waters around the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and the Georges Bank off the Gulf of Maine. These waters are home to some of the wildest storms on earth. Cold fronts racing in from Canada meet hurricanes from the south and the results are a truly awe-inspiring display of power by nature - the most famous example being “The Perfect Storm” of 1991. This series follows four boats (The Eagle Eye II, Big Eye,
Hunting HitlerWhat if Adolf Hitler didn’t die in World War II? What if he survived the war and pulled off one of history’s greatest disappearing acts by escaping to South America? The third season seeks to answer that very question. Follow the team — led by CIA veteran Bob Baer and former UN war crimes investigator John Cencich — as it investigates the accumulating evidence that questions the history books.
America's Hardest PrisonsPlunge head-first into the gritty underworld of America's most fearsome prisons. America's prisons are teeming with dangerous and conniving criminals– who stop at nothing to get their way. In this world of absolutes, predators stalk their next prey, gang commanders order hits from isolation, and inmates are armed with deadly weapons. Here, only the strong and devious survive.
Harry Potter: A History of MagicThis documentary celebrates 20 years of one of Britain's best-loved literary characters: Harry Potter. In 2017 it will be two decades since JK Rowling first published the book that cast a spell on millions and took the world of publishing and cinema by storm - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. To commemorate this landmark event, JK Rowling and her publisher Bloomsbury team up with the British Library to put on an extraordinary exhibition in October 2017. Created for the legions of fans across the world that grew up with Harry, Harry Potter - A History of Magic marks the occasion and celebrates one of the biggest cu
Clash of the GodsOften the first stories we learn as children, myths are iconic tales where good and evil clash and humanity and fantasy collide. Thousands of years ago, they were used to help frame the world of the ancients, and dictate the guidelines of their societies. Yet they were so powerful that they are still woven into the fabric of today’s world, remaining everywhere we look. Explore these myths, from the legendary people who inspired them to their real-life relevance today, in Clash of the Gods. Featured myths and the people behind them include: The Aztec Temple of Doom; The Labyrinth of the Minotaur, Thor: God of Thunder; R
Seven Worlds, One PlanetMillions of years ago incredible forces ripped apart the Earth's crust creating seven extraordinary continents. One Planet Seven Worlds, presented by Sir David Attenborough, reveals how each distinct continent has shaped the unique animal life found there.
D.B. Cooper: Case Closed?The action for the series DB Cooper: Case Closed? takes place in 1971 when a man dressed in a suit and tie hijacked a Northwest Orient flight bound for Seattle, Washington. He said he had a bomb and demanded $200,000 cash and four parachutes. Once he received his ransom, the man jumped out of the plane and into the night, never to be seen again. Who was DB Cooper?
9/11: Inside Air Force OneThis documentary tells the story of 9/11 from a unique vantage point: inside Air Force One on its nine-hour journey from Florida, across the country, and finally home to Washington D.C. Featuring interviews with President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Chief of Staff Andy Card, the pilot of Air Force One, Secret Service agents, as well as intelligence and military aides on board.
Dual SurvivalTwo of the world’s toughest survival experts are forging a partnership to champion some of the most challenging environments. Relying solely on the bare minimum of resources and tools, the new pair must draw upon their skills to secure the key elements of wilderness survival. Expert Grady Powell is joined by experienced outdoorsman Josh James for an all-new season of DUAL SURVIVAL.
Dan Rather ReportsHost Dan Rather presents hard-edged field reports, in-depth interviews and investigative pieces that emphasize accuracy, fairness and guts in their reporting. The program will cover topics including, but not limited to, politics, the environment, the global economy, and international affairs and conflicts.
The Repair ShopJay Blades and his expert team of craftsmen are back to pool their talents to restore heirlooms and treasured antiques, such as music boxes, vases and clocks, to prove that anything can be brought back to its former glory. The Repair Shop is an antidote to the throwaway culture and shines a light on the wonderful treasures to be found in homes across the country.
Last Week Tonight with John OliverOne of the funniest and most refreshing personalities to hit the TV scene, John Oliver is back for Season 6 of his acclaimed Sunday-night series, winner of seven Primetime Emmy(R) Awards. A satirical and insightful look at the personalities and policies that shape the country and the world, the series provides Oliver with a unique platform to offer up his singular perspective and distinct voice to any number of social, political or existential issues.
Grand DesignsKevin McCloud is once again amazed by the ingenuity and determination of the families who set out to build their dream homes. And, with the recession taking its toll on their budgets, these Grand Designers must come up with bolder ideas than ever before.
Wheeler DealersEdd and Mike are back and ready to find the best deals in Wheeler Dealers history as they travel across the UK, Poland and the USA to buy, restore and sell some of the world's most iconic motors. As Edd gets stuck in back at the garage, Mike sets off on his travels, searching for the ultimate deals. Some of the classic cars snapped up by Mike in this series include an Aston Martin, Ford Escort Mexico Replica, Porsche Boxter, and a Morris Minor. Along the way there'll be top tips for buying and selling, advice on where to find the best deals on parts, trips to see specialist repair processes, plus loads of in-depth mechanic
Wheeler DealersTake one canny car trader, a mechanical maestro, up to £20,000 and a load of oil, sweat and knowhow, and what have you got? WHEELER DEALERS of course! Mike Brewer and Edd China are back on their hunt for treasure as they find rundown classic cars and transform them into sleek, gleaming beauties ready to sell on to a punter for a healthy profit. And, in this series Mike and Edd celebrate their 100th episode in style, by restoring classic veteran car Darracq. They then drive the veteran car run from London to Brighton, with a 6am start, the finish time is whenever they make it, if they make it. As if that couldn’t be hard
Shifting Gears With Aaron KaufmanAaron Kaufman is back, and this time, he’s the boss. Redefining the custom car building space, he’s pushing his design abilities to the limits and focusing on vehicle builds driven by passion. Taking on concepts and builds he’s always dreamed of, Aaron will extend his skills in spaces he’s never worked in before.
Louis Theroux: Altered StatesLouis Theroux explores the unusual ways modern America deals with birth, love and death. Changing social attitudes and radical new laws have transformed how Americans can experience some of life’s most intimate moments - how we raise children, how we love and even how we die.
Derren BrownThe master of the mysterious and top mentalist Derren Brown brings his unique talents to this specially-made recording of a live show shot in a mystery location in front of an invited audience of magic experts and celebrity fans. This one-hour fusion of magic, suggestion, psychology and misdirection gives the cynics the chance to decide: is Derren a fraud or should he be burnt at the stake?
Ancient AliensAncient Aliens® Season 6 on H2 continues to explore the fascinating field of alien research. Did intelligent aliens roam the earth thousands of years ago? Were structures created to worship or guide them? Do they walk among us now? From cave paintings to ancient texts and from artifacts to firsthand accounts, this inquiry presents grounded historical depth.