Tagged with Documentary

Rookies - Netflix

Documentary filmed over the course of a year following trainee officers in Lincolnshire Police, charting their progress as they venture out onto the streets under the watchful eyes of experienced veterans.

Rookies - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-07-13

Rookies - NBA Rookie of the Year Award - Netflix

The National Basketball Association's Rookie of the Year Award is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA) award given to the top rookie(s) of the regular season. Initiated following the 1952–53 NBA season, it confers the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy, named after the former Philadelphia Warriors head coach. The winner is selected by a panel of United States and Canadian sportswriters and broadcasters, each casting first, second, and third place votes (worth five points, three points, and one point respectively). The player(s) with the highest point total, regardless of the number of first-place votes, wins the award. The most recent Rookie of the Year winner is Ben Simmons. Twenty-one winners were drafted first overall. Sixteen winners have also won the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in their careers; Wilt Chamberlain and Wes Unseld earning both honors the same season. Nineteen of the forty two non-active winners have been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Three seasons had joint winners—Dave Cowens and Geoff Petrie in the 1970–71 season, Grant Hill and Jason Kidd in the 1994–95 season, and Elton Brand and Steve Francis in the 1999–2000 season. Five players won the award unanimously (by capturing all of the first-place votes) – Ralph Sampson, David Robinson, Blake Griffin, Damian Lillard, and Karl-Anthony Towns. Patrick Ewing of Jamaica, Pau Gasol of Spain, Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons of Australia and Andrew Wiggins of Canada are the only winners not born in the United States. Three of these individuals have dual nationality by birth—Wiggins and Simmons have American fathers, and both of Irving's parents are Americans. Ewing immigrated to the Boston area at age 11, Irving moved to the United States at age 2, and Wiggins and Simmons moved to the U.S. while in high school. Gasol is the only winner trained totally outside the U.S.

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The Killing Season - Netflix

The Killing Season, from Executive Producer Alex Gibney, is an immersive series that follows documentarians Joshua Zeman (Cropsey) and Rachel Mills as they investigate one of the most bizarre unsolved serial killer cases of our time - the deaths of ten sex workers discovered on Gilgo Beach, Long Island. Authorities believe these killings are the work of the Long Island Serial Killer, who after five years remains at large. Forging relationships with cyber-sleuths, journalists and victim's families, Zeman and Mills uncover connections that suggest Long Island is just the beginning.

The Killing Season - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-12

The Killing Season - Killing Season (film) - Netflix

Killing Season (previously titled Shrapnel) is a 2013 American action thriller film written by Evan Daugherty and directed by Mark Steven Johnson for Millennium Films, as the first on-screen pairing of actors John Travolta and Robert De Niro. The film pertains to a personal fight between an American and a Serb war veteran. Daugherty's script caught the attention of producers after winning the 2008 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. The film received negative reviews from critics and was a box office bomb.

The Killing Season - Production - Netflix

The project was originally set in the 1970s and titled Shrapnel. It was being considered by John Travolta and Nicolas Cage as a project to follow up on their film Face/Off and by director John McTiernan as a directing vehicle. Subsequently renamed and modified to take place in modern-day Appalachia, and co-financed and co-produced by Corsan, Nu Image and Millennium Films, filming began on January 16, 2012, in the Appalachian Mountains of north Georgia. Major filming was scheduled for Tallulah Gorge State Park and Black Rock Mountain State Park. The locations in Rabun County were chosen by director Mark Steven Johnson to create the effect and mood he had previously seen in the film Deliverance. Other minor filming locations included Sofia, Bulgaria, Sweetwater Creek State Park, and the Pine Mountain Gold Museum in Stockmar Park, Villa Rica. International sales for Killing Season, offered by the American Film Market, commenced on November 2, 2011, in Santa Monica. American cellist/singer/songwriter Ben Sollee contributed solo cello performances as well as an original song, “Letting Go”, for the end credits.

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Illusions - Netflix

Illusions introduces the world of the visual scientist Prof. Arthur Shapiro. Find out how your mind misinterprets information due to visual bias.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 10 minutes

Premier: 2015-11-17

Illusions - Magic (illusion) - Netflix

Magic, along with its subgenres of, and sometimes referred to as illusion, stage magic or street magic is a performing art in which audiences are entertained by staged tricks or illusions of seemingly impossible feats using natural means. It is to be distinguished from paranormal magic which, it is claimed, are effects created through supernatural means. It is one of the oldest performing arts in the world.

Illusions - Learning magic - Netflix

Dedication to magic can teach confidence and creativity, as well as the work ethic associated with regular practice and the responsibility that comes with devotion to an art. The teaching of performance magic was once a secretive practice. Professional magicians were unwilling to share knowledge with anyone outside the profession to prevent the laity from learning their secrets. This often made it difficult for an interested apprentice to learn anything but the basics of magic. Some had strict rules against members discussing magic secrets with anyone but established magicians. From the 1584 publication of Reginald Scot's Discoverie of Witchcraft until the end of the 19th century, only a few books were available for magicians to learn the craft, whereas today mass-market books offer a myriad titles. Videos and DVDs are a newer medium of tuition, but many of the methods found in this format are readily found in previously published books. However, they can serve as a visual demonstration. Persons interested in learning to perform magic can join magic clubs. Here magicians, both seasoned and novitiate, can work together and help one another for mutual improvement, to learn new techniques, to discuss all aspects of magic, to perform for each other—sharing advice, encouragement, and criticism. Before a magician can join one of these clubs, they usually have to audition. The purpose is to show to the membership they are a magician and not just someone off the street wanting to discover magic secrets. The world's largest magic organization is the International Brotherhood of Magicians; it publishes a monthly journal, The Linking Ring. The oldest organization is the Society of American Magicians, which publishes the monthly magazine M-U-M and of which Houdini was a member and president for several years. In London, England, there is The Magic Circle, which houses the largest magic library in Europe. Also PSYCRETS—The British Society of Mystery Entertainers—caters specifically to mentalists, bizarrists, storytellers, readers, spiritualist performers, and other mystery entertainers. Davenport's Magic in London's The Strand is the world's oldest family-run magic shop. The Magic Castle in Hollywood, California, is home to the Academy of Magical Arts. Traditionally, magicians refuse to reveal the methods behind their tricks to the audience. Membership in professional magicians' organizations often requires a commitment never to reveal the secrets of magic to non-magicians. Magic performances tend to fall into a few specialties or genres. Stage illusions use large-scale props and even large animals. Platform magic is performed for a medium to large audience. Close-up magic is performed with the audience close to the magician. Escapology involves escapes from confinement or restraints. Pickpocket magicians take audience members' wallets, belts, and ties. Mentalism creates the illusion that the magician can read minds. Comedy magic is the use of magic combined with stand-up comedy, an example being Penn & Teller. Some modern illusionists believe that it is unethical to give a performance that claims to be anything other than a clever and skillful deception. Others argue that they can claim that the effects are due to magic. These apparently irreconcilable differences of opinion have led to some conflicts among performers. Another issue is the use of deceptive practices for personal gain outside the venue of a magic performance. Examples include fraudulent mediums, con men and grifters who use deception for cheating at card games.

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Just Josh - Netflix

This docuseries follows professional dancer Josh Horner as he gives unconventional crash courses in dancing for special events.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

Just Josh - Josh Barro - Netflix

Joshua A. Barro is an American journalist who currently contributes to Business Insider as a political commentator.

Just Josh - Family and education - Netflix

Barro is the son of Harvard University professor and macroeconomist, Robert Barro. After growing up in Massachusetts, Barro received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Harvard University. While in college, he spent a summer interning for Grover Norquist.

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Miracle Planet - Netflix

Over its more than 4-billion-year history, the earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes helped bring about the evolution of life, from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Featuring location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology, Miracle Planet recounts the profound and gripping story of Earth's mysterious evolution and reveals the surprising roles that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Narrated by Christopher Plummer, it is an exhilarating virtual tour of our planet's first 4 billion years. Don't miss it.

Miracle Planet - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-04-22

Miracle Planet - Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets - Netflix

Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets (2015) is the fourth collection of short stories by American author Jacob M. Appel. The collection won the Mid-Atlantic Book Award for Fiction in 2016. Among the stories in the collection, “Phoebe with Impending Frost,” which had previously appeared in The Southwest Review, won the 2009 McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Fiction and “Shell Game with Organs” won the 1998 Boston Review Short Fiction Prize.

Miracle Planet - Contents - Netflix

Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets Phoebe with Impending Frost Invasive Species The Resurrection Bakeoff The Orchard The Grand Concourse Measures of Sorrow Shell Game with Organs

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Момент истины - Netflix

Момент истины - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Russian

Status: Running

Runtime: 48 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-20

Момент истины - Eugen Doga - Netflix

Eugen Doga ([e.uˈd͡ʒen ˈdoɡa]; born 1 March 1937) is a Moldovan composer. He writes music in all kinds of genres and styles, which makes him one of the most prolific and versatile composers. He has his own easily recognizable style. A creator of three ballets "Luceafărul”, “Venancia”, “Queen Margot”, the opera “Dialogues of Love”, more than 100 instrumental and choral works – symphonies, 6 quartets, “Requiem”, church music, and other, plus music for 13 plays, radio shows, more than 200 movies, more than 260 songs and romances, more than 70 waltzes; he is also the author of works for children, the music for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games in 1980 in Moscow. He is considered a genius and one of the most romantic composers; he is also included on the list of the twenty best and most frequently performed composers of the twentieth century. In Moldova, the years 2007 and 2017 (when the composer celebrated his 70th and 80t birthdays, respectively) were declared the Year of Eugen Doga. Chișinău's main pedestrianised thoroughfare has been named Eugen Doga Street in his honour. The World Intellectual Property Organization (Geneva) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in music awarded him with a special certificate in 2007.

Момент истины - Family - Netflix

“Family is the home port, which any ship is seeking for, wherever it is. Even despite long distances. Our, artists’, distances are incommensurable, but I am glad to have my wife, daughter and grandson waiting for me”. Eugen Doga In 1962 Eugen Doga was married to a graduate of the Moscow technological Institute of Natalia. They have a daughter Viorica (television director) and grandson Dominic (student). Father – Dmitry Fedorovich Doga (1906). Mother – Elizabeth Nikiforovna Doga (1915). Wife – Natalia Pavlovna Doga (1939), engineer. Daughter – Viorica Doga (1966). Grandson – Dominique Doga (2001). Cousin — Klea Doga (1998) Cousin — Irsa Doga (1998)

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Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation - Netflix

It is perhaps the most original science documentary ever made. Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation is an all-singing, all-dancing musical. No joke: there are 14 original songs, including the hermaphrodite song and the female promiscuity song (which features the refrain, "I want to do it again, I want to do it again, my mother always said you can't have too many men").\ And that's not all.\ \ Dr. Tatiana interviews scientists, chases wild banana slugs and elephant seals, dispenses sex advice in her clinic, and conducts a Jerry-Springer-style TV show within the TV show. But where Springer's guests are troubled humans, Dr. Tatiana's are penis-fencing flatworms, sexless rotifers, and fruit flies that use drugs to keep their mates faithful.

Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 65 minutes

Premier: 2005-05-02

Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation - Baillie Gifford Prize - Netflix

The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction (formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize) is an annual British prize for the best non-fiction writing in the English language. It was founded in 1999 following the demise of the NCR Book Award and based on an anonymous donation. With its motto “All the best stories are true”, the prize covers current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts. The competition is open to authors of any nationality whose work is published in the UK in English. The prize was originally named after the English 18th-century author and lexicographer Samuel Johnson. From its inception until 2008 it was named in full the BBC FOUR Samuel Johnson Prize and managed by BBC Four. In 2009 it was renamed as BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction and managed by BBC Two. The new name reflected the BBC's commitment to broadcasting coverage of the Prize on BBC 2, The Culture Show. In 2016 the name was changed once more to the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, after its new primary sponsor, the Edinburgh-based investment management company Baillie Gifford. It continues to be administered by the Board of the not-for-profit company, The Samuel Johnson Prize Limited. Prior to the 2009 name change, the monetary prize amount was £30,000 for the winner, and each finalist received £2500. After 2009 the monetary prize was £20,000 for the winner, and each finalist received £1000. In February 2012, the steering committee for the prize announced that a new sponsor had been found for the prize, an anonymous philanthropist, and that the prize was to be raised to £25,000. In 2015, funding for the prize was arranged by the Blavatnik Family foundation, while the organisers sought new sponsors from 2016 onwards. In 2016, under new sponsors Baillie Gifford, the prize money was restored to £30,000 for the winner. The prize is considered to be among the most prestigious non-fiction awards in the UK.

Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation - 2012 - Netflix

Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum Robert Macfarlane, The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity Paul Preston, The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain Sue Prideaux, Strindberg: A Life The longlist was announced 17 September 2012, the shortlist was announced 5 October. The winner was announced 12 November. The monetary prize for 2012 was £20,000 for the winner.

Wade Davis, Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

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Mysteries at the Church - Netflix

From soaring cathedrals to intimate chapels, sanctuaries of all faiths provide a beacon for seekers and a stage for astonishing mysteries. From divine intervention to unholy terror, we uncover the mysteries of the world's greatest houses of worship in "Mysteries at the Church".

Mysteries at the Church - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-04

Mysteries at the Church - Sacred mysteries - Netflix

Sacred mysteries are the areas of supernatural phenomena associated with a divinity or a religious ideology. Sacred mysteries may be either: Religious beliefs, rituals or practices which are kept secret from non-believers, or lower levels of believers, who have not had an initiation into the higher levels of belief (the concealed knowledge may be called esoteric). Beliefs of the religion which are public knowledge but cannot be easily explained by normal rational or scientific means. Although the term “mystery” is not often used in anthropology, access by initiation or rite of passage to otherwise secret beliefs is an extremely common feature of indigenous religions all over the world. A mystagogue or hierophant is a holder and teacher of secret knowledge in the former sense above. Whereas, mysticism may be defined as an area of philosophical or religious thought which focuses on mysteries in the latter sense above.

Mysteries at the Church - Christian mysteries - Netflix

Although the term is not used equally by all Christian traditions, many if not most basic aspects of Christian theology require a supernatural explanation. To name but a few key examples, these include the nature of the Trinity, the Virgin birth of Jesus, and the Resurrection of Jesus. These are mysteries in the sense that they cannot be explained or apprehended by reason alone. The word mysterion (μυστήριον) is used 27 times in the New Testament. It denotes not so much the meaning of the modern English term mystery, but rather something that is mystical. In the biblical Greek, the term refers to “that which awaits disclosure or interpretation”. In the Catholic church the Latin term is mysterium fidei, “mystery of faith”, defined in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1997) to mean a mystery hidden in God, which can never be known unless revealed by God. In the Roman Catholic Church the First Vatican Council re-affirmed the existence of mysteries as a doctrine of Catholic faith as follows: “If any one say that in Divine Revelation there are contained no mysteries properly so called (vera et proprie dicta mysteria), but that through reason rightly developed (per rationem rite excultam) all the dogmas of faith can be understood and demonstrated from natural principles: let him be anathema” (Sess. III, De fide et ratione, can. i). The position, if not the terminology, of other Christian churches is essentially the same. In parts of the Early Christian Church, many aspects of Christian theology, including some sacraments and sacramentals, were kept hidden from the pagans—the so-called Disciplina arcani—lest they become objects of ridicule, and were also introduced gradually to catechumens or new converts. As the Age of Persecution ended, the secrecy was gradually relaxed. But the term continued to be used, and the same word is used in the Eastern Orthodox churches to describe “mysteries” and “sacraments”. This is not usually so in the West, though theologically many aspects of sacraments are recognized as mysteries in the main sense described above, especially (for those churches accepting it) the doctrine of transubstantiation in the Eucharist. Hence Pope Paul VI's papal encyclical of 3 September 1965 on the Eucharist was titled, from its opening words, Mysterium fidei. In the Roman Rite Catholic Mass within or immediately after the formula of consecration of the wine, the celebrant says “The mystery of faith”. Originally the term “Mystery” was used for the sacraments generally in both the East and the West, as shown from the “Mystagogical Homilies” of St. Cyril of Jerusalem and the work, On the Mysteries by St. Ambrose of Milan. Although all the official doctrines of Christian churches have long been fully public, the loosely defined area of Christian thought called Christian mysticism often concerns the contemplation of sacred mysteries and may include the development of personal theories about them, undertaken in the knowledge that they can never be fully apprehended by man.

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The First 48: Deadly Debt - Netflix

The First 48: Deadly Debt is the newest in A&E's "The First 48" franchise that features updates on cases from The First 48, including all-new interviews with the detectives involved with the original case.

The First 48: Deadly Debt - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-21

The First 48: Deadly Debt - Daniel Wozniak (murderer) - Netflix

Daniel Patrick Wozniak (born March 23, 1984) is a former Southern California community theater actor and convicted double-murderer on California's Death Row. In May 2010, Wozniak murdered two people as part of a plan to steal money from one of the victims. The money was going to be used to pay for his upcoming wedding and honeymoon. Wozniak murdered his neighbor and friend, PFC Samuel E. Herr, 26, an OEF Army Veteran of the 1- 91 Airborne Cavalry, and Herr's college friend Juri “Julie” Kibuishi, 23. At the time of the murders, Wozniak was in major debt and was also facing eviction from his apartment that he shared with his fiancée Rachel Mae Buffett. Wozniak and Herr lived in the same apartment complex in Costa Mesa, California. After more than five years of court deliberations, Wozniak was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder. He was sentenced to capital punishment (death) in September 2016. He is incarcerated at California's San Quentin State Prison.

The First 48: Deadly Debt - In popular culture - Netflix

CBS' Dr Phil: “Actress Accused: Was She an Accessory to Murder?” first aired: February 5, 2013. During the show, Steve Herr didn’t hide his resentment for Rachel Mae Buffett and her claims of not knowing anything about the murders of his son Sam and Julie Kibuishi. Buffett was charged in 2012 of being an accessory-after-the-fact in the murders by Wozniak, her former fiancé in 2010. MSNBC's Series Lockup: “Lockup Orange County: Extended Stay: Unholy Trinity” is filmed in the Orange County Jail and features an interview with Wozniak as he proclaims his innocence in the murders. The episode outraged the relatives of Wozniak's victims, as the killer charmed the camera and proclaimed his devotion to the bible and the two people he killed. NBC's Dateline: “Plot Twist”, first aired: January 15, 2016. Rachel Mae Buffett is interviewed by reporter Josh Mankiewicz about her being part of the murder investigation involving both her former fiancé and her neighbor friend, a 26-year-old Army veteran. ABC's 20/20: “Mystery in Apartment 410,” first aired: March 4, 2016. Reports on the May 2010 murders of U.S. Army combat veteran Sam Herr and his college friend Julie Kibuishi. They were killed by former theater actor Daniel Wozniak who first killed Herr to steal $60,000 and then murdered Julie Kibuishi in order to throw the police off his trail. Crime Watch Daily also profiled the case on an episode which originally aired on June 8, 2016. Investigation Discovery's The Perfect Murder: “Curtain Call,” first aired: August 24, 2016. California college student Julie Kibushi is found murdered on top of her friend Sam Herr's bed. Herr a decorated war hero, was nowhere to be found, local police begin their hunt for the prime suspect Sam. As the investigation grows, police discoveries lead them into a complicated case. CBS' 48 Hours: “Killer Performance” first aired: October 9, 2016. Correspondent Tracy Smith interviews friends and family members of the victims, along with interviews of the cases prosecutor and other public officials. Investigation Discovery's Unusual Suspects: Deadly Intent: “Final Curtain,” first aired: November 1, 2017. Costa Mesa, CA is a beautiful place to live, but it comes at a cost. The murder of a young girl, Julie Kibushi, and the disappearance of a former Army soldier, Sam Herr, leads investigators down a dark path into the mind of an unassuming killer. Oxygen: In Ice Cold Blood “Closing Night” the murder of Julie Kibushi and Sam Herr and the subsequent investigation that led to the arrest, conviction, and sentencing of Daniel Wozniak.

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The Hairy Bikers' Cook Off - Netflix

The Hairy Bikers search for Britain's best cooking family. The show includes cooking challenges for the competing families, plenty of foody tips and chat, and a celebrity guest.

The Hairy Bikers' Cook Off - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2010-10-25

The Hairy Bikers' Cook Off - Chicken tikka masala - Netflix

Chicken tikka masala is a dish of chunks of roasted marinated chicken (chicken tikka) in a spiced curry sauce. The sauce is usually creamy and orange-coloured. There are multiple claims to its place of origin, including the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent or Glasgow in Scotland. It is among the United Kingdom's most popular dishes, leading a government minister, Robin Cook, to claim in 2001 that it was “a true British national dish”.

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Balti, a South Asian dish Chicken curry, a spiced chicken dish Butter chicken, a mild curry dish of South Asian origin List of chicken dishes Mughlai cuisine

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Contest Searchlight - Netflix

Contest Searchlight is a four-episode fictional comedy television series, it is a documentary-style parody or mockumentary of the HBO network's non-fictional series Project Greenlight.

Contest Searchlight starred Denis Leary and Lenny Clarke, playing slightly fictionalized versions of themselves, as TV producers holding a nationwide contest to select a new television series to produce for the Comedy Central network. When none of the proposed submissions prove acceptable, Leary and Clarke end up combining several of the finalist's proposals to produce a new, semi-improvised ensemble sitcom entitled "Jesus and the Gang." The new show ostensibly stars New York City theatre and television actor Peter Gallagher (again playing a fictionalized version of himself), but when Gallagher is hit by a car during the filming of a network promotion, the lead role is shifted to comedian Patrice O'Neal. During rehearsals for the premiere episode, the actors, crew and producers all start fighting each other (and themselves), and "Jesus and the Gang" is permanently shelved.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2002-08-14

Contest Searchlight - Reno 911! - Netflix

Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009. It is a mockumentary-style parody of law enforcement documentary shows, specifically Cops, with comic actors playing the police officers. Most of the material is improvised, using a broad outline with minimal scripted material. The series spawned a film, Reno 911!: Miami, featuring the same cast. Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant and Kerri Kenney-Silver all starred in and are billed as creators of the series.

Contest Searchlight - Cast history - Netflix

Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Ben Garant, Joe Lo Truglio, frequent Reno 911! director Michael Patrick Jann and many of the frequent guest stars are members of The State, a comedy troupe who had a popular sketch series which aired for three seasons on MTV in the early 1990s. Lennon and Kenney-Silver were the stars of Viva Variety, a former Comedy Central series. Their co-star, Michael Ian Black, has appeared in several Reno 911! episodes. Garant was Viva Variety's head writer and co-creator; it was a spin-off of a sketch on The State. McLendon-Covey was a member of The Groundlings theater company, located in Los Angeles. She was dismissed from Reno 911 prior to the sixth season. Alazraqui is the voice of many cartoon characters, such as: Mr. Weed from Family Guy (1999–2001); Lazlo and Clam from Camp Lazlo; Rocko from Rocko's Modern Life; Winslow and Lube from CatDog; Monroe the enchanted dog from The Life and Times of Juniper Lee; the Taco Bell Chihuahua and, Denzel Crocker from The Fairly OddParents. He was the voice of Spyro the Dragon in that series' first installment. Alazraqui is also the current voice of the Disney character Panchito, of The Three Caballeros and classic cartoon character Felix the Cat. He may have been dismissed from Reno 911 prior to season six. Nash was also the host of Clean House on the Style Network. She appeared in Cookie's Fortune, also as a cop. Yarbrough is the voice of Assistant District Attorney Tom DuBois and Col. Stinkmeaner in the cartoon version of The Boondocks and plays a prison guard in the film Meet the Fockers, and an Army sergeant in an episode of Arrested Development. He also played pimp “Chocolate Giddyup” in the movie Black Dynamite. Birdsong worked on several Comedy Central programs prior to joining the cast of Reno 911! She appeared in programs such as The Daily Show; Crossballs; Contest Searchlight; and, Lewis Black's Root of All Evil. Before joining Reno 911 as a main cast member, Birdsong made a guest appearance in season 2 as Lisa, a Caucasian woman disguised as a Japanese masseuse. She won a Theatre World Award in 2007 for her Broadway debut with Martin Short in the musical “Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me!” She may have been dismissed from Reno 911 prior to season six. Season six newcomers Joe Lo Truglio and Ian Roberts were no strangers to Reno 911! Both had appeared as guest stars in past seasons, and both also appeared in Reno 911: Miami. As a member of The State, Lo Truglio is an old friend of the three creators and has worked with them on numerous projects. Roberts is a founding member of the popular Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy troupe, who had their own Comedy Central sketch show from 1998-2000. Other remaining members of the troupe (Matt Besser and Matt Walsh) also appeared in recurring guest roles throughout the seasons. Amy Poehler is the only member of the “UCB 4” to have never appeared on the show in any form. Throughout the show's run, all three main cast members from Stella (who were also from The State) made appearances as characters. While Michael Showalter was the exception on the TV series, he appeared in the film, along with all of the cast members of The State.

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Taken - Netflix

Taken, a true crime documentary series that explores the search for answers and justice for Canada's missing and murdered Indigenous women.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

Taken - Taken (franchise) - Netflix

Taken is a series of French action films beginning with Taken in 2008. All three films primarily speak English, and they feature Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills. A television series, set to serve as an origin story and starring Clive Standen as Bryan Mills, premiered in February 2017.

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Teen Trouble - Netflix

Teen Troubleis a gripping series hosted by teen behavior specialist, author and motivational speaker Josh Shipp. In each episode, Shipp serves as the last hope for troubled families desperate to save their out-of-control teens and gives them the critical help they need to avoid tragedy. He will embed himself into the hidden lives of at-risk teens on dangerous, self-destructive paths - taking drugs, stealing from their families, abusing alcohol and breaking the law. Born an orphan and bounced around in many different foster homes until he figured out how to turn a mess into a message, Shipp has been through it all and has an unconventional method to get through to teens and their parents.

Teen Trouble - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-02

Teen Trouble - Teen Wolf (season 6) - Netflix

The sixth season of Teen Wolf, an American supernatural drama created by Jeff Davis and to some extent based on the 1985 film of the same name, received an order of 20 episodes on July 9, 2015, and premiered on November 15, 2016. The second half of the season premiered on July 30, 2017. Unlike the previous season, instead of telling a single story, the season was split into two 10-episode arcs, following the same format of the third season. On July 21, 2016, the cast announced at Comic Con that the series would end after its sixth season. The final episode aired on September 24, 2017.

Teen Trouble - Production - Netflix

The sixth season of Teen Wolf received an order of 20 episodes on July 9, 2015. Instead of telling a single story, the season was broken into two 10 episode arcs. Filming for the season started on February 22, 2016. On April 11, 2016, Arden Cho announced she would not be returning for season 6. New recurring characters include Ross Butler as Nathan and Pete Ploszek as Garrett Douglas. Sibongile Mlambo joined the series as Beacon Hills' new humanities teacher and guidance counselor. Tyler Posey directed the thirteenth episode of the season, which was is first time directing an episode of Teen Wolf. Linden Ashby, who portrays Sheriff Stilinski, directed the fourteenth episode for the season, which was also a first for Ashby. On March 7, 2017, Meagan Tandy confirmed that, while she was invited back to reprise her role as Braeden, she would not be able to do so due to scheduling conflicts with her current television projects.

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Howard Goodall's Story of Music - Netflix

Howard Goodall traces the story of music from the ancient world to the modern day.

Howard Goodall's Story of Music - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-01-26

Howard Goodall's Story of Music - Timeline of Classic FM - Netflix

A timeline of notable events relating to Classic FM, a British national radio station which began broadcasting in September 1992.

Howard Goodall's Story of Music - 2010s - Netflix

2010 July – John Suchet joins to host the Sunday lunchtime show. Simon Bates moves from breakfast to mid-mornings.

2012 7 January – Alan Titchmarsh joins to present a new Saturday morning programme. 29 June – Tim Lihoreau replaces Mark Forrest as host of the weekday breakfast show with Jane Jones taking over the weekend breakfast show which Tim vacated and John Brunning replaces Mark as presenter of the weekly chart show. Natalie Wheen leaves.

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Stephen Tompkinson's Australian Balloon Adventure - Netflix

Stephen Tompkinson's Australian Balloon Adventure is a documentary series which follows Stephen and balloon pilot Robin Bachelor as they explore Australia's rich and diverse landscape and wildlife. They also take part in the country's largest balloon competition, the Canowindra Balloon Challenge.

Stephen Tompkinson's Australian Balloon Adventure - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-08-15

Stephen Tompkinson's Australian Balloon Adventure - Stephen Tompkinson - Netflix

Stephen Phillip Patrick Tompkinson (born 15 October 1965) is an English actor, known for his television roles as Marcus in Chancer (1990), Damien Day in Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–98), Father Peter Clifford in Ballykissangel (1996–98), Trevor Purvis in Grafters (1998–99), Danny Trevanion in Wild at Heart (2006–13) and Alan Banks in DCI Banks (2010–16). He won the 1994 British Comedy Award for Best TV Comedy Actor. He also starred in the films Brassed Off (1996) and Hotel Splendide (2000).

Stephen Tompkinson's Australian Balloon Adventure - Other involvements - Netflix

Tompkinson has supported various causes by providing promotional videos or voiceovers. These include a fundraising effort toward research to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and a financial appeal by Chester Zoo He has also supported causes such as the Westminster Carers Time Bank and, in 2008, he became an Ambassador for Project African Wilderness (PAW), a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to protect and restore the Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve in Malawi. In February 2012, Tompkinson supported the launch of a foundation established by Robbie Elliot, the former Newcastle United footballer who had helped Tompkinson improve his fitness for filming Harrigan. Elliott was proposing to complete a charity bicycle ride to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Stories captured along the ride – from Lisbon to Newcastle – will be made into a documentary narrated by Tompkinson and premiered in London in late 2012. In late 2011, he recorded an advert for Text Santa, a charity initiative set up by ITV to support nine UK charities at Christmas. Stars of other ITV shows made similar adverts. In January 2012, it was announced that £4,120,000 was raised for the various charities. Over the years he has participated in Comic Relief's Red Nose Day. In 2001, he was one of the team describing the work the charity does in Britain, helping victims of early Alzheimer's or teenagers who are HIV positive. In 1997, Tompkinson and Kirwan did a Comic Relief sketch titled Ballykissdibley – with Dawn French and the cast of The Vicar of Dibley – in which they played their Ballykissangel characters, Fr. Peter Clifford and Assumpta Fitzgerald.

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The Business Inspector - Netflix

A brand new troubleshooting series that aims to transform struggling small businesses. Each week, straight-talking, self-made millionaire Hilary Devey will tackle two ailing companies. Can the Business Inspector help keep the dreams of Britain's entrepreneurs alive?

The Business Inspector - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-03-17

The Business Inspector - Hilary Devey - Netflix

Hilary Lorraine Devey CBE (born 10 March 1957) is an English businesswoman, television personality and entrepreneur, best known for her two-year role on BBC Two programme Dragons' Den until she left to present the Channel 4 series The Intern.

The Business Inspector - Charity - Netflix

Devey campaigns for various charities including Carers Trust, of which she became vice-president in 2012. She donates to charity one penny for each pallet distributed by the Pall-Ex network through her 'Penny a Pallet' scheme. She also supports the Stroke Association, for which she became a patron in 2010.

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Witness - Netflix

Drug trafficking, poverty, gang violence, corruption and ethnic warfare have created some of the most dangerous hot spots on Earth. Witness follows our current generation of photojournalists into these conflict zones in Mexico, Libya, Brazil and South Sudan. In the four-part series, war photographers carry us into the heart of the human drama of the people in the action on the ground. We see what compels the photojournalist and experience why, when everyone else seeks cover, the photojournalist stands and moves closer.

Witness - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2012-11-05

Witness - Jehovah's Witnesses - Netflix

Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity. The group reports a worldwide membership of more than 8.45 million adherents involved in evangelism and an annual Memorial attendance of more than 20 million. Jehovah's Witnesses are directed by the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses, a group of elders in Warwick, New York, which establishes all doctrines based on its interpretations of the Bible. They believe that the destruction of the present world system at Armageddon is imminent, and that the establishment of God's kingdom over the earth is the only solution for all problems faced by humanity. The group emerged from the Bible Student movement founded in the late 1870s by Charles Taze Russell, who also co-founded Zion's Watch Tower Tract Society in 1881 to organize and print the movement's publications. A leadership dispute after Russell's death resulted in several groups breaking away, with Joseph Franklin Rutherford retaining control of the Watch Tower Society and its properties. Rutherford made significant organizational and doctrinal changes, including adoption of the name Jehovah's witnesses in 1931 to distinguish them from other Bible Student groups and symbolize a break with the legacy of Russell's traditions. Jehovah's Witnesses are best known for their door-to-door preaching, distributing literature such as The Watchtower and Awake!, and refusing military service and blood transfusions. They consider the use of God's name vital for proper worship. They reject Trinitarianism, inherent immortality of the soul, and hellfire, which they consider to be unscriptural doctrines. They do not observe Christmas, Easter, birthdays or other holidays and customs they consider to have pagan origins incompatible with Christianity. They prefer to use their own Bible translation, the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures, although their literature occasionally quotes and cites other Bible translations. Adherents commonly refer to their body of beliefs as “the truth” and consider themselves to be “in the truth”. They consider secular society to be morally corrupt and under the influence of Satan, and most limit their social interaction with non-Witnesses. Congregational disciplinary actions include disfellowshipping, their term for formal expulsion and shunning. Baptized individuals who formally leave are considered disassociated and are also shunned. Disfellowshipped and disassociated individuals may eventually be reinstated if deemed repentant. The group's position regarding conscientious objection to military service and refusal to salute national flags has brought it into conflict with some governments. Consequently, some Jehovah's Witnesses have been persecuted and their activities are banned or restricted in some countries. Persistent legal challenges by Jehovah's Witnesses have influenced legislation related to civil rights in several countries. The organization has received criticism regarding biblical translation, doctrines, and alleged coercion of its members. The Watch Tower Society has made various unfulfilled predictions about major biblical events such as Christ's Second Coming, the advent of God's Kingdom, and Armageddon. Their policies for handling cases of child sexual abuse have been the subject of various formal inquiries.

Witness - Jehovah and Jesus - Netflix

Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jesus is God's only direct creation, that everything else was created through Christ by means of God's power, and that the initial unassisted act of creation uniquely identifies Jesus as God's “only-begotten Son”. Jesus served as a redeemer and a ransom sacrifice to pay for the sins of humanity. They believe Jesus died on a single upright post rather than the traditional cross. Biblical references to the Archangel Michael, Abaddon (Apollyon), and the Word are interpreted as names for Jesus in various roles. Jesus is considered to be the only intercessor and high priest between God and humanity, and appointed by God as the king and judge of his kingdom. His role as a mediator (referred to in 1 Timothy 2:5) is applied to the 'anointed' class, though the 'other sheep' are said to also benefit from the arrangement.

Jehovah's Witnesses emphasize the use of God's name, and they prefer the form Jehovah—a vocalization of God's name based on the Tetragrammaton. They believe that Jehovah is the only true God, the creator of all things, and the “Universal Sovereign”. They believe that all worship should be directed toward him, and that he is not part of a Trinity; consequently, the group places more emphasis on God than on Christ. They believe that the Holy Spirit is God's applied power or “active force”, rather than a person.

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River Monsters - Netflix

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.

River Monsters - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-04-05

River Monsters - Jeremy Wade - Netflix

Jeremy John Wade (born 23 March 1956) is a British television presenter and author of books on angling. He is known for his television series River Monsters, Jungle Hooks and Mighty Rivers.

River Monsters - Make-A-Wish - Netflix

Wade has been involved with the organization Make-A-Wish for at least one child, with whom Wade and his crew showed the ins and outs of creating the episodes and the different animals that he interacts with.

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Spain: On the Road Again - Netflix

Celebrity chef Mario Batali and famed actress Gwyneth Paltrow hit the road in Spain's countryside to sample the culture in spots often overlooked by tourists.

Spain: On the Road Again - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-09-20

Spain: On the Road Again - Spain - Netflix

Spain (Spanish: España [esˈpaɲa] ( listen)), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Spanish: Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe. The country's mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north and northeast by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west and northwest by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. Spanish territory includes two large archipelagoes, the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea and the Canary Islands off the African Atlantic coast, two cities, Ceuta and Melilla, on the African mainland and several small islands in the Alboran Sea near the African coast. Spain is the only European country to have a border with an African country (Morocco). With an area of 505,990 km2 (195,360 sq mi), Spain is the largest country in Southern Europe, the second largest country in Western Europe and the European Union, and the fourth largest country in the European continent. By population, Spain is the sixth largest in Europe and the fifth in the European Union. Spain's capital and largest city is Madrid; other major urban areas include Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Málaga and Bilbao. Modern humans first arrived in the Iberian Peninsula around 35,000 years ago. Iberian cultures along with ancient Phoenician, Greek and Carthaginian settlements developed on the peninsula until it came under Roman rule around 200 BCE, after which the region was named Hispania, based on the earlier Phoenician name Sp(a)n or Spania. At the end of the Western Roman Empire the Germanic tribal confederations migrated from Central Europe, invaded the Iberian peninsula and established relatively independent realms in its western provinces, including the Sueves, Alans and Vandals. Eventually, the Visigoths would forcibly integrate all remaining independent territories in the peninsula, including Byzantine provinces, into the Kingdom of Toledo, which more or less unified politically, ecclesiastically and legally all the former Roman provinces or successor kingdoms of what was then documented as Hispania. In the early eighth century the Visigothic kingdom fell to the Moors, who arrived to rule most of the peninsula in the year 726, leaving only a handful of small Christian realms in the north, lasting up to seven centuries in the Kingdom of Granada. This left to many wars during a long reconquering period across the Iberian Peninsula, which led to the creation of Kingdom of Leon, Kingdom of Castille, Kingdom of Aragon and Kingdom of Navarre as the main Christian kingdoms to face the invasion. Following the Moorish conquest, Europeans began a gradual process of retaking the region known as the Reconquista, which by the late 15th century culminated in the emergence of Spain as a unified country under the Catholic Monarchs. In the early modern period, the Spanish Golden Era flourished, as Spain became one of history's first global empires due to the Spanish colonization of the Americas, leaving a vast cultural and linguistic legacy that includes over 500 million Hispanophones, making Spanish language the world's second most spoken native language, after Mandarin Chinese. Spain is a secular parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy, with King Felipe VI as head of state. It is a major developed country and a high income country, with the world's fourteenth largest economy by nominal GDP and sixteenth largest by purchasing power parity. It is a member of the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the Eurozone, the Council of Europe (CoE), the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), the Union for the Mediterranean, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), OSCE, the Schengen Area, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and many other international organisations. Spain has a “permanent invitation” to the G20 summits that occur generally once a year.

Spain: On the Road Again - Languages - Netflix

Spain is legally multilingual, and the constitution establishes that the nation will protect "all Spaniards and the peoples of Spain in the exercise of human rights, their cultures and traditions, languages and institutions. Spanish (español)— recognised in the constitution as Castilian (castellano)—is the official language of the entire country, and it is the right and duty of every Spaniard to know the language. The constitution also establishes that “all other Spanish languages”—that is, all other languages of Spain—will also be official in their respective autonomous communities in accordance to their Statutes, their organic regional legislations, and that the “richness of the distinct linguistic modalities of Spain represents a patrimony which will be the object of special respect and protection.” The other official languages of Spain, co-official with Spanish are: Basque (euskara) in the Basque Country and Navarre; Catalan (català) in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and in the Valencian Community, where its distinct modality of the language is officially known as Valencian (valencià); and Galician (galego) in Galicia As a percentage of the general population, Basque is spoken by 2%, Catalan by 19% or Valencian as it is called in the Communidad Valenciana – (understood by 23%, as mother tongue by 9% and as habitual/preferred by 13%), and Galician by 5% of all Spaniards.

In Catalonia, Aranese (aranés), a local variety of the Occitan language, has been declared co-official along with Catalan and Spanish since 2006. Occitan itself is spoken only in the comarca of Val d'Aran by roughly 6,700 people. Other Romance minority languages, though not official, have special recognition, such as the Astur-Leonese group (Asturian – asturianu, also called bable – in Asturias and Leonese – llionés – in Castile and León) and Aragonese (aragonés) in Aragon. In the North African Spanish autonomous city of Melilla, Riff Berber is spoken by a significant part of the population. In the tourist areas of the Mediterranean coast and the islands, English and German are widely spoken by tourists, foreign residents, and tourism workers.

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Speed with Guy Martin - Netflix

Motorcycle racer and lorry mechanic Guy Martin enjoys attempting to push the boundaries of speed in search of a trying to get a buzz. He takes part in different four-speed based challenges, exploring the boundaries of physics and finding out about the science of speed.

Speed with Guy Martin - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 70 minutes

Premier: 2013-12-29

Speed with Guy Martin - Guy Martin - Netflix

Guy Martin (born 4 November 1981) is a British lorry-mechanic better known publicly as a motorcycle racer turned television presenter of engineering-based projects, being likened to the late Fred Dibnah. Martin started racing in 1998, debuting on road circuits at the Isle of Man TT events in 2004, where he gained 17 podium finishes. He has broken his back twice in racing accidents, in the 2010 TT and the 2015 Ulster Grand Prix. Following the Ulster Grand Prix accident, Martin stated that he had retired from motorcycle racing although he never disclosed the decision publicly. However following numerous approaches by Honda Racing team manager Neil Tuxworth, Martin confirmed in January 2017 that he had signed for Lincolnshire-based Honda Racing as partner to 23-times TT winner John McGuinness for the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Southern 100 races. It was a disappointing campaign with the then-new version of the Honda Fireblade. After crashing heavily with gearbox trouble in the Superbike TT race, Martin gained a second-place finish in the TT Zero race for electrically-powered machines on the (Honda) Mugen. Motorcycle News announced his retirement from motorcycle road racing on 26 July, 2017. Martin immediately refuted this in a statement on his official website " ...I’ve not given up on racing or road racing, there’s no unfinished business and I want to race classics and oddball stuff." In August 2017, Formula 1 car team Williams announced that Martin would join their pit-crew for the impending Belgian GP. Martin starred in Closer to the Edge, a 2011 documentary on TT racing. He has since presented programmes on various engineering topics and the Channel 4 series Speed with Guy Martin when he set speed records in a variety of human and engine powered vehicles. He has authored three books, and competed in mountain bike pedal-cycle races. His first job after leaving school was as a heavy vehicle mechanic, which he retained since, being unwilling to give it up for full-time racing and media.

Speed with Guy Martin - 2006 season - Netflix

During the 2006 season Martin was allowed to race on the English circuits again, taking part in some British Supersport championship races. He also participated in the three Scarborough racing events at Oliver's Mount – the Ian Watson Spring National, the Cock o' the North and the Gold Cup meeting in which he won the prestigious Gold Cup equalling Geoff Duke's record of 4 in a row. The International road race meetings had mixed results: the North West 200 never went particularly well, The Isle of Man TT looked promising but problems soon led to it being another disappointment. At the final international of the year, the Ulster Grand Prix, he took 4 race wins and a 2nd making him the Man of the Meeting.

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The Queen's Cavalry - Netflix

The Queen's Cavalry is a documentary series that follows the fortunes of the men of The Household Cavalry and telling their stories of war and ceremony.

The Queen's Cavalry - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2005-09-29

The Queen's Cavalry - Queen's Royal Hussars - Netflix

The Queen's Royal Hussars (The Queen's Own and Royal Irish) (QRH) is the senior United Kingdom armoured regiment. It was formed on 1 September 1993 from the amalgamation of the Queen's Own Hussars and the Queen's Royal Irish Hussars. The regiment and its antecedents have been awarded 172 Battle Honours and eight Victoria Crosses. The regiment is currently based in Sennelager, Germany, where it is the armoured regiment for 20th Armoured Brigade, part of British Forces Germany.

The Queen's Cavalry - Museums - Netflix

The regiment has three museums: The Queen's Own Hussars Museum is located at Lord Leycester Hospital in Warwick. The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars Museum is located at The Redoubt Fortress in Eastbourne. The Blackshaw Museum is located in the Regimental Guard room of Athlone Barracks in Sennelager, Germany.

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Tut's Treasures: Hidden Secrets - Netflix

Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922 made headlines across the world sparking a global frenzy for Ancient Egypt. But over the decades since the find, many of the pharaoh's priceless grave goods have disappeared into museum basements and archives across Egypt. Now all 5,398 objects are being reunited for the first time since their discovery at the new Grand Egyptian Museum. Many have never been seen before but together they shed new light on the short, eventful life of the so-called 'Boy King' and are now helping experts realise the sheer scale of Tutankhamun's influence in the ancient world.

Tut's Treasures: Hidden Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-28

Tut's Treasures: Hidden Secrets - George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon - Netflix

George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, DL (26 June 1866 – 5 April 1923), styled Lord Porchester until 1890, was an English peer and aristocrat best known as the financial backer of the search for and the excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

Tut's Treasures: Hidden Secrets - Egyptology - Netflix

In 1907 Lord Carnarvon undertook to sponsor the excavation of nobles' tombs in Deir el-Bahri, near Thebes. He employed Howard Carter to undertake the work, on the recommendation of Gaston Maspero, Director of the Egyptian Antiquities Department. In 1914 Lord Carnarvon received the concession to dig in the Valley of the Kings, replacing Theodore Davis who had resigned, Carter again leading the work. Excavations were interrupted during the First World War, but resumed in late 1917. By 1922 little of significance had been found and Lord Carnarvon decided this would be the final year he would fund the work. However, on 4 November 1922, Carter was able to send a telegram to Lord Carnarvon, in England, saying: “At last have made wonderful discovery in Valley; a magnificent tomb with seals intact; re-covered same for your arrival; congratulations”. Lord Carnarvon, accompanied by his daughter Lady Evelyn Herbert, returned to Egypt. The tomb was to be officially opened under the supervision of the Egyptian Department of Antiquities on 29 November. However, on 26 and 27 November Carter, his assistant Arthur Challender, Lord Carnarvon and Lady Evelyn made several unauthorised visits inside the tomb and were present when Carter made a tiny breach in the top left hand corner of the tomb's doorway. He was able to peer in by the light of a candle. Carnarvon asked, “Can you see anything?” Carter replied with the famous words: “Yes, wonderful things!” They then entered the tomb, becoming the first people in modern times to do so. Challender rigged up electric lighting, illuminating a jumble of items, including gilded couches, chests, thrones, and shrines. They also found two more sealed doorways, including one to the inner burial chamber, guarded by two life-size statues of Tutankhamun. A small hole was found in this doorway and Carter, Carnarvon and Lady Evelyn crawled through it into the inner burial chamber. Lord Carnarvon travelled to England in December 1922, returning in January 1923 to be present at the official opening of the inner burial chamber on 16 February. Towards the end of February a rift with Carter, probably caused by a disagreement on how to manage the supervising Egyptian authorities, temporarily closed excavation. Work recommenced in early March after Carnarvon apologised. This was to be Lord Carnarvon's last significant involvement in the excavation project, he falling seriously ill shortly afterwards.

Lord Carnarvon was an enthusiastic amateur Egyptologist, and Lord and Lady Carnarvon often spent their winters in Egypt, where they bought antiquities for their collection in England.

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Old School with the Hairy Bikers - Netflix

The Hairy Bikers pair up pensioners and teenage pupils at a struggling school in Oxford to see if spending time together can transform their lives.

Old School with the Hairy Bikers - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-10

Old School with the Hairy Bikers - List of Bob's Burgers characters - Netflix

The following is a list of characters from American animated television series Bob's Burgers.

Old School with the Hairy Bikers - Gene - Netflix

Eugene Selleck “Gene” Belcher (voiced by Eugene Mirman) – Gene Belcher is the middle child and only son in the family, revealed to be 11 years old in season 3. Like Linda, he has an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude about almost everything; however, he closely resembles Bob and has inherited his lobster allergy. He often promotes the restaurant by wearing a burger costume, which he uses to run in a mascot race in the season 1 episode “Torpedo” and using a toy megaphone to hand out samples. In “It Snakes a Village”, it is shown that he suffers from ophidiophobia. Gene has a variety of interests and hobbies, with his most well-known being food and music. Though he has no training, he occasionally demonstrates great skill in music and aspires to be a musician; he enjoys playing a Casio-type keyboard and makes fart sounds using it, and creates an elaborate love duet in “Topsy” as well as a one-man show in “Work Hard or Die Trying, Girl.” Despite this, Gene is not without his flaws, namely a tendency to be easily distracted, which the family refers to as “Gene-ing out” in “Best Burger”, but he is loving and loyal toward his family. He is also unathletic, as seen in several episodes including “Synchronized Swimming”, when he has trouble opening a door which Tina then opens with ease, and “Spaghetti Western and Meatballs”, when he runs away from a fight in fear.

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Britain from Above - Netflix

Andrew Marr goes on an epic journey through a day in the life of Britain, as seen from the skies.

Britain from Above - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-08-10

Britain from Above - Parkhead - Netflix

Parkhead (Scots: Pairkheid) is a district in the East End of Glasgow. Its name comes from a small weaving hamlet at the meeting place of the Great Eastern Road (now the Gallowgate and Tollcross Road) and Westmuir Street. Glasgow's Eastern Necropolis was laid out in 1847 beside the Gallowgate.

Britain from Above - Libraries - Netflix

Parkhead also has one of Glasgow's original Carnegie libraries, deftly designed in the Edwardian Baroque style by James Robert Rhind.

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Slavery and the Making of America - Netflix

Slavery and the Making of America is a four-part series documenting the history of American slavery from its beginnings in the British colonies to its end in the Southern states and the years of post-Civil War Reconstruction. Drawing on a wealth of recent scholarship, it looks at slavery as an integral part of a developing nation, challenging the long held notion that slavery was exclusively a Southern enterprise. At the same time, by focusing on the remarkable stories of individual slaves, it offers new perspectives on the slave experience and testifies to the active role that Africans and African Americans took in surviving their bondage and shaping their own lives.

Slavery and the Making of America - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 55 minutes

Premier: None

Slavery and the Making of America - Slavery in Britain - Netflix

Slavery in Great Britain existed and was recognized from before the Roman occupation until the 12th century, when chattel slavery disappeared after the Norman Conquest. Former slaves merged into the larger body of serfs in Britain and no longer were recognized separately in law or custom. From the 17th century until well into the 19th century, transportation to the colonies as a criminal or an indentured servant served as punishment for both major and petty crimes in England and Ireland. During the same period, workhouses employed people whose poverty left them no other alternative than to work under forced labour conditions. British merchants were among the largest participants in the Atlantic slave trade. Ship owners transported enslaved West Africans to the New World to be sold into slave labour. The ships brought commodities back to Britain then exported goods to Africa. After a long campaign for abolition led by William Wilberforce, Parliament prohibited the practice by passing the Slave Trade Act 1807 which was enforced by the Royal Navy's West Africa Squadron. Britain used its influence to persuade other countries around the world to abolish the slave trade and sign treaties to allow the Royal Navy to interdict their ships. Somersett's case in 1772 held that no slave could be forcibly removed from Britain. This case was generally taken at the time to have decided that the condition of slavery did not exist under English law, and emancipated the remaining ten to fourteen thousand slaves or possible slaves in England and Wales, who were mostly domestic servants. However slavery elsewhere in the British Empire was not affected. Joseph Knight's case in 1778 established a similar position in Scots law. Slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire by the Slavery Abolition Act 1833, with exceptions provided for the East India Company, Ceylon, and Saint Helena. These exceptions were eliminated in 1843. The prohibition on slavery and servitude is now codified under Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights, incorporated into United Kingdom law by the Human Rights Act 1998 and Republic of Ireland law by the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003. Article 4 of the Convention also bans forced or compulsory labour, with some exceptions such as a criminal penalty or military service.

Slavery and the Making of America - Barbary pirates - Netflix

From the 16th to the 19th centuries it is estimated that between 1 million and 1.25 million Europeans were captured by Barbary pirates and Barbary slave traders and sold as slaves. Barbary pirates were based on that coast of North Africa – what is now Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. Reports of Barbary raids and kidnappings of those in France, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom and as far north as Iceland and the fate of those abducted into slavery in North Africa and the Ottoman Empire. During this time the corsairs plundered British shipping pretty much at will, taking no fewer than 466 vessels between 1609 and 1616, and 27 more vessels from near Plymouth in 1625. Also, printed lists from London in 1682 states of 160 British ships captured by Algerians between 1677 and 1680. Considering what the number of sailors who were taken with each ship was likely to have been, these examples translate into a probable 7,000 to 9,000 able-bodied British men and women taken into slavery in those years. On 20 June 1631, in an event known as the Sack of Baltimore, the village of Baltimore in County Cork, Ireland was attacked by Algerian pirates from the North African Barbary Coast. The pirates killed two villagers and captured almost the whole population of over 100 people, who were put in irons and taken to a life of slavery in North Africa. Villagers along the south coast of England petitioned the king to protect them from abduction by Barbary pirates. Item 20 of The Grand Remonstrance, a list of grievances against Charles I and presented to him in 1641, contains the following complaint about Barbary pirates of the Ottoman Empire abducting English people into slavery: And although all this was taken upon pretense of guarding the seas, yet a new unheard-of tax of ship-money was devised, and upon the same pretense, by both which there was charged upon the subject near £700,000 some years, and yet the merchants have been left so naked to the violence of the Turkish pirates, that many great ships of value and thousands of His Majesty's subjects have been taken by them, and do still remain in miserable slavery.

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The Perfect Murder - Netflix

The Perfect Murder brings viewers some of the most diabolical, perplexing murder cases to land on detectives' desks – the kind of cases that make or break careers and provide fodder for Hollywood mystery movies. These ingenious killers are every detective's worst nightmare. Whether by planting false evidence, or writing anonymous letters to police, these murderers will stop at nothing to stay one step ahead and get away with the perfect murder. In this program, we focus on the investigation, as detectives slowly put the pieces together to unravel the twisted truth. As detectives uncover new evidence, and turn to new suspects, we flashback through stylized reenactment, to depict each possible theory of what may have happened.

The Perfect Murder - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-20

The Perfect Murder - A Perfect Murder - Netflix

A Perfect Murder is a 1998 American crime thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Viggo Mortensen. It is a modern remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 film Dial M for Murder, though the characters' names are all changed, and over half the plot is completely rewritten and altered. Loosely based on the play by Frederick Knott, the screenplay was written by Patrick Smith Kelly.

The Perfect Murder - Box office - Netflix

The film opened in second place at the box office behind The Truman Show, grossing $16,615,704 during its first weekend. It ended up with a total worldwide gross of $128,038,368.

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Ken Follett's Journey Into the Dark Ages - Netflix

Author Ken Follett presents two dramatic historical documentaries in which he explores the facts behind the setting of his fictional works.

Ken Follett's Journey Into the Dark Ages - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-01-12

Ken Follett's Journey Into the Dark Ages - List of historical fiction by time period - Netflix

This list of historical fiction is designed to provide examples of notable historical works divided by time period. For a more exhaustive list of historical novels by period, see Category:Historical novels by setting, which lists relevant Wikipedia categories; also see the larger List of historical novels, which is organized by country, as well as the more general Category:Historical novels and Category:Historical fiction.

Ken Follett's Journey Into the Dark Ages - Set in Classical Greece, Ancient Egypt, the Roman Empire, etc. (c. 2000 BC – 500 AD) - Netflix

I, Claudius, King Jesus, Homer's Daughter and Count Belisarius by Robert Graves Fire from Heaven, The Persian Boy, and Funeral Games by Mary Renault Emperor series by Conn Iggulden A Struggle for Rome by Felix Dahn Men of Bronze and Memnon by Scott Oden The Scourge of God by William Dietrich Pharaoh by Bolesław Prus Julian and Creation by Gore Vidal The Sword of Attila (Мечът на Атила) by Petar Bobev The Death of Attila by Cecelia Holland Uard, Homo Sum, Die Schwester, Der Kaiser by Georg Ebers Carthage Trilogy by Ross Leckie Kleopatra Pharaoh by Karen Essex Gaius Valerius Verrens series by Douglas Jackson The Ramses Series and The Queen of Freedom Trilogy by Christian Jacq The Empress of Silk (L'impératrice de la soie) and The Jade Disc (Le disque de jade) by José Frèches The War at Troy and The Return from Troy by Lindsay Clarke Marcus Corvinus series by David Wishart Roma Sub Rosa by Steven Saylor The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George Hannibal Chronicles, Spartacus Chronicles and Forgotten Legion Chronicles by Ben Kane Vespasian series by Robert Fabbri Cicero Trilogy (Imperium/Lustrum/Dictator) and Pompeii by Robert Harris The Egyptian and The Secret of the Kingdom by Mika Waltari The Alexander Trilogy (Trilogia di Aléxandros) by Valerio Massimo Manfredi Eagle Series and Gladiator Series by Simon Scarrow Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz Lion of Sparta (Леонид. Спартанский лев) and Darius (Дарий) by Viktor Porotnikov Troy Series by David Gemmel The Walled Orchard, Olympiad, Song for Nero, Meadowland and Alexander: At World's End by Tom Holt Judge Dee by Robert Van Gulik Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong and retold by Eiji Yoshikawa Gates of Fire, Last of the Amazons, The Virtues of War, The Afghan Campaign and Tides of War by Stephen Pressfield Hay luz en casa de Publio Fama by Juan Miñana Scipio trilogy and Trajan trilogy by Santiago Posteguillo El lazo de púrpura by Alejandro Núñez Alonso The Unconquered Sun by Ralph Dulin Helena by Evelyn Waugh Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt and Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana by Anne Rice Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas The Last Temptation of Christ by Nikos Kazantzakis The Gospel According to the Son by Norman Mailer The Source by James A. Michener Raptor by Gary Jennings The Red Tent by Anita Diamant The Masters of Rome series by Colleen McCullough The Ides of March by Thornton Wilder Death Comes as the End by Agatha Christie Salammbô by Gustave Flaubert

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The Shelbourne - Netflix

At the exclusive five star Shelbourne Hotel, the prevailing ethos is about attention to detail. Whether it's a demanding bride, an international celebrity, a head of state or the entire Irish Rugby team, the staff are trained to please with panache and a smile.

Now, for the first time, the exclusive 190 year-old Dublin institution has allowed cameras access to the front and back of house. The series captures what it takes to deliver five star service to some of the worlds most demanding clientele. Staff at all levels - including VIP managers, concierges, doormen, executive chefs, florists and cleaning staff - are followed by RTÉ cameras as they deal with crises, prepare for grand events and gear up for the arrival of celebrity guests and world leaders.

The result is an insightful, entertaining and sometimes hilarious six-part observational documentary series that reveals the skills and hard graft that go into the making of a five star luxury hotel experience.

The Shelbourne - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-20

The Shelbourne - Shelbourne F.C. - Netflix

Shelbourne Football Club (Irish: Cumann Peile Shíol Bhroin) is an Irish association football club based in Drumcondra, Dublin, who play in the League of Ireland First Division. Shelbourne were founded in Dublin in 1895. In 1904 the club joined the Irish Football League, which was then an all Ireland competition, before becoming founding members of the League of Ireland in 1921. Shelbourne have won the league 13 times and are one of three clubs to have won both the IFA Cup and the FAI Cup. They play their home matches at Tolka Park, in the Dublin suburb of Drumcondra. The club colours are primarily red and white, with home jerseys being predominantly red. “Shels” is the club's most common nickname, an abbreviation of Shelbourne. In the 2004/2005 European season, Shelbourne became the first Irish club to reach the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League. Their performances in European competition and former striker Jason Byrne being capped for the Republic of Ireland whilst with the club, gained Shelbourne international exposure. The club lost their Premier Division licence for the 2007 season due to the club's debt situation. Since then, Shelbourne have mainly played in the second tier of the League of Ireland.

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48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - Netflix

48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead is the 23rd series in A&E's "First 48" TV series franchise. This show features updates on cases from The First 48, including all-new interviews with the detectives involved with the original cases.

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48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-05-01

48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - List of The First 48 episodes - Netflix

The following is an episode list of the A&E series The First 48.

48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - Season 9 (2009) - Netflix

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Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour - Netflix

Bo' Selecta's Leigh Francis returns for this hilarious series in which he stars as the eponymous Keith Lemon, a sleazy entrepreneur who takes time out from his business to travel the world, sampling different cultures along the way. His tour takes in the US, Australia, Mexico, Egypt, Japan and Iceland, and the show features appearances by Holly Vallance, Sharon Osborne, Holly Willoughby and Tamzin Outhwaite.

Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-03-11

Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour - Keith Lemon - Netflix

Keith Ian Lemon is a fictional character portrayed by English comedian Leigh Francis.

Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour - 2002–2007 - Netflix

Lemon first appeared as a recurring character in the Channel 4 impersonations series Bo' Selecta!, which was created and performed by Francis. During the show's first series, aired in 2002, he made one appearance, which depicted himself in a trendy wine bar attempting to chat-up Tess Daly. Lemon later appeared in the third series of Bo' Selecta!, where he was introduced in a regular role as the agent of Avid Merrion, the main character, also played by Francis, after Avid gets himself his own television show. Lemon's face was not shown to camera during this series, but was instead obscured by various objects in the manner of Wilson from Home Improvement. Lemon also appeared in the Bo' Selecta! spin-off A Bear's Tail, which focused entirely on the character of The Bear. In the series, he became the neighbour of the Hennerson family, who adopted The Bear after they ran him over. Lemon developed a friendship with Patsy Kensit, who played the character of Mrs. Hennerson, during the series. Lemon later appeared in the fourth and final series of Bo' Selecta!, which was set in the United States. In this series, he featured in a regular role when he became the American ambassador.

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Monty Don's Paradise Gardens - Netflix

Monty Don travels the Islamic world and beyond, from Morocco to India and Iran, in search of paradise gardens, and uncovers the influence they have had back home.

Monty Don's Paradise Gardens - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-19

Monty Don's Paradise Gardens - List of films based on actual events - Netflix

This is a list of feature films that are based on actual events. Not all movies have remained true to the genuine history of the event or the characters they are portraying, often adding action and drama to increase the substance and popularity of the movie. True story movies gained popularity in the late 1980s and early 1990s with the production of movies based on actual events that first aired on CBS, ABC, and NBC. The Movies Based on True Stories Database by Traciy Curry-Reyes was the first to compile a list of movies based on true stories and was the first site to coin the term “movies based on true stories” in the 1990s. This list should only include movies supported by a Wikipedia article.

Monty Don's Paradise Gardens - 1962 - Netflix

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) – Burt Lancaster portrays convicted murderer Robert Stroud The Counterfeit Traitor (1962) – William Holden stars as World War II spy Eric Erickson, whose life view is broadened by the woman he loved, played by Lilli Palmer Gypsy (1962) – musical about the relationship between legendary stripper Gypsy Rose Lee and her irrepressible stage mother, adapted from the Broadway show, which was in turn based on Lee's memoir Lawrence of Arabia (1962) – David Lean's epic about T. E. Lawrence The Longest Day (1962) – depiction of D-Day, the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II The Miracle Worker (1962) – the story of blind and deaf humanitarian Helen Keller and her teacher, the titular Annie Sullivan Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) – a retelling of the famous mutiny The Password Is Courage (1962) – a somewhat blasé version of the exploits of British Sergeant-Major Charles Coward, a POW in World War II; he was bizarrely awarded the Iron Cross and also smuggled himself into Auschwitz and gave testimony at the Nuremberg Trials; starring Dirk Bogarde, with a cameo appearance by Coward

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The American Future: A History - Netflix

Simon Schama travels through America to dig deep into the conflicts of its history as a way to understand the country's contemporary political situation.

The American Future: A History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-10-10

The American Future: A History - History of the Americas - Netflix

The prehistory of the Americas (North, South, and Central America, and the Caribbean) begins with people migrating to these areas from Asia during the height of an Ice Age. These groups are generally believed to have been isolated from peoples of the “Old World” until the coming of Europeans in the 10th century from Norway and with the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492. The ancestors of today's American Indigenous peoples were the Paleo-Indians; they were hunter-gatherers who migrated into North America. The most popular theory asserts that migrants came to the Americas via Beringia, the land mass now covered by the ocean waters of the Bering Strait. Small lithic stage peoples followed megafauna like bison, mammoth (now extinct), and caribou, thus gaining the modern nickname “big-game hunters.” Groups of people may also have traveled into North America on shelf or sheet ice along the northern Pacific coast. Cultural traits brought by the first immigrants later evolved and spawned such cultures as Iroquois on North America and Pirahã of South America. These cultures later developed into civilizations. In many cases, these cultures expanded at a later date than their Old World counterparts. Cultures that may be considered advanced or civilized include Norte Chico, Cahokia, Zapotec, Toltec, Olmec, Maya, Aztec, Chimor, Mixtec, Moche, Mississippian, Puebloan, Totonac, Teotihuacan, Huastec people, Purépecha, Izapa, Mazatec, Muisca, and the Inca. After the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492, Spanish, Portuguese and later English, French and Dutch colonial expeditions arrived in the New World, conquering and settling the discovered lands, which led to a transformation of the cultural and physical landscape in the Americas. Spain colonized most of the American continent from present-day Southwestern United States, Florida and the Caribbean to the southern tip of South America. Portugal settled in what is mostly present-day Brazil while England established colonies on the Eastern coast of the United States, as well as the North Pacific coast and in most of Canada. France settled in Quebec and other parts of Eastern Canada and claimed an area in what is today the central United States. The Netherlands settled New Netherland (administrative centre New Amsterdam - now New York), some Caribbean islands and parts of Northern South America. European colonization of the Americas led to the rise of new cultures, civilizations and eventually states, which resulted from the fusion of Native American and European traditions, peoples and institutions. The transformation of American cultures through colonization is evident in architecture, religion, gastronomy, the arts and particularly languages, the most widespread being Spanish (376 million speakers), English (348 million) and Portuguese (201 million). The colonial period lasted approximately three centuries, from the early 16th to the early 19th centuries, when Brazil and the larger Hispanic American nations declared independence. The United States obtained independence from England much earlier, in 1776, while Canada formed a federal dominion in 1867. Others remained attached to their European parent state until the end of the 19th century, such as Cuba and Puerto Rico which were linked to Spain until 1898. Smaller territories such as Guyana obtained independence in the mid-20th century, while certain Caribbean islands and French Guiana remain part of a European power to this day.

The American Future: A History - Lithic stage (before 8000 BCE) - Netflix

The Lithic stage or Paleo-Indian period, is the earliest classification term referring to the first stage of human habitation in the Americas, covering the Late Pleistocene epoch. The time period derives its name from the appearance of “Lithic flaked” stone tools. Stone tools, particularly projectile points and scrapers, are the primary evidence of the earliest well known human activity in the Americas. Lithic reduction stone tools are used by archaeologists and anthropologists to classify cultural periods.

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Style Factory - Netflix

Style Factory is a new, exciting and addictive behind-the-scenes look at how fashion and beauty products are made. On Style Factory, our style must-haves become the headline editorials in a magazine-style format, each with colourful sidebars revealing new information from company insiders and celebrity style experts. Each episode features one iconic product, one luxury item, one trending product and an item "just for men."

Style Factory - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-02

Style Factory - Factory - Netflix

A factory or manufacturing plant is an industrial site, usually consisting of buildings and machinery, or more commonly a complex having several buildings, where workers manufacture goods or operate machines processing one product into another. Factories arose with the introduction of machinery during the Industrial Revolution when the capital and space requirements became too great for cottage industry or workshops. Early factories that contained small amounts of machinery, such as one or two spinning mules, and fewer than a dozen workers have been called “glorified workshops”. Most modern factories have large warehouses or warehouse-like facilities that contain heavy equipment used for assembly line production. Large factories tend to be located with access to multiple modes of transportation, with some having rail, highway and water loading and unloading facilities. Factories may either make discrete products or some type of material continuously produced such as chemicals, pulp and paper, or refined oil products. Factories manufacturing chemicals are often called plants and may have most of their equipment – tanks, pressure vessels, chemical reactors, pumps and piping – outdoors and operated from control rooms. Oil refineries have most of their equipment outdoors. Discrete products may be final consumer goods, or parts and sub-assemblies which are made into final products elsewhere. Factories may be supplied parts from elsewhere or make them from raw materials. Continuous production industries typically use heat or electricity to transform streams of raw materials into finished products. The term mill originally referred to the milling of grain, which usually used natural resources such as water or wind power until those were displaced by steam power in the 19th century. Because many processes like spinning and weaving, iron rolling, and paper manufacturing were originally powered by water, the term survives as in steel mill, paper mill, etc.

Style Factory - Governing the factory - Netflix

Much of management theory developed in response to the need to control factory processes. Assumptions on the hierarchies of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled laborers and their supervisors and managers still linger on; however an example of a more contemporary approach to handle design applicable to manufacturing facilities can be found in Socio-Technical Systems (STS).

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Andrew Marr's Megacities - Netflix

Documentary series in which Andrew Marr finds out how some of the world's biggest cities feed, protect and move their citizens.

Andrew Marr's Megacities - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-06-02

Andrew Marr's Megacities - Road skating - Netflix

Road skating is the sport of skating (inline skating or Quad roller skating) on roads, much like road cycling. It shares much with inline speed skating. Roadskaters often skate in tight packs, drafting each other and sharing the lead, which allows a pack to travel faster than an individual skater. The individual members of a pack use comparatively less energy than the lone skater traveling at the same speed. Even the lead skater in the pack enjoys an advantage from the drafting skaters behind. While gliding downhill, an inline skater in a tucked position can achieve speeds that exceed the speed of a tucked cyclist. This is due to lower wind resistance. The rolling resistance is similar for a cyclist and a skater — it is only when actively skating (i.e., in the skating stroke) that the skater incurs greater resistance. Skating is roughly 50% slower than cycling on flat ground. Skaters routinely achieve downhill speeds of 60 km/h (37 mph), similar to cyclists. Compared to cyclists, though, skaters particularly suffer on uphills, when the drafting advantage disappears. A skating paceline going down hills may easily achieve speeds faster than a cycling paceline of equal length. The reason is that the road skating paceline has a much more efficient draft effect. The draft effect in road skating is superior for three reasons: each skater can be much closer to the person in front of her, whereas each cyclist is limited by the distance of the wheels; each skater gaining inertia energy from being in the draft can translate this energy to the person in front of her by maintaining contact (usually by placing a hand on the lower back of the person in front); and the skater has much less equipment-related aerodynamic drag than the cyclist.

Andrew Marr's Megacities - Street skating - Netflix

Street skating is the practice of roller skating (commonly on inline skates or quad skates) in groups on public roads. Street skates can be formal affairs, with prespecified routes, marshals and, at times, police escorts or ad hoc gatherings of like minded individuals. There are organized street skates in a number of cities around the world. Some of the largest are in Paris (the 'Pari Roller'), Munich and Berlin. London also has an active street skating scene. LondonSkate runs free events on Wednesday evenings; and a smaller scene can be found in Nottingham.

Such events may involve several hundred participants, so to minimize disruption to other road users the events are usually operated in coordination with the police and other relevant local authorities, such as bus operators. Therefore, the route must be decided in advance. Volunteer marshals help to control traffic at busy junctions. Their goals are to minimize disruption to all road users and to ensure the safety of the skaters. These events are usually free to enter. Normally, the only requirement is that each individual skater can keep pace with the rest of the group and can turn and stop safely. Participants that don't meet these requirements are usually asked to leave the skate and encouraged to practice their skating skills for a few days and return to the next street skate event.

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Building Invincible - Netflix

For years, America's skylines have been at the mercy of the elements - subjected to tornadoes, earthquakes and hurricanes that wreak havoc to city structures directly in their firing line. No building has been truly safe from Mother Nature's fury... until now.

Building Invincible goes inside what it takes to keep these structures surviving and thriving in the face of the worst Mother Nature can throw at them. From the Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago, a tornado-proof skyscraper reinforced with enough concrete to fill 57 Olympic-sized pools; to Miami's Marlins Park, an aerodynamic stadium built to endure the ravage of hurricanes; to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, built with shock absorbers so large it can withstand the power of a massive earthquake, "Building Invincible" explores the most innovative and radical structures technology has to offer. Through revealing their clever design and construction techniques specifically engineered to combat ferocious weather, these giants have proven themselves a rival to Mother Nature's wrath.

Building Invincible - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-30

Building Invincible - Invincible (Tinie Tempah song) - Netflix

“Invincible” is a song by English rapper Tinie Tempah. Written by Tempah, co-written and produced by iSHi, the song features guest vocals from American recording artist, Kelly Rowland. It was released on 26 December 2010, serving as the fourth official single from Tempah's debut album, Disc-Overy. The song was conceived by Tempah as a tribute to the music which Rowland used to release when she was part of Destiny's Child. Critics noted the song's production, which consists of brassy horns and a piano riff, is similar to Rowland's most successful UK single “When Love Takes Over”, a collaboration with David Guetta. An accompanying music video sees Tempah travelling through London reminiscing about his humble beginnings. Rowland appears as a projected image on the buildings. “Invincible” is Tempah's fifth best charting single to date behind “Written in the Stars”, “Pass Out”, “Miami 2 Ibiza” and “Frisky”. The song is also the seventh most international solo single of Rowland to date, behind “Dilemma”, “When Love Takes Over”, “Stole”, “Work”, “Commander” and “Like This”.

Building Invincible - Composition - Netflix

“Invincible” was written by Eshraque “iSHi” Mughal, Phillipe-Marc Anquetil & Tinie Tempah, and produced by iSHi. It features American recording artist Kelly Rowland. Jon O'Brien from Allmusic noted that the song's “huge piano riffs” were similar to those on “When Love Takes Over”, a collaboration between Rowland and David Guetta. Robert Copsey of Digital Spy describes the composition as “a suitably bump n' grind-able beat & brassy horns.” Tempah revealed that the track was a tribute to Rowland's time in Destiny's Child, “music he grew up listening to”. Rowland commented on working with Tinie: “I just love Tinie. What I really like is that he’s himself and not trying to be anyone else – people respect that.”

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Napoleon - Netflix

Historian Andrew Roberts journeys through the history and geography of Europe to bring the story of Napoleon vividly to life as he retraces the footsteps of the legendary leader himself.

Napoleon - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-06-10

Napoleon - Napoleon III - Netflix

Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte; 20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873) was the President of France from 1848 to 1852 and as Napoleon III the Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870. He was the only president of the French Second Republic and the head of the Second French Empire. The nephew and heir of Napoleon I, he was the first Head of State of France to hold the title of President, the first elected by a direct popular vote and the youngest until the election of Emmanuel Macron in 2017. Barred by the Constitution and Parliament from running for a second term, he organized a self-coup d'état in 1851 and then took the throne as Napoleon III on 2 December 1852, the forty-eighth anniversary of his uncle's coronation. He remains the longest-serving French head of state since the French Revolution. His downfall was brought about by the Franco-Prussian War in which France was quickly and decisively defeated by the North German Confederation, led by Prussia. During the first years of the Empire, Napoleon's government imposed censorship and harsh repressive measures against his opponents. Some six thousand were imprisoned or sent to penal colonies until 1859. Thousands more went into voluntary exile abroad, including Victor Hugo. From 1862 onwards, he relaxed government censorship and his regime came to be known as the “Liberal Empire”. Many of his opponents returned to France and became members of the National Assembly. Napoleon III commissioned the grand reconstruction of Paris, carried out by his prefect of the Seine, Baron Haussmann. He launched similar public works projects in Marseille, Lyon and other French cities. Napoleon III modernized the French banking system, greatly expanded and consolidated the French railway system and made the French merchant marine the second largest in the world. He promoted the building of the Suez Canal and established modern agriculture, which ended famines in France and made France an agricultural exporter. Napoleon III negotiated the 1860 Cobden–Chevalier free trade agreement with Britain and similar agreements with France's other European trading partners. Social reforms included giving French workers the right to strike and the right to organize. Women's education greatly expanded as did the list of required subjects in public schools. In foreign policy, Napoleon III aimed to reassert French influence in Europe and around the world. He was a supporter of popular sovereignty and of nationalism. In Europe, he allied with Britain and defeated Russia in the Crimean War (1853–56). His regime assisted Italian unification and in doing so annexed Savoy and the County of Nice to France—at the same time, his forces defended the Papal States against annexation by Italy. Napoleon doubled the area of the French overseas empire in Asia, the Pacific and Africa. On the other hand, his army's intervention in Mexico which aimed to create a Second Mexican Empire under French protection ended in failure. From 1866, Napoleon had to face the mounting power of Prussia as Chancellor Otto von Bismarck sought German unification under Prussian leadership. In July 1870, Napoleon entered the Franco-Prussian War without allies and with inferior military forces. The French army was rapidly defeated and Napoleon III was captured at the Battle of Sedan. The Third Republic was proclaimed in Paris and Napoleon went into exile in England, where he died in 1873.

Napoleon - From the Second Republic to the Second Empire - Netflix

Historian John B Wolf evaluates the achievements of Napoleon, 1852-58. In his first six years of absolute rule: Louis Napoleon had consolidated his power over the country. He had given to France material blessings in the form of railroads, telegraph lines, steamships, broad boulevards, and public buildings. He had opened credits to the business and the landed interests of the nation, and had started France on the road to new prosperity. He had won fame for French arms, prestige for the French government, and “glory” for the French flag. But he had not mollified the opposition that his dictatorship had aroused, and at the end of six years he was forced to return to the policy of repression....The next twelve years [1858-70] were to see a gradual modification of the autocratic regime, but Louis Napoleon's enemies never forgave him the repressions of 1852 and 1858 and the dictatorial methods with which he controlled the state.

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America's Test Kitchen - Netflix

America's Test Kitchen is filmed in a real, working test kitchen located just outside of Boston. It is the home of Cook's Illustrated magazine and the Monday-to-Friday destination for more than three dozen test cooks, editors, food scientists, tasters, and cookware specialists.

America's Test Kitchen - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2001-08-04

America's Test Kitchen - Cook's Country - Netflix

Cook's Country is an American half-hour television cooking show on the PBS channel. The show is based on Cook's Country magazine (published by the same company as Cook's Illustrated) and a cover of the magazine appears at the start of each episode. The show's tenth season aired in the fall of 2017.

America's Test Kitchen - Cast - Netflix

Cook's Country is structured similarly to America's Test Kitchen, with many of the same cast. Christopher Kimball, Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin-Davison are primarily featured, with Erin McMurrer joining the regular cast in Season 2. Jack Bishop is once again in charge of the Tasting Lab, while Adam Ried continues to feature new products in the Equipment Corner. During Season 1, Kimball's neighbor Axel Blomberg occasionally appeared on-screen with a dish of the featured recipe, exhibiting how the recipe could be badly executed. Julia Collin-Davison did not appear during Season 2, having given birth to a daughter shortly before that season's episodes were filmed. She returned in Season 3. On November 16, 2015, a news release from Boston Commons Press, parent company of Cooks Country, Cooks Illustrated, and America's Test Kitchen, announced the departure of Christopher Kimball over a contract dispute. Season 9's TV programs had already been filmed with Kimball as the host, but he would not appear on any future episodes. As with Season 17 of America's Test Kitchen and due to the departure of Christopher Kimball, Cook's Country is being hosted by Bridget Lancaster & Julia Collin-Davison beginning in Season 10. Also in Season 10, ATK staff members Ashley Moore, Christie Morrison and Bryan Roof are added to the cast while Erin McMurrer, having moved to the America's Test Kitchen cast, is no longer seen on air on Cook's Country (but remains credited as a behind the scenes crew member).

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Monsoon Railway - Netflix

Two episode series by director Gerry Troyna, painting an affectionate portrait of the Indian railway culture.

Monsoon Railway - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-06-28

Monsoon Railway - Monsoon Palace - Netflix

The Monsoon Palace, also known as the Sajjan Garh Palace, is a hilltop palatial residence in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan in India, overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake. It is named Sajjangarh after Maharana Sajjan Singh (1874–1884) of the Mewar Dynasty, who built it in 1884. The palace offers a panoramic view of the city's lakes, palaces and surrounding countryside. It was built chiefly to watch the monsoon clouds; hence, appropriately, it is popularly known as Monsoon Palace. It is said that the Maharana built it at the top of the hill to get a view of his ancestral home, Chittaurgarh. Previously owned by the Mewar royal family, it is now under the control of the Forest Department of the Government of Rajasthan and has recently been opened to the public. The palace provides a beautiful view of the sunset. Its builder, Maharana Sajjan Singh, originally planned to make it a five-storey astronomical centre. The plan was cancelled with Maharana Sajjan Singh's premature death. It was then turned into a monsoon palace and hunting lodge. High in the Aravalli Hills, just outside Udaipur, the Palace is illuminated in the evenings, giving a golden orange glow (see image in the infobox). The palace was used in the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy as the residence of Kamal Khan, an exiled Afghan prince.

Monsoon Railway - In popular culture - Netflix

The Monsoon Palace was used as a location for the filming of the 1983 James Bond film, Octopussy. It appears as the residence of the principal villain, an exiled Afghan prince named Kamal Khan (Louis Jourdan),. Sequences shot at the palace include a 'tiger' hunt on elephants where James Bond (Roger Moore) escapes from the Palace and is pursued into the jungle and the finale, complete with a battle in the courtyard and an escape by Union Jack hot-air balloon. Other footage in the film was shot at Shiv Niwas Palace and the Lake Palace Hotel. However, scenes showing Bond eating dinner inside the palace, running between rooms, sliding down the grand staircase and finally a basement rendezvous for the villains in the film, were not shot inside the Monsoon Palace, nor were the sets for those sequences based on the layout or features of the Monsoon Palace. In 2008 The Cheetah Girls filmed the song “Dance Me If You Can”, for their Indian movie, at the palace.

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A Stitch in Time - Netflix

Fusing biography, art and the history of fashion, Amber Butchart explores the lives of historical figures through the clothes they wore.

A Stitch in Time - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-03

A Stitch in Time - Lilo & Stitch - Netflix

Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated adventure science fiction comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 42nd Disney animated feature film, Lilo & Stitch was written and directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders, the latter also starring as Stitch, and features the voices of Daveigh Chase, Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers, Kevin McDonald, Ving Rhames, Jason Scott Lee, and Kevin Michael Richardson. It was the second of three Disney animated features produced primarily at the Florida animation studio located at Disney's Hollywood Studios (then known as Disney-MGM Studios during production) in Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida. Lilo & Stitch was released on June 21, 2002 to positive reviews and was nominated for the 2002 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The award ultimately went to Studio Ghibli's film Spirited Away, which was also distributed in the United States by Walt Disney Pictures and also starred Chase and Stiers in the English version. The film's story is about two highly eccentric and mischievous individuals: a Hawaiian human girl named Lilo Pelekai who lost her and her older sister's parents in a car accident, and an extraterrestrial creature originally named Experiment 626 who gets adopted by Lilo as her “dog” called “Stitch”. Stitch, who is genetically engineered by his creator to cause chaos and destruction, initially uses her to avoid being captured by an intergalactic federation, but the two individuals develop a close bond through ʻohana, a Hawaiian concept of extended family. This bond causes him to reconsider and later defy his intended destructive purpose in order to keep his newfound family together. The success of the film eventually started a franchise: a direct-to-video sequel, Stitch! The Movie, was released on August 26, 2003. This was followed by a television series, Lilo & Stitch: The Series, which ran from September 20, 2003 to July 29, 2006. A second direct-to-video sequel, Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch, was released on August 30, 2005. A third sequel, a television film titled Leroy & Stitch, was released on June 23, 2006, as the conclusion to the TV series. An anime that succeeded Lilo & Stitch: The Series, Stitch!, ran in Japan from October 8, 2008 to June 19, 2011, with TV specials broadcast in 2012 and 2015. A Chinese animated series succeeding the Stitch! anime, Stitch & Ai, debuted on March 27, 2017. Other animation studios produced the sequel films and series; Stitch! The Movie, Lilo & Stitch: The Series and Leroy & Stitch were produced by Walt Disney Television Animation, Stitch Has a Glitch was produced by DisneyToon Studios, Stitch! was produced by Madhouse for its first two seasons and then Shin-Ei Animation for its third season and two post-series specials, and Stitch & Ai is produced by Anhui Xinhua Media and Panimation Hwakai Media.

A Stitch in Time - Deleted scenes - Netflix

Several major elements of the film changed during production. Originally, Stitch was the leader of an intergalactic gang, and Jumba was one of his former cronies summoned by the Intergalactic Council to capture Stitch. Test audience response to early versions of the film resulted in the change of Stitch and Jumba's relationship to that of creation and creator, respectively. The biggest change came to the film's third act, which had Stitch, Nani, Jumba and Pleakley hijacking a Boeing 747 jet from Lihue Airport and flying it through downtown Honolulu to save Lilo. Following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, this sequence was revised so that Stitch instead flew a spaceship through the mountains of Kauaʻi. This revision was done primarily by replacing the CGI model of the 747 with that of Jumba's spaceship, with only a few shots in the sequence fully re-animated. Another scene that was deleted was one of Lilo's attempts to make Stitch into a model citizen by notifying tourists on the beach about the tsunami warning sirens, which she knows are being tested that day. The original version of Jumba attacking Stitch in Lilo's home was found to be too violent by test audiences, and was revised to make it more comedic. There was also a scene in which Lilo introduces Stitch to Pudge the fish, which ultimately leads to the fish's death. Lilo then takes Pudge's body to the same graveyard where her parents were buried, and thus Stitch learns the consequences of his actions and gains a better understanding of mortality. A scene was removed where Nani brings Lilo pizza and then Lilo tells herself a bedtime story about a friendly and stinky bear named Toaster. It was replaced with the scene where Lilo and Nani talk about being family because test audiences had mistaken Nani for Lilo's mother. The trial scene originally had Stitch as the defendant, and Jumba is not present. This was changed because of the film directors thought the Intergalactic Council had to blame him for creating Stitch.

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True Grime: Crime Scene Clean Up - Netflix

Television series often depict the lives of law enforcement, lawyers, and victims, but while they attempt to make sense of tragedy, who stays behind to remove the gruesome mess? True Grime: Crime Scene Clean Up introduces viewers to the strong-stomached team at Crime Scene Cleaners who do just that.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-07-19

True Grime: Crime Scene Clean Up - Dizzee Rascal - Netflix

Dylan Kwabena Mills (born 18 September 1984), better known by his stage name Dizzee Rascal, is an English hip hop recording artist and record producer. A pioneer of grime music, his work has also incorporated elements of UK garage, bassline, British hip hop, and R&B. He released his acclaimed debut album Boy in da Corner in 2003. It has since been considered a grime classic and earned him the 2003 Mercury Prize. Follow-up albums Showtime, Maths + English, and Tongue n' Cheek have been critically praised and certified platinum, with Tongue n' Cheek going platinum for sales exceeding 300,000 units in the United Kingdom. He has scored the number-one hits “Dance wiv Me”, “Bonkers”, “Holiday”, “Dirtee Disco”, “Shout”.

True Grime: Crime Scene Clean Up - 2004–2007: Showtime - Netflix

In 2004, Dizzee Rascal won the NME Award for Innovation. His second album, Showtime, was released in September of the same year, eclipsing the peak of his debut album by entering the UK Albums Chart at #8. The first single from the album, released two weeks earlier in August 2004, was titled Stand Up Tall; it was written and produced by grime producer DJ Youngstar of Pulse-X notoriety. The title track was featured on the soundtrack for the first FIFA Street video game. The second single “Dream”, another top 20 hit, was released in November 2004. It sampled (and used the chorus of) Captain Sensible's song “Happy Talk”, originally from the makers of Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. The “Dream” music video consisted of a mock 1950s style children's marionette show depicting scenes corresponding to the lyrics about Dizzee's youth: street culture, crime, single teenage mothers, pirate radio and garage clubs. Later in 2004, Dizzee Rascal was part of Band Aid 20, a group of British musicians who re-recorded “Do They Know It's Christmas?” He did not sing in the song; rather, he rapped two lines of it (“Spare a thought this yuletide for the deprived, if the table was turned would you survive?” and “You ain't gotta feel guilt just selfless, give a little help to the helpless”). Dizzee Rascal was the first person to add to the song since the original was released; this would mark the first time that Dizzee reached the number one spot in the UK Singles Chart, albeit as part of the ensemble. In 2004, Dizzee Rascal made an international endorsement deal with urban brand Eckō Unltd. and designed his own shoe with Nike in 2005. In March 2005, the Double A-side single “Off 2 Work” / “Graftin'” was released. “Graftin'” was the third and final single from the Showtime album, whilst “Off 2 Work” was a new track that did not appear on either of his albums. The accompanying music video featured Rascal in various ordinary workplace situations (as a policeman, a fast food vendor, a businessman, etc.) and as Prime Minister, announcing his engagement to Cherie Blair. It would prove to be Dizzee's lowest charting single to date, peaking outside the Top 40 at #44.

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Air a' Chanàl / Scotland's Canals - Netflix

Niall Iain MacDonald and Calum Macaulay explore Scotland's canals.

Air a' Chanàl / Scotland's Canals - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Scottish Gaelic

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-06-08

Air a' Chanàl / Scotland's Canals - List of serial killers by number of victims - Netflix

A serial killer is a person who murders three or more people, in two or more separate events over a period of time, for primarily psychological reasons. There are gaps of time between the killings, which may range from a few hours to many years. This list shows serial killers from the 20th century to present day by number of victims. In many cases, the exact number of victims assigned to a serial killer is not known, and even if that person is convicted of a few, there can be the possibility that he/she killed many more. The complex nature of serial killers, their crimes, discrepancies caused by geographic location and/or time, and the investigations related to these persons results in difficulties in organization and ranking. To address this, multiple categories have been provided in order to more accurately describe the nature of certain serial murders. This is not a reflection of an individual's overall rank which may or may not vary depending on personal opinion concerning the nature and circumstances of their crimes. The fourth column in the table states the number of victims definitely assigned to that particular serial killer, and thus the table is in order of that figure. The fifth column states the number of possible victims the killer could have murdered. Some of these crimes are unsolved, but were included because they are the work of a serial killer, despite nobody being caught. This list does not necessarily include war criminals or members of democidal governments, such as Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, Mao Zedong, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, or Pol Pot.

Air a' Chanàl / Scotland's Canals - Serial killer groups and couples - Netflix

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Stop! Roadworks Ahead - Netflix

Meet the army of maintenance men and women who battle to repair our damaged roads.

Stop! Roadworks Ahead - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-07-13

Stop! Roadworks Ahead - Road signs in Vietnam - Netflix

These road signs are used in Vietnam.

Stop! Roadworks Ahead - Gallery - Netflix

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Super Skyscrapers - Netflix

As urban space shrinks, we build higher and faster than ever before, creating a new generation of skyscrapers. Super skyscrapers are pushing the limits of engineering, technology and design to become greener, stronger, smarter and more luxurious than their predecessors. This four-part series follows the creation of four extraordinary buildings, showcasing how they will revolutionize the way we live, work and protect ourselves from potential threats. Read more about each episode below.

Super Skyscrapers - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-02-05

Super Skyscrapers - One57 - Netflix

One57, formerly known as Carnegie 57 and nicknamed “The Billionaire Building”, is a 75-story (marketed as 90-story) supertall skyscraper at 157 West 57th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues in the Midtown neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Upon completion in 2014, it stood at 1,005 feet (306 m) tall, making it the tallest residential building in the city for a few months until the completion of 432 Park Avenue. The building has 92 condominium units on top of a new Park Hyatt Hotel with 210 rooms, which is set to become the flagship Hyatt property. The building's developer is Extell Development Company, the contractor is Lend Lease Project Management & Construction, and the architect is Christian de Portzamparc. As of January 2015, it is home to the most expensive residence ever sold in New York City.

Super Skyscrapers - See also - Netflix

List of tallest buildings in New York City List of tallest buildings in the United States

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Haunting: Australia - Netflix

An all new local production, Haunting: Australia follows a group of global ghost grabbing experts as they investigate some of Australia's most haunted locations. In an effort to finally dispel the myths and spooky legends around our country, the team investigate each site using a slew of techniques. Spooky sites such as Sydney's Cockatoo Island and the Old Geelong Gaol in Victoria all receive the expert treatment as they're explored and examined by the team. Internationally renowned ghost hunter Robb Demarest (Ghost Hunters International) leads the investigation with a sceptical yet open-minded approach.

Haunting: Australia - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-02-03

Haunting: Australia - The Haunting of Sorority Row - Netflix

The Haunting of Sorority Row (also known as Deadly Pledge in Australia, the UK and France) is a 2007 Canadian made for TV film starring Leighton Meester, Agam Darshi, Lisa Marie Caruk, Meghan Ory, Carlo Marks and Kailin See. The film aired on the Lifetime Television network and Global TV in October 2007. The film was released on October 6, and was directed by Bert Kish.

Haunting: Australia - Cast - Netflix

Leighton Meester as Samantha Willows Kailin See as Jane Horten Lisa Marie Caruk as Leslie Agam Darshi as Rachel Meghan Ory as Amanda Adrian Roman Petriw as Oliver Jessica Huras as Nikki Evans Lara Gilchrist as Jena Thorne Carlo Marks as Spencer Elyse Levesque as Whitney Seasons David Patrick Flemming as Collin Patrick Keating as Plumber

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Being... N-Dubz - Netflix

Being... N-Dubz is a 6 part documentary of English hip hop group N-Dubz.

Being... N-Dubz - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-06-21

Being... N-Dubz - Tulisa - Netflix

Tula Paulinea “Tulisa” Contostavlos (born 13 July 1988) is a British singer-songwriter, actress, and television personality. Tulisa was a part of N-Dubz with her cousin Dappy which became successful in the 2000s, as part of the band she has gained two platinum-certified albums, five MOBO awards, four headlining tours, a Brit Award nomination, eight top twenty five singles, three silver certified singles, one gold-certified album, a compilation album that successfully gained a gold certificate and two Urban Music Awards nominations. In 2011 and 2012, Tulisa was a judge on The X Factor UK, she led the “Groups” category in 2011, her winning act being Little Mix, who went on to become the most successful girl group in the X Factor's history. In 2012, Tulisa's success continued with the release of her debut single “Young” which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart. “Live It Up” and “Sight Of You” were also hits reaching the top twenty in the UK. In November 2012 released her debut album “The Female Boss” which peaked at number 35 on the UK Albums Chart. As an actress, Tulisa has starred in the British horror film Demons Never Die and the comedy film Big Fat Gypsy Gangster in 2011.

Being... N-Dubz - Discography - Netflix

The Female Boss (2012)

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Travel with Kids - Netflix

"Travel with Kids" is a family travel TV show broadcast in 30 countries.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-09-01

Travel with Kids - Footprint Travel Guides - Netflix

Footprint Travel Guides is the imprint of Footprint Handbooks Ltd, a publisher of guidebooks based in Bath in the United Kingdom. Particularly noted for their coverage of Latin America, their South American Handbook, first published in 1924, is in its 90th edition and is updated annually. The company now publish more than 200 titles covering many destinations. Since 2008, all handbook guides are published in lightweight hardback. The initial focus on travel broadened to include activity and lifestyle guides on topics such as travel photography, travelling with children, mountain biking, diving, surfing, skiing, snowboarding and body and soul retreats. The range currently offered by Footprint includes: Footprint Handbooks, Footprint Focus, Footprint Dream Trip, Footprint with Kids, Footprint Activity and Lifestyle Guides, and Footprint Full-Colour Guides. Globe Pequot Press acquired Footprint in 2007. When Globe Pequot was sold by parent Morris Communications to Rowman & Littlefield, Footprint was retained.

Travel with Kids - South American Handbook - Netflix

In 1924 the company published the South American Handbook, a new edition of a guide for business travellers first published in 1921 by the Federation of British Industry and entitled the Anglo-South American Handbook. The handbook remained the company's only guidebook for the next 65 years. Over the years the handbook expanded its coverage to include all the countries of South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. It continued to include data for businessmen, but by the 1970s was increasingly aimed at leisure travellers, particularly backpackers following the Gringo Trail. In 1989 the 65th edition was almost 1400 pages long. In 1990 the handbook was split. The Mexico & Central America Handbook and the Caribbean Islands Handbook were published as separate volumes, and during the 1990s the company started developing a new travel guide series using the South American Handbook title as the flagship.

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Aircrash Confidential - Netflix

Every air crash is a catastrophe that leaves behind bereaved families and ruined lives. But each air crash is also a lesson learnt, and because of each disaster we now know how to build safer planes, evacuate passengers more swiftly, and better avoid collisions. Lives have been saved because of what these tragedies have taught us, and yet, despite this progress, more and more disasters still happen. Using powerful personal accounts from survivors, pilots and witnesses as well as comments from aviation experts and CGI, each episode of Aircrash Confidential investigates a selection of aviation disasters to reveal how and why tragedy still happens. It will discover why, despite repeated warnings, terrorists remain one step ahead of airport security, and how only a seating plan error and some sweaty feet saved hundreds from being blown up in mid-air.

Aircrash Confidential - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-01-17

Aircrash Confidential - American Airlines Flight 587 - Netflix

American Airlines Flight 587 was a regularly scheduled international passenger flight from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Las Américas International Airport in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic. On November 12, 2001, the Airbus A300B4-605R flying the route crashed shortly after takeoff into the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens, a borough of New York City. All 260 people aboard the plane (251 passengers and nine crew members) were killed, along with five people on the ground. It is the second-deadliest aviation accident involving an Airbus A300 (after Iran Air Flight 655), and the second-deadliest aviation accident to occur on U.S. soil (after American Airlines Flight 191). The location of the accident and the fact that it took place two months and one day after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan initially spawned fears of another terrorist attack. Terrorism was officially ruled out as the cause by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which instead attributed the disaster to the first officer's overuse of rudder controls in response to wake turbulence, or jet wash, from a Japan Airlines Boeing 747-400 that took off minutes before it. According to the NTSB, the aggressive use of the rudder controls by the co-pilot caused the vertical stabilizer to snap off the plane, along with the plane's two engines separating from intense force before impact.

Aircrash Confidential - Documentaries - Netflix

There have been multiple documentaries made on the accident. A 2006 episode of the National Geographic Channel program Seconds From Disaster examined the Flight 587 accident in detail. The episode was titled Plane Crash in Queens (also known as New York Air Crash). A 2006 episode of Modern Marvels on The History Channel also aired an episode entitled “Engineering Disasters 20”, which featured detailed information on Flight 587. The Discovery Channel Canada / National Geographic TV series Mayday (also called Air Crash Investigation or Air Emergency) dramatized the accident in a 2014 episode titled Queens Catastrophe. The BBC program Horizon also created an episode about the crash. An episode of Aircrash Confidential on Discovery Channel also featured Flight 587. The episode was entitled “Pilot Error.” A 2011 episode of Why Planes Crash featured Flight 587. The episode was entitled “Human Error”. It was aired on MSNBC.

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Starting Up, Starting Over - Netflix

Documentary series about families moving out of the city to start new lives and start up their dream businesses.

Starting Up, Starting Over - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-08-23

Starting Up, Starting Over - Shotgun start - Netflix

A Shotgun start is a golf tournament format in which all groups of players tee off simultaneously from different holes. A shotgun is shot into the air to signal the start of the tournament. Each hole on a course will be the tee off hole for each foursome. Group 1 would start from hole 1, Group 2 from hole 2, etc. Each group starts play at the same time. A shotgun start will allow a tournament to end at the same time it takes the slowest foursome to finish a full round or 18 holes of golf. If there are more than 18 teams, some double up at the 4 and 5 par holes as A & B teams. The December 2004 issue of Golf Digest reported that in May 1956, Jim Russell, the head pro at Walla Walla Country Club in Walla Walla, Washington, fired a shotgun to sound the start of play . This is purportedly the first time a tournament used such a starting format. Today, a siren used so that golfers all over the course can hear the signal to start, or a specific time is designated. This starting format is popular for charity events, as everyone starts and finishes at the same time. This allows for a post-event meal where the prizes can be awarded. It can also be used for large group and corporate tournaments as well as events where the participants arrive at the venue together on a bus. Most golf courses have strict rules and policies when booking this type of tournament (as the number of players involved essentially closes the course to other golfers), which may include one or more of the following: There must be a minimum number of players. If this minimum cannot be met, the course may revert the tournament to a first tee or split tee start. Deposits for this type of event may be higher than normal first tee starts. Cancellation notices may also have to be presented further in advance. These events may be restricted to being held on weekdays or specific days of the week. Most courses do not allow this type of event on weekends. A surcharge may apply to quoted rates. Starting times are usually restricted to either 8 AM or 1 PM at most courses. The club usually requires the tournament to have a post-event meal at the clubhouse. The club may require a minimum prize purchase from the club pro shop. The course may require the tournament carry weather insurance. The course may require mandatory carts for all participants, even if the host organization traditionally prohibits carts at their events. Some clubs subject these tournaments to membership approval.

Starting Up, Starting Over - European Tour - Netflix

Because of weather issues, the European Tour of professional golf has used the format twice to play ahead of the weather; the final round of the 1994 Czech Open and the final two rounds of the 2015 Portugal Masters both used shotgun starts in order to beat the weather. The lead group teed off at the first hole, with groups going by order, with the first golfers on the 18th, then the second group on the 17th, and so forth. There were two groups at some holes, with six of the 18 holes featuring two groups. In those cases, the second group teed off five minutes after the first group.

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Supernatural Science - Netflix

"Supernatural Science" is centered around controversial theories on stories of the unknown, myths, legends, and supernatural events, to find a explanation on that one particular subject.

Supernatural Science - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: None

Supernatural Science - Science - Netflix

Science (from Latin scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. From classical antiquity through the 19th century, science as a type of knowledge was more closely linked to philosophy. In the West, the term natural philosophy encompassed fields of study that are currently associated with disciplines such as classical physics, astronomy and medicine and was a precursor of modern natural sciences (life science and physical science). In the 17th and 18th centuries, scientists increasingly sought to formulate knowledge in terms of laws of nature. Over the centuries, the term science became associated with the scientific method, a systematic way of studying the natural world and particularly in the 19th century, multiple distinguishing characteristics of contemporary modern science began to take shape. Modern science is typically divided into three major branches that consist of the natural sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry, physics), which study nature in the broadest sense; the social sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology, economics), which study individuals and societies; and the formal sciences (e.g. mathematics, logic, theoretical computer science), which study abstract concepts. There is disagreement, however, on the formal sciences being a science as they do not rely on empirical evidence. Disciplines that use science, such as engineering and medicine, are described as applied sciences. Science is related to research and is commonly organized by academic and research institutions as well as government agencies and companies. The practical impact of scientific research has led to the emergence of science policies that seek to influence the scientific enterprise by prioritizing the development of commercial products, armaments, health care, and environmental protection.

Supernatural Science - Branches and fields - Netflix

Scientific fields are commonly divided into two major groups: natural sciences, which study natural phenomena (including biological life), and social sciences, which study human behavior and societies. These are both empirical sciences, which means their knowledge must be based on observable phenomena and capable of being tested for its validity by other researchers working under the same conditions. There are also related disciplines that are grouped into interdisciplinary applied sciences, such as engineering and medicine. Within these categories are specialized scientific fields that can include parts of other scientific disciplines but often possess their own nomenclature and expertise. Mathematics, which is classified as a formal science, has both similarities and differences with the empirical sciences (the natural and social sciences). It is similar to empirical sciences in that it involves an objective, careful and systematic study of an area of knowledge; it is different because of its method of verifying its knowledge, using a priori rather than empirical methods. The formal sciences, which also include statistics and logic, are vital to the empirical sciences. Major advances in formal science have often led to major advances in the empirical sciences. The formal sciences are essential in the formation of hypotheses, theories, and laws, both in discovering and describing how things work (natural sciences) and how people think and act (social sciences). Apart from its broad meaning, the word “science” sometimes may specifically refer to fundamental sciences (maths and natural sciences) alone. Science schools or faculties within many institutions are separate from those for medicine or engineering, each of which is an applied science.

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Totally Wild - Netflix

TOTALLY WILD is Animals... Action... Adventure!

If you love animals, have an adventurous spirit and have a genuine interest in the environment and the world, then you are TOTALLY WILD.

Every episode is an experience, getting you up close and personal with animals from Australia and around the world, plus taking you on action-packed adventures and discovering inspiring environmental stories.

TOTALLY WILD has been entertaining young audiences (and the young at heart) for 23 years. Join the team for a TOTALLY WILD ride … Monday to Wednesday, plus Saturday mornings at 8am on ELEVEN!

Totally Wild - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-23

Totally Wild - List of Totally Spies! characters - Netflix

The French and Canadian animated television series Totally Spies! follows the adventures of three Beverly Hills teenage girls – Sam, Clover, and Alex – who work as secret agents on missions to save the world while keeping their identity a secret from their peers. Supporting the girls is their employer Jerry from the World Organization of Human Protection (WOOHP). The show has spawned a variety of characters including students from their high school and university, fellow WOOHP agents, and a cast of villains, many of whom have returned in later episodes.

Totally Wild - Blaine - Netflix

Blaine is a Mali-U student introduced in the season 5 episode “The Granny” as the captain of the beach volleyball team. He is a freelance assassin whose mission to get Clover to fall in love with him, and then to kill her off. After realizing that Clover is working for the good side, he goes after his boss, revealed to be Geraldine Husk. He later joins WOOHP's Australian branch along with Britney. He appears in the season 5 finale "Totally Dunzo where he is captured by Mr. X, but when he reunites with Clover, they almost kiss. In the season 6 episode “Baddies on a Blimp”, he stows away on the WOOHP blimp to help out the spies when things go awry and the prisoners are released. However, he turns down Clover's affections, saying that he is done with dating LA girls after having dated the “high-maintenance” Mandy. Blaine makes a guest appearance in an episode of The Amazing Spiez! where he is abducted by the spiez' nanny.

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History's Greatest Hoaxes - Netflix

Documentary series that tells the stories of the world's greatest hoaxes through the eyes of the people who set them up and those that shut them down.

History's Greatest Hoaxes - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-13

History's Greatest Hoaxes - Yesterday (TV channel) - Netflix

Yesterday is one of the UKTV network of television channels in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It launched on 30 October 2002 as UK History and relaunched in its current format on 2 March 2009. It is available on satellite through Sky and Freesat, in cable service primarily through Virgin Media, and through the digital terrestrial provider Freeview. Hours on Freeview had previously been cut, with transmissions finishing at 6 pm, but were restored on 1 June 2010.

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UKTV Television in the United Kingdom

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Prison Women - Netflix

More women than ever are working as guards in the toughest prisons in the U.S. Prison Women brings cameras inside some of those facilities and, combined with interviews with female correctional officers, viewers witness firsthand the danger and mind games involved in this job.

Prison Women - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-02-13

Prison Women - Women in prison film - Netflix

Women in prison film (or WiP) is a subgenre of exploitation film that began in the early 1900s and continues to the present day. Their stories feature imprisoned women who are subjected to sexual and physical abuse, typically by sadistic male or female prison wardens, guards and other inmates. The genre also features many films in which imprisoned women engage in lesbian sex. WiP films are works of fiction intended as pornography. The films of this genre include a mixture of erotic adventures of the women in prison. The flexible format, and the loosening of film censorship laws in the 1960s, allowed filmmakers to depict more extreme fetishes, such as voyeurism (strip searches, group shower scenes, catfights), sexual fantasies (lesbianism, rape, sexual slavery), fetishism (bondage, whipping, degradation), and sadism (beatings, torture, cruelty). Prior to these films, the only expression of pornographic women in prison was found in “true adventure” men's magazines such as Argosy in the 1950s and 1960s, although it is possible that Denis Diderot's novel The Nun anticipated the genre. Nazis tormenting damsels in distress were particularly common in these magazines.

Prison Women - Nunsploitation - Netflix

The Nunsploitation (nun exploitation) subgenre emerged at the same time as the WiP film and is composed of the same basic elements. The stories are set in isolated convents that resemble prisons where sexually-repressed nuns are driven to rampant lesbianism and perversity. The Mother Superior is usually a cruel and corrupt warden-like martinet. The nuns are treated like convicts, with rule-breakers subjected to whippings or Inquisition-style tortures. The added element of religious guilt entails scenes of masochism and self-flagellation.

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Last Hope with Troy Dunn - Netflix

Last Hope with Troy Dunn follows missing persons and relationship expert Dunn as he unravels the mystery behind lost loved ones and facilitates their inspirational reunions. Viewers will have unprecedented access to the emotional roller coaster ride of the seekers as they and Troy go on an unpredictable journey. Combining 25 years of experience, technology, social media and good old-fashioned "boots on the ground" detective work, Dunn will give viewers a look inside his unorthodox approach for finding the "unfindable" and repairing the very broken.

These are the toughest cases he's ever accepted. Even in this digital age, those who have reached out have already exhausted every angle and come up empty. Troy Dunn is their last hope.

Last Hope with Troy Dunn - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-10

Last Hope with Troy Dunn - Moving Mountains (band) - Netflix

Moving Mountains is a rock band from Purchase, New York. Combining emotional vocals with elements of post-rock, the band has often been compared to such acts as The Appleseed Cast and Thrice. Moving Mountains was formed in Westchester, New York in 2005 by Gregory Dunn (guitar/vocals) and Nicholas Pizzolato (drums). A self-titled demo was leaked to the public in early 2006 and their debut album Pneuma was released independently in early 2007. Later that year, Frank Graniero (guitar/vocals) and Mitchell Lee (bass) completed the band’s line-up. In 2008, Pneuma was reissued by Deep Elm Records. After much delay, a new EP entitled Foreword was released on December 11, 2008. Their second full-length album Waves was released May 10, 2011 on Triple Crown Records. Their self-titled third full-length album Moving Mountains was released on September 10, 2013 on Triple Crown Records. In October 2015, it was announced that the band is doing a split album with New Jersey-based band Prawn which is coming out on November 27, 2015 and have since released a single from that split.

Last Hope with Troy Dunn - Past members - Netflix

Frank Graniero - guitar, backing vocals 2007 - 2011

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War Heroes of the Skies - Netflix

Through the eyes of the heroes, experience realistic mid-air combat and see revealing interviews with the last surviving WWII veterans in War Heroes Of The Skies. From the WWII aircrew officer who doused a fire on the wing of his aircraft while 20,000 ft in the sky, to the phantom fighter pilot who took out four MiGs over Vietnam in the most celebrated dog fight of the modern era. Presented by Lord Ashcroft, these are all stories of superhuman endurance, selfless courage and heroism beyond the call of duty

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War Heroes of the Skies - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-10

War Heroes of the Skies - Korean War - Netflix

The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁; Hanja: 韓國戰爭; RR: Hanguk Jeonjaeng, “Korean War”; in North Korean Chosŏn'gŭl: 조국해방전쟁; Hancha: 祖國解放戰爭; MR: Choguk haebang chǒnjaeng, “Fatherland: Liberation War”; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States). The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came to the aid of North Korea, and the Soviet Union also gave some assistance to the North. As a product of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, Korea was split into two regions with separate governments. Both claimed to be the legitimate government of all of Korea, and neither accepted the border as permanent. The conflict escalated into open warfare when North Korean forces—supported by the Soviet Union and China—moved into the south on 25 June 1950. The United Nations Security Council authorized the formation and dispatch of UN forces to Korea to repel what was recognized as a North Korean invasion. Twenty-one countries of the United Nations eventually contributed to the UN force, with the United States providing around 90% of the military personnel. After the first two months of war, South Korean and U.S. forces rapidly dispatched to Korea were on the point of defeat, forced back to a small area in the south known as the Pusan Perimeter. In September 1950, an amphibious UN counter-offensive was launched at Incheon, and cut off many North Korean troops. Those who escaped envelopment and capture were forced back north. UN forces rapidly approached the Yalu River—the border with China—but in October 1950, mass Chinese forces crossed the Yalu and entered the war. The surprise Chinese intervention triggered a retreat of UN forces which continued until mid-1951. After these reversals of fortune, which saw Seoul change hands four times, the last two years of fighting became a war of attrition, with the front line close to the 38th parallel. The war in the air, however, was never a stalemate. North Korea was subject to a massive bombing campaign. Jet fighters confronted each other in air-to-air combat for the first time in history, and Soviet pilots covertly flew in defense of their communist allies. The fighting ended on 27 July 1953, when an armistice was signed. The agreement created the Korean Demilitarized Zone to separate North and South Korea, and allowed the return of prisoners. However, no peace treaty has been signed, and according to some sources the two Koreas are technically still at war, engaged in a frozen conflict. In April 2018, the leaders of North and South Korea met at the demilitarized zone and agreed to sign a treaty by the end of the year to formally end the Korean War. As a war undeclared by all participants, the conflict helped bring the term “police action” into common use. It also led to the permanent alteration of the balance of power within the United Nations, where Resolution 377—passed in 1950 to allow a bypassing of the Security Council if that body could not reach an agreement—led to the General Assembly displacing the Security Council as the primary organ of the UN.

War Heroes of the Skies - Organizations - Netflix

Korea Defense Veterans of America Korean War Ex-POW Association Korean War Veterans Association The Center for the Study of the Korean War

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World's Greatest Bridges - Netflix

Documentary series presented by engineer Rob Bell, exploring the history and construction of the world's most iconic bridges.

World's Greatest Bridges - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-27

World's Greatest Bridges - Dimebag Darrell - Netflix

Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), also known as Dimebag Darrell and Diamond Darrell, was an American musician and songwriter who was a co-founder of Pantera alongside his brother Vinnie Paul, and founder of Damageplan. He was considered to be one of the driving forces behind groove metal. Abbott was shot and killed by a gunman while on stage during a performance with Damageplan on December 8, 2004, at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. He ranked No. 92 in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Guitarists and No. 1 in the UK magazine Metal Hammer. In 2012, Darrell was ranked the 9th greatest guitarist of all time by a Guitar World magazine reader's poll.

World's Greatest Bridges - Influences and guitar skills - Netflix

Abbott once said in a Guitar World interview that “if there were no Ace Frehley, there would have been no Dimebag Darrell”. Abbott bore a tattoo of the Kiss guitarist on his chest. Frehley signed the tattoo in pen ink upon meeting him, at Dimebag's request, and the autograph was later tattooed over. Abbott stated in various interviews that his riffs were largely influenced by Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath. Iommi also influenced Dimebag's guitar tone and tunings, which often went down to D♭ or lower. Pantera covered Black Sabbath songs “Planet Caravan”, “Hole in the Sky” and “Electric Funeral”. Eddie Van Halen was another big influence on his style. He learned “Eruption” note-for-note and often played it live in his early days. Pete Willis of Def Leppard was seen as another major influence for Darrell. In his Guitar World magazine tribute issue, Abbott was quoted as saying, “Man, that first Leppard album really jams, and their original guitarist, Pete Willis, was a great player. I was inspired by him because I was a small young dude and he was a small young dude, too—and he was out there kickin' ass. He made me want to get out there and play. Def Leppard used the two-guitar thing much more back then than they do now.” In the late 1980s, around the time of Power Metal, Abbott often covered songs by guitarist Joe Satriani, such as “Crushing Day”. He also incorporated elements of Satriani songs like “Echo” into his live solos as well. Dimebag mentioned in an interview with Guitar World that the clean chord passages in the intro to “Cemetery Gates” were influenced by the clean chordal passages found in much of Ty Tabor's (King's X) playing. As with Billy Gibbons, Abbott frequently made use of pentatonic scales and pinch harmonics in both his leads and rhythms. Both guitarists employ blues scales, start / stop dynamics and pedal tones, as in Abbott's southern style riff in “The Great Southern Trendkill” and the main riff to ZZ Top's “Tush”. Randy Rhoads-style chord arpeggios can be heard in much of Abbott's playing as well, noted examples being “Floods”, “Shedding Skin”, “The Sleep” and “This Love”. Three of Abbott's solos were ranked in Guitar World magazine's Top 100 of all-time: “Walk” (No. 57), “Cemetery Gates” (No. 35), and “Floods” (No. 15). Abbott stated that “Eddie Van Halen was heavy rock and roll, but Randy was heavy metal”. Eddie Van Halen, whom Abbott had made friends with, placed his original black with yellow stripes guitar (commonly called “bumblebee”) into the Kiss Kasket Abbott was buried in. Abbott had mentioned that those colors were his favorite combination, and Van Halen had agreed to craft a copy for Abbott only several months before his untimely death. However, upon hearing of the tragedy, he offered to place the original guitar in the casket. According to Darrell's girlfriend Rita, Van Halen stated: “Dime was an original and only an original deserves the original!” According to an interview with Dino Cazares of Fear Factory, Abbott told him that during the recording of Reinventing the Steel he compared his guitar tone with Dino's. Incidentally, during the making of Fear Factory's Demanufacture, Cazares compared his guitar tone to that of Vulgar Display of Power. Abbott made popular, and was one of the original users, of the “Whammy Harmonic” technique, which consisted of lowering the pitch of the strings with his Whammy Bar, using his left hand to create a harmonic, and then lifting the Whammy Bar again, beyond the strings' original pitch, to create a high pitched, screaming noise.

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The Beauty of Diagrams - Netflix

Series in which mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the stories behind some of the most familiar scientific diagrams.

The Beauty of Diagrams - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 24 minutes

Premier: 2010-11-18

The Beauty of Diagrams - Cricket pitch - Netflix

In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets. It is 22 yards (20.12 m) long and 10 feet (3.05 m) wide. The surface is flat and normally covered with extremely short grass though this grass is soon removed by wear at the ends of the pitch. In amateur matches in some parts of the world, artificial pitches are sometimes used. These can be a slab of concrete overlaid with a coir mat or artificial turf. sometimes dirt is put over the coir mat to provide an authentic feeling pitch. Artificial pitches are rare in professional cricket, being used only when exhibition matches are played in regions where cricket is not a common sport. The pitch has specific markings delineating the creases, as specified by the Laws of Cricket. The word wicket often occurs in reference to the pitch. Although technically incorrect according to the Laws of Cricket (Law 6 covers the pitch and Law 8 the wickets, distinguishing between them), cricket players, followers, and commentators persist in the usage, with context eliminating any possible ambiguity. Track is yet another synonym for pitch. The rectangular central area of the cricket field – the space used for pitches – is known as the square. Cricket pitches are usually oriented as close to the north-south direction as practical, because the low afternoon sun would be dangerous for a batsman facing due west.

The Beauty of Diagrams - Research - Netflix

England is the hub for considerable research in the preparation of cricket pitches, with Cranfield University working with the ECB and The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG).

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Celebrity Crime Files - Netflix

This investigative series delves into controversial and sensational cases involving some of the most prominent entertainment figures of our time. "Celebrity Crime Files" seeks to uncover the truth behind headline-making events, such as celebrity homicides like the fatal hotel shooting of Sam Cooke or the murder of once up-and-coming R&B singer LaLa Brown; or unexplained mysteries, like the disappearance of basketball star Brian Williams aka Bison Dele and many more. Each episode introduces the case of a celebrated figure then it takes the audience through the rise of the celebrity's life to an intimate exploration of their publicized tragedy or downfall. Through dramatic recreations surrounding the events, eyewitness accounts, culture experts, family, friends and/or colleagues, a clear picture emerges of the days leading up to the fateful moment and thereafter. Created and produced by K2 Pictures.

Celebrity Crime Files - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-15

Celebrity Crime Files - Karen E. Quinones Miller - Netflix

Karen E. Quinones Miller (born June 20, 1958, New York, United States) is an African-American journalist, historian, and nationally best-selling author, and community activist. In particular she has studied the area known as Harlem.

Celebrity Crime Files - Bibliography - Netflix

Satin Doll (1999, Oshun Publishing Company) Satin Doll (2001, Simon & Schuster) I’m Telling (2002, Simon & Schuster) Using What You Got (2003, Simon & Schuster) Brown Sugar 2: Great One Night Stands – A Collection of Erotic Black Fiction (2003, Washington Square Press) contributing writer Ida B. (2004, Simon & Schuster) Satin Nights (2006, Grand Central Publishing) Passin’ (2008, Grand Central Publishing) Harlem Godfather: The Rap on My Husband, Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson (2008, Oshun Publishing Company) co-authored with Mayme H. Johnson An Angry-Ass Black Woman (2012, Karen Hunter Publishing) Hittin’ It Out The Park (2015, Strebor Books) co-authored with Allison S. Hobbs

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Deadliest Warrior - Netflix

Each week on Deadliest Warrior, a new episode will pit two of the most feared warriors civilization has ever known against each other. Along with the use of 21st century science and the latest in CGI technology, each episode enlists warrior-specific world-class fighters and experts to provide insight into what makes these combatants tick, analyzing every facet of their unique skills of destruction, culminating in a head-to-head final fight between two legends of the battlefield that will produce the deadliest warrior.

Deadliest Warrior - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-04-07

Deadliest Warrior - Deadliest Warrior (season 3) - Netflix

This is a list of episodes for Deadliest Warrior. Shortly after the season 2 finale, season 3 was announced on Spike.com, followed shortly after by a live Aftermath featuring new host Richard “Mack” Machowicz answering fan questions. On October 13 the show announced the start of production for the season. Over the course of several weeks, Spike revealed the Season 3 match ups. The battle simulator (created by host Max Gieger) now simulates 5,000 battles as opposed to the previous 1,000. The new format (except for Vampires vs. Zombies) is a squad on squad battle of 5 vs. 5 (reserved only for modern matches in past seasons). An average of 100 different X-factors are now factored into each simulation, each being rated on a scale from 1 to 100 (though only a few are mentioned). Season 3 premiered on July 20, 2011 at 10 pm EDT.

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Deadliest Warrior (season 1) Deadliest Warrior (season 2)

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Harold Shipman - Netflix

Two-part documentary examining what encouraged one of Britain's most notorious murderers. Harold Shipman was a predatory murderer who preyed on the vulnerable and old, killing an estimated 250 people over a 30-year period.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-17

Harold Shipman - The Shipman Inquiry - Netflix

The Shipman Inquiry was the report produced by a British governmental investigation into the activities of general practitioner and serial killer Harold Shipman. Shipman was arrested in September 1998 and the inquiry commenced shortly after he was found guilty of 15 murders in January 2000. It released its findings in various stages, with its sixth and final report being released on 27 January 2005 - by which time Shipman had committed suicide in prison. It was chaired by Dame Janet Smith DBE. While Shipman was convicted of 15 murders, the inquiry in July 2002 established that he had killed at least 215 people, and may have killed as many as 260, although the true number could be even higher. The inquiry took approximately 2,500 witness statements and analysed approximately 270,000 pages of evidence. In total the six reports ran to 5,000 pages and the investigation cost £21 million.In May 2001, it was announced that the inquiry would be investigating a total of 618 deaths between 1974 and 1998.

Harold Shipman - See also - Netflix

John Bodkin Adams — British doctor and suspected serial killer who “possibly provided the role model for Shipman”. Dame Janet Smith Review (Smith's review into Jimmy Savile's alleged offending at the BBC)

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The Ascent of Money - Netflix

Bringing context and understanding to the current economic crisis, historian Niall Ferguson tells the story of money and the rise - and spectacular falls - of global finance throughout the ages.

The Ascent of Money - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-11-17

The Ascent of Money - Niall Ferguson - Netflix

Niall Campbell Ferguson (; born 18 April 1964) is a conservative British historian and political commentator. He was a senior research fellow at Jesus College, Oxford and is a visiting professor at the New College of the Humanities. He is also a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Before Stanford, he was the Laurence Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. Ferguson writes and speaks about international history, economic and financial history, and British and American imperialism. He is known for his contrarian views, like his defence of British empire , which has been considered “audacious”, “wrong”, “ignorant”, “informative”, “ambitious” and “troubling”. He once called himself “a fully paid-up member of the neo-imperialist gang”. He has been a contributing editor for Bloomberg Television and a columnist for Newsweek. Ferguson was an advisor to John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign in 2008, supported Mitt Romney in 2012 and has been a vocal critic of Barack Obama. Ferguson received the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism in 2013. In 2018 he resigned from a Stanford program, Cardinal Conversations, after leaked emails proved that he had conspired with members of the Stanford College Republicans to dig up “dirt on a progressive undergraduate”, in order to force him out of the program.

The Ascent of Money - BBC Reith Lectures - Netflix

In May 2012 the BBC announced Niall Ferguson was to present its annual Reith Lectures – a prestigious series of radio lectures which were first broadcast in 1948. These four lectures, titled The Rule of Law and its Enemies, examine the role man-made institutions have played in the economic and political spheres. In the first lecture, held at the London School of Economics, titled The Human Hive, Ferguson argues for greater openness from governments, saying they should publish accounts which clearly state all assets and liabilities. Governments, he said, should also follow the lead of business and adopt the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and, above all, generational accounts should be prepared on a regular basis to make absolutely clear the inter-generational implications of current fiscal policy. In the lecture, Ferguson says young voters should be more supportive of government austerity measures if they do not wish to pay further down the line for the profligacy of the baby boomer generation. In the second lecture, The Darwinian Economy, Ferguson reflects on the causes of the global financial crisis, and erroneous conclusions that many people have drawn from it about the role of regulation, such as whether it is in fact “the disease of which it purports to be the cure”. The Landscape of Law was the third lecture, delivered at Gresham College. It examines the rule of law in comparative terms, asking how far the common law's claims to superiority over other systems are credible, and whether we are living through a time of 'creeping legal degeneration' in the English-speaking world. The fourth and final lecture, Civil and Uncivil Societies, focuses on institutions (outside the political, economic and legal realms) designed to preserve and transmit particular knowledge and values. It asks whether the modern state is quietly killing civil society in the Western world, and what non-Western societies can do to build a vibrant civil society. The first lecture was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service on Tuesday, 19 June 2012. The series is available as a BBC podcast.

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The Wonder of Bees with Martha Kearney - Netflix

Series which follows Martha Kearney's bee-keeping year and explores the science, art and culture of the honeybee, the most ingenious insect known to humankind.

The Wonder of Bees with Martha Kearney - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-14

The Wonder of Bees with Martha Kearney - The Great British Bake Off - Netflix

The Great British Bake Off (often referred to as Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking competition produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a series of rounds, attempting to impress a group of judges with their baking skills, with a contestant being eliminated in each round, with the winner being selected from the remaining contestants that make it to the finals. The show's first episode was aired on 17 August 2010, with its first four series broadcast on BBC Two, until its growing popularity led the BBC to move it to BBC One for the next three series. After its seventh series, Love Productions signed a three-year deal with Channel 4 to produce the show for the broadcaster. The programme was originally presented by Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc, with judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood. The current presenters are Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig with Hollywood and Prue Leith as the judges. In chronological order, the winners are Edd Kimber, Joanne Wheatley, John Whaite, Frances Quinn, Nancy Birtwhistle, Nadiya Hussain, Candice Brown and Sophie Faldo. The show has become a significant part of British culture and is credited with reinvigorating interest in baking throughout the United Kingdom, with many of its participants, including winners, having gone on to start a career based on bakery, while the BAFTA award-winning programme has spawned a number of specials and spin-off shows – a celebrity charity series in aid of Sport Relief or Comic Relief or Stand Up To Cancer; Junior Bake Off for young children (broadcast on the CBBC channel); after-show series An Extra Slice; and Bake Off: The Professionals for teams of pastry chefs. The show's format was used as the basis for two BBC Two series, The Great British Sewing Bee and The Great Pottery Throw Down, and, in addition to the show being shown in other countries (in the United States and Canada, the show is referred to as The Great British Baking Show), the format has also been sold to many countries around the world where local versions of the show are produced.

The Wonder of Bees with Martha Kearney - Series 5 (2014) - Netflix

The fifth series of The Great British Bake Off began airing on 6 August 2014 on BBC One. This series was filmed at Welford Park in Berkshire. There were twelve bakers taking part. Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood returned as judges, whilst Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc continued to present the series. Richard Burr was awarded the largest number of star baker designations of any series so far, but was beaten by Nancy Birtwhistle in the final. A spin-off show The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, hosted by comedian Jo Brand on BBC Two, was also launched as a companion series this year. Each episode was broadcast two days after the main show but later moved to the same night. The show includes interviews with eliminated contestants. In the U.S., the fifth series was broadcast as season 1 on PBS.

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The Sex Education Show - Netflix

When it comes to sex, Britain is in meltdown. We've got the worst ever rate of sexually transmitted diseases among young people, the highest number of teenage pregnancies in western Europe and, most worryingly of all, unlimited access to extreme pornography. Presented by journalist Anna Richardson, this new six-part series aims to tackle the nation's sexual ignorance and reticence by capturing a wide range of different personal experiences of sexual issues and problems, as well as offering candid advice. The series will reveal the secret sex lives of teenagers as they talk about pornography, abortion, sexual disease, homosexuality, peer pressure and pregnancy. The series will also reveal the results of the biggest ever television survey of teenage attitudes to sex to discover the real state of sex education in Britain today.

The Sex Education Show - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-09-09

The Sex Education Show - Sex education in India - Netflix

Sex education in India refers to the organised delivery by Indian governments and non-profits of material regarding sex, sexuality, and pregnancy. The three categories of sex education in India are (1) the sex education courses targeted at adolescents in school, (2) family planning for adults, and (3) HIV/AIDS Prevention Education. This article outlines the current state of, efficacy of, and opposition to these types of sex education in India. For history regarding family planning in India, see Family Planning in India.

The Sex Education Show - Opposition - Netflix

Opposition to HIV/AIDS prevention education in India has been scarce because of the recognition of the importance of stopping this disease. However, there has been a hesitance to acknowledge and interact with men who have sex with men (MSM). This has decreased the efficacy of programming because of the stigma associated with this population.

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All Access: Quest for the Stanley Cup - Netflix

For the first time, viewers get a front row seat inside the playoffs and championship series of a major North American sport as it unfolds. This documentary series chronicles the Eastern and Western Conference Finals and the Stanley Cup Final as the top-four NHL® teams battle for the chance to hoist the Stanley Cup. Go onto the ice, into the locker room, and inside the minds of the players and coaches as they chase what is called by many the hardest trophy to win in all of sports.

All Access: Quest for the Stanley Cup - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-20

All Access: Quest for the Stanley Cup - Justin Roiland - Netflix

Justin Roiland (born February 21, 1980) is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, and director. He is best known as the co-creator and executive producer of the Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty, in which he voices both of the show's main characters, the voice of Oscar on the Disney Channel's animated television show Fish Hooks, as well as the Earl of Lemongrab on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time, and several characters (most notably the character of Blendin Blandin) on Gravity Falls.

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Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Netflix

Trevor McDonald travels to Las Vegas and meets some of the 1.3 million inhabitants whose lives play out in the shadow of the strip.

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-07

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Trevor McDonald - Netflix

Sir Trevor McDonald, (born George McDonald; 16 August 1939) is a Trinidadian-British newsreader and journalist, best known for his career as a news presenter with ITN. McDonald was knighted in 1999 for his services to journalism.

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Second retirement - Netflix

It was announced on 30 October 2008 that McDonald would step down from News at Ten once the 2008 US presidential election was over, to be replaced by Mark Austin. His last bulletin was on 20 November 2008. It was reported at the time that he would continue to present links for The Tonight Programme.

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UFOs Over Earth - Netflix

UFOs. Extraterrestrial intelligence. Alien abductions. Whether a believer, a skeptic or somewhere in between, these words are sure to conjure a bit of curiosity. UFOs Over Earth puts you into the shoes of UFO investigators as they search for evidence of extraterrestrial business.

UFOs Over Earth - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-11-24

UFOs Over Earth - UFO (TV series) - Netflix

UFO is a 1970 British science fiction television series about an alien invasion of Earth. It was created by Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson with Reg Hill, and produced by the Andersons and Lew Grade's Century 21 Productions for Grade's ITC Entertainment company. A single season of 26 episodes (including the pilot) was filmed over the course of more than a year; a five-month production break was caused by the closure of MGM-British Studios in Borehamwood, where the show was initially made. UFO was first broadcast in the UK and Canada in 1970, and in US syndication over the next two years. The Andersons had previously made several successful children's science fiction programmes using marionettes, including Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and Joe 90. An exception to this was the series The Secret Service, in which a combination of both marionettes and live actors was used. The Andersons' live-action science fiction movie, Doppelgänger (also known as Journey to the Far Side of the Sun) is considered an immediate precursor to UFO, which was their first live-action TV series. The series featured actors, costumes, props, locations and music that had appeared in the film, and eleven cast members of the film appeared in at least one episode of UFO. Following syndication in the US and initial favourable ratings, a possible second series was planned; initially entitled UFO 1999, this eventually became Space: 1999.

UFOs Over Earth - Merchandise - Netflix

As with many Anderson productions, the series generated a range of merchandising toys based on the SHADO vehicles. The classic Dinky die-cast range of vehicles featured robust yet finely finished products, and included Straker's futuristic gull-winged gas turbine car, the SHADO mobile and the missile-bearing Lunar Interceptor, though Dinky's version of the interceptor was released in a lurid metallic green finish unlike the original's stark white. Like the Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet models, the original Dinky toys are now prized collectors' items. All the major vehicles, characters, and more have been produced in model form many times over by a large number of licensee companies; the Anderson shows and their merchandise have always had widespread popularity, but they are especially popular in Japan.

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Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields - Netflix

Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields is a 3-part documentary mini-series examining the U.S. Civil war from 1861 to 1865.

Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-06-21

Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields - Nigerian Civil War - Netflix

The Nigerian Civil War, commonly known as the Biafran War (6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970), was a war fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra. Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Igbo people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal government. The conflict resulted from political, economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions which preceded Britain's formal decolonization of Nigeria from 1960 to 1963. Immediate causes of the war in 1966 included a military coup, a counter-coup and persecution of Igbo living in Northern Nigeria. Control over the lucrative oil production in the Niger Delta played a vital strategic role. Within a year, the Federal Government troops surrounded Biafra, capturing coastal oil facilities and the city of Port Harcourt. The blockade imposed during the ensuing stalemate led to severe famine. During the two and half years of the war, there were about 100,000 overall military casualties, while between 500,000 and 2 million Biafran civilians died of starvation. In mid-1968, images of malnourished and starving Biafran children saturated the mass media of Western countries. The plight of the starving Biafrans became a cause célèbre in foreign countries, enabling a significant rise in the funding and prominence of international non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Britain and the Soviet Union were the main supporters of the Nigerian government in Lagos, while France, Israel and some other countries supported Biafra. France and Israel provided weapons to both combatants.

Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields - Biafran offensive - Netflix

The Biafrans responded with an offensive of their own when, on 9 August, the Biafran forces moved west into the Mid-Western Nigerian region across the Niger river, passing through Benin City, until they were stopped at Ore (in present day Ondo State) just over the state boundary on 21 August, just 130 miles east of the Nigerian capital of Lagos. The Biafran attack was led by Lt. Col. Banjo, a Yoruba, with the Biafran rank of brigadier. The attack met little resistance and the Mid-West was easily taken over.

This was due to the pre-secession arrangement that all soldiers should return to their regions to stop the spate of killings, in which Igbo soldiers had been major victims. The Nigerian soldiers who were supposed to defend the Mid-West state were mostly Mid-West Igbo and, while some were in touch with their eastern counterparts, others resisted. General Gowon responded by asking Colonel Murtala Mohammed (who later became head of state in 1975) to form another division (the 2nd Infantry Division) to expel the Biafrans from the Mid-West, as well as to defend the West side and attack Biafra from the West as well. As Nigerian forces retook the Mid-West, the Biafran military administrator declared the Republic of Benin on 19 September, though it ceased to exist the next day. (The present country of Benin, west of Nigeria, was still named Dahomey at that time.) Although Benin City was retaken by the Nigerians on 22 September, the Biafrans succeeded in their primary objective by tying down as many Nigerian Federal troops as they could. Gen. Gowon also launched an offensive into Biafra south from the Niger Delta to the riverine area, using the bulk of the Lagos Garrison command under Colonel Benjamin Adekunle (called the Black Scorpion) to form the 3rd Infantry Division (which was later renamed as the 3rd Marine Commando). As the war continued, the Nigerian Army recruited amongst a wider area, including the Yoruba, Itshekiri, Urhobo, Edo, Ijaw, etc.

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Neighbourhood - Netflix

Travel alongside your favourite Kiwi celebrities as they host a tour through their home town. Made with the support of NZ on Air.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-13

Neighbourhood - Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - Netflix

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (known as Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood in Canada) is an American-Canadian animated children's television series produced by Fred Rogers Productions, 9 Story Media Group, and Out of the Blue Enterprises. It debuted on most PBS stations on September 3, 2012. The program, which is targeted at preschool-aged children, is based on the Neighborhood of Make-Believe from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the long-running family-oriented television series created and hosted by Fred Rogers.

Neighbourhood - Awards and nominations - Netflix

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood has won and been nominated for several awards in children's broadcasting. It won Silver Parents' Choice Awards in 2013 and 2014, was nominated for the Television Critics' Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming in 2013 and 2014, and was a 2014 Prix Jeunesse International Selection.

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Rhodes Across Italy - Netflix

New and exclusive to Good Food Channel, Gary Rhodes explores the regional specialities of Italy from chicken cacciatore to zabaglione.

Rhodes Across Italy - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2010-01-20

Rhodes Across Italy - George VI - Netflix

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth. Known publicly as Albert until his accession, and “Bertie” among his family and close friends, George VI was born in the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria, and was named after his great-grandfather Albert, Prince Consort. As the second son of King George V, he was not expected to inherit the throne and spent his early life in the shadow of his elder brother, Edward. He attended naval college as a teenager, and served in the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force during the First World War. In 1920, he was made Duke of York. He married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923 and they had two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret. In the mid-1920s, he had speech therapy for a stammer, which he never fully overcame. George's elder brother ascended the throne as Edward VIII upon the death of their father in 1936. However, later that year Edward revealed his desire to marry divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson. British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin advised Edward that for political and religious reasons he could not marry a divorced woman and remain king. Edward abdicated to marry Simpson, and George ascended the throne as the third monarch of the House of Windsor. During George's reign, the break-up of the British Empire and its transition into the Commonwealth of Nations accelerated. The parliament of the Irish Free State removed direct mention of the monarch from the country's constitution on the day of his accession. The following year, a new Irish constitution changed the name of the state to Ireland and established the office of President. From 1939, the Empire and Commonwealth – except Ireland – was at war with Nazi Germany. War with Italy and Japan followed in 1940 and 1941, respectively. Though Britain and its allies were ultimately victorious in 1945, the United States and the Soviet Union rose as pre-eminent world powers and the British Empire declined. After the independence of India and Pakistan in 1947, George remained king of both countries, but relinquished the title of Emperor of India in June 1948. Ireland formally declared itself a republic and left the Commonwealth in 1949, and India became a republic within the Commonwealth the following year. George adopted the new title of Head of the Commonwealth. He was beset by health problems in the later years of his reign. He was succeeded by his elder daughter, Elizabeth II.

Rhodes Across Italy - Titles, styles, honours and arms - Netflix

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Secret Knowledge - Netflix

In a series of authored films, some of our most engaging experts reveal their favourite hidden objects, forgotten places and artistic passions.

Secret Knowledge - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-03-05

Secret Knowledge - Hockney–Falco thesis - Netflix

The Hockney–Falco thesis is a theory of art history, advanced by artist David Hockney and physicist Charles M. Falco. Both claimed that advances in realism and accuracy in the history of Western art since the Renaissance were primarily the result of optical instruments such as the camera obscura, camera lucida, and curved mirrors, rather than solely due to the development of artistic technique and skill. Nineteenth-century artists' use of photography had been well documented. In a 2001 book, Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters, Hockney analyzed the work of the Old Masters and argued that the level of accuracy represented in their work is impossible to create by “eyeballing it”. Since then, Hockney and Falco have produced a number of publications on positive evidence of the use of optical aids, and the historical plausibility of such methods. The hypothesis led to a variety of conferences and heated discussions.

Secret Knowledge - Earlier evidence of the use of optical tools - Netflix

Don Ihde called the hypothesis being 'hyped' and referred to clear evidence about the use of optical tools by, e.g., Albrecht Dürer and Leonardo da Vinci and others. As well the 1929 Encyclopædia Britannica contains an extensive article on the camera obscura and cites Leon Battista Alberti as the first documented user of the device as early as 1437. Ihde states abundant evidence for widespread use of various technical devices at least in the Renaissance and e.g. in Early Netherlandish painting. Jan van Eyck's 1434 painting Arnolfini Portrait shows a convex mirror in the centre of the painting. Van Eyck also left his signature above this mirror, showing the importance of the tool. The painting includes a crown glass window in the upper left side, a rather expensive luxury at the time. Van Eyck was rather fascinated by glass and its qualities, which was as well of high symbolic importance for his contemporaries. Early optical instruments were comparatively expensive in the Medieval age and the Renaissance.

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The South Bank Show - Netflix

The South Bank Show is an arts magazine series that has aired on ITV between 1978 and 2010 & Sky Arts from 2012.

The South Bank Show - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1978-01-14

The South Bank Show - The South Bank Show - Netflix

The South Bank Show is a television arts magazine show. It was originally produced by London Weekend Television and broadcast on ITV between 1978 and 2010. A new version of the series began on Sky Arts from 27 May 2012. Conceived, written and presented by former BBC arts broadcaster Melvyn Bragg, the show aims to bring both high art and popular culture to a mass audience.

The South Bank Show - History - Netflix

The programme was a replacement for Aquarius, the arts series which had been running since 1970. Presenter Melvyn Bragg was already well known for his arts broadcasting on BBC television, notably Monitor and BBC Two's The Lively Arts. It first aired on 14 January 1978, covering many subjects, including Germaine Greer, Gerald Scarfe and Paul McCartney. It is the longest continuously running arts programme on UK television. From the beginning the series' intent was to mix high art and popular culture. This has remained, and the programme has always focused predominantly on art of the 20th and 21st centuries. For much of its life, the show was produced by London Weekend Television (LWT) for the ITV network. In May 2009, ITV announced that the show was to come to an end. Although it was originally reported that the show was ending due to Bragg's retirement, Bragg later made it clear that he decided to leave after they ended the show, and thought ending it was a mistake; according to him, “they've killed the show, so I thought, I'll go as well.” On Monday 28 December 2009 the final edition of The South Bank Show was broadcast featuring The Royal Shakespeare Company as its subject. Melvyn Bragg announced on this programme, after the final South Bank Show Awards in January 2010, there would be a series of ten South Bank Show Revisited programmes transmitted in early 2010 featuring updates on previous South Bank Show subjects. The show resumed airing in 2012..

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Peckham Finishing School for Girls - Netflix

Four privileged young ladies swap the leafy lanes of the Home Counties for the streets of south London to experience for themselves how life is lived on the other side of the tracks.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-06-16

Peckham Finishing School for Girls - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (novel) - Netflix

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a novel by Muriel Spark, the best known of her works. It first saw publication in The New Yorker magazine and was published as a book by Macmillan in 1961. The character of Miss Jean Brodie brought Spark international fame and brought her into the first rank of contemporary Scottish literature. In 2005, the novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the one hundred best English-language novels from 1923 to present. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie No. 76 on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.

Peckham Finishing School for Girls - Characters - Netflix

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The Hotel Barclay - Netflix

This season examines what happens when desperate and lonely people along with shady underground economies check into the hotel and stir up the hotel's many ghosts.

The Hotel Barclay - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 10 minutes

Premier: 2014-12-31

The Hotel Barclay - Stéphane Pompougnac - Netflix

Stéphane Pompougnac (born 1968) is a French house DJ and record producer.

The Hotel Barclay - Other mix albums - Netflix

Saks Fifth Avenue (2002), mixed for Saks Fifth Avenue The Concorde Lounge: Supersonic Jet Set Love (2003), mixed for Japanese magazine Casa Brutus Sparkling Moments: Tokyo/Paris (2005), mixed for Perrier STARFLYER (2007), mixed for StarFlyer Night & Day (2011)

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Famous, Rich and in the Slums - Netflix

Lenny Henry, Samantha Womack, Reggie Yates and Angela Rippon experience unimaginable poverty as they spend a week living it for real in this ground-breaking, two-part documentary for Comic Relief.

Famous, Rich and in the Slums - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-03

Famous, Rich and in the Slums - Stay Hungry Stay Foolish - Netflix

Stay Hungry Stay Foolish is a 2008 book by the Indian non-fiction author Rashmi Bansal. It features the stories of 25 MBAs from IIM Ahmedabad who left lucrative jobs to follow the rough road of entrepreneurship. It is an IIM Ahmedabad CIIE (Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship) publication. Stay Hungry Stay Foolish created a new record in Indian publishing by selling over 300,000 copies and has been translated into eight languages. Bansal is the author of a number of other books on entrepreneurship: Connect the Dots, I Have a Dream, Poor Little Rich Slum, Follow Every Rainbow and Take me Home, Arise Awake, and God's Own Kitchen.

Famous, Rich and in the Slums - About the title - Netflix

In 2005, during his famous commencement speech at Stanford University, Steve Jobs quoted the farewell message placed on the back cover of the 1974 edition of the Whole Earth Catalog: “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”

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The Pets Factor - Netflix

Stacey Dooley visits practices around the UK to see how vets Cat, James, Rory and Cheryl care for our furry friends.

The Pets Factor - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 20 minutes

Premier: 2017-06-20

The Pets Factor - Pet - Netflix

A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a person's company, protection, or entertainment rather than as a working animal, livestock, or laboratory animal. Popular pets are often noted for their attractive appearances, intelligence, and relatable personalities. Two of the most popular pets are dogs and cats. Other animals commonly kept include: rabbits, ferrets, pigs; rodents, such as gerbils, hamsters, chinchillas, rats, and guinea pigs; avian pets, such as parrots, passerines, and fowl; reptile pets, such as turtles, lizards and snakes; aquatic pets, such as fish, freshwater and saltwater snails, and frogs; and arthropod pets, such as tarantulas and hermit crabs. Small pets may be grouped together as pocket pets, while the equine and bovine group include the largest companion animals. Pets provide their owners (or “guardians”) both physical and emotional benefits. Walking a dog can provide both the human and the dog with exercise, fresh air, and social interaction. Pets can give companionship to people who are living alone or elderly adults who do not have adequate social interaction with other people. There is a medically approved class of therapy animals, mostly dogs or cats, that are brought to visit confined humans, such as children in hospitals or elders in nursing homes. Pet therapy utilizes trained animals and handlers to achieve specific physical, social, cognitive or emotional goals with patients. Some scholars, ethicists and animal rights organizations have raised concerns over keeping pets because of the lack of autonomy and objectification of nonhuman animals.

The Pets Factor - Environmental impact - Netflix

Pets have a considerable environmental impact, especially in countries where they are common or held in high densities. For instance, the 163 million dogs and cats kept in the United States consume about 20% of the amount of dietary energy that humans do and an estimated 33% of the animal-derived energy. They produce about 30% ± 13%, by mass, as much feces as Americans, and through their diet, constitute about 25–30% of the environmental impacts from animal production in terms of the use of land, water, fossil fuel, phosphate, and biocides. Dog and cat animal product consumption is responsible for release of up to 64 ± 16 million tons CO2-equivalent methane and nitrous oxide, two powerful greenhouse gasses. Americans are the largest pet owners in the world, but pet ownership in the US has considerable environmental costs.

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The First 48: Bad Blood - Netflix

"The First 48: Bad Blood" continues A&E's First 48 franchise as it's 8th installment of the series. Old cases are revisited and the Detectives on each case give updates as to their progress and current case status.

The First 48: Bad Blood - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-08-17

The First 48: Bad Blood - List of The First 48 episodes - Netflix

The following is an episode list of the A&E series The First 48.

The First 48: Bad Blood - Season 12 (2011-2012) - Netflix

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Operation Iceberg - Netflix

A ground-breaking expedition to the arctic investigates the unknown world of icebergs, exploring the creation, life and death of these frozen behemoths for the first time.

Operation Iceberg - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-30

Operation Iceberg - HMS Unicorn (I72) - Netflix

HMS Unicorn was an aircraft repair ship and light aircraft carrier built for the Royal Navy in the late 1930s. She was completed during World War II and provided air cover over the amphibious landing at Salerno, Italy in September 1943. The ship was transferred to the Eastern Fleet in the Indian Ocean at the end of the year. Unicorn supported the aircraft carriers of the fleet on their operations until the British Pacific Fleet (BPF) was formed in November 1944. She was transferred to Australia in early 1945 to support the BPF's operations during Operation Iceberg, the Allied invasion of Okinawa in May. To shorten the time required to replenish the BPF's carriers, the ship was based in the Admiralty Islands and in the Philippine Islands until the Japanese surrender in August. Unicorn was decommissioned and placed in reserve when she returned to the UK in January 1946. The ship was recommissioned in 1949 to support the light carrier of the Far East Fleet, as the Eastern Fleet had been redesignated after the end of World War II. She was unloading aircraft and equipment in Singapore in June 1950 when the Korean War began. She spent most of the war ferrying aircraft, troops, stores and equipment in support of Commonwealth operations in Korea. Unicorn supported other carriers during operations in Korea, but she became the only aircraft carrier to conduct a shore bombardment with her guns during wartime when she attacked North Korean observers on the coast during the war. The ship returned to the UK after the end of the war and was again placed in reserve. She was listed for disposal in 1958 and sold for scrap in 1959.

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New Zealand from Above - Netflix

An aerial journey from the deep south of the South Island to the northern tip of the North Island. We discover the landscapes and meet New Zealanders who talk about their work, interests and culture.

New Zealand from Above - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: German

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-15

New Zealand from Above - New Zealanders - Netflix

New Zealanders, colloquially known as Kiwis, are people associated with New Zealand, sharing a common history, culture, and language (New Zealand English). People of various ethnicities and national origins are citizens of New Zealand, governed by its nationality law. Originally composed solely of the indigenous Māori, the ethnic makeup of the population has been dominated since the 19th century by New Zealanders of European descent, mainly of Scottish, English, Welsh and Irish ancestry, with smaller percentages of other European ancestries such as German, Dutch, Scandinavian and South Slavic. Today, the ethnic makeup of the New Zealand population is undergoing a process of change, with new waves of immigration, higher birth rates and increasing interracial marriage resulting in the New Zealand population of Māori, Asian, Pacific Islander and multiracial descent growing at a higher rate than those of solely European descent, with such groups projected to make up a larger proportion of the population in the future. New Zealand has an estimated resident population of around 4,793,700 (as of June 2017). Over one million New Zealanders recorded in the 2013 New Zealand census were born overseas. While most New Zealanders are resident in New Zealand, there is also a significant diaspora, estimated at around 750,000. Of these, around 640,800 lived in Australia (a June 2013 estimate), which was equivalent to 14% of the domestic population of New Zealand. Other communities of New Zealanders abroad are predominantly concentrated in other English-speaking countries, specifically the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, with smaller numbers located elsewhere. Despite its multiethnic composition, the culture held in common by most New Zealanders can also be referred to as mainstream New Zealand culture, a Western culture largely derived from the traditions of British and other Northern European colonists, settlers, and immigrants. It also includes influences of Māori culture. Large-scale immigration in the 20th and 21st centuries from Asia, such as Chinese and Indians, introduced a variety of elements.

New Zealand from Above - National personifications - Netflix

Zealandia is a national personification of New Zealand and New Zealanders. In her stereotypical form, Zealandia appears as a woman of European descent who is dressed in flowing robes (or gown). She is similar in dress and appearance to Britannia (the female personification of Britain), who is said to be the mother of Zealandia. As a rhetorical evocation of a New Zealand national identity, Zealandia appeared on postage stamps, posters, cartoons, war memorials, and New Zealand government publications most commonly during the first half of the 20th century. The personification was a commonly used symbol of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, which was held in Wellington in 1939 and 1940. Two large Zealandia statues serve as war memorials that honour the casualties of the Second Boer War: one is in Waimate and the other is in Palmerston. Some smaller statues exist in museums and in private hands. The female figure who appears on the left side of the national coat of arms has been identified as Zealandia (in a “cut down nightie”).

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Professor Hutton's Curiosities - Netflix

The brand new and exclusive 12-part series takes viewers on a journey with enthusiastic academic and historian, Professor Ronald Hutton, to the unsung gems of British museums.

Professor Hutton's Curiosities - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-06-12

Professor Hutton's Curiosities - Ronald Hutton - Netflix

Ronald Hutton (born 1953) is an English historian who specialises in the study of Early Modern Britain, British folklore, pre-Christian religion and contemporary Paganism. A professor in the subject at the University of Bristol, Hutton has published fourteen books and has appeared on British television and radio. He has held a fellowship at Magdalen College, Oxford and is a Commissioner of English Heritage. Born in Ootacamund, India into a middle-class English family, Hutton subsequently returned to England, attended a school in Ilford and became particularly interested in archaeology. He took part in a number of excavations until 1976 and toured the country's chambered tombs. Ultimately he decided to study history at Pembroke College, Cambridge and then Magdalen College, Oxford before gaining employment as a Reader in history at the University of Bristol in 1981. Focusing his efforts on Early Modern Britain, he published a trio of books on the subject during that decade; The Royalist War Effort (1981), The Restoration (1985) and Charles the Second (1989). During the 1990s he produced a string of books dealing with historical paganism, folklore and contemporary Paganism in Britain; The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles (1991), The Rise and Fall of Merry England (1994), The Stations of the Sun (1996) and The Triumph of the Moon (1999), the latter of which would come to be praised as a seminal text in the discipline of Pagan studies. In the following decade he moved on to look at other topics, publishing a book about Siberian shamanism in the western imagination, Shamans (2001), a collection of essays on folklore and Paganism, Witches, Druids and King Arthur (2003) and then two books on the role of the Druids in the British imagination, The Druids (2007) and Blood and Mistletoe (2009).

Professor Hutton's Curiosities - Seventeenth-Century Britain - Netflix

In his What If the Gunpowder Plot Had Succeeded?, Hutton has considered what might have happened if the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 had succeeded in its aims of the death of King James I and the destruction of the House of Lords. He concluded that the violence of the act would have resulted in an even more severe backlash against suspected Catholics than was caused by its failure, as most Englishmen were loyal to the monarchy, despite differing religious convictions. England could very well have become a more “Puritan absolute monarchy”, rather than following the path of parliamentary and civil reform.

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Food Prices: The Shocking Truth - Netflix

Jimmy Doherty examines how the big challenges of the 21st century are affecting food prices, from the rise of Asia to the power of the financial markets, and from growing population to volatile weather. In six years the price of an average food basket has gone up by 25%. And in the UK we import half of our food, which makes us extremely vulnerable to volatile prices.

Food Prices: The Shocking Truth - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-18

Food Prices: The Shocking Truth - Sienna Blake - Netflix

Sienna Blake (also Bradley) is a fictional character from the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, portrayed by Anna Passey. The character made her first appearance during the episode originally broadcast in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2012. She was introduced as the estranged twin sister of Dodger Savage (Danny Mac). Emily Lawrance was originally selected for the role, but Passey replaced her within weeks and only she has appeared on-screen as Sienna. The character has featured in many high-profile storylines, including discovering her twin brother Dodger Savage (Danny Mac) is alive; a relationship with Darren Osborne (Ashley Taylor Dawson) and stealing his wife Nancy's (Jessica Fox) life; faking a pregnancy; kidnapping Tom Cunningham (Ellis Hollins) and holding him hostage in a basement for months; being kidnapped by her half-brother Will Savage (James Atherton); suffering from a mental illness; searching for her long-lost daughter Nico Blake (Persephone Swales-Dawson); being locked up by her father Patrick Blake (Jeremy Sheffield); a relationship with Ben Bradley (Ben Richards); hiding the fact that Nico murdered Ben's daughter Carly Bradley (Sophie Wise); being abused by her daughter; embarking on an affair with Trevor Royle (Greg Wood); being stabbed by Nico; her feud with Grace Black (Tamara Wall); a relationship with Warren Fox (Jamie Lomas); coping when Nico is seemingly killed in a structure fire during the show's “Halloween Spooktacular” week; causing an explosion at the garage when she attempts to get revenge on Warren and his son Joel Dexter (Rory Douglas-Speed); falling pregnant with Warren's twins; helping Warren cover up the murder of Bart McQueen (Jonny Clarke); being diagnosed with cervical cancer; becoming the victim of a stalker who is later revealed to be Nico, who seemingly murders Sienna after she tries to expose her survival. In a shock twist, it was revealed, that she and Ben's son Josh Bradley, faked her death to try and draw Nico out of hiding before deciding to help Nico by hiding her after Nico reveals she is pregnant. Sienna made a temporary departure in June 2018 after she killed Nico and handed herself into the police, with Passey confirming that she will return to her role soon.

Food Prices: The Shocking Truth - Casting - Netflix

The character of Sienna was announced on 7 October 2012, with Emily Lawrance cast in the role. However, the role was recast with Passey before the character made her on-screen debut. Sienna is the twin sister of Dodger Savage (Danny Mac), the twin sibling Dodger never knew he had. Passey made her first on-screen appearance as Sienna in the episode broadcast on 21 November 2012.

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Glamour Girls - Netflix

Series which goes behind the scenes at the Samantha Bond Model Agency to tell the stories of the home and working lives of a group of glamour models.

Glamour Girls - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-04-21

Glamour Girls - Glamour photography - Netflix

Glamour photography is a genre of photography in which the subjects are portrayed in erotic poses ranging from fully clothed to nude. The term may be a euphemism for erotic photography. For glamour models, body shape and size is directly related to success. This type of photography is colloquially known as “cheesecake” for women and “beefcake” for men. Glamour photography is generally a composed image of a subject in a still position. The subjects of “glamour” photography for professional use are often professional models, and the photographs are normally intended for commercial use, including mass-produced calendars, pinups and men's magazines such as Maxim; but amateur subjects are also sometimes used, and sometimes the photographs are intended for private and personal use only. Photographers use a combination of cosmetics, lighting and airbrushing techniques to produce an appealing image of the subject.

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Only Human - Netflix

"Only Human" is a documentary shown on ITV in the UK giving an insight into daily lives of people with various disabilities and special needs, as well as various other illnesses such as cancer and weight issues.

Only Human - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-06-02

Only Human - Only Human (Cheryl song) - Netflix

“Only Human” is a song recorded by English recording artist Cheryl for her fourth studio album, Only Human (2014). It was released on 22 March 2015 through Polydor Records as the third single from the album. “Only Human” is an electronic ballad, written by Matt Schwartz, Jo Perry and Cass Lowe, whilst produced by Schwartz. Lyrically, it finds Cheryl singing about the inspiration to forgive yourself for being human and live your best life in spite of everything. “Only Human” received positive reviews from music critics, who complimented its production and called it her best ballad to date. “Only Human” was remixed for radio by British drum and bass producer Wilkinson and was a commercial failure, only peaking at number 70 on the UK Singles Chart as an album cut; after its official release as a single, it failed to reach the top 100, becoming the lowest-charting single of her career. The accompanying music video for “Only Human” was directed by Chris Sweeney and co-directed by Cheryl herself. It depicts the singer controlling the world opening her fingers to release energy, dust and glistening stars, and received positive reviews from critics. Cheryl performed the song on BBC's fundraising show Children in Need 2014 on 14 November 2014.

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Murder Chose Me - Netflix

In Murder Chose Me, homicide detective Rod Demery races against the clock to catch criminals running loose on the streets of Shreveport, Louisiana. With 15 years of experience working homicide and a deeply personal connection to crime, each episode of Murder Chose Me will follow Demery as he solves a twisted murder case in one of the most dangerous cities in America.

Murder Chose Me - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-15

Murder Chose Me - List of programs broadcast by Investigation Discovery - Netflix

The following is a list of series currently or formerly broadcast by Investigation Discovery (ID), a channel dedicated to true crime documentaries that launched in 2008. Most of ID's programs are original productions, but it also airs re-titled off-network reruns, including ABC's 20/20, CBS' 48 Hours, and NBC's Dateline. On June 7, 2015, ID aired its first ever scripted mini-series; Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay chronicled the investigation of convicted (and later executed) serial killer Ted Bundy. A second installment, Serial Thriller: The Chameleon, premiered as a two-part miniseries in December 2015, chronicling the crimes that resulted in the execution of American serial killer Stephen Morin. A third installment, Serial Thriller: The Headhunter, about serial killer Edmund Kemper (which possibly includes the story of serial killer Herbert Mullin), premiered on February 20, 2016.

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Too Cute! - Netflix

Tune in for Too Cute! and witness the world of puppies and kittens as they never have before with unprecedented footage and never-before-seen clips of the early lives of dogs and cats. This series contains material that is just too cute! It is a world where cuddly knows no bounds and a place where fluffy reigns supreme.

Too Cute! - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-04-30

Too Cute! - Christina Fulton - Netflix

Christina Fulton is an American actress.

Too Cute! - Career - Netflix

Fulton has worked as a model with Elite Model Management and with LA Models. She was the face of Farlow Jeans and modeled for the “Too Cute” campaign. Fulton has had roles in such films as Oliver Stone's The Doors as Velvet Underground singer Nico, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Dangerous Game, The Girl with the Hungry Eyes, Enemies of Laughter, Lucinda's Spell and Snake Eyes. Fulton hosts a weekly online show, Playing It Forward. In 2006, Fulton directed and produced the documentary When Giants Collide about the plight of Beverly Hills High School's wrestling program being on the brink of extinction.

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When Teenage Meets Old Age - Netflix

Britain is getting older but the number of multi-generational homes is rapidly declining. In this series, four young people volunteer to work as carers in a retirement village.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-02-21

When Teenage Meets Old Age - Katie Piper - Netflix

Kate Elizabeth Piper (born 12 October 1983) is an English philanthropist, television presenter and former model from Andover, Hampshire. Piper had hoped to have a full-time career in the media, but in March 2008 sulphuric acid was thrown in her face. The attack, which blinded Piper in one eye, was arranged by Piper's ex-boyfriend Danny Lynch and carried out by an accomplice Stefan Sylvestre; both men were arrested and are serving life sentences in prison with the possibility of parole. The attack took place in north London and Piper was treated in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where the surgeons removed all the skin from her face before rebuilding it with a skin substitute and then a skin graft. The procedure was the first of its kind to be completed in a single operation. Katie also underwent Ex-vivo limbal stem cell allograft transplantation (EVSCALT) at the Centre for Sight to restore her vision. In 2009, Piper chose to give up her anonymity in order to increase awareness about burn victims. The Channel 4 documentary Katie: My Beautiful Face was first aired on 29 October 2009 as part of the Cutting Edge series; it has subsequently been repeated on several occasions, made available for online on-demand access and sold internationally. More recently, Piper has appeared in follow-up series for Channel 4, released a best-selling autobiography, and had a regular column in weekly magazines. She also presents the Channel 4 television series Bodyshockers about members of the public about to undergo body-altering procedures and those who regret procedures they have had. However, she primarily works for her charitable organisation the Katie Piper Foundation. In October 2013, she announced that she was pregnant. Piper gave birth to her first child, in March, 2014. In December 2014, she announced her engagement to her partner Richard James Sutton. They married on 6 November 2015. In June 2017, Piper announced she was pregnant with her second child. On 13 December 2017, she gave birth to the couple's second daughter. In 2018, Piper became a brand ambassador for Swarovski, alongside Celebrity Chef Nadiya Hussain, and CoppaFeel founder Kris Hallenga.

When Teenage Meets Old Age - Subsequent books - Netflix

It was announced in early 2012 that, following the success of Beautiful, Piper had signed a new three-book deal with publisher Quercus, which will see her writing a series of new titles, beginning in May 2012 with the release of a self-help book to be titled Things Get Better: If you believe then you will survive. The next book bearing Piper's name was a page-a-day compilation of positive affirmations, quotes and mantras, Start Your Day with Katie, to be released late September 2012; in the build-up to this, Quercus ran a selection of quotes from the book during September on a dedicated Blogspot page. In October 2013 Piper announced via Twitter that she had met with representatives from Quercus Books with regard to producing a second volume of memoirs, likely to cover the period following the publication of Beautiful in 2011. This second autobiography was subsequently confirmed to be titled Beautiful Ever After and was released on 1 September 2014. Katie Piper released her next book “Confidence: the Secret” in late 2016.

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Children's Ward - Netflix

Heartwarming stories from one of the busiest children's wards in Wales - Wrexham Maelor, where cameras have been granted 24-hour access to the team that look after critically ill children.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-19

Children's Ward - Will Mellor - Netflix

William Mellor (born 3 April 1976) is an English actor, singer, and model. He is best known for his television roles, including Jambo Bolton in Hollyoaks, Gaz Wilkinson in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, DC Spike Tanner in No Offence, Steve Connolly in Broadchurch, Georgie in Barking!, and Ollie Curry in White Van Man.

Children's Ward - Early life - Netflix

Mellor was born in Bredbury, Greater Manchester.

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Lobstermen: Jeopardy at Sea - Netflix

In Lobstermen: Jeopardy at Sea, journey to the coast of New England to one of the richest fishing grounds in the world and follow a group of brave and ambitious men as they take on the harsh waters of the North Atlantic in a quest to capture lobster. With depleted resources nearer the coast, the offshore lobstermen are forced to hunt hundreds of miles out into the open sea, just when conditions are at their worst. The stakes high and temperatures at an all-time low, but the traditional fisherman must out-last savvy entrepreneurs in a grueling fight to claim what has been theirs for generations.

Lobstermen: Jeopardy at Sea - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-10-16

Lobstermen: Jeopardy at Sea - Lobster War - Netflix

The Lobster War (also known as Lobster Operation) is an ironic name given to a dispute over spiny lobsters which occurred from 1961 to 1963 between Brazil and France. The Brazilian government refused to allow French fishing vessels to catch spiny lobsters 100 miles off the Brazilian northeast coast, arguing that lobsters “crawl along the continental shelf”, while the French sustained that “lobsters swim” and that therefore, they might be caught by any fishing vessel from any country. The dispute was resolved unilaterally by Brazil, which extended its territorial waters to a 200-mile zone, taking in the disputed lobsters' bed.

Although this historical incident of coercive diplomacy may have taken place long before the drafting of the UNCLOS, the dispute ended with the signing of an agreement on 10 December 1964, which granted to twenty-six French ships the right of fishing for a period no longer than five years, on the grounds that they delivered to Brazilian fishermen a certain amount of profit over their fishing activities in the so-called “designated areas”.

Lobstermen: Jeopardy at Sea - On the scientific thesis - Netflix

On 6 July 1966, the Administrative Tribunal of Rennes summarized the French government claims that lobsters are like fish, that is, that they swim about in the open sea and therefore, could not be considered part of the continental shelf. Brazil claimed that lobsters are like oysters in that they cling to the bottom of the ocean and therefore, were part of the continental shelf. Admiral Paulo Moreira da Silva, Brazil's Navy expert in the field of oceanography who had been sent to assist the diplomatic committee during the general discussions, argued that for Brazil to accept the French scientific thesis that a lobster would be considered a fish when it “leaps” on the seafloor, then they would have in the same manner to accept the Brazilian premise that when a kangaroo “hops” it would be considered a bird.

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The Story of God with Morgan Freeman - Netflix

Today, for better or worse, the power of religion touches all of our lives, no matter what our faith. This is Morgan Freeman's journey to discover how our beliefs connect us all. This is the quest of our generation. This is the Story of God.

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-03

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman - Million Dollar Baby - Netflix

Million Dollar Baby is a 2004 American sports drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood, and starring Eastwood, Hilary Swank, and Morgan Freeman. This film is about an underappreciated boxing trainer, the mistakes that haunt him from his past, and his quest for atonement by helping an underdog amateur boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional. Million Dollar Baby opened to wide acclaim from critics, and won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Its screenplay was written by Paul Haggis, based on short stories by F.X. Toole, the pen name of fight manager and cutman Jerry Boyd. Originally published under the title Rope Burns, the stories have since been republished under the film's title.

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman - Plot - Netflix

Margaret “Maggie” Fitzgerald, a waitress from a Missouri town in the Ozarks, shows up in the Hit Pit, a run-down Los Angeles gym owned and operated by Frankie Dunn, an old, cantankerous boxing trainer. Maggie asks Frankie to train her, but he initially refuses. Maggie works out tirelessly each day in his gym, even after Frankie tells her she's “too old” to begin a boxing career at her age. Eddie “Scrap-Iron” Dupris, Frankie's friend and employee—and the film's narrator—encourages and helps her. Frankie's prize prospect, “Big” Willie Little, signs with successful manager Mickey Mack after becoming impatient with Frankie rejecting offers for a championship bout. With prodding from Scrap and impressed with her persistence, Frankie reluctantly agrees to train Maggie. He warns her that he will teach her only the basics and then find her a manager. Other than Maggie and his employees, the only person Frankie has contact with is a local priest, with whom he spars verbally at daily Mass. Before her first fight, Frankie leaves Maggie with a random manager in his gym, much to her dismay; upon being told by Scrap that said manager deliberately put her up against his best girl (coaching the novice to lose) to give her an easy win, Frankie rejoins Maggie in the middle of the bout and coaches her instead to an unforeseen victory. A natural, she fights her way up in the women's amateur boxing division with Frankie's coaching, winning many of her lightweight bouts with first-round knockouts. Earning a reputation for her KOs, Frankie must resort to bribery to get other managers to put their trainee fighters up against her. Eventually, Frankie takes a risk by putting her in the junior welterweight class, where her nose is broken in her first match. Frankie comes to establish a paternal bond with Maggie, who substitutes for his estranged daughter. Scrap, concerned when Frankie rejects several offers for big fights, arranges a meeting for her with Mickey Mack at a diner on her 33rd birthday. Out of loyalty, she declines. Frankie begrudgingly accepts a fight for her against a top-ranked opponent in the UK, where he bestows a Gaelic nickname on her. The two travel to Europe as she continues to win; Maggie eventually saves up enough of her winnings to buy her mother a house, but she berates Maggie for endangering her government aid, claiming that everyone back home is laughing at her. Frankie is finally willing to arrange a title fight. He secures Maggie a $1 million match in Las Vegas, Nevada against the WBA women's welterweight champion, Billie “The Blue Bear” Osterman, a German ex-prostitute who has a reputation as a dirty fighter. Overcoming a shaky start, Maggie begins to dominate the fight, but after a round has ended, Billie knocks her out with an illegal sucker punch from behind after the bell has sounded to indicate the end of the round. Before Frankie can pull the corner stool out of the way which was inappropriately placed on its side by Frankie's assistant, Maggie lands hard on it, breaking her neck and leaving her a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic. Frankie is shown experiencing the first three of the five stages of grief: first seeking multiple doctors' opinions in denial, then blaming Scrap in anger and later trying to bargain with God through prayer. In a medical rehabilitation facility, Maggie looks forward to a visit from her family, but they arrive accompanied by an attorney and only after having first visited Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood; their only concern is to transfer Maggie's assets to them. She orders them to leave, threatening to sell the house and inform the IRS of her mother's welfare fraud if they ever show their faces again. As the days pass, Maggie develops bedsores and undergoes an amputation for an infected leg. She asks a favor of Frankie: to help her die, declaring that she got everything she wanted out of life. A horrified Frankie refuses, and Maggie later bites her tongue repeatedly in an attempt to bleed to death, but the medical staff saves her and takes measures to prevent further suicide attempts. The priest Frankie has harassed for 23 years, Father Horvak, warns him that he would never find himself again if he were to go through with Maggie's wishes. Frankie sneaks in one night, unaware that Scrap is watching from the shadows. Just before administering a fatal injection of adrenaline, he finally tells Maggie the meaning of a nickname he gave her, Mo Chuisle (spelled incorrectly in the film as “mo cuishle”): Irish for “my darling, and my blood” (literally, “my pulse”). He never returns to the gym. Scrap's narration is revealed to be a letter to Frankie's daughter, informing her of her father's true character. The last shot of the film shows Frankie sitting at the counter of a diner where Maggie once took him, and after having a homemade lemon meringue pie with her, said “Now I can die and go to heaven”.

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Haunted Towns - Netflix

The Tennessee Wraith Chasers (TWC) ghost hunting team is getting their spooky on in an all-new series as they travel across the country investigating America's most haunted towns. From infamous hotbeds like Gettysburg and Salem to small towns with turbulent pasts that fueled generations of ghost stories, Haunted Towns explores places that played key roles in the darker chapters of American history, where battle, disaster, and injustice have condemned unsettled spirits to every street corner. Follow TWC – consisting of Chris, Doogie, Porter, and Brannon – as they interview witnesses, investigate hotspots using the latest ghost-hunting technology, and follow new leads until they can pinpoint who is haunting the town and why. But the team isn't just about collecting evidence. Their m.o. is to find truth – if any – in the legends that have shaped each town's paranormal notoriety.

Haunted Towns - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-08-15

Haunted Towns - Most Haunted - Netflix

Most Haunted is a British paranormal reality television series. The series was first shown on Living TV between 25 May 2002 and 21 July 2010, a new online edition aired on 31 October 2013 with Really taking over broadcast from August 2014. Led by Yvette Fielding, the programme investigates purported paranormal activity in many locations in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and other countries. It is produced by Antix Productions airing on Really starting from 21 August 2014, with Yvette Fielding, Karl Beattie and Stuart Torevell. Most Haunted was first aired on Living TV from 2002 until 2010 when the network decided to axe the programme. After 4 years of being off-air, Fielding and Beattie confirmed Most Haunted would be returning to screens in 2014 aired by Really. In December 2014, Fielding announced that Most Haunted would return for a 16th series and that the show had been renewed for two new series after a successful series 15. Series 17 debuted on 18 October 2015 on Really with a Most Haunted Live! on 31 October 2015. Episode 3 of the series which aired on 1 November 2015 was the 200th episode of Most Haunted to air on TV. Following the final episode for Series 18, Karl Beattie confirmed on Twitter that he had just delivered another 10 episodes which may be expected to be shown in early 2017. It was confirmed by Karl Beattie on his Twitter account that the next new series of Most Haunted, Series 19 will commence on Good Friday 14 April 2017 on the Really Channel.

Haunted Towns - Series 10 (The New Investigator Years) - Netflix

The tenth series of Most Haunted began on 19 February 2008 and came to a close at the end of April. This series featured three psychic mediums: Johnnie Fiori, Nottingham native Barrie John and Brian Shepherd. Lesley Smith replaced Richard Felix as resident historian on the recorded shows and travelled with the team to each location. The team were also joined by Scottish paranormal investigator Ryan O'Neill, a guest on episodes 1&2 of series 10 at Coalhouse Fort. In the Coalhouse Fort episodes of the show, an American psychic joined the team and claimed to have encountered the spirits of a bespectacled old man and his “gawky” son in the museum of the fort, who had been responsible for compiling the collection. The team allegedly picked up the voice and moaning from the old man later in the night. The psychic also claimed that there were spirits of animals in the fort, perhaps from horses who had been involved in its construction and claimed to have encountered the spirit of a pilot named Jeff and other air force men around the fort who had been there during World War I. She also claimed that in one area of the fort she picked up macabre images of debauchery and sodomy where sexual favours were performed in return for food and money, also from World War I. The team also apparently picked up countless examples of poltergeist activity in the fort with the unexplained throwing of stones, knocking and the occasional moaning, responses from taunts by the team for the ghosts to make their presence known.

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WWII Air Crash Detectives - Netflix

Garth Barnard has a lifelong passion and unshakeable resolve to investigate how thousands of young Airmen from the Second World War died in catastrophic air accidents and training crashes.

WWII Air Crash Detectives - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-24

WWII Air Crash Detectives - Croydon Airport - Netflix

Croydon Airport, also known as London Terminal Aerodrome or London Airport (ICAO: EGCR) was the UK's major international airport during the interwar period, located in South London, England. At the launch of the first international air services after the First World War, it was developed as Britain's main airport. After the Second World War, it was replaced by Northolt Aerodrome, London Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport. In 1978, the terminal building and Gate Lodge were granted protection as Grade II listed buildings. In May 2017, Historic England raised the status of the terminal building to Grade II*. Owing to disrepair, the Gate Lodge is now classified as Heritage at Risk by Historic England.

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Meltdown - Netflix

Across America a new breed of urban treasure hunter is making his mark. These profiteers search for precious metals in unlikely places hoping to turn junk into gold. Today the struggling economy has turned the melting of precious metals into a billion dollar industry. The search takes them from back alleys to the world of high technology. It's a high stakes game where one false move could spell disaster. But these melters risk everything to seek their fortune.

Meltdown - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2013-10-31

Meltdown - Nuclear meltdown - Netflix

A nuclear meltdown (core melt accident or partial core melt) is a severe nuclear reactor accident that results in core damage from overheating. The term nuclear meltdown is not officially defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency or by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. However, it has been defined to mean the accidental melting of the core of a nuclear reactor, and is in common usage a reference to the core's either complete or partial collapse. A core meltdown accident occurs when the heat generated by a nuclear reactor exceeds the heat removed by the cooling systems to the point where at least one nuclear fuel element exceeds its melting point. This differs from a fuel element failure, which is not caused by high temperatures. A meltdown may be caused by a loss of coolant, loss of coolant pressure, or low coolant flow rate or be the result of a criticality excursion in which the reactor is operated at a power level that exceeds its design limits. Alternately, in a reactor plant such as the RBMK-1000, an external fire may endanger the core, leading to a meltdown. Once the fuel elements of a reactor begin to melt, the fuel cladding has been breached, and the nuclear fuel (such as uranium, plutonium, or thorium) and fission products (such as caesium-137, krypton-85, or iodine-131) within the fuel elements can leach out into the coolant. Subsequent failures can permit these radioisotopes to breach further layers of containment. Superheated steam and hot metal inside the core can lead to fuel-coolant interactions, hydrogen explosions, or water hammer, any of which could destroy parts of the containment. A meltdown is considered very serious because of the potential for radioactive materials to breach all containment and escape (or be released) into the environment, resulting in radioactive contamination and fallout, and potentially leading to radiation poisoning of people and animals nearby.

Meltdown - Japan - Netflix

During the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster following the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, three of the power plant's six reactors suffered meltdowns. Most of the fuel in the reactor No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant melted.

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The First 48: Overkill - Netflix

The First 48: Overkill is the 22nd series in A&E's "First 48" TV series franchise. This show features updates on cases from The First 48, including all-new interviews with the detectives involved with the original cases.

The First 48: Overkill - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-25

The First 48: Overkill - Bomber (album) - Netflix

Bomber is the third studio album by the band Motörhead, released on 27 October 1979, on Bronze Records, their second with the label. The album reached #12 on the UK charts at the time.

The First 48: Overkill - Release - Netflix

The single “Bomber” was released on 1 December 1979, five weeks after the album; the single's initial pressing of 20,000 on blue vinyl was soon sold out and was replaced by black vinyl. The album was released on 27 October 1979 and like the single, was initially pressed on blue vinyl. The Bomber Tour followed, for which a 40-foot (12 m) aluminium-tube “bomber” was made; this had four “engines,” whereas the plane depicted on the album sleeve (which bore a resemblance to the Heinkel He 111) had two. This lighting-rig could move backwards and forwards, and side-to-side – the first to be able to do so. The album cover features art by English commercial artist, Adrian Chesterman who was also responsible for creating cover art for, amongst others, Chris Rea for his 1989 The Road to Hell album. In White Line Fever, Lemmy calls Bomber “a transitional record” but admits “there are a couple of really naff tracks on it, like 'Talking Head.'” In 1980 interview with Sounds, Clarke compared the LP unfavourably to Ace of Spades, stating “Bomber felt wrong. It wasn't all there”.

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True Life - Netflix

Since its first episode in 1998, True Life has provided a window into the struggles, hopes, and dreams of young people. Narrated solely by its characters, each episode documents the unusual--and often remarkable--circumstances of real individuals, whether it's about soldiers returning from Iraq, deaf teenagers, or people living with autism. We've given all of them--and hundreds of others--the opportunity to tell their own stories directly to their peers in this powerful, Emmy award winning series that uniquely reflects the experiences and cultures of this generation.

True Life - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1998-03-31

True Life - True Life - Netflix

True Life is an American documentary television series that has been airing on MTV since March 31, 1998. Each episode follows a particular topic, such as heroin addiction as in the first episode – “Fatal Dose”. The show is created by following a series of subjects by a camera crew through a certain part of their lives.

True Life - Awards and nominations - Netflix

Won 2009 Emmy Award for Best Special Class Series. Won 2000 Image Award for Outstanding News, Talk, or Information Special (For episode “I Am Driving While Black”.) Won 2005 GLAAD ashleeMedia Award for Outstanding Documentary (For episode “I'm Gay and I'm Getting Married”. Accepted by Aaron Pike and Stephen Schonberg) True Life: I'm on Crystal Meth Won 2007 Prism Award for TV Teen Series Episode or Special (awarded to Cheryl Horner Sirulnick.) Nominated 2000 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Journalism (For the segment “Matthew's Murder”.) Nominated 2003 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary (For episode “I'm Coming Out.”) Nominated 2016 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Journalism - Newsmagazine (For episode “I'm Genderqueer” featuring Jacob Tobia.)

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Journeys in India - Netflix

Journeys in India is a ground-breaking travel series focusing on the Indian subcontinent.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-01-10

Journeys in India - Be Here Now (book) - Netflix

Be Here Now, or Remember, Be Here Now, is a 1971 book on spirituality, yoga and meditation by the Western-born yogi and spiritual teacher Ram Dass (born Richard Alpert). The title comes from a statement his guide, Bhagavan Das, made during Ram Dass's journeys in India. The cover features a mandala incorporating the title, a chair, radial lines, and the word “Remember” repeated four times.

Journeys in India - Fourth section - Netflix

The last section, entitled “Painted Cakes Do Not Satisfy Hunger” (a Zen commentary on liturgy), contains a list of recommended books on religion, spirituality, and consciousness. The book lists are divided into “Books to hang out with”, “Books to visit with now & then”, and “Books it's useful to have met”.

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Calanais - Full Circle - Netflix

Documentary following what's going on at the Callanish stones.

Calanais - Full Circle - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-18

Calanais - Full Circle - Euan MacKie - Netflix

Euan Wallace MacKie (born 10 February 1936) is a British archaeologist and anthropologist. He is a prominent figure in the field of Archaeoastronomy.

Calanais - Full Circle - The Hunterian's early ethnographical collections and the voyages of Captain Cook - Netflix

His research interests include brochs, rotary querns, the Hunterian's early ethnographical collections, the voyages of Captain Cook, the iron Age and prehistory of northern Britain and the evolution and foreign influences of material culture. Further interests include cultural diffusionism, 18th century architecture of Scotland, archaeological methodology and museum design. He has led several major excavations along with studies of stone circles and standing stones of the later neolithic period, in particular their astronomical and calendrical qualities. He has also conducted surveys into the level of skill in astronomy and geometry existed in neolithic Britain. His bibliography includes over 120 books, articles and papers. He braved to speak out on several controversial areas of science, suggesting a method of testing various Catastrophism theories in New Scientist in 1973. He claimed “It is possible, using radiocarbon dates, to devise a simple quantitative test.” In “Science and Society in Prehistoric Britain”, he became one of the very few archaeologists to put the unit of the Megalithic Yard to scientific test. He noticed that two squares of a side equal to the Egyptian remen generates a root five diagonal that is very close to the megalithic yard. He also showed the links to the Sumerian šu-du3-a, ancient mining rods used in the Austrian Tyrol and an Indus Valley measuring rod excavated from the Mohenjo-daro site. He is importantly noted for being the first person to suggest the term Archaeoastronomy, however he modestly claimed “...the genesis and modern flowering of archaeoastronomy must surely lie in the work of Alexander Thom in Britain between the 1930s and the 1970s.”

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Snipers: Ultimate Missions - Netflix

Snipers: Ultimate Missions is a look at the people who planned the takedowns or pulled the triggers, their techniques and the many factors that have to be considered in each mission.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-09

Snipers: Ultimate Missions - Carlos Hathcock - Netflix

Carlos Norman Hathcock II (May 20, 1942 – February 22, 1999) was a United States Marine Corps (USMC) sniper with a service record of 93 confirmed kills. Hathcock's record and the extraordinary details of the missions he undertook made him a legend in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was honored by having a rifle named after him: a variant of the M21 dubbed the Springfield Armory M25 White Feather, for the nickname “White Feather” given to Hathcock by the North Vietnamese Army (NVA).

Snipers: Ultimate Missions - Books - Netflix

Hathcock is the subject of a number of books including: Henderson, Charles (1986). Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills (1986 ed.). Stein and Day. ISBN 0-8128-3055-5. - Total pages 274 Henderson, Charles. Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills (1986); reissued as a paperback in 1988 ISBN 0-425-10355-2. OCLC 45427612. - Total pages: 315 Sasser, Charles; Roberts, Craig (1990). One Shot, One Kill (1990 ed.). Pocket Books. ISBN 978-0-671-68219-4. - Total pages: 288 Chandler, Roy F. (1997). White feather: Carlos Hathcock USMC scout sniper: an authorized biographical memoir (1997 ed.). Iron Brigade Armory Publishing. ISBN 978-1-885633-09-5. - Total pages: 277 Henderson, Charles (2001). Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills (2001 ed.). Berkley Books. ISBN 978-0-425-18165-2. - Total pages: 315 Henderson, Charles W. (2003). Silent Warrior (2003 ed.). Berkley Books. ISBN 978-0-425-18864-4. - Total pages: 336

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Expedition Great White - Netflix

National Geographic joins a crew of world class anglers and scientists for a remarkable expedition to study the largest predatory fish on earth. It's unlike any other catch ever attempted – monster great white sharks are hauled out of the water for unprecedented up-close encounters.

Expedition Great White - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-06-06

Expedition Great White - Shark Wranglers - Netflix

Shark Wrangler is an American reality television series on History. The series debuted on July 1, 2012. A similar series first aired on the National Geographic Channel, first as “Expedition Great White” in 2010, and then as “Shark Men” a year later.

Expedition Great White - Cast - Netflix

Chris Fischer Brett McBride Jody Whitworth Denny Wagner Todd Goggins Alex Snow Ryan Johnson Juan Valencia Luis Torres

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Forbidden History - Netflix

Jamie Theakston's Forbidden History uncovers the truth behind great myths, conspiracy theories, ancient treasures, lost civilisations and war time secrets.

Forbidden History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-27

Forbidden History - Forbidden Planet - Netflix

Forbidden Planet is a 1956 American science fiction film produced by Nicholas Nayfack, directed by Fred M. Wilcox that stars Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, and Leslie Nielsen. Shot in Eastmancolor and CinemaScope, it is considered one of the great science fiction films of the 1950s, and a precursor of contemporary science fiction cinema. The characters and isolated setting have been compared to those in William Shakespeare's The Tempest, and the plot contains certain analogues to the play. Forbidden Planet pioneered several aspects of science fiction cinema. It was the first science fiction film to depict humans traveling in a faster-than-light starship of their own creation. It was also the first to be set entirely on another planet in interstellar space, far away from Earth. The Robby the Robot character is one of the first film robots that was more than just a mechanical “tin can” on legs; Robby displays a distinct personality and is an integral supporting character in the film. Outside science fiction, the film was groundbreaking as the first of any genre to use an entirely electronic musical score, courtesy of Bebe and Louis Barron. Forbidden Planet's effects team was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects at the 29th Academy Awards. In 2013, the picture was entered into the Library of Congress' National Film Registry, being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

Forbidden History - Home media - Netflix

Forbidden Planet was first released in the pan and scan format in 1982 on MGM VHS and Betamax videotape and on MGM laser disc and CED Videodisc; years later, in 1996, it was again re-issued by MGM/UA, but this time in widescreen VHS and laserdisc, both for the film's 40th anniversary. But it was The Criterion Collection that later re-issued Forbidden Planet in CinemaScope's original wider screen 2.55-to-1 aspect ratio, on a deluxe laserdisc set, with various extra features on a second disc. Warner Bros. next released the film on DVD in 1999 (MGM's catalog of films had been sold in 1998 to AOL-Time Warner by Turner Entertainment and MGM/UA). Warner's release offered both cropped and widescreen picture formats on the same disc.

For the film's 50th anniversary, the Ultimate Collector's Edition was released on November 28, 2006, in an oversized red metal box, using the original film poster for its wraparound cover. Both DVD and high definition HD DVD formats were available in this deluxe package. Inside both premium packages were the films Forbidden Planet and The Invisible Boy, The Thin Man episode “Robot Client” (“Robby The Robot”, one of the film's co-stars, was also a guest star in both The Thin Man episode and The Invisible Boy) and a documentary Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, The 1950s and Us. Also included were miniature lobby cards and an 8 cm (3-inch) toy replica of Robby the Robot. This was quickly followed by the release of the Forbidden Planet 50th Anniversary edition in both standard DVD and HD DVD packaging. Both 50th anniversary formats were mastered by Warner Bros.-MGM techs from a fully restored, digital transfer of the film. A Blu-ray disc edition of Forbidden Planet was released on September 7, 2010.

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Polar Bear Town - Netflix

Set in a unique Arctic town with true northern exposure, Polar Bear Town is a half-hour documentary series that provides a front-row seat for some of the closest human-bear encounters ever seen on television.

Every fall, 1,000 seal-starved polar bears migrate directly through the frontier town of Churchill, Manitoba. The population explodes from 800 to 10,000 with the arrival of tourists seeking bucket list bear encounters.

Armed with nothing but a flare pistol, young gun Kelsey Eliasson guides his clients amongst the majestic bears - driven by passion and passion and adventure, he pushes ever closer, determined to protect both the clients and the bears. His friend and mentor, Dennis Compayre is a bear whisperer whose charm works as well with the bears as it does with the locals. Former hippie lothario, Brian Ladoon may not be a guide, but he operates a roadside attraction where his Eskimo dog kennel attracts curious bears and cash toting tourists.

Polar Bear Town - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-22

Polar Bear Town - Gordon Buchanan - Netflix

Gordon Buchanan is a Scottish wildlife filmmaker and presenter best known for Tribes, Predators & Me, Elephant Families & Me, Gorilla Family & Me, The Bear Family & Me, Life in the Snow, Polar Bear Town and the 2018 documentary Animals with Cameras.

Polar Bear Town - Family - Netflix

Buchanan frequently mentions missing his family at various points within his shows. “The Bear Family & Me” includes a segment in which his wife (Wendy) and their two children (Lola and Harris) visit him.

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The Celts: Blood, Iron and Sacrifice with Alice Roberts and Neil Oliver - Netflix

Three-part documentary series in which anthropologist professor Alice Roberts and archaeologist Neil Oliver go in search of the Celts - one of the world's most mysterious ancient civilisations.

The Celts: Blood, Iron and Sacrifice with Alice Roberts and Neil Oliver - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-05

The Celts: Blood, Iron and Sacrifice with Alice Roberts and Neil Oliver - Pedro Almodóvar - Netflix

Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo almoˈðoβar kaβaˈʝeɾo]; born 25 September 1949), credited professionally as Pedro Almodóvar, is a Spanish filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer, and former actor. He came to prominence as a director and screenwriter during La Movida Madrileña, a cultural renaissance that followed the death of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. His first few films characterised the sense of sexual and political freedom of the period. In 1986, he established his own film production company, El Deseo, with his younger brother Agustín Almodóvar, responsible for producing all of his films since Law of Desire (1987). Almodóvar achieved international recognition for his black comedy-drama film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and went on to more success with the dark romantic comedy film Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990), the melodrama High Heels (1991) and the romantic drama thriller Live Flesh (1997). His subsequent two films won an Academy Award each: All About My Mother (1999) received the award for Best Foreign Language Film while Talk to Her (2002) earned him the award for Best Original Screenplay. Almodóvar followed this with the drama Volver (2006), the romantic thriller Broken Embraces (2009), the psychological thriller The Skin I Live In (2011) and the drama Julieta (2016), all of which were in competition for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. His films are marked by his employment of certain actors and creative personnel, complex narratives, melodrama, pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humour, strong colours, and glossy décor. Desire, passion, family, and identity are among Almodóvar's most prevalent themes. Noted for being one of the most internationally successful Spanish filmmakers, Almodóvar and his films have gained worldwide interest and developed a cult following. He has won two Academy Awards, five British Academy Film Awards, six European Film Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, nine Goya Awards and four prizes at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1997, Almodóvar received the French Legion of Honour, followed by the Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts by the Spanish Ministry of Culture in 1999. He was elected a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001 and received an honorary doctoral degree in 2009 from Harvard University in addition to an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Oxford in 2016 for his contribution to the arts. In 2013, he received an honorary European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award. In January 2017 he was named as President of the Jury for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.

The Celts: Blood, Iron and Sacrifice with Alice Roberts and Neil Oliver - Personal life - Netflix

Almodóvar is gay and has been with his partner, actor and photographer Fernando Iglesias, since 2002. Almodóvar often casts him in small roles in his films. The pair live in separate houses in neighbouring districts of Madrid; Almodóvar in Argüelles and Iglesias in Malasaña. Almodóvar used to live on Calle de O'Donnell on the eastern side of the city but moved to his €3 million apartment on Paseo del Pintor Rosales in the west in 2007.

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