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The World's Most Extreme Festivals - Netflix

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Chris Stark explores The World's Most Extreme Festivals.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 20 minutes

Premier: None

The World's Most Extreme Festivals - List of festivals in Nigeria - Netflix

There are many Festivals in Nigeria, some of which date to the period before the arrival of the major religions in this ethnically and culturally diverse society. The main Muslim and Christian festivals are often celebrated in ways that are unique to Nigeria or unique to the people of a locate a Gaya The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation has been working with the states to upgrade the traditional festivals, which may become important sources of tourism revenue.

The World's Most Extreme Festivals - Cultural festivals in Nigeria - Netflix

Agila Social and Economic Carnival Argungu Fishing Festival Carniriv Eyo festival FESTAC 77 Gidi Culture Festival Igue festival Imo Carnival Lboku Ikeji Arondizuogu Ofala Festival Ojude Oba festival Ogwashi Ukwu Carnival Olojo festival Oro Festival Yam Festival

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Liberty of London - Netflix

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This series goes behind the scenes at Liberty, meeting the iconic department store's unique customers and staff.

Liberty of London - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2013-12-03

Liberty of London - Liberty Ross - Netflix

Liberty Lettice Lark Ross (born 23 September 1978) is an English model and actress. She has appeared in publications such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, i-D, and Dazed & Confused. She played the role of Queen Eleanor in the 2012 fantasy film Snow White and the Huntsman, directed by her then-husband, Rupert Sanders. She is the sister of composers Atticus and Leopold Ross.

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Bible Secrets Revealed - Netflix

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It's the world's all-time best-selling book and has been read and studied by billions over the past 2,000 years. Yet, after all this time, there are still so many mysteries and unanswered questions about the Bible: Who wrote it? How old is it? And is it accurate? From the moral codes of the Old Testament to the apocalyptic predictions of the Book of Revelation, History's new series, Bible Secrets Revealed, seeks to answer those very questions. Over the course of six episodes, scholars, archaeologists and religious leaders will treat viewers to stunning, on-location photography and compelling reenactments while revealing hidden facts and shocking information about this ancient text.

Bible Secrets Revealed - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-11-13

Bible Secrets Revealed - Secrets and Lies (U.S. TV series) - Netflix

Secrets and Lies is an American mystery anthology television series that aired on ABC from March 1, 2015 to December 4, 2016. The series is based on the Australian television series of the same name, and developed for American television by Barbie Kligman. The series follows Detective Andrea Cornell (Juliette Lewis) as she investigates homicide cases. In the first season, Ben Crawford (Ryan Phillippe) becomes the prime suspect in the death of a young boy who lived in his neighborhood. In the second season, Cornell investigates Eric Warner (Michael Ealy), a newly married heir to his family's private equity firm, when his wife Kate is murdered. The series was renewed for a second season on May 7, 2015, which premiered on September 25, 2016 and concluded on December 4, 2016. On May 11, 2017, ABC cancelled the series after two seasons.

Bible Secrets Revealed - Season 2 (2016) - Netflix

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Ghost Stories - Netflix

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Whether you're a believer or not, America's towns are filled with true ghost stories passed down through time. From haunted fortresses and historic military spots to grisly tales of suffering and death, we've collected the country's most chilling real ghost stories.

Ghost Stories - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2009-10-16

Ghost Stories - Ghost Stories (Coldplay album) - Netflix

Ghost Stories is the sixth studio album by British rock band Coldplay. Co-produced by the band with Paul Epworth along with returning Mylo Xyloto producers Daniel Green and Rik Simpson, it was released by Parlophone on 16 May 2014. The album was released by Atlantic Records in North America on 19 May 2014. It is the first album by the band in North America under Atlantic, after Coldplay were transferred from Capitol Records in 2013, following the purchase of EMI and its assets by the Universal Music Group in 2012. The album was recorded by the band throughout 2013 and 2014 at the band's purpose-built home studios in London, England, and in Los Angeles. It features guest producers Avicii, Timbaland and Madeon, and the band's frequent collaborator Jon Hopkins. It was heavily promoted by the band and Parlophone in the lead-up to its release, with an accompanying prime time TV special, a visual album, and a special six-date promotional tour of the album, as well as various appearances on television and radio. The album was further promoted by five singles: “Magic”, the lead single, released in March; “Midnight”, released in April; “A Sky Full of Stars”, released in May; “True Love”, released in August; and “Ink”, released in October. It was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 57th Grammy Awards. At the 2015 Billboard Music Awards it was named Top Rock Album. The album received mixed to positive reviews, with many critics praising the band's return to the more stripped-down and melancholy style found in their earlier music, though some took issue with its lukewarm lyrical content. It is reported by several media outlets that Chris Martin has said that the album was inspired by his and Gwyneth Paltrow's split in 2014.

Ghost Stories - Personnel - Netflix

Credits are adapted from Ghost Stories liner notes.

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Sex: How to Do Everything - Netflix

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Demand 5's orgasmic objective: to help you whip your sex life into seriously seductive shape. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to watch our sexperts Emma Taylor and Lorelei Sharkey as they guide the viewer gently through an array of sexual practices, from the vanilla to the super-saucy.

Sex: How to Do Everything - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2009-01-25

Sex: How to Do Everything - Untitled (How Does It Feel) - Netflix

“Untitled (How Does It Feel)” is a song by American recording artist D'Angelo, released January 1, 2000 on Virgin Records in the United States. It was issued as a radio single in promotion of his second studio album, Voodoo (2000). Written and produced by D'Angelo and Raphael Saadiq, the song was originally composed as a tribute to musician Prince. “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” contains a vintage style and sound similar to that of Prince's early musical work. The song's lyrics concern a man's plea to his lover for sex. The song received generally favorable reviews from music critics and it earned D'Angelo a number of awards. “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” also earned notice for its controversial music video. Directed by Paul Hunter and Dominique Trenier, the video consists entirely of one shot featuring a muscular D'Angelo appearing nude and lip-synching to the track. While initial reaction from viewers was divided with praise for its sexuality and accusations of sexual objectification, the video received considerable airplay on music video networks such as MTV and BET, and it helped increase mainstream notice of D'Angelo and Voodoo. The music video for “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” had a considerable impact on D'Angelo's recording career, as it helped engender an image of him as a sex icon to a younger generation of fans. However, his discontent with this image led to his period of absence from the music scene following the conclusion of the supporting tour for Voodoo. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 43rd Grammy Awards in 2001. Rolling Stone magazine named “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” the fourth best single of 2000. The magazine later named it the fifty-first best song of the 2000s (decade).

Sex: How to Do Everything - Interpretations - Netflix

Music writers offered various interpretations of the video's style and concept. David Peisner of Spin wrote of the close-ups featured in the music video, “As the camera sucks him in, it feels intimate and intrusive, revealing and voyeuristic”. Music critic Jim Farber commented that D'Angelo's torso “sways in grinding rhythm, tensing and releasing as his mouth curls in pleasure and his eyebrows narrow to measure an ecstatic contraction”, while claiming that the video has “nothing but close-ups of D'Angelo's buff body on the apparent receiving end of one of life's great payoffs”. In his essay “'Untitled': D'Angelo and the Visualization of the Black Male Body” for his 1999 Wide Angle journal, journalist Keith M. Harris interprets the video to be a portrayal of D'Angelo's “discursive play with masculinity and blackness”. In his review of D'Angelo's Voodoo, Mark Anthony Neal of PopMatters wrote of the video in contrast to most music videos in R&B and hip hop at the time, stating “One could call the video for 'Untitled (How Does it Feel)' narcissistic, but in an era when most R&B videos are nothing but 'bling, bling' and booty, D'Angelo's bare naked torso was refreshing”. On the video's camera range and angle, Stephen Hill, a senior vice president for BET, had stated “It stopped just north of the line where, you know, we would have had issues”. A 2008 press release for D'Angelo described the music video as “featuring D'Angelo as a shirtless Adonis that catapulted him into the stratosphere and firmly cemented his place as the reigning King of Soul.”

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Vice Squad - Netflix

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Filmed on location in various American cities, Vice Squad features exclusive ride-along access with local police agencies as they take down real-life criminals involved in the world of narcotics, prostitution and gambling. The series chronicles the exploits of real vice squads from across the United States where you are given an eye-opening look at the dangerous and unpredictable conditions that squad members are thrust into in order to protect and serve. Vice Squad lets the viewer in on everything from the plan, to the execution and ultimately, the arrest of hardened criminals.

Vice Squad - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2009-01-06

Vice Squad - Vice Squad Dick - Netflix

Vice Squad Dick is a collaborative EP by Foetus and Chrome Cranks, released in 1994 by PCP Entertainment.

Vice Squad - Track listing - Netflix

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Dateline on TLC - Netflix

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Dateline on TLC is a spinoff form the newsmagazine show "Dateline NBC". Each week, Dateline on TLC features an array of stories that range from mysteries and breaking news, to hidden-camera investigations and documentaries.

Dateline on TLC - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-12

Dateline on TLC - List of programs broadcast by TLC - Netflix

This is a list of television programs formerly or currently broadcast by TLC.

Dateline on TLC - Acquired programming - Netflix

Amazing Space Bling It On The Boy With a Tumor for a Face Breaking the Faith Brides of Beverly Hills Bringing Home Baby The Busey Bunch Cash Cab Cheer Perfection Clean Sweep Cover Shot Craft Wars Dancing Tweens The Day the Universe Changed Escaping the Prophet Everyday Exotic Extreme Machines Fabulous Cakes Fast Food Babies Firefight: Stories From The Frontlines Former Smokers Four Weddings The Good Buy Girls Great Books Great Castles of Europe Hands on Crafts Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Hoarding: Buried Alive Home Made Simple Home Savvy Homemade Millionaire Hometime Honey, We're Killing the Kids I am the Elephant Man I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant I Eat 33,000 Calories a Day I Kid with Brad Garrett In a Fix Inedible To Incredible Junkyard Wars Kennedy Home Movies Little Parents, Big Pregnancy Little Parents, First Baby Livin' for the Apocalypse The Lottery Changed My Life Making Over America Man Versus Food Master of Dance Miami Ink Middle Eastern Café Million Dollar Agents Miss America Pageant Moving Up My Crazy Obsession My Five Wives My Unique Family Mysteries of the ER NY Ink On the Fly One Big Happy Family The Operation Outrageous Kid Parties Overhaulin' Paleoworld Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs. Plain Jane Police Women of Broward County Police Women of Cincinnati Police Women of Dallas Police Women of Maricopa County Police Women of Memphis Potty Power Property Ladder Psychic Witness Quints by Surprise Rags to Red Carpet Ready Set Learn Saint Bear's Dolls' Hospital Sarah Palin's Alaska Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss Sextuplets Take New York She Does Not Feel Pain Shopaholic Showdown Sin City Rules The Sisterhood Square One Television Starter Wives Confidential Strange Sex Street Customs Surprise Homecoming Surviving Motherhood Table for 12 Take Home Chef Ted Haggard: Scandalous Toddlers & Tiaras Totally T-Boz Trading Spaces: Family Trading Spouses Tuckerville Ultimate Cake Off The Ultimate Guide Undercover Boss War and Civilization Wedding Dress Wars Weird Worlds What the Sell? When Dinosaurs Ruled Wild Weddings

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Children's Hospital - Netflix

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Children's Hospital was a documentary show that aired on ITV from 23 March 2010 to 30 August 2011 and was narrated by John Thomson in the first series and then by Lorraine Kelly in the second series. The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital has opened its doors to television cameras for a brand new ITV1 series. The 12-part series shines a light on the bravery of the hospital's young patients, the way parents cope in the most difficult circumstances and the skill of the hospital staff who pull together to save lives.

Children's Hospital - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-03-23

Children's Hospital - Children's hospital - Netflix

A children's hospital is a hospital which offers its services exclusively to children and adolescents. Most children's hospitals can serve children from birth up to the age of 18, or in some instances, children's hospitals' doctors may treat children until they finish high school. The number of children's hospitals proliferated in the 20th century, as pediatric medical and surgical specialties separated from internal medicine and adult surgical specialties. Children's hospitals are characterized by greater attention to the psychosocial support of children and their families. Some children and young people have to spend relatively long periods in hospital, so having access to play and teaching staff can also be an important part of their care. With local partnerships this can include trips to local botanical gardens, zoo, and public libraries for instance. In addition to psychosocial support, children's hospitals have the added benefit of being staffed by professionals who are trained in treating children. A medical doctor that undertakes vocational training in paediatrics must also be accepted for membership by a professional college before they can practice paediatrics. These include the Royal Australasian College of Physicians RACP, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health RCPCH, and the American Board of Pediatrics. In New Zealand the RACP offers vocational training in paediatrics. Once RACP training is completed the doctor is awarded the Fellowship of the RACP (FRACP) in paediatrics. While many normal hospitals can treat children adequately, pediatric specialists may be a better choice when it comes to treating rare afflictions that may prove fatal or severely detrimental to young children, in some cases before birth. Also, many children's hospitals will continue to see children with rare illnesses into adulthood, allowing for a continuity of care.

Children's Hospital - 19th-century models - Netflix

In America, by the mid-19th century middle-class women and physicians became increasingly concerned about the well-being of children in poor living conditions. Although infant mortality had begun to decline, it still remained a prominent issue. Social reformers blamed the emergence of the industrial society and poor parents for not properly caring for their children. In response, reformers and physicians founded children's hospitals across the country. Early children's hospitals were set up in converted houses not only to help the children transition from leaving their home to being in a hospital, but also because it was often the only space available. Early children's hospitals focused more on short-term care and treating mild illnesses rather than long-term intensive care. Treating serious diseases and illnesses in early children's hospitals could result in the disease spreading throughout the hospital which would drain their already limited resources. A serious disease outbreak in a children's hospital would result in more deaths than lives saved and would therefore reinforce the previous notion that people often died while in the hospital. Like those found in the United States, children's hospitals in the United Kingdom in the 19th century often resembled middle-class homes. British children's hospitals introduced rules to which patients and their families were expected to adhere; these rules carefully lined out middle-class values and expectations. British children's hospitals, like their American and Canadian counterparts, relied heavily on donations from the rich. Donations came in the form of money, food, toys, and clothes for the children. The United Kingdom's children's hospitals were soon faced with the reality that their small and vulnerable patient would soon outnumber their resources. In order to maintain the cost of running these new hospitals throughout the United Kingdom, the upper classes needed to market their hospitals as centres for reform. In order to brand themselves as reformers, they had to contrast themselves against the parents; this meant they had to portray the poor parents as incompetent. Despite their mission to save children, hospitals in Britain and Glasgow rarely admitted children under the age of two; such children were deemed costly and needed constant attention. Similar to the American hospitals, those located in Europe were also hesitant to admit children who required long-term care in fear that those lives would be lost or that long-term care would block beds for those in immediate need. The intentions of the hospitals built in Europe were to provide care for those who could not afford care. Care was primarily provided to those who met the age requirements and were willing to adhere to the hospital's rules. Since early children's hospitals relied on donations, they were often underfunded, overcrowded, and lacking medical resources. The first formally recognized paediatrics hospital was the Hôpital des Enfants Malades in Paris, France, which opened in 1802. The United Kingdom was slow to follow and established The Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, England, in 1852, which marked the opening of the first British children's hospital. The United States would soon follow and established The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania in 1855. Canada established their first children's hospital in 1875; The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, along with the latter all remain open today. By the end of the 19th century, and the during the first two decades of the 20th century, the number of children's hospitals tripled in both Canada and the United States. The first children's hospital in Scotland opened in 1860 in Edinburgh.

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Mary Queen of the High Street - Netflix

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Mary Queen of the High Street follows Mary Portas as she fights for the country's failing high streets. With around 100 shops closing a week, she takes on the challenge of coming up with a 28-point plan, the Portas Review, to help breathe new life back into the high street.

Mary Queen of the High Street - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-05-07

Mary Queen of the High Street - Elizabeth I of England - Netflix

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last monarch of the House of Tudor. Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, his second wife, who was executed two-and-a-half years after Elizabeth's birth. Anne's marriage to Henry VIII was annulled, and Elizabeth was declared illegitimate. Her half-brother, Edward VI, ruled until his death in 1553, bequeathing the crown to Lady Jane Grey and ignoring the claims of his two half-sisters, Elizabeth and the Roman Catholic Mary, in spite of statute law to the contrary. Edward's will was set aside and Mary became queen, deposing Lady Jane Grey. During Mary's reign, Elizabeth was imprisoned for nearly a year on suspicion of supporting Protestant rebels. In 1558, Elizabeth succeeded her half-sister to the throne and set out to rule by good counsel. She depended heavily on a group of trusted advisers, led by William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley. One of her first actions as queen was the establishment of an English Protestant church, of which she became the Supreme Governor. This Elizabethan Religious Settlement was to evolve into the Church of England. It was expected that Elizabeth would marry and produce an heir to continue the Tudor line; she never did, despite numerous courtships. She was eventually succeeded by her first cousin twice removed, James VI of Scotland. She had earlier been responsible for the imprisonment and execution of James's mother, Mary, Queen of Scots. In government, Elizabeth was more moderate than her father and half-siblings had been. One of her mottoes was “video et taceo” (“I see but say nothing”). In religion, she was relatively tolerant and avoided systematic persecution. After the pope declared her illegitimate in 1570 and released her subjects from obedience to her, several conspiracies threatened her life, all of which were defeated with the help of her ministers' secret service. Elizabeth was cautious in foreign affairs, manoeuvring between the major powers of France and Spain. She only half-heartedly supported a number of ineffective, poorly resourced military campaigns in the Netherlands, France, and Ireland. By the mid-1580s, England could no longer avoid war with Spain. England's defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 associated Elizabeth with one of the greatest military victories in English history. As she grew older, Elizabeth became celebrated for her virginity. A cult grew around her which was celebrated in the portraits, pageants, and literature of the day. Elizabeth's reign became known as the Elizabethan era. The period is famous for the flourishing of English drama, led by playwrights such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, and for the seafaring prowess of English adventurers such as Francis Drake. Some historians depict Elizabeth as a short-tempered, sometimes indecisive ruler, who enjoyed more than her share of luck. Towards the end of her reign, a series of economic and military problems weakened her popularity. Elizabeth is acknowledged as a charismatic performer and a dogged survivor in an era when government was ramshackle and limited, and when monarchs in neighbouring countries faced internal problems that jeopardised their thrones. After the short reigns of her half-siblings, her 44 years on the throne provided welcome stability for the kingdom and helped forge a sense of national identity.

Mary Queen of the High Street - Robert Dudley - Netflix

In the spring of 1559, it became evident that Elizabeth was in love with her childhood friend Robert Dudley. It was said that Amy Robsart, his wife, was suffering from a “malady in one of her breasts” and that the Queen would like to marry Dudley if his wife should die. By the autumn of 1559, several foreign suitors were vying for Elizabeth's hand; their impatient envoys engaged in ever more scandalous talk and reported that a marriage with her favourite was not welcome in England: “There is not a man who does not cry out on him and her with indignation ... she will marry none but the favoured Robert.” Amy Dudley died in September 1560, from a fall from a flight of stairs and, despite the coroner's inquest finding of accident, many people suspected Dudley of having arranged her death so that he could marry the queen. Elizabeth seriously considered marrying Dudley for some time. However, William Cecil, Nicholas Throckmorton, and some conservative peers made their disapproval unmistakably clear. There were even rumours that the nobility would rise if the marriage took place. Among other marriage candidates being considered for the queen, Robert Dudley continued to be regarded as a possible candidate for nearly another decade. Elizabeth was extremely jealous of his affections, even when she no longer meant to marry him herself. In 1564, Elizabeth raised Dudley to the peerage as Earl of Leicester. He finally remarried in 1578, to which the queen reacted with repeated scenes of displeasure and lifelong hatred towards his wife, Lettice Knollys. Still, Dudley always “remained at the centre of [Elizabeth's] emotional life”, as historian Susan Doran has described the situation. He died shortly after the defeat of the Armada. After Elizabeth's own death, a note from him was found among her most personal belongings, marked “his last letter” in her handwriting.

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Homeland: Immigration in America - Netflix

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Contemporary stories tell of legal and illegal immigration, a topic which has become a major issue in the U.S. and a key issue in the 2012 election. Narrated by PBS NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez, the series touches on a range of subjects that include the rules and regulations pertaining to employment, enforcing inconsistent immigration policies, and the unique challenges facing immigrants in the United States today.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-07-20

Homeland: Immigration in America - United States Department of Homeland Security - Netflix

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries. Its stated missions involve anti-terrorism, border security, immigration and customs, cyber security, and disaster prevention and management. It was created in response to the September 11 attacks and is the youngest U.S. cabinet department. In fiscal year 2017, it was allocated a net discretionary budget of $40.6 billion. With more than 240,000 employees, DHS is the third largest Cabinet department, after the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. Homeland security policy is coordinated at the White House by the Homeland Security Council. Other agencies with significant homeland security responsibilities include the Departments of Health and Human Services, Justice, and Energy. The former Secretary, John F. Kelly, was replaced by Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on December 5, 2017.

Homeland: Immigration in America - Ready.gov - Netflix

Soon after the formation of Department of Homeland Security, the department worked with the Ad Council to launch the Ready Campaign, a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. With pro bono creative support from the Martin Agency of Richmond, Virginia, the campaign website “Ready.gov” and materials were conceived in March 2002 and launched in February 2003, just before the launch of the Iraq War. One of the first announcements that garnered widespread public attention to this campaign was one by Tom Ridge in which he stated that in the case of a chemical attack, citizens should use duct tape and plastic sheeting to build a homemade bunker, or “sheltering in place” to protect themselves. As a result, the sales of duct tape skyrocketed and DHS was criticized for being too alarmist. On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency was absorbed into the DHS, and in fall of 2008, took over coordination of the campaign. The Ready Campaign and its Spanish language version Listo.gov asks individuals to do three things: build an emergency supply kit, make a family emergency plan and be informed about the different types of emergencies that can occur and how to respond. The campaign messages have been promoted through television, radio, print, outdoor and web PSAs, as well as brochures, toll-free phone lines and the English and Spanish language websites Ready.gov and Listo.gov. The general campaign aims to reach all Americans, but targeted resources are also available via “Ready Business” for small- to medium-sized business and “Ready Kids” for parents and teachers of children ages 8–12. In 2015, the campaign also launched a series of PSAs to help the whole community, people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs prepare for emergencies, which included open captioning, a certified deaf interpreter and audio descriptions for viewers who are blind or have low vision.

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Inventions That Rocked the World - Netflix

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Quest brings you "Inventions That Rocked the World". Technical innovations and inventions have shaped the world of popular music through the decades. From drum machines to downloads this series features archive footage of artists, engineers and producers who used them. They are bought to life by the big hits of the time that quite literally, rocked our world and forever changed our relationship with music. Through sensational clips, expert interviews from artists such as Moby and Gary Numan and a sound track provided by the titans of rock ‘n' roll we explore the ingenious inventions that changed contemporary music, shaped popular culture and rewrote social history. All brought together by narration from British music legend Suggs.

Inventions That Rocked the World - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-01

Inventions That Rocked the World - Re-Invention World Tour - Netflix

Re-Invention World Tour was the sixth concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna. It supported her ninth studio album American Life and visited North America and Europe. Madonna was inspired to create the tour, after taking part in an art installation called X-STaTIC PRo=CeSS, directed by photographer Steven Klein. She incorporated the images from the installation in the tour, whose name was in reality a dig at Madonna's critics. A number of songs were rehearsed for the tour, with twenty-four of them making the final setlist. The tour was divided into five segments: French Baroque–Marie Antoinette Revival, Military–Army, Circus–Cabaret, Acoustic and Scottish-Tribal. The costumes were developed by designer Arianne Phillips based on the concept of re-invention. The opening segment displayed performances with dance in general. Military segment displayed performances with the theme of warfare. Circus displayed light-hearted performances while the Acoustic segment performances were melancholy. The final Scottish segment had Madonna and her performers display energetic dance routines. The tour garnered positive reception from contemporary critics. However, fellow singer Elton John accused Madonna of lip-synching on the tour. Madonna's representatives denied the allegations and John later apologized. Re-Invention Tour was a commercial success with total sell-outs and multiple extra dates being added. It became the highest-grossing concert tour of 2004, earning US $125 million ($161.95 million in 2017 dollars) from 56 shows, and an audience of 900,000. The tour was awarded with the Top Tour trophy at the 2004 Billboard Touring Awards. Madonna released a documentary titled I'm Going to Tell You a Secret, which chronicled the tour.

Inventions That Rocked the World - Critical response - Netflix

The show received positive reviews and critical acclaim. David Segal from The Washington Post noted that the “difference between this show and the last, the Drowned World Tour of 2001, was striking. That show seems standoffish compared with this one, in part because Madonna has finally worked through whatever issues prevented her from performing her earliest hits. [...] Madonna has created a new performance hybrid.” Segal's view was shared by Elizabeth Smith from The New York Times who also commented that “Unlike 2001's Drowned World Tour, which was dark, often hostile, Re-Invention returns Madonna to the light. She looks as if she is having a good time.” Edna Gunderson of USA Today gave the concert four out of four stars and said “Madonna seems to be having a jolly good time. Whereas her last outing had technical strengths but lacked warmth, Reinvention finds Madonna reinvested emotionally. The show doesn't have the degree of flesh, carnal content or shock value that past outings delivered, but this time Madonna is opting for more heart than cleavage and more personality than profanity.” Joshua Klein from Chicago Tribune commented that Madonna's show displayed more spectacle than substance. Sal Cinquemani from Slant Magazine commented on the theme of the concert and said that "the best thing that can come out of Madonna revisiting (and reinventing) the past is that she, and we, will be reminded of what she does best: making us forget about the bad times, come together, release the pressure, and have a holiday. "Kelefa Sanneh from The New York Times said that the concert was “a dense, dizzying, often incoherent, sometimes exhilarating night, starring a great performer who often found herself shadowboxing with her own past lives.” Dan Aquilante from New York Post said that the concert “razzle-dazzled her way into the hearts of the devoted audience with an entertaining theatrical revue that was elaborately staged, costumed and cast with a full dance troupe.” Thea Singer of the Boston Herald said that “Madonna brought Jewish mysticism on tour.” John Hand from BBC noted that the “Re-Invention Tour happily marrie[d] past and present Madonna. [...] It is a far more rounded concert experience for the dedicated fan.” However Robert Hilburn from Los Angeles Times felt that the show eventually took on a darker, more political tone and condemned the “weakly political Re-Invention concert [as] unsexy and uninspiring.”

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Deadliest Warrior - Netflix

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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 - Warrior - Netflix

A warrior is a person specializing in combat or warfare, especially within the context of a tribal or clan-based warrior culture society that recognizes a separate warrior class or caste.

Deadliest Warrior - Bibliography - Netflix

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Coming Home - Netflix

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American troops stationed all over the world look forward to being able to return home and reunite with their loved ones.

Coming Home focuses on the family reunions as the troops return home from active duty and the lengths that they go through to make the reunion a surprise.\

Coming Home - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-06

Coming Home - Coming Home (Diddy – Dirty Money song) - Netflix

“Coming Home” is a song by American rapper and producer Diddy and his group Dirty Money, from their debut album Last Train to Paris (2010). It was released on November 21, 2010, as the album's fourth single. The contemporary hip-hop pop song was written by Jermaine Cole, Diddy, Jay-Z, Alex da Kid, and Skylar Grey. Kid and Jay-Z produced the song while Grey featured vocals on the song's chorus. Jay-Z and Kid gifted the song to Diddy for Last Train to Paris. Autobiographically written, “Coming Home” is inspired by moments in Diddy's life, the loss of his close friend The Notorious B.I.G., and references to classic songs by Dionne Warwick, McFadden & Whitehead, and Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. Critics praised the redemptive ballad for the personal themes and lyrics which were a snapshot of Diddy's life. Praise was also given for Grey's soft vocals which complemented the warmth of the song. An accompanying music video, directed by Rich Lee, follows the trio wandering through the desert in search of home only to find burned belongings and the shell of a home. Singled out as one of the album's highlights, “Coming Home” was promoted with live TV performances including at the American Music Awards on November 21, 2010, the WWE Tribute to the Troops concert, and the March 10, 2011 episode of American Idol which marked the first live performance of the song featuring Skylar Grey. The song is also one of the theme songs for WWE WrestleMania 29. To date, “Coming Home” is Diddy-Dirty Money's most successful single and the highest charting single from Last Train to Paris. Aside from amassing one million digital sales, it peaked at number eleven on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number nine in Canada. Internationally, the single topped both Belgium Ultratip charts and the Swiss Singles Chart, as well as reaching top five in the UK. This comes in addition to breaking onto the A-playlists on British urban music radio and mainstream radio, and topping the UK R&B Singles chart for three consecutive weeks.

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Gourmet Farmer - Netflix

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This series follows the well known food critic Matthew Evans as he finds and settles into a farmlet in rural Tasmania. To succeed in this new venture he must learn about the best animals to rear, how to plant a fruitful garden and to cook with a woodfired oven. Matthew's philosophy is that to really know our food, to trust our food, we need to have an association, or at least knowledge of, those that grow it or rear it for us. The more degrees of separation from our food, the less it resonates in our lives.

Gourmet Farmer - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-01-07

Gourmet Farmer - Madame Bovary (2014 film) - Netflix

Madame Bovary is a 2014 German-Belgian-American drama film directed by Sophie Barthes and starring Mia Wasikowska, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Paul Giamatti, and Ezra Miller. The film is based on the 1856 novel of the same name by notable French author Gustave Flaubert.

Gourmet Farmer - Plot - Netflix

The film begins as Emma (Mia Wasikowska), a young woman not yet 18, is packing up her belongings and preparing to leave the convent to marry the man her farmer father has arranged as her husband: country doctor Charles Bovary (Henry Lloyd-Hughes). But she becomes bored and miserable in the small, provincial town of Yonville. She spends most of her time alone, reading or wandering in the garden while Charles tends to patients. Even when he's home, he either bores or neglects Emma. Emma longs for more—excitement, passion, status, and love. She shows restraint at first, when smitten law clerk Leon Dupuis (Ezra Miller) skittishly professes his affections for her. But she is intrigued by the dashing Marquis (Logan Marshall-Green), who makes more overt advances. Their affair emboldens her as she believes it gives her glimpse of the good life. She spends money she doesn't have on lavish dresses and decorations from the obsequious dry-goods dealer Monsieur Lheureux (Rhys Ifans), who's all too happy to continue extending her credit.

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Caroline Quentin: A Passage Through India - Netflix

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Caroline Quentin: A Passage Through India is a documentary series in which Caroline Quentin travels the sub-continent from north to south.

Caroline Quentin: A Passage Through India - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-08

Caroline Quentin: A Passage Through India - Caroline Quentin - Netflix

Caroline Quentin (born Caroline Jones; 11 July 1960) is an English actress. Quentin became known for her television appearances: portraying Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly (1992–1998), Maddie Magellan in Jonathan Creek (1997–2000), and DCI Janine Lewis in Blue Murder (2003–2009).

Caroline Quentin: A Passage Through India - Career - Netflix

Quentin received an Ian Charleson Award commendation for her Masha in The Seagull at the Oxford Theatre Company in 1991. Her early stage work had also included appearing in the chorus of the original English production of the musical Les Misérables in 1985. In July 1996, Quentin released a single, a cover of the Exciters' hit “Tell Him”, with her Men Behaving Badly co-star Leslie Ash under the name of “Quentin and Ash”. The single spent 3 weeks in the UK Singles Chart, reaching number 25. From 1997 until 2000 Quentin starred alongside Alan Davies in Jonathan Creek playing investigative journalist Maddie Magellan, who uses Jonathan's mind to solve murder mysteries. Quentin appeared in the 2001 telefilm Hot Money, which was based on the true story of the theft of hundreds of thousands of pounds from the Bank of England. In 1998 she starred in the first sitcom that was specifically built around her: Kiss Me Kate. At the British Comedy Awards in 2004, Quentin won the “Best Comedy Actress” award for her performance in Von Trapped; that year she started the major role of Maggie Mee in the popular drama Life Begins, which returned for a third series in 2006. ITV has produced five series of the police drama Blue Murder, in which Quentin plays against type in the main role DCI Janine Lewis. The pilot aired in the UK on 18 May 2003. Quentin has appeared in Whose Line Is It Anyway?; in a pre-Men Behaving Badly role as a traffic warden in the Mr. Bean episode The Trouble with Mr. Bean in 1991; Room 101; Have I Got News for You; and the 2009–10 BBC comedy series Life of Riley, a sitcom about a dysfunctional blended family; and in the BBC Radio 4 improvisational comedy series The Masterson Inheritance, the Radio 4 comedy Any Bloke (starred with Jim Sweeney who was also in The Masterson Inheritance) and the popular BBC Radio 2 sitcom On the Blog. On 11 January 2009, Quentin stated on the show Something for the Weekend that she would return to Jonathan Creek in the future if the offer came. She appeared as Heather Babcock in an episode of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side, in 2010. Also in 2010 she started appearing in Marks & Spencer's revamped food range advertisements. In March 2011, a documentary entitled Caroline Quentin: A Passage Through India aired on ITV in the UK. The documentary followed Quentin as she traveled from the North of India to the South. Quentin presents Restoration Home on BBC Two. The programme looks into the history and families of the UK's derelict mansion houses which are being restored by their private owners. In 2012, Quentin began working on another documentary series, Cornwall with Caroline Quentin, which shows her travelling across Cornwall. She returned to present a second series of the show in 2013. In 2013, she hosted another documentary series, Caroline Quentin’s National Parks for one series. In 2013, Quentin starred in the Comedy Central series Big Bad World where she played the role of Jan, the mother of the main character Ben (Blake Harrison). In 2015, she played the role of Angela Sim in an episode of Doc Martin. She played the role of Mrs Bumble in Dickensian (2015–2016). In November 2016, she guest presented an episode of The One Show.

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The Secret Life of Elephants - Netflix

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The Secret Life of Elephants is a documentary series revealing the emotional and dramatic lives of elephants in Kenya's Samburu reserve.

The Secret Life of Elephants - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-01-14

The Secret Life of Elephants - Save the Elephants - Netflix

Save the Elephants (STE) is a UK registered charity based in Kenya founded in September 1993 by Iain Douglas-Hamilton. Save the Elephants works to sustain elephant populations and preserve the habitats in which elephants are found, while at the same time fostering a heightened appreciation and visibility for elephants and their often fragile existence. The organization uses a four pillar approach to fulfill its mission statement, combining habitat protection, research, grass roots organization and involvement, and through disseminating information through television, films, publications and new media sources. Save the Elephants has been instrumental in helping to revitalize African elephant populations, while at the same time, increasing awareness in the many issues which threaten to erode elephant populations and the habitats in which they live. Iain Douglas Hamilton has played an integral role in stopping the illegal ivory trade throughout the world, while at the same time raising the profile of elephant conservation and awareness.

The Secret Life of Elephants - Ivory Ella - Netflix

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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown - Netflix

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In Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown get a taste for the unexpected! Travel with Anthony Bourdain as he takes incredible adventures to extraordinary locations. Parts Unknown recently received its third Emmy award since the show debuted last year.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-04-14

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown - Kesar Da Dhaba - Netflix

Kesar Da Dhaba is a famous vegetarian Punjabi dhaba in Amritsar, Punjab, India, that originated as a small restaurant selling dal and roti set up by Lala Kesar Mal, a Punjabi Hindu in Sheikhupura, near Lahore in 1916. It moved to Amritsar after the partition of India in 1947. Lala Lajpat Rai, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Padmini Kolhapuri, Yash Chopra and Rajesh Khanna are said to have eaten here. It is a small dhaba, in a narrow lane in Chowk Passian near Town Hall. It is famous for signature dish Dal makhani (Dal with butter). They are also known for the creamy phirni served in earthen bowls. Anthony Bourdain in his “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”, stated": “If this is what vegetarianism meant in most of the places that practice it in the West, I’d be at least half as much less of a dick about the subject,”.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown - See also - Netflix

List of vegetarian restaurants Dhaba Ghantewala Badkul K.C. Das Grandsons Punjabi Chandu Halwai Karachiwala

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Channel Patrol - Netflix

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Channel Patrol takes a look at the people who work around the clock, policing what is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.

Channel Patrol - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-24

Channel Patrol - Crime Patrol (TV series) - Netflix

Crime Patrol is an Indian crime anthology series created by Subramanian S. lyer for Sony Entertainment Television India and Sony Entertainment Television Asia. The first season was created by Cinevistaas Limited, while later seasons are created by Optimystix Entertainment. The location of the series is set in Mumbai, India. The episodes of first and second seasons were half–hourly, while episodes of third season were one hourly. Conceived as a reality series, it was the first show on Indian television, where cameras traveled with the law enforcement authorities to capture crimes live. The series which premiered on 9 May 2003, is the longest running reality crime television series in India, having completed fifteen years in 2018. The fourth season, titled as Crime Patrol Satark (previously Crime Patrol Dastak until 6 July 2014) is hosted by Anoop Soni.

Channel Patrol - Reception - Netflix

Channel Patrol - References - Netflix

Strictly Soulmates - Netflix

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Strictly Soulmates follows members of different faiths at they attempt to find the perfect partner.

Strictly Soulmates - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-01-26

Strictly Soulmates - Soulmates (Parks and Recreation) - Netflix

“Soulmates” is the tenth episode of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation's third season, and the 40th overall episode of the series. In the episode, Leslie is disappointed when Ben rejects her romantic advances, and is surprised when she is matched with Tom in an online dating service. Meanwhile, Ron and Chris have a cook-off to determine which is better: red or lean meat. The episode was written by Alan Yang and directed by Ken Whittingham. After it aired, NBC launched a website for HoosierMate.com, the fictional online dating site featured in “Soulmates”. The episode featured a guest appearance by stand-up comedian Kirk Fox as sewage department employee Joe, who previously appeared in the second season. Josh Pence, who appeared with Parks co-star Rashida Jones in the 2010 film The Social Network, also appeared in “Soulmates” as a man wearing cowboy clothes who dates Ann. According to Nielsen Media Research, the episode was seen by 4.89 million household viewers, a slight decrease from the previous original episode, “Andy and April's Fancy Party”. It received generally positive reviews, with several commentators particularly praising the performance of Aziz Ansari as Tom Haverford.

Strictly Soulmates - Reception - Netflix

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Dead Famous - Netflix

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Gail Porter and Chris Fleming take a spirited road trip through the West Coast of America looking for the ghostly locations where the legends of stage and screen reside. She is a self-confessed sceptic, he is a "sensitive" able to detect paranormal events beyond the range of the five senses. Together their mission is to investigate the "Dead Famous"!

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2004-06-15

Dead Famous - Famous Last Words (band) - Netflix

Famous Last Words, formerly known as A Walking Memory is an American post-hardcore band from Petoskey, Michigan. Formed in 2010, they have released three studio albums to date: Two-Faced Charade, Council of the Dead and The Incubus respectively. Following their 2015 American tour, the band departed from InVogue Records to join Revival Recordings, with whom they have recorded and released The Incubus. The group consists of vocalist JT Tollas, guitarists Tyler Myklebust and Evan Foley, and bassist Matthew Bell. Former musicians are bassist Jesse Maddy and lead guitarist Baker Smith and Ethan Osborn and drummer Craig Simons. As of 2017, Jeremy Tollas is the only original member.

Dead Famous - Extended plays - Netflix

You Could Have Made This Easier (as A Walking Memory) (2010) In Your Face (2010) Pick Your Poison (2012)

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Rock Icons - Netflix

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"Rock Icons" is a music biography series profiling the most legendary artists in the history of rock music. Each episode includes exclusive interviews with the featured artist and the key people who helped shape their exemplary career, not to mention never-before-seen archival footage and photos. Rock Icons is a landmark series celebrating the innovative artists who defined the history of rock music, including Geddy Lee, Rob Halford, Ted Nugent, Ann Wilson, Dave Mustaine, Nikki Sixx, Slash, Daryl Hall, Joe Elliott, and Billy Corgan.

Rock Icons - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-21

Rock Icons - Rock music - Netflix

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as “rock and roll” in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the African-American genres of blues and rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass and drums and one or more singers. Typically, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse. Like pop music, lyrics often stress romantic love but also address a wide variety of other themes that are frequently social or political. By the late 1960s “classic rock” period, a number of distinct rock music subgenres had emerged, including hybrids like blues rock, folk rock, country rock, raga rock, and jazz-rock, many of which contributed to the development of psychedelic rock, which was influenced by the countercultural psychedelic and hippie scene. New genres that emerged included progressive rock, which extended the artistic elements; glam rock, which highlighted showmanship and visual style; and the diverse and enduring subgenre of heavy metal, which emphasized volume, power, and speed. In the second half of the 1970s, punk rock reacted by producing stripped-down, energetic social and political critiques. Punk was an influence in the 1980s on new wave, post-punk and eventually alternative rock. From the 1990s alternative rock began to dominate rock music and break into the mainstream in the form of grunge, Britpop, and indie rock. Further fusion subgenres have since emerged, including pop punk, electronic rock, rap rock, and rap metal, as well as conscious attempts to revisit rock's history, including the garage rock/post-punk and techno-pop revivals at the beginning of the 2000s. Rock music has also embodied and served as the vehicle for cultural and social movements, leading to major subcultures including mods and rockers in the UK and the hippie counterculture that spread out from San Francisco in the US in the 1960s. Similarly, 1970s punk culture spawned the goth, punk, and emo subcultures. Inheriting the folk tradition of the protest song, rock music has been associated with political activism as well as changes in social attitudes to race, sex and drug use, and is often seen as an expression of youth revolt against adult consumerism and conformity.

Rock Icons - Alternative metal, rap rock and nu metal - Netflix

Alternative metal emerged from the hardcore scene of alternative rock in the US in the later 1980s, but gained a wider audience after grunge broke into the mainstream in the early 1990s. Early alternative metal bands mixed a wide variety of genres with hardcore and heavy metal sensibilities, with acts like Jane's Addiction and Primus utilizing progressive rock, Soundgarden and Corrosion of Conformity using garage punk, the Jesus Lizard and Helmet mixing noise rock, Ministry and Nine Inch Nails influenced by industrial music, Monster Magnet moving into psychedelia, Pantera, Sepultura and White Zombie creating groove metal, while Biohazard and Faith No More turned to hip hop and rap.

Hip hop had gained attention from rock acts in the early 1980s, including The Clash with “The Magnificent Seven” (1980) and Blondie with “Rapture” (1980). Early crossover acts included Run DMC and the Beastie Boys. Detroit rapper Esham became known for his “acid rap” style, which fused rapping with a sound that was often based in rock and heavy metal. Rappers who sampled rock songs included Ice-T, The Fat Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy and Whodini. The mixing of thrash metal and rap was pioneered by Anthrax on their 1987 comedy-influenced single “I'm the Man”. In 1990, Faith No More broke into the mainstream with their single “Epic”, often seen as the first truly successful combination of heavy metal with rap. This paved the way for the success of existing bands like 24-7 Spyz and Living Colour, and new acts including Rage Against the Machine and Red Hot Chili Peppers, who all fused rock and hip hop among other influences. Among the first wave of performers to gain mainstream success as rap rock were 311, Bloodhound Gang, and Kid Rock. A more metallic sound – nu metal – was pursued by bands including Limp Bizkit, Korn and Slipknot. Later in the decade this style, which contained a mix of grunge, punk, metal, rap and turntable scratching, spawned a wave of successful bands like Linkin Park, P.O.D. and Staind, who were often classified as rap metal or nu metal, the first of which are the best-selling band of the genre. In 2001, nu metal reached its peak with albums like Staind's Break the Cycle, P.O.D's Satellite, Slipknot's Iowa and Linkin Park's Hybrid Theory. New bands also emerged like Disturbed, Godsmack and Papa Roach, whose major label début Infest became a platinum hit. Korn's long-awaited fifth album Untouchables, and Papa Roach's second album Lovehatetragedy, did not sell as well as their previous releases, while nu metal bands were played more infrequently on rock radio stations and MTV began focusing on pop punk and emo. Since then, many bands have changed to a more conventional hard rock, heavy metal, or electronic music sound.

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Государственная граница - Netflix

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The historical-adventure movie series about the service of Soviet border guards.

Государственная граница - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Russian

Status: Ended

Runtime: 130 minutes

Premier: 1980-06-06

Государственная граница - Igor Starygin - Netflix

Igor Vladimirovich Starygin (Russian:Игорь Владимирович Старыгин, June 13, 1946 in Moscow – November 8, 2009 in Moscow) was a Soviet and Russian stage and film actor. An alumnus of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts, Starygin had more than 40 roles in films and is most known for the role of Aramis in D'Artagnan and Three Musketeers (1979) and its sequels (1992, 1993, 2007). He had another famous role in the TV series The State Border (1980s). Starygin also performed with the Moscow Art Theatre and the Theatre of Mossovet. He died, aged 63, on November 8, 2009 in Moscow from complications of a stroke. Starygin was buried at Troyekurovskoye Cemetery.

Государственная граница - Selected filmography - Netflix

Revenge (Возмездие, 1967) We'll Live Till Monday (Доживём до понедельника, 1968) The Adjutant of His Excellency (Адъютант его превосходительства, 1969) Accused of Murder (Обвиняются в убийстве, 1969) Towns and Years (Города и годы, 1973) The Red and the Black (Красное и чёрное, 1976) d'Artagnan and Three Musketeers (Д’Артаньян и три мушкетёра, 1978) The State Border. We Will Build Our New... (Государственная граница. Мы наш, мы новый…, 1980) The State Border. Peaceful '21 Summer (Государственная граница. Мирное лето 21-го года, 1980) Moon Rainbow (Лунная радуга, 1983) Musketeers Twenty Years After (Мушкетёры двадцать лет спустя, 1992) The Secret of Queen Anne or Musketeers Thirty Years After (Тайна королевы Анны, или Мушкетёры тридцать лет спустя, 1993) The Return of the Musketeers, or The Treasures of Cardinal Mazarin (Возвращение мушкетёров, или Сокровища кардинала Мазарини, 2007)

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Cornwall with Caroline Quentin - Netflix

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Caroline Quentin is spending the summer in Britain's most westerly county to take veiwers into the heartland of its scenic beauty, meet the people at the heart of its community and to discover yet more of its hidden gems.

Cornwall with Caroline Quentin - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-01-02

Cornwall with Caroline Quentin - Twofour - Netflix

Twofour is a UK independent media group that was founded in 1989 by Charles Wace, a former TV news producer. With headquarters in Plymouth, Twofour has offices across the globe including London and Los Angeles. Twofour is part of Twofour Group. The Twofour Group consists of Boomerang, Delightful Industries, Mainstreet Pictures, Twofour, Twofour America, and Twofour Rights. On 24 June 2015, Twofour Group was acquired by ITV Studios. Melanie Leach was named Chief Executive for Twofour Group in summer 2014.

Cornwall with Caroline Quentin - Boomerang - Netflix

Boomerang produces factual entertainment, popular factual, documentary and sports entertainment programmes from its Cardiff base.

Cornwall with Caroline Quentin - References - Netflix

Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson - Netflix

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Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson of Golf Channel's Morning Drive, Heart of a Champion introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports. Heart of a Champion proves that a champion is not only defined by their speed, strength and agility, but also by their grit, resilience and heart.

Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-01

Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson - Dorothy Thompson - Netflix

Dorothy Celene Thompson (9 July 1893 – 30 January 1961) was an American journalist and radio broadcaster, who in 1939 was recognized by Time magazine as the second most influential woman in America next to Eleanor Roosevelt. She is notable as the first American journalist to be expelled from Nazi Germany in 1934 and as one of the few women news commentators on radio during the 1930s. She is regarded by some as the “First Lady of American Journalism.”

Heart of a Champion with Lauren Thompson - Fame and controversy - Netflix

In 1939, Thompson was featured on the cover of Time, with an accompanying picture of her speaking into an NBC radio microphone. The article was captioned “she rides in the smoking car” and it named her the second most popular and influential woman in the country behind Eleanor Roosevelt. She was one of the most respected women of her age. The article explained Thompson's influence: “Dorothy Thompson is the U. S. clubwoman's woman. She is read, believed and quoted by millions of women who used to get their political opinions from their husbands, who got them from Walter Lippmann.” In Woman of the Year (1942) Katharine Hepburn played Tess Harding, a character directly based on Thompson. The Broadway musical is based on Thompson as well, this time played by Lauren Bacall. In 1941, Thompson wrote “Who Goes Nazi?” for Harper's Magazine. She was a keynote speaker at the Biltmore Conference, and by war's end was regarded as one of the most effective spokespersons for Zionism. Thompson switched her views round radically after a trip to Palestine in 1945, and ran into difficulties, including accusations of anti-Semitism, which she strongly rebuffed, after being warned that hostility toward Israel was, in the American press world, “almost a definition of professional suicide.” She eventually concluded that Zionism was a recipe for perpetual war. Thompson died 1961, aged 67, in Lisbon, Portugal and is buried in the Town cemetery, Barnard, Vermont

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Philly Undercover - Netflix

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Docuseries following the Pennsylvania SPCA and the work of a team of specialist police officers who use surveillance techniques and equipment to combat dog-fighting, illegal pet trading, and other animal cruelty crimes.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-01-07

Philly Undercover - Undercover (EP) - Netflix

Undercover is an extended play (EP) by Australian indie pop band Sheppard, released independently on 1 December 2017.

Philly Undercover - Release history - Netflix

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The Civil War - Netflix

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Between 1861 and 1865, Americans made war on each other and killed each other in great numbers - if only to become the kind of country that could no longer conceive of how that was possible. What began as a bitter dispute over Union and States' Rights, ended as a struggle over the meaning of freedom in America.

The Civil War - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 140 minutes

Premier: 1990-09-23

The Civil War - Syrian Civil War - Netflix

The Syrian Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية‎, Al-ḥarb al-ʼahliyyah as-sūriyyah) is an ongoing multi-sided armed conflict in Syria fought primarily between the Ba'athist Syrian Arab Republic led by President Bashar al-Assad, along with its allies, and various forces opposing both the government and each other in varying combinations. The unrest in Syria, part of a wider wave of the 2011 Arab Spring protests, grew out of discontent with the Assad government and escalated to an armed conflict after protests calling for his removal were violently suppressed. The war is being fought by several factions: the Syrian government and its international allies, a loose alliance of Sunni Arab rebel groups (including the Free Syrian Army), the majority-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Salafi jihadist groups (including al-Nusra Front) and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), with a number of countries in the region and beyond being either directly involved or providing support to one or another faction. Iran, Russia and Hezbollah support the Syrian government militarily, with Russia conducting air operations since September 2015. The U.S.-led international coalition, established in 2014 with the declared purpose of countering ISIL, has conducted airstrikes against ISIL as well as against government and pro-government targets. Turkey, on the other hand, has become deeply involved since 2016, actively supporting the Syrian opposition and occupying large swathes of northwestern Syria. International organizations have accused the Syrian government, ISIL, opposition rebel groups, and the U.S.-led coalition of severe human rights violations and of massacres. The conflict has caused a major refugee crisis. Over the course of the war, a number of peace initiatives have been launched, including the March 2017 Geneva peace talks on Syria led by the United Nations, but fighting continues.

The Civil War - Thermobaric weapons - Netflix

Russian thermobaric weapons, also known as “fuel-air bombs”, have been used by the government side during the war. One Buratino thermobaric rocket launcher “can obliterate a roughly 200 by 400 metres (660 by 1,310 feet) area with a single salvo”. Since 2012, rebels have said that the Syrian Air Force (government forces) is using thermobaric weapons against residential areas occupied by the rebel fighters, such as during the Battle of Aleppo and also in Kafr Batna. A panel of United Nations human rights investigators reported that the Syrian government used thermobaric bombs against the strategic town of Qusayr in March 2013. In August 2013, the BBC reported on the use of napalm-like incendiary bombs on a school in northern Syria. On 2 December 2015, The National Interest reported that Russia was deploying the TOS-1 Buratino multiple rocket launch system to Syria, which is “designed to launch massive thermobaric charges against infantry in confined spaces such as urban areas.”

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Diabolical Women - Netflix

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From the producers of Deadly Wives comes a new series that will take us into the minds of deviously clever women who used their smarts to devise elaborate schemes of crime and murder. Diabolical Women will explore the twisted ingenuity of these women, who might have put their efforts into running a business, but instead methodically planned out extraordinary crimes in order to get what they wanted--power, control, money, etc.--no matter what--or who--they had to do away with to make it happen, including their feminine wiles. The series will also track the persistent and superior detective work it took to finally bring women--women who thought their cunning could outsmart the law--to justice. Told using cinematic recreations and first-person testimony, this series will interweave two roller-coaster stories of cunning and skill, simultaneously from the perspective of the mastermind murderess and the investigators.. And during our investigative journey, we'll explore the psychology of motive for a woman to pursue a mission of crime. Because it's easy to be deadly, but it takes skill to be diabolical.

Diabolical Women - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-03-18

Diabolical Women - Urbain Grandier - Netflix

Urbain Grandier (born in 1590 in Bouère, Mayenne – died on 18 August 1634 in Loudun) was a French Catholic priest who was burned at the stake after being convicted of witchcraft, following the events of the so-called “Loudun Possessions”. The circumstances of Father Grandier's trial and execution have attracted the attention of writers Alexandre Dumas, père, Aldous Huxley and the playwright John Whiting, composers like Krzysztof Penderecki and Peter Maxwell Davies, as well as historian Jules Michelet and various scholars of European witchcraft. Most modern commentators have concluded that Grandier was the victim of a politically motivated persecution led by the powerful Cardinal Richelieu.

Diabolical Women - Life - Netflix

Grandier served as priest in the church of Sainte Croix in Loudun, in the Diocese of Poitiers. Ignoring his vow of celibacy, he is known to have had sexual relationships with a number of women and to have acquired a reputation as a philanderer. He also wrote a book attacking the discipline of clerical celibacy. In 1632, a group of nuns from the local Ursuline convent accused him of having bewitched them, sending the demon Asmodai, among others, to commit evil and impudent acts with them. Modern commentators on the case, such as the author Aldous Huxley, have argued that the accusations began after Grandier refused to become the spiritual director of the convent, unaware that the Mother Superior, Sister Jeanne of the Angels, had become obsessed with him, having seen him from afar and heard of his sexual exploits. According to Huxley, Sister Jeanne, enraged by his rejection, instead invited Canon Jean Mignon, an enemy of Grandier, to become the director. Jeanne then accused Grandier of using black magic to seduce her. The other nuns gradually began to make similar accusations. Grandier was arrested, interrogated and tried by an ecclesiastical tribunal, which acquitted him. However, Grandier had gained the enmity of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu, the chief minister of France, after a public verbal attack against him. Grandier had also written and published scathing criticisms of Richelieu. Richelieu ordered a new trial, conducted by his special envoy Jean de Laubardemont, a relative of the Mother Superior of the convent of Loudun. Grandier was rearrested at Angers and the possibility of appealing to the Parlement of Paris was denied to him. Interrogated for a second time, the nuns (including the Mother Superior) did not renew their accusations, but this did not affect the predetermined outcome of the trial. After torturing Father Grandier, the judges (clerics Lactance, Laubardemont, Surin and Tranquille) introduced documents purportedly signed by Grandier and several demons as evidence that he had made a diabolical pact. It is unknown whether Grandier wrote or signed the pacts under duress, or whether they were entirely forged. Grandier was found guilty and sentenced to death. The judges who condemned Grandier ordered that he be put to the “extraordinary question”, a form of torture which was usually, but not immediately, fatal, and was therefore administered to only those victims who were to be executed immediately afterwards. In addition, Grandier was subjected to a form of the Spanish boot, an iron vise, filled with spikes, that was brought to red heat and then applied to Grandier's calf and ankle to shatter the bones. Despite torture, Grandier never confessed to witchcraft. He was burned alive at the stake. Many theories exist as to the cause of the Loudun “possessions”. One of the most likely explanations is that the whole affair was a hoax orchestrated by Richelieu. Huxley in his book The Devils of Loudun (1952) and in the Ken Russell film version of the Huxley book (1971) alleged that the initial accusations against Grandier by the nuns of the convent of Loudun were part of a case of collective hysteria. Augustin Calmet among others have compared this case to the pretended possession of Martha Broissier (1578), which received a great deal of circulation at the time. This criticism was in part due to the fact that the circumstances revolving the incidents and the examinations of possession in question show more indications of pretended possessions than that of more dominantly legitimate cases, such as the possession of Mademoiselle Elizabeth de Ranfaing (1621). In his Treatise, it is stated that the causes of the injustice committed at Loudun were a mixture of political ambition, the need for attention, and a basic desire to dispose of political opponents. The affair of Loudun took place in the reign of Louis XIII; and Cardinal Richelieu is accused of having caused this tragedy to be enacted, in order to ruin Urban Grandier, the Cure of Loudun, for having written a cutting satire against him.

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Ocean Giants - Netflix

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Ground-breaking documentary granting a unique and privileged access into the magical world of whales and dolphins, uncovering the secrets of their intimate lives as never before.

Ocean Giants - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-08-14

Ocean Giants - Ocean - Netflix

An ocean (from Ancient Greek Ὠκεανός, transc. Okeanós, the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. On Earth, an ocean is one of the major conventional divisions of the World Ocean. These are, in descending order by area, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern (Antarctic), and Arctic Oceans. The word sea is often used interchangeably with “ocean” in American English but, strictly speaking, a sea is a body of saline water (generally a division of the world ocean) partly or fully enclosed by land. Saline water covers approximately 360,000,000 km2 (140,000,000 sq mi) and is customarily divided into several principal oceans and smaller seas, with the ocean covering approximately 71% of Earth's surface and 90% of the Earth's biosphere. The ocean contains 97% of Earth's water, and oceanographers have stated that less than 5% of the World Ocean has been explored. The total volume is approximately 1.35 billion cubic kilometers (320 million cu mi) with an average depth of nearly 3,700 meters (12,100 ft). As the world ocean is the principal component of Earth's hydrosphere, it is integral to life, forms part of the carbon cycle, and influences climate and weather patterns. The world ocean is the habitat of 230,000 known species, but because much of it is unexplored, the number of species that exist in the ocean is much larger, possibly over two million. The origin of Earth's oceans is unknown; oceans are thought to have formed in the Hadean eon and may have been the impetus for the emergence of life. Extraterrestrial oceans may be composed of water or other elements and compounds. The only confirmed large stable bodies of extraterrestrial surface liquids are the lakes of Titan, although there is evidence for the existence of oceans elsewhere in the Solar System. Early in their geologic histories, Mars and Venus are theorized to have had large water oceans. The Mars ocean hypothesis suggests that nearly a third of the surface of Mars was once covered by water, and a runaway greenhouse effect may have boiled away the global ocean of Venus. Compounds such as salts and ammonia dissolved in water lower its freezing point so that water might exist in large quantities in extraterrestrial environments as brine or convecting ice. Unconfirmed oceans are speculated beneath the surface of many dwarf planets and natural satellites; notably, the ocean of Europa is estimated to have over twice the water volume of Earth. The Solar System's giant planets are also thought to have liquid atmospheric layers of yet to be confirmed compositions. Oceans may also exist on exoplanets and exomoons, including surface oceans of liquid water within a circumstellar habitable zone. Ocean planets are a hypothetical type of planet with a surface completely covered with liquid.

Ocean Giants - Gases - Netflix

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It Was Alright in the... - Netflix

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Series revisiting TV of the past, featuring jaw-dropping clips and astonishing reactions.

It Was Alright in the... - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-15

It Was Alright in the... - Feelin' Alright? - Netflix

“Feelin' Alright?”, also known as “Feeling Alright”, is a song written by Dave Mason of the English rock band Traffic from their eponymous 1968 album Traffic. It was also released as a single, and it reached #123 on the US charts but failed to chart in the UK. Joe Cocker performed another very famous version of the song. Both Traffic's and Cocker's versions appeared in the 2012 movie Flight, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Denzel Washington. The song had also been featured in the 2000 film Duets, sung by Huey Lewis.

It Was Alright in the... - Charts - Netflix

In its first release in 1969, it reached #69 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In a 1972 re-release, it reached even higher to #33 on the same chart.

It Was Alright in the... - References - Netflix

A Crime to Remember - Netflix

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Styles may change, but murder lasts forever. A Crime to Remember invites viewers to step into the past and unravel the intricacies of real-life murder cases of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Set against the backdrop of Studebakers, fedoras, and three-martini lunches, these stories of truly mad men and women reveal complicated relationships where thwarted dreams and repressed passions led to terrible crimes. With A Crime to Remember, ID inaugurates a new high-end cinematic style, using the visual grammar of movies to bring the era to life. To properly illustrate each time period, the series stays true to the fashion and styles while highlighting the cultural taboos and social norms that informed each case. Each story is driven by the narrative of a fictional bystander who "knew" the victim, while reporters who covered the case explain how the crime and investigation impacted society.

A Crime to Remember - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-11-12

A Crime to Remember - Alice Crimmins - Netflix

Alice Crimmins (born 1939) is an American woman who was charged with killing her two children, 5-year-old Eddie and 4-year-old Alice Marie, known as Missy, who went missing on July 14, 1965. Alice Marie's body was found that day, and Eddie Jr.'s was found five days later. In 1971, she was convicted of murder of her son and manslaughter of her daughter. In November 1977, she was released on parole.

A Crime to Remember - The killing of her children - Netflix

Her children, Eddie Jr., age 5, and Missy, age 4, disappeared from their garden apartment in Kew Gardens Hills on July 14, 1965. She reported to the police that her children were missing. Some days after that, Missy was found strangled. Later, Eddie was also found dead, but identifying the cause of his death was impossible. No physical evidence was found which could connect her to the murders. Nevertheless, she was put on trial and found guilty in May 1968. No evidence could be found tying anyone to the deaths. Crimmins was followed and covertly recorded by the New York Police Department for two years, before finally being charged and going to trial in 1968. She was found guilty and sent to prison, later released on appeal, recharged and found guilty again in 1971, overturned in 1973, reinstated and reincarcerated in 1975. She was paroled in 1977. The Crimmins trial has been compared by some in the media to the Casey Anthony trial.

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Australia Beyond 2020 - Netflix

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Simon Reeve and Angela Cox explore Australia's future. Smart houses, driverless cars, magic make-up mirrors, and drone deliveries. Discover technology that will make life smarter, cheaper, and more fun - beyond 2020.

Australia Beyond 2020 - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-14

Australia Beyond 2020 - 5G - Netflix

5G is a marketing term for some new mobile technologies. Definitions differ and confusion is common. The ITU IMT-2020 standard provides for speeds up to 20 gigabits and has only been demonstrated with high frequency millimeter waves of 15 gigahertz and higher. The more recent 3GPP standard includes any network using the NR New Radio software. 5G New Radio can include lower frequencies, from 600 MHz to 6 GHz. However, the speeds in these lower frequencies are only modestly higher than new 4G systems, estimated at 15% to 50% faster. At least at the lower frequencies, “5G is evolutionary.”

Australia Beyond 2020 - Radio convergence - Netflix

One perceived benefit of the transition to 5G is the convergence of multiple networking functions to achieve cost, power and complexity reductions. LTE has targeted convergence with Wi-Fi via various efforts, such as License Assisted Access (LAA) and LTE-WLAN Aggregation (LWA), but the differing capabilities of cellular and Wi-Fi have limited the scope of convergence. However, significant improvement in cellular performance specifications in 5G, combined with migration from Distributed Radio Access Network (D-RAN) to Cloud- or Centralized-RAN (C-RAN) and rollout of cellular small cells can potentially narrow the gap between Wi-Fi and cellular networks in dense and indoor deployments. Radio convergence could result in sharing ranging from aggregation of cellular and Wi-Fi channels to the use of a single silicon device for multiple radio access technologies.

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Daughters of Destiny - Netflix

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Five girls from India's most impoverished families attend a boarding school designed to create opportunities as they strive for a brighter future.

Daughters of Destiny - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-07-28

Daughters of Destiny - Destiny's Child - Netflix

Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams. Formed in 1997 in Houston, Texas, Destiny's Child members began their musical career as Girl's Tyme, formed in 1990, comprising Knowles, Rowland, LaTavia Roberson, and LeToya Luckett among others. After years of limited success, the quartet were signed in 1997 to Columbia Records and Music World Entertainment as Destiny's Child. Destiny's Child was launched into mainstream recognition following the release of their best-selling second album, The Writing's on the Wall (1999), which contained the number-one singles “Bills, Bills, Bills” and “Say My Name”. Despite critical and commercial success, the group was plagued by internal conflict and legal turmoil, as Roberson and Luckett attempted to split from the group's manager Mathew Knowles, citing favoritism of Knowles and Rowland. In early 2000, both Roberson and Luckett were replaced with Williams and Farrah Franklin; however, Franklin quit after five months, leaving the group as a trio. Their third album, Survivor (2001), which contains themes the public interpreted as a channel to the group's experience, contains the worldwide hits “Independent Women”, “Survivor” and “Bootylicious”. In 2002, they announced a hiatus and re-united two years later for the release of their fourth and final studio album, Destiny Fulfilled (2004). Destiny's Child has sold more than sixty million records worldwide to date. Billboard magazine ranks the group as one of the greatest musical trios of all time, the ninth most successful artist/band of the 2000s, placed the group 68th in its All-Time Hot 100 Artists list in 2008 and in December 2016, the magazine ranked them as the 90th most successful dance club artist of all-time. The group was nominated for 14 Grammy Awards, winning twice for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and once for Best R&B Song.

Daughters of Destiny - Musical style and themes - Netflix

Destiny's Child recorded R&B songs with styles that encompasses urban, contemporary, and dance-pop. In the group's original line-up, Knowles was the lead vocalist, Rowland was the second lead vocalist, Luckett was on soprano, and Roberson was on alto. Knowles remained as the lead vocalist in the group's final line-up as a trio, however, Rowland and Williams also took turns in singing lead for the majority of their songs. Destiny's Child cited R&B singer Janet Jackson as one of their influences. Ann Powers of The New York Times described Destiny's Child music as “fresh and emotional ... these ladies have the best mixes, the savviest samples and especially the most happening beats.” In the same publication, Jon Pareles noted that the sound that defines Destiny's Child, aside from Knowles' voice, “is the way its melodies jump in and out of double-time. Above brittle, syncopated rhythm tracks, quickly articulated verses alternate with smoother choruses.” The group usually harmonize their vocals in their songs, especially on the ballads. In most instances of their songs, each member sings one verse and chimes in at the chorus. In their third album Survivor (2001), each member sings lead in the majority of the songs. Knowles said, “... everybody is a part of the music ... Everybody is singing lead on every song, and it's so great—because now Destiny's Child is at the point vocally and mentally that it should be at.” Knowles, however, completely led songs like “Brown Eyes” and “Dangerously in Love”. The group explored their lyrics to man-to-woman relationship, sisterhood and female empowerment anthems. Survivor contains themes interpreted by the public as a reference to the group's internal conflict. The title track, “Survivor”, which set the theme used throughout the album, features the lyrics “I'm not gonna blast you on the radio ... I'm not gonna lie on you or your family ... I'm not gonna hate you in the magazine” caused Roberson and Luckett to file a lawsuit against the group; the lyrics were perceived to be a violation over their agreement following a settlement in court. In an interview, Knowles commented: “The lyrics to the single 'Survivor' are Destiny's Child's story, because we've been through a lot, ... We went through our drama with the members ... Any complications we've had in our 10-year period of time have made us closer and tighter and better.” In another song called “Fancy”, which contains the lyrics “You always tried to compete with me, girl ... find your own identity”, was interpreted by critic David Browne, in his review of the album for Entertainment Weekly magazine, as a response to the lawsuit. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic summarized Survivor as “a determined, bullheaded record, intent on proving Destiny's Child has artistic merit largely because the group survived internal strife. ... It's a record that tries to be a bold statement of purpose, but winds up feeling forced and artificial.” Despite the album's receiving critical praise, Knowles' close involvement has occasionally generated criticism. Knowles wrote and co-produced the bulk of Survivor. Browne suggested that her help made Survivor a “premature, but inevitable, growing pains album”. In the majority of the songs on their final studio album Destiny Fulfilled (2004), the verses are divided into three sections, with Knowles singing first, followed by Rowland, then Williams; the three harmonize together during the choruses.

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Fishing Impossible - Netflix

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New series. fishing show, with Charles Butcher, Jason Lewis and Thomas Hird, aka The Blowfish. They head to British Columbia in search of the elusive Coho Salmon, but standing in their way are dozens of hungry grizzly bears intent on fattening themselves up before winter sets in. The trio must work out a way to catch a Coho without ending up as dinner for the bears.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2016-09-20

Fishing Impossible - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - Netflix

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a 2011 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked. Based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Paul Torday, and a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, the film is about a fisheries expert who is recruited by a consultant to help realize a sheikh's vision of bringing the sport of fly fishing to the Yemen desert, initiating an upstream journey of faith to make the impossible possible. The film was shot on location in London, Scotland, and Morocco from August to October 2010. The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. The film received generally positive reviews upon its release, and earned $34,564,651 in revenue worldwide.

Fishing Impossible - Music - Netflix

Music for the film was composed and orchestrated by Dario Marianelli. The score features Leo Abrahams (guitar), Dirk Campbell (woodwind), Giles Lewin (oud), and the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Benjamin Wallfisch. The original soundtrack album was released on 20 March 2012 by Lakeshore Records. The Scottish folksong “Mairi's Wedding” by The Clancy Brothers, which is played over one scene, and “Where You Go” by The Young Romans, the song played over the end credits, are not included on the album.

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Inspire: The Olympic Journey - Netflix

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Inspire: The Olympic Journey is a magazine series celebrating the biggest names, the rising stars and the unsung heroes of Olympic sport.

Inspire: The Olympic Journey - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-07-27

Inspire: The Olympic Journey - 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony - Netflix

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games took place on the evening of Friday 27 July in the Olympic Stadium, London. As mandated by the Olympic Charter, the proceedings combined the formal ceremonial opening of this international sporting event (including welcoming speeches, hoisting of the flags and the parade of athletes) with an artistic spectacle to showcase the host nation's culture. The 2012 Games were formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II. The spectacle was entitled Isles of Wonder and directed by Academy Award-winning British film director Danny Boyle. Prior to London 2012 there had been considerable apprehension about Britain's ability to stage an opening ceremony that could reach the standard set at the Beijing Summer Games of 2008. The 2008 ceremony had been noted for its scale, extravagance and expense, hailed as the “greatest ever”, and had cost £65m. In contrast, London spent an estimated £27m (out of £80m budgeted for its four ceremonies), which was nevertheless about twice the original budget. Nonetheless, the London opening ceremony was immediately seen as a tremendous success, widely praised as a “masterpiece” and “a love letter to Britain”. The ceremony began at 21:00 BST and lasted almost four hours. It was watched by an estimated worldwide television audience of 900 million, becoming the most-viewed Olympic opening ceremony in both the UK and US. The content had largely been kept secret before the performance, despite involving thousands of volunteers and two public rehearsals. The principal sections of the artistic display represented Britain's Industrial Revolution, National Health Service, literary heritage, popular music and culture, and were noted for their vibrant storytelling and use of music. Two shorter sections drew particular comment, involving a filmed cameo appearance of the Queen, and a live performance by the London Symphony Orchestra joined by comedian Rowan Atkinson. These were widely ascribed to Britain's sense of humour. The ceremony featured children and young people in most of its segments, reflecting the 'inspire a generation' aspiration of London's original bid for the Games. The BBC released footage of the entire opening ceremony on 29 October 2012, edited by Danny Boyle and with background extras, along with more than seven hours of sporting highlights and the complete closing ceremony.

Inspire: The Olympic Journey - Technical aspects - Netflix

Technical director Piers Shepperd masterminded the complex change from rural to industrial during 'Pandemonium'. The seven inflatable chimneys were made by Airworks, and varied in height (three were 22-metre (72 ft), two were 23-metre (75 ft) and two were 30-metre (98 ft) high). They were made of soft fabric, with an outer layer of printed brick pattern. Each contained four industrial fans at the base to inflate them, and a smoke machine near the top, and were hoisted into the air from the overhead rigs. Life-size beam engines were constructed onstage by teams of stage hands and members of the Volunteer Staging Team. At the climax of 'Pandemonium', in the Olympic ring forging scene, amber lights lit in sequence created the illusion of a 30-metre (98 ft) molten steel river, with pyrotechnic smoke and dry ice as steam. The original grass floor surface had been removed to reveal a giant stylised map of London. Working alongside the professional crew were over 800 volunteers; some were production arts students from British drama schools. Many had been working on the Olympic and Paralympic ceremonies since early 2012 at the Three Mills Studios and Dagenham rehearsal sites, before moving to the Stadium on 16 June. The thousands of cast were cued and co-ordinated by directions received through earphones ('in-ear monitors'), and adjustments were made during the performance: for example during Pandemonium extra volunteers were sent to make sure all the turf was cleared on time. The earphones also carried a continuous electronic metronomic four-beat to keep everyone walking and moving in time with the music. In July 2013 it was revealed that on the morning of the ceremony, Britain's surveillance headquarters GCHQ had detected a credible cyber attack threat that could have killed the lighting system in the stadium. Counter-measures were taken, and in the afternoon contingency plans were discussed with government ministers at a meeting in the Cabinet Office briefing room. However, this attack never materialised.

The main loading of the stadium started on 10 May and took ten weeks of what was the wettest summer for a hundred years, posing considerable challenges. Dismantling the staging took just sixty hours. The infield staging area was 2.5 metres high, and had to accommodate the elements revealed during the ceremony, such as the chimneys and beam engines from 'Pandemonium', and the cauldron. To ensure that it remained secret, the cauldron was code-named 'Betty', and installed and tested at night. The stadium was rigged with a one million watt sound system and more than 500 speakers. Some 15,000 square metres (3.7 acres) of staging and 12,956 props were used, as well as 7,346 square metres (1.815 acres) of turf including crops. 70,799 25 centimetre (10 inch) pixel panels were placed around the stadium, including between every seat. Each panel connected to a central computer and was fitted with nine full-colour LED pixels by Tait Technology. These enabled images to be broadcast during the performance, such as of a 1960s go-go dancer, a London Underground train, and a representation of the birth of the internet. The audience was also able to participate by waving the paddles to create a twinkling effect. These animations were designed by 59 Productions and the video animations were produced by Chinese company Crystal CG. The 2D to 3D transformation and mapping of video content onto the panels were done by Avolites Media media server consoles.

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Mars Rising - Netflix

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The countdown has begun for the 21st century's most heroic and potentially deadliest expedition. A manned mission to Mars has been the dream of scientists for decades. This series explores that dream and the challenges being faced by international space agencies and in laboratories.

Mars Rising - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-09-07

Mars Rising - Persepolis Rising - Netflix

Persepolis Rising is a science fiction novel by James S. A. Corey, the pen name of Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, and the seventh book in their series The Expanse. The title of the novel was announced in September 2016 and the cover was revealed on December 12, 2016.

Mars Rising - Characters - Netflix

James Holden, aging Captain of the Rocinante, after over 30 years of working the Rocinante, Holden looks to the next chapter of his life, retirement. Until the Laconians return through the gate and Holden is drawn back in to the fray. Bobbie Draper, former Martian Marine and now working on the Rocinante. When Holden retires, Bobbie takes up the mantle of Captain of the Rocinante. Camina Drummer, former head of security at Tycho Station, now the president of the Transport Union. The Transport Union's control of Ring station, and the 1,300 worlds it connects to, makes Drummer one of the most powerful people in all of humanity. Santiago Jilie Singh, a Captain in the Laconian Navy, recently promoted to command The Gathering Storm. After the Laconians take Medina Station, Singh is appointed as the governor of the station. Naomi Nagata, one of the best engineers in the solar system and XO of the Rocinante, she is looking forward to a quiet retirement alongside Holden, until the Laconians return and Naomi gets pulled in to the resistance with the rest of the crew of the Rocinante. Alex Kamal, pilot of the Rocinante, after another failed marriage, and a son who is in university, Alex is still at the helm of the Rocinante, with no plans of leaving. Amos Burton, mechanic on the Rocinante, still very close friends with Clarissa, Amos has become her caretaker as her health is declining. Clarissa Mao, daughter of the disgraced Jules-Pierre Mao and former prisoner on Earth, now a mechanic on the Rocinante alongside Amos. Clarissa's health is deteriorating due to the body modification implants she got over thirty years ago, during her quest to destroy Holden and restore her father's good name. Paolo Cortázar, a former member of Protogen's nanoinformatics research division who was a prisoner of the OPA after the raid on Thoth Station. He was released by rogue members of the OPA, and has been working with the rogue Martian fleet under Admiral Duarte ever since. He is the lead researcher on Laconia and is working on making Duarte immortal using protomolecule technology. Winston Duarte, was an admiral in the Martian Congressional Republic Navy, until he and a splinter group broke away from Mars and went through the ring gate to the planet Laconia. Duarte learned of Laconia and the vast amount of protomolecule technology that was left behind by the creators through his position at the MCRN, and felt that it needed to be acquired and understood, in the event that the race that destroyed the protomolecule builders returned.

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Recreating Eden - Netflix

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Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

Recreating Eden - Terraces (Bahá'í) - Netflix

The Terraces of the Bahá'í Faith, also known as the Hanging Gardens of Haifa, are garden terraces around the Shrine of the Báb on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel. The gardens rest in the neighborhoods of Wadi Nisnas and Hadar HaCarmel. They are one of the most visited tourist attractions in Israel. The architect was Fariborz Sahba of Iran and the structural engineers were Karban and Co. of Haifa. Along with the Baha'i Holy Places in Western Galilee, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Recreating Eden - Symbolism - Netflix

The terraces represent the first eighteen disciples of the Báb, who were designated “Letters of the Living”, although no individual terraces are connected with individual Letters.

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The First 48: Deadly Misfortune - Netflix

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A&E TV's franchise giant series "The First 48" continues with their 9th spinoff drama series The First 48: Deadly Misfortune.

The First 48: Deadly Misfortune - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-08-24

The First 48: Deadly Misfortune - List of As Told by Ginger episodes - Netflix

As Told by Ginger is an American animated series that ran from October 25, 2000 to October 23, 2016 in the United States. The series ended production in 2003, and by 2005 the series had fully aired on international versions of Nickelodeon in other countries, while in the U.S. the series was taken off Nickelodeon's schedule in 2004 during the third season. Two episodes premiered on a sister channel, Nicktoons in 2004 and 2006. This was followed by the 2016 premieres of four more episodes on a sister channel's TeenNick's NickSplat (known at the time as “The Splat”). However, as of October 24, 2016, two episodes in Season 3 remain unaired in the U.S. (although the series finale, The Wedding Frame, was released direct-to-DVD in Region 1 in November 2004). The following is a list of episodes.

The First 48: Deadly Misfortune - Season 1 (2000–2001) - Netflix

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Blood Ivory - Netflix

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Blood Ivory centers around a group of Elephant Activists called VETPAW which stands for "Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife" as they chase poachers in Africa.

Blood Ivory - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-09-12

Blood Ivory - Blood sport - Netflix

A blood sport is a category of sport or entertainment that involves bloodshed. Common examples of the former include combat sports such as cockfighting and dog fighting and some forms of hunting. Activities characterized as blood sports, but involving only human participants, include the Ancient Roman gladiatorial games and the modern mixed martial arts (cage fighting).

Blood Ivory - Animal-animal - Netflix

Blood Ivory - References - Netflix

Elizabeth l's Secret Agents - Netflix

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A look at the secret network behind Queen Elizabeth I's 40-year reign and the world's first secret service run by her spymasters Robert and William Cecil.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Elizabeth l's Secret Agents - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Netflix

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel Comics organization S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division), a fictional peacekeeping and spy agency in a world of superheroes. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films and other television series of the franchise. The series is produced by ABC Studios, Marvel Television, and Mutant Enemy Productions, with Jed Whedon, Tancharoen, and Jeffrey Bell serving as showrunners. The series revolves around the character of Phil Coulson, with Clark Gregg reprising his role from the film series, and his team of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents, who must deal with various unusual cases and enemies, including Hydra, the Inhumans, and alien species such as the Kree. Joss Whedon began developing a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot following the success of his film The Avengers, and Gregg was confirmed to reprise his role in October 2012. The series was officially picked up by ABC in May 2013, and also stars Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker and Elizabeth Henstridge, with Nick Blood, Adrianne Palicki, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, John Hannah, and Natalia Cordova-Buckley joining in later seasons. Prosthetic makeup is created with Glenn Hetrick's Optic Nerve Studios, while Legacy Effects contributes other practical effects. The visual effects for the series are created by FuseFX, and have been nominated for multiple awards. Several episodes directly crossover with films or other television series set in the MCU, while other characters from MCU films and Marvel One-Shots also appear throughout the series. The first season originally aired from September 24, 2013, to May 13, 2014, while the second season aired from September 23, 2014, to May 12, 2015. A third season premiered on September 29, 2015, concluding on May 17, 2016, and the fourth season premiered on September 20, 2016, and concluded on May 16, 2017. A fifth season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiered on December 1, 2017 and concluded on May 18, 2018. In May 2018, the series was renewed for a sixth season, intended to air in mid-2019. After starting the first season with high ratings but mixed reviews, the ratings began to drop while reviews improved. This led to much lower but more consistent ratings, as well as more consistently positive reviews in the subsequent seasons. Several characters created for the series have since been introduced to the comic universe and other media. A spin-off series, centered on Blood and Palicki's characters Lance Hunter and Bobbi Morse and titled Marvel's Most Wanted, received a pilot order in August 2015, but it was ultimately passed on in May 2016. An online digital series, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot, centered on Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez, was launched in December 2016 on ABC.com.

Elizabeth l's Secret Agents - Broadcast - Netflix

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs in the United States on ABC, in 720p high definition and 5.1 surround sound, despite delivering the episodes to ABC in 1080p. The first season aired on Tuesdays at 8 pm EST for the first season, and starting with the second season, the series aired on Tuesdays at 9 pm EST, before moving to the 10 pm time slot on Tuesdays for the fourth season. For its fifth season, the series aired on Fridays at 9 pm EST. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been licensed in 155 countries and territories: CTV holds the broadcast rights for Canada; Channel 4 aired the series in the United Kingdom for the first two seasons, before it moved to E4 for the third; in Australia, the series aired on Seven Network for the first two seasons, before moving to Fox8 starting with the third; and in New Zealand, the show airs on TV2. MyNetworkTV was awarded the series' syndication rights, and began broadcasting it in September 2016. The second and third seasons of the series were broadcast in two blocks each, with a season of Agent Carter airing in between. Bell explained that this decision was made following the challenge of producing 22 episodes for the first season to be aired over 36–40 weeks, which meant having repeats and “losing momentum”. Instead, Agent Carter took up much of that gap in a row, leaving the back half of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s season to run uninterrupted. This format allowed the producers and writers to approach each season in two parts, each with distinct stories connected by carried-over elements. Ahead of the fourth season, Tancharoen explained, “For the past two seasons, we've been able to break our season down into two little mini-seasons because of the airdate schedule. This upcoming season, our airdate schedule is a little different, so we're breaking it into three pods. Story wise, the development of that has made our lives easier, to break it down in that way.” The pod format was described as “7-10 episodes [that feature] little 'enclosed plotlines' that formed a larger whole.” Regarding if they would break the fifth season into pods again as with season four, Bell said, “A 22-episode arc is a lot for people to hold onto. By breaking it up into either smaller arcs or different pods, by introducing a set of antagonists and putting them down, or moving from space to space, our experience has been that it’s something the viewers enjoy, and it makes it a little easier to digest when you’re telling some of these stories.” Whedon also noted it would depend on how the season would be “broken up in terms of airing. If everything is running back-to-back, it feels weird to start calling it different things... We will try to have it in bite-sized chunks.” The season began airing its episodes on December 1, 2017, once Inhumans has aired its eight episodes, with the intent for all 22 episodes to air mostly uninterrupted; a short hiatus was taken for the airing of the 2018 Winter Olympics. The season ultimately was formed by two pod story arcs. The sixth season will feature 13 episodes.

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The Queen's Garden - Netflix

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Documentary unlocking the secrets of the Queen's garden at Buckingham Palace.

The Queen's Garden - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-12-25

The Queen's Garden - Buckingham Palace - Netflix

Buckingham Palace (UK: ) is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is often at the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality. It has been a focal point for the British people at times of national rejoicing and mourning. Originally known as Buckingham House, the building at the core of today's palace was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 on a site that had been in private ownership for at least 150 years. It was acquired by King George III in 1761 as a private residence for Queen Charlotte and became known as The Queen's House. During the 19th century it was enlarged, principally by architects John Nash and Edward Blore, who constructed three wings around a central courtyard. Buckingham Palace became the London residence of the British monarch on the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837. The last major structural additions were made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the East front, which contains the well-known balcony on which the royal family traditionally congregates to greet crowds. The palace chapel was destroyed by a German bomb during World War II; the Queen's Gallery was built on the site and opened to the public in 1962 to exhibit works of art from the Royal Collection. The original early 19th-century interior designs, many of which survive, include widespread use of brightly coloured scagliola and blue and pink lapis, on the advice of Sir Charles Long. King Edward VII oversaw a partial redecoration in a Belle Époque cream and gold colour scheme. Many smaller reception rooms are furnished in the Chinese regency style with furniture and fittings brought from the Royal Pavilion at Brighton and from Carlton House. The palace has 775 rooms, and the garden is the largest private garden in London. The state rooms, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public each year for most of August and September and on some days in winter and spring.

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After the First 48 - Netflix

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After the First 48 revisits some of the most powerful cases originally featured on the First 48 and features exclusive interviews with detectives, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and families of victims. After the First 48 takes viewers through the dramatic and emotional inside story; from the investigation, to the murder trial itself, the verdict and beyond.

After the First 48 - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-10-07

After the First 48 - BNK48 - Netflix

BNK48 (read B.N.K. Forty-eight) is a Thai idol group and the third international sister group of Japan's AKB48, after Indonesia's JKT48 and China's SNH48. After the first audition in mid-2016, the first generation of the group was announced in early 2017, comprising a total of 30 members. The group officially debuted on 2 June 2017 and released the debut single, “Yak Cha Dai Phop Thoe”, on 8 August 2017. Its second single, “Khukki Siangthai”, released on 20 December 2017, was a great success. As of 29 April 2018, the group has 53 members. The group is named after Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, where its theatre, BNK48 the Campus, is located. Orchid, a flower popular in the country, serves as both the colour and motif of the group.

After the First 48 - Theatre - Netflix

The group has its own theatre in Bangkok, where it performs thrice a week: Saturday, 13:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs; and Sunday, 17:00 hrs. The theatre, named “BNK48 the Campus”, is located on the fourth floor of The Mall Bang Kapi, occupying a 1,000-m2 area. It accommodates 350 people and includes a shop, a café, and an office within its precincts. The group did a theatrical performance for the press at the theatre on 26 April 2018, and the theatre was inaugurated on 11 May 2018. The first theatrical performance of the group, known as the first stage, is titled Party ga Hajimaru Yo, or Party Nai Fan (Thai: ปาร์ตีในฝัน; “Party in Dreams”) in Thai.

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I, Predator - Netflix

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This series takes you deeper than ever before into the life-or-death moments when predator meets prey. This could only be achieved by a team of the world's best animators.

I, Predator - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-01-11

I, Predator - List of Predator characters - Netflix

This article lists characters and actors in the Predator series of science fiction films. The series currently spans four films: Predator (1987), Predator 2 (1990), Predators (2010) and The Predator (2018). The film series was crossed-over with the Alien films with the releases of Alien vs. Predator (2004) and its sequel Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007). The Alien vs. Predator franchise serves as a sequel to the Predator series.

I, Predator - Classic (Crucified Predator or Jungle Hunter Predator) - Netflix

The Classic Predator (Derek Mears) is a Predator that is held prisoner by the three larger, more aggressive Predators. This Predator is named Classic because its design resembles the Predator from the 1987 film. He is later released by Royce with the agreement to let Royce gain access to the ship. By doing so in the agreement, the Berserker Predator finds out and becomes enraged. The two predators then engage in a vicious duel; the Berserker eventually overpowers the smaller Predator and cuts his head off, killing him.

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Exposed with Deborah Norville - Netflix

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What happens when the spotlight shines too brightly? What's the result when the glittery world of Hollywood collides with the dark world of crime? Host Deborah Norville peels back the cover on some of entertainment's headline-making stories. Whether it's a star's fall from grace, a celebrity victimized by misplaced trust, or a crime that launches a career, Exposed with Deborah Norville (aka: The Exposed with Deborah) takes viewers deep into the twists and turns of the saga including who did it and how. In addition to fast-paced interviews with those intimately connected to the story viewers will also see recreations, surveillance footage and police interrogations to tell stunning stories from the world of entertainment.

Exposed with Deborah Norville - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-04-12

Exposed with Deborah Norville - Ronald Kessler - Netflix

Ronald Borek Kessler (born December 31, 1943) is an American journalist and author of 21 non-fiction books about the White House, U.S. Secret Service, FBI, and CIA. Seven of his books have appeared on The New York Times Best Seller list.

Exposed with Deborah Norville - Criticism - Netflix

Kessler's writings have been criticized in publications such as The Washington Post and The Week for overt partisanship and a lack of journalistic rigor.

However, in reviewing Kessler’s book In the President's Secret Service, FactCheck.org said, “His [Kessler's] book quotes both flattering and unflattering observations about presidents of both parties.” A September 30, 2014 Politico piece by Kessler on Secret Service blunders, including allowing a knife-wielding intruder to race into the White House and failing to detect gun shots at the White House until four days later, was criticized by Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo for allegedly implying that because he had not taken steps to correct the problems within the agency by replacing the director, President Obama would be at fault if the Secret Service's security breakdowns led to his own assassination. A subsequent editor's note called that a misinterpretation. The reference in question said, “Agents tell me that it’s a miracle an assassination has not already occurred. Sadly, given Obama’s colossal lack of management judgment, that calamity may be the only catalyst that will reform the Secret Service.” According to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on CIA torture and the report itself as reported in The New York Times, Kessler's book, The CIA at War, “included inaccurate claims about the effectiveness of CIA interrogations” provided by the CIA to Kessler and New York Times reporter Douglas Jehl, such as the claim that the arrests of terrorist suspects were based on information from interrogations of other terrorists under torture. The report said this rationale was used to justify the use of torture. In a comment to The New York Times, Kessler said he corroborated what he was told with the FBI, and he called the Senate report discredited because it was written only by Democratic lawmakers and did not include interviews with many of the main players. Subsequently, John Brennan, President Obama's appointee as CIA director, said that while no one knows whether the information could have been obtained otherwise, “Our review indicates that interrogations of detainees on whom EITs [enhanced interrogation techniques] were used did produce intelligence that helped thwart attack plans, capture terrorists, and save lives.”

Every book ever written has mistakes. But experts are supposed to get the main things right, and reporters generally follow through when someone tells them something. Too often, Kessler seems to have listened to his sources, written their words down, and then simply printed as fact their allegations or observations without checking on them.

But in a note to The Week, Kessler disputed Marc Ambinder’s claims of inaccuracy, including Ambinder’s only significant claim that Vice President Joe Biden has not spent a million dollars of taxpayer funds to take personal trips on Air Force Two back and forth between Washington and his home in Wilmington. The publication agreed to update Ambinder’s article, saying that “...author Ronald Kessler provided The Week with documentation from the Air Force about Vice President Biden's travel” and linked to the Air Force’s letter responding to Kessler’s Freedom of Information Act request with the official record of Biden’s trips back and forth between Washington and Wilmington as listed in Kessler’s book The First Family Detail. Noting Kessler's extraordinary access to the then Secret Service Director, Mark Sullivan, during the writing of In The President's Secret Service, James Bamford wrote in a review in The Washington Post that:

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Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury - Netflix

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Julia Bradbury dons her walking boots to explore her own British backyard, travelling along the country's network of canals and their accompanying towpath trails.

Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-05-02

Canal Walks with Julia Bradbury - George Orwell - Netflix

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism. Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction and polemical journalism. He is best known for the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945) and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working class life in the north of England; and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, are widely acclaimed as are his essays on politics, literature, language and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked him second on a list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945”. Orwell's work continues to influence popular and political culture and the term “Orwellian”—descriptive of totalitarian or authoritarian social practices—has entered the language together with many of his neologisms, including “Big Brother”, “Thought Police”, “Room 101”, “memory hole”, “newspeak”, “doublethink”, “proles”, “unperson” and “thoughtcrime”.

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Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Netflix

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Join the Red Arrows and the RAF's finest aerial display teams in an action-packed series featuring exclusive access to the fast moving world of aerobatics, fearless flying and aviation excellence.

Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-11

Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Aerobatics - Netflix

Aerobatics (a portmanteau of aerial-acrobatics) is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight. Aerobatics are performed in airplanes and gliders for training, recreation, entertainment, and sport. Additionally, some helicopters, such as the MBB Bo 105, are capable of limited aerobatic maneuvers. An example of a fully aerobatic helicopter, capable of performing loops and rolls, is the Westland Lynx. Most aerobatic maneuvers involve rotation of the aircraft about its longitudinal (roll) axis or lateral (pitch) axis. Other maneuvers, such as a spin, displace the aircraft about its vertical (yaw) axis. Maneuvers are often combined to form a complete aerobatic sequence for entertainment or competition. Aerobatic flying requires a broader set of piloting skills and exposes the aircraft to greater structural stress than for normal flight. In some countries, the pilot must wear a parachute when performing aerobatics. Aerobatic training enhances a pilot's ability to recover from unusual flight conditions, and thus is an element of many flight safety training programs for pilots. While many pilots fly aerobatics for recreation, some choose to fly in aerobatic competitions, a refereed sport.

Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Competition - Netflix

Competitions start at Primary, or Graduate level and proceed in complexity through Sportsman, Intermediate and Advanced, with Unlimited being the top competition level. Experienced aerobatic pilots have been measured to pull +/-5g for short periods while unlimited pilots can perform more extreme maneuvers and experience higher g levels -possibly up to +8/−6g. The limits for positive g are higher than for negative g and this is due to the ability to limit blood pooling for positive g maneuvers, but it is generally accepted that +9 g for more than a few seconds will lead to loss of consciousness (also known as GLOC).

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Frontiersmen - Netflix

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Frontiersmen is an eight-hour documentary series will follow the stories of iconic pioneers such as Daniel Boone, Lewis & Clark, Tecumseh, Davy Crocket and Andrew Jackson as they set forth across untamed land. "Frontiersmen" will span a formative period of American history - the first 75 years from the post-revolutionary war colonies through the California Gold Rush. The series will show how the frontier helped shape us from colonists into today's Americans. "During these years, America went from the opportunity of land to the land of opportunity and it was a bloody struggle throughout," said Cabana. "From Crockett to Boone, we'll tell the bold stories of these adventurous trailblazers who explored the uncharted wilderness and became the icons we know today."

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Frontiersmen - Frontier - Netflix

A frontier is the political and geographical area near or beyond a boundary. The term came from French in the 15th century, with the meaning “borderland”—the region of a country that fronts on another country (see also marches). A frontier can also be referred to as a “front”. A difference has also been established in academic scholarship between Frontier and Border, the latter denoting a fixed, rigid and clear-cut form of state boundary.

Frontiersmen - Siberian frontier - Netflix

Pesterev, V. (2015). Siberian frontier: the territory of fear. Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London.

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Harrogate: A Yorkshire Christmas - Netflix

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Harrogate: A Yorkshire Christmas is a two-part documentary series that follows the great and the good of Harrogate as they prepare for the town's annual Christmas windows competition.

Harrogate: A Yorkshire Christmas - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-12-13

Harrogate: A Yorkshire Christmas - Pannal - Netflix

Pannal is a village in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is situated to the immediate south of Harrogate. Since 2016 it has formed part of the new civil parish of Pannal and Burn Bridge. The village is served by Pannal railway station on the Harrogate (Railway) Line between Leeds and York. Pannal is well known for its golf course, which attracts people from across the town. It is also known for its young persons football team and training on the Crimple Meadows Field. Every February residents of Pannal put on a pantomime. It is written and performed by residents of the village and is always well attended. It is believed to be so well loved by locals because of the light hearted amusement and entertainment that it offers.

Harrogate: A Yorkshire Christmas - Services - Netflix

During Monday to Saturday daytimes, there is generally a half-hourly service from Pannal southbound to Leeds and a half-hourly service northbound to Knaresborough with one train per hour onwards to York. Evenings and Sundays there is generally an hourly service in each direction.

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Meteorite Men - Netflix

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Modern day treasure hunters Steve Arnold and Geoff Notkin have traveled the world for years to search as a team for remnants of ancient meteorites. In the new Meteorite Men series on Science Channel they visit secret locations and use cutting-edge technology to search for elusive and valuable rocks from space.

Meteorite Men - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-01-20

Meteorite Men - Mifflin, Wisconsin - Netflix

Mifflin is a town in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 617 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Mifflin is located in the town. The extinct community of Dallas was located in the town.

Meteorite Men - Demographics - Netflix

As of the census of 2000, there were 617 people, 201 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 12.2 people per square mile (4.7/km²). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 4.1 per square mile (1.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.51% White, 0.16% African American, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population. There were 201 households out of which 47.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.1% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.47. In the town, the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.9 males. The median income for a household in the town was $42,083, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $23,409 versus $21,806 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,129. About 5.1% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.7% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

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The Magic of the Big Blue - Netflix

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The Magic of the Big Blue explores the unique hidden worlds lying beneath the seas and oceans of the seven continents. It is an amazing journey that succeeds in uncovering the unparalleled and under-explored beauty of the underwater perfectly. Filmed by renowned Polish underwater photographer Darek Sepilo, this landmark seven part series reveals images that will impress themselves on the memory forever. The series begins in Asia, where we begin our journey exploring the coral triangle lying between the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. Other highlights of the series include encounters with feeding sharks, Antartic dwelling leopard seals and migrating whales.

The Magic of the Big Blue - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-02-15

The Magic of the Big Blue - Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain - Netflix

Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain is a 1983 Hong Kong supernatural fantasy film directed by Tsui Hark, who attempts to combine Hong Kong action cinema with Western special effects technology. The film received five nominations at the 3rd Hong Kong Film Awards (Best Action Choreography - Corey Yuen, Best Actress - Brigitte Lin, Best Art Direction - William Chang, Best Film Editing - Peter Cheung and Best Picture).

The Magic of the Big Blue - Box office - Netflix

The film grossed HK$15,872,222 at the Hong Kong box office.

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Britain on Film - Netflix

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In 1959 Britain's biggest cinema company, the Rank Organisation, decided to replace its newsreels with a series of short, quirky, topical documentaries that examined all aspects of life in Britain. For the next ten years, Look at Life chronicled - on high-grade 35mm colour film - the changing face of British society, industry and culture. Britain on Film draws upon the 500 films in this unique archive to offer illuminating and often surprising insights into what became a pivotal decade in modern British history.

Britain on Film - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-06

Britain on Film - Triangle (2009 British film) - Netflix

Triangle is a 2009 British-Australian psychological horror thriller film written and directed by Christopher Smith, and starring Melissa George and Michael Dorman. The film was released in the United Kingdom on 16 October 2009. George portrays a single mother who goes on a boating trip with several friends. When they are forced to abandon their ship, they board a derelict ocean liner, where they become convinced that someone is stalking them.

Britain on Film - Home media - Netflix

Icon Home Entertainment distributed Triangle on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK, with a release date of 1 March 2010, whilst First Look Studios distributed the title on both DVD and Blu-ray Disc with a release date of 2 February 2010.

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Europe: Them or Us - Netflix

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Radio 4 Today Presenter and the BBC's former political editor Nick Robinson presents an authoritative and impartial two-part series exploring the turbulent history of the UK's relationship with 'Europe' - the Common Market, the EEC and now the EU.

For decades it has divided the public, torn political parties apart, felled prime ministers and baffled, bemused and angered our neighbours in Europe. The question the country has faced again and again is whether we should be partners or spectators, take part in or stand aside from the post-war project of a union of European nations. We have - in other words - struggled with a simple question: does Europe mean ‘them' or ‘us'?

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-12

Europe: Them or Us - Us + Them Tour - Netflix

The Us + Them Tour is an ongoing concert tour by Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd. The tour will visit the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and countries in Europe and Latin America, showcasing songs from Waters' career both with Pink Floyd and as a solo artist. Also considered as the tour of his most recent album Is This the Life We Really Want?, because this is the first time he plays songs from that record. It opened on 26 May 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri and is set to end on 9 December 2018 in Monterrey, Mexico.

Europe: Them or Us - Background - Netflix

In mid-October 2016, Waters announced that he would return to North America in 2017 with a pioneering new tour named “Us + Them”, stating: “We are going to take a new show on the road, the content is very secret. It'll be a mixture of stuff from my long career, stuff from my years with Pink Floyd, some new things. Probably 75% of it will be old material and 25% will be new, but it will be all connected by a general theme. It will be a cool show, I promise you. It'll be spectacular like all my shows have been.” The tour is named after the track “Us and Them”, from Pink Floyd's 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon. It also got its name from Barack Obama's speech on immigration reforms, saying nationalism shouldn't be established on an “us and them” basis.

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X-Rated - Netflix

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X-Rated combines scintillating film clips of the 32 greatest adult movies ever produced with in-depth interviews from the biggest stars in the industry, this erotic documentary is the definitive look at the art of carnal films. Hosted by Chanel Preston, with Jenna Jameson, Ron Jeremy, Marilyn Chambers, Christy Canyon, Jessica Drake, Georgina Spelvin and many more.

X-Rated - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-06

X-Rated - Raw, Uncut and X-Rated - Netflix

Raw, Uncut and X-Rated is the third studio album by American Oakland-based rapper Too Short. It was recorded and released in November 5, 1986 via 75 Girls Records.

X-Rated - Personnel - Netflix

Todd Anthony Shaw - vocals Dean Hodges - producer

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A Girl's Guide to 21st Century Sex - Netflix

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A Girl's Guide to 21st Century Sex is a documentary TV series about sex, presented by Dr. Catherine Hood. Each episode explained a sex position and covered a sexually transmitted disease. Additionally the following topics were discussed: sex among handicapped and overweight people, penis enlargement devices, penis enlargement surgery, sexual violence against men and penis removal, tantric sex, the g-spot, erectile dysfunction, sex reassignment surgery, cosmetic surgery of the vagina (labiaplasty), swinging, lichen sclerosus, the use of recreational drugs during sex, male homosexual sex in public toilets, full body plastic wrap bondage, and sex dolls.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2006-10-30

A Girl's Guide to 21st Century Sex - Girl - Netflix

A girl is a young female human, usually a child or an adolescent. When she becomes an adult, she is described as a woman. The term girl may also be used to mean a young woman, and is sometimes used as a synonym for daughter. Girl may also be a term of endearment a woman may use to designate adult female friends, as in “The girls and I went out together.” The treatment and status of girls in any society is usually closely related to the status of women in that culture.

A Girl's Guide to 21st Century Sex - International initiatives for girls' rights - Netflix

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1988) and Millennium Development Goals (2000) promoted better access to education for all girls and boys and to eliminate gender disparities at both primary and secondary level. Worldwide school enrolment and literacy rates for girls have improved continuously. In 2005, global primary net enrolment rates were 85 per cent for girls, up from 78 per cent 15 years earlier; at the secondary level, girls’ enrolment increased 10 percentage points to 57 per cent over the same period. A number of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have created programs focussing on addressing disparities in girls' access to such necessities as food, healthcare and education. CAMFED is one organization active in providing education to girls in sub-Saharan Africa. PLAN International's “Because I am a Girl” campaign is a high-profile example of such initiatives. PLAN's research has shown that educating girls can have a powerful ripple effect, boosting the economies of their towns and villages; providing girls with access to education has also been demonstrated to improve community understanding of health matters, reducing HIV rates, improving nutritional awareness, reducing birthrates and improving infant health. Research demonstrates that a girl who has received an education will: Earn up to 25 percent more and reinvest 90 percent in her family. Be three times less likely to become HIV-positive. Have fewer, healthier children who are 40 percent more likely to live past the age of five. Plan International also created a campaign to establish an International Day of the Girl. The goals of this initiative are to raise global awareness of the unique challenges facing girls, as well as the key role they have in addressing larger poverty and development challenges. A delegation of girls from Plan Canada introduced the idea to Rona Ambrose, Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, at the 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at United Nations Headquarters in February 2011. In March 2011, Canada's Parliament unanimously adopted a motion requesting that Canada take the lead at the United Nations in the initiative to proclaim an International Day of the Girl. The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted an International Day of the Girl Child on December 19, 2011. The first International Day of the Girl Child is October 11, 2012. Its most recent research has led PLAN International to identify a need to coordinate projects that address boys' roles in their communities, as well as finding ways of including boys in activities that reduce gender discrimination. Since political, religious and local community leaders are most often men, men and boys have great influence over any effort to improve girls' lives and achieve gender equality. PLAN International's 2011 Annual Report points out that men have more influence and may be able to convince communities to curb early marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) more effectively than women. Egyptian religious leader Sheikh Saad, who has campaigned against the practice, is quoted in the report: “We have decided that our daughter will not go through this bad, inhumane experience [...] I am part of the change.”

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Louis Theroux - Netflix

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The documentary work of British-American journalist Louis Theroux.

Louis Theroux - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2003-11-09

Louis Theroux - Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends - Netflix

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends is a television documentary series, in which Louis Theroux gives viewers the chance to get brief glimpses into the worlds of individuals and groups that they would not normally come into contact with or experience up close. In most cases this means interviewing people with extreme beliefs of some kind, or just generally belonging to subcultures not known to exist by most or just frowned upon. It was first shown in the United Kingdom on BBC2. In 2001, Theroux was awarded the Richard Dimbleby Award as well as the Best Presenter BAFTA for his work on the series. Louis Theroux's view on Weird Weekends:

Louis Theroux - Book - Netflix

In 2005 Louis released a book called The Call of the Weird: Travels in American Subcultures where he revisits people he previously interviewed for the Weird Weekends documentaries. He attempts to track down ten of his subjects, up to seven years after the shows, claiming a desire to see what “changes in their subcultures might say about the changes in the world at large”, or at least “curious of what became of some of the odd folk [he] got to know”. He tracks down Thor Templar (alien resistance commander), JJ Michaels (porn star), Ike Turner (musician and ex-husband of Tina, from an uncompleted episode), Mike Cain (survivalist), Haley (prostitute), Jerry Gruidl (Aryan Nations), Mello T (pimp turned rapper), Oscody (Survivor of Heaven's Gate, also from an incomplete episode), Marshall Sylver (Hypnotist), and Lamb & Lynx (the singing White Nationalist twins – aged 11).

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Science and Islam - Netflix

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Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.

Science and Islam - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-01-05

Science and Islam - Islamic attitudes towards science - Netflix

Muslim scholars have developed a spectrum of viewpoints on science within the context of Islam. The Qur'an exhorts Muslims to study nature and investigate the truth. Muslims often cite verse 239 from Surah Al-Baqara – He has taught you what you did not know – in support of their view that the Qur'an promotes the acquisition of new knowledge. For some Muslim writers, the study of science stems from Tawhid.. Scientists of medieval Muslim civilization (e.g. Ibn al-Haytham) made many contributions to modern science. This fact is celebrated in the Muslim world today. At the same time, concerns have been raised about the lack of scientific literacy in parts of the modern Muslim world. Some Muslim writers have claimed that the Qur'an made prescient statements about scientific phenomena that were later confirmed by scientific research for instance as regards to the structure of the embryo, our solar system, and the creation of the universe.

Science and Islam - Arrival of modern science in the Muslim world - Netflix

At the beginning of the nineteenth century, modern science arrived in the Muslim world but it was not the science itself that affected Muslim scholars. Rather, it “was the transfer of various philosophical currents entangled with science that had a profound effect on the minds of Muslim scientists and intellectuals. Schools like Positivism and Darwinism penetrated the Muslim world and dominated its academic circles and had a noticeable impact on some Islamic theological doctrines.” There were different responses to this among the Muslim scholars: These reactions, in words of Professor Mehdi Golshani, were the following:

Some rejected modern science as corrupt foreign thought, considering it incompatible with Islamic teachings, and in their view, the only remedy for the stagnancy of Islamic societies would be the strict following of Islamic teachings. Other thinkers in the Muslim world saw science as the only source of real enlightenment and advocated the complete adoption of modern science. In their view, the only remedy for the stagnation of Muslim societies would be the mastery of modern science and the replacement of the religious worldview by the scientific worldview. The majority of faithful Muslim scientists tried to adapt Islam to the findings of modern science; they can be categorized in the following subgroups: (a) Some Muslim thinkers attempted to justify modern science on religious grounds. Their motivation was to encourage Muslim societies to acquire modern knowledge and to safeguard their societies from the criticism of Orientalists and Muslim intellectuals. (b) Others tried to show that all important scientific discoveries had been predicted in the Qur'an and Islamic tradition and appealed to modern science to explain various aspects of faith. (c) Yet other scholars advocated a re-interpretation of Islam. In their view, one must try to construct a new theology that can establish a viable relation between Islam and modern science. The Indian scholar, Sayyid Ahmad Khan, sought a theology of nature through which one could re-interpret the basic principles of Islam in the light of modern science. (d) Then there were some Muslim scholars who believed that empirical science had reached the same conclusions that prophets had been advocating several thousand years ago. The revelation had only the privilege of prophecy. Finally, some Muslim philosophers separated the findings of modern science from its philosophical attachments. Thus, while they praised the attempts of Western scientists for the discovery of the secrets of nature, they warned against various empiricist and materialistic interpretations of scientific findings. Scientific knowledge can reveal certain aspects of the physical world, but it should not be identified with the alpha and omega of knowledge. Rather, it has to be integrated into a metaphysical framework—consistent with the Muslim worldview—in which higher levels of knowledge are recognized and the role of science in bringing us closer to God is fulfilled.

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Dare to Dream - Netflix

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Inspiring tales of Kiwis doing great things whose ambitions led them through hardships to success.

Dare to Dream - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-08-28

Dare to Dream - Dare to Dream Again - Netflix

“Dare to Dream Again” is a song written and sung by Phil Everly, which he released as a single in 1980. The song spent 16 weeks on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, peaking at No. 9, while reaching No. 63 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.

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The Cromarties - Netflix

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The Cromarties is a comedic docu-series that follows former NFL all-star Antonio Cromartie and his wife Terricka,as they take on the everyday challenges of raising a blended family of five (soon to be six) kids. For the first time in 11 years since being drafted into the NFL, Antonio is a full-time stay-at-home dad. Terricka loves having Antonio home to help raise their kids, but his intense competitiveness and football-coach parenting style may prove to be too much for the whole house. Antonio and Terricka know that there isn't a playbook for parenting, and we'll join them as they make their own rules while navigating the field together.

The Cromarties - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-11-09

The Cromarties - The Amityville Horror - Netflix

The Amityville Horror is a book by American author Jay Anson, published in September 1977. It is also the basis of a series of films released from 1979 onwards. The book is claimed to be based on the paranormal experiences of the Lutz family, but has led to controversy and lawsuits over its truthfulness.

The Cromarties - Criticism and controversy - Netflix

One edition of the book has a quote from a review in the Los Angeles Times on the front cover stating: “A fascinating, frightening book... the scariest true story I have read in years”, while the tagline states: “More hideously frightening than The Exorcist because it actually happened!” The reference to The Exorcist is revealing, because the 1973 film had been a box office success and had received generous media coverage. The role of Father Pecoraro in the story has been given considerable attention. During the course of the lawsuit surrounding the case in the late 1970s, Father Pecoraro stated in an affidavit that his only contact with the Lutzes concerning the matter had been by telephone. Other accounts say that Father Pecoraro did visit the house but experienced nothing unusual there. Father Pecoraro gave what may have been his only on-camera interview about his recollections during a 1980 episode of In Search of..., a documentary series hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Father Pecoraro's face was obscured during the interview to preserve his anonymity. In the interview, he repeated the claim that he heard a voice saying “Get out”, but stopped short of giving it a paranormal origin. He also stated that he felt a slap on his face during the visit and that he did subsequently experience blistering on his hands. The claims of physical damage to the locks, doors and windows were rejected by Jim and Barbara Cromarty, who bought the house for $55,000 in March 1977. In a television interview filmed at the house for That's Incredible!, Barbara Cromarty argued that they appeared to be the original items and had not been repaired. The That's Incredible! feature also showed that the “Red Room” was a small closet in the basement and would have been known to the previous owners of the house (Lutzes) because it was not concealed in any way. The claim made in Chapter 11 of the book that the house was built on a site where the local Shinnecock Indians had once abandoned the mentally ill and the dying was rejected by local Native American leaders. The claim of cloven hoof prints in the snow on January 1, 1976 was rejected by other researchers because weather records showed that there had been no snow in Amityville on that date. Neighbors reported nothing unusual during the time that the Lutzes were living there. Police officers are depicted visiting the house in the book and 1979 film, but records showed that the Lutzes did not call the police during the period that they were living on Ocean Avenue. There was no bar in Amityville called The Witches' Brew at the time: Ronald DeFeo, Jr. was a regular customer at Henry's Bar, a short distance from 112 Ocean Avenue. Critics including Stephen Kaplan have pointed out that changes were made to the book as it was reprinted in different editions. In the original hardcover edition, Father Pecoraro's car is “an old tan Ford” and he experiences an incident in which the hood flies up against the windshield while he is driving it. In later editions the car is described as a Chevrolet Vega, before reverting to a Ford. In May 1977 George and Kathy Lutz filed a lawsuit against William Weber (the defense lawyer for Ronald DeFeo, Jr. at his trial), Paul Hoffman (a writer working on an account of the hauntings), Bernard Burton and Frederick Mars (both alleged clairvoyants who had examined the house), along with Good Housekeeping magazine, the New York Sunday News and the Hearst Corporation, all of which had published articles related to the hauntings. The Lutzes alleged misappropriation of names for trade purposes, invasion of privacy and mental distress. They claimed $4.5 million in damages. Hoffman, Weber, and Burton immediately filed a countersuit for $2 million alleging fraud and breach of contract. The claims against the news corporations were dropped for lack of evidence, and the remainder of the lawsuit was heard by Brooklyn U.S. District Court judge Jack B. Weinstein. In September 1979, Judge Weinstein dismissed the Lutzes' claims and observed in his ruling: “Based on what I have heard, it appears to me that to a large extent the book is a work of fiction, relying in a large part upon the suggestions of Mr. Weber.” In the September 17, 1979 issue of People magazine, William Weber wrote: “I know this book is a hoax. We created this horror story over many bottles of wine.” This refers to a meeting that Weber is said to have had with George and Kathy Lutz, during which they discussed what would later become the outline of Anson's book. Judge Weinstein also expressed concern about the conduct of William Weber and Bernard Burton relating to the affair, stating: “There is a very serious ethical question when lawyers become literary agents.” George Lutz maintained that events in the book were “mostly true” and denied any suggestion of dishonesty on his part. In June 1979, George and Kathy Lutz took a polygraph test relating to their experiences at the house. The polygraph tests were performed by Chris Gugas and Michael Rice who, at the time, were reportedly among the top 5 polygraph experts in America. The results, in Mr. Rice's opinion, did not indicate lying. In October 2000, The History Channel broadcast Amityville: The Haunting and Amityville: Horror or Hoax?, a two-part documentary made by horror screenwriter/producer Daniel Farrands to mark the 25th anniversary of the case. George Lutz commented in an interview for the program: “I believe this has stayed alive for 25 years because it's a true story. It doesn't mean that everything that has ever been said about it is true. It's certainly not a hoax. It's real easy to call something a hoax. I wish it was. It's not.” The debate about the accuracy of The Amityville Horror continues and despite the lack of evidence to corroborate much of the story, it remains one of the most popular haunting accounts in American folklore. The various owners of the house since the Lutz family left in 1976 have reported no problems while living there. James Cromarty, who bought the house in 1977 and lived there with his wife Barbara for ten years, commented: “Nothing weird ever happened, except for people coming by because of the book and the movie.”

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Operation Gold Rush with Dan Snow - Netflix

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Dan Snow leads a team of adventurers on an epic journey across the Canadian wilderness, following in the footsteps of the 19th-century Klondike gold rush. Their mission? To find their own gold.

Operation Gold Rush with Dan Snow - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-30

Operation Gold Rush with Dan Snow - Dan Snow - Netflix

Daniel Robert Snow (born 3 December 1978) is a British television presenter, who presents history programmes for the BBC and other broadcasters, has a history slot on The One Show and hosts the podcast, Dan Snow's History Hit. Snow is a convenor of the cross-party political movement, More United.

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Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - Netflix

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"Monty Python" veteran Terry Jones hosts Terry Jones' Medieval Lives, a series that delves into the lives of different medieval occupations, including kings, knights, and minstrels.

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2004-02-09

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - Minstrel show - Netflix

The minstrel show, or minstrelsy, was an American form of entertainment developed in the early 19th century. Each show consisted of comic skits, variety acts, dancing, and music performances that mocked people specifically of African descent. The shows were performed by Caucasians in make-up or blackface for the purpose of playing the role of black people. There were also some African-American performers and all-black minstrel groups that formed and toured under the direction of white people. Minstrel shows lampooned black people as dim-witted, lazy, buffoonish, superstitious, and happy-go-lucky. Minstrel shows emerged as brief burlesques and comic entr'actes in the early 1830s in the Northeastern states. They were developed into full-fledged form in the next decade. By 1848, blackface minstrel shows were the national artform, translating formal art such as opera into popular terms for a general audience. By the turn of the 20th century, the minstrel show enjoyed but a shadow of its former popularity, having been replaced for the most part by vaudeville. The form survived as professional entertainment until about 1910; amateur performances continued until the 1960s in high schools and local theaters. The genre has had a lasting legacy and influence and was featured in a television series as recently as the late 1970s. Generally, as the civil rights movement progressed and gained acceptance, minstrels lost popularity. The typical minstrel performance followed a three-act structure. The troupe first danced onto stage then exchanged wisecracks and sang songs. The second part featured a variety of entertainments, including the pun-filled stump speech. The final act consisted of a slapstick musical plantation skit or a send-up of a popular play. Minstrel songs and sketches featured several stock characters, most popularly the slave and the dandy. These were further divided into sub-archetypes such as the mammy, her counterpart the old darky, the provocative mulatto wench, and the black soldier. Minstrels claimed that their songs and dances were authentically black, although the extent of the black influence remains debated. Spirituals (known as jubilees) entered the repertoire in the 1870s, marking the first undeniably black music to be used in minstrelsy. Blackface minstrelsy was the first theatrical form that was distinctly American. During the 1830s and 1840s at the height of its popularity, it was at the epicenter of the American music industry. For several decades it provided the means through which American whites viewed black people. On the one hand, it had strong racist aspects; on the other, it afforded white Americans a singular and broad awareness of what some whites considered significant aspects of black culture in America. Although the minstrel shows were extremely popular, being “consistently packed with families from all walks of life and every ethnic group”, they were also controversial. Integrationists decried them as falsely showing happy slaves while at the same time making fun of them; segregationists thought such shows were “disrespectful” of social norms as they portrayed runaway slaves with sympathy and would undermine the southerners' “peculiar institution”.

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - Motion pictures with minstrel show routines - Netflix

A small number of films available today contain authentic recreations of Minstrel show numbers and routines. Due to their content they are rarely (if ever) broadcast on television today, but are available on home video. Babes on Broadway (1941), a musical starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. The next-to-last musical number is a medley of songs performed in blackface. Honolulu (1939), in which Eleanor Powell performs a blackface dance homage to Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Dixie (1943), a film based on the life of songwriter Daniel Decatur Emmett. It includes Bing Crosby singing the film's title song in blackface. Holiday Inn (1942), contains a musical number entitled “Abraham” with Bing Crosby performing in blackface in the style of a minstrel show. Beginning in the 1980s, this number has been cut from many TV broadcasts. Hollywood Varieties (1950), a collection of stage acts with Glen Vernon and Edward Ryan in a blackface skit. I Dream of Jeanie (1952) aka I Dream of Jeanie (with the Light Brown Hair), a completely fictional film biography of Stephen Foster. Veteran performer Glen Turnbull makes a guest appearance as a blackface Minstrel performer in Christy's Minstrels. The Jazz Singer (1927), the first feature-length motion picture with synchronized dialogue sequences. Based on a play by Samson Raphaelson, the story tells of Jakie Rabinowitz (Al Jolson), the son of a devout Jewish family, who runs away from home to become a jazz singer. Mammy (1930), another Al Jolson film, this relives Jolson's early years as a minstrel man. With songs by Irving Berlin, who is also credited with the original story titled Mr. Bones. Minstrel Man (1944), a fictional film about the rise, fall, and revival of a minstrel performer's career. It was nominated for two Academy Awards (Best Original Song and Best Original Score). My Wild Irish Rose (1947), starring Dennis Morgan, Andrea King, and Arlene Dahl, is set in 1890s New York and features several scenes depicting blackface musical numbers. A Plantation Act (1926), a Vitaphone sound-on-disc short film starring Al Jolson. Long thought to have been lost, a copy of the film and sound disc were located and the restored version has been issued as a bonus feature on the DVD release of The Jazz Singer. Show Boat (1936), film starring Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Hattie McDaniel, Paul Robeson. One of the shows on board is a blackface minstrel act. Swanee River (1940), another fictionalized biographical film on Stephen Foster. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Musical Scoring and was the last on-screen appearance of Al Jolson. Torch Song (1953), starring Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, and Marjorie Rambeau, contains a musical number, done in blackface, entitled “Two-faced Woman.” Uncle Tom's Cabin (1903), an early “full-length” movie (between 10 and 14 minutes), was directed by Edwin S. Porter and used white actors in blackface in the major roles. Similar to the earlier “Tom Shows” it featured black stereotypes such as having the slaves dance in almost any context, including at a slave auction. White Christmas (1954), features a full-scale minstrel show number, but without blackface. The lyrics to the songs remove all suggestion that minstrel shows involved blackface, but retain many standard minstrel show features, including the roles of “Mr. Bones” and “Mr. Interlocutor”. The lyrics include the line "I'd pawn my overcoat and vest / To see a minstrel show ", which model the assumed careless and carefree nature of poverty. Yes Sir, Mr. Bones (1951), is based around a young child who finds a rest home for retired minstrel performers. In “flashback” sequences, a number of actual minstrel veterans, including Scatman Crothers, Freeman Davis (aka “Brother Bones”), Ned Haverly, Phil Arnold, “endmen” Cotton Watts and Slim Williams, the dancing team of Boyce and Evans, and the comic duo Ches Davis and Emmett Miller, perform in the roles they popularized in Minstrel shows. Here Come The Waves (1944), contains a show-within-a-show. It includes a minstrel routine performed by Bing Crosby and Sonny Tufts; their two characters then sing a musical number entitled “Ac-Cen-Tchu-Ate the Positive”. Swing Time (1936), a musical starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers features a dance number entitled “Bojangles of Harlem” performed by Astaire in blackface.

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Over de Streep - Netflix

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Type: Documentary

Languages: Dutch

Status: Running

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2015-11-24

Over de Streep - The Deer Hunter - Netflix

The Deer Hunter is a 1978 American epic war drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino about a trio of Russian American steelworkers whose lives are changed forever after they fought in the Vietnam War. The three soldiers are played by Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, and John Savage, with John Cazale (in his final role), Meryl Streep, and George Dzundza playing supporting roles. The story takes place in Clairton, Pennsylvania, a small working class town on the Monongahela River south of Pittsburgh, and in Vietnam. The film was based in part on an unproduced screenplay called The Man Who Came to Play by Louis Garfinkle and Quinn K. Redeker, about Las Vegas and Russian roulette. Producer Michael Deeley, who bought the script, hired writer/director Michael Cimino who, with Deric Washburn, rewrote the script, taking the Russian roulette element and placing it in the Vietnam War. The film went over-budget and over-schedule, and ended up costing $15 million. The scenes depicting Russian roulette were highly controversial after the film's release. The film won five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Michael Cimino, and Best Supporting Actor for Christopher Walken, and marked Meryl Streep's first Academy Award nomination (for Best Supporting Actress); she would go on to become the most nominated actor in history. In 1996 it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”, and was named the 53rd greatest American film of all time by the American Film Institute in 2007 in their 10th Anniversary Edition of the AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies list.

Over de Streep - Selected tracks - Netflix

Stanley Myers' “Cavatina” (also known as “He Was Beautiful”), performed by classical guitarist John Williams, is commonly known as “The Theme from The Deer Hunter”. According to producer Deeley, he discovered that the song was originally written for a film called The Walking Stick (1970) and, as a result, had to pay the original purchaser an undisclosed sum. “Can't Take My Eyes Off You”, a 1967 hit song, sung by Frankie Valli. It is played in John's bar when all of the friends sing along and at the wedding reception. According to Cimino, the actors sang along to a recording of the song as it was played instead of singing to a beat track, a standard filmmaking practice. Cimino felt that would make the sing-along seem more real. During the wedding ceremonies and party, the Eastern Orthodox Church songs such as “Slava”, and Russian folk songs such as “Korobushka” and “Katyusha”, are played. Russian Orthodox funeral music is also employed during Nick's funeral scene, mainly “Vechnaya Pamyat”, which means “eternal memory”.

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Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions - Netflix

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In this two-part documentary we reveal the awe-inspiring world of animal swarms. We discover what happens when superswarms invade our lives and, using the latest camera techniques, we go to the heart of the swarm, to reveal how the creatures view our world.

Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-01-04

Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions - BBC Wildlife Specials - Netflix

The BBC Wildlife Specials are a series of nature documentary programmes commissioned by BBC Television. The series premiered in 1995, and 22 specials have been produced to date, with most of the more recent ones consisting of multiple episodes. The earlier programmes were produced in-house by the BBC's Natural History Unit, but the more recent Spy in the ... titles were made by the independent John Downer Productions. The first 18 specials, through 2008, were narrated by David Attenborough. Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice (2010), Penguins: Spy in the Huddle (2013) and Dolphins: Spy in the Pod (2014) were narrated by David Tennant.

Swarm: Nature's Incredible Invasions - Broadcast and production history - Netflix

The Wildlife Specials have always been broadcast on BBC One. Following the pilot Great White Shark: The True Story of Jaws, transmitted in 1995, a sequence of six further programmes were broadcast in 1997, as part of the Natural History Unit's 40th anniversary celebrations. Later specials were screened on an intermittent basis, typically at holiday times to attract a family audience. Viewing figures for the 1997 programmes peaked at 9.5 million, for Polar Bear: The Arctic Warrior. Although the animals featured in the specials are frequent documentary subjects, the Wildlife Specials incorporate the latest filming techniques and scientific research to present the creatures in a new light, as described in the examples below: During the production of Polar Bear: The Arctic Warrior, the producer and cameraman were trapped on an ice floe for 20 hours, but managed to capture the first scenes of newborn cubs in the den. In Leopard: The Agent of Darkness, infrared cameras are used to reveal the cats' previously unseen nocturnal hunting of baboons. Eagle: The Master of the Skies uses aerial photography to capture dramatic scenes of the birds, including footage of them dropping tortoises from a great height to smash their shells open. Fifteen of the world's sixty species of eagle were filmed for this programme. A specially constructed, remote-controlled airship was used to capture aerial footage of humpback whales as they breached, scooping thousands of fish into their mouths, for Humpback Whale: The Giant of the Oceans. Lions: Spy in the Den was the first special to be commissioned from an independent production company. The filmmakers at John Downer Productions used their previous experience on ground-breaking films such as In-Flight Movie to develop a range of mobile, remote-controlled cameras. The “Boulder Cam” was disguised as a rock, and enabled the capture of the first footage shot inside a pride's den. This technique was developed further for the later Spy in the ... specials about elephants and bears. Groundbreaking high-speed photography, x-ray imaging and miniature cameras attached to the heads of snakes captured footage of new and revealing behaviour in Serpent: Through the Eyes of the Snake. For the two-part special Trek: Spy on the Wildebeest, cameras disguised as tortoises and crocodiles, and an aerial camera christened “Dragonfly Cam”, were developed. In Tiger: Spy in the Jungle, trained elephants carried and deployed the “Trunk Cam” and “Tusk Cam”, whilst the “Log Cam” gathered unique footage of India's jungle wildlife.

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Bill's Food - Netflix

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Bill Granger has always been passionate about food and cooking. He takes pride in presenting delicious food that is simple, fresh and looks irresistible. This easygoing approach to food has always been Bill's philosophy and is an important element of his enduring popularity in Australia and overseas. Bill's broad appeal also springs from an instinctive understanding of how most of us like to eat. He is a self-taught cook who gained his knowledge from eating, reading and experiencing food.

Bill's Food - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2004-08-02

Bill's Food - Food security - Netflix

Food security is a condition related to the availability of food supply, group of people such as (ethnicities, racial, cultural and religious groups) as well as individuals' access to it. There is evidence of granaries being in use over 10,000 years ago, with central authorities in civilizations including ancient China and ancient Egypt being known to release food from storage in times of famine. At the 1974 World Food Conference the term “food security” was defined with an emphasis on supply. Food security, they said, is the “availability at all times of adequate, nourishing, diverse, balanced and moderate world food supplies of basic foodstuffs to sustain a steady expansion of food consumption and to offset fluctuations in production and prices”. Later definitions added demand and access issues to the definition. The final report of the 1996 World Food Summit states that food security “exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life”. Household food security exists when all members, at all times, have access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Individuals who are food secure do not live in hunger or fear of starvation. Food insecurity, on the other hand, is a situation of “limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways”, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Food security incorporates a measure of resilience to future disruption or unavailability of critical food supply due to various risk factors including droughts, shipping disruptions, fuel shortages, economic instability, and wars. In the years 2011–2013, an estimated 842 million people were suffering from chronic hunger. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, or FAO, identified the four pillars of food security as availability, access, utilization, and stability. The United Nations (UN) recognized the Right to Food in the Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, and has since noted that it is vital for the enjoyment of all other rights. The 1996 World Summit on Food Security declared that “food should not be used as an instrument for political and economic pressure”. According to the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, failed agriculture market regulation and the lack of anti-dumping mechanisms cause much of the world's food scarcity and malnutrition.

Bill's Food - Agricultural insurances - Netflix

Insurance is a financial instrument, which allows exposed individuals to pool resources to spread their risk. They do so by contributing premium to an insurance fund, which will indemnify those who suffer insured loss. This procedure reduces the risk for an individual by spreading his/her risk among the multiple fund contributors. Insurance can be designed to protect many types of individuals and assets against single or multiple perils and buffer insured parties against sudden and dramatic income or asset loss. Crop insurance is purchased by agricultural producers to protect themselves against either the loss of their crops due to natural disasters. Two type of insurances are available: (1) claim-based insurances, and (2) index-based insurances. In particular in poor countries facing food security problems, index-based insurances offer some interesting advantages: (1) indices can be derived from globally available satellite images that correlate well with what is insured; (2) these indices can be delivered at low cost; and (3) the insurance products open up new markets that are not served by claim-based insurances. An advantage of index-based insurance is that it can potentially be delivered at lower cost. A significant barrier that hinders uptake of claim-based insurance is the high transaction cost for searching for prospective policyholders, negotiating and administering contracts, verifying losses and determining payouts. Index insurance eliminates the loss verification step, thereby mitigating a significant transaction cost. A second advantage of index-based insurance is that, because it pays an indemnity based on the reading of an index rather than individual losses, it eliminates much of the fraud, moral hazard and adverse selection, which are common in classical claim-based insurance. A further advantage of index insurance is that payments based on a standardized and indisputable index also allow for a fast indemnity payment. The indemnity payment could be automated, further reducing transaction costs. Basis risk is a major disadvantage of index-based insurance. It is the situation where an individual experiences a loss without receiving payment or vice versa. Basis risk is a direct result of the strength of the relation between the index that estimates the average loss by the insured group and the loss of insured assets by an individual. The weaker this relation the higher the basis risk. It is obvious that high basis risk undermines the willingness of potential clients to purchase insurance. It thus challenges insurance companies to design insurances such as to minimize basis risk.

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Lore - Netflix

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Launched in March 2015 by Aaron Mahnke, podcast Lore traces the cultural origins of legendary horror characters and myths such as zombies, vampires, and werewolves, based on eyewitness accounts, documented stories and historical events. The series will continue from that, combining narration, historical mixed media and cinematically shot scripted scenes. Produced by Propagate Content and Valhalla Entertainment, the Lore television series will be executive produced by Valhalla's Gale Anne Hurd, Propagate's Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, and Brett-Patrick Jenkins, and by Mahnke.

Lore - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-13

Lore - Lore (podcast) - Netflix

Lore is an award-winning, critically acclaimed podcast about non-fiction scary stories. Each episode examines historical events that show the dark side of human nature (usually through the lens of folklore) and is presented in a style that's been compared to a campfire experience. The series was created in 2015 by Aaron Mahnke as a marketing experiment and received the iTunes “Best of 2015” Award. The podcast was also given the award for the “Best History Podcast” by the Academy of Podcasters in July 2016. At the end of 2016, the podcast was included in the top lists by The Atlantic and Entertainment Weekly. As of October 2017, the series has 5 million monthly listeners. The podcast airs on a bi-weekly basis, and is usually released on a Monday. The podcast is recorded in a studio in Mahnke's home office. Mahnke's voice in the podcast is described as “coolly mesmeric”.

Lore - Content - Netflix

Each podcast episode features various stories bound together by a common theme. Mahnke spends an average of 20 hours a week researching the folkloric tales and has stated, “All of the material is from documented stories or historical events. Some are ancient and some are modern, but they are all factual in the sense that people reported these things and believed they were true.”

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I Almost Got Away with It: What Would Kenda Do? - Netflix

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Investigation Discovery resident homicide hunter Lt. Joe Kenda, re-visits some of his most popular cases featured on the hit series Homicide Hunter, and he offers his expertise into each investigation.

I Almost Got Away with It: What Would Kenda Do? - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-06-02

I Almost Got Away with It: What Would Kenda Do? - Gaston (Beauty and the Beast) - Netflix

Gaston is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 30th animated feature film Beauty and the Beast (1991). Voiced by American actor and singer Richard White, Gaston is an arrogant man whose unrequited feelings for the intellectual Belle drive him to murder his adversary, the Beast, once he realizes she cares for him instead. Gaston serves as a foil personality to the Beast, who was once as vain as Gaston prior to his transformation. An original character who is not present in the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont upon which the film is based, Gaston was inspired by Avenant, a character filmmaker Jean Cocteau created specifically for his 1946 film adaptation of the story. Created by screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who based the character on some of the ex-boyfriends she dated in her past, Gaston was developed specifically for Disney's adaptation of Beauty and the Beast because the studio felt that the film could benefit from a strong villain, who is lacking in the original fairy tale. As the character evolved from a nonthreatening aristocrat into an arrogant man relentlessly seeking Belle's hand in marriage, Gaston ultimately replaced a female relative of Belle's who the filmmakers had originally created to serve as the film's villain. Both Disney and supervising animator Andreas Deja initially struggled with the concept of animating a handsome villain, which had never been attempted by the studio before. Deja ultimately based Gaston's appearance on those of handsome soap opera actors in order to create a grotesque version of the Prince Charming stock character, while some of White's own operatic mannerisms were incorporated into the character. Gaston both physically and emotionally embodies hypermasculinity. In direct contrast to his adversary the Beast, Gaston is depicted as handsome with an unattractive personality. Gaston has been generally positively received by film critics, although some of them dismissed the character as an inferior, less memorable villain than some of the studio's previous efforts. Considered to be one of Disney's most famous villains, Gaston is frequently ranked within the top-tens of Disney villain rankings released by several media publications.

I Almost Got Away with It: What Would Kenda Do? - Voice and animation - Netflix

Andreas Deja served as Gaston's supervising animator. The first villainous character to whom Deja had been assigned by Disney, the animator immediately recognized that Gaston was unique in terms of Disney villains because he was not designed to frighten both the film's hero and audience, as previous Disney villains had been. In the case of Gaston, Deja stated that viewers are unable to immediately decipher whether or not the character is actually an antagonist based on his physical appearance alone. White agreed that Gaston is “full of himself, of course, but he's not recognizably villainous” until his opinions and expectations of Belle are further explored. Deja initially struggled with the idea of designing a “supremely handsome” villain, a specific instruction administered to him by Katzenberg, but he eventually grew to understand the concept upon studying the film's underlying themes of not judging a book by its cover and “deceptive appearances”. Deja explained, “I understood him from a story point of view, but visually was hard”, and at times argued with Katzenberg over whether or not the character was handsome enough. Some Disney executives also shared Deja's initial hesitation over the character's appearance. Deja ultimately overcame his deliberations about the character's appearance by modeling Gaston based on handsome soap opera actors, a creative decision Katzenberg approved of, explaining to the animator “the story we’re trying to tell here is don't judge a book by its cover, so Gaston has to have the opposite qualities of the Beast ... no one said it was going to be easy!'”. White's casting ultimately influenced Gaston's design; the animators adjusted the character's appearance after hearing White's operatic singing voice for the first time, making Gaston similarly operatic in his movements, gestures and mannerisms. According to White, Gaston's early designs initially looked “much more Brutish” before the animators ultimately decided to go in a “more beautiful” direction, basing the character “on a grotesque version” of the Prince Charming character. Describing the design process as highly collaborative between actor and animator, White would record his lines while the animators drew his character, alternating back and forth for several months. This process allowed the animators to incorporate White's acting performance into Gaston. Because White continued to perform on Broadway while working on Beauty and the Beast, Disney would accommodate his stage career by hiring a studio to work wherever he was located. White recalled, “The experience is kind of like an actor's sandbox. You're in a room by yourself and are invited to be as creative as you can be. Anything you could imagine … they could draw!” In his book Tradigital Animate CC: 12 Principles of Animation in Adobe Animate, author Stephen Brooks observed that Deja's challenge “was to let [audiences] know that Gaston is not as courageous as everyone says he is ... but also keep him a real and credible threat” since he is a villain nonetheless. Both Gaston's personality and physical appearance evolved dramatically during production over the course of two and a half years. Deja incorporated physical attributes of several of Disney's “classic” villains into Gaston's design, specifically the wide chest and square jawline of Captain Hook from Peter Pan (1953). One particular challenge of animating a realistic-looking character like Gaston was the difficulty of having him express certain emotions that would not result in him looking too “cartoony”, but at the same time trying to instill the character's performance with “life”. Gaston's expressions were exaggerated to the point of which they exceeded normalcy, essentially “overacting.” Deja recalled that he was constantly “walking a fine line by drawing and animating Gaston in subtle ways, yet he also had to be able to articulate emotions like arrogance, anger and evil.” To make Gaston a multi-dimensional character, Deja worked to incorporate various “expressions - the sarcasm, the broadness and the expressiveness - that the handsome leading man seldom gets to show”. According to Den of Geek's Simon Brew, Gaston is “animated really carefully, as it would have been easy to slip, and allow us to see the less jovial, more sinister side of his character earlier.” Deja maintains “a real discipline here in holding Gaston back, to let the audience hook into him, before allowing his gradual slide.” Deja also exaggerated Gaston's proportions to help audiences believe that the character could actually physically face the beast head-on. In terms of research, Deja sought inspiration from male Los Angeles residents who constantly adore themselves, observing them as they fix their hair and admire themselves in mirrors, explaining, “It was fun to observe them and bring some of that attitude to Gaston.” Creating the character's chest hair, which he exposes during his performance of “Gaston”, was a fiercely debated subject among animators. Deja described early renditions of the character's chest hair as “peculiar” in design because of the way in which it was combed, “from the inside out.” The final version was decided via a contest, in which the animators vied to determine who could best design Gaston's chest hair. Colors were used to indicate characters' emotions and affiliations in the film; while Gaston is dressed in red to represent evil, Belle and the Beast wear blue to depict goodness. Following Gaston's success, Deja would develop a reputation of animating Disney villains, continuing with Jafar from Aladdin (1992) and Scar from The Lion King (1994).

Disney hosted an open casting call for the character, which several actors attended. Among the actors who auditioned for the role was Rupert Everett, who Disney decided not to cast because the filmmakers felt that he did not sound arrogant enough to voice such a proud character; Everett would ultimately go on to voice Prince Charming, a similar character who appears in the Shrek film series, using the critique of not sounding arrogant enough to play Gaston to secure the role. American actor and opera singer Richard White was selected to voice Gaston. His initial audition was first recorded on audio cassette, a copy of which was then forwarded to Disney. White's feature film debut, the actor recalled that lyricist and executive producer Howard Ashman guided him through discovering how he would approach voicing Gaston without telling him exactly how to do it, describing having the opportunity to voice a character like Gaston as “freeing ... cathartic, in a way”. Although White did not feel like it was necessary for him to physically “become” his character in order to voice him, in retrospect, he admits that he acted much more like Gaston during recording sessions. Dave Kehr of the Chicago Tribune compared White's “brash” vocal performance to that of actor Howard Keel.

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Undercover USA - Netflix

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Award-winning guerilla producer Mariana van Zeller takes you inside the nation's underground networks, criminal gangs and bizarre subcultures. Using a combination of hidden cameras and exclusive access, she'll penetrate the worlds of the periphery to tap into to what makes these fringe groups tick. We'll follow Mariana and her camera-man husband, Darren Foster as they attempt to infiltrate the most elusive groups and to go further underground than they've ever gone before. What they'll uncover are rarely seen worlds that'll both shock and astound.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Undercover USA - Undercover operation - Netflix

To go “undercover” is to avoid detection by the entity one is observing, and especially to disguise one's own identity or use an assumed identity for the purposes of gaining the trust of an individual or organization to learn or confirm confidential information or to gain the trust of targeted individuals in order to gather information or evidence. Traditionally, it is a technique employed by law enforcement agencies or private investigators, and a person who works in such a role is commonly referred to as an undercover agent.

Undercover USA - Plainclothes law enforcement - Netflix

Undercover agents should not be confused with law enforcement officers who wear plainclothes. This method is used by law enforcement and intelligence agencies. To wear plainclothes is to wear civilian clothes, instead of wearing a uniform, to avoid detection or identification as a law enforcement officer. However, plainclothes police officers typically carry normal police equipment and normal identification. Police detectives are assigned to wear plainclothes by wearing suits instead of the uniform typically worn by their peers. Police officers in plainclothes must identify themselves when using their police powers; however, they are not required to identify themselves on demand and may lie about their status as a police officer.

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Our New Zealand Escape - Netflix

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10 celebs, 48 hours to kick-back and one beautiful country to explore. Relax and enjoy the very best New Zealand has to offer.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-03

Our New Zealand Escape - The Sweet Escape (song) - Netflix

“The Sweet Escape” is a song by American singer and songwriter Gwen Stefani from her second studio album of the same name (2006). It was written by Stefani, Akon, and Giorgio Tuinfort. Akon, who is also a featured artist, developed the song's beat before collaborating with Stefani. He designed it based on her previous work with No Doubt, and Stefani later commented that it put her “on the yellow brick road to the No Doubt record I might do”. “The Sweet Escape” is an apology for a fight between two lovers and describes a dream of a pleasant life for them. As the album's title track, its title was chosen to help market Stefani's music and fashion lines. The song received generally positive reviews from contemporary music critics, though there was a negative response to Akon's presence as a featured artist. “The Sweet Escape” was released as the album's second single on December 19, 2006 and was commercially successful in mainstream and adult contemporary markets. It reached the top 10 of most singles charts and topped the New Zealand Singles Chart. The song was nominated for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals at the 50th Grammy Awards. In the song's accompanying music video, Stefani attempts to escape from a golden prison.

Our New Zealand Escape - In popular culture - Netflix

The song and video were parodied on the February 17, 2007 episode of Mad TV as “Aren't Asians Great?”. The video features Nicole Parker as Stefani and discusses the singer's love of Asian culture as well as Asian contributions to the world. The song was also featured in the November 13, 2017 episode of Supergirl called “Midvale”. The song is played in a scene where the characters Alex and Kara Danvers go on a road trip.

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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern - Netflix

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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is back with another round of exotic eats from around the globe! After 6 seasons of Bizarre Foods America exploring unusual edibles in his own backyard, Zimmern is dusting off his passport once again to crisscross the globe in search of the world's most bizarre foods. Zimmern believes that the best way to explore other cultures is by sharing food, even though what's common fare in one country may be a challenge for the western palate. In Bizarre Foods, this adventurous eater infiltrates markets and restaurants taking viewers behind the scenes to savor the local cuisine - even if that means gulping down ant eggs in Mexico City or slurping on snails in Portugal. This curious traveler is game for anything and knows the most interesting food is found closest to the source.

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-02-26

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern - Anthony Bourdain - Netflix

Anthony Michael Bourdain (June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018) was an American celebrity chef, author, travel documentarian, and television personality who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international culture, cuisine, and the human condition. He was considered one of the most influential chefs in the world. Bourdain was a 1978 graduate of The Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of a number of professional kitchens in his long career, which included many years spent as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in Manhattan. He first became known for his bestselling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000). His first food and world-travel television show, A Cook's Tour, ran for 35 episodes on the Food Network in 2002 and 2003. In 2005, he began hosting the Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005–2012) and The Layover (2011–2013). In 2013, he began a three-season run as a judge on The Taste, and concurrently switched his travelogue programming to CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Though best known for his culinary achievements and television presentations, along with several books on food and cooking and travel adventures, Bourdain also wrote both fiction and historical nonfiction.

Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern - Top Chef and other guest appearances - Netflix

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Brottskod - Netflix

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Brottskod - from the creators of P3 Documentary Since 2005, the Swedish people imprisoned by Fredrik Johnson and Kristofer Hansson's radio documentaries on P3 on the events that shook Sweden. Their captivating narration has accompanied us in the hammock on vacation, on long flights during busy work weeks, or just as a companion on a typical weekday evening. Now is the time for Fredrik and Kristofer to take their documentaries to TV screen. This fall, The first season takes Fredrik and Kristofer up the dramatic stories of Örnligan with Liam Norberg, Arts coup against the Museum of Modern Art, the pursuit of Ioan Ursut who shot two police officers and five other strong stories about crime.

Brottskod - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Swedish

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-22

Brottskod - Bodil Mårtensson - Netflix

Bodil Mårtensson (born 1952 in Karlskrona, Sweden) is a Swedish author of crime (police) novels and adventure books for the moderately young. Mårtensson lived for fifteen years in Helsingborg, which is also the site of most of her fiction, which features a recurring staff of Helsingborg investigators, partly and sympathetically modeled after some actual police, who are also consulted for technical and investigatory details. She began writing after her son had been born, with Bertil Mårtensson. They divorced in 2005. Most of her crime novels have been successfully translated into German and published by Bertelsmann. She has also published a number of popular short stories, all of this since her book debut in 1999. German titles given in parentheses below.

Brottskod - Adventures for the young - Netflix

Fyndet på havets botten (2004) Delfinernas hämnd (2004) Hajvarning (2005) Monstret på djupet (2005) Flygarens hemlighet (2005) Mördarmusslans förbannelse (sept 2006 B Wahlströms förlag)

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Claimed and Shamed - Netflix

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Documentary series that casts a covert eye over the ever-growing problem of insurance fraud, and sees outlandish claimers as they're caught out on camera.

Claimed and Shamed - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-15

Claimed and Shamed - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - Netflix

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II. Philip was born into the Greek and Danish royal families. He was born in Greece, but his family was exiled from the country when he was an infant. After being educated in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, he joined the British Royal Navy in 1939, aged 18. From July 1939, he began corresponding with the 13-year-old Princess Elizabeth, whom he had first met in 1934. During the Second World War he served with the Mediterranean and Pacific fleets. After the war, Philip was granted permission by King George VI to marry Elizabeth. Before the official announcement of their engagement in July 1947, he abandoned his Greek and Danish royal titles and became a naturalised British subject, adopting the surname Mountbatten from his maternal grandparents. He married Elizabeth on 20 November 1947. Just before the wedding, he was created Baron Greenwich, Earl of Merioneth and Duke of Edinburgh. Philip left active military service when Elizabeth became monarch in 1952, having reached the rank of commander, and was formally made a British prince in 1957. Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II have four children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward. Through a British Order in Council issued in 1960, descendants of Philip and Elizabeth not bearing royal styles and titles can use the surname Mountbatten-Windsor, which has also been used by some members of the royal family who do hold titles, such as Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Edward. A keen sports enthusiast, Philip helped develop the equestrian event of carriage driving. He is a patron, president or member of over 780 organisations and serves as chairman of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award for people aged 14 to 24. He is the longest-serving consort of a reigning British monarch and the oldest-ever male member of the British royal family. Philip retired from his royal duties on 2 August 2017, at the age of 96, after having completed 22,219 solo engagements since 1952.

Claimed and Shamed - Marriage - Netflix

In 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth toured the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. During the visit, the Queen and Earl Mountbatten asked Philip to escort the King's two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret, who were Philip's third cousins through Queen Victoria, and second cousins once removed through King Christian IX of Denmark. Elizabeth fell in love with Philip and they began to exchange letters when she was thirteen. Eventually, in the summer of 1946, Philip asked the King for his daughter's hand in marriage. The King granted his request, provided that any formal engagement be delayed until Elizabeth's twenty-first birthday the following April. By March 1947, Philip had abandoned his Greek and Danish royal titles, had adopted the surname Mountbatten from his mother's family, and had become a naturalised British subject. The engagement was announced to the public on 10 July 1947. Though Philip appeared “always to have regarded himself as an Anglican”, and he had attended Anglican services with his classmates and relations in England and throughout his Royal Navy days, he had been baptised in the Greek Orthodox Church. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher, wanted to “regularise” Philip's position by officially receiving him into the Church of England, which he did in October 1947. The day preceding his wedding, King George VI bestowed the style of Royal Highness on Philip and, on the morning of the wedding, 20 November 1947, he was made the Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich of Greenwich in the County of London. Consequently, being already a Knight of the Garter, between 19 and 20 November 1947 he bore the unusual style His Royal Highness Sir Philip Mountbatten and is so described in the Letters Patent of 20 November 1947. Philip and Elizabeth were married in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey, recorded and broadcast by BBC radio to 200 million people around the world. However, in post-war Britain, it was not acceptable for any of the Duke of Edinburgh's German relations to be invited to the wedding, including Philip's three surviving sisters, all of whom had married German princes, some with Nazi connections. After their marriage, the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh took up residence at Clarence House. Their first two children were born: Prince Charles in 1948 and Princess Anne in 1950. Their marriage is now the longest of any British sovereign. Philip was introduced to the House of Lords on 21 July 1948, immediately before his uncle Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Philip like his sons Charles and Andrew and other royals ceased to be members of the House of Lords following the House of Lords Act 1999. He never spoke in the House. After his honeymoon at the Mountbatten family home, Broadlands, Philip returned to the navy at first in a desk job at the Admiralty, and later on a staff course at the Naval Staff College, Greenwich. From 1949, he was stationed in Malta (residing at Villa Guardamangia) after being posted as the first lieutenant of the destroyer HMS Chequers, the lead ship of the 1st Destroyer Flotilla in the Mediterranean Fleet. On 16 July 1950, he was promoted to lieutenant commander and given command of the frigate HMS Magpie. On 30 June 1952, Philip was promoted to commander, though his active naval career had ended in July 1951. With the King in ill health, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh were both appointed to the Privy Council on 4 November 1951, after a coast-to-coast tour of Canada. At the end of January 1952, Philip and his wife set out on a tour of the Commonwealth. On 6 February 1952, when they were in Kenya, Elizabeth's father died and she became queen. It was Philip who broke the news of her father's death to Elizabeth at Sagana Lodge, and the royal party immediately returned to the United Kingdom. In 1952, Philip became a freemason when he was initiated into Navy Lodge No.2612, under the United Grand Lodge of England.

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America's Secret Space Heroes - Netflix

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America's Secret Space Heroes is about the stories of the engineers and scientists responsible for the space program.

America's Secret Space Heroes - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-05-14

America's Secret Space Heroes - Secret of Mana - Netflix

Secret of Mana, originally released in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 2, is a 1993 action role-playing game developed and published by Square (now Square Enix) for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is the sequel to the 1991 game Seiken Densetsu, released in North America as Final Fantasy Adventure and in Europe as Mystic Quest, and it was the first Seiken Densetsu title to be marketed as part of the Mana series rather than the Final Fantasy series. Set in a high fantasy universe, the game follows three heroes as they attempt to prevent an empire from conquering the world with the power of an ancient flying fortress. Rather than using a turn-based battle system like contemporaneous role-playing games, Secret of Mana features real-time battles with a power bar mechanic. The game has a unique Ring Command menu system, which pauses the action and allows the player to make decisions in the middle of battle. An innovative cooperative multiplayer system allows a second or third player to drop in and out of the game at any time. Secret of Mana was directed and designed by Koichi Ishii, programmed primarily by Nasir Gebelli, and produced by veteran Square designer Hiromichi Tanaka. The game received considerable acclaim for its brightly colored graphics, expansive plot, Ring Command menu system, and innovative real-time battle system. Critics also praised the soundtrack by Hiroki Kikuta and the customizable artificial intelligence (AI) settings for computer-controlled allies. The original version was released for the Nintendo Wii's Virtual Console in Japan in September 2008, and for the Wii U's Virtual Console in June 2013. The game was ported to mobile phones in Japan in 2009, and an enhanced port of the game was released for iOS in 2010 and Android in 2014. Nintendo re-released Secret of Mana in September 2017 as part of the company's Super NES Classic Edition. A full 3D remake was released for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Microsoft Windows in February 2018.

America's Secret Space Heroes - Re-releases - Netflix

In 1999, Square announced they would be porting Secret of Mana to Bandai's handheld system WonderSwan Color as one of nine planned games for the system. No such port was ever released. A mobile phone port of Secret of Mana was released on October 26, 2009. A port of the game for iOS was revealed at E3 2010, and released on Apple's App Store on December 21, 2010. The port fixed several bugs, and the English script was both edited and retranslated from the original Japanese. The enhanced port from the iOS version was released on Android devices in 2014. A port for the Nintendo Switch was released with ports of Final Fantasy Adventure and Seiken Densetsu 3 as part of the Seiken Densetsu Collection on June 1, 2017. The game was released as one of the games included on the Super NES Classic Edition on September 29, 2017. In August 2017, a 3D remake of the game was announced for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Microsoft Windows and was released on February 15, 2018.

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What'Cha Got - Netflix

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"What'Cha Got" profiles sports and entertainment personalities and their automotive character.

What'Cha Got - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 3 minutes

Premier: 2014-10-19

What'Cha Got - Carol Welsman - Netflix

Carol Welsman (born September 29, 1960) is a Canadian jazz vocalist and pianist. She is the granddaughter of the founder and first conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Frank Welsman and the sister of composer John Welsman. She has been nominated six times for the Juno Award, Canada's equivalent to the Grammy.

What'Cha Got - As guest - Netflix

2009: Bande Originale du film L'enfance de l'Art, Romano Musumarra GM.Musipro)

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Blitz Cities - Netflix

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To commemorate the start of the Blitz seventy-five years ago, the BBC invited five celebrities to go on a journey of discovery to see how the Blitz affected their home city.

Blitz Cities - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-07

Blitz Cities - Utah Blitz - Netflix

The Utah Blitz is a team of the Women's Football Alliance (WFA) which began play in the 2010 season. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Blitz plays its home games at Taylorsville High School in Taylorsville.

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Britain's Whale Hunters: The Untold Story - Netflix

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Adam Nicolson looks at how and why whale populations were so drastically reduced in the 20th century, and attempts to see whaling through the eyes of the time.

Britain's Whale Hunters: The Untold Story - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-06-09

Britain's Whale Hunters: The Untold Story - Adam Nicolson - Netflix

Adam Nicolson, 5th Baron Carnock, FRSL, FSA (born 12 September 1957) is an English author who has written about history, landscape, great literature and the sea. He is noted for his books Sea Room (about the Shiant Isles, a group of uninhabited islands in the Hebrides); God's Secretaries: the making of the King James Bible; The Mighty Dead (US title:Why Homer Matters) exploring the epic Greek poems; and The Seabird's Cry about the disaster afflicting the world's seabirds.

Britain's Whale Hunters: The Untold Story - Biography - Netflix

Adam Nicolson is the son of writer Nigel Nicolson and his wife Philippa Tennyson-d'Eyncourt. He is the grandson of the writers Vita Sackville-West and Sir Harold Nicolson, and great-grandson of Sir Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt and Arthur Nicolson, 1st Baron Carnock. He was educated at Eaton House, Summer Fields School, Eton College where he was a King's Scholar, and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He has worked as a journalist and columnist on the Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph, the Daily Telegraph, National Geographic Magazine and Granta, where he is a contributing editor. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the Society of Antiquaries and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. He has made several television series (with Keo Films) and radio series (with Tim Dee, the writer and radio producer) on subjects as diverse as the King James Bible, 17th-century literacy, Crete, Homer, the idea of Arcadia, the untold story of Britain's 20th-century whalers and the future of Atlantic seabirds. Nicolson has three sons, Thomas (born in 1984), William (born 1986) and Ben (born 1988), from his first marriage to Olivia Fane. Since 1992 Nicolson has been married to Sarah Raven. They have two daughters, Rosie (born 1993) and Molly (born 1996) and live at Perch Hill Farm in Sussex. Between 2005 and 2009, in partnership with the National Trust, Nicolson led a project which transformed the 260 acres (110 ha) surrounding the house and garden at Sissinghurst into a productive mixed farm, growing meat, fruit, cereals and vegetables for the National Trust restaurant. In December 2008 he succeeded his cousin David Nicolson, 4th Baron Carnock as 5th Baron Carnock but he does not use the title.

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Nature's Great Events - Netflix

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Documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet, showing how life responds to natural events which can dramatically transform entire landscapes.

Nature's Great Events - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-02-11

Nature's Great Events - David Attenborough - Netflix

Sir David Frederick Attenborough (; born 8 May 1926) is an English broadcaster and naturalist. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series that form the Life collection, which form a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. He is a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, 3D and 4K. Attenborough is widely considered a national treasure in Britain, although he himself does not like the term. In 2002 he was named among the 100 Greatest Britons following a UK-wide poll for the BBC. He is the younger brother of the director, producer and actor Richard Attenborough, and older brother of the motor executive John Attenborough.

Nature's Great Events - Books - Netflix

David Attenborough's work as an author has strong parallels with his broadcasting career. In the 1950s and 1960s, his published work included accounts of his animal collecting expeditions around the world, which became the Zoo Quest series. He wrote an accompanying volume to each of his nine Life documentaries, along with books on tribal art and birds of paradise. His autobiography, Life on Air, was published in 2002, revised in 2009 and is one of a number of his works which is available as a self-narrated audiobook. Attenborough has also contributed forewords and introductions to many other works, notably those accompanying Planet Earth, Frozen Planet, Africa and other BBC series he has narrated.

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Big Pacific - Netflix

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The Pacific Ocean covers one third of the Earth's surface. It is larger than all Earth's land combined, holds half of our world's water, and hides the deepest place on our planet. It is a place where huge and iconic, rare and dazzling creatures live – and where creatures yet to be discovered lurk. The Pacific sees the most violent storms, creates the most powerful waves, and is powered by the strongest currents. It boasts the largest coral reefs and the richest kelp forests. Its submarine landscape plummets from sea grass prairies to the ultimate abyss, and its tropical seamounts starkly contrast with its massive ice floes. Over five cinematic episodes, Big Pacific breaks the boundaries between land and sea, moving throughout the Pacific Ocean to present a broad range of locations, species, natural phenomena and behaviors. Four of the episodes focus on an iconic characteristic of the Pacific: Passionate, Voracious, Violent, and Mysterious, to weave stories from across the Pacific that illustrate the multi-faceted character of this ocean.

Big Pacific - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-06-21

Big Pacific - Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament - Netflix

The Big West Men's Basketball Tournament (formerly the Pacific Coast Athletic Association Men's Basketball Tournament) is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Big West Conference. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. Only the top eight teams in the conference qualify for the tournament. The winner receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Prior to 1985, it was known as the PCAA (Pacific Coast Athletic Association) Tournament for the conference's former name.

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James May's Cars of the People - Netflix

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"Top Gear" star James May knows about cars. In this three-part series, he explores the history of that transportation method, beginning with how people first got their vehicles. His findings show that design brilliance, abject failure, war and fraud shaped early days of the industry in places like Germany and Britain. The host spotlights microcars, automotive rivalries, and the development of modern machines as he reveals "the ultimate people's car", his choice for the greatest vehicle in history.

James May's Cars of the People - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-08-10

James May's Cars of the People - James May's Toy Stories - Netflix

James May's Toy Stories is a television series presented by James May. The series was commissioned for BBC Two from Plum Pictures. The first episode, “Airfix”, was shown on BBC Two at 8:00 pm on Tuesday 27 October 2009. In later years, three specials were made for the Christmas seasons, along with a follow-up to the sixth episode. The premise of the 6-part show was to bring favourite toys of the past into the modern era, by using the toys in real life large scale enterprises. In each episode, he also explores the history of each toy. A few stars of the show include Airfix model planes, Plasticine modelling material, Meccano construction toys, Scalextric cars and Lego.

James May's Cars of the People - Awards and nominations - Netflix

The series was nominated in the Features category of the 2010 British Academy Television Awards, but lost out to the eventual winner, Masterchef: The Professionals. James released a well-received book in conjunction with the series, through Conway Publishing (2009).

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The Cruise Ship - Netflix

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The Regal Princess is brand spanking new and the largest in the 18 ship fleet owned by Princess Cruises. Launched in 2014, it has 19 decks, 16 bars and restaurants, a luxury spa, fitness centre, an adults only area with luxury cabanas and hot tubs and even a daily orchestrated fountain display – packed with mums, dads, kids and couples.

We've all see these ships on holidays but what does it take to manoeuvre such a gigantic ship across the globe? We'll follow the best crew and the most exciting action from the ship's bridge. We see how Captain Ed Perrin and his senior team plan their operations; revealing the challenges of being in a mix of seas, climates and conditions.

Arriving in centuries old harbours and navigating narrow coastal sailing routes, how does a giant, mega cruiser from the 21st Century find its way in and out of these places? At 1,083 feet long, it's longer than the Shard!

The Cruise Ship - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-11

The Cruise Ship - Concordia-class cruise ship - Netflix

The Concordia class is a class of cruise ships that are operated by Costa Cruises and Carnival Cruise Lines, subsidiaries of Carnival Corporation & plc. The ship's design is based on the design of Carnival's Conquest-class fleet of ships. However, their design from lido (pool) deck up to the top deck was enlarged and redesigned. The most notable difference is the structure around the main pool. The main pool features a glass exterior on both sides of the ship. A retractable macrodome was also added for the main pool. Another notable difference is the enlargement of its spa facilities. Each ship has a 21,000-ft2 (2,000-m2) wellness facility. Additional spa cabins were also included into the Concordia class. Carnival operates only a single vessel in this class, Carnival Splendor, which is marketed as a Splendor-class ship. Including Carnival Splendor, there are currently five ships sailing in the Concordia class.

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The Secret Life of Machines - Netflix

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Tim Hunkin explains how the machines we use every day actually work, using a fascinating combination of experiments, analogies, animation, and larger-than-lifesize working models. The TV series was the outgrowth of a series of cartoons for the Observer newspaper called "The Rudiments of Wisdom", which Tim researched and drew for 14 years. The theme music is a version of Dave Brubeck's "Take Five" by Val Bennett, retitled "The Russians are Coming".

The Secret Life of Machines - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1988-01-01

The Secret Life of Machines - The Secret Life of Arabia - Netflix

“The Secret Life of Arabia” is a song written by David Bowie, Brian Eno and Carlos Alomar in 1977 for the album “Heroes”. It was the final track on the original vinyl album, following the instrumental “Neuköln”. NME editors Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray described the song as “like seeing 'The Sheik' on acid and laughing quietly to yourself. Bowie's vocal is genuinely humorous.” Author Nicholas Pegg considered it an “unjustly overlooked” piece, remarking on Bowie's “outrageous extremes of bass and falsetto”. However, for biographer David Buckley, “The Secret Life of Arabia” was “a great song, but its position on the album spoils the dramatic effect... the last note of 'Neuköln' really ought to have been the last sound on the album...”

The Secret Life of Machines - Cover versions - Netflix

Nina Hagen – Live recording from the NunSexMonkRock tour. Billy Mackenzie – On the British Electric Foundation album Music of Quality and Distinction Volume One (1982) and on David Bowie Songbook.

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It's Not Easy Being Green - Netflix

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Documentary series in which people are helped to 'go green'. In series one, Dick Strawbridge and his family turned a neglected farm in Cornwall into a viable eco-home, and thousands were inspired to try to make their lives greener. This series follows Dick as he and his son James venture out to meet these aspiring individuals and families in cities and countryside around Britain. This programme features the Keenan family from the Wirral, who have started the construction of a large eco-house.

It's Not Easy Being Green - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2006-03-28

It's Not Easy Being Green - Bein' Green - Netflix

“Bein' Green” (also known as “It's Not Easy Bein' Green”) is a popular song written by Joe Raposo, originally performed by Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog on both Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. It was later covered by Frank Sinatra and other performers. In the Muppets version, Kermit begins by lamenting his green coloration, expressing that green “blends in with so many ordinary things” and wishing to be some other color. But by the end of the song, Kermit recalls positive associations with the color green, and concludes by accepting and embracing his greenness.

It's Not Easy Being Green - Memorial - Netflix

The song was sung by Big Bird (Caroll Spinney) at the two memorial services for Jim Henson in 1990. (In his comedy special No Cure for Cancer, Denis Leary incorrectly mentions, in passing, Kermit singing the song at the Henson funeral as well.)

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Saturday Morning Fever - Netflix

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Saturday Morning Fever is a docu-comedy that tells the story of the long-running local Philadelphia dance show Dancin' On Air. Despite the small stage, the regulars on the show wholeheartedly believe that this is their ticket to stardom. Saturday Morning Fever delivers a true life fly-on-the-wall docu-series that explores the lives of these unwavering dreamers and their journey to the spotlight.

Saturday Morning Fever - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-27

Saturday Morning Fever - H.R. Pufnstuf - Netflix

H.R. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-sized-puppet program. The seventeen episodes were originally broadcast from September 6, 1969, to December 27, 1969. The broadcasts were successful enough that NBC kept it on the Saturday morning schedule until August 1972. The show was shot in Paramount Studios and its opening was shot in Big Bear Lake, California. Reruns of the show aired on ABC Saturday morning from September 2, 1972, to September 8, 1973, and on Sunday mornings in some markets from September 16, 1973, to September 8, 1974. It was syndicated by itself from September 1974 to June 1978 and in a package with six other Krofft series under the banner Krofft Superstars from 1978 to 1985. Reruns of the show were featured on TV Land in 1999 as part of their “Super Retrovision Saturdaze” Saturday morning-related overnight programming block and in the summer of 2004 as part of their TV Land Kitschen (sic) late-night programming block, and was later shown on MeTV from 2014 until 2016. In 2004 and 2007, H.R. Pufnstuf was ranked #22 and #27 on TV Guide's Top Cult Shows Ever.

Saturday Morning Fever - Production - Netflix

After creating costumes for characters in the live-action portion of The Banana Splits Adventure Hour, Sid and Marty Krofft were asked to develop their own Saturday morning children's series for NBC. The plot was recycled from Kaleidoscope, a live puppet show the Kroffts had staged in the Coca-Cola pavilion of the HemisFair '68 world's fair in 1968, including several key characters from this show, such as Luther the dragon and a silly witch. Other ideas were cultivated from Sid's life. As a child, he'd charged friends buttons, not pennies, to view puppet shows in his back yard; buttons were standard currency on Living Island. Sid and Marty had toured with their puppets as the opening act for Judy Garland, and they based Judy the Frog on her. Ludicrous Lion bears more than a passing resemblance to Irving, the eponymous lion in a pilot they had made in 1957 called Here's Irving. Sid's friend, Lionel Bart, asked him to view a rough cut of the movie adaptation of Oliver. Sid took notice of young actor Jack Wild and immediately decided that was the kid he wanted to play the lead in his television series. Only two actresses auditioned to play Witchiepoo. The first was then-unknown Penny Marshall, but it was felt that she was not right for the part. Stage veteran Billie Hayes came in next, set into a maniacal cackle and hopped up on a desk. She was given the part on the spot. For Marty Krofft, the production was a particular headache. Marty accepted guardianship of Jack Wild while the teenage boy was in the United States filming the show. He later described bringing Wild into his home as a mistake. Like most children's television shows of the era, H.R. Pufnstuf contained a laugh track, the inclusion of which the Kroffts were initially against. Sid Krofft commented “We were sort of against that, but Si Rose—being in sitcoms—he felt that when the show was put together that the children would not know when to laugh.” Marty Krofft added “the bottom line—it's sad—you gotta tell them when it's funny. And the laugh track, (Si) was right. It was necessary, as much as we were always looking to have a real laugh track, a real audience. In comedies, if you don't have them (laugh track), you're in big trouble, because if you don't hear a laugh track, it's not funny. And that's the way the audience (at home) was programmed to view these shows.” Witchiepoo later appeared in the Lidsville episode “Have I Got a Girl For Hoo Doo” where she lands a date with Horatio J. Hoodoo. H.R. Pufnstuf appeared in a segment of Sigmund and the Sea Monsters as well as in the Lidsville episode “Have I Got a Girl For Hoo Doo” where Hoo Doo conjures Pufnstuf as Witchiepoo's date for a witches' dance. The Krofft Superstar Hour also involved characters in two segments The Lost Island (which H.R. Pufnstuf was in) and Horror Hotel (which Witchiepoo, Orson Vulture, Seymour Spider, and Stupid Bat are featured with Hoodoo).

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They Took Our Child: We Got Her Back - Netflix

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LMN presents "They Took Our Child: We Got Her Back", a new original series that reveals the stories of abducted children who escaped from the hands of their kidnappers; and the families who never gave up hope on getting them home safely. Every day in America, over 1200 children are reported missing. Most are taken by a family member but for those few taken by strangers, if they are not found within the first 24 hours, the odds of them returning back alive are daunting. In the new LMN series, "They Took Our Child: We Got Her Back," stories of children who were kidnapped by strangers, and who beat the odds and returned safely home are told.

Each episode features a single story, told by the formerly kidnapped child and the family members and investigators who tirelessly searched for them. Viewers will hear about the parents' frantic and relentless search for their child, and how they worked with law enforcement to bring them home. Through first-hand accounts, archival materials and true-to-life recreations, viewers will learn how the child was safely returned and how the perpetrator was captured. Episodes culminate with an emotional present day reunion between the adult child and the key person who helped save them from their kidnapper.

They Took Our Child: We Got Her Back - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-07

They Took Our Child: We Got Her Back - The Last Podcast on the Left - Netflix

The Last Podcast on the Left is a weekly podcast featuring comedian and podcast host Ben Kissel, podcast producer and researcher Marcus Parks, and comedian and actor Henry Zebrowski (who joined in the third episode), all of whom are longtime friends. Released each Friday, the episodes are generally one hour in length, with the hosts exploring the horrors of the world both imagined and real. Previous episodes have explored the topics of serial killers, conspiracy theories, UFO sightings, ghosts, and readings of fan-submitted creepypastas. Kissel, Parks, and Zebrowski tour with live performances of the podcast and produce The Last Stream on the Left, a live-streaming spinoff show on the Adult Swim website. Several repeat characters are present on the podcast, primarily voiced by Zebrowski, such as “Detective Popcorn” (the semi-erotic food-focused incompetent police detective) and “Terry the Gnome.” On April 25, 2017, The Last Podcast on the Left received the Webby Award in the new comedy (podcasts and digital audio) category. The closing theme is Al Bowlly‘s "Midnight, the Stars and You,” as a reference to The Shining.

They Took Our Child: We Got Her Back - Episodes - Netflix

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Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Netflix

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Join the Red Arrows and the RAF's finest aerial display teams in an action-packed series featuring exclusive access to the fast moving world of aerobatics, fearless flying and aviation excellence.

Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-11

Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Aerobatics - Netflix

Aerobatics (a portmanteau of aerial-acrobatics) is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight. Aerobatics are performed in airplanes and gliders for training, recreation, entertainment, and sport. Additionally, some helicopters, such as the MBB Bo 105, are capable of limited aerobatic maneuvers. An example of a fully aerobatic helicopter, capable of performing loops and rolls, is the Westland Lynx. Most aerobatic maneuvers involve rotation of the aircraft about its longitudinal (roll) axis or lateral (pitch) axis. Other maneuvers, such as a spin, displace the aircraft about its vertical (yaw) axis. Maneuvers are often combined to form a complete aerobatic sequence for entertainment or competition. Aerobatic flying requires a broader set of piloting skills and exposes the aircraft to greater structural stress than for normal flight. In some countries, the pilot must wear a parachute when performing aerobatics. Aerobatic training enhances a pilot's ability to recover from unusual flight conditions, and thus is an element of many flight safety training programs for pilots. While many pilots fly aerobatics for recreation, some choose to fly in aerobatic competitions, a refereed sport.

Britain's Ultimate Pilots: Inside the RAF - Video games - Netflix

Flight Unlimited Flight Simulator X X-Plane (simulator)

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Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs - Netflix

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Dr. Pamela Cox reveals the real history of Britain's servants.

Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-09-28

Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs - Gosford Park - Netflix

Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Emily Watson. The story follows a party of wealthy Britons and an American actor, and their servants, who gather for a shooting weekend at Gosford Park, an English country house. A murder occurs after a dinner party, and the film goes on to present the subsequent investigation from the servants' and guests' perspectives. Development on Gosford Park began in 1999, when Bob Balaban asked Altman if they could develop a film together. Balaban suggested an Agatha Christie-style whodunit and introduced Altman to Julian Fellowes, with whom Balaban had been working on a different project. The film went into production in March 2001, and began filming at Shepperton Studios with a production budget of $19.8 million. Gosford Park premiered on 7 November 2001 at the London Film Festival. It received a limited release across cinemas in the United States in December 2001, before being widely released in January 2002 by USA Films. It was released in February 2002 in the United Kingdom. The film was successful at the box office, grossing over $87 million in cinemas worldwide, making it Altman's second most successful film after MASH. Widely acclaimed by critics, it received multiple awards and nominations, including seven Academy Award nominations and nine British Academy Film Awards nominations. The TV series Downton Abbey – written and created by Fellowes – was originally planned as a spin-off of Gosford Park, but instead was developed as a stand-alone property inspired by the film, set decades earlier.

Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs - Soundtrack - Netflix

Patrick Doyle composed the film's score. Doyle said that it can take him up to six months to create a film score, but Altman asked him to write and compose the music for Gosford Park in less than five weeks. Doyle recorded the soundtrack at the London Air-Edel Recording Studios in October 2001. The soundtrack also features six original songs by composer and playwright, Ivor Novello. Jeremy Northam, who plays Novello, sings all the songs and his brother, Christopher, accompanies him on the piano. The soundtrack was released on 15 January 2002.

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Vet Tales - Netflix

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This new ten-part series follows the daily ups and downs of two veterinarians - Dr. Mark Young and Dr. Stacey Tremain.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-01

Vet Tales - Patrick (2018 film) - Netflix

Patrick is a 2018 British live action family comedy film directed by Mandie Fletcher, Written by Vanessa Davies, Mandie Fletcher and Paul de Vos and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures under their newly revived Buena Vista International label. This will be the first film released under the newly revived name.

Vet Tales - Release - Netflix

The film was originally scheduled for a August 24, 2018 release, but in November 2017 the film was pushed forward to June 29, 2018 in place of the initial UK release of Ant-Man and the Wasp, which was pushed back to August 3, 2018 to avoid competition with the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery - Netflix

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Series which goes in search of inner peace in three monasteries around Britain, and provides a welcome retreat from the hectic pace of our daily lives.

Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-24

Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery - Deer Park Monastery - Netflix

Deer Park Monastery (Vietnamese: Tu Viện Lộc Uyển,) is a 400-acre (1.6 km2) Buddhist sanctuary in Escondido, California. It was founded in July 2000 by monastic and lay practitioners from Plum Village, France. The monastery is under the direct guidance of Thich Nhat Hanh and his Order of Interbeing in the Vietnamese Zen tradition. Deer Park follows the same practices and schedule as Plum Village and its sister monastery Blue Cliff Monastery in New York and Magnolia Grove Monastery in Mississippi. Since its founding the monastery has grown to be very active. In addition to its regular monastic schedule, Deer Park hosts twice-weekly days of mindfulness which are open to the public as well as a variety of themed and general retreats. Deer Park hosts an annual retreat when Thich Nhat Hanh travels to North America. Over the years the ordained Sangha has been growing and currently consists of 14 monks and 23 nuns. Lay practitioners also live at the monastery. The monastery is now composed of two hamlets; Solidity Hamlet for monks and laymen and Clarity Hamlet for nuns and laywomen. All retreats at Deer Park Monastery include the basic practices of sitting meditation and chanting, walking meditation, mindful eating, group discussions, touching the Earth, total relaxation, and working meditation. Depending on the retreat, extra activities may include private consultations, mountain hiking, bonfire, and song & skit performances. Retreats are for beginners and experienced practitioners of meditation.

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JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - Netflix

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More than two million declassified government files offer new evidence about Lee Harvey Oswald's activities in the weeks, months and years before the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with the last remaining documents scheduled for release later this year. HISTORY's new six-part nonfiction series JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald follows former CIA agent, Bob Baer and former LAPD police lieutenant, Adam Bercovici, on their independent global investigation into Oswald, and the murder of JFK, asking the questions: did he have accomplices, and if so, who helped him assassinate the President?

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-04-25

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - Robert Baer - Netflix

Robert Booker “Bob” Baer (born July 1, 1952) is an American author and a former CIA case officer who was primarily assigned to the Middle East. He is Time's intelligence columnist and has contributed to Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Baer is a frequent commentator and author about issues related to international relations, espionage and U.S. foreign policy. Currently he is a reality television host on the History Channel's program “Hunting Hitler.” He is an Intelligence and Security Analyst for CNN.

JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald - Footnotes - Netflix

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Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise - Netflix

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Documentary series delving into a rarely seen South American wilderness, home to surprising creatures who survive from the mighty Andes Mountains to Cape Horn.

Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-25

Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise - The Living Edens - Netflix

The Living Edens was a Public Broadcasting Service series that began in 1997. Narrators included Peter Coyote and Linda Hunt. Its most recent episode was broadcast in 2003. It was partially funded by Reader's Digest in exchange for various marketing rights. Its state-of-the-art cinematography creates an intimate sense of place and captures a world of wonder, transporting viewers to isolated, undisturbed corners of the globe so pure they remind us of how the ancient world once was.

Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise - Manu - Peru Hidden Rainforest - Netflix

(Nov. 12, 1997) Along the eastern base of the Peruvian Andes is a great river named Manu, the life blood for one of the world's great secrets - the Manu Biosphere Reserve. This Eden is the richest Amazonian wilderness on Earth. As mist rises off the great river, howler monkeys issue the wake up call it is morning in the rain forest. Hundreds of parrots form a brilliant kaleidoscope as they feast on the cliff-side clay. Giant otters take their first swim in the cool waters while sloths get a slow start to their day beneath the mystical canopy. Discover what the day will bring in this mysterious tropical paradise where 90 per cent of the flora and fauna have yet to be identified.

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This is Me - Netflix

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This is Me showcases children in an entertaining factual short-from format, as young Australians share their thoughts about their life, friends and family.

This is Me - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 5 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-19

This is Me - .me - Netflix

.me is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Montenegro. The .me top level domain replaced the .yu (Yugoslavia) and .cg.yu domains previously used by Serbia and Montenegro. The .me registry is operated by doMEn, which won a contract to do so after a bid process conducted by the government of Montenegro and was launched through various accredited registrars around the world.

This is Me - Domain structure for .me - Netflix

The .me extension was assigned to Montenegro as a country code after it became an independent nation in June 2006. However, the Montenegro government decided .me would be operated as a generic name after considering the potential worldwide appeal for the extension. Third-level registrations are available to Montenegrin citizens and companies in the following zones: .co.me – unlimited registration, but appropriate for corporations .net.me – unlimited registration, but appropriate for providers of Internet services .org.me – unlimited registration, but appropriate for civil organizations and associations .edu.me – Educational institutions, such as primary and high schools .ac.me – Academic and post-secondary organizations such as universities; University of Montenegro has ucg.ac.me as its primary domain .gov.me – State and Government authorities .its.me or .priv.me – unlimited registration, but appropriate for personal use Apart from the official .me hierarchy, there are a number of private second-level domains powered by Namely PRO platform.

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The Last Days of... - Netflix

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The lives and deaths of the heroes and villains who have shaped our world. History is peppered with men and women who changed the world, only to become more controversial in death than they were in life. The Last Days of... examines six giants of history who suffered bloody and brutal deaths, retelling their stories, which are packed with unexpected twists and turns. Each episode features a panel of writers, thinkers and historians who set about exploring the downfall and legacy of these characters. This is history as it should be - compelling, dramatic and highly contested. It makes us question everything we thought we knew about the lives and deaths of the heroes and villains who have shaped our world.

The Last Days of... - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-04-09

The Last Days of... - Last Days (2005 film) - Netflix

Last Days is a 2005 American drama film directed, produced and written by Gus Van Sant. It is a fictionalized account of the last days of a musician, loosely based on Kurt Cobain. It was released to theaters in the United States on July 22, 2005 and was produced by HBO. The film stars Michael Pitt as the character Blake, based on Kurt Cobain. Lukas Haas, Asia Argento, Scott Patrick Green and Thadeus A. Thomas also star in the film. This is the first film from Picturehouse, a joint venture between Time Warner's New Line Cinema and HBO Films subsidiaries to release art house, independent, foreign, and documentary films. The film received mixed reviews from critics. Though meant to be based on Kurt Cobain, it contradicts the factual evidence of Cobain's final days.

The Last Days of... - Background - Netflix

Van Sant has stated he had contemplated the project for nearly a decade. At one time, he wanted to do a biographical film about Cobain but decided against the idea out of concern over the potential of a lawsuit by Cobain's widow, Courtney Love. Van Sant was unsure how Cobain's fans and family would react to Last Days; he spoke to Love several times over the years about his project and recently expressed his concern that it might be painful for her to see the film. Actress Asia Argento, who plays a character reminiscent of Jessica Hopper (Michael “Cali” Dewitt's girlfriend) in the film, stated, “It's been written that I play Courtney Love, and it's not true. I'm so upset. I don't know why people say that. I feel very sorry for her. She's been demonized and I feel sorry for anybody that's lost like that. But no, I play a character that's very dorky.”

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Iron Men - Netflix

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Ironworking is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. No matter the weather, iron workers walk steel beams hundreds of feet off the ground and the higher you build, the stronger the wind. Besides fighting the wind, snow, and rain, an iron worker in New York has to battle the East Coast bone-chilling cold. This series follows the workers of the worlds most respected ironworking unions - New Yorks Local 40 and Local 361.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-05-08

Iron Men - The Iron Men (album) - Netflix

The Iron Men is an album led by trumpeter Woody Shaw which was recorded in 1977 but not released on the Muse label until 1980. The Iron Men was reissued by Mosaic Records as part of Woody Shaw: The Complete Muse Sessions in 2013.

Iron Men - Personnel - Netflix

Woody Shaw - trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn Anthony Braxton - clarinet, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone (tracks 2, 3 & 5) Arthur Blythe - alto saxophone (track 1 & 5) Muhal Richard Abrams - piano Cecil McBee - bass Joe Chambers (tracks 1 & 3), Victor Lewis (tracks 2 & 5) - drums

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Monkeys an Amazing Animal Family - Netflix

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Biologist Patrick Aryee travels to wild locations across the globe to reveal the amazing stories of how each of the world's primate species came to be.

Monkeys an Amazing Animal Family - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-12-25

Monkeys an Amazing Animal Family - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - Netflix

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA ; stylized PeTA) is an American animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president. A nonprofit corporation with nearly 400 employees, it claims that it has 6.5 million members and supporters, in addition to claiming that it is the largest animal rights group in the world. Its slogan is “Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.” Founded in March 1980 by Newkirk and fellow animal rights activist Alex Pacheco, the organization first caught the public's attention in the summer of 1981 during what became known as the Silver Spring monkeys case, a widely publicized dispute about experiments conducted on 17 macaque monkeys inside the Institute of Behavioral Research in Silver Spring, Maryland. The case lasted 10 years, involved the only police raid on an animal laboratory in the United States, triggered an amendment in 1985 to that country's Animal Welfare Act, and established PETA as an internationally known organization. Today, it focuses on four core issues—opposition to factory farming, fur farming, animal testing, and the use of animals in entertainment. It also campaigns for a vegan lifestyle and against eating meat, fishing, the killing of animals regarded as pests, the keeping of chained backyard dogs, cock fighting, dog fighting, and bullfighting. The group has been the focus of controversy, both inside and outside the animal rights movement. Newkirk and, formerly, Pacheco are seen as the leading exporters of animal rights to the more traditional animal-protection groups in the United States, but sections of the movement nonetheless say that PETA is not radical enough—law professor Gary Francione lists the group among what he calls “the new welfarists,” arguing that its work with industries to achieve reform, which continues in the tradition of Henry Spira, makes it an animal welfare group, not an animal rights group. Newkirk told Salon in 2001 that PETA works toward the ideal but tries in the meantime to provide carrot-and-stick incentives. There has also been criticism from feminists within the movement about the use of scantily clad women in PETA's anti-fur campaigns and others, but as Norm Phelps notes, “Newkirk has been consistent in her response. No one, she says, is being exploited. Everyone ... is an uncoerced volunteer. Sexual attraction is a fact of life, and if it can advance the animals' cause, she makes no apologies for using it.” Also, Phelps notes that some activists believe that the group's media stunts trivialize animal rights, but he qualifies this by saying, “[I]t's hard to argue with success and PETA is far and away the most successful cutting-edge animal rights organization in the world.” Newkirk's view is that PETA has a duty to be “press sluts.” She argues, “It is our obligation. We would be worthless if we were just polite and didn't make any waves.”

Monkeys an Amazing Animal Family - Euthanizing shelter animals - Netflix

PETA opposes the no-kill movement, attempts to address the animal-overpopulation crisis at its source through spaying and neutering companion animals as well as by opposing breeders and puppy mills, transfers adoptable animals to open-admission shelters, and euthanizes most of the animals who end up at its “shelter of last resort.” According to its 2014 recent filing with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), PETA euthanized 81 percent of the animals who ended up at its shelter. According to VDACS, PETA took 3,017 animals into its shelters in 2014, of which 2,455 were euthanized, 162 were adopted, 353 were released to other shelters, and 6 were reclaimed by their original owners. The group justifies its euthanasia policies toward animals who are not adopted by saying that it takes in feral cat colonies with diseases such as feline AIDS and leukemia, stray dogs, litters of parvo-infected puppies, and backyard dogs and says that it would be unrealistic to follow a “no-kill” policy in such instances. PETA offers free euthanasia services to counties that kill unwanted animals via gassing or shooting—the group recommends the use of an intravenous injection of sodium pentobarbital if administered by a trained professional and for severely ill or dying animals when euthanasia at a veterinarian is unaffordable. The group recommends not breeding pit bulls and supports euthanasia in certain situations for animals in shelters: for example, for those living for long periods in cramped cages. PETA's operation of an animal shelter has drawn scrutiny from lawmakers and criticism from animal rights activists. In 2015, the Virginia General Assembly passed a measure aimed at curtailing the operations of its shelter that makes almost no attempt to save animals. Virginia's Senate Bill 1381, enacted in March 2015, defines an animal shelter as “a facility operated for the purpose of finding permanent adoptive homes for animals.” PETA opposed the legislation and risked losing access to euthanizing drugs if it did not comply with its requirements. In 2008, industry lobby group the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) formally petitioned VDACS, requesting official reclassification of PETA as a slaughterhouse. The CCF said in a news release that “[a]n official report filed by PETA itself shows that the animal rights group put to death nearly every dog, cat, and other pet it took in for adoption in 2006.” A spokesperson for the VDACS said that it had considered changing PETA's status from “shelter” to “euthanasia clinic,” citing PETA's willingness to handle animals other shelters would not. PETA has promoted legal initiatives to enforce existing euthanasia laws. In 1990, Georgia's Humane Euthanasia Act became one of the first laws in the nation to mandate intravenous injection of sodium pentobarbital as the prescribed method for euthanizing cats and dogs in Georgia animal shelters. Prior to that time, gas chambers and other means were commonly employed. Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin was tasked with licensing the shelters and enforcing the new law, through the department's Animal Protection Division. However, Commissioner Irvin failed to abide by the terms of the law, and instead continued to license gas chambers. PETA contacted the author of the original legislation, and in March 2007, the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Commissioner Irvin were sued by former State Representative Chesley V. Morton. The Fulton County Superior Court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, validating the terms of the Humane Euthanasia Act, with an injunction prohibiting the department from issuing licenses to shelters using gas chambers in violation of the act. When the department continued to license a gas chamber in Cobb County, a second court action was brought, which resulted in the department being held in contempt.

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Life and Death Row - Netflix

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Series telling the story of capital punishment through the eyes of young people whose lives have been shaped by it.

Life and Death Row - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-17

Life and Death Row - Cell 2455, Death Row - Netflix

Cell 2455, Death Row: A Condemned Man's Own Story is a 1954 memoir that is the first of four books written on death row by convicted robber, rapist and kidnapper Caryl Chessman (27 May 1921 – 2 May 1960). Sentenced to death in 1948 under California's Little Lindbergh Law, Chessman became internationally famous for waging a legal battle to stay alive and fight his conviction and death sentence through voluminous appeals. Chessman became a cause célèbre for the movement to ban capital punishment. Before he was executed in 1960, he was the longest-lived death row inmate in history.

Life and Death Row - Publishing history - Netflix

Chessman began writing his memoir after San Quentin Prison Warden Hardley Teets told him he should do something with his life now that he had won a reprieve. Chessman wrote his autobiography, detailing his life in crime, with Teets's encouragement. The book was sold by literary agent Joseph Longstreth, who publicized the book, championing the condemned man's work. When it was published in 1954, the book became a best-seller and was made into a 1955 film of the same name. The great success caused Teets to take away his right to write, let alone publish another book. Subsequent books were smuggled out of prison.

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The Crazy Rulers of the World - Netflix

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Journalist Jon Ronson examines some of the more unusual techniques being employed by the US government in the war on terror.

The Crazy Rulers of the World - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2004-11-07

The Crazy Rulers of the World - The Men Who Stare at Goats - Netflix

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2004) is a non-fiction work by Jon Ronson concerning the U.S. Army's exploration of New Age concepts and the potential military applications of the paranormal. The title refers to attempts to kill goats by staring at them and stopping their hearts. The book is companion to a three-part TV series broadcast in Britain on Channel 4—Crazy Rulers of the World (2004)—the first episode of which is also entitled “The Men Who Stare at Goats”. The same title was used a third time for a loose feature film adaptation in 2009.

The Crazy Rulers of the World - Book synopsis - Netflix

The book's first five chapters examine the efforts of a handful of U.S. Army officers in the late 1970s and early 1980s to exploit paranormal phenomena, New Age philosophy, and elements of the human potential movement to enhance U.S. military intelligence-gathering capabilities as well as overall operational effectiveness. These include the First Earth Battalion Operations Manual (1979) and a “psychic spy unit” established by Army Intelligence at Fort Meade, Maryland, in the late 1970s. (This was the Stargate Project, which the book never mentions by name.) Ronson is put on the historical trail of the “men who stare at goats”—Special Forces soldiers who supposedly experimented with psychic powers against de-bleated goats at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, at the now-decommissioned “Goat Lab” medical training facility. He examines, and dispenses with, several candidates for the legendary “master sergeant” (Chapter 2) who was reported to have killed a goat simply by staring at it, in the earliest days of the program. A martial arts instructor named Guy Savelli claims to be the one. In the middle third of the book (Chapters 6-11), the author leaps to the present day—i.e., 2004, just after the Abu Ghraib abuse revelations—and attempts to make connections between the earlier (now terminated, and mostly discredited) military programs and the abuses resulting from the post-9/11 War on Terror (Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay, psyops in Iraq, etc.). This includes the use of the children's song “Barney & Friends” on Iraqi prisoners-of-war. A purported linking element is the alleged use of music and subliminal messaging at the 1993 Waco siege and other FBI operations. Another is the private business “franchises” and consultancies that retired members of the “psychic unit” later pursued as civilians. A connection is also proposed between these “privatized” psychics and the mass-suicide of members of the Heaven's Gate cult in 1997. The final section of the book (Chapters 13-16) leaps backward to the 1950s and attempts to connect the Army psychic program, and later interrogation techniques, with the CIA's MK-ULTRA “mind control” research program and the notorious death of Army researcher Frank Olson in 1953. Ronson spends time with Olson's son Eric as he attempts to uncover the mystery of his father's death. The reason his father was terminated, as we discover, was not simply because he knew too much but, rather, that he was having a crisis of conscience and seriously entertaining the notion of going public with all that he knew. The narrative ends with the suggestion that the “psychic warriors” are now back in business working for the U.S. military again, possibly in support of assassinations.

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Floyd on France - Netflix

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Top chef and classic British drunkard Keith Floyd takes a seven part journey round France and its cuisine.

Floyd on France - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1987-09-01

Floyd on France - Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd album) - Netflix

Wish You Were Here is the ninth studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd. It was first released on 12 September 1975 in the United Kingdom by Harvest Records and a day later in the United States by Columbia Records. Inspired by material the group composed while performing in Europe, the album was recorded in numerous sessions at Abbey Road Studios in London. Two of its songs criticise the music business, another expresses alienation, and the multi-part composition “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” is a tribute to Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett, who had left seven years earlier due to mental health problems. As with their previous album The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), the band used studio effects and synthesizers, and brought in guest singers: Roy Harper, who provided the lead vocals on “Have a Cigar”, and Venetta Fields, who added backing vocals to “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”. Wish You Were Here topped record charts in the United Kingdom and the United States, and Harvest Records' parent company EMI was unable to print enough copies to meet demand. Although it initially received mixed reviews from critics, the album went on to receive critical acclaim, appearing on Rolling Stone's lists of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time” and the “50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time”. Pink Floyd keyboardist Richard Wright and guitarist David Gilmour have both cited Wish You Were Here as their favourite Pink Floyd album.

Floyd on France - Commercial performanceEdit - Netflix

Pink Floyd and their manager Steve O'Rourke had been dissatisfied with the efforts of EMI's US label Capitol Records, and Wish You Were Here was Pink Floyd's first album with Columbia Records, an affiliate of CBS. The band remained with EMI's Harvest Records in Europe. As a result of the label switch, the band gained ownership of their recordings, so that, from Wish You Were Here onward, every one of their albums has been copyrighted to either “Pink Floyd Music Limited” or (after Waters' departure) “Pink Floyd (1987) Ltd.” instead of the corresponding record label. The album was certified Silver and Gold (60,000 and 100,000 sales respectively) in the UK on 1 August 1975, and Gold in the US on 17 September 1975. It was certified six times platinum on 16 May 1997, and by 2004 has sold an estimated 13 million copies worldwide. “Have a Cigar” was chosen by Columbia as their first single, with “Welcome to the Machine” on the B-side in the US.

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Gourmet Farmer - Netflix

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This series follows the well known food critic Matthew Evans as he finds and settles into a farmlet in rural Tasmania. To succeed in this new venture he must learn about the best animals to rear, how to plant a fruitful garden and to cook with a woodfired oven. Matthew's philosophy is that to really know our food, to trust our food, we need to have an association, or at least knowledge of, those that grow it or rear it for us. The more degrees of separation from our food, the less it resonates in our lives.

Gourmet Farmer - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-01-07

Gourmet Farmer - List of Australian television series - Netflix

The following is a list of Australian television series.

Gourmet Farmer - Sport - Netflix

Any Given Sunday (AFL) (Nine Network 2005–2006) Australian Premier League Football Show (Aurora Community Channel) Before the Game (AFL) (Network Ten 2003–2013) (as After the Game in 2003) Beyond the Boundary (AFL) (Network Ten) Boots N' All (NRL) (Fox Sports/Nine Network) The Bounce (AFL) (Seven Network 2010) Contact Sport (ABC News 24 2010–2012) The Dream with Roy & HG (Seven Network September–October 2000) (Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics) The Dream In Athens with Roy & HG (Seven Network August 2004) (Athens Greece Summer Olympics) Double Dribble (ABC2 2014) Eric Welch's Sports Album (GTV-9 1957) The Fat (moved to the Seven Network from ABC and became 110% Tony Squires in 2004) The Fifth Quarter (AFL) (Network Ten 2004–2011) Football Inquest (1957 series on GTV-9 and a 1960–1974 series on HSV-7) Football Survey (GTV-9 1957) The Footy Show (HSV-7 1957–1958) The Full Brazilian (SBS ONE 2014) The Game Plan (AFL) (One 2011–2012) The Game Plan (NRL) (One 2011–2013, Network Ten 2012) The Ice Dream With Roy & HG (Seven Network February 2002) (Salt Lake City USA Winter Olympics) Inside Edge (ABC News 24 2012) John Coleman on Football (HSV-7 1957) Junior Sports Magazine (ABC 1962–1965) Live and Kicking (Seven Network 1998–1999) Live and Sweaty (ABC 1991–1995) Olympics on Nine (Nine Network/9Gem 1956, 1976, 1992, 1994, 2010, 2012) Olympics on Seven (Seven Network 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2016, 2020) Olympics on Ten (Network Ten/One 1984, 1988, 2014) One Week at a Time (AFL) (One 2009–2011) One Week at a Time (NRL) (One 2011) Ra (FOX8 2005) Sam and The Fatman (Nine Network 2000) Saturday Sports Round-Up (GTV-9 1957) Sideliners (ABC 2017) Sports Parade (GTV-9 1957) Sports Talk (HSV-7 1956–1959) Sports Tonight (Network Ten 1993–2009, Network Ten/One 2009–2012) SportsFan Clubhouse (7mate 2013–2015) Sportsline (Sky News 1996-2014) SportsNight with James Bracey (Sky News Live 2013–2016) Sportsworld (Seven Network 1990–2006) Surf and Snow (Network Ten, One 2014) Talking Footy (1995–2004) Thursday FC (SBS 2 2013–2014) Thursday Night Live (All) (One 2009–2010) The Thursday Night Sport Show (One 2014) Toyota World Sport (SBS 2005–2006) V8Xtra (Seven Network 2007–2014) The Western Front (Network Ten 2002–2011) World of Sport (Seven Network 1957–1987)

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Paralympians: Dare to Believe - Netflix

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A series of intimate portraits of seven British Paralympians heading to Rio, focusing on the moment that changed their lives.

Paralympians: Dare to Believe - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 5 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-11

Paralympians: Dare to Believe - 2005–06 Thai political crisis - Netflix

In 2005 and 2006, a series of events occurred in Thailand as a result of an unrest with Thaksin Shinawatra that was supported by Sondhi Limthongkul and his coalitions. It led a military coup that concluded in the overthrow of the Thai Rak Thai government in September 2006, the flight of Thaksin after the court verdict, and the establishment of the junta government led by Surayud Chulanont, a favourite of privy councillor and senior statesman Prem Tinsulanonda. The crisis and resulting coup and post-coup military government called into question issues of media freedom, the role of the constitution in breaking a political deadlock, and the existence of political stability in Thailand. It also reflected long-term and significant disparity between urban and rural political orientation and abuses of power and conflict of interest of a democratically elected leader that have long plagued the Thai political landscape. These issues contributed to the crisis and culminated in the coup d'état of September 2006. Sondhi Limthongkul, a media mogul who had previously been a staunch supporter of Thaksin, played a major, leading role in the crisis through the establishment of the anti-Thaksin People's Alliance for Democracy. The PAD aligned itself with several state-enterprise unions (who were against Thaksin's privatisation plans for state enterprises), human right and civil politics activists who charged Thaksin rule as “undemocratic”, monopoly of power, human right abuse, suppressing the freedom of press and extrajudicial killings of drug traffickers, a main concern among several human right groups. The crucial anti-Thaksin coalitions were also supporters of the controversial monk Luang Ta Maha Bua (who opposed the Thaksin government's appointment of Somdet Phra Buddhacharya as acting Supreme Patriarch in place of the critically ill Somdet Phra Yanasangworn), allegedly the political intervention of the monastic affairs. Significant supporters of PAD were also prominent socialists, scholars and “royalists” (who claimed that Thaksin frequently insulted King Bhumibol Adulyadej), various factions in the Thai military (who claimed that Thaksin promoted only those who were loyal to him), and various civil groups (who criticised Thaksin for not paying taxes during the sale of Shin Corporation to Temasek Holdings, although the capital gains from the transaction were legally exempt from taxation. The movement then was seen highly controversial and complicated. In February 2006, Thaksin dissolved Parliament and called a general legislative election for the House of Representatives in April 2006. Most major opposition parties boycotted the election, led by Democrat Party. After the elections, King Bhumibol requested that the courts resolve the crisis. Soon afterwards, the Constitutional Court invalidated the elections based on the positioning of voting booths, and the Criminal Court later jailed members of the Election Commission that did not obey the Court's request to resign. New elections were scheduled for 15 October 2006. This time, the opposition announced it was contesting the election, and numerous newly founded parties actively campaigned. The election was cancelled after a military coup on 19 September 2006, while Thaksin was in New York to attend a United Nations summit. Thaksin has since been in exile. The PAD dissolved itself 2 days after the coup after announcing that their goal had been accomplished, but since then (February 2008) has vowed to resume protests should pro-Thaksin practices and policies of the Samak government become evident. Apparently, critics on Thaksin Shinawatra took place even before the Sondhi's movement. Severe critics occurred around the Thaksin case of hidden assets, filed to the Constitutional Court. According to the verdict, Thaksin could escape the proof of guilty with 8-7 votes of the judges. Human right abuses were also the cause of critics. Thaksin's war of drug became controversial when thousands of killings and murder cases explained by the authority as “extrajudicial” and could-be a “revenge” among the drug traffickers. Besides the removal and a threat on Sondhi's program, freedom of press became the focus. Sutthichai Yoon, another major critic, was filed a case against. In early 2006, the supporters of Thaksin Shinawatra, claimed supported by the premier himself and his close figures, blockaded the entry of the Nation Group building, threatening to “burn” the building. Possibly the movement rallied by Sondhi, then became the focus of several anti-Thaksin groups.

Paralympians: Dare to Believe - Demand for royal intervention - Netflix

On 24 March 2006, in front of a rally of 50,000 at Sanam Luang, Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva demanded that King Bhumibol Adulyadej appoint a new Prime Minister and Cabinet to resolve the political crisis. The People's Alliance for Democracy's (PAD), The Law Society of Thailand, and the Press Council of Thailand also called for royal intervention. Pongsak Payakavichien, of the Press Council, also called on the civil service to detach itself from the government and demand royal intervention. However, demands for royal intervention have met with much criticism. The King himself in speeches on 26 April to newly appointed judges dismissed the notion, saying Article 7 of the Constitution invoked by the anti-Thaksin protestors did not give him that power. “Asking for a Royally appointed prime minister is undemocratic. It is, pardon me, a mess. It is irrational.” Worachet Pakeerut, a law lecturer at Thammasat University, noted “We're trying to involve the monarch in politics, but it's still not time. If we appeal for a new prime minister, aren't we asking the monarch to take sides?” Passakorn Atthasit and 20 relatives of people killed in the October 1973 democracy uprising tied a black cloth around the Democracy Monument and said “We don't care if Mr. Thaksin remains in the post. All we care is that the prime minister is elected. Asking for a royally-bestowed prime minister is akin to ripping the charter apart.”

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Det Okända - Netflix

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Svensk dokumentärserie. Några av landets mest framstående medier beger sig ut till svenska hem. Där söker de förklaringar till oförklarliga fenomen och hjälper de utsatta som känner att situationen blivit ohållbar.

Det Okända - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Swedish

Status: Running

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2006-10-04

Det Okända - Jacob Ericksson - Netflix

Jacob Ericksson (born Jacob Abel Joachim Eriksson on 7 January 1967 in Sala, Sweden) is a Swedish actor, educated at Gothenburg Theatre Academy.

Det Okända - Selected filmography - Netflix

1994 - Rena Rama Rolf (TV) 1995 - En på miljonen 1997 - Glappet (TV) 1997 - Pappas flicka (TV) 1997 - Adam & Eva (TV) 1999 - Tsatsiki, morsan och polisen 2000 - Det okända 2000 - Det blir aldrig som man tänkt sig 2001 - Sprängaren 2002 - Tusenbröder (TV) 2004 - Allt och lite till (TV) 2005 - Coachen (TV) 2006 - Tusenbröder – Återkomsten 2006 - LasseMajas detektivbyrå (TV) 2007 - Iskariot 2007 - Höök (TV) 2008 - Patrik, Age 1.5 2008 - Vi hade i alla fall tur med vädret – igen 2009 - De halvt dolda 2009 - Män som hatar kvinnor 2009 - Wallander – Tjuven 2009 - Flickan som lekte med elden 2009 - Luftslottet som sprängdes 2010 - Tusen gånger starkare 2010 - Våra vänners liv (TV) 2013 - Crimes of Passion (TV)

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The Railway: First Great Western - Netflix

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The Railway: First Great Western is a documentary series that follows the working lives of the staff of First Great Western, one of Britain's largest train operating companies. The series delves behind the scenes to capture the inside story of an industry that continues to grow, featuring a team of dedicated drivers, managers, ticket inspectors and technicians that connect the capital to the southwest.

The Railway: First Great Western - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-29

The Railway: First Great Western - Great Southern and Western Railway - Netflix

The Great Southern and Western Railway (GS&WR) was an Irish gauge (1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in)) railway company in Ireland from 1844 until 1924. The GS&WR grew by building lines and making a series of takeovers, until in the late 19th and early 20th centuries it was the largest of Ireland's “Big Four” railway networks. At its peak the GS&WR had an 1,100-mile (1,800 km) network, of which 240 miles (390 km) were double track.

The core of the GS&WR was the Dublin Kingsbridge – Cork main line; Ireland's “Premier Line”, and still one of her most important main line railways. The company's headquarters were at Kingsbridge station. At its greatest extent the GS&WR included, in addition to the Dublin – Cork main line, the Dublin – Waterford and Mallow – Waterford lines and numerous branch lines.

The Railway: First Great Western - Dublin – Cork Main Line - Netflix

William Dargan, Ireland's foremost railway contractor, built much of the GS&WR's main line and a number of its other routes. Construction of the Dublin – Cork main line began in January 1845. The project included a branch line to Carlow, which was completed in August 1846. In July 1848 the main line reached Limerick Junction, where it met the Waterford and Limerick Railway and thus linked Dublin and Limerick by rail. In October 1849 the main line reached the outskirts of Cork, where the GS&WR opened a temporary terminus at Blackpool. The final 1-mile (1.6 km) of line from Blackpool to the centre of Cork includes a 1,355-yard (1,239 m) tunnel and was not completed for another six years. Services through the tunnel began in December 1855, running to and from a second temporary terminus beside the River Lee. Finally the present Cork terminus in Glanmire Road opened in July 1856.

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Long Lost Family - Netflix

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A father of three hasn't seen his mom for 30 years--when he was 6 she walked into a grocery store but never came out. And a 54-year-old adoptee longs to meet her biological family. Chris Jacobs and Lisa Joyner help reunite both seekers with their loved ones.

Long Lost Family - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-06

Long Lost Family - Ariel Bruce - Netflix

Ariel Bruce is a specialist search consultant for film, TV and documentary makers. Born in Hampstead, London, she is the granddaughter of Marxist economist Fritz Sternberg. Bruce has over 20 years experience as a qualified social worker and search specialist.

Long Lost Family - Media Work - Netflix

Documentary film credits include 2014's A Tale Of Two Thieves, written by Erin Donovan about the Great Train Robbery's mysterious 'Ulsterman'. Bruce was employed by the film makers to trace Patrick Mckenna (The Ulsterman). Another credit includes Juvenile Liaison 2 by Nick Broomfield. She has also worked as a search consultant on Hanratty: The Mystery of Dead Man's Hill, produced by Bob Woffinden as part of the True Stories series. Bruce acted as a consultant social worker when Caradoc King of United Artists wrote his book The Problem Child. Bruce undertook all of the background research and facilitated reuniting Caradoc with his family. Katherine Norbury also instructed the services of Bruce when tracking down her birth parents for her book The Fish Ladder, published in 2015 by Bloomsbury. British Journalist Kate Adie CBE also instructed Bruce's help when researching her memoir Nobody's Child. In 2018 Genevieve Fox's Memoir “Milkshakes and Morphine” credits Ariel Bruce as the 'super sleuth' who assisted her in a family search. Fox is a former features editor at The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and Daily Mail.

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Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey - Netflix

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Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos will explore how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. It will bring to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge and transport viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale. Cosmos will invent new modes of scientific storytelling to reveal the grandeur of the universe and re-invent celebrated elements of the legendary original series, including the Cosmic Calendar and the Ship of the Imagination. The most profound scientific concepts will be presented with stunning clarity, uniting skepticism and wonder, and weaving rigorous science with the emotional and spiritual into a transcendent experience.

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-09

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Netflix

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a 2014 American science documentary television series. The show is a follow-up to the 1980 television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which was presented by Carl Sagan on the Public Broadcasting Service and is considered a milestone for scientific documentaries. This series was developed to bring back the foundation of science to network television at the height of other scientific-based television series and films. The show is presented by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who, as a young high school student, was inspired by Sagan. Among the executive producers are Seth MacFarlane, whose financial investment was instrumental in bringing the show to broadcast television, and Ann Druyan, a co-author and co-creator of the original television series and Sagan's wife. The show is produced by Brannon Braga, and Alan Silvestri composed the backing score. The series loosely follows the same thirteen-episode format and storytelling approach that the original Cosmos used, including elements such as the “Ship of the Imagination” and the “Cosmic Calendar”, but features information updated since the 1980 series, along with extensive computer-generated graphics and animation footage augmenting the narration. The series premiered on March 9, 2014, simultaneously in the United States across ten 21st Century Fox networks. The remainder of the series aired on the Fox Network, with the National Geographic Channel rebroadcasting the episodes the next night with extra content. The series has been rebroadcast internationally in dozens of other countries by local National Geographic and Fox stations. The series concluded on June 8, 2014, with home media release of the entire series on June 10, 2014. Cosmos has been critically praised, winning several television broadcasting awards and a Peabody Award for educational content. On January 13, 2018, it was announced that another season titled Cosmos: Possible Worlds will air in 2019 on Fox and National Geographic channels.

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey - Broadcast - Netflix

In August 2011, the show was officially announced for primetime broadcast in the spring of 2014. The show is a co-production of Druyan's Cosmos Studios, MacFarlane's Fuzzy Door Productions, and National Geographic Channel; Druyan, MacFarlane, Cosmos Studios' Mitchell Cannold, and director Brannon Braga are the executive producers. Fox's CEO Kevin Reilly considered that the show would be a risk and outside the network's typical programming, but that “we believe this can have the same massive cultural impact that the original series delivered,” and committed the network's resources to the show. The show would first be broadcast on Fox, re-airing the same night on the National Geographic Channel. In Canada, it was broadcast simultaneously on Global, National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild. A preview of the show's first episode was aired for student filmmakers at the White House Student Film Festival on February 28, 2014. Cosmos premiered simultaneously in the US across ten Fox networks: Fox, FX, FXX, FXM, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo Mundo, and Fox Life. According to Fox Networks, this was the first time that a TV show was set to premiere in a global simulcast across their network of channels. The Fox network broadcast averaged about 5.8 million viewers in Nielsen’s affiliate-based estimates for the 9 o’clock hour Sunday, as well as a 2.1 rating/5 share in adults 18-49. The under-50 audience was roughly 60% men. Viewing on other networks raised these totals to 8.5 million and a 2.9 rating in the demo, according to Nielsen.

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