NonfictionThe crew travels to Missouri to investigate the ominous Pythian Castle. Once plagued by torture and suicide, this historic building is infected with violent spirits who seem to mimic the living and deliver fatal premonitions.
NonfictionAfter a long and brutal war, Vietnamese revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial occupation. With the Cold War intensifying, Vietnam is divided in two. Communists in the North aim to reunify the country, while America supports Ngo Dinh Diem’s untested regime in the South.
NonfictionEvidence of a possible pirate presence on Oak Island mounts when a treasure chest from the 1700's is revealed and the brothers Lagina get stunning new about a find from the Money Pit's GAL-1 shaft.
NonfictionPresident Kennedy inspires idealistic young Americans to serve their country and wrestles with how deeply to get involved in South Vietnam. As the increasingly autocratic Diem regime faces a growing communist insurgency and widespread Buddhist protests, a grave political crisis unfolds.
NonfictionThe 1991 crash of Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 2311 to Brunswick, Georgia claims the lives of a NASA astronaut and a former U.S. senator and becomes an international media sensation. Commuter planes like this twin-turboprop aircraft aren't required to carry flight recorders, so investigators must rely on physical evidence to find the cause of the disaster. The strange angle of one of the propeller blades seems to offer an explanation, but in order to prove the detectives' theory, they'll need to take a huge and potentially lethal gamble.
NonfictionIndian American comedian, Hari Kondabolu, takes a journalistic deep dive into The Simpsons character Apu to find out how and why this stereotypical character has managed to stick around for so long.
NonfictionYears before they brokered one of the biggest deals in music history--the 2014 sale of Beats Electronics to Apple for $3 billion--Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine navigated very different environments towards destinies that would, ultimately and improbably, bring them together. Dre's story began in Compton, CA, where his fascination with dance music, DJ innovations and sound brought him into contact with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, DJ Yella and MC Ren. Together, they would become the core of the 1980s gangsta-rap supergroup N.W.A. A native of Red Hook, Brooklyn, Jimmy gravitated to music following an indifferent academic career, and with a
NonfictionWith South Vietnam in chaos, hardliners in Hanoi seize the initiative and send combat troops to the South, accelerating the insurgency. Fearing Saigon’s collapse, President Johnson escalates America’s military commitment, authorizing sustained bombing of the North and deploying ground troops in the South.
NonfictionThe gloves are off and the rivalry continues as Bourdain and his long time friend, three-Michelin-starred chef Eric Ripert, embark on a ski-and-cheese-filled journey through the French Alps, home advantage Ripert?
NonfictionWhen Bourdain heads to Puerto Rico to check out the reality behind the pi?a coladas and fancy resorts, he finds natural splendor, delicious food and warm people, all against the background of a seemingly insurmountable economic crisis.
NonfictionAmerican casualties and enemy body counts mount as Marines face deadly North Vietnamese ambushes and artillery south of the DMZ and Army units chase an elusive enemy in the Central Highlands. Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, and the Johnson administration reassures the American public that victory is in sight.
NonfictionJungles provide the richest habitats on the planet - mysterious worlds of high drama where extraordinary animals attempt to survive in the most competitive place on earth. Flooded forests are home to caiman hunting jaguars and strange dolphins that swim amongst the tree tops, while in the dense underworld, ninja frogs fight off wasps and flying dragons soar between trees.
NonfictionA new hunt for the mysterious Zodiac Killer gains unprecedented access to files, unearthing a complicated cypher that may contain the killer's name, and links between the Zodiac Killer and an unsolved case. A prime suspect with code training emerges.
NonfictionThe world's deserts are lands of extremes that force animals to come up with ingenious ways of coping with hostile conditions. A pride of desert lions are so hungry they risk hunting a giraffe several times their size. Filmed for the first time, a tiny bat does battle with one of the world's deadliest scorpions, and in Madagascar, a locust swarm of biblical proportions is seen as never before.
NonfictionA powerful update on Leah’s childhood friend Chantal Dodson. Leah and Mike sit down with Chantal and her mother, Ramina, who reveals that after 42 years in the Church, she’s made the remarkable decision to leave Scientology.
NonfictionAt the onset of the Tet holiday, North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launch surprise attacks on cities and military bases throughout the South, suffering devastating losses but casting grave doubt on the Johnson administration’s promise that there is “light at the end of the tunnel.” The President decides not to run again and the country is staggered by assassinations and unrest.
NonfictionAs peace and hope spread throughout Sri Lanka following the end of its brutal civil war, Bourdain travels to the once divided regions to experience the reinvigorated people, savory food and vast landscapes.
NonfictionNancy Glass' definitive interview with Jeffrey Dahmer becomes even darker as they discuss the most shocking aspect of his crimes -- cannibalism, diving even deeper into the mind of the world's most notorious serial killer.
NonfictionGuy Fieri brings the prospects onto the set of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to see how he hooks viewers with the show intro. Then they have to shoot an intro for a restaurant that they would feature on their show.
NonfictionOn October 9, 1963, a massive landslide slammed into a dam reservoir, unleashing a six-billion-gallon wall of water onto an unsuspecting village. In less than five terrifying minutes, over 1,500 people were killed and a town was reduced to little more than mud and rubble. Revisit the 1963 Vajont Dam tragedy, one of the world’s worst man-made disasters in history, through the firsthand accounts of those swept up in the calamity.
NonfictionThe great mountain ranges are some of the planet's most spectacular landscapes, but they are unforgiving places to live in, and only a few animals have what it takes to live at extreme altitude. Mountain animals are amongst the most elusive in the world, and this film provides unique and intimate glimpses into their secretive lives.
NonfictionDefying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail into the South while Saigon struggles to “pacify” the countryside. As an antiwar movement builds back home, hundreds of thousands of soldiers and Marines discover that the war they are being asked to fight in Vietnam is nothing like their fathers’ war.
NonfictionWhile the Watergate scandal rivets Americans’ attention and forces President Nixon to resign, the Vietnamese continue to savage one another in a brutal civil war. When hundreds of thousands of North Vietnamese troops pour into the South, Saigon descends rapidly into chaos and collapses. For the next forty years, Americans and Vietnamese from all sides search for healing and reconciliation.
NonfictionZak and the crew head to a Colorado museum where something is threatening the health of its employees. During the investigation, they uncover the property's violent history and gather disturbing evidence of a dangerous entity.
NonfictionDive inside the mind of America's most notorious serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer. New revelations and never-before-seen interviews shed light on the grisly and twisted case. Told firsthand from those closest to Dahmer, including his family.
NonfictionWith in-depth reporting from Moscow and Washington, DC, FRONTLINE tells the story of how Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy - and why he decided to target an American election. Against the backdrop of investigations by the FBI and Congress into the role Russia played in the 2016 U.S. election, this epic documentary draws on more than 60 interviews with diplomats, intelligence officials, political leaders, journalists, and primary sources to trace how Putin went from low-ranking KGB agent to long-serving president of a newly assertive Russia with the ability to wage cyber-war in the U.S. and across the
NonfictionArnold Rothstein schooled the founders of the American Mafia in the ways of organized crime in the 1920s & set the model for running crime business. Infamous for fixing the 1919 Baseball World Series, he was the criminal genius behind a bootleg empire.
NonfictionGrasslands cover one quarter of all land and support the vast gatherings of wildlife, but to survive here animals must endure hostile seasonal changes. From Asia's bizarre looking saiga antelope, to the giant ant-eaters of Brazil, grassland animals have adapted in extraordinary ways to cope with these extremes.
NonfictionCities are the fastest growing habitat on Earth but, for animals, life in the manmade world is not easy. Some are surprisingly successful - Leopards prowl the streets of Mumbai and Peregrine falcons hunt amongst New York's skyscrapers. Many creatures, however, are struggling to cope in the urban jungle. As the architects of our future will we choose to build cities that are home both for us and for wildlife.
NonfictionWith in-depth reporting from Moscow and Washington, DC, FRONTLINE tells the story of how Vladimir Putin came to see the United States as an enemy — and why he decided to target an American election. Against the backdrop of investigations by the FBI and Congress into the role Russia played in the 2016 U.S. election, this epic documentary draws on more than 60 interviews with diplomats, intelligence officials, political leaders, journalists, and primary sources to trace how Putin went from low-ranking KGB agent to long-serving president of a newly assertive Russia with the ability to wage cyber-war in the U.S. and across t
NonfictionFollow Alton Brown on his mission to throw off the dry turkey curse that's haunted his family for ages. Can he unlock the secrets to a juicy turkey that cooks in just two hours before being overrun by meddling kinfolk?
NonfictionIn this very personal episode, Leah sits down with two of her childhood friends, Chantal Dodson and Sherry Ollins, for an emotional conversation about their shared experiences growing up in Scientology
NonfictionA Massachusetts couple looks for their perfect starter home in Swampscott. They are able to stay under budget with a fixer-upper, but quickly realize renovating a home requires making decisions they may not be ready to make.
NonfictionIn Detroit, a filthy neighbor turns a dream apartment into a nightmare. A young woman is terrified by a bear in her Colorado home. And in California, a single mother battles to protect her special needs son from an infestation of venomous snakes.
NonfictionSouth Vietnamese forces fighting on their own in Laos suffer a terrible defeat. Massive U.S. airpower makes the difference in halting an unprecedented North Vietnamese offensive. After being re-elected in a landslide, Nixon announces Hanoi has agreed to a peace deal. American prisoners of war will finally come home—to a bitterly divided country.
NonfictionPublic support for the war declines, and American men of draft age face difficult decisions and wrenching moral choices. After police battle with demonstrators in the streets of Chicago, Richard Nixon wins the presidency, promising law and order at home and peace overseas. In Vietnam the war goes on, and soldiers on all sides witness terrible savagery and unflinching courage.
NonfictionBourdain delves into a dining scene at a crossroads: part iconic steel city defined by blue collar, working class comfort food, steak and potatoes, sausage and sauerkraut, and part foodie boom town catering to the new high tech industry.
NonfictionAfter years of taking care of a large home, a couple is looking for something simple on Oahu. They want to spend more time outdoors and think Ko Olina's year-round sunshine and resort-style amenities are exactly what they need.
NonfictionAnthony visits four incredible water hotels in four exotic locations across the globe, including a 150-year-old floating fort off the coast of England and an eco-friendly resort built on stilts in Mexico.
NonfictionFor 14 years, Sheila Davalloo has remained silent about the events surrounding the murder of Anna Lisa Raymundo. But in an exclusive first-ever interview, Piers will get the chance sit face to face with Davalloo and drill down into what really happened.
NonfictionA massive supervolcano beneath Naples, Italy may be on the verge of erupting again, which could have apocalyptic consequences across the planet. Rob Nelson and Stefan Burns use cutting-edge technology to investigate this disturbing new evidence.
NonfictionA family from Atlanta, Georgia, is ready to ditch their hectic lives and pursue their passions on the island of Kauai. They love being outdoors and hope to find a home that offers a lifestyle they couldn't find in Georgia.
NonfictionIn this pre-season special, Matty Blake treks to Oak Island to get new insight from the brothers Rick and Marty Lagina on the many highlights from the first four years of their quest, plus an exclusive look at the new season ahead.
NonfictionThe crew heads to Idaho to investigate the Albion State Normal School, where dark energy from satanic graffiti is affecting its staff. During the lockdown, Jay is aggressively marked with strange symbols behind his ears.
NonfictionJonathan and Drew accelerate the house hunt for a family of four. Jonathan's determined to deliver a family-friendly space for entertaining, but his budget goes out the window after the design-challenged homeowner goes rogue.
NonfictionRee Drummond is sneaks a few store-bought shortcuts into her make-ahead Thanksgiving feast. On her menu is her Make Ahead Thanksgiving Turkey, Roasted Sprouts and Onions, and a Chocolate Marshmallow Pumpkin Pie.
NonfictionIn a spine-tingling Halloween special, Zak and the crew take part in a historic investigation as they come face-to-face with the most evil doll in the world. Afterwards, three fans are given a chance to explore the haunted museum.
NonfictionHost Eddie Jackson welcomes five festive cookie makers into Santa's workshop where they'll craft two different Christmas tree cookies and create giant, Christmas carol-inspired cookie puzzles.
NonfictionFive trendsetting cookie makers start by hacking classic cookie cutter shapes and decorating them with festive designs before building an entire Christmas tree out of cookies for a $10,000 prize.
NonfictionGuy Fieri's rolling into college towns in search of A+ cuisine. In Columbus, OH, he finds a pierogi paradise and a barbecue truck smoking premiere pork. In Boulder, CO, he stops at a Thai joint serving knockout noodles.
NonfictionDr. Dre's formation of hip hop supergroup N.W.A. brings forth the seminal hip-hop record Straight Outta Compton. Though Dre's creative direction is integral to the group's success, his relationship with the original N.W.A. contributors, especially Eazy-E, deteriorated due to artistic and financial conflicts. Jimmy Iovine's work on highly successful albums from Tom Petty, U2 and Stevie Nicks reveals his knack for production and collaboration. But his massive workload and tumultuous personal life lead him to reevaluate his future in the music industry.
NonfictionWith morale plummeting in Vietnam, President Nixon begins withdrawing American troops. As news breaks of an unthinkable massacre committed by American soldiers, the public debates the rectitude of the war. An incursion into Cambodia reignites antiwar protests with tragic consequences.
NonfictionAnthony braves four of the most extreme haunted hotels in the world, including a 12th-century castle haunted by the victims of its torture chamber and a former jail once rife with violence and murder.
NonfictionJust seconds after taking off from Madrid International Airport, Spanair Flight 5022 rolls to the right and slams into a riverbank beside the runway. In spite of the massive rescue effort, only 18 of the 172 people on board survive. Spain quickly recruits an international team of experts to investigate this puzzling disaster. How could a sophisticated jet, manned by an experienced crew, crash on takeoff? A long preflight delay, an airline in financial trouble, and a blazing August afternoon may help provide the answer.
NonfictionIn Texas, a beautiful but deadly predator is targeting a family's beloved pets. In Kansas City, a single mother is hit by a series of horrifying animal invasions. And in Florida family's dream home hides a deadly threat within the structure itself.
NonfictionSince Scientology’s inception, L. Ron Hubbard had an obsession with getting celebrities into the Church. Leah and Mike sit down with a former Scientology celebrity recruiter to learn about the Church’s efforts to recruit A-listers. Then Leah and Mike travel to NYC to meet with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis, the first celebrity to speak out against Scientology, for a very candid conversation about his own personal journey.
NonfictionAn unthinkable murder and miraculous story of survival take shape in a small Gulf Coast Texas town. A quiet night out between teenaged friends turns into every parent's nightmare when a killer stumbles upon his unsuspecting prey.
NonfictionLupita Nyong’o, Carmelo Anthony and Ana Navarro explore how their family trees were shaped by political turmoil and violence, discovering unexpected ancestry along the way and realizing that history is more complex and personal than thought.
NonfictionCuriosity overcomes new homeowners when they spot a barrel in a crawlspace. When they open it, they are horrified to find a body. Then, forensic experts recover a cryptic note: "I told the truth." What secret led to this nameless victim's death?
NonfictionWhen a bomb explodes at the Pikes Peak National Bank, it's up to rookie detective Joe Kenda catch the culprits. Is this an isolated robbery, or the opening move in a wave of terror and destruction about to descend upon Colorado Springs?
NonfictionDescribed by some military commanders as the deadliest urban combat since World War II, the battle to drive ISIS out of Mosul as the terror group held civilians captive there was brutal and grueling. Shot over the course of the entire nine-month fight, this vivid documentary follows the experiences of four young soldiers in a team of Iraqi Special Forces tasked with leading the battle. Visceral footage of the fighting is interwoven with intimate and searching interviews with the young soldiers. Full of hope at the beginning of the campaign, the reality of fighting an elusive and vicious enemy in a city full of trapped civi
NonfictionA couple living in a busy Seattle suburb wants to slow down and focus on each other. He sold her on an easy commute to work from Camano Island, WA, and now they hope to find an open-concept home where they can entertain family.
NonfictionAfter cutting ties with Death Row Records and Suge Knight, Dr. Dre starts Aftermath Records, (an imprint under Interscope) and discovers Eminem, producing him to international success. Though Jimmy Iovine and Dre continue to produce a top-tier roster of talent, structural changes in the music industry force them to innovate their business model, leading to the creation of Beats Electronics and their flagship product, Beats By Dr. Dre.
NonfictionFrom Jamestown to Plymouth, early settlers fight for survival. Tobacco sows the seeds of opportunity in the south, the north becomes a powerhouse of trade, and the American spirit is born. Tension, taxation and resistance explode into war as the rebels turn against their colonial masters.
NonfictionTour the mightiest mountain ranges, starting with the birth of a mountain at one of the lowest places on Earth and ending at the summit of Everest. One of Earth's rarest phenomena is a lava lake that has been erupting for over 100 years. The same forces built the Simian Mountains where troops of gelada baboons live, nearly a thousand strong. In the Rockies, grizzlies build winter dens inside avalanche-prone slopes. The programme also brings us astounding images of a snow leopard hunting on the Pakistan peaks, a world first.
NonfictionEx-Scientologists Leah Remini and Mike Rinder continue their mission to expose and give voice to the victims of Scientology practices. Mirriam and Saina, two women raised together inside the Church of Scientology's now defunct Cadet Org, share heartrending stories of abandonment and sexual abuse. With Leah's moral support, they both take a courageous step toward achieving justice.
NonfictionDavid Miscavige holds the keys to Scientology's kingdom and despite accusations of abuse spanning a decade, he remains the head of the Church. Leah and Mike are joined by one of Miscavige's former body men, as well as the former head of security at Scientology's heavily guarded Gold Base headquarters. They share their first-hand accounts of how Miscavige maneuvered his way into power and how he continues to be untouchable.
NonfictionZak and the crew are given special permission from the Navajo Nation to investigate Skinwalker Canyon, a place where many residents refuse to enter in fear of encountering shape-shifting creatures.
NonfictionThere's a lot to be thankful for when Sunny Anderson and Bobby Flay's daughter, Sophie, are in the house. Clayton Chapman and Italian authority Tony Priolo battle it out for the chance to stuff Bobby like a turkey.
NonfictionWhat caused Garuda Flight 200 to slam to the ground and careen off the runway in Yogyakarta, Indonesia? Was it a powerful downdraft? Was there something wrong with the wing flaps? Or did a baffling decision by the pilot lead to the death of 21 people? Join us as we investigate the crash of March 7, 2007, through actual video captured at the scene and testimony from a heroic passenger who survived the disaster. Then see how the investigation led the troubled airline to overhaul its training and safety protocols.