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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NonfictionAn aspiring model finds love and a runway to success in her vitamin tycoon husband. But behind the money and the make-up is an ugly truth... and when the marriage fails, with millions at stake, each wants the other out of the picture - forever.
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.
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.
NonfictionIt's 1895 and the phenomenon of the "Transatlantic Marriage Trade" has reached its height. Daughters of America's new super-rich industrialists married into British royalty at a rapid pace, but these unions came at a price, financially and emotionally. While some women found true love overseas, others, like Consuelo Vanderbilt, found themselves mired in misery, loneliness and scandal. See how these families traded cash for class, how their heiresses survived, and even thrived in their new surroundings and what their legacy is in Britain today.
NonfictionScientology promises relief from all of life's ills, but those suffering from depression and suicidal ideation often feel they have nowhere to turn. Hearing the tragic stories of Aaron Poulin, a member of the Sea Org who committed suicide at 21, and Tayler Tweed, who died at only 19, only strengthen Leah's commitment to continue challenging Church practices.
NonfictionWhen Brandon meets Amber at a motorcycle rally, he is immediately drawn to her pin-up girl looks and sassy attitude. Initially amused when Amber plans their wedding on 6/6/06, no one can imagine the road to hell that follows.
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.
NonfictionIn this eight-part series, Leah Remini, along with high level former Scientology executives and Church members, delves deep into shocking stories of abuse, heartbreak and harassment experienced by those who have left the church and spoken publicly about their experiences.
Nonfiction1994. New Castle, DE. A deadly fire claims what appears to be an innocent victim, leaving a woman shaken by her sister's death... a detective learns the fire is not an accident - but a murder... and a man discovers the true nature of his brother.
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.
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.
NonfictionWhen 18-year old Brittany Clardy starts dating an older man, her life veers from model student to lost soul. And when the teenager disappears, her family panics. Now, investigators must unravel her complicated life filled with secrets and regret.
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.
NonfictionWhen a retired military man runs over a pedestrian, it's up to Lt. Joe Kenda to determine if it was bad brakes or bad intent. Then A shooting in a dive bar leads to a quick arrest, but Kenda can't quite shake the feeling that something is amiss.
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.
NonfictionIn the late 1800s, Wall Street gamblers and buccaneering industrialists gained vast fortunes in New York, but couldn't gain the acceptance of the social elite, the Knickerbockers. Not to be denied, ambitious mothers and their millionaire American princesses took their wit, willpower, and money to Britain, a move that would change history. Discover the story of Jennie Jerome, whose transatlantic marriage gave us England's greatest statesmen, Winston Churchill, along with the stories of other American heiresses whose stories inspired the series "Downton Abbey."
NonfictionThe story begins at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, on the great estate built by John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough. His descendant, Winston, visited often and, while there, developed an interest in history, war, and writing. Fascinated by his ancestor, Winston later began his biography of John–Marlborough: His Life and Times.
NonfictionAndrew Luster is born with a silver spoon in his mouth. But behind the sheen of his name lurks a decade-long dark and dangerous obsession - and when justice comes knocking at his door, the privileged playboy will stop at nothing to evade the law.
NonfictionEric and Lindsey take on a home with charm and stunning views, but they quickly realize why the owner abandoned it mid-renovation. They hope adding a pool and upping the outdoor appeal is enough to make their investment pay off.
NonfictionA California couple builds the ultimate treehouse escape perched high in a circle of redwoods. The tiny home packs plenty of engineering ingenuity and handcrafted features, including a water pumping system and a hidden bookcase.
NonfictionGo inside the final moments of NASA's Cassini mission, a 20-year project to explore Saturn and its moons. Cassini revealed the secrets of strange new worlds that could harbor alien life, changing everything we know about our Solar System.
NonfictionAs early humans spread out across the world, their toughest challenge was colonizing the Americas because a huge ice sheet blocked the route. It has long been thought that the first Americans were Clovis people, who arrived 13,000 years ago. But an underwater discovery in Mexico suggests people arrived earlier — coming by boat, not on foot. How closely related were these early Americans to today's Native Americans? It's an emotive issue, involving one of the most controversial fossils in the world, Kennewick Man.
NonfictionBlake grew up on Manasota Key, FL, and moved back two years ago to help with his family's real estate business. Everything he loves is on the island, so he is ready to buy a condo on the area's laid-back sands for under $300,000.
NonfictionAstronomers and researchers are on the hunt for the groundbreaking discovery that confirms extraterrestrial life. Using state-of-the-art technology like the Kepler telescope, scientists examine thousands of exoplanets in search of another Earth.
NonfictionCarnival Vista is the newest, largest ship to join Carnival Cruise Line, with 10 restaurants, an IMAX theater, a massive water park, and a crew of 1,400 ready to tend to the needs of its 4,600 passengers. But with a new ship comes growing pains, and on this 10-day voyage from Athens, Greece, to Barcelona, Spain, Vista's troubles begin from the very moment she leaves port. See how the captain and crew hustle to feed, move, entertain, and problem solve around the clock in order to meet their guests' great expectations aboard this mighty vessel.
NonfictionIn the holy city of Jerusalem, best-selling author Bruce Feiler begins his epic, 10,000-mile odyssey to explore the greatest stories ever told - in the settings where they occurred. It's a daunting prospect in this strife-torn region of the world, where archaeological evidence is hard to find. He teams up with experienced archaeologist and co-adventurer Avner Goren. By foot, jeep, rowboat and train, Feiler and Goren set out to experience the Bible in its own world. Their quest takes them first to the birthplace of civilization, the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates - the Garden of Eden. Feiler and Goren climb Mt. Ararat in
NonfictionWhen Friedman and partner Kal Ungar respond to a burglary in progress, they suddenly find themselves caught in a hail of gunfire. Friedman takes down the shooter, but not before his partner takes seven bullets to the chest.
NonfictionA long distance couple decides to purchase an oceanfront rendezvous in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. With a budget of $499,000, they want a home on the beach that can double as a lucrative rental property.
NonfictionIn the first of a two-part Top Gear special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are in Africa with a simple mission to find the definitive source of the Nile. Over the years many explorers claim to have already done just that, but the Top Gear trio believes that they can do better by traveling further and faster than any exploration team in history using only grit, ingenuity and three ageing estate cars.
NonfictionDespite domestic and diplomatic achievements, Lyndon Johnson's presidential legacy is almost solely defined by his escalation of America's Vietnam commitment. In this feature-length documentary, key participants, including Robert McNamara, explore the fateful decision-making process.
NonfictionIt's the early 20th century, about forty years after American heiresses first streamed overseas to trade cash for British titles, and England finds itself undergoing seismic political changes. The end of the First World War has brought amazing opportunities for women, especially the American transports. Over the next two decades, they will take high society by storm, take a seat in Parliament, and even take down a king. Experience these women's remarkable stories, which inspired "Downton Abbey," and discover how their legacy lives on today.
NonfictionBourdain joins the throngs of locals as he motorbikes through Vietnam's capital and indulges in its singular cuisine with president Barack Obama, who, over a dish of Bun Cha, shares personal stories and reflects on his own international travels.
NonfictionA Denver, CO, family is relocating to Waco, TX, and looking for a home with modern flare. They have a hard time seeing Joanna's vision after choosing a home that suits their needs, then they face a major budget buster.
NonfictionThe rich sensory experience of Laos with its enchanting scenery, distinctive aromas, and exceptional food are explored in Bourdain's trip to this Southeast Asian country which also continues to suffer the effects of the Secret War by the U.S in the 1960's-1970's.
NonfictionLeah and Mike Rinder host a second Q&A session to answer the many questions posted on social media. They are joined by several special guests: Lawrence Wright, the author of "Going Clear;" Ray Jeffrey, one of few lawyers to take the Church on in court; and Steve Hassan, an author known for his studies in cult behavior and deprogramming.
NonfictionChip and Joanna's longtime friend, Brett, dreams of living on a houseboat on Lake Waco. After Brett chooses a spot on the lake, the tight, $85,000 budget and even tighter space create plenty of design challenges for Chip and Jo.
NonfictionNew telescope technology has helped astronomers to explore the never-before-seen invisible universe. These modern marvels ushered in a new age of discovery, revealing the secrets of the greatest enigmas in the cosmos, from giant black holes to supernovas.
NonfictionDetectives searching for wealthy scientist Walter Sartory believe he's been kidnapped and is being held hostage for his fortunes. Chris Hansen discovers investigators were in a race against time to find Walter before it was too late.
NonfictionLeah Remini and Mike Rinder explore the historical relationship between the Church of Scientology and its often vocal critics. A series of special guests candidly describe their personal experiences investigating controversial stories.
NonfictionIt's July 6th, 2013, and Asiana Airlines Flight 214 nears the end of an overnight trip from Seoul to San Francisco. It's a perfect day for flying, but as the pilots prepare for landing, something goes horribly wrong. The aircraft comes in too low and slams into the seawall at the edge of the runway before careening across the tarmac. Eyewitness videos capture the dramatic scene as hundreds of passengers appear from the smoking fuselage. Join the investigation as air safety experts attempt to figure out what exactly doomed the Boeing 777.
NonfictionAndrew embarks on the Erie Canal, an engineering marvel that connects some of New York's greatest small towns. He chows down on tomato pie, juicy roast beef sandwiches, chicken rigatoni and fish pulled fresh from Oneida Lake.
NonfictionAubrey and Bristol purchase a starter home in Las Vegas, and while it may be a small house, buyers expect the best in this town. Aubrey uses custom finishes built by Bristol to deck out the home and give it a glam-farmhouse style.
NonfictionIn the second part of the Top Gear special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May continue their epic African Odyssey. Having survived insane traffic, lethal mud slides and some distinctly dubious map reading, the trio and their ailing estate cars reach the climax of their quest to find the definitive source of the Nile.
NonfictionCaution: contains explicit language. Richard Hammond is dropped into the remote, frozen wastes of Canada to test a watch with a built-in emergency beacon. The distress signal is sent directly to Jeremy Clarkson and James May who are disorganized, disinterested and very many miles away. Eventually, the pair gets their hands on a Hennessey Ford F150 Velociraptor and a Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and they set off on an epic adventure to find their colleague. Also in this episode, Gillian Anderson tries her hand as the “Star in the Reasonably Priced Car” segment.
NonfictionBeginning with an examination of slavery, this episode looks at the causes of the war and the burning questions of union and states' rights. Significant events include John Brown's rebellion at Harper's Ferry, the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860, the firing on Fort Sumter and the jubilant rush to arms on both sides. Introducing the series' major figures -- Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant -- the episode concludes with the disastrous Union defeat at Manassas, where both sides realize it is to be a very long war.
NonfictionAs a celebrity member of the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini attended various gala fundraisers for the Church, many of them organized and produced by the Church's production company Golden Era.
NonfictionBourdain's Roman holiday takes a cinematic turn, influenced by his tour guides, actress Asia Argento, screenwriter/director Abel Ferrara, and a host of larger-than-life Romans who take him inside a Rome for the locals.
NonfictionA couple finds a house that's anything but a dream home in Crawford, TX. They hope Chip and Joanna can work their magic on it, but it's going to need total overhaul, making it one of the Gaines' biggest transformations ever.
NonfictionJoanna and Chip Gaines introduce clients Charmaine and Chuck to the historic Sanger Heights neighborhood. The family wants to be a part of the revitalization of this community of homes that are either vacant or dilapidated.
NonfictionPlunge deep inside the missing persons case of Chandra Levy that intrigued America - with exclusive interviews with her parents, journalist Connie Chung, and the former best friend of suspect Gary Condit.
NonfictionKnown for his eccentricities and generosity, John Du Pont is used to having it all. But the Olympic wrestling team owner battles private demons... and his money and power stand in the way of an unspeakable tragedy.
NonfictionZak and the crew investigate the site of a 1996 double murder in Los Angeles' Chatsworth neighborhood. They gather chilling evidence of paranormal activity and are lured away from the location against their will.
NonfictionThe Ghost Adventures crew investigates the Stone Lion Inn in Guthrie, OK, where it is said the owner performs satanic rituals in the local cemetery. Zak also uncovers what happened to a famous outlaw after his death.
NonfictionZak and the crew travel to Erie, CO, along with a bishop to perform an exorcism on a young man in order to help rid him of a demonic attachment he obtained after trying to conjure an entity years ago.
NonfictionScott Rothstein is the darling of Florida's glitterati, a high-flying lawyer who lives larger than life. But the world he's built is an illusion of lies... and it comes crashing down when his illicit secret to success is exposed.
NonfictionTy Underwood leaves her insular hometown to start fresh, vowing to be up-front with potential suitors about being transgender. Her shocking murder exposes chats with anonymous men on a phone app. The app may reveal a killer, but not identities.
NonfictionIn the wake of a broken marriage, 28-year old Samantha Lezark's struggle to find love again has a fatal ending. Now, investigators must follow her digital trail through different chat rooms to uncover her killer.
NonfictionWhen guests board the Viking Sea, they're not looking for casinos, bumper cars or discos. They want outstanding scenery, dramatic destinations, and sublime Scandinavian decor, all of which they'll receive, and then some. Join us on a 14-day journey that follows ancient Viking trading routes, from London to Scotland and the northwest coast of Norway. It's a course this new ship has never sailed before, and while it promises majestic views and grand adventure, getting there and back will push the captain and his crew to the limit.