When French author Michel Houellebecq disappeared for a time during the publicity tour for his newest novel, speculation regarding his fate ran wild.
A young woman moves to the Hamptons and charms the pants off her new neighbors -- while plotting their downfall for sins committed against her family.
Fantasy football tackles reality in this semi-scripted look at some friends whose hobby provides an outlet in the form of trash-talking and deceit.
Set during World War II, this crime drama follows police inspector Christopher Foyle, who learns that crooks don't stop for anything -- not even war.
Join Dallas Campbell on a journey around the globe to discover how mankind has used technology, determination and ingenuity to transform our planet.
Professor Iain Stewart guides viewers on a journey that details how plants played a crucial role in creating and sustaining animal life on Earth.
A landmark documentary series comprised of three compelling stories regarding the hunt for the last remaining Nazi war criminals.
Using contemporary interviews, archival footage and dramatic reenactments, this series tells the story of the Nuremberg trials of three Nazis.
This fascinating documentary takes viewers inside the world of whales and dolphins, exploring their amazing mental and communication abilities.
This three-part series dramatizes World War I, giving insight into the experiences of individual British soldiers who actually lived through it.
Excellent, innovative, moving television – I think the best, and most affecting, of the first world war programmes I've seen so far.
When the Yellowstone National Park supervolcano erupts after 640,000 years, the devastation is as incredible as the effort to save lives.
This wild satire follows the misadventures of a group of friends living in an Australian housing project as they attempt scams and dodge the law.
Historian Dan Snow gets his hands dirty as he explores the intriguing yet disgusting details of everyday life in early London, Paris and New York.
Taking the travelogue in a whole new direction—with extraordinary, hands-on demos and stunts—it excavates the murky past in gruesome detail during defining periods in history.
Dramatization of the great discoveries of ancient Egypt, from the exploration of tombs in the early 1800s, to the unraveling of the Rosetta Stone to translate the ancient language on the tombs, to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.
I was expecting to hate this show...But it turned out to be proper drama, with a very decent script and real actors. And it's a great story, too.
This documentary series tackles one of history's most disquieting subjects: the Holocaust and the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Sentenced to death in Singapore for heroin smuggling, Van Nguyen tries to make peace with his fate while his lawyers work to set him free.
The most gripping TV drama of the year...
Ted, a single dad working at a soulless conglomerate, tries to balance his own code of ethics with the odd and immoral assignments he must carry out.
Better Off Ted is certainly the most original sitcom to come along in a while.
This offbeat comedy follows the experiences of a depressed man who becomes convinced that his neighbor's dog is actually a man wearing a costume.
Historian David Olusoga shares the story of the millions of Indian, African and Asian troops who fought in the First World War.
Olusoga presented the film with flair and passion, not least when discussing the hypocrisy of taking men from their homes in chains, as the French did in Senegal, so that they could join the Allied powers’ fight for “liberty and civilisation.”
Four women and one man, each married to a soldier and living on an army base, contend with infidelity, PTSD and their spouses' long deployments.