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I Faked My Own Death

I Faked My Own Death logoSex, drugs, money: one or more of these motivations are at the heart of the unbelievable first-person testimonies featured in Discovery Channel's newest three-part series I FAKED MY OWN DEATH, premiering on Saturday, September 3 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. Their elaborate hoaxes garnered news headlines. Executing their evil plans required going to extremes: murdering a hitchhiker, digging up a corpse, parachuting out of a crashing plane. Go inside the minds of six convicts to find out what pushed them to the brink and then finally made them take that fatal, extreme step over the edge. Through first-person, on-camera accounts (some from prison) and cinematic reenactments, discover how the fakers planned and pulled off their elaborate "deaths." Candid interviews with police detectives will also revea...

I Was Murdered

I Was Murdered logoHaunting voices from beyond the grave narrate their own murder investigations, offering clues to solve their untimely deaths. I Was Murdered (a.k.a. Stolen Voices. Buried Secrets) draws on The Lovely Bones novel and feature film technique to tell the story of a murder through the victim's fictionalized narration. Investigators and family members of these real life crimes are interviewed while the voice of the victim adds a personal and eerie storytelling element.

I, Videogame

I, Videogame logoThe videogame revolution has been underway for decades, progressing from simple amusements created in the 1950s to an all-pervasive force in today’s popular culture that rivals – and will perhaps soon surpass – film and television. What began as a sub-culture pastime has evolved and transcended genres to become a unique form of expression impacting everything from modern warfare to interpersonal relationships. I, VIDEOGAME is a comprehensive and progressive exploration of the past, present and future of videogames and video gamers. From the early days of Pong to today’s ever-popular Halo 2 and from Atari 2600 to Nintendo to PlayStation, I, VIDEOGAME tells the story of the people, the ideologies and the technology behind video games and how they have exploded into a cultural phenom...

Industrial Revelations

Industrial Revelations logoThe Fast Show comedian, Mark Williams, indulges his secret passion for the engineering of the industrial revolution as he presents Industrial Revelations - a fascinating, ten part documentary series examining how inventive advances in engineering and technology during this period changed Britain forever. Mark travels across the country to discover the technology at the heart of the industrial revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries, bringing his own unique wit and style to the series as he dons his overalls to fire-up 200 year old, huge steam engines, pilot early canal boats, descend into ancient mines and operate early industrial machinery.

Inside The Gangsters' Code

Inside The Gangsters' Code logoINSIDE THE GANGSTERS’ CODE is an all-new series following ex-mafia street boss Lou Ferrante as he explores different gang cultures, their characters, and their inner workings. In El Salvador he meets the infamous 18th Street gang - meeting their leader Viejo Lin. The Commandos are one of the most dangerous gangs in the Philippines, Lous learns about the gang war they're engaged in, that spills bloodily from prison to the streets. The Burqueños run New Mexico and Lou has his work cut our for him trying to break through their code of silence. The Camorra in Naples are at least 300 years old, and were an organisation reputedly built on respect and honour, and yet these days it thrives on chaos. Finally in Poland, Lou meets the Grypsers in a bid to find out if this notorious gang are...

Inside West Coast Customs

Inside West Coast Customs logoExamining projects undertaken at the West Coast Customs car remodeling company.

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking logoDiscovery Channel has commissioned Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP), an IMG Media Company, to produce an ambitious three-part documentary series, revealing the wonders of the cosmos to a new generation. A collaboration with Hawking, it will delve into the mind of the world's most famous living scientist and reveal the splendor and majesty of the universe as never seen before. The series, which will use a combination of CGI, live action, archive and visual effects, will bring the world-renowned Hawking's extraordinary vision of the universe to the screen in high definition.

Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein

Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein logoOn February 20, 2007, Bernstein announced that he was leaving The History Channel and Digging for the Truth to join the Discovery Channel as an executive producer and host of specials as well as a new prime-time series called "Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein." [5] The new series premiered on August 18, 2008, and is just as adventurous and globe-trotting as Digging for the Truth, but with less of an archaeological focus.

Inventions That Shook the World

Inventions That Shook the World logoInventions That Shook The World is a stylized and thrilling look at the inventions of the 20th century that have shaped how we travel, communicate, live, work and play. This series shines a big glaring spotlight on the gizmos and on the geniuses behind the gizmos who, from the seclusion of their workshops, have been the secret engineers of our modern society. The series will tell the extraordinary stories of these wide-eyed nutty professors responsible for everything from the vacuum cleaner to kitty litter, jet engines to the nicotine patch. Alongside their greatest inventions, we also showcase their equally great disasters – those inventions that should never have seen the light of day. Each episode highlights one decade, from the 1900s to the 1990s, and focuses specifically on 10-15 gr...

Investigation Discovery Documentaries

Investigation Discovery Documentaries logoID is the brand new channel from Discovery home to some of the finest, most diverse high-quality crime programming on UK television. Uncover the stories, understand the motives, find the facts. Join ID to review the evidence, listen to people’s experiences, ask questions and investigate the world’s most compelling crimes.
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