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Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet logoLonely Planet (later renamed to "Globe Trekker" and sometimes called "Pilot Guides") is an adventure tourism television series produced by Pilot Productions. The series was inspired by the Lonely Planet travel books. Each episode features a host who travels with a camera crew to a country -- often a relatively exotic locale -- and experiences the sights, sounds, and culture that the location has to offer. Special episodes feature in-depth city, beach, dive, shopping, history, festival, and food guides.

Lost Civilizations

Lost Civilizations logoThe secrets of lives once lived. Never before could you get so close to 7000 years of history! From the bloodletting of Maya kings and a pharaoh's last journey to the secret pleasures of a Roman empress. Original location cinematography in 25 countries takes you from Cuzco in Peru to Petra in Jordan. From ancient Mesopotamia to modern Tibet, lost worlds live again on these must-have DVDs!

Machines!

Machines! logoMachines! changes the way you see your every day world. It's a first-time-ever trip inside, under, over and through the guts of ordinary and extraordinary machines. Photo-real computer animation takes us where no camera can fit, or even survive. Entertaining, engaging and easy-to-understand commentary untangles complex design and engineering for all ages, while having some fun along the way. Fly, flood, speed, spin, crush, cut, push, pull, tick, and tock. All shapes, all sizes, from a handheld tattoo machine to a coal-crushing power plant, and everything in between — escalator, machine gun, bomb robot, ATM machines and even roller coasters!

Man vs Wild - Ultimate Survival with Bear Grylls

Man vs Wild - Ultimate Survival with Bear Grylls logoMan vs. Wild - Ultimate Survival is a survival television series hosted by Bear Grylls on the Discovery Channel.
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Man vs. Wild

Man vs. Wild logoBear Grylls is a seasoned adventurer who served with the Special Air Service, a special forces unit of the British army, where he was trained as a survival expert. His experiences include climbing Mount Everest, crossing the freezing North Atlantic Ocean in a small, open boat and climbing a Himalayan peak described by Sir Edmund Hillary as 'unclimbable'. He has been places and done things that would defeat most normal people. But now, he is up against something completely different. In each episode of Man vs. Wild Bear strands himself in popular wilderness destinations where tourists often find themselves lost or in danger. As he finds his way back to civilization, he demonstrates local survival techniques, including escaping quicksand in the Moab Desert, navigating dangerous jungle river...

Man, Woman, Wild

Man, Woman, Wild logoMykel Hawke is a former Special Forces survival expert. His wife, Ruth England, is a TV journalist. Together, they take on some of the most forbidding and remote locations in the world. Dropped into each spot with only a knife and the clothes on their backs, they must survive as a team for four days and nights. As they test their will and their marriage, the two find common ground standing up to nature as husband and wife in the wildest places on Earth.

Mark Williams On The Rails

Mark Williams On The Rails logoThe year 2004 saw two hundred years of railways in Great Britain and to celebrate this historic landmark year, dedicated train enthusiast Mark Williams traveled the length and breadth of Britain in an exciting new TV series. Travelling the length and breadth of Britain, Mark tracks down the nation's fascinating railway heritage and gets to grips with locos such as the magnificent 160 ton Duchess of Sutherland. From the earliest designs of Richard Trevithick and George and Robert Stephenson to the advent of Class 31s, and from the development of London's Underground to the evolution of railway coaches, he reveals how our railways have changed over 200 years of history.

Mars Rising

Mars Rising logoThe 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 – and now “Mars Rising” explores that dream and the challenges being faced by international space agencies and in laboratories. More than 300 scientists from Canada, the United States, Europe, Chile and Russia have contributed to “Mars Rising,” a six-part documentary series and a companion to the expedition series “Race to Mars.” The quest to the secrets of the universe begins – on Mars. “Mars Rising” offers a comprehensive examination of the challenges, the obstacles, the fears and the successes of the mission and experts with diverse backgrounds and nationalities contributed their knowledge to this se...

Mega Builders

Mega Builders logoMEGA BUILDERS is a fast-paced, character-driven show that focuses on the world’s biggest and most intriguing engineering challenges – the projects that are making history, and the people who are making it happen. The show relies heavily on “at-the-scene” verity and access to great characters. It’s an up-close look at the pressure engineers and construction crews face every day… the stress of crushing deadlines, cost over-runs, and trying to achieve what often seems like the impossible. MEGA BUILDERS provides viewers with an exciting, stimulating, inside look at some of the most spectacular mega-projects of our time.

Mighty Planes

Mighty Planes logoMIGHTY PLANES explores the art and science of aviation, on planes that soar to faraway places on astounding missions. From preparation, loading and take off, through the journey and to the landing and unloading, viewers will experience the high-stakes and high-stress jobs through the eyes and lives of the characters that make it all happen. Featuring the genius of flight technology with the aid of high-end CGI, shot in HD, and recorded in 5.1 surround sound, MIGHTY PLANES captures all the action as it happens.
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