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American Icon: The Hot Rod

American Icon:  The Hot Rod logoThis series takes an in-depth look at the history of the hot rod, a uniquely American automotive creation. The story comes full circle from documenting the birth of this Southern Californian craze in the 1950's to the past decades exotic world of million dollar custom creations to the current resurgence back to the retro, minimalist hot rod design.

American Loggers

American Loggers logoOne family, thousands of acres and endless challenges to keeping their business afloat. Meet the Pelletiers -- nine brothers balancing family feuds with nature's harsh realities as they timber harvest in Maine's rural northwest backcountry in Discovery Channel's new original series, AMERICAN LOGGERS, premiering Friday, February 27 at 10 PM (ET/PT). Pelletier Inc. is a classic American story, a logging business started half a century ago with one hundred dollars, one truck and one man: Gerald Pelletier. Now, his sons run the company, a vast timber harvesting enterprise, dozens of men, hundreds of machines working thousands of acres in what is literally a deadly business. Horrific weather, soaring fuel prices and a slumping economy have created a perfect storm that could wipe out a family. ...

American Underworld

American Underworld logoPhotojournalist Mark Allen Johnson takes us on a journey into the heart of America's illegal drug industry.

Amish Mafia

Amish Mafia logoUntrusting of outside law enforcement, some Amish in Lancaster County, PA have for many years regularly turned to a small organized group of men for protection and justice. A sneak peek of Discovery's new series AMISH MAFIA, which provides a first-ever look at the men who protect and maintain peace and order within the Amish community in Lancaster, will air Tuesday, December 11 at 10:30 PM ET/PT. The series will premiere Wednesday, December 12 at 9:00PM ET/PT. The 2006 School shootings in Lancaster County during which five young Amish girls were killed and five more seriously injured by a non-Amish milk truck driver brought to the nation's attention the vulnerabilities of the Amish community, and their need for continued protection. (Source: The Discovery Channel)

An MG Is Born

An MG Is Born logoAuto-fanatic Mark Evans is heading to his workshop once more as the eighth 'Is Born' series gets underway. In this ten part series - first aired on the Discovery Real Time channel in July 2005 - Mark and his side-kick Pete reunite to restore the ultimate English sports car, the MGB, as An MG Is Born.

Anatomy Of A takedown

Anatomy Of A takedown logo‘Anatomy Of A takedown’ explores the danger that is involved when capturing relentless murderers from some of America’s biggest police investigations. Each episode reveals the difficult challenges and pivotal clues that lead to the arrest of three notorious individuals intent on harming others. Meet the Washington Sniper who randomly selected his victim without motive, the BTK Killer who tortured innocent people and the Green River Killer who preyed on helpless women. Interviews with the key investigators and dramatic reconstructions bring to life these extraordinary tales of pursuit and eventual capture.

Ancient Inventions

Ancient Inventions logoAncient Inventions was a BBC historical documentary series released in 1998. It was presented by ex-Monty Python member Terry Jones and looked at great inventions of the ancient world.

Ancient Warriors

Ancient Warriors logoThis Ancient Warriors series from the Discovery Channel is an excellent look at the warrior groups and armies that shaped history. Each half-hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall. People who are interested in warfare throughout the ages - or the specific warrior groups themselves - will appreciate this series.

Animal Planet - Mekong Soul of a River

Animal Planet - Mekong Soul of a River logoMekong: Soul of a River is a four-part documentary series created and produced by Joseph Pontecorvo for Animal Planet and Discovery HD that explores the people and wildlife that depend upon Asia's most enigmatic river for their survival.

Auction Kings

Auction Kings logoBuyers in the Atlanta area searching for those one-of-a-kind items -- a vampire hunting kit, anyone? -- know exactly where to go, but the quantity is always limited and the prices fluid. ``Auction Kings'' follows the action at Gallery 63, a storied auction house in Hotlanta with a reputation for selling both bizarre and high-end items. Its owner, Paul Brown, manages his feisty staff and mingles with his customers, bidders and buyers who come from all walks of life.
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