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Tank Overhaul

Tank Overhaul logoWelcome to the world where military geeks, genius mechanics and eccentric millionaires are living the dream with blowtorches, industrial lathes and hi-tech electronics, restoring four notable battle tanks from WWII. Each episode follows one tank's story: the rebuild; the innovations that made each machine great, and the engineering flaws that proved fatal. Unique serial numbers lead us to re-trace each tank's forged-in-war history: discovering where it was made, the battles it fought and the often tragic end of its fighting career.

That's Impossible!

That's Impossible! logoFrom Invisibility, to Mind Control to Robot Soldiers, in the 21st century, scientists around the world are working to make the impossible... possible.

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones logoCreated by George Lucas, The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones is a coming-of-age adventure that takes the young Indiana on incredible journeys through the early 20th century and brings to life some of the most important historical events of the era. Throughout his exploits, he encounters a host of renowned historical figures, including Ernest Hemingway, Franz Kafka, Ho Chi Minh, Eliot Ness, Louis Armstrong, Pablo Picasso, Winston Churchill, Sigmund Freud, George Gershwin, and even Mata Hari. Traveling from the game reserves of Kenya, to the bohemian streets of Paris, to the Great Wall of China, these are the adventures that shape Indy's future as one of cinema's greatest heroes. Indiana Jones is portrayed by Corey Carrier and Sean Patrick Flannery as the nine-year-old and 16-year-old Indy...

The Bible

The Bible logoThis is a 10-hour mini-series. It tells some of the best-known stories from the most popular book in human history, from Noah's Ark and the Exodus to Daniel in the Lion's Den to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.
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The Brain

The Brain logoScientists are only now beginning to understand the most complex machine in the known universe - the brain. Go on a voyage of discovery into the evolutionary history of our last biological frontier. From early civilizations' attempts at neurosurgery to today's robotic laser surgery, revolutionary new techniques are finally unlocking the story of the brain. As a result, we've learned more in the last five years than in the past 100.

The Dark Ages

The Dark Ages logoBetween the Fall of Rome and the dawn of the Renaissance, Europe plunged into a dark night of constant war, splintered sovereignties, marauding pagans, rabid crusaders and devastating plague. That anything of value arose from this chaotic muck - much less the Renaissance - is nothing short of miraculous.

The Exodus Decoded

The Exodus Decoded logoExodus Decoded is a documentary created by Jewish Canadian filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici, in which new evidence in favor of the historicity of the Biblical Exodus is explored. It is partially narrated by film director James Cameron. Jacobovici suggests that the Exodus took place around 1500 BCE during the reign of pharaoh Ahmose I, and coincided with the eruption of Santorini that most scholars believe ended the Minoan civilization. In the documentary, the plagues that ravished Egypt in the Bible are explained as having resulted from that volcanic eruption, and a related collapse in the Nile river delta. While much of Jacobovici's archaeological evidence for the Exodus comes from Egypt, a surprising quantity comes from Mycenae, on mainland Greece.

The Germanic Tribes

The Germanic Tribes logoThis acclaimed multi-million dollar 4 part series shows the rise of the tribes of a primitive culture on the fringe of northern Europe to become the heirs of the Roman Empire

The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man

The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man logoFor four seasons, we’ve followed Shelby Stanga’s logging exploits in the swamps and lakes of southern Louisiana. But logging has always been just one way he keeps himself entertained. Now, for the first time, we’re getting an inside look at his life when he’s not logging. Shelby begins this season with a big problem: Hurricane Isaac flooded his houseboat, and now he has nowhere to live. With the help of a boat broker, Shelby must leave the swamp and enter the real world, confronting new experiences that push him well past his comfort level. With great risk comes great reward, though, and Shelby manages to find the perfect houseboat that is as unique as him. The only problem is that it’s way over his budget, and now he’s got a mortgage looming. To keep the bill collectors at b...

The Lost Gods

The Lost Gods logoSooner or later, everything ends. One by one, the mighty civilizations of the ancient world passed into history. And when they died, their gods died with them. Or did they? The Lost Gods, a documentary series that takes a thought-provoking look at these ancient empires and their vanished religions. The Lost GodsProduced in partnership by Tile Films of Dublin and Toronto-based VisionTV International, The Lost Gods was shot on High Definition at locations in 11 different countries. The host is Irish author and television personality Christy Kenneally, who also crafted the script. Each half-hour episode traces the rise and fall of one of the great civilizations: the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Maya, the Inca and the Celts. Kenneally follows the evolution of each culture's spiri...
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