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Looking for Lincoln

Looking for Lincoln logoHenry Louis Gates Jr. investigates myths surrounding Abraham Lincoln.

Lost Treasures Of The Ancient World

Lost Treasures Of The Ancient World logoThe unique Lost Treasures series enables the ancient wonders of the world to be seen as never before... magically ‘restored’ to their former glory by 3D graphics and presented in a superb animated format. Our camera teams have traveled the world to gather spectacular new footage of ancient history’s greatest monuments and their surroundings, providing a fascinating link between the past and the present day. Features superb 3D graphics, State-of-the-art computer generated animation, all new location footage, and expert commentary and analyses. Contains Ancient China, Ancient India, Samurai Japan, Empires In The Americas, Dark Age England, The Celts.

Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America logoMelding performance, biography and history, MAKE ’EM LAUGH features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians including Judd Apatow, Roseanne Barr, Anne Beatts, the Smothers Brothers, Carol Burnett, Sid Caesar, George Carlin, Larry David, Will Ferrell, Leonard Maltin, Cheech Marin, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Mort Sahl, Dick Van Dyke, and many, many more.

Manor House

Manor House logoManor House also known as 'The Edwardian Country House' was an acclaimed British mini-series in the reality tv genre, produced by Channel 4. It was first aired in the UK in April 2002 and was later broadcast in the U.S. on various PBS stations in 2003 as Manor House, where extra footage was added. In the series the Olliff-Cooper family are given the identities of turn-of-the-century aristocrats and housed in Manderston, an opulent Scottish country house, where they live for three months in the Edwardian style. Mr. and Dr. Olliff-Cooper become Sir John Olliff-Cooper, Bt, and Lady Olliff-Cooper. Interest and conflict is provided by the 14 servants, portrayed by individuals from several walks of life. Chief among these was Hugh Edgar, an architect from Surrey, who was cast in the role of t...
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Mark Twain Prize for American Humour

Mark Twain Prize for American Humour logoHonoring the best in American comedy, the recipients of this prestigious achievement include Billy Crystal, George Carlin, Bill Cosby and Tina Fey.

Market Warriors

Market Warriors logoFrom the producers of ``Antiques Roadshow,'' this new series pits expert shoppers against one another as they scour flea markets all over the U.S., seeking out vintage valuables that can be sold at auction for a profit. Armed with only a specific amount of money, each of the four shoppers uses knowledge and skills to make more profit than the others. Fred Willard offers commentary as the off-screen host of the series. Locations include Pennsylvania, Georgia and Maryland.

Martha Stewart's Cooking School

Martha Stewart's Cooking School logoMartha Stewart offers home cooks a culinary master class which covers everything from roasting and poaching to braising and blanching. In each 30-minute episode, Martha uses her signature step-by-step, how-to teaching process to illustrate classic cooking techniques as well as the basics every cook should know. Lessons include making marinara sauce with four ingredients, butchering a beef tenderloin, cooking chicken breasts in parchment paper and how to determine which meats are good for braising.

Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - A Musical Journey

Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues - A Musical Journey logoIt may have been underrated when first broadcast on PBS on consecutive nights in the fall of '03, but executive producer Martin Scorsese's homage to the blues is a truly significant, if imperfect, achievement. "Musical journey" is an apt description, as Scorsese and the six other directors responsible for these seven approximately 90-minute films follow the blues--the foundation of jazz, soul, R&B, and rock & roll--from its African roots to its Mississippi Delta origins, up the river to Memphis and Chicago, then to New York, the United Kingdom, and beyond. Some of the films (like Wim Wenders's The Soul of a Man and Charles Burnett's Warming by the Devil's Fire) use extensive fictional film sequences, generally to good effect. There's also plenty of documentary footage, interviews, and cont...

Marty Stouffer's Wild America

Marty Stouffer's Wild America logoMarty Stouffer's Wild America was the first wildlife and nature series to focus exclusively on the wild animals and wild lands of North America. Hosted by award-winning wildlife photographer and premier naturalist Marty Stouffer the series featured footage of mammals birds reptiles fish and insects throughout the entire continent.

Masterpiece Classic

Masterpiece Classic logoIn early 2008, Masterpiece Theatre and it's affiliated program Mystery! were reformatted as Masterpiece. Masterpiece is aired as three different series. Masterpiece Classic airs in the winter and early spring, Masterpiece Mystery! in the late spring and summer, and Masterpiece Contemporary in the fall. Masterpiece Classic airs in the winter and spring, initially hosted by Gillian Anderson
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