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The Walking Dead: Origins
The Walking Dead: Origins
The Walking Dead: Origins is a series of specials exploring the journeys of the series' most celebrated characters. Each episode charts the story of the zombie apocalypse from the point of view of a single character and features new interviews and narrations from the actors that portray these iconic characters, interwoven with clips from the most pivotal moments of their journeys so far.
The Walking Dead: Origins 2021
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
The notorious Cecil Hotel grows in infamy when guest Elisa Lam vanishes. A dive into crime's darkest places.
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel 2021
Traveling with the Derbez
Prime Video
Traveling with the Derbez
The series revolves around the Derbez family on their trip to Morocco, the family is made up of Eugenio Derbez, the patriarch of the family, Alessandra Rosaldo, his wife, Aitana Derbez, their daughter, Vadhir and José Eduardo Derbez, their children, and Aislinn Derbez, his eldest daughter. , along with Mauricio Ochmann and his daughter Kailani.
Traveling with the Derbez 2019
Money, Explained
Money, Explained
We spend it, we borrow it, and save it. Now let's talk about money and its many minefields, from credit cards to casino, scammers to student loans.
Money, Explained 2021
A Perfect Planet
A Perfect Planet
A unique fusion of blue chip natural history and earth science that explains how our living planet operates. This five-part series shows how the forces of nature drive, shape and support Earth’s great diversity of wildlife.
A Perfect Planet 2021
NOVA
NOVA
PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA demystifies science and technology, and highlights the people involved in scientific pursuits.
NOVA 1974
Carmel: Who Killed Maria Marta?
Carmel: Who Killed Maria Marta?
Documentary series on the circumstances surrounding the death of María Marta García Belsunce, one of the most controversial criminal cases in Argentina.
Carmel: Who Killed Maria Marta? 2020
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan 2021
Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian
Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian
Executive producer Jon Favreau invites the cast and crew of The Mandalorian to share an unprecedented look at the making of the series. Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, never-before-seen footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by Favreau himself.
Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian 2020
Top Gear
Prime Video
Top Gear
This fast-paced and stunt-filled motor show tests whether cars, both mundane and extraordinary, live up to their manufacturers' claims. The long-running show travels to locations around the world, performing extreme stunts and challenges to see what the featured cars are capable of doing. The current hosts are Paddy Mcguinness, Chris Harris and Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff.
Top Gear 2002
BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America
BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America
Soda Stereo, Café Tacvba, Aterciopelados and others figure in this 50-year history of Latin American rock through dictatorships, disasters and dissent.
BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America 2020
Great Performances
Great Performances
The best in the performing arts from across America and around the world including a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.
Great Performances 1971
The Grand Tour
Prime Video
The Grand Tour
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back with a show about adventure, excitement and friendship... as long as you accept that the people you call friends are also the ones you find extremely annoying. Sometimes it's even a show about cars. Follow them on their global adventure.
The Grand Tour 2016
Points of View
Points of View
Points of View is a long-running British television series broadcast on BBC One. It started in 1961 and features the letters of viewers offering praise, criticism and purportedly witty observations on the television of recent weeks.
Points of View 1961
High Score
High Score
This docuseries traces the history of classic video games, featuring insights from the innovators who brought these worlds and characters to life.
High Score 2020
Formula 1: Drive to Survive
Formula 1: Drive to Survive
Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane -- both on and off the track -- during one cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.
Formula 1: Drive to Survive 2019
Mayday
Mayday
Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, Mayday investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why. Based on cockpit voice recorders, accident reports and eyewitness accounts, every episode also features interviews, state-of-the-art CGI and gripping reenactments.
Mayday 2003
Frontline
Frontline
Since it began in 1983, Frontline has been airing public-affairs documentaries that explore a wide scope of the complex human experience. Frontline's goal is to extend the impact of the documentary beyond its initial broadcast by serving as a catalyst for change.
Frontline 1983
Down to Earth with Zac Efron
Down to Earth with Zac Efron
Actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in a travel show that explores healthy, sustainable ways to live.
Down to Earth with Zac Efron 2020
Cosmos
Cosmos
Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson provides clarity for the vision of the cosmos as he voyages across the universe with never-before-told stories that delve into the scientific concepts of the laws of gravity and the origins of space and time.
Cosmos 2014
Last Chance U: Basketball
Last Chance U: Basketball
Hit the hardwood in East Los Angeles as a coach with strong convictions leads young men who hope to fulfill major college potential.
Last Chance U: Basketball 2021
Haunted
Haunted
Real people sit down with friends and family to share terrifying true stories from their past, re-created through chilling re-enactments.
Haunted 2018
Extra 3
Extra 3
Extra 3 2004
Abandoned Engineering
Abandoned Engineering
These are some of the most spectacular examples of abandoned engineering the world has ever known. The series explores how and why they were built, consider the financial and social costs of their failure and examine the environmental and ecological impacts. The series also explores how experts came up with plans to make something beautiful or useful from the ruins.
Abandoned Engineering 2017
Explained
Explained
This documentary series, made in partnership with Vox, explain some of the world's current trends, from politics, to science to pop culture.
Explained 2018
Deadly Women
Deadly Women
This compelling series investigates the motives and m.o. of female murderers. While males are often driven by anger, impulse and destruction, women usually have more complex, long-term reasons to kill.
Deadly Women 2005
Real Vikings
Real Vikings
The history of the Vikings is explored by "Vikings" star Clive Standen, who joins experts in Europe to learn how the Vikings successfully invaded England and France.
Real Vikings 2016
The Last Dance
The Last Dance
A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100 interviews with famous figures and basketball’s biggest names.
The Last Dance 2020
We Are the Champions
We Are the Champions
Explore the quirkiest, most charming, and oddly inspirational competitions you never knew existed, and the determined, passionate, and incredibly skilled competitors who put it all on the line to become heroes in their own extraordinary worlds.
We Are the Champions 2020
Kingdom of Plants
Kingdom of Plants
Sir David discovers a microscopic world that’s invisible to the naked eye, where insects feed and breed, where flowers fluoresce and where plants communicate with each other and with animals using scent and sound.
Kingdom of Plants 2012
The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness
The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness
The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.
The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness 2021
The Hotel Inspector
The Hotel Inspector
The Hotel Inspector is an observational documentary television series which is broadcast on the British terrestrial television station, Channel 5, and by other networks around the world. In each episode, a celebrated hotelier visits a struggling British hotel and tries to turn its fortunes by giving advice and suggestions to the owner.
The Hotel Inspector 2005
Behind the Attraction
Behind the Attraction
Behind The Attraction takes viewers into the history of how popular Disney attractions and destinations came to be, how they have changed over time, and how fans continue to obsess over them.
Behind the Attraction 2021
Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean
Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean
In the automotive world, John DeLorean rose from engineer to executive to icon. But under the hood of his self-created legend lies darkness and deceit.
Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean 2021
Deaf U
Deaf U
In this reality series, a tight-knit group of Deaf and hard of hearing students share their stories and explore life at Gallaudet University.
Deaf U 2020
Last Chance U
Last Chance U
In a docuseries set at one of NCAA football's most fertile recruiting grounds, guys with red flags seek to prove their worth on the field and in class.
Last Chance U 2016
Countryfile
Countryfile
The people, places and stories making news in the British countryside.
Countryfile 1988
How to Become a Tyrant
How to Become a Tyrant
To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.
How to Become a Tyrant 2021
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Mysteries of the Abandoned
Documentary series investigating why some of the world's most advanced architectural achievements were abandoned.
Mysteries of the Abandoned 2017
Tiny World
Tiny World
This docuseries showcases nature's lesser-known tiny heroes. Spotlighting small creatures and the extraordinary things they do to survive, each episode is filled with surprising stories and spectacular cinematography.
Tiny World 2020