The Fatal Conflict: Judea and Rome
52:09

The Fatal Conflict: Judea and Rome: The Fall of Judea

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel February 26, 2020

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Uncover the events that shaped the great Jewish revolt against Rome as told by Jewish General, historian and perceived traitor Flavius Josephus. Explore Josephus' early ...

Uncover the events that shaped the great Jewish revolt against Rome as told by Jewish General, historian and perceived traitor Flavius Josephus. Explore Josephus' early history as a Jewish leader and researcher, his travels to Rome, the folklore of his making as a prophet, and ultimately his involvement in the fall of Judea.

Apocalypse: War of Worlds
41:28

Apocalypse: War of Worlds: The Conquest

Season 1 Episode 4 National Geographic February 26, 2020

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
March 1953: Stalin is dead, and in Asia the heated conflicts are ending. But with foreign troops leaving the region, Ho Chi Minh formulates a new plan.

March 1953: Stalin is dead, and in Asia the heated conflicts are ending. But with foreign troops leaving the region, Ho Chi Minh formulates a new plan.

The Movies
46:22

The Movies: The Seventies (Part 1)

Season 1 Episode 7 National Geographic February 25, 2020

Media arts

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Coppola, Scorsese, Lucas and Spielberg. These are the stories of the movies that have become timeless classics and defined the Seventies.

Coppola, Scorsese, Lucas and Spielberg. These are the stories of the movies that have become timeless classics and defined the Seventies.

Opera Legends
43:43

Opera Legends: Jose Carreras

Season 1 Episode 3 Smooth/Arts February 24, 2020

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Featuring classic moments in the careers of twelve legends of Opera, from Luciano Pavarotti to Enrico Caruso, Joan Sutherland to Kiri Te Kanawa and Jessye Norman to Mario ...

Featuring classic moments in the careers of twelve legends of Opera, from Luciano Pavarotti to Enrico Caruso, Joan Sutherland to Kiri Te Kanawa and Jessye Norman to Mario Lanza. Filmed in in the United Kingdom and Italy, each episode features historical archive, performance highlights, and contributions from artists, critics and directors.

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor
50:20

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Season 9 Episode 1 SBS February 24, 2020

Health and PE

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Michael Mosley tests how hard you really need to exercise to improve your health. Alain Gregoire cures his lifelong phobia of heights in just two hours using virtual reality. ...

Michael Mosley tests how hard you really need to exercise to improve your health. Alain Gregoire cures his lifelong phobia of heights in just two hours using virtual reality. Meanwhile, Zoe Williams investigates a hidden illness that can cause stillbirth, and Giles Yeo tests the extraordinary claim that eating less can boost your memory, and whether hot drinks or cold are best to cool you down.

Secrets of Our Cities
52:19

Secrets of Our Cities: Gold Coast

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS February 23, 2020

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Gold Coast hides a past full of bitter struggle and huge enterprise. Greig explores how South Sea Islanders suffered brutal treatment to enable the early sugar boom in the ...

The Gold Coast hides a past full of bitter struggle and huge enterprise. Greig explores how South Sea Islanders suffered brutal treatment to enable the early sugar boom in the 19th century.

Michael Palin in North Korea
44:53

Michael Palin in North Korea

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 23, 2020

History

Geography

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This incredible two-part series, which required two years of planning and high-level negotiations, grants presenter Michael Palin unprecedented access to the reclusive country ...

This incredible two-part series, which required two years of planning and high-level negotiations, grants presenter Michael Palin unprecedented access to the reclusive country of North Korea.

Country Music
50:52

Country Music: Hard Times (1933 - 1945)

Episode 2 SBS February 22, 2020

Music

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
During the Great Depression and World War II, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Bob Wills adapts jazz's Big Band sound to create Texas Swing and Grand Ole ...

During the Great Depression and World War II, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Bob Wills adapts jazz's Big Band sound to create Texas Swing and Grand Ole Opry singer Roy Acuff becomes a national star. Despite a divorce between two of its members, the Carter family carries on, turning out songs that will become classics. Nashville slowly becomes Music City and the centre of the growing country music industry.

The Very Edge of China
42:09

The Very Edge of China: Himalayan Mystery

Season 1 Episode 1 Discovery Channel February 22, 2020

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dr Brittany Brand pairs up with one of China's top naturalists on an adventure like no other. The pair are on a mission to reveal how China's unique natural frontiers were ...

Dr Brittany Brand pairs up with one of China's top naturalists on an adventure like no other. The pair are on a mission to reveal how China's unique natural frontiers were forged from the belly of the planet.

The Artist's Story
1:01:58

The Artist's Story: Midnight Oil

Smooth/Arts February 21, 2020

Music

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
MAX The Artist's Story is an exclusive, never-before-told story of some of the biggest artists to come out of the land of Australia. Tonight, this will be the first ever true ...

MAX The Artist's Story is an exclusive, never-before-told story of some of the biggest artists to come out of the land of Australia. Tonight, this will be the first ever true story of Midnight Oil, told by Midnight Oil.

Apocalypse: War of Worlds
44:13

Apocalypse: War of Worlds: The World Trembles

Episode 3 National Geographic February 19, 2020

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
September 1950, and the war against Communism was being fought across Asia. While a beaten Truman considers the bomb, Stalin increases his influence.

September 1950, and the war against Communism was being fought across Asia. While a beaten Truman considers the bomb, Stalin increases his influence.

The Directors
45:44

The Directors: Robert Wise

Season 3 Episode 7 Smooth/Arts February 19, 2020

Media arts

Visual arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Filmmaker, Robert Wise, won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his musicals West Side Story (1961) and The Sound of Music (1965). He was also nominated for ...

Filmmaker, Robert Wise, won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his musicals West Side Story (1961) and The Sound of Music (1965). He was also nominated for Best Film Editing for Citizen Kane (1941). Wise achieved critical success as a director in other genres: horror, noir, western, war, and science fiction. Films include The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), The Sand Pebbles (1966), Run Silent, Run Deep (1958), The Haunting (1963), and Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979).

Engineering Disasters
44:51

Engineering Disasters

Episode 1 The History Channel February 18, 2020

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Engineering has built our modern world. Everything from skyscrapers to roads and air travel are here because of Engineering. But what happens when engineering goes horribly ...

Engineering has built our modern world. Everything from skyscrapers to roads and air travel are here because of Engineering. But what happens when engineering goes horribly wrong? Go behind the headlines to uncover what really happened in the most notorious engineering accidents.

Collum Calling Canberra
56:08

Collum Calling Canberra

NITV February 19, 2020

Indigenous Australians

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
A cattle station's view of negotiating with a distant bureaucracy, this fascinating observational documentary documents relationships within the Aboriginal community of Collum ...

A cattle station's view of negotiating with a distant bureaucracy, this fascinating observational documentary documents relationships within the Aboriginal community of Collum Collum.

The Movies
37:20

The Movies: The 2000s (Part 2)

Season 1 Episode 6 National Geographic February 18, 2020

Media arts

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
The rise of Marvel and fantastical worlds brought to life. These are the stories of the movies that defined the last two decades.

The rise of Marvel and fantastical worlds brought to life. These are the stories of the movies that defined the last two decades.

Meet the Penguins
21:59

Meet the Penguins

Season 1 Episode 2 Animal Planet February 18, 2020

Earth and environment

Geography

3-4
5-6
7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Centre's grumpiest resident, Crabby, greets a new arrival that melts his icy heart, and Princess - queen of the resident penguins - faces the biggest loss of her young life.

The Centre's grumpiest resident, Crabby, greets a new arrival that melts his icy heart, and Princess - queen of the resident penguins - faces the biggest loss of her young life.

Apocalypse: War of Worlds
44:14

Apocalypse: War of Worlds: The Escalation of Fear

Episode 2 National Geographic February 15, 2020

Modern history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
1947 and the world is at the mercy of its leaders with Truman, Ho Chi Minh, Stalin and Mao Zedong each preparing to go to battle for ultimate power.

1947 and the world is at the mercy of its leaders with Truman, Ho Chi Minh, Stalin and Mao Zedong each preparing to go to battle for ultimate power.

The Artist's Story
1:09:39

The Artist's Story: Cold Chisel

Smooth/Arts February 14, 2020

Music

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Cold Chisel is one of most revered rock outfit. With a reputation forged through blistering live shows and brilliant albums, the iconic band music evokes both the joys and the ...

Cold Chisel is one of most revered rock outfit. With a reputation forged through blistering live shows and brilliant albums, the iconic band music evokes both the joys and the angst about what it means to be Australian. Their story is colourful, volatile and proud and their music continues to be ingrained in the hearts of generations.