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Britain's Ancient Capital
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Britain's Ancient Capital: Part 3

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  The History Channel  |  October 16, 2017
Orkney - seven miles off the coast of Scotland, and cut off by the tumultuous Pentland Firth, the fastest-flowing tidal race in Europe - is often viewed as being remote. ...

Orkney - seven miles off the coast of Scotland, and cut off by the tumultuous Pentland Firth, the fastest-flowing tidal race in Europe - is often viewed as being remote. However it is one of the treasure troves of archaeology in Britain, and recent discoveries there are turning the Stone Age map of Britain upside down. Rather than an outpost at the edge of the world, recent finds suggest an extraordinary theory - that Orkney was the cultural capital of our ancient world and the origin of the stone circle cult which culminated in Stonehenge. In this episode, Andy dives below the waves in search of the inspiration for the first stone circle, Chris and Neil spend the night on an abandoned island as they hunt for clues as to why cultures change, Shini tests the technology behind a Bronze Age sauna, and the archaeologists uncover a remarkable find.

Chemistry: Challenges And Solutions
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Chemistry: Challenges And Solutions: The Energy In Chemical Reactions: Thermodynamics And Enthalpy

ABC ME  |  October 16, 2017
Teaches concepts of general chemistry by presenting real challenges in energy production, materials development, biochemistry and environmental protection. The course zeroes ...

Teaches concepts of general chemistry by presenting real challenges in energy production, materials development, biochemistry and environmental protection. The course zeroes in on core topics taught in introductory chemistry.

Gallery of Everyday Things
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Gallery of Everyday Things: Toothbrush

ABC  |  October 16, 2017
Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and ...

Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and sometimes been just plain fun.

Laura Festival
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Laura Festival: New Mapoon - Wujal Wujal

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  NITV  |  October 16, 2017
Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring the New Mapoon Dancers and the Wujal ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring the New Mapoon Dancers and the Wujal Wujal Dance Troupe.

Britain's Ancient Capital
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Britain's Ancient Capital: Part 2

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  The History Channel  |  October 15, 2017
Orkney - seven miles off the coast of Scotland, and cut off by the tumultuous Pentland Firth, the fastest-flowing tidal race in Europe - is often viewed as being remote. ...

Orkney - seven miles off the coast of Scotland, and cut off by the tumultuous Pentland Firth, the fastest-flowing tidal race in Europe - is often viewed as being remote. However it is one of the treasure troves of archaeology in Britain, and recent discoveries there are turning the Stone Age map of Britain upside down. Rather than an outpost at the edge of the world, recent finds suggest an extraordinary theory - that Orkney was the cultural capital of our ancient world and the origin of the stone circle cult which culminated in Stonehenge. In this episode, Andy and some local seafaring volunteers build a boat made of just willow and cow hide and set out to cross the dangerous Pentland Firth as the ancient Orcadians would have done. Neil investigates the extraordinary discovery of some human bones, Chris goes in search of whales, and Shini uncovers the powers of the tides.

The Greeks
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The Greeks

Episode 2  |  SBS  |  October 15, 2017
The ancient Greeks emerge from the first dark ages to compose timeless epics, compete in the original Olympic Games, conjure early theories of nature, and construct the ...

The ancient Greeks emerge from the first dark ages to compose timeless epics, compete in the original Olympic Games, conjure early theories of nature, and construct the world's first democracy.

Weediquette
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Weediquette: Chronic Trauma

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 15, 2017
With gang violence and police brutality causing trauma across the country, Krishna heads to Compton to see if weed can help Americans suffering from urban PTSD.

With gang violence and police brutality causing trauma across the country, Krishna heads to Compton to see if weed can help Americans suffering from urban PTSD.

Is it Time to Legalise Weed?
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Is it Time to Legalise Weed?

BBC Knowledge  |  October 14, 2017
In this hard-hitting film, musician and documentary maker Professor Green offers a personal and in-depth look at Britain's relationship with it's most popular illegal drug.

In this hard-hitting film, musician and documentary maker Professor Green offers a personal and in-depth look at Britain's relationship with it's most popular illegal drug.

Laura Festival
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Laura Festival: Pormpurraw - Townsville

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  NITV  |  October 13, 2017
Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. This episode features the Pormpurraw Dancers and ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. This episode features the Pormpurraw Dancers and Whantunahjaban from Townsville.

The Roosevelts
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The Roosevelts: A Strong And Active Faith

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  The History Channel  |  October 13, 2017
Frail and failing but determined to see the war through to victory, FDR wins re-election and begins planning for a peaceful post war world. But a cerebral haemorrhage kills ...

Frail and failing but determined to see the war through to victory, FDR wins re-election and begins planning for a peaceful post war world. But a cerebral haemorrhage kills him at 63. After her husband's death, Eleanor Roosevelt proves herself a shrewd politician and a skilled negotiator in her own right, as well as a champion of civil rights, civil liberties and the United Nations. When she dies in 1962 she is mourned everywhere as the First Lady of the World.

States of Undress
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States of Undress: Packing Heat In Heels

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 12, 2017
Women are the fastest growing group of gun owners in the US. Hailey attends a concealed carry fashion show in Ohio to hear their stories and go shooting with grandma.

Women are the fastest growing group of gun owners in the US. Hailey attends a concealed carry fashion show in Ohio to hear their stories and go shooting with grandma.

Laura Festival
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Laura Festival: Hopevale - Lockhart

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  NITV  |  October 12, 2017
Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features the Yimbaala Dance Group from Hopevale and ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features the Yimbaala Dance Group from Hopevale and the Lockhart River Dancers.

Girls Change The World
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Girls Change The World

ABC ME  |  October 11, 2017
A 'how to' guide for girls about how to create change in areas of unfairness and discrimination in their lives, and in the lives of others. With help from young female ...

A 'how to' guide for girls about how to create change in areas of unfairness and discrimination in their lives, and in the lives of others. With help from young female activists championing a variety of issues.

The Funny Ones
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The Funny Ones

ABC ME  |  October 11, 2017
Four budding stand-up comics dream of a life as comedy performers, and get the chance to learn from some of Australia's funniest comedians.

Four budding stand-up comics dream of a life as comedy performers, and get the chance to learn from some of Australia's funniest comedians.

Shame
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Shame

ABC ME  |  October 11, 2017
Jaral struggles with the embarrassment of being a 12-year-old girl while trying to learn Noongar language to honour her family and culture.

Jaral struggles with the embarrassment of being a 12-year-old girl while trying to learn Noongar language to honour her family and culture.

Laura Festival
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Laura Festival: Kuranda - Coen

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  NITV  |  October 11, 2017
Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features Mayi Wunba Dancers from Kuranda and from ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features Mayi Wunba Dancers from Kuranda and from Coen the Allkumo Malkati Dance Team.

A Field Guide to Being a 12 Year Old Girl
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A Field Guide to Being a 12 Year Old Girl

ABC ME  |  October 11, 2017
Twelve girls are given the task of investigating their own species in an innovative blend of theatre and documentary.

Twelve girls are given the task of investigating their own species in an innovative blend of theatre and documentary.

Inside The Tube: Going Underground
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Inside The Tube: Going Underground

Episode 2  |  The History Channel  |  October 11, 2017
Rob explores the construction of the busiest of all the Tube lines - the Central Line. The Central Line is the blood red artery that travels through the heart of London. At 46 ...

Rob explores the construction of the busiest of all the Tube lines - the Central Line. The Central Line is the blood red artery that travels through the heart of London. At 46 miles, it is the longest of all tube lines, connecting east and west through the famous shopping district and the city. Transporting 260 million passengers a year, it is also the busiest train line in Britain, under or over ground. But as Rob discovers, it's a line constantly battling a Victorian legacy. One hundred and twenty years ago it began as a privately owned line. It was largely a financial gamble by one of the richest men of the day, Sir Ernest Cassel. But immediately, Cassel faced a problem. Building a straight Tube line beneath London's shops, mansions, and even St Paul's Cathedral, risked massive payouts in compensation. To save money, his Tube followed London's winding medieval roads. It's a decision that has hampered the line ever since. Rob joins an army of workers who descend on the Central Line virtually every night to mend its bendy tracks. It's a massive engineering feat. Rob also meets the Station Manager at Bank, who has become fascinated by the history of the line, especially at his station where the line doesn't bend to save money - it bends to avoid it, because above, below and to the side of its bendy platforms are the gold-filled vaults of the Bank of England. The Central Line is also where one of the darkest tragedies on the tube occurred. During the war, Bethnal Green Station was used as an air raid shelter. But one tragic evening, crowds rushing into it got out of control. One hundred and seventy-three people were killed in a crush. This remains the biggest loss of life on the Tube. Rob meets a group of survivors, who were children at the time, to hear their story of what happened.

The Great Commanders
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The Great Commanders: Ulysses S Grant

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  The History Channel  |  October 10, 2017
At the beginning of the Civil War, Ulysses S Grant worked in a store. Within four years he was commanding the Union armies and within eight, he was president of the US. The ...

At the beginning of the Civil War, Ulysses S Grant worked in a store. Within four years he was commanding the Union armies and within eight, he was president of the US. The Battle of the Wilderness was an indecisive, bloody tangle in a dense forest. Though it ended in a tactical stalemate, it was a vital strategic victory - one which led to the defeat of the Confederacy.

24 Hours in Police Custody
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24 Hours in Police Custody: A Moment Of Madness

Season 3  |  Episode 10  |  BBC Knowledge  |  October 10, 2017
Can detectives decipher what has happened after a man walks out of a hotel, blood-soaked, holding a fire extinguisher and shouting that he's killed someone?

Can detectives decipher what has happened after a man walks out of a hotel, blood-soaked, holding a fire extinguisher and shouting that he's killed someone?

World's Busiest Cities
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World's Busiest Cities

ABC  |  October 10, 2017
This time, Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan are in Mexico City, uncovering the hidden systems and armies of people that help run this sprawling megalopolis of over 22 ...

This time, Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan are in Mexico City, uncovering the hidden systems and armies of people that help run this sprawling megalopolis of over 22 million people.

The Vice Guide To Film
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The Vice Guide To Film: Quentin Tarantino

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 10, 2017
Samuel Jackson, Juliette Lewis and Eli Roth reflect on the shocking, provocative career of Quentin Tarantino, from his underdog beginnings and mainstream breakthrough to ...

Samuel Jackson, Juliette Lewis and Eli Roth reflect on the shocking, provocative career of Quentin Tarantino, from his underdog beginnings and mainstream breakthrough to blockbuster revenge epics like Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained.

The Pizza Show
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The Pizza Show

Episode 2  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 10, 2017
Frank Pinello goes on a whirlwind tour of Brooklyn's best pizzerias, from Roberta's in Bushwick to Lucali in Carroll Gardens and Di Fara in Midwood.

Frank Pinello goes on a whirlwind tour of Brooklyn's best pizzerias, from Roberta's in Bushwick to Lucali in Carroll Gardens and Di Fara in Midwood.

Ross Kemp: Extreme World
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Ross Kemp: Extreme World: Colombia

Season 5  |  Episode 4  |  BBC Knowledge  |  October 10, 2017
Ross travels to Colombia to investigate how the drug trade is undermining the war-torn country's attempts to forge a peace accord after decades of civil war.

Ross travels to Colombia to investigate how the drug trade is undermining the war-torn country's attempts to forge a peace accord after decades of civil war.

This Is Orson Welles
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This Is Orson Welles

Arts  |  October 9, 2017
Misunderstood genius, superstar, Hollywood's fallen angel, Orson Welles left his indelible mark on the 20th century. Yet how to talk about Welles without falling into ...

Misunderstood genius, superstar, Hollywood's fallen angel, Orson Welles left his indelible mark on the 20th century. Yet how to talk about Welles without falling into overstatement and excess? Discover the man behind the myth in a rare interview with Orson Welles and the exclusive memories of his friends and admirers. Martin Scorsese, Henry Jaglom, his eldest daughter Chris Welles, together with old friends Peter Bogdanovich and the critic Joseph Mc Bride, deliver an intimate portrait of the man who shattered every rule of American film-making.

Gallery of Everyday Things
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Gallery of Everyday Things

ABC  |  October 9, 2017
Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and ...

Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and sometimes been just plain fun.

Chemistry: Challenges And Solutions
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Chemistry: Challenges And Solutions: Quantifying Chemical Reactions: Stoichimetry And Moles

ABC ME  |  October 9, 2017
Elements combine in definite ratios. The results of a chemical reaction can be predicted using balanced chemical formulas. In this unit, we explore atomic mass, the limiting ...

Elements combine in definite ratios. The results of a chemical reaction can be predicted using balanced chemical formulas. In this unit, we explore atomic mass, the limiting reactant and the yield of a reaction.

The World's Most Extraordinary People
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The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 1  |  SBS  |  October 9, 2017
Surgeon Gabriel Weston reveals the extraordinary people who are helping international scientists make medical breakthroughs and advance knowledge of the human body. Meet the ...

Surgeon Gabriel Weston reveals the extraordinary people who are helping international scientists make medical breakthroughs and advance knowledge of the human body. Meet the talented scientists and resilient patients at the heart of these stories, who are leading right to the edge of scientific understanding as they explore the human body's endless capacity to adapt and survive. Surgeon Weston meets a girl whose heart has formed outside of her ribcage; a man who can spend nine minutes underwater without taking a breath; and a paralysed man who's regaining movement thanks to a chip in his brain that can read his brain signals.

Australian Story
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Australian Story: Paying It Forward

ABC  |  October 9, 2017
Waverley Stanley was a 12-year-old Indigenous student at a country Queensland public school when his teacher Rosemary Bishop spotted "something special" in him. Determined to ...

Waverley Stanley was a 12-year-old Indigenous student at a country Queensland public school when his teacher Rosemary Bishop spotted "something special" in him. Determined to get Waverley a better education, Bishop arranged a scholarship at an exclusive private school. Waverley says it changed his life. Nearly 40 years later, Waverley is paying it forward through Yalari, a scholarship program he set up to provide the same opportunity for other Indigenous kids.

Hollywood Directors
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Hollywood Directors: Stephen Frears

Season 1  |  Episode 63  |  Arts  |  October 8, 2017
A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each director's unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.

Napoleon
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Napoleon

Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  October 8, 2017
From lowly Corsican army officer to first consul of France, this episode charts the rise of Napoleon to leader of the French nation in the late 1790s. It tells of Napoleon's ...

From lowly Corsican army officer to first consul of France, this episode charts the rise of Napoleon to leader of the French nation in the late 1790s. It tells of Napoleon's military triumphs in Italy, Egypt and on the streets of Paris, his marriage to Josephine Beauharnais and leadership of the military coup that swept him into power. It shares in his ambition as an army officer, his highly progressive modernisation of the country during the early years of his dictatorship, but also his acute sensitivity, a personality trait that in later years would prove to be an Achilles heel to his power.

The Greeks
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The Greeks

Episode 1  |  SBS  |  October 8, 2017
They were an extraordinary people born of white rock and blue sea. They invented democracy, distilled logic and reason, wrote plays to plumb the deepest recesses of the soul ...

They were an extraordinary people born of white rock and blue sea. They invented democracy, distilled logic and reason, wrote plays to plumb the deepest recesses of the soul and captured the perfection of the human form in athletics and art. Quite simply, the Greeks created our world. Ancient Greece was born out of chaos. And yet, it alone became the cornerstone of Western civilisation. Archaeologists, historians, scientists, athletes, actors and artists excavate the past and explore its impact on our world's present, and ultimately on the future. As the early Greeks rise from nothing and change everything, they lay the groundwork for a revolution in human thought.

Weediquette
21:42

Weediquette: Stoned Driving

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 8, 2017
Marijuana legalisation is putting more stoned drivers on the road, but how dangerous is it really? Krishna gets behind the wheel in Washington to find out.

Marijuana legalisation is putting more stoned drivers on the road, but how dangerous is it really? Krishna gets behind the wheel in Washington to find out.

Royal Murder Mysteries
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Royal Murder Mysteries: The Riddle Of The Romanovs

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  October 7, 2017
In the early hours of July 17, 1918, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was marched into a cellar of a house in Yekaterinburg and mown down by a Bolshevik firing squad. Along with the ...

In the early hours of July 17, 1918, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was marched into a cellar of a house in Yekaterinburg and mown down by a Bolshevik firing squad. Along with the Tsar, those who were thought to have died that morning included the Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, his son Alexei Nikolaevich and his four daughters, Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia. But it is now thought that Anastasia might not have perished at all. An extraordinary new theory suggests that she may have escaped and that DNA evidence which was thought to have proved she died is flawed.

Infested! With Michael Mosley
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Infested! With Michael Mosley

Episode 1  |  BBC Knowledge  |  October 6, 2017
Dr Michael Mosley explores the bizarre and fascinating world of parasites by turning his body into a living laboratory and deliberately infesting himself with them. He travels ...

Dr Michael Mosley explores the bizarre and fascinating world of parasites by turning his body into a living laboratory and deliberately infesting himself with them. He travels to Kenya to give himself a tapeworm - a parasite that can grow to many metres inside the human gut. He also encounters lice, leeches and the deadly malaria parasite, before swallowing a pill-camera to reveal what is growing within him. By the end of his infestation Michael learns a new-found respect for these extraordinary creatures, which can live off and even take control of their hosts for their own survival.

States of Undress
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States of Undress: Clothing And Corruption In Liberia

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 5, 2017
Hailey meets the Americo-Liberians who are trying to shake Liberia out of a cultural coma by hosting Fashion Week Liberia.

Hailey meets the Americo-Liberians who are trying to shake Liberia out of a cultural coma by hosting Fashion Week Liberia.

Inside The Tube: Going Underground
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Inside The Tube: Going Underground

Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  October 4, 2017
Rob Bell uncovers the pioneering history of the London Underground - with special access to its hidden workings, and meeting the staff who know and love it. He explores the ...

Rob Bell uncovers the pioneering history of the London Underground - with special access to its hidden workings, and meeting the staff who know and love it. He explores the construction of the world's first deep Tube line - known today as the Northern Line. The Northern Line runs for 60km through London, connecting north and south across the Thames and 700,000 passengers rely on it every day. But to build it, its Victorian engineers had to overcome unbelievable obstacles. One man, James Greathead, pioneered a new kind of tunnelling machine, that allowed deep tunnels to be built faster and more safely than ever before. But the new Tube line needed newfangled electric trains, lifts and escalators to make it work too. Rob discovers the remains of the first-ever station on the Northern Line, King William Street, just before it is sealed up forever. He gets down on the tracks with the maintenance team at Camden Junction, who toil on this Spaghetti Junction of the Tube every night to keep it working, and opens the sealed tunnels of an abandoned extension of the line in north London. And he meets the station manager at Balham to hear the story of how one of the worst tragedies on the Tube unfolded during the Blitz. Finally he's allowed into the latest tunnelling work, as the Northern Line is extended to Battersea Power Station - where the oldest deep Tube in the world is becoming the newest.

The Great Commanders
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The Great Commanders: Horatio Nelson

Episode 4  |  The History Channel  |  October 3, 2017
Horatio Nelson is Britain's greatest naval hero. Though at times insubordinate and reckless, Nelson's professional skills and personal inspiration brought him uncommon ...

Horatio Nelson is Britain's greatest naval hero. Though at times insubordinate and reckless, Nelson's professional skills and personal inspiration brought him uncommon successes throughout the Mediterranean and Atlantic as he fought against rival European fleets. At the remarkable Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson secured a mastery of the seals that brought the expansion of the British Empire.

Ross Kemp: Extreme World
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Ross Kemp: Extreme World: Mozambique

Season 5  |  Episode 3  |  BBC Knowledge  |  October 3, 2017
In Mozambique, Ross investigates the violent and corrupt world of elephant poaching. If the slaughter continues at this rate, the elephant will be extinct in Mozambique within ...

In Mozambique, Ross investigates the violent and corrupt world of elephant poaching. If the slaughter continues at this rate, the elephant will be extinct in Mozambique within five years.

The Pizza Show
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The Pizza Show

Episode 1  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 3, 2017
Pizza is one of the most popular foods in America, and different cities around the country offer their own take on the dish - from deep-dish pies in Chicago to the thin-crust ...

Pizza is one of the most popular foods in America, and different cities around the country offer their own take on the dish - from deep-dish pies in Chicago to the thin-crust pizzas of New York City. Brooklyn Pizzeria owner Frank Pinello travels around the US to meet the amazing characters behind the food that has transformed America. From deep dish to tavern style thin, there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to Chicago pizza. Frank Pinello is here to show us the ins and outs of Chicago pizza and introduce us to the people who help make it what it is today.

The Vice Guide To Film
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The Vice Guide To Film: David Fincher

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 3, 2017
Ben Affleck, Jesse Eisenberg and Robin Wright zero in on the meticulous technique of David Fincher, whose controlled mixture of craftsmanship and showmanship has created a ...

Ben Affleck, Jesse Eisenberg and Robin Wright zero in on the meticulous technique of David Fincher, whose controlled mixture of craftsmanship and showmanship has created a series of thrillers casting a long, dark shadow over modern American cinema.

World's Busiest Cities
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World's Busiest Cities

ABC  |  October 3, 2017
Discover the secret systems that keep the world's most crowded, complicated and chaotic cities moving. Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan go behind the scenes to reveal the ...

Discover the secret systems that keep the world's most crowded, complicated and chaotic cities moving. Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Ade Adepitan go behind the scenes to reveal the armies of people keeping iconic megacities running.

London's Super Tunnel
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London's Super Tunnel

Season 2  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  October 2, 2017
Engineers are constructing and fitting out a new station at Paddington, erecting a 230m-long great glass canopy to soar above the structure, and plugging directly into ...

Engineers are constructing and fitting out a new station at Paddington, erecting a 230m-long great glass canopy to soar above the structure, and plugging directly into Brunel's original grade one-listed station - a nerve wracking feat. At Tottenham Court Road, workers are building underground platforms and concourses the size of an aircraft carrier in the heart of the world's busiest shopping district. The team must carefully remove enormous props that hold apart the station walls, as convoys of concrete trucks drive down Oxford Street where half a million shoppers and tourists visit, every day. In Derby, a father and son team race to construct 66 trains to ferry passengers across the 50km of Crossrail line.

Ella's Journey
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Ella's Journey

Arts  |  October 2, 2017
In October 2012, Ella Havelka became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50 year history. It was an announcement that made news ...

In October 2012, Ella Havelka became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50 year history. It was an announcement that made news headlines nationwide. A descendant of the Wiradjuri people, we follow Ella's inspirational journey from the regional town of Dubbo and onto the world stage of The Australian Ballet. Featuring intimate interviews, dynamic dance sequences, and a stunning array of archival material, this moving documentary follows Ella as she explores her cultural identity and gives us a rare glimpse into life as an elite ballet dancer within the largest company in the southern hemisphere.

Australian Story
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Australian Story: Call Of The Wild (Belinda Green)

ABC  |  October 2, 2017
For Belinda Green, beauty was a ticket out of a difficult childhood. She was crowned Miss World in 1972 and was Australia's 'it girl' during the '70s. But something was ...

For Belinda Green, beauty was a ticket out of a difficult childhood. She was crowned Miss World in 1972 and was Australia's 'it girl' during the '70s. But something was missing in her life. She began caring for injured wildlife and eventually met an extraordinary vet, Dr Howard Ralph, who inspired a new career path. Now in her sixties, Belinda Green is studying to become a veterinary nurse while volunteering with Dr Ralph in his remarkable wildlife surgery in Braidwood.

Everything is Art
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Everything is Art

Arts  |  October 2, 2017
We find art in the commonplace items we take for granted. This special explores some of the most interesting designers at work today covering furniture, interior design, ...

We find art in the commonplace items we take for granted. This special explores some of the most interesting designers at work today covering furniture, interior design, household items and even cutting edge sneakers.

Gallery of Everyday Things
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Gallery of Everyday Things

ABC  |  October 2, 2017
Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and ...

Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and sometimes been just plain fun.

Weediquette
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Weediquette: Pot Pipeline

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS VICELAND  |  October 1, 2017
Krishna follows a shipment of weed from California to New York to find out if the legalisation of marijuana has ushered in a golden age of dope smuggling.

Krishna follows a shipment of weed from California to New York to find out if the legalisation of marijuana has ushered in a golden age of dope smuggling.

Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History
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Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History: Out Loud And Proud

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  October 1, 2017
The LGBT movement in America began one night in late June on the streets of Greenwich Village, New York, in a bar called the Stonewall Inn. When police raided the place, gay ...

The LGBT movement in America began one night in late June on the streets of Greenwich Village, New York, in a bar called the Stonewall Inn. When police raided the place, gay men and women who had been made to live in the shadows of shame finally decided to fight back against the police, and to demand their civil rights. Bars and dance clubs were - and still are - places of refuge for LGBT people, and the music played on jukeboxes, from Judy Garland to Gloria Gaynor, has also been a vital aspect of the LGBT experience over the past five decades. Although the 1980s and 90s brought the AIDS crisis and anti-gay legislation that threatened the LGBT community, it only strengthened the resolve of activists - and artists - to push harder. Some musicians incorporated aspects of LGBT life into their lyrics. Others have furthered the cause of equality simply by coming out of the closet. This is a struggle that is not over, but with allies in popular culture like Lady Gaga, this episode shows the power of music to raise awareness and to preach tolerance.

Extreme Weather: The Survivors
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Extreme Weather: The Survivors: Left For Dead

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  BBC Knowledge  |  October 1, 2017
Two British couples are left stranded on idyllic Thai islands during the worst year of flooding Thailand has ever experienced.

Two British couples are left stranded on idyllic Thai islands during the worst year of flooding Thailand has ever experienced.

The Ascent of Civilization
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The Ascent of Civilization

Episode 3  |  SBS  |  October 1, 2017
The Arabs have been bringing knowledge of the ancient world to Europe since the 8th century. In the fields of medicine, mathematics or philosophy, their scholars were far ...

The Arabs have been bringing knowledge of the ancient world to Europe since the 8th century. In the fields of medicine, mathematics or philosophy, their scholars were far beyond their time and still affect our world today. For a long time the Arabs were estranged, not united by one nation or leader. They had little in common but a shared language. This didn't change until Mohammed ended polytheism, founded a new religion and united all of the Arabic tribes in their faith in one God: Allah.

Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History
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Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History: The Berlin Wall And The Fall Of Communism

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  SBS  |  October 1, 2017
After decades living under a repressive Communist regime, the people of East Germany could no longer stay trapped behind the brick wall that separated them from their ...

After decades living under a repressive Communist regime, the people of East Germany could no longer stay trapped behind the brick wall that separated them from their countrymen in the West - and so they tore that Wall down. Since the 1960s, West Berlin had been a cultural hotspot and a draw for artists like the Rolling Stones and David Bowie. But because rock music was considered politically dangerous to the Communist authorities, teenagers in the East had little access to it. This episode charts the course of the Cold War in Berlin through music, showing how it helped to sow the seeds of rebellion. After the Wall officially came down in 1989, a number of artists including Roger Waters of Pink Floyd put on concerts to celebrate. But it was a German band, the Scorpions, who came up with the true anthem of that moment in time, 'Wind of Change', which captured the bittersweet emotions behind such a dramatic moment in history.

Extreme Weather: The Survivors
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Extreme Weather: The Survivors: Tornado Hell

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  BBC Knowledge  |  October 1, 2017
A dream holiday in Mexico turns into a nightmare for Kevin Hughes and Will Metcalf when Hurricane Wilma smashes into their hotels.

A dream holiday in Mexico turns into a nightmare for Kevin Hughes and Will Metcalf when Hurricane Wilma smashes into their hotels.

Road to 9/11
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Road to 9/11: The Days Of Terror

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  The History Channel  |  October 1, 2017
The worst terrorist attack in American history is also the least understood. It was not the action of one man - Osama bin Laden. It was the creation of a network, spanning ...

The worst terrorist attack in American history is also the least understood. It was not the action of one man - Osama bin Laden. It was the creation of a network, spanning decades. It began as a New York story, as home-grown as baseball. And while the first blood was shed in the early 1990s, the roots of the violence stretch back decades and even centuries, making the final horrendous act almost inevitable. This series will redefine our understanding of what happened, focusing primarily on the period between the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the moment of impact on 9/11 itself. Using a tick-tock of tense cat-and-mouse narratives of terrorists and counter-terrorists, friends and foes, we follow the calamitous intersection of war and faith, natural resources and scientific progress, plane and tower. How did this happen? When did this hate begin, and why?

Becoming the Beatles
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Becoming the Beatles

Arts  |  September 30, 2017
The Beatles endure as the greatest popular music band of all times as the band's music and lyrics have transcended the decades-and John, Paul, George, and Ringo's individual ...

The Beatles endure as the greatest popular music band of all times as the band's music and lyrics have transcended the decades-and John, Paul, George, and Ringo's individual personalities-to influence generations of musicians and fans across the world. But before the fame and fortune there was the lesser-known story about the six young men who would-and wouldn't-grow up to become The Beatles. Becoming The Beatles begins in working class Liverpool in the 1950s, a grim sea port where poverty haunted every street. It was within these hardscrabble streets, though, that a group of young men met and began to create music that would literally change the world. After exploring the childhoods of John, Paul, and George, as well as that of their friends and former band mates, Stuart Sutcliffe and Pete Best, the film delves into the club scene in Hamburg, Germany, where the band truly learned how to make music and perform as a band and which became the launching pad for Beatlemania and the band's ultimate success. Interwoven with interviews with old friends and band members from the early years, and vintage clips of the lads themselves, are rare images, memorabilia and home movies shot by friends and fellow musicians that help recount the compelling early days of the band-from their childhoods and the band's formation in working class Liverpool, through their initial performances in the clubs of Hamburg and The Beatles' first appearances on film.

Hour China: Man Made Marvels
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Hour China: Man Made Marvels: Ancient Beijing

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  Discovery Channel  |  September 30, 2017
Beijing is transforming into a thrusting modern metropolis with buildings and a growing infrastructure to support its huge population.

Beijing is transforming into a thrusting modern metropolis with buildings and a growing infrastructure to support its huge population.

Royal Murder Mysteries
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Royal Murder Mysteries: King George V: Mercy Or Murder

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  September 30, 2017
At five minutes before midnight on January 20, 1936, King George V of England was pronounced dead. The official cause of death, bronchitis, was confirmed by Lord Bertrand ...

At five minutes before midnight on January 20, 1936, King George V of England was pronounced dead. The official cause of death, bronchitis, was confirmed by Lord Bertrand Dawson, the King's personal physician. In recognition of his care for the King during the last days of his life, Lord Dawson was made a Viscount. Dawson continued his illustrious medical career right up until his death in 1945. He was mourned by the Royal family, the political class and the media. But Dawson went to his grave with a dark secret. King George V hadn't died of bronchitis. Dawson had killed him. This startling admission was made in his personal diary, released to the public in 1986.

Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution
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Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution

Arts  |  September 30, 2017
This is a look back at the creation, and ongoing influence, of the revolutionary 1967 Beatles album, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. When The Beatles stopped playing ...

This is a look back at the creation, and ongoing influence, of the revolutionary 1967 Beatles album, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. When The Beatles stopped playing live in 1966, they suddenly had the time to pour all of their energy into writing and recording, creating an album that was a performance unto itself. Released in 1967, after what had been essentially a media blackout on what the band had been up to, the album was immediately a sensation and was recognised as a new chapter, not just in rock music, but in the history of all music.

Our Stories
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Our Stories: Wandawuy Dhapi

Season 1  |  Episode 15  |  NITV  |  September 29, 2017
In the Djapu homeland of Wandawuy 13 year old Mawirrirr Munungurr has come of age and his initiation journey into his clan has begun.

In the Djapu homeland of Wandawuy 13 year old Mawirrirr Munungurr has come of age and his initiation journey into his clan has begun.

David Baddiel On The Silk Road
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David Baddiel On The Silk Road: Road To Ruin

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  Discovery Channel  |  September 29, 2017
In the South Caucuses of Georgia he discovers the birthplace of the one of the road's most successful exports, wine.

In the South Caucuses of Georgia he discovers the birthplace of the one of the road's most successful exports, wine.

The Roosevelts
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The Roosevelts: The Rising Road

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  The History Channel  |  September 29, 2017
FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping new deal restores the people's ...

FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping new deal restores the people's self-confidence and transforms the relationship between them and their government. Eleanor rejects the traditional role of first lady, becomes her husband's liberal conscience and a sometimes controversial political force in her own right. As the decade ends, FDR faces two grave questions: whether to run for an unprecedented third term and how to deal with the rise of Hitler.

Our Stories
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Our Stories: Julie Okely

Season 1  |  Episode 14  |  NITV  |  September 28, 2017
Julie Okely a descendant of the Kamilaroi nation of NSW, is currently living in Canberra with her two children Taylah and Ayden. Julie grew up in Baradine, Sydney and Kenebri ...

Julie Okely a descendant of the Kamilaroi nation of NSW, is currently living in Canberra with her two children Taylah and Ayden. Julie grew up in Baradine, Sydney and Kenebri with her paternal family.

States of Undress
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States of Undress: Thai Transgender Beauty Pageant

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS VICELAND  |  September 28, 2017
Hailey travels to Thailand to explore how transgender models are redefining fashion and influencing a new generation, and asks if representation on the runway leads to social ...

Hailey travels to Thailand to explore how transgender models are redefining fashion and influencing a new generation, and asks if representation on the runway leads to social progress.

Our Stories
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Our Stories: Rosemary Wanganeen

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  NITV  |  September 27, 2017
Born in Wallaroo in 1955, Rosemary is a proud Aboriginal South Australian and her traditional heritage is the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains and Koogatha and Wirrangu ...

Born in Wallaroo in 1955, Rosemary is a proud Aboriginal South Australian and her traditional heritage is the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains and Koogatha and Wirrangu from the west coast of SA.

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