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Part two looks at the phenomenon of talk show hosts and news reporters as celebrities. David Letterman emerges while Walter Kronkite retires. Women take their rightful place ...

Part two looks at the phenomenon of talk show hosts and news reporters as celebrities. David Letterman emerges while Walter Kronkite retires. Women take their rightful place in all facets of presenting, journalism and production, while the civil rights movement reaches a crescendo. CNN launches and Australian newspaper mogul Murdoch dares to start Fox TV. Golden Girls is a massive hit, while reality TV raises a fairly ugly head, contrasted with the excesses of soaps such as Dynasty and The Colbys.

Man Up
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Man Up

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  October 25, 2016
It’s a call to action as Gus Worland launches a campaign to tackle outdated ideas of what it means to be a man, in the hope that Aussie boys and men no longer turn to suicide ...

It’s a call to action as Gus Worland launches a campaign to tackle outdated ideas of what it means to be a man, in the hope that Aussie boys and men no longer turn to suicide as a solution. He enlists the help of the country’s top advertising minds to get the message out, but not all goes to plan. Could he be fighting a losing battle?

Chris Ostwald, a former model builder for TV, bought a beautiful plot of land in the Chiltern Hills as the place to build the home of his dreams. His plan is to build a ...

Chris Ostwald, a former model builder for TV, bought a beautiful plot of land in the Chiltern Hills as the place to build the home of his dreams. His plan is to build a replica of an American watermill.

Since it was written in the first century AD, the Book of Revelation has been seen as one of the most controversial books in the entire Bible. Scholars still debate whether it ...

Since it was written in the first century AD, the Book of Revelation has been seen as one of the most controversial books in the entire Bible. Scholars still debate whether it is a literal depiction of what will come at the end time when humanity will face the last judgement. Or whether it is an allegorical text in which John is calling on the burgeoning Christian church to stand true to their faith in the face of oppression from the Roman Empire.

HBO and the best ever TV with director David Petrarca; Art and Crime with Peter Robb; and being gay in 7 countries with Ben Law - that's a broad description of what we've got ...

HBO and the best ever TV with director David Petrarca; Art and Crime with Peter Robb; and being gay in 7 countries with Ben Law - that's a broad description of what we've got on offer from the Perth Writers Festival.

Narrated by Terence Stamp, this is the story behind one of the world's most loved films, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. It's about three unlikely ...

Narrated by Terence Stamp, this is the story behind one of the world's most loved films, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. It's about three unlikely hero-(ines) who find themselves in a backwater at the arse-end of the world, dare to step out of the shadows in their shimmering sequinned glory and be counted. It's also about how a low-budget Australian film about three 'cocks-in-frocks' changed the course of history and loudly and proudly brought to the world a celebration of gay culture that continues to resonate twenty years later.

The story, 'Race for life', four Australian heroes will compete in the toughest amateur cycling race in the world. The story, 'Seeing is believing', 60 Minutes is there as a ...

The story, 'Race for life', four Australian heroes will compete in the toughest amateur cycling race in the world. The story, 'Seeing is believing', 60 Minutes is there as a bionic eye is switched on the first time, and a man who's been blind for 30 years, gets to see his grandchildren for the first time. The story, 'Charlie's fightback', details how a year ago the Phillott family were forced to walk away from the land they have worked for 50 years because they were bullied by the bank into leaving their home.

The best 'new weird' genre writer, China Mieville with James Bradley discussing high surrealism, pulp modernism, a love of garbage, octopi & trains. Let the charismatic ...

The best 'new weird' genre writer, China Mieville with James Bradley discussing high surrealism, pulp modernism, a love of garbage, octopi & trains. Let the charismatic Mieville enchant you!

Gardening Australia
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Gardening Australia

Season 29  |  Episode 21  |  ABC  |  June 15, 2018
Millie Ross shares her tips for gardeners who rent, Costa Georgiadis visits a family who make the most of their tiny space, Josh Byrne meets a legend of botany and Jane ...

Millie Ross shares her tips for gardeners who rent, Costa Georgiadis visits a family who make the most of their tiny space, Josh Byrne meets a legend of botany and Jane Edmanson explores an inspiring Gippsland garden.

With guests Sharri Markson and Steve Price, plus guest host Jennifer Byrne, and stories on chiropracters, Oscars boycott, amputation by choice, could Abbott be PM again, Cleo ...

With guests Sharri Markson and Steve Price, plus guest host Jennifer Byrne, and stories on chiropracters, Oscars boycott, amputation by choice, could Abbott be PM again, Cleo closing, and the pensioner who took on a snake.

Stories include, 'Is former NSW Premier Morris Iemma bound for Canberra?', 'Thousands flee record floods', 'Bundaberg in the grip of floodwaters', 'Internet founder claims ...

Stories include, 'Is former NSW Premier Morris Iemma bound for Canberra?', 'Thousands flee record floods', 'Bundaberg in the grip of floodwaters', 'Internet founder claims governments can't be trusted with data', 'French-led forces liberate Timbuktu', 'US Election pundit draws line between poker and politics' and 'Floods raise questions of insurance cover costs'.

Stories include, 'First day's search for asylum seekers ends', 'Boat disaster sparks Parliament into action', 'Straw argument behind Parliament impasse: Oakeshott', 'Palmer ...

Stories include, 'First day's search for asylum seekers ends', 'Boat disaster sparks Parliament into action', 'Straw argument behind Parliament impasse: Oakeshott', 'Palmer hits out after Santoro lobbying revelation', 'Fairfax fends off Rinehart approach' and 'Romantic comedian Nora Ephron dies'.

Stories include, 'Massive tornado kills almost 100', 'Treasury secretary take aim at Opposition', 'Loved ones locked out of nursing homes', 'Apple dodges tax', 'Google's ...

Stories include, 'Massive tornado kills almost 100', 'Treasury secretary take aim at Opposition', 'Loved ones locked out of nursing homes', 'Apple dodges tax', 'Google's director of ideas' and 'All odds off'.

Stories include, 'Hospitality businesses pinched by penalty rates', 'Nick Kaldas discusses recent shootings', '15 year old Australian qualifies for Grand Slam' and 'Western ...

Stories include, 'Hospitality businesses pinched by penalty rates', 'Nick Kaldas discusses recent shootings', '15 year old Australian qualifies for Grand Slam' and 'Western Australia's art industry strikes gold'.

Waleed, Gorgi, Joen Creasey and Fifi Box are joined live in the studio by one of the hardest-working men in comedy, Mark Watson.

Waleed, Gorgi, Joen Creasey and Fifi Box are joined live in the studio by one of the hardest-working men in comedy, Mark Watson.

Join Waleed Aly, Gorgi Coghlan, Lehmo & Meshel Laurie as they deliver the daily news, events & hottest topics. Special guests: Eliminated Bachelorette contestant & the world's ...

Join Waleed Aly, Gorgi Coghlan, Lehmo & Meshel Laurie as they deliver the daily news, events & hottest topics. Special guests: Eliminated Bachelorette contestant & the world's oldest contortionist.

Panellists include Peter Jensen - Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Chris Evans - Minister for Tertiary Education, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells - Shadow Minister for Mental Health ...

Panellists include Peter Jensen - Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Chris Evans - Minister for Tertiary Education, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells - Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Anna Krien - Journalist and author and Catherine Deveny - Writer, comedian and social commentator.

Currently in NSW, 10 primary schools are trialling a 10 week "ethics class" as an alternative to religious instruction. Insight brings together parents, children and faith ...

Currently in NSW, 10 primary schools are trialling a 10 week "ethics class" as an alternative to religious instruction. Insight brings together parents, children and faith leaders to discuss how religion should be taught in our public schools and whether there's still room for God in 2010.

What is Australia's favourite classic beach book? Find out as Jennifer Byrne counts down the Top 10 viewer-voted classic beach books of all time on The Book Club.

What is Australia's favourite classic beach book? Find out as Jennifer Byrne counts down the Top 10 viewer-voted classic beach books of all time on The Book Club.

Jennifer Byrne and regular panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by best-selling author Graeme Simsion and comedian Kitty Flanagan to count down the top 10 ...

Jennifer Byrne and regular panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by best-selling author Graeme Simsion and comedian Kitty Flanagan to count down the top 10 viewer-voted classic beach books of all time.

Follow the story of how Pittsburgh fought back when its name was evoked by the president while withdrawing from the Paris Agreement in 2017.

Follow the story of how Pittsburgh fought back when its name was evoked by the president while withdrawing from the Paris Agreement in 2017.

As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for ...

As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride.

This is the definitive look at how marginalised, larger-than-life characters rose to the highest ranks of mainstream culture, dominating the box office and becoming part of ...

This is the definitive look at how marginalised, larger-than-life characters rose to the highest ranks of mainstream culture, dominating the box office and becoming part of the global zeitgeist. This project is the first partnership between Marvel and DC Comics in their long history. Told from the perspective of the most influential creators, fan-favourite artists, leading actors and directors, and the foremost experts in pop culture, this four-hour special will chronicle the rise of the Marvel and DC superhero using original art, new animations, never-before seen archival assets and rare behind-the-scenes footage.

An absorbing life story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. This program offers an incisive look at ...

An absorbing life story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. This program offers an incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labour and management, and a thought-provoking reminder of how Ford's automobile forever changed the way we work, where we live, and our ideas about individuality, freedom, and possibility.

Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. But upon returning home to his wife and children, he ...

Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. But upon returning home to his wife and children, he finds he can't leave the war behind.

Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a ...

Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help prevent crime. Carlin is now able to look back in time at the perpetrator's movements, but his instincts tell him that something is amiss.

Stories include, 'Wealth creator escapes regulator's eye', 'Silence on the Super front', 'Royal Commission gets underway' and 'Flip side of pokie reform'.

Stories include, 'Wealth creator escapes regulator's eye', 'Silence on the Super front', 'Royal Commission gets underway' and 'Flip side of pokie reform'.

On the morning America wakes up and prepares to head to the polls for the 2012 presidential election, Mark Davis and Yalda Hakim will present Dateline's unique perspective on ...

On the morning America wakes up and prepares to head to the polls for the 2012 presidential election, Mark Davis and Yalda Hakim will present Dateline's unique perspective on the world's most anticipated leadership race, live from the United States.

The story, 'An evening with Sir Michael', looks back at his successful career and recalls some of the unforgettable moments. The story, 'Never say die', features an interview ...

The story, 'An evening with Sir Michael', looks back at his successful career and recalls some of the unforgettable moments. The story, 'Never say die', features an interview with Divinyls singer, Chrissy Amphlett about her battle with breast cancer. The story, 'Super Mario v the world', speaks with Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario. Two decades on the game is still selling around the world.

While he continues to recuperate in Roper's villa, Pine starts to dig up secrets about the other members of the household. Meanwhile, Burr and Steadman seize on an opportunity ...

While he continues to recuperate in Roper's villa, Pine starts to dig up secrets about the other members of the household. Meanwhile, Burr and Steadman seize on an opportunity to recruit a new asset.

What lengths will people go to for their music? How do they discover the tools of self-expression and develop an individual voice? Where does the calling come from? Tackling ...

What lengths will people go to for their music? How do they discover the tools of self-expression and develop an individual voice? Where does the calling come from? Tackling these questions and more, Simon Barker - an Australian drummer acclaimed as one of the most persuasive and individual voices in drumming today - searches for enigmatic Korean shaman, Kim Seok-Chul; a man he believes to be one of the world's great improvisers.

Stories include, 'Three killed in ABC chopper crash', 'Paul Lockyer remembered', 'Bean and Ticehurst remembered', 'Lateline creator Ian Carroll dies', 'Thomson affair ...

Stories include, 'Three killed in ABC chopper crash', 'Paul Lockyer remembered', 'Bean and Ticehurst remembered', 'Lateline creator Ian Carroll dies', 'Thomson affair overshadows COAG', 'Investors fear global recession', 'Williams updates Lateline live on Europe', 'The Long view on market chaos', 'Hamas vows revenge for retaliation attack', 'UNHCR accuses Syria of crimes against humanity', 'Pipes discusses uncertain times in the Middle East'.

Stories include, 'Philippines starts counting cost of super Typhoon Haiyan devastation', 'A view of Typhoon Haiyan's destruction from centre of impact', 'Charity gives view of ...

Stories include, 'Philippines starts counting cost of super Typhoon Haiyan devastation', 'A view of Typhoon Haiyan's destruction from centre of impact', 'Charity gives view of deadly storm's aftermath', 'Asylum seekers send Australian-Indonesian relations into rough patch' and 'Game of Thrones creator reveals fantasy's inspirations'.

Panellists will include John Lennox - Oxford mathematician and Christian, Arwa El Masri - Palestinian-Australian author, John Safran - documentary maker, Jacqueline Grey - ...

Panellists will include John Lennox - Oxford mathematician and Christian, Arwa El Masri - Palestinian-Australian author, John Safran - documentary maker, Jacqueline Grey - Pentecostal scholar and Eva Cox - atheist social commentator.

Simon Schama looks at how political revolutions racked Britain after Charles I's execution, when Britain was a kingless republic led by Oliver Cromwell, a man of vision who ...

Simon Schama looks at how political revolutions racked Britain after Charles I's execution, when Britain was a kingless republic led by Oliver Cromwell, a man of vision who brought about significant reforms.

A huge solar storm hit Earth in 1859, wiping out telegraph communications across the planet. Find out what it would mean for our modern, technological world if it happened again.

A huge solar storm hit Earth in 1859, wiping out telegraph communications across the planet. Find out what it would mean for our modern, technological world if it happened again.

This episode charts the chequered life of the liberal empire from Ireland to India - the promise of civilisation, material betterment and the delivery of coercion and famine.

This episode charts the chequered life of the liberal empire from Ireland to India - the promise of civilisation, material betterment and the delivery of coercion and famine.

What is the worst ad of all time? This year on the show, audiences will be able to nominate what they think is the worst ad of all time and whichever ad gets the most votes wins.

What is the worst ad of all time? This year on the show, audiences will be able to nominate what they think is the worst ad of all time and whichever ad gets the most votes wins.

Directed by Franco Zeffirelli in Verona's Roman amphitheatre, this lavish television production of Bizet's classic opera features one of the new stars of opera, Russian-born ...

Directed by Franco Zeffirelli in Verona's Roman amphitheatre, this lavish television production of Bizet's classic opera features one of the new stars of opera, Russian-born Marina Domashenko.

We explore the formidable force of the hurricane and how, around the eye of the storm, winds can reach 220 miles per hour leaving devastation in their wake.

We explore the formidable force of the hurricane and how, around the eye of the storm, winds can reach 220 miles per hour leaving devastation in their wake.

Our Animals
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Our Animals: Gliders

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  September 9, 2010
This series looks at Australian animals, their physical features, food, home and environment and social groups.

This series looks at Australian animals, their physical features, food, home and environment and social groups.

Simon Schama delves into a once deteriorating relationship between Scotland and England, and, how it came to be that half a century later the two countries would be building a ...

Simon Schama delves into a once deteriorating relationship between Scotland and England, and, how it came to be that half a century later the two countries would be building a future together.

In this second and final instalment of Addiction, the four addicts who have just completed rehab at the Manor now face their biggest test: can they return to their old lives ...

In this second and final instalment of Addiction, the four addicts who have just completed rehab at the Manor now face their biggest test: can they return to their old lives without returning to drugs, gambling or booze?

Award-winning journalist Peter Taylor traces the modern history and development of terrorism through four major acts of terror over the last 30 years.

Award-winning journalist Peter Taylor traces the modern history and development of terrorism through four major acts of terror over the last 30 years.

Nar Williams makes a movie camera out of a block of magnesium at Panavision and investigates the science behind crime-scene blood spatter.

Nar Williams makes a movie camera out of a block of magnesium at Panavision and investigates the science behind crime-scene blood spatter.

This documentary follows the journey of a young Iraqi student, plucked from the rubble of Baghdad by Hollywood star, Liev Schrieber who offers him the chance to fulfil his ...

This documentary follows the journey of a young Iraqi student, plucked from the rubble of Baghdad by Hollywood star, Liev Schrieber who offers him the chance to fulfil his dream of becoming a filmmaker.

With only four students left after last week's brutal elimination round, renowned international designer Philippe Starck's search for a new British protege moves to the next level.

With only four students left after last week's brutal elimination round, renowned international designer Philippe Starck's search for a new British protege moves to the next level.

Danced by the State Ballet Berlin, performed by the State Orchestra Berlin. Choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti. Developed in collaboration with the Staatsballet, Berlin.

Danced by the State Ballet Berlin, performed by the State Orchestra Berlin. Choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti. Developed in collaboration with the Staatsballet, Berlin.

An amazing film which captures the creation of the Rolling Stone's classic rock album...and the drink, drugs and scandal that went with it.

An amazing film which captures the creation of the Rolling Stone's classic rock album...and the drink, drugs and scandal that went with it.

Stories include, 'Dinner date sparks furore', 'Brumby stands firm on health reform', 'Greens support Labor in Tasmania', 'Clarke and Dawe farewell Turnbull'.

Stories include, 'Dinner date sparks furore', 'Brumby stands firm on health reform', 'Greens support Labor in Tasmania', 'Clarke and Dawe farewell Turnbull'.

Stories include, 'Dire future for fishing', 'Rudd faces mining industry', 'Super fit 90 year old teaches aerobics', 'The key to happiness', 'Support for Brown down as poll day ...

Stories include, 'Dire future for fishing', 'Rudd faces mining industry', 'Super fit 90 year old teaches aerobics', 'The key to happiness', 'Support for Brown down as poll day looms'.

Our host, Bill Nye, discusses the torturous process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to certain rules, rather than ...

Our host, Bill Nye, discusses the torturous process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to certain rules, rather than transmitted through a blending of fluids.

Our Animals
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Our Animals: Wombats

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  August 26, 2010
This series looks at Australian animals, their physical features, food, home and environment and social groups.

This series looks at Australian animals, their physical features, food, home and environment and social groups.

Stories include, 'Gillard heads a dysfunctional government', 'ACCC welcomes Telstra fine', 'Election finance debate', 'No survivors found in Pakistan plane crash', 'Former ...

Stories include, 'Gillard heads a dysfunctional government', 'ACCC welcomes Telstra fine', 'Election finance debate', 'No survivors found in Pakistan plane crash', 'Former army chief comments on Afghanistan war', 'WikiLeaks fallout hits Australian army'.

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