An in-depth look at The New York Times crossword puzzle, its editor Will Shortz and the wonderfully unique and loyal fan base Shortz has built and nurtured during his 12-year tenure at the paper. Crossword aficionados Bill Clinton and Jon Stewart speak about their love and fascination for the New York Times' particular brand of crossword. The film also takes us to the final of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament where the top three contestants compete in front of a room full of admirers.
This special takes Game of Thrones fans behind the scenes with the cast and crew of the epic, smash-hit drama series, focusing on a single day of production across three countries - Croatia, Ireland and Spain. Featuring interviews with members of the talented, international production team as they discuss the staggering logistical challenges of shooting simultaneously in three countries. The special also includes a look at the creation of key scenes for the fifth season, as well as candid moments with the actors on set.
A-list authors and big-name guests discuss their favourite reads and their own works. The series features interviews with leading authors and well known guests; it covers topical literary news such as the trend for vampire fiction, the phenomenon of atheist books, the demise of paper books, and authors' working environments. Also included is entertainment, either music inspired by literature or performance poetry. This episode features guests Rupert Everett, Mary Robinson and Jack Straw.