NonfictionMore than three decades after the debut of Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking and iconic series, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” it’s time once again to set sail for the stars. Host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to discover earth’s Cosmic Address and its coordinates in space and time. Viewers meet Renaissance Italy’s Giordano Bruno, who had a spiritual epiphany about the infinite expanse of the universe. Then, Tyson walks across the Cosmic Calendar, on which all of time has been compressed into a year-at-a-glance calendar, from the Big Bang to the moment humans first make their appear
NonfictionStephanie Crane, aged 9, walks home from the local bowling alley-but never arrives. Early leads go nowhere. For years authorities don't find her or make an arrest. Now, they hope that advances in evidence testing may finally solve the mystery.
NonfictionA mysterious kingpin emerges from the shadows of the dark net willing to stop at nothing to protect his multi-billion-dollar online empire Silk Road. What will it take to find the man behind the black-market website that has deadly consequences?
NonfictionIn 69 BC, Cleopatra is born into one of history's most merciless and treacherous royal families. Her father, the pharaoh, earmarks her as the next ruler of Egypt, but soon after his death, the teenaged queen finds herself at the center of a struggle, not just for power, but for survival. Witness Cleopatra's early years as she runs for her life, seduces a general, and uses every weapon in her arsenal to guarantee the safety of herself and her country.
NonfictionIt’s not enough for Earth to be habitable, it also has to be lethal for life to thrive. Death is hardwired into everything from our cells to the planet itself. Global mass extinctions create the opportunities that evolution seizes, boosting biodiversity. At the heart of this story is a biological superpower – sex, life’s trade-off with death to survive in a restless world.
NonfictionFor the privileged few who have looked down at Earth from space, the thin blue line of our planet’s atmosphere sets it apart from every other planet we’ve seen — it sustains life. The story of how Earth creates and regulates that oxygen-rich atmosphere is mind-blowing and includes a flying river, a global dust storm, a collapsing glacier and the most important creature you’ve never heard of. All connected together to allow the planet to breathe.
NonfictionAfter an unusually slow start to the season, defending champion Captain Dave Carraro and his vessel, the FV-Tuna.com, are back on top. But for many in the fleet, especially Captain TJ Ott of the Hot Tuna, the FV-Tuna.com’s dominance is an unwelcome sight — and the fleet will do everything in its power to cool the Dot-com’s hot streak.
NonfictionIn recent years, our knowledge of life beneath the waves has been transformed. Using cutting-edge technology, One Ocean takes us on a journey from the intense heat of the tropics to our planet's frozen poles to reveal new worlds and extraordinary never-before-seen animal behaviors.
NonfictionPulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow tells Fareed about the sad state of US diplomacy and his Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting. Mona Charen and Dan Senor discuss Donald Trump's Grand Old Pary. Julia Sweig and John Paul Rathbone discuss Cuba without a Castro in charge.
NonfictionTwo world-travelers call on Joanna to turn their dated Tudor home into a Parisian-eclectic dream home. Jo and her team customize every detail of this home and incorporate a fun surprise not featured in the original episode.
NonfictionAfter the death of Julius Caesar, Cleopatra needed a new political ally in Rome. With her life, her son's life, and the fate of Egypt hanging in the balance, she set her sights on the new co-ruler of the Roman Empire: Mark Antony. Their romance would become the ancient world's greatest love story and darkest tragedy. See how their relationship grew from a calculated political move to a passionate affair before devolving into a catastrophic tale of betrayal, murder, and suicide.
NonfictionSeattle may be famous for its rainy days, but people here live to get outdoors, to race on its lakes, climb icy summits, ferry to work, or cheer on the Seattle Seahawks in one of the world’s loudest stadiums. Spend a day soaring over the city’s iconic landmarks and best-kept secrets. From the precise engineering of its Space Needle to the eerie hums of the Sound Garden to a waterfront that rivals any in the world, we salute this shining beacon of America’s Pacific Northwest and the people who keep it running 24/7.
NonfictionNineteen-year-old college student Faith Hedgepeth was brutally murdered in 2012 & her killer has never been found. Who sent the text message from her phone? And who wrote the mysterious note left by her body? FEATURES BONUS AFTER SHOW
NonfictionHost Neil deGrasse Tyson is on a voyage to explore the relatedness of all livings things and the possible evolution of life in the cosmos. Go on a journey to discover how artificial selection turned the wolf into canine breeds and how natural selection sculpted the complex human eye. Later, Tyson visits the grand Hall of Extinction, a monument to all the broken branches on the tree of life. Retrace the story of life on Earth and the unbroken thread that stretches from the first one-celled organisms to human life.
NonfictionThe big blue is the world's greatest wilderness, far from shore and many kilometers deep. It's a vast marine desert where there is little to eat and nowhere to hide. Yet it's home to some of the biggest and most spectacular creatures on earth. This episode reveals what it takes to survive in this savage and forbidding world.
NonfictionCorals build themselves homes of limestone in the warm, clear, shallow seas of the tropics. Their reefs occupy less than one tenth of one percent of the ocean floor, yet they are home to a quarter of all known marine species. They are complex, infinitely varied structures providing all kinds of homes for their many residents.
NonfictionThe crew heads to Globe, AZ, to investigate a jail and courthouse riddled with violence and mystery. The chilling lockdown reveals a trail of darkness that lingers in every inch of the strange buildings.
NonfictionA couple looks to flip a dingy Atlanta duplex into a dazzling single-family home to raise funds for their own dream house. While he's prepared to get dirty, she wants to earn a maximum profit with minimal sweat equity.
NonfictionMusician Mike Herrera and his wife, Holli, are moving to Waco and want a home with lots of space and a large studio. But when Chip finds serious structural issues, they realize they may not finish the project in time.
NonfictionIt's our green seas, not the blue, that bring life to our oceans. Here sunlight powers the growth of enchanted forests of kelp, mangroves and prairies of sea grass. They are the most abundant but fiercely competitive places in the ocean to live. The most bountiful kelp forests are found off the tip of southern Africa, where two great oceans collide.
NonfictionOur rock is special — it’s alive. Though the building blocks of life are common across the universe, life is rare. So what is it about planet Earth that sets it apart? This is the story of dynamic forces and crazy coincidences that took a bunch of dead ingredients and transformed them into something as wondrously intricate as life. And if it happened here, could it happen elsewhere?
NonfictionEver wonder how our planet got here? It was born in a cosmic storm and shaped by violence. We’re only here because of random collisions in a dangerous cosmos. They could have destroyed us, but instead constructed a planet from the rubble of the early solar system, gave us oceans in a bombardment from the heavens and brought order to our world when two planets collided.
NonfictionWhile on a Caribbean cruise, 23-year old Amy Bradley vanishes from her family's cabin and is never seen again. Over a decades-long struggle, her family embarks on countless grueling searches, stopping at nothing, they say, to find their beloved Amy.
NonfictionAfter Army scientist Bruce Ivins suddenly dies, the FBI names him as the person who used anthrax to kill five people in the wake of 9/11. But many experts dispute his guilt, believing that Ivins was framed in an FBI cover-up.
NonfictionIna focuses on easy French good that can be made at home. Recipes include a typical French bistro take on scallops, a classic French cheese board and a cocktail that will make you think you're in France.
NonfictionA silver screen icon vanishes in open water on a cold November night. What happened to Natalie Wood? In this hour-long special, we investigate one of the most enduring mysteries in American history.
NonfictionChip Gaines has always dreamed of opening a restaurant. After Jo walks the Elite Cafe property that's for sale and hears his vision for a modern breakfast joint, she jumps on board and agrees to help make Chip's dream a reality.
NonfictionMcCain is an exploration of Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.)’s complicated relationship with President Trump and the Republican Party, as well as his life and politics. Drawing on both new interviews and FRONTLINE’s deep archive of reporting, McCain traces the conservative standard-bearer’s motivations and his political history - from his experience as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, to speaking out against torture during the Bush administration, to his dramatic vote against the GOP’s health care bill last year. The film also examines how, with his 2008 nomination of Sarah Palin as running mate, McCain himself contributed to a
NonfictionEarth protects itself from the sun: the David and Goliath story of Earth’s relationship with its greatest threat, our seemingly benign sun. The sun is the big, violent boss of the solar system, throwing out devastating particles and deadly radiation. Without several shields, one generated by our unique planetary core, another by our atmosphere and a third by our interconnected weather systems, life on Earth would never have survived.
NonfictionJoin scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient - even thrive -in the face of enormous change?
Nonfiction41-year old Carol Krizan seems like the perfect match for downhearteddivorcee, Roy Joe McCaleb. But whenRoy is killed in his bed by an alleged prowlerand Carol walks away scot-free,Roy's family thinksshe may have something to do with his murder.
Nonfiction24-year-old grocery store worker, Caroline Nosal befriends her introvert colleague Christopher O'Kroley. Chris is eager to make friends with Caroline possibly to eager. Caroline complains to store management about Chris things don't turn out as planned.
NonfictionA pregnant African wild dog has the staff anxiously preparing for the big day. Zoo director Jim Breheny steps in to help a keeper learn how to handle a golden eagle. And, a new tree in Jungle World gives the gibbons a new world to explore.
NonfictionJust a few months into his rule, King Harold of England must endure three invasions: one at the hands of his traitorous and vengeful brother, another by Viking king Harald Hardrada of Norway, and the last by Duke William of Normandy. The second conflict ends a great chapter in Viking history, but doesn’t eliminate all threats. An even bigger invasion was still to come—one that alters the course of history.
NonfictionJungles provide the richest habitats on the planet - mysterious worlds of high drama where extraordinary animals attempt to survive in the most competitive place on earth. Flooded forests are home to caiman hunting jaguars and strange dolphins that swim amongst the tree tops, while in the dense underworld, ninja frogs fight off wasps and flying dragons soar between trees.
NonfictionUncover the impact that our modern lives are having on our best-loved characters from this series, including albatross parents unwittingly feeding their chicks discarded plastic and mother dolphins potentially exposing their newborn calves to pollutants through their contaminated milk. Scientists have even discovered that increasing noise levels may stop baby clownfish finding their way home.
NonfictionThe crew investigate two mines in Jackson, CA. The Argonaut was the site of a 1922 fire that killed 47 miners, and the Kennedy, which has had its share of deaths, seems to be ground zero for hauntings.
NonfictionIt was just months before the Battle of Hastings. England’s King Edward the Confessor was dead. With no heir to the throne, Edward’s right-hand man, Earl Harold, Duke William of Normandy and Harald Hardrada, the Viking King of Norway, made plans to take the crown. Join us as we travel Europe to shed light on the fight for England, a fight that changed the world. It’s a story of broken promises, bitter family betrayals, and kingdoms run through intimidation and terror.