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Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
Hybrid docuseries offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa, and its impact on society today.
5.4 /10 (269 votes)
2021
TV
Exterminate All the Brutes - Season 1
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
A fresh look at the life and legacy of the iconic artist Leonardo da Vinci, positing that he was a gay outsider who used his work as a way of hiding his true self. Each episode will examine one of da Vinci’s artworks for hidden clues about a tortured artist struggling for perfection.
6.4 /10 (108 votes)
2021
TV
Leonardo - Season 1
Sunday, March 21st, 2021
The third season explores Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world. Grammy Award winner Franklin was a gospel prodigy and outspoken civil rights champion; she is widely considered to be the greatest singer of the past 50 years, receiving countless honors throughout her career.
8.4 /10 (16,312 votes)
2021
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Genius - Season 3
Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
Dynamic reenactments and expert commentaries bring to life the tumultuous history and power struggles of a warring 16th-century feudal Japan.
7.5 /10 (1,610 votes)
2021
TV
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan - Season 1
Sunday, February 21st, 2021
HISTORY’s longest-running series moves to H2. Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuity, invention and imagination found in the world around us. From commonplace items like ink and coffee to architectural masterpieces and engineering disasters, the hit series goes beyond the basics to provide insight and history into things we wonder about and that impact our lives. This series tells fascinating stories of the doers, the dreamers and sometime-schemers that create everyday items, technological breakthroughs and manmade wonders. The hit series goes deep to explore the leading edge of human inspiration and ambition.
8.1 /10 (1,711 votes)
2021
TV
Modern Marvels - Season 20
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. These are the stories of the brave Americans who fought to right the nation’s wrongs and enshrine the values we hold most dear into the Constitution — with liberty and justice for all.
7.7 /10 (636 votes)
2021
TV
Amend: The Fight for America - Season 1
Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
The 400-year-old story of the black church in America, the changing nature of worship spaces, and the men and women who shepherded them from the pulpit, the choir loft, and church pews.
7.2 /10 (63 votes)
2021
TV
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song - Season 1
Sunday, February 14th, 2021
Dedicated investigators uncover the devastating chain of circumstances that caused a maritime disaster. With the evidence at the bottom of the sea, ingenuity is required to find the cause – whether it is human error or the uncontrollable ocean.
8.2 /10 (91 votes)
2021
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Disasters at Sea - Season 3
Thursday, February 11th, 2021
In six films, Adam Curtis traces the different forces across the world that have led to now. It covers a wide range—including the strange roots of modern conspiracy theories, the history of China, opium and opioids, the history of Artificial Intelligence, melancholy over the loss of empire and, love and power. And explores whether modern culture, despite its radicalism, is really just part of the new system of power.
8.7 /10 (711 votes)
2021
TV
Can't Get You Out of My Head - Season 1
Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
The fascinating stories of the families behind the food that built America, those who used brains, muscle, blood, sweat and tears to get to America's heart through its stomach, those who invented new technologies and helped win wars.
8.5 /10 (503 votes)
2021
TV
The Food That Built America - Season 2
Monday, January 4th, 2021
Mike Rowe shows how many things in the world are connected. By using historical facts, Mike takes two seemingly unrelated things and shows an indirect connection.
7.6 /10 (70 votes)
2021
TV
Six Degrees with Mike Rowe - Season 1
Sunday, November 15th, 2020
A four-part documentary series that explores the many surprisingly unexamined aspects of the Reagan White House, and how Nancy Reagan's paper-doll image was at odds with the power she ultimately wielded throughout her husband's presidency.
6.5 /10 (676 votes)
2020
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The Reagans - Season 1
Sunday, November 15th, 2020
As the 1970s are drawing to a close, Queen Elizabeth and her family find themselves preoccupied with safeguarding the line of succession by securing an appropriate bride for Prince Charles, who is still unmarried at 30.
8.7 /10 (153,745 votes)
2020
TV
The Crown - Season 4
Friday, November 13th, 2020
Did intelligent beings from outer space visit Earth thousands of years ago? From the age of the dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the US, each episode gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, provocative controversies, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding this age old debate.
7.3 /10 (9,694 votes)
2020
TV
Ancient Aliens - Season 16
Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
Behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionised their field. Each episode details how giant structures, record-beating buildings, war ships and spacecraft are built and work. As the show revels in these modern day creations, it also leaps back in time to recount the stories of the exceptional engineers whose technological advances made it all possible.
7.3 /10 (203 votes)
2020
TV
Impossible Engineering - Season 9
Friday, November 6th, 2020
The story of Romulus and his twin brother Remus, in eighth century B.C. as seen through the eyes of three people marked by death, loneliness and violence.
6.6 /10 (1,354 votes)
2020
TV
Romulus - Season 1
Monday, October 26th, 2020
Modern historians, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and newly discovered evidence, rewrite the nation's most iconic stories.
6.5 /10 (48 votes)
2020
TV
America's Hidden Stories - Season 2
Sunday, October 11th, 2020
Stuart Harrison, Architect and Historian, follows homeowners across the country as they restore Australia's greatest buildings.
7.0 /10 (26 votes)
2020
TV
Restoration Australia - Season 3
Sunday, October 11th, 2020
Presiding over the most glamorous court in Europe and beloved by their people, Queen Catherine and Henry VIII together create an England that is proud, confident and strong enough to withstand threat from abroad. Catherine’s struggle to produce an heir places her marriage and position in the court at risk, and she is haunted by her choices from the past. Despite proving herself a politician, a diplomat, a national inspiration and even a military commander, Catherine must battle to save her love with the King, and to preserve the peace and prosperity of their reign.
6.8 /10 (5,412 votes)
2020
TV
The Spanish Princess - Season 2
Friday, October 9th, 2020
The first season starts at the height of the Cold War. To combat a national sentiment of fear and decline, the U.S. government conceives of NASA’s Project Mercury, igniting a space race with the Soviets and making instant celebrities of a handful of the military’s adrenaline-fueled test pilots.
6.7 /10 (2,626 votes)
2020
TV
The Right Stuff - Season 1
Friday, October 2nd, 2020
A gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances, and becomes a hatchet man for one of Chinatown’s most powerful tongs.
8.4 /10 (17,802 votes)
2020
TV
Warrior (2019) - Season 2
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
Tori Herridge and a team of scientists piece together life stories behind unearthed bones
6.4 /10 (29 votes)
2020
TV
Bone Detectives: Britain's Buried Secrets - Season 2
Friday, September 25th, 2020
A gripping coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24 year-old East Germany native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal.
8.1 /10 (12,249 votes)
2020
TV
Deutschland 83 - Season 3
Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
A young girl falls in love with a poor brewer's son. Their relationship is opposed by the girl's father, a rich mobster who has come to town to try to bully his way into the inner circle of Munich's brewery dynasties.
6.8 /10 (1,577 votes)
2020
TV
Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood - Season 1
Monday, September 14th, 2020
A look at 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World with each episode following three separate story lines: the quest for a sunken slave ship, a personal journey by Samuel L. Jackson and a historical investigation led by investigative journalists Simcha Jacobovici and Afua Hirsch.
5.7 /10 (460 votes)
2020
TV
Enslaved - Season 1
Sunday, July 12th, 2020
Host Donnie Wahlberg chronicles the twisted lives of diabolical criminals, such as Charles Manson, Aileen Wuornos, John Wayne Gacy, the Rev. Jim Jones, and others.
8.0 /10 (73 votes)
2020
TV
Very Scary People - Season 2
Sunday, June 14th, 2020
In March 2018 Salisbury became the site of an unprecedented national emergency. This three-part dramatisation focuses on the extraordinary heroism shown by the local community.
7.6 /10 (50 votes)
2020
TV
The Salisbury Poisonings - Season 1
Monday, May 25th, 2020
This documentary-series examines Grant's life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.
7.6 /10 (41 votes)
2020
TV
Grant - Season 1
Friday, May 22nd, 2020
Infographics and archival footage deliver bite-size history lessons on scientific breakthroughs, social movements and world-changing discoveries.
5.6 /10 (94 votes)
2020
TV
History 101 - Season 1
Sunday, May 17th, 2020
Sprawling estates and magnificent castles dot Britain's landscape, passed down from one aristocratic heir or heiress to the next. But life in a stately home isn't quite the fairy tale it's made out to be. Join Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke as she ventures through some of the most storied and remarkable estates in Great Britain. From England's Newby Hall and Holdenby House to Scotland's Inveraray and Floors Castles, this is an all-access look at grand residences and the families who keep their histories alive.
6.8 /10 (25 votes)
2020
TV
An American Aristocrat's Guide to Great Estates - Season 1
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