Experience the thrill of discovery during ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Season 17 with a $1,000,000 treasure that had been hiding behind a door! Then, special episodes show items found in memorable ways or that survived incredible circumstances.
This series sets out to recount these ancient stories using animations created especially for the occasion, and illustrations chosen from the entire history of art. This dynamic blend, a bridge between modernity and history, ancient narrative and contemporary dramatic art, is a new way to discover or re-discover this part of our universal heritage.
Discover a magnificent guide to a magnificent region. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, these 36 lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain. Whether you’re planning a week-long vacation; a month-long grand tour; or just want to experience England, Scotland, and Wales from afar, this visually immersive course brings Great Britain into your living room.
This six-hour PBS series explores the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed - forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.
Season 4 of Top Gear promises some spectacular and outrageous stunts. Highlights include a race (a 200mph TGV train versus an Aston Martin) to the south of France, playing darts with cars, using the jet wash of a Boeing 747-400 to blast away a Citroen 2CV, pitting a satnav against a homing pigeon, and an attempt to parachute into a moving car.
Based on the hit British reality show, celebrity chef and Michelin Star winner Gordon Ramsay ("Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef") travels across America attempting to turn failing restaurants into the most popular, sought-after venues in town.
The series is presented by fashion historian Amber Butchart and features a range of period garments lovingly reconstructed using only period techniques. Taking fashion in traditional works of art as her inspiration, she works with historical costumier, Ninya Mikhaila, fellow costumier Harriet Waterhouse and student Hannah Marples, to recreate extraordinary historical garments all made by hand.
Investigate released documents regarding alien and UFO encounters, made accessible to the public in 2011 by the Freedom of Information Act. We investigate mass UFO sightings, personal abductions, government cover-ups and breaking alien news from around the world. We delve into the "photoshopping" of space, the value of Wikileaks, and the role social media plays in alien stories.
Wave your magic stick and say "Wallykazam!" In these 13 wild word adventures, help Wally bring his mom her favorite flower, save Stan's swampy home, care for a sick Bobgoblin, form a rock band to play for his dad, and more. It's letter-learning magic!
Discover the ingenious engineering of Beijing's Forbidden City, the power center of imperial China for nearly 500 years. Discover how the design of this vast complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquakes.
NOVA reopens one of the most confounding crime mysteries as a team of expert investigators employs forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Charles Lindbergh's baby… and why.
For over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China’s battlefields–dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on earth. Now, a series of archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China’s first super-weapon.
Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans left their African homeland and entered Europe, where the Neanderthals had already been living for hundreds of thousands of years. What happened when these humans encountered the Neanderthals?
In the shadow of Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its geology and develop a warning system that could prevent Naples becoming the next Pompeii.
Host Regina Meredith conducts interviews with thought-provoking luminaries, cutting-edge visionaries and tireless researchers, providing crucial information to awaken viewers to new perspectives that spark awareness, understanding and ultimately, transformation.
Archaeologists at the site of an early American colony discovered the remains of a young woman, dating back to 1609, buried in the trash layer of a cellar. Forensic anthropologists help the frightening story of this woman come to life.