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    Inside the Music

    Inside the Music

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    Smithsonian Channel
    Inside the Music takes an in-depth look at some of the people who have helped shape the sound of modern music as we know it. Exploring the origins of pop, rock and R&B, this series takes a look at some of the people whose influence behind the scenes has been as influential as some of the celebrated figures behind the mic. "All You Need is Klaus" introduces you to the incredible Klaus Voorman, an influential figure in the early days of The Beatles. Supported by interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Carly Simon and Joe Walsh, the contribution Voorman made to music is examined. Voorman, best known for designing the cover art on The Beatles "Revolver", is lauded by Simon for the incredible influence he had on her monster hit, "You're So Vain". "Accordion Kings" delves into accordion culture in Columbia and showcases the massive Vallenato accordion festival. "Electrified: The Guitar Revolution" is a must see for fans of the electric guitar, as the history of the instrument is examined, as well as the artists who brought the electric to the forefront of modern music. Entertaining and informative, Inside the Music is required viewing for music fans.moreless
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    The Works

    The Works

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    The History Channel
    The Works is a History Channel show hosted by Daniel H. Wilson, a Carnegie educated robotics engineer and American writer. The program reveals the unseen secrets and history of everyday life using real scientific experiments and interviews with experts. Each episode focuses on uncovering the complex systems behind commonplace things, tracing a path from where it has come to where it is today and where it can go in the future. Topics range from common garbage, beer, sneakers or tattoo removal to armored plating and robots. The Works takes the viewer from a basic understanding of a product or service to a fascinating level of behind the scenes knowledge. The viewers become privy to industry trade secrets and interesting historical facts, often presented by top representatives of each perspective field. Scientific, historical and social significance are given equal weight. The Works shows audiences a broad, vibrant and surprising picture of everyday objects and industries.moreless
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    Victory by Design

    Victory by Design

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    Speed TV
    Alain de Cadenet, as host/driver, and Tony Maylam, director/writer of the series, explain how they go about sourcing the most important cars in each marque, and then take those cars to a range of challenging and exotic locations in both the United States and Europe.moreless
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    Really Wild Animals

    Really Wild Animals

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    National Geographic
    Really Wild Animals is a nature TV series developed by the National Geographic Society that set out to educate children on the variety of wild, creepy, crawly, and winged animals in the animal kingdom. Hosted by Spin, the life-like National Geographic logo voiced by the late actor Dudley Moore, Really Wild Animals centers on specific areas around the world in order to show what type of creatures call it home. From the elephants, zebras, and lions roaming the far-stretching safaris of Africa to the weird inhabitants, such as the emu, platypus, and the koala, of the Australian outback to the tough creatures, like the penguins, caribou, and walruses, in the Arctic and Antarctic, no creature is left out in the cold as Spin shares the unique variety of creatures out there in the world. Each episode often highlights a specific issue affecting that particular region, such as deforestation of the rain forests, the harsh reality of the Arctic, and the pollution factor of the oceans. Really Wild Animals is an informative and creative children's series geared to share, explore, and teach about what the world of wildlife has to offer.moreless
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    Discovery Health Specials

    Discovery Health Specials

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    Discovery Health
    Discovery Health Specials is a collection of the most memorable segments featured on the Discovery Health Channel, presenting incredible stories of human suffering and recovery, as brave victims of unfortunate health disorders fight for a better tomorrow. Discovery Health has for years sought out the most inspiring stories of people battling illness under extreme circumstances, and this series remembers some of the most unbelievable stories of human triumph ever presented. The series covers a wide variety of subjects, from life-and-death struggles to elective and cosmetic surgery pursued for personal reasons. The wide variety of topics include a pair of conjoined twin sisters who share one seven-chambered heart, a toddler who was born without an upper jaw, cheekbones, or eye sockets, a girl who stopped growing at nine years old, and an eight-year-old born with one of humanities rarest and most storied disorders, Mermaid Syndrome. Discovery Health Specials are riveting accounts of human courage in the face of illness.moreless
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    The Open Mind

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    PBS
    The Open Mind is the PBS interview series created by Richard Heffner. The show began in 1956, and is still produced weekly by Richard Heffner, a historian, college professor, and your host for these interviews. Heffner is a University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers University, also teaching an honors seminar at NYU. Along with creating shows like The Open Mind, he has authored books like A Documentary History of the United States. His show, The Open Mind, is a place for conversations about history, biography, media, communications, news and public affairs. Join Richard for candid interviews with important voices in politics, law, media, pop culture and more. Over the years, the show has recorded over a half century of intellectuals, through times of hope, disappointment, revolutions and challenges. The show has featured guests from all arenas, from intellectuals like Max Lerner and Allen Bloom to politicians like Herman Badilo and Ed Koch, entertainers like Robert Redford, and economists like Alan Greenspan and Milton Friedman. Tune in for some interesting discussions from some of the greatest minds of the past 50 years on the PBS series The Open Mind.moreless
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    Battle Stations: Radar

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    The History Channel takes a fascinating look at radar technology, from its accidental discovery to the many ways the Allies used it in World War II. From MIT's "Radlab" and the tall radar towers built along England's southern coast to warn of German bombers to U.S. submarines' use of radar to fight the Japanese in the Pacific, see how radar revolutionized the way wars are fought, including moving women to the front lines for the first time.moreless
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    Battle of the X-Planes: Nova

    Battle of the X-Planes: Nova

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    NOVA follows the battles and backroom deal-making between Lockheed and Boeing in their race to win the largest defense contract ever, worth $1 trillion. Follow four years of decision-making regarding test flights, aviation engineering and contract negotiations that resulted in the Joint Strike Fighter -- a plane made to be adaptable, affordable and stealthy.moreless
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    Forensic Firsts

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    Smithsonian Channel
    Forensic Firsts gives viewers an inside look at how detectives strive to solve history's dramatic murder cases using innovative forensic science. More criminals are being convicted that ever before. See how forensic tools are changing crime solving.moreless
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    Alaska Fish Wars

    Alaska Fish Wars

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    National Geographic
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    This Emotional Life

    This Emotional Life

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    PBS
    This Emotional Life is a documentary TV series developed by PBS that explores how we as people interact with our social and emotional natures, from improving relationships to dealing with internal wars of depression and anxiety. Harvard Psychologist Professor Daniel Gilbert, a best-selling author of Stumbling on Happiness, interviews and discusses with experts, his fellow psychologists and scientific researchers, on what the latest science has to hold on what makes us tick and what we can do to combat any and all of the emotional issues a number of us face every day. This Emotional Life looks specifically at what exactly these issues are, from what is stress to anger and addiction, to what effect they have on the physical body with unique stories from the perspectives of people experiencing them, such as Chevy Chase on how he fell in love with his wife and Richard Gere’s personal philosophy on meditation.moreless
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    Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

    Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics

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    Food Network
    Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics is a cooking show featuring celebrity chef Ina Garten, author of the best-selling "The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook." In her previous show, Chef Garten brought viewers into her kitchen for a glimpse at her fabulous dinner parties and the elaborate preparation required for those top-notch soirees. In this series, Chef Garten leads you through some simpler recipes that are perfect for everyday living. Every once in a while there's nothing better than inviting over a group of friends, decorating the dining room with fresh flowers and setting out your finest dinner ware for a multi-course meal fit for royalty. Most days, though, eating is simply something that must be done, and there's no reason those everyday meals can't shine and dazzle like the ones you spend days preparing. Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics is an engaging series, full of easy recipes and helpful tips on spicing up your daily diet.moreless
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    Get Out Alive

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    Discovery Channel
    Get Out Alive is a six-part series from the Discovery Channel that looks at some of the most intense survival situations of the modern era and evaluates the events from every possible angle. Each episode tracks the happenings of a different high-risk situation, explaining the events that lead up to the event, the events that transpired during the event, and the aftermath of the entire ordeal. Some of the gut-wrenching situations covered include the tale of Michael Thexton, a passenger on the infamous hijacked Pan Am Flight 103, the struggle of John Phillippi and Blaine Mayhugh, two men trapped underground in a mine for days, and Jerel Shafffer, an ordinary man kidnapped on an exotic fishing trip in Columbia. Get Out Alive combines interviews, stock footage, and dramatic reenactments in order to paint the entire picture and do so in a thrilling fashion. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or just looking for a few modern survival tricks, Get Out Alive is certainly a good viewing choice.moreless
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    Stop Bullying Speak Up

    Stop Bullying Speak Up

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    Into The Pride

    Into The Pride

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    Discovery Channel
    This five-part series follows large predator expert, Dave Salmoni, as he goes on a six-month mission to save the lions in the Namibian bush from losing their lives.
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    Unsung

    Unsung

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    TV One
    Artists and groups share their stories of careers that have been unappreciated in the media and beyond.
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    Life

    Life

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    Discovery Channel
    This 11-part series explores the diversity of life on Earth.
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    Most Evil

    Most Evil

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    Investigation Discovery
    Investigation Discovery's Most Evil follows Columbia University forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Stone as he attempts to better understand the minds of the worlds most infamous criminals.
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    Weed Wars

    Weed Wars

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    Discovery Channel
    Steve DeAngelo is the owner of Oakland Harborside Health Center in Oakland, California, which serves 80,000 clients. He works to give his clients the best product available and uses his business to boost the national regulation and taxation of marijuana.moreless
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    Brew Masters

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    Discovery Channel (ended 2010)
    Heads-up beer-lovers! The Discovery Channel turns its cameras on Sam Calagione, the founder of Dogfish Head Brewery. Follow Sam and his crew as they travel the world in search of new ingredients and long-standing techniques to produce this original elixir.moreless
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