Jake Foley is a computer technician for the NSA who secretly longs for a chance to work on the field. Circumstance puts him in a top secret laboratory, in the middle of a shootout between security guards and a saboteur. During the battle, a vial containing an experimental serum explodes, covering Jake with shrapnel. But it turns out that the serum is actually nanomites, microscopic submachines that heal his injuries and alter his body. Upon discovering his new mind-boggling powers, Jake begins to operate at an atomic level, possessing superhuman strength, lightning-fast speed, heightened hearing, magnified vision and the ability to communicate telepathically with computers. The NSA soon realizes Jake is an untested asset and forms a Special Ops team with him at its core. As Jake finally realizes his dream of being of being a field operative, he must also contend with the return of would-be girlfriend Sarah Heywood, who is involved in a Congressional investigation which threatens to expose his operation
Afterworld is a fully immersive sci-fi series. A new kind of computer-animated entertainment that blends video games, graphic novels and anime into one dynamic experience. Afterworld is about life on Earth after an inexplicable global event render's technology useless and more than 99.9% of the population missing.
The story follows the adventures of Russell Shoemaker, who wakes up in New York after this event and is compelled to walk to Seattle in the faint hope that his wife and child have survived.
Russell’s own harrowing journey, from technological dependence to total self-reliance, mirrors the world he discovers along the way, where other survivors are rebuilding society in strange and surprising ways. Piecing together the complex mystery of what caused the global event, Russell eventually paves the way for the bold new future of mankind.
Note: 3 minute episodes
An old antique dealer made a pact with the Devil to sell cursed antiques. When he dies, his store is inherited by his niece Micki and her cousin Ryan. With the help of Jack Marshak, they fight to retrieve the antiques from the people who bought them to stop them from causing harm
After surviving the traumatic world of high school, Rebecca Freely (Judy Greer) returns to her alma mater as the school's newest guidance counselor. Now free of the insecurities of her teenage years, Rebecca immerses herself in the behavioral problems of the student body and lends support and guidance when needed. Rebecca must fend off the romantic advances of the persistent male nurse Gary (Jonathan Sadowski) as she lusts for the hot Spanish teacher, Tim (Kristoffer Polaha). However, in the ever-changing world of high school angst, Lisa (Brooke Burns), a former cheerleader and classmate of Rebecca's, also returns to the school as a new English teacher, forcing Rebecca to face her unpopular days of high school all while trying to win Tim's heart.
aka: Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King
An eight episode adaptation of Stephen King's short stories, primarily from the Nightmares and Dreamscapes series. "Battleground" follows a quiet hitman becoming a target for violent revenge when he finds a mysterious package on his doorstep; A young woman and her attorney husband getting lost in a notoriously evil London neighborhood named "Crouch End"; "Umney's Last Case" is a 1930's era detective who realizes he's the main character in a novel, and he's being written out; A successful filmmaker films himself in "The End of the Whole Mess", recalling his genius brother's life and the scientific plan he applied to end world violence with unanticipated results; "The Road Virus Heads North" drives into gear as a celebrated writer realizes the demonic figure in the painting he's just acquired, is changing to show that it's onto the same stretch of road he's on; "The Fifth Quarter" has an ex-convict who goes to dastardly means to find treasure that puts his family's life at risk; "Autopsy Room Four" is the occupancy of a man whose about to witness his own autopsy and he's speechless to stop it; A husband and wife on a spontaneous road trip, whose stopover in a town inhabited by late music legends, might not be temporary when they're told "You Know They Got a Hell of a Band
Tomoru is an average student in Artificial City 5 of Earth 2292 but is bored with his life. Losing himself in VR dreams everynight to avoid the banality of his life he dreams of adventure and 'times gone by'. Meanwhile, the EDF (Earth Defense Force) have been picking up strange signals from deep in space and have come to recognise them as points in 3 dimensional space, a literal schematic for building....something. With the arrival of the Enemy, a strange seemingly indistructible living machine, Tomoru is caught within the city as the Enemy attacks and is nearly run over by Dr Kanzaki who happens to be head of the EDF department given the job of bringing the unknown schematic to life. But the unknown Enemy seems to be searching for something and targets Tomoru as it's target and all seems done for. But when all seems lost, the EDFs' mysterious creation comes to life and saves the life of Tomoru and perhaps the entire world.
Joe McClaine is a 9-year-old boy whose adoptive father has developed a method of transferring specialist "brain patterns", and hence skills, into his son's mind. As a result, Joe is able to become a test pilot, brain surgeon, etc, as needed. Combined with his innocent appearance, he becomes an agent for the World Intelligence Network.
Gerry Anderson's first science fiction Supermarionation series. Super Car was a prototype vehicle that could travel in the air, on land or beneath the sea. Its test pilot was Mike Mercury, who traveled the world in search of adventure. Super Car was designed by Professor Popkiss and Dr. Beaker, who continued to modify it for specific missions. Often traveling with Mike was 10-year-old orphan Jimmy Gibson.
aka: ああっ女神さまっ, aka: Ā Megami-sama, aka: Oh My Goddess!
Keiichi Morisato is looking forward to university life. But in reality, he has no luck in anything, and he has trouble with clubs, love, etc. The truth is that he has an unlucky star above his head. One day, Keiichi is stuck watching the dorm while his sempai are away, and has a mountain of chores to do to boot. But Keiichi is a good-natured person, and is set about doing his duties. As he is about to finish his final chore, he makes a phone call to his sempai. But the words that came through the receiver are, 'Goddess Help Line.' Shortly afterwards, a beautiful goddess named Belldandy appears in front of him from the mirror of his room.
The plot of .hack is set in the early part of the 21st century. In this world, the Internet has spread across the planet, creating a unified global network which controls everything from the stock market to vending machines. At the center of this network is a popular virtual-reality massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) called The World. Players from all around the world play this game, which has been made available in over 20 different languages. However, problems begin to arise when players begin mysteriously falling into comas while playing the game.
The Teen Choice Awards is an awards show presented annually by FOX. The program honors the year's biggest achievements in music, movies, sports, and television, as voted on by teens aged 13-19. The program usually features a high number of celebrities and musical performers. The winners are awarded with lifesize surfboards, fit to the summertime theme. The ceremony has also created spin-off teen awards on YouTube
Set against the backdrop of the high-pressure world of advertising, Mason (Eric McCormack) and Conner (Tom Cavanagh) are a pair of ad men who, although they differ greatly in their approach to their work and their lives, are better together than they are apart. Mason, an art director, is a responsible, workaholic family man with an undying loyalty to the brands he helps sell. By contrast, his writing partner, Conner, is a single, impulsive copywriter with the attention span of a teenager. The series follows the changing dynamics between these two friends.
This is a beautifully shot 11 part series looking at the world in all it's natural wonder, showcasing a breathtaking diversity of life from the poles to the deserts. Narrated by David Attenborough, who is also known for his narration of the equally good "Blue Planet" series.
1.From Pole to Pole
3. Fresh Water
6. Ice Worlds
7. Great Plains
9. Shallow Seas
10. Seasonal Forests
11. Ocean Deep
aka: Hajime no Ippo, aka: Fighting Spirit, aka: The First Step, aka: はじめの一歩
Ippo Makunouchi continues his boxing career and his goal on knowing the meaning of being strong, and the desire on fighting his idol Ichiro Miyata once again. Along him are pro boxers Takamura, Aoki and Kimura that each one of them aspire to their own dreams.
Based on Raymond Khoury's best-selling novel, this NBC mini-series stars Oscar winner Mira Sorvino and Victor Garber. When she witness a mysterious object get stolen from the Metropolitan Museum by four horsemen dressed as Templar Knights, Manhattan archaeologist Tess Chaykin becomes involved in a fantastic adventure that takes her to far flung locales in Turkey and Greece and finally to the Vatican in Rome that culminates in a shocking revelation.
Based on Yoshiaki Kawajiri's acclaimed feature, NINJA SCROLL: THE SERIES continues the adventures of Jubei, a masterless ninja for hire. ... Full DescriptionWith production overseen by Kawajiri himself, this series provides a worthy successor to the original film. This collection contains episodes five through eight.
Paris Hilton is a woman who needs no introduction, but she'd probably want one anyway. As America's #1 "it" girl, Paris and her entourage make headlines almost daily. Rolling with Paris' inner circle is a pleasure normally reserved for A-list celebrity friends like Nicole Richie and Britney Spears, but Paris has decided that she wants a new BFF -- and Paris Hilton always gets what she wants.
WWE is coming to WGN America For the first time ever, the biggest Superstars from Raw, SmackDown and ECW debut on “WWE Superstars” – a one-hour exclusive new weekly television show – featuring original matches between any WWE Superstar from any brand, at any time. "WWE Superstars" is the only place to see it all!
Two Years after The war Between the Earth Alliance and ZAFT, conflicts between the two nations heat up again. Shin Asuka, the new Main Character's eyes are full of sorrow as his family was killed in Orb during the war. Meanwhile, Athrun is torn between protecting Cagalli in Orb and doing something about the war. With new moble suits being developed by ZAFT and the abduction of three new modles by 3 Earth Alliance Pilots, the new story begins.
In ancient Egypt, an evil sorcerer named, Scarab, kills the pharaoh's son, Prince Rapses, so he can become pharaoh immortal. Entombed alive for his crime (Rapses' body was also never found), Scarab revives in the modern world and begins his search for Rapses' reincarnation, a San Francisco-dwelling boy named Presley Carnavon to retrieve the spirit of Rapses' so he can become immortal. Rapses' (Presley's) bodyguards, Ja-Kal, Rath, Armon, and Nefer-Tina, along with Rapses' cat, Kahti, awake from the dead to protect him from Scarab. They use the power of Ra to transform into powerful guardians.
On each episode of "Lock n' Load", R. Lee Ermey takes us on a fascinating ride through the pathology of a featured weapon: where it came from, who thought of it, who improved it, its victories, its defeats, its impact on history and where it is now. R. Lee doesn't start at the beginning. He launches each "Connections-type" journey with that weapon's most modern iteration: for example, unleashing a maelstrom from a Metal Storm gun at one million rounds per minute, then weaving the machine gun's history across the hour, skipping through decades, centuries and milestones as required. Source: History Channel