48 Hours Mystery began in January 1988 with Dan Rather anchoring/hosting until 2002. Leslie Stahl, who took over for Rather in the Fall of 2002 remains to present day.
This is a news magazine that began as a half hour show, evolving into a one hour investigative report with its name also changing from '48 Hours' to '48 Hours Investigates' and the current, '48 Hours Mystery'. Having won numerous awards in broadcast, it also now features a stellar cast of individual award winning reporters and has been known to not just report on stories, but make real differences. The program has received over 20 Emmy awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, and an Ohio State Award.
Set in the high-octane environment of a glamorous and bustling restaurant, all the action is set against the backdrop of the drama of a full working kitchen staffed by some of the best chefs in the country. Over the course of the show Gordon and his brigade prepare a three-course meal for diners who all share Gordon's passion for food. Gordon launches his campaign to 'Get Women Back in the Kitchen' and puts his reputation on the line in 'Recipe Challenge' when he invites a member of the public to pitch their recipe against his. Up and coming cooks and chefs from around the UK fight to earn a job in one of Gordon's restaurant kitchens: every week two hopefuls help Gordon's brigade prepare dinner in the restaurant.
A multi-volumed documentary mini-series, "The World at War" covers the entire history of World War II from the causes of the 1920s to the aftermath of the Cold War in the 1950s. Emphasis is also placed on several inside story episodes, where events are covered which occurred inside Germany and Japan such as resistance to Hitler, life in general under a dictatorial regime, and particular emphasis is focused on the Jewish Holocaust.
In Time Warp, MIT scientist and teacher Jeff Lieberman uses new technologies to bring truly never-before-seen wonders into a form that your body can actually process. Using the latest in high-speed photography, the Time Warp team takes some natural events (a cat licking its paw) and some not-so-natural (a water balloon to the face) and turns them into a thing of both beauty and learning.
WHALE WARS: VIKING SHORES, a new five-part series beginning Friday, April 27 at 9 PM (et/pt) follows Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as they set sail to end an ancient tradition known as "The Grind" that takes place every summer in the Faroe Islands.
Engineering the Universe shows you how the cosmos is designed, built, and actually works. From the beginning of time, Stars, Galaxies, Planets, Solar Systems, and more have been working individually and together to produce all that is and all that we see. See as never before the inner workings of our world, and explore black holes, supernovae, neutron stars, dark energy, and all the titanic forces that make us who we are. With a dynamic cast of experts and a new generation of CGI, Engineering the Universe looks under the celestial hood to reveal the inner workings of outer space: the story of how it's made and how it runs. This is your ultimate Cosmos Operator's Manual.
I Shouldnt Be Alive: From the producers of "Touching the Void" the story of an African family's terrifying fight for survival when they are thrown into one of the most crocodile infested rivers in the world...after their fishing boat is attacked by a lone hippo.
The Corrie Years is a documentary series which takes a look back on 50 years of storylines which have been national talking points throughout Coronation Street's history. The series is narrated by David Morrissey.
The premiere American television News magazine; 60 Minutes has run on CBS since 1968.
This series set the pattern for the TV news magazine. Each episode consists of several stories, each presented by a different reporter. Stories have included investigative pieces, celebrity profiles, background pieces on current events, and general human interest stories. The series has also featured "Point-Counterpoint" debates and humorous commentaries by Andy Rooney.
Unique Sweets is an insider's peek into innovative eateries across America that are creating the most unique and exciting desserts today. These sweet spots cover the gamut: restaurants with revolutionary pastry chefs; candy shops inventing eye-popping confections; chocolate boutiques with wild artisanal flavors; and bakeries producing one-of-a-kind pastries, cakes and cookies in the middle of the night. Wherever there are gooey, crunchy, sticky and sweet treats that you won't find anywhere else, Unique Sweets will take you there.
Which of the most feared predators on the planet packs the most powerful bite? Expert Brady Barr finds out. Join Brady to gain insights into the coolest, and deadliest, animals on the planet. See the reaction time tests of rattlesnake strikes and deep sea cameras that spy on huge squid. Witness the catching of giant, man-eating crocs sniper-style, and that's just some of the gizmos and dangerous encounters coming up in this new series.
Ghost Hunters International (GHI) is a reality series that follows a team of paranormal investigators; the GHI team travels around the world and documents some of the world's most legendary haunted locations.
Coming-of-age stories of baby animals. From their unsteady first steps, the beginning of their lives will be an epic journey for these adventurous pets. These cuddly baby animals are simply too lovable, too curious, and too cute to quit. It's baby animals the way they were meant to be seen - ridiculously up-close and in jaw-dropping super slow motion.
Roam through the dark and smoke filled history of the most ruthless men and family enterprises that changed crime in America! From bootlegs to urban battlefields this groundbreaking series traces the origin of the gangs that dominated criminal activities and invented their own codes of conduct. Meet the legendary figures and discover the real story behind the violence and corruption that pulsed through the soul of the Gangster Empire!