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Morgan Freeman explores real-life prison breaks that have captured the attention of the public, showcasing an up close and personal view of what the prisoners are faced with in executing their break outs.

October 10, 2021

This new original docuseries looks at some of the world’s worst real-life engineering disasters and seeks an answer to the question of what caused the calamity. News footage is interwoven with innovative and illuminating graphics, eyewitness accounts and commentary from experts.

The stories behind the iconic structures and engineering feats that have shaped and defined our nation and our world.

The sped-up, super-charged, half-hour history of the top innovators and brands behind the machines that built America. Thrusting viewers from the surprising beginnings all the way up to the present day and spotlighting the story you didn’t know, filling in blanks you didn’t even know were there, from iconic names like Chevrolet, Boeing, and Harley Davidson.

July 20, 2021

Acclaimed storyteller and local historian Bil Lepp he travels off the beaten path across the country to discover the truth behind mysteries and legends of American history.

The stories behind innovations such as TV, radio, phones, airplanes, motorcycles and power tools as well as the inventors including Nikola Tesla, William Harley, Alexander Graham Bell, Duncan Black and Alonzo Decker.

Out of the ashes of World War I, a new generation of titan rises…Pierre Du Pont, Walter Chrysler, J.P. Morgan Jr., Henry Ford, and William Boeing. Their fight to reach the top will transform America as they compete to dominate new industries—from the highways to the skyways. After years of fighting each other, and FDR, these rivals must unite during World War II to defeat a greater enemy and save the world.

Delving even deeper into the stories behind the ruthless innovators and entrepreneurs featured in The Food that Built America, this docuseries spotlights the rest of the story you didn’t know, telling the super-charged, bite-sized history of all of the foods you love in 30 minutes or less.

February 23, 2021

This competition series spotlights the best and brightest builders from across the country, at their home workshops, as they compete to breathe new life into everyday household items in desperate need of fixing.

November 17, 2020

A look at treasure quests across the globe—from pirates such as Blackbeard and outlaws like Jesse James, to Aztec gold, priceless historical artifacts from American history and sunken treasure ships—revealing new details and clues from past searches.

November 14, 2020

History’s Greatest Mysteries, hosted and narrated by Laurence Fishburne will investigate a wide range of historically compelling topics and the mysteries surrounding each including the Titanic, D.B. Cooper, Roswell, John Wilkes Booth, and more. Each program within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the general public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth brand-new information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.

September 13, 2020

The Show Me State has a powerful legacy of outlaws and feuds. Home to Jesse James, Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickok, Missouri’s now home to a new rivalry: the one between the Belle Boys and the Outsiders, fought each week in the demolition derby arena in Belle, Missouri.

September 5, 2020

What happened in Latin America during World War II? With narrative agility and historical rigor, we go through the different moments of the war on four thematics: espionage, diplomacy, economy and action on the battlefront. Classified information and stories never told until today allow us to understand how Latin countries lived through the years of armed conflict.

While much of the history of our country is widely available, there is another deeper history lingering in the shadows. Stories and places that have been shrouded in secrecy and hidden from public view…will once again be revealed. Each two-hour episode gives viewers secret access to some of America’s most iconic locations and organizations.

August 9, 2020

Earth, air, water and fire are essential elements in life. But what happens when these natural elements turn on humanity? Examine the catastrophic threat natural phenomena can pose to the US and around the world.

A relevant, emotional tale of how the US, as a nation, seized moments of crisis to create a better tomorrow. The series draws upon 300+ years of US history, from the Mayflower, the American Civil War to September 11.

This 6-hour documentary series recalls one of the most thrilling races in history, between three icons, super powers and ideologies that came together to overcome a greater evil and achieve VE Day. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin find themselves in an uneasy alliance, fraught with power-struggles, false promises and deadly suspicions of each other. The series paints an in-depth picture of the race to power and victory during the war, to reach VE Day.

May 25, 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.

A scientific look at the mystery ranch

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