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An eccentric yet compassionate extraterrestrial Time Lord zips through time and space to solve problems and battle injustice across the universe, traveling via the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Space), which is his old and occasionally unreliable spaceship that resembles a blue police phone box (but changes its appearance depending on its surroundings) and is much, much larger inside than outside.
In one of the longest-running science fiction series in network TV history, FBI special agents investigate unexplained, mind-bending cases known as "X-Files." Though the government is convinced that the outlandish reports are false, conspiracy theorist Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and realist Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), for most of the series, stop at nothing to prove that "the truth is out there." Series creator Chris Carter also serves as executive producer of the thrilling pop-culture phenomenon.
BAFTA Award-winning comedian Graham Norton hosts this long-running, eponymous talk show on which he discusses the people, trends and news stories that interest him the most. As you'd expect from a comedic talk show, Norton performs a monologue and other comedy sketches, which include eccentric stories and characters, while welcoming celebrity guests and musical performers. The hourlong program often includes madcap audience participation. The party happens in Graham's world -- and you're invited.
A spinoff of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Deep Space Nine" is set on a space station near the planet Bajor. This time, Commander Benjamin Sisko is in charge of a diverse crew. But unlike other "Star Trek" series, there's no USS Enterprise to help them. Sisko and the crew must fight off rival alien species who want control of Deep Space Nine because of its strategic position close to a wormhole, which allows speedy travel to the far reaches of space.
This fast-paced and stunt-filled motor show tests whether cars, both mundane and extraordinary, live up to their manufacturers' claims. The long-running show travels to locations around the world, performing extreme stunts and challenges to see what the featured cars are capable of doing. Celebrity guests appear on some episodes to help test the vehicles. Things don't always go as planned, though, with broken bones and mechanical mishaps sometimes part of the experiments. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May hosted the show for more than a decade before giving way to a new crew in 2016, including actor Matt LeBlanc and automotive journalists Chris Harris and Rory Reid.
This romantic comedy involves Alan Buttershaw and Celia Dawson, two 70-something widowed people. After their respective grandsons put their profiles on a popular social-networking site, the two rediscover feelings for each other similar to the ones they had many decades earlier as teenagers. Their relationship is a celebration of the power of love at any age, but it comes with obstacles -- namely their families. Alan's daughter, Gillian, and Celia's daughter, Caroline, are polar opposites and, while neither would ever think about getting in the way of her parent's happiness, the situation is a bit disconcerting.
Though once thought to be a form of magic, electricity is now essential to modern human society. In this series, professor and host Jim Al-Khalili tells the history of electricity and humans' pursuit to master it. Al-Khalili begins with the early achievements and breakthroughs and finishes with more modern achievements, including such milestones as the first commercial adaptation and the discovery that electricity is linked to magnetism, which allowed people to generate seemingly endless quantities of power.
Based on E.M. Forster's classic novel, the miniseries adaptation of "Howards End" is a portrayal of England at the turn of the 20th century told through the lens of three families: the intellectual Schlegels, the wealthy and prejudiced Wilcoxes and the working-class Basts. In the evolving landscape of social and class divisions, idealistic Schlegel sisters Margaret and Helen seek to help the impoverished Bast family while simultaneously ridding the Wilcoxes of their preconceived notions of class and welfare.
This series, set in a BBC newsroom in the 1950s, features renegade journalist Freddie, ambitious producer Bel and handsome anchor Hector as they create an investigative newsmagazine show called "The Hour." But tensions rise between the three when they become embroiled in a passionate love triangle. The show plays out against the backdrop of a mysterious murder and Freddie's controversial and dangerous investigation. The series explores the decade on the threshold of change, from the ruthless sexual politics of the time to the revelations that redefined the world for a new generation.
Sarah is a street-wise woman with a troubled past as an English orphan who bounced around foster homes before being taken in by Mrs. S, who uprooted her and her foster brother, Felix, to North America. She has made bad decisions in her life but always strives to do right by daughter Kira. When Sarah witnesses the suicide of a woman, Beth (who looks like her) she decides to steal Beth's identity -- boyfriend and money included -- in an attempt to begin a new life for herself and Kira, with whom Sarah hopes to reunite. But assuming Beth's life -- Sarah eventually learns that Beth was her clone -- doesn't go as smoothly as she anticipates because Beth was a cop caught in the middle of a deadly conspiracy, making Sarah the new target. Sarah must fight to stay alive while trying to escape from the complex web. As more threads appear, Sarah is pulled deeper, and Felix becomes her one true confidant.
Luther is a brilliant but emotionally impulsive detective who is tormented by the dark side of humanity while hunting down murderers. Once the self-destructive detective knows the killer's identity, it becomes a psychological duel between predator and prey.
The psychological thriller examines the lives of two hunters -- one is a serial killer who preys on victims in and around Belfast, Northern Ireland, and the other is a female detective drafted from the London Metropolitan Police to catch him. The local authorities have no suspects and no experience with cases involving sexually motivated serial killers; DSI Stella Gibson has. She heads a task force dedicated to solving the crime spree, with a simple motto: Anyone not part of the solution is part of the problem. The killer? He's Paul Spector, a father and a husband leading a double life, as viewers learn from the outset. He's hiding in plain sight, the protagonist in a cat and mouse game that is every police officer's worst nightmare.
Andy and Lance are friends who share a passion for metal detecting. Although they act like an old married couple -- griping at each other -- there is a true bond between the two, and they have a common dream: finding a priceless collection of items that would cement their place in detecting history. Greed, betrayal and redemption are among the emotions experienced as Andy and Lance, along with their eccentric friends in the Danebury Metal Detecting Club, go in search of the big find that has eluded them to this point. The sitcom is written and directed by co-star Mackenzie Crook.
This miniseries tells the story of the real-life event in 1963, known as the Great Train Robbery, in which a gang of 15 robbers, led by mastermind Bruce Reynolds, attacked a train and got away with more than £2.6 million. Part one tells the story from the robbers' point of view, detailing how the act was inspired, planned, rehearsed and executed. Part two takes a look at the police investigation into the robbery, led by London DCS Tommy Butler, as the team of detectives tries to identify every criminal involved in the crime and bring them to justice before they flee England.
World famous adventurer and survival expert Bear Grylls reveals the true stories of ordinary people who found themselves in extraordinary life or death situations. Bear ventures into jungles, snow-capped mountains, burning deserts and steep canyons to replicate the key moments and terrifying realities of the encounters, from bandit attacks and avalanches, to being lost in ferocious sand storms and being confronted with bears. He talks about what the survivors did to help their cause, and demonstrates some of the mistakes they made along the way that nearly cost them their lives.
Noted survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls presents footage of great escapes and near-death experiences in this program that sees other people in danger instead of Bear. The people who survived the events in the videos -- including runaway cars, animal attacks, and parachutes that don't open -- tell the stories behind what happened to them. Episodes also feature experts offering survival tips and how-to advice for viewers. At the end of each episode, Bear chooses his favorite clip that aired during the show.
Physicist Brian Cox discusses various aspects of the universe, featuring a "wonder" related to each featured topic. Among the topics covered are the nature of time, relating humans to the life cycles of stars and the effect of gravity across the universe.
The team behind the triple-Emmy Award-winning series "David Attenborough's First Life" return with another wildlife spectacular hosted by the nature veteran. The focus of the series is the Great Barrier Reef, which Attenborough became enthralled with after filming there back in 1957. Revisiting the area once again with the latest camera technology allows the filming crew to capture even the smallest life-forms. Through the use of satellite scanning, the expanse of the world's largest living organism is viewed in all its glory.
A seasoned adventurer and survivalist deliberately "strands" himself in remote locales and makes his way back to civilization to provide in-depth advice for travelers who may find themselves lost on what was expected to be a routine hike or other trip.
Warwick Davis is an actor who, as a dwarf, counts among his most famous roles playing the title character in the "Leprechaun" film series. In this mockumentary series, created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, Davis stars as a fictionalized version of himself whose career is in a downward spiral. As if that's not bad enough, he also has a massive tax bill caused by his useless accountant and a wife who is divorcing him. As a result, he opens his doors to a film crew, which films him 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in an attempt to get back on top. The film crew captures Warwick's every move as he tries to maintain his pride in unusual situations. Cameos by celebrities, including Gervais, Merchant, Johnny Depp and Steve Carell, are featured in many episodes.
Award-winning writer and producer Frank Spotnitz ("The X-Files") is behind this eight-part suspense thriller with an international espionage story line. Melissa George stars as Sam Hunter, an operative for an elite private intelligence firm who survives an attempt on her life that may have been orchestrated by members of her own team. She goes into hiding to regroup and recover from her injuries, returning to the firm unannounced a year later. Her co-workers, needless to say, are surprised to see her, especially her colleague -- and secret lover -- Aidan Marsh, and her bosses, Rupert Keel and Deacon Crane, who are suspicious of Hunter's motives. But Keel and Crane need their best agent for important assignments. Hunter, meanwhile, isn't sure who she can trust, but she's positive someone wants her dead.