Gross! was a cartoon television show that aired on children's channel Discovery Kids. It was presented by Jason Bradbury. Gross used to be shown on discovery kids every week.
Gross! was cancelled following the cancellation of Discovery Kids UK. Jason now goes on to present The Gadget Show with co-presenters Jon Bentley, Suzi Perry, Ortis Deeley and Pollyanna Woodward. The Gadget show is now only hosted by Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward.
LIFE ON TERRA, now in its eighth season, is the award winning science and natural history podcast series that explores the natural connections that propel life on Earth. Overseen by graduate students in the MFA program in Science and Natural History Filmmaking at Montana State University, TERRA distributes independently produced science, nature, and environmental films. We are proud to bring you these unique stories from around the globe that celebrate the wonders of the natural world.
Living Lahaina is an American reality television series on MTV. The series, filmed over a three-month period on location in Lahaina, focused on a group of twenty-something surf instructors and their father-figure-boss at the Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy. Living Lahaina also followed cast members throughout travels to Indonesia, California, and Kauai.
Living Lahaina premiered on Tuesday, April 17, 2007 at 10:30 p.m. on MTV and was scheduled to run for eight episodes. However, only 3 episodes were shown on MTV.
Following the style of MTV's Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, The Hills and Maui Fever, Living Lahaina was shot in the format of a scripted television show. Cast members did not speak directly to the camera. Instead, the show made use of a Dukes of Hazzard style voice-over narrative periodically throughout each episode, to give background or sum up storylines.
The Thirsty Traveler, hosted by Kevin Brauch, is a weekly journey into the heart of the world's greatest wine, beer, and spirit producing regions. Each episode explores the land, people, production, companies, customs, traditions, food, and stories connected with the alcoholic beverage that a region is known for.
The Thirsty Traveler was created by Susan Cardinal and produced by Grasslands Entertainment.
War Stories is a military history program on the Fox News Channel. Hosted by Oliver North, the program covers a number of different stories relating to war and national defense, featuring individuals who were directly involved with the topic covered in the episode.
Each episode will focus on one of three areas:
⁕A particular noteworthy individual, such as George Patton or Douglas MacArthur
⁕A particular battle, such as the Battle of Hamburger Hill
⁕A segment devoted to a specific topic, such as the use of animals in the military or the Huey
The episodes are often based on current events; the episode which aired August 6, 2006 featured the history of Fidel Castro's rise to power while the prior week's episode centered on Hezbollah.
North will end the episode with the tagline, "his/hers/theirs is a war story, that deserves to be told".
Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain is a 2007 BBC documentary television series presented by Andrew Marr that covers the period of British history from the end of the Second World War onwards. The series is highly praised and resulted in a follow up series covering the period 1900 to 1945 called Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain. A book released by Marr at accompanying the series and bearing the same name also details this period of history.
In the Womb is a documentary television special miniseries that premiered on March 6, 2005 on the National Geographic Channel. Originally beginning as a special about human pregnancy, the program features the development of embryos in the uterus of various animal species. The show makes extensive use of computer-generated imagery to recreate the real stages of the process.
On the Road Again is a Canadian television series which aired from 1987 until 2007. Wayne Rostad was the program's host for its entire run. The series consisted of interview and documentary segments from various Canadian locations.
CBC cancelled the series in January 2007, citing declining ratings and the network's rethinking of regional production policies.
Canada: A People's History is a 17-episode, 32-hour documentary television series on the history of Canada. It first aired on CBC Television from October 2000 to November 2001. The production was an unusually large project for the national network, especially during budget cutbacks. The unexpected success of the series actually led to increased government funding for the CBC. It was also an unusual collaboration with the French arm of the network, which traditionally had autonomous production. The full run of the episodes was produced in English and French. The series title in French was Le Canada: Une histoire populaire. In 2004, OMNI.1 and OMNI.2 began airing multicultural versions, in Chinese, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian.
The producers intended to make this a dramatic history of the Canadian people; as much as possible, the story was told through the words of the people involved, from great leaders and explorers to everyday people of the land at the time. The documentary makes effecti
American Chronicles is a documentary television program which was broadcast by Fox Broadcasting Company as part of its 1990 fall lineup.
American Chronicles was produced by David Lynch and Mark Frost, and featured many of the same quirky camera angles, unusual music, and a focus on violence and sexuality that were hallmarks of their ABC program, Twin Peaks. The half-hour weekly program was narrated by Richard Dreyfuss.
This program had a relatively brief run, being cancelled just over three months after its premiere, after ranking dead last out of 98 shows with an average household rating of just 3.07.
Typisk norsk is a news and magazine program about language and communication produced by Dropout Productions and Rubicon TV for NRK. Three seasons of the program have been produced. The concept is inspired by the SVT-produced series Värsta språket with Fredrik Lindström as the host.
Petter Schjerven is the host of Typisk norsk. Among other things, the program covers interesting topics in language and communication. It also deals with language enthusiasts and researchers and discusses problems with the Norwegian language.
20th Century Battlefields is a BBC documentary television series hosted by television and radio personality Peter Snow, and his son Dan Snow.
Episodes cover the major battles of the twentieth century, and is best known for its extensive use of "sand table" CGI effects to help viewers visualize the battles.
Culture Shock is an American travel show hosted by Shenaz Treasurywala on the Travel Channel. It premiered on Monday 9 April 2007 at 8pm ET/PT. The program's self-described aim is to search out the "peculiar customs and bizarre traditions" of various cultures around the world. The pilot is currently being developed for a 13 episode series. The show was canceled.
MSNBC Doc Block is a three-hour block of documentary programming airing Monday-Friday from 11 pm to 2 am Eastern time on MSNBC. It replaced Rita Cosby: Live & Direct and The Situation with Tucker Carlson. The Situation was renamed Tucker and was moved to the slots that were vacated by The Abrams Report before it too was cancelled.
During the months preceding the 2008 US Presidential election, the Doc Block was relegated to weekend airings and replaced on weeknights by repeats of The Rachel Maddow Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and Race for the White House.
It now only airs Fridays from midnight to 5 am, Saturdays from 2 pm to 5 am, and Sundays from 3 pm to 5 am.
Nerd Nation is an American TV show on TechTV that focused on the life of nerds and other geeks. The series lasted 10 episodes. Re-runs also ran on G4 in late 2005.
The theme song, I'm a Nerd performed by Johnny Sizzle.
Secret, Strange, & True was a 60 minute American TV Show produced and aired by TechTV from October 20, 2002 to October 12, 2003. Reruns were also aired on G4techTV in June 2004. The show documented stories that blurred the line defining fact from fiction. The stories usually had an emphasis on science and technology which included such things as Unidentified Flying Objects, ghosts, and time travel.
Freaky Eaters is an observational British documentary series produced by independent television production company betty for BBC Three. Series 1 was narrated by the actress Jill Halfpenny and series 2 by Sharon Horgan. In Australia it is shown on ABC2 and titled Eataholics.
Angry Planet is a 39-part television series broadcast around the world featuring the adventures of storm chaser George Kourounis, Angry Planet is produced by Peter Rowe of Pinewood Films. The series plays on the following networks:
⁕Outdoor Life Network
The first season of the series has also been released on DVD as a box set.
Each episode focuses on a different force of nature as Kourounis gets up close to investigate and document the most fierce natural phenomena the Earth has to dish out.