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Inside Combat Rescue

The war that rivals Vietnam as the United States' longest still rages in Afghanistan. In the heart of the fighting are the Pararescuemen (PJs) of the 38th Rescue Squadron, who have made it their mission to risk their lives to save those in peril. For the first time in their history, the PJs allow camera crews to extensively cover their missions in Afghanistan.


Supercar Megabuild
Nat Geo,

2016

| Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Following British mechanics as they overhaul a ordinary car into a extraordinary supercar.


Filthy Riches

We travel across the country to find industrious and ingenious Americans who prove they're not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty to make a living. Dealing in the diverse, exotic and, even occasionally, cringe-worthy underground economy of crud. Eels, mushrooms, ginseng, bloodworms and burls are important natural resources. Their harvesting goes back many generations and is now subject to federal, state and local laws. Anyone contemplating these activities should follow all legal requirements and sustainable practices.


Doomsday Castle

Brent Sr. is summoning his children to finish the construction of his enormous, only half-completed castle isolated deep in the Carolina mountains in an undisclosed location, and to test their survival skills to find out if they each have what it takes to survive the coming apocalypse.


Seconds From Disaster
Nat Geo,

2004

| Documentary
Rating: 4/5

Blending advanced CGI, re-enactments, archival footage, forensic science, dramatic eyewitness accounts and expert testimony, we recreate in gripping detail the final moments behind some of the most calamitous disasters of modern time. Seconds From Disaster reconstructs the events leading up to the Paddington rail collision in London, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and one of the world's worst industrial accidents, in Bhopal, India. Blending advanced CGI, re-enactments, archival footage, forensic science, dramatic eyewitness accounts and expert testimony, experience first-hand, the gripping details of the final moments behind some of the world's most chilling disasters.


The Big Picture With Kal Penn

With the explosion of infographics and big data, maps aren't just about geography anymore. They can tell us all kinds of things about the human experience. National Geographic Channel's new series The Big Picture With Kal Penn is all about finding the unexpected==and sometimes surprising-realities in both the world at large and our own backyard, revealed by crunching the numbers and finding new ways to visualize data. Host and producer Kal Penn is taking viewers on a journey to understand how things like money, sex, food, sports and crime influence our daily lives. Exploring and generating infographics from information banks and data analyses, we investigate different themes through the mapping of new data, the creative visualization of information, and in-depth personal stories with fascinating characters.


Abandoned

The saying goes, "one man's junk is another man's treasure" and that is certainly the case for expert carpenter and collector Jay Chaikin. He makes a living scouring the nation for abandoned buildings that may hold unexpected "gems" of history with shockingly high values.


Lords of War

This new series travels to auctions across the country in search of the world's most unique weapons and military collectables.


Dead End Express

Meet a unique breed of men who risk their lives hauling vital supplies to people living off the grid and on the edge of the world.


Badlands, Texas
Nat Geo,

2015

| Reality

A homicide in Terlingua, Texas splits the tiny town between loyalties to the victim and the accused.


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