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Drunk HistoryDrunk History
Comedy Central, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sketch/Improv, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

A weekly, half-hour series where historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.


DesDes
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, History
Rating: 3.4/5

Des is based on material from the book Killing for Company by Brian Masters, which focuses on one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men - Dennis Nilsen, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay and biographer Brian Masters - the series exploring the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.


Law & Order: True CrimeLaw & Order: True Crime
NBC, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

The first eight-episode installment of the NBC anthology series will be Law & Order: True Crime - The Menendez Brothers Murders. It will center on Lyle and Erik Menendez, who were convicted of murdering their parents and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in 1996. The brothers, who were 21 and 18 years old, respectively, at the time of the 1989 murders, were tried separately but eventually convicted in a third trial after no verdicts were rendered in the first two trials because of hung juries.


The Horror of Dolores RoachThe Horror of Dolores Roach
Prime Video, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

The Horror of Dolores Roach follows the indomitable Dolores Roach, who returns to a New York City neighborhood that has changed drastically during the sixteen years she has been in prison. Her boyfriend missing, her family long gone, Dolores is recognized only by an old stoner friend, Luis, who gives Dolores room and board and lets her give massages for cash in the basement apartment under his dilapidated empanada shop. When the promise of her newfound stability is quickly threatened, 'Magic Hands Dolores' is driven to extremes to survive-leaving in her wake a string of strangled massage clients. In the face of unexpected professional success, Dolores and Luis become dangerously symbiotic, and Luis must unleash his own particular predilections.


The Comey RuleThe Comey Rule
Showtime, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.1/5

An immersive, behind-the-headlines account of the historically turbulent events surrounding the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath, which divided a nation. This two-part biopic tells the story of two powerful figures, Comey and Trump, whose strikingly different personalities, ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.


Mr. SelfridgeMr. Selfridge
ITV, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Educational, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

This show recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store.


Manhunt (ITV)Manhunt (ITV)
ITV, 2019 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Manhunt is the real life story of how the murder of French National, Amelie Delagrange, on Twickenham Green in August 2004 was eventually linked to the murders of Marsha McDonnell in 2003 and the abduction and murder of Milly Dowler as she travelled home from school in 2002. Walking home following a night out with friends, 22 years old Amelie was savagely attacked and struck several times on the back of the head with a hammer. Although relatively experienced in murder investigation, DCI Sutton was assigned to the case by London's Metropolitan Police. Hard working and instinctive, Sutton dedicated himself to finding Amelie's killer. With very little evidence, his painstaking approach and the diligence of his fellow officers gradually led to breakthroughs in the case.


Leah Remini: Scientology and the AftermathLeah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
A&E, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath gives a voice to victims of the Church of Scientology despite public attempts to discredit them. Leah Remini, along with high level former Scientology executives and Church members, explores individual accounts from ex-Church members and their families through meetings and interviews with Leah. Each episode features stories from former members whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices, even well after they left the organization. Along with a team of former high-ranking Scientology insiders who understand the inner workings and policies of the organization, Leah gives the victims a chance to be heard.


The DurrellsThe Durrells
ITV, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Placed in 1935 when the Englishwoman Louisa Durrell, whose life fell apart decided to move from London to the island of Corfu,Greece. Her husband had died years before and she had financial problem. Announces the four children that move to our island and Homeric battle ensues and denial, especially when they discover that Corfu has not even electricity at that time. But is cheap, an earthly paradise and the big step for the Durrell family happens.


Ghosts Of BeirutGhosts Of Beirut
Showtime, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The series tells the origin story of 21-year old Mughniyeh, an elusive Lebanese terrorist who evaded capture from the CIA and Mossad for two decades. He was responsible for more American deaths than any other individual prior to 9/11.


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