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My Life as a Rolling StoneMy Life as a Rolling Stone
BBC iPlayer, 2022 On Hiatus | Music, Documentary, Biography
Rating: 4/5

Each episode will feature an intimate portrait of one of the band's charismatic members (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and the late Charlie Watts), exploring different dimensions of their personalities, their musical brilliance, and their cultural impact. The series aims to reveal The Rolling Stones' creativity, their inspirations, and how they individually and collectively have overcome adversity, notoriety, and personal demons to write the soundtrack of our times.


The GamechangersThe Gamechangers
BBC Three, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Daniel Radcliffe stars in the three-year period of controversy in the history of video game Grand Theft Auto, when the game's British creator Sam Houser faced increasing opposition from parents concerned about its impact on children.


Sometimes When We TouchSometimes When We Touch
Paramount+, 2023 On Hiatus | Music, History, Documentary, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 2/5

Soft Rock dominated pop music. Then became a punch line. Now its influence is felt everywhere from hip-hop samples to TikTok. The exclusive new series charts a musical movement through its most treasured songs, stories and stars.


Disco: Soundtrack of a RevolutionDisco: Soundtrack of a Revolution
BBC iPlayer, 2023 Running | Music, History, Documentary
Rating: 2/5

From the sweaty basement bars of 70s New York to the glittering peak of the global charts, how disco conquered the world - its origins, its triumphs, its fall and its legacy.


RaptureRapture
Netflix, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Music, Documentary | ► Trailer

From Nas to Rapsody, Logic to TI. Hip hop has a story to tell. Now is the time.


Genius of the Modern WorldGenius of the Modern World
BBC Four, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography
Rating: 5/5

Historian Bettany Hughes retraces the lives of three great thinkers whose ideas shaped the modern world: Karl Marx, Frederick Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud. Born in the 19th century, they lived through a time when old certainties were breaking down. Regimes were overthrown by mass uprisings, science was undermining religious authority. Their challenge was to figure out what makes us human in a fast-evolving world.


Metal EvolutionMetal Evolution
VH1, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Celebrities, Music, History, Anthology
Rating: 4/5

"Metal Evolution" is the VH1 Classic 11 episode series which follows the complex genealogy of metal music, originally see in Headbanger's Journey. Find out how the essence of Metal branched out into 24 sub-genres, from Thrash to Grunge and even Nu Metal, with host and music expert Sam Dunn.


The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCWThe Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW
WWE Network, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Sports, Documentary, Competition

An in-depth look at the battle for ratings during the Monday Night Wars between the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE)'s Monday Night Raw and World Championship Wrestling's Monday Nitro between 1995 and 2001.


QueersQueers
BBC Four, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.7/5

Eight short monologues in response to the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act.


Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook AmericaHip Hop: The Songs That Shook America
AMC, 2019 On Hiatus | Music, History, Documentary

Hip hop has grown from a cultural revolution to the dominant global music genre in just forty years. From Executive Producers Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Tarik "Black Thought" Trotter, each episode of this new documentary series focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture. Artists deconstruct their composition, revisit the impact the song had on them personally, and dissect the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired the landmark work and gave voice to a generation. Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America premieres in 2019 with six episodes.


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