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CasanovaCasanova
Prime Video, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Casanova chronicles a Stu Zicherman Photolittle-known period in the life of one of world history's most famous libertines and playboys. After Giacomo Casanova's wicked escapades run afoul with the inquisitors in his native Venice, he is sent to prison. The drama focuses on what happens next - after escaping, the once-materialistic and womanizing Casanova moves to Paris with nothing, determined to start his life over.


American GeniusAmerican Genius
Nat Geo, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Educational, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

The show looks at those who mentally put the pedal to the metal. These are stories of beautiful, hyper-creative mad minds. We may think we know them because our country, and the world, still reaps the benefits of their extraordinary thinking, but our goal is to go way behind IQ, and way beyond the known eccentricity.


Elizabeth I (2017)Elizabeth I (2017)
Channel 5, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 2/5

Elizabeth I may be remembered as the greatest monarch to rule England, but during her lifetime she was beset by enemies and hers was a life of constant battling.


Ancient EmpiresAncient Empires
History, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | History
Rating: 2/5

This seven-hour miniseries explores the foundations of the greatest empires of all time and the incredible stories of Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Cleopatra.


IsabelIsabel
TVE, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, History, Biography
Rating: 3.7/5

The story of Elisabeth of Castile from youth to her coronation. / La historia de Isabel de Castilla desde su juventud hasta su coronación.


Genius by Stephen HawkingGenius by Stephen Hawking
PBS, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Genius by Stephen Hawking is a captivating anthology drama that chronicles the lives of the world's most ingenious innovators. Hosted by the brilliant Stephen Hawking, each episode delves into the minds of legendary scientists and explores their groundbreaking discoveries.


MaktaMakta
NRK1, 2023 Running | Comedy, Drama
Rating: 5/5

The incredible story of Gro Harlem Brundtland, who in the late 70s works as a young doctor, fighting for self-determined abortion, when she almost by accident, stumbles into politics. As the government implodes around her, Gro learns to play her own games of power, climbing the ranks until she is the last woman standing in the ruins of Labour's celebrated social democracy, ending up as Norway's first female Prime Minister in 1981.


Lucy Worsley InvestigatesLucy Worsley Investigates
BBC Two, 2022 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

Lucy Worsley re-investigates some of the most dramatic chapters in British history. She uncovers forgotten witnesses, re-examines old evidence and follows new clues.


Julius Caesar: The Making of a DictatorJulius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator
BBC Two, 2023 Running | History, Documentary
Rating: 3.5/5

The story of how Julius Caesar dismantles five centuries of ancient Roman democracy in just 16 years.


Mr. Nobunaga's Young BrideMr. Nobunaga's Young Bride
AT-X, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Romance, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.2/5

"One day, a girl who loves me will suddenly appear before me"-Middle school teacher Nobunaga has always been dreaming of such a gal game-like situation. However, the one who appeared before him was Kichou, a 14-year-old girl who proclaims herself as his wife. Appears to have arrived from the Sengoku era, she mistakes Nobunaga as Nobunaga Oda and urges him to conceive a child with her. Thus begins the age-difference love comedy between a gal game-loving teacher and a Sengoku era expert princess.