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Catherine (2014)Catherine (2014)
1 TV, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography
Rating: 4.8/5

In 1745 in Saint Petersburg, Empress Elizabeth is childless, and she appoints her nephew Peter Fedorovich as the heir to Russian throne. But what it means to leave the country in his hands? As he was born in Prussia and could hardly speak Russian.


Selahaddin EyyubiSelahaddin Eyyubi
TRT 1, 2023 Running | Drama, Action, Military/War, History
Rating: 5/5

The series will tell the story of Selahaddin Eyyubi, who became one of the most important heroes of the Islamic world by liberating Jerusalem from the 88-year Crusader occupation.


Pope: The Most Powerful Man in HistoryPope: The Most Powerful Man in History
CNN, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Mini-Series | ► Trailer

A six part docuseries that explores how 12 apostles became 1.2 billion Catholics today and goes inside the Vatican to reveal the true power held by popes throughout the ages.


Who Killed Malcolm X?Who Killed Malcolm X?
Netflix, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, History, Documentary, Mini-Series

Decades after the assassination of African American leader Malcolm X, an activist embarks on a complex mission seeking truth in the name of justice.


History's Crazy Rich AncientsHistory's Crazy Rich Ancients
History, 2022 On Hiatus | History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.3/5

In History's Crazy Rich Ancients, each half-hour episode introduces mysterious icons from the past who shared one obsession - from exotic animals to billion-dollar parties to nine-figure palaces. Episodes take viewers on an immersive ride through this jaw-dropping decadence to discover who these original sharks and regal individuals truly were, uncover their lavish lifestyles including insane spending sprees and crazy obsessions that would shape the world and redefine the very meaning of rich and, ultimately, who among them spent the most.


Casanova (2005)Casanova (2005)
BBC Two, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 2/5

The life and times of legendary lover Casanova are examined in this lavish BBC period drama.


Legends & Lies: The Real WestLegends & Lies: The Real West
FOX News, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Western, History, Documentary, Biography

Doc Holliday, Jesse James, Davy Crockett and many more. What's the real story behind 10 of America's most famous outlaws, pioneers, robbers and mountain men? Based on first-hand accounts from direct descendants and historians, the show presents brilliant cinematic re-creations set against stunning Western landscapes.


Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln
History, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, Mini-Series, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

The true story of America's iconic 16th president as told by weaving together both scripted dramatizations of important moments in his life and commentary by authoritative historians and public figures.


GunslingersGunslingers
AHC, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Western, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

In this thrilling six-part historical docudrama series, American Heroes Channel immerses viewers in the true stories behind infamous icons and legendary conflicts of the Wild West. Captivating in its cinematic storytelling, GUNSLINGERS exposes the real, often little-known adventures of the Wild West's iconic characters, and how their fearless pursuit of freedom and profit still resonate in America today. From unlawful lawman Wyatt Earp, teenage vagabond Billy the Kid, scorned rebel Jesse James, Yankee sharpshooter Wild Bill Hickok, dangerous psychopath John Wesley Hardin and war veteran-turned-assassin Tom Horn, GUNSLINGERS tips its cowboy hat to those who became icons in a wild, wild world. Juxtaposed with vivid reenactments, expert commentary is layered throughout each episode to ensure the authenticity and historical accuracy of each story. Contributors include: David Milch, the creator of Deadwood; Bob Boze Bell, the executive editor of True West Magazine; and actor Kurt Russell, who portrayed his favorite western icon, Wyatt Earp, in the classic film Tombstone.


The Secret Life of Marilyn MonroeThe Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
Lifetime, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | History, Mini-Series, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

A chronicle of Marilyn Monroe's family life and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets from the press and an invasive world.


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