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RFDSRFDS
Seven, 2021 Running | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Acclaimed actress and award-winning singer Justine Clarke (Tangle, Rake, The Time Of Our Lives), Logie Award-winning star of stage and screen, Rob Collins (The Wrong Girl, Glitch, Cleverman) and Logie Award-winning actor Stephen Peacocke (Home and Away, Wanted) lead the cast of RFDS (working title), a gripping new action-drama on a grand scale, based in Australia's red heart, where the modern-day heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service navigate private lives as turbulent and profound as the heart stopping emergencies they attend. Based on remarkable real-life stories and filmed on location in and around Broken Hill, this series will capture the beauty and brutality of Australia's vast centre where the doctors, nurses, pilots and support staff of the RFDS negotiate the unique challenges of emergency retrievals across some of the most inhospitable places in the country. It's also a story about community and people coming together to laugh, to cry and to triumph, in spite of the huge obstacles they face.


People Magazine InvestigatesPeople Magazine Investigates
Investigation Discovery, 2016 Running | Drama, Crime, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Ripped from the pages of one of the nation's top weekly magazines, People Magazine Investigates goes beyond the headlines to uncover the heart-wrenching stories of lives and families ripped apart. These are crime stories that transcended news and became part of popular culture. Interlaced within each episode are exclusive interviews with People's journalists and firsthand emotional interviews with those closest to the investigation revealing shocking twists, new evidence, and unexpected resolutions.


Heist (2021)Heist (2021)
Netflix, 2021 On Hiatus | Crime, Mystery, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Millions in stolen cash. Missing luxury bourbon. Watch ordinary people almost get away with these extraordinary heists in this true crime series.


Fear Thy NeighborFear Thy Neighbor
Investigation Discovery, 2014 Running | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Rating: 5/5

You've got the home you've always dreamed of and the neighborhood to match. But someone close by has very different ideas. FEAR THY NEIGHBOR reveals what happens when a new homeowner unwittingly takes up residence within a stone's throw of a psycho, or when evil minds decide to lay down roots right next door. These are the terrifying tales of the unwanted neighbors who turn home sweet home into home sweet hell.


Dark Side of ComedyDark Side of Comedy
VICE, 2022 Running | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Featuring different comics and their personal journeys, explores the internal battles, unexpected fame and societal pressures in the comedy world.


Air DisastersAir Disasters
Smithsonian Channel, 2011 Running | Drama, Crime, Discovery/Science, History
Rating: 3.8/5

Our worst nightmares in the sky, caused by engine failure and human mistakes are combated with courage and may end up in amazing miracles or disasters.


The Last DefenseThe Last Defense
ABC, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

The Last Defense explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of the death row cases of Darlie Routier and Julius Jones. The series will seek to trace the path that led both Routier and Jones to their places on death row, while taking a deep look into their personal stories.


Lenox HillLenox Hill
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Follow the journey of four real doctors - two brain surgeons, an emergency room physician, and a Chief Resident OBGYN - who struggle to balance their personal lives with the highs and lows of working on the frontlines of America's healthcare system. From birth to brain surgery, each patient's story offers a rare, inside look at the complex, fascinating, and emotional world of medicine.


Emergency: NYCEmergency: NYC
Netflix, 2023 Running | Reality, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

This gripping docuseries follows New York City's frontline medical professionals as they balance the intensity of their work with their personal lives.


CaptiveCaptive
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

This is an eight episode series exploring hostage situations and negotiations around the world. From the highest profile cases to those kept hidden from the public, the producers have gained privileged access to some of the most challenging negotiations of recent times. The episodes look at a wide range of situations from the viewpoint of everyone involved: the victims and their families back home, the experienced negotiators, business leaders, government officials and the kidnappers themselves.


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