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Tiny OzTiny Oz
ABC (AU), 2022 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

Comedian Jimmy Rees and artist JoAnne Bouzianis-Sellick showcase meticulous craftspeople who recreate Australia's history in miniature. Tiny Oz is a remarkable series that delves into the intricate world of extraordinary moments in Australia's history through glorious miniature recreations.


SmugglerSmuggler
ITV, 1981 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Children, History

Set in 1802, this fast-paced swashbuckler chronicles the adventures of ex-British naval officer turned smuggler Jack Vincent as he eludes revenue officers along the coast of England. A headstrong loner, Vincent frequently finds himself entangled in the espionage war between England and France in this early part of the Napoleon Era. Made by HTV West (Harlech Television, West) for the ITV Network.


The Crossroads of HistoryThe Crossroads of History
History, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, History

In conjunction with Maker Studios comes The "Crossroads Of History", a scripted comedy series that examines the fascinating and largely unknown moments in history that have shaped our worlds in ways that you would never have imagined. The series will tell the amazingly TRUE stories of Adolph Hitler's 1907 art school admissions interview, John Wilkes Booth's encounter with Abraham Lincoln's bodyguard at a bar on the night the President was assassinated, and Christopher Columbus' landing in the New World, where he and his straggly team, lost and looking for free hand-outs, encounter the locals of the West Indies.


Navy LogNavy Log
CBS, 1955 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary

Navy Log is an anthology series that focuses on naval experiences during World War II. It features stories from the Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. The show offers a top-grade collection of tales from the war, providing viewers with an insight into the experiences of those who served in the US military during this time.


Secret DoorSecret Door
SBS (South Korea), 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History

A historical drama about the secret surrounding Crown Prince Sado's death. This drama takes place during King Yeongjo's (Han Suk-kyu) reign where his son, Crown Prince Sado (Lee Je-hoon) is forced to kill himself. Despite Yeongjo's effort to change Sado, he has no choice but to order the death of Sado due to his mental instability, excessive violence, and sexual assaults. This drama will tell the discovery of the truth behind the mystery surrounding Sado's death.


Immortal Lee Soon ShinImmortal Lee Soon Shin
KBS Kyoto, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, History

Based on Kim Hoon's Song of The Sword and Kim Tak Hwan's Immortality, KBS's outstanding 2005 historical drama The Immortal Lee Soon Shin is one of the most ambitious works the genre has seen in years. Spanning 104 episodes, the drama tells the story of one the world's greatest naval heroes, Admiral Lee Soon Shin, and all the people who helped him become a beloved figure in Korean history. The show was produced by Lee Seong Ju, who won Best Producer at the 2005 Baeksang Awards, and went on to record ratings of over 30%. The Immortal Lee Soon Shin received the Best of Best Drama Award and the Best Talent Award (Kim Myung Min) at the 33rd Korean Broadcasting Awards.


A Country Road - The NationalsA Country Road - The Nationals
ABC (AU), 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, History, Garden/Landscape, Documentary

A rollicking political and social history across time and this vast country, presented by Heather Ewart.


Art of ChinaArt of China
BBC Four, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, History, Arts & Crafts, Documentary

Join Andrew Graham-Dixon as he embarks on a journey to explore the rich history of Chinese art, from ancient times to modern day. Discover the intricate details and symbolism behind some of the world's most renowned art pieces, as well as lesser-known gems. Don't miss this captivating series!


Art of AmericaArt of America
BBC Four, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, History

Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on his most ambitious journey yet, an exploration of the rich, exciting and diverse art history of the United States of America


Style UnzippedStyle Unzipped
FYI, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Fashion/Make-up, History, Lifestyle, Documentary

From the origins of the bikini, to the military significance of the pea coat and how the jockstrap was once considered a medical cure for kidney failure and insomnia – get ready to be entertained and surprised by the history of clothing and accessories we wear today in Style Unzipped. Designers, celebrity stylists and fashion experts, including the likes of Dita Von Teese and Arianne Phillips, weigh in with commentary throughout the series.