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The King and IThe King and I
SBS (South Korea), 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History

Follow the life of Kim Cheo Seon, a loyal eunuch serving various kings during the Joseon Dynasty. From the 5th King to the 10th King, witness the political intrigues and personal struggles of the era. Experience the power play and sacrifices of a man who gave up his identity for his country. The King and I is a captivating drama set in a rich historical background.


Napoleon: The Campaign of RussiaNapoleon: The Campaign of Russia
Yesterday, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

1812: Napoleon gathers an army of 600,000 men from 24 different nations, the largest army ever united. Against the advice of his closest councilors, he marches towards Moscow with the firm intention to conquer Russia. This is the start of the Campaign of Russia. Why did Napoleon decide to conquer Russia? How could the greatest leader of the time make so many strategic mistakes? Through the journals, letters and memoirs of soldiers, Russian citizens, politicians and Napoleon himself, this mini-collection will tell with emotion and historical accuracy Napoleon's first defeat.


Filhos da PátriaFilhos da Pátria
Rede Globo, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, History

Brazil, 1822. The country has just been emancipated and now has to deal with the new challenges. It's in this context that is Geraldo, a public official of the Imperial Palace, which is forced to choose more corrupt means in their work to maintain your position. As if that were not enough, he still has to deal with the dramas within his own family.


Hollywood RemembersHollywood Remembers
Other, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography

A half-hour celebrity biography series which utilizes vintage film clips, photos and interviews.


Kvartetten Som SprängdesKvartetten Som Sprängdes
SVT, 1973 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Mini-Series

The tale of life in a small town in the early 1920's.


Fake! The Great Masterpiece ChallengeFake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge
Sky Arts 1, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | History, Reality

Presented by columnist Giles Coren and art historian Rose Balston, "Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge" sees members of the public try and ascertain the authenticity of paintings hanging in a number of British galleries. Following a pre-arranged project that involved the swapping out of seven real masterpieces for seven copies, people with a keen eye for detail are invited to art houses in cities including Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Liverpool, and Manchester in order to see if they can spot which pieces are genuine and which are fake. People that score well advance to the finale in Oxford, and each episode also sees Coren and Balston meet gallery curators and artists.


Adiboo AdventureAdiboo Adventure

Adiboo is a curious alien. He's always asking questions. Luckily, he knows how to get answers! Using his special powers, Adiboo beams himself inside the human body to discover all our amazing organs and how they work. Together with his robot pal, we join their fantastic journey of discovery.


Bullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at WarBullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at War
BBC Four, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary

Military historian Saul David tells the real stories of how wars have been won and lost throughout history - not in the bravado of the front line, but in the backroom sinews of military planning.


In the Wake of Titanic: The CGS Montmagny StoryIn the Wake of Titanic: The CGS Montmagny Story
Other, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | History, Automobiles, Documentary

The show tells the story of the Canadian resupply ship that helped recover corpses from the wreck of the Titanic. Sadly the boat suffered the same tragedy only two years later, when it was hit by another boat.


Catastrophe (2008)Catastrophe (2008)
Channel 4, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Nature

This spectacular five-part series, presented by Tony Robinson, investigates the history of natural disasters, from the planet's beginnings to the present, putting a new perspective on our existence - that we are the product of catastrophe. Using the latest CGI effects and featuring scientific experts, the series reveals how the evolution of life on Earth has been shaped by lethal catastrophes that have caused mass extinctions, almost to the point of wiping out life altogether.