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Hawks & Doves: The Crown and Ireland's War of IndependenceHawks & Doves: The Crown and Ireland's War of Independence
RTE ONE, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary

Hawks & Doves: The Crown and Ireland's War of Independence revolves around a theme of political expedience, and in particular the wish of British politicians to get into, or to stay, in power. This is a documentary series of two films about the manoeuvrings and shifting alliances among the various factions within the Houses of Parliament and Dublin Castle during the War of Independence. As the hawks and the doves soar over an Ireland torn apart by war, Michael Portillo, a former British Defence Secretary, looks at how his predecessors at Westminster reacted when faced with revolutionary intransigence at home.


Once Upon a Time... The AmericasOnce Upon a Time... The Americas
France 3, 1992 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family, Adventure

Explore the history of America, from the very first inhabitants to the present day, including the Aztecs and the Incas, the conquistadors, the war of independence, and the gold rush through story.


Shaka ZuluShaka Zulu
History (SA), 1986 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, History, Mini-Series

This 10-part 10 hour docu-drama depicts the life of Zulu warrior Shaka, an early 19th century soldier and King who through brilliant but ruthless tactics, united the smaller neighboring kingdoms in his Southeast African region, into a single Zulu nation. Interweaving historic fact with cultural practices, rituals, and mythologies, Shaka is revealed to be one of the greatest modern military figures on the African continent


Nazi Murder MysteriesNazi Murder Mysteries
Yesterday, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary, Suspense

A fascinating series looking at some of the most shocking and unusual cases connected with the Nazi reign. From the suspicious death of Hitler's niece to the corrupt murder investigation that linked a former King to Nazi money.


Monzón: A Knockout BlowMonzón: A Knockout Blow
Space, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Sports, History

Carlos Monzón, a boxing legend, becomes the prime suspect in the murder of his wife Alicia Muñiz. The investigation begins to unravel the truth. Monzón: A Knockout Blow is a gripping true crime series that explores the life of the famous Argentine boxer and the tragic events that led to his downfall.


Destruction DecodedDestruction Decoded
n-tv, 2023 Running | History, Documentary

A look at the biggest disasters to strike planet Earth, exploring their life-altering effects on mankind and the reasons why they happen.


First FiveFirst Five
HBO Max, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Mini-Series

The three-part documentary series First Five goes behind the public roles of Finland's all-female cabinet, providing an honest and unguarded look into the lives of exceptional politicians in unprecedented times.


Asia: Secret Lives, Hidden PlacesAsia: Secret Lives, Hidden Places
CuriosityStream, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Unlike protected areas in North America and Europe, the endangered habitats of Asia are almost always home to people as well as wildlife.


The LegendThe Legend
MBC, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Fantasy, Romance, History

This drama portrays the life of the 19th king of Goguryeo, Hwanwoong, who was sent from the heavens to make the world a better place. He falls in love with Saeoh and gives her the joojak necklace; however, Kajin becomes jealous since Saeoh has given birth to Hwanwoong's son. She takes the baby and throws him off a cliff. Saeoh, thinking that her son had died, is overcome with grief and turns into the black joojak to destroy the world. Hwanwoong is the only one who could stop her. Afterwards, Hwanwoong returns to the Heavens and prophecizes that 2000 years later, the true Joo Shin king will come to Earth. With the help of the four gods, he will rebuild Joo Shin.


Last MadameLast Madame
Toggle, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, History, Suspense

12 Episodes all released-Shrouded with secrets and mysteries, a run-down shophouse in Singapore draws attention to banker Chi Ling who returns from Hong Kong to claim its inheritance. As she discovers the drudgeries and intrigues of her great-grandmother's world - in a brothel set in early 1940s Singapore - she is pushed to decide the fate of the building and to reconcile with her roots and history.