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Swamp PeopleSwamp People
History, 2010 | Action, Adventure, Educational, History
Rating: 3.5/5

Deep in the heart of Louisiana lies America's largest swamp - a million miles of inhospitable bayous, marshes and wetlands where nature rules and humans struggle to tame it.


John AdamsJohn Adams
HBO, 2008 | History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

U.S. history buffs won't want to miss this epic miniseries about one of America's greatest founding fathers John Adams. The mini-series is based on the 2002 book, John Adams, written by David McCullough, and stars two Academy Award nominated actors: Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney.


The ParadiseThe Paradise
BBC One, 2012 | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Denise Lovett is a young country girl with only her wits to live on after showing up in a Northern city to take up a long-held promise of work in her uncle's drapery shop. She soon finds out though that her uncle cannot afford to employ her as most of his customers have been seduced away by the The Paradise, the country's first department store, across the street. She ends up being forced to take a job at The Paradise and falls in love with its surroundings and reckless owner, John Moray.


The Making Of The MobThe Making Of The Mob
AMC, 2015 | Drama, Crime, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

This is a special event miniseries chronicling the historical roots of the original Five Families that led to the formation of the modern American Mafia.


Valley of the BoomValley of the Boom

The insanely true story of the epic browser wars told by the really smart people who were there. This mostly scripted series weaves in documentary elements that help tell the true inside story of the Internet's formative years.


Texas RisingTexas Rising
History, 2015 | Drama, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.7/5

This series will detail the Texas Revolution against Mexico and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers. Bill Paxton will play Sam Houston, the father of Texas. He is joined by Brendan Fraser as Billy Anderson, a Texas Ranger with Comanche Indian ties; Ray Liotta as Lorca, an Alamo survivor seeking brutal revenge; Jeffrey Dean Morgan as "Deaf" Smith, a deaf and grizzled veteran Texas Ranger with an advanced case of consumption; Thomas Jane as James Wykoff, a homesteader who finds himself living in the middle of hostile Indian territory; Olivier Martinez as President General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, the tyrant dictator of Mexico; Chad Michael Murray as Mirabeau Lamar, a spirited Texas soldier who helps win the battle of San Jacinto; Michael Rapaport as Sgt. Ephraim Knowles, a would-be deserter and coward turned hero; and Max Thieriot as Jack Hays, a volunteer freedom fighter who becomes the youngest Texas Ranger.


A.D. The Bible ContinuesA.D. The Bible Continues
NBC, 2015 | History, Religion, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

This series picks up where the smash hit, The Bible, left off, continuing the greatest story ever told and exploring the exciting and inspiring events that followed the Crucifixion of Christ. As most of the world knows, the Crucifixion was only the beginning of the story. The immediate aftermath of Christ's death had a massive impact on his disciples, his mother Mary, and key political and religious leaders of the era, completely altering the entire world in an instant. Watch as the disciples struggle to survive and share their beliefs, guiding us from the sorrow of Christ's ultimate sacrifice to the awe-inspiring wonder of the Resurrection and beyond.


VersaillesVersailles
Canal+, 2009 | Drama, Educational, History, Mini-Series
Rating: 3.7/5

Drama-documentary recreating the life and loves of France's most famous king, Louis XIV. Dubbed the Sun King by his admiring court, Louis conquered half of Europe, conducted dozens of love affairs and dazzled his contemporaries with his lavish entertainments. But perhaps his greatest achievement - and certainly his longest lasting love - was the incredible palace he built at Versailles, one of the wonders of the world. Filmed in the spectacular staterooms, bedrooms and gardens of Versailles itself, this beautifully photographed drama-documentary brings the reign of one of Europe's greatest and most flamboyant monarchs triumphantly to life, with the help of interviews with the world's leading experts on his reign.


The Hollow CrownThe Hollow Crown
BBC Three, 2012 | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A tale of family, politics and power. The films tell the rise and fall of three Kings and how their destiny shaped our history.


FrontlineFrontline

Since it began in 1983, "Frontline" has been airing public-affairs documentaries that explore a wide scope of the complex human experience. Frontline's goal is to extend the impact of the documentary beyond its initial broadcast by serving as a catalyst for change.


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