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1. Empire Games (2018– )
50 min | Documentary
This series explores the greatest empires in a way that has never been fully investigated. Each episode highlights and exposes the political intrigue, personal vendettas, family mayhem, ... See full summary »
2. Ancient Worlds (2010– )
Not Rated | Documentary
An Ancient society is examined, but not just from a historical point of view. The researchers try to present and approach it as if they lived in that Classical or earlier culture, religion etcetera.
5. The Putin Interviews (2017– )
TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary, Biography
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations.
11. Einstein's Big Idea (2005 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
This docudrama examines the history of scientific discovery that lead up to Albert Einstein's famous equation E=mc2 and its aftermath in the creation of nuclear energy. This includes ... See full summary »
13. America: The Story of Us (2010)
A six-night miniseries presenting the history of how the United States was invented, looking at the moments where Americans harnessed technology to advance human progress -- from the rigors... See full summary »
14. The Men Who Built America (2012– )
TV-14 | 295 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Miniseries shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the ... See full summary »
15. Barbarians Rising (2016– )
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Action, Drama
Rome. The greatest empire the world has ever known. This docudrama tells the story of Rome through the eyes of the empire's many adversaries who battled to see its destruction.
18. Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008– )
TV-PG | 60 min | History, War
A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is ... See full summary »
19. She-Wolves: England's Early Queens (2012)
177 min | Documentary
Helen Castor presents an in depth and insightful series covering England's early Queens, from the High Middle Ages with Eleanor and get daughter-in-law Eleanor of Aquitane, through the Late... See full summary »
Star: Helen Castor
20. Ancient Civilizations (2017– )
TV-G | History
What hidden knowledge lies in our ancient past? A team of renowned scholars has come together to go beyond the surface-level myths, artifacts, and mysteries found in ancient texts and lost ... See full summary »
21. The Pyramid Code (2009– )
45 min | Documentary
The Pyramid Code is a documentary series of 5 episodes that explores the pyramid fields and ancient temples in Egypt as well as ancient megalithic sites around the world looking for clues ... See full summary »
22. Secrets of Great British Castles (2015– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History
Historian Dan Jones explores the millennium of history behind six of Great Britain's most famous castles: Warwick, Dover, Caernarfon, the Tower of London, Carrickfergus, and Stirling.
25. Britain's Bloody Crown (2016– )
Not Rated | Drama, History
Using a combination of documentary and drama, historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses - the 30 year civil war between the House of York and House of Lancaster that saw the crown change hands seven times.
27. Henry VIII and His Six Wives (2016– )
Not Rated | 60 min | History
A series about Henry VIII and his wives, chronicling the ups and downs in his marriages and how they shaped his reign as King and ultimately the face of Britain.
29. American Ripper (2017)
TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
The great-great-grandson of Herman Mudgett (alias H.H. Holmes - America's first serial killer), Jeff Mudgett, sets out to prove a controversial theory that H.H. Holmes and Britain's most ... See full summary »
32. Panama Canal: Prized Possession (2015)
The Panama Canal, built by the United States on Panamanian territory, turned at once into a symbol of American power and Panama's national identity.