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Three-part series, Around the Way, celebrates Black History Month by diving into the history of Atlanta, Los Angeles, and New York. A roundtable of notable guests working in arts, entertainment, sports, education, politics, and business discuss the struggles and successes that have come to define the Black experience around the country.
Dirty Jobs is a program on the Discovery Channel, produced by Pilgrim Films & Television, in which host Mike Rowe is shown performing difficult, strange, disgusting, or messy occupational duties alongside the typical employees. The show premiered with two pilot episodes in November 2003. It returned as a series on July 26, 2005, running for 8 seasons until September 12, 2012. The show’s setting was refocused in Australia for the eighth season, advertised as Dirty Jobs Down Under.
There is also a European edition of the show, hosted by Danish former goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel.
On November 21, 2012, Mike Rowe announced that Discovery Channel had cancelled Dirty Jobs.
Vienna was the capital of the Habsburg dynasty and home to the Holy Roman Emperors. From here, they dominated middle Europe for nearly 1,000 years. In this series, historian Simon Sebag Montefiore describes how the Habsburgs transformed Vienna into a multi-national city of music, culture and ideas. Napoleon, Hitler, Mozart, Strauss, Freud, Stalin and Klimt all played their part.
Griff Rhys Jones explores Africa the unhurried way, as he takes to the continent’s railways to immerse himself in the joy and sometimes the frustration of travelling through a beautiful and beguiling continent, using the most romantic method of transportation. Travelling a total of 7000 miles over five journeys, he explores fascinating landscapes, encounters unforgettable wildlife and meets extraordinary people. Stunning aerial photography combines with observational travelogue to produce a fresh portrait of Africa through Griff’s experiences on and off the train. On each epic trip across five episodes, he discovers how the railway reveals a great deal about the places he travels through. Griff uses the train to get to unexpected places in deserts and forests, villages and cities, learning stories of their past and finding out how they are used today. Griff travels th
Full Throttle Saloon is an American reality television series airing on the truTV network. The series provides an inside look at the world’s largest biker bar located in Sturgis, South Dakota. Owner Mike Ballard and a full cast of characters race against the clock to serve huge crowds at the Full Throttle Saloon, which is open from 9am to at least 6pm from early April through the end of October and 6:30am to 2am during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally the first full week of August. More than 300,000 people visit the Full Throttle during the annual event, where Ballard and his team are pressured to make a year’s salary in a short time window, all while providing patrons an experience they will not forget. The series marks the first time cameras have been allowed to capture every minute. The series premiered on November 10, 2009 and premiered its fourth season on December 19, 2012 with twelve episodes ordered.
Take a journey to Antarctica to experience the world’s most extreme wilderness, to see the massive undertaking it is to support human life there, and to chronicle the world-changing science being done. Embed with missions on the ice, underneath it, and atop some of its peaks, as scientists and survival experts join forces to fight brutal conditions to help change the world.