Reality based TV series that combines dramatic re-enactments with interviews to tell stories of REAL mysteries.
aka: Elizabeth I
Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Afterworld is a fully immersive sci-fi series. A new kind of computer-animated entertainment that blends video games, graphic novels and anime into one dynamic experience. Afterworld is about life on Earth after an inexplicable global event render's technology useless and more than 99.9% of the population missing.
The story follows the adventures of Russell Shoemaker, who wakes up in New York after this event and is compelled to walk to Seattle in the faint hope that his wife and child have survived.
Russell’s own harrowing journey, from technological dependence to total self-reliance, mirrors the world he discovers along the way, where other survivors are rebuilding society in strange and surprising ways. Piecing together the complex mystery of what caused the global event, Russell eventually paves the way for the bold new future of mankind.
Note: 3 minute episodes
aka: Detoneitā Ōgan
Tomoru is an average student in Artificial City 5 of Earth 2292 but is bored with his life. Losing himself in VR dreams everynight to avoid the banality of his life he dreams of adventure and 'times gone by'. Meanwhile, the EDF (Earth Defense Force) have been picking up strange signals from deep in space and have come to recognise them as points in 3 dimensional space, a literal schematic for building....something. With the arrival of the Enemy, a strange seemingly indistructible living machine, Tomoru is caught within the city as the Enemy attacks and is nearly run over by Dr Kanzaki who happens to be head of the EDF department given the job of bringing the unknown schematic to life. But the unknown Enemy seems to be searching for something and targets Tomoru as it's target and all seems done for. But when all seems lost, the EDFs' mysterious creation comes to life and saves the life of Tomoru and perhaps the entire world.
aka: Ā Megami-sama
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Keiichi Morisato is looking forward to university life. But in reality, he has no luck in anything, and he has trouble with clubs, love, etc. The truth is that he has an unlucky star above his head. One day, Keiichi is stuck watching the dorm while his sempai are away, and has a mountain of chores to do to boot. But Keiichi is a good-natured person, and is set about doing his duties. As he is about to finish his final chore, he makes a phone call to his sempai. But the words that came through the receiver are, 'Goddess Help Line.' Shortly afterwards, a beautiful goddess named Belldandy appears in front of him from the mirror of his room.
A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system
A Latino family works together to operate a rum business.
A reworking of Rob Thomas' series "Cupid", which follows the adventures of a modern-day guy who may be a reincarnation of the fabled god of love.
Based on Raymond Khoury's best-selling novel, this NBC mini-series stars Oscar winner Mira Sorvino and Victor Garber. When she witness a mysterious object get stolen from the Metropolitan Museum by four horsemen dressed as Templar Knights, Manhattan archaeologist Tess Chaykin becomes involved in a fantastic adventure that takes her to far flung locales in Turkey and Greece and finally to the Vatican in Rome that culminates in a shocking revelation.
An author returns to his hometown to face the people whom he based his book on.
Clever adaptation of Chaucer's Canterbury to a modern setting. In Episode 1, The Miller's Tale, Nick Zakian attempts to seduce a landlord's wife with promises of a glittering singing career.
Julie Walters, James Nesbitt, Billie Piper, John Simm, Keeley Hawes and Dennis Waterman lead an all-star cast in this award winning anthology series.
A young couple must overcome dark, mystical forces conspiring against them.
Scene is a British television anthology drama series made by the BBC for teenagers. Featuring plays on topical issues, sometimes of a controversial nature, and by leading contemporary playwrights. Dramas from the series were also regularly broadcast for a wider adult audience.
Scene was originally conceived as a series of 30 minute dramas and documentaries suitable for showing to teenage schoolchildren as part of the English and Humanities curriculum. It was envisaged that the dramas shown would stimulate discussion in the classroom about various contemporary issues relevant to teenagers (such as race, drugs, sex, disability etc.).
aka: Supernatural: The Anime
aka: Supernatural: The Anime Series
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Based on the live-action version of Supernatural, it depicts original episodes not seen in the live-action version. Those original episodes will include prologues of the Winchester brothers' childhood, anime-only enemies, and episodes featuring secondary characters from the live-action version.
"Samurai Girl," based on the popular young adult novels, centers on 19-year-old Heaven (Jamie Chung), a Japanese girl who learns that her adoptive father is the head of the Yakuza and possibly had her brother murdered. She leaves her family to train in the ways of the samurai and to plot against her father's evil empire with the help of her new American friends.
While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, penetrate Earth's atmosphere and make impact. Even though the initial damage is minimal, nerves are frayed throughout the planet. There is significant physical damage to the lunar surface, but experts quickly conclude there will be no lasting ramifications. Then strange anomalies begin to manifest themselves on Earth. It starts small - cell phone disruptions, unusual static charges and odd tidal behavior. The world's leading scientists, including Alex Kittner, Maddie Rhodes and Roland Emerson, begin piecing together evidence that suggests the moon's properties, and its orbit, may have been permanently altered.
A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals.
It's about seven kids at summer camp and all the things they do and about friends sticking with each other. While they try to out smart the counselor.
Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
aka: YuYu Hakusho
aka: Yū Yū Hakusho
aka: Yû yû hakusho
YuYu Hakusho follows Yusuke Urameshi, a street-brawling delinquent who, in an uncharacteristic act of altruism, is hit by a car and killed in an attempt to save a child's life. After a number of tests presented to him by Koenma, the son of the ruler of the afterlife Underworld, Yusuke is revived and appointed the title of "Underworld Detective", with which he must investigate various cases involving demons and apparitions in the human world. It becomes more focused on martial arts battles and tournaments as it progresses.
Fortysomething is a UK television series, starring and directed by Hugh Laurie as Paul Slippery, a doctor facing a mid-life crisis. His wife Estelle (Anna Chancellor) is starting a new career as a headhunter. His three sons, Rory (Benedict Cumberbatch), a student at the fictitious University of Reigate, Daniel (Neil Henry) and Edwin (Joe Van Moyland), are sex-obsessed. Meanwhile, Paul appears to hear the inner thoughts of others.
The Social Welfare agency, a government sponsored corporation is in the business for saving orphaned or abandoned children who are terminally ill or injured beyond the point of saving. Using cybernetic implants, the Agency uses a process called 'conditioning' to turn orphaned children into emotionless killing machines with hardly any memories, no human comfort and worst of all, no free will. The girls who make up the assassination unit within the Social Welfare agency are Henrietta, Triela, Claes, Rico and Angelica, all whom have shady backgrounds which led to their involvement with the agency. Each girl is skilled in martial arts, weapons and tactics, demolitions, foreign languages, espionage and counter-terrorism, skills that are necessary when dealing with terrorism, illegal arms deals or even crime organizations who have a serious stranglehold on the country of Europe. But while these girls are the perfect weapons against these types of everyday problems, they must constantly do their best to hold on to what little pieces of their humanity they have left, as they are being forced to commit cold-blooded murder, sometimes even killing innocent people who get in the way. Jose, Henrietta's handler doesn't like the way she and the other girls are being treated as tools for massacre and it pains him everyday to see Henrietta and her friends having to go through this type of life. But if Henrietta and the others want to live to see tomorrow, they have to play the guinea pigs and earn their keep, by getting their hands dirty for the Social Welfare agency, who is responsible for giving them their second chance at life. Because if they don't play by the agency's rules...they will die.
Follows Canadian infantry soldiers as they undergo the most technologically-advanced, intense, and realistic combat training in military history.
Professional gunfighter Paladin was a West Point graduate who, after the Civil War, settled into San Francisco's Hotel Carlton were he awaited responses to his business card: over the picture of a chess knight "Have Gun, Will Travel ... Wire Paladin, San Francisco."
When Sally Wilson, is called to the office of a city lawyer it's revealed she's been bequeathed £5 million but in order to qualify for the transfer of funds, Sally must first "kill a man who deserves to die."
Kenzou Tenma, a Japanese brain surgeon in Germany, had it all: incredible skill at his work, a rich and beautiful fiancee, and a promising career at his hospital. However, after becoming disenchanted by hospital politics, he chose to save the life of a young boy who got shot in the head over the life of the mayor. As a result he lost the support of the hospital director, as well as his position in the hospital and his fiance. A short time later, the hospital director and the doctors that replaced him were murdered, and once again he was catapulted back onto the top. But as the chief suspect of the murders, Tenma did not get a easy life. As a matter of fact, it seems that the boy he saved was much more than he had appeared to be... Now to clear his name and to correct his past mistake, Tenma must get to the bottom of these and other murders, and investigate the truth of the Monster who is behind all of this.
aka: The Last Train
aka: Yū Yū Hakusho
aka: Yû yû hakusho
A group of commuter train passagers are put in accidental suspended animation and emerge years later into a devastated world.
In the late 19th century, Tess Durbeyfield is sent off to visit a rich cousin, Alec D'Urberville, when her parents learn learn that they are distantly related. Tess takes a disliking to the man and his attempts at seduction are rebuffed. Returning from a village party he forces himself on the innocent girl who eventually makes her way back to her parents' home. Ashamed and pregnant she seems destined to forever being marked a certain kind of woman. After the death of her child, she makes her way to a prosperous farm where, working as a milkmaid, she meets and eventually marries the handsome Angel Clare. On learning of her past however, he abandons her and with little choice and facing a life of extreme hardship, again falls into Alec's clutches and becomes a kept woman.
Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriot Smith. Emma is desperate for Harriot to find happiness, but every suitor she finds for her friend ends up attracted to Emma herself. But is Emma so focused on Harriot's happiness that she is not considering her own happiness in love?
aka: Yū Yū Hakusho
aka: Yû yû hakusho
Black comedy about a group of eccentric individuals in an out-patient program for suicide survivors.
The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, an accident-prone TV show host raising three mischievous boys with help from his loyal co-host Al, a level-headed but domineering wife, and genius next-door neighbor/best friend, Wilson (whose face is forever cleverly hidden behind a fence or passing object).
aka: JAG: Judge Advocate General
aka: Yū Yū Hakusho
aka: Yû yû hakusho
The cases of Harmon Rabb, former Navy fighter pilot, and his fellow JAG lawyers.
BBC Legal Drama series about a newly-opened public justice centre and its charismatic frontman
aka: Ford Granada
aka: Yū Yū Hakusho
aka: Yû yû hakusho
John Simm is Sam Tyler, a police officer from 2006, who is in the middle of a kidnapping investigation involving his girlfriend when he's run over and knocked into a coma. He wakes up in 1973, a world ruled by local gangsters and football yobs. A world where there's still black and white television sets, and where sexism against women is still socially acceptable. Sam quickly realises that something is wrong, and is determined to get home, but things are never that easy. Just as Sam is adjusting to his new life trapped in the past he begins to hear the voices: his own Mum crying out to him, doctors telling him to stay calm, and relax. Worst of all is the test card girl, who comes at night warning Sam... Is Sam simply trapped in a coma like all the signs are telling him? Is he dreaming it all? Is he really from 1973, just dreaming that he's from 2006? Or is he just plain mad...?
A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.
Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.
This drama centers on the search for Sara Collins. She's the wife of Senator Jeffrey Collins. Sara vanishes and the FBI lead by Agent Graham Kelton is on the job, but before they can find her they need to find out who she really is.
The mystery surrounding the disappearance is seen through the eyes of the FBI, members of the family and a reporter trying to get the story of her career.
The search for Sara will expose many secrets. Nothing is as it seems. Everyone is a suspect because of their secrets.
Mystery writer finds herself investigating murders that occur around her.
Set in the north of England, Candy Cabs is the story of an unlikely pair of northern women who embark on a new business adventure to start a glamorous cab company run by women, for women. However, life and love always appear to intervene.
Candy Cabs sees friends Jackie and Elaine mourning the death of their friend Shazza, whose death occurred as they were about to go into business. The girls have busy personal lives, a secretly re-mortgaged home and a group friends depending on them for jobs, as they continue with their dream.
In the future, personal computers have developped into "Persocons", mobile computers that look like human beings. Hideki Motosuwa, a prep school student, desperately wants to buy a Persocon but cannot afford to. One day he finds a Persocon that has been thrown away and decides to keep it. When he turns on the Persocon, all she can say is "Chii" so he decides to name her that. After a while it starts to become apparent that Chii is more than an average Persocon. Having much better performance, it seems that Chii might be a "Chobit", a type of advanced Persocon rumoured to have independent thought.
A&E’s docudrama HEAVY follows twenty-two individuals facing extreme life-threatening health consequences as a result of their obesity.
The one-hour series follows two participants per episode documenting their incredible transformations during a six month treatment program. Unlike other weight loss series, 'Heavy' is not a competition or stunt, but is rooted in the incredible real life day-to-day journeys of the participants during a lengthy treatment program. Heavy treats its subjects with dignity. To most accurately document these multiple weight loss journeys over the course of six months participants are presented in one hour segments with two participants chronicled in each episode.
When her mother runs off with her latest boyfriend, Ohana Matsumae is sent to live with her grandmother, who she has never met nor spoken to. Her grandmother is not pleased to find Ohana on her doorstep, and sets her to work at her Taisho-era (1920s) hot springs inn. It's not a lifestyle that Ohana would have chosen, but she decides not to be discouraged and to make the most of her difficult circumstances.
aka: Gods Notebook
aka: Heaven's Memo Pad
aka: Yû yû hakusho
Heaven's Memo Pad: Narumi Fujishima is an ordinary high school boy who remains isolated from his fellow classmates. One afternoon fellow classmate Ayaka Shinozaki invites Narumi to join the gardening club and introduces him to a reclusive detective named Alice. Alice hires Narumi as an assistant and puts him to work solving the strange mysteries of Angel fix, an illegal drug. Little does he know it could put him and Ayaka in serious trouble
About a Scotland Yard Unit that deals with identity theft. The action is fast-moving and unexpectedly shocking.
Aidan Gillen stars as John Bloom, a British undercover cop who's been working for the Turkish Mafia for fifteen years and has now been reassigned to a new unit specializing in identity theft. Bloom is having trouble gearing down and adjusting to regular cop life again, a fact not lost on team leader DSI Martha Lawson (Keeley Hawes), who puts up with his quirks in exchange for his knowledge and experience in the area of faked identities. What she doesn't know is that Bloom is still dangerously involved with the Turkish gangsters because of his love for their boss's daughter, Adile (Agni Scott).
On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a traumatic series of events that have shaken his belief in the legal system.
From the Savage Stone Age through to the Woeful Second World War, each episode features a mixture of the sketches, songs and popular pastiches from the different eras that have made the show such a huge success.
Vaughan appears as a taxi-cab driver and wannabe small time criminal in Acton
Hawthorne takes place at Richmond Trinity Hospital in Charlotte, N.C., where the strong-but-caring director of nursing, Christina Hawthorne (Pinkett Smith), continuously fights battles she often knows she won't win. Whether treating the homeless woman in front of the hospital like a human being or trying to talk a suicidal cancer patient off the ledge, Christina must challenge hospital administrators, heartless doctors, apathetic colleagues and a system that sometimes forgets it's there to serve the sick.
Recently widowed and the mother of a smart, willful teenager, Christina juggles her career with her equally important role as a single parent. Between the two, she barely has time for herself and has difficulty keeping things together. But she knows she has to and can't give up on anyone. That's what her passion requires; it's what it takes to be a hero.
After his wife Rita's fatal car accident, Dave tries to raise his four children, helped by Rita's best friend Sarah.
Things get complicated when mourning gives way to romantic feelings, while his kids remain sincere priority.
In 1930s Yorkshire, a spirited new headmistress brings inspiration and modern ideas to an all girls' school and shakes up the more conservative-minded residents of South Riding.
Sugartown is a comedy-drama series which is set in a small seaside hamlet in the north of England which has seen better days.
Brothers Max and Jason Burr compete to win the affections of Emily and battle for the right to control the family business.
Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to the brutal trenches of France during the 1916 Somme battles, the 1917 Arias and Vimy Ridge battles to the final 1918 German offensives and the final victory drive as well as the hardships, mid-adventures and the casualties of friends encounted at each one.
John Blackthorne, an English ship pilot, whose vessel wrecked upon the Japanese coast in the early 17th century is forced to deal with the two most powerful men in Japan in these days. He is thrown in the midst of a war between Toranaga and Ishido, who struggle for the title of Shogun which will give ultimate power to the one who possesses it.