Break Bad (v.) 1. To challenge convention 2. To defy authority 3. To raise hell
Chemistry: the study of change. Apply heat and, boom, no going back. Meet Walter White, high school chemistry teacher. Sleepwalking through life when, boom, a terminal diagnosis changes everything. Liberates him. Empowers him to use his chemistry skills anew: to man a rolling drug lab and finance the future for his struggling family. It's an uncontrolled experiment with the American dream. And it finally wakes him up.
BREAKING BAD: Change the Equation.
Blinded in the line of duty. His partners don't respect him. His wife lacks faith. Nobody believes in Jim Dunbar except himself.
He lost his sight...not his vision.
aka: Forbrydelsen 2
Former detective Sarah Lund has a lazy life and a really boring job. When a strange murder happens she is needed. Driven to solve the mystery, she starts an unimaginable political scandal, involving terrorism, the Army and the Government. Here she goes again... Danish with English subtitles.
National Geographic: The Mafia - The Godfathers: They were born in the foothills of Sicily. By 1924 their growing numbers and criminal activities had attracted the attention of Mussolini who went about purging Italy of their secret society. America became their escape.
Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
aka: Mod Squad
Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police.
aka: Sue Thomas FBEye
aka: Mod Squad
Based on a true story, Sue Thomas:F.B.Eye follows the adventures of Sue Thomas at the FBI in Washington, D.C. She's one hard-headed, soft-hearted woman whose talent for reading lips helps crack crimes and bag the bad guys in places listening devices can't penetrate. With her hearing-ear dog, Levi, Sue's a glutton for jeopardy - and there's (almost) nothing she won't do to bring notorious criminals to justice. This remarkable, edge-of-your-seat drama is an inspiring tribute to the ability of the human spirit to overcome adversity and achieve great things.
aka: JAG: Judge Advocate General
aka: Mod Squad
The cases of Harmon Rabb, former Navy fighter pilot, and his fellow JAG lawyers.
Michael Long is a crimefighter who is seriously wounded during his work. Nursed back to health by a mysterious benefactor (chairman of the Knight Industries), he regains consciousness a new man with a new face and a new name: Michael Knight. His mysterious benefactor (through the guise of associate Devon Miles) provides Michael with equipment and support so that he can continue his crime fighting work. The most notable piece of equipment supplied, is "KITT", a high-performance sports car fitted with artificial intelligence.
A Shanghai cop who is a master of martial arts fights crime in the Los Angeles Police Dept.
The First 48: Missing Persons is a new spin-off series from the network that brings viewers the hit series The First 48. For missing persons detectives, if they don't find the persons in the first 48 hours, their chances of finding them alive are cut in half.
Mystery writer finds herself investigating murders that occur around her.
I Faked My Own Death: Their elaborate hoaxes garnered news headlines. Executing their evil plans required going to extremes: murdering a hitchhiker, digging up a corpse, parachuting out of a crashing plane. Go inside the minds of six convicts to find out what pushed them to the brink and then finally made them take that fatal, extreme step over the edge. Through first-person, on-camera accounts (some from prison) and cinematic re-enactments, discover how the fakers planned and pulled off their elaborate “deaths.” Candid interviews with police detectives will also reveal how authorities pieced the convincing evidence to ultimately crack each case and realize some of the biggest lies to ever come through our country’s legal system.
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.
Vaughan appears as a taxi-cab driver and wannabe small time criminal in Acton
Every generation, the greatest warriors of our world gather to participate in an ancient tournament to protect it from the dark realm of Outworld.
aka: Police P.O.V.
aka: Mod Squad
It's the most intense police series ever. Police POV captures what it's really like to be a cop, with every wild moment caught on Taser's new Axon camera, from the officer's perspective. All the car chases, drug busts, foot pursuits and struggles with hidden guns, just as the cops see it. You'll never look at law enforcement the same way again.
Batman The Animated Series: Batman: The most successful of the "Dark Deco" animated series of the 1990's. This series features the adventures of the Dark Knight of Gotham City as he battles the evil that inhabits the city with occasional help of Robin and Batgirl in stories that faithful to the comics in spirit and tone..
Golgo 13: Duke Togo, a.k.a. Golgo 13, is a highly-skilled assassin hired only by those who pay top-dollar for his services - whether it's the FBI, CIA, industrial corporations or mafias. Regardless of who the target is or what situations he encounters, Golgo 13 always gets the job done.
Louisiana Lockdown: Warden Burl Cain's "Land of New Beginnings" Offers Inmates "Eight Seconds of Freedom" in a Unique Animal Correctional Program --
Welcome inside the gates of Animal Planet groundbreaking new series - LOUISIANA LOCKDOWN, premiering Friday, June 1, at 10 PM ET/PT, set inside one of the country's largest maximum-security penitentiaries, Angola Prison. Angola is home to 5,300 prisoners who may never see the outside world again. With an army of 1,300 dedicated staff-people, the prison grounds are also home to hundreds of guards and workers and many of these families have dwelled there for generations.
The penitentiary has a bloodied past, known for the numerous grisly murders that occurred there, but Warden Burl Cain has since introduced correctional programs to correspond with his motto - "Land of New Beginnings." The earned opportunity to be released temporarily from the prison walls to train animals outside in fresh air gives Angola inmates the incentive to work hard, stay in line and feel the reward of the closest thing to freedom many of them will ever experience again.
aka: Medical Detectives
aka: Mod Squad
Police increasingly utilize scientific laboratory analysis to solve crimes. This program reviews and re-enacts dramatic cases from around the world in which forensic scientists find and examine previously undetectable evidence. Through their hard work, criminals are brought to justice and the innocent are set free.
aka: Boris Karloff's Thriller
aka: Mod Squad
Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works by authors such as Cornell Woolrich, Robert Bloch, and Charlotte Armstrong.
aka: Inspector Lewis
aka: Mod Squad
DI Lewis returns to Oxford after several years absence and is reluctantly assigned by his new boss, DCS Innocent, to the murder of an Oxford mathematics student who was shot while participating in a sleep study. The key-code used to access the sleep lab was assigned to a fellow maths student, Daniel Griffin, but Daniel's math tutor has provided him with an alibi. Daniel is a maladjusted young man who will soon inherit his father's automotive empire. He is disruptive and has no respect for his uncle who now heads the company. The future of the company however rests on an impending deal with Japanese investors who insist that family unity is all important at this time. When two other murder occurs, Lewis must decipher a cryptic clue left in an old case file by his former boss, Chief Inspector Morse.
DCI Gene Hunt is back, but he's no longer the self-styled "Sheriff of Manchester." Flanked by his faithful sidekicks, Ray Carling and Chris Skelton, and drawn by the action and intrigue of the London Met, Gene's turned his attentions to taking on the "southern nancy" criminal scum. However, Gene did not expect to be thrown together with a sexy, intelligent DI Alex Drake. Single mother to daughter Molly, Alex has rapidly risen through the ranks of the Met and, in the modern world of 2008, skilfully uses psychological profiling to capture suspects. When Alex and her daughter are kidnapped, she makes a daring attempt at escape, resulting in a horrific incident. Alex suddenly finds herself in 1981, interacting with familiar characters, not just from her own lifetime, but also from the detailed reports logged by none other than Sam Tyler, which Alex previously spent months poring over. Alex is ripped from her current world of sexual equality and respect in 2008, and finds herself opposite an arrogant DCI, in a two-tone, "New Romantic" '80s London with a soundtrack of Adam Ant, Roxy Music, and the Human League ringing in her ears. Alex finds that some of Gene's team has dispersed, yet others, loyal as ever, are still in tow. Now a technological whiz kid in the squad's surveillance team, DC Chris Skelton has clearly moved with the times, along with a tight-permed DS Ray Carling, who's keen to experience London's nightlife. Frustrated by each other's stubbornness, the friction between Alex and Gene heats up. However, as the two titans collide, it becomes apparent that there is more than just a professional tension emerging.
Law student and Parkour traceur Chris Moore is shocked to learn that he was adopted and that he is actually the son of The Phantom, a legendary crime-fighter and defender of the innocent, a role that has been passed down from father to son in the Walker line for centuries after the 1st Phantom's father was murdered by pirates. Shortly after Chris's adoptive parents are murdered by hired assassins of the Singh Brotherhood, the long-time antagonists of the Phantom for over 5 centuries. Now going by his birth name of Kit Walker, he joins the Phantom team (consisting of a bunch of scientists, close ally of the Walkers Abel Vandermaark and Guran (a native woman of the Bangalla Jungle who quickly befriends Kit) in the jungles of Bangalla, the fictional small island nation in Indonesian archipelago to be trained as an expert in martial arts and combat, and emerges as the 22nd Phantom to battle evil.
Ben Sullivan is a tough, smart homicide detective with Dissociative Identity Disorder, also known as Multiple Personality Disorder. In the first moments of the series, Ben is bonded in blood to his tough, beautiful partner Amy Lynch. While they work to solve the murder cases that cross their desk daily, Ben copes with the fascinating complexities of his secret disorder, and the uncertainty of never knowing which alternate personality will surface, or when.
In this 3-part mini-series, expert British hostage negotiator Dominic King (Trevor Eve) is called upon when a businesswoman (Emma Fielding) from the UK is kidnapped in South Africa by a sinister figure named Willard (John Hannah). When the release of the woman goes wrong and Willard strikes again in Britain, King realizes this was never a straightforward case of kidnapping for ransom, and that the man's motives run much deeper than ever imagined. King, along with his superior, Angela (Helen Baxendale), and assistant, Carrie (Amara Karan), must now work against the clock to bring Willard's latest victims home alive.
Tells the story of the fictional Canadian Immigration and Customs Security Agency as they work towards securing the worlds largest undefended border from terrorist threats, smugglers, and a whole range of other threats.
The Fixer is a crime drama set in modern day Britain. It follows the life of John Mercer (Andrew Buchan) an ex-British special forces soldier arrested by police after he killed his aunt and uncle following his discharge from the military. He is awarded early release from prison on condition he serve in a covert police squad as a government-backed assassin responsible for eliminating criminals and renegade police officers that the law cannot apprehend.
The story opens with a deadly sarin attack in London. NSC counter-terrorism director Maren Jackson (Margulies) enlists FBI agent Max Canary (McDermott) and CIA Middle Eastern analyst Raza Michaels (Marek) to aid in the investigation. Acton Sandman (Skerritt), CIA deputy director of counter-terrorism, oversees the clandestine operation on foreign soil. Also on the task force is Emily Tuthill (Redgrave), director of operations for Britain's MI6; and Derek Jennings (Hill), MI5 senior director of counter-terrorism.
A team of real-life confidence tricksters carry out notorious scams on unsuspecting members of the general public whilst hidden cameras capture all the action.
The Bridge isa Canadian police drama Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which separates the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town.
The Bridge is loosely based upon former Toronto police union head Craig Bromell, in the form of Aaron Douglas's character, Frank Leo. After being unanimously elected head of the union, Leo sets out to clean up the corruption in the force while working in the best interests of the rank-and-file.
Profiles a new approach to keeping today’s teens from becoming tomorrow’s prisoners. The power of the original Scared Straight! program has inspired dozens of inmate-run intervention programs in men’s and women’s prisons across the country. And in many dramatic ways, these 21st Century programs are very different, because today’s youth need a different approach – a combination of confrontation, information and communication to try to reach these at-risk kids. These youthful offender programs put boys and girls of all ethnicities, ranging in age from 11-18, into intensive one-day in-prison sessions that show them the realities of life behind bars.
Rufus Sewell stars as the classic Italian detective, Aurelio Zen in three feature length dramas based on the best-selling Aurelio Zen detective novels by Michael Dibdin.
Vendetta, Cabal, and Ratking follow the charismatic Zen around Rome as he investigates murder and kidnaping, whilst negotiating the constantly shifting political terrain of his job, his country, and of course, his romantic life. The suits are sharp, one hand never leaves his pocket, and he strikes a pose when entering a room. (Not of course when there are women in the room who he has to zip up; then he is the fumbling schoolboy). It's tough being the only honest cop in town. Plotting politicians, a stressed-out boss, and vengeful gangsters don't make it easy.
A desk bound cop secretly fights crime as the test pilot for a prototype combat motorcycle.
aka: America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back
aka: Mod Squad
True crimes are dramatized in hopes that viewers can give information leading to the capture of the criminals.
aka: The Break
aka: Prison Break: On the Run
Tagline: Break In. Break Out. Save Your Brothers Life
Due to a political conspiracy an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out from the inside out.
aka: Prison Break: On the Run
The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his heels - or so it seems. Three months later, an elderly couple discover the body of a wounded man in a tree, wearing a parachute. The young man (Dorff) cannot remember the slightest thing about his own identity. The only clue is a tattoo on his neck, "XIII". Meanwhile, in the Whitehouse, government intelligence is still conducting the search for the President's killer. With the elections just weeks away, a confirmed suspect could swing the vote for the administration. Hours after XIII's location is picked up by covert intelligence, elite special ops forces are swarming the couple's house in Cape Fear. Running on adrenaline and instinct, XIII tactically takes out the soldiers one by one. On the run, clinging to one desperate clue after another, XIII begins to piece back his life, fragments of his memory returning. Finally captured, he learns that he has been given a stolen identity and placed undercover to flush out a group of conspirators threatening to overthrow the government. Ensconced within the highest echelons of power the conspirators run their own security agency alongside the Government's. Both are out to find him. The only way for XIII to get his own life back is to play bait. A dangerous game, especially when you don't know who you really are.
North Woods Law: follows Maine's elite game-warden service as they navigate the Pine Tree State's rugged terrain during hunting season - one of the busiest and most perilous times of the year. Each punch of the time clock is a ticket to extreme danger and drama as undercover stings and intense rescues are all in a day's work. Whether they're tracking bears on dangerous mountains or busting drunk drivers on ATVs, these wardens risk life and limb to protect animals and serve the people of Maine.
aka: BBC: Death on the Staircase: The Last Chance
aka: Prison Break: On the Run
Death on the Staircase: Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside look at a high-profile murder trial. In 2001, author Michael Peterson was arraigned for the murder of his wife Kathleen, whose body was discovered lying in a pool of blood on the stairway of their home. Granted unusual access to Peterson's lawyers, home and immediate family, de Lestrade's cameras capture the defense team as it considers its strategic options. "The staircase" is an engrossing look at contemporary American justice that features more twists than a legal bestseller.
Centers on cops Wes Mitchell and Travis Marks, who have a problem, each other. So their captain sends them to couples therapy.
A series showcasing documentaries on American history.
The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.
The team identifies the remains of a successful ad man found in the grounds of a newly built community center playground...
Set in an Irish neighbourhood in Providence, the series reflects around two brothers on opposite sides of the law: one a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and the other a politician (Jason Clarke).
Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson (Sedgwick) runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.
The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved.
An elite group of profilers analyze the nation's most dangerous criminal minds in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
The everyday trials and tribulations of Detroit's homicide unit.
Eccentric private eye Dirk Gently uses 'holistic' methods,believing everything in the universe to be connected...
A shrewd FBI agent with a lost past who arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine, to solve the murder...
Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-O). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams and Kono Kalakaua.
Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.
A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.