The Greatest Event in Television History - Netflix

Join host Jeff Probst and actual person Adam Scott as they call in all of their celebrity favors for four separate attempts to create the single Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 11 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-11

The Greatest Event in Television History - Simon & Simon - Netflix

Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from 1981 to 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS, and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two disparate brothers who run a San Diego private detective agency.

The Greatest Event in Television History - Recurring - Netflix

Daphne Reid as reporter Temple Hill (1983–1987) Scott Murphy as Police Officer Nixon (1984–1988) Donna Jepsen as Officer Susie Jepsen (1985–1989)

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The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Netflix

Series exploring what really happens between neighbours when disputes arise.

The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-01

The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Betty Loh Ti - Netflix

Betty Loh Ti (24 July 1937 – 27 December 1968), also known as Le Di or Loh Tih, was a Hong Kong actress originally from Shanghai. Known as the “Classic Beauty”, she was one of the most celebrated actresses of Hong Kong cinema. She is most famous for her roles in the 1960 film The Enchanting Shadow, for which she was called “China's most beautiful actress” by the jury of the 1960 Cannes Film Festival, and The Love Eterne, which earned her the Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress in 1963. She died from barbiturate overdose at the age of 31.

The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Personal life and death - Netflix

Loh married actor Peter Chen Ho in January 1962, and gave birth to a daughter named Chen Mingming in September 1962, but they divorced in 1967. On 27 December 1968, Loh was found unconscious in her apartment in Kowloon. She was sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital but died from barbiturate overdose. She was 31.

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VICE on City - Netflix

VICE on City is a curated collection of the best documentaries produced by VICE's team of journalists from around the world.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-03-11

VICE on City - City of Vice - Netflix

City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4. It is produced by Touchpaper Television part of the RDF Media Group. The series mixes fiction with fact following the fortunes of the famous novelist Henry Fielding (Ian McDiarmid) and his brother John (Iain Glen). Henry and John Fielding were magistrates of Westminster and the men who created the modern police force in Britain through the Bow Street Runners. The series was written by Clive Bradley and Peter Harness, whose scripts were nominated for a Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Series, 2008. It was directed by Justin Hardy and Dan Reed. The historical consultant was Hallie Rubenhold. The show uses authentic historical research to tell the story of the two men battling to create a police force, 75 years before Robert Peel founded the Metropolitan Police. Henry Fielding’s memoirs and contemporary sources such as the Old Bailey Sessions Papers have been used to provide historical accuracy to the series. The series uses innovative mapping sequences to follow the narrative and characters' progress, wherein John Rocque's map of 1746 is seen from above, becomes firstly 3D and ultimately merges with film sequences of the next scene to pick up the narrative tale. The series won the Royal Television Society Judges' Award, 2008.

VICE on City - Episodes - Netflix

Episode One (Written by Peter Harness. Directed by Justin Hardy.) The Fielding brothers investigate an attempted murder of a prostitute found raped and horrifically mutilated in a bagnio. Episode Two (Written by Clive Bradley. Directed by Dan Reed.) The Reverend Erasmus Cavendish is found murdered and the evidence leads to an infamous Molly house on Saffron Hill, a brothel and rendezvous for London's gay men, where William Flynn is named as the prime suspect. It also turns out that Mr. Daniel Conn, one of the Bow Street Runners, is a closet homosexual and sodomite (at the time a crime punishable by death). Mr. Conn must choose between sin (and living a life with his secret homosexual lover) and redemption. Mr. Conn is eventually discovered to be with his lover who also turns out to be the Reverend's killer. Daniel is summarily relieved of his duties as one of the Bow Street Runners. Tom is found guilty and hanged. Episode Three (Written by Peter Harness. Directed by Dan Reed.) The Bow Street Runners investigate a burglary in Mayfair, the search leading to the shanty towns of Covent Garden, known as the Seven Dials, and a gang of Irish immigrant criminals. Episode Four (Written by Clive Bradley. Directed by Justin Hardy.) The gang leader, ironically named Tom Jones, is broken out of jail by his Irish gang, who shoot several prison guards in the process. The Bow Street Runners then travel to the Seven Dials to re-arrest Jones. Henry Fielding accompanies them to make sure Jones is apprehended, but is taken hostage by the gang. The Runners must decide if they're prepared to make a deal with the criminal elements of London to ensure his release. We also learn of how John Fielding, the Magistrate's half-brother became blind (“his sight was poor, but a quack's remedy blinded him.”) Episode Five (Written by Clive Bradley. Directed by Justin Hardy.) Henry's narrative returns to the situation before the creation of the Runners. While lobbying the Duke of Newcastle to obtain his support for the venture, Henry investigates a secretive trade in child prostitutes. The UK DVD release of the series has this as the first episode.

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Your Prize Story - Netflix

This live weekly dramatic anthology show was unique in that its sponsor, Hazel Bishop, requested viewers to submit story ideas. The person sending in a story that was accepted and adapted for television received a cash prize of \$1,000. It had to be a true story and literary skill was not required. The viewer was to tell it in his own words and let the program's staff rewrite it for airing. The presentations were done with very little in the way of scenery or props, much in the manner of little-theater performances.

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1952-04-02

Your Prize Story - George Saunders - Netflix

George Saunders (born December 2, 1958) is an American writer of short stories, essays, novellas, children's books, and novels. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, and GQ. He also contributed a weekly column, American Psyche, to the weekend magazine of The Guardian between 2006 and 2008. A professor at Syracuse University, Saunders won the National Magazine Award for fiction in 1994, 1996, 2000, and 2004, and second prize in the O. Henry Awards in 1997. His first story collection, CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, was a finalist for the 1996 PEN/Hemingway Award. In 2006 Saunders received a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2006 he won the World Fantasy Award for his short story “CommComm”. His story collection In Persuasion Nation was a finalist for the Story Prize in 2007. In 2013, he won the PEN/Malamud Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Saunders's Tenth of December: Stories won the 2013 Story Prize for short-story collections and the inaugural (2014) Folio Prize. His novel Lincoln in the Bardo (Bloomsburry Publishing) won the 2017 Man Booker Prize.

Your Prize Story - Background and work - Netflix

From 1989 to 1996, Saunders worked as a technical writer and geophysical engineer for Radian International, an environmental engineering firm in Rochester, New York. He also worked for a time with an oil exploration crew in Sumatra. Since 1997, Saunders has been on the faculty of Syracuse University, teaching creative writing in the school's MFA program while continuing to publish fiction and nonfiction. In 2006, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship. He was a Visiting Writer at Wesleyan University and Hope College in 2010 and participated in Wesleyan's Distinguished Writers Series and Hope College's Visiting Writers Series. His nonfiction collection, The Braindead Megaphone, was published in 2007. Saunders's fiction often focuses on the absurdity of consumerism, corporate culture, and the role of mass media. While many reviewers mention his writing's satirical tone, his work also raises moral and philosophical questions. The tragicomic element in his writing has earned Saunders comparisons to Kurt Vonnegut, whose work has inspired him. The film rights to CivilWarLand in Bad Decline were purchased by Ben Stiller in the late 1990s; as of 2007, the project was in development by Stiller's company, Red Hour Productions. Saunders has also written a feature-length screenplay based on his story “Sea Oak”. In a November 2015 conversation with American writer Jennifer Egan for the New York Times, Saunders said that he was writing a novel set in the 19th century, which while “ostensibly historical” was also closer to science fiction than much of his previous work. Saunders considered himself an Objectivist in his twenties but now views it unfavorably, likening it to neoconservatism. He is now a student of Nyingma Buddhism.

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Barracuda - Netflix

Based on the provocative novel by acclaimed writer, Christos Tsiolkas, and re-uniting key creatives who brought us "The Slap", Barracuda is an unflinching look at Australia's national obsession with sporting heroes. It's a brutal clash of cultures, dreams and expectations and the relentless demands we place on our young athletes, their families, schools, friends and coaches.

Barracuda - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-10

Barracuda - Plymouth Barracuda - Netflix

The Plymouth Barracuda is a two-door automobile manufactured by Plymouth from the 1964 to 1974 model years. The first-generation Barracuda, a hardtop fastback, was based on the A-body platform (shared with the Valiant). The first generation car featured distinctive wraparound back glass and was marketed from 1964 to 1966. The second-generation Barracuda, built from 1967 to 1969, though still Valiant-based, was heavily redesigned. Body designs were now available in fastback, hardtop coupé, and convertible versions. The third generation, offered from 1970 to 1974, was no longer based on the A-body, but on the Chrysler E-body. The completely new design was similar to the Dodge Challenger and available in hardtop and convertible body styles. The Barracuda was discontinued after the 1974 model year.

Barracuda - 1964 - Netflix

During development of the Barracude, one of the worst kept secrets was Ford's plan to introduce a new sporty compact car based on the inexpensive Falcon chassis and running gear; the extent of the other changes was not known. Chrysler stylist Irv Ritchie sketched a fastback version of the compact Valiant, as this body style “has always been considered sporty.” Budgets were limited, but the company's executives wanted to have an entry in this quickly growing sporty-compact car market segment and to capture some of the sales from Chevrolet's Corvair Monza models. Plymouth's executives had wanted to name the new model Panda, an idea unpopular with its designers. In the end, John Samsen's suggestion of Barracuda prevailed. Based on Chrysler's A-body, the Barracuda debuted in fastback form on April 1, 1964. The new model used the Valiant's 106 in (2,692 mm) wheelbase and the Valiant hood, headlamp bezels, windshield, vent windows, quarter panels, doors, A-pillar, and bumpers; the trunk and some of the glass was new. Utilizing the same hybrid design approach as Ford did turning its Falcon into the Mustang significantly reduced Plymouth's development and tooling cost and time for the new model. The greatest effort was put into creating its distinguishing 14.4 sq ft (1.34 m2) rear window, a collaboration between Pittsburgh Plate Glass (PPG) and Chrysler designers that created the largest ever installed on a standard production car to that time. Powertrains were identical to the Valiant's, including two versions of Chrysler's slant-6 six-cylinder engine. The standard-equipment engine had a displacement of 170 cu in (2.8 L) and an output of 101 bhp (75 kW); the 225 cu in (3.7 L) option raised the power output to 145 bhp (108 kW). The highest-power option for 1964 was Chrysler's all-new 273 cu in (4.5 L) LA V8. A compact and relatively light engine equipped with a two-barrel carburetor, it produced 180 bhp (130 kW). The Barracuda sold for a base price of US$2,512. The 1964 model year was the first for the Barracuda and also the last year for push-button control of the optional Torqueflite automatic transmission. It also marked the first use of the smaller “TorqueFlite 6” (A904) transmission behind a V8. In the marketplace, the Barracuda was “obviously” a fastback version of the Valiant that had a frugal family transportation image. The sales brochure for the first Barracudas pitched it as a car “for people of all ages and interests.” The more “sporty” Mustang was marketed with abundant advertising to young professionals and with youthful image and proved widely successful following its mid-1964 introduction. This became known as the “pony car” niche of modestly appointed compact-sized sedans and convertibles, which came with standard 6-cylinder engines and basic interiors, but could be outfitted with powerful V8s and “custom” appointments and luxury features. The success of the Mustang has long obscured the fact that the Barracuda actually predated the Ford's introduction by two weeks. The abbreviated sales season for the 1964 Barracuda totaled 23,443 units compared to the 126,538 Mustangs sold during the same time.

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Criminal Minds - Netflix

Criminal Minds revolves around an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases. The team is lead by Special Agent Aaron Hotchner, a strong profiler who is able to gain people's trust and unlock their secrets. Other members Special Agent Derek Morgan, an expert on obsessional crimes; Special Agent Dr. Spencer Reid, a classically misunderstood genius whose social IQ is as low as his intellectual IQ is high; Jennifer "J.J." Jareau, the team's confident unit liaison who was called to a top Pentagon job but returns to the BAU under mysterious circumstances; and Penelope Garcia, a computer wizard who helps research the cases. Each member brings his or her own area of expertise to the table as they pinpoint predators' motivations and identify their emotional triggers in the attempt to stop them.

Criminal Minds - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-09-22

Criminal Minds - Criminal Minds (season 11) - Netflix

The eleventh season of Criminal Minds was ordered on May 11, 2015 by CBS. It premiered on September 30, 2015 on CBS and ended on May 4, 2016. The season consisted of 22 episodes.

Criminal Minds - Episodes - Netflix

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I Am Not an Animal - Netflix

Animated comedy series about six talking animals.

I Am Not an Animal - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2004-10-05

I Am Not an Animal - I Am Not an Animal - Netflix

I Am Not an Animal is an animated black comedy TV series telling the tale of highly intelligent animals rescued from a vivisectionist laboratory and forced to live on their own. The series was made and directed by Peter Baynham. It was produced by Baby Cow Productions and ran on BBC2 in the United Kingdom from 10 May to 14 June 2004. It has also aired on the ABC in Australia. The title comes from the famous quote in The Elephant Man.

I Am Not an Animal - Plot - Netflix

In the laboratory Vivi-Sec UK, a group of six animals are part of the fourth batch of Project S, an experiment designed to create talking animals. The animals are given a sophisticated lifestyle in order for them to develop their intellect, living a luxurious life run by computers in something similar to a four-star hotel, unaware they are really part of a laboratory experiment. They have human-like personalities and names, wear specially designed clothes, speak in a pseudo-intellectual fashion, eat gourmet food, drink fine wines, read books and magazines and generally live like humans in luxury. Meanwhile, the other animals outside Project S are tortured with horrific experiments. The animals in the experiment include: Philip Masterson-Bowie the horse (voiced by Steve Coogan) Winona Matthews the pit bull (voiced by Amelia Bullmore) Hugh Gape the monkey (voiced by Kevin Eldon) Claire Franchetti the rat (voiced by Julia Davis) Mark Andrews (aka Glen Belt) the sparrow (also voiced by Steve Coogan) Kieron the cat (voiced by Simon Pegg) A group of animal rights activists break into the laboratory to rescue the animals. Kieron is left behind, having his head removed from the rest of his body and being kept alive by machines. As the other animals are boarded into the activists' truck they don't know what's going on, and are joined by Niall (voiced by Arthur Mathews), a rabbit from an earlier batch of Project S which can only speak computer advice. When one of the animals asks the activists if they will be stopping for a toilet break, they panic and crash the truck into a tree. The animals escape, and go their separate ways. After running into humans who are shocked, and other animals who can't speak as they do, they deduce they have somehow been transported into an alternative reality where only humans can speak and the other animals are enslaved by them (a reference to Planet of the Apes). Meanwhile, Vivi-Sec UK graft Kieron's head onto the body of a gorilla and send him out to assassinate the other animals. Vivi-Sec UK also alerts the media that dangerous talking animals are on the loose. The animals take shelter in an elderly lady's house, who calls her psychiatrist to tell him that there are talking animals at her house. Believing the elderly lady to have lost her mind, he has medics take her away, leaving the animals to live in her house.

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Indian Hill Railways - Netflix

Three-part series looking at the little trains have climbed through the Indian clouds for a hundred years, from the Himalayas in the north to the Nilgiris in the south.

Indian Hill Railways - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-02-14

Indian Hill Railways - Kalka–Shimla railway - Netflix

The Kalka–Shimla railway is a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow-gauge railway in North India which traverses a mostly-mountainous route from Kalka to Shimla. It is known for dramatic views of the hills and surrounding villages. The railway was built in 1898 to connect Shimla, the summer capital of India during the British Raj, with the rest of the Indian rail system. During its construction, 107 tunnels and 864 bridges were built along the route. The project's chief engineer was H. S. Harington. Its early locomotives were manufactured by Sharp, Stewart and Company. Larger locomotives were introduced, which were manufactured by the Hunslet Engine Company. Diesel and diesel-hydraulic locomotives began operation in 1955 and 1970, respectively. On 8 July 2008, UNESCO added the Kalka–Shimla railway to the mountain railways of India World Heritage Site.

Indian Hill Railways - Television - Netflix

BBC Four televised Indian Hill Railways, a series of three programmes which featured the KSR in its third episode, in February 2010; the first two episodes covered the Darjeeling Himalayan and Nilgiri Mountain Railways. The episodes, directed by Tarun Bhartiya, Hugo Smith and Nick Mattingly respectively, were produced by Gerry Troyna. Indian Hill Railways won a Royal Television Society award in June 2010. The KSR was also featured in the Punjab episode of CNN's Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. In 2018, the KSR was included in an episode of the BBC Two programme Great Indian Railway Journeys.

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La ronca de oro - Netflix

La ronca de oro (The Voice of Freedom) is a Colombian telenovela produced by CMO Producciones for Caracol Televisión. It is based on the life of the Colombian singer Helenita Vargas. Ana María Estupiñán and Majida Issa star as the protagonists, Diego Cadavid, Greeicy Rendón and Marcela Benjumea as co-protagonists, while Laura García, Leonardo Acosta star as the antagonists. La ronca de oro is the story of Helenita Vargas, a woman who wanted to be free in a terribly sexist era of the 1950s, where women had more duties than rights and were sentenced to be mothers and wives only. Helenita found singing rancheras one way to express her deep desire for freedom, overcoming all obstacles in a prejudiced society, starting with her family. Coming music of Mexico, which after years of struggle would bring success, was the origin of the worst humiliations and sufferings, but also became the soundtrack of her two great loves: one that nearly ended her life and another that filled her days with happiness. Helenita made her mark as a woman, as a person and as a singer, anticipating the taste and feel of the people. Like anyone, she understood that popular music has no age, no sex, no class and that in times of violence, which would achieve unite an entire people would be her unique voice.

La ronca de oro - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Spanish

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-27

La ronca de oro - Greeicy Rendón - Netflix

Greeicy Yeliana Rendón Ceballos (born 30 October 1992) is a Colombian actress and singer.

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Monsters - Netflix

Heihachi Hiratsuka is loud and impolite, but always smiles. He is a strange detective. Unlike Heihachi, Kosuke Saionji is the heir of a wealthy family. He is full of justice, naive and honest almost to a fault.

Kosuke Saionji is then designated to the #1 investigation team, which he has always admired. Unfortunately, his job is to watch over Heihachi Hiratsuka. Up to this point, Heihachi Hiratsuka has been the sole member of his team, but he manages to solve all of his cases one by one. Other detectives are curious about his methods, some even think he may have some mystic powers. This is the primary reason why Kosuke is tasked to watch over Heihachi. The real reason Heihachi is able to solve so many cases is that the criminals hate Heihachi the most ....

Monsters - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 55 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-21

Monsters - Monster Hunter: World - Netflix

Monster Hunter: World is an action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom. A part of the Monster Hunter series, it was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2018, with a Microsoft Windows version being scheduled later in the year. In the game, the player takes the role of a Hunter, tasked to hunt down and either kill or trap monsters that roam in one of several environmental spaces. If successful, the player is rewarded through loot consisting of parts from the monster and other elements that are used to craft weapons and armor, amongst other equipment. The game's core loop has the player crafting appropriate gear to be able to hunt down more difficult monsters, which in turn provide parts that lead to more powerful gear. Players may hunt alone, or can hunt in cooperative groups of up to four players via the game's online services. Announced at E3 2017, Monster Hunter: World adopts the series' standard formulas from its older home console roots and recent handheld games to take advantage of the higher processing power provided by modern consoles and computers. Changes made in Monster Hunter: World include creating environmental spaces that are fully connected and removing the “zones” that were necessary for the PlayStation 2 and handheld games, more advanced monster artificial intelligence and physics to create seemingly living ecosystems that could be taken advantage of during hunts, a more persistent cooperative multiplayer experience, and a refinement of the game's user interface, menu systems, and tutorials to help with bringing new players into the series. These changes led Capcom to plan for the game's simultaneous release across both Japan and Western markets, since Monster Hunter as a series has generally languished in the West compared to Japan partially due to disparate release schedules. Capcom also opted to support online play between these different geographic regions for similar reasons. The delay for the Windows release was attributed to Capcom seeking to make sure its first foray into the Windows market was optimized for players on computers. Monster Hunter: World received critical acclaim upon release, with critics praising how Capcom was able to make the game more accessible to new players and to Western markets, without detracting from the series' core gameplay elements and enjoyable difficulty, and fully taking advantage of the computational capacity of modern consoles to create living ecosystems. Within a few weeks of release, the game became the fastest-selling game in Capcom's history, eventually becoming their best-selling game with 7.9 million copies shipped by March 2018.

Monsters - Development - Netflix

Monster Hunter: World is considered a main installment in the Monster Hunter series, according to the game's senior producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and director Yuya Tokuda. Along with executive director Kaname Fujioka, Tokuda served as a director for Monster Hunter 4 and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Development of World started about three years prior to the E3 2017 reveal, following a year of brainstorming on what the next main game in the series would be. With the series more than a decade old, Capcom re-evaluated where they wanted to take the series, and realized that with the hardware capabilities of the new consoles, they could realize a different vision compared to the handheld entries. Tsujimoto said that past games typically had arcane rules, and the zoned-area structure made each zone feel isolated, and wanted to change that approach. They have also wanted to implement living worlds and ecosystems, with complex artificial intelligence interactions between monsters and the environment but have been limited in the past by handheld gaming hardware. The team determined that they would pursue highly detailed worlds that felt realistic, eliminating the disconnected zoned-map approach. This created a “ripple effect” of changes in gameplay; for example, elimination of loading screens meant the player could not use the tactic of jumping to a different zone to heal in safety, and thus allowed the player to drink healing potions while walking. Tokuda noted that with these changes, the pace of the game also became quicker. A prototype of this more open world approach took about 18 months to complete by November 2015 with a team of 50-70 developers to test the seamless transition in the map, and how monsters would behave in these varied environments. This also helped the team recognize that player survival during hunts by effective use of the environment, either for protection or as means to harm monsters via destructible components, and of monsters themselves, luring one to an area to draw out another, could be a key part of World's gameplay. While the game features monsters already created from previous games in the series, the developers also crafted new monsters that took advantage of the benefits from more powerful processing hardware. A design of a new monster typically began around developing a certain gameplay challenge or mechanic for the monster's behavior that the player may need to exploit to defeat it, and then working with the level designers to find or help craft an area in the region maps to have that monster inhabit that allows for that behavior to be shown off. This in turn helped to establish the look and other behavior of the monster so that it felt like it belonged in that particular region. Individual features of the monsters could now be more directly animated compared to the previous games, such as showing feathers on bird-like monsters having natural-appearing movements, or having monsters take on different forms. In one case, the monster Nergigante was designed to have thorns all over its body that grow over time as it becomes more aggressive; with the ability to render monsters in more detail, they could show each of these thousand-some thorns moving and growing on their own, which directly affects how the player interacts with it in combat, making it a creature they could not have previously used in early games. Monster animation was developed in part with motion capture, with human actors acting out some of the various monster actions. Sets of rules were developed for the monsters to follow to interact in their environment, but they did not resort to any type of scripted event. This often created unexpected monster behavior when testing or demonstrating the game to public audiences. Once monsters were created, then they used those to develop the various weapon and armors that could be crafted from those monster parts to give a consistent feel to the game. As they worked towards this, Capcom found that this more open world would be something better appreciated by Western audiences. The Monster Hunter series has generally languished in sales in Western markets due to the complexity of the game, high learning curves, and the preference of console and PC gaming in Western audiences compared to the popularity of portable gaming in Japan. The team felt the new approach to the game would be something that would mesh well with Western markets, and starting adopting the game to include more Western standards in controls and interface design. They also looked to provide more tutorial information as well as making these fully voiced, as to avoid unskippable dialog boxes that had been used in the past. With these changes came the decision to make the game a worldwide release with inter-region play, as they believed they would be able to draw more Western players with the gameplay changes they have made. Tsujimoto and Tokuda recognized that World would be the first Monster Hunter game that many in the Western regions will likely play, so wanted to make sure the game was accessible to those players without having played any of the previous games. They also were aware of past criticisms that the games were very hard to learn though provided a rewarding experience once learned, so aimed to include means to help ease the learning curve and provide more information to the starting player. Fujioka responded to some initial criticism of the Western-driven changes to the game that they were not trying to make the game easier just to drive sales: “We're not taking things that people in the west hate and fixing them to make western players buy it. People sometimes make that assumption, or they've got that fear, but that's not the case at all.” He continued that some of the changes that were seem to favor Western audiences were necessitated by the highly interconnected maps, and that “the new gameplay has to mesh with the new concept or else it would just be a mess.” Tokuda said that they were not simplifying the game, but instead “It's more that we want to have this great core action gameplay where players observe monster behaviour and then learn how to take advantage of that and manipulate that to assist in hunting them. We want to make it so that if they make mistakes they don't feel it's unfair but instead think that it's their mistake and they have to grow and learn.” Most of the changes made were thus specifically to reduce the difficulty curve to make it easier for new players to grasp the concepts of the game, but otherwise not changing the core difficulty. Tsujimoto also said that as they have been working on the series for more than a decade, they are aware of what fans expect of a Monster Hunter game, saying “we want Monster Hunter fans to feel like this is a Monster Hunter game through and through when they play it”. The subtitle World alludes to many facets of the game's design changes from past Monster Hunter games: it reflects that the game had a worldwide simultaneous release, that it plays on worldwide servers rather than segmented by region, that the maps are no longer connected zones but wide-open worlds, and that these maps represent living worlds. Capcom opted not to use a numerical title, such Monster Hunter 5, as that would give the impression that players needed to have completed other games in the series to play this one. Tsujimoto and Tokuda said they add a unique gameplay element with each Monster Hunter, and as such, the “Hunter Arts” and “Prowler” Modes from Generations were not included. However, they have re-evaluated all the existing weapon classes to add new moves and abilities to provide a fresh take on the series for veteran players. While their main Monster Hunter development team from Osaka developed the core, Capcom brought in other programmers familiar with the newer consoles to help with bringing the game to those systems. The game uses a modified version of Capcom's internally developed MT Framework engine which provided a minimum of 30 frames per seconds on all platforms. The PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One version includes ultra-high resolutions and other improved features for the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X. When they had started development, neither of these console refreshes had been announced, and by the time the specifications for both were released (around 2016), Capcom recognized they did not have time to evaluate the specifications fully without changing the release window, but were aided by support of both Sony and Microsoft to help make World run efficiently on these newer consoles. For these, the game includes options to run between a detailed graphical version, lowering the game's framerate, or with reduced graphical details to maintain a high framerate. Tsujimoto and Tokuda said the delay on the Windows version release is “to make sure it's optimized and fine-tuned for the PC as much as possible”, with all work being done internally within Capcom to avoid treating the game as an outsourced port. They also seek to have Monster Hunter: World support a wide variety of personal computer configurations, and need the additional time to achieve this broad range. Additionally, the Windows platform lacks the built-in matchmaking that is in Xbox Live or PlayStation Network, requiring them to build their own version for this. Tsujimoto announced in January 2018 that they are aiming for a Windows release in the second half of 2018, looking to get the console versions released so that they can spend their full attention towards the Windows port. There are no plans for Monster Hunter: World to be released for the Nintendo Switch. Fujioka and Tokuda said that development started well before the Switch was announced, and had focused the game to best play on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Na sygnale - Netflix

In February, TVP2 will debut the series Na sygnale (The signal), which is a parallel story to the game at another hit Twos, or "For good and for bad." The first episode will be aired on Wednesday, February 12, in the chair. 21.45.

Na sygnale - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Polish

Status: Running

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2014-02-12

Na sygnale - Michał Stachyra - Netflix

Michał Stachyra aka Puszon (born December 27, 1978 in Kraków, Poland) – polish game designer and publisher, owner of Kuźnia Gier Publishing House. He is author and publisher of RPG, boardgames and card games.

Na sygnale - RPG - Netflix

Stachyra is co-author of: Wolsung: Steam Pulp Fantasy: main book and sourcebooks (2009-2015) The Witcher RPG: sourcebook: Novigrad (2002) Q-10 RPG system He is an editor of Wolsung and polish versions of Savage Worlds, Adventurers and Grey Ranks.

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Newsround - Netflix

A children's news-magazine programme that has been on air since 1972 with a various range of presenting teams.

Newsround - Netflix

Type: News

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 1972-04-04

Newsround - John Craven - Netflix

John Raymond Craven, (born 16 August 1940) is an English journalist and television presenter, best known for presenting the BBC programmes Newsround, Countryfile and Beat the Brain.

Newsround - Awards and honours - Netflix

In 1996, he was elected a member of the Royal Television Society, and awarded the RTS Baird Medal in 2002. He was awarded the OBE in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to rural and children's broadcasting. He is a fellow of the Linnean Society of London. In November 2011, Craven attended the British Academy Children's Awards to collect a Special Award for Newsround in recognition of its contribution to television.

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På tro og Are - Netflix

Documentary with Are Sende Olsen exploring different religions.

På tro og Are - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Norwegian

Status: Running

Runtime: 40 minutes

Premier: 2010-10-19

På tro og Are - Carl Johan Hviid - Netflix

Carl Johan Hviid (27 June 1899 – 21 October 1964) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 29 films between 1938 and 1964. He was born and died in Denmark.

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The Prisoner - Netflix

The Prisoner tells the story of a man, Six, who wakes up to find himself inexplicably trapped in a mysterious and surreal place, The Village, with no memory of how he arrived. As he frantically explores his new environment, he discovers that Village residents are identified by number, have no memory of any prior existence, and are under constant surveillance. The Village is controlled by one man - the sinister and charismatic Two . Throughout the series, Six and Two are locked in a battle of wits, as Six challenges the oppressive nature of The Village and struggles to learn the truth behind it.

The Prisoner - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-11-15

The Prisoner - The Prisoner of Heaven - Netflix

The Prisoner of Heaven (original title: El prisionero del cielo) is a 2011 book written by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Originally published in Spanish, it was later translated to English by Lucia Graves, daughter of the poet Robert Graves. This is the third novel written by the author. The book begins one year after the wedding of Daniel Sempere and Beatrix Aguliar. This is a direct sequel to Zafon's first novel The Shadow of the Wind.

The Prisoner - Themes - Netflix

The morality of men's action during war is explored throughout the book and it's contrasted against acceptable behaviour post-war. Deception plays a large role in how the characters interact with each other and the influence their lies have on their future (e.g. Fermin's explanation of his past to the Sempere's, Daniel's avoidance of his marital problems).

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The Truth About Lions - Netflix

From political intrigue to a complex social system and unexpected intelligence, Jonathan Scott explores the secret lives of lions.

The Truth About Lions - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-23

The Truth About Lions - Secondhand Lions - Netflix

Secondhand Lions is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tim McCanlies. It tells the story of an introverted young boy (Haley Joel Osment) who is sent to live with his eccentric great-uncles (Robert Duvall and Michael Caine) on a farm in Texas. The film received mixed-to-positive reviews from critics and the general public, and grossed $76 million on a $30 million budget.

The Truth About Lions - Box office - Netflix

The film grossed $17,235,890 in its domestic opening weekend, debuting in second place, and finished with $51,768,334 domestically and $25,345,567 outside of America for a total gross of $76.2 million against a budget of $30 million.

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Tokyo Majin - Netflix

The story takes place in Shinjuku, Tokyo. In spring, a mysterious student transfers to Magami Academy. His name is Hiyu Tatsuma. Then, he meets Horaiji Kyoichi of the kendo club, Daigo Yuya of the wresting club, Sakurai Komaki of the kyudo (Japanese archery) club, and Misato Aoki who is the student leader, as if they were attracted by something. Being influenced by Ryumyaku or Dragon Vein, which became active suddenly, they are awakened as "persons who posses powers". Since that day, monsters called "Oni" appear and begin to assault Tokyo. Also, those who use evil power to control Oni appear. To protect Tokyo from them, Tatsuma and his friend stand up to fight. Then, they have to face their destiny...

Tokyo Majin - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2007-01-19

Tokyo Majin - Tokyo Majin Gakuen Gehōchō: Keppūroku - Netflix

Tokyo Majin Gakuen Gehōchō: Keppūroku (東京魔人學園外法帖血風録), is a video game upgrade of Tokyo Majin Gakuen Gehōchō (東京魔人學園外法帖) (2002) re-released for the PlayStation 2 platform in 2004. The remake released with a companion book on Norse Mythology and character information. The game is based on the Tokyo Majin Gakuen franchise. Like all of the other video games in the series, it was never released outside Japan.

Tokyo Majin - Dragon Flash group - Netflix

'Chinook sprinkle door ' (Sid twill) (voice: Tomohiro Tsuboi) September 30, was born. Although kinship ties are not with other work, the presence that have some sort of association appeared to sword-like pledge. Weirdo's but with an ingenious contraption nurse, is also the person the universe party was organized by the special clothing and masks that you own manufacture. Instantly to understand its structure in any complex tool equipped with a “power” of the “Senju”. Man concealed an important role in this work. Yadoboshi is “Ji”.

'Horaitera KyoWu' (Horai same Kyogo) (voice: Kawanabe Masaki) January 24, was born. Kenfujo Character Horaitera Kyoichi of those connected to the family. Not a direct ancestor, but descendants of the sister of Kyowu are to be Kyoichi, relationships with the special circumstances that Kyoichi is strong. Also in the swordsman of Burai, which wants the Kiwamen the way of the sword and Kyoichi, its qualities while self-taught is that of excellence. Although lazy a luck-pusher is usually in the heart chivalry cordial. I love the buckwheat. Yadoboshi is “Giboshi”.

'Piseru' (voice: Nao Takamori) Exotic spirit that had descended from one situation to the body of the Mifuyu. Once in the presence, which has been referred to as the Orleans maiden, as originally, but he pronounced “Pucelle”, it will be differences hear Kyowu is a “Piseru”, is as it is called. Although they share the body and Mifuyu, hair when the consciousness of Piseru is out in the table is changed to gold. In the game, you can be a friend becomes a Mifuyu or Piseru either of the two taku.

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A Gentleman's Dignity - Netflix

A Gentleman's Dignity is a drama about the careers and love lives of urban professionals. It tells the story of four men in their forties as they go through love, breakup, success and failure. Kim Do Jin, an architect with a scathing tongue, has a romantic relationship with strict high school teacher Seo Yi Soo, who moonlights as an umpire at amateur baseball games. Im Tae San is dating a cold-hearted woman but wonders if there is someone else out there for him. Choi Yoon tries to heal his heart after losing his wife seven years ago. Lee Jung-rok marries an older woman for money but may lose his comfortable lifestyle in a divorce.

A Gentleman's Dignity - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 65 minutes

Premier: 2012-05-26

A Gentleman's Dignity - Yoon Jin-yi - Netflix

Yoon Jin-Yi (born Kim Yoon-Jin on July 27, 1990) is a South Korean actress. She debuted in the 2012 romantic comedy TV series A Gentleman's Dignity, playing a girl in love with an older man.

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Bad Cop - Netflix

The series is about Jan Starck, a small criminal who, after the death of his twin brother, Jesko, takes over his job as commissioner and his role as husband and father.As Jan gradually falls in love with his sister-in-law, things are not getting any easier.

Bad Cop - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: German

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-09-21

Bad Cop - Raw Justice - Netflix

Raw Justice (also known as Good Cop, Bad Cop or Strip Girl) is a 1994 American action thriller film starring Stacy Keach, David Keith, Robert Hays and Pamela Anderson.

Bad Cop - Primary cast - Netflix

David Keith as Mace Robert Hays as Mitch McCallum Pamela Anderson as Sarah Leo Rossi as Detective David Atkins Charles Napier as Mayor David Stiles Stacy Keach as Deputy Mayor Bob Jenkins Javi Mulero as Detective Gordo Garcia Bernard Hocke as Bernie April Bogenschutz as Donna Stiles Marshall Russell as Sonny Jeanette Kontomitras as Blaze Larry McKinley as Desk Sergeant Hal Jeansonne as Bartender Joe David Veca as Thug #1

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Celebrities Undercover - Netflix

Celebrities are used to transforming into other people for acting roles, but in this hidden-camera series the famous people transform themselves in an attempt to trick unsuspecting fans and friends. The celebs have prosthetics applied so they can go out and see what people really think of them when they're -- seemingly -- not around. Lil' Kim, Anthony Anderson, Kim Kardashian, Ice-T and Coco are among the celebrities who go under cover to be able to go out in public inconspicuously. But the famous people aren't just in front of the cameras. The show's executive producers include talk show host Wendy Williams, who gets transformed herself, going under cover as a member of her studio audience in one episode.

Celebrities Undercover - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-18

Celebrities Undercover - Kim Kardashian - Netflix

Kimberly Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American reality television personality and socialite. Kardashian first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, but received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J was leaked in 2007. Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success soon led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami. Kardashian's personal life soon became subject to widespread media attention. In recent years, Kardashian has grown an influential online and social media presence, including tens of millions of followers on Twitter and Instagram. She has released a variety of products tied to her name, including the successful 2014 mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a variety of clothing and products, and the 2015 photo book Selfish. Her relationship with rapper Kanye West has also received significant media coverage; the couple married in 2014 and they have three children together. Time magazine included Kardashian on their list of 2015's 100 most influential people, while Vogue described her in 2016 as a “pop culture phenomenon.” Critics and admirers have described her as exemplifying the notion of being famous for being famous. She was reported to be the highest-paid reality television personality of 2015, with her total earnings exceeding US$53 million.

Celebrities Undercover - Early life - Netflix

Kardashian was born on October 21, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Robert and Kris (née Houghton). She has an older sister, Kourtney, a younger sister, Khloé, and a younger brother, Rob. Their mother is of Dutch, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry, while their father was a third-generation Armenian-American. After their parents divorced in 1991, her mother married again that year, to Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner), the 1976 Summer Olympics decathlon winner. Through their marriage, Kardashian gained step-brothers Burton “Burt”, Brandon, and Brody; step-sister Casey; and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner. She attended Marymount High School, a Roman Catholic all-girls school in Los Angeles. In 1994, her father represented football player O. J. Simpson during his murder trial. Simpson is Kardashian's godfather. Kardashian's father died in 2003 of cancer. In her 20s, Kardashian was the close friend and stylist of socialite Paris Hilton, through whom she first garnered media attention.

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Der letzte Bulle - Netflix

A police officer reawakens from a coma that has lasted for 20 years. He has to find out how the world has changed.

Der letzte Bulle - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: German

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2010-04-12

Der letzte Bulle - Tom Wlaschiha - Netflix

Thomas Wlaschiha (born June 20, 1973) is a German actor and voice actor. Internationally, he is known for his roles as Jaqen H'ghar in the second, fifth and sixth seasons of the TV series Game of Thrones, as well as Sebastian Berger in the TV series Crossing Lines.

Der letzte Bulle - Film - Netflix

2000: No One Sleeps – Stefan Hein 2001: Enemy at the Gates – Soldier 2004: Pura Vida Ibiza – Felix 2004: Bergkristall – Schafhirt Philipp 2005: Icon – Mercedes Driver 2005: Munich – News Crew at Fürstenfeldbruck 2006: 16 Blocks – Bus Passenger 2006: The Cloud – Hannes 2008: Brideshead Revisited – Kurt 2008: Krabat – Hanzo 2008: Valkyrie – Communications Officer 2011: Stilles Tal (2011) – Olli Reschke 2011: Anonymous – Captain of the Guard (uncredited) 2011: Resistance – Albrecht 2012: Frisch gepresst – Chris 2012: Mann kann, Frau erst recht – Moritz Blank 2013: Ohne Gnade! – Baboo 2013: Rush – Harald Ertl 2014: Mr. Turner – Prince Albert

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Hijack - Netflix

Different music acts take over 4Music with their favourite videos.

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-03

Hijack - A Hijacking - Netflix

A Hijacking (Danish: Kapringen) is a 2012 Danish thriller film written and directed by Tobias Lindholm about a ship hijacking. Pilou Asbæk and Søren Malling star as a cook taken hostage and the CEO that attempts to negotiate for his release, respectively. It premiered at the 69th Venice International Film Festival.

Hijack - Main cast - Netflix

Pilou Asbæk as Mikkel Hartmann Søren Malling as Peter C. Ludvigsen Dar Salim as Lars Vestergaard Roland Møller as Jan Sørensen Gary Skjoldmose Porter as Connor Julian Abdihakin Asgar as Omar Keith Pearson as the captain Amalie Ihle Alstrup as Maria Hartmann

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Justice by Any Means - Netflix

The most gripping half-hour of TV is here. Justice by Any Means plunges viewers into amazing true stories of brave African-American men and women who suffered unimaginable loss and then went toe-to-toe with the bad guys. Hosted by Faith Jenkins ("Judge Faith"), the show delves not only into real crimes but the lives of those that fought to bring the crimes to light.

They are people like Atlanta native Sharon Williams, a struggling single-mom who took on local drug dealers, the Atlanta PD, a would-be serial killer, and her own community to put her daughter's killer behind bars; Marcelle McGee, a newlywed who stopped at nothing to track down the man who raped and nearly murdered her neighbor; then there's JoAnn and Emory McClinton, a quiet, God-fearing couple who spent more than two decades – and exhausted their life-savings – traveling the globe, setting up sting operations, and ultimately hunting down the man who murdered their daughter Lita.

Justice by Any Means - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-07

Justice by Any Means - Preamble to the Constitution of India - Netflix

The preamble to the Constitution of India is a brief introductory statement that sets out the guiding people and principles of the document, and it indicates the source from which the ordinary document derives its authority, meaning,. the people. The hopes and aspirations of the people as well as the ideals before our nation are described in the preamble in clear words. It may be considered as the heart and soul of Constitution. The preamble can be referred to as the preface which highlights the entire Constitution. It was adopted on 26 November 1949 by the Constituent Assembly and came into effect on 26th January 1950.

Justice by Any Means - Democratic - Netflix

The people of India elect their governments by a system of universal adult franchise; popularly known as “one man one vote”. Every citizen of India, 18 years of age and above and not otherwise debarred by law, is entitled to vote.The word 'democratic' not only refers to political but also to social & economic democracy.

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Mokke - Netflix

This is a story about two sisters: Shizuru is a high school student who is able to see ghosts while her younger sister, Mizuki, is haunted by these apparitions. Frustrated by their abilities, their parents decided to entrust the sisters into the care of their grandparents who live in the countryside. As they adapt to life in the countryside, Shizuru and Mizuki begin to learn about the importance of coexisting nature with these apparitions."

Mokke - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2007-10-02

Mokke - Madhouse (company) - Netflix

Madhouse Inc. (株式会社マッドハウス, Kabushiki-gaisha Maddohausu) is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1972 by ex–Mushi Pro animators, including Masao Maruyama, Osamu Dezaki, Rintaro, and Yoshiaki Kawajiri. Madhouse has created and helped to produce many well-known shows, OVAs and films, starting with TV anime series Ace o Nerae! (produced by Tokyo Movie) in 1973, and including Wicked City, Ninja Scroll, Perfect Blue, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, Trigun, Di Gi Charat, Black Lagoon, Death Note, Paprika, Wolf Children and the first season of One-Punch Man. Unlike other studios founded at this time such as AIC and J.C.Staff, their strength was and is primarily in TV shows and theatrical features. Expanding from the initial Mushi Pro staff, Madhouse recruited such important directors as Morio Asaka, Masayuki Kojima, and Satoshi Kon during the 1990s. Their staff roster expanded in the 2000s to include Mamoru Hosoda, Takeshi Koike, and Mitsuo Iso, as well as many younger television directors. The studio was also responsible for the first Beyblade anime series as well as the Dragon Drive anime, and the 2011 anime adaptation of Hunter × Hunter. The studio often collaborates with known manga artists, including Naoki Urasawa and Clamp. Madhouse produced adaptations of Urasawa's YAWARA!, Master Keaton and Monster, with Masayuki Kojima helming the later two. The company has animated a number of CLAMP's titles, including Tokyo Babylon, two versions of X (a theatrical movie and a TV series), Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, and CLAMP in Wonderland.

Mokke - Pre-2000s - Netflix

Nobody's Boy: Remi (1977–1978) Treasure Island (1978–1979) Galactic Patrol Lensman (1984–1985) Yawara! (1989–1992) DNA² (1994) Azuki-chan (1995–1998) Trigun (1998) Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000) Master Keaton (1998–2000) Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden (1998–1999) Super Doll Licca-chan (1998–1999) Pet Shop of Horrors (1999) Jubei-chan: The Secret of the Lovely Eyepatch (1999) Di Gi Charat (1999–2001) Reign: The Conqueror (1999) Magic User's Club (1999) Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden V (1999–2000)

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No, Honestly - Netflix

No, Honestly featured Clara and Charles "CD" Danby, a newlywed couple. Clara was a ditzy dreamer who hoped to write books for children. Charles, by contrast, was a struggling actor with a more serious streak. At the start of each episode, the couple appeared in front of an audience telling stories about their first meeting, courtship and life as newlyweds. The entire programme, therefore, was a series of flashbacks as the couple recounted the earlier days of their romance.

No, Honestly - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1974-10-04

No, Honestly - Olivia Newton-John - Netflix

Olivia Newton-John, (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five number-one and ten other top ten Billboard Hot 100 singles, and two number-one Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles (including two platinum) and 14 of her albums (including two platinum and four double platinum) have been certified gold by the RIAA. She has sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. She starred in the musical film Grease, and its soundtrack is one of the most successful in history, with the single “You're the One That I Want”, with John Travolta, one of the best selling singles. Newton-John has been a long-time activist for environmental and animal rights issues. In remission from breast cancer from 1992 until its metastasis that was discovered in 2017, she has been an advocate for health awareness, becoming involved with various charities, health products, and fundraising efforts. Her business interests have included launching several product lines for Koala Blue and co-owning the Gaia Retreat & Spa in Australia. Newton-John has been married twice. She is the mother of one daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, with her first husband, actor Matt Lattanzi. She married John Easterling in 2008.

No, Honestly - Tours - Netflix

Co-headlining The Main Event Tour (with John Farnham and Anthony Warlow) (1998) Two Strong Hearts Tour (with John Farnham (2015) LIV ON In Concert (with Beth Nielsen Chapman and Amy Sky)(2017) Residency Show Summer Nights (concert tour) (2014–2016)

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Ross Kemp on Gangs - Netflix

Ross Kemp on Gangs sees former star of BBC's Eastenders and journalist Ross Kemp travelling the world and meeting with some of the most dangerous people in the world. Thanks to the determination and dedication of the team that made this series, it was rightly awarded a BAFTA in 2007 for 'Best Factual Series'.

Ross Kemp on Gangs - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-06-08

Ross Kemp on Gangs - Pollsmoor Prison - Netflix

Pollsmoor Prison, officially, Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison is a prison in the Cape Town suburb of Tokai in South Africa. Nelson Mandela was one of the most famous people imprisoned there. He described Pollsmoor Prison as “the truth of Oscar Wilde's haunting line about the tent of blue that prisoners call the sky.” Pollsmoor is a maximum security prison with little means in the way of escape. Some of South Africa's most dangerous criminals are held in Pollsmoor Prison. The prison has a staff of 1,278 and the capacity to accommodate 4,336 offenders, but the current inmate population is over 7,000 (a figure which fluctuates daily). Marlene Lehnberg, known as The Scissor Murderess served her sentence in Pollsmoor but was paroled in 1986. Walter Sisulu and Ahmed Kathrada, both anti-apartheid activists, were also incarcerated at Pollsmoor. Alan Boesak served his prison term here after he was convicted of fraud in 2000.

Ross Kemp on Gangs - Structure of the prison - Netflix

Since it was established in 1964, the prison has been systematically expanded, so that Pollsmoor today comprises five prisons: The Admission Centre serves a number of the courts in the Cape Peninsula (Cape Town, Mitchell's Plain, Somerset West and Wynberg). Medium A Prison houses both awaiting trial and sentenced juveniles between the ages of 14 and 17. Medium B Prison houses sentenced adult males. Medium C Prison houses sentenced adult males with sentences of up to a year, sentenced adult males on day-parole or soon-to-be-released males. The Female Prison houses juvenile (under 18) and adult women, both awaiting-trial and sentenced. There are also a number of infants under the age of 2 living in the Female Prison.

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Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Netflix

Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new and fascinating light on some of the greatest plays ever written. He asks the question: "What came first, Englishness, or Shakespeare's idea of it?" and produces a persuasive argument in favour of the latter.

Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-06-22

Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Patrick Robinson (actor) - Netflix

Patrick Robinson (born 6 November 1963) is an English actor, best known for playing the character of staff nurse and later charge nurse (in early years of the show) and in later years, Consultant Martin “Ash” Ashford in the long-running medical drama series Casualty on BBC One.

Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Early life - Netflix

Robinson was the fifth of seven children born to a Jamaican-immigrant electrician father and his English-born wife. Robinson joined the South East London School Drama Group aged 14. The cousin of footballer and TV personality Ian Wright, Robinson was offered a trial at Southampton F.C., which he turned down to attend additional drama classes. After studying architecture for a year, he left to join the Robert Stigwood organisation as a messenger boy. He then graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

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The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin - Netflix

The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin follows young Teddy Ruxpin as he leaves his home on the island of Rillonia with his best friend Grubby to follow an ancient map which leads him to find a collection of crystals on the mainland of Grundo. With the help of his new friend Newton Gimmick, Teddy and Grubby discover the magical powers of what turns out to be an ancestral treasure as well as an organization with ambitions to use it for evil. Along the way, Teddy learns the long-lost history of his species and clues to the location of his missing father.

The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1987-09-14

The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin - Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears - Netflix

Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears is an American animated television series that first aired in the United States from 1985 to 1991. The series was the first animated production by Walt Disney Animation Television, and loosely inspired by the gummy bear candies; Disney CEO Michael Eisner was struck with inspiration for the show when his son requested the candies one day. The series premiered on NBC on September 14, 1985, and aired there for four seasons. The series moved to ABC for one season from 1989 to 1990 (airing alongside The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh as the Gummi Bears-Winnie the Pooh Hour), and concluded on September 6, 1991 as part of the Disney Afternoon television syndication package. Of the series' 65 shows, 30 consisted of two 11-minute cartoons, thereby bringing the series total to 95 distinct episodes overall. The show is well-remembered for its theme music, written by Michael and Patty Silversher; and for the “gummiberry juice”, a type of magic potion granting the bears the ability to bounce away from their hunters. The theme song was performed by Joseph Williams. The series was later rebroadcast on the syndicated Disney Afternoon block, and rerun on the Disney Afternoon through the summer of 1991. In later years, it was shown on The Disney Channel (from October 7, 1991 to at least January 1997), and later on Toon Disney, with its most recent televised airing occurring on December 28, 2001. Seasons 1 to 3 of the series were released on DVD on November 14, 2006.

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The Story Of... - Netflix

A Story Of... is a documentary series that celebrates the stories of the nation's best-loved entertainers.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-30

The Story Of... - The Story of Civilization - Netflix

The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an eleven-volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader. The volumes sold well for many years, and sets of them were frequently offered by book clubs. An unabridged audiobook production of all eleven volumes was produced by the Books on Tape company and was read by Alexander Adams (aka Grover Gardner). The series was written over a span of more than four decades. It totals four million words across nearly 10,000 pages, but is incomplete. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers the history of the East to 1933), Will Durant stated that he wanted to include the history of the West to the early 20th century. However, the series ends with The Age of Napoleon because the Durants both died – she in her 80s and he in his 90s – before they could complete additional volumes. The first six volumes of The Story of Civilization are credited to Will Durant alone, with Ariel recognized only in the Acknowledgements. Beginning with The Age of Reason Begins, Ariel is credited as a co-author. The series won a Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1968 with the 10th volume in the series, “Rousseau and Revolution.” In the preface to the first volume, Durant states his intention to make the series in 5 volumes, although this would not turn out to be the case.

The Story Of... - II. The Life of Greece (1939) - Netflix

The Decline and Fall of Greek Freedom: 399–322 BC Philip Letters and Arts in the Fourth Century The Zenith of Philosophy Alexander “The class war had turned democracy into a contest in legislative looting.” (p. 554)

This volume covers Ancient Greece and the Hellenistic Near East down to the Roman conquest. Aegean Prelude: 3500–1000 BC Crete Before Agamemnon The Heroic Age

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The Tragedy of W - Netflix

Takei Emi playing two different characters with the exact same face. One is Mako, the future successor of a billion-dollar pharmaceutical conglomerate. She has always lived in comfort, but yearns for freedom. The other character is Satsuki, a lowly cleaner in a show pub who lives in solitude and destitution, and would do anything to get money, including prostituing her own body. One day, they met and decided to exchange lives.

The Tragedy of W - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 54 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-26

The Tragedy of W - W's Tragedy - Netflix

W's Tragedy (Wの悲劇, Daburyū no Higeki) is a 1984 Japanese film directed by Shinichirō Sawai, based on the novel by Shizuko Natsuki (published in English under the title Murder at Mt. Fuji). At the 9th Japan Academy Prize it won three awards and received three other nominations.

The Tragedy of W - Awards and nominations - Netflix

9th Japan Academy Prize Won: Best Director - Shinichirō Sawai Won: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Yoshiko Mita Won: Best Sound Recording - Fumio Hashimoto Nominated: Best Picture Nominated: Best Screenplay - Haruhiko Arai and Shinichirō Sawai Nominated: Best Actress - Hiroko Yakushimaru 27th Blue Ribbon Awards Won: Best Actress - Hiroko Yakushimaru 10th Hochi Film Award Won: Best Supporting Actress - Yoshiko Mita 7th Yokohama Film Festival 3rd Best Film

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Welcher & Welcher - Netflix

Shaun Micallef plays Q.C Welcher, a man driven by a massive ego. A solicitor who fancies himself as a barrister, Welcher is striving to be like his father, who started the firm. Pompous, arrogant and elitist, he looks the part and acts the part, but inside, he is full of insecurities and happens to be terribly accident-prone. Welcher is blessed with the initials Q. C, which despite his best efforts, will be the closest he ever gets to Queen's Council.

Welcher & Welcher - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2003-02-06

Welcher & Welcher - Joseph N. Welch - Netflix

Joseph Nye Welch (October 22, 1890 – October 6, 1960) was an American lawyer who served as the chief counsel for the United States Army while it was under investigation for Communist activities by Senator Joseph McCarthy's Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, an investigation known as the Army–McCarthy hearings. His confrontation with McCarthy during the hearings, in which he famously asked McCarthy “At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” is seen as a turning point in the history of McCarthyism.

Welcher & Welcher - Filmography - Netflix

Anatomy of a Murder (1959) – Judge Weaver

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Wild Grinders - Netflix

From the mind of pro-skateboarder, Rob Dyrdek, come this rad new series based on Dyrdek's younger years as a skateboarder packed with a whole lot of awesome!

Lil Rob and his wacky crew of energetic skateboarders, the Wild Grinders, are all about having fun and grinding their way through Sprawl City! Whether it's filming stunts on homemade ramps or the local skate park, the Wild Grinders always seem to come up against their "evil nemesis" Stubford Hucksterball, clumsy skater and son of local industrialist, Track Hucksterball of Hucksterball Industries. No matter what the adventure, the Wild Grinders have what it takes to find their way out of trouble and make it home in time for dinner.

Wild Grinders - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-27

Wild Grinders - Bubble Gum Interactive - Netflix

Bubble Gum Interactive is an independent game and entertainment development studio headquartered in Sydney, Australia. The company was founded in 2010 by Paul Gray and Phil Mason. Bubble Gum Interactive has designed mobile titles for use on smartphones and tablets and produced games and interactive apps for brands in several industries.

Wild Grinders - Lilac & Lynx - Netflix

A new game called Lilac & Lynx is currently in development. The game stars Lilac, a vampire girl, and Lynx, her werewolf friend. The game is a variation of the bubble shooter genre. The main characters travel the world, using their magical powers to protect the world from the forces of darkness. The game was slated to launch in 2015, but has not been released yet.

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Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom - Netflix

Three-part series that looks at a year in Alaska, revealing the stories of pioneering Alaskans, both animal and human, as they battle the elements and reap the benefits of nature's seasonal gold rush.

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-04

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom - List of television programmes broadcast by the BBC - Netflix

This is a list of television programmes broadcast by the BBC either currently broadcast or previously broadcast on the BBC in the United Kingdom. Children's television programmes can be found at List of BBC children's television programmes.

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Alaskan Steel Men - Netflix

Alaskan Steel Men, is set in remote Kodiak, Alaska, following the adventures of a team of extreme heavy metal welders. Dennis and his wife Theresa own Quality Marine Alaska and have assembled some of the best welders and pipe fitters in the business. Their weapon in the war against Mother Nature is fire and steel. The conditions in Kodiak are brutal. One mistake can cost lives. From welding underwater in icy cold seas and saving sinking fishing boats, to sealing a crack inside a floating barge that's getting crushed by epic ice flows, the team at QMA takes on the most dangerous emergencies in Alaska. Dennis and his men are fearless, tough as nails and never hesitate to put their lives on the line to get the job done.

Alaskan Steel Men - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-30

Alaskan Steel Men - Harry Lowell - Netflix

Harry Jason Lowell (born December 12, 1971) is an American television and feature film producer. He is best known for producing television episodes of “Alaskan Steel Men”, Modern Marvels and the feature film Locked In starring Ben Barnes, Eliza Dushku and Sarah Roemer.

Alaskan Steel Men - Bio - Netflix

Harry Lowell was born in Chicago, Illinois and began his television career as a broadcast producer with advertising agencies including Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Interpublic Group of Companies and The Garage. Lowell is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and has won numerous awards for his work including a Clio Award, Chicago International Film Festival Award and a London Advertising Award.

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Apocalypse 101 - Netflix

If the floodwaters rise, if the virus spreads, if the bombs go off, these men are ready. Meet four former Marines who believe they have what it takes to survive almost any doomsday scenario. Joel, Mark, Mike and Jimmy own Forge Survival Supply; their mission is to use what they have on hand to teach and test their clients' survival skills.

Apocalypse 101 - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-03-12

Apocalypse 101 - This Is the End - Netflix

This Is the End is a 2013 American disaster adventure comedy film written and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (in their directorial debuts) and stars Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson. The story features real life actors playing fictionalized versions of themselves in the aftermath of a global biblical apocalypse. The film premiered at the Fox Village Theater on June 3, 2013 and was released in the United States on June 14, 2013 by Columbia Pictures, before being re-released on September 6, 2013. The film grossed $126 million on a $32 million budget.

Apocalypse 101 - Critical response - Netflix

On Rotten Tomatoes the film holds an approval rating of 82% based on 214 reviews, with an average rating of 7.1/10. The site's critical consensus reads, “Energetic, self-deprecating performances and enough guffaw-inducing humor make up for the flaws in This Is the End's loosely written script.” On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 67 out of 100, based on 41 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”. On CinemaScore, audiences gave the film an average grade of “B+” on an A+ to F scale. Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly gave the film a letter grade of “A”, saying, “You could sit through a year's worth of Hollywood comedies and still not see anything that's genuinely knock-your-socks-off audacious. But This Is the End . . truly is. It's the wildest screen comedy in a long time and also the smartest, the most fearlessly inspired and the snort-out-loud funniest.” Brian D. Johnson of Maclean's wrote, “There could be worse ways to experience the apocalypse than with a party of stoned celebrities at James Franco's house. For one thing, his epic art collection can be used to board up the cracking walls against demons and zombies. That's the screwball scenario of This Is the End...The film unfolds as a profanely funny showbiz parody. But with perfect timing, it also sends up a genre that has recently gone viral at the multiplex: the apoca-blockbuster.” At the other end of the spectrum, Canada's The Globe and Mail compared the film to the interminable wait for a cancelled bus, giving it one and a half stars out of five. The critic referred to the actors in the film as “the lazy, the privileged and the mirthless”.

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Born Naughty? - Netflix

Dr. Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies and Dr. Ravi Jayaram help children with behavioural problems, and their long-suffering parents.

Born Naughty? - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-05-14

Born Naughty? - Priya Anjali Rai - Netflix

Priya Anjali Rai (born December 25, 1977), also known as Priya Rai, is an Indian born American pornographic actress. She has worked for renowned porn production companies like Brazzers and Naughty America.

Born Naughty? - Early life - Netflix

Rai was born in New Delhi and was adopted by an American couple at age 2. She was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota and attended Arizona State University, where she studied marketing.

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In Search of Shakespeare - Netflix

A four part series exploring the life of the world's greatest and most famous writer. Presenter-led, mixing travel, adventure, live action interviews and specially shot documentary and live action sequences with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

A History series - it focuses not on the plays, but on the history and sets the life of the poet in the extraordinary times in which he lived. We are introduced to the dark world of Queen Elizabeth's police state - a time of surveillance, militarism and foreign wars. We are reminded that Shakespeare lived through the Spanish Armada, the Gunpowder Plot, the colonisation of the New World and the beginnings of British power in America.

But most importantly Shakespeare also lived through England's Cultural Revolution: an enforced split with the old medieval English spirit world which was to lead the English people into a brave new Protestant future. A split which defined Shakespeare's life -and our modern world.

In Search of Shakespeare - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-11-14

In Search of Shakespeare - Shakespeare's life - Netflix

William Shakespeare was an actor, playwright, poet, and theatre entrepreneur in London during the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras. He was baptised on 26 April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity Church. At age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway with whom he had three children. He died in his home town of Stratford on 23 April 1616 at the age of 52. Though more is known about Shakespeare's life than those of most other Elizabethan and Jacobean writers, few personal biographical facts survive about him, which is unsurprising in the light of his social status as a commoner, the low esteem in which his profession was held, and the general lack of interest of the time in the personal lives of writers. Information about his life derives from public instead of private documents: vital records, real estate and tax records, lawsuits, records of payments, and references to Shakespeare and his works in printed and hand-written texts. Nevertheless, hundreds of biographies have been written and more continue to be, most of which rely on inferences and the historical context of the 70 or so hard facts recorded about Shakespeare the man, a technique that sometimes leads to embellishment or unwarranted interpretation of the documented record.

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Shakespeare's reputation Shakespeare's Way William Shakespeare's religion

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Live Talk - Netflix

A rebranding of the popular 'Loose Women' series saw the show move to a new location and joined by new presenters as the series aimed to become more relevant to the news of the day, with two series airing between 2000 and 2001. Many of the cast of 'Loose Women' at the time left the show due to it relocating, however some remained. In the same way, some of the new presenters who joined the series made the transition back to 'Loose Women' when it returned in 2001.

Live Talk - Netflix

Type: Talk Show

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2000-09-25

Live Talk - Talk Talk - Netflix

Talk Talk were an English rock band formed in 1981, led by Mark Hollis (vocals, guitar, piano), Lee Harris (drums), and Paul Webb (bass). The group achieved early chart success with the synth-pop singles “Talk Talk” (1982), “It's My Life” and “Such a Shame” (both 1984) before moving towards more experimental music in the mid-1980s, pioneering what became known as post-rock. Talk Talk achieved widespread critical success, while selling records in Europe and the UK with the singles “Life's What You Make It” (1985) and “Living in Another World” (1986), and in 1988 they released their fourth album Spirit of Eden, which was critically acclaimed yet commercially less successful. Friction with the band's label, EMI, resulted in legal action and countersuing. Webb departed, and the band switched to Polydor for their final album, 1991's Laughing Stock, but split soon afterwards. Singer Mark Hollis released one solo album in 1998 before retiring from the music industry. The band's founding bass player and drummer, Paul Webb and Lee Harris, played in several bands together; long-term collaborator Tim Friese-Greene continued in the business as a musician and producer. Talk Talk saw a mild resurgence in popularity after the band No Doubt covered their highest charting US single, “It's My Life” in 2003.

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Royalty - Netflix

Royalty - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: Dutch

Status: Running

Runtime: 40 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-03

Royalty - Royalty (mixtape) - Netflix

Royalty (stylized as R O Y A L T Y) is the sixth mixtape by American recording artist Donald Glover, under the stage name Childish Gambino. It was released by Glassnote Records on July 4, 2012. The album has many featured artists and is produced by Glover and his co-producer Ludwig Goransson, as well as Beck, Boi-1da and Skywlkr. This is notably different from how Glover operates on other projects, as he has been known to not work with other artists much in his music.

Royalty - Critical reception - Netflix

Consequence of Sound's Chris Coplan gave the mixtape three out of five stars and found it “light on the punch lines, heavy on the swag, and an overall mighty declaration of newfound skill and confidence despite a few missteps” such as “lazy sing-talking”. Corban Goble of Stereogum complimented the guest rappers and observed “a surprising amount of quality and variety for a free mixtape.” Giving it a score of 8.3 out of 10, Adam Vitcavage of Paste praised Gambino's wordplay and cited the mixtape as “easily his most ambitious and controversial [release] yet.” Although he felt it lacks the “sincerity and unique nature of Camp”, Jason Gardner of AbsolutePunk rated the mixtape a 78% and wrote that “the rough and tumble beats and much less punchline-glazed lyricism make this mixtape a worthwhile experience both for creator and listener.”

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The Secret History of Our Streets - Netflix

In 1886 Charles Booth embarked on an ambitious plan to visit every one of London's streets to record the social conditions of residents. His project took him 17 years. Once he had finished he had constructed a ground-breaking series of maps which recorded the social class and standing of inhabitants. These maps transformed the way Victorians felt about their capital city. This series takes six archetypal London streets as they are now, discovering how they have fared since Booth's day. Booth colour coded each street, from yellow for the 'servant keeping classes', down to black for the 'vicious and semi-criminal'. With the aid of maps the series explores why certain streets have been transformed from desperate slums to become some of the most desirable and valuable property in the UK, whilst others have barely changed. This landmark series features residents past and present, e...

The Secret History of Our Streets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-06-06

The Secret History of Our Streets - The Secret History of Our Streets - Netflix

The Secret History of Our Streets is a BBC documentary series that examined, through the example of six London streets, how London has changed since Charles Booth's survey of social conditions began in 1886. The streets were: Arnold Circus, Bethnal Green. Caledonian Road, Islington. Camberwell Grove, Southwark. Deptford High Street, south east London. Portland Road, Notting Hill. Reverdy Road, Bermondsey. A second series examined the history of three streets and estates in Scotland: The Fittie Squares, Aberdeen Duke Street, Glasgow The Moray Estate, Edinburgh

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A House Through Time

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UpRooted - Netflix

Cordon Bleu-trained cook and enthusiastic food-lover Sarah Sharratt navigates her way through a new life in rural France, experiencing as much of the culture, people and food as she can until she is UpRooted.

UpRooted - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-01

UpRooted - Uprooted (novel) - Netflix

Uprooted is a 2015 high fantasy novel written by Naomi Novik. The book is standalone, unlike Novik's other fantasy series. Ellen DeGeneres will produce the movie adaptation; Warner Brothers purchased the rights.

UpRooted - Reception - Netflix

Uprooted won the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novel, the 2016 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, and the 2016 Mythopoeic Award in the category Adult Literature. It was also nominated for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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Семнадцать мгновений весны - Netflix

Семнадцать мгновений весны - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Russian

Status: Ended

Runtime: 70 minutes

Premier: 1973-08-11

Семнадцать мгновений весны - Vyacheslav Shalevich - Netflix

Vyacheslav Anatolievich Shalevich (Russian: Вячесла́в Анато́льевич Шале́вич; 27 May 1934 – 21 December 2016) was a Soviet-Russian film, theatre actor and a People's Artist of the RSFSR.

Семнадцать мгновений весны - Honors - Netflix

Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1971) People's Artist of the RSFSR (1979) State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of literature and art in 1994 (29 May 1995) Order of Friendship of Peoples (6 May 1994) - for his great contribution in the field of theatrical art Winner of the Government of Moscow (1996) Order of Honour(1 November 2001) - for many years of fruitful activity in the field of culture and art, a great contribution to strengthening friendship and cooperation between the nations Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”, 4th class (27 May 2004) - for his great contribution in the development of theatrical art '.

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All Gardens Great and Small - Netflix

Dee Hart Dyke, one of Britain's best amateur gardeners, visits open gardens around the country and tries converting her daughter Miranda Hart to the joys of horticulture

All Gardens Great and Small - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-08-21

All Gardens Great and Small - Shalimar Gardens, Lahore - Netflix

The Shalimar Gardens (Punjabi, Urdu: شالیمار باغ‬‎), sometimes spelt Shalamar Gardens, is a Mughal garden complex located in Lahore, capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab. The gardens date from the period when the Mughal Empire was at its artistic and aesthetic zenith, and are now one of Pakistan's most popular tourist destinations. The Shalimar Gardens were laid out as a Persian paradise garden intended to create a representation of an earthly utopia in which humans co-exist in perfect harmony with all elements of nature. Construction of the gardens began in 1641 during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan, and was completed in 1642. In 1981 the Shalimar Gardens were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as they embody Mughal garden design at the apogee of its development.

All Gardens Great and Small - Location - Netflix

The Shalimar Gardens are located near Baghbanpura along the Grand Trunk Road some 5 kilometers northeast of Lahore's Walled City.

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Boys and Girls Alone - Netflix

An ambitious and sometimes controversial four-part documentary series sees ten boys and ten girls aged between eight and eleven being given the chance to experience life without mum and dad for two weeks. Living in two 'villages' and separated on gender lines, they decide everything about how they live - what they do, what they eat, when they get up, whether they clean and wash and how they organise and entertain themselves. Who will cope best without mum and dad? And who will build the better world - boys or girls?

Boys and Girls Alone - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-02-03

Boys and Girls Alone - Girls / Girls / Boys - Netflix

“Girls / Girls / Boys” is a song by American rock band Panic! at the Disco. It was released as the third single from their fourth studio album, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, on October 8, 2013. The music video for the song, directed by DJay Brawner, was also released on the day after. It peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart. It was also the final single released while drummer Spencer Smith was part of the band.

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Disjointed - Netflix

Disjointed is a workplace comedy starring Kathy Bates as a lifelong advocate for legalization who's finally living her dream as the owner of an L.A.–area cannabis dispensary. Joining her are three budtenders, her twenty-something son and a deeply troubled security guard. All of them are more or less constantly high.

Disjointed - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-08-25

Disjointed - Russia - Netflix

Russia (Russian: Росси́я, tr. Rossiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə]), officially the Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, tr. Rossiyskaya Federatsiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə fʲɪdʲɪˈratsɨjə]), is a country in Eurasia. At 17,125,200 square kilometres (6,612,100 sq mi), Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

Disjointed - Transport - Netflix

Major sea ports of Russia include Rostov-on-Don on the Azov Sea, Novorossiysk on the Black Sea, Astrakhan and Makhachkala on the Caspian, Kaliningrad and St Petersburg on the Baltic, Arkhangelsk on the White Sea, Murmansk on the Barents Sea, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Vladivostok on the Pacific Ocean. In 2008 the country owned 1,448 merchant marine ships. The world's only fleet of nuclear-powered icebreakers advances the economic exploitation of the Arctic continental shelf of Russia and the development of sea trade through the Northern Sea Route between Europe and East Asia. By total length of pipelines Russia is second only to the United States. Currently many new pipeline projects are being realized, including Nord Stream and South Stream natural gas pipelines to Europe, and the Eastern Siberia – Pacific Ocean oil pipeline (ESPO) to the Russian Far East and China. Russia has 1,216 airports, the busiest being Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo, and Vnukovo in Moscow, and Pulkovo in St. Petersburg. Typically, major Russian cities have well-developed systems of public transport, with the most common varieties of exploited vehicles being bus, trolleybus and tram. Seven Russian cities, namely Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Samara, Yekaterinburg, and Kazan, have underground metros, while Volgograd features a metrotram. The total length of metros in Russia is 465.4 kilometres (289.2 mi). Moscow Metro and Saint Petersburg Metro are the oldest in Russia, opened in 1935 and 1955 respectively. These two are among the fastest and busiest metro systems in the world, and some of them are famous for rich decorations and unique designs of their stations, which is a common tradition in Russian metros and railways.

Railway transport in Russia is mostly under the control of the state-run Russian Railways monopoly. The company accounts for over 3.6% of Russia's GDP and handles 39% of the total freight traffic (including pipelines) and more than 42% of passenger traffic. The total length of common-used railway tracks exceeds 85,500 km (53,127 mi), second only to the United States. Over 44,000 km (27,340 mi) of tracks are electrified, which is the largest number in the world, and additionally there are more than 30,000 km (18,641 mi) of industrial non-common carrier lines. Railways in Russia, unlike in the most of the world, use broad gauge of 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 27⁄32 in), with the exception of 957 km (595 mi) on Sakhalin island using narrow gauge of 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in). The most renowned railway in Russia is Trans-Siberian (Transsib), spanning a record 7 time zones and serving the longest single continuous services in the world, Moscow-Vladivostok (9,259 km (5,753 mi)), Moscow–Pyongyang (10,267 km (6,380 mi)) and Kiev–Vladivostok (11,085 km (6,888 mi)). As of 2006 Russia had 933,000 km of roads, of which 755,000 were paved. Some of these make up the Russian federal motorway system. With a large land area the road density is the lowest of all the G8 and BRIC countries. Much of Russia's inland waterways, which total 102,000 km (63,380 mi), are made up of natural rivers or lakes. In the European part of the country the network of channels connects the basins of major rivers. Russia's capital, Moscow, is sometimes called “the port of the five seas”, because of its waterway connections to the Baltic, White, Caspian, Azov and Black Seas.

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Game Changers - Netflix

Game Changersfeatures the NFL Network's Coach Steve Mariucci with players in sit-down interviews, film study, and on-field drills. He will be joined by NFL legends Michael Irvin, Warren Sapp, and Willie McGinest, along with the NFL Network's Charles Davis, who will work one-on-one with the prospects to help prepare them to play their best at the next level. Filmed exclusively at Athletes' Performance in Phoenix, Ariz., Game Changers features Athletes' Performance-trained top prospects Blaine Gabbert, Christian Ponder, Marcell Dareus, Aldon Smith, Prince Amukamara, Aaron Williams, A.J. Green, and Greg Little, along with Mark Herzlich, another top prospect for the NFL Draft. Special guest appearances are also made by Athletes' Performance athletes Brandon Burton, Marcus Cannon, and NFL veteran Richie Incognito.

Game Changers - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-29

Game Changers - Ozzy Lusth - Netflix

Oscar Lusth (born August 23, 1981, in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico) is an American reality show veteran contestant who has appeared on several shows, including Survivor: Cook Islands, where he finished as the runner-up; Survivor: Micronesia; and Survivor: South Pacific. He also competed in the 34th edition of Survivor: Game Changers; and the second season of American Ninja Warrior He also appeared on the Playboy reality series, Foursome.

Game Changers - Game Changers - Netflix

Lusth returned for a fourth time in the 34th season, Survivor: Game Changers. This made him one of only four contestants at the time to ever compete on Survivor four times—the others being “Boston Rob” Mariano, Rupert Boneham, and fellow Game Changers contestant Cirie Fields. On Day 16, Lusth attended his first Tribal Council, where he joined the majority in voting out two-time winner Sandra Diaz-Twine. He had to go to Tribal Council again on Day 18, when he joined the majority in eliminating Jeff Varner. He was ultimately blindsided on Day 24 for being too big of a physical threat. He placed 12th and was the second member of the jury. At Final Tribal Council, he praised finalist Brad Culpepper for his gameplay and voted for Culpepper to win, although Sarah Lacina would ultimately win the title of “Sole Survivor.”

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Holliston - Netflix

Holliston is an American horror television series with humorous elements created by Adam Green, which debuted on April 3, 2012 on FEARnet as their first ever original series. The series stars creator Adam Green as Adam and Joe Lynch as Joe, who are college grads that are chasing their dream to become horror filmmakers, whilst not quite making ends meet working at a local cable access station. The series is produced by Green's own production company 'ArieScope Pictures', in association with 'A Bigger Boat'. On April 17, 2012, not long after the show's premiere, FEARnet announced that it had picked up Holliston for a second season scheduled for summer 2013. The show has had several guest stars throughout season one such as comedian Seth Green, Candyman's Tony Todd and Halloween's Danielle Harris.

Holliston - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-03

Holliston - Holliston Coleman - Netflix

Holliston Taylor Coleman (born June 30, 1992) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for starring in the Paramount feature film, Bless the Child, and her recurring role in the television series Medium.

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I Am Jazz - Netflix

Meet Jazz Jennings! Although born male, Jazz is a transgender female and has been living as a girl since kindergarten. Parents Jeanette and Greg have spent the years finding doctors to treat their daughter, while fighting the discrimination and misconceptions associated with what it means to be transgender. But, now that Jazz is 14, she is on the brink of the biggest challenge of her life: high school.

Not only does Jazz face the normal struggles of a 14 year-old girl; boy crazy friends, mood swings, and body image issues, she must also contend with the unique challenges of being a transgender girl. Jazz is on a regimen of hormone therapy so that she can look and develop like the other girls in her school. But, Jazz struggles with comparing herself, and the lagging pace of her breast development to her friends.

In four short years, Jeanette and Greg's youngest daughter will be a candidate for gender reassignment surgery. With that decision on the horizon, they must first survive four years of High School. With unconditional love and humor this close-knit family works together to face the many challenges ahead.

I Am Jazz - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-07-15

I Am Jazz - All That Jazz (film) - Netflix

All That Jazz is a 1979 American musical drama film directed by Bob Fosse. The screenplay, by Robert Alan Aurthur and Fosse, is a semi-autobiographical fantasy based on aspects of Fosse's life and career as a dancer, choreographer and director. The film was inspired by Fosse's manic effort to edit his film Lenny while simultaneously staging the 1975 Broadway musical Chicago. It borrows its title from the Kander and Ebb tune “All That Jazz” in that production. The film won the Palme d'Or at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival. In 2001, All That Jazz was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.

I Am Jazz - Cast - Netflix

Roy Scheider as Joseph “Joe” Gideon

Keith Gordon as young Joe

Jessica Lange as “Angelique”, the angel of death Leland Palmer as Audrey Paris, Gideon's ex-wife Ann Reinking as Katie Jagger, Gideon's current girlfriend. Cliff Gorman as Davis Newman, the “Stand-Up” Ben Vereen as O'Connor Flood Erzsébet Földi as Michelle Gideon, Joe's daughter David Margulies as Larry Goldie Michael Tolan as Dr. Ballinger Max Wright as Joshua Penn William LeMassena as Jonesy Hecht Deborah Geffner as Victoria Porter John Lithgow as Lucas Sergeant Jules Fisher as Jules Chris Chase as Leslie Perry, film critic Anthony Holland as Paul Sandahl Bergman, Eileen Casey, Bruce Anthony Davis, Gary Flannery, Jennifer Nairn-Smith, Danny Ruvolo, Leland Schwantes, John Sowinski, Candace Tovar, and Rima Vetter as Principal dancers Ben Masters as Dr. Garry Robert Levine as Dr. Hyman C. C. H. Pounder as Nurse Blake Wallace Shawn as Assistant Insurance Man Tito Goya as Hospital Assistant Michael Hinton (uncredited) as Band Drummer

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Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel - Netflix

Howie Mandel introduces a comedy gala featuring performances from Jeff Ross, Pete Holmes, Jim Breuer, Fortune Feimster, Vladimir Caamaño and Marina Franklin.

Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-18

Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel - Just for Laughs - Netflix

Just for Laughs (French: Juste pour rire) is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1983, it is the largest international comedy festival in the world.

Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel - TV shows - Netflix

Tapings from festival performances have been featured in Just for Laughs-branded television programs and specials, which have aired on channels such as CBC Television, The Comedy Network (including the original Just for Laughs series, as well as a new series that premiered in 2013, Just for Laughs: All Access), and TVA. The festival has also lent its name to a hidden camera comedy series, Just for Laughs: Gags, which has also been aired by various Canadian channels, and has been sold internationally.

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Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Netflix

Trevor McDonald travels to Las Vegas and meets some of the 1.3 million inhabitants whose lives play out in the shadow of the strip.

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-07

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - CSI (franchise) - Netflix

CSI is a media franchise of American television programs created by Anthony E. Zuiker. The first three CSI series follow the work of forensic scientists as they unveil the circumstances behind mysterious deaths, while the fourth series, CSI: Cyber, emphasizes behavioral psychology and how it can be applied to cyber forensics. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, began on October 6, 2000, and ran for fifteen full seasons. Starring William Petersen, Ted Danson, Marg Helgenberger, Elisabeth Shue, and Laurence Fishburne, the series concluded its run with a two-hour finale entitled Immortality on September 27, 2015. The series original lead characters, Gil Grissom and Catherine Willows, were based upon LVMPD Crime Scene Analysts Daniel Holstein and Yolanda McClary. CSI's first spin-off and the second series within the franchise is CSI: Miami, which ran for ten seasons between 2002 and 2012 and was canceled on May 13, 2012. Miami stars David Caruso and Emily Procter, with its lead character, Horatio Caine, based upon LAPD bomb squad technician Detective John Haynes. In 2004, CSI: Miami spun off CSI: NY, the third series in the franchise and the only indirect spin-off of CSI. It was canceled after nine seasons on May 10, 2013. The series starred Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, and Sela Ward. In 2014, CSI spun off CSI: Cyber, its second direct spin-off and the fourth series in the franchise. Cyber premiered in 2015, and starred Patricia Arquette and franchise alum Ted Danson – the only actor to appear as a series regular in more than one CSI series. The lead character, Avery Ryan, was inspired by cyber-psychologist Mary Aiken who was attached to the series as a producer. The final active series, CSI: Cyber, was canceled on May 12, 2016. A total of 797 episodes of the CSI franchise have aired.

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Comics - Netflix

There have been a number of comic books based on all three series published by IDW Publishing. Writers include Jeff Mariotte and Max Allan Collins.

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The Client List - Netflix

After last season's cliffhanger finale, season two of The Client List promises to be no easier for Riley Parks at home or at work. The Texas single mother of two who, after being deserted by her husband and left in financial straits, took a job at a seemingly traditional day spa only to learn that sexual favors are being offered there on the side. After her estranged husband Kyle returns, for better or for worse, Riley must walk the fine line between her anger and love for him and the romantic feelings she has for her brother-in-law Evan Riley also takes a larger role at the spa, resulting in added power, responsibility and burden, further complicating her life. New threats abound this season and trust becomes an overwhelming issue for Riley as everyone, even those she believes she can count on the most, seems to be hiding their own secret.

The Client List - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-08

The Client List - Thin client - Netflix

A thin client is a lightweight computer that has been optimized for remoting into a server-based computing environment. The server does most of the work, which can include launching software programs, crunching numbers, and storing data. In contrast, a conventional desktop PC (fat client) typically performs the same tasks locally, but can also remote into a server-based environment when needed. Thin clients occur as components of a broader computing infrastructure, where many clients share their computations with a server or server farm. The server-side infrastructure makes use of cloud computing software such as application virtualization, hosted shared desktop (HSD) or desktop virtualization (VDI). This combination forms what is known as a cloud-based system where desktop resources are centralized at one or more data centers. The benefits of centralization are hardware resource optimization, reduced software maintenance, and improved security. Example of hardware resource optimization: Cabling, bussing and I/O can be minimized while idle memory and processing power can be applied to users sessions that most need it. Example of reduced software maintenance: Software patching, security updates, application/OS updates, and OS migrations can be applied, tested and activated for all users in one instance to accelerate roll-out and improve administrative efficiency. Example of improved security: Software assets are centralized and easily fire-walled, monitored and protected. Sensitive data is uncompromised in cases of desktop loss or theft. Thin client hardware generally consists of a computer terminal which provides I/O for a keyboard, mouse, monitor, jacks for sound peripherals, and open ports for USB devices (e.g., printer, flash drive, webcam, card reader, smartphone, etc.). Some thin clients include legacy serial or parallel ports to support older devices such as receipt printers, scales, time clocks, etc. Thin client software typically consists of a GUI (graphical user interface), cloud access agents (e.g., RDP, ICA, PCoIP), a local web browser, terminal emulations (in some cases), and a basic set of local utilities.

The Client List - Repurposing a PC as a thin client - Netflix

The following tools/solutions can allow a PC to be used as a thin client – in some cases, even if it has no working hard drive: Linux Terminal Server Project Jentu Thinstation WTware OpenThinClient Puppy Linux AnywhereTS Remote desktop software ThinKiosk V2 Cloud Client 10ZiG Technology IGEL Technology UDC2 or Universal Desktop Converter 2 VDI Blaster DR-WebSpyder

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The Last Tycoon - Netflix

The Last Tycoon is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's final unfinished novel and is inspired by the life of film mogul Irving Thalberg, on whom the book's protagonist Monroe Stahr was based. The Last Tycoon centers on Stahr, Hollywood's first wunderkind studio executive in the 1930's as he climbs to the height of power pitting him against his mentor and current head of the studio Pat Brady, a character based on Louis B. Mayer. With Stahr as a focal point, the series delves into the true violence, sex and towering ambition of Hollywood in the '30's.

The Last Tycoon - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-17

The Last Tycoon - The Last Tycoon - Netflix

The Last Tycoon is an unfinished novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. In 1941, it was published posthumously under this title, as prepared by his friend Edmund Wilson, a critic and writer. According to Publishers Weekly, the novel is “[g]enerally considered a roman a clef,” with its lead character, Monroe Stahr, modeled after historic film producer Irving Thalberg. The story follows Stahr's rise to power in Hollywood, and his conflicts with rival Pat Brady, a character based on prominent studio head Louis B. Mayer. It was adapted as a TV play in 1957 and a film in 1976 of the same name, with a screenplay for the latter by British playwright Harold Pinter. Elia Kazan directed the 1976 film adaptation; Robert De Niro and Theresa Russell starred. In 1993, a new version of the novel was published under the title The Love of the Last Tycoon, edited by Matthew Bruccoli, a Fitzgerald scholar. This version was adapted for a stage production that premiered in Los Angeles, California in 1998. In 2013, HBO announced plans to produce an adaptation. HBO cancelled the project and gave the rights to Sony Pictures, which produced and released the television series on Amazon Studios in 2016.

The Last Tycoon - Main characters - Netflix

Monroe Stahr, Hollywood film producer Pat Brady, Stahr’s associate, also a film producer Cecelia Brady, Brady's daughter Kathleen Moore, Stahr's love interest

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Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Netflix

Journalist and art critic Alastair Sooke travels to Egypt to investigate and discover the story of longest lasting civilization in history. He reveals 30 extraordinary masterpieces created by a nation that was diverse in both culture and geography.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-09

Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Eye of Horus - Netflix

The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power, and good health. The eye is personified in the goddess Wadjet (also written as Wedjat, or Udjat", Uadjet, Wedjoyet, Edjo or Uto). The Eye of Horus is similar to the Eye of Ra, which belongs to a different god, Ra, but represents many of the same concepts. The name Wadjet is derived from “wadj” meaning “green”, hence “the green one”, and was known to the Greeks and Romans as “uraeus” from the Egyptian “iaret” meaning “risen one” from the image of a cobra rising up in protection. Wadjet was one of the earliest of Egyptian deities who later became associated with other goddesses such as Bast, Sekhmet, Mut, and Hathor. She was the tutelary deity of Lower Egypt and the major Delta shrine the “per-nu” was under her protection. Hathor is also depicted with this eye. Funerary amulets were often made in the shape of the Eye of Horus. The Wadjet or Eye of Horus is “the central element” of seven “gold, faience, carnelian and lapis lazuli” bracelets found on the mummy of Shoshenq II. The Wedjat “was intended to protect the pharaoh [here] in the afterlife” and to ward off evil. Ancient Egyptian and Middle-Eastern sailors would frequently paint the symbol on the bow of their vessel to ensure safe sea travel.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Horus - Netflix

Horus was the ancient Egyptian sky god who was usually depicted as a falcon, most likely a lanner or peregrine falcon. His right eye was associated with the sun god, Ra. The eye symbol represents the marking around the eye of the falcon, including the “teardrop” marking sometimes found below the eye. The mirror image, or left eye, sometimes represented the moon and the god Djehuti (Thoth). In one myth, when Set and Horus were fighting for the throne after Osiris's death, Set gouged out Horus's left eye. The majority of the eye was restored by either Hathor or Thoth (with the last portion possibly being supplied magically). When Horus's eye was recovered, he offered it to his father, Osiris, in hopes of restoring his life. Hence, the eye of Horus was often used to symbolise sacrifice, healing, restoration, and protection.

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Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House - Netflix

Until Dr. Watson listened to the Dictaphone cylinders Sherlock recorded in his retirement, not even he knew "The Mystery of Manor House". It's the strange happenings at his former childhood home that transform Sherlock from a brilliant and curios 17-year-old schoolboy to a brilliant and accomplished detective. Young Sherlock is the suspenseful nine episode series chronicling "The Mystery of the Manor House". The year is 1871. A typhoid epidemic forces Sherlock to come home early. What he encounters is anything but a happy homecoming. Mysterious happenings start swirling around Sherlock from the moment he steps foot on the manor grounds. Residents masquerade as honorable. Poison, deceit and greed fill the air. Sherlock's powerful deductive reasoning skills are put to the test. A priceless diamond will vanish unless Sherlock can foil a conspiracy against Queen Victoria.

Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1982-10-31

Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House - Sherlock Holmes - Netflix

Sherlock Holmes () is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Referring to himself as a “consulting detective” in the stories, Holmes is known for his proficiency with observation, forensic science, and logical reasoning that borders on the fantastic, which he employs when investigating cases for a wide variety of clients, including Scotland Yard. First appearing in print in 1887 (in A Study in Scarlet), the character's popularity became widespread with the first series of short stories in The Strand Magazine, beginning with “A Scandal in Bohemia” in 1891; additional tales appeared from then until 1927, eventually totalling four novels and 56 short stories. All but one are set in the Victorian or Edwardian eras, between about 1880 and 1914. Most are narrated by the character of Holmes's friend and biographer Dr. Watson, who usually accompanies Holmes during his investigations and often shares quarters with him at the address of 221B Baker Street, London, where many of the stories begin. Though not the first fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes is arguably the best known, with Guinness World Records listing him as the “most portrayed movie character” in history. Holmes's popularity and fame are such that many have believed him to be not a fictional character but a real individual; numerous literary and fan societies have been founded that pretend to operate on this principle. Widely considered a British cultural icon, the character and stories have had a profound and lasting effect on mystery writing and popular culture as a whole, with the original tales as well as thousands written by authors other than Conan Doyle being adapted into stage and radio plays, television, films, video games, and other media for over one hundred years.

Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House - The Great Hiatus - Netflix

The first set of Holmes stories was published between 1887 and 1893. Wishing to devote more time to his historical novels, Conan Doyle killed off Holmes in a final battle with the criminal mastermind Professor James Moriarty in “The Final Problem” (published 1893, but set in 1891). Legend has it that Londoners were so distraught upon hearing the news of Holmes' death that they wore black armbands in mourning. However, there is no known contemporary source for this; the earliest known reference to such events comes from 1949. After resisting public pressure for eight years, Conan Doyle wrote The Hound of the Baskervilles (serialised in 1901–02, with an implicit setting before Holmes's death). In 1903, Conan Doyle wrote “The Adventure of the Empty House”, set in 1894; Holmes reappears, explaining to a stunned Watson that he had faked his death to fool his enemies. “The Adventure of the Empty House” marks the beginning of the second set of stories, which Conan Doyle wrote until 1927. Holmes aficionados refer to the period from 1891 to 1894—between his disappearance and presumed death in “The Final Problem” and his reappearance in “The Adventure of the Empty House”—as the Great Hiatus. The earliest known use of this expression is in the article “Sherlock Holmes and the Great Hiatus” by Edgar W. Smith, published in the July 1946 issue of The Baker Street Journal.

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Alias J.J. - Netflix

As the Medellín Cartel crumbles, Pablo Escobar's No. 1 hit man struggles to stay alive and gain respect in the prison hierarchy.

Alias J.J. - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Spanish

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-08

Alias J.J. - Third Unitarian Church - Netflix

The Third Unitarian Church (commonly abbreviated as “TUC”) is a Unitarian Universalist church in the West Side of Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in November 1868. Because of its pioneering architecture for its day, it has become much of a landmark in Chicago, and is now an official landmark. The church is liberal and describes itself as “a progressive, welcoming, and diverse congregation”. For a long time, it has encouraged gays, lesbians, and bisexuals to join its congregation. Current Minister The Reverend Jennifer Nordstrom is serving as the Interim Minister in 2014 while the Third Unitarian Church conducts a search to select a new minister.

Alias J.J. - Past Ministers - Netflix

(1868–1872) Founding Minister, Carlton A. Staples Excerpt from sermon: “Oh, my friends, how easy it is to give ourselves up to one idea, or principle, or teacher, and run on the narrow track of his thought. To say I am a conservative, and then shout, and vote, and pray for whatsoever is conservative, right or wrong. To say, I am a radical, and then shut your eyes on everything not bearing the radical mark; condemning everything and fighting it with relentless bitterness which does not square exactly with the radical rule. To say I am a Parker man, or a Channing man, and then try to walk in his ways, and see with his eyes, and be a mere echo of his opinions. This is servility and narrowness, and intolerance, and slavery. God asks none of these things of us; but to be our selves, to listen with our own ears for His voice, and search with our own eyes for His truths, and reach out in trustful love, and earnest faith, and untiring toil for His goodness. To be men and women in the spirit of Jesus Christ.” Donald H. Wheat 1969-1975 1975-1981 1984-1996 Brian H. Covell, was called to be minister in 2003 and was officially installed in 2004.

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Boring, OR - Netflix

Borning, OR is about a small town with a serial killer on the loose. It follows Jonna, a police officer, who is determined to stop the killings while the rest of the townspeople remain dead set on not letting it affect their day-to-day lives. At its heart, Boring, OR asks the question, "If I'm okay, does it matter that other people aren't?"

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

Boring, OR - The Boring Company - Netflix

The Boring Company is an infrastructure and tunnel construction company founded by Elon Musk in 2016. Musk has cited difficulty with Los Angeles traffic and limitations with the current 2-D transportation network as inspiration for the project.

Boring, OR - Baltimore - Netflix

A 12.4-mile (20.0 km) electric-sled dual-bore tunnel has been permitted in Baltimore, Maryland where construction is slated to begin in early 2018. The initial work would extend from Maryland Route 175 to downtown Baltimore terminating near Camden Yards. Utility permits have been issued to extend a full 35 miles (56 km) from Baltimore to Washington DC, between Penn Station in Baltimore to Washington Union Station.

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De vijfhoek - Netflix

De vijfhoek - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Dutch

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2012-09-04

De vijfhoek - Pluit - Netflix

Pluit (Chinese: 珊瑚新村) is an administrative village (kelurahan) located in Penjaringan, North Jakarta. In majority, its residents are mainly inhabited by ethnic Chinese Indonesians. In the last ten years, Pluit has established itself as a bustling commercial center with its three shopping centers : Pluit Junction, Pluit Village and Emporium Pluit Mall. Several schools in Pluit are BTB International School, Diakonia Catholic School, Tarakanita, IPEKA, BPK Penabur, Permai, Diakonia and STM 12.

De vijfhoek - History - Netflix

The conversion of the swampy ground in the area of Pluit housing started in the 1970s. By 1979, the area had become well-established residential area with Jembatan Tiga Road providing the main connection to the area. In the 1990s, an elevated harbor toll road was completed, replacing Jembatan Tiga Road as the main connection to the area.

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Edge of Alaska: Return to the Range - Netflix

Edge of Alaska: Return to the Range is a series that airs extended enhanced episodes with extra information, deleted scenes and bonus unseen footage from the show "Edge of Alasks" that airs on the Discovery channel.

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-07-03

Edge of Alaska: Return to the Range - Conrad Anker - Netflix

Conrad Anker (born November 27, 1962) is an American rock climber, mountaineer, and author. He is the team leader of The North Face climbing team. In 1999, he located George Mallory's body on Everest as a member of a search team looking for the remains of the British climber. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.

Edge of Alaska: Return to the Range - See also - Netflix

List of Mount Everest summiters by number of times to the summit Timex Expedition WS4

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Hope & Gloria - Netflix

Hope is a producer of a local TV show whose cheating husband left her after 10 years. Gloria is a street wise single mother who works as a hairdresser. The two, with Gloria's son Buddy, share the ups and downs of their complicated but humorous lives.

Hope & Gloria - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1995-03-09

Hope & Gloria - Hope and Gloria - Netflix

Hope and Gloria is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from March 9, 1995, through June 22, 1996. The show was canceled after 35 episodes. It starred Cynthia Stevenson as Hope, a high-strung television producer, and Jessica Lundy as Gloria, a tough-talking beautician, who become neighbors in an apartment complex in downtown Pittsburgh. The program also starred Alan Thicke as a local TV personality and featured Enrico Colantoni in one of his first regular roles on television. The series was broadcast in Britain on ITV during the 1996 summer holiday, going out Monday to Friday for seven weeks.

Hope & Gloria - Cast - Netflix

Jessica Lundy.....Gloria Utz Cynthia Stevenson.....Hope Davidson Enrico Colantoni.....Louis Utz Alan Thicke.....Dennis Dupree Robert Garrova.....Sonny Utz Taylor Negron as Gwillem Blatt (season 2)

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I Hart Food - Netflix

Hannah Hart has over five-million followers on social media, a killer sense of humor, a passion for food and this summer, she's taking a flavor-filled journey to some of the country's favorite regional food spots in the new Food Network series I Hart Food. In the six-episode series, food enthusiast Hannah follows her appetite to discover incredible local dishes and awesome conversations. From investigating Santa Fe's fiery fixation with green and red chilies to catching New England lobsters with her bare hands in Portland, Maine, Hannah's food adventures explore every angle of these local specialties and the stories behind them.

I Hart Food - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-08-14

I Hart Food - Mamrie Hart - Netflix

Mamrie Lillian Hart (; born September 22, 1983) is an American comedian, actress, writer and performer. She gained popularity in 2011 through her YouTube show You Deserve A Drink, for which she won a Streamy Award in 2014 for Actress in a Comedy, in 2015 for Writing (Craft Award). and in 2017 for Acting In a Comedy. As of May 2018, she has over 1.2 million YouTube subscribers and her main channel has over 77.9 million views. She also co-wrote, co-produced and co-starred in the 2014 film Camp Takota and the 2016 film Dirty 30.

I Hart Food - I've Got This Round: More Tales of Debauchery - Netflix

Hart's second book, I've Got This Round: More Tales of Debauchery, was released on February 6, 2018. She is doing a U.S. tour for the release in February, 2018.

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Modern Masters - Netflix

A series charting the life and explaining the work of modern artists Picasso, Matisse, Dali and Warhol, and looking at their influence on contemporary art, design and architecture.

Modern Masters - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-05-02

Modern Masters - Kahkashan - Netflix

Kahkashan is an Indian television series about six great masters of modern Urdu and Islamic poetry: Hasrat Mohani, Jigar Moradabadi, Josh Malihabadi, Majaz Lucknawi, Firaq Gorakhpuri, and Makhdoom Mohiuddin. The serial was produced, researched and scripted by Ali Sardar Jafri and directed by Jalal Agha and telecast in 1991- 1992. Music was scored by Jagjit Singh, the famous ghazal singer of India. The series was also shown on TV Asia channel USA in 2006.

Modern Masters - Overview - Netflix

It was Sardar Jafri's dream to make such a serial on Urdu writers as a tribute and also with the intent to popularize and expose the general Indian audience to the modern masters of Urdu poetry. The series was telecast in eighteen episodes in 1991-1992.

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Music Night at Brownlow - Netflix

Series that captures the variety and scope of the music that is Ulster-Scots.

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-08

Music Night at Brownlow - Oliver Twist - Netflix

Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress is author Charles Dickens's second novel, and was first published as a serial 1837–39. The story centres on orphan Oliver Twist, born in a workhouse and sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. After escaping, Twist travels to London, where he meets “The Artful Dodger”, a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal, Fagin. Oliver Twist is notable for its unromantic portrayal by Dickens of criminals and their sordid lives, as well as for exposing the cruel treatment of the many orphans in London in the mid-19th century. The alternative title, The Parish Boy's Progress, alludes to Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, as well as the 18th-century caricature series by William Hogarth, A Rake's Progress and A Harlot's Progress. In this early example of the social novel, Dickens satirises the hypocrisies of his time, including child labour, the recruitment of children as criminals, and the presence of street children. The novel may have been inspired by the story of Robert Blincoe, an orphan whose account of working as a child labourer in a cotton mill was widely read in the 1830s. It is likely that Dickens's own youthful experiences contributed as well. Oliver Twist has been the subject of numerous adaptations for various media, including a highly successful musical play, Oliver!, and the multiple Academy Award-winning 1968 motion picture. Disney also put its spin on the novel with the animated film called Oliver & Company in 1988.

Music Night at Brownlow - London, the Artful Dodger and Fagin - Netflix

Nearing London, Oliver encounters Jack Dawkins, a pickpocket more commonly known by the nickname the “Artful Dodger”, and his sidekick, a boy of a humorous nature, named Charley Bates, but Oliver's innocent and trusting nature fails to see any dishonesty in their actions. Dodger provides Oliver with a free meal and tells him of a gentleman in London who will “give him lodgings for nothing, and never ask for change”. Grateful for the unexpected assistance, Oliver follows Dodger to the “old gentleman's” residence. In this way, Oliver unwittingly falls in with an infamous Jewish criminal known as Fagin, the gentleman of whom the Artful Dodger spoke. Ensnared, Oliver lives with Fagin and his gang of juvenile pickpockets in their lair at Saffron Hill for some time, unaware of their criminal occupations. He believes they make wallets and handkerchiefs. Soon, Oliver naively goes out to “make handkerchiefs” with the Artful Dodger and Charley Bates, only to learn that their real mission is to pick pockets. Dodger and Charley steal the handkerchief of an old gentleman named Mr Brownlow and promptly flee. When he finds his handkerchief missing, Mr Brownlow turns round, sees Oliver running away in fright, and pursues him, thinking he was the thief. Others join the chase, capture Oliver, and bring him before the magistrate. Curiously, Mr Brownlow has second thoughts about the boy – he seems reluctant to believe he is a pickpocket. To the judge's evident disappointment, a bookstall holder who saw Dodger commit the crime clears Oliver, who, by now actually ill, faints in the courtroom. Mr Brownlow takes Oliver home and, along with his housekeeper Mrs Bedwin, cares for him.

Oliver stays with Mr Brownlow, recovers rapidly, and blossoms from the unaccustomed kindness. His bliss is interrupted when Fagin, fearing Oliver might tell the police about his criminal gang, decides that Oliver must be brought back to his hideout. When Mr Brownlow sends Oliver out to pay for some books, one of the gang, a young girl named Nancy, whom Oliver had previously met at Fagin's, accosts him with help from her abusive lover, the robber Bill Sikes, and Oliver is quickly bundled back to Fagin's lair. The thieves take the five-pound note Mr Brownlow had entrusted to him, and strip him of his fine new clothes. Oliver, shocked, flees and attempts to call for police assistance, but is dragged back by the Artful Dodger, Charley, and Fagin. Nancy, alone, is sympathetic towards Oliver and saves him from beatings by Fagin and Sikes. In a renewed attempt to draw Oliver into a life of crime, Fagin forces him to participate in a burglary. Nancy reluctantly assists in recruiting him, all the while assuring the boy that she will help him if she can. Sikes, after threatening to kill him if he does not cooperate, puts Oliver through a small window and orders him to unlock the front door. The robbery goes wrong and Oliver is shot by people in the house and wounded in his left arm. After being abandoned by Sikes, the wounded Oliver makes it back to the house and ends up under the care of the people he was supposed to rob: Miss Rose and her guardian Mrs Maylie.

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On Assignment - Netflix

On Assignment presents in-depth reports from around the world and the stories behind the headlines. Fronted by Rageh Omaar, ITV News's award-winning team of specialist journalist contribute to the programme.

On Assignment - Netflix

Type: News

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 35 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-19

On Assignment - Assignment (law) - Netflix

An assignment is a legal term used in the context of the law of contract and of real estate. In both instances, assignment is the process whereby a person, the assignor, transfers rights or benefits to another, the assignee. An assignment may not transfer a duty, burden or detriment without the express agreement of the assignee. The right or benefit being assigned may be a gift (such as a waiver) or it may be paid for with a contractual consideration such as money. The rights may be vested or contingent, and may include an equitable interest. Mortgages and loans are relatively straightforward and amenable to assignment. An assignor may assign rights, such as a mortgage note issued by a third party borrower, and this would require the latter to make repayments to the assignee. A related concept of assignment is novation wherein, by agreement with ALL parties, one contracting party is replaced by a new party. While novation requires the consent of all parties, assignment needs no consent from other non-assigning parties. However, in the case of assignment, the consent of the non-assigning party may be required by a contractual provision.

On Assignment - Property rights - Netflix

Real property rights can be assigned just as any other contractual right. However, special duties and liabilities attach to transfers of the right to possess property. With an assignment, the assignor transfers the complete remainder of the interest to the assignee. The assignor must not retain any sort of reversionary interest in the right to possess. The assignee's interest must abut the interest of the next person to have the right to possession. If any time or interest is reserved by a tenant assignor then the act is not an assignment, but is instead a sublease. The liability of the assignee depends upon the contract formed when the assignment takes place. However, in general, the assignee has privity of estate with a lessor. With privity of estate comes the duty on the part of the assignee to perform certain obligations under covenant, e.g. pay rent. Similarly, the lessor retains the obligations to perform on covenants to maintain or repair the land. If the assignor agrees to continue paying rent to the lessor and subsequently defaults, the lessor can sue both the assignor under the original contract signed with the lessor as well as the assignee because by taking possession of the property interest, the assignee has obliged himself to perform duties under covenant such as the payment of rent. Unlike a Novation where consent of both the lessor and lesse is required for the third party to assume all obligations and liabilities of the original lessee, an assignment does not always need the consent of all parties. If the contract terms state specifically that the lessor's consent is not needed to assign the contract, then the lesee can assign the contract to whomever the lesee wants to. Absent language to the contrary, a tenant may assign their rights to an assignee without the landlord's consent. In the majority of jurisdictions, when there is a clause that the landlord may withhold consent to an assignment, the general rule is that the landlord may not withhold consent unreasonably unless there is a provision that states specifically that the Landlord may withhold consent at Landlord's sole discretion.

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Sky News with Anna Botting - Netflix

The latest news, sport and weather both nationally and internationally with Anna Botting.

Type: News

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-26

Sky News with Anna Botting - Sky News at Ten - Netflix

Sky News at Ten is a long-running daily news show on Sky News, airing between 10:00pm and 10:30pm. From Monday to Thursday, the show is presented by Anna Botting, while Anna Jones fronts the programme from Friday to Sunday.

Sky News with Anna Botting - History - Netflix

The show was originally launched on 8 March 1999 following the axe of ITV's News at Ten. Originally, the show used its own special version of the Sky News graphics and a unique mix of the Sky News theme music, and was presented by Bob Friend and Anna Botting. Over the years, the programme has been presented by many of Sky's presenters; since February 2007, Anna Botting has presented the broadcast on weeknights. It is currently followed at 10:30pm by the Press Preview, where the next morning's newspapers are discussed with two studio guests. It was confirmed that from late September 2016, the Friday to Sunday slot will be filled by Anna Jones, who previously filled in as Anna Botting's maternity cover and as a relief presenter. The show was re branded in January 2017 with a new look focused around Big Ben. This change came as ITV News at Ten was pushed back to 10:30pm temporarily to make way for The Nightly Show, a new, light entertainment program The show's presenter is still be on the air (even after the show ends) until midnight.

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Staying In with Greg and Russell - Netflix

Irreverent chat show hosted by Radio 1 DJ Greg James and stand-up comedian Russell Kane who invite celebrity guests to visit their flat beginning with hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks and US chart-topping star Jason Derulo.

Staying In with Greg and Russell - Netflix

Type: Talk Show

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-25

Staying In with Greg and Russell - Bill Russell - Netflix

William Felton Russell (born February 12, 1934) is an American retired professional basketball player. Russell played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1956 to 1969. A five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a twelve-time All-Star, he was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty, winning eleven NBA championships during his thirteen-year career. Russell tied the record for the most championships won by an athlete in a North American sports league (with Henri Richard of the National Hockey League). Before his professional career, Russell led the University of San Francisco to two consecutive NCAA championships in 1955 and 1956, and he captained the gold-medal winning U.S. national basketball team at the 1956 Summer Olympics. Russell is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history. He was 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) tall, with a 7 ft 4 in (2.24 m) wingspan. His shot-blocking and man-to-man defense were major reasons for the Celtics' domination of the NBA during his career. Russell was equally notable for his rebounding abilities. He led the NBA in rebounds four times, had a dozen consecutive seasons of 1,000 or more rebounds, and remains second all-time in both total rebounds and rebounds per game. He is one of just two NBA players (the other being prominent rival Wilt Chamberlain) to have grabbed more than 50 rebounds in a game. Russell was never the focal point of the Celtics' offense, but he did score 14,522 career points and provided effective passing. Russell played in the wake of black pioneers like Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper, and Sweetwater Clifton, and he was the first black player to achieve superstar status in the NBA. He also served a three-season (1966–69) stint as player-coach for the Celtics, becoming the first black coach in North American professional sports and the first to win a championship. In 2011, Barack Obama awarded Russell the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his accomplishments on the court and in the Civil Rights Movement. Russell is one of seven players in history to win an NCAA Championship, an NBA Championship, and an Olympic gold medal. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. He was selected into the NBA 25th Anniversary Team in 1971 and the NBA 35th Anniversary Team in 1980, and named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996, one of only four players to receive all three honors. In 2007, he was enshrined in the FIBA Hall of Fame. In Russell's honor the NBA renamed the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player trophy in 2009: it is now the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award.

Staying In with Greg and Russell - 1956 NBA draft - Netflix

In the 1956 NBA draft, Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach had set his sights on Russell, thinking his defensive toughness and rebounding prowess were the missing pieces the Celtics needed. In retrospect, Auerbach's thoughts were unorthodox. In that period, centers and forwards were defined by their offensive output, and their ability to play defense was secondary. However, Boston's chances of getting Russell seemed slim. Because the Celtics had finished second in the previous season and the worst teams had the highest draft picks, the Celtics had slipped too low in the draft order to pick Russell. In addition, Auerbach had already used his territorial pick to acquire talented forward Tom Heinsohn. But Auerbach knew that the Rochester Royals, who owned the first draft pick, already had a skilled rebounder in Maurice Stokes, were looking for an outside shooting guard and were unwilling to pay Russell the $25,000 signing bonus he requested. Red Auerbach offered the Ice Capades if they didn't draft Russell number one. Rochester got their ice show. The St. Louis Hawks, who owned the second pick, drafted Russell, but were vying for Celtics center Ed Macauley, a six-time All-Star who had roots in St. Louis. Auerbach agreed to trade Macauley, who had previously asked to be traded to St. Louis in order to be with his sick son, if the Hawks gave up Russell. The owner of St Louis called Auerbach later and demanded more in the trade. Not only did he want Macauley, who was the Celtics premier player at the time, he wanted Cliff Hagan, who had been serving in the military for three years and had not yet played for the Celtics. After much debate, Auerbach agreed to give up Hagan, and the Hawks made the trade. During that same draft, Boston also drafted guard K. C. Jones, Russell's former USF teammate. Thus, in one night, the Celtics managed to draft three future Hall of Famers: Russell, Jones and Heinsohn. The Russell draft-day trade was later called one of the most important trades in the history of North American sports.

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Storm City - Netflix

Presenter Ben Fogle is taking on a man-versus-nature experiment, which will see him simulating earthquakes, extreme winds, avalanches and floods. 3D cameras will capture every moment of destruction blow-by-blow.

The series will also include stories from people who witnessed events such as Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake, the Boxing Day Tsunami in South East Asia, the Boscastle Flash Floods and the 1987 hurricane in the South of England.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-19

Storm City - 2018 Indian dust storms - Netflix

From 2 to 3 May 2018, high-velocity dust storms swept across parts of North India and more than 125 people died and over 200 injured . In Uttar Pradesh, 43 died in the city of Agra and at least 30 died elsewhere in the state. In neighboring Rajasthan, at least 35 people died and over 200 were injured after winds downed more than 8,000 electricity poles and uprooted hundreds of trees. Storms are not uncommon in the region; however, because these storms occurred at night and with greater wind speeds than average, the death toll was higher than usual.

Storm City - Storm and damage - Netflix

The dust storm occurred at the start of India's monsoon season. In the days prior, region meteorologists had forecast thunderstorms and high winds to occur over that week. Contributing to the storm was a period of abnormally high temperatures for the region, which increased the intensity of the weather system. The dust storm first started late on 2 May 2018, predominantly hitting the states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. At least 73 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh, with 43 of those in the city of Agra; 21 people have been reported killed in Kheragarh, a town around 50 km south-west of the city. At least 35 people were killed in Rajasthan, with the Alwar district being the worst hit; the Bharatpur and Dholpur districts were also affected. Four people died in the state of Uttarakhand, and Delhi was also affected. More than 200 people were injured by the storm. Officials stated that the storm was more devastating than prior dust storms as the stronger weather system carried more debris which caused more damage to homes and buildings, and because it struck at night, most were asleep and were unable to take precautions, leaving many killed or injured by falling structures. Most damage and fatalities were associated with high winds, rather than dust. In Rajasthan, electricity supplies were interrupted by 200–300 downed pylons, and schools were closed in the Alwar district. Because conditions were still prime for more severe weather, the Uttar Pradesh government continued to plan to alert its citizens to weather conditions for the following 48 hours.

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Summer Movie Preview Review - Netflix

"Summer Movie Preview Review" is an annual special with Movie critic Leonard Maltin as he teams up with Rotten Tomatoes' Grae Drake for a look at new films playing in theaters and available On Demand this summer.

Summer Movie Preview Review - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-05-02

Summer Movie Preview Review - Baywatch (film) - Netflix

Baywatch is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon and based on the television series of the same name. Written by Mark Swift and Damian Shannon, the film stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Jon Bass, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and Priyanka Chopra. The plot follows lifeguard Mitch Buchannon and his team, who in an effort to save their beach have to take down a drug lord. Principal photography began on February 22, 2016, in Florida and Savannah, Georgia. The film was released in the United States on May 25, 2017, by Paramount Pictures, grossed $177 million worldwide and received negative reviews from critics, with criticism for its crude humor, storyline, and character development, but did receive some praise for its cast. Baywatch received five nominations at the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards, including Worst Picture and Worst Actor for Efron.

Summer Movie Preview Review - Reception - Netflix

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When I Was 17 - Netflix

When I Was 17 is an MTV television show which features celebrities of today and looks back on "When they were 17". the show features pictures as well as interviews with family and friends. Some past celebrites on the show include Queen Latifah, Khloe Kardashian, Drake and singer Trey Songz as well as internet star Perez Hilton.

When I Was 17 - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-05-01

When I Was 17 - When I Was 17 - Netflix

When I Was 17 was an MTV television show. It featured celebrities of today and looked back on “when they were 17”. The show featured photos as well as interviews with family and friends. Some past celebrities on the show include Kelly Rowland, Queen Latifah, Donald Trump, Khloé Kardashian, Drake, singer Trey Songz and internet star Perez Hilton.

When I Was 17 - Season 3 (August 20 to November 19, 2011) - Netflix

Episode 45. Colbie Caillat, Bow Wow & Christopher Mintz-Plasse Episode 46. Tyler, The Creator, Kreayshawn & Big Sean Episode 47. Amy Lee, Chris Klein & Theophilus London Episode 48. Steve-O, Paris Hilton & Miguel Episode 49. Heidi Klum, Wyclef Jean & Ashley Rickards Episode 50. Jamie Foxx, Tia and Tamera Mowry & Chris Bosh Episode 51. Tyra Banks, Mario Lopez & Anthony Mackie Episode 52. Lenny Kravitz, Kristin Cavallari & Bryan Greenberg Episode 53. Mark Hoppus, Sean Kingston & Tiffani Thiessen Episode 54. AnnaLynne McCord, Estelle & Mike Posner Episode 55. Robyn, Chad Michael Murray & J. Cole Episode 56. Common, T-Pain & Alex Meraz

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Alvin and the Chipmunks - Netflix

Animated series about three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations. Alvin, Simon, and Theodore were not the only chipmunks in the series. The series also involved The Chipettes who were a girl band. Alvin and the Chipmunks was a reprise of the 1961 series The Alvin Show.

Alvin and the Chipmunks - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 1983-09-17

Alvin and the Chipmunks - Alvin and the Chipmunks (1983 TV series) - Netflix

Alvin and the Chipmunks is an American animated television series featuring The Chipmunks, produced by Bagdasarian Productions in association with Ruby-Spears Enterprises from 1983 to 1987, Murakami-Wolf-Swenson in 1988 and DIC Entertainment from 1988 to 1990. It aired from 1983 to 1990 on NBC and is the follow-up to the original 1961–62 series, The Alvin Show. The show introduced The Chipettes, three female Chipmunks with their own human caretaker, Miss Beatrice Miller (who joined the cast in 1986). In 1988, the show switched production companies to DiC Enterprises (with 11 additional episodes produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson) and was renamed just The Chipmunks. In 1987, during the show's fifth season, the Chipmunks' first animated feature film, The Chipmunk Adventure, was released to theaters by The Samuel Goldwyn Company. The film was directed by Janice Karman and featured the Chipmunks and Chipettes in a contest traveling around the world. In its eighth and final season, the show again switched titles to The Chipmunks Go to the Movies, but it was same as The Chipmunks. Each episode was a spoof of a Hollywood film like Back to the Future or King Kong. Several television specials featuring the characters were also released. In 1990, the special Rockin' Through the Decades was produced. That year, the Chipmunks also teamed up with other well-known cartoon characters (such as Bugs Bunny and Garfield) for the drug abuse-prevention special Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue. From 1998 to 2002 Cartoon Network aired the 65-episode syndication package of the series. It also aired in Canada on Teletoon Retro from 2008 to 2015 when the channel shut down. The later episodes that were not included on the syndication package have not aired in the United States since the series' cancellation in 1990.

Alvin and the Chipmunks - Characters - Netflix

David “Dave” Seville: The Chipmunks' adoptive father, the Chipettes's guardian, songwriter and manager, Dave's patience is tested nearly every day by Alvin, usually to the point where he yells his trademark yell “ALVIN!!!”. Despite all this, he loves all of his boys equally. Miss Beatrice Miller: The kindly, absent-minded adoptive mother of the Chipettes. Cookie Chomper III: The Chipmunks' first pet, Cookie Chomper III was a stray kitten who found his way into the Seville residence one night while Dave was working late. For a time, the Chipmunks kept him a secret from Dave until the kitten made his presence known. Dave allowed them to keep Cookie Chomper III, and he became their pet. But one evening, Cookie Chomper left through an open window in the Chipmunks' bedroom, then was hit by a car and killed. The Chipmunks all grieved, but Alvin was hurt most of all and even blamed himself. Dave reassured the boys that it wasn't their fault and helped them remember the happy times they had with Cookie Chomper III. Lilly: The Chipmunks' puppy who they adopted from the shelter following the death of their original pet, Cookie Chomper III. Vinny: The Chipmunks' birth mother (originally voiced by June Foray, then by Janice Karman). The Chipmunks find their long-lost mother after days of searching. Alvin gets upset because he doesn't understand why she abandoned them. Their mother explains that the year she abandoned them there was a horrible winter and all of the animals in the forest were forced to leave their homes. She realized that they wouldn't survive the journey if she brought them with her, so she decided to leave them with a nice man who was always kind to the forest animals (Dave). She told them that when spring came and she could finally return to get them, she saw how happy they were with Dave, and thought they would be better off with him. Eventually, Alvin forgives his mother. They return to Dave, but the brothers agree to keep in touch with their mother. In a later episode she and Dave clash on how to bring the boys up. Eventually, they make up.

The Chipettes: The Chipmunks' female counterparts and on-and-off girlfriends Brittany: Brittany, the leader and the oldest sister of the Chipettes, is Alvin's counterpart. She is as equally vain and self-centered as Alvin. But like him, she really does care about others. Jeanette: Jeanette is the middle sister of the Chipettes, and she is Simon's counterpart. However, unlike Simon, who is able to stand up to Alvin, she does not stand up to Brittany as easily. She is also very smart, which is what she does have in common with Simon. However, she is very shy and clumsy. Eleanor: Eleanor is the youngest sister of the Chipettes, and she is Theodore's counterpart. She shares his love for food and cooking. But she is more athletic, more intelligent, and more likely to stand up to Brittany than Theodore is to Alvin.

The Chipmunks: The main characters of the series Alvin: The oldest brother and leader of the Chipmunks, Alvin is the talented troublemaker of the group, but is kind and good-hearted deep down. Simon: The middle brother (also the tallest), Simon is the intelligent realist and the most responsible of the group. Theodore: The youngest brother, Theodore is the cute innocent butterball of the group.

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At Home with Amy Sedaris - Netflix

In At Home with Amy Sedaris, comedy icon Amy Sedaris applies her sincere yet distinctive brand of silliness to this one-of-a-kind mash up of hospitality, variety, and talk show formats. Through her imaginative characters and unique point of view, the series will showcase Sedaris' diverse but necessary homemaking skills, tackling important topics like gift giving, cooking for one, making love, entertaining for peanuts, and murder-cide, among others. Each episode will fuse Sedaris' humor and talents as a crafter, chef, baker, and hostess.

At Home with Amy Sedaris - Netflix

Type: Talk Show

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-24

At Home with Amy Sedaris - Nick Kroll - Netflix

Nicholas Kroll (born June 5, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for his role as Rodney Ruxin in the FX/FXX comedy series The League, and for creating and starring in the Comedy Central series Kroll Show and the Netflix series Big Mouth. He has had supporting roles in films such as I Love You, Man, Date Night, Get Him to the Greek, Dinner for Schmucks, and A Good Old Fashioned Orgy and more prominent roles in films such as Adult Beginners, Joshy, My Blind Brother, Sausage Party, Loving, Sing, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, The House, and Uncle Drew.

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Cabin Fever - Netflix

Log cabins are the ultimate dream sanctuaries, and this team of skilled builders makes their clients' cabin fantasies a reality. Whether nestled at the base of a mountain or in a suburban backyard, these craftsmen create unique log homes sprung from their clients' imaginations.

Cabin Fever - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-24

Cabin Fever - Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever - Netflix

Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (also known as Cabin Fever 2 or Cabin Fever: Spring Fever) is a 2009 American horror film sequel to the 2002 film Cabin Fever. The film is about a high school prom that descends into sheer panic when a deadly flesh-eating virus spreads via a popular brand of bottled water. The film was directed by Ti West.

Cabin Fever - Soundtrack - Netflix

The film score was composed by Ryan Shore.

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Coppelion - Netflix

In 2016, a meltdown of a nuclear power plant contaminates Tokyo, forcing the government to order its citizens to evacuate. 20 years later, Tokyo has become a ghost town due to the high levels of radiation which the government has banned entry for anyone. When a distress signal is received from the area, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force dispatches three girls from the special unit Coppelion to search the ruined capital for survivors.

Coppelion - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2013-10-02

Coppelion - Coppelion - Netflix

Coppelion (コッペリオン, Kopperion) is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Tomonori Inoue. The story follows three high school girls who were genetically engineered to be impervious to radioactivity and sent to Tokyo after the city was contaminated by a nuclear accident. An anime adaption by GoHands aired from October 2, 2013 to December 25, 2013 in Japan with a simulcast airing on the same day in Asia on Animax Asia. Viz Media has licensed the anime for streaming and home video release in North America.

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Eight Days Mystery of Jung Jo Assassination - Netflix

The drama is about the assassination attempts on Emperor Jung Jo's life during the 8 day period when he left the palace for a ceremony to honor his father who was killed by his grandfather

Eight Days Mystery of Jung Jo Assassination - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-11-17

Eight Days Mystery of Jung Jo Assassination - List of biographical films - Netflix

This is a list of biographical films.

Eight Days Mystery of Jung Jo Assassination - 1960s - Netflix

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Jewish Voice - Netflix

In Jewish Voice, explore the Jewish Roots of your Christian Faith, and learn how bible prophecy and today's world events surrounding Israel are connected to your life.

Jewish Voice - Netflix

Type: Talk Show

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-03-06

Jewish Voice - Birthright Israel - Netflix

Taglit-Birthright Israel (Hebrew: תגלית‎), also known as Birthright Israel or simply Birthright, is a not-for-profit educational organization that sponsors free ten-day heritage trips to Israel for young adults of Jewish heritage, aged 18–32. Taglit is the Hebrew word for discovery. During their trip, participants, most of whom are visiting Israel for the first time, are encouraged to discover new meaning in their personal Jewish identity and connection to Jewish history and culture. Since trips began in the winter of 1999, more than 600,000 young people from 67 countries have participated in the program. About 80% of participants are from the United States and Canada. The number of participants has not grown beyond 40,000 a year due to budgetary constraints.

Jewish Voice - Similar trips - Netflix

Birthright Israel has inspired similar programs for other diasporas with similar goals, including Birthright Armenia for the Armenian diaspora, Reconnect Hungary for young adults of Hungarian diaspora, and Birthright Greece for the Greek Diaspora. Birthright Unplugged was founded to counterbalance Birthright Israel, with the goal of exposing Jewish and non-Jewish visitors to Palestinian communities inside and outside of Israel. Palestinian-Americans can sign up for a sponsored two-week trip called “Know Thy Heritage.” The itinerary includes the Church of the Nativity, Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem, Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, Samaritan Museum in Nablus and several Christian and Muslim sites in Jerusalem. However, Palestinians with dual citizenship, foreign nationals of Arab heritage, and potential Palestinian activists entering through the Jordanian border may be interrogated at length or denied entry into Israel for security reasons.

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Mu Lan - Netflix

Another adaptation of a legend about Hua Mulan: a girl dressed as a guy to go to war instead of her sick father. Risking their lives on the battlefield, and she meets true friends, and true love.

Mu Lan - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Chinese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 40 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-15

Mu Lan - Hua Mulan - Netflix

Hua Mulan (Chinese: 花木蘭) is a legendary woman warrior from the Northern and Southern dynasties period (420–589) of Chinese history, originally described in the Ballad of Mulan (Chinese: 木蘭辭; pinyin: Mùlán cí). In the ballad, Hua Mulan takes her aged father's place in the army. Mulan fought for twelve years and gained high merit, but she refused any reward and retired to her hometown. The historic setting of Hua Mulan is in the Northern Wei (386–536). Over a thousand years later, Xu Wei's play from the Ming dynasty places her in the Northern Wei, whereas the Qing dynasty Sui Tang Romance has her active around the founding of the Tang c. 620. In 621, the founder of the Tang dynasty was victorious over Wang Shichong and Dou Jiande, the latter was the father of Dou Xianniang, another female warrior who became Mulan's laotong in the Sui Tang Romance. The Hua Mulan crater on Venus is named after her.

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The story of Hua Mulan is treated more as a legend than a historical person, and her name does not appear in Exemplary Women which is a compilation of biographies of women during the Northern Wei dynasty. Her legend is, however, included in Yan Xiyuan's One Hundred Beauties which is a compilation of various women in Chinese folklore.

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One Ocean View - Netflix

Fire Island sizzles at One Ocean View, the summer share beach house where eleven attractive, single, career-driven New Yorkers flee Manhattan each Friday to escape the soaring city temperatures for a different kind of heat.

One Ocean View - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-07-31

One Ocean View - Zanzibar Ocean View F.C. - Netflix

Zanzibar Ocean View Football Club is a football (soccer) club from Zanzibar based in Unguja. They were formed in 2010 as a breakaway side from Miembeni S.C.

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2010.

Zanzibar Premier League : 1

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Orange Roughies - Netflix

New Zealand crime drama series about a group of police and customs officers working to keep the country's borders secure. The core cast includes Nicholas Coghlan as Detective Sergeant Danny Wilder, Zoe Naylor as Senior Customs Officer Jane Durant, Mark Ruka as Detective Constable Zack Wiki, Stephen Hall as Superintendent Ron Maddock, and Nick Klempton as Officer Noel Bullerton.

Orange Roughies - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-05-25

Orange Roughies - Orange roughy - Netflix

The orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus), also known as the red roughy, slimehead and deep sea perch, is a relatively large deep-sea fish belonging to the slimehead family (Trachichthyidae). The UK Marine Conservation Society has categorized orange roughy as “vulnerable to exploitation”. It is found in 3 to 9 °C (37 to 48 °F), deep (bathypelagic, 180-to-1,800-metre (590 to 5,910 ft)) waters of the Western Pacific Ocean, eastern Atlantic Ocean (from Iceland to Morocco; and from Walvis Bay, Namibia, to off Durban, South Africa), Indo-Pacific (off New Zealand and Australia), and in the eastern Pacific off Chile. The orange roughy is notable for its extraordinary lifespan, living for up to 149 years. It is important to commercial deep-trawl fisheries. The fish is a bright, brick-red color; fading to a yellowish-orange after death. Like other slimeheads, orange roughy is slow-growing and late to mature, resulting in a very low resilience which makes them extremely susceptible to overfishing. Many stocks (especially those off New Zealand and Australia, which were first exploited in the late 1970s) became severely depleted within 3–20 years, but several have subsequently recovered (see Fisheries below).

Orange Roughies - Fisheries - Netflix

Annual global catches of orange roughy began in 1979 and increased significantly to a high of over 90,000 tonnes in the late 1980s. These high catch levels quickly decreased as stocks were fished down. For many stocks, the lack of understanding of the biological characteristics meant that they were overfished. Due to its longevity, late maturation, and relatively low fecundity, orange roughy stocks tend to recover slower than most other species. A number of orange roughy stocks live outside the jurisdiction of any particular nation, making it more challenging to limit overall catches. The South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) and the South Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement have orange roughy stocks which are managed within their jurisdiction. These organizations have made progress on collecting better information on total orange roughy catches and also setting catch limits for fisheries on the high seas. For example, SPRFMO limited orange roughy catches and effort from 2007. Orange roughy is fished almost exclusively by bottom trawling. This fishing method has been heavily criticized by environmentalists for its destructive nature. This, combined with heavy commercial demand, has focused criticism from both environmentalists and media.[12]

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Pinoy Idol - Netflix

Pinoy Idol was a Philippine interactive reality-based singing competition created and developed by FremantleMedia and 19 Entertainment which aired on GMA Network. The program is a franchise of Pop Idol created by British entertainment executive Simon Fuller, which seeks to discover the best singer or "idol" in the country through a series of nationwide auditions and live performances, which is determined by public voting through SMS. The show is the second incarnation of Philippine Idol, the first Idol franchise in the Philippines broadcast by the Associated Broadcasting Company in 2006.

Pinoy Idol - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: Tagalog

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-04-05

Pinoy Idol - Robby Navarro - Netflix

Roberto “Robby” Navarro, Jr., popularly known as Robby Navarro is best known as one of the finalists of Pinoy Idol where he reached the 10th spot.

Pinoy Idol - 2008 - present: Post Pinoy Idol - Netflix

Navarro appeared in some of GMA Network's shows including SOP, Sis and The Sweet Life with Lucy Torres - Gomez and Wilma Doesnt. He performed in SOP as one of the performers of the segment “You've Got Male” temporarily replacing Pinoy Pop Superstar Season 3 runner up Bryan Termulo for several weeks. Navarro also had the chance to sing with RnB Prince Jay-R, Queen of Soul Jaya and his co - Pinoy Idol contestant Sue Ellen in singing “If I Ain't Got You” by Alicia Keys. He sang and performed with Ogie Alcasid in Sis in singing “Nais Ko” during Ogie's promotion of his album. Navarro had again the chance to sing with Jay-R in singing “What You Won't Do For Love” originally performed by Bobby Caldwell to promote Jay-R's newest album Soul In Love. Robbie Navarro and Soul'd Free (Jeboy Bermundo on Lead Guitar, Angelo Manrique on Bass and Arbee Pineda on Percussions) have been performing together again since October 2008. They performed regularly at Bagaberde in Roxas Boulevard, Barbariba in CCP Complex in Manila, Masas in Greenbelt 3 and at Moomba Bar and Restaurant in Roces Avenue, Quezon City. Ogie was very vocal in saying that Navarro is great. That he [Navarro] is Ogie's bet right after the Top 12 was chosen.

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Şeref Meselesi - Netflix

Ayvalik is brought into play by the mob from a family who came to Istanbul. Yigit's father committed suicide because of the mob.

Şeref Meselesi - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Turkish

Status: Ended

Runtime: 110 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-23

Şeref Meselesi - Novelas TV - Netflix

Novelas TV is an African thematic television channel dedicated to telenovelas broadcasts since 24 March 2015 through Les Bouquets Canal+. It is available in the Metropolitan France aera since 26 September 2017.

Şeref Meselesi - Distribution - Netflix

Novelas TV is available on channel 23 within the Les Bouquets Canal+ which is distributed in more than 30 Central African and West African countries. Overseas people can watch the channel at La Réunion and in the Caribbeans on channel number 29.

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Sit and Be Fit - Netflix

Sit and Be Fit is here to help you improve your life through functional fitness. Enjoy the freedom that comes with good health.

Type: Talk Show

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

Sit and Be Fit - Kayak - Netflix

A kayak is a small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle. The word kayak originates from the Greenlandic word qajaq (IPA: [qajaq]). The traditional kayak has a covered deck and one or more cockpits, each seating one paddler. The cockpit is sometimes covered by a spray deck that prevents the entry of water from waves or spray and makes it possible for suitably skilled kayakers to roll the kayak: that is, to capsize and right it without it filling with water or ejecting the paddler.

Some modern boats vary considerably from a traditional design but still claim the title “kayak”, for instance in eliminating the cockpit by seating the paddler on top of the boat (“sit-on-top” kayaks); having inflated air chambers surrounding the boat; replacing the single hull by twin hulls, and replacing paddles with other human-powered propulsion methods, such as foot-powered rotational propellers and “flippers”. Kayaks are also being sailed, as well as propelled by means of small electric motors, and even by outboard gas engines.

The kayak was first used by the indigenous Aleut, Inuit, Yupik and possibly Ainu hunters in subarctic regions of the world.

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Sword and Flower - Netflix

A historical action drama set in the Goguryeo period. The daughter of King Young Ryu of Goguryeo, Moo Young falls in love with Yeon Choong, son of Yeon Gae So Moon who kills her father. Moo Young is torn apart between love and revenge.

Sword and Flower - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 65 minutes

Premier: 2013-07-03

Sword and Flower - Flower and Sword - Netflix

Flower and Sword (花戦さ Hana Ikusa ) is a Japanese movie on kadō that was released in 2017.

Sword and Flower - Cast - Netflix

Mansai Nomura as Ikenobō Senkō Ichikawa En'nosuke IV as Toyotomi Hideyoshi Kōichi Satō as Sen no Rikyū Kiichi Nakai as Oda Nobunaga Kuranosuke Sasaki as Maeda Toshiie Katsumi Takahashi Takaya Yamauchi Masato Wada Aoi Morikawa as Ren Eisaku Yoshida as Ishida Mitsunari Keiko Takeshita as Jōchin'ni

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Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Netflix

Discover the most daring covert operations, ingenious spy gadgets and cunning military deceptions that forever changed the course of history. Painstakingly researched with previously classified footage from private sources and government archives from all over the world, Secrets of War exposes the real stories of the 20th century s greatest conflicts. Narrated by Oscar® Award winner Charlton Heston, this complete series brings to life the conflicts that pulsed through the battles behind the battlefields. From the top spymasters of the Third Reich to Saddam Hussein s corrupt tools of deception to befriend the West, uncover the strong, specific and factual tactics used by history s most influential leaders in Secrets of War - the complete guide to espionage in the 20th Century!

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1998-07-13

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Vietnam War - Netflix

The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies and the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist regimes in 1975. There are several competing views on the conflict, with some on the North Vietnamese and National Liberation Front side viewing the struggle against US forces as a colonial war and a continuation of the First Indochina War against forces from France and later on the United States especially the light of the failed 1954 Geneva Conference calls for elections. Other interpretations of the North Vietnamese side include viewing it as a civil war especially in the early and later phases following the U.S interlude between 1965 and 1970 as well as a war of liberation. The perspective of some Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, the successor to the Việt Cộng were motivated in part by significant social changes in the post-WW2 Vietnam, and had initially saw it as a revolutionary war supported by Hanoi The pro-government side in South Vietnam viewed it as a civil war, a defensive war against communism or were motivated to fight to defend their homes and families. The U.S. government viewed its involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam. This was part of the domino theory of a wider containment policy, with the stated aim of stopping the spread of communism. Beginning in 1950, American military advisors arrived in what was then French Indochina. Most of the funding for the French war effort was provided by the U.S. The Việt Cộng, also known as Front national de libération du Sud-Viêt Nam or FNL (the National Liberation Front), a South Vietnamese communist common front aided by the North, fought a guerrilla war against anti-communist forces in the region, while the People's Army of Vietnam, also known as the North Vietnamese Army (NVA), engaged in more conventional warfare, and had launched armed struggles from 1959 onward. U.S. involvement escalated in 1960 under Kennedy, with troop levels gradually surging under the MAAG program, from just under a thousand in 1959 to 16,000 in 1963. By 1964 there were already 23,000 U.S troops involved, but this escalated further following the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin incident, in which a U.S. destroyer was alleged to have clashed with North Vietnamese fast attack craft. This was followed by the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which gave Lyndon B. Johnson authorisation to increase U.S. military presence, deploying for the first time ground combat units and increasing troop levels to 184,000. Every year onward there was significant build-up despite little progress, with Robert McNamara, one of the principle architects of the war begin to express doubts of victory by the end of 1966. U.S. and South Vietnamese forces relied on air superiority and overwhelming firepower to conduct search and destroy operations, involving ground forces, artillery, and airstrikes. In the course of the war, the U.S. conducted a large-scale strategic bombing campaign against North Vietnam. Following the Tết Offensive, US forces begun withdrawal under the Vietnamization phase, while Army of the Republic of Vietnam unconventional and conventional capabilities increased following a period of neglect and became modelled on heavy fire-power focused doctrines modelled after US Forces. Operations crossed international borders: bordering areas of Laos and Cambodia were used by North Vietnam as supply routes and were heavily bombed by U.S. forces. Gradual withdrawal of U.S. ground forces began as part of “Vietnamization”, which aimed to end American involvement in the war while transferring the task of fighting the communists to the South Vietnamese themselves and begun the task of modernising their armed forces. Morale declined significantly among US forces during the wind-down period and incidents of fragging, drug-use and insubordination increased with General Creighton Abrams remarking “I need to get this army home to save it”. From 1969 onwards the military actions of the Việt Cộng insurgency decreased as the role and engagement of the NVA grew. Initially fielding less conventional and poorer weaponry, from 1970 onward the People's Army of Vietnam and its branch People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam had increasingly became mechanised and armoured, capable of modernised combined arms and mobile warfare and begun to widely deploy newer, untested weapons. These two sides would see significant, rapid changes throughout its lifetime from their original post-colonial armies, and by mid-1970s the ARVN became the fourth largest army with the PAVN became the fifth largest army in the world in two countries with a population of roughly 20 million each. Despite the Paris Peace Accord, which was signed by all parties in January 1973, the fighting continued in the “war-of-the-flags” period in which both Saigon and Hanoi attempted to take territory before and after the accord and the ceasefire was broken just days after its signing. In the U.S. and the Western world, a large anti-Vietnam War movement developed as part of a larger counterculture, the largest such anti-war movement up to that point in history. The war changed the dynamics between the Eastern and Western Blocs, and altered North–South relations, and had significantly influenced the political landscape in the United States, across much of Western Europe and U.S ground-force intervention spurred the rise of transnational political movements and campaigning. All air-force and naval units and all other forces were completely withdrawn in 15 August 1973. The capture of Saigon by the North Vietnamese Army in April 1975 marked the end of the war, and North and South Vietnam were reunified the following year. The war exacted a huge human cost in terms of fatalities (see Vietnam War casualties). Estimates of the number of Vietnamese soldiers and civilians killed vary from 966,000 to 3.8 million. Some 275,000–310,000 Cambodians, 20,000–62,000 Laotians, and 58,220 U.S. service members also died in the conflict, and a further 1,626 remain missing in action. The Sino-Soviet split re-emerged following the lull during the Vietnam War and ties between the DRV and its Cambodian allies in the Royal Government of the National Union of Kampuchea, the newly-formed Democratic Kampuchea begun almost immediately in a series of border raids by the Khmer Rouge and erupted into the Cambodian–Vietnamese War, with Chinese forces directly intervening in the Sino-Vietnamese War. The end of the war and resumption of the Third Indochina War would precipitate the Vietnamese boat people and the bigger Indochina refugee crisis, which saw an estimated 250,000 people perish at sea.

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Easter Offensive and Paris Peace Accords, 1972 - Netflix

On 15 January, all US combat activities was suspended. Lê Đức Thọ and Henry Kissinger, along with the PRG Foreign Minister Nguyễn Thị Bình and a reluctant President Thiệu signed the Paris Peace Accords on 27 January 1973. This officially ended direct U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, created a ceasefire between North and South Vietnam, guaranteed the territorial integrity of Vietnam under the Geneva Conference of 1954, called for elections or a political settlement between the Provisional Revolutionary Government and South Vietnam and allowed 200,000 communist troops to remain in the south, alongside a POW exchange. There was a sixty-day period for the total withdrawal of U.S. forces. “This article”, noted Peter Church, “proved… to be the only one of the Paris Agreements which was fully carried out.” All US forces personnel were completely withdrawn by March 1973.

The war was central to the 1972 U.S. presidential election as Nixon's opponent, George McGovern, campaigned on immediate withdrawal. Nixon's National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger had continued secret negotiations with North Vietnam's Lê Đức Thọ and on October 1972 reached an agreement. President Thieu demanded changes to the peace accord upon its discovery and when North Vietnam went public with the agreement's details, the Nixon administration claimed they were attempting to embarrass the president. The negotiations became deadlocked when Hanoi demanded new changes. To show his support for South Vietnam and force Hanoi back to the negotiating table, Nixon ordered Operation Linebacker II, a massive bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong 18–29 December 1972. Nixon pressured Thieu to accept the terms of the agreement, threatening to conclude a bilateral peace deal and cut off American aid while promising an air-response in case of invasion.

Vietnamization was again tested by the Easter Offensive of 1972, a massive conventional NVA invasion of South Vietnam. The NVA and Viet Cong quickly overran the northern provinces and in coordination with other forces attacked from Cambodia, threatening to cut the country in half. U.S. troop withdrawals continued. American airpower responded, beginning Operation Linebacker, and the offensive was halted.

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T in the Park - Netflix

Coverage from T in the Park 2016 music festival at Strathallan Castle in Perthshire, Scotland.

T in the Park - Netflix

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 85 minutes

Premier: 2013-07-12

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T in the Park festival was a major Scottish music festival that has been held almost annually since 1994 (the event did not take place in 2017). It is named after its main sponsor, the brewing company Tennents. The event was originally held at Strathclyde Park, Lanarkshire but was held at the disused Balado airfield, Kinross-shire from 1997 to 2014. In 2015 the festival moved to Strathallan Castle, Strathallan, Perthshire. Originally a two-day event, the festival became a three-day event in 2007. Promoted by DF Concerts, the event attracts up to 255,000 people, along with 70,000 campers. The future of the festival is uncertain. The 2017 event was cancelled due to problems at the 2016 event. It was officially replaced with the TRNSMT festival which takes place on the same weekend at Glasgow Green. The 2017 festival was a success with a follow-up for 2018 in the pipeline, meaning that T in the Park is “not looking likely” for 2018.

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The Quick and the Curious - Netflix

The Quick and the Curious breaks down everyday questions, myths, and quirky facts about science into bite-sized pieces.

The Quick and the Curious - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-30

The Quick and the Curious - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (short story) - Netflix

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. First published in Collier's Magazine on May 27, 1922. It was subsequently anthologized in his book Tales of the Jazz Age, which is occasionally published as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories.

The Quick and the Curious - Plot - Netflix

In 1860 Baltimore, Benjamin is born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man, already capable of speech. His father Roger invites neighborhood boys to play with him and orders him to play with children's toys, but Benjamin obeys only to please his father. At five, Benjamin is sent to kindergarten but is quickly withdrawn after he repeatedly falls asleep during child activities. At the age of 18, Benjamin enrolls in Yale College, but is sent home by officials, who think he is a 50-year-old lunatic. When Benjamin turns 20, the Button family realizes that he is aging backwards. In 1880, when Benjamin is 20, his father gives him a control of Roger Button & Co. Wholesale Hardware. He meets the young Hildegarde Moncrief, a daughter of General Moncrief, and falls in love with her. Hildegarde mistakes Benjamin for a 50-year-old brother of Roger Button; she prefers older men and marries him six months later, but remains ignorant of his condition. Years later, Benjamin's business has been successful, but he is tired of Hildegarde because her beauty has faded and she nags him. Bored at home, he enlists in the Spanish–American War in 1898 and achieves great triumph in the military, rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel. He retires from the army to focus on his company, and receives a medal. In 1910, Benjamin, now looking like a 20-year-old, turns over control of his company to his son, Roscoe, and enrolls at Harvard University. His first year there is a great success: he dominates in football and takes revenge against Yale for rejecting him years before. However, during his junior and senior years he is only 16 years old, too weak to play football and barely able to cope with the academic work. After graduation, Benjamin returns home, only to learn that his wife has moved to Italy. He lives with Roscoe, who treats him sternly, and forces Benjamin to call him “uncle.” As the years progress, Benjamin grows from a moody teenager into a child. Eventually, Roscoe has a child of his own who later attends kindergarten with Benjamin. After kindergarten, Benjamin slowly begins to lose memory of his earlier life. His memory fades away to the point where he cannot remember anything except his nurse. Everything fades to darkness shortly after.

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Till Death Us Do Part - Netflix

Till Death Us Do Part is a British television sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975. First airing as a Comedy Playhouse pilot, the show aired in seven series until 1975. Six years later, ITV continued the sitcom, calling it Till Death.... From 1985 to 1992, the BBC produced a sequel In Sickness and in Health.

Created by Johnny Speight, Till Death Us Do Part centred on the East End Garnett family, led by patriarch Alf Garnett (Warren Mitchell), a reactionary white working-class man who holds racist and anti-socialist views. His long-suffering wife Else was played by Dandy Nichols, and his daughter Rita by Una Stubbs. Rita's husband Mike Rawlins (Anthony Booth) is a socialist layabout. The character Alf Garnett became a well known character inBritish culture, and Mitchell played him on stage and television up until 1998, when Speight died.

Till Death Us Do Part - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1966-06-06

Till Death Us Do Part - Till Death Do Us Part (NCIS) - Netflix

“Till Death Do Us Part” is the 24th and final episode of the ninth season of the American police procedural drama NCIS, and the 210th episode overall. It originally aired on CBS in the United States on May 15, 2012. The episode is written by Gary Glasberg and directed by Tony Wharmby, and was seen by 19.05 million viewers. In the episode, NCIS is threatened by terrorism while Jimmy Palmer's wedding occurs.

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With Director Leon Vance reported missing, the NCIS team is called out to where his car has been found unoccupied. After investigating Vance's car, the team locates Vance at a family plot where Vance finds himself in a crypt, next to the body of a sailor killed along with the son of industrialist-turned-terrorist Harper Dearing. After picking him up, the team finds another message with a horse jaw that leads them to a retired NCIS agent who handled a case that sent Dearing's son to the destroyer that claimed his life. However, Dearing blows up the agent's house and leaves them a videotaped message, soon confronting Pentagon profiler Dr. Samantha Ryan by threatening her son and forcing her to flee when he buys out a judge to release her ex-husband on a technicality. Meanwhile, Jimmy is nervous on whether or not to go through with the marriage with everything going on and with no one else being able to attend, but Ducky tells him to go through with it, and that he will join him. However, Jimmy asks Breena to advance the wedding so he could return to assist with the case and so his friends could be there. Gibbs decides to recruit convicted former officer Jonathan Cole based on Ryan's profiling of Dearing to lure him into a trap. It initially seems to have worked when Dearing tells Cole to meet him a cafe retired Navy officers attend, but Dearing doesn't show up to the meeting and instead leaves a phone for Cole. The former calls and tells Cole to relay a message to Gibbs that he was never interested in Director Vance and is really interested in justice. Back at headquarters, analyzing the call makes the team realize there is a bomb in Vance's car, installed when he was abducted, meant to blow up NCIS Headquarters at the Navy Yard and the whole building is evacuated. Cole attempts to defuse the bomb but is killed in the process (assumed), when the bomb detonates, while receiving a phone call indicating the bomb was for revenge against the Navy due to the death of his son, Evan, (revealed in “Up in Smoke”) damaging part of the NCIS building with Gibbs and his team still inside. Ziva and Tony are in an elevator with debris falling on them after evacuating people, Abby and Gibbs are stuck in her lab, and Tim is just leaving his desk after securing a backup drive from his computer. Ducky receives a phone call about the attack and is asked to autopsy the bodies, but the shock and stress of the call causes him to have a heart attack and collapse alone on a beach, leaving everyone's fates unknown.

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Time Squad - Netflix

Animation about time travelers on a mission to preserve and protect history: 8-year-old orphan Otto (the brains of the operation), intrepid Off. Buck Tuddrussel and his prissy English robot sidekick, Larry 3000.

Time Squad - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2001-06-08

Time Squad - Squad - Netflix

In military terminology, a squad or squadron is a sub-subunit led by a non-commissioned officer that is subordinate to an infantry platoon. In countries following the British Army tradition (Australian Army, Canadian Army, and others), this organization is referred to as a section. In most armies, a squad consists of eight to fourteen soldiers, and may be further subdivided into fireteams.

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Historically, a “squad” in the US Army was a sub-unit of a section, consisting of from as few as two soldiers to as many as 12 and was originally used primarily for drill and administrative purposes (e.g., billeting, messing, working parties, etc.). The smallest tactical sub-unit being the section, which was also known as a half-platoon (the platoon itself being a half company). Depending upon the time period, the squad “leader” (not an official position title until 1891) could be a sergeant (the sergeant, in sections with only one corporal, led the section's first squad, while the lone corporal served as assistant section leader and led the section's second squad), a corporal (in sections with two corporals), a lance corporal (a rank the Army had in varying numbers and conditions from at least 1821 until 1920), a private first class (PFC) (the rank existing since 1846 but not earning its one chevron - taken from the abolished lance corporal rank - until 1920). or even a “senior” private (there being many long-service, or “professional,” privates until the post-WWII era). In 1891, the US Army officially defined a rifle “squad” as consisting of “seven privates and one corporal.” The US Army employed the eight-man rifle squad through WWI and until the late 1930s under the Square Division organizational plan, in which sergeants continued to lead sections consisting of two squads. Under the Triangular Division organization plan in 1939 rifle squads were no longer organized into sections. Instead, the squads were reorganized into a 12-man unit of three elements, or teams, Able, Baker, and Charlie, reporting directly to the platoon commander (an officer, usually a second lieutenant), assisted by a sergeant assigned as the “assistant to platoon commander” (re-designated as “platoon leader” in 1940 and as “platoon sergeant” in 1943 with the officer then re-designated as “platoon leader”.) The squad leader was still only a corporal but the squad was also assigned a PFC (one of the scout riflemen) as the assistant to the squad leader. This soldier could serve as a either the squad leader's messenger to the platoon commander or could be used to relay orders to other squad elements, as needed. While not a noncommissioned officer (NCO) the PFC was an experienced soldier, as prior to WWII the majority of enlisted men remained privates for the entire term of their enlistment since promotion opportunity was scarce. However, the obvious command (viz., leadership and supervision) weakness of so large a squad under one NCO rapidly became obvious in light of the pre-war mobilization and was corrected in 1940 when a second NCO was added to the squad. This adjustment raised the squad leader to a sergeant (grade 4) and the assistant squad leader to a corporal (grade 5). The “platoon leader” (with the officer still being the “platoon commander”) now became a staff sergeant, (grade 3). (In 1920 the enlisted rank structure was simplified and seven grades were established ranging from master sergeant as grade 1 to private as grade 7; staff sergeant being one of the new rank titles then established by combining several intermediate sergeant grades ranking above section leaders but below the company first sergeant.) This squad organization included two men serving as “scout (rifleman),” who along with the squad leader, formed the security element (i.e., reconnaissance and overwatch actions), designated as “Able.” The second element was a three-man Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) team consisting of an automatic rifleman, an assistant automatic rifleman and an ammunition bearer. This element formed the “base of fire” (viz., fire support in providing suppressive fires in the attack and protective fires in the defense) and was designated as “Baker.” Lastly, there were five riflemen and the assistant squad leader, who formed the “maneuver element” (e.g., flanking and assault movements in the attack and repelling and reinforcing actions in the defense), designated as “Charlie.” In 1942, the Army had a massive restructuring of its Tables of Organization & Equipment (TO&Es) and increased the rank of the squad leader and assistant squad leader to staff sergeant and sergeant, respectively. (Platoon leaders now became technical sergeants, as grade 2, and first sergeants became equal in pay grade to master sergeants as grade 1.) The BAR man (automatic rifleman) and the senior rifleman of the Charlie element became corporals (grade 5) and de facto team leaders, even though not officially designated as such. (In 1943 NCO platoon leaders were re-designated as platoon sergeants and officer platoon commanders became platoon leaders.) After WWII, in 1948, the Army decided to "downsize” the rifle squad to a nine-man organization (as well as realign its enlisted grade structure), as post-war analysis had shown that the 12-man squad was too large and unwieldy in combat. The squad leader was again called a sergeant (but retained the grade 3 pay grade and insignia of the rank of a staff sergeant, which was then eliminated.) The two scouts of the Able element were eliminated with the idea that all of the riflemen should be able to perform the scouting duties and would therefore all share in the associated inherent risk of that position. The Baker element’s ammunition bearer was also eliminated, leaving the two-man BAR team as the base of fire, supervised by the assistant squad leader (again called a corporal), but remaining as a grade 4, since the rank of sergeant (three chevrons) was then eliminated. (PFC became grade 5, private was grade 6, and recruit was grade 7; PFCs wore one chevron and privates and recruits both wore none.) The five riflemen of the “Charlie” team, now led by the squad leader, remained as the maneuver element. Also, in 1948, the rank title of the platoon sergeant changed from technical sergeant (which was eliminated) to sergeant first class (SFC) (grade 2) and the rank title of first sergeant was again eliminated, being retained only as an occupational title for the senior NCO of a company. In 1951 the pay grades were reversed, with master sergeant becoming E-7 (vice the previous grade 1) and sergeant first class becoming E-6, so that the squad leader became a sergeant (E-5) and the assistant squad leader, a corporal (E-4). (With PFC, PVT, and RCT being E-3, E-2, and E-1, respectively.) In the 1956 the Army began reorganizing into its "Pentomic” plan under the ROCID (Reorganization of Current Infantry Divisions) TO&Es. The rifle squad was reorganized into an eleven-man organization with a sergeant (E-5) as squad leader and two five-man fire teams. Each fire team consisted of a corporal (E-4) team leader, an automatic rifleman, an assistant automatic rifleman, a grenadier, and a scout-rifleman. The assistant squad leader position was eliminated, with the senior fire team leader now filling this role as needed. In 1958, with the addition of the E-8 and E-9 pay grades, the ranks of the squad and fire team leaders changed again, now to staff sergeant (E-6) and sergeant (E-5), respectively. The 1958 restructuring restored the traditional sergeant and staff sergeant rank insignia of three chevrons and three chevrons over an inverted arc, respectively. (Platoon sergeant became a separate rank title, and along with SFC, became E-7; first sergeants and master sergeants became pay grade E-8. Also, the rank of sergeant major was revived as E-9, with a new distinctive rank insignia consisting of the three chevrons and three inverted arcs of a master sergeant/first sergeant but replacing the first sergeant's lozenge with a star.) Under the ROAD (Reorganization Objective Army Divisions) structure in 1963, the rifle squad was reduced to a ten-man organization. This iteration of the rifle squad retained the two fire teams but eliminated the two scouts (one in each fire team), instead providing the squad leader with one extra rifleman, who could be used to reinforce either fire team or assist the squad leader as required. An exception was in mechanized infantry units, where an additional rifleman (increasing the squad to eleven members) was assigned as the driver of the squad’s M113A2 armored personnel carrier. (Also, in 1968, the separate rank title of platoon sergeant was eliminated, leaving SFC as the only E-7 rank.) Currently, US Army rifle squads consist of nine soldiers, organized under a squad leader into two four-man fire teams. The squad leader is a staff sergeant (E-6) and the two fire team leaders are sergeants (E-5). Mechanized infantry and Stryker infantry units are equipped with M2A3 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and M1126 Stryker, infantry carrier vehicles, respectively. Unlike the ROAD era mechanized infantry units, none of the vehicle crewman (M2A3 - three, M1126 - two) are counted as part of the nine-man rifle squad transported by the vehicles. The squad is also used in infantry crew-served weapons sections (number of members varies by weapon), military police (twelve soldiers including a squad leader divided into four three-man teams, with three team leaders), and combat engineer units.

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V - Netflix

Simultaneously appearing over every major city in the world, the Visitors (or V's) arrived offering us the wonders of their technology and promoting peace. While the world quickly embraced the V's as saviors, an FBI Counter Terrorist Agent, and others making up the resistance group called The Fifth Column, quickly discovered that the Visitors are not who they said they were. Will humanity stop being fooled and realize the Visitors true intentions before it becomes too late and they take over Earth?

V - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-11-03

V - V - Netflix

V (named vee ) is the 22nd letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

V - History - Netflix

The letter V comes from the Semitic letter Waw, as do the modern letters F, U, W, and Y. See F for details. In Greek, the letter upsilon 'Υ' was adapted from waw to represent, at first, the vowel [u] as in “moon”. This was later fronted to [y], the front rounded vowel spelled 'ü' in German. In Latin, a stemless variant shape of the upsilon was borrowed in early times as V—either directly from the Western Greek alphabet or from the Etruscan alphabet as an intermediary—to represent the same /u/ sound, as well as the consonantal /w/. Thus, 'num' — originally spelled 'NVM' — was pronounced /num/ and 'via' was pronounced [ˈwia]. From the 1st century AD on, depending on Vulgar Latin dialect, consonantal /w/ developed into /β/ (kept in Spanish), then later to /v/. During the Late Middle Ages, two forms of 'v' developed, which were both used for its ancestor /u/ and modern /v/. The pointed form 'v' was written at the beginning of a word, while a rounded form 'u' was used in the middle or end, regardless of sound. So whereas 'valour' and 'excuse' appeared as in modern printing, 'have' and 'upon' were printed as 'haue' and 'vpon'. The first distinction between the letters 'u' and 'v' is recorded in a Gothic script from 1386, where 'v' preceded 'u'. By the mid-16th century, the 'v' form was used to represent the consonant and 'u' the vowel sound, giving us the modern letter 'u'. Capital 'U' was not accepted as a distinct letter until many years later.

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Very Important People - Netflix

A comedy impression series starring Morgana Robinson and Terry Mynott. The series mocks many different celebrities and satirises a culture bamboozled by trivia, gossip and regurgitated ideas.

Very Important People - Netflix

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-27

Very Important People - Effigy - Netflix

An effigy is a representation of a specific person in the form of sculpture or some other three-dimensional medium. The use of the term is normally restricted to certain contexts in a somewhat arbitrary way: recumbent effigies on tombs are so called, but standing statues of individuals, or busts, are usually not. Likenesses of religious figures in sculpture are not normally called effigies. Effigies are common elements of funerary art, especially as a recumbent effigy (in a lying position) in stone or metal placed on a tomb, or a less permanent “funeral effigy”, placed on the coffin in a grand funeral, wearing real clothing. Figures, often caricatural in style, that are damaged, destroyed or paraded in order to harm the person represented by magical means, or merely to mock or insult them or their memory, are also called effigies. It is common to burn an effigy of a person (“burn in effigy”) as an act of protest. The word is first documented in English in 1539 and comes, perhaps via French, from the Latin effigies, meaning “representation”. This spelling was originally used in English for singular senses: even a single image was “the effigies of ...”. (This spelling seems to have been later reanalyzed as a plural, creating the singular “effigy”.) In effigie was probably understood as a Latin phrase until the 18th century. The word occurs in Shakespeare's As You Like It of 1600 (II, vii, 193), where scansion suggests that the second syllable is to be emphasized, as in the Latin pronunciation (but unlike the modern English pronunciation).

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Washington Week - Netflix

On Washington Week (formerly Washington Week with Gwen Ifill) guest journalists weigh in on issues of the week in this venerable roundtable, the first program ever fed by PBS (previously it had aired on WETA-TV in Washington, D.C., and other East Coast public stations). Though its format is panel discussion, there have been occasional one-on-one interviews, a notable example being host Paul Duke's 1994 White House visit with President Bill Clinton. The series won a DuPont-Columbia University Award in 1974.

Washington Week - Netflix

Type: Talk Show

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1967-02-23

Washington Week - Washington Jewish Week - Netflix

Washington Jewish Week (WJW) is an independent community weekly newspaper whose logo reads, “Serving the nation's capital and the greater Washington Jewish community since 1930.” Its main office is located in Rockville, Maryland, a Maryland suburb of the District of Columbia.

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The paper sponsors and co-sponsors a number of community events, including the Washington Jewish Film Festival, and the annual Jewish Book Festival. WJW executives were often active in leadership roles in the organization American Jewish Press Association. As of 2010, for example, then-publisher Larry Fishbein was a member of the AJPA executive committee along with then-editor Debra Rubin, a past president of the group.

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Weekend Breakfast - Netflix

Presented by Andrew Geoghegan & Miriam Corowa, covering the latest news from Australia and around the world, with in-depth analysis and interviews, as well as sport, weather and what's happening in the arts.

Weekend Breakfast - Netflix

Type: News

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 2012-02-04

Weekend Breakfast - Breakfast News - Netflix

Breakfast News was a breakfast news show which first aired on BBC1 on 2 October 1989. The programme was previously known as Breakfast Time. It was planned to launch on 18 September 1989 but was held back due to technical issues with its new studio. The programme went through three main visual changes. The initial look lasted until 8 April 1993. The 13 April 1993 revamp saw the programme presented from the same set as the One, Six and Nine O'Clock News bulletins. A further and final revamp took place in June 1997 when 'BBC' was shorn from its title, and on-screen it became known as simply Breakfast News. It was during this final period that the tone began to shift, with the return of a sofa set, alongside more features, and more interaction between the presenting team. The final edition of Breakfast News aired on 15 September 2000 and on 2 October 2000 it relaunched as BBC Breakfast. BBC Breakfast News only aired from Mondays to Fridays with no weekend editions compared to their ITV counterparts TV-AM and later GMTV who were on the air seven days a week. However, in September 1991 the BBC launched a short 5 minute weekend breakfast news summary. The Saturday edition aired at 7:25 am to commence their Saturday schedule. The bulletin was not presented from the Breakfast News set, but from the main BBC News set based in the newsroom. The Saturday breakfast bulletin was dropped from the schedules in the autumn of 1999 with the last Saturday morning bulletin airing on Saturday 11 September 1999. BBC Two had already been broadcasting an hour of news from BBC News 24, branded as “Weekend 24” on Saturday mornings from 8 am to 9 am since the early days of BBC News 24 and so the short Saturday breakfast news summary on BBC One started to become redundant. On Sundays the short morning bulletin would air at 9:10 am and this would later be incorporated into the Breakfast with Frost programme which launched in January 1993.

Weekend Breakfast - Business Breakfast - Netflix

Business Breakfast was a daily news programme which aired between 6 am and 7 am, directly preceding Breakfast News between 4 January 1993 and 2000. Initially the programme aired as part of Breakfast News broadcasting between 6:34 am and 6:55 am. From Tuesday 4 January 2000 until Friday 15 September 2000, Business Breakfast was subsumed into the BBC Breakfast News programme with Breakfast News starting at 6 am each weekday. Business Breakfast remained as a feature not a separate programme however, with business news a key feature in the first hour of the programme. This set up was to change from October 2000 with the launch of BBC Breakfast.

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A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Netflix

Travelogue and cookery series in which five famous faces set up home in an Italian villa to explore the food and culture of the region.

A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-09-29

A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Taste Festivals - Netflix

Taste Festivals is a company which runs a series of food festivals around the world. As of 2012, these have taken place in fifteen cities. The events typically have the prefix “Taste of”, although the company joined forces with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to organise The Big Feastival for the first time in 2011. The events are typically attended by restaurants who operate mini-kitchens, these include Michelin starred restaurants.

A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Description - Netflix

The events run by Taste Festivals feature mini-kitchens from different restaurants, along with live demonstrations from chefs. The events have their own currency called “crowns” which are used to purchase food from the restaurant's kitchens. The restaurants featured have included Michelin starred establishments such as Rhodes 24 and Le Gavroche at Taste of London. The Best in Taste award is given out by each festival to the restaurant who serves the best dish at each event.

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Brother Disappeared - Netflix

A power blogger who writes his own perspectives on crime cases, and a female client who shows up one day claiming her older brother has gone missing.

Brother Disappeared - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 15 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-11

Brother Disappeared - Elizabeth of York - Netflix

Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466 – 11 February 1503) was the wife of Henry VII and the first Tudor queen. She was the daughter of Edward IV and niece of Richard III, and she married the king following Henry's victory at the Battle of Bosworth which started the last phase of the Wars of the Roses. She was the mother of King Henry VIII. Therefore, she was the daughter, sister, niece, wife, mother, and grandmother of successive kings and queens of England. The period of Henry VI's readaption from October 1470 until April 1471 and the period between her father's death in 1483, when she was 17, and the making of peace between her mother and her uncle Richard were violent and anxious interludes in what was mostly a peaceful life. Her two brothers disappeared, the “Princes in the Tower”, their fate uncertain. Although declared illegitimate she was welcomed back to court by her uncle Richard III, along with all of her sisters. As a Yorkist princess, the final victory of the Lancastrian faction in the War of the Roses may have seemed a further disaster, but Henry Tudor knew the importance of Yorkist support for his invasion and promised to marry her before he arrived in England; this was an important move; one which may well have contributed to hemorrhaging of Yorkist adherence to Richard III. She was the queen consort of England from 1486 until her death in 1503 but seems to have played little part in politics. Her marriage seems to have been successful. Her eldest son Arthur, Prince of Wales, died at age 15 in 1502 and three other children died young. Her surviving children became king of England and queens of France and Scotland; it is through the Scottish Stuart dynasty that her many modern royal descendants trace their line.

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Dante - Netflix

Dante was an adventure/drama series that aired on NBC from 1960-1961.

Willie Dante, a former gambler. runs Dante's Inferno, a nightclub in San Francisco.

Dante is a former underworld character trying to go straight running the nightclub, but the police don't believe he's completely legitimate and some of his former underworld pals keep trying to lure him back into his former illicit activities.

Dante - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1960-10-03

Dante - Dante (footballer) - Netflix

Dante Bonfim Costa Santos (born 18 October 1983), commonly known as Dante (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdɐ̃tʃi]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for OGC Nice. Primarily a central defender, he has previously also been used as a defensive midfielder or a left back. Produced at Juventude, he went on to join Lille, Charleroi and Standard Liège, winning the Belgian Pro League with the latter. In January 2009, he was signed by Borussia Mönchengladbach, spending two-and-a-half seasons before making a €4.7 million move to Bayern Munich, where he won nine domestic and international honours. Dante made his international debut for Brazil in 2013, winning that year's Confederations Cup and representing the nation at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Don't Get Done in the Sun - Netflix

Don't Get Done in the Sun is a consumer program which is presented by Fiona Foster and Rani Price. They offer advice on how to avoid ruining a holiday and talk to victims of holiday scams and accidents.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-05-20

Don't Get Done in the Sun - Sun Yaara - Netflix

Sun Yaara was a Pakistani drama television series that aired on ARY Digital. It is directed by Danish Nawaz, written by Asia Mirza and Produced by Humayun Saeed and Shahzad Nasib. Its first episode originally aired on 2 January 2017. It ran for approximately 40 mins. It stars Junaid Khan (singer), Hira Mani and Zarnish Khan

Don't Get Done in the Sun - Cast - Netflix

Junaid Khan as Dr. Talal Sikandar Hira Salman as Roshanay aka Roshni Talal Sikandar Zarnish Khan as Lalarukh aka Lali Mustafa Khan, Talal's sister Faris Shafi as Saif ur Rehman, Lali's first husband Ghana Ali as Tania Haroon, Saif's sister Hassan Niazi as Mustafa Khan, Talal's best friend and Lali's husband Minal Khan as Hina Afaq, Talal's niece Asim Mehmood as Khurram Sikandar, Talal' brother Ismat Iqbal as Saif's mother Nida Mumtaz as Rafia, Talal's mother Laila Wasti as Saima, Saif's elder sister Samina Ahmed as Amna, Rafia's sister and Roshni's grandmother Maham Javed as Laiba, Khurram's fiancé Qaiser Khan Nizamani as Asad, Roshni's father Omi Butt as Afaq, Hina's husband and Laiba's brother and others

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Hit the Road Jack - Netflix

Jack Whitehall packs his bags for a comedy tour of the country, to find the best that Britain has to offer, joined along the way by celebrities and comedians.

Hit the Road Jack - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 35 minutes

Premier: 2012-03-20

Hit the Road Jack - Hit the Road Jack - Netflix

“Hit the Spot Jack” is a song written by the rhythm and blues artist Percy Mayfield and first recorded in 1960 as an a cappella demo sent to Art Rupe. It became famous after it was recorded by the singer-songwriter-pianist Ray Charles with The Raelettes vocalist Margie Hendrix. Charles's recording hit number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, beginning on Monday, October 9, 1961. “Hit the Road Jack” won a Grammy award for Best Rhythm and Blues Recording. The song was number one on the R&B Sides chart for five weeks, thereby becoming Charles's sixth number-one on that chart. The song is ranked number 387 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”.

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Japanology Plus - Netflix

Going a step further from our previous series BEGIN Japanology, host Peter Barakan visits experts in various fields to show Japanese culture from a new perspective.

Japanology Plus - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-03

Japanology Plus - History of sushi - Netflix

The history of sushi began with paddy fields in Asia, where fish was fermented with salt and rice, after which the rice was discarded. The dish is today known as narezushi, and was introduced to Japan around the Yayoi period. In the Muromachi period, people began to eat the rice as well as the fish. During the Edo period, vinegar rather than fermented rice began to be used. In pre-modern times and modern times, it has become a form of fast food strongly associated with Japanese culture.

Japanology Plus - Sushi in Japan - Netflix

The earliest reference to sushi in Japan appeared in 718 in the Yōrō Code (養老律令 Yōrō-ritsuryō). As an example of tax paid by actual items, it is written down as “雑鮨五斗 (about 64 liters of zakonosushi or zatsunosushi?)”. However, there is no way to know what this “sushi” was or even how it was pronounced. By the 9th and 10th century “鮨” and “鮓” are read as “sushi”. This “sushi” was similar to today's narezushi. For almost the next 800 years, until the early 19th century, sushi slowly changed and the Japanese cuisine changed as well. The Japanese started eating three meals a day, rice was boiled instead of steamed, and of large importance, was the development of rice vinegar. While sushi continued to be produced by fermentation of fish with rice, the addition of rice vinegar greatly reduced the time of fermentation and the rice used began to be eaten along with the fish. In the Muromachi Period (1336 to 1573), the process of producing oshizushi was gradually developed where in the fermentation process was abandoned and vinegar was used. In the Azuchi-Momoyama period (1573–1603), namanare was invented. A 1603 Japanese-Portuguese dictionary has an entry for namanrina sushi, literally half-made sushi. The namanare was fermented for a shorter period than the narezushi and possibly marinated with rice vinegar. It still had the distinctive smell of narezushi. The smell of narezushi was likely one of the reasons for shortening and eventually skipping the fermentation process. It is commonly described as “a cross between blue cheese, fish, and rice vinegar”. A story from Konjaku Monogatarishū written in early 12th century makes it clear that it was not an attractive smell, even if it tasted good: In the early 18th century, oshizushi was perfected in Osaka and it came to Edo by the middle of 18th century. These sushi were sold to customers, but because they still required a little fermentation time, stores hung a notice and posters to customers on when to come for a sushi. Sushi was also sold near a park during a hanami period and a theater as a type of Bento. Inarizushi was sold along oshizushi. Makizushi and chirashizushi also became popular in Edo period. There were three famous sushi restaurants in Edo, Matsunozushi (松之鮨), Yoheizushi (興兵衛鮓), and Kenukizushi (けぬき寿し) but there were thousands more sushi restaurants. They were established in a span of barely twenty years at the start of the 19th century. Nigirizushi was an instant hit and it spread through Edo like wildfire. In the book Morisadamanko (守貞謾稿) published in 1852, the author writes that for a cho (100 meters by 100 meters or 10,000 square meters) section of Edo there were one or two sushi restaurants, but that only one soba restaurant could be found in 1 or 2 cho. This means that there were nearly 2 sushi restaurants for every soba restaurant. These early nigirizushi were not identical to today's varieties. Fish meat was marinated in soy sauce or vinegar or heavily salted so there was no need to dip into soy sauce. Some fish was cooked before it was put onto a sushi. This was partly out of necessity as there were no refrigerators. Each piece was also larger, almost the size of two pieces of today's sushi. The advent of modern refrigeration allowed sushi made of raw fish to reach more consumers than ever before. The late 20th century saw sushi gaining in popularity all over the world.

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Jerseylicious - Netflix

Jerseylicious is a reality show which takes place in the Gatsby Salon in Green Brook Township, New Jersey, focusing on the mother and daughter owners of the salon, Gayle Giacomo and Christy Pereira. Other figures include two makeup artists, Olivia Blois Sharpe and Alexa Prisco ("the Glam Fairy"), and three hairdressers: Tracy Dimarco, Anthony Lombardi, and GiGi Liscio.

Jerseylicious - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-03-21

Jerseylicious - Jerseylicious - Netflix

Jerseylicious was an American docusoap series that premiered on March 21, 2010, on the now defunct Style Network. It chronicles the lives of six stylists who work at salons located in Green Brook Township, New Jersey. The Gatsby Salon, where the series is based upon, relaunched with a multimillion-dollar renovation and began hiring new employees in 2009, which included two of the main cast members: Tracy DiMarco and Olivia Blois Sharpe. Reruns of the series also air on E!. The series was scheduled to return for its sixth season on October 6, 2013. However, it was announced that the Esquire Network would be taking over the Style Network rather than G4 as originally planned. The season later aired in countries where the Style Network still exists. Season 6 encompasses Olivia Blois Sharpe and Michelle DeCarlo as they pack their things and rent a summer house in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Tracy's wedding is also included. The show has now ended with Style Network being discontinued. On August 26, 2014, Tracy DiMarco announced on her social networks that she was filming something for E! that was believed to be a spin-off show but ended up being for an E! True Hollywood Story special titled “Life After Reality” where she discussed her life now that Jerseylicious has ended.

Jerseylicious - Recurring - Netflix

Briella Calafiore: Hairdresser at Glam Fairy. Frankie Buglione, Jr.: Gigi's boyfriend Filippo Giove, Jr.: Former manager at the Anthony Robert Salon. Former Gatsby intern and assistant. Jaclyn “Jackie” Bianchi (Seasons 2-6): Olivia's childhood friend and stylist at Anthony Robert Salon. Michelle DeCarlo (Seasons 3-6): Hairstylist at The Gatsby Salon. Nick Alleva (Seasons 5-6): Olivia's boyfriend Corey Epstein (Seasons 4-6): Tracy's Husband Catherine “Cathy” Giove (Seasons 3-6): Former co-owner of the Anthony Robert Salon. Filippo's mother. Miguel Allure Rodriguez (Seasons 3-6): Assistant stylist at The Gatsby Salon. Lorenzo Gangala (Seasons 1-3): Gangala was never seen again on the series after his October 2011 arrest for assault. Doria Pagnotta (Seasons 2-4): Makeup artist at The Gatsby Salon. Mike Aktari (Seasons 2-4): Olivia's and Tracy's ex-boyfriend. (Aktari died at the age of 28 on March 13, 2017, from reasons unknown.)[1] Krystle Couso (Seasons 3-4) Anthony Tango (Seasons 4-5)

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La Casa Del Mar - Netflix

La Casa Del Mar - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Spanish

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2015-05-04

La Casa Del Mar - Natalia del mar - Netflix

Natalia del mar is a 2011 Venezuelan telenovela created by Alberto Gómez for Venevisión. Sabrina Salvador and Manuel Sosa star as main protagonists while Víctor Cámara, Fedra López, Rosalinda Serfaty and Juliet Lima star as the main antagonists. Venevisión began broadcasting Natalia del Mar on June 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm

La Casa Del Mar - Also as main cast - Netflix

Víctor Cámara as Adolfo Uzcátegui Rosalinda Serfaty as Irene López Eduardo Serrano as Valerio Moncada Dora Mazzone as Pasionaria López Flor Elena González as Eleonora Juliet Lima as Perla Uzcátegui Adrián Delgado as Octavio Valladares Yul Bürkle as Father Baltazar Fedra López as Sara Morales Franklin Virgüez as Baldomero Sánchez Christian McGaffney as Domingo Uribe Maria Antonieta Castillo as Loly Montesinos Victor Drija as Gerardo Moncada Gioia Arismendi as Candy Romero Damián Genovese as Ernesto Valderrama Roberto Lamarca as Teodoro Rivas Esther Orjuela as Fernanda de Rivas Rosita Vásquez as Pastora Pérez Romelia Agüero as Carmela Díaz Fernando Flores as Jacinto Uribe

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Lakeside VA - Netflix

Lakeside VA follows a C+ team of VA hospital employees who are underfunded, understaffed, and stopped overworking themselves to make up for it years ago, until a new hotshot female chief of surgery steps in to turn them into an A team.

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

Lakeside VA - Lake Gaston - Netflix

Lake Gaston is a hydroelectric reservoir in the eastern United States. Part of the lake is in the North Carolina counties of Halifax, Northampton, and Warren. The part extending into Virginia lies in Brunswick and Mecklenburg counties. Lake Gaston is roughly 35 miles (56 km) long and covers over 20,000 acres (81 km2), with 350 miles (560 km) of shoreline. The area surrounding the lake is home to more than 150,000 residents. The nearest towns are Littleton and Roanoke Rapids in North Carolina, and Clarksville and South Hill in Virginia. The lake is not federally owned. It was formed when the Virginia Electric Power Company (VEPCO) built Gaston Dam on the Roanoke River to generate electricity for Dominion Resources, which owns the lake. The dam is located on the North Carolina side and generates electricity for Dominion North Carolina Power, which is the North Carolina operating company of Dominion Resources. The dam includes four hydroelectric generators, with a total generating capacity of 224 megawatts. Lake Gaston is fed by water from Kerr Lake upstream, and supplies water to Roanoke Rapids Lake downstream, a smaller predecessor to Lake Gaston. This is one of the few areas of the country with three hydroelectric dams so close together. Lake Gaston has long been popular for fishing and other water recreation. The lake is a favorite vacation spot, because it is close to the Research Triangle region of North Carolina and is close to I-85 and I-95. Lake Gaston was built for flood control, hydroelectric power and recreational enjoyment, including activities such as fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing and wakeboarding. The lake has been a popular retirement destination since the 1970s.

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Monster Force - Netflix

In the near future, Monster Force, a team of six teenager monster hunters, battle Creatures of the Night, monsters lead by the classic Universal monsters like Dracula, the Mummy, Wolfman and the Creature from the Black Lagoon.

Monster Force - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1994-09-04

Monster Force - Monster Musume - Netflix

Monster Musume (Japanese: モンスター娘のいる日常, Hepburn: Monsutā Musume no Iru Nichijō, “Everyday Life with Monster Girls”) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Okayado. The series is published in Japan by Tokuma Shoten in their Monthly Comic Ryū magazine and by Seven Seas Entertainment in the United States, with the chapters collected and reprinted into thirteen tankōbon volumes to date. An anime adaptation aired between July and September 2015, and was licensed by Sentai Filmworks under the title Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls. A PC game based on the series was released in December 2015. The story of Monster Musume revolves around Kimihito Kurusu, a Japanese student whose life is thrown into turmoil after accidentally becoming involved with the “Interspecies Cultural Exchange” program.

Monster Force - Plot - Netflix

For years, the Japanese government has kept a secret: mythical creatures such as centaurs, mermaids, harpies, and Lamiais are real. Three years before the start of the story, the government revealed the existence of these creatures and passed a legal bill, the “Interspecies Cultural Exchange Act”. Since then, these creatures, known as “liminals,” have become a part of human society, living with ordinary families like foreign exchange students and au-pair visitors, but with other duties and restrictions (the primary restriction being that liminals and humans are forbidden from harming each other). In Asaka, Saitama, Kimihito Kurusu did not volunteer for the exchange program. But when Ms. Smith delivered the very scared and embarrassed Miia to his door by mistake, he did not have the heart to send her away and they started living together. As the story continues, Kimihito meets and gives shelter to other female liminals, each of a different species. Some arrive more or less by accident, some are forced upon him by Ms. Smith, or force themselves in, and it does not take long for him to find himself in a hectic environment where he struggles to live in harmony with his new housemates while dealing with both their constant advances and the dramas of helping them get along in the human world. The situation takes on a new twist after he is told that because of expected changes in the law dealing with human-liminal relationships, he is expected, as a test case, to marry one of the girls, thus increasing their competition for his attention. However, as time passes, other liminal girls are attracted to him and begin to vie for his attention, much to Kimihito's embarrassment and the annoyance of his housemates.

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NCAA Beach Volleyball - Netflix

Live and tape delayed coverage of Beach Volleyball events.

NCAA Beach Volleyball - Netflix

Type: Sports

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-08

NCAA Beach Volleyball - NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship - Netflix

The NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship is an NCAA-sanctioned tournament to determine the national champions of collegiate women's beach volleyball. It is a National Collegiate Championship featuring teams from Division I, Division II and Division III, and is the 90th, and newest, NCAA championship event. It was the first new NCAA championship to be created since the NCAA Division III Men's Volleyball Championship in 2012, and the first for women since the NCAA Bowling Championship in 2004.

NCAA Beach Volleyball - History - Netflix

The championship was approved by the NCAA Convention during the fall of 2015, and a committee was selected to determine the tournament's organizational structure. Before 2015, sand volleyball had been one of the NCAA's “emerging sports” (which included women's ice hockey, bowling, rowing, and water polo in the past). As such, a separate championship had been contested annually, since 2012, by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Before 2012 several championships were televised by Collegiate Nationals. As of 2015, over 50 schools (from Divisions I, II, and III) had sponsored sand volleyball, ten more than the total number of required programs. The sport's name was changed from “sand volleyball” to the more usual “beach volleyball” in June 2015, and the committee overseeing the sport is now named the NCAA Beach Volleyball Committee.

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