Episode 10 The Knights Templar

Each half hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall....

Episode 6 Silk The Thread Connecting East and West

How did an Indian Buddhist shrine influence a Japanese pagoda? How are Italian pigs and cowry shells related to porcelain? These intriguing questions are...

Strange Memories

From our wedding day to where we left the car keysfrom the trivial facts to the monumental events. Memories form the landscape of our...

Episode 2 Legions of Conquest

For over a thousand yearsRome was the center of the known world. One of the most glorious empires in history, she brought to her...

Adolf Hitler

This series of programs consists of 16 episodes which profile 16 evil men and women throughout history who have used their power to torturekill,...

Joan of Arc

Lucy Lawless hosts this series of five films bringing to life history's most charismatic women warriors. Shot on location in FranceIreland, Britain, China, and...

When Dinosaurs Roamed America

This documentary combines computer animation with live action footage to show how dinosaurs might have looked striding over the landscapes of the United States....

Episode 11 The Vikings

Each half hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall....

Episode 3 Human Sacrifice

Graphic images contained in this program. Blood for the Gods is the Discovery Channel documentary series that looks at rituals of death and self...

The Origins of Humor, Television, and Execution

Every night comedians walk on stage to make people laugh. Every day scientists are working to understand the millions of years of evolution behind...