BBC Scotland Investigates is a current affairs programme broadcast in Scotland by BBC Scotland. It is broadcast regularly on BBC One Scotland on weekday nights, currently with varying timeslots. Previously known as Frontline Scotland, the programme usually features current issues affecting the Scottish people. Most recent examples include gang warfare in Glasgow, problems with the NHS, the likely effects of increased gambling in Scottish cities and North Sea oil. BBC Scotland Investigates' reporters include Samantha Poling and Ross McWilliam. In most cases the entire programme is devoted to one topic, and consists entirely of an in-depth documentary piece from a single reporter. The programme is also available on the Internet from the BBC Scotland website, with episodes dating back to 2004 available to watch online.
Hugh's Chicken Run was a programme as part of Channel 4's 'Food Fight' series in which celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall launched the campaign to encourage more consumers to demand free range chicken. Hugh was joined on the campaign by fellow celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, who chose to highlight the issues in the more graphic Jamie's Fowl Dinners. In the series Hugh set about the highlighting the differences in standards by creating his own intensive and free range chicken farms, as well as mentoring a community project in Axminster. Hugh heralded the campaign a success when he managed to get to the point where the majority of the whole fresh chicken consumed in the town of Axminster was free range. Since then the campaign has gone countrywide with over 128,000 viewers having pledged on the campaign website to only buy free range products. The show has been linked with the large rise in free range products, as well as the drop in demand for intensively reared products during January and February 2008. A poll carried out for the RSPCA, 73% of adults claim that they now only buy birds that have "higher welfare" conditions, such as the RSPCA's freedom food scheme, free range or organic
Gaby's Xtraordinary Files is an educational ABS-CBN television series hosted by Gaby Dela Merced. The series premiered on March 23, 2008, replacing Ka-Pete Na! Totally Outrageous Behavior, and airs on Sunday mornings.
Janice & Abbey is a short-lived reality-television series following the attempt by British model Abigail Clancy to break into the American modeling market under the guidance of American supermodel Janice Dickinson. The show premiered in the United Kingdom on May 14, 2007, under the title Abbey & Janice: Beauty & The Best and had its American debut on the Oxygen television channel on February 19, 2008.
Weaponology is a documentary television series that premiered on November 6, 2007 on the Discovery Channel. The program also airs on the Military Channel.
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology is a 26-part video instructional series covering the processes and properties of the physical Earth, with particular attention given to the scientific theories underlying the geological principles. The telecourse was produced by Intelecom and the Southern California Consortium, funded by the Annenberg/CPB Project, and first aired on PBS in 1992. All 26 episodes are hosted by Dr. James L. Sadd, professor Environmental Science at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
Time Team Extra was a British television series that aired on Channel 4 in 1998. Presented by Robin Bush, it was a companion programme to the archaeology series Time Team, that first aired on Channel 4 in 1994. Time Team Extra is an eight-part series, with each episode accompanying an episode of Time Team's fifth series. The episodes looked more into the history of the site being excavated.
History Hunters was a British television series that aired on Channel 4 from 1998 to 1999. Presented by the actor Tony Robinson, the show was a spin-off of the archaeology series Time Team, first broadcast on Channel 4 in 1994. The series is also known as Time Team: History Hunters. Each episode of History Hunters featured people trying to discover more about an area and its history.
Inside Gaming was a fifteen-minute to thirty-minute programme delivered in a documentary format, in which a reporter travelled anywhere around the world in order to cover key events related to gaming. Reports have included the World Series of Video Games, the iseries from Multiplay, coverage of a showcase for THQ published game Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights from the real-world event of the same name, and the Ubidays promotional event for Ubisoft software, which took place in France. Development Diaries offering an overview of a game's creation were also featured, from companies such as Evolution Studios and Ubisoft.
City In Fear is a 10-episode documentary television programme produced by 44 Blue Productions in the United States for the television station MSNBC. This documentary investigates many violent events that shocked communities across the US in modern history, such as the 1993 Waco Siege, the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, the Beltway sniper attacks and the Los Angeles riots of 1992. It reveals the events that led up to each case; the causes of the events, as well as the aftermath and how it affected the community. It also investigated whether each event could have been prevented or stopped sooner.
Pinoy Records was a GMA Network infotainment show which had its premiere episode on December 8, 2007. It is hosted by basketball player, Chris Tiu, and Starstruck Batch 1 alumni Sheena Halili. Most recently, Jai Reyes, a member of Ateneo de Manila University basketball men's varsity, has also joined the show as segment host. Manny Pacquiao resigned from the show due to political career and only Chris Tiu and Sheena Halili became the anchors of the program.
....Envy is a series of documentaries created for Virgin 1 designed to highlight growing British obsessions.
Who Killed Harold Holt? was a television special which explored the disappearance of former Australian Prime Minister, Harold Holt. Broadcast on 20 November 2007 on the Nine Network, and hosted by Ray Martin, the special coincided with the 40th anniversary year of Harold Holt's disappearance. The special managed disappointing ratings for its 9:30 - 10:30 timeslot, achieving only 934,000 viewers nationally.
Supernatural Science is a BBC Television documentary series that explores supernatural phenomena to determine whether or not there is a scientific explanation.
Crime invasion: Britain’s New Underworld is a 10 part is a documentary television programme produced in the United Kingdom by Vashca for the television station Virgin 1. This documentary series investigates the new organised crime cells that now dominate Britain's underworld, such as the Yardies and Turkish Mafia. Each of the gangs featured in the series has its roots in other countries and have been able to successfully establish bases in Britain, from where they now operate. The documentary also focussed on how the police, customs and other agencies are working to combat these growing crime networks and will include testimonies from victims and gang members. The Executive Producer is Glenn Barden.
Kap's Amazing Stories is an informative and educational television programme from the Philippines. Produced by GMA Network, it began airing on 19 August 2007. Its main presenter is Senator Bong Revilla, and was joined by Jillian Ward in 2012.
Really Big Things is a series about massive man-made marvels like big machines, giant telescopes, skyscrapers and other massive structures. It airs on the Discovery Channel, HD Theater and Science Channel. It is now being aired on the UK version of the Discovery Channel in the early slot of 04:40am Matt Rogers presents the show in a semi-comedy fashion, often giving the viewers the impression he is a maverick with little regard for common sense, although when faced with true danger, such as standing by a dumper truck tipping and cutting the restraining wires on a concrete mat in Season 1, he will "hand over to the professionals" or remove himself from danger.
The Naked Archaeologist is a television show produced for VisionTV in Canada and History International in the US that is hosted and prepared by the Emmy Award–winning journalist Simcha Jacobovici together with Avri Gilad. The show ultimately reviews Biblical stories, then tries to find proof for them by exploring the Holy Land looking for archaeological evidence, personal inferences, deductions, and interviews with scholars and experts. Subsequent to its original run on VisionTV, it was picked up in the U.S. by The History Channel and its sister network, History International. The third season began airing on Vision TV on March 22, 2010 and on History International on November 8, 2010.
An entertaining documentary series that views popular culture as seen through the media in the baby boomer years.
Diagnosis X is a television program on the channel TLC and Discovery Health. The original airdate was July 25, 2007. The series mixes regular actors with actual physicians, illustrating difficult to diagnose medical cases based on real life situations. It is filmed at the North Hollywood Medical Center, the shooting location of Scrubs since 2001.