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Seven Worlds, One Planet

Seven Worlds, One Planet

January 18, 2020
Each hour-long episode will focus on the wildlife and wilderness of a single continent in the seven-part BBC documentary series narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.1
You vs. Wild: Season 1

You vs. Wild: Season 1

April 10, 2019
Similar to the recent Black Mirror movie Bandersnatch, viewers will decide what Bear Grylls will do in this interactive adventure series.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
7.2
Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

April 9, 2019
The four-hour documentary about Reconstruction after the Civil War narrated by Henry Louis Gates Jr features interviews with historians, authors and politicians as well as archival images, documents and recreations of events.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
7.4
Our Planet

Our Planet

April 5, 2019
The eight-part series from Planet Earth and Blue Planet director Alastair Fothergill was filmed over four years with 4k cameras and narrated by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.9
America to Me: Season 1

America to Me: Season 1

August 26, 2018
The 10-part documentary series from Steve James takes a year-long look at Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School as students and staff deal with a variety of issues, including race, at one of the most diverse suburban public high schools in the U.S.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
5.6
One Strange Rock: Season 1

One Strange Rock: Season 1

March 26, 2018
The 10-part documentary series hosted by Will Smith from Darren Aronofsky and Nutopia features former astronauts talking about what makes Earth so unique to the universe.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
5.3
Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1

April 21, 2017
The science talk show hosted by Bill Nye will feature experiments, demonstrations and special guests such as Steve Aoki, Rachel Bloom, Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Tim Gunn, Joel McHale, and Wil Wheaton.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
1.7
Planet Earth II: Season 1

Planet Earth II: Season 1

February 18, 2017
Narrated by David Attenborough, the sequel to the 2006 nature series features the use of 4K ultra high definition (UHD), aerial drones, and remote recordings to explore animals and the habitats they live in such as islands, mountains, jungles, deserts, grasslands and cities.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
9.4
The Hunt

The Hunt

July 3, 2016
The nature documentary series from the producers of Planet Earth series is narrated by David Attenborough.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.5
Genius by Stephen Hawking: Season 1

Genius by Stephen Hawking: Season 1

May 18, 2016
In each episode a group of volunteers are asked to try to answer some of the universe's biggest science questions such as alien life, time travel and why humans exists in this six-part series hosted by Professor Stephen Hawking.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.2
The Story of God With Morgan Freeman: Season 1

The Story of God With Morgan Freeman: Season 1

April 3, 2016
Morgan Freeman travels to seven countries to explore topics such as God, creation of life, death/afterlife, the End of Days, and evil.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
5.6
Sesame Street: Season 46

Sesame Street: Season 46

January 16, 2016
The long-running children's show changes to a half hour format and airs on HBO for its first run before airing on PBS nine months later for its 46th season.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan: Season 1

Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan: Season 1

November 16, 2015
Dominic Monaghan travels to exotic locations such as Vietnam, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Namibia to seek out rare, interesting, and dangerous creatures.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.3
White People

White People

July 22, 2015
Jose Antonio Vargas traveled across the United states to talk to young people about race for his documentary that is apart of MTV's Look Different campaign.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
2.6
Tut

Tut

July 19, 2015
The six-hour miniseries dramatizes the struggles and challenges of King Tut's (Avan Jogia) reign as others in his circle including Grand Vizier Ay (Ben Kingsley), sister-wife Ankhe (Sibylla Deen), High Priest Amun (Alexander Siddig), and General Horemheb (Nonso Anozie) scheme for their own power.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
6.1
The Italian Americans: Season 1

The Italian Americans: Season 1

February 17, 2015
The four-part documentary series explores the history and impact of Italian Americans on America through archival clips and interviews.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
4.0
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History: Season 1

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History: Season 1

September 14, 2014
The 14-hour documentary series from Ken Burns covers the history and influences the family had from the birth of Theodore Roosevelt in 1858 to the death of Eleanor Roosevelt in 1962.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.0
The Sixties: Season 1

The Sixties: Season 1

May 29, 2014
The ten-part documentary series executive produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog covers cultural and historical events that shaped the 1960s with interviews and clips.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.3
The World Wars: Season 1

The World Wars: Season 1

May 26, 2014
Narrated by Jeremy Renner, this three-part, six-hour miniseries covers World War I and World War II by utilizing reinactments, interviews, as well as commentary from political figures such as Sen. John McCain, British Prime Minister John Major, and Gen. Colin Powell, to illustrate the experiences and decisions that went into the wars.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
4.1
Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: Season 1

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: Season 1

March 9, 2014
Based on Carl Sagan's original Cosmos series, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts this new version executive produced by Ann Druyan, Steven Soter, and Seth MacFarlane.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.7
The Challenger Disaster: Season 1

The Challenger Disaster: Season 1

November 16, 2013
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman (John Hurt) investigates the reasons behind the explosion of the Challenger shuttle in 1986 as he faces issues with his health and the NASA supporters on the Presidential commission to uncover the truth.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
The Watsons Go to Birmingham

The Watsons Go to Birmingham

September 20, 2013
Daniel (Wood Harris) and Wilona (Anika Noni Rose) Watson take their three children from Michigan to Birmingham to visit family in 1963 and are exposed to the realities of segregation in this adaptation of the Christopher Paul Curtis novel.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Latino Americans: Season 1

Latino Americans: Season 1

September 17, 2013
Narrated by Benjamin Bratt, the three-part documentary explores the history and challenges Latinos faced going back more than 500 years to the present time.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Drunk History: Season 1

Drunk History: Season 1

July 9, 2013
Jack Black, Michael Cera, Dave Grohl, Winona Ryder, and Kristen Wiig are some of actors on the comedy show based on the Funny Or Die concept where historical reenactments are explained by drunk narrators.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
6.6
North America: Season 1

North America: Season 1

May 19, 2013
Narrated by Tom Selleck, the seven-part documentary covers a variety of environments and creatures who live on the continent.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal: Season 1

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal: Season 1

May 7, 2013
Peter Sagal travels across the United States on a motorcycle to see the influence of the Constitution on people's lives.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
tbd
Vice: Season 1

Vice: Season 1

April 5, 2013
Shane Smiths host the news magazine series that covers provocative stories from around the world.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
6.6
Katie: Season 1

Katie: Season 1

September 10, 2012
Katie Couric returns to daytime television with a new talk show with Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow as her first guests.
Metascore:
42
User Score:
1.8
United Stats of America: Season 1

United Stats of America: Season 1

May 8, 2012
Identical twin comedians Randy and Jason Sklar reveal the numbers and facts behind everything around us.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.9
On Death Row: Season 1

On Death Row: Season 1

March 9, 2012
Werner Herzog interviews five inmates on death row about the crimes they committed and life in jail.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
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