National Geographic Channel’s new series about Hutterites — an obscure Amish-like sect living in communities in the northern U.S. — is under fire from Hutterite leaders. Details …
A champion South African bodyboarder has been killed following an attack by a 13-foot-long great white shark off the coast of South Africa and locals are blaming television for the tragedy. The bodyboarder, David Lilienfeld, died after the shark bit into his right leg below the hip, while Lilienfeld’s younger brother tried fend off the […]
Is mankind doomed? The denizens of TV’s new “Doomsday” shows think so. And they’re getting ready on NatGeo’s “Doomsday Preppers” and Discovery’s “Doomsday Bunkers.”
Who doesn’t love a good prison show? As A&E’s “Breakout Kings” returns, we take an inventory of TV’s jailhouse hits.
The National Geographic Channel has been doing a good job of airing quick-turnaround, topical documentaries lately, and The Hollywood Reporter has found out that next week they will air a documentary on the doomed voyage of the Costa Concordia, which ran aground in Italy on January 13.
Ridley and Tony Scott are producing a two-hour documentary based on Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s best-selling book “Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever,” TheWrap has confirmed. The documentary will air on the National Geographic Channel, which is a joint venture between National Geographic and Fox Cable Networks. Production is due to […]
TV is poised to explore and conquer a new frontier: Pot. We had an inkling that this coming week’s scheduled premiere of “Weed Wars” on Discovery Channel – Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10/9c (and simulcast on Discovery Fit & Health) – would not be the first and last show we’d see on the subject of […]
Now you can add turtles to the list of critters being hunted by Man on TV – a list that already includes feral hogs, alligators and bottom-dwelling fish. Turtles come to the list courtesy of TV’s newest entry in the “man vs. critters” category – a new series titled “Call of the Wildman,” due to […]
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – No longer will you have to wait for “Game of Thrones” or visit a fake castle to witness jousting. Thanks to the National Geographic Channel’s upcoming reality TV version of Medieval Times — the new series “Knights of Mayhem” — the competitions of the Ultimate Jousting Championship will be on TV […]
It’s the time of year when TV fans are looking forward to a new fall television season, but before that can happen, there’s something more serious that we’ll all have to get through first: 9/11. Next Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist sneak attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and TV has already begun […]