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Adventures in Hollyhood: Season 1
rating:4.3

Adventures in Hollyhood: Season 1

2007Runtime:0 minutes
Starring the unlikeliest of all Oscar winners, this hilarious reality series follows rappers Three 6 Mafia as they set out to take Hollywood by storm. Moving from their Memphis hometown to the glitz and glam of Tinseltown, Juicy J, DJ Paul and the rest of the crew are the consummate fish out of water. Rubbing elbows with the red-carpet elite, the group tries to retain their Southern ways while making names for themselves as Hollywood players.

Directed by:

  • Charles Davis
  • Anna Dokoza
  • rating:4.3 4.3 Average Rating

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    America: The Story of Us
    rating:4.2

    America: The Story of Us

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Narrated by Liev Schreiber, this miniseries highlights momentous events in American history, including the arrival of the Pilgrims, the American Revolution, the Civil War and the incredible lunar landing.

    Directed by:

  • Nick Green
  • Marion Milne
  • Andrew Chater
  • Jenny Ash
  • Clare Beavan
  • Renny Bartlett
  • rating:4.2 4.2 Average Rating

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    How the Earth Changed History
    rating:4.2

    How the Earth Changed History

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Iain Stewart hosts this fascinating exploration of Earth's long history. But instead of highlighting humankind's influence on the planet, the program looks at the planet itself and how changes in climate and geology have affected humankind. With the aid of stunning HD camerawork, the series paints a vibrant picture of our world -- and the often-unseen role it can play in determining our activities.

    Directed by:

  • Matthew Gyves
  • Annabel Gillings
  • rating:4.2 4.2 Average Rating

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    China Beach: Season 1
    rating:4.2

    China Beach: Season 1

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    This Emmy Award-winning drama series views the horrors of the Vietnam War as it unfolds in the late 1960s through the eyes of the medics and nurses who tend to the sick, wounded and dying. At the show's center is nurse Colleen McMurphy (Dana Delany). She's trying desperately to cling to her humanity even as she faces brutality and the less-obvious casualties of war every single day. Co-stars Nan Woods, Marg Helgenberger and Michael Boatman.

    Directed by:

  • Neema Barnette
  • rating:4.2 4.2 Average Rating

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    Generation Kill
    rating:4.1

    Generation Kill

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    A platoon of young but highly trained Marines leads the charge of American forces during the 2003 invasion of Iraq in this gritty, Emmy-nominated HBO miniseries that highlights the challenges soldiers face on the front lines. Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Stark Sands and Jon Huertas head the cast in this realistic portrayal of war in the Middle East, based on a nonfiction book by Rolling Stone scribe Evan Wright.

    Directed by:

  • Susanna White
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    Jane Eyre
    rating:4.1

    Jane Eyre

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    "Masterpiece Theatre" presents the Charlotte Brontë classic about the titular governess who, resist as she may, falls in love with her employer, Edward Rochester. Rochester feels the same way, but fate tears them apart.

    Directed by:

  • Susanna White
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas
    rating:4.1

    Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    It's a holiday adventure the Duncans won't soon forget as Teddy and Amy get separated from the family upon their flight to Palm Springs -- and soon learn that the next flight isn't scheduled until after Christmas.

    Directed by:

  • Arlene Sanford
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    The Capture of the Green River Killer
    rating:4.1

    The Capture of the Green River Killer

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Abused teen Helen Remus (Amy Davidson) flees her trailer-park home to escape her stepfather and lands in the clutches of elusive serial killer Gary Ridgway (John Pielmeier). But Det. Dave Reichert (Tom Cavanagh) vows to flush out his vicious quarry. Putting his life on the line, Reichert embarks on a 20-year manhunt in which interviews with convicted killer Ted Bundy (James Marsters) lead to a startling breakthrough.

    Directed by:

  • Norma Bailey
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    How Smart are Animals?: Nova scienceNOW
    rating:4.1

    How Smart are Animals?: Nova scienceNOW

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Astrophysicist and ubiquitous smart guy Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts this fascinating installment of "Nova scienceNOW" that explores the depth of animal intelligence, proving that non-human species are a lot smarter than we give them credit for. Highlights include a dog that knows more than 1,000 words, a school of dolphins that take teamwork to a whole new level, and a talking parrot with a knack for reason.

    Directed by:

  • Alexis Bloom
  • Julia Cort
  • Rushmore DeNooyer
  • Irene Pepperberg
  • Joshua Seftel
  • Dana Rae Warren
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    A Walk to Beautiful
    rating:4.1

    A Walk to Beautiful

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    In Ethiopia, a country with few hospitals and even fewer roads that lead to them, three women are on a journey to rebuild their lives after suffering devastating losses in childbirth. When the women survive but their babies do not, they are summarily shunned by their families. Now, they must make their way to a hospital in Addis Ababa, where they hope to receive treatment for fistula, a condition caused by obstructed labor during childbirth.

    Directed by:

  • Mary Olive Smith
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    How Does the Brain Work?: Nova scienceNOW
    rating:4.1

    How Does the Brain Work?: Nova scienceNOW

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson takes viewers on a head trip, examining questions about how the brain works in this NOVA special. Tyson visits with Penn Jillette and Teller to examine magic and the mind. Elsewhere, he explores the work of synesthesia researcher and neuroscientist David Eagleman, posing questions like, "What exactly is artificial intelligence?" and "How can the mind be controlled by magnets?"

    Directed by:

  • Michael Bicks
  • David Eagleman
  • Sarah Holt
  • Terri Randall
  • Joshua Seftel
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    Related: Season 1
    rating:4.0

    Related: Season 1

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Four young women are making their way through New York City's concrete jungle, struggling with sex, marriage and independence along the way. Sound familiar? It should, since this WB drama comes from the same creative minds behind "Sex and the City" and "Friends." What makes this show different is that the protagonists are all sisters, with Jennifer Esposito, Kiele Sanchez, Lizzy Caplan and Laura Breckenridge playing the pretty siblings.

    Directed by:

  • Mimi Leder
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Jane Eyre
    rating:4.0

    Jane Eyre

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Ruth Wilson stars in the Charlotte Brontë classic about the titular governess who, resist as she may, falls in love with her employer, Edward Rochester. The moody and mysterious Rochester feels the same way, but fate tears them apart.

    Directed by:

  • Susanna White
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Eleanor Roosevelt: American Experience
    rating:4.0

    Eleanor Roosevelt: American Experience

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Admired for expanding the first lady's role in the White House, Eleanor Roosevelt was an early feminist turned contemporary heroine who overcame her share of obstacles -- as evidenced in this installment of "American Experience." With input from biographers Allida Black, Blanche Wiesen Cook and Geoffrey C. Ward -- plus Roosevelt's surviving relatives -- this documentary paints a comprehensive portrait of one of history's most fascinating subjects.

    Directed by:

  • Sue Williams
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Can We Live Forever?: Nova scienceNOW
    rating:4.0

    Can We Live Forever?: Nova scienceNOW

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson poses questions about longevity in this episode of NOVA's series on the mysteries of science, asking, for instance, whether or not human beings could hibernate. Consulting computer scientists and bioengineers, Tyson investigates the possibility of extending human life indefinitely and if the principles that keep a Volvo running could be applied to our own biology.

    Directed by:

  • Elizabeth Arledge
  • David Chmura
  • Sarah Holt
  • Joshua Seftel
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Midsomer Murders: Death and Dust
    rating:4.0

    Midsomer Murders: Death and Dust

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    While investigating the hit-and-run murder of Dr. Alan Delaney, levelheaded chief inspector Barnaby (John Nettles) and his young partner Jones (Jason Hughes) attempt to protect the widely reviled Dr. James Kirkwood, whom they discover may have been the killer's actual target. Throughout this intriguing mystery, the two detectives consider a wide range of potential suspects from Kirkwood's lover to his late wife's mother.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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