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Stylista: Season 1
rating:3.3

Stylista: Season 1

2008Runtime:0 minutes
Under the perfectionist thumb of Elle magazine's fashion news director Anne Slowey, 11 aspiring fashion journalists compete in various work-related tests as they vie for a coveted editorial position at the magazine. In this first and only season, Slowey and Elle creative director Joe Zee fire one person, while those remaining battle for the top prize plus a paid lease on a Manhattan apartment and a generous clothing allowance at H&M.

Directed by:

  • Claudia Frank
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Secrets of the Dead: Killer Flu
    rating:3.2

    Secrets of the Dead: Killer Flu

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    This fascinating program explores the flu pandemic that swept across the globe in 1918 and killed some 40 million people, four times the number of casualties from the recently ended World War I. As contemporary virologists and epidemiologists continue their research in an effort to understand where this flu strain originated and what made it so lethal, experts predict we will face a comparable pandemic soon, possibly in the next decade.

    Directed by:

  • Elizabeth Dobson
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Bob the Builder: Scrambler to the Rescue
    rating:3.2

    Bob the Builder: Scrambler to the Rescue

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Bob the Builder lets loose with his all-terrain pal Scrambler in this collection of themed episodes from the popular stop-motion series. In one adventure, Scrambler explores his artistic side by creating a painting for Sandy's cave.

    Directed by:

  • Liz Whitaker
  • Steven Feldman
  • Fred Holmes
  • Brian Mack
  • Sarah Ball
  • Brian Little
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Ned and Stacey: Season 1
    rating:3.2

    Ned and Stacey: Season 1

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Denied a promotion because he's not a "family man," arrogant advertising executive Ned Dorsey (Thomas Haden Church) marries freelance writer Stacey Colbert (Debra Messing) in this witty sitcom. Stacey can't stand Ned, but marries him to get away from her parents. Watch the mayhem as Ned and Stacey scramble to keep their marriage of convenience under wraps, attempt to date other people and try to live together without killing each other.

    Directed by:

  • Alan D. Weyman
  • Lee Shallat-Chemel
  • Rick Beren
  • Rob Schiller
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Women of Brewster Place
    rating:3.2

    The Women of Brewster Place

    1989Runtime:0 minutes
    A single mother moves to a tumbledown housing project on Brewster Place, where she meets a group of strong-minded women facing similar woes. During the course of three decades, the ladies do battle against abject poverty, bigotry and unreliable men.

    Directed by:

  • Donna Deitch
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas
    rating:3.2

    Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    After helping to dislodge Santa Claus from a chimney, Elmo is rewarded with an enchanted snow globe to make three special wishes -- and he decides that every day will be Christmas, his favorite day of the year. But with help from Lightning, a reindeer in training, Elmo learns that too much of a good thing isn't the best idea. Maya Angelou, Charles Durning and Harvey Fierstein make appearances and "Sesame Street" cast members turn up in cameos.

    Directed by:

  • Emily Squires
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess
    rating:3.2

    Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Dora the Explorer teams up with Boots and the Snowflake Fairy in this feature-length adventure that follows the trio as they try to save Princess Sabrina and her snowy forest from a wicked witch who's stolen the princess's magic snow crystal. Dora and her friends must also stop the mean old witch from melting the beautiful wintry forest. Two other episodes, "Dora's Jack-in-the-Box" and "Bark, Bark to Play Park" are also included.

    Directed by:

  • Allan Jacobsen
  • Henry Madden
  • Katie McWane
  • George S. Chialtas
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West: Special Edition
    rating:3.2

    Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West: Special Edition

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Sent by President Jefferson to find the fabled Northwest Passage, Lewis and Clark led the most courageous and important expedition in American history. Journey with them across a breath-taking landscape for an experience that explores the history -- and the promise -- of America.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Goodman
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    That's So Raven: Raven's House Party
    rating:3.2

    That's So Raven: Raven's House Party

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Her special powers may trip her up on occasion, but off-the-hook psychic Raven Baxter (Raven Symone) makes all the right moves in this collection of song-and-dance-themed episodes. Raven puts on a fashion-plus-fireworks show in "Opportunity Shock," and she stars in a music video in "Too Much Pressure." An amorous young clairvoyant falls for Raven in "Double Vision," and Raven plans a magical night for a former jazzman in "Four Aces."

    Directed by:

  • Debbie Allen
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Naked Brothers Band: Battle of the Bands
    rating:3.2

    The Naked Brothers Band: Battle of the Bands

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    In this special episode of the popular Nickelodeon series, Nat, Alex and the rest of the group enter into a charity-sponsored band competition and find themselves taking on Bobby Lowe and the L.A. Surfers, one of the coolest bands around. If that weren't bad enough, now Nat has learned that the love of his life, Rosalina (Allie DiMeco), is falling for dreamboat Bobby, a situation that Bobby plans to exploit to the fullest for the competition.

    Directed by:

  • Polly Draper
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    First Among Equals
    rating:3.2

    First Among Equals

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    Adapted from Jeffrey Archer's best-selling novel, this BAFTA-nominated miniseries about four British politicians goes behind the closed doors of Parliament, where unscrupulous behavior and political corruption abound.

    Directed by:

  • John Gorrie
  • Brian Mills
  • Sarah Harding
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Conquerors
    rating:3.2

    The Conquerors

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Former U.S. Marine Capt. Dale Dye is your host on a long walk through time in this History Channel series, presenting a documentary tour de force on the world's greatest battles and the fearless men who fought them -- from King David and El Cid to Napoleon and Julius Caesar. Moving through history, the film also chronicles the developments in man-made technology that made the conquering of foreign lands ever easier to achieve.

    Directed by:

  • Scott Billups
  • Sonya Gay Bourn
  • Andrew Nock
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    American Experience: The Great Fever
    rating:3.2

    American Experience: The Great Fever

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    The scourge of 19th-century America, yellow fever stymied health officials for decades before a team of doctors and scientists ventured to Cuba for answers. This documentary tells their story. When a yellow fever outbreak threatened the lives of U.S. soldiers occupying Cuba in 1900, the U.S. Army sent a team to investigate. Soon, they found the culprit -- mosquitoes -- and set in motion the first public health triumph of the 20th century.

    Directed by:

  • Adriana Bosch
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Miracle's Boys
    rating:3.2

    Miracle's Boys

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Five renowned directors (Spike Lee, Ernest R. Dickerson, Neema Barnette, Bill Duke and LeVar Burton) take their place at the helm of this Nickelodeon-produced miniseries based on Jacqueline Woodson's award-winning novel. Set in Harlem, the series chronicles the lives of three recently orphaned half Puerto Rican, half African American brothers. Pooch Hall, Sean Nelson and Julito McCullum star as the siblings determined to hold their family together.

    Directed by:

  • Spike Lee
  • Ernest R. Dickerson
  • Neema Barnette
  • Bill Duke
  • LeVar Burton
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Gangland: Bullets Over Hollywood
    rating:3.2

    Gangland: Bullets Over Hollywood

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Exploring Tinseltown's portrayal of the underworld, this made-for-cable documentary is packed with film clips, interviews and archival footage featuring bona fide gangsters. Boasting stars such as Edward G. Robinson and Al Pacino, along with fare ranging from The Godfather to "The Sopranos," the mobster genre has always thrived. James Caan, ex-wiseguy Henry Hill, former G-man Joe Pistone and others discuss our fascination with organized crime.

    Directed by:

  • Elaina Archer
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1
    rating:3.2

    Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    This complex, critically acclaimed TV dramatic series focuses on the Santiagos, a strong, tight-knit Latino family living in contemporary East Los Angeles, who for generations has hoped to produce a boxing champion. While widowed patriarch Roberto Santiago (Tony Plana) training his middle son Carlos (Michael DeLorenzo) for the middleweight title, and family struggles to overcome the fate's hurdles, everyone's hopes and dreams hang in the balance.

    Directed by:

  • Jeremy Kagan
  • Sylvia Morales
  • John Behring
  • Norberto Barba
  • Reynaldo Villalobos
  • rating:3.2 3.2 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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