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Producer (feature film)

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Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness (2000) as Executive Producer
The story of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved the lives of more than 2,000 Jewish refugees during World War II.

Music (feature film)

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Hitchcock (2012)
The true-story behind the difficult production of the famed Alfred Hitchcock classic, which brings insight to Hitchcock's fascination with the real-life serial killer who served as the inspiration for Norman Bates.
6.
All About Steve (2009)
Mary Horowitz is a cruciverbalist - a crossword puzzle constructor. Her brain spins at warp speed with an endless stream of arcane information. She can come up with the perfect word - and dozens with the same meaning - at a moment's notice, but "normal" behavior eludes her. For Mary, nothing is typi
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Swing Vote (2008)
Bud Johnson, an apathetic, beer-slinging, lovable loser, is coasting through a life that has passed him by. The one bright spot is his precocious, over-achieving twelve year-old daughter Molly. She takes care of both of them, until one mischievous moment on Election Day, when she accidentally sets off a chain of events which culminates in the election coming down to one vote--her dad''s.
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Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
It''s Christmas time and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents'' home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother''s safe return from combat overseas. For Jesse, coming home has rekindled feelings for an old flame, although she can''t seem to forgive him for leaving. His older sister Roxanna, a struggling actress, has been chasing her Hollywood dreams for years with little to show for it. And much to the dismay of their mother Anna, eldest brother Mauricio brings home a high-powered executive wife who would rather raise capital than a child. In the course of one eventful week, traditions will be celebrated, secrets revealed and major life decisions made. It all begins when Anna announces to her children she is divorcing their father Eduardo. The shock waves from this familial upheaval prompt Roxanna, Mauricio and Jesse, each in their own way, to reevaluate the past and rethink the future. But when the Rodriguezes learn that one of their own is facing a true crisis, they instinctively pull together: Old resentments are forgotten, familial bonds are re-affirmed and the healing power of laughter works its magic as the family discovers they are much stronger than they ever realized.
9.
Hills Have Eyes, The (2006)
It's the wedding anniversary of rugged Cleveland police detective "Big Bob" Carter and his chatty wife Ethel and to celebrate, Bob's asked his extended family to cruise to California with them, hoping the joys of the open road might help fuse their frayed connections. No one is particularly happy ab
10.
Elektra (2005)
Not long after recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra, the deadly female ninja, has severed all ties with the world, living only for her next assignment. But in an unexpected turn of events, she is forced to make a decision that can take her life in a new direction - or destroy her. Key pl
11.
Tennessee Williams' The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
A recently widowed middle-aged American actress vacations in Italy and has an affair with a young Italian gigolo who ultimately breaks her heart
12.
Mutant Man (1995)
Half-man/half-beast with an insatiable appetite, Mutant Man lives in a farmhouse cellar and roams the midnight countryside. With his lunatic sister, Charlotte and his demented brothers, Charlie and Eugene, the Mutant Man and the entire mutant clan join some unsuspecting campers for the most terrifyi
13.
Fourth War, The (1990)
A Soviet officer and a Vietnam veteran are two protagonists in a war drama which may lead to a major American-Soviet confrontation.
14.
Angel 3: The Final Chapter (1988)
An ex-hooker turned professional photographer searches for a woman she believes is her mother.

Producer (special)

15.
Mercury 13: The Secret Astronauts (2000)
Documentary about the group of astronauts who had the right stuff, but were the wrong sex. A little-known NASA initiative to find qualified women astronauts at the dawn of the space age, resulted in women who were as rigorously trained as the Mercury Seven, but never cleared to fly.
16.
Devil's Triangle (1999)
Documentary about the area known as the Bermuda Triangle and a similar site located in the Great Lakes. The program travels to the source of unusual disappearances.
17.
Gold of El Dorado, The (1999)
Documentary about El Dorado, a lost city of gold deep within the South American rain forest.
18.
Mysteries of Easter Island (1999)
A documentary about Easter Island, an isolated island in the Pacific, more than 2000 miles from the nearest population centers (Tahiti and Chili). Easter Island is home to giant stone statues called the Ahu Akivi statues. Their origins are a mystery. Carved from tuff, a soft volcanic stone, they ran
19.
Missouri: A Journey With Stephen Ambrose, The (1999) as Executive Producer
Documentary about the Missouri River. Since 1976, historian Stephen Ambrose has spent his summers retracing the route of Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to Three Forks, Montana.
20.
Suicide Missions (1999)
Four-part documentary highlights examples of extreme risk-taking during wartime.

Editing (special)

21.
Intimate Portrait: Michele Lee (1999)
Documentary about the life and career of actress Michele Lee.
22.
Intimate Portrait: Clare Booth Luce (1999)
Documentary about the life of author and diplomat Clare Booth Luce.

Music (special)

23.
Body Slam! The History of Professional Wrestling (2002) as Title Song
Wrestlers of past and present reflect on why millions of people love proessional wrestling, its impact on society, and the inside scoop on how to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Gorgeous George, Killer Kowalski, The Fabulous Moolah, Andre the Giant and Hulk Hogan are among the wrestling legend
24.
Greatest Monument: Mt. Rushmore, The (2002)
The story behind Mt. Rushmore, the world's largest man-made monument. Construction began on the project in 1927 as an effort to boost state tourism, although the sculptures were originally supposed to be historical figures from the west, such as Lewis and Clark, Buffalo Bill Cody, Sioux Chief Red Cl
25.
Junkyard, The (2002) as Music
Documentary about junkyards. The program uncovers how junkyard operators create order out of seemingly random piles of junk.
26.
F-14, The (2002) as Music
Documentary about the F-14, the Navy's most lethal fighter plane.
27.
Pleasure Boats (2002) as Music
Documentary about pleasure boats, from Cleopatra's Nile barges to today's luxury yachts.
28.
Body Slam! The History of Professional Wrestling (2002) as Music
Wrestlers of past and present reflect on why millions of people love proessional wrestling, its impact on society, and the inside scoop on how to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Gorgeous George, Killer Kowalski, The Fabulous Moolah, Andre the Giant and Hulk Hogan are among the wrestling legend
29.
Remote Control (2002) as Music
Documentary about the evolution of wireless remote control devices and the various applications beyond entertainment systems, including home-security systems, climate-control units and model-airplane controls.
30.
Million Dollar Tech (2002) as Music
Documentary about high-tech machines, including the McLaren F1 sports car, the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter and Arlen Ness custom-made motorcycles.
31.
Work Clothes (2001) as Music
Documentary about work clothes. With the right work clothes people have been able to go anywhere and do any job, from the riveted jeans of the old 49ers, to the million dollar suits astronauts wear in space. The evolution of protective clothing such as helmets, eye protection, gloves and boots, and
32.
Intimate Portrait: Dixie Carter (2001)
Portrait of actor/singer Dixie Carter, who starred in the television series "Designing Women" from 1986 to 1993.
33.
Intimate Portrait: Nancy McKeon (2001)
Portrait of actress Nancy McKeon, who played Jo on the television series "The Facts of Life" (1979-1988).
34.
Commercial Jets (2001)
Documentary that traces the development of commercial aviation and the cutting-edge designs to carry more passengers farther, faster and safer.
35.
Times Square (2001)
The "Crossroads of the World," Times Square is the heart of New York City. Bathed in neon, Times Square has undergone a revival over the past decade.
36.
International Airports (2001)
Documentary tracing the growth of international travel from the first flights of the 1930s to how airports may look in the future. Discover how sophisticated air traffic control towers, complex cargo holds and high-tech security make moving people and goods safely from one country to another commonp
37.
Hardware Store, The (2001)
Documentary about nails, screws, brackets, bolts and glue -- basic construction materials that hold up our world and keep it together. The origin of the nail is traced back to ancient Rome. Greek mathematician Archimedes is credited with inventing the screw. The program also reveals how the inventor
38.
Intimate Portrait: Estelle Getty (2001)
Portrait of Emmy award-winning actress Estelle Getty whose 40-year show-business career includes starring in "Golden Girls" (1985-1992) in the role of Sophia Petrillo.
39.
Battle Gear (2001)
The program explores the evolution of armor and weapons.
40.
Nuclear Submarines (2001) as Music
Documentary about nuclear submarines, the cornerstone of the U.S. defense policy since the 1950s. Carrying more than 50 percent of America's strategic nuclear arsenal, the submarines roam 70 percent of the Earth's surface.
41.
Lighthouses (2001)
Documentary about lighthouses. Despite advances in technology possibly making them obsolete, lighthouses still serve as key navigational structures and symbols of strength, safety and guidance.
42.
Firing Ranges (2001) as Music
From old bottles and rusted tin cans to sophisticated high-tech targets, the firing range has honed people's shooting skills, whether it's a kid with a B-B gun or the military's top marksmen.
43.
Intimate Portrait: Karen Duffy (2001)
Portrait of actress, model and former MTV VJ Karen Duffy who has found personal happiness and has remained strong despite battling Sarcoidosis, a disease that attacks the central nervous system.
44.
Saloons (2001) as Music
A look at how the American saloon has evolved, from the mining camps of the 19th century, to speakeasies of the Prohibition 1920s, to today's computerized bars. The program reveals what it took to create the elaborate carved bars, the purpose of the brass foot-rail, the impact of refrigerated railro
45.
35th Annual Victor Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 35th annual Victor Awards presentation from the Las Vegas Hilton, honoring top professional and amateur athletes.
46.
Codes (2001) as Music
The program unlocks the history and development of communicating with secret symbols, from Egyptian hieroglyphics to world wars to cryptology employed for the cyber age. Discover how codes are set up and how code breakers try to crack their secret messages.
47.
West Point (2001) as Music
Documentary that highlights the history of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
48.
World Trade Center, The (2001) as Music
Documentary examining the politics and pioneering innovations that went into designing and building the World Trade Center in New York City.
49.
Proving Grounds (2001)
An in-depth look at how military testers, sports scientists, test drivers, mechanics and technicians put men, women and machines to the test.
50.
Air Shows (2001)
Documentary about air shows, a popular family event. Featuring barnstormers, Blue Angels, antique aircraft and supersonic jets, air shows draw over 18 million spectators annually.
51.
Colosseum, The (2001) as Music
A look at Rome's Colosseum, a 2,000-year-old stadium that once held 50,000 spectators. For nearly five centuries, it offered a form of savage entertainment that fascinated and appalled, a place where gladiators fought and fell. The program explores this architectural and engineering masterpiece.
52.
Cannons (2001) as Music
Documentary that highlights the history of cannons, from the early devices designed to penetrate forts to the modern-day smart weapons.
53.
More Gadgets (2001)
A look at some of the most interesting and successful gadgets of the 20th century and the people responsible for creating them. Thousands of gadgets are created every year, but only a few make it to the market and even less become part of our lives. The program looks at the evolution of several brea
54.
Modern Marvels: Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel (2001)
Named one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern age, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel connects Virginia proper with its easternmost land mass. Stretching 17 miles across the historic Chesapeake Bay, the structure represents a man-made boundary between the Bay and the Atlantic. The struc
55.
Garage Gadgets (2001)
The garage is the sanctuary of the American male. From lawn mowers to snow blowers, the program explores the history behind the garage gadgets employed by do-it-yourselfers to maintain the home.
56.
Computers (2001)
Documentary chronicling the evolution of computer mainframes from the earliers computer prototypes of the 19th century to the world's most powerful supercomputer today. Traces the evolution of miniaturization, begun in 1947 with the invention of the transistor, to the integrated circuit in 1959, to
57.
Quarries (2001) as Music
Documentary that chronicles how the raw materials of civilization are removed from the earth and used to build the roads, airports, buildings, bridges, tunnels and other infrastructures of the modern world.
58.
Intimate Portrait: Lisa Hartman Black (2001)
Portrait of actress Lisa Hartman Black.
59.
Diamond Mines (2001)
Documentary about diamond mines. Half a mile below the Earth's surface, men mine for one of the most precious jewels in the world.
60.
Weddings of a Lifetime Presents: Love Letters of a Lifetime (2001)
Special about the role that love letters play in relationships. Based on the Hyperion book "Love Letters of a Lifetime: Romance in America," a collection of real love letters, from traditional World War II correspondence to modern expressions of "cyber love."
61.
Survival Technology (2001)
Documentary about how man's historic and modern technologies help him fight and win against killer environmental conditions. The program charts the human body's physiological response to the extreme environments of the Arctic, the sea, the jungle and space.
62.
Engineering Disasters 3 (2001) as Music
A look at five instances where flawed design has led to embarrassment and in many cases, death and destruction. Included are such engineering disasters as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, an explosion at an Idaho Falls nuclear reactor, the ill-fated Soyuz 11 Soviet space flight resulting in the death of t
63.
Kiss the Bride: The Ultimate Valentine (2001) as Music
Reality special based on the Dutch series, "Love Letters," in which three couples compete against each other for a shot at an instant dream wedding, honeymoon and $1 million jackpot.
64.
Julie Newmar: The Cat's Meow (2000)
Profile of actress Julie Newmar, perhaps best known as Catwoman in the 1960's television series "Batman."
65.
Miracle Babies II (2000)
Documentary special about children born with challenging medical conditions who have survived despite the odds.
66.
City Beneath Our Feet, The (2000) as Music
Documentary about the labyrinth of wires, drains, conduits and pipes that power our homes, provide water to our faucets and allow us to communicate with friends and family. The program reveals how workers have created the world below us using everything from pick-axes to expensive tunneling equipmen
67.
Gold Mines (2000)
For centuries, gold has symbolized power, wealth and love. The quest for gold has taken men across oceans, into the depths of Arctic winters and miles beneath the South African earth. It's made some men rich and driven others mad.
68.
Great Inventions (2000)
A look at how some of the inventions that have had the greatest impact on our lives were developed. Among the inventions profiled are the electric light, the automobile, the airplane, the printing press, television, computers and medical advances such as antibiotics and x-rays.
69.
Pyramid of Doom: An Ancient Murder Mystery, The (2000)
Documentary about the excavation of a gigantic pyramid from one of antiquity's most brilliant civilizations, the Moche of Peru. While excavating a temple called Huaca de la Luna (Pyramid of the Moon), archaeologist Steve Bourget uncovered 70 skeletons of young warriors, all of whom were grotesquely
70.
Disaster Technology (2000)
Documentary about the technological innovations developed in the wake of some of the worst catastrophes known to man. In the hope of saving lives, scientists work to better understand and attempt to control calamity.
71.
Remote Operated Vehicles (2000)
Also known as ROVs, remote operated vehicles allow humans to journey into places they normally can't go. ROVs can give first-hand glimpses of the horrors of nuclear disasters, provide vicarious thrills of flying airplanes and can provide views of remote worlds far away or too microscopic for man.
72.
Tower Bridge (2000)
Since its construction in 1892, London's Tower Bridge has been a symbol of the city's Victorian past and its technological daring. The Tower Bridge is a pioneering steel structure that is sheathed in stone to make it blend in with a cityscape dominated by the 1000-year-old Tower of London.
73.
Intimate Portrait: Ava Gardner (2000) as Music
Profile of the life and career of actress Ava Gardner (1922-1990).
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Intimate Portrait: Holly Hunter (2000)
Portrait of actor Holly Hunter.
75.
Intimate Portrait: Rue McClanahan (2000)
Profile of the life and career of actress Rue McClanahan.
76.
Intimate Portrait: Lady Bird Johnson (2000)
Portrait of former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson. Includes an interview of Mrs. Johnson conducted by Whoopi Goldberg.
77.
Intimate Portrait: Rosalynn Carter (2000)
Profile of the life and career of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
78.
Intimate Portrait: Madeleine Albright (2000)
Portrait of the life and career of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
79.
Farming Technology (2000)
A look at the evolution of the tools used in farming, the industry that feeds the world. The agricultural process has changed over the years, using ever more sophisticated and often controversial techniques to gain higher yields. From family farms to bio-tech, the program introduces viewers to the f
80.
Adam West: Behind the Cowl (2000)
Profile of actor Adam West, best known for his portrayal of Batman in the 1960's television series "Batman."
81.
Private Planes (2000)
Documentary about diverse aircraft, from home-built winged wonders, to luxurious private jets. The program examines how the combination of technological progress and those who seek the freedom of the skies have created an array of amazing aircraft.
82.
Trucks (2000) as Music
Documentary about trucks -- the backbone of the transportation and construction industries. From the early steam-powered models to 18-wheelers, to giant, two-story tall super-trucks capable of moving 320 tons of earth, trucks are indispensible to modern life.
83.
Intimate Portrait: Harriet Taubman (2000)
Documentary on the life of Harriet Taubman (1820-1913), who was born a slave in Maryland, escaped to the North in 1849 and conducted many other slaves to freedom as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, was an abolitionist and a suffragist.
84.
Office Wonders (2000)
Documentary about the technological marvels that add up to an array of advances designed to make you more productive and efficient at work, including computers, phones, faxes, printers, staplers and paper clips
85.
Fly Papers: The Buzz on Hollywood's Scariest Insect, The (2000)
Documentary about the 1958 classic horror film, "The Fly," starring David Hedison, Patricia Owens and Vincent Price.
86.
Body Shop, The (2000)
Host Ron Hazelton and two certified mechanics dismantle a 2000 Ford Taurus, piece by piece, as viewers learn the history behind the components that make cars function. The program examines how the parts have evolved from the 1800s to the present, and the newer, stronger and safer technology being us
87.
Traffic (2000)
Documentary about traffic. The transportation revolution of the 20th century has created a glut of traffic -- on the roads, railways, in the air and in the sea. The program examines what is being done to control, manage and regulate traffic flow before our entire transportation network becomes one h
88.
Chunnel, The (2000) as Music
Documentary about the linking of Britain and France with a tunnel under the English Channel, known as the Chunnel. Satellite technology was employed to find the lone safe underwater route. The program tracks the construction of the chunnel and the cooperation between two countries, each determined t
89.
Police Technology (2000)
Like all other aspects of society, the police have been swept up in a technological revolution. State-of-the-art communications systems, innovative scientific evidence collection methods and powerful new tools for apprehending suspects have transformed virtually every aspect of police work.
90.
Concrete (2000)
Concrete is literally the building block of civilizations. It has allowed societies to develop, flourish and expand. The program reveals how concrete's relatively simple formula has changed the world and how new concepts have opened the door to possibilities of design, creation, form and function.
91.
Beyond Death (2000) as Music
Documentary that asks the age-old question: Is there life after death? Members of respected academic institutions are trying to unlock secrets of the afterlife. People flock to mediums hoping to make contact with lost loved ones. Scholars, doctors, grief counselors, skeptics, mediums and those who c
92.
Banks (2000)
From ATM machines to online investing, modern banking technology has changed the way we save and spend. The program looks at the birth and rise of the banking industry in Europe and the United States, legendary banking figures like Henry Wells, William Fargo and J.P. Morgan, the development of consu
93.
Bridges (2000) as Music
Documentary about bridges, from the aqueducts and arch bridges of ancient Rome, to the monumental marvels of our time. The program traces the history and evolution of major bridge types, including the suspension, arch, beam, truss and cantilever designs, and tells the stories behind landmark bridges
94.
Greatest Space Explorer: Hubble Telescope (2000)
On April 24, 1990, mankind launched the key to its future in space exploration -- the Hubble Telescope. But scientists immediately realized there was a problem -- the telescope was near sighted. As critics had a field day and Congress debated shutting NASA down, a few dedicated astronomers devised a
95.
Intimate Portrait: Betty White (2000)
Portrait of television comic actress and animal activist Betty White.
96.
Assembly Line (2000)
Documentary that focuses on the industries responsible for the development of the assembly line, as well as significant inventions and world events influential to its growth.
97.
Death Devices (2000)
A look at machines used to deliver the ultimate punishment. From England's famous hangmen to the guillotine, the dungeons of the Inquisition to Nazi death camps, the electric chair to lethal injection, the program chronicles the trial-and-error legacy of death technology and the strange cast of char
98.
Child Stars: Their Story (2000)
Account of the child star experience. Features interviews with more than 30 former child stars, TV clips, home movies, additional archive footage and a "round table," in which eight one-time child stars, representing eight decades of film and TV experience hold forth on the trials of life in the spo
99.
Gadgets (2000)
A look at some of the most inspired gadgets ever created -- from Swiss Army knives to automatic donut dunking devices -- and the inventers, eccentrics and geniuses behind them.
100.
Inventions of War (2000)
Amidst the carnage, disease and suffering of war has emerged some of our greatest inventions. Wartime research and development have revolutionized communications, transportation and medicine. From hair spray to cell phones, spam to microwave ovens, discover how war inventions influence everyday life
101.
Combat Training (2000)
Documentary about combat training.
102.
Erie Canal, The (2000)
Documentary about the Erie Canal. What began as "Clinton's Folly" in 1817 turned into the engineering wonder of its day -- a 363-mile water highway linking the western frontier to the Atlantic seaboard. It took eight years of construction and thousands of man-hours of brutal labor, but in the end, i
103.
Shirley MacLaine: This Time Around (2000)
Profile of dancer/actress/author Shirley MacLaine.
104.
Buses (2000)
Documentary about buses. They range from little yellow school buses to 48,000-pound luxury liners on wheels. Whether going to class or going first class, commuting to work or cruising on vacation, buses carry more passengers than any other form of public transportation.
105.
Greatest Boxer: Muhammad Ali, The (2000)
Archival film and still footage spotlighting Muhammad Ali's biggest boxing matches and chronicling his life and career. Includes on-camera interviews with friends, fellow boxers, biographers and family members.
106.
Space Stations (2000)
Documentary about the proposed international space station. From Skylab to Mir, the program examines how man has adapted to long durations in zero gravity and the obstacles that engineers and astronauts have had to overcome to create a suitable living environment in space.
107.
Aswan Dam (2000)
To stop the flooding of the Nile, Egyptian leader Nasser proposed to build a dam to harness the flow of the river. As a result, 20,000 Egyptian villages would receive electric power for the first time and modern industry could be established in the nation. The Egyptians, builders of pyramids and the
108.
Intimate Portrait: Marie Osmond (2000) as Music
Profile of the life and career of singer and talk-show host Marie Osmond.
109.
Suez Canal (2000)
Over 20,000 ships use the Suez Canal annually. It has been a vital link connecting East and West trade. But since the day it was completed in 1869, the Suez Canal has also been a point of conflict and controversy in geopolitics. Under the guidance of French architect Ferdinand De Lesseps, it was to
110.
Machine Tools (2000)
A look at how basic machine tools developed, and the technological advances that will change how products are made in the future.
111.
Camping Technology (2000)
The story of the evolution of camping equipment, from prehistoric backpacks fashioned out of animal hides to the carefully-engineered clothing, tents and boots invented for high-altitude exploration.
112.
Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999)
Documentary about the life and career of actor Pam Grier, who in the 1970s was one of the first female action stars in Hollywood. Grier discusses her life-altering battle with cancer in the 1980s and her return to Hollywood in the 1990s with the films "Mars Attacks!" and "Jackie Brown."
113.
Intimate Portrait: Tyne Daly (1999)
Profile of the life and career of film and television actress Tyne Daly, the most awarded woman in television history.
114.
Behind Closed Doors With Joan Lunden VII (1999)
Host Joan Lunden experiences the pressure of flying in the controversial U-2 reconnaissance plane and participates in a performance by the Cirque du Soleil circus troupe.
115.
Quest For Fitness (1999)
A documentary exploring the history of physical fitness in the United States.
116.
Casino Technology (1999) as Music
A look at how the gaming industry has evolved from a simple house of cards to a high-tech multi-billion dollar industry.
117.
Engineering Disasters (1999)
Examines what could happen when engineers make mistakes and mathematical calculations are in error, leading to various catastrophic scenarios.
118.
Intimate Portrait: Sally Ride (1999) as Music
Documentary about astronaut Sally Ride.
119.
Airships (1999)
A look at Zeppelins, rigid aircraft that offered the promise of exploring the world until the Hindenburg tragedy put an end to the era of rigid airships.
120.
Intimate Portrait: Marsha Mason (1999)
Documentary on the life and career of actress Marsha Mason.
121.
Crash Testing (1999)
Documentary about crash testing. Just about everything on the market, from industrial goods to home appliances, from assault weapons to skateboards, is tested.
122.
Intimate Portrait: Barbara Taylor Bradford (1999)
Documentary about the life and career of novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford.
123.
Behind Closed Doors With Joan Lunden IX (1999)
Joan Lunden takes viewers behind closed doors, gaining access to places rarely seen by the public. Highlights include behind closed doors at the U.S. Army Tank School and behind the closed doors of General Motors.
124.
Intimate Portrait: Jean Harlow (1999)
Documentary about the life and career of actress Jean Harlow.
125.
Intimate Portrait: Oksana Baiul (1999) as Music
Profile of ice-skating champion Oskana Baiul.
126.
World's Most Shocking Medical Videos, The (1999)
Special that presents medical procedures and breakthroughs.
127.
Intimate Portrait: Marlee Matlin (1999) as Music
Documentary about the life and career of actor Marlee Matlin.
128.
Niagara Power Plant (1999) as Music
A look at the origins of hydro-electric power, centering on the harnessing of energy generated by Niagara Falls. The program examines the technological advances that made hydro-electric power possible and how Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla engaged in "The War of the Currents" to determine the best w
129.
Greatest Relief Organization: The Red Cross, The (1999) as Music
Documentary that goes inside the Washington, D.C. "nerve center" of the Red Cross, where managers explain how they organize their massive relief operations -- and coordinate the chaos of working on about 70 active disasters at a time. With the help of Red Cross leaders like Armond Mascelli, senior d
130.
Intimate Portrait: Loni Anderson (1999)
Documentary about the life and career of actor Loni Anderson.
131.
Intimate Portrait: Eva Gabor (1999)
Documentary about actress Eva Gabor.
132.
Intimate Portrait: Dr. Laura Schlessinger (1999)
Profile of the life and career of radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger.
133.
Tool Bench: Hand Tools, The (1999)
Documentary about the use of tools, thought to be one of the keys to human evolution. Human history is recorded by its ability to craft tools -- the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, etc.
134.
More Engineering Disasters (1999) as Music
Documentary about what happens when engineers fail.
135.
It's Only Talk: The Real Story of America's Talk Shows (1999)
Documentary that examines the phenomenon of talk shows. The program takes viewers back to the early days of TV, when talk shows were either daytime "chat shows" full of helpful hints or nighttime celebrity shows with famous people discussing their lives. That simple formula began to change as televi
136.
Intimate Portrait: Agnes Nixon (1999)
Profile of TV soap writer/producer Agnes Nixon.
137.
Fireworks (1999)
Documentary that goes behind the scenes with fireworks designers to learn how they combine inspiration, design, engineering and hard work to create their finished product.
138.
Spy Technology (1999) as Music
A look at the last 100 years in espionage, the secret gathering of information, and a century of increasingly sophisticated spy hardware.
139.
Intimate Portrait: Jacqueline Susann (1999)
Documentary about the life and career of author Jacqueline Susann.
140.
Andre the Giant: Larger Than Life (1999)
Profile of the late wrestler Andre the Giant, born Andre Rene Roussimoff in Molien, France. At his prime he stood seven feet five inches and weighed four hundred pounds. He had been stricken with an endocrinological disorder that produces continual growth and shortens life span.
141.
Monumental Statues (1999) as Music
Documentary that explores the world's largest sculptures.
142.
Forts (1999) as Music
Documentary about fortifications, developed so man could defend his territory from attack. From impenetrable castles to intricate walled cities, forts became the strongholds in the great military battles of history. The program examines the techniques used to construct forts, how they have evolved o
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Atlantic Wall, The (1999)
Fearing an allied invasion of Europe from the sea, the Nazis constructed the Atlantic Wall, 3000 miles of fortifications along Europe's shoreline. The program takes a detailed look at the logistics of construction, types of fortifications, weapons, obstacles used in building the wall and how the All
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Newspapers (1999) as Music
Documentary about newspapers. Examines the history of the medium and publishing tycoons such as Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst. Also examines how newspapers are trying to stay relevant in an increasingly electronic world.
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Motorcycles (1999) as Music
Documentary about the history of motorcycles.
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Demolition (1999) as Music
Documentary about demolitions. While civilization usually marks its progress by the great achievements of its engineers and architects, equally impressive are the acts of destruction throughout history.
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Intimate Portrait: Donna Reed (1999)
Profile of the life and career of Academy Award-winning actress Donna Reed.
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Jet Engines (1999) as Music
Documentary that traces the development of jet-powered aircraft from the Nazi's first operational fighter, the Me-262, to the supersonic Concorde, to the U.S. fighter jet, the F-22. The program also looks ahead to the future and the "scram jet," a hypersonic transport plane that could switch to rock
149.
Intimate Portrait: Joan Rivers (1999)
Profile of the life and career of comedian, actress, radio personality, author, director and playwright Joan Rivers.
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Behind Closed Doors With Joan Lunden VIII (1999)
Joan Lunden takes viewers behind closed doors, gaining access to places rarely seen by the public: behind the wheel with NASCAR race driver Jeff Gordon; on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange; and behind the closed doors of the DeBeers diamond empire.
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Salt Mines (1999) as Music
Documentary that examines the story of the humble but essential mineral salt. In our blood, sweat and tears, salt is used in more than 14,000 ways to keep us going outside the skin -- to de-ice roads, season and preserve foods, soften water and more. The story goes back to ancient Rome, when soldier
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Intimate Portrait: Della Reese (1999) as Music
Profile of the life and career of actress and singer Della Reese.
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Map Making (1999) as Music
Documentary that tells the story of maps, the blueprints of civilization, from the earliest known maps, carved into cave walls in Europe, to modern dashboard maps linked to the satellite Global Positioning System.
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Intimate Portrait: Leeza Gibbons (1999)
Profile of TV personality Leeza Gibbons.
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Intimate Portrait: Amy Irving (1999)
Profile of actress Amy Irving.
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Emergency Room (1999)
Documentary about emergency rooms. The program reveals how doctors and paramedics use medicine and machines to preserve life, and how the treatment of patients with severe trauma injuries has evolved over thousands of years.
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Heinz: The Ketchup Kings (1999)
Chronicles the story of the Heinz family. The father overcame bankruptcy to build an international business. The son guided the family company through the Great Depression. The grandson took the business public and brought it to new heights. Through three generations, the Heinz family gave to the ci
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New York's Bridges (1999)
Documentary that examines the bridges of New York City. New York City's history can be told in its bridges. Manhattan is connected to its neighbors by 18 bridges. These bridges changed destinies, created opportunites and led others to ruin.
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Intimate Portrait: Kelly Preston (1999)
Documentary about actress Kelly Preston.
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Intimate Portrait: Olympia Dukakis (1999) as Music
Profile of the life and career of actor Olympia Dukakis.
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Tool Bench: Power Tools, The (1999)
Documentary about power tools. The ability to motorize and electrify tools made it possible to construct houses, buildings and communities with speed, accuracy and efficiency.
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Intimate Portrait: Cheryl Ladd (1999) as Music
Documentary about the life and career of actor Cheryl Ladd, who catapulted into stardom when she was cast in the hit television series "Charlie's Angels." Ladd reflects on her humble beginnings as a nightclub singer, her life in the Hollywood limelight and her marriage to songwriter Brian Russell.
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Greatest Supermodels, The (1999)
A look at the careers of models Cindy Crawford, Iman, Elle MacPherson, Christie Brinkley and Tatjana Patitz.
164.
Ethel Merman: There's No Business Like Show Business (1999)
Profile of singer/actress Ethel Merman.
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Parachutes (1999) as Music
Documentary about parachutes. The idea of floating to earth dates back centuries. From the beginning, parachutes combined aspects of life-saving with that of entertainment. Now that man routinely breaks the barrier of gravity and soars through the air, the development of a dependable means of return
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Simulators (1999) as Music
Simulators have been developed as training tools for nearly every profession in which real-life hands-on experience is either too expensive or too dangerous. Discover how pilots, the police, the military and other industries employ simulators to train workers, and how the technology is used for ente
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Gangsta Girls (1999)
Documentary that examines the lives of four girls who are gang members in Los Angeles. Their stories take viewers into a world filled with abuse, drugs, crime and violence.
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Unreal Story of Professional Wrestling, The (1998)
A look at the world of wrestling, from early wrestlers to legitimate matches at the turn of the century to the unabashed show biz glitz of modern-day wrestlers. Features views and opinions of wrestling competitors, promoters, fans, psychologists and social commentators.
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World's Fairs: Visions of the Future (1998)
A look at how World's Fairs launch new products and showcase new feats of technology.
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Intimate Portrait: Gabrielle Reece (1998)
Documentary on the life of Gabrielle Reece, volleyball athlete, model and television personality.
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Intimate Portrait: Halle Berry (1998)
Documentary profiling the life and career of actress Halle Berry.
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Intimate Portrait: Ricki Lake (1998) as Music
Documentary on the life and career of actor and talk-show host Ricki Lake.
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Intimate Portrait: Jane Seymour (1998)
Profile of actress Jane Seymour. Includes comments by the actress and her husband James Keach.
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U.S. Mints: Money Machines (1998)
The story of how the country generates its money at the United States Mint and the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
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CBS: 50 Years of Funny Flubs and Screw Ups (1998)
The CBS Network celebrates its 50th anniversary with an "outtakes" show that looks back at the gaffes in series past and present, along with behind-the-scenes footage from classic CBS comedies.
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Intimate Portrait: Celine Dion (1998) as Music
Documentary profiling the life and career of singer Celine Dion.
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Intimate Portrait: Suzanne Somers (1998) as Music
Documentary on the life and career of actress Suzanne Somers.
178.
Intimate Portrait: Vanna White (1998)
A profile of Vanna White examines her childhood, her early career and her work on the game show, "Wheel of Fortune."
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Intimate Portrait: Mariel Hemingway (1998)
Profile of the life and career of model/actress Mariel Hemingway.
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Intimate Portrait: Jaclyn Smith (1998)
Documentary on the life and career of actress Jaclyn Smith.
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Plumbing: The Arteries of Civilization (1998)
The story of how we supply ourselves with water and dispose of human waste. Chronicles the art and science of past and future plumbing through documentary footage of archeaological digs and animation that illustrates how plumbing works.
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Intimate Portrait: Lea Thompson (1998)
Documentary on the life of actor Lea Thompson.
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Unreal Story of Professional Wrestling, The (1998)
A look at the world of wrestling, from early wrestlers to legitimate matches at the turn of the century to the unabashed show biz glitz of modern-day wrestlers. Features views and opinions of wrestling competitors, promoters, fans, psychologists and social commentators.
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Intimate Portrait: Jenny Jones (1998)
Profile of talkshow host Jenny Jones; examines her childhood, her early days as a Las Vegas performer and the 1995 murder triggered by an episode of her show.
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Intimate Portrait: Phylicia Rashad (1998)
Documentary on the life and career of actor Phylicia Rashad.
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Intimate Portrait: Victoria Principal (1998)
Victoria Principal's childhood, her acting and producing career, charity work and relationships are examined in this documentary profile.
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Intimate Portrait: Donna Mills (1998)
Profile of the life and career of actress Donna Mills.
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Intimate Portrait: Joan Lunden (1998)
Profile of the life and career of TV host and news personality Joan Lunden.
189.
Intimate Portrait: Diahann Carroll (1998) as Music
Documentary profile of actress and singer Diahann Carroll.
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Intimate Portrait: Helen Gurley Brown (1998) as Music
Profile of the life and career of Helen Gurley Brown, former editor-in-chief of "Cosmopolitan" magazine and one of the most powerful women in publishing history.
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Household Wonders (1998) as Music
Special chronicles the advent of modern household appliances such as the stove, microwave, refrigerator and washing machine. Includes interviews with innovators of the 1950's and showcases the kitchen of tomorrow.
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Danger in Our Skies: The New UFO Threat (1998)
Documentary special focusing on video footage of UFO sightings in Mexico City and Phoenix, Arizona. Explores the phenomenon of unidentified flying objects while examining observations in the night sky.
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Weather Predictions (1998)
Special looks at the discoveries and technologies that have helped us understand and predict the weather.
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Intimate Portrait: Judith Light (1998) as Music
Documentary profiling the life and career of actor Judith Light, who is also an activist against discrimination and hate crimes and for the rights of people living with AIDS.
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Intimate Portrait: Patricia Richardson (1998) as Music
Profile of actress Patricia Richardson, including comments from TV-husband Tim Allen.
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Intimate Portrait: Heather Locklear (1998)
Profile of actress Heather Locklear includes comments by the actress and her parents; husband Richie Sambora; costar Jack Wagner; actors Mike Myers and Peter Strauss; her agent and close friends; and producer Aaron Spelling. Also includes TV clips and commercials; photographs from her childhood and
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Intimate Portrait: Delta Burke (1998)
Documentary on the life and career of actress and clothing designer Delta Burke.
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Bioperfection: Building the New Human Race (1998)
A group of scientific experts speculates on how humanity, as we know it, may evolve in the next 30 to 50 years. Presents arguments concerning the ways in which our notions of humanity will change drastically in the coming decades.
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Bombs (1998)
Program follows the evolution of the bomb from the time when armies flung flaming, diseased carcasses over castle walls, to the discovery of nuclear fission and fusion in the 20th century.
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Kids Say the Darndest Things (1997)
Bill Cosby hosts this special in which he conducts candid interviews with children, based on segments from "Art Linkletter's House Party." Includes a reunion of kids who once appeared on the Linkletter series.
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Intimate Portrait: Debbie Allen (1997) as Music
Life and career of dancer, choreographer, actress, singer, writer, producer and director Debbie Allen.
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Searchers, The (1997) as Music
Special centers around stories of people who are searching for the unusual. Profiled in the special are thrill-seekers, treasure hunters and cave divers searching for killer tornadoes, Nazi treasures, the secrets of what may be the world's largest underwater cave and an architectural student who cli
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Day With..., A (1997)
Fashion designer Vera Wang, actor Rene Russo and journalist Cokie Roberts open their homes and reveal the truth about their lives and jobs as they allow cameras to follow them on an average day.
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Intimate Portrait: Sally Jessy Raphael (1997) as Music
Documentary profiling the life and career of Sally Jessy Raphael, one of television's longest-standing television talks show hosts.
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Mahatma Gandhi: Pilgrim of Peace (1997)
Profile of Mahatma Gandhi, the charismatic Indian leader, who inspired millions with his messages of truth, non-violence and non-cooperation with injustice.
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Sea World and Busch Gardens Adventures: Alien Vacation! (1997) as Music
Entertainment special starring comedians Rodney Dangerfield and Dave Coulier as aliens who come to Earth to observe humans interacting with animals at Sea World of Florida in Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
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Ordinary Extraordinary (1997)
An entertainment special highlighting extraordinary feats by ordinary people, including the story of a man who survived after losing half his brain in an accidental shooting, a bicycle champ who speeds down a ramp and does two complete back flips on his bike, daredevils who sit in cars dropped from
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Disney's Most Unlikely Heroes (1996)
Tribute to animated heroes, with celebrities reflecting on their favorite Disney characters, as well a preview of footage from "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Disney's latest full-length animated feature film.
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World's Funniest Hypnotist, The (1996) as Original Music
Special featuring the internationally-renowned hypnotist, Paul McKenna, who hypnotizes 10 willing members of a studio audience.
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Put to the Test (1996)
Special takes a look at the world of the paranormal and puts those who claim to have powers to the test. Psychic detective Noreen Renier, Russian doctor Gregory Antyuhin (who claims he can "see" inside a patient's body using only his clairvoyant powers), and British hypnotist Paul McKenna are profil
211.
Roseanne: Tabloids, Trash & Truth (1996) as Music
Biographical documentary of comedian Roseanne.
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Jim Carrey: The Joker's Wild (1996)
Biographical documentary of actor Jim Carrey.
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Michael Douglas (1996) as Music
Biographical documentary of actor, producer and director Michael Douglas.
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Miracle Babies (1996)
Kathie Lee Gifford hosts this special about babies born in adverse and unusual circumstances.
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Greatest Moments of the Olympiad With Bud Greenspan, The (1996) as Music
Compilation of several great moments in Olympic history.
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Tim Allen: Prince of Tools (1996) as Music
Biographical documentary of comedian and actor Tim Allen.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger: Flex Appeal (1996)
Biographical documentary of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Siskel & Ebert Interviews, The (1996) as Music
Film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert interview Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep and Steven Spielberg about their careers and upcoming projects.
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Behind Closed Doors IV With Joan Lunden (1996)
Host Joan Lunden takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Pentagon, singer Celine Dion's tour, billionaire Richard Branson's private island and a fashion layout.
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World's Funniest Hypnotist, The (1996) as Music
Special featuring the internationally-renowned hypnotist, Paul McKenna, who hypnotizes 10 willing members of a studio audience.
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Ghosts, Mediums, Psychics: Put to the Test (1995)
Claims of parapsychic phenomena, supernatural encounters, and extrasensory perception are put to the test by experts from the fields of medicine, science, and law enforcement who search for logical explanations of bizarre events.
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Road to Fame on "Melrose Place" & "90210," The (1995)
Special looking at the private and professional lives of the stars from "Melrose Place" and "Beverly Hills, 90210" before their roles on the series. Includes clips from TV, film, commercials and home videos featuring the actors.
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But Seriously '94 (1995)
Stand-up comedians offer humorous perspectives on 1994's most newsworthy events.
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Superstar American Gladiators (1995) as Music
Stars from the four major television networks team up to compete in events, some of which were adapted from the games on the syndicated series "American Gladiators."
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Behind Closed Doors With Joan Lunden (1994)
A magazine special hosted by Joan Lunden, who visits the Betty Ford Clinic, travels with Shaquille O'Neal and the Orlando Magic and visits Mel Gibson on the set of the feature film, "Maverick."
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But... Seriously (1994)
A documentary reflecting on comedy's role as America's social conscience. Combines historical news footage with vintage concert and club footage to reflect the times when comedians served as social critics on such issues as homelessness, AIDS, the Los Angeles riots and the Gulf War.
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Made in the USA (1994) as Music
Special which looks at uniquely American products and places.
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ABC's World's Funniest Commercials (1994)
A look at some unique TV commercials from around the world.
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TV's Funniest Commercials (1993) as Original Music
A special taking a look at humorous commercials that have aired locally and regionally in the United States, plus some foreign ads.
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Shame on You! (1993) as Additional Music
Reality-based show based on popular consumer segment created by Arnold Diaz, News Reporter for New York affiliate WCBS-TV. Consumer reporters track down and confront con artists and other unscrupulous individuals who are accused of lying, cheating, stealing and abusing the system while taking advant

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