A provocative docuseries delivering a live, unscripted look inside the unpredictable world of officers on patrol in America, Live PD® takes transparency to a whole new level, giving audiences first-hand accounts of what really happens out on the streets via police body and dashboard cams.
120 x 3 hours. Seasons 1–6.Produced by Big Fish Entertainment for A&E® (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSCable’s #1 true crime series.The #1 show on cable on Friday and Saturday nights.Makes A&E the #1 cable network on Friday and Saturday nights.The most-watched original entertainment series on cable.Source: 1) Nielsen, Live+SD, 8P–12A, A25–54, A18–49, premieres only, Cable, 1/1/18–7/1/18, Unscripted Crime. 2) Nielsen Live+SD, 8P–12A, A25–54 & A18–49, Cable (excluding sports & single telecasts, includes premieres & repeats), 1/1/18–7/1/18. 3) Nielsen, Live+SD, 9P–12A, A25–54 & A18–49, Cable, 1/1/18–7/1/18. 4) Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, A25–54, Prime, Calendar Year 2017. Nielsen’s defi nition of “Most Watched” based on Gross Rating Points.
Get the very best of Live PD® with additional content and context in a half-hour format.
80 x ½ hour. Seasons 1–3.Produced by Big Fish Entertainment for A&E® (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTRanks as the #5 show on A&E in prime.Source: Nielsen Live+SD 000s, 2018 YTD thru 7/1/18, 46 premieres, A25–54 & A18–49.
Ever wonder what it’s like to pursue a fleeing suspect at breakneck speeds or exchange gunfire with a violent gang member? In each heart-pumping episode, host Sergeant Sean “Sticks” Larkin uses the latest surveillance technology to highlight police officers’ perspectives in the craziest chases, standoffs, and interactions across the country.
6 x ½ hour.Produced by Big Fish Entertainment for A&E® (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTA&E’s best series premiere across all key demos in almost 2 yearsSource: Nielsen, Live+SD 000s, 7/19/18.
From the producers of A&E®’s hit series Live PD® comes an unfiltered and unfettered look at the female officers on the front lines of some of the country’s busiest police forces as they patrol and protect their communities.
20 x ½ hour.Produced by Big Fish Entertainment for Lifetime® (2017) RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSLifetime’s best unscripted launch in over 2 years with A25–54.YTD ranks #1 on Lifetime with females.Source: Nielsen, Live+SD 000s, 6/18/18, 9:00 & 9:30pm, YTD thru 7/01/18.
Emmy® Award-winning journalist Elizabeth Vargas has traveled the world reporting in-depth investigations and conducting newsmaker interviews. Now, in this explosive series, she lifts the lid on life inside some of the world’s most controversial organizations, exposing their manipulative tactics and destructive belief systems. From the self-help group NXIVM and the Twelve Tribes to the United Nation of Islam, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and The Family, each episode takes an immersive look at one group through the eyes of past devotees and gets perspective from
believers and leaders who are still inside.
9 x 1 hour.Produced by IPC Television, LLC for A&E® (2017)
In a rural patch of Idaho live the Followers of Christ, a devout Christian sect who believe in faith healing and refuse medical treatment. As a result, the small community experiences a child mortality rate that may be as high as 31 percent. Invoking their right to religious freedom, the church has rebuffed attempts to investigate these deaths. This film examines the conflict between religious and secular authority, making for a compelling story with no easy answers.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Pulse Films Limited
THE TRUTH, THE LIES, AND EVERYTHING ELSE THE CHURCH DOESN’T WANT YOU TO KNOW
Actress Leah Remini stunned the world when she abruptly left the Church of Scientology after 34 years. In Seasons 1 and 2, Leah confronted the church head-on as she and other defectors exposed personal accounts of secrecy, scandal, and abuse. And she isn’t done fighting yet. In Season 3, the show takes an even deeper dive into Scientology as a whole as Leah takes legitimate action against her former religion.
39 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–3.Produced by IPC Television LLC for A&E® (2016–2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTA&E’s #2 show across key demos.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 2017 Season 2.
A CULT AND COMPLICITY IN GUYANA
The 1978 Jonestown massacre in Guyana, which left 918 men, women, and children dead, is widely remembered as one of the most horrific tragedies in American History. This powerful special reveals a fascinating, never-before-seen angle about four women who helped cult leader Jim Jones plan and carry out the mass murder/suicides by poison.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Every Hill Films for A&E® (2018)
SECTS, LIES AND POLYGAMY
Prophet to an estimated 15,000 followers of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), Warren Jeffs married at least 78 wives, had more than 50 children, and controlled millions of dollars for the church before going to jail for two felony counts of child sexual assault in 2011. This two-hour special pulls back the curtain on FLDS to reveal Jeffs’ darkest secrets.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment for A&E (2018)
GANGLAND IN JAKARTA
When a gang leader’s brother is killed by rival gang members, the poor Jakartan slum where it happened erupts into violence. Now, it’s up to Krishna Murthi, the new captain of the district, to restore order in Kalijodo once and for all.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by Sorahouse for HISTORY® (2018)
It is 2003. Whispers from the mountains of Papua New Guinea speak of a dangerous messiah. Over 6,000 people have flocked to his banner, ready to lay down their lives for the man they call Black Jesus. But he is no prince of peace. From deep within his mountain stronghold, rumors emerge of dark practices: rape, murder, and cannibalism. Police engage in massive manhunts to bring him down, but he escapes from custody with almost supernatural ease. Who is this man? Where does he come from? And can anyone break the spell of The Cult of the Black Jesus?
1 x 1 hour.
Produced by Sorahouse for HISTORY® (2018)
SHEDDING NEW LIGHT ON CASES LEFT IN THE DARK
The infamous O.J. Simpson case made prosecutor Marcia Clark an international name. Now, she’s taking on some of America’s most shocking and controversial crimes in Marcia Clark Investigates: The First 48 ®. In each episode, she applies her razor-sharp deductive skills to those crucial first 48 hours of a crime to uncover truths the original investigators may have missed. Years of arguing for both the prosecution and the defense make Clark uniquely positioned to unravel these hard-tocrack mysteries.
7 x 2 hours.Produced by ITV Studios for A&E® (2018)
For fans of the hit reality show Nightwatch comes an exhilarating spinoff series. Nightwatch Nation brings viewers along for the ride as first responders across America scramble to save as many lives as they can on the busiest, most unnerving shift of all: the overnight. Racing from city to city, cameras capture these brave men and women in action as they treat an active stroke victim in Yonkers, New York; administer Narcan to an overdose victim in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; face the dire consequences of a defibrillator malfunction in Tucson, Arizona; and so much more.
10 x 1 hour. Season 1.Produced by 44 Blue Productions for A&E® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTA&E’s best series premiere across all key demos in almost 2 yearsSource: Nielsen Media Research, L+SD 000s, 8/16/18.
CASEY ANTHONY’S PARENTS SPEAK
A PIERCING, UNFORGETTABLE FAMILY RECKONING
Ten years after the mysterious death of their three-year-old granddaughter Caylee, George and Cindy Anthony open up to Elizabeth Vargas about
their loss. Diving deep into the years raising their daughter Casey, they reveal the intimate and heartbreaking details of their lives a decade after everything went wrong. Along the way, they revisit locations that have come to define them, including the woods where little Caylee’s remains were found. And for the first time ever, they shed light on the complicated truth about their marriage and the tension surrounding their differing opinions about their notorious daughter.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by York and Wilder Studios for A&E® (2018)
THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA
After 9/11, a shift in counterintelligence spending meant that the United States took its eye off the spy game, even as Russia continued to dedicate vast resources to developing their army of spies. This special takes a penetrating look beyond the headlines into the vulnerable heart of a major world power to ask: Is America safe?
Former FBI special agent Dennis Franks tracks down enemy sleepers who have been strategically placed throughout America and builds a case to expose them.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Hot Snakes Media for A&E® (2017)
MURDER AT SOHO HOUSE
A MEMBERS ONLY MURDER
She was a successful young swimsuit designer. He’s the trust-fund son of an Oscar®- winning songwriter. Though it looked like a storybook romance, all was not what it seemed. When Sylvie Cachay was found dead, submerged in the bathtub of an exclusive Manhattan hotel, all signs pointed to her playboy boyfriend, Nicholas Brooks. But when the Special Victims Unit delves further into the case, they’re shocked at what they uncover about Nicholas’ dark family history.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by Bungalow Media + Entertainment for Lifetime® (2018)
GANGSTERS: AMERICA’S MOST EVIL
The most notorious turncoat in Mafia history. The ruthless head of a $10 billion cocaine smuggling empire. The murderous Aryan Brotherhood of Texas. Season 5 of this cinematic documentary series delivers more true-life tales from the underworld, exploring the rise and fall of some of the most nefarious criminals brought to justice by the United States government.
14 x 1 hour.Produced by Asylum Entertainment, LLC for A&E (2018)
COURAGE TAKES FLIGHT
It’s been more than 10 years since four sisters escaped from “the Order,” a secretive polygamous cult in Salt Lake City. Now Andrea, Jessica, Shannell, and Kollene devote their lives to helping other young men, women, and children break free from polygamous groups and adjust to life on the outside. In Season 3, the women continue their dangerous mission, with Jessica even taking a public and political stance against polygamy in a controversial hearing before Utah’s legislature.
35 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–3.Produced by Original Productions (2014–2018)
DRUG RUNNER LOVER
Inspector Gembong is on the front lines of Indonesia’s war on drugs. His latest target is Morris, an elusive kingpin responsible for the import of millions of dollars worth of methamphetamines. What Gembong needs is information, but bound by love, loyalty, and fear, Morris’ associates throw up a wall of silence. Can Gembong make them talk before the kingpin disappears? This true-crime tale uses high-quality reenactments and real-life interviews to bring the audience directly into the drama.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by Sorahouse (2018)
A STUNNING DIVE INTO THE ORIGINS OF LIFE
To describe Total Control as shocking is to understate how many times viewers’ jaws will drop as they follow the exit and survival stories of former members of destructive groups such as Scientology, Colonia Dignidad, the STASI Prison, the neo-Nazis, and ISIS. Featuring interviews with leading psychologists, deprogrammers, mind control experts, and educators, this penetrating special explores why people are turned into mindless followers and how situational power can trump individual will
1 x 1 hour.Produced by A&E Germany for A&E® (2018)
All along America’s back roads, historical treasures lie hidden in junk piles, barns, and garages just waiting to be discovered. Follow skilled “pickers” Mike Wolfe, owner of Antique Archaeology, and business partner Frank Fritz as they hunt down relics and rare finds with historical, collectible, and pop culture value.
318 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–14.Produced by Cineflix International Media Ltd. for HISTORY® (2010–2018)
Long before banks and cash machines, there were pawn shops…and they’re still helping regular folks make ends meet today. Pawn Stars ® takes viewers inside the colorful world of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nevada, where the Harrison family connects, clashes, and uses their sharp skills to assess the value of everything from a 16th-century samurai sword to a Picasso painting and a Super Bowl ring.
538 x ½ hour. Seasons 1–19.Produced by Leftfield Pictures for HISTORY®
Follow the adventures of four professional buyers as they bid on the contents of repossessed storage lockers. In each half-hour episode, they compete to claim dusty boxes, grimy bins, and hidden contents. What’s that glinting in the darkness? Does a set of speakers suggest a valuable music collection? Every bid is a risk that could result in a giant payoff.
279 x ½ hour. Seasons 1–12.Produced by Original Productions for A&E® (2010–2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSA&E’s #2 nonfiction series of ALL TIME with A25–54 and Total Viewers.During its most recent season, Storage Wars® reached over 18 million Total Viewers.Source: Nielsen Media Research, All time rank based on L+SD 000s, 252 premiere eps; Most recent season 1/10/18–4//1/18; Reach based on 6 min qualifier L+3 data stream and includes all premiere and repeat telecasts in Prime.
RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK
For homicide detectives, the first 48 hours is everything. Once that line is breached without a lead, the odds of solving a case are cut in half. Each passing hour means more time for suspects to flee and for crucial evidence to be lost. The First 48 ® is a gritty, fast-paced race against the clock as detectives and homicide teams work furiously to solve breaking cases.
378 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–21.Produced by ITV for A&E® (2004–2018)
OLD CASES. NEW HOPE.
However shocking the crime, media headlines eventually fade, but for heartbroken friends and family, the memories and their longing for justice
never do. Cold Case Files® produced by the team behind Investigative Reports TM, digs deep into the past, following detectives as they strive to breathe new life into “cold,” unsolved crimes. Armed with the latest DNA technology and with dogged determination, investigators seek new leads in hopes of bringing the guilty to justice decades after the crimes have been committed. Whether it’s a man who was initially a prime suspect in his son’s death, watching as the police begin to suspect his wife or the gruesome shooting of an elderly couple whose bodies
were found in the woods, each episode features a different cold case.
121 x 1 hour.Produced by Ample Entertainment (2017)
NO GUTS, NO GATOR
The new alligator hunting season presents a potentially devastating problem: a surplus of farm-raised gators flooding the buyer’s market and driving down prices.
183 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–10.Produced by Original Media (2010–2019)
A SERIES ABOUT MODERN-DAY FRONTIERSMEN SURVIVING OFF THE LAND
Winter in the North American wilderness cannot be conquered. At best, it is endured — and only by those who will fight tooth and nail for the privilege of survival. This season, young bloods and old hands alike must earn their wild existence against the worst odds that nature can stack against them. May the best men live.
108 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–7.Produced by Prometheus Studios Inc. for HISTORY® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSeason 7 was HISTORY’s top series in July among A25–54.
Now in its smash 11th season, this series follows investigators as they circle the globe in search of evidence that aliens may have influenced human technology and religion in ancient times.
147 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–11.Produced by Prometheus Studios Inc. for HISTORY® (2018)
IN IT TO WIN IT
It’s an explosive new season as Coach D begins the ultimate quest to find a new captain for the Dancing Dolls of Jackson, Mississippi. A new dancer from New York arrives to shake up the team with her big-city attitude and high maintenance demands. Thrilling, brand new competitions await, but some serious scandals could also spell doom for the Dolls.
117 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–5.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for Lifetime® (2014–2018)
INGENUITY. INVENTION. IMAGINATION.
The longest running series on the history of technology, Modern Marvels® celebrates the ingenuity, invention, and imagination found in the world around us. From commonplace items like ink and coffee to architectural masterpieces and engineering disasters, the hit series goes beyond the basics to provide insight and history into things we wonder about and their impact on our lives.
287 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–19.Produced by Actuality Productions, Inc.
SECOND PLACE IS THE FIRST LOSER
In this emotionally charged season, Abby comes clean about her past mistakes, her deepest fears for the future, the harsh reality of going to prison, and her plans to rise up once again upon her release.
223 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–7.Produced by Collins Avenue (2011–2018)
Off the coast of Nova Scotia is small island that’s a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. What lies beneath Oak Island? Is it a pirate treasure, a Viking horde, or even a lost biblical relic? No one knows, and anyone who has tried to find out has encountered an unexpected problem: booby traps. This season, the Lagina brothers deploy
technology like never before. This could be it, but there will be obstacles, including an old prophecy that predicts seven people will die before the treasure is found. The last time the brothers counted, the death toll was at six.
101 x 1 hour. Seasons 1– 6.Produced by Prometheus Studios Inc. for HISTORY® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSCable’s #1 ranked nonfiction series YTD among Total Viewers (Live+3).Cable’s #1 ranked show on Tuesday night among Total Viewers, A25–54, M25–54 and M18–49 (excluding news & sports).With time-shifted viewing, Season 5 averaged 4.3 million Total Viewers and 1.9 million A25–54.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 11/07/17–3/06/18.
“Bladesmiths, welcome to the forge.” – So begins each heated reality battle between four world-class bladesmiths, competing to create history’s most deadly edged weapons of war. Seasons 4 and 5 feature a fresh crop of bladesmiths and all-new challenges including an unprecedented international competition that raises the bladesmith bar to unthinkable
new heights. Anyone still standing will earn a sizable cash prize and the coveted title of Forged in Fire™ Champion.
84 x 1 hour. Seasons 1– 5.Produced by Outpost Entertainment for HISTORY® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSSeason 5 is cable’s #1 ranked original series on Tuesday nights among M18–49 and #2 with M25–54 after The Curse of Civil War Gold™.The 3rd strongest nonfiction series on HISTORY among A25–54, A18–49, and M25–54.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 2018 YTD thru 7/1/18.
FORGED IN FIRE
COMMISSIONED: LATIN AMERICA
In each episode of this razor-sharp contest, weapon makers forge iron and steel to create everything from Viking battleaxes and samurai swords to Indian claw daggers. Trying to build a particular weapon by hand better and faster than the competition, each contestant races against the clock in a battle of wits and ingenuity.
Flying watermelons, massive ice blocks, ropes, metal, tubes — you name it. America’s most experienced bladesmiths, martial artists, and knife experts slice, stab, and chop their way through every bladeshattering challenge imaginable, all for a chance to take home the $20,000 grand prize.
14 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–2.Produced by Outpost Entertainment for HISTORY® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSCable’s #1 nonfiction series in its timeslot among M25–54 and M18–49.HISTORY’s #3 ranked NEW series of 2018 in A25–54.HISTORY’s youngest series.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s.
In Season 5, 10 returning participants attempt redemption in Mongolia, a frigid and remote region at the edge of Siberia. There, they will be put to the ultimate test of will and human endurance — surviving as long as they can, completely isolated and alone, with nothing but the contents of a small backpack. No camera crew. No gimmicks. Last one standing wins.
ALONE: U.S.66 x 1 hour. Seasons 1– 5.Produced by Leftfield Pictures for HISTORY® (2015–2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSNow in its 5th season, Alone™ ranks as cable’s #2 original series in its Thursday 10–11pm time period with M25–54 and M18–49.
ALONE: DENMARK10 x 1 hour. Season 1 (on DV2).7 x 1 hour. Season 2 (on DV1).Produced by ITV Nordics (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSConsistently ranked #2 or #3 in the time period across the season.
ALONE: NORWAY10 x 1 hour.Produced by TV 2 Norway (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSSeason 1 out-delivered the channel’s prime average by triple digits.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 6/14–7/19/18. Denmark Source: Gallup, Live+VOSDAL 000s, Indiv3+, 1/1/17–3/1/17, premieres only. Norway Source: Kantar TNS Norway, Live+7 000s, 8/22/17–10/24/17, premieres only, P12+, P20–49, M20–49.
With the success of The Curse of Oak Island®, treasure hunters Rick and Marty Lagina are being sought by treasure seekers around the world. Now they’re pairing up with
fellow Michigan man Kevin Dykstra to track a smuggled national treasure that dates back to the Civil War and is allegedly buried beneath Lake Michigan.
6 x 1 hour.Produced by Prometheus Studios, Inc. (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTCable’s #1 series launch this TV season with 2.3 million Total Viewers.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD/Live+3, 000s, YTD thru 4/11/18.
MINSTERS, MAULERS AND MENACES… OH MY!
Alligator season may be over in Louisiana but King of the Swamp Troy Landry is still on the hunt. After receiving distress calls from family and friends, Troy hits the road to help save America from hostile, menacing, and often mysterious creatures. Be it a behemoth gator on the attack in Mississippi named El Diablo or Garzilla, a man-size gar fish with a taste for flesh, Troy teams up with local experts to hunt them down. It’s a battle of wills between a legendary man and legendary beasts.
6 x 1 hour.Produced by Truly Original LLC for HISTORY®
Deep within the Louisiana Bayou, an American hero is down — but not out. For living legend Shelby Stanga, the last two years have been his hardest. But now he’s back with a new show and a new enterprise: salvaging sunken boats. Follow along as Stanga hunts snakes, employs his own version of swamp medicine, and outfits a massive barge in preparation for the biggest payday of his life.
6 x 1 hour.Produced by Original Productions for HISTORY (2018)
LET THE GAMES BEGIN!
For centuries, knights were the ultimate warriors, ruling battlefields with skill, courage, and the brute strength it takes to fight in 60 pounds of plated armor. Today, there are still men who dream of testing their worth in medieval-style warfare. As members of the Armored Combat League, they’ll have that chance. Each episode features six contestants willing to risk life and limb in a series of challenges to see who will reign supreme.
8 x 1 hour.Produced by Matador Content, LLC for HISTORY® (2018)
In order to inherit their families’ fortunes, these sons of self-made baby boomers must prove that they can walk a mile in their fathers’ shoes: for one son that means dangerous work on an oil rig; for another, it’s prospecting in frozen Alaska; and for one, it means life on the wild seas in a fishing boat. They will face danger, backbreaking trials, and many failures in order to earn the wealth they think they deserve.
5 x 1 hour.Produced by Punch Drunk Pictures for HISTORY (2018)
In Evel Live, American motorsports icon and Nitro Circus ring leader Travis Pastrana honors legendary daredevil Evel Knievel by attempting three of Knievel’s most dangerous feats in Las Vegas, all while riding a modernday recreation of the motorcycle Knievel used. All of it happens in the span of just three hours, as the cameras capture every exhilarating, nerve-racking moment live. Fifty-two cars, 16 full-size buses, one gargantuan fountain. What’s the worst that could happen?
1 x 3 hours or 1 x 2 hours.Produced by Nitro Circus for HISTORY® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSCable’s #1 special of the year in Total Viewers.HISTORY’s best special in over 7 years.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, 7/8/18, YTD thru 7/29/18, A25–54.
It’s truck versus terrain as truck owners from across the United States compete in grueling challenges that test their ingenuity and driving ability. Five trucks will enter to
compete, but only one can win the Green Hell challenge — a precarious three-mile obstacle course that sends trucks flying off jumps, over mountains of crushed cars, and through snake-infested swamps. The last vehicle running is the Monster Motor Champion.
10 x 1 hour 3 Specials. Produced by 51 Minds Entertainment, LLC for HISTORY® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTHISTORY’s #2 new series YTD among A25–54.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD 000s, premieres only. Rank excludes Specials, Best Of’s and Scripted.
THE BRUTAL BEHIND-THE-SCENES BATTLE TO RULE THE ROAD
For more than 100 years, pickup trucks have been the undisputed king of the American road. To dominate the market, manufacturing titans such as Ford, Dodge, and Chevrolet have engaged in a ruthless competition to outsmart, outmaneuver, and outlast each other. In this enthralling two-hour special, viewers get a deep, inside look at the incredible world of trucks and the designs, craftsmanship, and cutting-edge innovations that have made them some of the hottest-selling vehicles in the world.
1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY (2018)
AN EXPLOSIVE, FUEL-INJECTED ADVENTURE. NO SEATBELTS REQUIRED!
This thrill-packed, high-octane two-hour special from executive producer and racing legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. features the sometimes insane, completely fearless, and utterly unstoppable characters who will do whatever it takes to shatter the world’s most terrifying speed records. From the first days of the automobile to today’s jaw-dropping supersonic stunts, viewers will ride shotgun on the unforgettable, tireless quest of master driver and car builder Ed Shadle as he attempts to beat the world’s land speed record.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY (2018)
FIND ’EM, FIX ’EM, AND FLIP ’EM !
Now in its eighth wildly successful season, this popular series features Danny “The Count” Koker and his colorful crew, who hunt down classic American cars and motorcycles, trick them out with lightning speed, and then turn them around for (hopefully) big bucks. Each episode is jam-packed with amazing stories about the awesome rides and the sometimes hilarious but always exciting wheeling and dealing that goes on before the transformed vehicles are unleashed back on the road.
174 x ½ hour. Seasons 1– 7.Produced by Leftfield Pictures for HISTORY® (2012–2018)
A sumptuous tribute to the most iconic, pavement-shredding muscle cars in history, this two-hour special tells the story of the rise, decline, and resurrection of hot rod culture. Starting with the Oldsmobile Rocket 88 — the car that changed the world — viewers will strap in for a joyride with the rebels who built these engineering marvels and the renegades who drove them.
1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY® (2018)
HOT WHEELS 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
It’s the 50 anniversary of Hot Wheels — one of the most popular toys in the world — and this one-hour special will follow the designers as they build a full-size anniversary original from the ground up and explore the brand’s multi-generational influence on car culture and design.1 x 1 hour.Produced by Bobcat Studios LLC for HISTORY® (2018)
THE CARS THAT MADE AMERICA
This three-part, six-hour special event presented by Executive Producer Dale Earnhardt Jr. tells the epic stories of seven revolutionary figures including Henry Ford, Walter Chrysler, and the Dodge brothers as they became name-brand automotive icons. Featuring period reenactments and rare archival footage, viewers will experience how these legendary business leaders created a whole new industry and way of life.3 x 2 hours.Produced by Magilla Entertainment for HISTORY (2018)
ALASKA OFF-ROAD WARRIORS
It is eight episodes of hair-raising adventure as five two-person teams compete in a race across the perilous Alaskan wilderness, from the Pacific Ocean to the Arctic Sea. Charging through some of the most treacherous and unforgiving terrain in the world, the contestants and their vehicles will be pushed to the breaking point and beyond.8 x 1 hour.Produced by Original Productions for HISTORY® (2014)
Ultra-powerful one-of-a-kind vehicles that look amazing and can go anywhere are handcrafted right in front of viewers’ eyes by master designer and builder Kenny Hauk and his expert team. Each episode features a brand-new creation inspired by American history, blending amazing mechanical performance with sleek and unparalleled visual design.6 x 1 hour.Produced by Magilla Entertainment for HISTORY
BIG EASY MOTORS
There’s undiscovered treasure in the backwoods and bayous of Louisiana, and expert restorer Charles Handler and his team know how to find it. In every episode, they’ll turn unwanted piles of junk into classic cars that are masterpieces of chrome and steel. But when they’re sold at auction in New Orleans, it’s either boom or bust
for all their hard work and effort.16 x ½ hour.Produced by Nancy Glass Productions for HISTORY (2016)
The world knows that New York City’s Twin Towers were destroyed on September 11, 2001. What isn’t known is that each of the 110 floors in both skyscrapers has a story to tell. In this harrowing two-hour special, survivors reveal in astounding detail exactly what went on as the buildings were collapsing.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Arrow International Media LTD for HISTORY® (2018)
“SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE FOOTBALL IS A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH… I CAN ASSURE YOU IT IS MUCH, MUCH MORE IMPORTANT THAN THAT.” Bill Shankly, Manager Liverpool Football Club (1959 –1974)
Club managers are more than motivators. They’re the masters who make or break football. We take viewers from the field to the locker room and beyond for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what makes these titans tick, why they’re driven to glory, and how they continue to transform the world’s greatest game.
MANAGERS: Louis van Gaal, Gérard Houllier, Claudio Ranieri, Roy Hodgson, Sven-Göran Eriksson5 x 1 hour.Produced by Zigzag Productions for HISTORY® (2018)
FOOTBALL’S GREATEST MOMENTS
Five episodes chronicle the teams and players in recent World Cup history, whose skills and achievements transcended their sport to represent something far greater to fans and non-fans alike. Each film reveals the stories behind football’s most incredible and significant moments with the players, coaches, and fans who made them happen and fueled the sport’s unstoppable growth into the behemoth we know today.
1. Pelé, Argentina, and the Dictators2. Return to Turin, Italia ’903. The Three Musketeers, France ’984. Bring Me the Head of Diego Armando Maradona5. Seven Goals That Shocked the World5 x 1 hour.Produced by North One Television, Goalhangar Films for HISTORY
HEAD TO HEAD
Pelé or Maradona? Ronaldo or Messi? Beckham or Bale? Our panel of experts applies the latest in science, data, and their own personal experience to even the playing field, fiercely debate, and decide who is truly the world’s greatest player.
PANEL: Gary Lineker, Lothar Matthäus, Gianfranco Zola, Jermaine Jenas, Ryan Giggs5 x ½ hour.Produced by Goalhangar Films for HISTORY (2018)
A DAY OF CELEBRATION TURNED INTO TERROR AND TRAGEDY
Each year, half a million people turn out to cheer on the 30,000 runners of the Boston Marathon. The day had always brought the city together, but in 2013, two brothers-turned-terrorists planted bombs near the finish line, killing three people and wounding hundreds more. Viewers will meet one of the victims and follow law enforcement officers as they hunt down the perpetrators of this cold-blooded act.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY (2018)
THE DAY THAT LAUNCHED THE WAR ON TERROR
For those who experienced 9/11 firsthand, every detail remains crystal clear. Viewers will hear the harrowing story of a trader who worked inside the World Trade Center when the planes hit as well as from rescue workers who were at Ground Zero.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY® (2018)
BEFORE 9/11, THERE WAS OKLAHOMA CITY
Timothy McVeigh, a U.S. Army veteran and enraged anti-government extremist, detonated a truck bomb in Oklahoma City that killed 168 people and injured nearly 700 others. Victims and rescue workers share their stories.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY (2018)
DID THE GOVERNMENT GO TOO FAR?
Ever since a 51-day siege between the U.S. government and a religious sect called the Branch Davidians ended in a horrific fire killing 76 people, the Texas town Of Waco has become synonymous with tragedy. This episode features interviews with eyewitnesses and the FBI agent who oversaw the standoff.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY® (2018)
THE MOST NOTORIOUS DAY IN NASA’S HISTORY
On January 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds after liftoff. The entire disaster was broadcast live on television. All seven crew members were killed. Viewers will hear the emotional recollections of the mission commander’s wife and the personal stories of many others who were on the scene as the unthinkable happened.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY® (2018)
A DICTATOR’S RISE TO POWER AND HIS DREAM OF A NEW RUSSIAN EMPIRE
Delving into the mind of the Russian Federation’s president, this compelling two-hour documentary reveals how this cunning puppeteer rose from an impoverished childhood and obscurity and emerged as the 21st century’s most influential dictator.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Lincoln Square Productions LLC for HISTORY® (2018)
NORTH KOREA: DARK SECRETS
North Korea’s ruling regime operates as a criminal syndicate, using counterfeit money, drugs, and cyber espionage to fund their internal oppression, external aggression, and nuclear ambitions. This two-hour special presentation reveals the complicated history that has pushed this small nation and the world to a crisis point.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for HISTORY (2018)
At a time when hate crimes appear to be on the rise, this four-episode documentary series takes an in-depth look at how racial and religious intolerance are impacting societies in both the United States and Europe4 x 1 hour.Produced by Lincoln Square Productions LLC for A&E® (2018)
AMERICA ON FIRE
There are more than 250 armed and independent militia groups across the United States who want to take down the government, calling it tyrannical
and illegitimate. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff goes deep inside this movement, embedding himself and going undercover to get to the heart of what’s really going on in an
angry and polarized nation.1 x 1 hour.Produced by Gulp Pictures for A&E® (2018)
This six-hour television event chronicles one of the biggest conspiracies in politics and features some of the most important figures from the era, including Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, and John Dean. When a security guard at the Watergate office complex discovered a door taped open, he set in motion a series of events that ultimately brought down the presidency of Richard Nixon and sent over 40 people to jail. It is the story of a scandal that still reverberates through Washington, D.C., nearly 50 years later.
From Academy Award-Winning Producer Charles Ferguson (Inside Job)3 x 2 hours.Produced by Catalyst Films for HISTORY® (2018)
This gripping television event reveals the untold stories behind the critical military decisions of different United States presidents. The program uses premium drama re-creation and neverbefore- seen footage to reenact the early heroic feats of John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, and others, providing a battlefield perspective on what it’s like for commanders in chief to make life-or-death decisions.
4 x 1 hours.Produced by RawTV for HISTORY® (2018)
This eight-part epic docu-drama reveals the Jesus Christ as never before: through the eyes of the men and women closest to him. From Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist to Pontius Pilot and Judas Iscariot, the hour-long episodes are dedicated to interpretations of the enigmatic figure who transformed their lives in one way or another.
8 x 1 hour.Produced by Nutopia for HISTORY® (2018)
America was once wild, untamed, and unforgiving. This epic and sweeping docuseries reveals the important cultural icons who risked their lives to stake a claim in America’s untapped land. Fusing innovative and gritty drone, handheld, and GoPro footage, each episode tells the stories of America’s early adventurers — Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Tecumseh, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and Kit Carson, as well as Presidents George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and Abraham Lincoln — and how they transformed westward expansion, conquered a continent, and
formed a new nation.
From Academy Award Winner and Co-executive Producer/Co-Narrator Leonardo Dicaprio4 x 2 hours.Produced by Stephen David Entertainment, Inc. for HISTORY® (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSGrew to 2.3 million Total Viewers in Live+7 viewing.Helped HISTORY rank as the #3 cable network in the 9–11pm time period among M25–54.Ranked as the #5 original program in the time period with M25–54.Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD/Live+7, 000s; Original Program Rank excludes news, sports, and acquisitions.
IS A SECRET CODE HIDDEN WITHIN THE ANCIENT TEXT OF THE BIBLE?
Behind locked doors in St. Petersburg, Russia, is the Leningrad Codex, the world’s oldest complete Hebrew Bible. Antiquities expert Timothy Smith believes he’s found an intricate code hidden within the early text that not only predicted events but may also lead to the lost Ark of the Covenant.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by 51 Jupiter Entertainment for HISTORY (2018)
WILL THE PAPACY END WITH POPE FRANCIS?
Nine hundred years ago, Saint Malachy was struck with a series of prophetic visions that predicted the identity of each future pope. This ancient prophecy suggests that Pope Francis, the latest in a papacy that stretches back nearly 2,000 years, may be destined to be the final pope.
1 x 2 hours.
Produced by Committee Films, LLC for HISTORY® (2018)
A NEW GENERATION OF UNBELIEVABLY DESTRUCTIVE POWER
From hypersonic missiles and laser weapons to space-based kill vehicles and swarm drones, a new arms race of massive, non-nuclear bombs is well underway. Military experts reveal the terrifying science behind the mega-weapons that are already being used on the world’s battlefields.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Lucky 8 TV, LLC for HISTORY® (2018)
AMERICA’S BEST SHARPSHOOTERS GATHER FOR ONE THRILLING CONTEST
Snipers are the most lethal men and women on the battlefield. Once a year, active duty military and law enforcement officers who serve on the front lines gather for a thrilling competition to truly determine who is really the best of the best.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by The Development Lab for HISTORY®
THE TESLA FILES
Genius inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla died alone in a New York hotel room in 1943. Were trunks containing his groundbreaking designs for free
worldwide electricity, weapons, spaceflight, and other futuristic inventions confiscated? A new investigation driven by declassified CIA documents suggests a surprising secret history surrounding this extraordinarily brilliant man.5 x 1 hour.Produced by Prometheus Studios Inc. for HISTORY (2018)
Viewers get an immersive view inside the secretive world of the U.S. Navy SEALs. From Afghanistan to Iraq, from Al Qaeda to ISIS — untold stories are accompanied by archival footage and re-creations.6 x 1 hour.Produced by Peacock Productions/NBC Universal for HISTORY® (2018)
Was it a vast right-wing conspiracy against the Clintons? A West Wing smear campaign against a young female intern named Monica Lewinsky? January 2018 marked 20 years since the start of the explosive investigation that led to the second presidential impeachment trial in American history. This six-part documentary series from Academy Award®-winning documentary director Alex Gibney focuses on the extraordinary sequence of events that divided Americans along (and within) party lines. As quick as the world was to condemn the behavior of the president and Lewinsky, it was unable to look away.
6 x 1 hour.Produced by Jigsaw Productions Inc for A&E® (2018)
Raw and poignant, this two-hour documentary explores the life of The Partridge Family actor and 1970s heartthrob during his final days. The Last Session interweaves never-before-heard audiotapes from 1976 with documentary footage from Cassidy’s final recording session when he falls gravely and suddenly ill. During filming, he reveals how his ongoing struggles with alcoholism had likely led to his dementia and the rapid deterioration of his health. Cassidy would tragically pass away a few weeks later.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Left / Right Inc. for A&E® (2018)
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of his death, this gripping documentary honors the life and legacy of Robert F. Kennedy, a man whose vision of a brighter tomorrow captured the hopes and dreams of a generation torn apart by the fears and violence of a divided nation. Kerry Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, and Robert Kennedy Jr. share their personal recollections of their father, revealing previously untold stories of the passions and principles that fueled their father as he rose to prominence.
1 x 1 hour.Produced by The Development Lab for HISTORY® (2018)
Colombian narco-trafficker Pablo Escobar was the world’s most notorious drug lord, whose ruthless leadership of the Medellín cartel was defined by an unprecedented campaign of kidnappings, bombings, and murders. With never-before-seen footage, this raw, riveting two-hour special gives viewers an inside look at the hunt for Escobar through the eyes of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents who hunted him and journalists who were a part of the search and ultimate capture of the King of Cocaine.
1 x 2 hours.Produced by Lincoln Square Productions for HISTORY® (2018)
A FATHER AND SON BOUND BY BLOOD AND CRIME
For years, John Gotti Sr. was the most famous crime boss in New York. Dubbed “Dapper Don” for his impeccably groomed appearance and “Teflon Don” for his ability to avoid prosecution and conviction, he was the public face of the American mafia. His son and namesake was also raised to follow in his father’s footsteps. This inside story of these two men includes unreleased video from their final meeting where John Jr. finally asks his father’s blessing to leave the mobster world behind.
4 x 1 hour.Produced by Raconteur Productions LLC for A&E® (2018)
MARY KAY LETOURNEAU: AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Viewers will be fascinated by the surprising and disturbing story of the grade school teacher whose love affair with 13-year-old Vili Fualaau became an international media sensation — and was sentenced to prison for more than seven years. In her most in-depth confessional to date, Letourneau reveals how her forbidden relationship developed and what came after.1 x 2 hours.Produced by Asylum Entertainment for A&E® (2018)
THE ANTOINETTE TUFF STORY
In 2013, a man with an AK-47 barricaded himself inside a Georgia school, shooting at police officers who also returned fire. Antoinette Tuff, the school’s bookkeeper, risked her life and calmly engaged the gunman in dialogue, ultimately convincing him to surrender. In this moving special, viewers will meet Tuff and be inspired by this ordinary woman with extraordinary courage.1 x 1 hour.Produced by Lincoln Square Productions LLC for A&E (2018)
World-renowned medium Thomas John is looking to share his psychic gift with as many people as possible. A trusted advisor to influencers and celebrities including Courteney Cox, Sara Gilbert, and Goldie Hawn, John picks up unsuspecting passengers in his taxi, then surprises them with his ability to talk to their dearly departed. From the driver’s seat, he relays detailed messages that are mind-blowing for both believers and skeptics alike. It’s a fun, emotional rollercoaster and for many, full of life-changing revelations.
8 x ½ hour.Produced by Fulwell 73 for Lifetime® (2018)
Unconventional couples on their way to the altar face staunch criticism from loved ones who refuse to give their blessing and set aside personal prejudices about differences
in race, religion, class, or sexuality. With wedding plans well in the works, couples, and their futures are on the line. Which couple’s love will be enough to outweigh the opposition? Which will crack under the pressure? Whose family and friends will show up? And of those that do, will they voice their disapproval or forever hold their peace?
COMMISSIONED: U.S., AUSTRALIA, UK
BRIDE AND PREJUDICE: UK6 x 1 hour. Season 1 (2017 on DV2).Produced by 7 Wonder (2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTOver-indexed for all key demos when compared to Channel 4’s prime average: growing 36% with A16+, 45% W16+, and 48% A25–54.
BRIDE AND PREJUDICE: AUSTRALIA8 x 1 hour. Season 1.Produced by Seven Networks (2015–2017)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTAveraged 1.2 million Total Viewers, consistently ranking #1 or #2 in its time period throughout the season.
UK: Source: Source: BARB, Premiere = Tuesdays 9–10pm, 6/5–7/3/18, primetime = 7pm–12am. Australia: Source: Source: OzTAM, Metro 5 City Panel +STV, consolidated viewing, Total People 000s.
Seven years marks a defining point in many relationships when couples find themselves restless, dissatisfied, and curious about what life would be like with someone else. Seven Year Switch® lets them find out. For two whole weeks, couples swap partners to see what life is like living with a complete stranger who seems to have all the qualities these individuals think they are missing in their current relationships. Will this ultimate experiment in “switch therapy” provide new appreciation for the love they have or entice them to call it quits?
26 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–3.Produced by Kinetic Content, LLC.for Lifetime® (2018)COMMISSIONED: U.S.,AUSTRALIA, UK
SEVEN YEAR SWITCH: UK6 x 1 hour. Season 1 (2017 on DV2).Produced by Channel 4 Television Corporation (2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTSSeason 1 ranked #1 in the timeslot among 16–34 year olds.Ranked among the top 10 most-watched episodes on TV for the day with A16–34.10.5 million Total Viewers tuned in to watch Seven Year Switch.
SEVEN YEAR SWITCH: AUSTRALIA23 x 1 hour. Seasons 1– 2.Produced by Seven Networks (2015–2017)
Terra, Tonya, Christy, Elena, and Jasmine are all about female empowerment this season. From fierce competitions to emotionally charged events, life is too short to waste time or energy where it’s not needed. With new adventures on the horizon, the ladies are looking to push boundaries, tackle prejudices against dwarfism, and conquer their own fears.
119 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–7.Produced by Kinetic Content, LLC. for Lifetime® (2012–2018)RATINGS HIGHLIGHTDrove Lifetime to rank as the #2 cable network with original programming in its Wednesday 9–10pm time period
FINDING LOVE IS A REAL TRIP
Nothing tests a budding relationship like travel, and the series Love at First Flight takes that idea one a step further. An expert matchmaker pairs up participants, sending new couples off on a romantic and challenge-filled trip across North America. Compatibility and chemistry will be tested as the couples get to know each other in ways they never expected. When their final flight lands, they’ll have the option to say “I do” on the spot or forget they ever met.
12 x 1 hour.Produced by Pilgrim Films and Television for Lifetime® (2018)
TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK
Love at First Bite features a variety of accomplished chefs and their partners as they cook meaningful dishes together in their home kitchens, showcasing their shared passion while also providing cooking tips.
7 x ½ hour.Produced by Panna for FYI,TM (2018)
THE SPY WHO RAISED ME
What’s it like to be the daughter of a spy? For 10 years, Chelsea Dittrich’s father was a sleeper agent for the KGB, working in the United States. This fascinating special follows Dittrich’s emotional journey as she speaks with the children of other spies, as well as her own father, exposing the painful toll clandestine activities can have on individuals, families, and communities as a whole.1 x 1 hour.Produced by Hot Snakes Media for A&E (2018)
GRACE VS. ABRAMS
Two of America’s best-known legal analysts — Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams — join forces to debate infamous crimes and legal cases. In each episode, the two renowned attorneys break down the evidence, debate the guilt or innocence of the suspects, and grill key players, shining a bright and informative light on the U.S. legal system.6 x 1 hour.Produced by Lincoln Square Productions, LLC for A&E® (2018)
LAURIEANN GIBSON: BEYOND THE SPOTLIGHT
Choreographer and director Laurieann Gibson has helped put superstars like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and Nicki Minaj on the map. In each episode of this fly-on-the-wall series, viewers will get a rare look at what goes on behind the scenes as she helps shape the moves and careers of her A-list clients.6 x 1 hour.Produced by Main St Productions, Inc. for A&E® (2018
Five children out of thousands of applicants are chosen to compete to become a K-pop idol. The winner will get a chance to work with the top agencies in the industry. But behind the competitors are the moms who are twice as motivated as their children and will do anything to turn their kid into a star.10 x 1 hour.Produced by Lifetime Korea Ltd.
For years, savvy bargain hunters have known that great style can come at a fraction of the price of exclusive boutiques or popular department and chain stores. Viewers will tag along and pick up tips from experts on how to create their own personal look without having to spend a lot of money.8 x ½ hour.Produced by Lifetime® Poland
It’s a whole new season for the Wahlberg family. While Mark and Donnie continue their Hollywood careers, older brother Paul’s hamburger joint looks to expand. With new hires and loads of family drama, it’s not just the burgers that are sizzling.86 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–6.Produced by 44 Blue Productions for A&E® (2018)
OZZY AND JACK’S WORLD DETOUR
In the third season of Ozzy Osbourne and son Jack’s bucket list tour of historical locations, Jack’s sudden return to Los Angeles to await the birth of a new baby prompts sister Kelly to take his place. Soon, all three join together to continue the adventure — if they don’t drive each other crazy first.28 x 1 hour. Seasons 1–3.Produced by T Group Productions for A&E® (2016–2018)
The hottest new trend to hit the housing market is ghost flipping, where buyers search online for houses all over the U.S. and buy them sight unseen. The problem is that they have no idea what each property’s potential problems might be, and so buyers must rely on a network of real estate agents, diligent desktop research, and their own savviness to find the hidden gems.
8 x 1 hour.Produced by Loud Television, LLC for FYI,TM (2018)
LIVING LARGE IN 500 SQUARE FEET OR LESS
Renovation experts John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin travel across America to show off amazing and ingenious tiny homes and the inventive people who live in them. From a micro-apartment in New York City to a caboose car turned home in Montana, this is a series that celebrates the exploding movement of living small.
79 x 1 hour. Seasons 1– 4.Produced by Loud Television LLC for FYI,TM (2018)
“SCALING BACK” IS TAKEN TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL!
Drawn to the prospect of financial freedom, a simpler lifestyle, or just limiting one’s environmental footprint, more American buyers are opting to downsize — and in some cases, to spaces of 300 square feet or less. In this fun and engaging halfhour series, potential homeowners will be shown three different mini spaces — from full-time homes to tiny beach getaways — and then decide which is the best fit for them.
69 x ½ hour. Seasons 1–4.Produced by Loud Television LLC for FYI,TM (2018)