Popular Documentary TV Shows

Hunter x Hunter
Hunter x Hunter
Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined to follow in his father's footsteps, decides to take the Hunter Examination and eventually find his father to prove himself as a Hunter in his own right. But on the way, he learns that there is more to becoming a Hunter than previously thought, and the challenges that he must face are considered the toughest in the world.
Hunter x Hunter 2014
Chernobyl
Chernobyl
The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Chernobyl 2019
Top Gear
Top Gear
The hosts talk about the latest cars and its specifications. They review the performance of the car and also find out if it is as good as the manufacturers claim. The current hosts are Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc with The Stig.
Top Gear 2019
The Curse of Oak Island
The Curse of Oak Island
Follows brothers Marty and Rick Lagina through their effort to find the speculated - and as of yet undiscovered - buried treasure believed to have been concealed through extraordinary means on Oak Island.
The Curse of Oak Island 2019
The Grand Tour
The Grand Tour
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back with a show about adventure, excitement and friendship... as long as you accept that the people you call friends are also the ones you find extremely annoying. Sometimes it's even a show about cars. Follow them on their global adventure.
The Grand Tour 2019
Rotten
Rotten
This docuseries travels deep into the heart of the food supply chain to reveal unsavory truths and expose hidden forces that shape what we eat.
Rotten 2018
Mayday
Mayday
Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, Mayday investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why. Based on cockpit voice recorders, accident reports and eyewitness accounts, every episode also features interviews, state-of-the-art CGI and gripping reenactments.
Mayday 2019
NOVA
NOVA
PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA demystifies science and technology, and highlights the people involved in scientific pursuits.
NOVA 2019
Ancient Aliens
Ancient Aliens
Did intelligent beings from outer space visit Earth thousands of years ago? From the age of the dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the US, each episode gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, provocative controversies, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding this age old debate.
Ancient Aliens 2019
MythBusters
MythBusters
MythBusters is a science entertainment television program created and produced by Australia's Beyond Television Productions for the Discovery Channel. The show's hosts, special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, use elements of the scientific method to test the validity of rumors, myths, movie scenes, adages, Internet videos, and news stories.
MythBusters 2018
Abstract: The Art of Design
Abstract: The Art of Design
Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.
Abstract: The Art of Design 2017
Gold Rush
Gold Rush
Follow the lives of ambitious miners as they head north in pursuit of gold. With new miners, new claims, new machines and new ways to pull gold out of the ground, the stakes are higher than ever. But will big risks lead to an even bigger pay out?
Gold Rush 2019
Galileo
Galileo
This daily German magazine show delivers interesting facts on numerous topics centering around technology, life, and bizarre knowledge.
Galileo 2018
Nature
Nature
Consistently stunning documentaries transport viewers to far-flung locations ranging from the torrid African plains to the chilly splendours of icy Antarctica. The show's primary focus is on animals and ecosystems around the world. A comic book based on the show, meant to be used an as educational tool for kids, was briefly distributed to museums and schools at no cost in the mid-2000s.
Nature 2017
Horizon
Horizon
Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
Horizon 2018
Austin City Limits
Austin City Limits
Great music. No limits. Now the longest-running music series in American television history, ACL showcases popular music legends and innovators from every genre.
Austin City Limits 2019
Wheeler Dealers
Wheeler Dealers
Experienced car dealer Mike Brewer is joined by multi-talented mechanics in a monumental motoring mission: to find and restore iconic cars to later sell for a profit at their LA-based shop. In the series, Mike has the challenging job of finding vehicles that have money-making potential. He then hands them over to a mechanic, who tackles everything from bare metal re-sprays to gearbox swaps to bring them back to their former glory.
Wheeler Dealers 2019
Planet Earth II
Planet Earth II
David Attenborough presents a documentary series exploring how animals meet the challenges of surviving in the most iconic habitats on earth.
Planet Earth II 2016
Jeunesse arabe, yallah!
Jeunesse arabe, yallah!
Jeunesse arabe, yallah! 2019
Homicide Hunter: Lt Joe Kenda
Homicide Hunter: Lt Joe Kenda
A non-fiction investigative series of murder cases told through the personal experience of retired detective, Lieutenant Joe Kenda. Through re-enactments, discussions with investigation teams, and interviews with victims' families and other involved persons, the show highlights Kenda's successes with his 400 homicide case history and 92 percent solution rate.
Homicide Hunter: Lt Joe Kenda 2019
Planet Earth
Planet Earth
David Attenborough celebrates the amazing variety of the natural world in this epic documentary series, filmed over four years across 64 different countries.
Planet Earth 2006
This Old House
This Old House
TV's original home-improvement show, following one whole-house renovation over several episodes.
This Old House 2019
The Devil Next Door
The Devil Next Door
A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous Nazi death camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible.
The Devil Next Door 1
Home Away from Home
Home Away from Home
Filmmaker Benji Sandergaard goes on vacation to his home away from home, "Hollywood, California" in this vlog series.
Home Away from Home 2019
The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park
The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park
True crime series which re-examines one of the most infamous crimes in recent U.S. history – the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers.
The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park 1
Australian Story
Australian Story
Putting the "real" back into reality television, Australian Story is an award-winning documentary series with no narrator and no agendas — just authentic stories told entirely in people's own words. Take 30 minutes to immerse yourself in the life of an extraordinary Australian. They're sometimes high profile, sometimes controversial, but always compelling. It’s television guaranteed to make you think and feel.
Australian Story 2019
The Heart of Sergio Ramos
The Heart of Sergio Ramos
Documentary series that examines the life and career of Spanish football star Sergio Ramos.
The Heart of Sergio Ramos 2019
Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies
Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies
Explore the true stories of America's covert operations told firsthand by the agents who lived it, while getting unprecedented access to the riveting and secret world of espionage.
Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies 2017
Natural World
Natural World
Natural World is a nature documentary television series broadcast annually on BBC Two and regarded by the BBC as its flagship natural history brand. It is currently the longest-running series in its genre on British television, with more than 400 episodes broadcast since its inception in 1983. Natural World is produced by the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, but individual programmes can be in-house productions, collaborative productions with other broadcasters or films made and distributed by independent production companies and purchased by the BBC. Natural World programmes are often broadcast as PBS Nature episodes in the USA. Since 2008, most Natural World programmes have been shot and broadcast in high definition.
Natural World 2019
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Host Guy Fieri takes a cross-country road trip to visit some of America's classic "greasy spoon" restaurants — diners, drive-ins and dives — that have been doing it right for decades.
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives 2019
Ghost Adventures
Ghost Adventures
Paranormal investigator Zak Bagans and his crew, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin, search for haunted locations both domestically and internationally. During their investigations, Zak and crew acquaint themselves with the general area; interview locals about the hauntings; and go face-to-face with the evil spirits who reportedly haunt these locations.
Ghost Adventures 2019
Antiques Roadshow
Antiques Roadshow
Antiques Roadshow is a British television show in which antiques appraisers travel to various regions of the United Kingdom to appraise antiques brought in by local people. It has been running since 1979. There are also international versions of the programme.
Antiques Roadshow 2019
Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates
Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates
This three-part documentary tells Bill Gates’ life story, in-depth and unfiltered, as he pursues unique solutions to some of the world’s most complex problems.
Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates 1
1992 - 1993 - 1994
1992 - 1993 - 1994
Set in Rome, Milan and different Italian cities, the TV series offers a thrilling story following six people whose lives are intertwined with the rapidly changing political landscape in the early 1990s, during which Italy was gripped by the Clean Hands investigation into political corruption. Subsequently, this led to the termination of the First Republican Party as well as the termination of several other Italian parties. This controversial period in Italy resulted in the suicide of various political figures.
1992 - 1993 - 1994 2019
Long Island Medium
Long Island Medium
Theresa Caputo is an average mom from Long Island in every way except one: she talks to the dead. Theresa spends her days with her loving family and helping individuals connect to the spirits of their departed loved ones. This is not her job…this is her life.
Long Island Medium 2019
American Experience
American Experience
TV's most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.
American Experience 2019
Wild Metropolis
Wild Metropolis
Discover the extraordinary animals adapting to life in the world’s most loved cities, and witness the remarkable ways they meet the challenges of surviving in the newest habitat on the planet.
Wild Metropolis 1
The Toys That Made Us
The Toys That Made Us
The minds behind history's most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise -- and sometimes fall -- of their billion-dollar creations.
The Toys That Made Us 2018
Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
Filmed over 10 years, this real-life thriller follows a DNA exoneree who, while exposing police corruption, becomes a suspect in a grisly new crime.
Making a Murderer 2018
Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
A United States daily progressive, nonprofit, independently syndicated program of news, analysis, and opinion.
Democracy Now! 2017