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1. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology.

Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, William Atwater, Alexander B. Rubinow

Votes: 1,650

2. The Age of Uncertainty (1977– )

60 min | Documentary

A look at the problems in industrial society in the light of economic factors.

Stars: John Kenneth Galbraith, Bill Reimbold, Pat Starr, David McKail

Votes: 44

3. Rab C. Nesbitt (1988–2014)

50 min | Comedy

Rab C. Nesbitt is lowlife scum (and proud of it) in Glasgow, Scotland who spends his time drinking in his local and speaking to the camera about the state of society as he sees it.

Stars: Gregor Fisher, Tony Roper, Elaine C. Smith, Barbara Rafferty

Votes: 1,150

4. Still Game (2002– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

Cult Scottish comedy about the lives of two OAP's Jack and Victor and their views on how it used to be in the old days and how bad it is now in the fictional area of Craiglang, Glasgow.

Stars: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Gavin Mitchell

Votes: 4,816

5. The Universe (2007– )

45 min | Documentary, History

This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.

Stars: Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly, Clifford V. Johnson

Votes: 4,778

6. La noche temática (1995– )

Documentary

This is a program containing various documentaries of varied information, both current or otherwise. The whole of documentaries are presented in a monographic way

Stars: Gladys Marín, Antonio Skármeta

Votes: 9

7. Horizon (I) (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

British documentary series that covers a variety of subjects in science and philosophy.

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 912

8. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, André Dussollier

Votes: 4,991

9. Nova (1974– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Science documentaries about various topics.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Craig Sechler, Lance Lewman, Will Lyman

Votes: 2,138

10. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 450

11. Black Mirror (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech multiverse where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

Stars: Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel, Beatrice Robertson-Jones

Votes: 381,764

12. Genius (I) (2017– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History

The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

Stars: Samantha Colley, Seth Gabel, Antonio Banderas, Clémence Poésy

Votes: 14,949

13. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 346,528

14. Rick and Morty (2013– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.

Stars: Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 321,651

15. Naked Science (2004– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure

Documentary series featuring various subjects related to science and technology.

Stars: Eric Meyers, Michael Izquierdo, Rushmore DeNooyer, Roger Tilling

Votes: 297

16. Nova ScienceNow (2005– )

60 min | Documentary

Uncover the complicated truth behind our sense of taste.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chad Cohen, Ziya Tong, David Pogue

Votes: 495

17. History Specials (2010– )

TV-PG | Documentary, History, War

THE HISTORY CHANNEL brings history's most incredible wartime feats, scientific mysteries, and turbulent periods back to life in top-rated programs on topics including Sherman's March, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Trace Adkins, Bobby Bowden, James Carville, Jeff Foxworthy

Votes: 28

18. Big History (2013– )

Documentary

Explores many facets of epic moments in history from the past 13.7 billion years, from a Big History perspective.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Jonathan Markley, Trevor S. Valle, Emmanuel Afuwape

Votes: 240

19. Frontline (1983– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Priyanka Boghani

Votes: 1,480

20. The Good Place (2016–2020)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Four people and their otherworldly frienemy struggle in the afterlife to define what it means to be good.

Stars: Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, D'Arcy Carden

Votes: 88,169

21. Dispatches (1987– )

Documentary, News

Channel 4's long-running, award-winning investigative current affairs documentary series. Particularly noted for its undercover reporting.

Stars: Morland Sanders, Antony Barnett, Tazeen Ahmad, Deborah Davies

Votes: 145

22. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 292,560

23. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.

Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 270,136

24. El Chavo del Ocho (1972–1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

The misadventures of a poor, homeless and fumbling boy and his friends in the humble neighborhood they live in.

Stars: Ramón Valdés, Carlos Villagrán, Roberto Gómez Bolaños, María Antonieta de las Nieves

Votes: 7,372

25. Dragon Ball (1986–1989)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Son Gokû, a fighter with a monkey tail, goes on a quest with an assortment of odd characters in search of the Dragon Balls, a set of crystals that can give its bearer anything they desire.

Stars: Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, Brice Armstrong, Stephanie Nadolny

Votes: 43,569

26. Becker (1998–2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

Dr. John Becker goes through his daily routine of being a doctor, stopping at his favorite diner, and other various situations, all the while hating life and everything around him.

Stars: Ted Danson, Hattie Winston, Terry Farrell, Shawnee Smith

Votes: 11,244

27. Eat Well for Less? (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

Gregg Wallace, award-winning greengrocer Chris Bavin and dietician Lucy Jones help families across the UK save money, sort food facts from food fiction and eat well for less.

Stars: Gregg Wallace, Chris Bavin, Priya Tew, Kerry Bennett

Votes: 84

28. Days That Shook the World (2003– )
Episode: Black September Hijackings/Lockerbie (2003)

Documentary, History

In September 1970 Terrorists hijacked a number of jetliners, flew them to Jordan and kept numerous hostages to enforce their demands. In December 1988 Pan Am flight 103 was blown from the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Overton | Stars: Peter Guinness, Aere Adel, Louis Alsamori, Gurmil Singh Dahrmi

Votes: 5

30. The Universe (2007– )

45 min | Documentary, History

This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.

Stars: Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly, Clifford V. Johnson

Votes: 4,778

31. Animal Armageddon (2009– )

Documentary, Animation, History

This documentary series explores the causes behind six major extinction events in Earth's history. It also speculates on the next such event.

Stars: Peter Ward, Michael Carroll, Craig Chesner, Michael Benton

Votes: 171

32. How the Earth Was Made (2009– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

The natural wonders of the world are being explained.

Stars: Corey Johnson, Jonathan Keeble, Tony Prave, Mike Poland

Votes: 664

33. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, André Dussollier

Votes: 4,991

34. Known Universe (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

Travel through the universe to explore the really big questions. Is there life on other planets? Just how big was the Big Bang? What would traveling at "warp speed" really look like? Could ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Jacobs, Beau Weaver, Sigrid Close, Andy Howell

Votes: 295

35. Evolution (2002– )

480 min | Documentary, Drama

This magazine-style documentary outlines biological evolution through a variety of dramatizations and data delivered by expert testimony.

Stars: Liam Neeson, Roger Brierley, Antony Carrick, Jane Cunliffe

Votes: 217

36. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 315,439

37. Borgen (2010–2013)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama

A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.

Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Emil Poulsen, Freja Riemann

Votes: 15,578

38. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

Monthly anthology series featuring televised versions of plays.

Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 91



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