In Their Footsteps is a ten-part documentary depicting Australian families and war. The first episode aired in Australia on 8 May 2011 on the Nine Network. In each episode an Australian will retrace the steps of a close ancestor’s wartime experience.
Chartrand et Simonne is a French-Canadian television mini-series which aired in 2000, exclusively on Radio-Canada. The series originally only had two parts but it was expanded into 6 parts and re-aired in 2003 on Télé-Québec. Currently, Télé-Québec airs the program on a regular basis. The series won a Gemini Award in 2000 for Best Make-up/Hair.
Zero Degree Turn is a 2007 television series, made through the cooperation of Iran, Hungary, France and Lebanon. The program was one of most expensive and elaborate ever produced by Iran and attracted a large audience there. It is based on a real life story about Iranian diplomat Abdol Hossein Sardari who saved Jews in 1940s Paris during the Nazi Occupation by giving out Iranian passports and allowing them refuge in the Iranian Embassy. Although it has been noted that neither character names nor the story are close to Sardari's story.
Imus in the Morning is an American radio show hosted by Don Imus on Cumulus Media Networks, and simulcast for television on Fox Business Network. The show originated locally on WNBC radio in New York City in December 1971. In October 1988 the show moved to WFAN when that radio station took over WNBC's dial position following an ownership change. It was later syndicated to 60 other stations across the country by Westwood One, a division of CBS Radio, airing weekdays from 5:30 to 10 am Eastern time. Beginning September 3, 1996, the 6 to 9 am portion was simulcast on the cable television network MSNBC. The show had been broadcast almost every weekday morning for 25 years on radio and 11 years on MSNBC until it was canceled on April 12, 2007 due to controversial comments made on the April 4, 2007 broadcast. The remark resulted in the program's cancellation the following week. The Imus in the Morning program returned to the morning drive on New York radio station WABC on December 3, 2007. WABC is the flagship station of ABC Radio Networks, which syndicates the show nationally. From 2007 to August 2009, the show was simulcast on television nationwide on RFD-TV and rebroadcast each evening on RFD HD in high-definition. After Imus and RFD reached a mutual agreement to prematurely terminate the five-year deal, Fox Business Network began simulcasting the program on October 5, 2009.
The Drum is an Australian current affairs and news analysis program which appears on ABC News 24 weekdays at 6:05pm. The program is presented by Steve Cannane. It was formerly hosted by Chris Uhlmann and has been hosted by Annabel Crabb. The main fill in hosts are Peter Lloyd, Tim Palmer and Peter Wilkins. The program follows on from The Drum website which offers blogs and discussions from various commentators. Regular contributors include Annabel Crabb, Barrie Cassidy, Leigh Sales, Jonathan Green, Michael Brissenden, Alan Kohler, Madonna King, Antony Green, Ben Knight, Dominic Knight, Craig Murtrie, Rhys Muldoon and Jeff Waters. In addition there have been many more guest contributors.
Tito is a 2010 Croatian documentary television miniseries about Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito. The first episode aired March 19, 2010. The series is a co-production by Croatian Radiotelevision and Mediteran film. The two first collaborated on the series Long Dark Night, which at a top audience of 1.8 million viewers was one of the most-watched domestic productions in history. After the announcement of the documentary, Broz's granddaughter Saša announced that she and her family would use all means possible to obstruct filming. Tito cost a reported 1 million euros to make.
The Sunday Edition was a television programme broadcast on the ITV Network in the United Kingdom focusing on political interview and discussion, produced by London Weekend Television. The show was hosted by Andrew Rawnsley and Andrea Catherwood. The live studio show continued the tradition of live political programming on ITV at the weekend and featured the traditional 'long format' interview as well as incisive debate by key players in politics, the arts and business. The programme included an ITV News Summary at the beginning and end of the programme. The programme has have three distinct segments: ⁕Breaking news and political stories will kick off the programme and be brought up to the minute by interviews with key figures and commentators. ⁕The in-depth political interview will lie at the heart of the show. ⁕Discussion of major issues and interviews with big names from across the range of arts, business and culture will offer insight and provoke debate. When the programme changed its time slot, to the earlier time of 09:25, low ratings of 250,000 cast doubt over its future.
Duplessis was a historical television series in Quebec, Canada, that aired in 1978. It tells the story of Maurice Duplessis, the controversial premier of Quebec from 1936 to 1939 and 1944 to 1959. It is one of the most famous mini-series in Quebec television history. The series was written by Oscar-winning film director Denys Arcand, and based in large part on Conrad Black's popular biography. The series contains 7 episodes, each one containing a different historic moment in Duplessis's life and path into power. Duplessis is portrayed by Jean Lapointe. It is distributed by Radio-Canada and is available on DVD.
Insiders analyses and discusses Australian politics with the use of a panel of political journalists and columnists and interviews with prominent politicians and commentators. Broadcast on ABC1 on Sunday mornings at 9 am, the show also features many regular commentators from various Australian media outlets and think tanks. The program is presented by veteran political journalist Barrie Cassidy as part of the ABC's Sunday morning line-up, commencing with Insiders, followed by Inside Business and then Offsiders, a sports program also hosted by Cassidy.
America Now is a daily television magazine program hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic, featuring "news you can really use" on lifestyle topics such as health, diet, family and pets. The program, which airs Monday through Friday, is produced by ITV Studios America. America Now is broadcast across the United States on stations owned by Raycom Media and is airing via syndication in other markets around the country.
The series focuses on the Croatian struggle for independence, dating as far back as 1895.
The proposal of the Conexão Repórter program is the quest for truth through great reporting. Its characteristic is modernity and its scenery is futuristic. Several topics are covered with unprecedented revelations, investigative reporting and the courage to delve deeper into the issues. Roberto Cabrini, as well as editor-in-chief, also makes the great reports, trying to take the exclusive information that no one has been able to get. The news, today, travels through increasingly fast connections. This was the name of the program, in addition to the word "reporter", which was used to highlight the format and mood of the presenter. The team consists primarily of producer-reporters who actively participate in the daring project, and the opportunity to be part of such a bold program.
The Great War is a CBC television film documenting Canadian participation in the First World War. The film stars Justin Trudeau and was shown on Canadian television during the 90th Anniversary of the Vimy Ridge battle, airing in two parts on April 8 and April 9, 2007. The Fox website included the following notice seeking people to participate in the making of the film: Did your great-grandfather take Vimy Ridge? Did he play a part in the three-month battle at Passchendaele? Did he break through the German line at Amiens? For a landmark film to mark the 90th anniversary of the First World War, the CBC is recruiting 300 descendants of those who went to war between 1914 and 1918. The descendants will walk in the footsteps of their ancestors and take part in massive battle recreations.
Thousands of Iraqis died, millions were displaced, and cities were practically destroyed. Part thriller, part political drama, 10 Days to War has a relentless ticking-clock intensity, with all events unfolding in real-time.
A story set in the mid-1800's about a young doctor who has been trained in Western-style medicine and a young samurai who is trying to live up to the old traditions of his class and culture. The story is actually based upon real people - the doctor, Ryo-an, was Tezuka's great grandfather. The manga series was adapted to anime by Madhouse Studios and premiered in Japan on NTV on April 4, 2000.
A four-part miniseries focusing on the Watergate coverup based on the memoirs of former White House counsel John Dean and his wife Maureen.