An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law by conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.
The story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Based on interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as soldiers' journals and letters, the series chronicles the experiences of these young men who knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. L.W.T draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, pop culture and often aspects of the show itself.
Each week Bill Maher surrounds himself with a panel of guests which include politicians, actors, comedians, musicians and the like to discuss what's going on in the world.
Based on the series of podcasts that Gervais did with longtime partner Stephen Merchant, this comedy team convenes to bring HBO an animated series about their hilarious friend Karl Pilkington.
A series centered around a group of football players and their families, friends and handlers.
The Emmy®-winning documentary series is now on SHOWTIME, delivering immersive reporting from the frontlines of global conflicts, civil uprisings and beyond, and tackling untold and complex geopolitical stories from all corners of the globe.
Chernobyl dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident — one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history — and the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
The story of the United States' space program, from its beginnings in 1961 to the final moon mission in 1972.
The most important news of the day with context, insights, and on-the-ground reporting you won’t see anywhere else.
HBO presents a full spectrum of non-fiction programming by leading documentary filmmakers. Taking viewers from the hidden corners of America to the shocking reality of global issues, these powerful, uncompromising and award-winning films never fail to leave an impact. Now, with HBO Podcast, listen to interviews with many of our award-winning filmmakers - and even some of their documentary subjects!
Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.
In an alternate America, one working-class Jewish family's life is irrevocably changed during the political rise of Charles Lindbergh — a xenophobic pilot, who becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism.
In this new series, Foo Fighters commemorate their 20th anniversary by documenting the eight-city recording odyssey that produced their latest, and eighth, studio album. Foo Fighters founder Dave Grohl directs the series, which taps into the musical heritage and cultural fabric of eight cities: Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington D.C. and New York. The band based themselves at a legendary recording studio integral to the unique history and character of each location. One song was recorded in each city, and every track features local legends. Even the lyrics were developed in an experimental, unprecedented way: Grohl held off on writing them until the last day of each session, letting himself be inspired by the experiences, interviews and personalities that became part of the process.
Spanning 31 years (1977-2008), George Carlin performed 14 original standup performances for Home Box Office. Beginning with 1977's 'On Location: George Carlin at USC' and ending with 2008's 'It's Bad for Ya', Carlin's sometimes taboo material entertained millions of people.
Louis C.K. was born on September 12, 1967 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Louis Szekely. He is a writer and producer, known for Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993), Louie (2010) and Down to Earth (2001).
A comprehensive exploration of the case of an elusive, violent predator dubbed 'The Golden State Killer', as well as a haunting personal memoir and self-examination of McNamara’s obsessive quest for justice on behalf of the victims and survivors of the crimes.
An introspective look at the NXIVM cult founded by Keith Raniere and Nancy Salzman in 1998. Though the organization claimed to provide personal and professional improvement opportunities to those who joined, it has since made headlines for various charges brought against its leaders, including sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy.
Dave Chappelle's career started while he was in high school at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC where he studied theatre arts. At the age of 14, he began performing stand-up comedy in nightclubs. Shortly after graduation, he moved to New York City where he quickly established himself as a major young talent. At the age of 19, Chappelle made his film debut in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). Chappelle then starred in the short-lived sitcom, Buddies (1996) and had a featured role in The Nutty Professor (1996).
After years of silence, "The Iceman" speaks. In two interviews a decade apart, Richard Kuklinski, a notorious top enforcer for the Gambino crime family, tells his unusual and gruesome story. Raised on—and immune to—violence, he kept his unorthodox job and tactics a secret from his adoring family. In 1986, after a long investigation, Kuklinski was betrayed by "the only man I didn't kill" and is serving multiple life sentences.
Leading Axios journalists highlight the week ahead in politics, business and technology – and the big topics shaping the future. Each edition features coverage of a timely big issue, followed by documentary shorts, illuminating interviews with major newsmakers and trustworthy insights delivered with Axios’ signature “Smart Brevity” in a succinct, shareable format.
Top comedians perform a half hour stand-up routine.
The unscripted show focuses on Freddie Roach, who owns and operates the famed Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, where he has produced a host of world champions. This intensely personal look at the world-famous boxing trainer chronicles his life and career against the backdrop of Parkinson's disease, an ailment very likely linked to his own boxing past.
Just as there’s no such thing as a sure thing in sports, there’s an exception to every rule. Witness the University of Connecticut women’s basketball program: The team has won four consecutive NCAA champions and 10 since 2000. The March to Madness spotlights the players, coaches and support personnel, chronicling the hard work and high expectations game-by-game in the American Athletic Conference. Scheduled to run through the conclusion of the Huskies’ season, the show features exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, offering a unique look at the personalities who shape the powerhouse program headquartered in Storrs, Conn.
Multiple Grammy winner, entrepreneur and actress Beyoncé returns to HBO for ‘Beyoncé: X10,' a 10-episode series of concert videos. Starting June 29, a new four-minute segment will debut every Sunday night at 8:55 p.m., immediately before the debut of a new episode of the final season of ‘True Blood' at 9 p.m. The performances were shot live in various cities during her recently completed Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. Performance highlights from the show include "Blow/Cherry," "Drunk in Love," "Ghost (Dance)/Haunted," "Flawless/Yoncé," "Get Me Bodied/Baby Boy/Diva," "Girls," Heaven," "Partition," WDYLM (Why Don't You Love Me?)" and "XO."
Drug trafficking, poverty, gang violence, corruption and ethnic warfare have created some of the most dangerous hot spots on Earth. Witness follows our current generation of photojournalists into these conflict zones in Mexico, Libya, Brazil and South Sudan. In the four-part series, war photographers carry us into the heart of the human drama of the people in the action on the ground. We see what compels the photojournalist and experience why, when everyone else seeks cover, the photojournalist stands and moves closer.
Real Sex explores human sexuality, from the latest sexual fads to casual sex festivals and home production of pornographic movies. The show typically explores three to four topics each episode. Segments are separated by street interviews with random people, relating to the episode's topics.
During the three-year global investigation, the series chronicles the evolution of “Q” in real-time with unprecedented access to key players, revealing how the anonymous character known only as “Q” uses conspiracy theories and information warfare to game the internet, hijack politics, and manipulate people’s thinking. The six episodes also examine the influence of QAnon on American culture and question the consequences of unfettered free speech permeating the darkest corners of the internet.
Directed by Academy Award-nominee Amy Berg, four-part documentary series The Case Against Adnan Syed explores the 1999 disappearance and murder of 18-year-old Baltimore County high school student Hae Min Lee, and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed — a case brought to global attention by the hugely popular Serial podcast.
When Garry Shandling passed away in 2016, he was widely remembered as a top stand-up comic and the star of two of the most innovative sitcoms in TV history. But to those who knew him, the “real” Garry Shandling was a far more complex person.
Explore the world of forensic science through photos and case studies of several of the country's leading autopsy experts, including forensic pathologist, Dr. Michael Baden.
As one of the most famous icons in the world, Michael Jackson represents many things for many people: a pop star, a benefactor, an idol. When in 1993 he was accused of sexual abuse of children, many found it hard to believe that 'the king of pop' could be guilty of such indescribable acts. In separate but parallel stories that echo each other, two children of 7 and 10 years old became friends with Jackson, who invited them to his unique and wonderful world in Neverland. Seduced by 'the fairy tale' that supposed to be close to the singer, the families of both children were not aware of the manipulation and abuse to which they would eventually submit. Through heartbreaking interviews with now-adult men and their families, "Leaving Neverland" offers a portrait of sustained exploitation and deception, documenting the power of celebrity that allowed a revered figure to enter the lives of these children and their loved ones.
Discussions and debate in various barbershops around the country featuring some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment.
HBO World Championship Boxing is an American sports television series, premiering in January 1973 that has shown a number of significant boxing events since then.
The journey of Barack Obama, from his early upbringing to his time as the 44th U.S. president, set against the backdrop of the country's unfolding racial history.
From acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck, is a four-part hybrid docuseries that provides a visually arresting journey through time, into the darkest hours of humanity. Through his personal voyage, Peck deconstructs the making and masking of history, digging deep into the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism — from America to Africa and its impact on society today.
Controversial comedian Bill Maher was known as the driving force behind edgy panel discussion shows "Politically Incorrect" (Comedy Central, 1993-96; ABC 1997-2002) and "Real Time with Bill Maher" (HBO, 2003- ). He eventually developed into one of the top political comedians of the 1990s and beyond, bringing the much-needed format of open political debate and a wide array of viewpoints to the TV airwaves. The comedian's personal approach - broaching taboo subjects or critiquing long-revered institutions - however, was the center of the proceedings, with Maher seemingly offending viewers, networks, policymakers and advertisers at every turn. For all the outcry surrounding his controversial points of view, Maher did instigate valuable debates on such critical topics as the war in Iraq and the Bush administration - and through his show, as well as stand-up specials and humorous books, helped present the issues of the day in a digestible format for the masses.
One of the best stand-up comedians of our time Chris Rock got his big break in this intelligent yet hilarious Emmy award winning variety/stand-up comedy show.
For some politicians chaos isn't something to fear, it's just part of the game. Agents of Chaos examines Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
"Sinatra: All or Nothing at All" (produced and directed by Alex Gibney) is an up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. Told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, along with commentary from those closest to him, the documentary weaves the music and images from Sinatra's life together with rarely seen footage of Sinatra's famous 1971 "Retirement Concert" in Los Angeles. The film's narrative is shaped by Sinatra's song choices for that concert, which Gibney interprets as the singer's personal guide through his own life. Focusing on Sinatra's first 60 years – beginning with his birth in Hoboken, New Jersey and meteoric rise in his 20s – and drawing on comments from friends and family, as well as never-before-seen footage from home movies and concert performances, this unprecedented tribute to the beloved showman follows Sinatra's growth from roadhouse performer to global singing sensation. With the participation of the Frank Sinatra Estate, family members and archivists, "Sinatra: All or Nothing at All" is an intimate portrait of the singer, actor, father, husband and philanthropist.
Real Sports is TV's most-honored sports news magazine series, with 35 Sports Emmy Awards, including 20 for Outstanding Sports Journalism. Now in its 28th season, the monthly magazine broadcast produces hard-hitting investigative reports and gripping in-depth profiles from across the sports spectrum.
24/7 is an American reality television series that follows sportsmen, and sporting organizations, for a period of weeks in the lead up to a major sporting event. The show primarily features a pair of boxers as they prepared for their upcoming boxing match against one another, but recently has expanded to other sport rivalries as well. The show is generally split up into three to four episodes and are narrated by Liev Schreiber.
A series spotlighting 55 of America's prime standup comics, caught in the act, usually at the Vic Theatre in Chicago. Each edition showed a single performer working an enthusiastic live audience. The fact that the broadcasts were made for screening by cable company HBO ensured that the comedians could be liberal with their vocabulary and choice of subject matter.
Ronan Farrow's intimate, revealing interviews with whistleblowers, journalists, private investigators and other sources for his book Catch & Kill.
Explore the scandals behind the relationship including the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then seven-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody trial, the revelation of Allen’s relationship with Farrow’s daughter, Soon-Yi; and the controversial aftermath in the years that followed.
This docuseries explores the period between 1979 and 1981 when at least 30 African-American children and young adults disappeared or were murdered in Atlanta, Georgia.
עלילת הסדרה מתמקדת באירועי קיץ 2014 באזור ירושלים ומתחילה בחיפושים אחרי שלושת הנערים החטופים. עם גילוי גופותיהם מוצפת ישראל בגילויי אבל, כאב וזעם. ימים אחר כך נרצח הנער מוחמד אבו חדיר. בעקבות רצח זה, סימון, חוקר בחטיבה היהודית בשב"כ, יוצא לחקירה הקשה ביותר בחייו, במרכזה ניצבים משפחת אבו חדיר, נער ישיבה צעיר ומשפחתו. סימון, המגיע ממשפחה דתית, מכיר היטב את האקלים המורכב והכואב ברחובות ירושלים. החקירה, הגילויים שהיא מביאה והמשפט, יציבו אותו עם ההתמודדות הקשה ביותר בחייו.
Pod Save America is an American progressive political podcast produced and distributed by Crooked Media.
Five-part documentary series chronicling tennis icon Serena Williams at a pivotal moment in her personal and professional life.
A chronicle of the last 50 years of American music, politics and popular culture through the perspective of Rolling Stone magazine. An exhilarating visual and musical experience of the magazine’s history featuring performances by a dazzling array of artists and showcasing the groundbreaking work of its writers.
A two-part documentary offering a revealing look at the rise, fall, and epic comeback of global icon Tiger Woods. The series paints an intimate picture of the prodigy whose dedication and obsession with the game of golf not only took his fame and success to new heights, but also down a dark, spiraling road that eventually led to a legendary sports comeback, culminated by his victory at the 2019 Masters.
In 2018, a nearly 200-year-old Catholic school, located in the heart of a neighborhood rife with gun violence and grinding socioeconomic challenges, became a source of both immense pride and then searing controversy as the school's football team, the Panthers, were expelled from their private school league for being "too good" – a turn of events that raised questions of racial bias. Finding themselves without a league in which to play, the team made its own schedule, barnstorming the country in search of top competition and the chance to showcase its players as they strove for athletic scholarships.
Teen Michelle Carter’s actions shocked a nation — but what really happened behind closed doors?
A documentary series that explores sex in the information age.
Sports On Fire is an episodic, Half-Hour Documentary series that will bring you the world’s greatest athletes caught in the pivotal moments of modern history. In retelling the stories, we’re digging for the untold story, and in the process doing full-on myth-busting. To get there, Sports On Fire goes straight for the gold: the elite and forgotten athletes-from steroid users to bootleggers, to intersex world champions-to experts in the field, historians with an edge, the magical archive itself, and witnesses to the tragedies and celebrations. You will feel outrage and inspiration, shock and excitement, danger and rekindled patriotism. This is Sports On Fire.
Welcome to the Pornucopia guide at TV Tome. Pornucopia: Going Down in the Valley is a 6-part documentary series on the status of the adult film industry in Southern California's San Fernandino Valley. It goes deep into the lives of the various types of pornography with their creators, directors, and stars.
The creation and the rise in power of Syria of Daesh, seen through the course of a small group of American and international agents charged with wiping out the terrorist organization.
Emmy Award Winning Documentary Series that chronicles the 12 Greatest Boxing match ups on HBO, including rare footage and interviews.
Tthe causes, symptoms, treatment and possible cures of the progressive brain disorder, and takes a close look at the effects the fatal disease has on both the patients and their loved ones.
This three-hour, two-film presentation Elvis Presley: The Searcher focuses on Elvis Presley the musical artist, taking the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.
Follows Black and Missing Foundation founders Derrica and Natalie Wilson as they dive into specific cases and break down how systemic behaviors and attitudes stem from centuries of deeply rooted racism.
Each of the four episodes tells a different story from the world of sports to reveal a broader social inequality impacting all of us. In one case, that means following the plight of an NCAA student-athlete to understand what it can tell us about American labor policy - policy that is often shaped to serve the interests of employers in all sorts of industries. In another, that means revisiting a debate over midnight basketball in the 1990s to understand how racial politics warped a debate over funding a youth sports program.
The program premiered with episodes featuring pairs of boxers as they prepare for their upcoming boxing match against one another. More recently it has expanded to other sport rivalries as well with NASCAR and the rivalry leading up to the 2011 NHL Winter Classic. Each edition of the program is generally split up into three to four episodes
On Oct. 24, 2011, 12-year-old Garrett Phillips was murdered in his home in Potsdam, a small town in upstate New York. Police quickly zeroed in on a suspect in this unthinkable crime: Oral “Nick” Hillary, a black man in the mostly white community, who was a soccer coach at Clarkson University and the ex-boyfriend of Garrett’s mother, Tandy Cyrus. The two-part documentary raises troubling questions of racial bias and issues surrounding policing and the criminal justice system.
The final years of the Philippines under Ferdinand Marcos' rule, from the assassination of Benigno Aquino, Jr. in 1983 to the People Power EDSA Revolution in 1986 that ousted Marcos. The film focuses on American TV journalist, who finds himself in the middle of key events that lead to the downfall of the Marcos regime.
The two-part documentary paints an intimate portrait of a man who was a beacon of hope for oppressed people around the world and, in his later years, was recognized as a global citizen and a symbol of humanity and understanding.
Various speecials hosted by porn star Katie Morgan. about herself, the porn industry, and sex.