Prank ScienceNews

Prank Science

March 09, 2015

Prank Science is a highly entertaining street-level gag show that lures unsuspecting people into hilarious, never-before-seen pranks – all in the name of science. Each half-hour episode of this 13-part original series takes to the streets to pull off several new prank experiments. But unlike other gag shows, every Prank Science trick reveals unexpected and water-cooler-worthy scientific facts and theories. It’s an addictive one-two punch of strange science and riveting practical jokes! Whether it’s exploring the world’s strongest superglue or testing human psychology by seeing exactly how much abuse people will put up with at the hands of an authority figure…Prank Science takes practical jokes to a new extreme!
 

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Real StoriesNews

Real Stories

March 09, 2015

Real Stories is back to examine the truth behind more well-known Hollywood movies.   This season examines the surprising facts behind True Grit, Apollo 13, Close Encounters, Saving Private Ryan, Braveheart and Master and Commander.  With thorough journalism and forensic tests, we get new insights into these blockbuster feature films.
 

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Redemption Inc.News

Redemption Inc.

March 09, 2015

Redemption Inc. is a business meets documentary show where a group of ex-offenders are given an opportunity of a lifetime – to set up their own business under the guidance of Dragon’s Den headliner and multi-millionaire businessman Kevin O’Leary. Kevin believes many ex-criminals have the entrepreneurial skills to succeed in business and he’s willing to invest $100,000 in the one who can prove it. But Kevin’s personal investment must be earned – this is not a handout charity scheme. The process will take its course through a series of tough and revealing challenges and tasks. Over a transformative eight episodes every participant will experience a life-changing journey and ultimately a single ‘winner’ will emerge. That ex-offender will walk away with Kevin’s financial backing and an amazing new opportunity to run their own business.
 

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The Real Superhuman And The Quest For The Future FantasticNews

The Real Superhumans is a groundbreaking feature length documentary that reveals the amazing stories of real people with extraordinary super powers. Who are these “super humans”? In Switzerland, a young woman who combines senses so she can taste and see music; In Turkey, a painter who is compared with Renaissance Master Brunelleschi – despite being born without eyes. In the Netherlands, a man with an unexplained power to withstand extreme cold.

Writ large like a comic book, The Real Superhumans delves into each of these amazing characters’ stories. Each one give us a glimpse into what we may all be like in the future – the very near future. There are those who say that the human species will be radically different not in thousands of years or even hundreds – but in our lifetime! The Real Superhumans talks to the world’s leading geneticists, biologists, futurists, inventors and evolutionary scientists about the importance of this moment in history and how the decisions we make right now will affect our future forever.

The documentary was showcased at the World Congress of Science Producers in New York in November 2008, and won the ‘Best Canadian Programme Award’ at Banff that same year.
 

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Secret Life Of…News

Secret Life Of…

March 09, 2015

Secret Life Of...is a cheeky and provocative  biography series that deliciously dishes dirt on icons of the past. Think Napoleon, Catherine the Great, and Casanova. Then take the visual appeal of Entertainment Tonight, throw in a little Monty Python humour, and subject it all to rigorous historical accuracy. The result? A rare glimpse into the world of the rich, famous and scandalous. Did Henry VIII really please all those wives? Did Napoleon come up short in more ways than one? And how did Marie Antoinette navigate her way to the bathroom?
 

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Vegas Rat RodsNews

Vegas Rat Rods

March 09, 2015

Steve Darnell is a larger-than-life car builder who creates crazy one-of-a-kind cars out of the junk the rest of us leave behind...They're called Rat Rods -  it's a car culture catching fire and Steve's holding the matches.
An expert picker, Steve finds hidden treasure buried in junkyards, farmers’ fields and swap meets. Then he and his crew assemble these bizarre pieces into rolling works of auto-art.
In each episode of Vegas Rat Rods Steve and his team build a new car for a demanding client in less than 10 days and they’ll do it entirely out of junk.
Steve has built a reputation as one of the best fabricators in the world. But can he turn this bizarre talent into a profitable business? He has literally ‘bet the farm’ that he can. Steve sold his Montana ranch and moved to Las Vegas to open ‘Welderup’ - a custom shop that offers Steve’s cars to the public. But in order to turn a profit in today’s economy Steve will have to complete a full custom car at break-neck speeds.
It’s a wild ride – good thing that happens to be Steve Darnell’s specialty.
 

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