The Simpsons has reached television and film audiences around the world. Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie are household names and the series’ impact on comedy writing, animation, and pop culture is felt to this day. Icons Unearthed: The Simpsons takes us on an insightful journey from the original two-minute shorts to its status as the longest-running scripted primetime television series of all time. Not even lawsuits, creative disputes, and production changes have been able to stop this animation juggernaut! Icons Unearthed: The Simpsons highlights who and what has kept this beloved series rolling for so long, unpacking backstage stories, and fresh takes on the continual comedy gold that is The Simpsons.
Distribution Category: Docu-series
Music’s Greatest Mysteries
Music’s Greatest Mysteries investigates the most unique and enigmatic stories in the History of Music. The series covers topics that have altered or elevated the world of music, while highlighting the colorful characters that have indelibly changed the course of music history.
ICONS UNEARTHED: STAR WARS
Travel to a time not very far, far away and witness the creation and filming of George Lucas’s two Star Wars trilogies. Interviews with cast and crew leave no stone unturned, making it the definitive account of the space saga that changed movies forever.
The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek
This 11-hour, limited series takes audiences on a journey through an all-encompassing history of Star Trek. From Captain James T Kirk’s maiden voyage of the USS Enterprise to the set of the latest hit series in the franchise, Star Trek: Picard, discover how the world’s most beloved sci-fi television and movie franchise has been able to “live long and prosper” for more than half a century.
Mind Your Business
Mahisha Dellinger, founder of hair company ‘Curls,’ hits the road to help female entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level. Using tough love and know-how, Mahisha will test their passion and pluck, demanding these women give it their all to achieve their dreams.
For Peete’s Sake
Follow the hectic and comical lives of actress/philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, retired NFL Player, Rodney Peete as they balance running a charity, raising four children, demanding careers, and keeping it sexy after 25 years of marriage.
FAMILY PICTURES is “Antiques Roadshow” meets “Finding Your Roots” for family photographs. Participants share photos with historians who help to unearth rich personal stories that not only teach about ancestry and lineage, but expand our understanding of history, diversity, and common values.
The Book of John Gray
John Gray is a husband, father, and associate pastor at one of the largest churches in the country. Known for his sense of humor, John does more than just speak in front of the pulpit – he reaches out to people on a one-on-one basis to help them overcome life’s challenges.
For three generations, the Otteson family has been unearthing some of the most sought-after turquoise in the world. Follow as they battle inhospitable conditions and intense dangers – from detonating explosives on treacherous slopes to the pressure of meeting buyers’ demands, every day is an adventure.
Travel the country and meet talented artisans who create products the traditional way—with their own two hands. From leatherworkers to luthiers, bladesmiths to bootmakers, connect with the artisans and learn about their lives, their heritage, and the motivation for their work.
Follow wedding planner Sheri Steffans as she and her team give deserving couples their dream wedding. The band, the decorations, and the food are all expertly executed and free of charge. Sheri believes no bride should settle on the biggest day of her life!
Highland: Thailand’s Marijuana Awakening
Set in Thailand, a country with a long and convoluted history of marijuana, this documentary series depicts a lesser-known side of the Southeast Asian nation. Far from the tourists and the tropical beaches, there is a growing community of Thai people fighting a battle to legalize marijuana.
Untold Stories of the ER
These intense true stories demonstrate the dramatic nature of medicine practiced under pressure, where every moment can be a turning point. See how a doctor’s personal blend of expertise, coolness under fire, and decision-making ability are challenged by unpredictable circumstances.
UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER SPECIALS
- 12 themed specials from the long running Untold Stories of the ER series:
- Baby 911: A woman gives birth in the passenger seat of her car, while her husband is unconscious.
- Celebration Stoppers: A middle aged man suffers from septic shock on his anniversary.
- Party Fail: A bride with kidney stones refuses to remove her wedding gown.
- Worst Day Ever: A man has a metal pipe stuck through his face and out his neck.
- Didn’t See That Coming: Two skydivers land on a metal post.
- Creepy Crawlers: A patient with asthma symptoms admits to having a live worm in her rectum.
- Labor Pains: A pregnant woman thinks she’s in labor, but it’s really the side effects of a spider bite!
- I Was Dead: A woman comes back to life after a doctor has declared her deceased.
- Temptations: A stroke patient watches speechless as his wife and two girlfriends fight over him.
- Secrets: A patient has a mysterious, insatiable craving for chocolate pudding.
- Nurse Intuition: A nurse’s fiancé is brought into the ER acting strangely.
- Nurse in Charge: A man goes into life-threatening pain-killer withdrawals.
WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE’S
Former singer Robbie Montgomery (famous backup singer for Tina Turner) has decided to pour her talents into a soul food restaurant. Follow the loud, loving, and singing Montgomery family as they work to expand their empire, one soulful dish at a time.
TWISTED TALES OF MY 9 TO 5
No job is perfect – outlandish tasks are just part of the game – but when a boss’s requests go from demanding to bizarre, and office gossip blows up in an inter-employee feud, the usual 9 to 5 becomes a torrid, twisted tale!