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Mike Munro hosts LAWLESS, coming soon to History

LAWLESS – The Real Bushrangers is a four-part original landmark documentary series unearthing the truth behind Australia’s legendary outlaws, coming to the History Channel.

AIRDATE: New documentary I Killed JFK

A former Mafia insider recently released from prison after 50 years, claims HE shot JFK from the infamous Grassy Knoll.

Production commences on Uncharted with Sam Neill

Foxtel today announced that production has commenced on Uncharted with Sam Neill, a six part series following Captain James Cook’s three voyages to the Pacific – from the Arctic to the Antarctic, and from Tahiti to Australia and New Zealand. 

AIRDATE: Men of Wood & Foam – The history of Australian Surfing

Foxtel will this month premiere a new special that chronicles the history of Surfing in Australia.

Humans of Twitter Episode 157 – Kate Carruthers

Social innovation; Flanders Fields; Jobs-free future; The pineapple dilemma; Kate of the Norse - this is another episode of the Humans of Twitter podcast series.

AIRDATE: The Magic of Houdini with Alan Davies

Having had a fascination with the world of magic since he was a boy, Alan Davies explores the extraordinary life of illusionist and stunt performer, Harry Houdini, the man who against the odds became one of the most successful entertainers in the world.

Humans of Twitter Episode 126 – Emily Vascotto | @VascottoEmily @HumansOfThis

All the slashes; Supply on the side; Automatic smile; Room to room; Cold sores: HELLO! - this is another episode in the Humans of Twitter podcast series.

AIRDATE: Coast New Zealand with Neil Oliver


Uncovering stories spanning over 16,000 kilometres of New Zealand’s coastline, in a country that was forged in the furnace of earthly forces, mega earthquakes, marauding glaciers and furious volcanoes, Coast New Zealand offers a fascinating insight in to the country’s past and present, telling the story of the formation and evolution of New Zealand, its people and its culture.

Coast Australia with Neil Oliver renewed for third season on Foxtel | @Foxtel

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Bart Cummings Documentary to premiere for Melbourne Cup | @Foxtel

When legendary racing icon Bart Cummings passed away on August 30 2015, Australian sport mourned the loss of one of its greatest champions. 

Airdate: Neil Oliver’s Coast Australia returns for a second season on Foxtel @Foxtel

In season two, Coast Australia travels along the Bass Strait coast of Victoria, in to South Australia, Northern New South Wales, South Western Australia, the Torres Strait, remote Norfolk Island, southern New South Wales and finally to the ochre rocks of the Pilbara

The Memorial: Beyond the Anzac Legend on @Foxtel

In the lead up to this Remembrance Day, the HISTORY channel will premiere a stunning landmark documentary series The Memorial: Beyond the Anzac Legend

Foxtel signs massive new deal for 2015 Reality & Documentary Lineup @Foxtel

Foxtel has signed a significant new deal with FremantleMedia which will see it acquire over 450 hours of content for its Bio, History, CI, Lifestyle and Arena channels.

The 100th anniversary of World War One – Soon on History @Foxtel

On Monday, August 4, 2014, as worldwide commemorations marking the centenary of the First World War commence, HISTORY channel will remember this momentous anniversary with the launch of a dedicated campaign


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Apple TV+ unveils trailer for new docuseries WATCH THE SOUND WITH MARK RONSON

Apple today released the official trailer for “Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson,” a new six-part docuseries that examines sound creation and the revolutionary technology that has shaped music as we know it.