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NOVA

49 Seasons
A science-documentary series that demystifies a vast range of science, technology and history topics.
1974 TVPG Documentary, Science

In Their Own Words

2 Seasons
Key figures in history are profiled. Included: memorable quotes spoken by the subjects; and recreations of significant moments in their lives.
2015 TVPG Documentary, Other

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.

8 Seasons
The family histories of well-known Americans are unearthed with genealogical and genetic tools.
2012 TVPG Documentary, Other

POV

35 Seasons
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming ('Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical ('The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the controversial ('Live Free or Die,' about an abortion doctor). Whatever the subject, the most important criterion is that the films express a 'point of view.'
1988 TVPG Documentary, Other

Nature

40 Seasons
Natural-history series featuring gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography.
1982 TVG Documentary, Other

When Disaster Strikes

1 Season
The mechanics of disaster relief are examined. Government leaders, humanitarians and survivors tell their extraordinary personal stories of determination and hope.
2021 Documentary, Other

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