Biography Shows

Great Australians with Alan Jones

Great Australians with Alan Jones

Popular media personality Alan Jones talks to a selection of talented and influential Australians who have achieved greatness in their respective fields. Eponymous without seeking the furnishings of fame, these individuals have risen to considerable challenges to become world figures in their fields.
5 Episodes
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Blonde

Blonde

Dramatic provocative and unsettlingly suggestive, Blonde is as much a bombshell as its protagonist, the legendary Marilyn Monroe. It creates a striking and poignant portrait of the mythic star and the society that made and failed her.
2 Episodes
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The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson

The Life and Times of Roger Rogerson

Roger Rogerson was a tough cop in a tough town. Just what was needed many would say. This 2011 portrayal of his life provides a unique insight into Sydney's underworld, the characters, crimes and the key events that spanned his career as one of the city's most feared law enforcers.
2 Episodes
Reel
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
2 Episodes
VPRO
Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
1 Episode
Bloomberg

Biography Episodes

Neymar is in world's top three, says Brazil coach Tite

Neymar is in world's top three, says Brazil coach Tite

Neymar is a top three player in the world, Brazil head coach Tite revealed. The Paris Saint-Germain star has not played since suffering an ankle injury in a friendly against Qatar in June which ruled him out of the Copa America.
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SNTV
The Kennedys, James Dyson, Lakshmi Mittal, Sofia Coppola and Prince Harry

The Kennedys, James Dyson, Lakshmi Mittal, Sofia Coppola and Prince Harry

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
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Bono, Anita Roddick, Al Gore, George Clooney and Michael Moore

Bono, Anita Roddick, Al Gore, George Clooney and Michael Moore

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
24mins
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King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Nicolas Sarkozy, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Prince Willem and Albert Of M

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Nicolas Sarkozy, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Prince Willem and Albert Of M

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
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Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Roman Polanski, Joel & Ethan Coen and Ang Lee

Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Roman Polanski, Joel & Ethan Coen and Ang Lee

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
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Alexander McCall Smith, Doris Lessing, Dan Brown, Ian McEwan and Salman Rushdie

Alexander McCall Smith, Doris Lessing, Dan Brown, Ian McEwan and Salman Rushdie

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
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Celine Dion, Paul Mccartney, Barbra Steisand, Luciano Pavarotti and Bette Middler

Celine Dion, Paul Mccartney, Barbra Steisand, Luciano Pavarotti and Bette Middler

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
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Carla Bruni, Elle Macpherson, Tyra Banks, Adriana Lima and Heidi Klum

Carla Bruni, Elle Macpherson, Tyra Banks, Adriana Lima and Heidi Klum

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers, revolutionaries.
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Queen Elizabeth II: Reign Supreme

Queen Elizabeth II: Reign Supreme

Reign Supreme is a comprehensive historical time line, which, chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II with a focus on her enduring reign, public image, private life and the defining events since her coronation.
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Tiger Woods - Prodigy

Tiger Woods - Prodigy

As a child, Tiger Woods was a sporting prodigy. He grew into one of the world's best golfers, and his youth, passion and charisma helped shine a new light on golf and bring hordes of young people into the sport. However, as his career developed, he was ro
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A Royal Life

A Royal Life

If anyone can say he's had a storybook life, it's Prince William – the first-born son of England's beloved Princess Diana and the second in line after his father, Prince Charles to become King.
38mins
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Prince William: Destiny

Prince William: Destiny

Destiny goes beyond the Royal love affair and explores destiny in relation to the Royal Family. Prince William shows a strong sense of duty and loyalty to the Royal family, fully aware of the role he is to play in the future as the King of England.
49mins
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Princesses Of The World

Princesses Of The World

Presenting a fascinating portrait of the most beautiful and beloved royal women of the past 50 years, we take a regal tour of the romance, happiness, heartache, tragedy and controversy that is the life of these modern-day fairytale princesses.
48mins
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Zinedine Zidane: Zizou the Great

Zinedine Zidane: Zizou the Great

FIFA World Player in 1998, 2000 and 2003, Zidane has been labeled the greatest player to ever come out of France. Known for his brilliant ball control, incredible vision, precise passing and ability to read the game, Zidane has also dedicated much of his
52mins
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Richard Branson: Raw Instinct

Richard Branson: Raw Instinct

Raw Instinct' is a glossy, fast paced and visually exciting documentary in keeping with the very colourul, charasmatic subject it profiles.
52mins
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Lance Armstrong, David Beckham, Maria Sharapova, Valentino Rossi and Fernando Alonso

Lance Armstrong, David Beckham, Maria Sharapova, Valentino Rossi and Fernando Alonso

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
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Zac Efron - School's Out

Zac Efron - School's Out

‘Zac Efron and friends: The Unauthorized Story’ is a fun, fast look at the people who light up our screens and inspire our teens.
24mins
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Coco Chanel, Ralph Lauren,Tommy Hilfiger, Jean Paul Gaultier and Yves Saint Laurent

Coco Chanel, Ralph Lauren,Tommy Hilfiger, Jean Paul Gaultier and Yves Saint Laurent

Power Players profiles the most powerful, influential men and women from different fields whose power, talent or moral example are transforming the world. We look at powerful entertainers, artists, scientists, philosophers and revolutionaries.
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U2: 'A Rock Crusade'

U2: 'A Rock Crusade'

A Rock Crusade is the story of this band's never ending energy, drive and commitment to social causes, and U2's efforts to use its influence in order to affect change for the people who need it most - the poor and disadvantaged.
47mins
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Rolling Stones: Rock of Ages

Rolling Stones: Rock of Ages

The Rolling Stones are as well known for their music as they are for each band member's highly public and often troubled personal journey.
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Miley Cyrus: 'The World According to Miley Cyrus'

Miley Cyrus: 'The World According to Miley Cyrus'

Teen sensation Miley Cyrus is taking the world by storm. At just 16 years of age, Miley has shot to fame in the title role of surprise hit TV series Hannah Montana. Pretty, focused and mature beyond her years, Cyrus looks set to be Hollywood's newest 'twe
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Michelle Obama: First Lady of Style

Michelle Obama: First Lady of Style

As Michelle Obama dutifully followed her husband on the campaign trail, she began making headlines of her own with her impeccable style. Mixing bold colours and clean lines with funky accessories, Obama has brought a sense of fun to corporate clothing
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One Small Step

One Small Step

One Small Step pays tribute to the man - a reluctant hero; the mission - seeming impossible; the moon - the unknown. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
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The Lady's Not For Turning

The Lady's Not For Turning

In this intriguing documentary, we examine the life and career of Britain’s first female Prime Minister - Margaret Thatcher. After 1990, Lady Thatcher (as she became) remained a potent political figure and went on to contribute in other ways.
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Nicole Kidman: The Girl From Oz

Nicole Kidman: The Girl From Oz

Since her first major role in BMX Bandits, Nicole Kidman has come a long way. Capturing the hearts of audiences and major Hollywood stars alike, this beautiful, talented redhead has emerged from personal turmoil as an enduring, graceful icon of the silver
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Madonna: Crystallize

Madonna: Crystallize

ʻCrystallizeʼ tells the incredible story of Madonnaʼs life. Her journey has not always been an easy one. But this strong-minded woman has found unrivalled success though self-belief and determination - her life is a truly inspiring story.
49mins
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Muhammad Ali: Fighting Spirit

Muhammad Ali: Fighting Spirit

Born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jnr in 1942, Muhammad Ali changed his name when he converted to Sunni Islam in 1975. A hard hitting, fast talking powerhouse, Ali was crowned 'Sportsman of the Century' by Sports Illustrated and the BBC in 1999.
52mins
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We Are United

We Are United

We Are United takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride of this powerhouse club's meteoric rise, reviewing the players, the coaches, the rivals and the off-field controversies.
52mins
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Pele: 'The King of Football'

Pele: 'The King of Football'

Pele was a phenomenal athlete who brought class and finesse to the game. Named 'Athlete of the Century' by the International Olympic Committee, and one of the '100 Most Important People of the 20th Century' by Time Magazine in 1999, Pele is a legend whose
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Michael Jackson: Devotion

Michael Jackson: Devotion

Michael Jackson: 'Devotion' will look at a life led with devotion, that inspired others.
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Michael Schumacher: The Red Baron

Michael Schumacher: The Red Baron

Officially labeled ‘The greatest driver Formula One has ever seen’, Schumacher has redefined this elite sport through his ability, dedication, media presence and appeal. This is an objective look at his journey, and the ongoing impact of his contribut
48mins
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Michael Jackson: A Tribute

Michael Jackson: A Tribute

In the wake of Michael Jackson’s death, the world went into mourning. But as people began to deal with the news of his passing, attention turned to all that he had left the world.
49mins
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Marilyn Monroe: Fascination

Marilyn Monroe: Fascination

Fascination' tells the remarkable story of Marilyn’s life. From birth to her premature death she endured criticism, insecurities, drug dependence, numerous miscarriages, and three broken marriages.
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Nelson Mandela: One Man

Nelson Mandela: One Man

Nelson Mandela is a shining example of what one man can do to change the world. Born into an oppressive regime, he fought to overcome prejudice and hate to unify a nation.
52mins
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The Kennedy Curse

The Kennedy Curse

The Kennedy family is one of the most famous families in the world,but their history has been plagued by tragedies commonly know as The Kennedy Curse.
46mins
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Heath Ledger: A Tribute

Heath Ledger: A Tribute

January 22nd 2008 - the entertainment world was rocked by news that one of its brightest young stars had unexpectedly died. Heath Ledger: 'A Tribute' is a commemorative special dedicated to the life and works of this complex and unique talent who died bef
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David Beckham: 'Stamina

David Beckham: 'Stamina

By 2007, David Beckham had seemingly conquered the world. He was one of the all-time greatest footballers, one of the most famous men in the world, exceptionally wealthy and living what appeared to be a fairytale existence
51mins
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Kaka: 'A Legend in the Making'

Kaka: 'A Legend in the Making'

In a game filled with gifted, well-trained superstars vying for recognition, one footballer has risen to the top. Named FIFA World Player in 2007, Kaka is widely regarded as one of the greatest players to grace the pitch.
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Diana: Everlasting

Diana: Everlasting

Diana, Princess of Wales, was an extraordinary figure. Her effortless elegance, her ability to relate to the common person, and her devotion as a mother led to her becoming one of the most adored public figures in history.
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Elvis Presley: Lives On!

Elvis Presley: Lives On!

Recognized by multiple generations, as well as a cross-section of society, Elvis Presley holds a permanent place in American and World music history
48mins
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The JFK Assassination

The JFK Assassination

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963 at the age of 46.
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The Kennedy Legacy

The Kennedy Legacy

Americans are fascinated by the royal status of the Kennedy’s, and their dynasty that has mesmerized generations. To this day, their legacy lives on.
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Game On

Game On

On May 15 2004, sporting history was made in Zurich. Just one decade after apartheid ended, South Africa won the right to host the 2010 World Cup.
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Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton

In mid-January 2008, Lewis Hamilton signed a new 5 year, multi-million pound contract to stay with McLaren Mercedes until at least the end of the 2012 season. Born in 1985, Hamilton began his winning career aged seven racing radio-controlled karts. His ca
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David Beckham "Unwrapped"

David Beckham "Unwrapped"

An early look at the life of David Beckham that explores the many aspects of this colourful celebrity to reveal how he has taken the world by storm.
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JAY-Z: Free Force

JAY-Z: Free Force

‘Free Force: An unauthorized story on JAY-Z’ looks at JAY-Z’s place in the music industry, as well as looking at his endeavors outside pop, including his charity work, lifestyle brand Rocawear and his relationship with Beyoncé Knowles.
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The Rise & Rise of Beckham

The Rise & Rise of Beckham

The Rise and Rise of BECKHAM, is a fast moving, entertaining look at power-packed sporting phenomena David Beckham.
48mins
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Kylie Minogue: Evolution of a Pop Princess

Kylie Minogue: Evolution of a Pop Princess

Discover the Evolution of a Pop Princess in this unauthorized story on Kylie Minogue.
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