A BBC One series delves into our minds to find out how we think and fall in love.
aka: My New BFF
Paris Hilton is a woman who needs no introduction, but she'd probably want one anyway. As America's #1 "it" girl, Paris and her entourage make headlines almost daily. Rolling with Paris' inner circle is a pleasure normally reserved for A-list celebrity friends like Nicole Richie and Britney Spears, but Paris has decided that she wants a new BFF -- and Paris Hilton always gets what she wants.
Contestants vie for the opportunity to see their original restaurant concept be realized with the opening of a restaurant chain in three locations: Hollywood, Minneapolis and New York City. Funding the restaurant concepts are four accredited investors: chefs Bobby Flay, Lorena Garcia, and Curtis Stone, as well as Steve Ells, founder, chairman and Co-CEO of Chipotle. Flay, Stone, Ells and Garcia also serve as mentors, working with the competitors to further develop their ideas. Each contestant's concept is put through rigorous business and cooking challenges to determine whether it has what it takes to become America's next great restaurant.
Missing Millions: Missing Millions is presented by Melanie Sykes and Paul Heiney. The presenters with the help of genealogist Nick Barratt and the Missing Millions team attempt to locate unwitting recipients with their forgotten fortunes.
A British reality show (in the Fly on the wall style) featuring action star Jean-Claude Van Damme
Aubrey O'Day had it all - fame, glamour, talent and an entourage as the lead singer in Danity Kane, one of the hottest all-girl bands, but her sassiness got her fired by Diddy on national TV during an episode of "Making the Band." In "All About Aubrey", O'Day will show the world that she has what it takes to make it in the music industry: on her own terms.
A reality series that traces the private moments and family life of rapper T.I. In the premiere, T.I. tries to get his life back on track and reconnect with his family after time served in prison, but a disquieting phone call delays the family reunion.
Filmed in Dallas, Texas, the series showcases the wives and girlfriends of professional football players.
5 tattoo artists move to South Beach to open up a tattoo shop.
Two acquaintances called "The Prey" are placed in a different location of the Canadian wilderness each episode. They are given a map with a starting point and ending location approx. 40 kilometers away. The prey are given 36 hours to reach the ending location by any means, and by any route necessary. The "Mantracker" Terry Grant and sidekick (usually a new one per episode) will then attempt to capture the prey while on horseback before they reach the finish line using various expert tracking skills.
A&E’s docudrama HEAVY follows twenty-two individuals facing extreme life-threatening health consequences as a result of their obesity.
The one-hour series follows two participants per episode documenting their incredible transformations during a six month treatment program. Unlike other weight loss series, 'Heavy' is not a competition or stunt, but is rooted in the incredible real life day-to-day journeys of the participants during a lengthy treatment program. Heavy treats its subjects with dignity. To most accurately document these multiple weight loss journeys over the course of six months participants are presented in one hour segments with two participants chronicled in each episode.
Village SOS is presented by Sarah Beeny.
Sarah follows the progress of six different villages who received large sums of money from the Big Lottery Fund
to start up rural businesses in the UK with the aim to breathe life back into the different areas.
Follows Ashley Cowie, a real-life symbologist, as he travels the world in search of some of history's greatest relics and artifacts, all of which are believed to hold hidden powers and mystical significance for ancient and modern cultures. Each episode will include Indiana Jones-type adventure and Da Vinci Code-style connections as the hidden truths and alternative theories of these mythical objects are explored.
aka: Police P.O.V.
It's the most intense police series ever. Police POV captures what it's really like to be a cop, with every wild moment caught on Taser's new Axon camera, from the officer's perspective. All the car chases, drug busts, foot pursuits and struggles with hidden guns, just as the cops see it. You'll never look at law enforcement the same way again.
A reality series in which celebrities trade places with total strangers who happen to share the same name. Even though they have identical names, their lives could not be more different. Each week, the star will leave their glamorous life for their counterpart's as the pair walks in each other's shoes and experiences the other's home life, work and activities. Through their interaction with family, co-workers and friends emerge moments of humor, laughter and unexpected emotion.
Famed Ace of Cake" Duff Goldman leaves his bakery behind and takes us on a a sweet road trip on a mission to find the best desserts in America, which range from Baked Alaska to Boston cream pie. Duff as the locals at each city to find out where they eat at when they got a sugar craving and then he meet the people behind the best deserts in the nation and gets the low down on it's history and the magic behind-the-scenes of making it . Whether he's mixing an egg cream in Chicago or even to building the best hot fudge sundae in Dallas, Duff brings his unbridled enthusiasm with each new sugar-filled, chocolate-covered bite.
aka: Supersize vs Superskinny Kids
Supersize Versus Superskinny Kids sees Christian Jessen and Ursula Philpot offering advise to different parents and their children in an effort to improve their nutritional diets.
The A-List: New York, follows members of NYC's gay elite plus their families, best girlfriends, and pocket dogs (natch) as they navigate being fabulous in the city.
The Kardashian girls have opened a new Dash store in New York City. Kim and Kourtney move there to help make it a success.
Audrina follows former "Hills" star Audrina Patridge into the next stage of her life and career, introducing viewers to a whole new cast of characters, most importantly her large, outrageous, Orange County family. As the series begins, Audrina finds herself trying to balance the demands of two worlds. On one hand, there is Hollywood and its many golden opportunities in acting, modeling and business. Will she be able to parlay her fame into a career that avoids the varied potential pitfalls of stardom?
KISS your expectations goodbye.
A look at the family life of rock star and Kiss front man, Gene Simmons.
Two backpackers travel through Asia and America.
The old adage that one man's trash is another man's treasure is brought to life in the new Discovery Channel series "DIRTY MONEY".
aka: America's Best Dance Crew
Hip-hop dance groups from around the U.S. compete for money and a chance to land a touring contract.
The feral hog is strong, it's mean, and it's wreaking havoc on U.S. businesses, farms and homeowners. Follow three pest-control companies as they battle a dangerous enemy that is often more than twice the size of an average man.
Because their reproduction rate is unbelievably high (in just five years, two hogs can produce 44,000 of their kind), controlling the population of these aggressive and unruly beasts is crucial to mitigate costly damages and physical danger. The current estimate on wild hogs is six million with some of them growing as large as 700 pounds. In the United States, millions of dollars of damage is caused per year for business, farm and homeowners. Hogs Gone Wild examines this detrimental issue by following three of the toughest animal removal companies in the country (located in Texas, Hawaii and Florida) in their attempt to combat these ferocious yet intelligent animals.
Two teams, two cars, 72 hours. That’s the basic premise for a new action-packed custom-car competition, Car Warriors, that brings the highest levels of automotive expertise together for a non-stop battle of artistry and craftsmanship.
Each episode of Car Warriors lets viewers witness the fast-forward creation of custom performance cars by two eight-member teams of top-notch professionals – the Car Warriors All Stars vs. a variety of challenger teams – who take their projects from stripped-down shells to high-performance works of art. But there’s a catch: each team has just 72 hours from the time they first lay eyes on the primered bodies until they roll out their beautiful custom cars that are ready for judging.
That’s 72 hours of round-the-clock, high-pressure car building.
Three of North America's toughest truck drivers are crossing borders and tackling some of the most extreme roads in one of the world's most unforgiving environments. They'll be forced to adapt to road and driver conditions they've never before encountered. Nerves will be tested and lives will be put on the line this season on IRT Deadliest Roads.
Metal Evolution presents 11 episodes based on the ground-breaking Heavy Metal Family Tree. This 26 sub-genre genealogical chart reveals the vast complex progeny of heavy metal from Early Metal and Shock Rock to Thrash, from Progressive Metal to Grunge and Nu Metal. Using the Chart as his road map, host/producer and metalhead turned anthropologist Sam Dunn, crisscrossed the globe exploring the vast history of heavy metal across its 40+ year history and beyond. From bars and back alleys to the biggest open air festivals, Sam will visit the pioneers of British and American hard rock who laid metals sonic foundation, as well as the current leaders of contemporary metal. Whether you love metal, documentaries or just great stories, Metal Evolution is the ultimate examination into the history of Heavy Metal music.
Drawing on the expertise of a whole team of musicians, journalists, academics, and producers, Sam will explore the questions heavy metal fans have always wanted to ask. A highlight of the series will be Sams in-depth discussions with many of heavy metals most important and influential personalities. From Alice Cooper to Slash, Lemmy to Rob Zombie and members of Metallica, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Slayer, Van Halen, Def Leppard, The Stooges, ZZ Top, Motley Crue, Poison, Rage Against The Machine, Alice In Chains, Korn, and many more, Sam will investigate the history, myths and intricacies of Metal.
Join the rambunctious, tight-knit Braxton sisters — Grammy-winning artist Toni Braxton, Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar — and their headstrong mother for an inside look at their lives and the drama of family chaos. They’ll battle it out for the spotlight with sibling rivalry, man drama, bankruptcy, a DUI and much more! Will their super-close sisterly bond and unconditional love get them through the trials and tribulations of life in the fab lane? You must tune in and watch WE tv's new series, Braxton Family Values, to find out.
Show will give Heidi Montag, Danielle Staub, Jake Pavelka, Ashley Dupré, Vincent Pastore, Paul and Juicy "J" a chance to launch a restaurant. With their collective skills viewers will see if they have what it takes to launch a restaurant aptly named 'Famous Food'. After the restaurant's opening, two experts will decide who is most deserving of a partnership stake.
Secret Millionaire takes America's wealthy away from their lavish lifestyles and places them in some of the poorest neighborhoods in America. Filmed under the guise as a documentary, the series follows the personal changes that each millionaire undergoes as they invest in those less fortunate. Working for and living on minimum wage, the millionaires team up with community members and must decide who will receive the gift of a lifetime. On the final day, the Secret Millionaires meet with the person they've chosen and reveal to them their true identity and motive: to give them a gift of at least $100,000, an amount that will change lives forever.<br /><br /> -
Quints by Surprise is an American reality television show about the Jones family, consisting of parents Ethan and Casey and their six children, including quintuplets. The show follows the family through their daily lives, focusing on the challenges of raising multiple children, particularly the financial difficulties.
Four guys hit the road to complete an epic list of '100 Things To Do Before You Die' and help others complete their lists.
This extreme stunt comedy features the wild antics of four loveable, yet lunatic childhood best friends who live life to the fullest in the desolate Arctic Circle.
With the help of experienced professionals,volunteered teens discuss matters of their sex life,resolving problems & learn the latest ways to improve. There is also a segment where a certain matter is approached throughout each episode by a girl.
Profiles a new approach to keeping today’s teens from becoming tomorrow’s prisoners. The power of the original Scared Straight! program has inspired dozens of inmate-run intervention programs in men’s and women’s prisons across the country. And in many dramatic ways, these 21st Century programs are very different, because today’s youth need a different approach – a combination of confrontation, information and communication to try to reach these at-risk kids. These youthful offender programs put boys and girls of all ethnicities, ranging in age from 11-18, into intensive one-day in-prison sessions that show them the realities of life behind bars.
Undercover Boss Australia: Top executives from high profile Australian businesses go undercover to see first hand how the front line part of their business operates. They will discover areas that need improvement, and undercover employees whose work ethic and potential needs to be rewarded.
WHALE WARS: VIKING SHORES, a new five-part series beginning Friday, April 27 at 9 PM (et/pt) follows Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as they set sail to end an ancient tradition known as "The Grind" that takes place every summer in the Faroe Islands.
Taped inside premier bridal salon Kleinfeld Bridal, each half-hour episode follows the emotional journey of plus-size brides as they shop to fulfill their dream dress fantasy.
The master fabricator is back! Jesse has closed West Coast Choppers and sold everything to do with it. Jesse, tired of California and no longer happy living there, has moved himself and his family to Austin Texas and bought into Austin Speed Shop. This series is all about fabricating awesome hot rods. Production is not about quantity but all about quality. Jesse also has a shop at home where he fabricates items that are not capable of being fabricated at the main shop. Jesse also teaches and challenges the crew at Austin Speed Shop. Enjoy watching one of the greatest fabricators and imaginations on the planet!
Will Hayden runs Red Jacket, the nation's most unique weapons business. From guns to knives to swords to cannons, Will sells, trades, buys, builds and customizes them all. When Will isn't rebuilding a "bring-back" rifle from the Vietnam War or re-stringing a bow to hunt swamp gators, he can be found in his Louisiana Bayou shop swapping gossip with his customers that range from housewives to members of the SWAT team. Will, his daughter Stephanie, and the rest of his crew, race to keep up with the demands of their clientèle and turn out top notch weapons. But whether it's having a lunch break shooting contest, going on a nighttime bayou bow fishing trip or field testing a fully automatic M2 .50 caliber machine gun, viewers will catch the Red Jacket team always finding time to have some fun.
From cats that saved their owners' lives to swanky cat-only hotels, the series spans the realm of all things "cat." It offers a potpourri of amazing feline stories, jam-packed with interesting factoids and trivia bits. The show is hosted by musician John Fulton, who combines his love for ditties with kitties. He is on a mission to prove to himself and the world that America is filled-- north to south, east to west: with cat lovers, and is in fact a Cat-nation.
Sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian of Keeping Up With the Kardashians are ready to take center stage in the sizzling new series Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami. Following recent public breakups, the girls have decided to seek out a fresh start and head to sunny Florida to open a new Dash boutique. Despite being away from their outrageous family for the first time, this drama-filled duo is determined to take their new surroundings by storm. Beautiful sandy beaches and a notorious nightlife scene prove to be distracting as the girls struggle to stay focused on getting their new store off the ground. Also, when Khloé is offered a chance to host her own late night local radio talk show, the gig puts a strain on the sisters' relationship as Khloe tries to juggle it all. Will the girls be able to handle the heat - or are they bound to get burned?
Chronicles the lives of four struggling "allegedly" associated women who have to pick up the pieces and carry on after their husbands or fathers do time for Mob-related activities.
Ghosts and spirits inhabit more than just homes and buildings -- they can also live in objects. John Zaffis and his family are renowned paranormal investigators, tracking down haunted items like paintings, guns, jewelry and dolls. Once identified, the items are collected and stored in their museum, helping John's clients bring normalcy back to their lives.
aka: Worlds Worst Tenants
For anyone with a nightmare neighbor, professional evictor and notorious tough guy Todd Howard is their savior. In "World's Worst Tenants", Howard confronts the most despicable, dirty, outrageous, dangerous and insane tenants imaginable and forcibly removes them. He and his eviction team consisting of his wife, Randye, and his business partner, Rick, are hired to keep tabs on over 150 residential, commercial and retail units. Howard, who works in tandem with local law enforcement, is a former U.S. Marine who can back up his tough talk, if need be. When Howard and his team knock on the door, they never know what to expect and what kind of story will play out on the other side. If a situation gets violent, Howard is willing and able to take charge and gain control of the situation, even if it means using his legally concealed weapon.
Engaged couples compete to win their ultimate wedding. The grand prize is a $100,000 wedding and a $25,000 nest egg. The contestants live in a similar conditions as CBS' Survivor. There is a gift challenge, in which couples compete in competitions and the winner wins a prize for their wedding, such as bouquets, tuxedos, and wedding dresses. There is also a security challenge, in which couples compete in competitions and the winner is safe from elimination. The winner of the security challenge receives a cake-topper (a mock-up model of the couple). The couples then go to Couple's Chapel, a ceremony where couples vote off other couples, and the couple with the most votes is eliminated. The show is hosted by Michele Merkin.
Take I-70 to the middle of America and you find Midway. With 12 businesses on 1 lot, this is a truck stop and whole lot more! Sure, you can fuel up and grab a bite, but how about getting a tattoo, some antiques and more fireworks than you can fit in an 18-wheeler? Midway's got it all! A quick detour for some, a destination for others, this truck stop is a true revolving door of characters with personalities and stories to match.
A nine episode one-hour series that follows a group of real-life Los Angeles lesbians as they go about their daily lives, at work and play.
Each season of The Next Iron Chef is a stand-alone competition to select a chef to be designated an Iron Chef,
who will appear on the Food Network program Iron Chef America.
aka: The Colony (US)
What would you do in the wake of a global catastrophe? How would you find the very basics of survival: food, water and shelter? The Colony is a controlled experiment that attempts to determine exactly what it would take to survive and rebuild a functioning new society when the world we've grown accustomed to has been destroyed.
In The Colony, a group of 10 volunteers whose backgrounds and expertise represent a cross-section of modern society, are isolated for two months in an urban environment in downtown Los Angeles and tasked with creating a livable society. With no electricity, no running water and no communication with the outside world, all they have to work with are their skills and whatever tools and supplies they scavenge from their surroundings.
Whitney Port (from _"Hills, The" (2006)_ ) leaves California for New York City, to work as an image coordinator for the design house of Diane Von Furstenberg.