Shows from TVF Media

Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time investigates an ancient world that is rapidly disappearing as it collides with modernity. Each episode takes the viewer into a different ancient tribe to look at its untampered traditions and customs.
8 Videos
Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics is a critically acclaimed series about the innovators and pioneers who envision a better quality of life on earth: socially, culturally, economically and ecologically.
6 Videos
Pit Crews

Pit Crews

Jack up a car, change four tires, fill the gas tank, check the oil, wipe the windows and get back on the road. Oh yes, and you've got 17 seconds to do that or you're fired. Who could handle a job like that?
12 Videos
Sky View

Sky View

Soar over Europe and experience the landscape from an eagle's perspective. From an exploration of Britain's castles (both ancient and modern) to Europe's mystical sites and ruins, take a magical journey through Ireland, Italy, and France.
5 Videos
The Earth's Riches

The Earth's Riches

The metal industry is a major component of the world economy, and the mining takes place all over the world. Yet their extraction and refinement is still an arduous and dangerous process, not only for the workers but for the surrounding environment.
3 Videos
The Naked Pilgrim

The Naked Pilgrim

Brian Sewell, Britain's most famous and best-loved art critic and historian, makes the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. His remarkable journey is at turns moving and hilarious.
6 Videos
What's Really In Our Food?

What's Really In Our Food?

Opening our fridges, freezers and pantries, this series uncovers the real science behind the fundamental foods we eat.
27 Videos
America By The Numbers: Election 2016

America By The Numbers: Election 2016

How will new American voters impact whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton is elected as US President? This 2016 election special travels across the states looking at how changing demographics are set to impact this election, and beyond.
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54mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Berries

Berries

Is the reputation of berries as a nutritional superfruit deserved or is it just marketing hype?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Ice Cream

Ice Cream

Is ice cream simply fat and sugar-laden junk food or is there some nutritional goodness?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Shellfish

Shellfish

Carolyn investigates whether the shellfish in our shops could contain bacteria, viruses or even potentially lethal biotoxins.
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22mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Oil, Table Spreads

Oil, Table Spreads

It's on our salads and in our frying pans but which oils are best for what and which are best for us?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Yoghurt

Yoghurt

Can yoghurt help with weight loss?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Pork

Pork

Is cruelty to pigs the price we pay for ham sandwiches? Carolyn updates us on NZ piggery conditions.
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Rice, Pasta, Noodles

Rice, Pasta, Noodles

Should processed starchy staples be off the menu?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Salad

Salad

Can salad prevent cancer, diabetes, heart disease and even improve our eyesight?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Beans

Beans

Carolyn seeks the answer to an age old question - do beans really cause flatulence?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Soy

Soy

Carolyn discovers it's in an enormous amount of processed foods and we're probably eating more than we think.
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Lamb

Lamb

When it comes to lamb, are we serving hormones and antibiotics in our Sunday roast?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Drinks

Drinks

Find out if bottled water is really any better than tap water. Do soft drinks contain cancer causing ingredients? Are tea and coffee messing with our sleep?
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22mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Pies

Pies

We eat millions of pies a year so what is it that has us hooked on the taste?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Milk

Milk

Is milk really a super food?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips

Are all fish and chips loaded with fat?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Curry

Curry

What goes into a curry and where do the ingredients come from?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Country of Origin

Country of Origin

We eat a huge variety of food from all over the world, but without country-of-origin labeling, we do not always know what conditions it has been grown or manufactured in, or how safe it is.
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Coffee

Coffee

Coffee contains caffeine, the most widely consumed drug in the world.
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Burgers

Burgers

We munch our way through millions of burgers each week. But are they made with meat containing hormonal growth promotions?
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22mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Packaging

Packaging

The packaging around our food protects the food and makes it look good, but sometimes it misleads us, and some plastic packaging contains potentially harmful chemicals that can pass into our food.
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Bread and Butter

Bread and Butter

Carbohydrates have come under fire lately with diets like the Atkins diet suggesting that we should avoid them wherever possible.
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Junk Food

Junk Food

Sugar, fat and salt are the three big nasties in our modern diet, and they're lurking in junk food - those delicious treats we can't resist.
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables

We are supposed to eat five servings of fruit and vegetables a day, but what counts as a serving, and is fresh always best?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but the bowl of cereal that we eat every morning could have more salt in it than a bag of chips, and more sugar than a can of coke.
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22mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Sausage and Bacon

Sausage and Bacon

Processed meat can make for a convenient meal, but how much of it is really meat? And what else is in it?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Chicken

Chicken

Chicken makes up a billion dollar industry, but does the way we raise our chickens affect the food we eat?
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23mins
What's Really In Our Food? - Fish

Fish

Fish is traditionally seen as a healthy food, but today there's lots of talk of heavy metals and dioxins in our seafood. So what should we believe?
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23mins
Unlocking Evolution

Unlocking Evolution

Examines the life of groundbreaking New Zealand researcher and lightning rod for controversy, Allan Wilson, who revolutionised the ideas behind evolution.
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The Naked Pilgrim - Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela

On horseback now, Brian arrives at the end of his pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago, in time for the climactic celebrations of St James's day.
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23mins
The Naked Pilgrim - Burgos, Fromista, Leon

Burgos, Fromista, Leon

The Camino de Santiago has now taken Brian deep into northern Spain. He explores the role of St James as Matamoros ('Moor-slayer') while puzzling over the highly fretted interior of Burgos cathedral.
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21mins
The Naked Pilgrim - Roncesvalles, Bermeo, Guernica, Bilbao

Roncesvalles, Bermeo, Guernica, Bilbao

Brian crosses the Pyrenees on the Camino de Santiago and passes from France into northern Spain. Hurrying through Navarre and rather regretting a choppy fishing trip, he finally finds refuge in the stunning Guggenheim Museum at Bilbao.
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24mins
The Naked Pilgrim - Bordeaux, Poitiers, Lourdes

Bordeaux, Poitiers, Lourdes

What does one do in Bordeaux? One drinks too much red wine of course; never let it be said that Brian Sewell is afraid of cliche. In Poitiers the relic-ante is upped once again, and then Brian takes a detour to the great pilgrimage site, Lourdes.
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24mins
The Naked Pilgrim - Chartres, Pons, Orleans

Chartres, Pons, Orleans

Brian begins the official pilgrimage route through northern France, stopping to visit cathedrals at Chartres and Orleans, pondering the significance of holy relics in Christian history.
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25mins
Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes

Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes

Explore the intriguing world of Conan Doyle and the truth behind his decision to kill off the character that had dominated his life.
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The Naked Pilgrim - Paris

Paris

The pilgrimage begins in Paris, where Brian's attention is caught by the stained glass in the Sainte Chapelle, Byzantinesque architecture at the Sacre-Coeur and the 'point zero' of the Camino de Santiago outside Notre Dame Cathedral.
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23mins
Elizabeth: The Making of a Queen

Elizabeth: The Making of a Queen

Take a unique and exclusive look at a defining period in the Queen's life - from the moment her father the King died on February 6th 1952 to the day of her Coronation on June 2nd 1953 - when the shy 25-year-old was suddenly thrust into the limelight.
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48mins
The Happy Dictator

The Happy Dictator

Until 2006, Turkmenistan was run by a crazy dictator whose megalomania spawned a personality cult to rival that of Chairman Mao. This is the story of an unlikely desert republic with a grim reputation and a quite astonishing leader.
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The Earth's Riches - Iron From China

Iron From China

Follows the journey of iron, from where it is mined from to the plants where the hard work continues as the raw metals are refined and processed.
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The Earth's Riches - Copper From Chile

Copper From Chile

Follows the journey of Copper from where it is mined from to the plants where the hard work continues as the raw metals are refined and processed.
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The Earth's Riches - Nickel From Caledonia

Nickel From Caledonia

Follows the journey of nickel, from where it is mined from to the plants where the hard work continues as the raw metals are refined and processed.
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Snow Wars

Snow Wars

Avalanches - unstoppable walls of snow. The only thing protecting Canada's busiest highway, Highway Number 1, is a handful of men and women.
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44mins
Sky View - Mysteries, Myths and Legends

Mysteries, Myths and Legends

Mysteries, Myths and Legends takes a dramatic tour of the past of Britain and Ireland, highlighting a wealth of mystical, sacred and legendary places which challenge modern thinking.
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47mins
Sky View - The Heart of Italy

The Heart of Italy

Starting in Florence and its sun baked landscape of terracotta rooftops we move across the heart of Italy.
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27mins
Sky View - The Emerald Isle

The Emerald Isle

This flight starts in the beautiful landscape of Donegal and its bay, then journeys across Ireland.
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27mins
Sky View - Southern Britain

Southern Britain

London marks the starting point of our final trip: Southern Britain.
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27mins
Sky View - The French Riviera

The French Riviera

A flight across the sun-kissed coast of Mediterranean France.
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27mins
Pit Crews - Rolex Grand Am Series

Rolex Grand Am Series

Grand Am is regarded as one of the world's most competitive racing series and in it's first ever race on the streets of Montreal, the pit crew of Patrick Carpentier will be feeling the pressure.
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52mins