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Greenlit: Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later, History

Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later – Takes us on a journey through the “day that will live in infamy,” by exploring the biggest stories and lesser known details that still surprise us 75 years later. Accounts from experts, military minds, and even those who lived through it, will show how this tragedy continues to shape our […]

Greenlit: Pearl Harbor: The Truth, History

Pearl Harbor: The Truth – Based upon the book, A Matter of Honor – Betrayal, Blame & a Family’s Quest for Justice by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan.  ‘Smoking Gun’ documents expose the serious intelligence and military blunders that allowed the early warning signs of the Japanese attack to be missed.  This film cracks open […]

Greenlit: Frontiersmen, History

Frontiersmen (8 x 60′) – Follows the stories of iconic pioneers such as Daniel Boone, Lewis & Clark, Tecumseh, Davy Crocket and Andrew Jackson as they set forth across the untamed land of North America Platform: History Producer: Appian Way Productions / Stephen David Entertainment TX: TBC Source: History press release

Greenlit: Men of Wood & Foam, History Australia

Men of Wood & Foam (1 x 60′) –  Documentary that explores the fascinating story of the birth of the Australian surfing boom. It uncovers a golden decade in surfing, starting in 1956, when surfing was transformed into a sport and a culture with its very own music, movies, fashion and heroes. Underpinning this exciting […]

Greenlit: The Warfighters, History

The Warfighters (4 x 60′) – Hosted by executive producer Peter Berg (Lone Survivor) and veteran Special Forces Green Beret Bert Kuntz (“The Selection: Special Operations Experiment”), and driven by first-person accounts, the unnarrated series chronicles recent U.S. Special Operations Forces missions in the global war on terror as it gives viewers an inside and candid look at the […]

Greenlit: The Selection: Special Operations Experiment, History

The Selection: Special Operations Experiment (8 x ) –  Places 30 men and women with no military background through the most intense physical and mental challenge of their lives. Trained and led by veterans of the Navy SEALs, Green Berets and Army Rangers, these instructors drive those who are willing to push themselves to the […]

Greenlit: America’s 9/11 Flag: Rise from the Ashes, History

America’s 9/11 Flag: Rise from the Ashes – The iconic American flag that was raised by three New York City firefighters at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001, and later disappeared, has been recovered in Everett, WA. This documentary chronicles the story of the flag’s recovery and journey back to New York.   The raising of […]

Greenlit: Hunting Nazi Treasure, History

Hunting Nazi Treasure – Investigative television series in which a team of present-day investigators led by Robert M. Edsel, Founder and Chairman of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, and the author of the New York Times #1 Bestselling book-turned-movie The Monuments Men.  Joining Edsel on the team are investigative journalist Conor […]

Greenlit: Milwaukee Blacksmith, History

Milwaukee Blacksmith –  Kent Knapp and his children make their living in the 5,000 year-old craft of blacksmithing. Behind the power of his hundred year-old screw press, and 135 year-old anvil, Kent built his business from the ground up. These expert craftsmen forge everything from bank vaults to bike frames and any large steel piece […]

Greenlit: Big Easy Motors, History

Big Easy Motors (14 x 30′) – There’s undiscovered treasure in the bayous of Louisiana and Charles Handler knows how to find it. From a 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible to a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT, Handler and his team find long-forgotten piles of junk into dazzling custom cars. He searches all over Louisiana for […]

Greenlit: Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour, History

Ozzy and Jack‘s World Detour (10 x 60′) – Heavy metal legend, Ozzy Osbourne and his son, Jack, both self-proclaimed history nerds, hit the road in a father-son journey they’ve waited years to take. There will be no roadies, no tour buses and no boundaries. Just a bucket list of iconic and historically significant spots […]

Greenlit: The Rise and Fall of El Chapo, History

The Rise and Fall of El Chapo (1 x 120′) – Killer, drug smuggler, folk hero, Houdini of jailhouse escapes – Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman continues to make headline news. But now  this documentary takes an in depth look at the man behind the myth and how his international drug cartel impacts us right here […]

Greenlit: DB Cooper, History

DB Cooper (4 x 60′) – On November 24th, 1971 a man dressed in a suit and tie hijacked a Northwest Orient flight bound for Seattle, Washington. He said he had a bomb and demanded 200-thousand dollars in cash and four parachutes. Once he got his ransom, the man jumped into the night, never to […]

Greenlit: Alexander Hamilton, History

Alexander Hamilton w/t (1 x 120′) – This documentary captures the amazing life and times of the USA’s forgotten founding father: Alexander Hamilton. Exploring the iconic American political and financial institutions he helped to create, from the US Mint and Wall Street to the two-party political system, we’ll examine Hamilton’s enormous influence that still resonates […]

Greenlit: Car Hunters, History

Car Hunters (16 x 30′) – Follows individuals as they search to buy their dream car. In each episode we follow a new buyer, aided by a friend or family member, as they check out three unique vehicles and hit the open road for a test drive. We share in the exhilaration and deliberation as they try […]

Greenlit: Billion Dollar Wreck, History

Billion Dollar Wreck (8 x 60′) – Follows famed treasure hunter Martin Bayerle and his son Grant as they embark on a complex expedition in pursuit of both personal redemption and a billion dollars’ worth of treasure aboard the renowned and mysterious sunken cruise liner, RMS Republic. One of the largest and most luxurious ocean liners […]

Greenlit: Live to Tell, History

Live to Tell (8 x 60′)  – Gives viewers a personal, intimate and revealing look into recent U.S. Special Operations Forces missions, as told by those who experienced the front lines of the ongoing War on Terror. Since 2001, the Army Rangers, the Navy Seals and the Green Berets have been fighting the War on Terror.  It […]

Greenlit: Barbarians Rising, History

Barbarians Rising (8 x 60′) – A docu-drama that reveals the true story of the 700-year struggle to bring down one of strongest empires the world has ever known. It tells the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire from the perspective of the barbarian rebel leaders. It is a visceral journey into the heart […]

Greenlit: Christmas Through the Decades, History

Christmas Through the Decades (4 x ) – Goes back in time to see what Christmas and the holiday season were like in America not too long ago. Through experts and cultural icons offering their own insight and personal memories, this series will reveal how classic holiday films, fads, television specials, songs, and toys are […]

Greenlit: Hunting Hitler, History

Hunting Hitler (8 x ) – In 2014, the FBI declassified over 700 pages of secret documents suggesting the possibility that Adolf Hitler may have survived and fled to South America after the fall of Nazi Germany. A recently unearthed memo from legendary FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover states, “American Army officials in Germany have […]

Greenlit: Cursed: The Bell Witch, History

Cursed: The Bell Witch –  A series following the personal journey of John Ceallach, a direct descendant of the Bell Witch curse; one of the oldest and most legendary ghost stories in America. Ceallach believes that this curse has befallen several generations of his family and he is on the hunt to reverse it before […]

Greenlit: Alcatraz: Search for the Truth, History

Alcatraz: Search for the Truth (1 x 120′) – After more than 50 years, the daring and ingenious escape from the island prison of Alcatraz by John Anglin, Clarence Anglin and Frank Morris, remains a mystery. In the decades since the escape that captivated the country, it’s been widely held that the three brazen criminals […]

Greenlit: Power & Ice, History

Power & Ice –  Introduces viewers to the brave men who maintain and build the remote and rugged Alaskan power grid. The series follows three fiercely competitive line companies as they battle freezing temperatures, devastating storms and zero visibility to bring power to people whose lives depend on a constant flow of electricity. The highly […]

Greenlit: Avenging the Alamo: The Road to Texas Rising, History

Avenging the Alamo: The Road to Texas Rising (1 x 60′) – Remember the Alamo! It’s a rallying cry familiar to generations of Americans.  But what is the real history behind it? Ray Liotta narrates this documentary, presenting in-depth the events preceding and surrounding the defense of the Alamo and its legacy – including its […]

Greenlit: Captain Kidd, History

Captain Kidd w/t (8 x 60′) – Documentary series that follows the expedition to find Captain William Kidd’s pirate treasure in a shipwreck near Madagascar. Channel: History Producer: October Films TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Forged in Fire, History

Forged in Fire – The most talented bladesmiths in the world will test their mettle in this cutting-edge competition series. Hosted by weapons expert Wil Willis, a former Army Ranger and decorated Air Force para-rescue specialist, the series will feature world-class bladesmiths creating many of history’s most iconic edged weapons, from the Japanese katana to […]

Greenlit: Leepu & Pitbull, History

Leepu & Pitbull – Follows master mechanic Steve “Pitbull” and renowned Bangladeshi car designer, who is named Leepu, as they transform heaps of metal into a cash-producing business venture. Each week a customer with a beloved clunker, great story and small budget asks this odd couple to convert their bucket of bolts into a cool […]

Greenlit: Shotgun, History Online

Shotgun –  It’s a gamehow on the road! Contestants try to answer questions while riding “shotgun” in a high-performance race car that’s flying around a track at top speed.  It will be produced as highly shareable digital shorts. Channel: History (online) TX: 2015 Source: A&E press release (via TV by the Numbers)

Greenlit: Alone, History

Alone (10 x ) – Ten people are sent into the wilds of Vancouver Island with only what they can carry. They each have to survive alone, whilst filming their adventures. Up for grabs is a US$500,000 prize for the ultimate survivalist. Channel: History Producer: Leftfield Pictures TX: 18th June 2015 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Lost in Transmission, History

Lost in Transmission – Automotive aficionado and Top Gear co-host, Rutledge Wood, and fellow car fanatic, George Flanigen, are hitting the road with one mission: rescue and restore America’s most under-appreciated classic cars. We follow these two car connoisseurs as they comb the barns and backyards of America to find rare rides from the past […]

Greenlit: Alaska Off Road Warriors, History

Alaska Off Road Warriors – The clock is ticking as five teams compete against each other and the harsh terrain of Alaska in the pursuit of a hefty reward and the chance to make off-road history. This is an intense off-road competition series where five teams of two face-off in a grueling timed race across Alaska. Racing […]

Greenlit: Dark Horse Nation, History

Dark Horse Nation (12 x ) – Docuseries that combines great beer, innovation and renegade entrepreneurialism as it follows the day-to-day adventures of the Dark Horse Brewing Company. In small town Marshall, Michigan, there is a group of life-long friends living out their version of the American dream. Led by rebel entrepreneur and fearless visionary, […]

Greenlit: WW1: The First Modern War, History

 WW1: The First Modern War (4 x 60′)  – Docuseries focusing on the game-changing weapons that were introduced during a transitional time in war history. When ancient war tactics like set ground battles with troops bunkered down in massive trenches became overwhelmed by powerful new weapons like tanks, air attacks, weapons of mass destruction and submarines, […]

Greenlit: The Hunt, History

The Hunt (8 x ) –  Twice a year, on the rugged island of Kodiak, Alaska, a select group of hunters head into the wilderness for the ultimate test against the elements and the largest land predator on Earth – the Kodiak brown bear. Narrated by James Hetfield of Metallica,this series  documents one of the most dangerous […]

Greenlit: Santa Maria, History

Santa Maria w/t (TV event) –  More than five centuries after Columbus’ flagship was wrecked in the Caribbean, an archaeological team led by renowned maritime investigator Barry Clifford believes they have located the famous vessel’s long lost remains off the coast of Haiti. Now, Clifford is planning to carry out further investigations in the coming […]

Greenlit: Pawnography, History

Pawnography (10 x 30′) – Game show spin off of Pawn Stars. In each episode, contestants compete against each other and the stars of Pawn Stars  in three rounds of trivia style questions – that escalate in difficulty as the rounds advance – to win money and coveted items from the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawnshop.  […]

Greenlit: No Place on Earth, History

No Place on Earth – Documentary that unearths the gripping story of 38 Ukrainian Jews who survived during World War II. To evade Nazi capture, these heroic refugees, lived in a cave for nearly two years – the longest recorded sustained underground survival. Built upon interviews with the survivors, as well as Chris Nicola, the […]

Greenlit: Down East Dickering, History

Down East Dickering (8 x ) – In “down east” Maine, a group of colorful locals known as “dickerers” live on their own terms – no time clocks, no bosses, no rules. How? By scouring Uncle Henry’s – a local magazine filled with classified ads – and wheeling and dealing their way through its pages […]

Greenlit: No Man’s Land, History Channel

No Man’s Land  – Docuseries that follows five desert survivalists who live in remote areas of the USA such as Death Valley, California and the Sonoran Desert, Arizona. Channel: History Producer: Warm Springs Productions TX: 9th March 2014 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Cryptid: The Swamp Beast, History

Cryptid: The Swamp Beast – In every region of America, there are legends of strange, unidentified creatures that stretch back for centuries. In the northwest, many credible people swear to have sighted Bigfoot. In Lake Champlain, locals have sworn up and down to seeing a strange, prehistoric-like creature in the water. Down south in the […]

Greenlit: World Wars, History / H2 / France Televisions / N24

World Wars (6 x 60′) –  Tells the story of three devastating decades of war from the perspective of the unique men who came of age in the trenches and later decided the fate of a world on the brink of disaster. The story is told through the eyes of the powerful men who held […]

Greenlit: The Curse of Oak Island, History

The Curse of Oak Island – In the North Atlantic is a mysterious, and possibly booby-trapped island that has fired the imagination of treasure hunters for more than 200 years. Oak Island could be hiding one of the greatest treasures in history, but no one has ever been able to crack the code of how […]

Greenlit: American Jungle, History

American Jungle (8 x ) – Follows several tight-knit clans as they hunt the old way – with knives and spears – and battle for control of their territory. On the island paradise of Hawaii, thousands of acres of untamed jungle are home to wild beasts and the men who live off the land in the […]

Greenlit: American Daredevils, History

American Daredevils (16 x 30′) – From the dirt tracks of America’s heartland to the bright lights of the country’s biggest speedways, this series brings to life the stories of the men who proudly carry the torch lit by Evel Knievel.  These daredevils travel the country performing live death-defying acts without the luxuries of rehearsals or second […]

Greenlit: History Made Now: Wheels of Fortune, History

History Made Now: Wheels of Fortune  (1 x 180′) – Car collectors from around the world are flocking to a small town in the heart of the Midwest for the chance of a lifetime. In a closed down family car dealership in Nebraska, the mother lode of classic cars – many having less than 10 […]

Greenlit: We’re The Fugawis, History

We’re the Fugawis (10 x 30′) – Docuseries that follows the hilarious misadventures of The Fugawis, an Upstate New York motorcycle club comprised of life-long best friends. Viewers will go along for the ride as buddies “Mudflap,” “Medicine Man, ” “Wise One,” “Tommy Gunz,” “Holeshot,” “Old Timer” and the rest of the Fugawi motorcycle club live […]

Greenlit: The Great Santini Brothers, History

The Great Santini Brothers – Docuseries that follows the Brooklyn-based family owned moving business Santini Brothers Moving. In the city that never sleeps, owning a moving business is loaded with stress. Expensive objects, tough customers, inevitable traffic and impossible parking make moving in the Big Apple a force to be reckoned with. However, no matter […]

Greenlit: The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man, History

The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man (8 x 30′) – Viewers of Ax Men followed the exploits of Shelby “Swamp Man” Stanga, the larger-than-life character who lives and logs in southern Louisiana. Born on the bayou, Shelby answers to no one and plays by his own rules. Most people think of the swamps as a place […]

Greenlit: Rebuilding the World Trade Center, Channel 4 / History

Rebuilding the World Trade Center – Marcus Robinson has been at the World Trade Center site since 2006 filming, photographing and painting this vast building site where five of the world’s largest buildings are being built in a complex, crowded and iconic corner of lower Manhattan. As well as his painting and documentary filming, Marcus specialises […]

Greenlit: Gods, Guns & Automobiles, History

God, Guns & Automobiles ( x 30′) – Seven years ago, a stranger pulled into a sleepy farming community somewhere along the Kansas-Missouri border and bought himself a rundown car dealership.  Before long, he was king of a business empire built out of adrenaline, family values and red-hot patriotism. This series follows Mark Muller and […]