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Tales from Kingston Pen
Stories of redemption, punishment, and trauma from one of the oldest prisons in the world, the Kingston Penitentiary, which will finally close its doors in 2014.
Saturday, May 2 at 2 PM ET
The American Tiger
Most tigers today are privately owned - experts estimate that the number of tigers living in the United States is nearly double of those in the wild. What's life like for the American tiger?
Sunday, May 3 at 2 PM
Pedophile Hunter
Controversial online vigilantes pose as underage girls luring men they suspect are sexual predators into dramatic confrontations which they film, post on the internet, & turn over to police.
Sunday, May 3 at 10 PM ET/PT

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The Nature of Things

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Doc Zone

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The Passionate Eye

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Saturdays 10 p.m. ET/PT

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The Great Human Odyssey

"It's like a horse, but twice as tall!" Niobe Thompson rides a camel deep into the desert and enjoys a cup of 'cowboy coffee' under the stars.

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Blind Spot

Journey by horseback into the heart of the Andes with three blind riders. There is more to seeing than sight. Explore our online documentary.

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10 Jobs of the Future

It's a new work out there. Here's a look at ten careers that experts think will be hot for the next generation.

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Beginner’s Guide to Lyme Disease

A guide to (almost) everything you want to know about lyme disease.

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Kingston Pen’s 10 Most Infamous Inmates

From the 'beast of British Columbia', Clifford Olson to the quintessential evil stepmother Marie-Anne Houde.

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