Bachman

Bachman

A profile of one of the most prolific and legendary artists in the history of Canadian music.

Thursday July 2 at 8 pm
The Operatives

The Operatives

Thursdays at 11pm starting July 2 on documentary Channel
Eco warriors on a mission. Ex-military commandos bringing environmental criminals to justice.
Losing Our Religion

Losing Our Religion

Tues July 7 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
A feature length documentary about preachers who are not believers, and what atheists do when they miss church.
Cool Daddy

Cool Daddy

Wed July 8 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
Chase, son of jazz singer Kenny Colman, tries his hand at singing in an attempt to reconcile with his ailing father.
Rise of the Nazis

Rise of the Nazis

3-part Series Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT starting July 8 on documentary Channel
This is the inside story of Hitler’s journey to power. How did a bombastic and ‘bohemian corporal’ travel from the fringes of German politics to become the all powerful Führer of Germany?
Rebels on Pointe

Rebels on Pointe

Thursday July 9 at 8 pm on CBC
Filmmaker Bobbi Jo Hart reveals the history of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo — the all-male, drag ballet company founded over 40 years ago on the heels of New York's Stonewall riots.
Murder in Amish Country

Murder in Amish Country

6-part series debuting Monday July 13 at 9 pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
With unparalleled access, gripping interviews and evocative re-enactments, Murder in Amish Country takes viewers into a hidden world as detectives uncover secrets, passions and rivalries that lie beneath the surface in each community.
Cheer Up

Cheer Up

Tues July 14 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
Cheer Up takes us into the teenage lives of a team of losing cheerleader who try their best to get better and look perfect doing it.
I Am JFK jr

I Am JFK jr

Wed July 15 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
The story of John F. Kennedy Jr, a young man destined for greatness, but determined to be good in a world filled with high expectations.
Shiners

Shiners

Thurs July 16 at 8 pm on CBC
From the street shiners of New York City, to the masked ‘lustras’ of La Paz, Shiners travels the world to show you what it means to be a shoe shiner.
Joanna and Jennifer: Absolutely Champers

Joanna and Jennifer: Absolutely Champers

Thurs July 16 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
Absolutely Fabulous stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley share 25 years of friendship and comedy history. Now these two funny ladies are reuniting on screen to take a trip that would make their alter egos Eddie and Patsy green with envy. The two head to the Champagne region of France to find out how their favourite glass of fizz is made. Cheers sweetie!
Wheeler’s Everest

Wheeler’s Everest

Sunday July 19 at 9 pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
The unforgettable story of Canadian Oliver Wheeler who was the first to map Mount Everest in 1921, paving the way for future expeditions.
The Tea Explorer

The Tea Explorer

Thurs July 23 at 7pm ET on documentary Channel
Canadian tea junkie Jeff Fuchs travels China's ancient Tea Horse Road in search of the perfect cup.
The Devil’s Trap

The Devil’s Trap

Sat July 25 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
He was 18 years-old when he was excommunicated from a fundamentalist Protestant cult. At 24, a young ex-cult member takes a three week leave from the Navy to embark on a cross-Country journey to re-unite with his estranged family.
After Munich

After Munich

Sun July 26 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
Four women revisit the Munich Massacre, the moment that changed their lives forever.
Sweet Daddy Siki

Sweet Daddy Siki

Tues July 28 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
Reginald "Sweet Daddy" Siki is a professional wrestling icon, successful country music singer, and household name.
Assholes: A Theory

Assholes: A Theory

Thursday July 30 at 8 pm on CBC
Ever get the impression that assholes are taking over? Assholes: A Theory, a timely new doc from John Walker, investigates the breeding grounds of contemporary asshole culture and searches for signs of civility in a rude-n-nasty universe.
That Never Happened

That Never Happened

Friday July 31 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
Between 1914 and 1920 over 8500 people were wrongfully imprisoned in Canada, not for anything they had done but because of where they came from.
On Thin Ice

On Thin Ice

Sun Aug 2 at 9pm ET/PT  on documentary Channel
Meet the men and women who have struggled for acceptance not only in sport, but in society. Find out how playing the game on the field can translate into sociopolitical progress off the field.
Jo Frost on Britain’s Killer Kids

Jo Frost on Britain’s Killer Kids

4-pt Series Mondays at 9pm ET/PT starting Aug 3 on documentary Channel
One of the world's leading child behaviour experts investigates what could cause a child to become a cold-blooded killer.
A Kandahar Away

A Kandahar Away

Wednesday Aug 5 at 7pm ET on CBC
When a father of five buys land in Kandahar, Saskatchewan, his kids are surprised at their unusual inheritance. His dream to find “a piece of Afghanistan in the Prairies” reveals deep generational differences and differing conceptions of what it means to be Canadian.
Secret Nazi Bases

Secret Nazi Bases

6-pt Series Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT starting Aug 5 on documentary Channel
Remnants of the Nazi’s schemes lie concealed in structures scattered across the globe. From tunnels to towers, artillery sites and communication centres; the remains of these schemes lie waiting to reveal truths about the Fuhrer’s tactics and dreams.
World’s Greatest Mountains

World’s Greatest Mountains

4-pt Series Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT starting Aug 6 on documentary Channel
Learn the secrets of the world's best known peaks.
I Am Chris Farley

I Am Chris Farley

Fri Aug 7 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
The bittersweet story of one of the most innovative comedians who ever graced the stage, screen and television.
Nahanni: River of Forgiveness

Nahanni: River of Forgiveness

Sunday August 9 at 9 pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
Twelve Dene, men and women, unite to build a moose skin boat and ride it down the mighty Nahanni river.
Secret Life of Dogs (Season 2)

Secret Life of Dogs (Season 2)

3-part Series Sundays at 11pm starting Aug 9  on documentary Channel
Why have we developed such a unique and long-lasting relationship with our four-legged friends?
As If They Were Angels

As If They Were Angels

Wed Aug 12 at 7pm ET only on documentary Channel
A deeply layered tale of shipwreck, rescue, a steep loss of life — of courage, sacrifice and human endurance. Meet American soldiers shipwrecked on the rugged cliffs on Newfoundland and the people who rescued them.
Cielo

Cielo

Thurs Aug 13 at 7pm ET only on documentary Channel
An exploration of the crazy beauty of the night sky in the Atacama Desert, one of the best places on our planet to explore and contemplate its splendour.
Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Thursday August 13 at 8 pm on CBC
Nuclear fusion is known as the holy grail of energy but years of setbacks have not stopped people from trying to build an artificial star on Earth.
Anote’s Ark

Anote’s Ark

Fri Aug 14 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
Kiribati, a low-laying island nation on the Pacific is one of the first countries to face rises sea-levels.
My Generation

My Generation

Sat Aug 15 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
British film icon Michael Caine tells the vivid and inspiring story of his personal journey through 1960s London.
The Cowboy

The Cowboy

Sun Aug 16 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
The legend and history of the Cowboy as told by original interviews with on-screen and off-screen Western heroes, rare archival content, and over 100 years of classic Western films and television series.
No Roads In

No Roads In

Thurs Aug 20 at 7pm ET only on documentary Channel
The Blake Reid Band explores making music that does not rely on advanced digital recording technologies. It’s the telling of stories, together, as friends, in a place with soul, in harmony with the elements, and captured entirely in the moment.
Conviction

Conviction

Thursday August 20 at 8 pm on CBC
Conviction envisions alternatives to prison through the eyes of women behind bars and those fighting on the front lines of the decarceration movement.
Shella Record: A Reggae Mystery

Shella Record: A Reggae Mystery

Sunday August 23 at 9 pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
After discovering an incredible thrift store record, artist and vinyl fanatic Chris Flanagan sets off on a ten year quest to find a lost Reggae singer.
Homicide: Hours to Kill

Homicide: Hours to Kill

Monday at 9 pm ET/PT starting on August 24 on documentary Channel
A true-crime documentary series that follows determined investigators as they piece together events during the final 24 hours of a victim's life to reconstruct the timeline of the murder, unlock the motive, and identify the perpetrator.
The Oslo Diaries

The Oslo Diaries

Wed Aug 26 at 7pm ET only on CBC
A small group of Israelis and Palestinians meet secretly to negotiate an end to the bloodshed in 1992.
League of Exotique Dancers

League of Exotique Dancers

Thursday August 27 at midnight on CBC
Get an eye-opening “backstage tour” of the golden age of burlesque through the colourful lives of unforgettable women who made it glitter.
A Place of Tide and Time

A Place of Tide and Time

Thursday August 27 at 8 pm on CBC
In remote eastern Quebec, some fight to keep their small village alive while teenagers see exile as their only option.
Johnny Cash American Rebel

Johnny Cash American Rebel

Fri Aug 28 at 9pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
A celebration of the larger-than-life Johnny Cash from the unique perspective of the Man in Black’s greatest songs, the “essentials”.
The Guardians

The Guardians

Sat Aug 29 at 9pm ET/PT  on CBC
A cautionary tale examining systemic abuse of elderly people in Las Vegas revealing the consequences of unchecked power.
Influence

Influence

Sunday August 30 at 9 pm ET/PT on documentary Channel
A profile of the morally slippery British reputation manager, Lord Timothy Bell, who worked with 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher and Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet.
After Circus

After Circus

Thursday September 3 at 8 pm on CBC
Few of us have ever given a second thought as to what happens to circus artists 'off the wire' after they've spent their lives entertaining and inspiring us.
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cosmetics
The documentary Toxic Beauty takes a look at the potentially harmful ingredients used by the cosmetic industry.More.
people in theatre.
It's a tradition from Wynyard, Saskatchewan that goes back 40 years and still brings the town together every summer. Find out more.
hero
Bianca Mercer shares her life story publically, but it comes at a personal cost. More.
Munich Games
Broadcast to an audience of 900 million, it was the beginning of an unhealthy relationship between terrorists and the media. More
Empire of the Scents
‘Sometimes I have kept his place in my heart a secret rather than face people who simply can’t abide it.’ Read more.
jeff Giles
Known as the 'sexy' Buddy Holly, Ontario's own Jeff Giles loves bringing audiences back to the music they grew up with. More
hero
If you’re in trouble, you might just want an action film actor nearby. Seriously. More.

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