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5. Austin City Limits (1975– )
60 min | Documentary, Music
Established singer-songwriters and acclaimed newcomers perform country, blues, rock, folk, bluegrass, and related styles of music from Studio 6A of public television station KLRU (formerly KLRN) at the University of Texas at Austin.
15. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988–2003)
A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.
16. P.O.V. (1988– )
POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »
18. American Justice (1992–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Bill Kurtis hosts this documentary series that profiles criminal cases involving high profile murders, serial killers, and organized crime. Each episode culminating with the justice dispensed by the American legal system in each case.
19. Baseball (1994–2010)
TV-PG | 1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.
25. City Confidential (1998–2006)
50 min | Crime, Documentary
City Confidential features real life stories in a wide variety of American cities. While many of these stories deal with murder, some also deal with attempted murder, and public officials caught in compromising situations, among other things. The cities featured vary widely in size, from the smallest village to the largest urban areas.
26. Ramsay's Boiling Point (1998– )
30 min | Reality-TV
The series charts the first few months of Gordon Ramsay's new restaurant. The first episode was filmed very soon after Ramsay resigned from one restaurant (and effectively shut it down), ... See full summary »
27. Cold Case Files (1999– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, Crime
Unsolved crimes locked away in dusty file cabinets. Time is an ineffectual balm. Painful memories are left to a victim's loved ones. What happens when a killer gets away with murder? Thanks... See full summary »
31. First Person (2000–2001)
Not Rated | 491 min | Documentary, Biography
Amazing series primarily using Errol Morris' invention the Interrotron for unusual people to tell their outré stories directly into the camera to the viewer. Almost every half-hour ... See full summary »
41. 30 Days (2005–2008)
60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
An unscripted, documentary-style program where an individual is inserted into a lifestyle that is completely different from his or her upbringing, beliefs, religion or profession for 30 days.
43. Ten Days to Victory (2005 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Action, Drama
Ten individuals, ten dramatic stories, ten extraordinary days, all leading to the big historical event: the end of the worst war the world has ever known, World War 2.
44. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-PG | 538 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
47. MysteryQuest (2009– )
60 min | Documentary, History, Mystery