History, Military History Buffs Alike Will Appreciate ‘SOTD: Hannibal In The Alps’

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack The journey of Carthaginian General Hannibal Barca along the French Alps en route to his conquest of Rome, which included 30,000 troops, 15,000 horses and 37 war elephants, is one of the most talked about stories in history.  While the perilous journey has been well documented and talked about over the course of thousands of years, one thing has not been known about...

June 14th, 2018
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Shout! Factory, NBC Taking Audiences Back To ‘The Good Place’ This Summer

Courtesy: NBC/Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory and NBC are teaming up again to bring audiences the second season of NBC’s hit comedy The Good Placeon DVD. The Good Place: The Complete Second Season is currently scheduled for release July 17 in stores and online.  Originally airing this past September (Sept. 20, 2017 to be exact), this 13-episode season follows Eleanor’s continued...

June 7th, 2018
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‘Endeavour: Season 5’ U.S. Release Date Announced

Courtesy: itv/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack itv’s hit crime drama Endeavourwrapped its fifth season this past March, and now Season 5 is coming home for the series’ American audiences. Public Media Distribution will release Masterpiece Mystery!: Endeavour Season 5July 10.  It will be released on DVD ($39.99) and Blu-ray ($49.99).  In the fifth season of the international hit series,...

June 7th, 2018
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‘SOTD: Scanning The Pyramids’ Is A Rare Miss For PBS

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack The Great Pyramid of King Khufu is one of the most well-known and talked about landmarks around the world.  Known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid has hidden so many secrets for centuries. So many methods have been used to try to decode the pyramid’s secrets, but so many mysteries still remain.  This past...

May 31st, 2018
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PBS Shows Even Other Animals Can Be Rebels In New Three-Part “Nature” Episode

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Truth is, more often than not, stranger than fiction, and that is just as true when it comes to the animal kingdom as in any other aspect of life.  Audiences will see that for themselves firsthand this summer when PBS Distribution releases PBS’ new Naturedocumentary Natural Born Rebels on DVD. Nature: Natural Born Rebels is currently scheduled to be released on...

May 25th, 2018
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PBS Delves Into Immigration Policy History In New ‘AmEx’ Episode

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Recent news stories about immigration policy have sharply divided America and its people.  While the actions being taken by this nation’s leaders are deplorable to say the least, it is not the first time that such heinous acts have happened, as has been shown in a new episode of PBS’ hit history-based series American Experience. American Experience: The Chinese...

May 25th, 2018
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PBS Follows Hannibal’s Journey Across The Alps In New Episode of ‘Secrets Of The Dead’

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Hannibal’s journey along the Alps along with his forces is one of the most talked about stories from history.  Throughout the ages, no one has been able to definitively say which path the infamous General took en route to Rome.That is until now. PBS delves into that story in a new episode of its hit history-based series Secrets of the Dead.  Originally aired this...

May 25th, 2018
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Shout! Factory, Twitch Get Things “Revved Up” With ‘Street Hawk’ Marathon

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/ABC/Twitch By Philip Sayblack It’s time to go back to the 80s again with Shout! Factory TV and Twitch! Shout! Factory and Twitch have partnered for another retro TV marathon, this time featuring the full run of the 1985 action/crime series Night Hawk.  The 13-episodes series will be shown in full starting June 6 at 6 p.m. on Shout! Factory’s Twitch channel. For those...

May 24th, 2018
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‘NOVA: The Impossible Flight’ Is A “Soaring” Success

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack Nothing in life is impossible.  Nothing.  The Wright Brothers proved that true on December 17, 1903 when the brothers from Ohio launched the first powered airplane.  Charles Lindbergh proved it true again when, in May 1927, he completed the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight.  When Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947, he proved...

May 24th, 2018
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Astros, Indians Look To Take Weekend Series Tonight Live On ESPN

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN In just a few hours, the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians will finish their three-game weekend series, and the series’ rubber match will be broadcast live tonight on ESPN. The American League Central-leading Indians (22 – 22) take on the American League West-leading (and defending World Series Champion) Houston Astros (29 – 18) in the closer of the teams’...

May 20th, 2018
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