In the remote deserts of Australia lives an elusive nocturnal bird called the Night Parrot. Virtually nothing is known of its ecology. It disappeared at the end of the 19th Century. Searching for evidence of its existence became a preoccupation. Night Parrot Stories was filmed in all the locations where Night Parrots once lived, during a time when stories of extinction were everywhere.
A truly amazing, fantastical, science fiction, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing anthology series presented by Steven Spielberg with guest appearances by many famous actors, actresses, and directors.
Investigative musical series with each episode being a standalone that deals with one real life object or event.
Piers Morgan's Life Stories, also known as Life Stories, is a British television chat show on ITV, presented by journalist Piers Morgan. Filmed in front of a studio audience, each programme is devoted to one celebrity guest. Episodes are currently recorded at The London Studios, although episodes were previously recorded at Teddington Studios and BBC Television Centre between one and two weeks before they are aired on television. Since 2011, Morgan pretapes all of the episodes before the start of a series. This is due to his U.S. filming commitments for CNN.
Women: Stories of Passion is a dramatic series that aired on the American cable television network Showtime and distributed by Playboy Entertainment overseas. The episodes were based on stories of love, and passion from a woman's point of view.
Lady Chatterley's Stories is an erotic softcore TV show that aired on Showtime where it continues running in syndication to this day.
Animated shows of Mormon faith scriptures & heroes. Children's visuals of uplifting representations of some of the more popular and favorite scriptures.
The characters of Tagore’s stories spring into life through the cinematic imagination of acclaimed filmmaker, Anurag Basu in ‘Stories By Rabindranath Tagore’. ‘Stories By Rabindranath Tagore’ shares with us the intricately etched characters created by the master himself and brought onto the small screen by the visionary director of ‘Barfi’ and ‘Life in a Metro.’ Set in a politically volatile period, the stories are constantly shifting in the social world of the early twentieth century in undivided Bengal. The hub of new India, Calcutta is the melting pot where our protagonists are pouring in from their rural, social and cultural spaces to encourage this upcoming new world. Tagore, the most articulate feminist of his times, saw his women as intelligent, adventurous, chance takers and almost always resisting the family and the social establishment. Unlike ordinary characters, these personalities pack a rebellious punch. They break the traditional paths and root themselves into our hopeful hearts. We fight alongside them as they break out from their socio-religious confines. The audience, in our times too, will find this world engaging as well as challenging; feeling attached to their emotions, issues, drama and anxieties. Basu retains Tagore’s narrative style even in the visual medium and enhances the words of his pages by casting talent that truly captures the essence of each of his beloved characters. He delves deeper into this society in transition, with songs, music, cultural references and its newfound political and social expressions, a little more than the actual described world within Tagore’s narratives. Tagore’s words and Basu’s vision have amalgamated into a show that transports you back in time to a world as complicated as this one but with far more appeal and beauty.
Freaky Stories is a Canadian television series, which was originally broadcast by YTV in English and Canal Famille in French. It is an animated show about urban legends hosted by two animatronic puppets, Larry de Bug, a cockroach, and his gooey sidekick, Maurice the maggot in Ted's Diner - a 1940's era diner setting staffed by Rosie the waitress. The series, described as "a Twilight Zone for kids," centers around the kind of myths and legends that are told as scary campfire or bedtime stories. Every episode always starts with and finishes with the phrase: "This is a true story, and it happened to friend of a friend of mine." and by the words of Larry, "Just because they never happened, doesn't mean they ain't true." Animation styles and musical scoring varied within each half-hour episode, incorporating 20 different looks in the first season alone. The short stories and changing styles were specifically designed to keep viewers' attention span. Series creator Steve Schnier successfully pitched his concept of modern urban legends to YTV in 1991. In 1994, Steve teamed with executive producer John Delmage. The resulting Freaky Stories pilot premiered during YTV's "Dark Night 3" Halloween block on October 28, 1995, and the series itself premiered as a one-hour special as part of "Dark Night 5" on October 24, 1997. While most episodes were finished on digibeta, the pilot was shot on film using traditional animation techniques but completed on video. The subsequent series was digitally inked, painted and composited.
Celebrity Ghost Stories is an American reality-documentary television series on The Biography Channel. The series debuted on October 3, 2009 with the pilot for the series airing on September 26, 2009. The series interviews various celebrities who talk about paranormal events that have happened in their lives. A spin-off, The Haunting Of, features footage from this series as celebrities go back to the places of their haunted experiences and find out the truth behind the haunting.
Yamishibai is a picture-story style of animation whose motif is surrounded and based off the rumors, and urban legends throughout the history of Japan.
Star Stories is a British television comedy programme that takes a satirical look at celebrities and their lives. It was first shown on Channel 4 on September 15, 2006. Star Stories is made by Objective Productions commissioned for Channel 4 by Shane Allen and Andrew Newman with Lee Hupfield producing, Elliot Hegarty directing and Phil Clarke and Andew O'Connor as executive producers. The Sun reported that Channel 4 had axed Star Stories to free up cash to invest in other shows. The main theme of the show is the theme from the film Gone with the Wind.
Untold Stories of the E.R. is a docudrama television series which airs on TLC and Discovery Fit & Health. In this program real-life emergency room doctors tell about their most bizarre and puzzling cases. Typically these involve medical sabotage, violently or strangely acting patients, life-threatening injuries, or even situations in which the E.R. physician is too overwhelmed to handle the caseload and can't transfer responsibility for the patient to someone else. Often the doctors play themselves, and whenever possible the patients themselves take part in the reenactment as well. If they don't appear as themselves during their medical emergency, they are often shown in brief interviews to show the public how they turned out. Occasionally, patients' names are changed and actors play their roles. All cases are based on actual events, but are highly dramatized and not necessarily accurate from a clinical or technical standpoint.
When nearby construction disturbs a spiritual resting place, its disgruntled denizens do what any supernatural being would do after a rude awaking - they terrorize the local school. And that means it’s up to a scruffy band of young ghost hunters to expel their satanic schoolmates before everyone gets sent to permanent detention! Meet Satsuki, her crybaby brother, the resident class stud, the school nerd and “psychical researcher,” a born again beauty, and a resentful, demon-possessed cat in the funniest, scariest school you’ve ever enrolled in. The series was originally dubbed in to English by ADV Films, whose dub replaces the original script with a comedic one. The series has also been translated and dubbed into English by the anime television network, Animax, who has broadcast the series unedited and uncensored under the title Ghosts at School.
Masha explains why there's no need to be scared of things like monsters, the dark, going to a new school, thunder and other common childhood fears.
Just So Stories is an 80's BBC series animated by Sheila Graber, based on the collection of short childrens stories by Rudyard Kipling.