Dont Trust Andrew Mayne
Dont Trust Andrew Mayne: Andrew Mayne loves to mess with people, not in the traditional joking sense, mind you, but by shocking them with mind-bending, wildly innovative illusions. Mayne is credited with creating a style of magic called shock magic, which combines an up-close street magic approach with the impact of large-scale illusions. As the inventor of more than 400 magic effects and the publisher of dozens of books and videos on the art of illusion, mischief-loving Mayne has plenty of tricks up his sleeve, and this series demonstrates his well-honed penchant for leaving unsuspecting men and women in disbelief. The Alabama natives bio includes working behind the scenes for some of the worlds top magicians, among them David Copperfield, Penn & Teller, and David Blaine.
Pingu: Pingu is a clay penguin who is very mischievous and playful. He lives in the Antarctic where he plays with his family and his friend the seal. His signature sound is something like mweep mweep.
Business Boomers: Business Boomers features four films about businesses that have managed to boom during the economic downturn of recent years.
Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita
Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita: Discover one of the worlds most exciting and sort-after fares with popular Australian chef, Peter Kuruvita as he embarks on his biggest adventure yet, diving headfirst into the larger than life culture and cuisine of Mexico. With limited understanding of what it takes to create the perfect Mexican meal, Peter opens his mind and heart as locals across the country invite him into their homes and kitchens introducing him to the fun, vibrancy and unique flavours that all combine to create the most delicious Mexican food.
Mirror Mirror: When Jo Tiegan is given an oval-shaped mirror, as a gift, by the elderly owner of an antique shop, she is amazed to see another girls image in the mirror instead of her own reflection. It is also quite obvious that the other girl can see her just as clearly. Jo (from the 1990s) and the girl in the mirror, Louisa Iredale (from 1919), later accidently find that they can also travel to each others times through the mirror - following upon which discovery a relentless sequence of events is set in motion.
The Fabulist: This humorous half-hour countdown show features tastemakers and pop culture junkies who weigh in on what is hot in the world of vacation destinations, luxury homes and fabulous lifestyles. “The Fabulist” will celebrate the best of the best by counting down all things fun and fantastic.
The Black Arrow
The Black Arrow: The Black Arrow rides forth, delivering swift and certain justice in these four swashbuckling 1970s ITV Childrens adventures based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. As the Wars of the Roses rage through England, bringing tyranny, injustice and slaughter, a masked avenger roams the land, delivering justice from his bow. Who is the hooded Black Arrow, fighting for the poor and daring to go against the will of corrupt and murderous barons?
Tumble Leaf: Tumble Leaf is a series aimed at preschoolers, set in a whimsical land where a small blue fox named Fig plays each day and discovers adventure, friendship and love around every bend in the path. Children will be enriched by these narratives that promote play, the fun of learning and understanding the world around them.
The Hungry Sailors
The Hungry Sailors: The Hungry Sailors follows Dick Strawbridge and his son James as they sail around the United Kingdom’s coastline and experience all the great local food on offer.
Weekend Escapes With Warwick Davis
Weekend Escapes With Warwick Davis: Warwick Davis and his wife Sam, kids Annabelle and Harrison and their dog Sherlock go on weekend trips across the UK.
Father Murphy: Not exactly a Little House spin-off, but it was a Michael Landon production starring former Little House cast member Merlin Olsen as a priest who helped orphans.
Wanted A Family Of My Own
Wanted A Family Of My Own: Wanted: A Family Of My Own follows the life changing process of adoption as it takes a look at the stories of parents desperate to adopt and children who need families.
The Great Food Race
The Great Food Race: In this brand new competition, there are no restaurants and no dreams of becoming a professional chef. Our contestants are inspired by great home cooking, they love entertaining and providing their guests with an experience to remember. They also believe that they can provide these things anywhere in New Zealand – or the world. Eight teams of two from around the country, consisting of partners, lifelong friends and in-laws will showcase their skills to prove their worth in The Great Food Race. They must impress our judging team, made up of top Wellington restaurateur brothers Leonardo and Lorenzo Bresolin. Our teams will need to excite them with their cooking expertise and hosting abilities to stop themselves from being eliminated. Series host, Zoe Marshall will take us through the show and ensure everyone is kept on their toes with a veritable feast of twists and challenges. From the start, the teams know they could end up anywhere in New Zealand – or anywhere in the world. They just don’t know where or when!
Buy This Restaurant
Buy This Restaurant: Aspiring restaurant owners take the first steps toward achieving their dreams with the help of commercial real estate expert Keith Simpson, each hopeful restaurateur searches to find the ideal space to launch their new business. In each episode, Keith shows each novice three different properties that could work for their restaurant concept and helps them visualize how the space can work for their business. From a turn-key operation complete with supplies but little room for creativity to a vacant, dilapidated space that needs renovation but has tons of potential, Keith helps the newbies secure the foundation to run the restaurant of their dreams.
Backroad Gold: Backroad Gold follows antique car expert Corky Coker as he scours the highways, back roads and small towns of America, wheeling and dealing for hidden riches such as antique cars, motorcycles, trucks, gas pumps and road signs. This is Cokers life-long passion and his business - he is constantly on the road hunting for the next big find. Together with his expert team of restorers - which includes his father, son-in-law and daughter - Coker buys, restores, and sells all finds from his shop, Honest Charleys Speedshop in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Revenge of the Egghead
Revenge of the Egghead: Revenge of the Egghead is presented by Jeremy Vine. The show is a spin-off from the popular general knowledge quiz in which five contestants try to win thousands of pounds by taking on former Egghead panellist CJ de Mooi.
The Funky Phantom
The Funky Phantom: One cold, wet night three lost teens - Skip, April and Augie plus Elmo their dog - stumbled inside a spooky old house hoping to get warm. The dusty clock showed the wrong time, so these helpful kids reset the clock hands. A gong rang out, followed by a voice: Its the Spirit of 1776, even, at your service! Much to their surprise was the friendly ghost Mudsy (voiced by legendary actor Daws Butler) and his mischievous ghost cat Boo. Antics abound when this motley group hits the road, cracking cases and thwarting crooks, pirates, ghosts and all kinds of strange characters in this rib-tickling animated Hanna-Barbera series.
Yo Gabba Gabba!
Yo Gabba Gabba!: Yo Gabba Gabba! is a fun live-action program for young children ages 1 and up. Join our host DJ Lance Rock as he introduces us to friendly toy monsters in a magical land full of music, dance, colorful cartoons and simple life lessons that will get you and your children up off the floor to learn and dance along. Muno, the red cyclops, Foofa the pink flower bubble, Brobee the green little one, Toodee the blue cat-dragon, and Plex the robot are ready to sing, play and teach whenever youre ready. Just say the magic words! YO GABBA GABBA!!
Donna Hay - Fast Fresh Simple
Donna Hay - Fast Fresh Simple: Donna Hay shares her tips and tricks on how to create fast simple dishes using both fresh and pantry ingredients.
Britains Best Bakery
Britains Best Bakery: The search for the best independent bakery in the land returns with six weeks of tough competition, as 60 bakeries selected from all over Britain make their bid to take the ultimate accolade.
The Enchanted World of Brambly Hedge
The Enchanted World of Brambly Hedge: The Enchanted World of Brambly Hedge is a stop-motion animated series based on the Brambly Hedge books by Jill Barklem. It follows a community of self-sufficient mice who live together in the tranquil surroundings of the English countryside.