An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Arthur is a grumpy pensioner who can't understand why his wife Marion would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs with her unconventional local choir. But choir director Elizabeth sees something special in the reluctant Arthur and refuses to give up on him. As she coaxes him out of his shell, Arthur realizes that it is never too late to change.
Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. Neither Darcy's mother, who was left by her husband and had to bring up Darcy alone, nor Stan's catholic parents are very supportive and urge them to h
The Real Story of Fake Democracy. Filmed over three years in five countries, FREEDOM FOR THE WOLF is an epic investigation into the new regime of illiberal democracy. From the young students of Hong Kong, to a rapper in post-Arab Spring Tunisia and the viral comedians of Bollywood, we discover how people from every corner of the globe are fighting the same struggle. They are fighting against elected leaders who trample on human rights, minorities, and their political opponents.
Elena has just turned 18 and this is her first day working in a coffee bar in Bobbio, a town in the north of Italy. It's summer and the coffee bar is very busy. The first day at work is a chance for Elena to meet lots of different people. Each person has a different story to tell - not just in words but also through simple gestures and actions. These characters can sometimes be quite odd and reflect the countless nuances of the human soul.
A man trying to put his life back on track gets some advice from an unexpected benefactor (the ex football player Eric Cantona) in this comedy-drama from acclaimed British director Ken Loach.
Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. Barry's blundering but good intentions send Tim's life into a downward spiral, threatening a major business deal and possibly scuttling Tim's engagement to his fiancee.
A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.
A group of people find themselves trapped in the backwoods of West Virginia, fighting for their lives against a group of vicious and horribly disfigured inbred cannibals.
Six strangers confront their uniquely 21st century anxieties with the help of a sorcerer in this playful performance art consciousness-bender-cum-ghost story about the search for meaning in the age of social media.
When Emma Gardner, a whip smart NYC reporter learns of her father's untimely death, she returns to her home town to find that the idyllic farming community of her childhood has been ravaged by drought and has become a place tormented by gangs and the ill effects of extreme poverty. She quickly figures out that her dad's accidental death was not accidental at all. The lists of possible suspects include overly zealous environmentalists, a local war lord and other farmers jealous of her father's outstanding reputation.
Pop superstar Adelaide Kay is so fed up with her controlling manager that she sneaks off the tour bus after their latest squabble. Though exhilarated to be free, she finds herself stranded in the freezing cold of a Pennsylvania winter, with no money and no plan. A local family, the Lapps, take her in. They know the true meaning of the season, even if they’re close to losing their dairy farm. No one in the family recognizes Adelaide except Dillon, the oldest son. He figures she’s the ticket to fast cash and plots to snap photos of Adelaide around the farm and sell them to the tabs. What he doesn’t plan, however, is their mutual attraction.
When their older brother marries, six lumberjacks decide it"s time to go courting for themselves.
An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, Theo, the tormented Van Gogh eventually leaves Holland for France, where he meets volatile fellow painter Paul Gauguin and struggles to find greater inspiration.
After a school fight lands 17-year old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she's determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself in her rough St. Louis neighborhood. But focusing on school is tough as she loses multiple friends to gun violence, falls in love for the first time, and becomes pregnant with a boy, Ahkeem, just as Ferguson erupts a few miles down the road. Through Daje's intimate coming-of-age story, For Ahkeem illuminates challenges that many Black teenagers face in America today, and witnesses the strength, resilience, and determination it takes to survive.
Sophie, a young volunteer, meets her kindred spirit in Roxie, a girl with a life threatening medical condition and a unique wish to meet Bigfoot.
Alan Clay, a struggling American businessman, travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a new technology to the King, only to be challenged by endless Middle Eastern bureaucracy, a perpetually absent monarch, and a suspicious growth on his back.
A young playboy who learns he has one month until he becomes infertile sets out to procreate as much as possible.
The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, their travels through Europe, their broken vow never to have children, and their increasing tensions that led to both of them having extra-marital affairs.
Girls' Generation - Oh!GG's variety show to promote their debut single "Lil' Touch"
This drama is about the lives of sisters Da-young and Suh-young.
Alt for Norge is a Norwegian reality television series which debuted in 2010 and appears on TVNorge. The series features Americans of Norwegian descent, but who have never visited Norway, competing in various tasks while traveling the country, aiming to win $50,000 and meet their Norwegian relatives. The popular series won the Gullruten award for best reality show in 2011 and 2012. Season 1 was won by Seattle resident Doug Miner, and Season 2 was won by Wisconsin native and Colorado resident Matti Rowe. Season 3 winner was Todd Ferris from Zionsville, Indiana. The phrase Alt for Norge is the royal motto of Norway. A Swedish version of the program, Allt för Sverige, debuted in 2011 and a Danish version of the program "Alt for Danmark", debuted in 2012. The series concept has been sold to several countries / TV networks.
Przepis na życie is a Polish Comedy drama television series produced by Akson Studio for the TVN network. The series was created and written by Polish actress Agnieszka Pilaszewska. The main character is a middle-aged woman whose life changes when her husband leaves her and she loses her job. The only activity that can make her feel better is cooking. This is her passion. The storyline follows her fate, as well as her daughter's and ex-husband's who is now with another woman.
Chanon is a responsible, enthusiastic and hardworking young man. He is at his milestone of life, facing a career promotion and becoming the head of a factory. However, Atibed is jealous of his career growth and is determined to get back what he deserves. One day, Chanon meets Antika and their relationship is blessed by her father. Threatened by Chanon’s success, Atibed frames him and he is sent to prison. When Chanon is released, everything has changed except the love between him and Antika. With all these difficulties and obstacles, what will be their destiny?
Features the stories of artists, makers, and creative institutions right here in our backyard of Western New England and across the country. A celebration of all things creative, AHA! features everything from the traditional to the innovative.
For Love and Honor is a short-lived American military drama series that aired on NBC from September 23, 1983 to December 27, 1983. The series is inspired by the hit film An Officer and a Gentleman.
A vampire boy who can’t stand the sight of blood and who is, worst of all, in love with a human girl called Sunshine – the cards are stacked against Oskar, the vampire! His friends are shrill, charming, have names like Stoker, Gothetta, Klot, and Count Horrificus. All have one thing in common: They all are vampires and pupils.
Dorothy Castlemore arrives at Dumas College wanting to join the sorority Mu Sigma Theta, the place where her beloved grandmother felt at home and a place where she hopes to be accepted as well.
The series revolves around the adventures of Pepe, a wicked boy who lives in a dark mansion with his grandmother, a witch who works selling artifacts and magic potions in the internet. She always send her grandson to deliver them. Each episode Pepe and his friends (Marilu, Roberto, Guto and Gastón) undergo supernatural adventures facing the various monsters in the city.
A look at the hunt for California's Zodiac Killer, who murdered at least five people in the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s and early '70s.
Digging for the Truth was a History Channel television series. The first three seasons of the show focused on host Josh Bernstein, who journeyed on various explorations of historical icons and mysteries. Bernstein is the president and CEO of BOSS and has a degree in anthropology and psychology from Cornell University. The show airs every Monday night at 9:00 EST on the History Channel. The series premiered in January, 2005 and has since become the highest-rated series in the history of The History Channel, which was surprising given the previous show "Time Titans" from the production crew never made it past the pilot. The third season premiered on January 22, 2007, with a 2-hour special event on the quest for Atlantis. Bernstein announced on February 20, 2007, that he would be leaving The History Channel and Digging for the Truth, and would, as of April, join The Discovery Channel as an executive producer and host of a new prime-time series and specials. Hunter Ellis, host of Tactical to Practical and Man, Moment, Machine for The History Channel, then replaced Josh Bernstein as host.
Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries worldwide. Ihr Revier ist die Autobahn (Their precinct is the autobahn) Ihr Tempo ist mörderisch (They work at break-neck speed) Ihre Gegner: Autoschieber, Mörder und Erpresser (They're up against car thieves, burglars, and extortionists) Einsatz rund um die Uhr für die Männer von Cobra 11 (They're on call around the clock: the men of Cobra 11) Unsere Sicherheit ist ihr Job (Our safety is their job).
Just for Laughs is a sketch comedy show hosted by Rick Miller that shows clips from the Canadian version of the show. Good ratings during the summer airings in 2007 resulted in ABC adding the show to the network lineup as a midseason replacement for 2007-2008. It returned to the schedule on January 1, 2008, before being canceled on May 12, 2008. However, on June 4, 2009, it was announced that a third season would begin airing on June 21, 2009.
Too Close for Comfort is an American television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from November 11, 1980 until May 5, 1983, and in first-run syndication from April 7, 1984 until September 27, 1986. It was modeled after the British series Keep It in the Family, which premiered nine months before Too Close for Comfort debuted in the U.S. Its name was changed to The Ted Knight Show when the show was retooled for its final season.
Rated A for Awesome is an American/Canadian animated television series created by Asaph Fipke. It premiered on Disney XD on June 20, 2011, at 12:00 noon ET and in the United Kingdom on 23 July at 9am as a double bill. The series is produced by the Canadian animation studio Nerd Corps Entertainment.
Waiting for God is a British sitcom that ran on BBC1 from 1990 to 1994 starring Graham Crowden as Tom and Stephanie Cole as Diana, two spirited residents of a retirement home who spend their time running rings around the home's oppressive management and their own families. It was written by Michael Aitkens. The show became very successful, running for five series. The programme is still repeated in the UK on various channels. Series one to five have run on PBS in the United States, and in New Zealand the show has aired various times since 2002.
Just for Laughs: Gags is a Canadian silent comedy/hidden camera reality television show that is under the Just for Laughs brand. In 2000, JFL Gags began airing on French Canadian network Canal D. In the following years, the show was picked up by TVA, CBC and The Comedy Network in Canada, BBC1 in the UK, TF1 in France, and ABC and Telemundo in the United States. This series' format is a hidden camera comedy show, playing silly pranks on unsuspecting subjects while hidden cameras capture peoples' responses. The show plays music in the background, but does not contain any sound or dialogue other than brief sound effects and laughter. Although some shorts have included brief dialogue. It is mostly filmed in Montreal and rural Quebec, although some segments have been filmed in Mexico. British and Asian versions have been produced in the UK and Singapore respectively. In 2011, the show spawned a spinoff titled, Just Kidding which consists exclusively of kids playing pranks on adults. With its silent format and no translation required, Just for Laughs Gags has been purchased for use in over 100 countries throughout the world, as well as in airports and by airlines. Reactions to the gags range from "inane" to cross-culturally funny. The same distributors also distribute Surprise Sur Prise, a similar show.
Just for Kicks is an American comedy-drama series that aired on the Nickelodeon television network as a part of the channel's TEENick television lineup. The series about a group of girls in a soccer team set in New York City. This series is first called Head to Toe, then The Power Strikers, but is changed in 2005. Just for Kicks premiered in January 2006 on Nickelodeon UK and April 2006 on Nickelodeon in the US. The series is produced by Brookwell McNamara Entertainment.