Travel Channel's focus on spooky destinations and unexplained phenomena will continue with a series hosted by horror icon Robert Englund. The cabler has picked up six episodes of Shadows of History, in which A Nightmare on Elm Street star Englund investigates "frightening, odd and creepy" stories from America's past, as initially printed in newspapers. The series will be announced as part of Travel Channel's slate at the Discovery Networks upfronts on Wednesday. In each episode, Englund will track down the story behind a bizarre or mysterious account printed in an American newspaper in the past. He'll enlist historians and scholars to get to the truth behind the reports. "How can you make fascinating and petrifying stories even more scary? Add the genius of Robert Englund," said Jane Latman, general manager, Travel Channel. "As if tales of flying monsters, zombie cannibals and ghost ships were not enough, we are cranking up the volume for maximum impact. And our fans are going to go … [Read more...] about Robert Englund to Host Travel Channel Series (Exclusive)
BUCKLE up for a trip to Turkey like you've never experienced. With the help of Sara Pascoe and Amar Latif the travel show is like no other. Here's how you can watch the one off documentary... When is Travelling Blind on TV? Travelling Blind is on TONIGHT ( March 7, 2019.) You can catch the show on BBC2 at 8pm in an hour-long episode. But don't fret if you miss it, the one-off documentary will be available to watch on iPlayer after broadcast. What is it about? The documentary follows blind adventurer and director Amar Latif and comedienne Sara Pascoe as they discover Turkey. Sara acts as Amar's 'eyes' on the excursion - describing the scenery - as they both experience all that the country has to offer. And Amar's heightened senses help Sara appreciate things that are going on around her that she may not have otherwise noticed. Like when he encourages the funnywoman to really listen to the sound of millions of bees at a beehive or take in the atmospheric scents of Isanbul's Grand Bazaar. … [Read more...] about When is Travelling Blind on tonight and what is it about? Documentary features comedian Sara Pascoe and director Amar Latif
PRINCE Jackson's life has always been in the spotlight thanks to being the son of Michael Jackson. We take a look at his story so far and what he is up to now. Where is Prince Jackson now? The King of Pop has three kids who are known as Paris, Prince and Blanket, although they were all given longer names at birth. “Prince” is Michael’s oldest child, and was born as Michael Joseph Prince Jackson Jr on on February 13, 1997. His mother was Jackson's second wife Debbie Rowe, though Jackson raised him and his siblings on his own. What does Michael Jackson's son do now? Prince Jackson has appeared on various TV shows, including as a guest correspondent on Entertainment Tonight. In 2010, Prince and his sister Paris accepted their father’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2010 Grammys. Prince also founded the Heal Los Angeles charity to continue his father’s Heal the World initiatives. Now aged 22, Prince is a fan of motorcycles, dogs and travel, and … [Read more...] about Where is Prince Jackson now, what does Michael Jackson’s son do and what’s he said about Channel 4 documentary Leaving Neverland?
Updated 7:54 pm PST, Thursday, February 14, 2019 Southern Marin Fire Department members search a crushed house in the aftermath of a mudslide that destroyed three homes on a hillside in Sausalito, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, filling normally dry creeks and rivers with muddy torrents, flooding roadways and forcing residents to flee their homes in communities scorched by wildfires. less Southern Marin Fire Department members search a crushed house in the aftermath of a mudslide that destroyed three homes on a hillside in Sausalito, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Waves of heavy rain pounded ... more Photo: Michael Short, AP Photo: Michael Short, AP Image 1 of / 13 Caption Close Image 1 of 13 Southern Marin Fire Department … [Read more...] about The Latest: Paddleboarder dies in storm-swollen channel
Mail readers have been having their say about the first episode of new Channel 4 TV documentary Skint Britain: Friends Without Benefits. The three-part series takes a look at how people in the town have been affected by the Government’s new Universal Credit system, which is aimed at getting people on benefits back to work.Universal Credit is replacing six other benefits with a single monthly payment for people out of work or on a low income.Hartlepool was one of the pilot areas for the roll-out of the new system, and the documentary aims to portray the stark realities of the new system on people's lives.Producers say the show features its impact on crime, homelessness, loan sharks, hunger and evictions as claimants struggle to survive.Related: Skint Britain: These are the main talking points of the Channel 4 documentary filmed in Hartlepool But many viewers took to the Hartlepool Mail's Facebook page to express their dismay at the public image the programme's makers gave of the … [Read more...] about ‘They always make Hartlepool look like the back of beyond’: How you reacted to Channel 4’s Skint Britain documentary