September 21, 2020

BIG STORY – Surging: 24 Hours in New Delhi

‘Surging: 24 Hours in New Delhi’ takes viewers to India’s capital to reveal how COVID-19 is impacting the city’s different social classes while underlining challenges preventing doctors and police officers from containing the pandemic.

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August 11, 2020

BIG STORY – Emerging: 24 Hours in Africa

‘Curfew: 24 Hours in Africa’ takes viewers to Nairobi, Kenya and Durban, South Africa to show viewers challenges faced by doctors treating an already immunocompromised community as well as those facing two of Africa’s fastest growing countries.

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July 31, 2020

BIG STORY – Emerging: 24 Hours in Europe

‘Emerging: 24 Hours in Europe’ takes viewers to Spain, Italy, Germany and France to see how far efforts to combat COVID-19 have come and to learn what challenges still remain for the continent’s residents, medical workers and first responders.

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July 27, 2020

BIG STORY – White Space

Though your phone may have been designed in California, your car in Germany and your camera in Japan, their components originate from all corners of the globe.
Globalization has changed how our products are manufactured, making the globe an international cooperative factory.
Made in Different Places takes a close look at how multinational the products we use have become and how this process has changed how the world conducts business.

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July 20, 2020

BIG STORY – Up North

‘Up North’ takes viewers to Norway, Russia and France to see how wildfires, lack of snow and melting ice are impacting daily life as temperatures continue to climb.

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July 1, 2020

BIG STORY – Infection: COVID-19 in Latin America

‘Infection: COVID-19 In Latin America’ examines and Brazil and Mexico to get a firsthand look at how Latin America’s two largest economies are dealing with the Coronavirus through interviews with doctors, residents and community workers vying to contain its spread.

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June 19, 2020

BIG STORY – I Can’t Breathe: Racism in the U.S.

‘I Can’t Breathe: Racism in the U.S.’ takes viewers to the front lines of the protests in the nation’s capital, Minneapolis and New York, to hear the message of the frustrated masses while examining the history of racial inequality in the U.S.

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June 2, 2020

BIG STORY – State of Emergency

‘State of Emergency: 24 Hours in New York’ puts viewers in the shoes of paramedics, doctors, bankers and restaurateurs to depict life in America’s most populous and economically critical city.

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April 24, 2020

BIG STORY – Widespread

A look inside the lives of those fighting, and at risk from, the public health emergency threatening the entire planet; COVID-19.

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April 9, 2020

BIG STORY – 24 Hours in Wuhan

On the eve of the 2020 Chinese New Year a mysterious new illness was discovered in Wuhan China. Now known as COVID-19, the illness quickly infected thousands causing the unprecedented lockdown of millions within the city and its surrounding areas.

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January 20, 2020

BIG STORY – The New Germans

The New Germans takes an in-depth look at the efforts to integrate and welcome the country’s newest residents as well as the growing political movement to prevent further immigration.

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January 12, 2020

BIG STORY – Deserted

Separating the United States from Mexico is a border spanning nearly 2000 miles. Much it is covered by vast swaths of deserts; making entry difficult even where no man-made barriers stand. Deserted explores the peril of this crossing, and the work done by humanitarians to prevent deaths.

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November 1, 2019

BIG STORY – The Red Line

The Red Line takes an in-depth look into the violence, poverty and discrimination dividing St. Louis and examines what some locals are doing to improve the situation in the city.

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October 25, 2019

BIG STORY – Babel

Iraq: War Continued tells the story of a country, a conflict, and the upending of global order, from the perspective of those who fought in the war, those who covered the war, and those who became its victims.

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China’s AI Revolution
October 18, 2019

BIG STORY – China’s AI Revolution

China’s AI Revolution takes a look at how artificial intelligence is being used to streamline shopping, secure sprawling cities, manage traffic, and even assist in diagnosing cancer.


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October 11, 2019

BIG STORY – Black Cloud

Black Cloud tells the tale of those who cannot imagine life without coal even though its mining places their lives in direct danger.

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August 2, 2019

BIG STORY – Iraq: War Continued

Iraq: War Continued tells the story of a country, a conflict, and the upending of global order, from the perspective of those who fought in the war, those who covered the war, and those who became its victims.

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POOR EUROPE
June 28, 2019

BIG STORY – Poor Europe?

Shot across the continent, Poor Europe investigates why poverty is still present in Europe, and searches for solutions to this pressing dilemma.

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Drowning in Plastic
April 12, 2019

BIG STORY – Drowning in Plastic

It’s one of the biggest threats we’ve ever faced: trillions of pieces of plastic choking the very lifeblood of our earth, and every marine animal – from the smallest plankton to the largest mammals – being affected.

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THE LOST CHILDREN OF TUNISIA
December 14, 2018

BIG STORY – The Lost Children of Tunisia

The Lost Children of Tunisia is a harrowing portrait of the devastating effects terrorism has had on Tunisia. It introduces viewers to families whose lives have been forever-altered by sons who have – sometimes secretly – left to join ISIL.

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BIG STORY | Landing Strip
December 7, 2018

BIG STORY – The Landing Strip

With eight percent of the drugs that come into the United States passing through its borders, the mark left on Honduras is dark, and plagued with destruction.

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BIG STORY OVERDOSE
November 29, 2018

BIG STORY – Overdose

A public health emergency that claims over 130 lives every day in the U.S. With millions misusing prescription opioids, and hundreds of thousands turning to heroin, “Overdose” goes to the heart of a crisis that is grappling an entire nation.

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journalist interviewing migrant on train
October 19, 2018

BIG STORY – Another News Story

Following the migrant crisis, Another News Story takes a poignant, up-close look at the challenges of balancing objectivity and humanity in a packed and fast-moving news cycle.

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October 12, 2018

BIG STORY – Sand Wars

Sand is not an infinite resource, and the planet’s gigantic demand for it is threatening its very existence. “Sand Wars” investigates this modern day “gold rush,” one that poses a real danger to humans, and the environment, in every corner of the globe.

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Road to Riches
September 21, 2018

BIG STORY – Road to Riches

With a goal to fully eliminate poverty by 2020, China’s rural and underserved population is being given an unprecedented opportunity for upward social mobility. Yet the challenges are enormous, for the masses and individuals alike.

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Yasoda prays at temple
August 24, 2018

BIG STORY – A Hard Land for Women

It’s of the world’s most dynamic countries, a vast subcontinent with a rich millennial history. This is the story of India, a land of vast contradictions, where women struggle to survive and thrive.

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The Thai cave rescue
August 17, 2018

BIG STORY – Out of the Dark

On June 23, 2018, twelve young soccer players and their coach set off to explore a cave in northern Thailand, becoming trapped 4KM deep inside it. This is the story of how a massive effort became an even bigger miracle.

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GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH
July 27, 2018

BIG STORY – Guardians of the Earth

In 2015, 20,000 negotiators, representing 195 nations, descended upon Paris for a tension-filled, high-stakes 11 days, in the name of reaching an accord. Guardians of the Earth tells the story of how it was done.

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POWER SHIFTS
July 5, 2018

BIG STORY – Power Shifts

Peter Frankopan explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology. Mirroring behaviors seen across Asia for millennia, this shift gives way to a new paradigm of power.

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DIRTY BUSINESS
June 29, 2018

BIG STORY – Dirty Business

This is an investigation into how old electronics, discarded in some of the world’s richest countries, end up unrecycled. It’s the story of the trail of pollution – and corruption – that is left when trash is illicit, and business is dirty.

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Mr. Deng goes to Washington
December 26, 2017

BIG STORY – Mr. Deng goes to Washington

On January 1, 1979, China and the United States re-established full diplomatic relations. A few weeks later, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made an official visit to the United States, a trip that would go down in the history books.

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Gold miner shaking rug
December 19, 2017

BIG STORY – Unsustainable

Gerry Hadden goes into the heart of South America to meet the people affected by a unique paradigm: fighting scarcity in lands of tremendous abundance.

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The Battle for Mosul
December 5, 2017

BIG STORY – The Battle for Mosul

Mosul is the second largest city in Iraq. In 2014, it was seized by Islamic State, becoming de-facto capital of the terror group. French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy embedded with troops from all sides to witness the last days of the battle to liberate this important city.

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Islamic State
November 28, 2017

BIG STORY – TERROR PART V: Islamic State

On Big Story, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi traces the Islamic State’s origins back to a U.S. prison camp, and shows how the group’s rise has left a trail of unparalleled brutality. He meets with U.S. government officials, Iraqi military, and victims who have narrowly escaped the group’s beheadings or mass executions.

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November 16, 2017

BIG STORY – TERROR PART IV: Boko Haram

On Big Story, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi travels to Pakistan – where he spent many summers growing up – to trace the roots of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. As Pakistan’s umbrella organization for the Taliban, the group has engaged in ruthless terror campaigns that have killed tens of thousands in Karachi and beyond.

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TERROR PART III: TEHRIK-I-TALIBAN PAKISTAN
November 15, 2017

BIG STORY – TERROR PART III: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan

On Big Story, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi travels to Pakistan – where he spent many summers growing up – to trace the roots of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. As Pakistan’s umbrella organization for the Taliban, the group has engaged in ruthless terror campaigns that have killed tens of thousands in Karachi and beyond.

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November 7, 2017

BIG STORY – TERROR PART II: al Shabaab

On Big Story, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi travels to eastern Africa, where he documents the spread of al Shabaab and its relentless reign of terror, made notorious by its large-scale attacks in Somalia, Kenya and beyond.

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October 30, 2017

BIG STORY – TERROR PART I: Al Qaeda

On Big Story, VICE founder Suroosh Alvi risks his life to meet with al Qaeda members, government officials, civilians and victims to investigate the organization’s origins, impact and plans for the future.

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January 17, 2017

BIG STORY – Reinventing Cuba

CGTN’s Gerry Hadden, a long time Cuba watcher takes viewers on a personal journey. Hadden portrays vibrant, hopeful, and resourceful characters facing enormous challenges in today’s Cuba.

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On Thin Ice
January 12, 2017

BIG STORY – On Thin Ice

Reporter Sean Callebs and photographer Andrew Smith spent three months in the Arctic, documenting the changes in the region for the original documentary: “On Thin Ice: The People of the North”.

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