See ‘Life on Our Planet’ With These Stunning Nature Docuseries (VIDEO)

For a show titled Life on Our Planet, the new docuseries debuting on Netflix on October 25 certainly dwells on death a lot. The filmmakers focus on five extinction events in Earth’s tumultuous history, using Hollywood-level visual effects to depict those cataclysms. And the show is just the latest in a long line of big-budget nature docuseries. Here are others that bring the whole planet into your living room.

The Tennessee Titans Were Once the Houston Oilers — Why Did They Change Names?

You NFL fans out there might have tried adjusting your television sets on Oct. 29, 2023, as the Tennessee Titans wore uniforms in the colors of their predecessors, the Houston Oilers, in a nod to the team’s beginnings. So, why did the Oilers change their name anyway? As football historians know, the Oilers switched cities and got a new nickname following a falling-out between the late team owner Bud Adams and the city of Houston. Here’s how it all went down…

Remembering ‘Port Charles,’ 20 Years After the ‘General Hospital’ Spinoff’s End

At the end of the 20th century, broadcast networks were still giving the green light to daytime dramas, including Port Charles, a half-hour spinoff of ABC’s long-running hit General Hospital. The series, created by Wendy Riche, lasted only six years — GH has already run ten times as long — but it had made a lasting impression with soap fans by the time it ended two decades ago.

Lily Gladstone Criticizes 'Delusional' Portrayal of American West in 'Yellowstone'

Lily Gladstone, who’s earning Oscar buzz for her role in the upcoming Martin Scorsese film Killers of the Flower Moon, has two strong words for Yellowstone. In a new New York magazine interview, the actor — whose father is Blackfeet and Nez Perce — says that Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan’s version of the American West in the Paramount Network series is “delusional” and “deplorable.”

10 Most Hallmark Titles From the History of the Channel's Countdown to Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for Hallmark Channel executives! We’re honoring Hallmark’s holiday programming and also roasting it like a chestnut on an open fire with this chronological list of the most Hallmark titles in Countdown to Christmas history. If our eyes happened to land on these titles in the pages of TV Guide Magazine, we’d know right away we were looking at a Hallmark Channel listing.

Young people are coming out in huge numbers. These families found beautiful ways to support their kids.

Paria Hassouri and her husband were thousands of miles from home, on vacation in Thailand, when they got a call from their daughter’s school. A teacher told them that Ava, then 13, was questioning her gender identity. During Ava’s coming-out experience, Hassouri educated herself about how best to support her daughter. Other parents are trying to do the same, as children and teens are opening up — sometimes even earlier in their lives — about their placement in a galaxy of queer existence.

Gender Affirming Surgeries Are Being Delayed or Canceled Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

On March 13, the American College of Surgeons recommended hospitals across the country minimize, postpone, or cancel all scheduled elective surgeries because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As many hospitals took that advice and shed certain procedures from the books, many transgender people were left with devastating setbacks as gender-affirming surgeries were canceled or indefinitely postponed as the question of which procedures are “elective” looms.

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