Top 100 Nonfiction TV Shows of 2022

1The Kitchen, Season 29 reviews, watch and download

The Kitchen, Season 29

November 28, 2021

The Kitchen throws it back to iconic party bites that deserve a comeback -- with new twists! There's a fabulous "fon-duo" of Taleggio Fondue and Quick Horchata ...

2This American Life, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

This American Life, Season 1

March 22, 2007

Three stories of people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by unpleasant outcomes: an elementary ...

3See No Evil, Season 8 reviews, watch and download

See No Evil, Season 8

November 25, 2021

In Fontana, California, a bizarre traffic accident takes the life of 18-year-old Cristian Dominguez Aguilar. With the driver vanished into thin air, police turn...

4Planet Earth II reviews, watch and download

Planet Earth II

March 4, 2017

Jungles provide the richest habitats on the planet - mysterious worlds of high drama where extraordinary animals attempt to survive in the most competitive plac...

5Chaos in Court, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

Chaos in Court, Season 1

October 21, 2020

A courthouse brawl after a manslaughter conviction; a woman claims Jesus is her attorney; a man becomes outraged when denied bond; a group text gone wrong; an a...

6Ancient Aliens, Season 11 reviews, watch and download

Ancient Aliens, Season 11

July 27, 2018

Could the ancient ruins of Sardinia, Italy hold clues to an extraterrestrial past? Oak Island treasure hunter Marty Lagina and Ancient Astronaut theorist Giorgi...

7Top Gear, The Specials, Vol. 1 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, The Specials, Vol. 1

March 30, 2009

Our story begins in a little village on the border between Zimbabwe and Botswana. Unusually, James was the first to arrive, in his 1985 Mercedes 230E. Next up i...

8MythBusters, Season 5 reviews, watch and download

MythBusters, Season 5

January 17, 2007

Arggghhh me hearties -- Jamie and Adam have plundered the seven seas in search of pirate parables and maritime myths and the result is this 2-hour spectacular. ...

9Murder Comes to Town, Season 5 reviews, watch and download

Murder Comes to Town, Season 5

July 24, 2018

The town of Cleveland, OK experiences overwhelming heartbreak when its esteemed Sheriff is mysteriously gunned down in the night. As the community wrestles with...

10The Unexplained Files, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

The Unexplained Files, Season 1

September 11, 2013

Ghost Yacht- Three friends go sailing ... and vanish without trace - their catamaran left drifting like a ghost ship off the coast of Queensland. Freaky Fires- ...

11House Hunters International, Season 32 reviews, watch and download

House Hunters International, Season 32

February 16, 2012

The Weins seek an apartment in Vienna, Austria so Eva can reconnect with her family's history.

12House Hunters International, Season 160 reviews, watch and download

House Hunters International, Season 160

November 17, 2021

A fitness entrepreneur and his showbiz wife are leaving their hectic LA lives to pursue a business venture in Tulum, Mexico. She wants to start slow with a mode...

13House Hunters, Season 187 reviews, watch and download

House Hunters, Season 187

November 17, 2021

A single attorney looks to buy her first home in red-hot Inglewood, California. With prices in that area going through the roof, she might have to consider a fi...

14Island Life, Season 19 reviews, watch and download

Island Life, Season 19

February 19, 2020

A warehouse manager is ready to move to Mount Desert Island, Maine, where she vacationed with family when she was younger. Now, she's looking for a home with a ...

15Dateline: Mystery reviews, watch and download

Dateline: Mystery

May 23, 2010

This is a harrowing, dramatic story of heroism at sea after a cruise ship starts to take on water and sink with nearly 600 people on board. Remarkably, the resc...

16Planet Earth II reviews, watch and download

Planet Earth II

February 18, 2017

From adorable pygmy sloths to huge living dragons, islands offer a refuge for the planet'€™s strangest creatures. But life on these isolated lands is full of ...

17Hemingway: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

Hemingway: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Season 1

April 6, 2021

Hemingway, having achieved a level of fame rarely seen in the literary world, settles in Key West with Pauline Pfeiffer and spends his time seeking new conquest...

18Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Season 7 reviews, watch and download

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Season 7

May 15, 2016

Bourdain visits the Crow reservation, hunts with podcast host Joe Rogan, and eats dinner at Butte institution Lydia's supper club.

19Top Gear, Series 14 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Series 14

December 27, 2009

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are dropped deep in the Bolivian rain forest armed only with three shabby 4x4s which they bought from the local s...

20Top Gear, Season 22 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Season 22

January 12, 2015

The world's biggest car program is back with a brand new, two-part special in which Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take three V8-engined sports ...

21Buried in the Backyard, Season 4 reviews, watch and download

Buried in the Backyard, Season 4

November 25, 2021

A small farm town is rocked when a popular hostess at the town's favorite tavern disappears into the night.

22NOVA Universe Revealed reviews, watch and download

NOVA Universe Revealed

October 27, 2021

The sun is our life-giving source of light, heat, and energy, and new discoveries are unraveling its epic history. Join Nova on a voyage to discover its place i...

23Top Gear, Season 19 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Season 19

March 11, 2013

In the first of a two-part Top Gear special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are in Africa with a simple mission to find the definitive source o...

24Top Gear, The Specials, Vol. 1 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, The Specials, Vol. 1

December 2, 2006

The team travel to Norway where they attempt Olympic events - in cars. A rocket-powered mini is fired off a ski jump, Jeremy and James tackle the biathlon with ...

25Good Eats, Season 9 reviews, watch and download

Good Eats, Season 9

January 18, 2006

Beef tenderloin is one of the most luxurious cuts of critter known to man, expensive too. Alton investigates where this costly cut comes from, how to buy it and...

26The White Lotus: Miniseries reviews, watch and download

The White Lotus: Miniseries

August 16, 2021

As Armond attempts to do damage control, Belinda tries to redirect Tanya's focus to her business proposal. Paula grows increasingly disillusioned with the Mossb...

27Love It or List It, Season 18 reviews, watch and download

Love It or List It, Season 18

October 26, 2021

A woman never wants to leave her charming 1985 home that's blocks from downtown, but her husband thinks they made a big mistake. He wants an open floor plan for...

28Barefoot Contessa Specials, Vol. 1 reviews, watch and download

Barefoot Contessa Specials, Vol. 1

December 13, 2015

Ina Garten and her husband, Jeffrey, are on a getaway in the Berkshires with friends. They're kicking off the festive season with a great winter weekend of snow...

29Good Eats, Season 9 reviews, watch and download

Good Eats, Season 9

February 1, 2006

Alton completes his strategy of getting your money's worth from the luxurious cut of meat known as beef tenderloin. We learn the legends and preparations of Car...

30The White Lotus: Miniseries reviews, watch and download

The White Lotus: Miniseries

August 16, 2021

Stripped of his gadgets, Quinn reluctantly takes a scuba class with Mark, who’s struggling to process revelations regarding his late father. Hoping to reignit...

31House Hunters, Season 146 reviews, watch and download

House Hunters, Season 146

June 13, 2018

Nashville newcomers are on the hunt for a house, but he wants an industrial loft and she wants a cozy Craftsman. They both agree on the need for additional spac...

32Frontline, Season 42 reviews, watch and download

Frontline, Season 42

September 14, 2021

An investigation of Boeing’s flawed 737 Max jet and the crashes that killed 346 people. With the New York Times, revealing the commercial pressures, flawed de...

33Yellowstone, Series 1 reviews, watch and download

Yellowstone, Series 1

March 15, 2009

As we follow the grip of winter over the course of six freezing months, we chart the fortunes of Yellowstone's wildlife in a finely balanced fight to survive. B...

34Fatal Frontier: Evil in Alaska, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

Fatal Frontier: Evil in Alaska, Season 1

November 14, 2021

When a 19-year-old woman with a promising future turns up dead with a single gunshot wound to the back of the head, the trail leads to a rogue police officer.

3560 Days In, Season 6 reviews, watch and download

60 Days In, Season 6

April 23, 2020

The Phase One participants reunite to relive their time in the Etowah County Detention Center, air grievances, and find out who really had each other's back.

36Cold Case Files, Season 2 reviews, watch and download

Cold Case Files, Season 2

September 10, 2021

When 25-year-old schoolteacher Christy Mirack is found brutally murdered in her Lancaster, Pennsylvania, apartment in 1992, there is no shortage of suspects. Fr...

37The White Lotus: Miniseries reviews, watch and download

The White Lotus: Miniseries

August 15, 2021

As a new wave of guests arrive at the White Lotus, resort manager Armond tries to assuage an unreasonable Shane and his easy-going wife Rachel, while spa direct...

38911 Crisis Center, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

911 Crisis Center, Season 1

November 27, 2021

911 Dispatcher Abby Encarnacion is pregnant with her first child and must navigate working 12-hour shifts, taking highly emotional calls, and instructing CPR to...

39The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9 reviews, watch and download

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9

November 9, 2021

Dreams come true and hard work pays off when the team discovers gold in the Money Pit area.

40NOVA, Vol. 23 reviews, watch and download

NOVA, Vol. 23

May 19, 2021

On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg, the world’s largest airship, ignited in a giant fireball; this remains one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history. Now, ...

41War Stories reviews, watch and download

War Stories

November 10, 2007

Their mission was to destroy two cities in Japan, and that is what they did. Fifty years after the atomic bomb missions over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, surv...

42Frontline, Season 42 reviews, watch and download

Frontline, Season 42

November 23, 2021

Amid record police shootings in Utah, an investigation into the use of deadly force in the state. With The Salt Lake Tribune, an examination of police training,...

43911 Crisis Center, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

911 Crisis Center, Season 1

November 27, 2021

It's dispatcher Marra Wargo's first week in her new position as Supervisor. Despite handling lifelong anxiety, she leads the team through a storm of emergencies...

44Planet Earth II reviews, watch and download

Planet Earth II

February 25, 2017

The great mountain ranges are some of the planet's most spectacular landscapes, but they are unforgiving places to live in, and only a few animals have what it ...

45The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park reviews, watch and download

The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park

November 14, 2019

The media jumps on the defense's strategy to make Jennifer seem fast and loose. The prosecution works to establish motive.

46House Hunters International, Season 160 reviews, watch and download

House Hunters International, Season 160

November 12, 2021

A young couple feels their house is owning them in New York and decides to relocate to Mexico City. They're looking for a lower cost of living and professional ...

47Top Gear, Series 14 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Series 14

November 15, 2009

Jeremy, Richard and James take an Aston Martin DBS Volante, a Ferrari California and a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder to Romania in search of an obscure stretch of...

48MythBusters, Season 2 reviews, watch and download

MythBusters, Season 2

February 22, 2004

Find out if a sinking ship will suck passengers down as it goes under. Put a lit firecracker down the neck of a trombone to make sweeter music, and determine th...

49MythBusters, Season 7 reviews, watch and download

MythBusters, Season 7

April 8, 2009

It's another feature length episode of Mythbusters and this time the team are on a mission to mash metal. In this 'Demolition Derby' the team have four fables o...

50UFO reviews, watch and download

UFO

August 15, 2021

UFO sightings don't just come from crackpots: in 2004, a team of elite Navy pilots and radar operators had one of many military encounters with unidentified aer...

51Frontline, Season 42 reviews, watch and download

Frontline, Season 42

November 9, 2021

A huge leak reveals hidden assets and deals of the wealthy and powerful. FRONTLINE and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists examine secret ...

52Top Gear, Season 22 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Season 22

January 19, 2015

In part two, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May continue in their quest to take three V8-engined sports cars on an epic journey through Patagonia to...

53Maine Cabin Masters, Season 4 reviews, watch and download

Maine Cabin Masters, Season 4

March 23, 2020

Lifelong Mainers bought their Belgrade cabin in 1987, and the list of needed repairs continues to grow. Chase and the team give the camp much-needed life by reb...

54History Specials reviews, watch and download

History Specials

October 30, 2005

It began like the common cold. Then fever, baseball-sized black swellings on the neck, coughing of blood. Few lived more than two days. The year--1347. It was h...

55National Geographic Channel: Most Amazing reviews, watch and download

National Geographic Channel: Most Amazing

April 28, 2003

A riveting 90 minute special that counts down dramatic events captured on film through the National Geographic lens. Five action-packed segments feature spectac...

56Holiday Wars, Season 3 reviews, watch and download

Holiday Wars, Season 3

November 8, 2021

In the first qualifying round, the three teams of cake and sugar artists must showcase an unlikely understudy who dreams of winning a spot to pull Santa's sleig...

57Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations, Vol. 2 reviews, watch and download

Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations, Vol. 2

January 1, 2007

Ireland is steeped in history and traditions, both oral and written. It is also steeped in the myth that it has the worst food on the planet. New York chef and ...

58The Zoo, Season 5 reviews, watch and download

The Zoo, Season 5

November 28, 2021

At the zoo and the New York Aquarium, bull sea lions Clyde and Tacoma trade places to meet a new set of girlfriends. Sifaka lemurs Gemina and Andri form a new b...

59Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics, Season 19 reviews, watch and download

Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics, Season 19

November 8, 2021

It's all about simple pleasures and four dishes that bring Ina Garten pure joy. She makes Smashed Hamburgers with Caramelized Onions, Giant Crinkled Chocolate C...

60Top Gear, Series 12 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Series 12

February 16, 2009

Top Gear travels to the U.S. to take 3 new-generation muscle cars on a road trip from San Francisco to Utah. After the excitement of the last American road trip...

61The White Lotus: Miniseries reviews, watch and download

The White Lotus: Miniseries

August 16, 2021

After Shane shoots down her latest career plans, Rachel is further blindsided by an unexpected arrival. Just as Belinda begins to take her business proposition ...

62Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations, Vol. 2 reviews, watch and download

Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations, Vol. 2

January 7, 2008

Tony visits a bar and grill in southwest Texas, journeys to Piedras Nigras in search of a dish that has become synonymos with Mexico, nachos, takes a boat tour ...

63America The Story of Us reviews, watch and download

America The Story of Us

April 25, 2010

From Jamestown to Plymouth, early settlers fight for survival. Tobacco sows the seeds of opportunity; the north becomes a powerhouse of trade. Tension, taxation...

64Top Gear, Season 16 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Season 16

February 14, 2011

The three wise men of Top Gear embark on a seasonal road trip as they attempt to recreate a certain famous journey across the Middle East to Bethlehem. They do ...

65Still a Mystery, Season 4 reviews, watch and download

Still a Mystery, Season 4

November 25, 2021

He seems like a great partner, but when Susan Osborne and her 14-year-old son Evan disappear, it turns out "Mr. Right" has a secret. Then, when a young man is s...

66History Specials reviews, watch and download

History Specials

March 4, 2007

The Roman Empire, rotten to the core by the fifth century, lay open to barbarian warriors. Europe was beset by famine, plague, persecutions, and a state of war ...

67The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9 reviews, watch and download

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9

November 2, 2021

Armed with scientific evidence that there are massive amounts of silver in the soil near the Money Pit, Rick, Mary and the team return to Oak Island, closer tha...

68My Lottery Dream Home, Season 11 reviews, watch and download

My Lottery Dream Home, Season 11

November 27, 2021

A devoted grandma won $1 million on a quick pick, and now she wants her youngest son and his family to find their own home in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Only an h...

69Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations, Vol. 8 reviews, watch and download

Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations, Vol. 8

January 18, 2010

Istanbul has been subjected to stereotypes that minimize the food to lamb-on-a-stick and the culture to belly dancing; Tony soon discovers the faults in these m...

70Discovery Atlas, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

Discovery Atlas, Season 1

October 1, 2006

Coupling insightful storytelling with spectacular and ground-breaking photographic techniques, "Atlas: China Revealed" brings alive the fascinating and complex ...

71This is Life with Lisa Ling, Season 8 reviews, watch and download

This is Life with Lisa Ling, Season 8

November 21, 2021

Lisa investigates the murders of wealthy Native Americans during the 1920’s oil boom and witnesses how the descendants are fighting to revive what was nearly ...

72Hemingway: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

Hemingway: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Season 1

April 5, 2021

Hemingway enjoys an idyllic childhood in Oak Park, Illinois but, yearning for adventure, volunteers for the Red Cross during World War I. He marries Hadley Rich...

73Christmas Cookie Challenge, Season 5 reviews, watch and download

Christmas Cookie Challenge, Season 5

November 26, 2021

Five top cookie makers create Christmas cookies that reflect decades past. Then, they craft 3-D edible snow globes with 360-degree shine, drawing flavor inspira...

74Killing Gucci: People Magazine Investigates, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

Killing Gucci: People Magazine Investigates, Season 1

November 23, 2021

The name Gucci is synonymous with glamour, but in 1995 the fashion world is shocked when the one-time heir to the family dynasty is gunned down. A two-year inve...

75Table Wars, Season 1 reviews, watch and download

Table Wars, Season 1

November 15, 2021

Eight of the nation's top event designers must work in pairs to create an immersive dining experience that combines two opposite themes. Sparks fly as they try ...

76Tattoo Age, Season 2 reviews, watch and download

Tattoo Age, Season 2

July 25, 2018

Taki and Horitomo are the dynamic duo of Japanese style tattooing in the United States. In addition to tattooing, they also document the art form through museum...

77The White Lotus: Miniseries reviews, watch and download

The White Lotus: Miniseries

August 15, 2021

A cautiously optimistic Belinda walks a fine line with Tanya, while Armond brainstorms ways to deal with Shane. After her husband belittles her work, Rachel app...

78Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, Season 4 reviews, watch and download

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, Season 4

October 16, 2020

Bianca Borges shows Christopher Kimball Deep-Dish Quiche with Mushrooms, Bacon and Gruyere inspired by Le Pichet. Chris bakes Cranberry and Candied Ginger Buckl...

79Top Gear, Series 12 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Series 12

March 30, 2009

In one of the most spectacular and incredible Top Gear road trips ever attempted, the boys head to Vietnam, aiming to travel the entire length of the country in...

8060 Days In, Season 6 reviews, watch and download

60 Days In, Season 6

April 30, 2020

The Phase Two participants revisit their time in the Etowah County Detention Center, and Tony must answer to both Phase One and Phase Two for some of his more q...

81Christmas Cookie Challenge, Season 5 reviews, watch and download

Christmas Cookie Challenge, Season 5

November 12, 2021

Five former Christmas Cookie Challenge champions return to the workshop for another round of competition. After creating a Christmas village puzzle out of six p...

82MythBusters, Season 2 reviews, watch and download

MythBusters, Season 2

October 17, 2003

MythBusters: Find out if dropping a penny from a skyscraper can be lethal to pedestrians on the sidewalk below. Explore the effects of microwaves and whether or...

83House Hunters International, Season 160 reviews, watch and download

House Hunters International, Season 160

November 25, 2021

After a successful stint in Japan, Dallas empty nesters want to experience life abroad again and find a home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They have a big budget t...

84The White Lotus: Miniseries reviews, watch and download

The White Lotus: Miniseries

August 16, 2021

Rachel shares some harsh truths with Shane and confides in Belinda, who's reeling from bad news of her own. As the Mossbachers turn the page on their harrowing ...

85House Hunters, Season 188 reviews, watch and download

House Hunters, Season 188

November 24, 2021

A couple discovers that blending their families together and buying a home is putting their relationship to the test in Virginia. Her frugal ways are at odds wi...

86MythBusters, Season 2 reviews, watch and download

MythBusters, Season 2

September 23, 2003

Jamie and Adam set out to methodically bust urban legends. If a flammable substance is sprayed down a toilet bowl, will a lighted match cause the toilet to expl...

87Top Gear, Season 31 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, Season 31

November 23, 2021

Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness head to the British Grand Prix for a showdown with a trio of F1's finest drivers. Elsewhere, Paddy pays trib...

88The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9 reviews, watch and download

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9

November 23, 2021

Faced with the threat of a shut down in the swamp, the team focuses their energy on the Money Pit and are euphoric when they find more gold, with evidence sugge...

89Ancient Aliens, Season 17 reviews, watch and download

Ancient Aliens, Season 17

September 24, 2021

Scientists now know that seven human-like species lived alongside Homo sapiens for thousands of years. But why is it that only humans survived? Is it possible t...

90NOVA Universe Revealed reviews, watch and download

NOVA Universe Revealed

November 24, 2021

The Big Bang is when the cosmos started and time itself began. With animation based on space telescope images, NOVA winds back the ages to discover new clues ab...

91Planet Earth, Series 1 reviews, watch and download

Planet Earth, Series 1

May 20, 2006

Life goes to extraordinary lengths to survive this immense realm. A 30 tonne whale shark gorges on a school of fish and the unique overhead heli-gimbal camera r...

92Buried in the Backyard, Season 4 reviews, watch and download

Buried in the Backyard, Season 4

November 18, 2021

The luckiest moment in a man's life gives way to a dark mystery when he vanishes after winning a multi-million-dollar lottery.

93Top Gear, The Specials, Vol. 2 reviews, watch and download

Top Gear, The Specials, Vol. 2

February 7, 2011

The Top Gear boys are once again let loose in the USA, this time for an epic road trip up the east coast. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are com...

94The UnXplained, Season 3 reviews, watch and download

The UnXplained, Season 3

November 26, 2021

Since the dawn of civilization, humanity has been fixated on predicting our own demise. Perhaps it will be asteroids, black holes, or something even more myster...

95The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9 reviews, watch and download

The Curse of Oak Island, Season 9

November 16, 2021

The team is unstoppable when more evidence suggests the stone roadway is heading directly towards the Money Pit. But when delicate discoveries are made in the s...

96The First 48, Vol. 17 reviews, watch and download

The First 48, Vol. 17

November 5, 2015

In Atlanta, a young woman is found on the floor of an abandoned house, naked and strangled to death. As the investigation unfolds, further horrors are revealed ...

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