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Journalist Michael Ware enters new front lines to lift the veil on unique and often controversial cultures. Ware brings his style of gritty, unapologetic journalism to some of the world’s buzziest areas, from the rough and savage highlands of Papua New Guinea to the glamorous streets of Los Angeles where celebrities are sought out by paparazzi.

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Journalist Michael Ware enters new front lines to lift the veil on unique and often controversial cultures. Ware brings his style of gritty, unapologetic journalism to some of the world’s buzziest areas, from the rough and savage highlands of Papua New Guinea to the glamorous streets of Los Angeles where celebrities are sought out by paparazzi.

    • EPISODE 1

    Witch Hunt

    Ware’s first stop takes him to Papua New Guinea, an island nation clawing its way into the modern world but dragging with it ancient traditions of witchcraft and sorcery. Ware is here to investigate one of the country’s storied and highly controversial practices: Women who are thought to be witches are hunted and killed.

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    • 47 Minutes

    Ware’s first stop takes him to Papua New Guinea, an island nation clawing its way into the modern world but dragging with it ancient traditions of witchcraft and sorcery. Ware is here to investigate one of the country’s storied and highly controversial practices: Women who are thought to be witches are hunted and killed.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Fashion Week Wars

    New York Fashion Week emanates celebrity, glamour and style. Former war correspondent, Michael Ware travels deep into the heart of New York City during Fashion Week as the city pulses with pageantry, runway shows, models, celebrities and chic elite. Ware tries to find meaning in the enigmatic fashion world.

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    New York Fashion Week emanates celebrity, glamour and style. Former war correspondent, Michael Ware travels deep into the heart of New York City during Fashion Week as the city pulses with pageantry, runway shows, models, celebrities and chic elite. Ware tries to find meaning in the enigmatic fashion world.

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    • EPISODE 3

    Chasing Iranian Spies

    Ware gains insider access to the Iranian dissident group the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MeK). Their goal is to overrun Iran. Teenagers flock to join – to drive tanks, to learn infantry skills, to fight and to die. Ware travels to see the female fighters whom he previously interviewed and finds out where they are now, what has become of them and whether any of them are still alive.

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    Ware gains insider access to the Iranian dissident group the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MeK). Their goal is to overrun Iran. Teenagers flock to join – to drive tanks, to learn infantry skills, to fight and to die. Ware travels to see the female fighters whom he previously interviewed and finds out where they are now, what has become of them and whether any of them are still alive.

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    • EPISODE 4

    Africa's Last King

    King Mswati is the last remaining absolute monarch of Africa, ruling over the entire Kingdom of Swaziland. The western media portrays Swaziland as a struggling nation, its population suffering beneath the rule of a self-absorbed playboy king. But is there truth behind these headlines? Ware journeys deep into the monarchy to find out what it’s like to be one of the world’s last true kings.

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    King Mswati is the last remaining absolute monarch of Africa, ruling over the entire Kingdom of Swaziland. The western media portrays Swaziland as a struggling nation, its population suffering beneath the rule of a self-absorbed playboy king. But is there truth behind these headlines? Ware journeys deep into the monarchy to find out what it’s like to be one of the world’s last true kings.

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    • EPISODE 5

    Riding for Mother Russia

    In embattled rebel-held eastern Ukraine, Michael embeds himself with The Night Wolves, a Kremlin-backed biker gang who have a direct line to Putin and a penchant for pyrotechnics. Ware learns about The Night Wolves’ mission on the frontline and seeks their leader, “The Surgeon,” in Moscow.

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    In embattled rebel-held eastern Ukraine, Michael embeds himself with The Night Wolves, a Kremlin-backed biker gang who have a direct line to Putin and a penchant for pyrotechnics. Ware learns about The Night Wolves’ mission on the frontline and seeks their leader, “The Surgeon,” in Moscow.

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    • EPISODE 6

    Cuban Rum and Revolution

    In recent months images of a “new” Cuba have been broadcast — an island peppered with bright red 1950s Chevys parked along picturesque cobblestone streets, bluest of blue oceans and people dancing in the streets, all of this amid a joyous geopolitical and diplomatic air of rapture as the United States historically embraces Castro’s Cuba. But is this Cuba we see in photos the real Cuba?

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    In recent months images of a “new” Cuba have been broadcast — an island peppered with bright red 1950s Chevys parked along picturesque cobblestone streets, bluest of blue oceans and people dancing in the streets, all of this amid a joyous geopolitical and diplomatic air of rapture as the United States historically embraces Castro’s Cuba. But is this Cuba we see in photos the real Cuba?

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    • EPISODE 7

    The Deep South

    Ware travels down South to learn about Southern tradition. His first stop is a tailgate at the University of Alabama football game, where he examines the importance of football and race relations in sport. Then, he travels to Montgomery, where he visits the home of American literary legend F. Scott Fitzgerald. In Charleston, South Carolina, he examines the culinary renaissance and plantations.

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    Ware travels down South to learn about Southern tradition. His first stop is a tailgate at the University of Alabama football game, where he examines the importance of football and race relations in sport. Then, he travels to Montgomery, where he visits the home of American literary legend F. Scott Fitzgerald. In Charleston, South Carolina, he examines the culinary renaissance and plantations.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Paparazzi!

    Paparazzi find themselves in some of the most bizarre and sometimes life-threatening scenarios trying to get raw, candid photos of celebrities, athletes and politicians. Ware embeds himself with paparazzi to find out what exactly they go through to get the shots fans crave. He stands by the celebrity entrance of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” and waits outside Catch night club with Kevin Smith.

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    • 47 Minutes

    Paparazzi find themselves in some of the most bizarre and sometimes life-threatening scenarios trying to get raw, candid photos of celebrities, athletes and politicians. Ware embeds himself with paparazzi to find out what exactly they go through to get the shots fans crave. He stands by the celebrity entrance of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” and waits outside Catch night club with Kevin Smith.

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