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  • Episode 1: Riding For Mother Russia

  • In embattled rebel-held eastern Ukraine, Journalist Michael Ware embeds himself with The Night Wolves: a Kremlin-backed biker gang who have a direct line to Putin and a penchant for pyrotechnics.

  • Episode 2: Chasing Iranian Spies

  • Condemned by Iran, once considered terrorists, backed by U.S. politicians and led by a woman. This is an Iranian dissident group that Journalist Michael Ware met during the war. Are they terrorists or freedom fighters? And where are they now?

  • Episode 3: Witch Hunt

  • Journalist Michael Ware investigates how while clawing its way into the modern world, Papua New Guinea is still mired in ancient beliefs such as magic and curses and how women believed to be witches are hunted and killed.

  • Episode 4: Africa's Last King

  • Journalist Michael Ware investigates the life of King Mswati III, the last remaining absolute monarch of Africa, to uncover the truth behind the headlines of Swaziland’s supposedly self-absorbed playboy king.

  • Episode 5: Cuban Rum and Revolution

  • Journalist Michael Ware travels to Cuba to investigate whether the “new” idyllic Cuba, home to the rich and curious tourist, is the real one or if there is still something sinister hidden underneath.

  • Episode 6: The Deep South

  • We all know the southern stereotypes of the good old boys and the finishing school girls, but do these stand up? Michael dives into the heart of America's south and discovers that from football to faith, family to food, all might not be just what they seem.

  • Episode 7: Paparazzi!

  • Reporter Michael Ware embeds with seasoned paparazzi, following them as they the hunt, shoot, and sell celebrity photos - always looking for the prefect shot.

About the Show

Join the indomitable Michael Ware on a raw journey of discovery. Ware has covered everything from Charlie Sheen to Operation Iraqi Freedom, and now comes to National Geographic to tell new stories like never before.


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