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Taboo

Rituals and customs from around the globe. 

6/1/15
03:00 AM
"Gross Work"  People who make a living doing uncommon jobs.  (Repeat) NGC
6/1/15
04:00 AM
"Extreme Fighting"  In many cultures, what is considered acceptable violence pushes the boundaries.  (Repeat) NGC
6/1/15
05:00 AM
"Old Enough?"  Challenging the perceptions of what it means to be a child; a teenage girl who wants to become a male; a 9-year-old who drives race cars; Nepal girls who are worshiped as living goddesses.  (Repeat) NGC
6/4/15
03:00 AM
"Express Your Body"  Looking at the ways people change their appearance for psychological, aesthetic or other reasons.  (Repeat) NGC
6/4/15
04:00 AM
"New Shades of Sex"  The different ways people around the globe address intimacy issues.  (Repeat) NGC
6/4/15
05:00 AM
"Extreme Punishment"  The lengths some societies go to to punish a crime.  (Repeat) NGC
6/11/15
03:00 AM
"Teen Sex"  The sexual customs and age of consent varies in countries around the globe.  (Repeat) NGC
6/11/15
04:00 AM
"Child Rearing"  Child rearing techniques around the world.  (Repeat) NGC
6/11/15
05:00 AM
"Changing Gender"  In one married couple, each partner has switched gender; one person self-refers as a hybrid -- neither male nor female.  (Repeat) NGC
Taboo

Premise
Rituals and customs accepted in one culture may be thought of as downright bizarre in another. ``Taboo'' delves into that dichotomy, taking viewers across cultural borders to explore traditional beliefs and deliberate lifestyle choices, ranging from body modification and gender decisions to nudity and spiritual quests that test the limits of the human body.

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.