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Taboo

Rituals and customs from around the globe. 

5/25/15
03:06 AM
"Private Passions"  Unique matches include a fruitarian couple who live off the fruit they find in dumpsters.  (Repeat) NGC
5/25/15
04:00 AM
"Justice"  Abandoning modern systems of justice for older and more controversial methods.  (Repeat) NGC
5/25/15
05:00 AM
"Extreme Entertainers"  Entertainers whose art challenges cultural taboos.  (Repeat) NGC
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
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.