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Taboo

Rituals and customs from around the globe. 

3/6/15
03:00 AM
"Body Modification"  People who reshape their bodies by extremes.  (Repeat) NGC
3/6/15
04:00 AM
"Forbidden Love"  People with emotional, romantic and sometimes sexual attraction to an object.  (Repeat) NGC
3/6/15
05:00 AM
"Narcotics"  While some societies wage war on drugs, some embrace them for their medicinal or spiritual benefits.  (Repeat) NGC
3/13/15
03:00 AM
"Secret Lives"  A look into the world of people who are leading double lives with surprising secrets.  (Repeat) NGC
3/13/15
04:00 AM
"Fat"  As people across the globe are getting heavier, beauty norms for some are changing; for others, the sight of fat is still taboo.  (Repeat) NGC
3/13/15
05:00 AM
"Touching Death"  A man evicts bodies from rented burial plots in Manila; an autopsy entrepreneur contracts out his services; a woman performs Buddhist rituals at the scene of a fatal car accident.  (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.