Against the Odds

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  • 2014
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.1  (68)

Against the Odds is a thrilling television show that first aired on the American Heroes Channel in 2014. The show is expertly hosted by the gifted actor Bill Bixby and tells the incredible stories of real-life heroes who faced seemingly insurmountable odds and emerged victorious.

Throughout the series, viewers are taken on a heart-pounding journey through some of the most dramatic moments in history. From World War II to the Cold War and beyond, each episode of Against the Odds is packed with compelling narratives that showcase the human spirit at its very best.

One of the show's most impressive features is its attention to detail. The stories are meticulously researched to ensure that every detail is accurate, which makes the viewing experience all the more immersive. Each episode also features interviews with experts in the relevant fields, such as historians and military veterans, who help to provide additional context and insight into the events that took place.

In addition to its excellent storytelling, Against the Odds is also visually stunning. The show features a seamless blend of real footage, reenactments, and expertly rendered animations that bring the stories to life in a way that is both engaging and informative.

One episode that truly stands out is "The Battle of Chosin," which tells the story of the brave soldiers who fought in one of the bloodiest battles of the Korean War. Through stunning visuals and expert narration, viewers are taken on a harrowing journey through the frigid mountains of North Korea, where American soldiers were forced to fend off a massive Chinese attack.

Another episode worth watching is "The Battle of the Bulge," which chronicles one of the most significant battles of World War II. Through interviews with veterans and powerful reenactments, viewers are transported to the frozen forests of Belgium and Germany, where the Allied forces were tasked with stopping a massive German offensive.

Overall, against the Odds is a must-watch show for anyone with an interest in history, heroism, and the human spirit. The show offers a unique blend of education and entertainment that is sure to captivate audiences of all ages. With its expert storytelling, stunning visuals, and powerful messages, Against the Odds is a true masterpiece of television.

Against the Odds is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on March 3, 2014.

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Nadia Comaneci & Jessica Ennis-Hill
9. Nadia Comaneci & Jessica Ennis-Hill
December 30, 2019
This week on Against The Odds . . . the perfect gymnast. Nadia Comaneci was the first to score a perfect ten in the Montreal Olympic Games. But her life in Romania away from the spotlight was far from perfect. Until she found her escape. Plus the face of the London Olympics, Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Martina Navratilova, Rod Laver & Novak Djokovic
8. Martina Navratilova, Rod Laver & Novak Djokovic
December 30, 2019
On this episode of Against the Odds, we salute the superstars of tennis, celebrating the off court bravery of Martina Navratilova, the relentless winning of Novak Djokovic, and the all round greatness of the man who ushered in the modern professional era, Rod Laver.
Serena & Venus Williams
7. Serena & Venus Williams
December 30, 2019
The two women who changed tennis, Serena and Venus Williams, Britain's world-beating triathlete, Alistair Brownlee, and the king of table tennis, Lin Dan.
Seve Ballesteros & Greg Norman
6. Seve Ballesteros & Greg Norman
December 30, 2019
On this episode we take to the links and marvel at Seve Ballesteros, the man who made the Ryder Cup a contest, and Greg Norman, the Great White Shark who shook up the establishment.
Allyson Felix, Laura Trott & Jason Kenny
5. Allyson Felix, Laura Trott & Jason Kenny
December 30, 2019
On this episode we look at the remarkable career of Allyson Felix, the greatest female track and field athlete in Olympic and world championship history plus Britain's cycling royalty, Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, who found each other and a dominance of the sport which has never been seen before.
Lewis Hamilton, Schumacher & Lauda
4. Lewis Hamilton, Schumacher & Lauda
December 30, 2019
Lewis Hamilton has the once seemingly unattainable records of the great Michael Schumacher in his sights ... but the Brit has had to endure a tough upbringing and a rocky relationship with his father to climb the mountain and Niki Lauda, the 3- time F1 champion who survived a horrific fireball crash at the 1977 German GP only to return to racing just six weeks later.
Jack Nicklaus, Mickelson & McIlroy
3. Jack Nicklaus, Mickelson & McIlroy
January 30, 2019
We examine the admirable career of golf's Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus; we discuss left handed, long hitting funnyman Phil Mickelson's triumphant career; and we marvel at humble Rory McIlroy's phenomenal achievements at an early age.
Conor McGregor & Holly Holm
2. Conor McGregor & Holly Holm
December 30, 2019
In this episode we track Conor McGregor's unprecedented rise from plumber's apprentice to the biggest MMA celebrity in the history of the sport, we follow Xiong Jingnan, the first Chinese MMA champion in the world who competes to honour the memory of her grandparents and take a look at how Holly Holm became the only person to hold championship titles in both boxing and MMA.
Formula One Genius - Senna & Prost
1. Formula One Genius - Senna & Prost
December 30, 2019
They were the key players in a golden era of Formula One, the fascinatingly flawed Brazilian genius Ayrton Senna and his great rival, the meticulous Frenchman Alain Prost.
Where to Watch Against the Odds
Against the Odds is available for streaming on the AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Against the Odds on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and AHC.
  • Premiere Date
    March 3, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (68)