1. Dan Snow's History Of The Winter Olympics
Who better than a bloke called Dan Snow to guide you through the history of the Winter Games, both on and off the snow and ice.
2. Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
From Ken Burns, the man who practically invented the modern documentary - his 'Civil War' and 'Baseball' are some of the greatest documentary series ever made. A weighty work in two parts, it's well worth taking the time to appreciate this masterwork which charts the fascinating life of the first black heavyweight champion on the world.
3. The Book of Manning
ESPN's brilliant treatment of American Football's first family.