TV Schedule

  • 00:10

    24 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    In 373 BCE, the Greek city of Helike disappeared beneath the waves; according to legend, Poseidon destroyed the city. It's similar to the myth of another ancient civilisation - Atlantis.

  • 01:10

    24 Jul

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 1

    The Holy Grail is one of the most sought-after cult objects of the last 2,000 years; origins of the sacred cup are believed to have been found everywhere, but other research points to England.

  • 02:15

    24 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Is a 2,000-year-old weathered jar discovered on an Iraqi excavation really the world's oldest battery, and why is a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy screaming?

  • 03:00

    24 Jul

    Victims of the Vikings

  • 03:55

    24 Jul

    The Last Journey of the Vikings - Season 1

    For most people, Vikings are known only as violent looters; we dig deeper and gain more insight into who the Vikings really were, and find out why they left Scandinavia to become pirates.

  • 04:45

    24 Jul

    Empire with Michael Portillo - Season 1

    Michael visits India, the 'Jewel in the Crown'; the British East India Company built the world's first multinational corporation. How did such a small number of colonists rule over such a vast area?

  • 05:30

    24 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Like it or not, warfare, conflict and the need to explore the unknown is the catalyst for human progress in technology. The fact is that mankind is at its most inventive when it's being destructive.

  • 06:00

    24 Jul

    Wicked Inventions - Season 2

    Like it or not, warfare, conflict and the need to explore the unknown is the catalyst for human progress in technology. The fact is that mankind is at its most inventive when it's being destructive.

  • 06:30

    24 Jul

    Museum Secrets - Season 2

    On the famed 'Museum Island' in the river that winds through Berlin are the Pergamon and Neues Museums which display some of the most spectacular objects from the ancient world.

  • 07:25

    24 Jul

    The Secret Versailles of Marie-Antoinette

  • 08:25

    24 Jul

    Treasures of the Indus - Season 1

    The Mughals created the most dazzling empire India had ever seen - from the Taj Mahal to intricate miniatures of court life - but did they bring civilisation to India, or tear it apart in the process?

  • 09:25

    24 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    There are few places with as much of an outsize influence as the small British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar; Bettany explores its caves, the Garrison Library, and its underground pleasure gardens.

  • 10:20

    24 Jul

    Planet of Treasures - Season 1

    Christopher Clark travels through Jordan, via Persepolis, to Isfahan in Iran; he follows the trails of the Persians, Greeks, Romans and Nabateans up to the great Islamic colonisation.

  • 11:25

    24 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    In the 1980s, stories circulated that the U.S. government was conducting experiments on young children; Jennifer and Sam Tripoli investigate one of the most puzzling conspiracy theories of all time.

  • 12:15

    24 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    In response to a call to storm Area 51, Jennifer and ufologist Ryan Sprague investigate what sparked this viral movement and what may be hidden inside Area 51.

  • 13:05

    24 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    Jennifer and U.S. Navy veteran Jordan Hunter investigate claims that a vortex for supernatural forces has caused ships and planes to vanish without a trace.

  • 13:55

    24 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    Jennifer teams up with journalist Sarah Lyons to investigate the centuries-old mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.

  • 14:45

    24 Jul

    Mysteries Decoded - Season 1

    Jennifer teams up with cryptozoologist Andrew Sanford to investigate newly-surfaced evidence of Bigfoot.

  • 15:40

    24 Jul

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Athens, a small hamlet in its early days, was established on abandoned land in 3,000 BC, but it would be transformed into one of the greatest ancient cities in the 5th century B.C.

  • 16:45

    24 Jul

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    4th century B.C.: Alexander the Great sets out to transform a fishing village into the ancient world's most dazzling city. Feast your eyes on a reconstruction of the city and its amazing buildings.

  • 17:50

    24 Jul

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Discover the ancient Maya city of Tikal remodelled using computer graphics; inhabited for over a thousand years, this ancient city would encompass up to 12,000 structures and two million inhabitants.

  • 18:55

    24 Jul

    Megapolis: The Ancient World Revealed - Season 1

    Rome: the greatest city of the ancient world. We unveil the secrets of Roman architecture and the incredible talent of its builders; explore the Pantheon, Emperor Nero's palace, and the Colosseum.

  • 20:00

    24 Jul

    Ancient Superstructures - Season 1

    Built on a massive block of granite, Mont-Saint-Michel holds many secrets; using the most advanced technology, experts scrutinise this ancient wonder on all scales to try to unravel its mysteries.

  • 21:00

    24 Jul

    Voices of the Dead - Season 1 New

    Using the latest geological and forensic research, Bettany reveals a sequence of events as Vesuvius erupts, culminating in the deaths of our characters and the destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

  • 22:05

    24 Jul

    Ancient Apocalypse - Season 1

    In 2334 BCE, the Akkadians conquered and united the Sumerian city state kingdoms to create the world's first empire; archaeologists try to find out how they became so powerful and why they collapsed.

  • 23:10

    24 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    Built on the shores of the Nile, Luxor is home to the greatest monuments of the New Kingdom: the Karnak complex, the temple of Denderah, and the million-year-old castle of Ramesses II.

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The arrests, trials, and deaths of many innocents –this was the largest witch-hunt in American history!…

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