TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    04 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    Greece is home to epic human stories and birthplace of an astonishing culture that changed the world; Bettany starts her journey in Athens and travels to Nafplion, Sparta, Aegea and Olympia.

  • 01:05

    04 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Was an ancient glass scarab in Tutankhamun's tomb created by forces that are literally out of this world, and does a 4,000-year-old tablet really have building instructions for Noah's Ark?

  • 02:05

    04 Jul

    The Real Neanderthal

  • 02:55

    04 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    In northern Egypt, off of the coast of Alexandria, we set off on a journey to discover the incredible stories of two ancient sunken cities at the mouth of the Nile.

  • 03:45

    04 Jul

    Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle - Season 1

    Ortis follows the story of the USS Cyclops, an American naval ship that vanished in the Triangle in 1918, and Rick goes in search of a rare and deadly ocean phenomenon: the rogue wave.

  • 04:30

    04 Jul

    Tombs of Egypt: The Ultimate Mission - Season 1

    Zahi and his team unearth sarcophagi dating from the New Kingdom and the Late Period of ancient Egypt that will need to be scanned and maybe even opened, but there are more surprises in store...

  • 05:30

    04 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

    04 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    In northern Egypt, off of the coast of Alexandria, we set off on a journey to discover the incredible stories of two ancient sunken cities at the mouth of the Nile.

  • 07:00

    04 Jul

    In the Footsteps of Attila: King of the Huns - Season 1

  • 07:55

    04 Jul

    Hannibal: The New Evidence

  • 08:50

    04 Jul

    Crime Scene: Antiquity - Season 1

    We take a closer look at the murder of the world-famous glacier mummy Ötzi, a conspiracy against the Macedonian King Philip II, and the assassination of the first emperor of China.

  • 09:55

    04 Jul

    Lost Pyramids of the Aztecs - Season 1

    In this episode, archaeologists begin a pioneering experiment to build a replica Aztec pyramid and investigate the mysterious pyramid ruins being unearthed in the heart of Mexico City.

  • 10:55

    04 Jul

    Lost Pyramids of the Aztecs - Season 1

    Archaeologists investigate the discovery of over 100 ancient skeletons buried in a hillside outside Mexico City and manage to complete their experiment to build a replica Aztec pyramid.

  • 12:00

    04 Jul

    The Crusades - Season 1

    Retracing the steps of the Crusaders from a small town in France to the magnificent cities of the Holy Land, Dr Thomas Asbridge brings the human experience of the Crusades to life.

  • 13:00

    04 Jul

    The Making of Spain - Season 1

    This episode spans the early years - when Iberia was a minor province of Carthage - through to the glories of Spain's Moslem age and the Cordoba Caliphate.

  • 14:00

    04 Jul

    Lost Treasure Tombs of the Ancient Maya - Season 1

    We visit Copán in Honduras and Palenque in Mexico to follow archaeologists as they discover how the Maya lived; in Tikal in Guatemala, experts explore the scale of Maya kingdoms.

  • 15:00

    04 Jul

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 1

    Greece is home to epic human stories and birthplace of an astonishing culture that changed the world; Bettany starts her journey in Athens and travels to Nafplion, Sparta, Aegea and Olympia.

  • 16:00

    04 Jul

    Strangest Things - Season 1

    Was an ancient glass scarab in Tutankhamun's tomb created by forces that are literally out of this world, and does a 4,000-year-old tablet really have building instructions for Noah's Ark?

  • 16:55

    04 Jul

    Caesar's Doomsday War - Season 1

    Julius Caesar wanted to bring all of Gaul under his control, triggering a series of events that would bring his army to the brink of defeat - now archaeologists are uncovering what really happened.

  • 17:50

    04 Jul

    The Pyramids: Solving the Mystery - Season 1

    The architectural masterpieces on the Giza plateau are teeming with mysteries; how and why are the two biggest pyramids in the world aligned, and what secrets do these monuments still have to reveal?

  • 18:50

    04 Jul

    Castles - Bastions of Power - Season 1

    Castles were bastions of power, but what was life like behind their walls? We follow their development from simple wooden fortifications to the most elaborate strongholds and residences.

  • 19:55

    04 Jul

    The Real Neanderthal

  • 20:55

    04 Jul

    Scanning the Nile - Season 1

    In northern Egypt, off of the coast of Alexandria, we set off on a journey to discover the incredible stories of two ancient sunken cities at the mouth of the Nile.

  • 22:00

    04 Jul

    Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle - Season 1

    Ortis follows the story of the USS Cyclops, an American naval ship that vanished in the Triangle in 1918, and Rick goes in search of a rare and deadly ocean phenomenon: the rogue wave.

  • 22:55

    04 Jul

    Tombs of Egypt: The Ultimate Mission - Season 1

    Zahi and his team unearth sarcophagi dating from the New Kingdom and the Late Period of ancient Egypt that will need to be scanned and maybe even opened, but there are more surprises in store...

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