TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    19 Apr

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 01:10

    19 Apr

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    June 1944: the British and Canadians are still short of the objective they planned to capture on D-Day: the city of Caen. This episode tells the story of the bloody fighting for the city.

  • 02:15

    19 Apr

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Britain and France declare war when Hitler invades Poland; in May 1940, the Germans attack Holland and Belgium as a decoy. As the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe strike in force, the French seem trapped.

  • 03:05

    19 Apr

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Bettany visits Turkey to witness settlements such as Cappadocia and Göbeklitepe up close; she also explores Urfa (Şanlıurfa), one of the most significant pilgrimage cities of the Middle East.

  • 03:55

    19 Apr

    Conquistadors: The Rise and Fall - Season 1

    The ruthlessly ambitious Hernán Cortés travels deep into the Mexican interior to conquer the Aztecs, one of the greatest empires in the Americas.

  • 04:40

    19 Apr

    Genghis Khan's Mongolia - Season 1

    The legend of the Mongols in popular imagination of being bloodthirsty marauders has been obliterated by a more nuanced reality of Mongol life where people were rewarded for talent and not status.

  • 05:25

    19 Apr

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    We discover an intriguing new theory about Göbekli Tepe in southern Turkey; one of the world's oldest mysteries dating back over 12,000 years, we still don't understand who built it or why.

  • 06:10

    19 Apr

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    Like the Kennedy dynasty in the US, the Agnelli story is marked by an over-sized influence on the history of their country and by a succession of tragedies that has spanned generations.

  • 06:35

    19 Apr

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 2

    Scientists are still searching for answers to a mysterious 18th-century killing spree involving a beast that supposedly slays like an animal, but also acts just like a human; could it be a werewolf?

  • 07:40

    19 Apr

    Deadman's Curse: The Lost Spanish Gold - Season 2

    A hidden history of gold exploration on Pitt Lake points to Spanish exploration in the search for Slumach's gold.

  • 08:35

    19 Apr

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 09:40

    19 Apr

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Britain and France declare war when Hitler invades Poland; in May 1940, the Germans attack Holland and Belgium as a decoy. As the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe strike in force, the French seem trapped.

  • 10:45

    19 Apr

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    What defines a successful fighting force? Warfare has changed radically over the last century, and armed forces have had to adapt to new technologies and tactics.

  • 11:50

    19 Apr

    Myths: Great Mysteries of Humanity - Season 3

    El Dorado is the city of gold; evidence of it can be found all over South America from Peru to Guyana and Colombia, but only one of these leads traces back to the origins of the legend.

  • 12:50

    19 Apr

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    The disfigured mummy of the Younger Lady has mystified experts since she was first discovered over 100 years ago; investigators find out who she was using modern forensic science.

  • 13:50

    19 Apr

    Cracking The Code - Season 1

    This is the story of cracking humanity's most complex and important code; unravelling the secrets of the Human Genome pushes modern science to its very limits.

  • 14:55

    19 Apr

    Voices of the Dead - Season 1

    79 A.D. / C.E. - Mount Vesuvius is set to blow. Bettany follows the fate of five victims - a small boy, a soldier, a pregnant woman, a slave and a caretaker - and pieces their final 24 hours together.

  • 15:55

    19 Apr

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    The disfigured mummy of the Younger Lady has mystified experts since she was first discovered over 100 years ago; investigators find out who she was using modern forensic science.

  • 16:50

    19 Apr

    Cursed Treasures - Season 1

    A discovery by peat-cutters in Cheshire in England reveals whispers of a curse, and a car in Austria is believed to bring doom and death to those who owned or rode in it.

  • 17:50

    19 Apr

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    WWII facilitated the use of technology to wreak destruction from afar; through success and failure, the bomb was and remains a weapon that can tip the balance in favour of those who wield its power.

  • 18:55

    19 Apr

    Greatest Events of World War II In Colour - Season 1

    Britain and France declare war when Hitler invades Poland; in May 1940, the Germans attack Holland and Belgium as a decoy. As the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe strike in force, the French seem trapped.

  • 19:55

    19 Apr

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    The Mark 1 tank was first used in 1916 to give the Allies an advantage in the trenches; it changed how battles were fought and became the foundation of a century of innovation in armoured vehicles.

  • 21:00

    19 Apr

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3 New

    Bettany visits Turkey to witness settlements such as Cappadocia and Göbeklitepe up close; she also explores Urfa (Şanlıurfa), one of the most significant pilgrimage cities of the Middle East.

  • 22:00

    19 Apr

    Voices of the Dead - Season 1

    79 A.D. / C.E. - Mount Vesuvius is set to blow. Bettany follows the fate of five victims - a small boy, a soldier, a pregnant woman, a slave and a caretaker - and pieces their final 24 hours together.

  • 23:00

    19 Apr

    Unearthed: Ancient Murder Mysteries - Season 1

    Homicide detective Rod Demery and scientist Professor Turi King study an 800-year-old partial skeleton; motives include robbery and a brawl, but can they identify the killer?

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