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Blowing up HistoryBlowing up History
Discovery (AU), 2017 Running | Mystery, History, Documentary
Rating: 3/5

Blowing up History investigates new evidence that reveals the myths and mysteries behind ancient civilisations and the iconic megastructures they built. How were the Pyramids constructed and what lies hidden inside their secret chambers? How does the Parthenon stand tall against earthquakes? What sacred secret lies beneath the Mayan temples of Chichen Itza? Using groundbreaking technology this series takes a closer look inside these ancient wonders to reveal hidden chambers and vaults, and pulls them apart - stone by stone - to expose their construction secrets.


Lost Cities of the AmazonLost Cities of the Amazon
Science, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 4.5/5

New discoveries in the Amazon are revealing evidence of a long-lost civilization that built giant cities of untold treasures; with the help of cutting-edge tech and archaeology, experts investigate the clues these mysterious people left behind.


First PeoplesFirst Peoples
PBS, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Discovery/Science, History, Documentary | ► Trailer

See how the mixing of ancient human genes helped us survive and thrive around the globe. Developments in genetics, archaeology and anthropology cast new light on 200,000 years of history, detailing how Homo sapiens came to be the dominant human species.


Abandoned: Expedition ShipwreckAbandoned: Expedition Shipwreck
Science, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Experts follow investigations to uncover new details about the most epic and infamous wrecks from history.


First CivilizationsFirst Civilizations
PBS, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Using the latest in archaeology, anthropology and genetics, this series tells the story of where the modern world began. Incorporating studies of artifacts, renowned sites of archaeological interest and interviews with leading experts, it moves around the geographic zones of the world, exploring how and why civilization first sparked into life.


Underground Railroad: The Secret HistoryUnderground Railroad: The Secret History
Science, 2022 On Hiatus | Documentary
Rating: 3/5

The Underground Railroad is hardly an obscure subject-books, dissertations, novels and even TV miniseries have been devoted to it. But many of the details remain mysterious-and for good reason: "Nobody wanted to write it down," we're reminded during "Underground Railroad: The Secret History," a series about new technology being used to make a near-mythic episode in American history more concrete.


Ancient Powers (2023)Ancient Powers (2023)
BBC One, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

Produced by BBC Studios and Bilibili. Past Preservers provided experts, Dr Meredith Brand & Dr Arto Belekdanian. Presented by world-leading historical specialists, each episode uses the very latest scientific and archaeological discoveries to reveal the tools, technologies, strategies and systems that decided the fate of the Ancient World.


A Greek Odyssey with Bettany HughesA Greek Odyssey with Bettany Hughes
Channel 5, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

The historian and classicist explores Greece from the time of the Ancients up to the present day.


Jerusalem: City of Faith and FuryJerusalem: City of Faith and Fury
CNN, 2021 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

An exploration into how a small arid town with no natural resources became a place of pilgrimage for three of the most prominent world religions, and how 3,000 years of conflicts have led directly to the struggles of today.


Myth HuntersMyth Hunters
AHC, 2012 On Hiatus | Military/War, Educational, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Ever wonder if Noah's Ark actually exists, or if the Holy Grail's supernatural powers provide eternal youth? For some, these seeming legends are an authentic reality. This show tells the gripping adventures of the ultimate quest seekers who believe in the myths and are on a mission to prove their historical accuracy.


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