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Don Wildman journeys underground to rediscover the ancient secrets and hidden histories of modern-day cities.

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Season 3, Episode 9

Underneath Australia's Alcatraz

Don Wildman heads underground to explore Australia's dark past. He tours a 19th-century prison, uncovers the location of a secret stash of WWII chemical weapons and gains access to a sordid subterranean fort where soldiers were trained to resist torture.

Tuesday
Jan 29
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 10

Discovering Secrets From Cairo's Past

Don Wildman embarks on an underground quest to explore the engineering might of the pyramids. During his journey, Don examines an eerily detailed roadmap to the afterlife and discovers a lost tomb filled with 2,000-year-old mummies.

Tuesday
Jan 29
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 12

Unearthing San Francisco's Secrets

Don Wildman goes beneath the picturesque hills of San Francisco to uncover evidence of its sordid past. He discovers the West Coast's largest ammunitions depot, a secret Civil War fortification hidden under Alcatraz and human trafficking tunnels winding below Chinatown.

Tuesday
Feb 19
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 8

Hunting the Original Mafia

Don Wildman travels to Sicily to trace the Mafia's roots back to when they were a vigilante society in an underground network. He tracks the escape route of a mob boss, discovers a chilling bone crypt and reveals how the Mafia undermined the Nazis.

Tuesday
Feb 19
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 11

Turkey: At the Center of It All

Don Wildman uncovers the truth behind the mysterious legends of Turkey. He reveals how a nation at war moved underground to survive, a maniacal king's plot to build one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and an ancient healing spa of the gods.

Tuesday
Feb 19
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 5

New York: Ruled in Secret

Don Wildman goes deep beneath the skyscrapers, taxicabs and street vendors of New York to uncover the secret societies that built the Big Apple from the underground up.

Tuesday
Feb 26
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

Freemasons Under Boston

Don Wildman investigates the enigmatic influence of the Freemasons. From hidden tunnels in Boston to an incredible water world under Philadelphia, Don delves into a part of America's past that can only be revealed in the underworld.

Tuesday
Feb 26
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 5

Manson's Underground Safe Haven

From Charles Manson's heat-blasted desert lair to a subterranean war room surveying the next big earthquake, Don Wildman goes below the most congested avenues of Los Angeles to uncover the City of Angels' darkest secrets.

Tuesday
Feb 26
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 13

Hiding Beneath the Fall of Rome

Don Wildman examines the end of the Roman Empire and the dawn of the Dark Ages as he slips beneath the streets of Europe to explore Templar torture chambers, a lost Roman village and the winding tunnels used by Medieval "ghost knights."

Tuesday
Feb 26
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Looking for the Lost Empire

From fortified castles and sacred sanctuaries to dungeons hidden beneath a sandy lunar landscape, Don Wildman explores a subterranean world of defense where entire civilizations hid for thousands of years in Cappadocia, Turkey.

Tuesday
Mar 5
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

Living in the Shadow of Mount Vesuvius

From rappelling into an ancient Greek cavern to uncovering Nero's famous stage underneath a modern apartment, Don Wildman steps back almost 2,000 years to discover the world hidden beneath Mount Vesuvius.

Tuesday
Mar 5
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 11

Portland's Dangerous Underworld

Don Wildman ventures beneath the refined modern streets of Portland, OR, into a covert world of slave tunnels, fight clubs, gambling dens and an ingenious water system that literally keeps the city from drowning in its own filth.

Tuesday
Mar 5
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Searching for the Real Dracula

Don Wildman goes underground in Romania to uncover the truth about Vlad the Impaler. From the secret prisons where Vlad tortured his victims to escape tunnels carved into mountains, Don peels back the layers of time to reveal the real-life inspiration for Dracula.

Tuesday
Mar 5
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 7

From the Depths of the Ancient World

Don Wildman sets out to find the truth behind Jerusalem's most mysterious and enduring prophecies as he uncovers an ancient escape route, a secret bullet factory and the birthplace of Jesus.

Tuesday
Jul 23
8am | 7c