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Friday August 1

6:00 AM

60 min.

U.F.O's Over Phoenix

TV-G CC

In March 1997, hundreds of people reported seeing strange lighted objects in the night sky over central Arizona. Hear about the events of that evening and the theories that might explain them.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Area 51

TV-PG CC

Northwest of Las Vegas lies a mysterious place known as Area 51. Although the U.S. government denies its existence, Area 51 has become part of pop culture, inspiring films, books and TV. Explore the cloak of secrecy that surrounds this military base.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

1906: The Great Quake Cover-Up

TV-PG CC

On April 18, 1906, an earthquake of devastating proportions ripped through San Francisco and left over 400,000 people homeless and incurred $400 million in damage. Lesser-known is the conspiracy to downplay the event as the primary cause of the damage.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

MegaQuake: Hour that Shook Japan

TV-PG CC

Experience Japan's earthquake and tsunami through new footage and first person accounts. Understand the mega-physics inside this latest Ring of Fire cataclysm that rocked the Earth on its axis. Scientists explore whether the Pacific NW U.S. could be next.
 

10:00 AM

120 min.

China's Mega-Dam

TV-G CC

The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China is the largest public works project in the history of mankind. Its size, scale, and potential are unprecedented in engineering history. The dam is in its final stages of completion but will it work?
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Statue of Liberty: Building a Colossus

TV-G CC

Explore the history behind one of America's most revered icons, a national symbol that almost didn't make it to the U.S. Go behind the scenes of a massive $260 million restoration; computer imagery reveals the engineering genius behind the construction.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of the U.S. Mint

TV-G CC

Take a rare look inside the highly guarded facilities of the U.S. Mint, which hold over $60 billion worth of precious metal. Cameras unlock the previously secret process by which metal is transformed into works of art.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

What's America Worth? (Curiosity)

TV-PG CC

Ever thought how much America is worth? Imagine putting a dollar amount on everything in America -all the land, the resources under our feet, our homes, even the water we drink. For the first time, Donald Trump puts a value on it all.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Secret Life of Money

TV-PG CC

Go behind the scenes and a wall of myth and misunderstanding to explore the systems that design, produce, protect, distribute and manage America's money. This program will answer the question "What is money all about, anyways?"
 

4:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Roadside Stories

TV-PG CC

A whole other story is behind the roads and bridges that cross the United States. On this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions learn a woman was the driving force behind completing the Brooklyn Bridge and Route 66 wasn’t built from scratch.
 

4:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

The Inventors

TV-PG CC

We don’t always know the truth behind the inventors that create the devices we use every day. On America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that Thomas Edison didn’t actually invent the light bulb and Benjamin Franklin never “discovered” electricity.
 

5:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Trick or Treat

TV-PG CC

We don’t always know the truth behind what scares us. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that our Halloween’s origins aren’t all that ancient and that Edgar Allan Poe is not the madman that others have made him out to be.
 

5:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Pilgrims and Witches

TV-PG CC

The roots of America can be traced to the first settlers that came there. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that the Pilgrim “Thanksgiving” was about fasting and the only “witchcraft” in Salem was done by a group of young girls.
 

6:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

The New World

TV-PG CC

There is more to the explorers who discovered America than we have been told. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction learn Christopher Columbus never stepped foot in North America and Hernán Cortés didn’t defeat the Aztecs by himself.
 

6:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Founding Fathers

TV-PG CC

We think we know the true story of the birth of the United States but there is a whole other story. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction, we learn who else rode with Paul Revere and that George Washington wasn’t really our first President.
 

7:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Flying Machines

TV-PG CC

Flying devices have been created to take us all around the world and even into space. On America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn how Apollo 11 only made it home thanks to a pen and that Air Force One is a code name and not the actual name of the plane.
 

7:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Presidential Conspiracies

TV-PG CC

With our greatest Presidents, we have to differentiate between the man and the legend. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction learn FDR may have never had polio and Abraham Lincoln and JFK don’t have all that much in common.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

How Booze Built America

Westward, Ho!

TV-14 CC

Join Mike Rowe on the ultimate bar crawl through America’s booze filled past. We’ll show you how alcohol helped push this great nation west, where mountain men and Johnny Appleseed pave the way for liquored up cowboys to shoot each other at the OK Corral.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

How Booze Built America

America's Revolution

TV-14 CC

Join Mike Rowe on the ultimate bar crawl through America’s beer and liquor filled past. Starting with the Pilgrim’s emergency beer run, we explore how booze shaped colonial life, caused the Boston Tea Party, and ultimately, led to the American Revolution.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

BBQ Pit Wars: Kingsford Invitational

TV-PG CC

Kingsford has invited the winners of the country's eight premier barbecue competitions to battle for barbecue's most prestigious title and largest prize of $50,000.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

How Booze Built America

Westward, Ho!

TV-14 CC

Join Mike Rowe on the ultimate bar crawl through America’s booze filled past. We’ll show you how alcohol helped push this great nation west, where mountain men and Johnny Appleseed pave the way for liquored up cowboys to shoot each other at the OK Corral.
 

Saturday August 2

12:00 AM

60 min.

How Booze Built America

America's Revolution

TV-14 CC

Join Mike Rowe on the ultimate bar crawl through America’s beer and liquor filled past. Starting with the Pilgrim’s emergency beer run, we explore how booze shaped colonial life, caused the Boston Tea Party, and ultimately, led to the American Revolution.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

BBQ Pit Wars: Kingsford Invitational

TV-PG CC

Kingsford has invited the winners of the country's eight premier barbecue competitions to battle for barbecue's most prestigious title and largest prize of $50,000.
 

2:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Flying Machines

TV-PG CC

Flying devices have been created to take us all around the world and even into space. On America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn how Apollo 11 only made it home thanks to a pen and that Air Force One is a code name and not the actual name of the plane.
 

2:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Presidential Conspiracies

TV-PG CC

With our greatest Presidents, we have to differentiate between the man and the legend. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction learn FDR may have never had polio and Abraham Lincoln and JFK don’t have all that much in common.
 

3:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Roadside Stories

TV-PG CC

A whole other story is behind the roads and bridges that cross the United States. On this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions learn a woman was the driving force behind completing the Brooklyn Bridge and Route 66 wasn’t built from scratch.
 

3:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

The Inventors

TV-PG CC

We don’t always know the truth behind the inventors that create the devices we use every day. On America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that Thomas Edison didn’t actually invent the light bulb and Benjamin Franklin never “discovered” electricity.
 

4:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Trick or Treat

TV-PG CC

We don’t always know the truth behind what scares us. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that our Halloween’s origins aren’t all that ancient and that Edgar Allan Poe is not the madman that others have made him out to be.
 

4:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Pilgrims and Witches

TV-PG CC

The roots of America can be traced to the first settlers that came there. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that the Pilgrim “Thanksgiving” was about fasting and the only “witchcraft” in Salem was done by a group of young girls.
 

5:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

The New World

TV-PG CC

There is more to the explorers who discovered America than we have been told. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction learn Christopher Columbus never stepped foot in North America and Hernán Cortés didn’t defeat the Aztecs by himself.
 

5:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Founding Fathers

TV-PG CC

We think we know the true story of the birth of the United States but there is a whole other story. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction, we learn who else rode with Paul Revere and that George Washington wasn’t really our first President.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

HowStuffWorks

Beer

TV-PG CC

We talk to the experts, brew masters and beer connoisseurs about how they're innovating new ways to make beer.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

HowStuffWorks

Turkey

TV-G CC

From conception to processing, follow the complex and fascinating journey turkeys take to get to your table.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

HowStuffWorks

Corn

TV-G CC

It is the biggest crop in the world and can be turned into everything from fuel to plastic to life-saving medicine. Explore the genetic secrets, high-tech labs and hard work that goes into transforming this ordinary crop into a modern miracle.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Saving Heroes

'Chutes and Ladders

TV-PG

A Korean War paratrooper raises money for a charity organization for Veterans by skydiving on his 77th birthday. A retired FDNY Battalion chief who lost one third of his men on 9/11 rebuilds homes devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

BBQ Pit Wars: Kingsford Invitational

TV-PG CC

Kingsford has invited the winners of the country's eight premier barbecue competitions to battle for barbecue's most prestigious title and largest prize of $50,000.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

U.S. Drug Wars

Hide and Seek

TV-14 CC

A dangerous cat and mouse game is played between US Border Patrol, DEA and Mexican drug cartels as the dope smuggling war continues to spillover the US/Mexican border.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

U.S. Drug Wars

Smugglers on the Run

TV-14 CC

Follow DEA agents as they take down heroin dealers and crack cocaine traffickers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, while ICE busts a cartel stash house and Office of Air and Marine helicopters chase down dope smugglers in the desert.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

U.S. Drug Wars

Show of Force

TV-14 CC

In this episode, Border Patrol Agents in Texas and Arizona chase after drug smugglers and illegal immigrants as they try to sneak over the border from Mexico.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Outlaw Empires

Nuestra Familia

TV-14 CC

Established in the California prison system as a way for members from Northern California to fend off violence from the Mexican Mafia, Nuestra Familia has become renowned for its unparalleled secrecy and highly regimented recruitment and training methods.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Outlaw Empires

Aryan Brotherhood

TV-14 CC

An outgrowth of the racial desegregation of the late 1960s, the Aryan Brotherhood had its origins in American prisons. But as the decades passed, it widened its influence past prison walls, and began using drugs, weapons and intimidation to gain influence
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Outlaw Empires

Crips

TV-14 CC

Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter explores the complete story of an iconic American outlaw dynasty: the Crips. Insiders tell a story of escalating turf battles, danger, violence, and ever-diminishing unity as the gang grew in size and power.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Outlaw Empires

South Boston Irish Mob

TV-14 CC

Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter examines the complete story of the South Boston Irish Mob. From the 1800s to the early 1970s, Irish street gangs waged war for control of Boston's underworld. One infamous member emerged as a lethal and legendary force
 

6:00 PM

120 min.

Ten Commandments of the Mafia

TV-14 CC

In 2007 Italian police discover a secret Mafia code of conduct. Now for the first time former Mobsters reveal what those rules are, how they work; and what happened when the Mob began to question the 'Ten Commandments of the Mafia'.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

The Tombstone Vendetta

TV-PG CC

When one of the frontier’s bravest men discovers the limits of the law in the most dangerous boomtown in the West, he exacts his own brand of justice on the cowboys who shot his brothers.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Carmine Galante

TV-PG CC

The story of Carmine Galante, who made money from selling heroin, and still profited from his drug empire while locked in prison.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Joe Colombo

TV-PG

The story of mobster Joe Colombo, whose love of fame and money was matched by his determination to campaign against Italian-American harassment in the 1970s.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

The Tombstone Vendetta

TV-PG CC

When one of the frontier’s bravest men discovers the limits of the law in the most dangerous boomtown in the West, he exacts his own brand of justice on the cowboys who shot his brothers.
 

Sunday August 3

12:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Carmine Galante

TV-PG CC

The story of Carmine Galante, who made money from selling heroin, and still profited from his drug empire while locked in prison.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Joe Colombo

TV-PG

The story of mobster Joe Colombo, whose love of fame and money was matched by his determination to campaign against Italian-American harassment in the 1970s.
 

2:00 AM

120 min.

Ten Commandments of the Mafia

TV-14 CC

In 2007 Italian police discover a secret Mafia code of conduct. Now for the first time former Mobsters reveal what those rules are, how they work; and what happened when the Mob began to question the 'Ten Commandments of the Mafia'.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaw Empires

South Boston Irish Mob

TV-14 CC

Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter examines the complete story of the South Boston Irish Mob. From the 1800s to the early 1970s, Irish street gangs waged war for control of Boston's underworld. One infamous member emerged as a lethal and legendary force
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaw Empires

Crips

TV-14 CC

Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter explores the complete story of an iconic American outlaw dynasty: the Crips. Insiders tell a story of escalating turf battles, danger, violence, and ever-diminishing unity as the gang grew in size and power.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Behind Bars

Washington

TV-14 CC

In Spokane County Jail, accused murderers, rapists, and the mentally ill outnumber the staff four to one and put an elite force of officers to the test.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Behind Bars

Ohio

TV-14 CC

At the Cuyahoga County Corrections Center, the Special Response Team addresses problem inmates. They tackle any emergency, from attacks on officers, to suicidal inmates; from detainees stealing supplies to controlling a highly-dangerous serial killer.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Behind Bars

Kansas

TV-14 CC

In Johnson County, Kansas inmates are housed under a high-tech system that minimizes staff through the use of technology and heavy video surveillance. Instead of jail guards, county sheriffs work the streets and virtually run the jails at the same time.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Behind Bars

Tennessee

TV-14 CC

Gangs and contraband items fuel a battle for control between inmates and the Gang Intelligence Unit at Shelby County Division of Correction in Memphis, TN.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Burquenos

TV-14 CC

Lou Ferrante visits New Mexico to explore The Burqueños, one of the world’s newest and fastest growing prison gangs. He witnesses their violent and secret recruiting process and discovers how their power is threatening their blood rival gang,TCK.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Commandos

TV-14 CC

Lou Ferrante heads to the Philippines to meet with one of the world's most ruthless prison gangs, The Commandos. He attends a gang initiation and goes behind the walls of Bilibid prison where 20,000 criminals are housed and divided by gang affiliation.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

18th Street

TV-14 CC

Lou Ferrante heads to El Salvador to explore the 18th Street Gang, a ruthless criminal organization engaged in a bloody war with rival gang MS-13. He meets with their infamous leader inside a prison that holds 800 of the most violent gang members.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Camorra

TV-14 CC

Lou Ferrante heads to Naples, Italy, where he meets with The Camorra, one of the oldest and most powerful gangs in the world. This secretive mafia group was formed as a prison gang over 200 years ago and uses murder as tool of business.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Texas Drug Wars

Cartel Crackdown

TV-14 CC

Elite Texas law enforcement units, including the Texas Rangers, battle the ruthless Mexican Drug Cartels to prevent drugs and guns from being smuggled across the border. High speed chases, night raids and aerial surveillance are all part of this war.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Alaska Marshals

TV-PG CC

In Alaska, America’s last frontier, some of the country’s most hardened criminals are on the run. U.S. Marshals search for dangerous fugitives while battling the elements. Law enforcement here is like no other assignment in the U.S.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

U.S. Marshals: Operation Falcon

Episode 1

TV-14 CC

It's the start of a grueling week as U.S. Marshals in Miami, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C. roll out for the biggest fugitive hunt in history. The targets: America's most wanted felons and violent criminals.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

U.S. Marshals: Operation Falcon

Episode 2

TV-14 CC

It's halfway through Operation Falcon, the largest fugitive hunt in US history. With time running out, the U.S. Marshals hit the streets in Miami, New Orleans and D.C. with a single focus: find the guns, drugs and violent felons that fuel America's crime.
 

6:00 PM

120 min.

FBI's 10 Most Wanted: Manhunts

TV-PG CC

Update Edition: Join FBI investigators on the hunt for the world's Most Wanted - terrorists, serial killers, mobsters and career criminals who are at large and poised to strike again.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Real Gangs of New York

TV-PG CC

Go beyond the movie to uncover the hardship, political corruption and brutal gang wars of antebellum New York. Based on the book by Herbert Asbury, "Gangs of New York" paints a gritty picture of New York's Five Points area in the early 19th century.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Billy the Kid - The Phantom of Lincoln County

TV-PG CC

On a bloodstained frontier where corruption is king, an unlikely hero becomes a crusader for justice... and revenge. By the time of his death at the age of 21, everyone in the country had heard of Billy the Kid.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Jesse James - The South's Last Rebel

TV-PG

From the ashes of the Confederacy rises a bold rebel outlaw determined to get rich... and get even. Jesse James is seen by many as a modern day Robin Hood – a Southern gentlemen avenging the efforts of Northern businessmen to exploit his territory.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Real Gangs of New York

TV-PG CC

Go beyond the movie to uncover the hardship, political corruption and brutal gang wars of antebellum New York. Based on the book by Herbert Asbury, "Gangs of New York" paints a gritty picture of New York's Five Points area in the early 19th century.
 

Monday August 4

12:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Billy the Kid - The Phantom of Lincoln County

TV-PG CC

On a bloodstained frontier where corruption is king, an unlikely hero becomes a crusader for justice... and revenge. By the time of his death at the age of 21, everyone in the country had heard of Billy the Kid.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Jesse James - The South's Last Rebel

TV-PG

From the ashes of the Confederacy rises a bold rebel outlaw determined to get rich... and get even. Jesse James is seen by many as a modern day Robin Hood – a Southern gentlemen avenging the efforts of Northern businessmen to exploit his territory.
 

2:00 AM

120 min.

FBI's 10 Most Wanted: Manhunts

TV-PG CC

Update Edition: Join FBI investigators on the hunt for the world's Most Wanted - terrorists, serial killers, mobsters and career criminals who are at large and poised to strike again.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

U.S. Marshals: Operation Falcon

Episode 1

TV-14 CC

It's the start of a grueling week as U.S. Marshals in Miami, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C. roll out for the biggest fugitive hunt in history. The targets: America's most wanted felons and violent criminals.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

U.S. Marshals: Operation Falcon

Episode 2

TV-14 CC

It's halfway through Operation Falcon, the largest fugitive hunt in US history. With time running out, the U.S. Marshals hit the streets in Miami, New Orleans and D.C. with a single focus: find the guns, drugs and violent felons that fuel America's crime.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World

M1911 Pistol

TV-G CC

It's the most admired and influential pistol of the 20th Century: the Colt M1911. Former Army Ranger and Air Force Pararescueman Wil Willis puts this legendary weapon and its ground-breaking predecessors to the test.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World (Season 2)

The Abrams Tank

TV-PG CC

The M1 Abrams Tank is the world’s most potent armored vehicle. We’ll track its development through such forerunners as the WWII-era M18 Hellcat and the Cold War-era Soviet T-55 tank and see why these “beast-boxes” have ruled ground warfare for decades.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of France

TV-PG CC

At the outset of WWII, the Germans pioneered a new form of mobile armored warfare. This is the story of how the Nazi's unleashed the blitzkrieg on Western Europe as thousands of Panzer tanks raced across rugged terrain and crushed Allied defenses.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Italy

TV-PG CC

In 1943, tanks of the Canadian Armored Corps make their combat debut on the European mainland. This is the story of the Canadian tankers who fight their way up the Italian peninsula in the push to liberate Rome from Nazi occupation.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

World at War

Occupation

TV-PG CC

The Netherlands live under Nazi rule for four years and its people must decide where their loyalties lie. In occupied Europe, there are no easy answers.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

World at War

Pincers

TV-PG CC

From East and West, the Allies close in on the Reich. Germany is crumbling, but Hitler has no intention of surrendering.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

World at War

Genocide

TV-PG CC

The most chilling and horrible episode of the war begins. The round up for 'resettlement' of the Jews starts its nightmare operation. Before the Nazis are done, six million Jews are exterminated.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

World at War

Nemesis

TV-PG CC

Hitler retreats to his bunker in Berlin while Germany and the 1,000 year Reich dream crumbles around him and Himmler and Goering betray him. Hitler orders his soldiers to fight to the death against the brutal Russians as he prepares to marry Eva Braun.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

The Hunt for Martin Bormann

TV-14 CC

Hitler's ruthless secretary Martin Borman disappeared during the final days of the Third Reich, triggering a world-wide manhunt for the most wanted of all Nazi war criminals.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

Peiper - The Murderer of Malmedy

TV-14 CC

During the Battle of the Bulge, US troops surrender to an SS battalion, infamous for atrocities. Their mangled remains reveal a brutal war crime, and point the way to the cold-blooded killers.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Britain at Bay

TV-PG CC

By the end of June 1940, Hitler was victorious in western Europe. Nazi Germany now controlled Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. Only Britain remained defiant. But the Fuehrer was certain that it could not hold out for long.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Hitler Strikes East

TV-PG CC

By the autumn of 1940, Hitler's forces were supreme in Western Europe. Britain remained undefeated but the country was isolated and Hitler no longer considered it a threat. The Fuhrer was ready for his greatest gamble - Operation Barbarossa.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

The Mediterranean and North Africa

TV-PG CC

Italy's dictator Benito Mussolini dreamt of recreating the Roman Empire. The Mediterranean would become Italy's lake with a great new colonial empire on its southern shore including British-controlled Egypt and Sudan.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Turning the Tide

TV-PG CC

As WWII erupted, there was a race to develop new weapons and ways to wage war. Both the Allies and the Germans were searching for something that would give them a knockout blow and bring the war to a quick end.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

The Soviet Steamroller

TV-PG CC

By mid-1943, Hitler was on the run. The reality of a war on two fronts had caught up with him. In the West an Allied assault on Italy threatened his southern flank. In the East, exhausted German troops were fighting against the Soviet military machine.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Fury

TV-PG CC

1914. Kings rule over the people of Europe. With ultimate power, they lead their nations to war. But in a new era, war threatens to wipe empires off the face of the earth. This is the beginning, of the Apocalypse.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Fear

TV-PG

The war was to be short and glorious. But fear spreads as Germany marches towards Paris. While the generals refuse to change their tactics, men are being killed on an unprecedented scale. An entire generation could be lost and yet the war goes on.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

The Soviet Steamroller

TV-PG CC

By mid-1943, Hitler was on the run. The reality of a war on two fronts had caught up with him. In the West an Allied assault on Italy threatened his southern flank. In the East, exhausted German troops were fighting against the Soviet military machine.
 

Tuesday August 5

12:00 AM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Fury

TV-PG CC

1914. Kings rule over the people of Europe. With ultimate power, they lead their nations to war. But in a new era, war threatens to wipe empires off the face of the earth. This is the beginning, of the Apocalypse.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Fear

TV-PG

The war was to be short and glorious. But fear spreads as Germany marches towards Paris. While the generals refuse to change their tactics, men are being killed on an unprecedented scale. An entire generation could be lost and yet the war goes on.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Britain at Bay

TV-PG CC

By the end of June 1940, Hitler was victorious in western Europe. Nazi Germany now controlled Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. Only Britain remained defiant. But the Fuehrer was certain that it could not hold out for long.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Hitler Strikes East

TV-PG CC

By the autumn of 1940, Hitler's forces were supreme in Western Europe. Britain remained undefeated but the country was isolated and Hitler no longer considered it a threat. The Fuhrer was ready for his greatest gamble - Operation Barbarossa.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

The Mediterranean and North Africa

TV-PG CC

Italy's dictator Benito Mussolini dreamt of recreating the Roman Empire. The Mediterranean would become Italy's lake with a great new colonial empire on its southern shore including British-controlled Egypt and Sudan.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Turning the Tide

TV-PG CC

As WWII erupted, there was a race to develop new weapons and ways to wage war. Both the Allies and the Germans were searching for something that would give them a knockout blow and bring the war to a quick end.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Hunting Nazis

TV-PG CC

After World War II almost 30,000 war criminals escaped from Europe. Was Mengele part of a Fourth Reich dedicated to evil plots to restore Nazi power? The truth is that Mengele, like many ex-Nazis, led a pathetic hunted animal existence after the war.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Donner Party

TV-PG CC

In the winter of 1846, a group of 87 pioneers were stranded in the Sierra Nevada Mountains for over four months, and only half of them survived. Explore the circumstances that drove them to eat human flesh as a means of survival.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Disaster on K2

TV-PG CC

When enormous ice walls collapse, seven climbers are trapped near the summit of the most dangerous mountain on earth: K2. With footage and interviews with the few who lived to tell the story, we follow this tale of heroism, survival, and heartbreak.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Megastorm

TV-PG CC

Hurricane Sandy is one of the most treacherous storms to hit the US. CURIOSITY goes on the ground with those who experienced the event first hand and uncovers how distinct phenomena combined to create the perfect storm and how to prepare for the next one.
 

10:00 AM

120 min.

Surviving Katrina

TV-PG CC

Hurricane Katrina brought havoc to the Gulf Coast, caused over a thousand deaths and drove millions from their homes. In the face of this disaster, local and national leaders stumbled. The world watched as a great American city flooded and then fell apart
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Most Deadly

Tornadoes

TV-G CC

Most Deadly heads to Xenia, Ohio to find out what happened in 1974. In 18 hours, Tornado Alley experienced the worst tornado outbreak in history. One small town, Xenia, Ohio, was almost erased from the map by an F5, the strongest tornado ever clocked.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Most Deadly

Plane Crashes

TV-G CC

Most Deadly explores the worse aviation disaster through forensic re-creations using the actual transcripts of the recorded cockpit and control tower conversations.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Hidden History of the Moon Landing

TV-PG CC

The amazing, untold story of how President Lincoln initiated a series of events that culminated in the moon landing.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis vs. Aliens

TV-PG CC

The incredible story of how Nazi scientists and UFO’s combined to create technology that changed the world.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

UFO's Over Earth

The Fayetteville Incident

TV-14 CC

MUFON - the Mutual UFO Network - investigate a UFO sighting, and possible alien abduction, using the tools of science, psychology and law enforcement.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

UFO's Over Earth

Mass Sightings in Mexico

TV-14 CC

MUFON struggles to separate fact from fiction as they travel to three cities in Mexico. Analysis of UFO photos and videos brings them face-to-face with potential fraud, half-truths and cover-ups.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

UFO's Over Earth

The Bucks County Flap

TV-14 CC

When the number of UFO sightings increases by 700%, MUFON investigators converge on the Philadelphia suburb of Bucks County. The team works their way through nearly 60 witnesses to focus on two, in hopes their stories can be verified by physical evidence.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

Bunkers

TV-PG CC

Discover the real story behind America's secret bunkers. Ranging from backyard boxes... to government mini-cities. Underground bunkers have been a feature of warfare planning since the dawn of time and have played an important role in America's history.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Apocalypse How

TV-14 CC

Even if we miss our 2012 "deadline," the apocalypse is coming our way. Pre-eminent apocalyptic experts and the latest doomsday science reveal the most likely cataclysms that will bring about our demise, and the end of days.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Bermuda Triangle Exposed

TV-G CC

Examine the Bermuda Triangle by layer to reveal what's beneath the 440,000 square miles of ocean in the deadly marine graveyard. Freak waves, magnetic anomalies, giant whirlpools and more have been blamed for its mysterious plane and boat disappearances.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Chaos in the Skies (Season 2)

Autopilot Error

TV-PG

Three planes, two crashes, one cause. Not pilot error but Autopilot error. This episode looks at the invisible third pilot in the cockpit, the electronic one that does most of the flying on commercial flights these days.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Apocalypse How

TV-14 CC

Even if we miss our 2012 "deadline," the apocalypse is coming our way. Pre-eminent apocalyptic experts and the latest doomsday science reveal the most likely cataclysms that will bring about our demise, and the end of days.
 

Wednesday August 6

12:00 AM

60 min.

Bermuda Triangle Exposed

TV-G CC

Examine the Bermuda Triangle by layer to reveal what's beneath the 440,000 square miles of ocean in the deadly marine graveyard. Freak waves, magnetic anomalies, giant whirlpools and more have been blamed for its mysterious plane and boat disappearances.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Chaos in the Skies (Season 2)

Autopilot Error

TV-PG

Three planes, two crashes, one cause. Not pilot error but Autopilot error. This episode looks at the invisible third pilot in the cockpit, the electronic one that does most of the flying on commercial flights these days.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

Bunkers

TV-PG CC

Discover the real story behind America's secret bunkers. Ranging from backyard boxes... to government mini-cities. Underground bunkers have been a feature of warfare planning since the dawn of time and have played an important role in America's history.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

UFO's Over Earth

The Fayetteville Incident

TV-14 CC

MUFON - the Mutual UFO Network - investigate a UFO sighting, and possible alien abduction, using the tools of science, psychology and law enforcement.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

UFO's Over Earth

Mass Sightings in Mexico

TV-14 CC

MUFON struggles to separate fact from fiction as they travel to three cities in Mexico. Analysis of UFO photos and videos brings them face-to-face with potential fraud, half-truths and cover-ups.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

UFO's Over Earth

The Bucks County Flap

TV-14 CC

When the number of UFO sightings increases by 700%, MUFON investigators converge on the Philadelphia suburb of Bucks County. The team works their way through nearly 60 witnesses to focus on two, in hopes their stories can be verified by physical evidence.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

What If...? Armageddon 1962

TV-PG CC

How would history have changed had John F. Kennedy been killed in December of 1960, by a deranged suicide bomber, and Lyndon Johnson became president instead - more than three years earlier than he finally did?
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Capturing Oswald

TV-PG CC

Explore the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as it’s never been done before -- through the men who caught Lee Harvey Oswald, the officers of the Dallas Police Department. It was brilliant police work.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Commander in Chief: Inside the Oval Office

Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis

TV-PG CC

For thirteen days in October 1962, the US and the Soviet Union stood on the brink of nuclear war. This behind-the-scenes story shows how John F. Kennedy resisted the forces pushing him towards war and how he saved the world from total destruction.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Commander in Chief: Inside the Oval Office

The Gulf War

TV-14 CC

When Kuwait is invaded in 1990, a President must make the tough call on a response. President George H.W. Bush’s unique combination of skills as diplomat, spy and politician are brought to bear on the first modern war in the post Cold War world.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Black Ops (Season 2)

The Real Black Hawk Down

TV-PG CC

A routine Special Forces mission turns into a battle for survival after an American helicopter is shot down in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993. The ensuing firefight becomes one of the bloodiest days for the US Army since the Vietnam War.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Black Ops (Season 2)

The Strike on Syria

TV-PG CC

Three special forces units undertake a daring mission to stop Syria obtaining nuclear weapons. Their mission; to go to Syria and take out the mastermind behind the Syrian nuclear weapons program.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Warrior POV

Beheading the Taliban

TV-PG CC

Afghanistan, September 2006: US Army Green Berets take on nearly 1000 Taliban Fighters in one of the most intense battles of the War on Terror. Five years after the 9/11 Attacks, Task Force 31 launches a full-scale attack on a hill called Sperwan Ghar.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Warrior POV

Screaming Eagles in Afghanistan

TV-PG CC

In 2010, the "Screaming Eagles" of the 101st Airborne Division face off against the Taliban during Operation Dragon Strike. The American soldiers of the 101st head up Afghanistan's “Highway to Hell,” to take back the countryside from a deadly enemy.
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

AHC Films: Chosin

TV-14 CC

During the Korean War, 15,000 U.S. troops are surrounded and trapped by 120,000 Chinese soldiers in the frozen mountains of North Korea. Refusing surrender, the men fight 78 miles to freedom and save the lives of 98,000 civilian refugees.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

RAW WAR

The Lost Film of Dak To

TV-14 CC

RAW WAR presents gripping personal stories through newly discovered film and photographs from combat cameramen who filmed some of the most significant military engagements in Vietnam.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Against the Odds

The Marines at Hue

TV-PG CC

The city of Hue, South Vietnam, was the site of one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam War. Three understrength U.S. Marine battalions, consisting of fewer than 2,500 men, attacked and soundly defeated overwhelming, entrenched enemy troops.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Against the Odds

The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill

TV-PG CC

Taking an otherwise nondescript hill on the embattled island of Okinawa proved to be one of the most incredible battles of WWII. The young weary marines of Charlie Company strained against the searing Pacific sun to see the top of Sugar Loaf Hill.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Against the Odds

Those Damned Engineers

TV-PG CC

In December of 1944, the seemingly defeated Germans secretly mustered 600,000 battle-hardened troops, including whole SS Panzer Divisions, into an all out offensive to capture Antwerp, the heart of the Allied supply chain.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Air Aces

Douglas Bader

TV-PG CC

In July 1940, Britain's most celebrated air ace, Douglas Bader, and his ragtag squadron of Canadian fighter pilots, go into battle against Hitler's mighty Luftwaffe. The outcome of the Battle of Britain will determine the future of the free world.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Air Aces

Wing Walker

TV-PG CC

Like all the Allied bombers of World War II, the crew of the Lancaster ME669 had one of the most dangerous jobs in the Air Force: to dodge deadly enemy fire and drop mega-tonnes of high-powered explosives over Nazi Germany.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Hardcore Heroes

Taking Flight

TV-PG

Some of the greatest hardcore heroes’ second nature is to fly fearlessly into battle. When George Welch and Kenneth Taylor wake up to the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, they take to the skies to fight. And Chuck Yeager becomes an ace fighter pilot.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Air Aces

Douglas Bader

TV-PG CC

In July 1940, Britain's most celebrated air ace, Douglas Bader, and his ragtag squadron of Canadian fighter pilots, go into battle against Hitler's mighty Luftwaffe. The outcome of the Battle of Britain will determine the future of the free world.
 

Thursday August 7

12:00 AM

60 min.

Air Aces

Wing Walker

TV-PG CC

Like all the Allied bombers of World War II, the crew of the Lancaster ME669 had one of the most dangerous jobs in the Air Force: to dodge deadly enemy fire and drop mega-tonnes of high-powered explosives over Nazi Germany.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Hardcore Heroes

Taking Flight

TV-PG

Some of the greatest hardcore heroes’ second nature is to fly fearlessly into battle. When George Welch and Kenneth Taylor wake up to the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, they take to the skies to fight. And Chuck Yeager becomes an ace fighter pilot.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Against the Odds

Those Damned Engineers

TV-PG CC

In December of 1944, the seemingly defeated Germans secretly mustered 600,000 battle-hardened troops, including whole SS Panzer Divisions, into an all out offensive to capture Antwerp, the heart of the Allied supply chain.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Against the Odds

The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill

TV-PG CC

Taking an otherwise nondescript hill on the embattled island of Okinawa proved to be one of the most incredible battles of WWII. The young weary marines of Charlie Company strained against the searing Pacific sun to see the top of Sugar Loaf Hill.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Against the Odds

The Marines at Hue

TV-PG CC

The city of Hue, South Vietnam, was the site of one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam War. Three understrength U.S. Marine battalions, consisting of fewer than 2,500 men, attacked and soundly defeated overwhelming, entrenched enemy troops.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

RAW WAR

The Lost Film of Dak To

TV-14 CC

RAW WAR presents gripping personal stories through newly discovered film and photographs from combat cameramen who filmed some of the most significant military engagements in Vietnam.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Warrior POV

Search & Destroy

TV-PG CC

In a battle known as the Nine Days in May, the troops of the US 4th Infantry Division are on a search and destroy mission in Vietnam’s Central Highlands when they run headlong into a massive force of North Vietnamese soldiers on the Cambodian border.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Warrior POV

Road to Baghdad

TV-PG CC

It’s combat like you’ve never seen before. We’re on the frontlines, capturing the conflict from the American warriors point of view – the shot by shot firefights in the 21-day bloody battle for Baghdad.
 

8:00 AM

30 min.

War Machine

Advanced Stealth

TV-PG CC

We explore America's ultimate stealth machines by examining today's cutting-edge technology.
 

8:30 AM

30 min.

War Machine

Speed Machines

TV-PG CC

We explore the greatest speed machines in military history. There are just two kinds of war machine - the quick, and the dead.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Machines of Malice

Witches and Heretics

TV-PG CC

Explores the engineering behind Medieval death machines, including such twisted terrors as the Disembowelment Crank, the Aragon Wheel of Death and the Scavenger's Daughter.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Machines of Malice

The Inquisition

TV-PG CC

Goes inside the macabre machines of history's most terrifying tribunal, including the Judas Cradle, the Interrogation Chair and the Skin Peeler.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Columbus: Secrets From the Grave

TV-G CC

Columbus kept the truth of his identity carefully hidden. Claimed by Italians as the son of Genoa, he has been claimed the son of a privateer, a pope and a Jew. Follow a descendant of Columbus on a quest to discover her famous ancestor's true origins.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Pompeii: The Last Day

TV-PG CC

A blow-by-blow account of the volcanic apocalypse that engulfed the Roman city of Pompeii in ash, lava and flame, burying its secrets for nearly 2000 years.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Akhenaten and Nefertiti: The Royal Gods of Egypt

TV-PG CC

Lost among ruins for thousands of years, the story of Egypt's most controversial king and queen finally comes to light, and the secrets of the royal gods are revealed.
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

Rameses: Wrath of God or Man?

TV-PG CC

A team of international scientists and forensic archaeologists, led by Egyptologist Professor Kent Weeks, unravel the mystery that links the Old Testament, Egypt’s Pharaoh Rameses the Great and a skull found in the largest tomb ever unearthed in Egypt.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

Hitler and the Spear of Destiny

TV-PG CC

As Hitler's army over powers Austria, he immediately takes possession of the Spear that is said to have pierced the side of Christ. Then, as Germany lies in ruin at the end of WWII, the spear is in jeopardy of being stolen, or lost forever.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Nazi Hunt for Atlantis

TV-PG CC

An ambitious young scientist is sent on a quest by Himmler to find the lost people of Atlantis; it becomes an expedition filled with mountain madness, lost integrity and political intrigue.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Shogun's Lost Treasure

TV-PG CC

Two families over three generations are locked in a battle to find the lost treasure of Japan’s last Shogun.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

The Lost Sword of the Samurai

TV-PG CC

The Honjo Masamune is the greatest Japanese sword ever made. Since the 13th century, it's passed down from generation to generation, becoming a Japanese national treasure. But its disappearance after WWII sparks a worldwide search for the famous sword
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Pharaoh's Revenge: Egypt's Lost Treasure

TV-PG CC

For more than two hundred years, the Nile Valley has been systematically looted of its treasures. Follow charismatic archaeologist Dr Zahi Hawass in his aggressive new international campaign to recover Egypt's most iconic stolen treasures.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Lost Temple to the Gods

TV-G CC

In 20 BC, the lost city of Heracleion was famous for its beaches, palatial villas, sexually charged rites and miracle cures. Its crowning jewel, the Temple of Hercules, lay at the gateway to Egypt's Nile River ruled by Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Mystery of the Lost Catacombs

TV-PG CC

Beneath the Vatican, scientists have uncovered thousands of ancient Roman skeletons in a mysterious catacomb. It's the ultimate cold-case: who are these people and why were they buried here, piled high in a series of secret chambers?
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Pharaoh's Revenge: Egypt's Lost Treasure

TV-PG CC

For more than two hundred years, the Nile Valley has been systematically looted of its treasures. Follow charismatic archaeologist Dr Zahi Hawass in his aggressive new international campaign to recover Egypt's most iconic stolen treasures.
 

Friday August 8

12:00 AM

60 min.

Lost Temple to the Gods

TV-G CC

In 20 BC, the lost city of Heracleion was famous for its beaches, palatial villas, sexually charged rites and miracle cures. Its crowning jewel, the Temple of Hercules, lay at the gateway to Egypt's Nile River ruled by Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Mystery of the Lost Catacombs

TV-PG CC

Beneath the Vatican, scientists have uncovered thousands of ancient Roman skeletons in a mysterious catacomb. It's the ultimate cold-case: who are these people and why were they buried here, piled high in a series of secret chambers?
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

The Lost Sword of the Samurai

TV-PG CC

The Honjo Masamune is the greatest Japanese sword ever made. Since the 13th century, it's passed down from generation to generation, becoming a Japanese national treasure. But its disappearance after WWII sparks a worldwide search for the famous sword
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

Hitler and the Spear of Destiny

TV-PG CC

As Hitler's army over powers Austria, he immediately takes possession of the Spear that is said to have pierced the side of Christ. Then, as Germany lies in ruin at the end of WWII, the spear is in jeopardy of being stolen, or lost forever.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Nazi Hunt for Atlantis

TV-PG CC

An ambitious young scientist is sent on a quest by Himmler to find the lost people of Atlantis; it becomes an expedition filled with mountain madness, lost integrity and political intrigue.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Shogun's Lost Treasure

TV-PG CC

Two families over three generations are locked in a battle to find the lost treasure of Japan’s last Shogun.
 
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