An Airman's 70-Year Wait for his Silver Star

Part Three: Survival and the Star

American Heroes Channel TV Schedule

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Friday November 28

7:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Aftermath

TV-14 CC

In the closing months of the war, the allies make a gruesome discovery - concentration camps and even worse death camps. As the scale of the atrocities becomes apparent it seems almost every German is implicated. Germany needs to be de Nazified.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

Hawaiian Koa Warriors

TV-PG CC

The Hawaiian Koa were elite warriors in a land dominated by war. They were grand masters of a martial art called Lua- a way to break every bone in an enemy's body. When Captain Cook lands on Hawaii, the Koa warriors greet him in the worst way.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Spartans

TV-PG CC

The Spartans are bred for war, trained from youth to withstand pain and survive the harshest conditions. Their greatest warriors form an elite Special Forces unit, the Spartan 300. Their mission? Defeat the Persians.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Varangian Guard

TV-PG CC

They’re the Vikings-For-Hire in service to a foreign Emperor; six thousand fearsome warriors with one thing on their mind -getting rich. The Varangian Guard become Basil’s personal bodyguard and their numerous victories help Basil expand his Empire.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

Hawaiian Koa Warriors

TV-PG CC

The Hawaiian Koa were elite warriors in a land dominated by war. They were grand masters of a martial art called Lua- a way to break every bone in an enemy's body. When Captain Cook lands on Hawaii, the Koa warriors greet him in the worst way.
 

Saturday November 29

12:00 AM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Spartans

TV-PG CC

The Spartans are bred for war, trained from youth to withstand pain and survive the harshest conditions. Their greatest warriors form an elite Special Forces unit, the Spartan 300. Their mission? Defeat the Persians.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Varangian Guard

TV-PG CC

They’re the Vikings-For-Hire in service to a foreign Emperor; six thousand fearsome warriors with one thing on their mind -getting rich. The Varangian Guard become Basil’s personal bodyguard and their numerous victories help Basil expand his Empire.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

The Final Solution

TV-14 CC

This is the story of how Hitler and the Nazis groomed the German nation, making them complicit in the worst genocide in human history, the slaughter of some 6 million Jews.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Plots and Delusions

TV-14 CC

By 1944, it’s all going wrong for Adolf Hitler. With defeat after defeat, his public image as a genius leading the German people to victory is no longer believable. Meanwhile, two army Colonels are plotting to kill Hitler and overthrow the Nazi Regime.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

End Game

TV-14 CC

January 1945 - the writing is on the wall for Nazi Germany. Allied armies advance, penetrating deep into the heart of the one thousand year Reich. With Berlin surrounded, on April 30th Hitler takes his own life and within days the war is over.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Aftermath

TV-14 CC

In the closing months of the war, the allies make a gruesome discovery - concentration camps and even worse death camps. As the scale of the atrocities becomes apparent it seems almost every German is implicated. Germany needs to be de Nazified.
 

6:00 AM

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.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi UFO Conspiracy

TV-PG CC

A credible investigation of possible connections between UFO sightings in the past half century and secret flying saucer technologies developed by the Nazis in WW2.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy

TV-PG CC

The Third Reich's use of the occult to win World War II is examined. The Nazis used the mystical arts to make battle decisions, train SS officers, indoctrinate the German public, and to influence the Allies.
 

9:00 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.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Fear

TV-PG CC

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 AM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Hell

TV-PG CC

War descends into hell. The battlefield becomes a slaughterhouse. After 16 months of fighting, five million men are dead. Despite this, neither side has gained any ground until a new and terrifying machine rolls onto the battlefield… the Tank.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Rage

TV-PG CC

Russia 1917. Tsar Nicholas II is the first Emperor to fall as a result of the war. Will the Russian revolution mean an end to their involvement? A new German offensive could pull the United States into the conflict and fuel the flames of war.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Apocalypse: WWI

Deliverance

TV-PG CC

1917. The world is at war. Nations stand on the brink of extinction as millions of men have been lost. The great empires teeter and begin to fall. As the overwhelming numbers of the U.S. Army and its allies brings Germany to its knees, the end is near.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

The Gathering Storm

TV-PG CC

On September 1st 1939, the most destructive war the world has ever known began as German troops invaded Poland. By the time it ended six years later, more than 70 million people would be killed and whole continents devastated.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Lightning War

TV-PG CC

Hitler's armed forces took just four weeks to conquer Poland. Their opponent was not only outnumbered both in men and weapons, but facing a new type of warfare - Lightning War or Blitzkrieg - for which it was totally unprepared.
 

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.

World War II in Color

Overlord

TV-PG CC

By early 1944, Hitler faced a new threat. In the West, Allied preparations to invade north-west France were coming to a climax. It was an attack he had long been expecting. His problem was knowing when and where it would come.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Closing the Ring

TV-PG CC

By late summer 1944, the Allied forces in north-west Europe were thrusting towards the German border. Paris and Antwerp were liberated, but then supply problems brought the advance to a halt. Meanwhile, Stalin had halted his main thrust towards Berlin.
 

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.
 

Sunday November 30

12:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Overlord

TV-PG CC

By early 1944, Hitler faced a new threat. In the West, Allied preparations to invade north-west France were coming to a climax. It was an attack he had long been expecting. His problem was knowing when and where it would come.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Closing the Ring

TV-PG CC

By late summer 1944, the Allied forces in north-west Europe were thrusting towards the German border. Paris and Antwerp were liberated, but then supply problems brought the advance to a halt. Meanwhile, Stalin had halted his main thrust towards Berlin.
 

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.

Gettysburg: The Battle That Changed America

TV-PG CC

The Battle of Gettysburg is the most important event in American history since the Declaration of Independence. See how close the South came to winning the battle - and almost changing history.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Wild West's Most Wanted

TV-PG CC

Go beyond the Wanted posters. From Jesse James to Butch Cassidy, outlaws of the West have been immortalized in American mythology. Admired for their passion and lawlessness, these glorified masters of the quick draw were murderers, thieves and thugs.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Wild Bill - Marksman and Marked Man

TV-PG CC

When the most famous man in the Old West outlives his legend, he becomes the target of gunslingers eager to make legends of their own – by shooting him dead.
 

9:00 AM

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.
 

10:00 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.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Jesse James - The South's Last Rebel

TV-PG CC

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.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

John Wesley Hardin - The Dark Heart of Texas

TV-PG CC

In the turbulent aftermath of the Civil War, a volatile gunman wages a bloody crusade against anyone who stands between himself and his notions of freedom.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Tom Horn - Grim Reaper of the Rockies

TV-PG CC

As the Wild West becomes settled, this mysterious hit man kills for men who want to preserve the old order – where violence rules all. But the law isn’t giving in this time.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Spartans

TV-PG CC

The Spartans are bred for war, trained from youth to withstand pain and survive the harshest conditions. Their greatest warriors form an elite Special Forces unit, the Spartan 300. Their mission? Defeat the Persians.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

Hawaiian Koa Warriors

TV-PG CC

The Hawaiian Koa were elite warriors in a land dominated by war. They were grand masters of a martial art called Lua- a way to break every bone in an enemy's body. When Captain Cook lands on Hawaii, the Koa warriors greet him in the worst way.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Atlantis Uncovered

TV-PG CC

For centuries, Atlantis has been a myth. But in the last decade archaeologists have uncovered new finds which could reveal the location of this ancient apocalypse. Mixing dramatic recreation with science, this story is told by "Lost" star, Terry O'Quinn.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Sodom and Gomorrah

TV-PG CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah. Could their destruction be linked to evidence of an ancient asteroid strike?
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Lost Gospels

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the lost books of the Bible. We'll travel from the desert of Egypt to the labs of the Smithsonian Institution to uncover the secrets of the banned gospels of Mary Magdalene, Peter the Apostle, and Judas Iscariot.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Exodus

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the Exodus. Is there any truth to this tale of plagues, parting of the Red Sea, and a man named Moses? New scientific theories will be examined that support the extraordinary tale of Exodus.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Herod and the Bethlehem Massacre

TV-PG CC

King Herod is remembered as the evil King who brutally massacred the children of Bethlehem, trying to kill the newborn Jesus and his name has been reviled ever since. But is the story true?
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Death of Jesus

TV-PG CC

Reopen the files of the trial of Jesus Christ and his horrific death by crucifixion, and examine what really happened.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Disciples

TV-PG CC

Uncover the real men behind the famous names. We examine their backgrounds, the reasons why they might have joined up and what kept them together.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Herod and the Bethlehem Massacre

TV-PG CC

King Herod is remembered as the evil King who brutally massacred the children of Bethlehem, trying to kill the newborn Jesus and his name has been reviled ever since. But is the story true?
 

Monday December 1

12:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Death of Jesus

TV-PG CC

Reopen the files of the trial of Jesus Christ and his horrific death by crucifixion, and examine what really happened.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Disciples

TV-PG CC

Uncover the real men behind the famous names. We examine their backgrounds, the reasons why they might have joined up and what kept them together.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Exodus

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the Exodus. Is there any truth to this tale of plagues, parting of the Red Sea, and a man named Moses? New scientific theories will be examined that support the extraordinary tale of Exodus.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Lost Gospels

TV-G CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the lost books of the Bible. We'll travel from the desert of Egypt to the labs of the Smithsonian Institution to uncover the secrets of the banned gospels of Mary Magdalene, Peter the Apostle, and Judas Iscariot.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Biblical Mysteries Explained

Sodom and Gomorrah

TV-PG CC

Biblical Mysteries Explained examines the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah. Could their destruction be linked to evidence of an ancient asteroid strike?
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Atlantis Uncovered

TV-PG CC

For centuries, Atlantis has been a myth. But in the last decade archaeologists have uncovered new finds which could reveal the location of this ancient apocalypse. Mixing dramatic recreation with science, this story is told by "Lost" star, Terry O'Quinn.
 

6:00 AM

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.
 

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.

Top Secret Weapons Revealed

Weapons of the Superspies

TV-PG CC

The Cold War. Two of the world’s most powerful nations are locked in a dangerous stalemate. Americans fear a nuclear war but the US Government knows too little about their secretive Soviet enemy. This war of espionage fuels a boom in spy technology.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Top Secret Weapons Revealed

Seaplane Strike Force

TV-PG CC

A standoff occurs between the Superpowers during the Cold War. One wrong move could unleash a nuclear hell. Rarely seen, top-secret archive takes us behind the scenes to reveal the Superpower who will attempt to build the ultimate seaplane strike force.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Narrow Escapes of WWII

Lucky Laycock's Escape From Crete

TV-PG CC

This is the dramatic story of how Crete was captured by the Germans and how Robert Laycock led a desperate rear guard action against crack German mountain troops.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Narrow Escapes of WWII

Manstein Holds the Line

TV-PG CC

Fleeing from the Russian troops, Erich von Manstein devised one of the most brilliant escapes in military history - one that is still studied in military schools.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

Hitler or Death

TV-PG CC

The untold story of a collaborator whose slavish devotion to Hitler leads him to the front lines in Russia, where he soons discovers that the fueher demands far more than blind loyalty.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The IRA Conspiracy

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the Irish Republican Army's collaboration with the Nazis and their audacios plan to topple the British government and secure victory for Adolf Hitler.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Secret War

Victory or Death

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the secret agent who forged a fearsome underground force that stopped Hitler's war machine dead in its tracks and exacted their own brutal brand of payback on the Nazis.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Secret War

The Real 007

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the suave but deadly super spy who may be the inspiration for Ian Fleming's James Bond.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Kill the New Chancellor!

TV-PG CC

When Hitler becomes Chancellor in 1933, immediate threats on his life are made and quickly thwarted. These threats become serious attempts when Hitler seizes absolute power after the burning of the Reichstag.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Before the War

TV-PG CC

In 1938, Hitler makes his aggressive intentions clear. Occupations of Austria and Czechoslovakia enormously increase his personal enemies. German officers plot to overthrow and kill Hitler, but their plans diminish with the invasion of Poland.
 

6:00 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.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

The Jewish Avengers

TV-14 CC

After the war, a Jewish group called the Avengers were horrified by the number of known Nazis with blood on their hands who were simply allowed to resume their normal lives. They decided to hunt these Nazis down.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

D-Day

TV-PG CC

June 6, 1944, the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Allied soldiers from Britain, the US and Canada land on five Normandy beaches – Gold, Sword, Utah, Omaha and Juno. Encountering mines, machine gun fire, artillery and bunkers,
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Battle for Caen

TV-PG CC

Allied soldiers push on to take their first objective, the city of Caen. They’re met by formidable Panzer forces determined to push the Allies back into the sea. For the next two months, a bloody battle of attrition is waged in the fields and villages.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Breakout from Normandy

TV-PG CC

Hitler orders a massive counter-attack in an attempt to cut the Allies in two. But British and Canadian forces press in on Germans forces from the North while American troops close in from the South – creating what is known as the Falaise Pocket.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

D-Day

TV-PG CC

June 6, 1944, the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Allied soldiers from Britain, the US and Canada land on five Normandy beaches – Gold, Sword, Utah, Omaha and Juno. Encountering mines, machine gun fire, artillery and bunkers,
 

Tuesday December 2

12:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Battle for Caen

TV-PG CC

Allied soldiers push on to take their first objective, the city of Caen. They’re met by formidable Panzer forces determined to push the Allies back into the sea. For the next two months, a bloody battle of attrition is waged in the fields and villages.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Breakout from Normandy

TV-PG CC

Hitler orders a massive counter-attack in an attempt to cut the Allies in two. But British and Canadian forces press in on Germans forces from the North while American troops close in from the South – creating what is known as the Falaise Pocket.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

The Jewish Avengers

TV-14 CC

After the war, a Jewish group called the Avengers were horrified by the number of known Nazis with blood on their hands who were simply allowed to resume their normal lives. They decided to hunt these Nazis down.
 

3:00 AM

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 AM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Kill the New Chancellor!

TV-PG CC

When Hitler becomes Chancellor in 1933, immediate threats on his life are made and quickly thwarted. These threats become serious attempts when Hitler seizes absolute power after the burning of the Reichstag.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Before the War

TV-PG CC

In 1938, Hitler makes his aggressive intentions clear. Occupations of Austria and Czechoslovakia enormously increase his personal enemies. German officers plot to overthrow and kill Hitler, but their plans diminish with the invasion of Poland.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Days That Shook the World

Fact or Fiction?

TV-14 CC

October 30, 1938, a radio production of HG Wells’ novel ‘The War Of The Worlds’ triggers a night of panic across the U.S. April 24, 1983, The Sunday Times publishes a sensational story: the diaries of Adolf Hitler. There’s one problem; they’re fakes.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Days That Shook the World

Conspiracy to Kill

TV-14 CC

In Nazi Germany, conspirators attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler and overthrow the Nazi regime. In Paris, France, gunmen fire more than 100 machine-gun rounds on Charles De Gaul, hoping to assassinate the French President.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Zero Hour

King of Cocaine

TV-14 CC

December 2, 1993 - The ten year long man hunt to take down Pablo Escobar, the world's notorious cocaine kingpin, finally reaches its zero hour. His terrifying reign comes to an end when an operation backed by US Special Forces ends his evil enterprise.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Zero Hour

Capturing Saddam

TV-14 CC

December 13, 2003 - One of the most intense manhunts in history finally comes to an end when a Special Operations team, known as Task Force 121, implements Operation Red Dawn, capturing Saddam Hussein.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Zero Hour

Nuclear Meltdown

TV-14 CC

April 26, 1986 - The world's worst nuclear disaster is seconds away when Chernobyl’s nuclear power plant explodes, blasting 50 tons of toxic fuel into the atmosphere. Hear from survivors as they tell their stories of the meltdown's horrific details.
 

11:00 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.
 

12:00 PM

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
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

What Destroyed the Hindenburg? (Curiosity)

TV-PG CC

Curiosity presents: There are dozens of theories about how Hindenburg blew in May 1937. Now, a team of aeronautical engineers will build 3 perfectly accurate 50 ft. replicas and put leading theories to the test to find what really destroyed Hindenburg.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Curiosity: What's Beneath America?

Episode 1

TV-PG

Everything which has made America bountiful and powerful is a product of forces which date back billions of years. How have earth’s ancient forces made America what it is today?
 

4:00 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.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

The UFO Cover-Up

TV-PG CC

Discover the truth behind the UFO cover up. Is there a hidden "shadow government" that guards the truth...even from the President? Did a Nazi flying saucer crash in New Mexico? Are aliens living at Area 51? Or are these rumors to hide the real story?
 

6:00 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.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

The Devil's Triangle

TV-PG CC

Ships disappear, planes vanish into thin air. Researchers turn to science to explain the mysteries surrounding the Bermuda Triangle. Could methane bubbles, rogue waves or lightening be responsible? Scientists put all 3 theories to the ultimate test.
 

8:00 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.
 

8:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Last Man Standing

TV-PG CC

The true stories of the Alamo and Custer’s Last Stand are very different from the way we remember them. Find out how Davy Crockett really died - and why General Custer might have been court-martialed if he hadn’t attacked the Indians that outnumbered him.
 

9:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Patton and Grant

TV-PG CC

The truth about America’s greatest generals is obscured by myth. Learn that George Patton’s nickname "Blood and Guts" doesn’t mean what you might think and that Ulysses S. Grant’s reputation as a drunk and a butcher is undeserved.
 

9:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Fool's Gold

TV-PG CC

The real facts behind America’s biggest economic boom and biggest bust will shock you. On this episode of America: Facts vs. Fiction, discover a treasure of nuggets about the California gold rush and the Stock Market Crash of 1929.
 

10:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Seeing isn't Believing

TV-PG

On this episode, we look further into some of the most iconic photos and footage from the Civil War, Great Depression, and World War 2. By looking beyond the celluloid and the flash bulbs we find a story as interesting as the moments themselves.
 

10:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Wartime Rosies

TV-PG CC

The truth about women during World War II goes way beyond Rosie the Riveter. In this episode, our stories range from the woman who broke Japan’s secret code to the Hollywood sex goddess who invented a remote-controlled torpedo.
 

11:00 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.
 

11:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Last Man Standing

TV-PG CC

The true stories of the Alamo and Custer’s Last Stand are very different from the way we remember them. Find out how Davy Crockett really died - and why General Custer might have been court-martialed if he hadn’t attacked the Indians that outnumbered him.
 

Wednesday December 3

12:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Patton and Grant

TV-PG CC

The truth about America’s greatest generals is obscured by myth. Learn that George Patton’s nickname "Blood and Guts" doesn’t mean what you might think and that Ulysses S. Grant’s reputation as a drunk and a butcher is undeserved.
 

12:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Fool's Gold

TV-PG CC

The real facts behind America’s biggest economic boom and biggest bust will shock you. On this episode of America: Facts vs. Fiction, discover a treasure of nuggets about the California gold rush and the Stock Market Crash of 1929.
 

1:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Seeing isn't Believing

TV-PG

On this episode, we look further into some of the most iconic photos and footage from the Civil War, Great Depression, and World War 2. By looking beyond the celluloid and the flash bulbs we find a story as interesting as the moments themselves.
 

1:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Wartime Rosies

TV-PG CC

The truth about women during World War II goes way beyond Rosie the Riveter. In this episode, our stories range from the woman who broke Japan’s secret code to the Hollywood sex goddess who invented a remote-controlled torpedo.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

The Devil's Triangle

TV-PG CC

Ships disappear, planes vanish into thin air. Researchers turn to science to explain the mysteries surrounding the Bermuda Triangle. Could methane bubbles, rogue waves or lightening be responsible? Scientists put all 3 theories to the ultimate test.
 

3:00 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.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

The UFO Cover-Up

TV-PG CC

Discover the truth behind the UFO cover up. Is there a hidden "shadow government" that guards the truth...even from the President? Did a Nazi flying saucer crash in New Mexico? Are aliens living at Area 51? Or are these rumors to hide the real story?
 

5:00 AM

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.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Hollywood vs. Commies

TV-PG CC

The amazing story of how Hollywood took on Communism and played a key role in winning the Cold War.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Game of Spies

Episode 1

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Stepping into a top secret world, Game of Spies investigates the highly classified field of 21st century espionage. With unrivalled access to the players, discover what it takes to fight in the shadows.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

CIA Declassified

Argo: The Secret Story

TV-PG CC

1979. America is at its knees as the infamous US Embassy Hostage crisis begins, but then the CIA discover that six diplomats have secretly escaped. When they recruit in their ace ‘rescue’ agent Tony Mendez to get them out, he devises a ‘Hollywood’- plan.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

CIA Declassified

Killing "Mad Dog" Gaddafi

TV-PG CC

2011 Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is overthrown in a bloody civil war. What few people know is that the CIA have been planning to orchestrate a Libyan revolt for 30 years and that the man now leading the rebel forces is a long-time CIA ally.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

CIA Black Ops

TV-PG CC

They are known as the tip of the spear–the CIA’s Special Activities Division. They are the elite operators tasked with carrying out the agency’s most classified missions. Now former CIA operatives shed light on some of the CIA’s blackest operations.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Rangers Lead the Way

TV-PG CC

They are the secrets heroes of US Special Operations command, conducting some of the most critical missions in the war on terror. They are the Army Rangers, and the stories of their amazing operations have been kept secret from the public until now.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Foreign Special Ops

TV-PG CC

Around the world, Special Operations forces form an elite brotherhood. They are the tip of the spear in the war on terror. Spanning the globe, we go deep inside the Tier One assets that rival the training and experience of US Navy SEALS & Delta Force.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Somali Pirate Takedown - The Real Story

TV-14 CC

Find out the very real story behind the heroic Navy SEAL kill shots that finally freed Captain Richard Phillips after a dramatic 4-day Somali pirate siege.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Inside Waco

TV-14 CC

In Waco, Texas, FBI negotiators spend 51 days attempting to secure the release of over a hundred people, many of them women and children, from inside a religious compound controlled by cult leader Koresh.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster

TV-14

The definitive account of James "Whitey" Bulger, the sadistic criminal mastermind who ruled a vast underworld empire through fear, intimidation and murder, and later eluded justice for two decades.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

I (Almost) Got Away With It (Season 6)

GOT to Be the "Green Baron"

TV-14

Tony Darwin makes millions piloting marijuana into Florida. Even after getting caught, he continues works for a notorious smuggler until a deadly plane crash forces him to flee the country. The pressure mounts when his girlfriend threatens to rat him out
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

I (Almost) Got Away With It (Season 5)

GOT to Prey on Tourists

TV-14

Patsy Jones is the leader of a band of thieves, targeting tourists leaving the Miami airport by robbing and carjacking them at gunpoint. One night, a tourist fails to stop and Jones shoots and kills him. She hides in an abandoned apartment.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

I (Almost) Got Away With It (Season 5)

GOT to Run with My Brother

TV-14 CC

Mark and Maverick Maher are punks who form their own militia - a band of youths who rob houses and break into cars. After sending a threatening audio tape to police, they go on the run, living in the Florida swamps.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Donnie Brasco

TV-PG CC

Former FBI agent Joe Pistone, who infiltrated the Mafia for six years as Donnie Brasco, reveals how his undercover work led to more than 100 convictions - and resulted in the death of underworld figure Dominick `Sonny Black' Napolitano.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

John Gotti

TV-PG CC

The story of ambitious American mobster John Gotti, who became the boss of the Gambino family by ordering the death of the group's former head. He earned the nickname `Teflon Don' after three acquittals.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Tony Spilotro

TV-PG CC

The story of Tony Spilotro, who protected the Chicago Mafia's interests in the casinos of Las Vegas and became a target for the FBI.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia vs. KKK

TV-PG CC

The amazing story of the hidden war between two of the United States most violent groups, the Mafia and the Ku Klux Klan.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

John Gotti

TV-PG CC

The story of ambitious American mobster John Gotti, who became the boss of the Gambino family by ordering the death of the group's former head. He earned the nickname `Teflon Don' after three acquittals.
 

Thursday December 4

12:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Tony Spilotro

TV-PG CC

The story of Tony Spilotro, who protected the Chicago Mafia's interests in the casinos of Las Vegas and became a target for the FBI.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia vs. KKK

TV-PG CC

The amazing story of the hidden war between two of the United States most violent groups, the Mafia and the Ku Klux Klan.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Donnie Brasco

TV-PG CC

Former FBI agent Joe Pistone, who infiltrated the Mafia for six years as Donnie Brasco, reveals how his undercover work led to more than 100 convictions - and resulted in the death of underworld figure Dominick `Sonny Black' Napolitano.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

I (Almost) Got Away With It (Season 5)

GOT to Run with My Brother

TV-14 CC

Mark and Maverick Maher are punks who form their own militia - a band of youths who rob houses and break into cars. After sending a threatening audio tape to police, they go on the run, living in the Florida swamps.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

I (Almost) Got Away With It (Season 5)

GOT to Prey on Tourists

TV-14

Patsy Jones is the leader of a band of thieves, targeting tourists leaving the Miami airport by robbing and carjacking them at gunpoint. One night, a tourist fails to stop and Jones shoots and kills him. She hides in an abandoned apartment.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

I (Almost) Got Away With It (Season 6)

GOT to Be the "Green Baron"

TV-14

Tony Darwin makes millions piloting marijuana into Florida. Even after getting caught, he continues works for a notorious smuggler until a deadly plane crash forces him to flee the country. The pressure mounts when his girlfriend threatens to rat him out
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Black Ops

Operation Certain Death

TV-PG CC

August 25th, 2000: Sierra Leone, West Africa. The Royal Irish Regiment, a unit of the British Army, takes a wrong turn on patrol. They are held up on the roadside by a notorious gang of rebels; the ‘West Side Boys’.
 

7:00 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.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World (Season 2)

The Ma Deuce

TV-PG CC

Could the mighty M2 be the greatest machine gun in history? Nicknamed the “Ma Deuce”, this fifty caliber American machine gun has been rocking the battlefield for over eighty years. Host Wil Willis puts this legendary weapon to the ultimate test.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World (Season 2)

Gatling and the A-10

TV-PG CC

The Aerial Gatling Gun has the highest rate of fire of any military machine gun in the world. Host Wil Willis flys in an F16 to see the six thousand round a minute Vulcan rip apart targets and fires the Minigun from a helicopter at exploding cars.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Mega Engineering

Bering Strait Tunnel

TV-PG CC

The Bering Strait tunnel would connect Russia and Alaska, creating a high-speed rail line, freight route, and a crucial oil pipeline. Twice as long as the channel tunnel, it would be the most ambitious and expensive tunneling project ever attempted.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Mega Engineering

Mile High Skyscraper

TV-PG CC

Shanghai faces a double crisis: overpopulation and urban sprawl. No matter how fast the Chinese build, the city may implode. The solution could lie in building the planet's tallest tower-and the world's first moving, breathing building.
 

12:00 PM

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?
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

Engineering the Impossible

Rome

TV-PG CC

A team of experts probes the mysteries of the Roman Colosseum, the world’s most infamous arena, and perhaps the most elaborate death machine ever devised.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Herod and the Bethlehem Massacre

TV-PG CC

King Herod is remembered as the evil King who brutally massacred the children of Bethlehem, trying to kill the newborn Jesus and his name has been reviled ever since. But is the story true?
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Battle of Jericho

TV-PG CC

Travel back three thousand years in time to watch these momentous events come to life. Military analysts, acoustical engineers, audio experts and seismologists reveal that the story of the Battle of Jericho is remarkably credible.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

David vs. Goliath

TV-PG CC

He was the shepherd boy who became a King: David, the celebrated founder of modern Israel. But now historians and archaeologists are stripping away centuries of mythmaking about this Biblical hero. Who was the real David?
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors

TV-PG CC

Travel to the tombs of ancient Egypt, the icy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, and the ancient city of Avaris and discovers evidence that this famous biblical character may have existed.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Surviving Exodus

TV-PG

Exodus is one of the greatest stories of all time, and Ridley Scott turned it into an epic movie. Now Aaron Paul and a team of experts and scientists are going to experience the Ten Plagues and the parting of the Red Sea first hand.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Peter the Rock

TV-PG CC

An investigation into the story of Peter, the disciple Jesus named ‘The Rock’ on which He would build his Church. Now, we discover who Peter was, how he became the leader of the Early Church and whether his body really was buried on the Vatican Hill.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Who Was Mary Magdalene?

TV-PG CC

Who was the real Mary Magdalene? For centuries she has been known as the repentant sinner. New evidence suggests she may have been more than we ever imagined.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Surviving Exodus

TV-PG

Exodus is one of the greatest stories of all time, and Ridley Scott turned it into an epic movie. Now Aaron Paul and a team of experts and scientists are going to experience the Ten Plagues and the parting of the Red Sea first hand.
 

Friday December 5

12:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Peter the Rock

TV-PG CC

An investigation into the story of Peter, the disciple Jesus named ‘The Rock’ on which He would build his Church. Now, we discover who Peter was, how he became the leader of the Early Church and whether his body really was buried on the Vatican Hill.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Who Was Mary Magdalene?

TV-PG CC

Who was the real Mary Magdalene? For centuries she has been known as the repentant sinner. New evidence suggests she may have been more than we ever imagined.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors

TV-PG CC

Travel to the tombs of ancient Egypt, the icy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, and the ancient city of Avaris and discovers evidence that this famous biblical character may have existed.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

David vs. Goliath

TV-PG CC

He was the shepherd boy who became a King: David, the celebrated founder of modern Israel. But now historians and archaeologists are stripping away centuries of mythmaking about this Biblical hero. Who was the real David?
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Battle of Jericho

TV-PG CC

Travel back three thousand years in time to watch these momentous events come to life. Military analysts, acoustical engineers, audio experts and seismologists reveal that the story of the Battle of Jericho is remarkably credible.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Herod and the Bethlehem Massacre

TV-PG CC

King Herod is remembered as the evil King who brutally massacred the children of Bethlehem, trying to kill the newborn Jesus and his name has been reviled ever since. But is the story true?
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Scandals of the Ancient World

TV-14 CC

Scandals of the Ancient World: Egypt digs up the juiciest "dirt" of Ancient Times. In a centuries-long romp through sex, drugs, celebrity scandals, and murders, this show is the Vanity Fair of the Ancient World.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Pyramid of Doom, The: An Ancient Murder Mystery

TV-G CC

Excavations at an ancient pyramid in Peru reveal some 70 skeletons grotesquely splayed across a mud plaza in positions of sudden, violent death. An archaeological team reveals a dark side of one of antiquity's most brilliant civilizations.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Nubia: The Forgotten Kingdom

TV-PG CC

Discovery Channel joins archaeologists Julie Andersen and Salah Ahmed who have discovered Dangeil, a 2,000-year-old Nubian city, a civilization that came to rival Egypt. Witness the dig to seek clues to the mystery of the departure of Dangeil's people.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Dungeons of Alcatraz

TV-G CC

Discover the hidden passageways, secret rooms and underground cells designed to break down the most violent of offenders at Alcatraz. Surviving prisoners describe the notorious, steel-cold "isolation units" that nearly drove them mad.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Devil's Island

TV-G CC

Explore the relentless terrain of this island prison, known as Hell on Earth. Three islands off the South American coast housed over 80,000 prisoners serving life sentences. The last surviving prisoner recounts the twisted tales of prison life.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

The Riddle of the Desert Mummies

TV-G CC

The most amazing thing about 4,000-year-old mummies discovered in the Chinese desert is that they were not Asian but Caucasian. DNA analysis is helping scientists piece together the mystery of these fair-haired people in the heart of Asia.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Solving History with Olly Steeds

Hitler's Mummies

TV-PG CC

Journalist Olly Steeds goes deep into the inner workings of the Nazi propaganda machine as he examines the Third Reich's fascination with mummies.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Solving History with Olly Steeds

Lost City of Gold

TV-PG CC

Journalist Olly Steeds follows new clues and treks deep into the remote Andes Mountains in search of the legendary city of gold.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Lost Jewels of Helen of Troy

TV-PG CC

German adventurer Heinrich Schlieman embarks on a lifelong quest to find the mythical city of Troy and its fabulous treasures.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Search for Our Lady of Atocha

TV-PG CC

This is a story of one man’s obsession to find a lost Spanish Galleon loaded with treasure. He risked everything – and faced terrible personal tragedy in his quest.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

America's Hidden Secrets

TV-PG CC

This one hour special investigates America's most classified sites and their covert activities. Exploring the Government's most sensitive and top secret locations.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of Secret Societies

TV-14 CC

Do secret societies exist in our own time, manipulating government from behind the scenes? Go behind the curtain of myth and legend with insiders and members of today's secret societies.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Jack the Ripper in America

TV-MA CC

The greatest serial killer in history has never been named. But what if we are looking in the wrong place? In the 1890s a series of murders took place across the United States, and incredible new evidence may reveal the true identity of Jack the Ripper.
 
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