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Thursday October 23

8:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Sam Giancana

TV-PG CC

Revealing the secrets of the Mafia's most notorious members, beginning with Sam Giancana, who was associated with the Kennedys, Frank Sinatra and the CIA.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

CIA Declassified

Castro and the Cold Cream

TV-PG CC

1959, Fidel Castro is a growing threat to the U.S. It’s decided he should be terminated. But who can do it? This is the true story of how the CIA turned his lover into a deadly assassin and sent her on a mission to kill their formidable enemy.
 

10:00 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.
 

11:00 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.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

The Shadow Military

TV-PG CC

Critics call them mercenaries. The government calls them essential to fighting a modern war. Now these soldiers-for-hire provide a rare look into what they do, why they do it, and how they’ve become vital to winning the war on terrorism.
 

1:00 PM

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.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Delta Force: Tier 1

TV-PG CC

They are the most secretive unit in the US Army-their existence never officially acknowledged. They are Delta Force and their missions are some of the blackest operations in history. Now former operators reveal never before told details about ‘The Unit.’
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Marine Force Recon

TV-PG CC

Force Reconnaissance Marines are among the world’s deadliest warriors. They specialize in sneaking deep behind enemy lines and often take on the most dangerous roles in America’s most ruthless battles. Now, former Force Recon Marines pull back the curtai
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Baghdad: Thunder Runs

TV-PG CC

2003, In what would become one of the most brutal and decisive battles of the Iraq war, a battalion of tanks punches a hole right into the heart of Saddam Hussein's Baghdad. They are the first Mechanised force to enter a capitol city since WWII.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Khe Sanh: Marines Under Siege

TV-PG CC

A bloody seventy-seven day siege. Surrounded. Outnumbered. Six thousand marines fight for survival against a vast, highly trained Communist army. It's a battle that will shape the course of the war in Vietnam.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Chosin: One Way Out

TV-PG CC

3 months into the Korean war, 17,000 US Marines cross the 38th Parallel to cut off the communist Kim Sung Regime. Trapped and outnumbered 7 to 1 by Chinese troops, the Marines must fight their way out or die on the Reservoir.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Okinawa: Island Fortress

TV-PG CC

US troops come up against 120,000 Japanese soldiers on the island of Okinawa. Fighting through mountainous terrain and in treacherous conditions, American forces triumph and pave the way for the end of World War Two.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles: War Monsters

The Battle of El Alamein

TV-PG CC

New reload edition with bonus footage and new information. In 1942, Rommel's Desert Afrika Corps faces off against Montgomery's Eighth Army. This is the story of the climax in the struggle for North Africa.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles: War Monsters

The Battle for the Hochwald Gap

TV-PG CC

New reload edition with bonus footage and new information. In February 1945, Canadian forces launch an attack to cross the Rhine and enter the German heartland. This is the story of the struggle for the Hochwald Gap.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

WWII's Greatest Raids

Commando Do or Die

TV-PG CC

British commandos attempt a head-on amphibious assault against a heavily-defended enemy port. Their mission: to take out the dock facilities of St.Nazaire, before they become a base for Germany's biggest battleship.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles: War Monsters

The Battle of El Alamein

TV-PG CC

New reload edition with bonus footage and new information. In 1942, Rommel's Desert Afrika Corps faces off against Montgomery's Eighth Army. This is the story of the climax in the struggle for North Africa.
 

Friday October 24

12:00 AM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles: War Monsters

The Battle for the Hochwald Gap

TV-PG CC

New reload edition with bonus footage and new information. In February 1945, Canadian forces launch an attack to cross the Rhine and enter the German heartland. This is the story of the struggle for the Hochwald Gap.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

WWII's Greatest Raids

Commando Do or Die

TV-PG CC

British commandos attempt a head-on amphibious assault against a heavily-defended enemy port. Their mission: to take out the dock facilities of St.Nazaire, before they become a base for Germany's biggest battleship.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Okinawa: Island Fortress

TV-PG CC

US troops come up against 120,000 Japanese soldiers on the island of Okinawa. Fighting through mountainous terrain and in treacherous conditions, American forces triumph and pave the way for the end of World War Two.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Chosin: One Way Out

TV-PG CC

3 months into the Korean war, 17,000 US Marines cross the 38th Parallel to cut off the communist Kim Sung Regime. Trapped and outnumbered 7 to 1 by Chinese troops, the Marines must fight their way out or die on the Reservoir.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Khe Sanh: Marines Under Siege

TV-PG CC

A bloody seventy-seven day siege. Surrounded. Outnumbered. Six thousand marines fight for survival against a vast, highly trained Communist army. It's a battle that will shape the course of the war in Vietnam.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Baghdad: Thunder Runs

TV-PG CC

2003, In what would become one of the most brutal and decisive battles of the Iraq war, a battalion of tanks punches a hole right into the heart of Saddam Hussein's Baghdad. They are the first Mechanised force to enter a capitol city since WWII.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Heroes of Hell's Highway

Welcome to Afghanistan

TV-14 CC

The 23rd Sappers are in Afghanistan, clearing the way into Taliban country. Second Platoon's mission is to blow up a bomb found on a major supply route, while the Third Platoon's mission is to use their massive vehicles to draw enemy fire.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Heroes of Hell's Highway

After the Blast

TV-14 CC

Second Platoon first struggles to recover from an IED blast sustained on the last mission, while Third Platoon clears a landing zone where two British helicopters need to unload a 60-man assault force under the cover of darkness.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Heroes of Hell's Highway

Bomb at the Front Door

TV-14 CC

A bomb is placed at the gate of the 23rd Sapper Route Clearance Company's Forward Operating Base. Second Platoon rolls out to blow up a bomb when they realize it's a trap. Third Platoon search for IEDs on a supply route when attacked by a motorcyle gang.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Future Firepower

Asymmetric Wars

TV-PG CC

From fragment-free blast wave rockets and bomb disposal robots, to launchers that tell grenades exactly when to explode and unmanned armed spy planes, Future Firepower explores the next-gen military technology that could fight the next asymmetric war.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Future Firepower

Rogue State

TV-PG CC

From remote-controlled weapons stations to mini-robots and super-fast helicopters, smart rocket launchers to new fighter jet technology, Future Firepower explores the next-generation military hardware that could fight a possible rogue state war.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Future Firepower

Super Powers

TV-PG CC

From long-range Navy railguns and the world's most powerful anti-tank weapons, to the fastest helicopters ever and mighty explosive aircraft cannon rounds, we explore the next-generation military technology that could fight a possible superpower war.
 

12:00 PM

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.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Top Secret Weapons Revealed

Nazi War Machines

TV-PG CC

From a Super Gun to a Mega Tank, from Rocket power to a flying wing - these are the revolutionary weapons Adolf Hitler believes will win him the Second World War.
 

2:00 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.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Curiosity: Alien Invasion: Are We Ready

TV-14 CC

Aliens attacking Earth -- it's the stuff of sci-fi stories, but what if it really happened? Host Michelle Rodriguez (Avatar, Battle: LA) brings together top scientists and military strategists to dramatize what would happen if and when aliens attack.
 

4:00 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.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

America's Doomsday Plan

TV-PG CC

On Doomsday, what will the U.S. do to safeguard the President, the military and government officials? America’s Doomsday Plan goes behind the scenes to reveal the secret plans and facilities standing by, 24/7, to ensure the homeland survives disaster.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

America's Most Secret: Structures

TV-PG CC

This one hour special investigates America's most classified sites and their covert activities. We will explore deep inside our Government's most sensitive, top secret locations.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

The Misfits Gather

TV-14 CC

Adolf Hitler finds his political destiny in the post-war turmoil of Munich. He quickly dominates a fringe party & builds it into the Nazi Party. As he recruits men to the cause, they plot to seize power in a dramatic coup known as the Beerhall Putsch.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Becoming Respectable

TV-14 CC

In 1924, Adolf Hitler stands trial for his embarrassing failure known as the Beer Hall Putsch. Hitler's found guilty of High Treason and sentenced to five years in priosn. There, he writes a book - Mein Kampf - which will define Nazism.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Viking Berserkers

TV-PG CC

In 793 AD, Viking Long Ships roll up on a remote English beach. The ruthless attack that follows, on Lindisfarne’s monastery, will change the country forever.
 

10:00 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.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

Becoming Respectable

TV-14 CC

In 1924, Adolf Hitler stands trial for his embarrassing failure known as the Beer Hall Putsch. Hitler's found guilty of High Treason and sentenced to five years in priosn. There, he writes a book - Mein Kampf - which will define Nazism.
 

Saturday October 25

12:00 AM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Viking Berserkers

TV-PG CC

In 793 AD, Viking Long Ships roll up on a remote English beach. The ruthless attack that follows, on Lindisfarne’s monastery, will change the country forever.
 

1:00 AM

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.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Nazis: Evolution of Evil

The Misfits Gather

TV-14 CC

Adolf Hitler finds his political destiny in the post-war turmoil of Munich. He quickly dominates a fringe party & builds it into the Nazi Party. As he recruits men to the cause, they plot to seize power in a dramatic coup known as the Beerhall Putsch.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

America's Most Secret: Structures

TV-PG CC

This one hour special investigates America's most classified sites and their covert activities. We will explore deep inside our Government's most sensitive, top secret locations.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

America's Doomsday Plan

TV-PG CC

On Doomsday, what will the U.S. do to safeguard the President, the military and government officials? America’s Doomsday Plan goes behind the scenes to reveal the secret plans and facilities standing by, 24/7, to ensure the homeland survives disaster.
 

5:00 AM

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.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Hitler's Jurassic Zoo

TV-PG CC

As part of their dream to create an empire that would last for thousands of years, the Nazis attempt to bring extinct animals back to life, for release into hunting parks fit for the Aryan people.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler

Part One

TV-PG CC

How did Hitler win the support of the German people? Having fallen prey to his "fatal attraction," they were ready to support him in his road to war, genocide and an imperial German Reich that his propaganda machine claimed would reign for a 1,000-years.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler

Part Two

TV-PG CC

How did Hitler win the support of the German people? Having fallen prey to his "fatal attraction," they were ready to support him in his road to war, genocide and an imperial German Reich that his propaganda machine claimed would reign for a 1,000-years.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Secret War

Hitler's Atom Bomb

TV-PG CC

The untold story of Hitler's race to build the atomic bomb, and the special forces unit who risked everything to save the world from a Nazi nuclear armageddon.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Secret War

Fatal Femmes

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the secret female force that operated behind enemy lines in Nazi-occupied Europe, risking their lives to take on some of the War's deadliest covert operations.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Secret War

The Triple Agent

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the French agent who turned on the Allies, betrayed a treasure trove of secrets to the Nazis, but may have been working for an entirely different, shadowy force all along.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Elser's Bomb

TV-PG CC

As Hitler begins his aggressive expansion, the German army sets up a special unit of trained soldiers to guard his military headquarters and escort him on visits to the front. Elser is arrested after Hitler comes close to being killed by his bomb.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Hitler's Train

TV-PG CC

As Hitler's empire expanded, the need for a secure, mobile military headquarters led him to use a Special Train, the Führer-Sonderzug. Code named 'Amerika', this became an armored monster with anti-aircraft armament and state-of-the-art communications.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

Hitler's Inside Man

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the Jew handpicked by the Nazis to run Poland’s largest ghetto. His survival - and the survival of his people - depends upon his collaboration. But just how far would he be willing to go for his Nazi Masters?
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Devil's Due

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the man handpicked by the Nazi's to lead Greece. He would do Hitler's bidding, no matter what the cost and support the fueher, even in his darkest endeavors.
 

4:00 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.
 

5:00 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.
 

6:00 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.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Red Sun Rampant

TV-PG CC

On December 7th 1941, WWII changed dramatically as Japanese planes swooped in for a surprise attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor. A conflict that had been fought almost entirely in Europe was now to be fought worldwide.
 

8:00 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.
 

9:00 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,
 

10:00 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.
 

11:00 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.
 

Sunday October 26

12:00 AM

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,
 

1:00 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.
 

2:00 AM

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.
 

3:00 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.
 

4:00 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.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

World War II in Color

Red Sun Rampant

TV-PG CC

On December 7th 1941, WWII changed dramatically as Japanese planes swooped in for a surprise attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor. A conflict that had been fought almost entirely in Europe was now to be fought worldwide.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Bullet Points

Battle For the Pacific

TV-PG CC

How did America recover from Pearl Harbor and, in one short year, achieve supremacy in the Pacific over the fearsome Japanese empire? We highlight the defining battles that turned the tide in the Pacific theater,and led to victory.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Bullet Points

Showdown in the Middle East

TV-PG CC

From 1948 to 1973 the Arabs and Israelis went to war five times for territory in the holy land of Palestine. Showdown in the Middle East highlights key operations in one of the longest ongoing conflicts in world history.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Bullet Points

Operation Desert Storm

TV-PG CC

In 1991, the United States and an unprecedented coalition of over 30 countries join forces to liberate Kuwait from invading Iraq dictator, Saddam Hussein. Highlights from the key battles, weapons and strategies that lead to a decisive victory.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Baghdad: Thunder Runs

TV-PG CC

2003, In what would become one of the most brutal and decisive battles of the Iraq war, a battalion of tanks punches a hole right into the heart of Saddam Hussein's Baghdad. They are the first Mechanised force to enter a capitol city since WWII.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Kandahar: Against All Odds

TV-PG CC

36 U.S Special forces face a Taliban insurgence 5 times their size. Facing I.E.Ds , RPG’s and vicious counter attacks they fight for their lives to take the hill of Sperwan Ghar, as control of the hill is control of Kandahar.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Ultimate Warfare

Fallujah: The Taking of Terror Central

TV-PG CC

Operation Phantom Fury was meant to be a 48 hour battle but insurgents, armed with IEDs and a stockpile of grenades are fighting back. US forces face one of the toughest urban conflicts since Vietnam as they try to reclaim the city.
 

12:00 PM

120 min.

AHC Films: The Hornet's Nest

TV-14 CC

Two embedded journalists follow troops through the fierce battlegrounds of Afghanistan. What resulted is unprecedented real footage telling the story of a group of U.S. troops sent on a dangerous mission inside one of Afghanistan's most hostile valleys.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

CIA Mind Control

TV-14 CC

It has all the makings of a government plot, and in this case, it happens to be true. The CIA did perform experiments with LSD as a mind-control agent. But conspiracy theorists insist it was on a much larger scale than officials ever admitted.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Roswell

TV-14 CC

Venture 60 years into the past to examine the body of Roswell evidence. Hear the stories of civilians whose lives were changed by what they saw and of military men who may have been ordered to cover-up what they knew.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Secret History of Jesus

TV-14

Was the crucifixion of Jesus faked? Did he have children? This conspiracy, suggesting a direct bloodline from the Son of God, has had profound effects through the centuries and has been linked to the most creative thinkers and artists in history.
 

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

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.
 

7:00 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.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

The Lost Mummy of Imhotep

TV-G CC

The Egyptian high priest in the movie, The Mummy, is considered by historians to be the first genius. The first to build pyramids, this physician and ruler was a god to his people. Archaeologists may have discovered his tomb in the sands of Saqqara.
 

9:00 PM

120 min.

Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries

TV-PG CC

Dr Zahi Hawass and a team of leading archaeologists have selected the ten most important discoveries in Egypt. From major battles, to mega-construction, the discoveries uncover the amazing stories of the lives of kings, queens and ordinary people.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

The Lost Mummy of Imhotep

TV-G CC

The Egyptian high priest in the movie, The Mummy, is considered by historians to be the first genius. The first to build pyramids, this physician and ruler was a god to his people. Archaeologists may have discovered his tomb in the sands of Saqqara.
 

Monday October 27

12:00 AM

120 min.

Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries

TV-PG CC

Dr Zahi Hawass and a team of leading archaeologists have selected the ten most important discoveries in Egypt. From major battles, to mega-construction, the discoveries uncover the amazing stories of the lives of kings, queens and ordinary people.
 

2:00 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.
 

3:00 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.
 

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.

Secret History of Jesus

TV-14

Was the crucifixion of Jesus faked? Did he have children? This conspiracy, suggesting a direct bloodline from the Son of God, has had profound effects through the centuries and has been linked to the most creative thinkers and artists in history.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

CIA Mind Control

TV-14 CC

It has all the makings of a government plot, and in this case, it happens to be true. The CIA did perform experiments with LSD as a mind-control agent. But conspiracy theorists insist it was on a much larger scale than officials ever admitted.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Roswell

TV-14 CC

Venture 60 years into the past to examine the body of Roswell evidence. Hear the stories of civilians whose lives were changed by what they saw and of military men who may have been ordered to cover-up what they knew.
 

8:00 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.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Warplane

Air Force to Air Power

TV-PG CC

World War II was an era of rapid innovation and terrible destruction from above. This was the period where national air forces came of age, where individual planes coalesced into unstoppable squadrons, and where wartime tactics were dictated from the sky.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Warplane

Jet Age

TV-PG CC

In the latter days of World War II, Britain and Germany feverishly advanced early dreams of a jet airplane that would revolutionize existing airplane roles and create an entirely new generation of mission-specific machines.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Warplane

Age of Stealth

TV-PG CC

Over the trenches of World War I, the "eye in the sky" had been indispensable. Since that time, developers have worked endlessly to make planes harder to spot and shoot down. Each advance was met by a counter-advance, until the birth of the computer.
 

12:00 PM

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.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Tunisia

TV-PG CC

By 1942, Rommel's Afrika Corps has been pushed back to Tunisia and the new US tank force lands in North Africa. This is the story of the final North African battles as two of history's most famed tank commanders - Patton and Rommel - go head to head.
 

2:00 PM

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.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Kursk: Southern Front

TV-PG CC

The Battle of Kursk comes to a climax at the Russian village of Prokhorovka in July 1943. This is the story of the largest tank battle in military history, as elite SS troops face off against Russian defenders determined to stop them whatever the cost.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Amazing Colonel Doolittle

TV-PG CC

The citizens of Japan could not believe their eyes when Americans dared to fly an audacious bombing mission against Tokyo only a few months after Pearl Harbor.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Secrets Behind the Battle of Guadalcanal

TV-PG CC

Hundreds of sailors, eight ships and two American Admirals were to be lost in actions where valor overcame many mistakes on both sides - leading to the defeat of the Japanese Admiral Yamamoto.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Greatest Sea/Air Battle in History

TV-PG CC

There have been larger land battles and more protracted air campaigns than Okinawa, but this was a combined operation, unparalleled in size, scope and ferocity.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Destroy the German Oil Fields

TV-PG CC

Amazing new footage has become available showing the raid by the U.S. Air Force against Ploesti oil fields in Romania that supplied 60 percent of Hitler's oil in 1943.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

When Hitler Invaded America

TV-PG CC

In June 1942 two German U-Boats landed secret agents on Long Island and at Jacksonville, Florida. Their aim was sabotage . . . but their methods left a lot to be desired.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

What Really Happened to Rommel

TV-PG CC

He was nicknamed the 'Desert Fox', and highly decorated by Hitler. But Rommel did not sympathize with the Nazi party and may have been involved in the plot to kill Hitler. Did the legendary German General commit suicide, or was he murdered?
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Nazi Plundering of Europe

TV-PG CC

Throughout occupied Europe the Nazis systematically plundered the museums, galleries and private collections. At the War's end, a massive effort was mounted by the Allies to locate these missing treasures. But even today, many are still missing.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

When Hitler Invaded America

TV-PG CC

In June 1942 two German U-Boats landed secret agents on Long Island and at Jacksonville, Florida. Their aim was sabotage . . . but their methods left a lot to be desired.
 

Tuesday October 28

12:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

What Really Happened to Rommel

TV-PG CC

He was nicknamed the 'Desert Fox', and highly decorated by Hitler. But Rommel did not sympathize with the Nazi party and may have been involved in the plot to kill Hitler. Did the legendary German General commit suicide, or was he murdered?
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Nazi Plundering of Europe

TV-PG CC

Throughout occupied Europe the Nazis systematically plundered the museums, galleries and private collections. At the War's end, a massive effort was mounted by the Allies to locate these missing treasures. But even today, many are still missing.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Destroy the German Oil Fields

TV-PG CC

Amazing new footage has become available showing the raid by the U.S. Air Force against Ploesti oil fields in Romania that supplied 60 percent of Hitler's oil in 1943.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Greatest Sea/Air Battle in History

TV-PG CC

There have been larger land battles and more protracted air campaigns than Okinawa, but this was a combined operation, unparalleled in size, scope and ferocity.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Secrets Behind the Battle of Guadalcanal

TV-PG CC

Hundreds of sailors, eight ships and two American Admirals were to be lost in actions where valor overcame many mistakes on both sides - leading to the defeat of the Japanese Admiral Yamamoto.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Amazing Colonel Doolittle

TV-PG CC

The citizens of Japan could not believe their eyes when Americans dared to fly an audacious bombing mission against Tokyo only a few months after Pearl Harbor.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

History Exposed

D-Day Deceptions

TV-PG CC

It was the greatest secret of World War Two, the time and place of the D-Day invasion. As the future of Europe and the world hung in the balance, an intricate web of lies tied up German army divisions across Europe, concealing the truth.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

History Exposed

Nazi Gold

TV-PG CC

It is the greatest heist in history. The Nazis fund a war machine with possessions they steal from people expelled or executed. The systematic looting of national treasuries, bank vaults and priceless art along with the confiscation of private property.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

History Exposed

Secret Weapons of the Third Reich

TV-PG CC

They’re weapons beyond imagination in World War II. Weapons systems that were far beyond anything the Allies had in World War II. Deployed properly, they could have changed the outcome of the war.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Killing Hitler

TV-PG CC

On July 20, 1944, members of Hitler's General Staff detonated a bomb designed to kill their leader and his henchman. The bombing was to lead to the overthrow of Nazi Germany and an early end to the war. Find out why this famous coup failed.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Plots to Kill Lincoln

TV-PG CC

Before he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln was the target of at least five other assassination conspiracies. Using forensic analysis and reenactments, examine each of these forgotten plots.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Custer's Last Stand

TV-PG CC

On June 25, 1876, George Armstrong Custer stumbled on one of the largest Indian camps the Plains had seen. Vastly outnumbered, Custer and his troops fell to the Indians at Little Big Horn. Scientists examine artifacts to recreate this famous battle.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

America's First Nations

Episode 1

TV-14

Long before Columbus, the Native American tribes of the northeast were locked in a bitter and bloody conflict. Then, a great warrior and a great peacemaker came together to end the conflict and found the Iroquois Confederacy -- America's first democracy.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

Rebels and Redcoats

TV-PG CC

With the British government two months away by sea, the American colonies operated with great freedom. But the imposition of a tax on the colonies sparked protests that escalated into revolution.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

Independence

TV-PG CC

Under the leadership of George Washington, the American Army had early success driving the British from Boston. But as the war progressed the Americans met with resounding defeat in New York.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

Misfortunes of War

TV-PG CC

The British plan for the summer of 1777 was to cut New England off from her less rebellious neighbors. American success in thwarting this strategy convinced France and Spain to back the rebels.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A War Without End

TV-PG CC

The years 1778 and 1779 featured profiteering on the homefront, the growth of the American Navy, and Spain's entrance into the French-American alliance.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

The Dark Days

TV-PG CC

The young nation faced trying times in 1780, as the British invaded the South, Savannah fell to the British, Benedict Arnold committed treason, and civilians experienced great hardships.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A Harvest of Victory

TV-PG CC

The United States struggled to form itself in the years from 1781 to 1783, as Congress pacified mutineers with cannons, Congress signed the Articles of Confederation, and Washington kept the Army together.
 

7:00 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.
 

8:00 PM

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.
 

9:00 PM

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.
 

10:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Patton and Grant

TV-PG

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.
 

10:30 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.
 

11:00 PM

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.
 

Wednesday October 29

12:00 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.
 

1:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Patton and Grant

TV-PG

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.
 

1:30 AM

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.
 

2:00 AM

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.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A War Without End

TV-PG CC

The years 1778 and 1779 featured profiteering on the homefront, the growth of the American Navy, and Spain's entrance into the French-American alliance.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

The Dark Days

TV-PG CC

The young nation faced trying times in 1780, as the British invaded the South, Savannah fell to the British, Benedict Arnold committed treason, and civilians experienced great hardships.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

The Revolutionary War

A Harvest of Victory

TV-PG CC

The United States struggled to form itself in the years from 1781 to 1783, as Congress pacified mutineers with cannons, Congress signed the Articles of Confederation, and Washington kept the Army together.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaws and Lawmen

Legacy of War

TV-G CC

After the Civil War, armed outlaws committed crime unknown before that time--holding up banks and robbing trains at gunpoint. Outlaws like Cole Younger, and Frank and Jesse James wreaked havoc on the nation.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaws and Lawmen

Tall in the Saddle

TV-G CC

The heartland of the lone gunman culture was the celebrated Kansas cowtown of Dodge City. The gunmen who made their reputations in Dodge City included Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and others.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Outlaws and Lawmen

The Train Robbers

TV-G CC

After the Civil War, the railroads were seen as the machines of the Yankees and therefore fair game. Train robberies captured the public's imagination, but often caused human injury and property damage.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Curse of Montezuma's Gold

TV-PG CC

Mysterious and bizarre deaths happen when an amateur prospector searches for lost Aztec treasure. Is this the curse of Montezuma’s Treasure at work?
 

10:00 AM

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.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters (Season 2)

The Secret of Superstition Mountain

TV-PG CC

Had a mysterious German prospector, known as the Dutchman, found the richest gold mine in America? When he died keeping the mine’s location secret, Dick Holmes - a young cowhand - went on a quest to track it down.
 

12:00 PM

120 min.

Gold Fever

Eureka!

TV-14 CC

Part 1: Gold is first discovered in California. The new American dream is born. Boston Company, a motley group of gold seekers including Dr. Charles Robinson, make the dangerous trek west to the gold fields while entrepreneur Sam Brannan mines the miners.
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

Gold Fever

Battle for Gold

TV-14 CC

Part 2: Brannan takes over the gold fields, evicting miners from their claims, but the men of Boston Company won't back down without a fight. Doc Robinson leads a protest that devolves into a battle that will change the miners - and the country - forever.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Butch and Sundance

TV-PG CC

The controversy surrounding Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has raged since the famous shootout in Bolivia in 1908. Travel to San Vincente, Bolivia, to investigate the rumors that these outlaws survived the ambush and returned to the United States.
 

5:00 PM

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.
 

6:00 PM

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.
 

7:00 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.
 

8:00 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.
 

9:00 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.
 

10:00 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.
 

11:00 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.
 

Thursday October 30

12:00 AM

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.
 

1:00 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.
 

2:00 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.
 

3:00 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.
 

4:00 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.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Butch and Sundance

TV-PG CC

The controversy surrounding Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has raged since the famous shootout in Bolivia in 1908. Travel to San Vincente, Bolivia, to investigate the rumors that these outlaws survived the ambush and returned to the United States.
 

6:00 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.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

The Alamo

TV-PG CC

The diary of a Mexican officer who fought at the Alamo has spurred controversy and outrage regarding Davy Crockett and the Texas revolutionaries. These startling revelations challenge the traditional history and heroism of these Alamo defenders.
 
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