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Cities of the Underworld

"Gladiators: Blood Sport"

Digging into the secret lives of ancient Roman gladiators, ranging from the depths of the Flavian amphitheater to a buried brothel where they lived their last days; host Don Wildman visits ancient crypts and chambers used for pagan worship.  (Repeat)

Sun 4/12 12:00 PM  H2
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History, Science, Science and Nature

Crew:
Eric Geller (Host)

3/31/15
07:00 AM
"Vietnam"  Exploring Vietnam War-era tunnels, passages and secret caves used as shelters; the massive Cu Chi tunnel system; superbunkers.  (Repeat) H2
4/1/15
04:00 AM
"Vietnam"  Exploring Vietnam War-era tunnels, passages and secret caves used as shelters; the massive Cu Chi tunnel system; superbunkers.  (Repeat) H2
4/12/15
12:00 PM
"Gladiators: Blood Sport"  Digging into the secret lives of ancient Roman gladiators, ranging from the depths of the Flavian amphitheater to a buried brothel where they lived their last days; host Don Wildman visits ancient crypts and chambers used for pagan worship.  (Repeat) H2
4/12/15
01:00 PM
"Viking Underground"  Exploring mysterious tombs, defense tunnels and an underground river beneath Dublin, Ireland.  (Repeat) H2
4/12/15
02:00 PM
"Underground Apocalypse"  Evidence of the apocalypse is under the holy city of Jerusalem; host Don Wildman gains special access to a sacred stone said to protect the world from ultimate chaos.  (Repeat) H2
4/12/15
03:00 PM
"City of Blood"  Don Wildman explores London, England, above and below ground to uncover its violent crimes, extreme poverty and lawlessness during the chaotic Victorian period.  (Repeat) H2
Cities of the Underworld

Premise
A camera crew descends hundreds of feet below the streets of major cities -- such as New York, Cairo, London and Tokyo -- to explore the layered remnants of civilizations left buried deep under modern metropolitan centers.

Current cast
Eric Geller

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.