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Cities of the Underworld

"Secret Sin City"

Host Don Wildman explores the secret underground that helped transform Las Vegas from a barren desert into a mobster metropolis; underground vaults; secret surveillance nerve centers.  (Repeat)

Sat 8/1 7:00 PM  H2
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History, Science, Science and Nature

Don Wildman (Host)

07:00 AM
"Land of Manson"  Underground Los Angeles includes a haven for killer Charles Manson and his followers, tunnels where corrupt cops secretly ran the city, a dormant subway system, coastal military bunkers and war rooms ready for the next big quake.  (Repeat) H2
08:00 AM
"New York"  The history of New York City streets; host Eric Geller.  (Repeat) H2
09:00 AM
"Secret Pagan Underground"  Discovering the ancient kingdom of Cappadocia.  (Repeat) H2
10:00 AM
"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
11:00 AM
"Mob Underground"  A history of Chicago reveals vice dens, secret railroad lines, shipwrecks, and the spark that led to the atomic bomb.  (Repeat) H2
12:00 PM
"Scotland's Sin City"  The hidden history of Edinburgh, Scotland, includes body snatchers, illegal distilleries and castle dungeons.  (Repeat) H2
01:00 PM
"Viking Underground"  Exploring mysterious tombs, defense tunnels and an underground river beneath Dublin, Ireland.  (Repeat) H2
02:00 PM
"Real Mafia Underground"  Host Don Wildman travels to Sicily to trace the Mafia's roots back to a vigilante secret society in an underground network that was created to put corrupt city officials on trial and execute the guilty.  (Repeat) H2
03:00 PM
"Freemason Underground"  Freemasons leave behind hints about their role in the rise of America in tunnels beneath Boston and in a water world still intact in Philadelphia.  (Repeat) H2
04:00 PM
"Secret Soviet Bases"  Host Don Wildman digs into the subterranean world of Cold War secrets in Ukraine, where the former Soviet Union stockpiled nuclear weapons, established submarine bases and built underground apartment blocks.  (Repeat) H2
Cities of the Underworld

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.