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Cities of the Underworld

"Scotland's Sin City"

The hidden history of Edinburgh, Scotland, includes body snatchers, illegal distilleries and castle dungeons.  (Repeat)

Mon 9/7 8:00 AM  HISTORY
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History, Science, Science and Nature

Eric Geller (Host)

07:00 AM
"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) HISTORY
08:00 AM
"Scotland's Sin City"  The hidden history of Edinburgh, Scotland, includes body snatchers, illegal distilleries and castle dungeons.  (Repeat) HISTORY
09:00 AM
"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) HISTORY
10:00 AM
"Hitler's Underground Lair"  Exploring Nazi Germany's World War II bunkers beneath the streets of Berlin.  (Repeat) HISTORY
11:00 AM
"A-Bomb Underground"  Technology beneath the streets of Tokyo is to protect the city from natural disasters; Hiroshima's underground affords shelter from World War II's most powerful bombs; the secret life of Japanese ninjas.  (Repeat) HISTORY
12:00 PM
"Hitler's Last Secret"  Prague, Czech Republic: quarries in which Adolf Hitler may have stored his most powerful secret weapon; mines that doubled as Communist slave camps.  (Repeat) HISTORY
12:00 PM
"Maya Underground"  Explorers uncover Mayan tombs, sacrificial altars, caves and entrances to the ancient civilization's underworld in the jungle of Belize, where hundreds of ruins dot the landscape.  (Repeat) H2
01:00 PM
"Beneath Vesuvius"  Ancient civilizations beneath the city of Naples.  (Repeat) H2
02:00 PM
"Tomb of the Lost Mummies"  Host Don Wildman explores ancient structures buried beneath the desert sands of Egypt and the streets of Cairo, examines how these engineering marvels survived invasions, and discovers a tomb filled with 2,000-year-old mummies.  (Repeat) H2
03:00 PM
"Barbarians' Lair"  Host Don Wildman tracks down subterranean secrets from Europe's Dark Ages, including a secret society's immense quarries, Templar torture chambers and the tunnels of medieval "ghost knights."  (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.