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Cities of the Underworld

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  • Eric Geller

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.

Premiere:
Mar 02, 2007
Original Network:
History
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Maya Underground

S02, E06  (First Aired: Mar. 10, 2008)
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.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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  • History HD

Tomb of the Lost Mummies

S03, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 26, 2009)
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.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 47
  • History
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Hitler's Trenches

S03, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 24, 2008)
Host Don Wildman explores the trench systems and fortifications that made World War I one of the most brutal wars in history and helped shape Nazi Germany's Adolf Hitler.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 47
  • History
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Beneath Vesuvius

S01, E09  (First Aired: Jun. 18, 2007)
Exploring the neighborhoods, banks, bakeries and other structures carved beneath Naples by ancient Neopolitans.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 47
  • History
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  • History HD

A-Bomb Underground

S02, E03  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 2008)
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.
  • Tue 1/24
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 47
  • History
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  • History HD