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  • 2013
  • 4 Seasons
  • 5.0  (313)

Diggers is a reality television show on National Geographic that premiered in 2012. The show is co-hosted by metal detecting enthusiasts Tim Saylor and George Wyant, and follows the two as they travel the country in search of buried treasures and historical artifacts.

Each episode of Diggers sees Tim and George visiting a different location, whether it be a historic battlefield, an old ghost town, or a well-known landmark. Armed with their metal detectors and a wealth of historical knowledge, the hosts set out to find unique and valuable artifacts that tell the story of America's past.

Accompanying Tim and George on their treasure hunts is show producer Marc Henshaw, who helps to document their finds and keep the show on track. Together, the trio embarks on a new adventure each week, taking viewers along for the ride as they uncover hidden gems and fascinating pieces of history.

One of the defining features of Diggers is its focus on education and historical research. Rather than simply searching for lost treasure, the hosts take the time to study the history and background of each location they visit, using their finds to tell a richer story about America's past.

Throughout the series, Tim and George have uncovered a wide range of artifacts, from Civil War and Revolutionary War-era relics to gold coins, antique silverware, and other valuable finds. Along the way, they have also encountered a variety of interesting characters, from local historians to fellow treasure hunters, all of whom have added to the show's colorful and engaging narrative.

Despite its educational and historical focus, Diggers is also an entertaining and enjoyable show to watch. Tim and George's infectious enthusiasm for their hobby is matched only by their sense of humor and camaraderie, making for a fun and engaging viewing experience.

Overall, Diggers is a unique and engaging show that combines the thrill of treasure hunting with a genuine love for history and education. With its likeable hosts, fascinating finds, and rich storytelling, it is a must-watch for anyone interested in America's past and the people who shaped it.

Diggers is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (66 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2013.

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Wild West New
18. Wild West New
October 20, 2015
The Diggers goes to iconic stops in the Wild West to uncover lost nectar from the 1800s
17. Gunslingers
October 19, 2015
KG and Ringy follow in the footsteps of legendary notorious American gunslingers. The Diggers put their talents to use searching for Billy the Kid’s gun, gold-rush artifacts from Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane, treasure hidden by Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid and bullets from a Bonnie and Clyde shootout.
Nazis in Mississippi
16. Nazis in Mississippi
September 7, 2015
The Diggers are searching for World War II German artifacts in the heart of - Mississippi? Yes, it surprised us, too. But there were hundreds of thousands of German prisoners of war locked up right here in the U.S. In 1943, the US military started bringing German POWs to the United States to relieve the stress of housing them in England and North Africa. KG and Ringy are headed to Camp Clinton, a major POW basecamp established in Mississippi.
Lewis & Clarkâ' Montana Bonanza
15. Lewis & Clarkâ' Montana Bonanza
September 7, 2015
KG and Ringy are on the trail of some epic nectar right in their own backyard! They're in Montana following in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, the legendary explorers who paved the way for westward expansion. If there's any evidence of their expedition left behind, the Diggers are determined to find it. Along the way, they'll also search for Twenty-Eight Mile Station, a lost stagecoach stop that hosted travelers from the headwaters of the Missouri River heading to the Pacific Northwest.
Captain John Smith's Virginia Nectar
14. Captain John Smith's Virginia Nectar
August 31, 2015
The Diggers head to Virginia's Northern Neck to follow in the footsteps of one of America's first explorers, Captain John Smith. In 1608, one year after settling Jamestown, Smith set out with a small crew on back-to-back expeditions in hopes of mapping the Chesapeake Bay and discovering a route to the Pacific Ocean.
12 Years a Slave
13. 12 Years a Slave
August 31, 2015
KG and Ringy are in Louisiana, on the trail of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped in the 1840s and sold into slavery. Solomon chronicled his ordeal in his autobiography, "12 Years a Slave," which was made into an Academy Award-winning movie 160 years later.
Santa Fe Trail
12. Santa Fe Trail
August 24, 2015
Back in the 1800s, Wild West legends like Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp frequented the towns along the Santa Fe Trail, and so did everyday outlaws, gamblers, and thugs.
The Battle of Saratoga
11. The Battle of Saratoga
August 24, 2015
KG and Ringy have exclusive access to three significant sites from the famous Battle of Saratoga. In the fall of 1777, America's Continental Army rallied against a Redcoat attempt to crush them.
Battle of Shiloh
10. Battle of Shiloh
August 24, 2015
Searching for artifacts remaining from the surprise attack by Confederate soldiers on Grant's army.
America's Deadliest Fire
9. America's Deadliest Fire
August 24, 2015
KG and Ringy offer insight into Peshtigo, Wisconsin's forgotten history where the deadliest fire in U.S. history happened on the same day as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
The Real McCoy
8. The Real McCoy
August 17, 2015
KG and Ringy are back in eastern Ky. and W. Va. on the frontlines of one of the most infamous feuds in American history, the Hatfields and the McCoys.
Band of Brothers
7. Band of Brothers
August 10, 2015
The Diggers travel deep into the heart of Dixie in search of World War I and World War II artifacts from Southern training camps and airfields.
Grant's Landing
6. Grant's Landing
August 3, 2015
The guys investigate a possible landing site made during the Civil War.
Treasures of the Caribbean
5. Treasures of the Caribbean
August 3, 2015
KG and Ringy are on the hunt for buried treasure in St. Croix, but pirates aren't the only ones who could have left behind riches on this small U.S. Virgin Island. The legendary Knights of Malta once ruled here. The boys could become legends in their own right if they can find any artifacts from either of these mysterious groups.
The Ludlow Massacre
4. The Ludlow Massacre
July 27, 2015
The guys head to Colorado to check out the site of the 1914 Ludlow Massacre in which miners were fired on by guards during a strike.
Sleepy Hollow
3. Sleepy Hollow
July 27, 2015
KG and Ringy are in upstate New York, looking into "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Madison's Montpelier
2. Madison's Montpelier
July 20, 2015
The Diggers have been granted exclusive access to James Madison's historic estate to find artifacts.
Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
1. Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
July 20, 2015
KG and Ringy are hot on the heels of one of the Wild West's most notorious outlaws, Butch Cassidy.
Where to Watch Diggers
Diggers is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Diggers on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    5.0  (313)