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Secrets of the Dead is a television show that sheds new light on mankind's past. Myths and historic moments in history are fully investigated by a team of investigators. Experts are brought in to be part of the investigation team to study and research the specific episodes subject. Investigations are done professionally by experts in their field who are fully qualified. The latest scientific tools and historical examinations help this group of investigators bring new found wisdom to their viewers.

The long time running show is a PBS television series and is produced by Thirteen/WNET New York. It has been a very successful show even though at many times it has not had a regular viewing schedule. Liev Schreiber is the shows main star as he serves as the shows Narrator. There have been many different stars of the show as each show brings a need of new experts that specialize in certain fields. Fawzi Gaballah, Addison Bain, Martin Biddle and Egyptologist Joann Fletcher have been just a few of the many that have starred on the program.

The mysterious subject on each episode is always different. Many interesting and historic topics have been covered on the show. A few of these topics and investigations have included the Titanic, Blackbeard's lost ship, amazon warrior women, China's terracotta warriors, the first English bible and the worlds biggest bomb.

The show gives out a challenging aspect to its viewers as beliefs that have been accepted for centuries are questioned. The investigative team uses modern technology to bring truths about the great mysteries of past historic events. By using first hand accounts the team works to dig up answers that have been hidden for one reason or another.

This long running series has been rewarded on numerous occasions. At the U.S. International Film and Video Festival it won 5 Gold Camera Awards. Ten CINE Golden Eagle Awards have also been won. Many news and documentary nominations have also capped off this shows numerous honors.

Secrets of the Dead is a series that is currently running and has 18 seasons (74 episodes). The series first aired on May 15, 2000.

Secrets of the Dead is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Secrets of the Dead on demand atAmazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, PBS online.

Tuesdays 9:00 PM et/pt on PBS
18 Seasons, 74 Episodes
May 15, 2000
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Liev Schreiber, Jay O. Sanders
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Secrets of the Dead Full Episode Guide

  • Join experts searching for a mystery ship that could have saved Titanic passengers but sailed away.

  • Join a team of archaeologists examining the history-changing DNA of a female Viking warrior.

  • Historians, survivors and experts consider one of the great moral dilemmas of the 20th century: whether the Allies should have risked killing Auschwitz prisoners and bombed the camp to prevent future atrocities.

  • Experts uncover the truth behind an alleged proof copy of Galileo's "Sidereus Nuncius" with the astronomer's signature and seemingly original watercolor paintings.

  • Follow historian James Holland as he unearths the truth about amphetamine use in World War II.

  • Archaeologists examine a rare mass grave dating to the collapse of ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom.

  • Uncover new evidence suggesting the legend of King Arthur began in a Dark Ages trading village.

  • A team of forensic experts investigate the preserved remains of a young African-American woman from 19th-century Queens, New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities. Construction workers uncover the remains in an abandoned lot buried in an expensive iron coffin.

  • Uncover the mystery of how Hannibal crossed the near-impregnable Alps to attack Rome.

  • Discover what lies within the Great Pyramid at Giza through unprecedented access and technology.