Secrets of the Dead

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  • TV-PG
  • 2019
  • 20 Seasons
  • 7.8  (588)

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.

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Hidden in the Amazon
5. Hidden in the Amazon
November 9, 2022
New discoveries and technological advances shed new light on human habitation in the Amazon before Europeans arrived.
Decoding Hieroglyphics
4. Decoding Hieroglyphics
November 2, 2022
A review of how ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics were first translated 200 years ago and a look at the archaeological work being done in Egypt right now to understand one of the most important scribes.
The End of the Romans
3. The End of the Romans
October 26, 2022
Follow an in-depth investigation into the real causes of the decline of the Roman Empire, three deadly epidemics and climate change could have caused its collapse — drawing frightening parallels to today.
Last Days of Pompeii
2. Last Days of Pompeii
October 19, 2022
An ornate ceremonial chariot was recently discovered in the ruins of Pompeii, offering insights into the lives of wealthy, high-ranking landowners who lived outside the city. Buried by the Vesuvius eruption 2,000 years ago, this is not a humble transport cart. "It's the Lamborghini of this ancient world," says Eric Poehler, an expert on ancient infrastructure in Pompeii.
Archaeology of Althorpe
1. Archaeology of Althorpe
October 9, 2022
Discover one of the most significant British archaeological finds of the century in the Althorp estate, house to the late Diana, Princess of Wales.
Description

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 20 seasons (86 episodes). The series first aired on February 20, 2019.

Where to Watch Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Secrets of the Dead on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    February 20, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (588)