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Rome: The Rise Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:40 2007-07-30  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Rome, Italy is known for great food, edgy fashion...and its history. The Roman Empire was the largest and most powerful in history, and pieces of this great Empire can be found under practically every street in Rome. But how did ancient Rome achieve its greatness? The answer lies underground. From entire underground neighborhoods and one of the oldest sewer systems in the world, to aqueducts and underground theaters, the secret to how Rome became so powerful can be found beneath the streets. Many modern engineering marvels are based on ancient Roman design, and the proof is found in these subterranean locations. Join host Eric Geller as he goes back to the founding of the Empire and traces technology back to the beginning. We're peeling back the layers of time on Cities of the Underworld: The Rise of Rome. Details
Underground Bootleggers Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:44 2007-07-23  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Portland, Oregon is famous for its beer and its music, but 100 years ago, it was a city full of vice. By the early 1900's, Portland was known as the most dangerous port in the world, a place where you could just as soon get your fix of drugs and illegal liquor as find yourself trapped in a cell buried beneath the ground. From the nefarious expanses of the Shanghai tunnels, where men were sold into slavery on the high seas, to the hidden dens of opium runners and the sly speakeasies of Prohibition, Portland had it all. Host Don Wildman ventures beneath the refined modern streets above into a covert world of slave tunnels, fight clubs, gambling dens, and into an ingenious modern water system that literally keeps the city from drowning in its own filth. We're peeling back the layers of time on Cities of the Underworld: Underground Bootleggers. Details
Secret Pagan Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:59 2007-07-16  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     As one walks through today's modern cities not a thought is given to the fascinating city that lies below. Come and explore these layers as ancient dungeons, eerie tombs and even underground shipwrecks are revealed. Join host Eric Gellar as he discovers history that has been lost for hundreds of years and is sometimes buried hundreds of feet deep. Details
Dracula's Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:30 2007-07-09  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Rich in legends and folklore visit the city of Bucharest, Romania and learn about its most famous citizen, Vlad the Impaler, more commonly known as Dracula. Travel underground to separate the myth from reality as secret prisons, caves and dungeons are revealed. Only through the bleak subterranean stretches can one come face-to-face with the Impaler and the truth about this infamous Romanian ruler. Join host Don Wildman as he braves eerie tombs and clandestine tunnels to discover the "Son of the Devil. Details
Freemason Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 43:00 2007-06-25  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Boston and Philadelphia are renowned for their part in America's revolutionary saga, but these cities harbor an unseen connection...the Freemasons. From the whispers of hidden tunnels and tombs beneath Boston's North End, to the incredible waterworld still intact under Philadelphia, the legendary secret society has left behind the blueprints to America's rise. And their enigmatic influence stretches from the Revolutionary Battles of Fort Mifflin to the secret struggles of the Underground Railroad. Host Don Wildman receives exclusive access to newly discovered sites and clues, and delves into a part of America's past that can only be revealed in the underworld. We're peeling back the layers of time on Cities of the Underworld: The Freemason Underground. Details
Beneath Vesuvius Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 43:06 2007-06-18  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Discover the fascinating and unknown history that lies below major cities around the world today. Explore these layers, which are often hundreds of feet deep. Discover everything form dank dungeons to underground shipwrecks that have been lost for centuries. Join host Eric Geller as he reveals the technological marvels that allowed the construction of one city upon another. Details
London's Lost Cities Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:25 2007-06-12  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     London, England is Europe's largest city, and for thousands of years, has been among the most powerful cities in the world. Pieces of history can be found throughout London's busy streets and marketplaces. But there's another city hiding below the surface - Roman baths, secret crypts, lost rivers and indestructible bunkers that could hold 8000 people - virtual underground cities. Join host Eric Geller as he discovers the subterranean secrets found below London's most famous landmarks and even finds Winston Churchill's hidden war rooms. We're peeling back the layers of time on Cities of the Underworld: London's Lost Cities. Details
New York Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:45 2007-06-04  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The underworld of New York City is a living, breathing complex of engineering, history and secrets that could only exist in America's largest city. From a classified World War II site where death awaited unfortunate trespassers to the original rivers and aqueducts that led to this great city's ascent, New York City may just have more stories below ground than it does above. Join host Eric Geller as he braves this massive urban labyrinth where the past, present and future collide. Details
City of Caves Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:45 2007-05-21  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Discover an ancient secret that dates back to the dawn of time lurking beneath the city of Budapest, Hungary. The caves beneath Budapest were formed during the Ice Age and everyone from the cavemen to the communists has moved their city into the depths of this parallel world. Join host Eric Geller as he gains special access into this sealed-up time capsule where he'll uncover a top secret World War II hospital, find the source of the boiling healing water used by both the Romans and the Turks, and see the layers of support added throughout the centuries to keep today's world from falling into the one buried below. Watch as the technological marvels that allowed construction of one city upon another are revealed. Details
Catacombs of Death Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 42:34 2007-05-14  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Paris, France is Europe's famous "City of Lights," but an alternate world thrives in the shadows of this capital city. Crypts filled with the bones of former residents, ancient waterfronts, waste-filled sewers, and hundreds of miles of limestone tunnels snake beneath Paris' charming neighborhoods and bustling streets. Host Eric Geller has special access to this dark underworld, where both the secrets of the living and the sins of the dead are revealed. We're peeling back the layers of time on Cities of the Underworld: Catacombs of Death. Details
Rome's Hidden Empire Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 43:01 2007-05-07  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Rome, Italy is a city where the past meets the present on every street, and below them. Caesar. Augustus. Nero. Rome has had some of the most infamous rulers, and each one of them has left their mark on the city - and left remnants of his reign underground. A secret cult practiced right next to the Circus Maximus, and their temple still remains beneath the street. The famous Piazza Navona sits on top of Domitian's Stadium. Pieces of Trajan's Basilica can be found under a gallery owned by fashion dynasty, Fendi. Rome's underground is filled with evidence of life during the Empire. Join host Eric Geller as he discovers what life was like during Nero's tyranny and Augustus' reforms. We're peeling back the layers of time on Cities of the Underworld: Rome's Hidden Empire. Details
Hitler's Underground Lair Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 44:07 2007-04-30  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Berlin, Germany was the battlefield of the 20th century, and today, sealed up and forgotten beneath its streets are the remnants of a dark past. Walk anywhere in the city and you could be walking directly on top of one of the over 1000 Nazi bunkers engineered into Berlin's sandy soil, lost remnants of Hitler's ill-fated Germania or even beer brewing plants that inspired the Nazis' journey into the underground. Join host Eric Geller as he travels through the dark and damp recesses of Berlin's secretive soil. Details
Scotland's Sin City Cities of the Underworld, Season 1 43:04 2007-04-23  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Edinburgh, Scotland is a thriving metropolis in the heart of the United Kingdom. But take a look into its past, and you'll find it has led a double life - the sophisticated and educated surface city blossomed above while a darker, seedy world expanded below. From plague victims getting buried alive under the streets to body snatchers, illegal distilleries and castle dungeons, Edinburgh's underground has many stories to tell. Host Eric Geller investigates these stories, deciphering fact from fiction, while uncovering the engineering marvel of Edinburgh's underground - created when the city actually changed its street level. We're peeling back the layers of time on Cities of the Underworld: Scotland's Sin City. Details
A-Bomb Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:14   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Tokyo, Japan is a city straight out of the future, above ground... and below. We'll go beneath the busy streets to see the latest technology that will save the city from the many natural disasters ready to strike. From there, we head back in time to World War II to see how Hiroshima's underground offered protection from the most powerful bombs... and get an inside look at the secret life of the Ninja. Don Wildman hosts. Details
Alcatraz Down Under Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:24   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Beneath the sunny fa├žade of Sydney, Australia lies a dark past. Built on the backs of convicts, gold miners and outlaws, this nation forged its freedom from the depths of the underground. Explore Australia's Alcatraz, the 19th century prison that housed Sydney's most threatening criminals. Travel deep into a complex of natural caves that sheltered a gang of escaped outlaws, and the gold mines that produced both riches and the birth of the worker's movement. Host Don Wildman heads underground with surviving witnesses to uncover the location of a secret WWII chemical weapons stash and gets access to a sordid subterranean fort where soldiers en route to the battlefields of Vietnam were trained to resist torture. Details
Barbarians' Lair Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:13   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     After the fall of the Roman Empire, Europe was plunged into chaos for centuries, with vicious carnage and rampant disease regularly raging through the streets. However, below the streets was another world designed to keep the people alive and the enemy guessing. Join host Don Wildman as he uncovers immense quarries of a secret society, Templar torture chambers and the tunnels of medieval "ghost knights." Details
City of Blood Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 42:12   Free  See Preview/Download
     Hundreds of ghost stories lurk in the shadows of London, England, but behind every myth and legend is the terrifying truth that sheds light on one of the darkest periods of this city's history. In Victorian times, violent crimes, extreme poverty and lawlessness forced Londoners to band together to survive. In a time when science and medicine challenged the Church, and disease and overpopulation drove the poor to do jobs only the Devil himself could imagine, London set the stage for chaos. From body snatchers and serial killers to occult clubs and pagan rituals, Victorian Londoners lived by their own rules...both above and below ground. Don Wildman explores London from the bottom up and tells the stories most would rather remain buried. Details
Gladiator: Blood Sport Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 44:40   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The gladiators of ancient Rome were the ultimate fighting machines. They waged bloody battles to the death for the entertainment of the masses--and to earn their freedom. From the depths of the vicious and magnificent Flavian amphitheater, to the buried brothel where they lived their last days, these are the secret lives of Rome's famed slave warriors. Peel back the layers to uncover the origin of these fierce fighters, as host Don Wildman heads into ancient crypts, subterranean chambers used for pagan worship, and to the school that taught the gladiators how survive... and how to kill. Details
Gods of War Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:26   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Located on the coveted gateway between the East and West, Turkey has a history marked by ambitious conquerors and great empires vying for control of the trade routes. Left behind was a rich mythology of gods and men with tales of epic battles which soaked Turkey's soil in blood. We'll uncover the truth behind these mysterious legends revealing how a nation at war turned underground for its only means of survival, a maniacal king's plot to overturn consecrated ground to build one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and even an ancient healing spa of the gods! Details
Hitler's Last Secret Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:10   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Be careful where you walk--history's afoot! Prague is a city cloaked in mystery, with an underground to match. Medieval castles line the streets and hide dark dungeons deep below them. From quarries where Hitler may have stored his most powerful secret weapon to mines that doubled as Communist slave camps, Prague has surprising stories to tell. Join host Don Wildman as he reveals the technological marvels that allowed the construction of one city upon another-- literally. Details
Hitler's Trenches Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:17   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     World War I was the bloodiest war the world had ever seen. A young Adolf Hitler served in the trenches and tunnels of Belgium's Western Front. Join host Don Wildman as he explores the subterranean web where 24,000 Allied soldiers waited to ambush the enemy, to the indestructible fortress that endured thousands of bombs daily. Discover the underground that made World War I one of the most brutal wars in history... and turned Hitler into the terrifying madman of World War II. Details
Katrina Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:30   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Inflicting over $80 billion in damage, and causing the deaths of over 1,800 people, Hurricane Katrina was among the greatest engineering disasters in US history. But was Katrina the "big one" New Orleans had been waiting for? Many believe the "perfect storm" is yet to come. If and when the big one does hit, will New Orleans be ready? The answers are in the underground. From the Army Corps' latest levees to last-ditch efforts to use save New Orleans' vanishing wetlands, we're going deep into New Orleans' underground to see where New Orleans stands, and if it stands a chance. Details
Land of Manson Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 26:06   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     He was the mastermind of the most notorious murders in U.S. history. He terrified the world and plunged the city of Los Angeles into a state of paranoia and fear. He's Charles Manson, and the deserts around Los Angeles were his home--where he hoped the underground would be his haven. But Manson and his followers weren't the only dangers lurking beneath the streets of LA. We'll take you below the most congested avenues of this classic American city, into the tunnels where corrupt cops secretly ran the city, and where the largest subway system in the world lies in waste. From earthquakes to UFOs, Los Angeles--population 9 million plus--has to be ready for anything. With military bunkers protecting our shores and subterranean disaster-relief war rooms surveying the next big quake, LA's underground holds the key to its survival. Details
Maya Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 44:16   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Before the mysterious disappearance of the ancient Maya, Belize was the nerve center of this advanced civilization. Hundreds of ruins dot the landscape and reveal clues to bloody Mayan rituals, advanced architecture and a belief in an unforgiving underworld of Mayan gods. Don ducks beneath the jungles of Belize to uncover burial tombs, sacrificial altars, ritualistic caves and the literal entrances to the Mayan underworld. Details
Mob Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 44:52   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Chicago was once a playground for mobsters and corrupt politicians. It wouldn't be the third largest city in the U.S. today if it weren't for the shady dealings that went on just beneath its streets. From vice dens and top-secret railroad lines to sunken shipwrecks and the spark that created the A-Bomb, host Don Wildman unearths the true history of the Windy City. Details
New York: Secret Societies Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:11   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Today, New York is the biggest city in the country... but it's got some dark secrets in its past. It was founded by covert groups, overrun with gangs and mob bosses, and ruled by secret societies. This is the true foundation of the city that never sleeps, and host Don Wildman is headed deep beneath the skyscrapers, taxicabs and street vendors into a New York that few have ever seen before. From a hidden Freemason tunnel and secret world of the Sandhogs, to mobster hideaways and gang escape routes, we're uncovering the secret societies that built New York--from the underground up. Details
Prophecies From Below Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 44:51   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The ancient world was shaped by people who believed they foresaw the will of God. Jerusalem is at the heart of all their fiery prophecies. From the outcome of bloody wars to the birth of saviors, Jerusalem has been at the center of prophetic revelations. Join host Don Wildman as he peels back the layers of this sacred subterranean landscape to uncover an ancient escape route, a secret bullet factory, and the birthplace of Jesus. He sets out to find the truth behind Jerusalem's most mysterious and enduring prophecies, the people who foretold them and what was left behind... underground. Details
Real Mafia Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:20   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Join host Don Wildman as he travels to Sicily to trace the mafia's roots back to when they were a vigilante secret society in an underground network. The original mafia was created to hold trials against corrupt city officials and execute the accused. Follow Don as he tracks the escape route of a most-wanted mob boss through ancient subterranean waterways. There he'll discover a bone-crypt that holds the key to Sicily's violent past. Finally, Don will reveal how the mafia entrenched themselves forever into Sicilian society by teaming up with the Allies during WWll and undermining the Axis' bunkers deep within the Sicilian hillsides. Details
Secret Holy Land Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:22   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Ethiopia is home to some of the oldest settlements in the world. This cradle of mankind is a country born from legend and shrouded in mystery. An ancient home to both Jews and Muslims, Ethiopia is also the world's second oldest Christian nation. But if you were a Christian during ancient times, and if you wanted to stay alive, the only place to practice your faith was underground. From underground engineering marvels to remote, cliff-hanging caves, Ethiopia's isolated churches allowed Christianity to evolve in ways found nowhere else in the world. From tombs of vanished emperors and subterranean cathedrals where orthodox priests have been worshipping for thousands of years, to the buried Palace of the Queen of Sheba and the possible resting place of the Ark of the Covenant, clues to Ethiopia's lost legends and tribes are littered right here...in the African underground. Details
Secret Sin City Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 42:59   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Welcome to Las Vegas, America's Sin City where casinos have made security their highest priority. Join hosts Don Wildman as he uncovers underground vaults, secret surveillance nerve centers, and how the latest technology beats the cheaters. Don shows how a massive engineering feat transformed the city from a barren desert into a mobster metropolis where thieves ran the show from underground tunnels dating back to Prohibition. Vegas is the only city in the world where you can be in Egypt one moment and Italy the next, thanks to a secret underground. Details
Secret Soviet Bases Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:27   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Deep within the former Soviet Union lies a classified, subterranean world of Cold War secrets. In Ukraine, which once had the world's third largest nuclear arsenal, Don ducks behind the Iron Curtain to reveal a how the Soviets were really preparing for a Nuclear War. From nuclear submarine bases to underground apartment blocks, these sites are so top-secret, they've never before been seen on American television. Details
Stalin's Secret Lair Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 43:20   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Moscow is a city known for its ruthless leaders and abundant secrets. Today it's a modern metropolis, but far below its crowded streets lie the reminders of its war-torn past, and pieces of Stalin's terrifying legacy. This subterranean web is so vast, modern day Moscow is actually in danger of caving in. From tunnels used to hide from Stalin's blood-thirsty henchmen, to secret metro systems and hidden bunkers, Don digs deep into Moscow's past. Details
Tomb of the Lost Mummies Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:24   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     When you think of Egypt, you think of the Pyramids, vast deserts and infamous leaders like Cleopatra. But there's more to the story. Although the city of Cairo was founded in 969 AD, the desert sands stretch back nearly four millennia. From the first ancient Egyptian pharaohs and their thirst for power, to invading Persians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Turks looking to conquer this mighty empire, modern Cairo's foundation is scarred by thousands of years of violent fighting, awesome feats of engineering, and crazed emperors. Journey from the Great Pyramids at Giza to the Valley of the Golden Mummies, as host Don Wildman explores four thousand years of evidence hidden deep beneath the vast desert. Don enters mazes of tunnels running beneath the first pyramid ever built, examines the remains of fortresses left behind by Muslims and Romans, and encounters hundreds of mummies that lurk in the underground to uncover Egypt's past. Details
Tunnels of Hell Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:14   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The largest naval armada in U.S. history descended on the Japanese island of Okinawa in April of 1945. Instead of a swift victory for the American's it became the bloodiest battle of the Pacific. Much of the battle wasn't on land it was underneath it--from the beehive of combat tunnels to the caves where thousands of civilians hid. Join host Don Wildman as he discovers what it was like to live through the Battle of Okinawa. Watch as he delves into the subterranean tunnels, caves, and bunkers, and then dives to explore the lost naval destroyer sunken deep in the waters off Okinawa's coast. Details
Under the Rock Cities of the Underworld, Season 3 43:25   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     While most people think of San Francisco as a haven for peace-loving hippies, this city by the Bay is actually one of the biggest military defense installations in America. We'll take you beneath its picturesque hills and uncover the biggest ammunitions depot on the West Coast before plunging into a deadly arsenal that once stored nuclear missiles with more than six times the destructive power of the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima. From the secret Civil War fortification buried beneath Alcatraz to the human trafficking tunnels winding below Chinatown, San Francisco's underground is evidence of its sordid past. Details
Underground Apocalypse Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 43:16   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     For billions of people across the globe, Jerusalem is considered ground zero for Armageddon. And while most of the world's population considers it a holy land, it's also one of the bloodiest cities the world has ever known. From a hidden occult city built by the Knights Templar to the hiding place for the Dead Sea Scrolls, the evidence of the apocalypse is buried all over the holy city. Host Don Wildman has special access to a sacred stone said to keep the world from ultimate chaos, and finds evidence of John the Baptist's apocalyptic sermons... he's heading into a vast underground that ignited the violent visions of the end of the world. Details
Vietnam Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 41:58   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Be careful where you walk--history's afoot! See a Vietnam that you've never seen before. During the Vietnam War the media flooded the world with images of soldiers and jungles. What wasn't seen were the tunnels, caves and passageways. Join host Don Wildman as he discovers the massive CuChi tunnel system that gave soldiers the upper hand to the super-bunkers and secret caves used as shelters. Details
Viking Underground Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:16   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Dublin, Ireland is much more than a city full of pubs and pints. Pagan burial tombs, subterranean defense tunnels, and mysterious burial crypts line the underground below the rolling hills. Even an underground river runs through the heart of the city where you'd least expect to find it. Details
Washington, DC: Seat of Power Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:27   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Washington D.C. is headquarters for one of the most powerful governments in the world, as well as some of the nation's deepest secrets. The decisions made here echo around the world, so while the seat of power rests above these streets, our nation's security depends on what happens underneath them. From top secret, high tech superbunkers to the underbelly of Capitol Mall, we'll delve into DC's subterranean defenses. Don will discover how the US prepares for the worst...from the ravages of disease to nuclear catastrophe. Details
Washington, DC: Seat of Power Cities of the Underworld, Season 2 42:27   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Washington D.C. is headquarters for one of the most powerful governments in the world, as well as some of the nation's deepest secrets. The decisions made here echo around the world, so while the seat of power rests above these streets, our nation's security depends on what happens underneath them. From top secret, high tech superbunkers to the underbelly of Capitol Mall, we'll delve into DC's subterranean defenses. Don will discover how the US prepares for the worst...from the ravages of disease to nuclear catastrophe. Details

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