Watch on YouTube TV

Secrets

Watch live TV from 70+ networks
Free unlimited cloud DVR storage space
6 accounts per household included
$64.99/month.
Cancel anytime.
Some of the world's famous relics have secrets behind them that contribute to their complete stories. "Secrets" explores the mysteries relating to some of these historic landmarks to reveal the truths behind them. The latest research and forensic techniques are used to find out the stories behind the fabled cities, monuments and remnants featured on the show. Episodes include Egyptian historians on a mission to decode the mysteries of the Great Sphinx, archeologists unearthing secrets of Richard III, and an investigation into whether the bust of Nefertiti is real or a hoax.

Latest episodes

VOD available
Scientists and anthropologists study the ancient craft of head shrinking and the troubled culture of the tribe that made them.
VOD available
New evidence may prove that the Bible's tale of the ten plagues of Egypt actually happened.
VOD available
A mass grave discovered in England may turn out to be the largest gladiatorial burial site ever found.
VOD available
New discoveries found in and around Stonehenge are reshaping the history of this 5,000-year-old prehistoric monument.
VOD available
Why the inhabitants of Petra abandoned their thriving ancient metropolis.
aired 8 days ago
Evidence shows that the Tower of Babel, the subject of one of the Bible's most incredible stories, actually existed.
VOD available
New scientific evidence reveals the true story behind the legend of Atlantis.
VOD available
Scientists make new discoveries on King Tut's tomb.
aired 10 days ago
Ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti is examined.
VOD available
Experts examine an ancient chalice in Spain that could be the Holy Grail.
VOD available
The Copper Scroll may hold the secret to the location of the Ark of the Covenant, but experts must decode it and find its legendary treasure trove.
VOD available
A pyramid near St. Louis holds the secrets of North America's first mega-city.
aired 17 days ago
Harvard professor Karen King and other Bible scholars investigate the history of Gospel and other early Christian writings, including a controversial artifact that suggests Jesus was married.
aired 20 days ago
The Great Wall of China's biggest secrets are revealed through modern science and technology.
aired 21 days ago
Experts examine the remains of a 300-year-old shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina, which has been identified as Blackbeard's flagship.
aired 22 days ago
A weapon coveted by kings and conquerors with magical powers.
aired 23 days ago
The Ark of the Covenant was made to carry the stone tablets on which the Ten Commandments were written as they wandered through the desert.
VOD available
The remains of dozens of Norse warriors are found in a circular fortified settlement in Sweden, revealing a bloody power struggle 1,500 years ago.
aired 27 days ago
Engineer Peter James and archaeologist Mark Lehner attempt to solve the mystery of how the Great Pyramid was built.
aired 28 days ago
The mysteries behind the Easter Island head statues.
aired 29 days ago
Researchers examine a 15th-century map depicting the Norse exploration of the New World to determine whether it is a genuine artifact or a clever hoax.

Similar on YouTube TV

Various networks
This docuseries uses scientific breakthroughs and archaeological research to bring new perspectives to some of the most remarkable, but mysterious, religious locations. Each episode focuses on a site, exploring fundamental questions about the landmarks and the people who constructed them. Exploring the sites allows the show to provide insight into the ancient civilizations and how their practices and struggles are reflected in the shrines and temples they constructed. The sites featured include the rock-cut city of Petra and New Mexico's Chaco Canyon, which contains the remains of an ancient city.
Various networks
From the Pyramids to the Parthenon and Big Ben in London, "Unearthed" helps answer questions and crack unsolved mysteries surrounding some of the greatest wonders of the ancient and modern world. CGI animation and other state-of-the-art technology breaks down how the iconic structures and monuments were designed, built, used and, in some cases, lost and rediscovered. The series attempts to show that the future of science is key to understanding the past, providing links to unravel some of the world's greatest mysteries.
Various networks
America is full of archaeological secrets buried in the earth. In this series, forensic geologist Scott Wolter -- considered a real-life Indiana Jones by some -- travels across the country to uncover some of the hidden treasures and to reveal the history associated with them, discovering in the process that there is a lot Americans don't know about the country's past, and the history that people do know may not always tell the whole story. Ancient symbols, religious relics and other artifacts that Wolter unearths indicate that various civilizations have left their mark on the nation.
Experts use modern forensic techniques to shed new light on historical mysteries such as the sinking of the Andrea Doria and the riddle of whether a weather or geological event of some kind might have triggered the Dark Ages.
Various networks
Cinematographer and noted Egyptologist Ramy Romany has produced, directed, filmed and been featured in more than 100 documentaries on ancient Egypt. That experience makes him the ideal host for this series, in which he investigates spellbinding secrets of fascinating burial sites, mass graves and ancient tombs around the world. Each episode finds Romany in the midst of legends, myths, curses and cover-ups, and he seeks to unravel the origin of each mummy and the life that once was. "Mummies Unwrapped" also introduces new theories about how ancient civilizations once lived and died, and shines a light on what, if any, mystical forces or supernatural phenomena may be at work.
Various networks
You're familiar with their names and many of their stories, but there's more to most historical figures than what's in the basic textbooks. "Mystery Files" has modern historians, scientists and scholars investigate ancient artifacts, documents and locations in search of answers to age-old questions about history. Episodes look for proof that explorer Marco Polo existed, an explanation for how Joan of Arc overcame hardships to become a legendary saint, details about Abraham Lincoln's dark past, and an end to the debate about English soldier T.E. Lawrence, the inspiration for the film "Lawrence of Arabia."
Various networks
Golden Globe-nominated actor Jason Priestley is the narrator of this series that explores the stories behind some of the world's most enigmatic mummies. With the series spanning four continents and more than 5,000 years, each episode focuses on one mummy, investigating the preserved remains and using CGI to bring the cadaver -- and its story of a past civilization -- to life. The featured mummies include one on display at a shop in downtown Seattle and another that was discovered frozen on a glacier in the Italian Alps.