Schedule for October 31, 2014(all times ET/PT)

10/31/2014
  • London

    6:00am

    Museum Secrets Revealed: London

    In Greenwich, a district of London known for its maritime history, sits a museum full of nautical objects - and secrets. Follow our team of experts as we unlock the mysteries, one by one. We'll fire musket balls at Lord Nelson to discover who really killed him, and join the Royal Navy on an anti-piracy commando raid. Finally, we'll board Captain Bligh's dingy to discover how he delivered his men to safety with the help of a musket ball, a coconut shell, and a horn beaker.


  • Severed Skull

    7:00am

    Tomb Detectives: Severed Skull

    Twenty decapitated skeletons have been unearthed near York in the UK, and a solitary skull has been discovered during excavations in England. Is there a connection between the two finds? A team of archaeologists is on the scene to try to solve the mystery.


  • Child Mummies

    7:30am

    Tomb Detectives: Child Mummies

    Eight thousand years ago in northern Chile, children, babies, and even fetuses were painstakingly mummified after death by their people, the Chinchorro. A team of scientists from the University of Tarapaca hopes to uncover the secrets of these mummified babies.


  • Vampire Graves

    8:00am

    Tomb Detectives: Vampire Graves

    Excavations of abandoned cemeteries in Griswold, Connecticut, and in Prague reveal a number of burials showing signs of decapitation and bone rearrangement. Archaeologists investigate, suspecting connections to a folkloric belief in vampires.


  • Plague Mummies

    8:30am

    Tomb Detectives: Plague Mummies

    Nearly 200 perfectly preserved mummies have been found in a church crypt in a Hungarian town. One in particular could be the key to curing tuberculosis and is now stored in the Natural History Museum in Budapest.


  • Stonehenge Empire

    9:00am

    Stonehenge Empire

    For centuries, Stonehenge has been cloaked in mystery. Who built it? How did they do it? Why did they do it and what is its significance? Now, a team of archaeologists takes a high-tech approach to find out, and their discoveries will exceed all expectations. Learn the full story of the world's most investigated prehistoric site, featuring a forgotten people who were meticulous planners, profound believers and true warriors. It's a 10,000-year-old tale, pieced together by state-of-the-art survey equipment and compelling archaeological evidence.


  • Nefertiti

    11:00am

    Secrets: Nefertiti

    Queen Nefertiti was the most powerful woman in ancient Egypt. But few would know anything about her if it weren't for her statue, discovered in the Amarna Desert in 1912. She's since become a global icon... and a very controversial figure. Many believe the unearthing of her likeness was staged, and that the bust, currently insured for $400 million, is one of the greatest art frauds of all time. Follow our team of experts as they sort through the clues, visit the sites, and put the spectacular object to the test to solve this ancient secret.


  • Richard III Revealed

    12:00pm

    Secrets: Richard III Revealed

    Most kings of England get a grand tomb when they die, but not Richard III. His body vanished after being killed in battle, leaving just his terrible reputation behind. But 500 years later, he may have finally been found. Follow this remarkable story, from the historic excavation of a city parking lot, to the battery of tests that followed. From skeletal analysis to CT scans to DNA profiling, watch scientists unlock this skeleton's secrets, confirm its true identity, and perhaps even clear the name of one of history's most reviled kings.


  • Stranded: Alpine Air Crash

    1:00pm

    Stranded: Alpine Air Crash

    In November 19, 1946, a U.S. military transport plane goes out of control while flying over the Swiss Alps and crashes high in the mountains. Miraculously, all 12 passengers and crew survive the accident, but their safety is anything but assured. The aircraft has flown miles off course, and its position is unknown. Food supplies are low, the temperature is dropping, and their radio battery is running out of juice. Time is quickly running out. The fate of the survivors will depend on one man, one plane, and one inspired idea.


  • C-17 Globemaster III

    2:00pm

    Mighty Planes: C-17 Globemaster III

    The C-17 Globemaster III is the most versatile cargo plane in the U.S. Air Force fleet. It's a tireless workhorse, designed to carry more than 170,000 pounds of cargo, yet agile enough to land and take off on short, rough runways. Watch as two of these $200 million jets take off on separate missions. One ventures into an intense war training operation over unforgiving terrain, while the other embarks on a grueling three-day journey to deliver missile launchers from a remote Pacific island to California. Both jobs will push these C-17s to the limit.


  • Stealth: Flying Invisible

    3:00pm

    Stealth: Flying Invisible

    Learn the secrets, strengths, and fatal flaws of the fighter plane that changed the landscape of air dominance in the 1990s-until it all came crashing down. See the first interview with Dale Zelko, the only pilot to ever be shot down in a stealth fighter, and the Bosnian soldier who fired the shots responsible for that crash. And follow the quest for the ultimate undetectable aircraft, from the U-2 to the F-117 Nighthawk, through the eyes of the scientists, historians, and aviators who developed this technology.


  • America's Yellowstone

    4:00pm

    America's Yellowstone

    Welcome to Yellowstone, America's oldest and largest national park. Lose yourself in the majestic landscapes that serve as a giant natural laboratory, with over three million geysers, fifty species of mammals, and three hundred species of birds.


  • Crazy Monster Frogs

    5:00pm

    Crazy Monster Frogs

    Mutants armed with regenerative powers. Giants lurking in underground tombs. Prehistoric creatures with a taste for dinosaurs. These are not horror movie monsters. They're the world's wildest frogs. Join us as we explore this family of freaks and their weird and wonderful abilities, from bone claws to glass skin to lethal poisons. You'll see the invisible, hairy, and disfigured creatures of the amphibian world. Then you'll meet the prehistoric devil frog, a carnivorous, pit bull-sized beast that lunched on dinosaurs.


  • The Final Blow

    6:00pm

    Air Disasters: The Final Blow

    Just minutes from Strasbourg Airport, an Airbus A320 crashes into a vast mountainous region. Before paramedics can search for survivors or investigators can search for answers, they must first find the plane. Witness how Air Inter Flight 148 became lost in the snowy forest of the Vosges Mountains and the alarming discoveries made once the wreckage was discovered. The findings reveal dangerous differences between the Airbus A320 and other passenger jets, leading to sweeping changes in pilot training and the cockpit console's design.


  • Cleared for Disaster

    7:00pm

    Air Disasters: Cleared for Disaster

    At LAX, one of the busiest airports in the world, the unthinkable happens. As one plane prepares for takeoff, another prepares to land - on the same runway. In 1991, the fatal collision of US Air Flight 1493 and Skywest Flight 5569 sent fear into the hearts of air travelers. How could two aircrafts be assigned to the same runway at the same time? How did the pilots not see the other plane? We go from the control rooms to the cockpit to the tarmac to reveal how this tragedy happened and what's being done to prevent it from happening again.


  • The Exorcist

    8:00pm

    The Real Story: The Exorcist

    Perhaps the scariest part of "The Exorcist" is that it's not a work of complete fiction. We recount the 1949 exorcism of a young boy through reenactments and witness accounts. We also show how exorcism continues to this day and how neuroscientists' recent discoveries dispute this controversial, centuries-old ritual.


  • The Amityville Horror

    9:00pm

    The Real Story: The Amityville Horror

    The quiet village of Amityville, NY took the country by gruesome surprise on November 13, 1974, when police discovered six members of the DeFeo family shot dead in their suburban home. Ronald, the eldest son, was found guilty of the murders. But when a new family moves into the DeFeo's Amityville home, reports of demonic possession and poltergeist activity grab international attention. Through eyewitness accounts and archival footage, we explore the facts behind the Amityville case and reveal new evidence, which suggests a hoax could be behind the horror.


  • Scream

    10:00pm

    The Real Story: Scream

    The slasher classic "Scream" reinvigorated the horror genre, creating a scary movie icon and launching a frightening film franchise. The gorefest may seem like Hollywood fiction, but it was actually inspired by a real-life killing spree that sent an idyllic Florida town into a panic. Uncover the terrifying true events behind the horror film as we investigate the parallels between the fictional serial killer and the real-life serial killer: The Gainesville Ripper.


  • The Exorcist

    11:00pm

    The Real Story: The Exorcist

    Perhaps the scariest part of "The Exorcist" is that it's not a work of complete fiction. We recount the 1949 exorcism of a young boy through reenactments and witness accounts. We also show how exorcism continues to this day and how neuroscientists' recent discoveries dispute this controversial, centuries-old ritual.


  • The Amityville Horror

    12:00am

    The Real Story: The Amityville Horror

    The quiet village of Amityville, NY took the country by gruesome surprise on November 13, 1974, when police discovered six members of the DeFeo family shot dead in their suburban home. Ronald, the eldest son, was found guilty of the murders. But when a new family moves into the DeFeo's Amityville home, reports of demonic possession and poltergeist activity grab international attention. Through eyewitness accounts and archival footage, we explore the facts behind the Amityville case and reveal new evidence, which suggests a hoax could be behind the horror.


  • Scream

    1:00am

    The Real Story: Scream

    The slasher classic "Scream" reinvigorated the horror genre, creating a scary movie icon and launching a frightening film franchise. The gorefest may seem like Hollywood fiction, but it was actually inspired by a real-life killing spree that sent an idyllic Florida town into a panic. Uncover the terrifying true events behind the horror film as we investigate the parallels between the fictional serial killer and the real-life serial killer: The Gainesville Ripper.


  • Jaws

    2:00am

    The Real Story: Jaws

    You're 30 times more likely to be hit by lightening than attacked by a shark. Dog bites and bee stings cause more fatalities, so, why are we so terrified of these demons of the deep? Blame "Jaws." The Steven Spielberg classic terrified millions in 1975, and decades later, the film still has teeth. But could a Great White really be a serial killer? We interview marine biologists and shark experts for answers. We also relive a true tale of a man-eating monster that terrorized New Jersey in 1916, a story far scarier than anything on screen.


  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    3:00am

    The Real Story: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    The movie was an instant smash when it hit the theaters in 1977 and reawakened man's obsession with the eternal question: "Are we alone in the universe?" Though a work of fantasy, few realize that Steven Spielberg's sci-fi classic was actually inspired by real-life witness testimony, as well as a series of UFO sightings in Michigan in the summer of 1966. Separate science fact from science fiction as we re-examine government documents and put old witness testimonies to the test using modern technology.


  • The Silence of the Lambs

    4:00am

    The Real Story: The Silence of the Lambs

    Meet the deranged serial killers and the determined FBI agents who inspired one of Hollywood's most terrifying thrillers and gave Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster the roles of a lifetime. We go behind the scenes at the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit to meet the profilers who became the basis for Harris's characters and to uncover the details of real-life murderers Ed Gein, Ted Bundy, and others.


  • Crazy Monster Frogs

    5:00am

    Crazy Monster Frogs

    Mutants armed with regenerative powers. Giants lurking in underground tombs. Prehistoric creatures with a taste for dinosaurs. These are not horror movie monsters. They're the world's wildest frogs. Join us as we explore this family of freaks and their weird and wonderful abilities, from bone claws to glass skin to lethal poisons. You'll see the invisible, hairy, and disfigured creatures of the amphibian world. Then you'll meet the prehistoric devil frog, a carnivorous, pit bull-sized beast that lunched on dinosaurs.