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  • 6:00am

    Museum Secrets Revealed:

    Moscow

    State Historical Museum of Moscow © KENSINGTON COMMUNICATIONS INC.

    Why did Ivan the Terrible become Ivan the Remorseful? How was novelist Alexander Pushkin killed in a duel after compiling a record of 28-0? And what was opulence-hating Vladimir Lenin doing with a Rolls Royce? Inside the State Historical Museum of Moscow, the history of Russia is on display, revealing fascinating stories spanning thousands of years. Join the museum’s curators, war experts, and Russian historians as they enter the galleries, ask tough questions, and find answers to some of Mother Russia’s best-kept secrets and darkest mysteries.

  • 7:00am

    Sports Detectives:

    Gehrig's Bat, Gibson's Ball

    Sports Detectives Lauren Gardner and Kevin Barrows tackle both coasts in search of two pieces of baseball history: the home run ball hit by Kirk Gibson in the 1988 World Series, and a rare bat that may once have been used by Yankee legend Lou Gehrig. Follow Lauren in L.A. as she tracks a remarkable story involving an uncle and his niece who didn't follow baseball but ended up with a million dollar ball. Then join Kevin as he puts a bat to the test to see if it indeed saw game action in the hands of the Pride of the Yankees.

  • 8:00am

    Alaska Aircrash Investigations:

    Stalled Over the Highway

    The Cessna 150 is a simple and sturdy aircraft and a common training airplane of Alaska aviation. When one goes down, it is critical to determine probable cause quickly to see if the plane is at fault before others put themselves at risk. That's the challenge issued to NTSB's Millicent Hoidal after a Cessna goes down at Big Lake in October 2015. Follow her as she battles against winter's dwindling daylight hours and fire-damaged evidence to filter through a long list of possible reasons why this plane crashed.

  • 9:00am

    Stranded: Alpine Air Crash

    Passengers and crew stranded in Swiss alps

    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.

  • 10:00am

    Castro's Secret Reef

    Cuba's enforced isolation has resulted in the unlikeliest of marine reserves: a huge, rambling archipelago known as Jardines de la Reina, or "Gardens of the Queen." Stretching around 140 miles along the southern coast of Cuba, it's one of the longest barrier reef systems in the world. Get an up-close look at Fidel Castro's diving playground, a forgotten ocean paradise unseen for half a century, and witness exotic species rarely seen elsewhere in the region. It's the lost jewel of the Caribbean, but how long can this pristine wilderness survive?

  • 11:00am

    Secrets of the Great Barrier Reef

    Journey through Australia's Great Barrier Reef, and discover the secrets of the unique marine life that inhabit this wonder of the natural world. Witness diverse species and their intriguing defense mechanisms, which increase their odds of survival on the world's largest coral reef. Experience the extraordinary colors and patterns of these amazing life forms in vivid high definition.

  • 12:00pm

    Aerial America:

    Hawaii

    Sunrise over Hawaiian island

    Join us on a non-stop journey by air over our nation's most exotic and breathtaking state. From lush green cliffs to black-sand beaches, from ancient ruins to modern city life, this aerial tour reveals the grandeur of the Aloha State. From Molokai to Maui, discover the stunning landscapes and astonishing stories of Hawaii's eight major islands without ever touching the ground.

  • 1:00pm

    Asian Tsunami: The Deadliest Wave

    © Independent Television News

    It's the deadliest tsunami on record, causing 230,000 deaths and $15 billion in damages. Triggered by a massive undersea quake off the coast of Indonesia, the 2004 Asian tsunami pounded Indian Ocean coastlines with waves up to 100 feet high, catching victims and the world's leading scientists by storm. Are we better prepared for the next big one? Where will the next one hit? See how early warning systems are currently being developed and meet the lucky few who survived this epic disaster.

  • 2:00pm

    Inside Buckingham Palace:

    Royal Secrets

    Abandoned by Queen Victoria after her husband's death. Reinvented as the perfect royal stage by King Edward VII. Occupied by King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth while being bombed by the Nazis. The history of Buckingham Palace in the decades before the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is full of drama and surprising secrets, many of which nearly derailed the British monarchy. Join us as we reveal the scandals and tragedies of Buckingham Palace and meet the kings and queens who shaped its unique history.

  • 3:00pm

    Inside Buckingham Palace:

    Trials, Tragedy and Triumph

    Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous buildings on Earth, and no one has called it home longer than Queen Elizabeth II. Over the course of six-plus decades since the Queen took the throne, it has been the scene of countless celebrations, courtships, tragedies, and controversies. We look at Her Majesty's life at the Palace, from her coronation to the marriage of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales to today. Interviews with former staff and rare footage offer a unique look inside the 775-room palace.

  • 4:00pm

    The Queen at 90

    Queen Elizabeth II has reigned longer, visited more places, and met more people than any British monarch. Now she's marking a milestone of a more personal kind, Her Majesty's 90th birthday. "Downton Abbey" star Elizabeth McGovern narrates this unprecedented look into the life of perhaps the most famous woman in the world. We look back on her remarkable 63-year rule, and gain intimate insights from Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and other members of the Royal Family.

  • 6:00pm

    Secrets:

    Richard III Revealed

    Deconstructed human skeleton

    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.

  • 7:00pm

    WWII's Most Daring Raids:

    Churchill Strikes Back

    Just a few weeks after Pearl Harbor, over 500 British Commandos raided a Nazi stronghold in Norway on a daring do-or-die mission. Their duty: to assault and destroy the Nazi fish oil factories being used to manufacture nitroglycerin, and to gather as much intelligence as possible. Relive the high-risk attack, as Britain used all three military services -- the RAF, Royal Navy, and Army -- in a combined assault that would serve as a blueprint for future Allied strikes on Nazi-occupied Europe.

  • 8:00pm

    Air Disasters:

    Getting Out Alive

    Is it safer to sit in the front of the plane or in the back? Should you wear natural or synthetic clothing when flying? When should you activate your floatation device if you crash at sea? Learn the secrets of air disaster survival as we examine some of aviation history's most remarkable emergency landings and evacuations. First, hear from flight crews and passengers who made it out alive. Then enter a high-tech simulator for a behind-the-scenes look at how cabin crews are trained to become survivor experts.

  • 9:00pm

    Humongous Moves:

    Supersized Submarine

    The Royal Naval docks of Halifax are cluttered with decommissioned Oberon-class submarines. Once a vital weapon of the Cold War, these O-boats are heading for the scrapyard, all except the HMCS Onondaga, which is destined for a museum 700 miles away, if it can ever get there. Follow a daring team of marine engineers as they attempt to tow this 1,400-ton submarine up Canada's coast in the face of a hurricane, and then haul it over rocky shores and onto a perilously steep railway. It's a massive move, and the stress factor is just as large.

  • 10:00pm

    Mighty Ships:

    Tonsberg

    From exotic sports cars to helicopters to locomotives, Tonsberg can carry anything on wheels. She's one of the largest roll-on/roll-off vessels ever constructed, a 17-story warehouse on the waves. Follow her on her latest delivery route, a four-port, 15-day mission that will take her across the Atlantic Ocean. With a giant payload of 3,000 cars, a giant crane, excavators, and even yachts, Tonsberg must work her way through tight channels, shallow waters, and even a tropical storm, delivering everything on time, and without a scratch.

  • 11:00pm

    Air Disasters:

    Getting Out Alive

    Is it safer to sit in the front of the plane or in the back? Should you wear natural or synthetic clothing when flying? When should you activate your floatation device if you crash at sea? Learn the secrets of air disaster survival as we examine some of aviation history's most remarkable emergency landings and evacuations. First, hear from flight crews and passengers who made it out alive. Then enter a high-tech simulator for a behind-the-scenes look at how cabin crews are trained to become survivor experts.

  • 12:00am

    Humongous Moves:

    Supersized Submarine

    The Royal Naval docks of Halifax are cluttered with decommissioned Oberon-class submarines. Once a vital weapon of the Cold War, these O-boats are heading for the scrapyard, all except the HMCS Onondaga, which is destined for a museum 700 miles away, if it can ever get there. Follow a daring team of marine engineers as they attempt to tow this 1,400-ton submarine up Canada's coast in the face of a hurricane, and then haul it over rocky shores and onto a perilously steep railway. It's a massive move, and the stress factor is just as large.

  • 1:00am

    Mighty Ships:

    Tonsberg

    From exotic sports cars to helicopters to locomotives, Tonsberg can carry anything on wheels. She's one of the largest roll-on/roll-off vessels ever constructed, a 17-story warehouse on the waves. Follow her on her latest delivery route, a four-port, 15-day mission that will take her across the Atlantic Ocean. With a giant payload of 3,000 cars, a giant crane, excavators, and even yachts, Tonsberg must work her way through tight channels, shallow waters, and even a tropical storm, delivering everything on time, and without a scratch.

  • 2:00am

    Inside Buckingham Palace:

    Royal Secrets

    Abandoned by Queen Victoria after her husband's death. Reinvented as the perfect royal stage by King Edward VII. Occupied by King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth while being bombed by the Nazis. The history of Buckingham Palace in the decades before the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is full of drama and surprising secrets, many of which nearly derailed the British monarchy. Join us as we reveal the scandals and tragedies of Buckingham Palace and meet the kings and queens who shaped its unique history.

  • 3:00am

    Inside Buckingham Palace:

    Trials, Tragedy and Triumph

    Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous buildings on Earth, and no one has called it home longer than Queen Elizabeth II. Over the course of six-plus decades since the Queen took the throne, it has been the scene of countless celebrations, courtships, tragedies, and controversies. We look at Her Majesty's life at the Palace, from her coronation to the marriage of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales to today. Interviews with former staff and rare footage offer a unique look inside the 775-room palace.

  • 4:00am

    The Queen at 90

    Queen Elizabeth II has reigned longer, visited more places, and met more people than any British monarch. Now she's marking a milestone of a more personal kind, Her Majesty's 90th birthday. "Downton Abbey" star Elizabeth McGovern narrates this unprecedented look into the life of perhaps the most famous woman in the world. We look back on her remarkable 63-year rule, and gain intimate insights from Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and other members of the Royal Family.