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This month you can help dig for treasure on the infamous Oak Island, investigate the world’s most mysterious videos, or get an alternative history lesson from everyone’s favourite pub landlord. Make sure you act fast though because the free offer on these episodes must end on 31 May.
UFOs Declassified – Season 1 Episode 1
It’s widely accepted that the world’s governments know more about UFOs than they let on. Countless documents are hidden away from public view. This dynamic new series seeks to delve into the once classified top secret files. Hidden away for decades, it’s time to investigate one of the great unanswered questions of our time; do UFOs really exist?
February 1942, the sky over Los Angeles erupts as anti-aircraft guns begin firing on strange targets. Could this have been an extraterrestrial raid?
Curse of Oak Island – Season 8 Episode 1
Ricky and Marty Lagina have dedicated most of their adult life attempting to uncover the mysteries of Oak Island in Novia Scotia. Experts help them in their quest to explore the history, mythology, and geography of the area, as well as seeking any ancient treasures that might lie beneath the surface.
Season 8 of the popular show gets underway amid a worldwide pandemic. The Lagina brothers and their team return to Oak Island armed with evidence of possible tunnels leading to the fabled Money Pit. The fellowship is now convinced that they have the tools to solve the Oak Island mystery once and for all. Watch now for free.
Ancient Aliens – Season 13 Episode 1
Ancient Aliens examines 75 million years of the most credible alien evidence here on Earth: from the age of the dinosaurs, ancient Egypt, and all the way through to continued mass sightings in modern day America. In season 13, the team of experts returns to count down the world’s ten most mysterious sites.
The extraordinary season premiere begins with an extended special featuring William Shatner. The legendary actor brings thought-provoking questions to the show’s leading experts. They explore everything from human origins to ground-breaking archaeological finds, and new understandings of the cosmos.
Alone – Season 8 Episode 1
A reality show unlike any other, Alone sees 10 contestants abandoned in the wilderness with limited supplies. They only have one goal: survival. The competition is based on the shores of Chilko Lake, British Colombia for season 8. At 3,800 feet above sea level, it is the highest instalment of the competition to date.
A new group of participants braves the terrifying location in pursuit of $500,000. One competitor is forced to make a life-or-death decision, and all must contend with Chilko Lake’s deadliest predator: the grizzly bear. Will anyone fall at the very first hurdle? Watch now for free.
Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate The English? – Season 1 Episode 1
After the success of Why Do The Brits Win Every War?, history fanatic Al Murray returns to answer another pressing question. With help from a host of famous friends (and his patriotic alter ego), Al tries to find out what lies behind England’s greatest feuds with its closest neighbours.
Al travels to France for the first episode to meet fellow comedian Antoine de Caunes. Together the pair explore the long-held national rivalries between England and France with plenty of laughs along the way.
The Proof Is Out There – Season 1 Episode 1
Have you ever seen a video or picture that is just too weird to be real? Well, The Proof Is Out There uses state-of-the-art technology to get to the bottom of the mysteries and prove that there is more to the world than meets the eye. From UFOs and weird mutants to mystic sounds and ghost ships, this show covers it all.
The premiere focuses on a plethora of mysterious objects flying over Miami and Mexico, as well as strange remains on a beach that could be an unknown mystic monkey. Get ready for some mind-blowing evidence that we might not be alone in the universe. Watch now for free.
Swamp People: Serpent Invasion – Season 2 Episode 1
An invasion of Burmese pythons is decimating the Florida Everglades and entire species of native wildlife are on the brink of being wiped out. ‘King of the Swamp’ Troy Landry and his team of expert hunters have stepped up to combat the aggressive, ravenous, and incredibly fast-breeding serpents.
With alligator season over, the Cajun Navy arrives from Louisiana once more. Troy, his son Chase, and snake expert Bill Booth fight the war against the python invasion, tracking them into a known breeding ground. Watch now for free.
Phantom Signals – Season 1 Episode 1
Surrounded by an invisible sphere of our data, our understanding of the universe depends on signals sent and received. Yet, once in a while, we experience a phenomenon of unknown signals. This revolutionary new series explores several strange signals, investigating all possible angles in the hopes of finding an answer.
The first episode is eerily titled ‘Deadly Sounds From Above’. From ghostly voices to vanishing UFOs, experts investigate puzzling and mysterious signal interferences and break down the mysterious meanings behind them.
Egypt’s Unexplained Files – Season 1 Episode 1
The great civilisation of Ancient Egypt remains an enigma, even today, but brand new technology is helping to unravel some of the most persistent mysteries. This six-part series promises to deliver revelations that may just rewrite the history of humankind.
The Ancient Egyptians were a very superstitious people and built most of their values around ongoing traditions. In the first episode science reveals new insight into belief and superstition in the land of the Pharaohs, from the long-lost ‘Land of Punt’ to Tutankhamun. Watch now for free.
Mythical Beasts – Season 1 Episode 1
For thousands of years, civilisations have believed in mythical beasts. How much truth lies behind the legend and what can these myths tell us about the ancient civilisations that created them? No legend will be left uncovered, from vampires and werewolves to the Sphinx and the Loch Ness Monster.
Episode 1 covers the story of the Minotaur and its deadly labyrinth. An excavation at the mysterious home of the Minoans leads to a startling discovery about the real-life origins of the Minotaur, and experts decode artifacts that point to bloody human sacrifices. Watch now for free.