Secrets of the Dead


Secrets of the Dead

Infobox Television
show_name = Secrets of the Dead


caption =
genre = Historical documentary
creator =
narrated = Liev Schreiber
theme_music_composer =
country = USA
language = English
num_seasons = 8
num_episodes =
list_episodes =
executive_producer = Jared Lipworth
producer = Thirteen/WNET
runtime = 56 minutes
network = PBS
picture_format =
audio_format =
first_aired = May 15 2000
last_aired = present
website = http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/
imdb_id = 0354333
tv_com_id = 25325

"Secrets of the Dead" is a PBS television series produced by Thirteen/WNET New York. The show generally follows an investigator or team of investigators exploring what modern science can tell us about some of the great mysteries of history. Most programs incorporate primary source material, first hand accounts, dramatic reenactments, and computer-generated imagery (CGI) to tell the story.

Episode topics have included the Titanic, D-Day, the Shroud of Turin, the Salem Witch Trials, and the first English translations of the Bible.

The series premiered on May 15 2000 airing four programs in three days. [cite web | url=http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9802EED8133BF936A25756C0A9669C8B63 | title=Television Review; A Seance in 4 Parts, With Narration | work=The New York Times | date=2000-05-15] Despite an irregular schedule, new episodes continue to air. [cite web | url=http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/23/arts/television/23secr.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=secrets+of+the+dead&st=nyt&oref=slogin | title=Going for the Grisly Gives a Show Staying Power | work=The New York Times | date=2008-04-23]

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