Cities of the Underworld

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Cities of the Underworld
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Genre Documentary
History
Developed by 34 Productions
Authentic Entertainment
Starring Don Wildman
Narrated by Don Wildman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 40 (as of February 9, 2009)
Production
Executive producer(s) Sarah Wetherbee
Emre Sahin
Tom Rogan
Lauren Lexton
Producer(s) Chris Bray
Erin Comerford
Allison Hynes
Stuart Chait
Camera setup Clint Lealos
Christian Ortega
Tim Flick
Anne Etheridge
Emre Sahin
Running time 43 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel History
Picture format 1080i HD
Original run March 2, 2007 (2007-03-02) – 2009 (2009)
External links
Website

Cities of the Underworld is an American documentary television series that premiered on March 2, 2007, on the History channel. The program explores the subterranean environment and culture beneath various civilizations. The series was originally hosted and narrated by Eric Geller for the majority of episodes in Season 1, with Don Wildman taking over for the rest of series 1 and series 2 and 3.

Episode list[edit]

"Istanbul" is the series backdoor pilot which originally aired under the title Ancient Marvels: Cities of the Underworld.[1]

Season 1[edit]

Production no. Episode no. Original Airdate Episode Title Location Host
Pilot/1 101 March 2, 2007 "Istanbul" Istanbul, Turkey Eric Geller
2 102 April 23, 2007 "Scotland's Sin City" Edinburgh, Scotland (features Gilmerton Cove) Eric Geller
3 103 April 30, 2007 "Hitler's Underground Lair" Berlin, Germany Eric Geller
4 104 May 7, 2007 "Rome's Hidden Empire" Rome, Italy Eric Geller
5 105 May 14, 2007 "Catacombs of Death" Paris, France Eric Geller
6 106 May 21, 2007 "City of Caves" Budapest, Hungary Eric Geller
7 107 June 4, 2007 "New York" New York City, United States Eric Geller
8 108 June 11, 2007 "London's Lost Cities" London, England Eric Geller
9 109 June 18, 2007 "Beneath Vesuvius" Naples, Italy Don Wildman
10 110 June 25, 2007 "Freemason Underground" USA: Boston; Philadelphia; and Concord, Massachusetts Don Wildman
11 111 July 9, 2007 "Dracula's Underground" Bucharest, Romania Don Wildman
12 112 July 16, 2007 "Secret Pagan Underground" Cappadocia, Turkey Don Wildman
13 113 July 23, 2007 "Underground Bootleggers" Portland, Oregon, USA Don Wildman
14 114 July 30, 2007 "Rome: The Rise" Rome, Italy Eric Geller

Season 2[edit]

Production no. Episode no. Original Airdate Episode Title Location Host
15 201 January 28, 2008 "Underground Apocalypse" Jerusalem, Israel Don Wildman
16 202 February 4, 2008 "Vietnam" Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and the Vietnamese jungle Don Wildman
17 203 February 11, 2008 "A-Bomb Underground" Tokyo and Hiroshima, Japan Don Wildman
18 204 February 25, 2008 "Viking Underground" Dublin, Ireland Don Wildman
19 205 March 3, 2008 "Hitler's Last Secret" Prague, Czech Republic Don Wildman
20 206 March 10, 2008 "Maya Underground" Belize Don Wildman
21 207 March 17, 2008 "Mob Underground" Chicago USA Don Wildman
22 208 March 24, 2008 "Prophecies From Below" Jerusalem, Israel Don Wildman
23 209 March 31, 2008 "New York: Secret Societies" New York City, USA Don Wildman
24 210 April 14, 2008 "Washington, D.C.: Seat of Power" Washington, D.C., USA
Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Don Wildman
25 211 April 21, 2008 "Stalin's Secret Lair" Moscow, Russia Don Wildman
26 212 April 28, 2008 "Katrina Underground" New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Don Wildman
27 213 May 5, 2008 "Secret Soviet Bases" Ukraine Don Wildman

Season 3[edit]

Production no. Episode no. Original Airdate Episode Title Location Host
28 301 October 26, 2008 "City of Blood" London, England Don Wildman
29 302 November 2, 2008 "Tunnels of Hell" Okinawa Island, Japan Don Wildman
30 303 November 9, 2008 "Real Mafia Underground" Island of Sicily, Italy Don Wildman
31 304 November 16, 2008 "Secret Sin City" Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Don Wildman
32 305 November 24, 2008 "Hitler's Trenches" Belgium's Western Front Don Wildman
33 306 December 1, 2008 "Barbarians' Lair" Dark Age sites of Luxembourg Belgium and the Netherlands Don Wildman
34 307 December 8, 2008 "Land of Manson" Los Angeles, California, USA Don Wildman
35 308 December 15, 2008 "Gladiators: Blood Sport" Rome, Italy Don Wildman
36 309 December 22, 2008 "Secret Holy Land" Ethiopia Don Wildman
37 310 January 12, 2009 "Under The Rock" San Francisco, California, USA Don Wildman
38 311 January 26, 2009 "Tomb of the Lost Mummies" Cairo, Egypt Don Wildman
39 312 February 2, 2009 "Gods of War" Turkey Don Wildman
40 313 February 9, 2009 "Alcatraz Down Under" Sydney, Australia Don Wildman

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