Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation

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Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation
GenreDocudrama
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Production
Running time40 minutes
Release
Original networkHistory Channel
Original releaseMay 31 –
July 5, 2019
External links
Production website

Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation is a History Channel TV series purportedly exposing the US government's secret programs investigating unidentified flying objects (UFOs). It features former military counter-intelligence officer Luis Elizondo, who claims to have directed the Defense Intelligence Agency's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, and Christopher Mellon, former United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. Elizondo says that he resigned after he became frustrated that the government was not taking UFOs , which he considered to be a national security threat, seriously enough.[1][2]

Executive producer Tom DeLonge (former lead guitarist of rock band Blink-182) has reportedly claimed "he is the military's chosen vessel for UFO disclosure".[3] The author of a best-selling book about UFO disclosure, Leslie Kean, suggested that these revelations were actually such disclosure: "Elizondo confirmed that UFOs are a real; they exist, and they have been officially documented, answering a question so many have debated and speculated about for decades."[4]

Though initially announced to be a limited miniseries,[5][6] History greenlit a second season in September 2019 after clips from Unidentified that went viral were confirmed by the US Navy to be authentic footage of unexplained aerial objects.[7][8]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[9]

  • Episode 1: The UFO Insiders
  • Episode 2: Raining UFOs
  • Episode 3: The Pattern Revealed
  • Episode 4: UFO Fleet
  • Episode 5: The Atomic Connection
  • Episode 6: The Revelation

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Hipes (March 12, 2019). "History Boards Six-Part UFO Docuseries 'Unidentified' Featuring Pentagon Whistleblower". Deadline.
  2. ^ Peter Sblendorio (May 27, 2019). "UFOs are coming, and rocker Tom DeLonge is ready". New York Daily News.
  3. ^ Keith Kloor (June 1, 2019). "The Media Loves This UFO Expert Who Says He Worked for an Obscure Pentagon Program. Did He?". The Intercept.
  4. ^ AJ Vicens (December 28, 2017). "Christmas Came Early for America's UFO Community". Mother Jones.
  5. ^ Runtagh, Jordan (May 31, 2019). "Aliens Exist: Tom DeLonge on Leaving Blink-182 to Blow the Lid Off the 'Biggest Secret on Earth'". People. Meredith Corporation. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
  6. ^ Blistein, Jon (March 12, 2019). "Former Blink-182 Guitarist Tom DeLonge Details UFO TV Series on History Channel". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
  7. ^ Hughes, Josiah (September 19, 2019). "Tom DeLonge's Alien Show Renewed for Second Season After Navy Confirms His UFO Footage Is Real". Exclaim!. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  8. ^ Boucher, Ashley (September 18, 2019). "Navy Acknowledges That UFO Videos Shared by Tom DeLonge Contain 'Unidentified Aerial Phenomena'". People. Meredith Corporation. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  9. ^ "Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation". History. Retrieved September 23, 2019.