CAUGHT ON CAMERA: NEW SEASON OF ‘WHAT ON EARTH?’ PREMIERES AUGUST 27
August 21, 2020
2020 – ever more advanced satellites and drones are above our heads, invisible to us yet scanning every inch of our planet. Bizarre, long hidden structures, mysterious natural phenomena, and top-secret facilities – these are only some of what the more than 4,000 satellites and countless aerial cameras uncover every day.
In an all new season of WHAT ON EARTH?, viewers will embark on an extraordinary journey as they travel around the globe, discovering the truth behind these mysteries thanks to state-of-the-art aerial imaging and analysis from the world’s leading investigators and scientists.
WHAT ON EARTH? premieres Thursday, August 27 at 9pm ET/PT on Science Channel. In addition to watching WHAT ON EARTH? on Science Channel, viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #WhatonEarth and following SCIENCE CHANNEL on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
In this season, experts investigate mysteries captured in the skies above every corner of the globe, from Brazil to China, England to Australia.
When satellites uncover a strange field of mounds the size of Great Britain, it leads to an incredible discovery that dates from the time of ancient Egypt. In Turkey, aerial images reveal the drowned remains of a building linked to the dawn of Christianity. In Scandinavia, eyes in the sky discover a macabre new form of Viking burial. In England, a satellite image leads historians to investigate the coverup behind one of the most catastrophic explosions in history.
From a spontaneously combusting lake to a 21st century zombie town, a Celtic portal to the land of the dead to the lost pyramids of China, the WHAT ON EARTH? leaves no mystery unexplored.
WHAT ON EARTH? is produced for Science Channel by Wag TV. For Wag TV, the executive producers are Nick Patterson and Martin Durkin. For Science Channel, Neil Laird is executive producer.
About Science Channel
Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery, Inc. is the home of all things science around the clock, including series such as MYTHBUSTERS, WHAT ON EARTH?, HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS, UNEARTHED, and MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED. Science Channel’s programming also includes timely, expert-driven specials covering breaking science news and discoveries. Science Channel is the premiere TV, digital and social community for those with a passion for science, space, technology, archeology, and engineering, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment across all Science Channel assets including: Science Channel television network, available in more than 63 million homes in the U.S; complimentary Video On Demand offering; SCI Go app allowing viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime; deep video, interactive storytelling and virtual reality at www.sciencechannel.com; and conversations on Science Channel’s popular social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat via @ScienceChannel.
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