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[03/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
History's Hit Series "Ancient Aliens" Returns April 27 Furthering Its Global Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Lead expert Giorgio Tsoukalos joins Ancient Astronaut theorists, David Hatcher Childress, William Henry, Linda Moulton Howe, Erich von Daniken and many others being interviewed.

[via press release from History]

HISTORY(R)'S HIT SERIES 'ANCIENT ALIENS' RETURNS WITH NEW EPISODES FURTHERING ITS GLOBAL SEARCH FOR EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE

TWO HOUR PREMIERE AIRS FRIDAY, APRIL 27 AT 9PM ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY - March 29, 2018 - HISTORY's hit series "Ancient Aliens" returns with a two hour premiere Friday, April 27 at 9PM ET/PT in its continued global search for proof that extraterrestrial life exists and these unknown lifeforms visited Earth thousands of years ago. If aliens are among us, how have they impacted our world and how will people react to this discovery? From recent breaking news on the U.S. government's funding of UFO research to recently discovered hidden facts behind chambers in Egypt's Great Pyramid, each new episode covers various alien-related topics with historic detail, first-hand accounts and interviews with the world's top scientists, archaeologists and researchers.

Lead expert Giorgio Tsoukalos joins Ancient Astronaut theorists, David Hatcher Childress, William Henry, Linda Moulton Howe, Erich von Daniken and many others being interviewed, as this season travels to over a dozen countries to explore firsthand signs of ancient alien visitation. On the island of Sardinia, Italy, ancient statues of giants with alien features are shown to the public for the first time; hidden messages are uncovered in the artwork of Leonardo da Vinci and strange alien-looking statues are explored on the Marquesa islands of the South Pacific.

One of HISTORY's longest running series, "Ancient Aliens," has reached over 47 million Total Viewers across total day in 2017 and, during last season, ranked as ad-supported cable's #2 original series on Friday nights among Adults 25-54. The series joins upcoming nonfiction series "In Search Of," hosted and executive produced by Zachary Quinto, examining unexplained phenomena and scripted series "Project Blue Book,"executive produced by Robert Zemeckis and starring Aidan Gillen, chronicling true case files from a top secret government project.

"Ancient Aliens" is produced for HISTORY by Prometheus Entertainment. The series was developed for television and is executive produced by Kevin Burns. Kim Sheerin, David Silver and Max Thompson also serve as executive producers for Prometheus Entertainment. Susan Leventhal is the executive producer for HISTORY. A+E Networks holds worldwide distribution rights for "Ancient Aliens."

About HISTORY(R)

HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 96 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network's all-original programming slate features a roster of signature series including Pawn Stars, American Pickers, The Curse of Oak Island, Alone as well as the hit drama series Vikings and SIX. The HISTORY website is located at history.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/history and Facebook at facebook.com/history.





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[04/25/18 - 01:29 PM]
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[04/25/18 - 11:06 AM]
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[04/25/18 - 11:01 AM]
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[04/25/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/25/18 - 10:55 AM]
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[04/25/18 - 10:01 AM]
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[04/25/18 - 09:05 AM]
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[04/25/18 - 08:17 AM]
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