AHC Uncovers the Secret Sides of History with All-New and Returning Series
— Hit Series FORBIDDEN HISTORY Returns for Third Season on Sunday, May 1 at 10/9c—
–New Series INSIDE SECRET SOCIETIES Premieres on Wednesday, May 4 at 10/9c—
(Silver Spring, Md.) – Ever wondered about the inner workings of the mafia? What about the real story of the Man in the Iron Mask? American Heroes Channel (AHC) is delving into these stories and more to reveal the more secretive side of history this May. Returning for a thrilling third season on Sunday, May 1 at 10/9c, AHC’s FORBIDDEN HISTORY tells the lesser-known stories about great treasures, long-held conspiracy theories, and lost civilizations. Then, a new six-part series INSIDE SECRET SOCIETIES kicks off on Wednesday, May 4 at 10/9c, exploring some of the most secretive and dangerous global underworld societies.
The all-new season of FORBIDDEN HISTORY investigates and analyzes the backstories of ancient sites, unearthing new facts and presenting new materials. The first episode takes viewers on a quest to unravel one of the greatest Biblical mysteries – the disappearance of the Ark of the Covenant, believed to be the throne of God himself, and the possibilities of its potential current whereabouts.
INSIDE SECRET SOCIETIES digs into the hidden side of organized crime, including hardcore gangs, fanatical religious groups, shady cults, esoteric societies and criminal fraternities–all of them seeking to gain control of our world. The series premiere focuses on the overwhelming military power of the Nazi party, their strong belief in ancient mysticism, the occultand even alien contact—all of which fueled their desire to rule as a genetically pure race.
FORBIDDEN HISTORY Season Three Episode Guide
Hitler: Suicide or Survivor premieres Sunday, May 8 at 10/9c
Did Adolf Hitler die in a bunker under Berlin at the end of the WWII? Or did he escape to Argentina with his wife where they lived out the rest of their lives in the foothills of Patagonia? We investigate the mysterious circumstances around the reports of his suicide, the possibility of a body double and potential sighting of Hitler in Argentina.
The Man in the Iron Mask premieres Sunday, May 15 at 10/9c
We unravel the mysterious story of one of the world’s most notorious and intriguing prisoners, The Man in the Iron Mask. A distinct prisoner with an unusual burden, he was damned to a life encased in an iron mask—but was this to cover his recognizable identity?
In Search of King Arthur premieres Sunday, May 22 at 10/9c
The legend of King Arthur and his knights of the round table is a tale that has had academics debating for centuries, but how much of this fairy tale is true? Was he the dashing figure in shining armor wielding his magic sword Excalibur, or was he something entirely different altogether?
Inside the Cult premieres Sunday, May 29 at 10/9c
Satanism is a worldwide phenomenon that is viewed by some as a religion–but to others, it is a dangerous and subversive cult. With thousands of devotees and popularity rising, we uncover what really goes on behind the robes and the candles. With insight into the proceedings of the ancient ritual Black Mass, we explore the dark practices of sacrifice and sex magic.
Bloodlust premieres Sunday, June 5 at 10/9c
From Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel to the rise of the undead in popular culture, vampires have caught our attention in recent decades. But how real are they? We travel to Bulgaria to investigate claims of a real vampire burial and examine accounts of sightings, and today’s modern vampires shed light into the motive and practices behind this subculture.
INSIDE SECRET SOCIETIES Season One Episode Guide
The KKK premieres Wednesday, May 11 at 10/9c
This episode delves into the world of the most notorious white supremacist group in America – the KKK. We meet real members and look at the impact of the group that once had a million followers, but is currently just a shadow of its former self.
The Yakuza premieres Wednesday, May 18 at 10/9c
This episode unearths the secrets of the Yakuza, a widespread criminal gang in the heart of Japan engaged in various criminal activities including extortion, prostitution and illegal gambling.
The Order of Assassins premieres Wednesday, May 25 at 10/9c
The Assassins were one of the mostly deadly, notorious and secretive groups in the medieval world–but are the lines between truth and reality blurred? And have their skills and tactics been passed down and copied by today’s terrorists?
The Priory of Sion premieres Wednesday, June 1 at 10/9c
This enigmatic secret society traces its roots back to the 12th Century. We delve into the factions and fiction surrounding this group, who are believed to protect incontrovertible, if heretical, information about the marriage of Jesus Christ.
The Brotherhood of The Blood premieres Wednesday, June 8 at 10/9c
This dark and mysterious sect is sworn to protect and preserve the Holy Blood of Christ. Revealing the extreme methods used by the Brotherhood, we go on a quest to shed light on a group shrouded in secrecy through the ages,.
FORBIDDEN HISTORY and INSIDE SECRET SOCIETIES are produced for American Heroes Channel by Like A Shot Entertainment with Henry Scott as executive producer. For American Heroes Channel, Max Culhane is executive producer; Sara Kozak is senior vice president of production; Kevin Bennett is General Manager; and Henry Schleiff is Group President.