History Detectives

History Detectives

Explore the stories behind historic sites, artifacts and tall tales told in cities across the country, with the help of an inquisitive team of fact-finders with an uncanny talent for uncovering the truth.

Recent Episodes

Space Exploration | Thursday, November 1 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, November 1 at 1:00 AM CT

Iwo Jima Map/Copperhead Cane/Theremin | Thursday, November 8 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, November 8 at 1:00 AM CT

Lauste Film Clip/Baker's Gold/Transatlantic Cable | Thursday, November 15 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, November 15 at 1:00 AM CT

Andrew Jackson's Mouth/Barton Letter/Spybook | Thursday, December 6 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 6 at 1:00 AM CT

Show all past History Detectives episodes.

Upcoming Schedule

Cromwell Dixon, Bartlett Sketchbook, & Duke Ellington Plates

56:46 | #805 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, December 13 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 13 at 1:00 AM CT

Korean War Letter/Diana/Lookout Mt. Painting

56:46 | #806 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, December 20 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 20 at 1:00 AM CT

St. Valentine's Day Massacre, George Washington Miniature, Stalag 17

56:46 | #807 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, December 27 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 27 at 1:00 AM CT

Hot Town Poster/Face Jug/Lost City of Gold

56:46 | #808 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, January 3 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 3 at 1:00 AM CT

Jackie Robinson All-Stars, Modoc Basket, Special Agent Five

56:46 | #809 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, January 10 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 10 at 1:00 AM CT

WB Cartoons/Galvez Papers/Mussolini Dagger

56:46 | #810 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, January 17 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 17 at 1:00 AM CT

History Detectives

56:46 | #901 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, January 24 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 24 at 1:00 AM CT

History Detectives

56:46 | #902 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, January 31 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 31 at 1:00 AM CT

History Detectives

56:46 | #903 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, February 7 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 7 at 1:00 AM CT

History Detectives

56:46 | #904 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, February 14 at 2:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 14 at 1:00 AM CT

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