Secrets of the Dead

Shining New Light on Legendary Mysteries

As one of public television’s most-watched series, SECRETS OF THE DEAD demonstrates science’s ability to rewrite history. From Cleopatra’s resting place to the escape from Alcatraz, each one-hour episode investigates a moment in time we only thought we understood. Virtual autopsies, subatomic particle measurement and cutting edge archaeological techniques are a few scientific methods employed to unlock the mysteries of humanity’s past.

The series has been nominated for six News & Documentary Emmys and consistently maintains or surpasses the PBS primetime average. Continue reading for program and audience details, or explore even more exciting Storytelling package sponsorship opportunities.


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SECRETS OF THE DEAD reaches quality audiences nationwide. PBS viewers are:


more likely to travel to Europe, 52% more likely to travel to Southeast Asia and 73% more likely to travel to Africa [1]


more likely to fly first class domestically and 47% more likely to fly first class internationally [1]


more likely to play a musical instrument [1]


more likely to go shopping and 20% more likely to dine out [1]


more likely to go to art galleries and 164% more likely to go to museums [1]


more likely to be in a civic club and 122% more likely to be in a charitable organization [1]

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DISCLAIMER | Program titles, broadcast dates and talent subject to change at any time.
Source: 1. Nielsen NPOWER NTI, Live +7, GfK MRI 2017 Doublebase.