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What on Earth?

What on Earth?

  • Premiered: 
    February 10, 2015
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  • Network: Science
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Tags: science, nature, animal

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Plot Synopsis

This one-hour series explores strange phenomena captured on images taken from satellites, highlighting outrageous natural phenomena, legendary mythical locations, and sprawling man-made structures. The season opener, "Lake of Blood," searches for a gigantic tsunami hundreds of feet high that never hits land,a secret underground base in China, and a potential location of the Garden of Eden. Subsequent episodes feature The Lost City of Gold, the Secrets of the Sahara, and much more. WHAT ON EARTH returned for its second season on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT on Science Channel. The season opener, "Finding Vietnam's Lost POWs," reveals desperate signs from lost veterans in Vietnam captured by satellite, including a fleet of massive ships stranded in the middle of a vast desert and strange walls stretching vast distances across North California. Just what on Earth are they? Season 3 of WHAT ON EARTH? premiered on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT on Science Channel, immediately following an 18-hour marathon (3am-9pm) of encore episodes. The series has investigated mysteries from strange geological occurrences to weird man-made structures. The season opener, "Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon," takes on what appears to be a legendary treasure hidden in the Grand Canyon by a notorious bandit. Plus, satellite images could explain desert ruins rumored to be an entrance to an underworld, and a city-size chunk of ice suddenly disappears in Antarctica.
On Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 9pm ET/PT, Science Channel premiered the Season 3 finale of WHAT ON EARTH?. In the season ender, "The Curse of Merlin," the myth of Merlin is associated with an arrangement of stones in northern France, and satellite images might finally explain this ancient riddle. Investigators uncover something mysterious buried beneath the Gulf of Mexico. An island suddenly appears.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by WAG TV