(History/bio., S2: 6×50 min.; total 12×50 min.) Every continent has its share of ruins. Places where crumbling stones tell the stories of fallen civilizations, whether they are buried under the earth, hidden in the shade of the jungle, or the chaos of a lost city. They all raise the same questions: how could something so gigantic simply vanish, and why do civilizations collapse?

Distributor: ZDF Studios

Pitch Perfect: “This new season provides insights into the downfall of some of history’s greatest empires, from the Mexican Aztecs to the ancient Minoans of Crete. We take note of the warnings of history as we explore the stories of the Vikings of Greenland and of the Moche of Peru, whose god-like rulers were undermined by unprecedented weather events.” —Ralf Rückauer, VP Unscripted

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