Secrets of New York

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    • New York City's Waterfront
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      9.0
      Kelly takes a virtual trip back in time to see what Manhattan looked like 400 years ago before the tops of hills were scraped off and dumped into the river. Kelly also journeys through underground brooks and streams, and we learn what's really underfoot at South Street Seaport where the skeletons of sunken ships provided the City's earliest landfill. Kelly then explores how landfill changed two centuries later with the engineering marvel that created the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.moreless
    • The Sewers - Part 1
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      8.0
      The New York City sewer system is an engineering marvel and a murky source of urban legend. It contains more than 6,000 miles of water mains and pipes, and handles more than a billion gallons of waste each day. Watch as host Kelly Choi solves the mystery of the sewer system.moreless
    • Ancient NY - Part 1
      Ancient NY - Part 1
      Season 1 - Episode 54
      0.0
      Few places in the world possess a history as rich, colorful or dramatic as that of New York City. Scattered throughout the city are unnoticed vestiges from a previous time that mark a path to the city's illustrious past. Travel back in time to explore what hides inside New York's oldest bridge, or what secrets lie buried in the city's oldest cemetery, as we unfold the mysteries of old New York.moreless
    • Ancient NY - Part 2
      Ancient NY - Part 2
      Season 1 - Episode 55
      0.0
      Few places in the world possess a history as rich, colorful or dramatic as that of New York City. Scattered throughout the city are unnoticed vestiges from a previous time that mark a path to the city's illustrious past. Travel back in time to explore what hides inside New York's oldest bridge, or what secrets lie buried in the city's oldest cemetery, as we unfold the mysteries of old New York.moreless
    • Ancient NY - Part 3
      Ancient NY - Part 3
      Season 1 - Episode 56
      0.0
      Few places in the world possess a history as rich, colorful or dramatic as that of New York City. Scattered throughout the city are unnoticed vestiges from a previous time that mark a path to the city's illustrious past. Travel back in time to explore what hides inside New York's oldest bridge, or what secrets lie buried in the city's oldest cemetery, as we unfold the mysteries of old New York.moreless
    • Ancient NY - Part 4
      Ancient NY - Part 4
      Season 1 - Episode 57
      0.0
      Few places in the world possess a history as rich, colorful or dramatic as that of New York City. Scattered throughout the city are unnoticed vestiges from a previous time that mark a path to the city's illustrious past. Travel back in time to explore what hides inside New York's oldest bridge, or what secrets lie buried in the city's oldest cemetery, as we unfold the mysteries of old New York.moreless
    • Deep NY - Part 1
      Deep NY - Part 1
      Season 1 - Episode 58
      0.0
      As New Yorkers go about their daily business, few realize that a whole other world lies just beneath their feet. Deep underneath New York City is a mysterious world of pipes and passageways. From abandoned train stations to water valves the size of a city bus, discover Gotham's buried treasures.
    • Deep NY - Part 2
      Deep NY - Part 2
      Season 1 - Episode 59
      0.0
      As New Yorkers go about their daily business, few realize that a whole other world lies just beneath their feet. Deep underneath New York City is a mysterious world of pipes and passageways. From abandoned train stations to water valves the size of a city bus, discover Gotham's buried treasures.
    • Deep NY - Part 3
      Deep NY - Part 3
      Season 1 - Episode 60
      0.0
      As New Yorkers go about their daily business, few realize that a whole other world lies just beneath their feet. Deep underneath New York City is a mysterious world of pipes and passageways. From abandoned train stations to water valves the size of a city bus, discover Gotham's buried treasures.
    • Secrets in the Sky - Part 3
      Secrets in the Sky - Part 3
      Season 1 - Episode 53
      0.0
      It's a city famous for its skyline, but what mysteries lie behind these lofty structures that symbolize New York City's high reaching ambition? We go above and beyond to bring you the most intriguing stories about the city's ubiquitous skyscrapers.
    • Secrets in the Sky - Part 2
      Secrets in the Sky - Part 2
      Season 1 - Episode 52
      0.0
      It's a city famous for its skyline, but what mysteries lie behind these lofty structures that symbolize New York City's high reaching ambition? We go above and beyond to bring you the most intriguing stories about the city's ubiquitous skyscrapers.
    • Secrets in the Sky - Part 1
      Secrets in the Sky - Part 1
      Season 1 - Episode 51
      0.0
      It's a city famous for its skyline, but what mysteries lie behind these lofty structures that symbolize New York City's high reaching ambition? We go above and beyond to bring you the most intriguing stories about the city's ubiquitous skyscrapers.
    • American Express Secrets
      American Express Secrets
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      0.0
      Explore the secrets of one of New York's oldest companies.
    • Secrets of Tribeca
      Secrets of Tribeca
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      0.0
      Wrap-up of mysteries that shaped Gotham's film industry.
    • The Sewers - Part 2
      Season 1 - Episode 46
      9/10/09
      0.0
      The New York City sewer system is an engineering marvel and a murky source of urban legend. It contains more than 6,000 miles of water mains and pipes, and handles more than a billion gallons of waste each day. Watch as host Kelly Choi solves the mystery of the sewer system.moreless
    • The Sewers - Part 3
      Season 1 - Episode 47
      9/10/09
      0.0
      The New York City sewer system is an engineering marvel and a murky source of urban legend. It contains more than 6,000 miles of water mains and pipes, and handles more than a billion gallons of waste each day. Watch as host Kelly Choi solves the mystery of the sewer system.moreless
    • The Sewers - Part 4
      Season 1 - Episode 48
      0.0
      The New York City sewer system is an engineering marvel and a murky source of urban legend. It contains more than 6,000 miles of water mains and pipes, and handles more than a billion gallons of waste each day. Watch as host Kelly Choi solves the mystery of the sewer system.moreless
    • The Sewers - Part 5
      Season 1 - Episode 49
      9/10/09
      0.0
      The New York City sewer system is an engineering marvel and a murky source of urban legend. It contains more than 6,000 miles of water mains and pipes, and handles more than a billion gallons of waste each day. Watch as host Kelly Choi solves the mystery of the sewer system.moreless
    • The Sewers - Part 6
      Season 1 - Episode 50
      0.0
      The New York City sewer system is an engineering marvel and a murky source of urban legend. It contains more than 6,000 miles of water mains and pipes, and handles more than a billion gallons of waste each day. Watch as host Kelly Choi solves the mystery
    • Deep NY - Part 4
      Deep NY - Part 4
      Season 1 - Episode 61
      0.0
      As New Yorkers go about their daily business, few realize that a whole other world lies just beneath their feet. Deep underneath New York City is a mysterious world of pipes and passageways. From abandoned train stations to water valves the size of a city bus, discover Gotham's buried treasures.
    • Crime and Justice
      Crime and Justice
      Season 1 - Episode 62
      0.0
      The Five Points gangs, Mayor Fernando Wood and the police riot of 1857. It was a time when the mayor was backed by Irish gangs and treated the police as his own private army. Albany retaliated by creating its own police force and for a few chaotic weeks, the city and state had two police departments who fought each other. A good time for criminals. Not so good for the rest of us.moreless
    • As a neighborhood, TriBeCa has evolved and re-defined itself many times throughout the centuries. Today, its iconic buildings and cobblestone streets serve as backdrops for some of Hollywood's biggest features. And its annual film festival draws thousands of filmgoers from around the world. TriBeCa has truly emerged as one of New York City's premier neighborhoods. Join host Kelly Choi as she travels back in time to discover the mysteries and intrigues that helped shape the Triangle Below Canal Street and have made it the center of Gotham's film industry.moreless
    • Crime and Justice
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      0.0
      How did New York City once end up with two police forces that spent more time battling each other than fighting crime? And how did the City's biggest mafia don help win World War II from his jail cell? Kelly gets to the bottom of these gritty and fascinating secrets in the City.moreless
    • Theatre
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      0.0
      Kelly introduces viewers to the history of New York City's theatre district as she explores the ghosts who seem to make regular appearances in the dressing rooms and backstages of Broadway, tours the secret apartments that exist above many of Broadway's theatres and uncovers the strange connection between a human skull at the Players Club and one of America's greatest actors.moreless
    • New York City at War
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      0.0
      From the American Revolution to World War II, New York City has experienced its share of war. Kelly reveals that New York had its own Tea Party, just like Boston, back when we were still a British colony and uncovers the truth about the infamous British prison ships during the Revolutionary War with Pulitzer Prize winning historian, Edwin Burrows. She also gets to the bottom of the worst riots in America's history that took place on the streets of this City during the Civil War as well as the only act of foreign sabotage that rivaled the terror of 9/11 in lower Manhattan: the destruction of Black Tom Island by German spies during World War I.moreless
    • Speakeasies
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      0.0
      When Congress made liquor illegal in 1920, ordinary citizens who just wanted a drink had to become criminals to get one. The law intended to shut down legal drinking establishments produced a doubling in the number of underground world speakeasies. Kelly revisits the golden era of saloon culture at Bill's Gay Nineties with an 1880s tasty and highly flammable cocktail. Included is a look at the City's queen of speakeasies: America's first female master of ceremonies, the legendary Texas Guinan. Finally Kelly takes a trip uptown to Harlem to a speakeasy that's still operating where it was on West 133rd when it was called Swing Street.moreless
    • Cinema
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      0.0
      Kelly traces New York City's cinematic history, all the way back to 1897 and Brooklyn's Vitagraph Studios, the oldest movie studio building in the country. Along the way, Kelly also discovers the accomplishments of the first African American feature film director and the important role the City's movie business continued to play after studios moved to Hollywood. Even Mickey Mouse found his voice in New York City.moreless
    • Medicine in New York City
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      0.0
      It wasn't just immigrants that flooded into the City during the nineteenth century, but also yellow fever, smallpox, cholera, typhoid and tuberculosis. Kelly traces the struggle that finally brought the City's first permanent Board of Health to fight the epidemics that had killed thousands of New Yorkers. Plus we meet two medical heroes who saved hundreds of lives: Edward R. Squibb, who started at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the 1840s and perfected the manufacture of ether as an anesthetic, and a living legend of surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center who changed heart and vascular surgery, Dr. Frank Spencer.moreless
    • Prohibition and the Mob
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      0.0
      In the 20s, when every illegal bar in Manhattan was making payoffs just to stay open, criminal enterprise became Organized Crime. On the surface the best speakeasies, like the 21 Club, glittered with patrons willing to pay as much for a night out as the average American earned in a year. Kelly travels through the 21 Club's secret vault and onto the island of Broad Channel in Queens. There houses built on pilings over the water of Jamaica Bay still stand from the time when speedboats would load illegal booze from the rum ships floating just outside international waters. Plus we make the acquaintance of Arnold Rothstein, the Prohibition-era gangster who met his end at a secret location we'll get to visit.moreless
    • Bridges connect New York City and are a testament to the determination and willpower of their builders. Join host Kelly Choi on her mission to find out which bridge can hold the heaviest load and what secrets lay behind their ingenious construction.
    • New York $ity - The Most Valuable
      Season 1 - Episode 71
      0.0
      From stacks of gold to rare artifacts locked away in vaults, New York City is an enormous repository of hidden treasures. Watch as host Kelly Choi reveals the most valuable items in New York City.
    • As New Yorkers go about their daily business, few realize that a whole other world lies just beneath their feet. Deep underneath New York City is a mysterious world of pipes and passageways. From abandoned train stations to water valves the size of a city bus, discover Gotham's buried treasures.
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      Few places in the world possess a history as rich, colorful or dramatic as that of New York City. Scattered throughout the city are unnoticed vestiges from a previous time that mark a path to the city's illustrious past. Travel back in time to explore what hides inside New York's oldest bridge, or what secrets lie buried in the city's oldest cemetery, as we unfold the mysteries of old New York.moreless
    • It's a city famous for its skyline, but what mysteries lie behind these lofty structures that symbolize New York City's high reaching ambition? We go above and beyond to bring you the most intriguing stories about the city's ubiquitous skyscrapers.
    • Jails of NY - Secrets Unlocked
      Season 1 - Episode 66
      0.0
      Through the ages, a vast array of New Yorkers who have lived in the Big Apple have inevitably crossed the law and ended up in the Big House. But what lies inside New York's most infamous slammers? Find out as Secrets of New York explores remote islands and hidden jails to unlock the biggest secret behind bars.moreless
    • With 714 miles of track along 244 miles of routes, 8 million people push through 3,000 subway turnstiles every day. Join host Kelly Choi on a journey through New York's subterranean transportation system and unearth some of its most hidden secrets.
    • New York City - Sights Unseen
      Season 1 - Episode 68
      0.0
      Take in never before seen views of New York City. Join host Kelly Choi as she climbs, crawls and sails to bring you Vista City.
    • Pioneering Moments in NYC History
      Season 1 - Episode 69
      0.0
      Throughout history, New York City has always been ahead of the game. Discover many of the everyday things we take for granted today that were invented, or first put into use and made famous in New York City.
    • Ever since the first settlers arrived in New York harbor, the physical environment has undergone many facelifts. Join host Kelly Choi as she reveals New York's hidden lakes, underground rivers and forgotten mountains.
    • Firehouse Mysteries
      Firehouse Mysteries
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      0.0
      Secrets of the Ghostbusters firehouse revealed.
    • Typhoid Mary Prison
      Typhoid Mary Prison
      Season 1 - Episode 44
      0.0
      Journey to the remote lockup where Typhoid Mary died.
    • Death and Drama: Brooklyn Bridge
      Death and Drama: Brooklyn Bridge
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      0.0
      The sacrifices and innovation of the Brooklyn Bridge are unparalleled. Discover its dramatic secrets.
    • Secret Steam Tunnels
      Secret Steam Tunnels
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      0.0
      Mysteries of New York City's underground steam system.
    • Crypt and Subway Mystery
      Crypt and Subway Mystery
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      0.0
      Travel underground to a mausoleum and a lost subway station.
    • Water Tunnel Secret
      Water Tunnel Secret
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      0.0
      Journey 60 stories under the Bronx to the deepest water tunnel in New York City.
    • Aqueduct & Ghost Stories
      Aqueduct & Ghost Stories
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      0.0
      Explore an aqueduct & discover who haunts the Philharmonic.
    • Secret Graves & Artwork
      Secret Graves & Artwork
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      0.0
      Uncover secrets of the cemetery and priceless paintings.
    • A New York Gold-digger
      A New York Gold-digger
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      0.0
      How a poor born madam became America's richest woman.
    • Lofty Secret Beacons
      Lofty Secret Beacons
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      0.0
      Explore secrets atop the Con Edison and Municipal Buildings.
    • Gargoyles & Commerce
      Gargoyles & Commerce
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      0.0
      Travel under a gold pyramid & into an opulent office.
    • Subway Pump Room
      Subway Pump Room
      Season 1 - Episode 34
      0.0
      The mystery behind subway flood prevention.
    • Subway Repair Secrets
      Subway Repair Secrets
      Season 1 - Episode 35
      0.0
      At the end of the line are the secrets of the subway overhaul shop.
    • Try "Culture"
      Try "Culture"
      Season 1 - Episode 43
      0.0
      The rich culture of NYC is just a click away.
    • Tribeca Murder Mystery
      Tribeca Murder Mystery
      Season 1 - Episode 42
      0.0
      The first American legal "dream team" defends a murder suspect in 1799.
    • Train and Water Secrets
      Train and Water Secrets
      Season 1 - Episode 41
      0.0
      Explore abandoned train station and giant water valves.
    • Touching the Sky: GWB
      Touching the Sky: GWB
      Season 1 - Episode 40
      0.0
      Spanning the Hudson: the amazing secrets of the George Washington Bridge.
    • Time Keeping Mysteries
      Time Keeping Mysteries
      Season 1 - Episode 39
      0.0
      The mystery of New York's oldest clock, as well as a stolen statue.
    • The Most Valuable Toy
      The Most Valuable Toy
      Season 1 - Episode 38
      0.0
      Mysteries of New York City's most valuable toy.
    • The Courthouse Pens
      The Courthouse Pens
      Season 1 - Episode 37
      0.0
      Journey into the bowels of the Criminal Courthouse.
    • The Costliest Painting
      The Costliest Painting
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      0.0
      A priceless painting stolen by Nazis, but now on view in New York City.
    • Secret Views & Strategies
      Secret Views & Strategies
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      0.0
      Explore the Top of the Rock & the Chrysler's steel spire.
    • Hidden Island Jails
      Hidden Island Jails
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      0.0
      Explore the jail that housed boxing legend Rocky Graziano.
    • Crime Solving Secrets
      Crime Solving Secrets
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      0.0
      The Barcode of Life reveals DNA secrets of all things.
    • Drowned Secrets: Hudson River
      Drowned Secrets: Hudson River
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      0.0
      Dive into the Hudson River and dig deep into New York's core to reveal secrets a billion years old.
    • Fight for Central Park
      Fight for Central Park
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      0.0
      What's under Central Park and the rest of New York? Explore the secret map that reveals all.
    • Extreme Surgery: Inwood
      Extreme Surgery: Inwood
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      0.0
      Northern Manhattan: reshaped, cut up and reconnected. Put the pieces together, uncover the mystery.
    • Real Land v. Fake Land
      Real Land v. Fake Land
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      0.0
      Where does Manhattan truly end? Centuries of landfill bury the secrets of Manhattan's real shoreline.
    • World Icon: BK Bridge
      World Icon: BK Bridge
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      0.0
      New York has over 2000 bridges. Discover the secrets of its most iconic bridge: The Brooklyn Bridge.
    • Diamond Mysteries
      Diamond Mysteries
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      0.0
      Tour a secret diamond workshop in the heart of Manhattan.
    • Priceless Real Estate
      Priceless Real Estate
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      0.0
      Explore a forgotten mansion from New York's gilded age.
    • DNA Mysteries of NY
      DNA Mysteries of NY
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      0.0
      First DNA discovery made in New York City.
    • Outer Space NYC Mysteries
      Outer Space NYC Mysteries
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      0.0
      A NYC science secret that changed the course of history.
    • Opulence Meets the Bing
      Opulence Meets the Bing
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      0.0
      Explore a luxurious jail & tour Riker's solitary confinement.
    • Subway Champagne Cellar
      Subway Champagne Cellar
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      0.0
      Just beyond the subway tracks is a secret champagne cellar.
    • Robots in the Subway
      Robots in the Subway
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      0.0
      Robotic mystery at the end of the #6 Line.
    • Secret Brooklyn Vistas
      Secret Brooklyn Vistas
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      0.0
      Discover the secret in the Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower.
    • Island & Estate Views
      Island & Estate Views
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      0.0
      Discover the secrets of a lost island & a grand estate
    • Monastery Views
      Monastery Views
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      0.0
      Explore a monastery located on a peak on Staten Island.
    • Airship Panoramas
      Airship Panoramas
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      0.0
      Soar over New York City in the Met Life Blimp.
    • Submarine Secrets of NYC
      Submarine Secrets of NYC
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      0.0
      Find out what military secret lies beneath New York City's harbor.
    • Steel Determination: Williamsburg Bridge
      The contest to build the world's strongest bridge is won and lost: the Williamsburg Bridge revealed.
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