Ancients Behaving Badly

Tuesdays at 10 pm ET/PT beginning January 5

Ancients Behaving Badly investigates some of the world’s most fascinating, iconic, mythic and truly tyrannical leaders. Each episode cuts through folklore to present an accurate portrait of these ancient figures from Julius Caesar and Nero, to Hannibal and Alexander the Great. The series uses the latest historical discoveries, forensic science tests, archaeological finds, analysis of torture instruments, and battlefield dynamics to shed light on these leaders.