The tenth anniversary of History Channel’s Ancient Aliens series continues with the Season 17 premiere. It kicks off with the all-new episode, The Lost City of Peru, that dives deep into the mysteries of Machu Picchu.
The premiere date and time for Ancient Aliens Season 17 Episode 1 miniseries is Friday, August 6th 2021 at 9/8c on the History Channel. Subsequent Season 17 episodes will premiere in the same time slot on Friday nights into the Fall.
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For newcomers to this decade-old series, History Channel’s synopsis for Ancient Aliens is as follows:
“Ancient Aliens explores the controversial theory that extraterrestrials have visited Earth for millions of years. From the age of the dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the US, each episode in this hit HISTORY series gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, provocative controversies, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding this age old debate. Did intelligent beings from outer space visit Earth thousands of years ago?“
The synopsis for Season 17 Episode 1 titled The Lost City of Peru reads:
“Machu Picchu is fascinating to archaeologists and historians because it is not documented in any of the ancient chronicles of the Spanish conquistadors.”