ZDF Enterprises recently unveiled "Myths - The Greatest Mysteries of Humanity." The title begins filming its third season this month.Produced by Story House Productions for ZDFinfo and ZDF Enterprises, the documentary’s first series has secured sales across Europe and worldwide. Channel 5 in the UK, FTV Prima in Czech Republic, Sky Deutschland, and Escom in Bulgaria, as well as Germany’s and Spain’s History Channel, have all acquired the title along with Viasat who has licensed it globally.
"Myths - The Greatest Mysteries of Humanity" delves deep into ancient legends and tales in an effort to separate fact from fiction. This series, with the assistance of scientists and hobby researchers, will once again take viewers on a journey through history to explore these mysteries. “With myths and legends having intrigued generations, this series is great at capturing the curious among us who would love to know the truth about Bigfoot and whether there really was a city made of gold," Ralf Rueckauer, Vice President of ZDFE.unscripted, ZDF Enterprises, said.
Season 3 begins with El Dorado, a city, made of pure gold, that existed in the middle of South America has had adventurers trying to find it since the 17th century. The next episode moves onto a different paradise - the garden of Eden - seeking Adam and Eve’s homeland. Alexander the Great, the most famous commander of all time, was buried in 323 BC but the location of his grave remains a mystery to this day.
The title explores Mega Cultures, the megalithic structures, and dolmens that are found across Europe built by ancient civilizations more than 4000 years ago. Giants, Yeti, and BigFoot will also be subject. The biblical story of the people of Babylon who wanted to build a tower up to heaven - the Tower of Babel - has mesmerized us for centuries. The series continues with the myth of Israel’s Lost Tribes who repeatedly had to live in exile over the millennia but the exact location of their existence remains unknown to this day. The 10-part series finishes by taking viewers back to the Americas, to the island of Haiti, and the chilling legend of witch doctors who turn people into zombies by using voodoo spells.