Veritas: The Quest (2003– )
The show is about a group of relic hunters searching around the world for mysterious artifacts and their meaning.
- . It follows a rebellious but intelligent teenager, Nikko Zond, discovering that his father Solomon's profession is much more mystical and adventurous than he previously thought. Solomon and his team (dubbed "Veritas," Latin for "truth") search for the answers to some of the world's mysteries, a quest began because of the mysterious disappearance of Nikko's mother during an archaeological dig. Thus begins Nikko's fantastical journey into an Indiana Jones-style adventure with his father and his colleagues in trying to follow in his mother's footsteps to discover what strange secrets she was uncovering. The series was only partially shown in the United States with only four episodes being aired. The fifth episode was indefinitely postponed as America began its involvement with the second Iraq War on the day the episode was to be aired. A news program took over the timeslot and the program was never renewed. Thirteen episodes were broadcast on Sci-Fi Channel in the United Kingdom, on Rai 2 and Rai 4 in Italy, Sony Entertainment Television of Spain. This was the first program where Cobie Smulders had a series regular role, and notable guest stars included Liz Vassey, Carlo Rota, Roger Rees, and Eli Wallach.