Hawass stressed that the Lost Golden City in Luxor dates back to the reign of King Amenhotep III.
In a live streaming on Discovery Channel, Egyptian director of photography Ahmad al Morsy joined a team of archaeologists in unearthing a Pharaonic tomb.
Josh Gates said that it is the final resting place of some higher-class Egyptians, adding: "We know that there are a lot of mummies that are down there."
Discovery Communications Inc, the owner of the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, reported a 6.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Thursday.
The world's most decorated Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps, completed a 100m race against a great white shark in open water in the Pacific Ocean of South Africa in 38.1 seconds to the shark's 36.1.