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Coming Soon: 'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials' 01:00

Josh Gates travels around the globe looking for signs of alien life.

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Offbeat Ways to Travel 00:41

From sand surfing to rickshaws, Josh Gates knows the best ways to get around.

 

Ways to Hunt for Treasure 01:07

Josh Gates is the ultimate authority in treasure hunting. How does he do it? 

 

'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti' Videos

5 Cool Things About Everest Base Camp 01:09

Josh Gates flies in to Mt. Everest Base Camp in his search for more yeti evidence.

Josh the Sherpa 01:45

Josh trades packs with one of the Sherpa guides and quickly regrets its.

Khumjung Earthquake: How You Can Help 01:56

Josh and his crew talk with local villagers about the relief efforts from the devastating 2015 earthquake.

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'Expedition Unknown' Adventures as Travel Reviews

Josh Gates has seen some pretty interesting accommodations on his adventures. Here's how travel reviewers might rate them.

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Expedition Unknown chronicles the adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates iconic mysteries across the globe. Gates begins by interviewing ...

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About the Host

Josh Gates

Josh Gates is an adventurer and avid explorer with a unique brand of humor and deep-rooted passion for off-the-map excursions. Travel Channel’s Expedition Unknown chronicles Gates’ adventures as he sets out on a global journey to find the truth behind captivating and iconic unsolved legends.

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Season 3, Episode 10

Captain Kidd's Treasure

Josh Gates retraces the footsteps of the legendary Captain Kidd in the hopes of finding his buried treasure. From the East Coast to the Caribbean, the search takes him to a real pirate shipwreck and to the island hideout of the notorious buccaneer.

Wednesday
Feb 22
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 7

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the perpetrator of the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Picking up where the FBI left off, Josh joins citizen sleuths on the hunt for D.B. Cooper in the Pacific Northwest. He discovers new clues and theories before having the experience of a lifetime, jumping out of plane, just as Cooper did decades ago.

Sunday
Feb 26
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 11

Africa's Cursed Lake of Gold

Josh Gates journeys to the wilds of Namibia to embark on a treacherously deep dive in Lake Otjikoto for a long lost World War I treasure.

Thursday
Mar 30
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Thursday
Apr 27
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

City of Gold

Josh treks the stone-paved Inca Trail, ascending through the Andes and into the Peruvian Amazon in search of the undiscovered City of Gold. His road to riches takes a detour to the legendary ruins of Machu Picchu.

Thursday
Apr 27
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 7

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the perpetrator of the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Picking up where the FBI left off, Josh joins citizen sleuths on the hunt for D.B. Cooper in the Pacific Northwest. He discovers new clues and theories before having the experience of a lifetime, jumping out of plane, just as Cooper did decades ago.

Friday
Apr 28
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Code to Gold

Josh scours the Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale treasure, which would be worth millions today. Since encrypted codes are hiding its whereabouts, Josh takes a detour to Philadelphia to uncover missing pieces of the puzzle.

Thursday
May 11
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 10

Captain Kidd's Treasure

Josh Gates retraces the footsteps of the legendary Captain Kidd in the hopes of finding his buried treasure. From the East Coast to the Caribbean, the search takes him to a real pirate shipwreck and to the island hideout of the notorious buccaneer.

Friday
May 12
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 11

Samurai Sword of Power

Josh searches through various ancient shrines in Japan looking for the mystical Honjo Masamune sword. During his travels, Josh learns the ways of the samurai and is educated on how to forge his own sword.

Saturday
May 13
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 21

Resurrecting the Woolly Mammoth

Josh Gates treks north of the Arctic Circle to search for the DNA of the long-extinct woolly mammoth. The hunt takes him to a mile-wide sinkhole in the Siberian permafrost as well as a black market mining camp where tusk hunters dig for mammoth ivory.

Wednesday
Jun 21
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 13

Yamashita's Gold

Josh travels to the Philippines searching for Yamashita's Gold, a treasure that has been hidden since World War II. When the cave Josh explores quickly fills with water, will he escape with a piece of history before he's trapped?

Wednesday
Aug 2
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

City of Gold

Josh treks the stone-paved Inca Trail, ascending through the Andes and into the Peruvian Amazon in search of the undiscovered City of Gold. His road to riches takes a detour to the legendary ruins of Machu Picchu.

Friday
Aug 4
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 13

England's Vanished Crown Jewels

Josh Gates goes on a quest to find the legendary lost treasure of King John. He explores the deadly marshlands of England to find the despised king's crown jewels, which were swept away in a freak tidal surge in the 13th century.

Thursday
Aug 31
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 17

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates ventures into the mysterious cloud forests of Ecuador's remote central highlands in search of the all-powerful mummy of the last Inca king, Atahualpa.

Wednesday
Sep 20
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 14

Corsica's Nazi Treasure

Josh Gates hunts for the hidden treasure of Erwin Rommel, a Nazi general who plundered the wealth of North Africa as his tank corps fled the continent. The search brings Josh to never-explored underground lakes and undersea relics of World War II.

Wednesday
Sep 20
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 30

Global Game Show: Lost Civilizations

From the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula to a civilization that disappeared so suddenly they have no name, Josh Gates travels to Texas to quiz contestants on empires that vanished from history for a chance to win cold, hard cash.

Wednesday
Sep 20
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 3

The Vanished Empire

On the Mediterranean island of Crete, the Minoans built one of the most glorious civilizations in the ancient world and then mysteriously vanished. Josh Gates travels to Greece to find out exactly how Europe's first superpower disappeared.

Wednesday
Sep 20
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 30

Global Game Show: Lost Civilizations

From the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula to a civilization that disappeared so suddenly they have no name, Josh Gates travels to Texas to quiz contestants on empires that vanished from history for a chance to win cold, hard cash.

Thursday
Sep 21
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 3

The Vanished Empire

On the Mediterranean island of Crete, the Minoans built one of the most glorious civilizations in the ancient world and then mysteriously vanished. Josh Gates travels to Greece to find out exactly how Europe's first superpower disappeared.

Thursday
Sep 21
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 14

Corsica's Nazi Treasure

Josh Gates hunts for the hidden treasure of Erwin Rommel, a Nazi general who plundered the wealth of North Africa as his tank corps fled the continent. The search brings Josh to never-explored underground lakes and undersea relics of World War II.

Thursday
Sep 21
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 10

Secrets of the Nazca

Josh flies to Peru to investigate the giant geoglyphs drawn into earth by ancient Nazca tribes. By studying newly found lines and joining a Nazca psychedelic ritual, Josh uncovers the true meaning behind the mysterious tracings.

Friday
Sep 22
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Friday
Sep 22
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Saturday
Sep 23
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 15

Global Game Show: Aussie Adventure

Josh Gates plays game show host as he presents highlights, expanded scenes and behind-the-scenes extras from his investigations into two Australian legends.

Wednesday
Sep 27
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 29

Global Game Show: Heroes and Villains

From infamous kings to legendary thieves and notorious pirates, Josh Gates jumps over the pond to test British contestants on their own rich history for the chance to win $500.

Wednesday
Sep 27
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Wednesday
Sep 27
7pm | 6c

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