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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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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 0, Episode 73

Gold in America

Josh Gates scours the Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale treasure. He then sets off for gold rush country to hunt for the lost fortune of a notorious Montana sheriff.

Wednesday
Jul 24
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 12

Kalahari Desert's Lost City

Josh Gates travels to the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa to look for a fabled lost city. On the journey, he traverses rough desert terrain, encounters wild animals, rafts down rapids and flies in an open-air helicopter.

Tuesday
Jul 30
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 1

Temple of Doom

Josh travels to the remote and land-mine-riddled jungles of Cambodia to investigate the lost city of the Khmer Empire and search for a mystical relic that gave its god king the power to incinerate his enemies more than 1,000 years ago.

Tuesday
Jul 30
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 76

Japanese Secret Treasures

Josh Gates explores ancient shrines and underground tunnels across Japan in search of the mystical Honjo Masamune sword. He then heads to the Philippines to hunt for gold hidden by the Japanese army during WWII.

Tuesday
Jul 30
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 76

Japanese Secret Treasures

Josh Gates explores ancient shrines and underground tunnels across Japan in search of the mystical Honjo Masamune sword. He then heads to the Philippines to hunt for gold hidden by the Japanese army during WWII.

Wednesday
Jul 31
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 16

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates searches Mexico for clues behind the mysterious rise and disappearance of Teotihuacan, a powerful civilization that predated the Aztecs in Mesoamerica. His search takes him under the largest pyramid in the world and to a dangerous mine that could explain their influence.

Tuesday
Aug 6
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 4

Blackbeard's Hidden Gold

Josh explores the ocean floor of the Cayman Islands and the coasts of North Carolina in his quest to find the lost treasure of the legendary pirate Blackbeard.

Tuesday
Aug 6
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 74

America’s Lost History

Josh Gates digs deep into America's first great mystery -- The Lost Colony of Roanoke. He then treks through uncharted lands in search of new evidence in the disappearance of Amelia Earhart.

Tuesday
Aug 6
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 74

America’s Lost History

Josh Gates digs deep into America's first great mystery -- The Lost Colony of Roanoke. He then treks through uncharted lands in search of new evidence in the disappearance of Amelia Earhart.

Wednesday
Aug 7
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun

Josh Gates travels to Hungary to join three separate archaeological teams looking for the lost tomb of Attila the Hun. Legends and ancient texts lead the search from the bottom of the Danube to the mountain forests just outside of Budapest.

Tuesday
Aug 13
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 9

Mayan Apocalypse

While investigating the fall of the remarkable Mayan Empire, Josh unearths human skulls and ancient Mayan sacrificial altars in the caverns underneath the jungles and ruins of Mexico.

Tuesday
Aug 13
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 71

Nazis' Stolen Treasure

Josh Gates heads to Europe in search of a priceless piece of art stolen by the Nazis during WWII. He then exposes the darkest secrets of the Nazis as he hunts for a train filled with stolen gold.

Tuesday
Aug 13
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 71

Nazis' Stolen Treasure

Josh Gates heads to Europe in search of a priceless piece of art stolen by the Nazis during WWII. He then exposes the darkest secrets of the Nazis as he hunts for a train filled with stolen gold.

Wednesday
Aug 14
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 8

True Cross of Christ

Josh Gates journeys to Jerusalem and Istanbul searching for lost pieces of the cross from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Tuesday
Aug 20
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 11

Africa's Gold Hoard

Josh searches for the Kruger Millions in the harsh wild of South Africa.

Tuesday
Aug 20
7pm | 6c
Season 62, Episode 1

Ancient Jungle Mysteries

Josh searches for a set of metal plates believed to be created by an advanced ancient civilization in Ecuador. Then he investigates mysterious geoglyphs drawn into the desert sands of Peru.

Tuesday
Aug 20
8pm | 7c
Season 62, Episode 1

Ancient Jungle Mysteries

Josh searches for a set of metal plates believed to be created by an advanced ancient civilization in Ecuador. Then he investigates mysterious geoglyphs drawn into the desert sands of Peru.

Wednesday
Aug 21
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 9

Tracking Tasmania's Tiger

Josh Gates ventures to Australia's island state of Tasmania to investigate sightings of the supposedly extinct Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger. Recent eyewitness accounts and photographic evidence leave Josh eager to go on a tracking expedition to find out if the unusual-looking marsupial lives on Down Under.

Tuesday
Aug 27
6pm | 5c
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.

Tuesday
Aug 27
7pm | 6c
Season 62, Episode 3

Discovering the Legend of America

Josh travels between the Old World and the New World as he searches for the truth about famed explorer Christopher Columbus.

Tuesday
Aug 27
8pm | 7c
Season 62, Episode 3

Discovering the Legend of America

Josh travels between the Old World and the New World as he searches for the truth about famed explorer Christopher Columbus.

Wednesday
Aug 28
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

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

Tuesday
Sep 3
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 18

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates travels the coast of Florida and to the newly opened country of Cuba in search of sunken treasure from a fleet of Spanish ships sunk in 1715. The hunt takes him deep into the Atlantic and into the previously sealed National Archives of Cuba.

Tuesday
Sep 3
7pm | 6c
Season 62, Episode 5

Searching for Utopia

Josh ascends the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal as he searches for the legendary Buddhist paradise known as Shangri-La.

Tuesday
Sep 3
8pm | 7c
Season 62, Episode 5

Searching for Utopia

Josh ascends the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal as he searches for the legendary Buddhist paradise known as Shangri-La.

Wednesday
Sep 4
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 7

Japan's Atlantis

Josh Gates travels to remote Yonaguni Island and dives into the waters of the Pacific Rim to explore an underwater phenomenon described as Japan's Atlantis.

Tuesday
Sep 10
6pm | 5c

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