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Josh searches for the hidden treasures featured in a 1980s puzzle book.

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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 Extraterrestrials'

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

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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 4, Episode 8

Nazis in Argentina

Josh ventures to Argentina, where many Nazi SS officers escaped to after World War II. He uncovers secret Nazi hideouts and investigates what may be the most shocking conspiracy theory of all -- Adolf Hitler's "true" fate.

Tuesday
Apr 9
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 8

Lasseter's Gold

Josh Gates sets off deep into the Australian outback, following the footsteps of legendary explorer Harold Lasseter, who claims to have found a vast field of gold. On the trail with two of Australia's foremost Lasseter experts, Josh follows the clues that ultimately lead to a breathtaking conclusion.

Tuesday
Apr 9
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 4

The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Josh Gates joins leading archeologists as they investigate America's first missing-persons case, The Lost Colony of Roanoke. Following newly discovered clues, he'll reach new heights as he digs for answers to this over 400-year-old mystery.

Tuesday
Apr 9
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
Apr 9
7pm | 6c
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
Apr 9
11pm | 10c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 10
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.

Tuesday
Apr 16
3pm | 2c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 16
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 3

Pyramid of Legends

Josh ventures into the ancient Maya city of El Mirador in search of the lost tombs of a mysterious ruling dynasty called the Snake Kings.

Tuesday
Apr 16
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 13

Lost City of El Mirador

Josh concludes his investigation into the mysterious Maya city of El Mirador, from the possible burial of the elusive Snake Kings to uncovering the secrets behind the fall of one of history's greatest ancient cities.

Tuesday
Apr 16
6pm | 5c
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
Apr 16
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 10

Nazi Secrets Revealed

Josh Gates heads to Europe to expose the last secrets of the Third Reich. He dives deep to locate a Nazi war criminal's lost treasure. Then, he meets a researcher to find out how close was Hitler to having an atomic bomb.

Tuesday
Apr 16
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 10

Nazi Secrets Revealed

Josh Gates heads to Europe to expose the last secrets of the Third Reich. He dives deep to locate a Nazi war criminal's lost treasure. Then, he meets a researcher to find out how close was Hitler to having an atomic bomb.

Wednesday
Apr 17
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 1

Plummer's Gold

Josh Gates sets off for gold rush country to search for the lost fortune of a notorious Montana sheriff. During his investigation, Josh explores hidden cave systems and blows open a mine that's been sealed for over a century.

Tuesday
Apr 30
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

The Vanished Empire

Josh Gates travels to Greece to find out exactly how the mighty Minoan civilization disappeared from the ancient world.

Tuesday
Apr 30
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 6

Genghis Khan's Tomb

Josh journeys into the heart of Mongolia in search of the fabled lost tomb of Genghis Khan. After encountering harsh weather and resistance from locals, can Josh enter Mongolia's "Forbidden Zone" to locate the burial grounds?

Tuesday
Apr 30
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 4

Amelia Earhart

Josh Gates hunts down new evidence on the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. He first treks to uncharted tribal lands of Papua New Guinea and ends his journey in Fiji, hoping to uncover Earhart's remains.

Tuesday
May 7
3pm | 2c
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
May 7
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 9

The Sultan's Heart

Josh Gates travels to Turkey and Hungary to find the heart of Suleiman the Magnificent. Archaeologists are eager to reunite the heart with the Sultan's body as the 450th anniversary of his death nears.

Tuesday
May 14
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 10

Great Women of Ancient Egypt

In this first installment of an epic two-part episode, Josh journeys through the land of the Nile to uncover the secrets of the most powerful, and most elusive, women in ancient Egypt -- Hatshepsut, Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Tuesday
May 14
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 11

Egypt's Lost Queens

In the second installment of an epic two-part investigation, Josh continues his journey through Egypt to uncover the secrets, and possibly the final resting place, of ancient history's most powerful women rulers -- Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Tuesday
May 14
5pm | 4c
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
May 14
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 6

Captain Morgan's Lost Gold

Josh joins a team of archaeologists in Panama as they search for the Satisfaction, the sunken flagship of legendary pirate Captain Morgan. Using a magnetometer, which reads ferrous metals on the seafloor, they scour the reef for additional signs of wreckage.

Tuesday
May 14
7pm | 6c
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.

Tuesday
May 21
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 4

Butch Cassidy's Lost Loot

Josh immerses himself in Wild West lore on a quest to find Butch Cassidy's missing money. He traces the iconic outlaw's footsteps through Colorado, Utah and Nevada, eventually learning that he may need to find the man himself to locate the lost loot.

Tuesday
May 21
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 9

Secrets of Brother XII

Josh Gates attempts to uncover a treasure left behind by the Aquarian Foundation, an isolated, insidious cult led by the notorious leader known as Brother XII.

Tuesday
May 21
5pm | 4c

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