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Egypt's Erased Legacies 00:30

Josh investigates the erased legacies of Egypt's most powerful rulers.

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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? 

 

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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 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.

Wednesday
Apr 5
8pm | 7c
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
Apr 21
9pm | 8c
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?

Saturday
Apr 22
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Legend of Jesse James

Josh journeys across the Midwest in search of the legendary golden loot of famed American outlaw Jesse James. Along the way, Josh debunks myths about James, rappels off a cliff in the Wichita Mountains and follows treasure hunters into Buzzards Roost.

Friday
Apr 28
8pm | 7c
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.

Saturday
May 6
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Jun 30
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
Jul 6
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 12

Curse of the Golden Bell

Josh joins local divers in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar to search for the ancient cursed Great Bell of King Dhammazedi. To recover it, Josh dives into violent waters that have claimed the lives of several other divers.

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Friday
Jul 21
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
Aug 3
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 5

Viking Secrets

Josh investigates how a group of Norse tribesman gained power in medieval Europe. His search for answers begins in their one-time home base of Denmark and continues on to the first place they expanded off the continent, the remote island of Iceland.

Thursday
Dec 28
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 7

Hunt for the Metal Library

Josh travels through the jungles of Ecuador to explore the watery depths of Tayos Cave for a legendary set of metal plates believed to be created by an advanced ancient civilization.

Wednesday
Jan 31
9pm | 8c
Season 4, Episode 2

Origins of Stonehenge

Josh travels to his ancestral home of Great Britain to explore the origins of Stonehenge. From high in the air to deep under the sea, he finds an unexpected network of monuments that could have inspired one of history's most mystical locations.

Wednesday
Mar 21
7pm | 6c
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.

Friday
May 4
7pm | 6c
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.

Wednesday
May 23
7pm | 6c
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.

Wednesday
May 23
8pm | 7c
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
May 23
9pm | 8c
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.

Wednesday
May 23
11pm | 10c
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
May 24
12am | 11c
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.

Thursday
May 24
2am | 1c
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.

Thursday
May 24
3am | 2c
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.

Saturday
May 26
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 20

Further Off the Rails!

Josh Gates compiles all the best unseen footage, expanded scenes and never-before-televised moments from his season two adventures into one wild and crazy special.

Wednesday
May 30
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 27

Win, Lose or Wipeout!

Josh Gates tries out a lot of new things while filming: new techniques, skills and even new foods - with varying degrees of success. Now, he shares his best victories and biggest blunders, along with never-televised bonus footage.

Wednesday
May 30
9am | 8c
Season 0, Episode 1

Amelia Earhart

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

Mar 12 Thurs 9 | 8c

Wednesday
May 30
10am | 9c
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.

Wednesday
May 30
7pm | 6c
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.

Wednesday
May 30
8pm | 7c

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