About the show

Adventurer and survivalist Cliff Simon explores paranormal mysteries in some of the world's most extreme and challenging environments. Along the way, scientists, shamans and historians provide clues that shed light on dark secrets that defy explanation.

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Get to Know the Host
Get to Know the Host

About Cliff Simon

Cliff Simon is an ardent adventurer and survivalist with a deep fascination and passion for the supernatural and unexplained. As the intrepid host of Travel Channel’s new series “Into the Unknown,” Simon travels to far-flung destinations to confront legendary paranormal mysteries head on. Born in South Africa, Simon is a seasoned martial artist and veteran of the South African Air Force. He’s also an Olympic-class swimmer, certified scuba diver and top military marksman.When he’s not on the road, you can find Simon racing dolphins on his kite board off the beaches of Malibu.

Season 1, Episode 3

The Rougarou

Legend has it that a fearsome werewolf-like creature lurks deep in the heart of the Louisiana bayou. Determined to track down the beast's lair, Cliff Simon navigates his way through the largest -- and deadliest -- swamp in America.

Monday
Jul 27
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

The Rougarou

Legend has it that a fearsome werewolf-like creature lurks deep in the heart of the Louisiana bayou. Determined to track down the beast's lair, Cliff Simon navigates his way through the largest -- and deadliest -- swamp in America.

Tuesday
Jul 28
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 6

The Legend of Mount Shasta

California's Mount Shasta is a dormant volcano with a supernatural reputation. Dozens of people have vanished there without a trace, and now, armed with the latest high-tech gear, Cliff Simon searches for both scientific and paranormal explanations.

Monday
Aug 3
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

The Legend of Mount Shasta

California's Mount Shasta is a dormant volcano with a supernatural reputation. Dozens of people have vanished there without a trace, and now, armed with the latest high-tech gear, Cliff Simon searches for both scientific and paranormal explanations.

Tuesday
Aug 4
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 5

The Mojave Sandman

Sightings of a Sasquatch-like creature in the inhospitable desert of Southern California have made headlines for decades. Cliff Simon is determined to make a contribution to the ongoing investigation, but the story is much bigger than he ever imagined.

Monday
Aug 10
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

The Mojave Sandman

Sightings of a Sasquatch-like creature in the inhospitable desert of Southern California have made headlines for decades. Cliff Simon is determined to make a contribution to the ongoing investigation, but the story is much bigger than he ever imagined.

Tuesday
Aug 11
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Brown Mountain Lights

For over a century, people have witnessed strange orb-like lights rise up from the deepest gorges near Brown Mountain, North Carolina. Cliff Simon goes on an eerie recon mission through dangerous terrain to find out the source of the mysterious lights.

Monday
Aug 17
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

The Brown Mountain Lights

For over a century, people have witnessed strange orb-like lights rise up from the deepest gorges near Brown Mountain, North Carolina. Cliff Simon goes on an eerie recon mission through dangerous terrain to find out the source of the mysterious lights.

Tuesday
Aug 18
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

The Night Marchers

Hawaiian lore claims long-dead warriors rise on the darkest nights of the year to march in a ghostly procession through the islands. Cliff Simon arrives on the Big Island before the dark moon in hopes of witnessing the chilling phenomenon himself.

Monday
Aug 24
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 1

The Night Marchers

Hawaiian lore claims long-dead warriors rise on the darkest nights of the year to march in a ghostly procession through the islands. Cliff Simon arrives on the Big Island before the dark moon in hopes of witnessing the chilling phenomenon himself.

Tuesday
Aug 25
3am | 2c