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About the show

From the muddy swamps of Africa to the dense jungles of the Philippines, Josh Gates is on the mission of a lifetime to uncover the world's biggest mysteries in some of the most remote parts of the Earth. He'll dig deeper than ever before, doing whatever it takes to find his ultimate destination — the truth.

Season 1, Episode 7

Australian Big Foot and a Malaysian Mosque

Josh Gates travels to Australia to investigate recent sightings of a Big Foot-like creature lurking in the mountains. Then, he and his team explore an abandoned mosque in Malaysia that's causing fear among the locals.

Monday
Feb 4
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 3

Sea Monster in Vietnam and Bat Man in Zanzibar

Josh embarks on a journey through Vietnam where a sea monster has been spotted in Ha Long Bay. Then, he goes on an adventure in east Africa to investigate claims of a demonic bat-like creature attacking local villagers.

Monday
Feb 4
7pm | 6c
Monday
Feb 4
11pm | 10c
Tuesday
Feb 5
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

A Vampire in Transylvania and Swedish Witches

Josh Gates treks to Romania to investigate reports of a real vampire that is terrorizing Transylvania. Then, on the icy coast of Sweden, Josh and his team spend the night on an island that locals claim is home to witches.

Tuesday
Feb 5
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 25

Indonesian Mysteries and a Moroccan Temptress

Josh Gates hikes through the dense jungles of a forgotten Indonesian island to find the crumbling ruins that locals claim are filled with glowing lights. Then, he heads to Morocco in search of a succubus connected to a string of disappearances.

Tuesday
Feb 5
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

Vietnam's Big Foot

Josh Gates embarks on an epic journey through the jungles of Vietnam to track down the elusive Batutut, a massive primate that has been terrorizing the locals.

Monday
Feb 11
6pm | 5c
Monday
Feb 11
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 12

The Jersey Devil and Chinese Bigfoot

Josh heads to New Jersey in search of a nocturnal winged creature that locals refer to as the Jersey Devil. Then, it's off to the mountains of China on the hunt for Bigfoot-like monster called the Yeren.

Monday
Feb 11
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 12

The Jersey Devil and Chinese Bigfoot

Josh heads to New Jersey in search of a nocturnal winged creature that locals refer to as the Jersey Devil. Then, it's off to the mountains of China on the hunt for Bigfoot-like monster called the Yeren.

Tuesday
Feb 12
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 6

Haunted Chilean Mining Towns and an Aquatic Savage in New Zealand

Josh treks to northern Chile to explore two abandoned mining towns that are filled with unexplained shadows and eerie sounds. Then, he's off to New Zealand to hunt down a large aquatic monster that is attacking a Maori village.

Tuesday
Feb 12
12pm | 11c
Tuesday
Feb 12
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 23

Israeli Ruins and Irish Leprechauns

Josh Gates traverses the globe to spend the night among the mysterious Masada ruins in Israel where locals say terrifying sounds are heard. Then, Josh and his team search far and wide for any proof of leprechauns living in Ireland.

Tuesday
Feb 12
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 18

Romanian Werewolves and a Raptor in Chile

Josh Gates hunts for a werewolf in Romania that has locals so terrified, they've abandoned an entire village. Then, he tackles the extreme heat of the Chilean desert to investigate reports of a dinosaur-like monster living in the blazing climate.

Monday
Feb 18
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 12

Thailand Cemeteries and the Naga Serpent

Josh spends the night in an abandoned cemetery in Thailand that locals claim emits strange noises. Then, he and his team hunt for massive serpent said to live in the Mekong River.

Monday
Feb 18
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 15

Mysteries of Haboro and Untamed Tanzania

Josh Gates heads to an abandoned mining town in northern Japan to investigate accounts of strange happenings in a deserted school. Then he's off to Tanzania to hunt for a terrifying beast that haunts the untamed African plains.

Monday
Feb 18
5pm | 4c
Monday
Feb 18
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 8

Easter Island and a New Zealand Monster

Josh Gates investigates reports of voices and strange noises surrounding the Moai statues on Easter Island. Then, his team voyages all the way to New Zealand on the hunt for a large prehistoric bird.

Monday
Feb 18
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Haunted Chilean Mining Towns and an Aquatic Savage in New Zealand

Josh treks to northern Chile to explore two abandoned mining towns that are filled with unexplained shadows and eerie sounds. Then, he's off to New Zealand to hunt down a large aquatic monster that is attacking a Maori village.

Monday
Feb 18
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 6

Haunted Chilean Mining Towns and an Aquatic Savage in New Zealand

Josh treks to northern Chile to explore two abandoned mining towns that are filled with unexplained shadows and eerie sounds. Then, he's off to New Zealand to hunt down a large aquatic monster that is attacking a Maori village.

Tuesday
Feb 19
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 11

African Mysteries and a Giant Worm in Mongolia

Josh travels to Africa to uncover the mysteries on Pemba Island, where people are seeing unexplained orbs of light and hearing unidentifiable sounds. Then, in Mongolia, he takes on a frigid investigation for a deadly worm said to be wreaking havoc.

Tuesday
Feb 19
12pm | 11c
Tuesday
Feb 19
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 22

Chernobyl Mysteries and a Beast in the Egyptian Sugar Canes

Josh Gates dares to travel to the Chernobyl power plant in the Ukraine to conduct the world's first overnight investigation of this abandoned wasteland. Then in the deserts of Egypt, Josh and his team hunt for a menacing creature along the Nile.

Tuesday
Feb 19
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 9

South African Monsters

Tuesday
Feb 26
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 4

Pterodactyl in Papua New Guinea and Chile's Monster

Josh treks to Papua New Guinea in search of a flying creature said to be terrifying the locals. Then, he and his team travel to Chile on the hunt for the legendary chupacabra.

Tuesday
Feb 26
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 21

The Siberian Snowman

Josh Gates heads to the icy frontier of southern Russia to find evidence of the Siberian Snowman. He and his team push themselves to the limit as they fight extreme temperatures and experience a close encounter with an unidentified beast.

Tuesday
Mar 5
12pm | 11c