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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 9

Pompeii Ruins and a Kenyan Jungle Beast

Josh Gates heads to Italy to learn the truth behind claims of voices and apparitions haunting the ruins of Pompeii. Then, he treks through the remote jungles of Africa on a potentially life-threatening investigation involving a flesh-eating monster.

Tuesday
Dec 4
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

Egyptian Tombs and Florida Swamps

Josh Gates spends an unforgettable night inside King Tut's tomb investigating the legendary pharaoh's curse. His next expedition takes him deep into the Florida Everglades on the hunt for a mysterious ape creature that calls the swamps home.

Tuesday
Dec 4
2pm | 1c
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
Dec 10
8pm | 7c
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.

Monday
Dec 10
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 10

The Yeti

Monday
Dec 10
10pm | 9c
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.

Monday
Dec 10
11pm | 10c
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
Dec 11
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 10

The Yeti

Tuesday
Dec 11
1am | 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
Dec 11
2am | 1c
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
Dec 11
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 14

Underground Indonesian Secrets and an Australian Dinosaur

Josh Gates plunges into the deep, murky waters of a remote cave in Indonesia to uncover the truth behind the locals' recent encounters with unexplained figures. Then he travels to Australia in search of a prehistoric predator called the Burrunjor.

Tuesday
Dec 11
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 19

The Bhutan Yeti

Josh Gates travels to the kingdom of Bhutan in search of the elusive yeti. He and his team tackle unspoiled wilderness, battle rapids, crawl through narrow caves and cross ancient bridges to reveal the truth behind the abominable snowman.

Tuesday
Dec 11
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 13

The Menengai Crater and a Madagascar Creature

Josh Gates journeys to Kenya to investigate unknown sounds and inexplicable lights coming from one of the largest craters in the world. Then he goes deep into the jungle of Madagascar to hunt for the legendary Kalanoro, a small humanoid creature.

Tuesday
Dec 11
2pm | 1c
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
Dec 17
8pm | 7c
Monday
Dec 17
9pm | 8c
Monday
Dec 17
10pm | 9c
Monday
Dec 17
11pm | 10c
Tuesday
Dec 18
12am | 11c
Tuesday
Dec 18
1am | 12c
Tuesday
Dec 18
2am | 1c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 18
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 5

Cambodian Ape Man and Dinosaur in Zambia

Josh journeys to the jungles of Cambodia, trailing a beast believed to be half man, half ape. Then, he spends a night on the water in Zambia to hunt for a dinosaur said to be stalking the local fishermen.

Tuesday
Dec 18
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 6

UFOs in South America

Josh Gates treks through South America on his team's first extraterrestrial hunt and finds a shocking discovery in Peruvian caves. Then he heads out on the frigid waters of Turkey in search of the Lake Van monster.

Tuesday
Dec 18
1pm | 12c
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
Dec 18
2pm | 1c
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.

Monday
Jan 7
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 26

Lost Incan City and an Alaskan Beast

Josh Gates treks to Peru to investigate the ruins of a lost Incan city after reports claim there are phantom noises and a powerful presence in the area. Then, he searches the frozen tundra of Alaska for giant winged creature.

Monday
Jan 7
9pm | 8c