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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.

Friday
Jul 14
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
Aug 19
2am | 1c
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.

Saturday
Sep 9
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Island Jungles and the Filipino Lake Monster

Josh Gates trudges through the treacherous jungles of Indonesia to hunt for an aggressive bat creature. Next, he heads to the Philippines to take on a snake-like monster that's residing in a mercury-filled lake.

Saturday
Sep 16
1am | 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.

Friday
Dec 22
10pm | 9c
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.

Friday
Dec 29
6pm | 5c
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.

Friday
Jan 19
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 5

Ghosts of Mount Fuji and a Philippine Ghoul

Josh heads to Japan for a terrifying night in the infamous Suicide Forest, where locals claim to hear unexplained noises and see indescribable figures. Then, in the Philippines, he spends the night in the jungle to track down a ghoulish creature.

Friday
Feb 9
8pm | 7c
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.

Friday
Feb 23
8pm | 7c
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.

Saturday
Mar 10
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 2

African Dinosaur and a Beast in Brazil

Josh treks through the rainforests of Brazil in search of a giant sloth-like monster said to be lurking in the Amazon. Then, he is off to Zambia where locals claim a large winged creature has been attacking from overhead.

Friday
Mar 16
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
Mar 31
2am | 1c
Friday
Apr 27
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.

Friday
May 25
7pm | 6c
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.

Friday
May 25
8pm | 7c
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.

Friday
May 25
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 2

African Dinosaur and a Beast in Brazil

Josh treks through the rainforests of Brazil in search of a giant sloth-like monster said to be lurking in the Amazon. Then, he is off to Zambia where locals claim a large winged creature has been attacking from overhead.

Friday
May 25
10pm | 9c
Friday
May 25
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
May 26
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 2

African Dinosaur and a Beast in Brazil

Josh treks through the rainforests of Brazil in search of a giant sloth-like monster said to be lurking in the Amazon. Then, he is off to Zambia where locals claim a large winged creature has been attacking from overhead.

Saturday
May 26
1am | 12c
Saturday
May 26
2am | 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.

Saturday
May 26
3am | 2c