A Beginner’s Guide to 'Josh Gates’ Destination Truth'

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'Josh Gates’ Destination Truth' is Coming to Travel Channel

Set the date: Josh’s first adventure series airs in May.

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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 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.

Friday
May 26
9pm | 8c
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.

Friday
Jul 21
11pm | 10c
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
Sep 8
10pm | 9c
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.

Saturday
Sep 23
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 1

The Search for the Irish Banshee

Josh Gates heads to Ireland to investigate the cliff-side ruins of a medieval castle that the locals believe is home to a lethal phantom.

Friday
Oct 6
9pm | 8c
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.

Saturday
Nov 25
2am | 1c
Friday
Dec 29
4pm | 3c
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.

Friday
Dec 29
7pm | 6c
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
Dec 29
8pm | 7c
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.

Friday
Jan 19
11pm | 10c
Saturday
Jan 27
12am | 11c
Friday
Mar 30
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 9

South African Monsters

Friday
May 4
11pm | 10c