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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 1

Monsters of Indonesia and Iceland

Josh Gates travels to the dense jungles of Indonesia in search of an ape-like a creature that locals believe to be very dangerous. Then, he tackles the freezing waters of Iceland on the hunt for a mystifying 30-foot-long monster and spots something unforgettable in the dark, frigid lake.

Friday
May 19
9pm | 8c
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.

Saturday
May 27
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 12

The Great Wall and an Israeli Mermaid

Josh Gates sets out on an adventure through a hazardous section of the Great Wall of China, chasing reports that the spirits of soldiers are causing trouble. Then, he dives headfirst into the waters of Tel Aviv to investigate an aquatic mystery.

Saturday
Jun 24
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 1

Monsters of Indonesia and Iceland

Josh Gates travels to the dense jungles of Indonesia in search of an ape-like a creature that locals believe to be very dangerous. Then, he tackles the freezing waters of Iceland on the hunt for a mystifying 30-foot-long monster and spots something unforgettable in the dark, frigid lake.

Saturday
Jul 8
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.

Saturday
Aug 26
2am | 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.

Friday
Sep 8
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 10

Angkor Wat Temple and a Canadian Lake Creature

Josh Gates explores an 800-year-old temple in Cambodia and has an terrifying encounter in the crumbling ruins. Later, he journeys to British Columbia to investigate reports of a monster living beneath a glacial Canadian lake.

Friday
Sep 15
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Monsters of Indonesia and Iceland

Josh Gates travels to the dense jungles of Indonesia in search of an ape-like a creature that locals believe to be very dangerous. Then, he tackles the freezing waters of Iceland on the hunt for a mystifying 30-foot-long monster and spots something unforgettable in the dark, frigid lake.

Saturday
Sep 30
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

Madagascar Monster Bat and Guam Zombies

Josh travels to Madagascar on a mission to track down a massive vampire bat. Then, he heads to Guam to investigate claims of a ghoulish island legend lurking in the jungles.

Friday
Jan 19
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 1

Giant Anaconda

Friday
Mar 9
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 11

The Djinn of Petra and a Lizard Monster

Josh Gates leads his team through the deserts of Jordan to learn the truth about a malevolent force called a Djinn. Next, his team tackles the muddy, snake-infested swamps of South Carolina where a lizard like creature has taken up residence.

Friday
Mar 30
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 9

South African Monsters

Saturday
Apr 21
12am | 11c
Friday
Apr 27
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.

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