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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 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
Mar 19
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.

Wednesday
Mar 20
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
Mar 26
12pm | 11c
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
Mar 26
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 8

Werewolves and Beasts in Argentina

Josh leads his team to Argentina where locals claim a werewolf is terrorizing the village. Then, across the country, he seeks the truth about a tiny creature supposedly lurking near an abandoned house.

Tuesday
Mar 26
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 8

Legend of Antarctica

Josh Gates embarks on one of his biggest adventures yet when he travels to Antarctica to explore an abandoned whaling station that is said to be inhabited by eerie shadows and strange sounds.

Tuesday
Mar 26
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 8

Legend of Antarctica

Josh Gates embarks on one of his biggest adventures yet when he travels to Antarctica to explore an abandoned whaling station that is said to be inhabited by eerie shadows and strange sounds.

Wednesday
Mar 27
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 11

WWII Ghost Hunt and a Japanese River Monster

Josh travels to Micronesia to investigate claims of unexplained noises and sightings deep below the Pacific Ocean. Then, he goes on the hunt for a giant reptilian monster said to lurking in a Japanese river.

Tuesday
Apr 9
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 7

Mystery at Mayan Ruins and a Fiji Sea Monster

Josh Gates travels to Central America to investigate claims of unexplained sounds surrounding the incredible Mayan ruins of Tikal. Then, he's off to Fiji to hunt for a dangerous predator said to be lurking in the waters.

Tuesday
Apr 9
1pm | 12c
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
Apr 9
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 13

Abandoned Panama Prison and an Argentinean Beast

Josh travels to Panama to unlock the secrets of an abandoned island prison known for unexplained sights and eerie noises. Then, he and his team head out on horseback to search Buenos Aires for a huge creature that is attacking local livestock.

Tuesday
Apr 16
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 16

Fiji Mysteries and the Filipino Terror

Josh travels to Fiji to investigate reports of strange noises and unexplained figures at a village once home to a cannibal tribe. Then, he journeys through the Philippines on the hunt for a primate-like monster living in the jungle.

Tuesday
Apr 16
1pm | 12c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 16
2pm | 1c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 23
12pm | 11c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 23
1pm | 12c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 23
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 16

Romanian Forest Terrors and a Mexican Jungle Demon

Josh Gates meets unexpected challenges while exploring a haunted woodland in the depths of Romania. Then, in the jungles of Mexico, he hunts for a mischievous creature called the Alux that villagers blame for recent attacks.

Tuesday
Apr 30
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 17

Japanese Water Monster and Icelandic Elves

Josh Gates and his team hightail it to Japan to find out what mysterious monster is lurking in Lake Ikeda. Then, they're off to Iceland after locals report personal contact with elves living on the edge of the forests.

Tuesday
Apr 30
1pm | 12c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 30
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

Gambian Beasts

Josh Gates treks through the swamps of West Africa to uncover a reptilian monster that fearful local witnesses claim is living in the river. Then, he turns his sights high in the jungle canopy in search of a giant flying beast that is terrorizing the villagers.

Tuesday
May 7
12pm | 11c
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
May 7
1pm | 12c
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.

Tuesday
May 7
2pm | 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.

Tuesday
May 14
12pm | 11c
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.

Tuesday
May 14
1pm | 12c
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
May 14
2pm | 1c
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.

Tuesday
May 21
12pm | 11c