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Josh Gates goes on an awe-inspiring journey to the most storied places on the planet. At each breathtaking destination, he immerses himself in the legends that made them famous. From the Yucatan Maya's bizarre worship rituals to soaring like a god from Greece's Mount Olympus, Josh explores these magical places through his unique point of view.

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Josh Gates

Josh Gates is an adventurer and avid explorer with a unique brand of humor and deep-rooted passion for off-the-map excursions. Travel Channel’s Expedition Unknown chronicles Gates’ adventures as he sets out on a global journey to find the truth behind captivating and iconic unsolved legends.

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Season 1, Episode 1

Monuments, Mountains and Monsters

From the jungles of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula to the ruins of the Trojan battlefield in Turkey, Josh Gates weaves the tales and tells the secrets of the world's most legendary locations.

Wednesday
Apr 4
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Back From the Dead

From the castle that inspired the home of an iconic vampire to the market where Santa's devilish sidekick stalks and scares holiday revelers, Josh Gates tells the stories of places where legends never die.

Wednesday
Apr 11
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Portals to Punishment

Josh visits three sites where the journey is the destination. He follows a coca leaf farmer down Bolivia's perilous Death Road, explores history's most feared prison in French Guiana and investigates a mysterious 12,000-year-old structure in Turkey.

Wednesday
Apr 18
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Crystal Skull Obsession

Josh investigates the iconic mystery of the crystal skulls. He visits sites in Belize, Spain and Scotland where the legends are born from obsession.

Wednesday
Apr 25
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

Last Resorts

Josh Gates explores legendary places of protection, from a historic military fortress in Gibraltar and Pablo Escobar's secret Colombian hideaway to a floating kingdom on Peru's Lake Titicaca.

Wednesday
Apr 25
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Back From the Dead

From the castle that inspired the home of an iconic vampire to the market where Santa's devilish sidekick stalks and scares holiday revelers, Josh Gates tells the stories of places where legends never die.

Saturday
Apr 28
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 8

Places of Power

Josh explores three iconic monuments, including the majestic Statue of Liberty and one of the world's greatest architectural masterpieces -- the Blue Mosque.

Wednesday
May 2
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Lost and Found

Josh Gates explores the stories behind millionaire Jim Thompson's disappearance in Malaysia, an ancient city's collapse in Cambodia and a celebration of beliefs surrounding death in Bolivia.

Wednesday
May 9
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 3

Game of Bones and Unknowns

Josh explores the beauty of the spiritual realm. He investigates a German basilica said to house the bones of 11,000 virgins, a Japanese ice cave guarded by a dragon's spirit and a remote island where cats outnumber humans.

Wednesday
May 9
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Portals to Punishment

Josh visits three sites where the journey is the destination. He follows a coca leaf farmer down Bolivia's perilous Death Road, explores history's most feared prison in French Guiana and investigates a mysterious 12,000-year-old structure in Turkey.

Wednesday
May 9
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Crystal Skull Obsession

Josh investigates the iconic mystery of the crystal skulls. He visits sites in Belize, Spain and Scotland where the legends are born from obsession.

Wednesday
May 9
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Cults of Personality

Josh explores three locations where people connect with spirits and miracles, from a celebration honoring a mysterious American soldier on a remote Pacific island to portal to the dead in New Orleans.

Thursday
May 10
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 10

Secrets in Stone

Josh explores three legendary locations where stone labyrinths hide something incredible, including a vast city carved deep into a canyon in the Jordanian desert and a dark South Pacific cave once used as a kitchen by a cannibal tribe.

Thursday
May 17
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 11

If Walls Could Talk

Josh explores other great walls around the world, from a cursed fortress along India's Aravalli Mountains to a series of towering metal forks that once defended Britain from the Nazis and were taken over by pirates -- of radio.

Wednesday
May 23
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 9

Cults of Personality

Josh explores three locations where people connect with spirits and miracles, from a celebration honoring a mysterious American soldier on a remote Pacific island to portal to the dead in New Orleans.

Wednesday
May 23
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

If Walls Could Talk

Josh explores other great walls around the world, from a cursed fortress along India's Aravalli Mountains to a series of towering metal forks that once defended Britain from the Nazis and were taken over by pirates -- of radio.

Thursday
May 24
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 9

Cults of Personality

Josh explores three locations where people connect with spirits and miracles, from a celebration honoring a mysterious American soldier on a remote Pacific island to portal to the dead in New Orleans.

Thursday
May 24
1:30am | 12:30c

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