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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.

Saturday
Oct 7
1am | 12c
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
Mar 28
10pm | 9c
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.

Thursday
Mar 29
1am | 12c
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.

Thursday
Apr 5
1am | 12c
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.

Thursday
Apr 19
1am | 12c
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.

Thursday
Apr 26
1:30am | 12:30c
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 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
May 9
10:30am | 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 0, Episode 1

Corridors of the Undead

Josh Gates explores the beauty of the spiritual realm and tells the stories of places where legends never die, from a Japanese ice cave guarded by dragon's spirit to the Transylvania home of an iconic vampire.

Wednesday
Jul 25
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 1

Corridors of the Undead

Josh Gates explores the beauty of the spiritual realm and tells the stories of places where legends never die, from a Japanese ice cave guarded by dragon's spirit to the Transylvania home of an iconic vampire.

Thursday
Jul 26
1am | 12c
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.

Thursday
Aug 9
8am | 7c
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.

Thursday
Aug 9
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Thursday
Aug 9
9am | 8c
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.

Thursday
Aug 9
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Thursday
Aug 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.

Thursday
Aug 9
10:30am | 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
Aug 9
11am | 10c
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
Aug 9
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 0, Episode 2

Hidden in Plain Sight

Josh Gates investigates legendary places of protection that were hidden in plain sight, from Pablo Escobar's secret Colombian hideaway to a series of anti-aircraft towers that became a haven for radio pirates.

Thursday
Aug 9
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 2

Hidden in Plain Sight

Josh Gates investigates legendary places of protection that were hidden in plain sight, from Pablo Escobar's secret Colombian hideaway to a series of anti-aircraft towers that became a haven for radio pirates.

Friday
Aug 10
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 3

Monumental Masterpieces

Thursday
Aug 16
10pm | 9c

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