J.J. Kelley

J.J. Kelley is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, producer, director and explorer focusing on issues of conservation and wildlife crime. His documentaries have been featured on the cover of National Geographic Magazine three times and he has served as a producer and correspondent for National Geographic’s “Explorer” series, where he led countless expeditions. An avid adventurer, Kelley is an Appalachian Trail Thru-hiker, has paddled from Alaska to Seattle... Read more about J.J.

Kinga Philipps

Kinga Philipps is a veteran journalist, writer, producer and travel expert. Born in Warsaw, Poland, Philipps grew up in a family of explorers and adventurers. Philipps began her career as an on-air correspondent for the Emmy Award-winning Current TV and went on to co-host and produce a variety of travel-adventure series for SyFy, National Geographic and EPIX. She has traveled the world reporting on intense subjects like police corruption in Mexico, gangs in... Read more about Kinga.

About the show

Avid explorer and Emmy-nominated filmmaker J.J. Kelley goes off the map to investigate history's greatest adventures gone wrong. He brings a unique blend of humor and grit to his storytelling as he scours for clues to these enduring mysteries in some of the remotest parts of the planet.

Episodes

Season 1, Episode 3

Hike Into Hell

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley journey to Panama to solve the mystery of what happened to two young Dutch women who disappeared while hiking. The official story is a simple accident, but haunting photos from their last days suggest darker possibilities.

Sunday
Dec 29
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hike Into Hell

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley journey to Panama to solve the mystery of what happened to two young Dutch women who disappeared while hiking. The official story is a simple accident, but haunting photos from their last days suggest darker possibilities.

Monday
Dec 30
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

Amazon's Atlantis

J.J. Kelley and Kinga Philipps head into the heart of the Amazon to follow in the footsteps of three adventurers who went missing while in search of the fabled lost city of Akakor. An enigmatic tour guide may be the key to solving the decades-old mystery.

Sunday
Jan 5
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

Amazon's Atlantis

J.J. Kelley and Kinga Philipps head into the heart of the Amazon to follow in the footsteps of three adventurers who went missing while in search of the fabled lost city of Akakor. An enigmatic tour guide may be the key to solving the decades-old mystery.

Monday
Jan 6
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

Secrets to Die For

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley investigate the disappearances of two men who eerily vanished in the mountains above Silver Plume, Colorado, mere months apart in the 1980s. Psychic medium Cindy Kaza joins the case with a chilling alternative theory.

Sunday
Jan 12
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 1

Secrets to Die For

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley investigate the disappearances of two men who eerily vanished in the mountains above Silver Plume, Colorado, mere months apart in the 1980s. Psychic medium Cindy Kaza joins the case with a chilling alternative theory.

Monday
Jan 13
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 5

Murder in Shangri-La

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley investigate the 2016 disappearance of a social media star who ventured into northern India's fabled Valley of Death on a spiritual quest and never returned.

Sunday
Jan 19
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Murder in Shangri-La

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley investigate the 2016 disappearance of a social media star who ventured into northern India's fabled Valley of Death on a spiritual quest and never returned.

Monday
Jan 20
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

Secrets to Die For

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley investigate the disappearances of two men who eerily vanished in the mountains above Silver Plume, Colorado, mere months apart in the 1980s. Psychic medium Cindy Kaza joins the case with a chilling alternative theory.

Sunday
Jan 26
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

Amazon's Atlantis

J.J. Kelley and Kinga Philipps head into the heart of the Amazon to follow in the footsteps of three adventurers who went missing while in search of the fabled lost city of Akakor. An enigmatic tour guide may be the key to solving the decades-old mystery.

Sunday
Jan 26
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 3

Hike Into Hell

Kinga Philipps and J.J. Kelley journey to Panama to solve the mystery of what happened to two young Dutch women who disappeared while hiking. The official story is a simple accident, but haunting photos from their last days suggest darker possibilities.

Sunday
Jan 26
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 4

Cursed Paradise

J.J. Kelley and Kinga Philipps head to a remote island in the Galapagos to uncover how and why an Austrian baroness and her lover disappeared in 1934. Cryptic photographs found near a dead body almost a century ago may provide new clues in the case.

Sunday
Jan 26
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

Cursed Paradise

J.J. Kelley and Kinga Philipps head to a remote island in the Galapagos to uncover how and why an Austrian baroness and her lover disappeared in 1934. Cryptic photographs found near a dead body almost a century ago may provide new clues in the case.

Monday
Jan 27
3am | 2c