In the hit series Expedition Unknown, Travel Channel's witty explorer Josh Gates seeks answers to some of the world's most captivating unsolved stories and legends. Gates is on a mission to find the truth behind each iconic legend, digging through years of historical evidence, facts and myths. Leaving no stone unturned, his adventures take him around the globe as he immerses himself in the core locales linked to each tale. From excavating ruins in search of the real Robin Hood to sailing the high seas investigating Christopher Columbus and exploring Nepal's "sky caves" for Shangri La, Gates' archaeological background and ubiquitous sense of humor generate a new take on age-old stories.
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Episode 1 08x01
Gates travels to the D-Day battlefields and the beaches of Normandy where he joins investigators making history-changing discoveries about the Longest Day. Josh explores alongside military historians using cutting edge technology to uncover shocking secrets about the invasion, including a never-before-discovered complex of Nazi bunkers as well as an unexploded bomb frozen in time in the waters off Normandy's coast. Josh's in-depth investigation reveals forgotten mysteries surrounding the most important battle in modern history.
Chasing the Snake Kings 08x09
Josh Gates returns to Guatemala with a potential breakthrough in the search for a Snake King tomb.
Lost Tomb of the Mummy 08x08
Josh Gates heads to an active dig site in Egypt, where he joins famous archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass on the cusp of an incredible discovery: the mummy of an ancient High Priest.
Hunt for the Chupacabra 08x07
In the dark caves and thick jungles of Puerto Rico, Josh Gates tracks a modern-day mystery - the Chupacabra. Working with a wildlife biologist, a veterinarian and an investigator, Josh explores a recent wave of attacks to separate fact from fiction.
The Search For Florida's Lost Pirate 08x06
Josh Gates sets sail for Florida chasing the long-lost treasure of bloodthirsty pirate Jose Gaspar; Josh joins marine archaeologists and treasure hunters working to crack the mysteries of the pirate's life so they can find the riches he left behind.
Siberia's Coldest Case 08x05
Josh Gates concludes his in-depth investigation of the Dyatlov Pass Incident. Taking on Dead Mountain's brutal conditions, Josh and two investigators re-trace the last steps of the hikers. A big discovery could finally solve the mystery.
Mystery of Dead Mountain 08x04
Braving the sub-zero conditions of Siberia, Josh Gates investigates one of the strangest and most brutal cold cases: the Dyatlov Pass Incident. Nine Soviet hikers died suspiciously. Sixty years later, no one knows how or why.
Chasing the Fortune of Sir Francis Drake 08x03
Josh Gates searches land and sea for the lost fortune of legendary pirate Sir Francis Drake. Joining treasure hunters and maritime archaeologists, Josh hunts for a lost cache of Spanish gold and the remains of Drake himself.
The Secret Solved 07x13
Breaking news sends Josh Gates racing across the globe. One of the wickedly hard puzzles of The Secret, which Josh has been chasing for years, might have been solved. He's been crisscrossing the US, but this solution is in Josh's hometown.
Search for the Sultan's Heart 07x12
Four years after Josh Gates went on a journey to find the lost heart of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, he travels to the newly rediscovered town of Turbek for some shocking new revelations about the case.
Gold Rush of the Atlantic 07x11
Josh Gates has a fresh lead on the massive lost treasure of the shipwrecked 1715 Spanish fleet. Josh returns to the waters of Florida's Atlantic coast and dives in with a new expedition that uses the latest high tech to locate the fleet's flagship.