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. Add to my shows



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Hunt for the Chupacabra 08x07
today
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
thursday
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
05.09.2019
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
29.08.2019
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
22.08.2019
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.
 
Treasure of the Copper Scroll 08x02
15.08.2019
Josh Gates investigates a unique Dead Sea Scroll etched with riddles that could lead to an ancient treasure. Following new leads, Josh treks into the punishing Jordanian desert in search of the potential fortune.
 
Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls 08x01
08.08.2019
Josh Gates travels to the Holy Land to unearth the mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls with an archaeologist who has discovered new ones; Josh sees cutting-edge technology restore scroll fragments in a way that could change how people read the Bible.
 
The Hunt for the Golden Owl 07x08
30.05.2019
Josh uses a book of riddles with cryptic clues and joins treasure hunters using new leads to find the Golden Owl statuette hidden somewhere in France.
 
America's Lost WWII Hero 07x07
23.05.2019
Josh Gates explores the case of lost World War II hero Gertrude "Tommy" Tompkins of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, who went missing when her P-51 Mustang crashed. Josh joins search teams using cutting-edge technology to bring the lost hero home.
 
Legend of the Crystal Skull 07x06
16.05.2019
Josh Gates takes on Central America's jungles to investigate the legendary crystal skull discovered by a renowned adventurer who was the inspiration for the movie character, Indiana Jones.

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