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[07/23/19 - 12:10 PM]
Brand-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Starring Josh Gates Premieres August 7 on Discovery Channel
This season, Josh Gates connects with innovative researchers and uses cutting-edge technology to tackle history's most challenging mysteries.

[04/02/19 - 01:52 PM]
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" Premieres Live on Both Coasts Sunday, April 7, at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on Discovery
The live event will now kick off one hour earlier than previously announced.

[03/22/19 - 09:57 AM]
Chris Jacobs Joins All-Star Team of Explorers Led by Josh Gates' in Discovery's Live Broadcast from Egypt
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" airs Sunday, April 7, live on both coasts at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/19/19 - 12:16 PM]
Josh Gates Brings Epic, New Adventures to a Brand-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Premiering April 10 on Discovery Channel
Armed with his quick wit, and trademark fearlessness along with cutting-edge technology, Gates is tackling new mysteries, new destinations, and making new discoveries in a pulse-pounding, new season.

[02/12/19 - 08:57 AM]
Discovery Announces Live Broadcast from Egypt with Unprecedented Access to Mysterious Archaeological Site
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" (w/t), a special two-hour live event, will premiere Sunday, April 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/04/19 - 01:15 PM]
Travel Channel Earns Best Year in Network History
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for 2018.

[12/10/18 - 09:31 AM]
Discovery Looks Back on Favorite Moments of "Expedition Unknown" in Special Premiere of "Amazing Adventures"
The one-hour special airs this Wednesday, December 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/27/18 - 10:01 AM]
Josh Gates Explores the Great Beyond in Discovery's Four-Part Special Event "Expedition Unknown: Search for the Afterlife"
From a ghost hunt at one of the most haunted places on earth to getting a firsthand glimpse of the afterlife with ancient medicine, Josh will put it all on the line for a glance of what's beyond this life.

[09/04/18 - 11:20 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Aids in Recovery of Stolen Ruby Red Slippers from "The Wizard of Oz"
A special expanded edition of the Ruby Slippers episode will air on Discovery Channel this Wednesday at 8:00/7:00c and will feature exclusive, never-before-seen content about the recovery of the legendary shoes.

[05/08/18 - 01:16 PM]
All-New Episodes of "Expedition Unknown" Starring Josh Gates Premiere This Summer on Discovery Channel
Said run kicks off on Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c with part one of a two-part epic adventure.

[03/12/18 - 09:11 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights New Series "Finding Beasts" with Wildlife Expert Casey Anderson
Anderson first gained acclaim with Travel Channel viewers when he served as Josh Gates' tracker in "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti" in 2016.

[02/28/18 - 08:30 AM]
Surprising Secrets Behind World's "Legendary Locations" Revealed in New Travel Channel Series
Explorer, adventurer and host of the hit series "Expedition Unknown," Josh Gates showcases the unexpected stories of unforgettable places around the world in Travel Channel's new series.

[02/16/18 - 11:56 AM]
Travel Channel Triggers Mid-Season Pick Up of "Expedition Unknown" with Josh Gates
Production on the new season is slated to begin this spring.

[02/05/18 - 06:00 AM]
Could This Be the Face of Nefertiti? "Expedition Unknown" with Josh Gates Reveals Facial Reconstruction of "Younger Lady" Mummy in Travel Channel Two-Part Special Beginning Feb. 7 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
During the special episodes, Gates investigates three of the most powerful and elusive women in ancient Egypt - Hatshepsut, Cleopatra and Nefertiti.

[11/14/17 - 08:30 AM]
Travel Channel's Josh Gates Pursues Alluring Legends in New Season of "Expedition Unknown"
The series returns with new episodes on Wednesday, December 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/30/17 - 10:25 AM]
"Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials" Ranks as One of Travel Channel's Highest-Rated Shows of 2017
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of October to date.

[09/12/17 - 09:26 AM]
Travel Channel Features Out-of-This-World Expeditions, Extreme Screams, Fun Food and Spooky Adventures in October
The month begins with a special premiere of "Extreme Hotels" as Anthony Melchiorri checks into haunted hotels around the world.

[08/22/17 - 07:02 AM]
Travel Channel's Josh Gates Embarks on a Worldwide Expedition Searching for Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life in Four-Part Special Event
"Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials" begins Wednesday, October 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[06/12/17 - 09:47 AM]
Fun, Food, Aliens, and Adventure are all on the Travel Channel Slate for Q3 and Q4 2017
Between now and year end, 11 new series will make their debut on the network.

[06/07/17 - 07:54 AM]
Travel Channel Begins Production on New Four-Part Special with Adventurer Josh Gates - "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials"
The four episodes are scheduled to premiere in October 2017.

[03/22/17 - 04:15 PM]
Travel Channel Programming Takes Off with Awesome Adventures in 2017
The network has commissioned more than 390 new hours of programming this year, including several freshman series and more than 18 pilots.

[03/20/17 - 01:59 PM]
Travel Channel's Hit Series "Expedition Unknown" Scores Highest-Rated Episode Ever
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 15.

[03/13/17 - 08:03 AM]
Travel Channel's Hit Series "Expedition Unknown" Picked-Up for Season 4, Posts Second Highest-Rated Episode Ever
The network has renewed the series for a fourth season, ordering 14 new episodes of the top-rated series, which is currently on track to garner its highest-rated season yet.

[02/22/17 - 07:31 AM]
Adventurer Josh Gates Explores the Wild Side of Dubai from Sunset to Sunrise on an All-New Special, "Josh Gates: After Dark"
Adventurer and explorer Josh Gates reinvents adventure travel by exploring the wild side of Dubai, all in a single night.

[01/05/17 - 12:33 PM]
Travel Channel's Ice-Themed "Chillcation" Week Draws More Than Five Million Viewers
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[10/31/16 - 12:08 PM]
Ratings for Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti" Up 44% Above Timeslot Average
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/14/16 - 07:33 AM]
Explorer Josh Gates Hunts for Answers to Fascinating Legends in Upcoming Season of "Expedition Unknown"
"Our new expeditions are wild," says Gates, who also serves as an executive producer of the series. "These stories are taking us to the ends of the earth, from the frosted hinterlands of Siberia to the deserts of Namibia."

[08/25/16 - 08:43 AM]
Adventurer Josh Gates Embarks on an Epic Mission to Tackle the Age-Old Question: Is the Yeti Real?
In Travel Channel's four-week special event, adventurer and explorer Josh Gates embarks on an epic and enthralling journey through Nepal and Bhutan, in search of the truth behind the legend.

[06/24/16 - 12:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Posts Highest-Rated Episode of Second Season
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 08:01 AM]
Soak Up the Fun and "Dive Into Summer" with Travel Channel's All-New Water-Themed Premieres Beginning Sunday, June 19
A special episode of "Xtreme Waterparks," along with new series "Top Secret Swimming Holes" and "7 Water Wonders" tees up the primetime fun on Sunday, June 19.

[04/01/16 - 07:29 AM]
Travel Channel Posts a 15 Percent Prime Ratings Increase Among P25-54 in March
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of March.

[03/24/16 - 08:36 AM]
Success of Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Drives Third Season Renewal
The series follows Josh Gates, who also serves as an executive producer, as he journeys around the world in search of answers to some of the world's most fascinating and iconic legends and stories.

[03/01/16 - 11:17 AM]
Travel Channel Up 10% in February 2016
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/17/16 - 10:28 AM]
Travel Channel Delivers Best Weekly Primetime P25-54 Rating in Two Years
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/03/16 - 07:42 AM]
Travel Channel Boasts P25-54 Ratings Increase in January
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[08/31/15 - 09:36 AM]
Explorer Josh Gates Sets Out on All-New Thrilling Adventures Investigating the World's Most Intriguing Legends - The Search for the Real Robin Hood, Blackbeard's Hidden Gold, Genghis Khan's Tomb and More
"Expedition Unknown" returns Wednesday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c on Travel Channel.

[04/22/15 - 08:36 AM]
Travel Channel Announces Additions to 2015 Programming Slate
The network has begun production on season three of "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan," the adventure series that follows actor and wildlife enthusiast Monaghan as he searches for the world's most exotic animals.

[11/11/14 - 07:46 AM]
Travel Channel's New Original Series "Expedition Unknown" Chronicles the Adventures of Explorer Josh Gates as He Searches for Truth Behind the World's Most Iconic Legends
The series will launch with a special two-hour premiere on Thursday, January 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/02/14 - 10:50 AM]
Travel Channel Connects Viewers to a World of Exploration, New Experiences and Hidden Cultures with 10 New Greenlit Series, One New Special and a Series in Development
On tap are "American Grilled," "Big Crazy Family Adventure," "Big Time RV," "Booze Traveler," "Expedition Unknown," "Hotel Amazon," "Resort Rescue," "Tours by Unger," "Underground BBQ Challenge" and "World Access."







EXPEDITION UNKNOWN (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/8/15 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
7 (12 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its seventh season on 10/30/19; has yet to be renewed for an eighth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery Channel's press release, July 2019) Adventurer and explorer Josh Gates has spent his career crossing the globe to investigate the world's most intriguing mysteries. Now, Josh is back and headed to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore legends that have remained unsolved for centuries. From an epic adventure in the Middle East in search of new Dead Sea Scrolls to a two-part mission into the remote mountains of Siberia in the dead of winter, Gates will need every bit of his daring spirit -- and signature sense of humor -- as he takes viewers on thrilling adventures in search of answers to the world's greatest mysteries in a brand-new season of EXPEDITION UNKNOWN, premiering Wednesday, August 7 at 9PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel. In addition, Gates will kick off SHARK WEEK 2019 and dive into shark-infested waters to unravel one of the oceans greatest mysteries - what happened to the mighty Megalodon? EXPEDITION UNKNOWN: MEGALODON airs Sunday, July 28th at 8PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel. This season, Josh Gates connects with innovative researchers and uses cutting-edge technology to tackle history's most challenging mysteries. The search for answers - and adventure - will take him into the most extreme climates on the planet, as he braves sub-zero temperatures to snowmobile across the Siberian Tundra investigating one of the coldest cases of the Cold War: the baffling deaths of nine hikers on Russia's infamous Dead Mountain. Josh also takes on the scorching heat of the Negev Desert as he descends into newly discovered caves and tunnels that could hold the next Dead Sea Scrolls. In addition, Gates dives into the waters of Panama and the mysteries of Sir Frances Drake's lost fortune. And, bushwhacking into the rainforest of Puerto Rico, Josh pushes his limits (and the boundaries of science) to explain the infamous cryptid, the Chupacabra. In an exciting EXPEDITION UNKNOWN first, Josh returns to follow up on some of his most fascinating stories from seasons past, revisiting the lost city of El Mirador and going back to the 1980's to crack the perplexing puzzles of "The Secret." Every week, Josh will take viewers around the world in 60 minutes, solving some of the planet's greatest mysteries in the heart-pounding new season of EXPEDITION UNKNOWN.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Josh Gates as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brad Kuhlman as EP
· Casey Brumels as EP
· Josh Gates as EP
· Matthew Meltzer as CO-EP
· Michael Gara as EP (Discovery)
· Roger Roddy as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Ping Pong Productions