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Coming Soon: 'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials' 01:00

Josh Gates travels around the globe looking for signs of alien life.

The Best of Josh Gates

Offbeat Ways to Travel 00:41

From sand surfing to rickshaws, Josh Gates knows the best ways to get around.

 

Ways to Hunt for Treasure 01:07

Josh Gates is the ultimate authority in treasure hunting. How does he do it? 

 

'Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti' Videos

5 Cool Things About Everest Base Camp 01:09

Josh Gates flies in to Mt. Everest Base Camp in his search for more yeti evidence.

Josh the Sherpa 01:45

Josh trades packs with one of the Sherpa guides and quickly regrets its.

Khumjung Earthquake: How You Can Help 01:56

Josh and his crew talk with local villagers about the relief efforts from the devastating 2015 earthquake.

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'Expedition Unknown' Adventures as Travel Reviews

Josh Gates has seen some pretty interesting accommodations on his adventures. Here's how travel reviewers might rate them.

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Expedition Unknown chronicles the adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates iconic mysteries across the globe. Gates begins by interviewing ...

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About the Host

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. Gile Travel’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 2, Episode 3

Hunting Vampires

Josh explores the history of vampirism in Romania and Bulgaria.

Wednesday
Feb 15
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 10

Nazi Secrets Revealed

Josh Gates heads to Europe to expose the last secrets of the Third Reich. The lost fortune of a Nazi war criminal draws Josh to Austria, where he may need to dive deep to find treasure. Then, he meets a researcher who may have made a historic find that could answer the question: How close was Hitler to having an atomic bomb?

Friday
Mar 3
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Code to Gold

Josh scours the Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale treasure, which would be worth millions today. Since encrypted codes are hiding its whereabouts, Josh takes a detour to Philadelphia to uncover missing pieces of the puzzle.

Wednesday
Mar 15
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 8

True Cross of Christ

Josh journeys to Jerusalem and Istanbul to pursue the True Cross of Christ.

Saturday
Mar 18
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

Temple of Doom

Josh travels to the remote and land-mine-riddled jungles of Cambodia to investigate the lost city of the Khmer Empire and search for a mystical relic that gave its god king the power to incinerate his enemies more than 1,000 years ago.

Saturday
Apr 22
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 13

England's Vanished Crown Jewels

Josh Gates goes on a quest to find the legendary lost treasure of King John. He explores the deadly marshlands of England to find the despised king's crown jewels, which were swept away in a freak tidal surge in the 13th century.

Wednesday
Apr 26
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Blackbeard's Hidden Gold

Josh explores the ocean floor of the Cayman Islands and the coasts of North Carolina in his quest to find the lost treasure of the legendary pirate Blackbeard.

Friday
Apr 28
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 11

Africa's Cursed Lake of Gold

Josh Gates journeys to the wilds of Namibia to embark on a treacherously deep dive in Lake Otjikoto for a long lost World War I treasure.

Wednesday
Jun 14
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 22

Daring Discoveries!

Expedition Unknown has gone on incredible adventures, but the revelations don't stop when the cameras turn off. Josh Gates revisits his most exciting discoveries and reveals new developments in this one-hour special.

Wednesday
Jun 28
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 17

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates ventures into the mysterious cloud forests of Ecuador's remote central highlands in search of the all-powerful mummy of the last Inca king, Atahualpa.

Saturday
Jul 8
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 18

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates travels the coast of Florida and to the newly opened country of Cuba in search of sunken treasure from a fleet of Spanish ships sunk in 1715. The hunt takes him deep into the Atlantic and into the previously sealed National Archives of Cuba.

Wednesday
Jul 26
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 7

Cracking the D.B. Cooper Case

Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the perpetrator of the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Picking up where the FBI left off, Josh joins citizen sleuths on the hunt for D.B. Cooper in the Pacific Northwest. He discovers new clues and theories before having the experience of a lifetime, jumping out of plane, just as Cooper did decades ago.

Thursday
Aug 24
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 15

Italy's Barbarian Booty

To find the plundered riches of the Roman Empire, Josh Gates must locate the tomb of the Visigoth king Alaric in Italy. The hunt extends from the capital of Rome to the southern city of Cosenza, where the mayor is spearheading an effort to find the tomb.

Friday
Sep 15
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 17

Expedition Unknown

Josh Gates ventures into the mysterious cloud forests of Ecuador's remote central highlands in search of the all-powerful mummy of the last Inca king, Atahualpa.

Wednesday
Sep 20
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 14

Corsica's Nazi Treasure

Josh Gates hunts for the hidden treasure of Erwin Rommel, a Nazi general who plundered the wealth of North Africa as his tank corps fled the continent. The search brings Josh to never-explored underground lakes and undersea relics of World War II.

Wednesday
Sep 20
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 30

Global Game Show: Lost Civilizations

From the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula to a civilization that disappeared so suddenly they have no name, Josh Gates travels to Texas to quiz contestants on empires that vanished from history for a chance to win cold, hard cash.

Wednesday
Sep 20
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 3

The Vanished Empire

On the Mediterranean island of Crete, the Minoans built one of the most glorious civilizations in the ancient world and then mysteriously vanished. Josh Gates travels to Greece to find out exactly how Europe's first superpower disappeared.

Wednesday
Sep 20
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 30

Global Game Show: Lost Civilizations

From the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula to a civilization that disappeared so suddenly they have no name, Josh Gates travels to Texas to quiz contestants on empires that vanished from history for a chance to win cold, hard cash.

Thursday
Sep 21
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 3

The Vanished Empire

On the Mediterranean island of Crete, the Minoans built one of the most glorious civilizations in the ancient world and then mysteriously vanished. Josh Gates travels to Greece to find out exactly how Europe's first superpower disappeared.

Thursday
Sep 21
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 14

Corsica's Nazi Treasure

Josh Gates hunts for the hidden treasure of Erwin Rommel, a Nazi general who plundered the wealth of North Africa as his tank corps fled the continent. The search brings Josh to never-explored underground lakes and undersea relics of World War II.

Thursday
Sep 21
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 10

Secrets of the Nazca

Josh flies to Peru to investigate the giant geoglyphs drawn into earth by ancient Nazca tribes. By studying newly found lines and joining a Nazca psychedelic ritual, Josh uncovers the true meaning behind the mysterious tracings.

Friday
Sep 22
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Friday
Sep 22
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Saturday
Sep 23
3am | 2c
Season 0, Episode 15

Global Game Show: Aussie Adventure

Josh Gates plays game show host as he presents highlights, expanded scenes and behind-the-scenes extras from his investigations into two Australian legends.

Wednesday
Sep 27
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 29

Global Game Show: Heroes and Villains

From infamous kings to legendary thieves and notorious pirates, Josh Gates jumps over the pond to test British contestants on their own rich history for the chance to win $500.

Wednesday
Sep 27
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finding Fenn's Fortune

Josh hunts for a two-million-dollar treasure, hidden deep in the Rocky Mountains.

Wednesday
Sep 27
7pm | 6c