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(2015– )

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Hunt for the Chupacabra

In Puerto Rico, Josh Gates explores caves and treks through dense jungles in search of the chupacabra; working with a wildlife biologist, a veterinarian and an investigator, Josh explores a recent wave of attacks to ...

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The Search for Florida's Lost Pirate

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 ...
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Season 3

2 Nov. 2016
Plummer's Gold
Josh sets off for gold rush country to search for the lost fortune of a notorious Montana sheriff. During his investigation, Josh explores hidden cave systems and blows open a mine that's been sealed for over a century.
 
9 Nov. 2016
The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun
Josh travels to Hungary to join three archeological teams looking for the lost tomb of Attila the Hun. Legends and ancient texts lead the search from the bottom of the Danube to the mountain forests just outside of Budapest.
 
16 Nov. 2016
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 travels to Greece to find out how Europe's first superpower disappeared.
 
23 Nov. 2016
The Lost Colony of Roanoke
Josh Gates joins leading archeologists as they investigate America's first missing-persons case, The Lost Colony of Roanoke. Following newly discovered clues, he digs for answers to this over 400-year-old mystery.
 
30 Nov. 2016
Further Off the Rails
Hours of footage are filmed for every episode of Expedition Unknown and some truly wild and zany moments end up on the cutting room floor. Now, Josh Gates compiles the best unseen footage, expanded scenes and never-before-televised moments from his season two adventures into one off-the-rails special.
 
7 Dec. 2016
Greatest Treasure Hunts
Every episode of Expedition Unknown is a quest for discovery, an opportunity for extraordinary adventures and maybe, just maybe, a chance to find a fortune. In this one-hour special, Josh Gates counts down his 10 greatest treasure hunts and shares expanded scenes from his wildest expeditions.
 
14 Dec. 2016
More Extreme Adventures
Josh Gates counts down his top ten most exhilarating investigations, including interviews with crew members and behind-the-scenes moments from the most thrilling, most frightening and most fun exploits during season three of Expedition Unknown.
 
28 Dec. 2016
Cloning the Wooly Mammoth
To help clone the extinct woolly mammoth back to life, Josh visits a Korean biotech lab driving the project and excavates ancient bones in a Canadian mine. He then descends into a vast sinkhole in Siberia to unearth frozen DNA.
 
4 Jan. 2017
Journey to the Ice Age
To find a viable sample of mammoth DNA, Josh Gates retrieves bone samples from the massive Batagay crater, then journeys far upriver to a site in the lawless Siberian wilderness where tusk hunters carve out troves of bones from the permafrost. He takes the DNA samples back to the lab and watches the process of treating and testing the specimens. At long last, he views the DNA results to find out if the woolly mammoth will walk the earth again.
 
11 Jan. 2017
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.
 
18 Jan. 2017
Lasseter's Gold
Josh Gates sets off deep into the Australian Outback, following the footsteps of legendary explorer Harold Lasseter, who claims to have found a vast field of gold. On the trail with two of Australia's foremost Lasseter experts, Josh follows the clues that ultimately lead to a breathtaking conclusion.
 
25 Jan. 2017
Tracking Tasmania's Tiger
Josh Gates ventures to Australia's island state of Tasmania to investigate sightings of the supposedly extinct Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger. Recent eyewitness accounts and photographic evidence leave Josh eager to go on a tracking expedition to find out if the unusual-looking marsupial lives on Down Under.
 
1 Feb. 2017
Global Game Show: Greek Odyssey
Josh Gates plays his hilarious traveling trivia game in Greece. This special episode features behind the scenes extras, expanded scenes and highlights from his investigation into the lost civilization of the Minoans.
 
8 Feb. 2017
Global Game Show: Without Borders
Josh takes a turn as a game show host in "Global Game Show: Without Borders." He quizzes fellow travelers as he explores the globe and shares behind-the-scenes extras from some of his most recent adventures.
 
15 Feb. 2017
Global Game Show: Aussie Adventure
Josh plays game show host as he presents highlights, expanded scenes and behind-the-scenes extras from his investigations into two Australian legends.
 
22 Feb. 2017
Captain Kidd's Treasure
Josh retraces the footsteps of Captain Kidd in the hopes of finding his buried treasure. From the East Coast to the Caribbean, the search takes him to a real pirate shipwreck and to the island hideout of the notorious buccaneer.
 
1 Mar. 2017
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.
 
8 Mar. 2017
The Ark of the Covenant
Josh follows in the footsteps of Indiana Jones as he searches in Israel and Ethiopia for the lost Ark of the Covenant, the sacred relic said to contain the Ten Commandments and possess extraordinary powers.
 
15 Mar. 2017
England's Vanished Crown Jewels
Josh 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.
 
22 Mar. 2017
Corsica's Nazi Treasure
Josh hunts for the 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 WWII.
 
31 May 2017
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.
 
7 Jun. 2017
India's Atlantis
Josh Gates travels to India in search of Dwarka, a mythical kingdom swallowed by the ocean. To find find evidence that the golden city is real, Josh dives into the Arabian Sea and visits a dig site that could rewrite history.
 
14 Jun. 2017
Lost Spanish Fortune, Found!
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.
 
21 Jun. 2017
Resurrecting the Woolly Mammoth
Josh Gates treks north of the Arctic Circle to search for the DNA of the long-extinct woolly mammoth. The hunt takes him to a mile-wide sinkhole in the Siberian permafrost as well as a black market mining camp where tusk hunters dig for mammoth ivory.
 
28 Jun. 2017
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.
 
5 Jul. 2017
Beyond Extreme Adventures!
After three seasons of traveling the globe in pursuit of excitement and discovery, Josh Gates counts down his top 10 greatest adventures, and misadventures. He also shares a rare glimpse behind the scenes and never-before-seen moments.
 
12 Jul. 2017
Over the Edge
Josh Gates shares his favorite moments from season three that didn't make the final cut, including never-before-seen footage, expanded scenes and more.
 
6 Sep. 2017
Global Game Show: American Legends
Josh Gates travels across the USA, giving contestants a chance to win up to $500 as they test their knowledge about the country's greatest explorers and most notorious outlaws.
 
13 Sep. 2017
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.
 
20 Sep. 2017
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.
 
27 Sep. 2017
Global Game Show: Hidden Treasures
Josh Gates takes his quiz show to the Old West with trivia questions about historic treasures that have never been found - at least not yet. Josh has a cash prize for his clever contestants plus a big bonus for those playing along from home: never-before televised footage from his own treasure hunts.
 
6 Dec. 2017
Josh's Favorite Things
Josh takes a break from his travels to show a few of his favorite people, places, experiences, and eats from his many expeditions. He also shares never-before-aired footage and his most meaningful moments between him and his crew.
 
13 Dec. 2017
Fact or Fiction?
Josh Gates reveals footage of six legends from around the world. Later, he finds pieces of evidence to determine if they are fact or fiction.
 
20 Dec. 2017
Win, Lose or Wipeout!
Josh Gates tries learning techniques and skills whilst filming his travels. Later, he shares his triumphs and blunders.
 

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