Expedition Unknown chronicles the adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates iconic mysteries across the globe. Gates begins by interviewing key eyewitnesses and uncovering recent developments in the story, then springboards into a fully immersive exploration. This authentic, roughshod adventure leads Gates closer to the truth behind these unanswered global enigmas, such as the disappearance of Amelia Earhart’s plane. Josh Gates is an adventurer and avid explorer with a unique brand of humor and passion for off-the-map excursions.

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Premiere Date: Jan/8/2015

Genre: Reality, Travel

Most Recent Episodes

Expedition Unknown season 9 episode 3

Season 9, Episode 3: Ransom in the Sky

With brand-new evidence, Josh looks to finally crack the DB Cooper case, America's only unsolved skyjacking. A deathbed confession and cutting-edge forensics have Josh hot on the trail of the $200,000 ransom that's never been recovered....

Air Date: Aug 04, 2021

Expedition Unknown season 9 episode 4

Season 9, Episode 4: The Quest for El Dorado

Josh treks into Colombia's deadly jungle to unravel the El Dorado myth and retrace the steps of Spanish conquistadors. And meets with the tribe that inspired the legend of a city of gold and unearths its treasure in a surprising location....

Air Date: Aug 11, 2021

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