New Episodes of THE ZIMMERN LIST, LEGENDARY LOCATIONS, & More Coming to The Travel Channel This May
Check out the new episodes and series coming to The Travel Channel this May:
THE ZIMMERN LIST
As one of the world's most well-traveled food explorers, Travel Channel host Andrew Zimmern is an expert on all the best things to eat in a city. Now, in the new series "The Zimmern List," he is sharing his personal recommendations on the food and places to eat that he most loves. In each of the half-hour episodes, Zimmern literally serves as the viewer's guide to each town he visits. While immersed in the unique food culture, he reveals some of his favorite eating experiences. Throw out the guidebooks because Zimmern knows where to picnic with a sandwich from his favorite Italian deli in Boston and where to find the best taco truck for casual late-night dining in Las Vegas. [Half-hour episodes]
"Chicago" - Premieres Tuesday, May 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern visits Chicago and starts his food tour with classics like hot dogs and deep-dish pizza. Then Zimmern drops by other hot spots including one of the best barbecue joints in the city and a restaurant with three Michelin stars.
"Las Vegas" - Premieres Tuesday, May 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern travels to Las Vegas, once a culinary wasteland that is now home to high-end restaurants and a new food movement. Zimmern ventures off the Strip for Korean barbecue and street tacos then digs into a classic Hawaiian dish.
Adventurer and EXPLORER Josh Gates returns in an all-new season of the top-rated series, "Expedition Unknown." Gates' insatiable CURIOSITY and appetite for adventure leads him to destinations around the world, uncovering the truth behind more illustrious legends and fascinating lore. With access to the latest research and scientific technology, Gates tackles new expeditions, including the lost tombs of the Mayan Snake Kings; the search for a ship trapped in the dunes of Australia; a quest for the true identity of Nefertiti; THE HUNT for 12 buried treasure boxes hidden right here in America and more. [Hour-long episodes]
"The Ark of the Covenant" - Premieres Wednesday, May 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
EXTRA FINDS: In this enhanced episode of "Expedition Unknown," Josh Gates 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.
"England's Vanished Crown Jewels" - Premieres Wednesday, May 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
EXTRA FINDS: In this enhanced episode of "Expedition Unknown," 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.
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 "Legendary Locations." The premiere season features Gates as he recounts the gripping history behind storied and popular places. From an ancient city carved into Jordan's sandstone cliffs and a favorite summer getaway of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar to an Irish landscape now known as Luke Skywalker's lair, Gates investigates the ancient legends and surprising folklore that travelers and locals alike love to share. [Half-hour episodes]
"Cults of Personality"- Premieres Wednesday, May 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Josh Gates takes us to three LEGENDARY LOCATIONS where people claim to connect with spirits and miracles.
"Secrets in Stone" - Premieres Wednesday, May 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Josh Gates brings us to three LEGENDARY LOCATIONS where stone labyrinths hide something incredible.
MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM
Host Don Wildman digs into the world's greatest institutions to unearth extraordinary relics that reveal incredible SECRETS from the past. Through compelling interviews, rare archival footage and arresting recreations, "Mysteries at the Museum" illuminates the hidden treasures at the heart of history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters. [Hour-long episodes]
"Betty Lou Had a Great Fall, Gurdon Ghost Light and Twitch and Shout" - Premieres Thursday, May 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a perilous plunge inside the nation's tallest building, a mysterious light from BEYOND the grave and a curious contagion plaguing a small town high school.
"Biggest Cons"- Premieres Thursday, May 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a scam artist who sold the Eiffel Tower, the man who invented the Ponzi scheme and a computer nerd who became the world's greatest slot cheat.
"Jack and the Goat, Operation Hydra and Hell on St. Helens"- Premieres Thursday, May 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates JFK's four-legged running mate, the daring plan to destroy a Nazi super weapon and the photographer who survived a volcanic eruption.
"Crime Fighters"- Premieres Thursday, May 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates one of the most prolific bank robbers in history, the first female detective in the NYPD and a ruthless crook who was caught red-handed.
JOSH GATES' DESTINATION TRUTH
Explorer Josh Gates experiences hilarious and harrowing adventures in search of the truth behind the world's most unusual mysteries. Set in more than 50 breathtaking sites like Machu Picchu, Peru, and Petra, Jordan, "Josh Gates' Destination Truth" is one of the most international shows on television. Whether it's sightings of a mysterious sea creature in the Mediterranean or puzzling lights in the skies over Kazakhstan, Gates meets eyewitnesses claiming encounters with the unknown in each episode. [Hour-long episodes]
"Thailand Cemeteries and the Naga Serpent" - Premieres Friday, May 11 at 9 p.m., ET/PT
Josh Gates spends the night in an abandoned cemetery in Thailand that locals claim emits strange noises. Then, he and his team hunt for a massive serpent said to live in the Mekong River.