Scoop: Travel Channel Programming Highlights For 1/14-1/27
Travel Channel's new series, "Lost Gold," follows brothers Josh and Jesse Feldman as they seek out America's most fabled missing treasures. With reverence for the past and a taste for adventure, the brothers track legends and clues across the vast American Frontier IN SEARCH OF unfound riches. To unravel these more than 100-year-old mysteries, Josh and Jesse put themselves in the shoes of the people of the era: they search for old maps, diaries and records, as well as connect with locals who have intimate knowledge of the area. With a family history steeped in lost mines, buried gold and Old West lore, the Arizona natives aren't your typical treasure hunters. Their dogged determination will uncover new leads, fresh perspectives on history and even gold. [Hour-long episodes]
SERIES PREMIERE: "Milton Sharp's Buried Loot" - Premieres Monday, January 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Josh and Jesse Feldman trek across California and Nevada as they chase the trail of Milton Sharp, a prolific stagecoach robber from 1880, whose missing loot has never been recovered.
"The Ruggles Brothers' Deadly Heist" - Premieres Monday, January 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Josh and Jesse Feldman pursue bandit brothers, John and Charles Ruggles, who robbed a stagecoach in 1892 and left an unusual treasure hidden in the wilderness outside Redding, California.
In "Kindred Spirits," premiering its third season on Travel Channel, powerhouse paranormal investigators, Amy Bruni and Adam Berry, enter America's darkest locations demanding answers to the most chilling, haunted mysteries. In each episode, their ultimate goal is to determine who or what haunts the space and whether it's safe for the living to remain. Their multi-layered investigations dig into the past in order to identify the dead and analyze the threat. With an arsenal of paranormal tools and their hands-on investigation style, the duo brings peace to those tormented by RESTLESS spirits by giving a voice to the dead. [Hour-long episodes]
SEASON PREMIERE: "No Salvation" - Premieres Thursday, January 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Amy Bruni and Adam Berry are called to Liberty, Missouri, to investigate the Odd Fellows Home, a massive compound that once cared for orphans and the elderly. More than 10,000 people died on the property. Now their pain has fostered a malevolent entity.
With an avid thirst for adventure and innate curiosity, wildlife biologist and EXPLORER Pat Spain is leaving his lab to uncover answers to fascinating unsolved riddles, historic conundrums and mythic events in the new Travel Channel series, "Legend Hunter." The series showcases Spain as he uses his scientific expertise and state-of-the-art technology to investigate infamous tales of murder, theft and unexplained events. He embarks on a hunt to recover a $20 million stolen Irish fortune, finds new evidence that could reveal the identity of Jack the Ripper and goes on a quest for a werewolf-like creature rumored to haunt the residents of Elkhorn, Wisconsin. [Hour-long episodes]
"Beast of Bray Road" - Premieres Tuesday, January 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Pat Spain travels to Wisconsin to uncover the truth about a werewolf-like creature sighted more than 30 times on a rural road near the town of Elkhorn. He tracks down eyewitnesses and uses new technology to try to capture the animal on film.
"Jack the Ripper Revealed" - Premieres Tuesday, January 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Pat Spain sets out to try to solve one of the greatest murder mysteries of all time - Jack the Ripper. His investigation uncovers evidence that links a new suspect to the murders.
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 re-creations, "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]
"The Mysterious Mothman, Sinatra Kidnapping and Florida Zombies" - Premieres Wednesday, January 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a legendary beast lurking in the forests of West Virginia, a ruthless kidnapping plot that targeted Frank Sinatra's son and a string of violent attacks by the walking dead.
SPECIAL: "Who Killed Billy the Kid: A MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM Special" - Premieres Wednesday, January 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman explores the legend of Billy the Kid to uncover the truth surrounding his infamous death in 1881. Was the young outlaw really gunned down in the night by a sheriff, or did he somehow outrun the law and live to an old age? Wildman examines historic evidence, questions experts and investigates the conspiracy theories in his quest to finally put the controversy to rest.
"Cosmic Collision, Haunted Hotel and Van Gogh's Ear" - Premieres Wednesday, January 16 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a strange green orb spotted by spectators at a HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL game, a haunted hotel that inspired a bloodcurdling bestseller and the truth behind the most famous ear in history.
"Jolly Jane, Challenger Disaster and Attack of the Bunnyman" - Premieres Wednesday, January 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a deranged nurse who became one of history's most prolific serial killers, a tragic explosion that forever changed the NASA space program and a bizarre bunny that terrorized a rural community.
SPECIAL: "Is Amelia Earhart Alive: A MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM Special" - Premieres Wednesday, January 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
On July 2, 1937, on the most treacherous leg of her audacious round-the-world flight, famed aviator Amelia Earhart vanished into thin air. According to the official conclusion, she and her airplane crashed somewhere in the vast Pacific, but 80 years later, many scholars disagree. Don Wildman seeks to solve this most enduring of mysteries as he meets experts, examines evidence and explores three separate theories about the disappearance of one of the world's first female pilots.
MOST HAUNTED (*U.S. Premiere)
"Most Haunted" is a legendary supernatural investigation series, starring Yvette Fielding. Each heart-stopping episode investigates purported paranormal activity at some of the darkest, most haunted places in the world using never-before-seen gadgets. [Hour-long episodes]
"Annison Funeral Parlor" - Premieres Thursday, January 17 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Coffins, murder and a malevolent spirit plague Yvette Fielding and her team as they investigate a former funeral home. Fear progressively spreads throughout the crew as one member is left alone in a casket and a poltergeist is caught in action.
"Fort Paull (Part 1)" - Premieres Thursday, January 24 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Yvette Fielding meets her match and the team is alarmed at the results from a new piece of equipment as they take on the terrifying might of a historic fort in Yorkshire, England.
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. In "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. [Half-hour episodes]
"Charleston, SC" - Premieres Saturday, January 19 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern heads to Charleston, South Carolina, and his first order of business is paying a visit to the queen of soul food. Then, he chows down on Gullah cuisine, a favorite among locals, and indulges in fresh seafood.
"Detroit" - Premieres Saturday, January 19 at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern heads to the Motor City to grab a slice of Detroit-style pizza, line up for a Coney Island dog and chili fries, fill up on TIMELESS Middle Eastern classics and dine at a Detroit institution in the making.
"Louisville, KY" - Premieres Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern travels to Louisville, Kentucky, which boasts one of the most eclectic food scenes in the country. He digs in to Southern favorites with an Asian twist, fried chicken served with a fiery sauce and comfort food for the modern era.
"Cleveland" - Premieres Saturday, January 26 at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern visits Cleveland for a taste of the city's culinary comeback. He gets nostalgic at the West Side Market, discovers new classics in a 100-year-old food hall and swings by a neighborhood butcher shop that's earning rave reviews from old timers and youngsters alike.
FEAR THE WOODS (*U.S. Premiere)
Hiking along pretty tree-lined trails and CAMPING in rustic, ramshackle conditions can be exactly what the doctor ordered, but sometimes the surrounding beauty serves as the perfect camouflage for who - or what - is lurking in the deep, dark woods. In "Fear the Woods," these haunting and horrific tales of murder and mayhem in the great outdoors are brought to life through emotionally wrought first-person interviews and chilling re-creations. [Hour-long episodes]
"Deadly Legends" - Premieres Sunday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Two friends investigating a HAUNTED HIGHWAY get more than they bargain for when they spot a motorcycle rider's gruesome ghost. A desert road trip becomes a terrifying ordeal when a father and son cross paths with the dreaded Skinwalker.
"Ghost Hunters Under Attack" - Premieres Sunday, January 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A team of experienced paranormal investigators discovers they are no match for the malevolent spirits they encounter during two terrifying misadventures.
HAUNTED CASE FILES
America's leading GHOST HUNTERS and mediums recount their most riveting supernatural experiences through gripping interviews, powerful re-creations and real audio and visual recordings of the events. [Hour-long episodes]
"Killer Spirit" - Premieres Sunday, January 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A haunted school teaches a group of GHOST HUNTERS a lesson they'll never forget, paranormal investigators encounter the victims of a deranged murderer and a father-daughter team comes face-to-face with a spine-chilling entity.
"Haunted Asylum - Premieres Sunday, January 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
An investigator runs into a unique problem at a former asylum, GHOST HUNTERS are overwhelmed by the sheer number of spirits haunting an imposing mansion and a husband and wife are stunned when strange things start happening in their own home after an investigation.