Scoop: Travel Channel Programming Highlights For 11/5-11/18
Wildlife expert Casey Anderson is not afraid to get dangerously close to the largest and fiercest creatures on the planet. In Travel Channel's new series "Monster Encounters," his mission is to track down and document evidence of animals so large, or unusual, that they defy belief. Employing the latest technologies and his lifetime of wildlife experience, Anderson travels to remote corners of the earth IN SEARCH OF elusive creatures. Throughout each episode, he leaves no stone unturned, collecting clues and connecting the dots until he gets up-close and personal with the beasts he seeks. [Hour-long episodes]
"Man-Eating Tigers" - Premieres Tuesday, November 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
After hearing that MAN-EATING tigers are preying on villagers in the outskirts of Nepal's national parks, wildlife expert Casey Anderson heads to the country's earthquake-ravaged capital, Kathmandu, to investigate.
"Killer Croc" - Premieres Tuesday, November 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Wildlife expert Casey Anderson packs his bags and heads to AFRICA after receiving reports from Zimbabwe that a giant renegade crocodile is terrorizing villages along the Zambezi River.
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]
"Skyscraper Séance, Frozen Woman and Black Widow" - Premieres Wednesday, November 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a séance to contact the spirit of Thomas Edison, the harrowing near-death experience of a woman found frozen in the snow and the explosive end to a black widow's murder spree.
"Doppelgangers, Salem's Curse, White House Attack" - Premieres Wednesday, November 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Host Don Wildman examines an antique fingerprinting kit used by law enforcement, a macabre diorama of the last execution in the SALEM Witch Trials and a helicopter much like one that was hijacked in the 1970s.
"Knocking Ghost, Superman Saves the Daym, Sleeping Dragon" - Premieres Wednesday, November 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Host Don Wildman examines the terrifying haunting of a family home, Superman's unexpected rescue of a real family and a monstrous mystery encased in rock.
"Ball of Mystery, Dark Side of the Moon, Fakespeare" - Premieres Wednesday, November 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman examines an ominous orb that mystified the nation, an interstellar sound that came from the dark side of the moon and the true identity of the world's most celebrated writer - Shakespeare.
Viewers are invited to join the action in "Haunted Live," a live interactive paranormal investigation series featuring paranormal experts the Tennessee Wraith Chasers and hosted by Jamie Kaler. The team - Chris Smith, Steven "Doogie" McDougal, Scott Porter, Brannon Smith and Mike Goncalves - relies on a unique combination of scientific method and spiritual faith to navigate investigations. Each week, they'll reveal a new haunted location to the public and utilize their skills, technology and unique experiments to capture evidence of paranormal activity in a live and unfiltered paranormal investigation. Through an on-location live video stream, viewers can monitor the investigation activity on Travel Channel's Facebook Live platform and comment on any findings in real time, directing the team where to investigate next. Fans can follow Travel Channel's social media pages and visit Facebook to join a special pre-hunt Q&A with the Tennessee Wraith Chasers. #HauntedLive [Hour-long episodes]
New Episode *Live* - Premieres Friday, November 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Viewers participate in a live ghost hunt as the Tennessee Wraith Chasers investigate haunted locations across the nation. The TWC perform experiments in hopes of capturing definitive proof of ghosts while viewers use webcams streaming on social media to direct the team to areas needing further investigation. It's a revolutionary television experience where viewers can change the entire course of the show. This week, the team investigates a Civil War-era plantation with a history of intense fighting and executions that is now ridden with paranormal activity.
SEASON FINALE: New Episode *Live* - Premieres Friday, November 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Viewers participate in a live ghost hunt as the Tennessee Wraith Chasers investigate haunted locations across the nation. The TWC perform experiments in hopes of capturing definitive proof of ghosts while viewers use webcams streaming on social media to direct the team to areas needing further investigation. It's a revolutionary television experience where viewers can change the entire course of the show. In the season finale, the team investigates a legendary haunted location plagued with deadly and vengeful spirits.
In each episode of "Ghost Adventures," Zak Bagans and Aaron Goodwin, along with A/V techs Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley, travel to a different haunted destination where they meet with locals, eyewitnesses and experts in an attempt to piece together the HAUNTED HISTORY of each site. They then begin a dusk-to-dawn "lockdown" investigation, using the latest scientific gadgets and technology in an effort to obtain physical evidence of the paranormal and uncover the truth behind each haunted mystery. [Hour-long episodes]
"Westerfeld House"- Premieres Saturday, November 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Zak Bagans and the crew head to San Francisco to investigate the historic Westerfeld House, which played host to satanic rituals performed by UNDERGROUND occultist filmmaker Kenneth Anger and Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey.
"Crisis in Oakdale"- Premieres Saturday, November 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The crew lands in Oakdale, California, to investigate a sinister energy darkening the home of a grieving family. During the emotionally charged and frightening lockdown, Billy Tolley and Aaron Goodwin are mysteriously debilitated and Jay Wasley witnesses a door open by itself.
"Paranormal Survivor" will take you through terrifying real-life encounters with the supernatural. Hear from those who've faced these feared spirits - and watch dramatic re-creations that lure people back to the scenes of these harrowing confrontations. [Hour-long episodes]
SEASON FINALE: "Provoked Spirits" - Premieres Sunday, November 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A woman reveals how she and her sister made the mistake of summoning the dead as teenagers, a spirit board session leaves one woman plagued by paranormal activity and premonitions and another victim discovers not all the ghosts haunting her childhood home are hell bent on doing evil.
SCARIEST NIGHT OF MY LIFE
"Scariest Night of My Life" retells chilling, true stories of victims of paranormal mayhem. Each episode features three different stories of people who lived through life-changing and spine-chilling supernatural encounters that happened during the course of one terrifying night. With powerful re-creations filled with twists and turns, viewers are in for an unforgettable paranormal ride. [Hour-long episodes]
"Kevin Help Us and Ghostman and Robin" - Premieres Sunday, November 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The spirit of a dead cat returns to protect its owners from an unfriendly canine presence. A mother and her young daughter are terrorized by a menacing shadow man.
"The Duchess and History Repeating" - Premieres Sunday, November 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A woman is confronted by a terrifying female apparition while spending the night in a Scottish castle. An eight-year-old boy has the playdate from hell after being visited by the ghosts of a man and child.
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]
"Chilling Encounters" - Premieres Sunday, November 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A seasoned investigator is stumped by a bizarre haunting, a ghost hunter is stalked by a beast-like entity on a deserted island and a team is frozen in fear when they come face-to-face with the ghost of an executioner at an abandoned prison.