The Travel Channel Releases June 2018 Highlights Including Season Premieres, New Specials, & More
The Travel Channel has released it's June highlights! Ocean Explorers Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau Dive into Deep-Sea Adventures in Ecuador and Key West, Florida, in the Back-to-Back Season Premieres of 'Caribbean Pirate Treasure'
COLD WAR SECRETS: MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM
SPECIAL EPISODE: Premieres Thursday, June 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman uncovers some of the Cold War's most closely guarded SECRETS and discovers just how close we came to nuclear Armageddon.
CARIBBEAN PIRATE TREASURE
Dive into exhilarating deep-sea adventures with underwater explorers Philippe Cousteau, grandson of legendary EXPLORER Jacques Cousteau, and his journalist wife, Ashlan, as they investigate incredible stories of pirates' plunder and lost loot in the new season of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure." This season Philippe and Ashlan travel to tropical beach destinations including Bermuda, Puerto Rico and Florida to explore the fascinating tales of legendary shipwrecks, ruthless pirates and sunken treasure that lurk beneath the surface. [Half-hour episodes]
Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau in Key West, Fla.
SEASON PREMIERE: "Dead Man's Island: Blood and Treasure" - Premieres Wednesday, June 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
In the season opener, Philippe and Ashlan head to Ecuador, where they risk angry seas and modern-day pirates to investigate the ruthless buccaneer, Bartholomew Sharp. Did he attack a ship in the rough waters surrounding Dead Man's Island in 1681 and kill 300 men in pursuit of his treasure - much of which could still be on the ocean floor? Alongside armed Ecuadorean Navy escorts, Philippe and Ashlan make the dangerous crossing to the eerie island in search of clues to the fate of the lost men and their loot. Diving into the area's roiling waters, they uncover a stunning clue to the mystery that changes the course of the entire investigation.
"Key West's Lost Treasure Galleon" - Premieres Wednesday, June 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Discovered in 1985 off the coast of Florida, the Atocha is the richest treasure ship ever found. Now, THE FAMILY of noted treasure hunter Mel Fisher and the team who discovered that wreck think they may have found another ship from the same fleet that could hold millions in treasure! Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau join the mission off Key West Fla. to help prove the identity of the mystery ship for the very first time.
THE DEAD FILES
In "The Dead Files," former NYPD Homicide Detective Steve DiSchiavi and medium Amy Allan are on a mission to help beleaguered clients as they uncover paranormal histories and mysteries buried within haunted locations. As they arrive on scene, DiSchiavi and Allan investigate each case independently of one another to preserve the integrity of their individual findings. As a physical medium, Allan sees and communicates with the dead. Harnessing his detective skills, DiSchiavi researches the facts to understand each location's history. The team avoids all contact with each other until the very end, when they reveal their shocking discoveries to the homeowner in each episode's intense conclusion. Allan then provides much-needed advice for each client so they can restore peace and a sense of normalcy within their lives. [Hour-long episodes]
Medium Amy Allan and former homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi
SEASON PREMIERE: "Terrorland - Lake Shawnee, West Virginia"- Premieres Friday, June 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (*NEW NIGHT*)
Retired homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and medium Amy Allan investigate an abandoned amusement park in Lake Shawnee, W.V. While DiSchiavi uncovers Native American attacks and multiple drownings, Allan uncovers a vengeful group of dead that will stop at nothing to get its land back.
"Easy Prey - Grant Township, Michigan"- Premieres Friday, June 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Retired homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and medium Amy Allan travel to Grant Township, Mich., where a desperate couple claims paranormal activity is trying to kill them. During the investigation, Allan encounters a malicious dead man and an entity capable of harming the living.
"Taken - Mahwah, New Jersey" - Premieres Friday, June 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Former homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and medium Amy Allan investigate claims that a family of six is being destroyed by paranormal activity. During her walk, Allan encounters a group of demonic entities capable of possessing the living.
MAN v. FOOD
Casey Webb continues the pursuit of his next culinary conquest with the fiery return of Travel Channel's "Man v. Food." This season, Webb travels to 14 new cities for a slew of bigger, bolder challenges including a cauldron of pho in Baltimore, a colossal crepe piled high with Thai ice cream in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a 5-pound platter of Tater Tot nachos in Atlanta. [Half-hour episodes]
"Atlanta, GA"- Premieres Monday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Casey Webb's cross-country culinary crusade brings him to Atlanta, for a decadent doughnut brunch, beastly barbecue and a 5-pound mountain of Tater Tot nachos.
"Worcester, MA" - Premieres Monday, June 4 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
Casey Webb lands in Worcester, Mass., where he slurps down some radical ramen, indulges in peanut butter cup French toast and takes on a rack of deep-fried ribs with the heat of a million Scoville units.
"Baltimore, MD" - Premieres Monday, June 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Casey Webb's epic eating expedition brings him to Baltimore, for an out-of-this-world diner, a classic crab feast and a 4-pound pho fight.
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]
"Portland, OR" - Premieres Tuesday, June 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern visits Portland, Ore., to stop by a couple of the city's many food cart pods for his absolute favorite version of chicken and rice at Nong's Khao Man Gai and pollo al carbon at Chicken and Guns.
"Atlanta" - Premieres Tuesday, June 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern drops by Atlanta, a city with a dozen different food personalities. He digs in to Southern staples, one of the best burgers in America and checks out one of the most surprising new restaurant experiences.
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]
"Global Game Show: SECRETS of War" - Premieres Wednesday, June 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
SPECIAL EPISODE: Josh Gates goes on a globe-trotting quest to test people's knowledge on the Nazis and their SECRETS for a chance to win a huge cash prize.
"Mysteries of the Vikings" - Premieres Wednesday, June 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
EXTRA FINDS: In this enhanced episode of "Expedition Unknown," Josh Gates investigates how a group of Norse tribesmen gained power in medieval Europe and traces the Vikings' westward expansion from the volcanic landscape of Iceland to a mysterious settlement in Greenland and into North America.
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]
"Lunar Fender Bender, Opera Angels and Billiard Balls" - Premieres Thursday, June 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a roadside repair on the surface of the moon, a pair of opera-loving sisters who took on the Nazis and the surprising story behind one of the world's most popular sports.
We're serving up hefty plates of the country's tastiest, most mouthwatering and decadent meals. Travelers love to eat their way across America and we're giving them a guide, counting down all the must-eat spots across the country to have a one-of-a-kind dining experience. So bring your appetite and your stretchy pants as we dive into a healthy portion of "Food Paradise!" [Hour-long episodes]
"Destination Delicious"- Premieres Sunday, June 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Diners ditch their home digs and catch the culinary excitement of day trip dining, from a pound of perfect barbecue on a bun in Fort Worth, Texas, to a sofrito-slathered, super-sized burrito in Arlington, Virginia.
"Food Hall of Fame"- Premieres Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
New dining experiences and classic comforts are brought together under one roof at these food halls, from spicy fried chicken at Atlanta's Krog Street Market to an intensely delicious pierogi melt at Cleveland's West Side Market.
"Nacho Nation"- Premieres Sunday, June 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
This is "nacho" average plate of chips and salsa. From filet mignon and Parmesan fondue to Thai chicken and Hawaiian pork, these restaurants are serving up mouthwatering mounds of meat and cheese.
"Easy as Pie"- Premieres Sunday, June 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
From an entire Thanksgiving dinner stuffed into a pie to the Texas-sized Pumpecapple, these friendly shops across America are finding many ways to fill a pie crust.
"Sandwich Heroes"- Premieres Sunday, June 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
From fried bologna made fancy to bright lobster on pitch-black bread, these mild-mannered hometown standards go BEYOND the same-old-same-old and earning their bragging rights as sandwich heroes.
New Episode - Premieres Sunday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT