The Travel Channel Shares Programming Highlights For June 16 - July 1
Check out what's coming to the Travel Channel June 16th - July 1st below!
CLEOPATRA: MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM
SPECIAL EPISODE: Premieres Thursday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT TCMMSP01H
Don Wildman travels to Alexandria, Egypt, in search of the lost tomb of Cleopatra, where he hopes to discover the true legacy of one of history's most mysterious and iconic female leaders.
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]
The "Ghost Adventures" team in Turner, Ore. Left to right: Billy Tolley, Aaron Goodwin,
Zak Bagans, Jay Wasley
SEASON PREMIERE: "Hotel Léger" - Premieres Saturday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The crew heads to Mokelumne Hill, California, to investigate one of the state's oldest operating hotels. A devastating fire and the town's violent history has left a dark presence in the historic building that threatens the safety of employees and guests.
"Enchanted Forest" - Premieres Saturday, June 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The crew investigates strange phenomena at a beloved amusement park in Turner, Oregon. The discovery of a bloody battle on the grounds of the park leads Zak Bagans to believe a residual energy could be responsible for the manifestations.
"The Washoe Club: Final Chapter" - Premieres Saturday, June 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Zak Bagans and the crew investigate the Washoe Club in Virginia City, Nevada, for the very last time. A highly personal communication brings the guys to tears, and they experience a chilling exchange with the spirits.
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]
"Palm Springs, CA" - Premieres Monday, June 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Casey Webb's cross-country culinary quest takes him back in time to Palm Springs, where he comes face-to-face with a 3-pound skyscraper of a sandwich loaded with every deli meat imaginable.
"Baltimore, MD" - Premieres Monday, June 25 at 9 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]
"Washington, D.C." - Premieres Tuesday, June 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT [TTZL116H]
Andrew Zimmern tours the nation's capital, where he connects with a congresswoman over a power breakfast, savors the international flavors of Union Market and enjoys his go-to sweet potato pie from Henry's Soul Food Cafe.
SEASON FINALE: "Boston" - Premieres Tuesday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT [TTZL102H]
Andrew Zimmern goes deeper into Boston than the usual stops in the historic city. He takes in a game at Fenway Park, enjoys sausages and cheese in the Italian North End, cools down with a lemon slush and dines on innovative tapas.
In "Expedition Unknown," adventurer and EXPLORER Josh 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 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: Curses!" - Premieres Wednesday, June 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
SPECIAL EPISODE: Josh Gates seeks out contestants to test their knowledge of unlucky adventurers who fell victims to brutal curses. The contestants could win big cash -- or tempt fate and go home with nothing in this round of Global Game Show.
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]
"Mystery Wreck of Puerto Rico" - Premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Ashlan and Philippe Cousteau head to Puerto Rico to unlock the mystery of pirate Prince Maurice and his lost ship, The Defiance. Recent hurricanes on the island may have UNCOVERED clues to the whereabouts of the 400-year-old shipwreck.
"The Last Ship of Peru's Pirate Hunters" - Premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau team up with the Peruvian Navy to investigate a 17th-century disaster that still haunts the country and its people.
"The Wreck of Roanoke: A Civil War Mystery" - Premieres Wednesday, June 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Ashlan and Philippe Cousteau head to Bermuda to help solve the mystery of The Roanoke, a Civil War-era gunrunner that was taken over by pirates. In more than 150 years, no one has been able to find the doomed vessel and its mysterious cargo.
"Florida's Billion Dollar Treasure" - Premieres Wednesday, June 27 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Ashlan and Philippe Cousteau meet with a South Florida family that claims to have a map to BILLIONS in lost gold. Their investigation could involve the greatest cover-up in United States history and ends with a mysterious finding in a swamp.
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]
"Presidential Cheese, Spying Space Shuttle, Liberty in the Lake" - Premieres Thursday, June 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT [TMATM2004H]
Don Wildman investigates a pestilent stench that almost overpowered a president, a dangerous incident aboard the very first space shuttle and the most incredible college prank of all time.