This January and February the Travel Channel has a ton of intriguing, pulse-pounding new series and premieres in store for viewers including the return of “Kindred Spirits“; Pat Spain searches for Ireland’s stolen Crown Jewels on a new episode of “Legend Hunter” and Don Wildman investigates Watergate on a “Mysteries at the Museum” Special. Take a look at what’s headed your way.
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]
“The Lost Adams Diggings” – Premieres Monday, January 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Josh and Jesse Feldman combine Arizona history and their family legacy of treasure hunting to unravel the mystery of the Lost Adams Diggings, one of the most famous lost mines in the Southwest.
“The Missing Gold of the Little Bighorn” – Premieres Monday, February 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Josh and Jesse Feldman journey to Montana to track the steamship of famed captain Grant Marsh, who rescued wounded soldiers from the Battle of the Little Bighorn and possibly left behind a buried cache of gold.
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]
“Stolen Crown Jewels” – Premieres Tuesday, January 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Pat Spain searches for the Irish Crown Jewels stolen from Dublin Castle in 1907. He has three main suspects, and the investigation leads him to a former antique shop in England where he believes the jewels may be hidden.
“Mind Control USA” – Premieres Tuesday, February 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Pat Spain travels across the United States investigating whether people’s minds are being controlled by outside forces. He talks to targeted individuals, looks into conspiracy theories and finds out if the technology exists to prove the claims.
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]
New Episode – Premieres Wednesday, January 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
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SPECIAL: “Buried Alive in Pompeii: A Mysteries at the Museum Special” – Premieres Wednesday, January 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman travels outside Naples, Italy, to uncover the mysteries surrounding Pompeii and the volcanic eruption that wiped out the ancient city.
“Ghost in the Closet, Hudson Valley UFO and Leaning Tower of Washington” – Premieres Wednesday, February 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates a Civil War ghost who terrorized a family, a terrifying security breach by a strange object in the sky and a patriotic competition that turned into a national embarrassment.
SPECIAL: “The Watergate Scandal: A Mysteries at the Museum Special” – Premieres Wednesday, February 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Watergate was the most explosive scandal in the history of American politics. What began as bizarre break-in came to reveal a conspiracy that stretched to the very top of government. Two years of investigations by the FBI, the press, Congress and the courts, culminated in the first-ever resignation of a U.S. President – Richard Nixon. Don Wildman travels to the nation’s capital to investigate the scandal that defined a generation.
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]
“Satanic Panic” – Premieres Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Amy Bruni and Adam Berry investigate a Connecticut home where lives are at stake. Their client believes an evil entity is responsible for killing her children, and it’s living in her home. Is the rest of her family safe?
“A Haunting in Gettysburg” – Premieres Thursday, February 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Amy Bruni and Adam Berry investigate a haunted mirror in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, one of the most paranormally active places in America. Abnormal activity turned to unrest when an entity suddenly became physical. Is the mirror a portal?
“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]
“Fort Paull (Part 2)” – Premieres Thursday, January 31 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
A sinister entity appears hell-bent on forcing Yvette Fielding and her team out as they continue their investigation of a historic fort in Yorkshire, England.
“Wentworth Woodhouse (Part 1)” – Premieres Thursday, February 7 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
A whistling spirit and loud groans shake Yvette Fielding and her team to the core as they investigate the largest privately owned residence in England.
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]
“Orlando” – Premieres Saturday, February 2 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern heads to Orlando, Florida, to discover the incredibly rich food scene that’s often left in the shadow of Disney World.
SEASON FINALE: “Philadelphia” – Premieres Saturday, February 2 at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern visits Philadelphia and reveals its status as a cultural crossroads by making stops at Mexican, Indonesian and Israeli restaurants. Finally, a trip to Philadelphia isn’t complete without visiting the oldest Italian restaurant in America.
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]
“Between Two Realms” – Premieres Sunday, February 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A family receives unexpected guests after they visit a remote graveyard, a border patrol agent chases down something not quite human and a tour guide is lured away by the malevolent spirits haunting a ruined estate.
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]
“Taken Over” – Premieres Sunday, February 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
An investigator is called to a lakeside property to remove a troublesome spirit, a father and daughter investigate the site of one of the earliest recorded possessions in the United States and a pair of ghost hunters become the hunted – deep underground.