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Travel Channel Highlights July 20th – August 2nd

 

UPCOMING PREMIERES

    

NEW SERIES

 

INTO THE UNKNOWN

A longtime adventurer, survivalist and military veteran, Cliff Simon is no stranger to danger and battling the extreme. Fascinated by the supernatural all his life, Simon is now taking his expertise on a personal mission, deep into the murky world of the paranormal in “Into the Unknown.” On a hunt for answers to the nightmarish myths and legends that have haunted locals for millennia – swamp monsters, mythical beasts, ancient aliens and mysterious phenomena – Simon uses his skills to hike, swim and even crawl his way into places most wouldn’t dare go. Whether he’s spending the night inside the ancient lava tubes of California’s Mount Shasta or trudging his way through the deadliest swamp in America, Simon’s journey takes him to haunting places where the wilderness and paranormal intersect. [Hour-long episodes]

 

SERIES PREMIERE: “The Rougarou” – Premieres Monday, July 27 at 11 p.m. ET/PT

Cliff Simon heads deep into the heart of the Louisiana bayou where, according to legend, lurks a swamp monster known as the Rougarou – a fearsome werewolf-like beast that feeds on human flesh. Simon is determined to track down its lair, and that will mean fighting his way through the largest – and deadliest – swamp in America, the sprawling Atchafalaya Basin. As it covers 1.4 million acres of untouched Louisiana wetlands, narrowing down the search is critical. During his journey, Simon meets with a Cajun family who shares footage of a strange beast walking on two legs and meets with a First Nations chief who describes her chilling encounter with a powerful shapeshifter. Simon then heads into the bayou at night, alone, with his GPS tracker set for an ancient burial site. Along the way, he uncovers a giant abandoned nest littered with bleached bones. Will he have his own encounter with the Rougarou?

In the series premiere of “Into the Unknown,” survivalist Cliff Simon goes deep into Louisiana’s

Atchafalaya Basin in search of a mysterious and legendary swamp monster known as the Rougarou

 

 

THE OSBOURNES WANT TO BELIEVE

In Travel Channel’s new series, “The Osbournes Want To Believe,” Jack Osbourne is determined to make his parents, Ozzy and Sharon, full-fledged paranormal believers. They might be known as the first family of darkness, but when it comes to the paranormal, legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, “The Talk” co-host Sharon Osbourne, are borderline skeptics. Determined to turn them fully to the other side, Jack reunites with Ozzy and Sharon to share the craziest, most jaw-dropping videos of supernatural activity ever caught on camera. From Bigfoot to UFOs, poltergeists, creepy dolls, and unexplained apparitions, the couple will review – and critique – each caught-on-camera moment, a compilation of Jack’s favorite pieces of evidence. Not ones to shy away from honesty and humor, there’s no shortage of fun, antics, and lively commentary in the Osbourne screening room. [Hour-long episodes]

SERIES PREMIERE: New Episode – Premieres Sunday, August 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Jack Osbourne shares video footage of poltergeists, haunted dolls, UFOs and unidentifiable beasts with his parents, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, that leaves both of them – and their dogs – barking at the moon. Their outrageously funny reactions include Sharon’s love for “Harry & The Hendersons,” Ozzy’s historical digressions on Greeks, Romans and the berserkers and a copious amount of swearing – another day with the First Family of Darkness! But what will the Osbournes have to say when they learn of Jack’s quest to hunt the most famous cryptid of them all?

Sharon, Ozzy and Jack Osbourne review jaw-dropping paranormal videos in

Travel Channel’s new series “The Osbournes Want To Believe.”

 

NEW EPISODES

 

BURIED WORLDS WITH DON WILDMAN (Interview)

In “Buried Worlds with Don Wildman,” the iconic Travel Channel host takes his thirst for adventure into terrifying new territory to explore mankind’s darkest mysteries. On a mission of a more cryptic sort, heading to remote regions of Peru, Haiti, Bulgaria and beyond – Wildman joins in taboo rituals, comes face-to-face with paranormal entities and witnesses deadly practices, seeking out the darkest legends in the world and experiencing them for himself. [Hour-long episodes]

“Curse of the Druids” – Premieres Monday, July 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Don Wildman inspects ancient carvings in a British cave. He explores the alleged “witches’ marks” ties to the supernatural as he visits holy wells, dives into a mysterious shipwreck and meets modern-day Druids to see if a bloody battle ended with a deadly curse.

 

SEASON FINALE: “Curse of the White City” – Premieres Monday, July 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (*2-hour episode)

Don Wildman ventures into a remote jungle to come face-to-face with a deadly curse. An ancient civilization once ruled what is now eastern Honduras from a secret city. Wildman hopes to uncover clues about who they were and why such lethal dangers still protect it.

GHOST ADVENTURES: SCREAMING ROOM

Paranormal investigators Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Jay Wasley and Billy Tolley are opening up to viewers as they’ve never done before in Travel Channel’s new series, “Ghost Adventures: Screaming Room.” The guys are kicking back in their screening room to watch their favorite episodes of the hit series and get candid with fans – and each other – about their craziest experiences over the past decade. Away from the haunted locations we usually see them in, with no equipment or investigations, the crew will relive some of the most terrifying, shocking and even comedic moments from their career, as they re-watch their most memorable investigations with never-before-heard stories from the moments that created a legacy. Get ready for laughs, screams and surprises alongside the crew in the ultimate tell-all event. [Hour-long episodes]

             

              “Descent Into Darkness” – Premieres Thursday, July 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

It’s pedal to the metal as Zak Bagans and the “Ghost Adventures” crew review their iconic underground investigation into a famed Route 66 destination – the Grand Canyon Caverns.

SEASON PREMIERE: “The Annabelle Investigation” – Premieres Thursday, July 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Zak Bagans and the “Ghost Adventures” team get goosebumps as they look back at their controversial investigation of the infamous Annabelle doll. The crew shares new insights on their spine-tingling interactions with the demonic doll.

BELIEVERS

Paranormal tales are often dismissed as fiction, but for many who’ve faced the unknown, these tales are all too real to relive. Now, through actor portrayals, archival documentation and dramatic re-creations, the terrifyingly true events that transformed these unsuspecting eyewitnesses into believers, are pieced together. [Hour-long episodes]

“Hell’s Honky-Tonk” – Premieres Saturday, July 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

A bar owner resorts to an exorcism after his pregnant wife is attacked by an angry entity, a family seeks help after their dog is literally scared to death and a young boy is haunted by a ghost with evil intentions

 

“Pennies From Hell” – Premieres Saturday, August 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

An evil spirit with a penchant for murder possesses a young boy, a husband uncovers horrifying evidence that his wife is being attacked by a ghost and a couple encounters strange lights and voices at the site of a plane crash.

 

HOTEL PARANORMAL

Your hotel room may be more crowded than you think! Travel Channel’s new series, “Hotel Paranormal,” follows the terrifying true stories of those who have come face-to-face with otherworldly hotel guests. Acclaimed writer, actor, musician and filmmaker Dan Aykroyd, who is no stranger to the unexplained, narrates each episode featuring spine-tingling stories of paranormal encounters from stays at grand hotels, highway motels and inns around the world. From objects flying across rooms to ancient spirits trapped in lobbies to demonic guests, every episode brings to life terrifying encounters with dramatic re-creations and paranormal expert insights. [Hour-long episodes]

 

“Paranormal Target” – Premieres Saturday, July 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

A security guard chases down a mysterious intruder at an isolated luxury hotel, an otherworldly creature follows two hikers back to their hotel room and a widow is accosted by a demonic entity at a small-town bed and breakfast.

              “Territorial Spirits” – Premieres Saturday, August 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Renovations stir the ire of spirits at an infamous Arizona hotel, a porter is attacked by the ghost of a murderous pirate and a woman has a close encounter with a dead teenager at a historic inn.

PARANORMAL CAUGHT ON CAMERA

Some of the most amazing, eye-opening and downright scary paranormal videos from around the world are featured as a panel of experts breaks down the footage and analyzes what exactly the eyewitnesses captured. Insights from some of the most knowledgeable specialists in the field and firsthand accounts from the people lucky enough – or perhaps unlucky enough – to witness these strange phenomena for themselves just might make a believer of even the biggest skeptics out there. [Hour-long episodes]

 

“A Haunted Gift and More” – Premieres Sunday, July 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Ghost hunters spend the night with an evil spirit. Playgrounds around the world open up their gates to more than just the living. A colossal creature appears near the shore of an Irish lake.

“Alaskan Sea Serpent and More” – Premieres Sunday, August 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

A tourist captures startling footage of a giant sea serpent in Alaska, an unsuspecting ghost hunter is assaulted by a vengeful spirit and a bipedal beast roams the hills alongside a California highway.

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMMING MARATHONS

 

*All times are ET/PT

Monday, July 20

“Paranormal 911” – 8am-5pm

 

Tuesday, July 21

“Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” – 8am-12pm

“Ghost Adventures” – 3pm-4am

Wednesday, July 22

“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 4pm-8pm

 

Thursday, July 23

“Portals to Hell” – 8am-12pm

“Ghost Adventures” – 12pm-10pm

 

Friday, July 24

“My Haunted House” – 8am-5pm

“The Dead Files” 5pm-4am

 

Saturday, July 25

“True Terror with Robert Englund” – 12pm-5pm

 

Sunday, July 26

“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 2pm-4am

 

Tuesday, July 28

“Haunted Towns” – 8am-3pm

“Ghost Adventures” – 3pm-4am

 

Wednesday, July 29

“My Paranormal Nightmare” – 8am-5pm

“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 5pm-8pm

 

Thursday, July 30

“The Holzer Files” – 8am-12pm

“Ghost Adventures” – 12pm-10pm

 

Friday, July 31

“My Horror Story” – 8am-5pm

“The Dead Files” – 5pm-4am

 

Saturday, August 1

“Most Terrifying Places” – 7am-12pm

“Paranormal Emergency” – 4pm-9pm

 

Sunday, August 2

“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 12pm-10pm

 

 

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