Discovery+ And Travel Channel Highlights (8/2 – 8/15)

July 21, 2021

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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New Season, Now Streaming on discovery+ and Airing on Travel Channel

DESTINATION FEAR is back for another tour de terror. Fear-chasing foursome – brother and sister duo Dakota Laden and Chelsea Laden and best friends Tanner Wiseman and Alex Schroeder – hit the haunted highways, byways, and back roads of America once again, spending the night inside the nation’s scariest places. Exploring under the harshest conditions they’ve ever faced and using sensory deprivation tactics to augment their paranormal experiment, this trip will test their mental, emotional and physical strength to the extreme. Venturing inside notoriously haunted locations, the team confronts intense supernatural forces – and quickly learns these entities do more than go bump in the night. [Hour-long episodes]


“Fort Knox” – Begins Streaming Saturday, August 7 on discovery+

New Episode Also Premieres Same Day Saturday, August 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

The team is left with less-than-warm feelings for Dakota when he hatches a chilling plan to communicate with the dead at an abandoned fort in Prospect, Maine. Things get even more heated when a ghostly caretaker threatens to throw them all out into the cold.


 “Ohio State Reformatory” – Begins Streaming Saturday, August 14 on discovery+

New Episode Also Premieres Same Day Saturday, August 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

All bets are off when Tanner picks one of America’s most depraved prisons to investigate – the Ohio State Reformatory, also known for its role in “The Shawshank Redemption.” He unveils a fear experiment so diabolical that the team is forced to decide whether to part ways or to continue on this road trip from hell together.


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TWO-HOUR SPECIAL – Begins Streaming Sunday, August 15 on discovery+

Just outside of New York City, residents of the Hudson Valley believe they are being tracked, terrorized, and even experimented on. They are struggling to pinpoint the assailants because the attackers are not from this world. Ben Hansen and a team of extraterrestrial experts embed themselves in the Hudson Valley to hear directly from eyewitnesses, and their reports are terrifying.



New Season, Now Streaming on discovery+

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 their “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]


“Haunting in the Hills” – Begins Streaming Thursday, August 5

The Ghost Adventures crew investigates the Hollywood Hills home of model and television personality Holly Madison. She is experiencing disturbing paranormal activity, including demonic growls, and suspects that whatever haunts the property is preying on her fear.


“Territorial Enterprise” – Begins Streaming Thursday, August 12

Zak Bagans and the team open a terrifying new chapter in Virginia City, Nevada, a haunted town that’s kept the crew coming back again and again. This time, they are focusing on two places in town, the Territory Enterprise Building and the Knights of Pythias building. Locals suspect the town’s connection to a secret society may have opened a portal to the netherworld.



The programs below will premiere on Travel Channel as follows:



New Episodes: Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

*New episodes will launch same-day on discovery+

*See above section for episodic descriptions


Episode: “Fort Knox” – Saturday, August 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT


Episode: “Ohio State Reformatory” – Saturday, August 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT



New Episodes: Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

Episode: “Shadow Figure 911 in Georgia and More” – Thursday, August 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT


THE DEAD FILES (Season 13)

New Episodes: Saturdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel


Episode: “Marked for Death” – Saturday, August 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Episode: “The Bone Collector” – Saturday, August 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT




New Episodes: Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

SEASON FINALE: “The Den of the Smoke Wolves” – Sunday, August 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (Two-hour episode)


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