Below are Travel Channel’s programming highlights from October 8th through the 2st.
LOST AMAZON: PROJECT Z
“Hunting Giants” – Premieres Tuesday, October 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A jungle larger than the United States holds the key to many of the world’s most baffling mysteries, stunning SECRETS and lost civilizations. Veteran explorers James Lynch, Renê Delmotte and Marsh Mokhtari journey deep into the hidden world of the Amazon in Peru to find evidence that will rewrite the history of civilization — a remarkable lost civilization buried under the canopy of tropical forest. [Hour-long special]
FOUR-PART MINISERIES: “Graveyard of the Pacific”
In this special four-part event, Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley head to the “Graveyard of the Pacific” – a treacherous nautical region of the Pacific Northwest, where the freshwater of the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Here, the ocean has claimed thousands of shipwrecks and countless lives, while unexplained deaths, diseases, fires and murders have impacted areas around the shoreline. The investigation takes the team to multiple haunted locations – from the UNDERGROUND tunnels weaving beneath the city of Astoria, Oregon, and the port city’s Norblad Hostel to the Fort Stevens Military Base outside of town where dangerous entities are believed to haunt various sites. The investigation culminates at the North Head Lighthouse in Washington, which bore witness to some of the most tragic shipwrecks of this watery graveyard. [Hour-long episodes]
PART TWO: “Norblad Hostel”- Premieres Saturday, October 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Zak Bagans and the “Ghost Adventures” crew continue their investigation of the “Graveyard of the Pacific” in Astoria, Oregon, where they encounter a very dangerous and very unholy presence in the basement of a historic hotel.
PART THREE: “Commander’s House”- Premieres Saturday, October 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The “Ghost Adventures” team continues their investigation of the “Graveyard of the Pacific” at a former military installation near Astoria, Oregon, that’s haunted by a tragic past and home to an aggressive entity.
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]
“Murder at Greystone, Paulding Light, Tumbleweed Tycoon” – Premieres Wednesday, October 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Host Don Wildman examines a book that details the hidden truth behind the murder of a wealthy oil heir, the tool that revealed the cause of ghostly lights in northern Michigan and a plant that earned one Kansas woman a small fortune.
“Smoking Guns” – Premieres Wednesday, October 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Throughout the history of America, there have been notorious crimes that have captivated the nation and confounded investigators. From the assassination of presidential-hopeful, Robert F. Kennedy, to the kidnapping of the grandson of one of the world’s richest men and an epic bank heist, in all of the cases there is a conclusive piece of evidence that sheds light on what really happened: the Smoking Guns.
“Buffalo Bill Burial Riddle, First Dino Egg, Arctic Murder Mystery” – Premieres Wednesday, October 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Host Don Wildman examines an elaborately decorated jacket once worn by the most famous man of his era, a strange oblong fossil that completely altered the way scientists thought about dinosaurs and a map of the frozen north created on a voyage tainted by murder.
New Episode – Premieres Wednesday, October 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Episode description TBD
Viewers are invited to join the action in “Haunted Live,” a live interactive paranormal investigation series featuring paranormal experts the Tennessee Wraith Chasers, and hosted by writer and musician Jesse Snider. The team – Chris Smith, Steven “Doogie” McDougal, Scott Porter, Brannon Smith and Mike Goncalves – relies on a unique combination of scientific method and spiritual faith to navigate investigations. Each week, they’ll reveal a new haunted location to the public and utilize their skills, technology and unique experiments to capture evidence of paranormal activity in a live and unfiltered paranormal investigation. Through an on-location live video stream, viewers can monitor the investigation activity on Travel Channel’s Facebook Live platform and comment on any findings in real time, directing the team where to investigate next. Fans can follow Travel Channel’s social media pages for the secret location reveal each week and visit Facebook to join a special pre-hunt Q&A with the Tennessee Wraith Chasers. #HauntedLive [Hour-long episodes]
New Episode *Live* – Premieres Friday, October 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Viewers participate in a live ghost hunt as the Tennessee Wraith Chasers investigate haunted locations across the nation. The TWC perform experiments in hopes of capturing definitive proof of ghosts while viewers use webcams streaming on social media to direct the team to areas needing further investigation. It’s a revolutionary television experience where viewers can change the entire course of the show. This week, the TWC investigate a home that became the last bastion of learning when the school halls next door were turned into Civil War hospitals.
New Episode *Live* – Premieres Friday, October 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Viewers participate in a live ghost hunt as the Tennessee Wraith Chasers investigate haunted locations across the nation. The TWC perform experiments in hopes of capturing definitive proof of ghosts while viewers use webcams streaming on social media to direct the team to areas needing further investigation. It’s a revolutionary television experience where viewers can change the entire course of the show. This week, the team heads to a historic home that saw multiple generations of a single family live – and die – within its walls.
“Paranormal Survivor” will take you through terrifying real-life encounters with the supernatural. Hear from those who’ve faced these feared spirits – and watch dramatic recreations that lure people back to the scenes of these harrowing confrontations. [Hour-long episodes]
“Horrifying History” – Premieres Sunday, October 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The ghosts of former prisoners make a woman’s jailhouse ghost tours a little too scary, a woman is brutally attacked by a spirit lurking in her historic home and a family doing renovations unleashes ghosts protecting a centuries-old secret.
“Buried Secrets” – Premieres Sunday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A woman is horrified to discover the souls buried in the cemetery next to her house are not resting in peace. Then, when a man digs up an old tombstone in his yard, he unwittingly unearths a violent entity.
SCARIEST NIGHT OF MY LIFE
“Scariest Night of My Life” retells chilling, true stories of victims of paranormal mayhem. Each episode features three different stories of people who lived through life-changing and spine-chilling supernatural encounters that happened during the course of one terrifying night. With powerful recreations filled with twists and turns, viewers are in for an unforgettable paranormal ride. [Hour-long episodes]
“The Witch and Devil in Disguise” – Premieres Sunday, October 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A woman encounters the ghost of a terrifying woman her family’s new home. A young mother’s dream home becomes a nightmare after she senses a demonic presence lurking in the shadows.
“No Place for a Child and Little Ghost Girl” – Premieres Sunday, October 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A 10-year-old boy is violently attacked by a demonic entity in his new home. A woman moves into her dream home, but her initial feeling of happiness quickly turns to unease and fear after she experiences inexplicable phenomena.
MOST TERRIFYING PLACES IN AMERICA
“Most Terrifying Places in America” takes you on a treacherous trip across the nation’s most horrifying haunts. Take a ride on the dire side as we uncover the most bone-chilling manors and inns and visit real-life ghost towns so cursed shivers will run down your spine. Join us as we stop at the nation’s scariest attractions, which will leave you feeling like a wide-eyed, freaked-out kid again, and come along as we unearth the most frightening forests, forts and freeways. [Hour-long episodes]
“Devil’s Playground” – Premieres Sunday, October 14 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
From a Nevada motel centered around clowns and haunted by a 1911 tragedy to a Maine movie theater where the horror lurks in the aisles and not on the screen, we explore scary attractions across the nation.
“Restless Dead” – Premieres Sunday, October 21 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
From a former Victorian-era asylum where victims were experimented on to a remote Nebraska outpost where a scorned woman killed her unfaithful husband, we explore the gravest locations where the dead never sleep.