Last week, Discovery announced the return of paranormal exploration series, Expedition X with Josh Gates, Jessica Chobot and Phil Torres. Discovery’s ‘Adventure Wednesday’ will also see the return of Expedition Unknown + Josh Gates Tonight. All will be premiering on the Discovery Channel and on Discovery’s streaming platform, discovery+ this month!
Expedition X, sees Josh’s team of investigators – scientist Phil Torres and paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot – explore the stranger side of the unknown. The all-new season kicks off in the world’s notorious Ring of Fire, where Phil and Jess investigate videos and eyewitness reports of mysterious objects flying around Mexico’s tallest active volcano. Then, Jess and Phil test a bold scientific theory at the site of America’s deadliest avalanche and train wreck, where witnesses report bizarre apparitions, and rumors swirl of a shocking cover up. This season, Phil and Jess journey from icy whitewater rapids in Alaska to the impenetrable jungles of Peru to uncover the truth behind the world’s most unusual mysteries, on Expedition X.
The premiere of Expedition Unknown sees, the first of an unforgettable two-part exploration, viewers will follow Josh and his crew as they rush to Poland to be the first people since World War 2 to enter a recently discovered hidden Nazi tunnel inside an extinct volcano. Josh and his team make historic finds as they seek stolen art and uncover other dark secrets sealed away since the end of the war.
Throughout the season, audiences follow Josh on other thrilling adventures including an exhilarating dig in Saqqara, Egypt that unearths a mummy and its buried secrets; a trans-Atlantic search for “Lindbergh’s Lost Rival” and his legendary plane that vanished while attempting to make aviation history. In addition, viewers will witness Josh cracking The Rock as he retraces the greatest prison break of all time and proves there’s more to the 1962 escape from Alcatraz than the FBI maintains. Other highlights include following in the footsteps of the Knights Templar across Poland and the U.K. to unearth the truth behind the secret society’s vast riches and treasures including the coveted Holy Grail; braving the frigid conditions of the Donner Pass to unlock the real story of America’s grisliest pioneer mystery, and much more.
Josh Gates Tonight features an eclectic group of celebrity guests, original cocktails, and trademark excursions into the field. Upcoming guests in the new season include Evangeline Lilly, LeVar Burton and more. In addition, Josh will also give exclusive insight into his Expedition Unknown and Expedition X adventures.
Expedition Unknown, Expedition X and Josh Gates Tonight premieres on Wednesday May 25 on Discovery Channel and streams the same day on discovery+.
UK viewers will also see the new season of Expedition X premiere on the Discovery Channel from June 3rd and discovery+ UK.