** PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: JUNE 12 – JUNE 25 **
Adventurer Josh Gates Dives for Spanish Treasure off the Coasts of Florida and Cuba on an All-New Episode of ‘Expedition Unknown’– Wednesday, June 14
Propel Down the Slide of a Rooftop 747 in Oregon When an All-New Episode of
‘Xtreme Waterparks’ Airs Sunday, June 18
Travel Channel’s irresistible series, “Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations,” features mouthwatering morsels from around the world. Hosted by James Beard Award-winning chef and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, the series highlights the not-to-be-missed food that defines a location. But how many really know the origin of the iconic food? Journey around the world for a firsthand tour of each city and the inside scoop behind its most beloved dishes. [Half-hour episodes]
“San Antonio” - Premieres Tuesday, June 13 at 9 p.m.
Andrew Zimmern showcases the Tex-Mex favorites of San Antonio, Texas, including puffy tacos, Zimmern a giant chalupa burger, slow-cooked brisket, melt-in-your-mouth barbacoa and marinated stuffed quail cooked over mesquite.
“Oaxaca” - Premieres Tuesday, June 13 at 9:30 p.m.
Andrew Zimmern explores regional specialties in Oaxaca, Mexico. From complex mole negro sauce over Mayan-era tamales to dried beef strips and egg bread dunked in hot chocolate, local tradition flavors each bite.
“Savannah” - Premieres Tuesday, June 20 at 9:00 p.m.
Andrew Zimmern dives into the flavor-packed favorites of Savannah, Georgia, like creamy shrimp and grits, briny oysters on the half shell, upscale crab bisque and down-home barbecue stew so thick it'll make your spoon stand up.
“Dubrovnik” - Premieres Tuesday, June 20 at 9:30 p.m.
From spit-roasted lamb and Dalmatia-style grilled fish to octopus salad and a smoked meat winter staple, Andrew Zimmern highlights the locally grown traditional foods of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Explorer and adventurer Josh Gates is on an endless quest to find the truth behind the world’s captivating and iconic unsolved legends. The new season of his hit series, “Expedition Unknown,” will take on such lingering questions as: Who was D.B. Cooper and what became of him? Is Captain Kidd’s lost treasure still out there waiting to be found? Where is Attila the Hun’s tomb? Digging through years of historical evidence, facts and myths, Gates immerses himself in the core locales linked to each tale. From excavating ruins and jumping out of planes to diving for treasure in the deep seas, these all-new thrilling expeditions are some of his biggest adventures yet. [Hour-long episodes]
“Lost Spanish Fortune, Found!” - Premieres Wednesday, June 14 at 9 p.m.
Josh Gates travels the coast of Florida and to the newly opened country of Cuba in search of sunken treasure from a fleet of Spanish ships sunk in 1715.
“Resurrecting the Woolly Mammoth” - Premieres Wednesday, June 21 at 9 p.m.
Josh Gates treks north of the Arctic Circle to search for the DNA of the long-extinct woolly mammoth. The hunt takes him to a sinkhole in the Siberian permafrost as well as a mining camp where tusk hunters dig for mammoth ivory.
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]
“Presidential Pet, Dairy Disaster and Convert Catalog” - Premieres Thursday, June 15 at 9 p.m.
Don Wildman examines a bizarre gift sent to the White House, a chef who saved the cheese industry from crumbling after an earthquake rocked Italy and a spy who went shopping for secret intelligence.
“Hoaxes” - Premieres Thursday, June 15 at 10 p.m.
Don Wildman examines a culinary caper that fooled the world, a legendary radio broadcast from outer space and a car that promised an automotive revolution.
“Shark Chaser, Haunted Harmony and 1,700 Foot Wave” - Premieres Thursday, June 22
at 9 p.m.
Don Wildman showcases a piece of top secret military equipment developed by the first celebrity chef, a ghost that terrorized a popular music venue and a father-son duo who rode the tallest wave in the world.
Explorer Josh Gates experiences hilarious and harrowing adventures in search of the truth behind the world's most unusual mysteries. Set in more than 50 breathtaking sites like Machu Picchu, Peru, and Petra, Jordan, “Josh Gates’ Destination Truth” is one of the most international shows on television. Whether it's sightings of a mysterious sea creature in the Mediterranean or puzzling lights in the skies over Kazakhstan, Gates meets eyewitnesses claiming encounters with the unknown in each episode. Upcoming adventures will include the world's first overnight filming in King Tut's tomb and the first-ever night exploration of the world's largest religious structure at Angkor Wat. [Hour-long episodes]
New Episode - Premieres Friday, June 16 at 9 p.m.
New Episode - Premieres Friday, June 16 at 10 p.m.
New Episode - Premieres Friday, June 23 at 9 p.m.
New Episode - Premieres Friday, June 23 at 10 p.m.
Hold on to your trunks, because we're taking an all-access, adrenaline filled ride on the wildest, over-the-top and exhilarating water rides in the world! From the world’s steepest slip n’ slide in Utah’s Olympic Park, to sliding out of a rooftop Boeing 747 in Oregon and the world's largest man-made waterfall in New Zealand, we're trotting the globe to reveal the most insane, nail-biting and “Xtreme Waterparks.” [Half-hour episodes]
“Releasing the Kraken” - Premieres Sunday, June 18 at 9 p.m.
Adrenaline junkies pull some Gs in Thailand, face the Kraken in Australia and slide out the exit door of a 747 in Oregon.
“Waterfalls and Wipeouts” - Premieres Sunday, June 18 at 9:30 p.m.
Friends raft down the world's largest man-made waterfall in New Zealand, young professionals take on The Challenge course in Thailand and newlyweds scream the whole way down a trapdoor slide with a 360-degree loop.
“World’s Best Rides” - Premieres Sunday, June 18 at 10 p.m.
We're trotting the globe and riding the world's most extreme water rides. From the world's tallest slide in Brazil, to the world's largest indoor waterpark in Germany, we're getting wet and counting down the world's best rides.
“Mystic Mountain” - Premieres Sunday, June 25 at 9 p.m.
Friends say goodbye by going upside down on a six-story aqualoop tower in Australia, lifelong parkgoers take on a giant funnel in Brazil and three friends feel the rhythm and rhyme on a slide inspired by the Jamaican bobsled team.
“Positively Glowing” - Premieres Sunday, June 25 at 9:30 p.m.
Friends visit the world's tallest inflatable slide in Australia, expats explore underground caves filled with glowworms in New Zealand and couples slide down a 100-foot waterfall in Brazil.
“Getting Wet in New Zealand” - Premieres Sunday, June 25 at 10:00 p.m.
We're going to New Zealand! Get ready to slip and slam down Mother Nature's Rere Rock. Then, plunge down the world's tallest trapdoor slide in Kentucky. Next, it's off to Georgia's gravity-defying combination bowl and half-pipe.
We're serving up hefty plates of the country's tastiest, most mouthwatering and decadent meals. Travelers love to eat their way across America and we’re giving them a guide, counting down all the must-eat spots across the country to have a one-of-a-kind dining experience. So bring your appetite and your stretchy pants as we dive into a healthy portion of “Food Paradise!” [Hour-long episodes]
“Keepin’ It Retro” - Premieres Sunday, June 18 at 8 p.m.
We're taking a tour of retro restaurants around the country including a pair of period pharmacies on both coasts, a Jewish deli in Texas, a hot dog temple in Tennessee and a classic, chrome-clad diner in Minnesota.
“Hey Butter Butter” - Premieres Sunday, June 25 at 8 p.m.
We're giving America's favorite condiment a swirl checking out hot lobster rolls and blue crab spaghetti dressed in robes of butter as well as flaky pastries around the country where butter is taken to new heights.