Travel Channel Programming Highlights: July 6 – 19


New Series ‘Believers’ Revisits Terrifying Paranormal Experiences That Transformed Unsuspecting Eyewitnesses From Skeptics to 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]

SERIES PREMIERE: “The Slip Knot” – Premieres Saturday, July 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A Hollywood photographer is choked by the spirit of an angry sailor, an apparition lures a security guard to the scene of a deadly fire and a police detective discovers a missing woman, seen by a passerby, is actually dead.

“Nervous Wreck” – Premieres Saturday, July 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A wrecking yard owner is shocked to see a ghost on a security camera, a retired schoolteacher’s wife is attacked by a vengeful spirit and a mother and son search for a paranormal voice captured on a chilling audio file.

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]

No stranger to the unexplained, Dan Aykroyd narrates Travel Channel’s new series “Hotel Paranormal”

SERIES PREMIERE: “Paranormal Predator” – Premieres Saturday, July 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A travelling salesman checks into a motel where he documents poltergeist activity with his cell phone. Fleeing into the night, he becomes possessed by the spirit of a murderer and in need of an exorcism. While on a school trip to the Vatican, a teenager and his friends accidentally set free an ancient evil and suffer the consequences. Then, a journalist is hunting down a story in Connecticut, when she checks into a historic New England inn and fights off a supernatural attack. These guests have all become prey to a paranormal predator.

“A Dark History” – Premieres Saturday, July 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Supernatural events compel a hotel owner to dig up buried secrets, a chef is terrorized by a ghostly lady in red and a young boy is menaced by a dark apparition at a luxury hotel.


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]

SEASON PREMIERE: “Flying Cryptid Over Chicago and More” – Premieres Sunday, July 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A man stands in awe as he watches mysterious creatures fly over Chicago. A group of teens pay the price when they travel down a notoriously haunted road in New Jersey. Ghost hunters explore an abandoned church infected with a powerful demonic presence.

“Hawaiian UFOs and More” – Premieres Sunday, July 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A man in Hawaii witnesses UFOs after he trespasses on government property. Paranormal investigators contact the spirit of a young boy in a haunted cave. Religious occurrences around the world may be proof of miracles.


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]

“Temples of Doom” – Premieres Monday, July 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates an ancient cult by undergoing its most terrifying ritual in Peru. He finds evidence of a supernatural war in remote caves and uncovers clues about bloody human sacrifices, revealing the truth behind a dangerous and secretive religion.

“Devil Swamp” – Premieres Monday, July 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Don Wildman investigates reports of bizarre cult activity in the Louisiana bayou. He joins in an exorcism to ward off evil, seeks out ghostly orbs said to guard long-lost treasures and hunts for a demonic beast in the murky wetlands near New Orleans.

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]

“Ship of the Damned” – Premieres Thursday, July 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
It’s anchors away for Zak Bagans and the “Ghost Adventures” crew as they look back on their iconic investigation of a haunted ship where the spirits of stowaways still linger. Also, Bagans engages in some pirate cosplay.

“Gunslinger Ghosts” – Premieres Thursday, July 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Cowboy hats and good cheer abound as Zak Bagans and the guys revisit their iconic return to Tombstone, Arizona. Click your spurs and grab your popcorn because this ghost hunt at the O.K. Corral is one for the history books.

*All times are ET/PT

Tuesday, July 7
“Scariest Night of My Life” – 8am-3pm
“Ghost Adventures” – 3pm-4am

Wednesday, July 8
“Haunted Hospitals” – 8am-5pm
“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 5pm-8pm

Thursday, July 9
“Kindred Spirits” – 8am-12pm
“Ghost Adventures” – 12pm-10pm

Friday, July 10
“Paranormal Emergency” – 8am-5pm
“The Dead Files” – 5pm-4am

Saturday, July 11
“Buried Worlds with Don Wildman” – 7am-12pm
“My Haunted House” – 4pm-9pm

Sunday, July 12
“UFOs: The Lost Evidence” – 7am-12pm
“Loch Ness Monster: New Evidence” – 12pm-2pm
“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 2pm-4am

Monday, July 13
“Paranormal Survivor” – 8am-5pm

Tuesday, July 14
“Haunted Case Files” – 8am-5pm
“Ghost Adventures” – 3pm-4am

Wednesday, July 15
“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 5pm-8pm

Thursday, July 16
“Famously Afraid” – 8am-12pm
“Ghost Adventures” – 12pm-10pm

Friday, July 17
“Haunted Hospitals” – 8am-3pm
“The Dead Files” – 3pm-4am

Saturday, July 18
“My Horror Story” – 7am-11am
“The Alaska Triangle” – 11am-4pm
“Paranormal Emergency” – 4pm-9pm

Sunday, July 19
“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 12pm-4am

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