Travel Channel Programming Highlights: September 9-22


The AIMS Team Members Build Their Biggest Trap Yet as They Search for the Massive Bear Creature Known as the Silver Giant on an All-New
‘Mountain Monsters’


Independent filmmaker Christopher Garetano, whose award-winning film “Montauk Chronicles” inspired the hit show “Stranger Things,” has spent a lifetime searching for the truth behind some of America’s most unusual stories. Now, in “Strange World,” he begins a boots-on-the-ground investigation into the legends, mysteries and first-person accounts that fuel this country’s creepiest conspiracy theories and unexplained occurrences. Garetano will immerse himself in a world of the weird and bizarre, exploring everything from the alleged curse of James Dean’s death car, Little Bastard, to the extraordinary and unexplained disappearances on California’s Mount Shasta, to the legend of Polybius, a 1980s arcade game supposedly created as a mind-control experiment gone amuck. [Hour-long episodes]

“DeadLands” – Premieres Monday, September 9 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Independent filmmaker Christopher Garetano searches for evidence of cursed lands. His journey for answers leads him to a town tormented by spirits of the past and an abandoned amusement park with a horrific legacy of death and unexplained accidents.

“Beyond Stargate” – Premieres Monday, September 16 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Independent filmmaker Christopher Garetano explores the U.S. government’s programs – past and present – that seek to create the perfect super soldier.

Some of history’s greatest secrets are hidden in the world’s most treacherous corners, unforgiving locations that are inaccessible to all but a few. In Travel Channel’s all-new series, “Code of the Wild,” brothers Chris and Casey Keefer – extreme adventurers turned wilderness private eyes – tackle rugged territory that most wouldn’t dare, determined to track down the truth behind baffling mysteries. The brothers deploy their unique set of wilderness know-how, survival and tracking techniques, picking up where the trail for most would end, in search of answers that will finally put long-lost legends to rest. [Hour-long episodes]

“Dutch Schultz’s Missing Millions” – Premieres Tuesday, September 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Chris and Casey Keefer are in upstate New York tracking down the lost fortune of Dutch Schultz. The brothers use Schultz’s final words and a series of newspaper articles to guide them to where the notorious gangster may have buried his treasure.

“Lost Treasure of Panther Key” – Premieres Tuesday, September 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Casey and Chris Keefer head to southwest Florida in search of the long-lost loot of pirate Jose Gaspar. The brothers leave no stone unturned as they hunt for the $30 million treasure said to be hidden somewhere along the coast.

Deep in the Appalachian Mountains, creatures both legendary and terrifying lurk among the shadows, evading capture at every turn. Season Four of the cult-classic series, “Mountain Monsters,” reunites the fearless team of hard-core trappers to confirm the sightings of these fabled monsters. Calling themselves the AIMS team – the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings – this rip-roarin’ group of self-proclaimed “hillbilly hunters” treks through the depths of Appalachia’s mountain forests, searching for creatures of mythical origins, determined to track down proof these monsters still roam this region today. [Hour-long episodes]

“The Silver Giant of Boone County” – Premieres Wednesday, September 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The AIMS team sets off after a massive bear creature known as the Silver Giant. This behemoth is said to be over 10-feet-tall when it stands on its hind legs and has a silver streak running down its back. Due to his love of anything bear related, Wild Bill decides to step up his game and mimic Jeff as the team researcher. Obsessed with science and “scat samples,” Wild Bill is in full researcher mode as the team creates its largest trap to date. But the team members soon learn the Silver Giant may not be the only mysterious creature in the hills of Boone County.

“The Cherokee Death Cat” – Premieres Wednesday, September 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The AIMS team continues its quest to get to the bottom of the legend of Spearfinger and sets off to investigate the Cherokee Death Cat, a ferocious feline with a deadly curse.

Former NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and physical medium Amy Allan are back on the case with a brand-new season of Travel Channel’s hit series, “The Dead Files.” In every episode, DiSchiavi and Allan first investigate each case separately. Utilizing his detective skills, DiSchiavi interviews witnesses and experts, and researches the history and facts behind each location. Allan, a physical medium who sees and communicates with the dead, assesses the property to identify what underlying entities reside there. Keeping their findings hidden from each other, the team avoids all contact with one another – coming together only at the very end to reveal their shocking discoveries to the property owners, and each other. [Hour-long episodes]

“The Blurry Man” – Premieres Thursday, September 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Amy Allan and Steve DiSchiavi head to Highland Park, Illinois, where a panic-stricken family claims life in their new home has been hell on earth. DiSchiavi learns of a murder by a serial killer while Allan encounters a praying man that morphs into a terrifying monster.

“Rage” – Premieres Thursday, September 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Amy Allan and Steve DiSchiavi travel to Lynchburg, Ohio, where a former MMA fighter is being attacked by something she can’t fight. During her late-night walk through the property, Allan encounters a shadowy spider woman whose goal is to meld with a living person.

In “Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests,” best friends and ghost hunters Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey respond to pleas from families experiencing paranormal activity in their homes. Traveling across the country to answer the calls for help, Spratt, Mass and Harvey move right in to embed themselves with different families for a weekend slumber party of spiritual proportions! The goal is to investigate each family’s paranormal claims and bring peace to the home’s inhabitants, both the living and the departed. [Hour-long episodes]

“Suffocated By Spirits” – Premieres Friday, September 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Intense paranormal activity is wreaking havoc on the lives of a Massachusetts family. Fearing the entities are honing in on their young daughter, the couple calls on the Ghost Brothers for help.

“Mr. Creepy” – Premieres Friday, September 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A violent entity is terrorizing a Texas deputy and his family in their own home. The Ghost Brothers uncover a brutal crime against a child that may be the source of the haunting.

In this revealing paranormal documentary series, survivors of paranormal experiences recount their terrifying and life-changing stories. Each episode features three remarkable stories interlinked by a specific supernatural theme while professionals in the field give expert insight into these extraordinary events. From dark shadows to demons, violent ghosts to the grim reaper, we document the stories of very different participants with similar experiences and journey with them every step of the way, as they recount the frightening process of what they’ve been through. [Hour-long episodes]

“Territorial Ghosts” – Premieres Sunday, September 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Chris Houston is haunted by an evil ghost boy, a farmhouse is cursed by the presence of dark entities and something dangerously demonic lurks in Bonnie Shukofksy’s home.

“Bringing Ghosts In” – Premieres Sunday, September 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Josie Haas is horrified to discover that the evil spirit of a bootlegger has followed her home, and Felicia Sills unleashes something terrifying when she unearths a ring from the Civil War era.

Police officers, paramedics and other first responders reveal their true encounters with the paranormal while on duty. Not only do these cases defy explanation, they terrify even the most seasoned of men and women who have devoted their lives to serve and protect the living. [Hour-long episodes]

“The Devil Can Do Bad Things” – Premieres Sunday, September 15 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
An EMT gets a ghostly surprise after a deadly shootout, officers encounter a convict with supernatural powers and a coroner discovers the dead aren’t always at rest.

“It Can See Me” – Premieres Sunday, September 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A deputy comes to the aid of two teenage girls being targeted by a menacing creature, rangers investigate a haunted office building and an EMT has a ghostly encounter at the scene of a horrific crash.

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