Travel Channel Programming Highlights Nov. 18 – Dec. 1


The AIMS Team Embarks on a Frantic Hunt for One of Their Own on the Season Finale of ‘Mountain Monsters’

Rocker Richie Ramone and Journalist Geraldo Rivera Share Their Strange Encounters With the Other Side on an All-New ‘Famously Afraid’


Many white picket fence communities across America are gripped with tales of horror, mystery and intrigue that have lingered over these towns for centuries – dark forces haunting unassuming communities with stories of the undead, ghouls, monsters and things that go bump in the night. “Hometown Horror” delves into these quiet communities to examine what is behind these stories and myths and to shine a light on what may be lurking in the shadows of small-town America – such as the Pigman of Angola in New York, the hauntings of circus town Baraboo, Wisconsin, the bloodstained history of Perryville, Kentucky, and more. [Hour-long episodes]

SERIES PREMIERE: “The Pigman” – Premieres Monday, November 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Angola, a small town in upstate New York, is stalked by a horrific apparition called the Pigman. Rumored to be a disfigured butcher with a taste for blood, he’s deeply interconnected with a deadly train accident that shook the town 150 years ago.

“Army of the Undead” – Premieres Monday, November 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Strange sights and sounds terrorize the people of Perryville, Kentucky, the site of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. The undead soldiers invading the town appear to be drawn to mysterious bloodstains marking the floors of historic homes.


Ordinary people share their chilling true tales of surviving the unknown. From hellish possessions and blood-drawing spirits to alien abductions and otherworldly creatures, these brave storytellers are shaken to the core as they recall their grave encounters with dark paranormal forces. It’s a wild, horror-filled ride through the supernatural. [Hour-long episodes]

“It Follows” – Premieres Monday, November 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
A woman is determined to stop the malevolent spirit stalking her before it destroys her family. Horrific visions of the dead have haunted a man since he was a child.

“Heirloom of Doom” – Premieres Monday, November 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode description TBD

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]

“Bringing Ghosts In” – Premieres Tuesday, November 19 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 Civil War era ring.

“When Spirits Attack” – Premieres Tuesday, November 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A monster stalks and attacks Frank Miller, a couple become the victims of paranormal activity that turns dangerously violent and Holly Buffington is terrorized by the ghost of her ex-husband who refuses to rest in peace.

Hollywood is no stranger to stories of the unexplained being played out on the big screen. But behind the scenes, some celebrities experience encounters with the unknown that are all too real. In the new Travel Channel series, “Famously Afraid,” some of the biggest stars tell their terrifying, true tales of coming face-to-face with unexplained phenomena. A variety of superstars, from championship athletes to Emmy Award-winning actors, offer a front-row seat to the most horrifying and emotionally draining experiences of their lives. From haunted houses to real UFO sightings to demonic possessions and beyond, these stories show that even celebrities can get spooked. [Hour-long episodes]

“Montel Williams and Richie Ramone” – Premieres Tuesday, November 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
TV personality Montel Williams explores a haunted cruise ship with psychic Sylvia Browne, “The Office” actress Kate Flannery finds a special connection to the spiritual world and punk rocker Richie Ramone checks into a hotel with a sinister reputation.

“Aubrey O’Day and Geraldo Rivera – Premieres Tuesday, November 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Legendary journalist Geraldo Rivera is terrorized by a UFO while sailing in the Bermuda Triangle, pop star Aubrey O’Day comes face-to-face with a ghostly mobster and “Diff’rent Strokes” actor Todd Bridges is tormented by spirits for more than 20 years.

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]

SEASON FINALE: “The Twisted Torch” – Premieres Wednesday, November 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The AIMS team searches for Jeff after he is drawn away by a mysterious cloaked figure. Their frantic hunt leads them to a pair of finely crafted torches that shed light on the Cherokee folklore surrounding Spearfinger.

“American Mystery” explores the mysteries that have never been solved – providing a deeper look into the stories and theories that surround them. Each episode will dive into the history of three different mysteries through interviews, archival footage and re-creation, as well as the theories behind each story and new facts and findings. What is the truth of what really happened? Opposing theories will be presented, letting the viewer ponder which one they believe. [Hour-long episodes]

“American Mystery: The Disappeared” – Premieres Wednesday, November 20 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Shocking new theories may shed light on the fate of Amelia Earhart, D.B. Cooper and three prisoners who made a daring escape from Alcatraz.

“American Mystery: Cover-Ups” – Premieres Wednesday, November 27 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
Newly declassified documents could link the Roswell crash to Nazi science, fresh evidence may reveal what’s really hidden inside Area 51 and experts investigate the dark secrets of the Dugway Proving Ground.

In “The Holzer Files,” a dedicated paranormal team – led by investigator Dave Schrader, psychic medium Cindy Kaza and equipment technician Shane Pittman – investigates terrifying true hauntings from the recently discovered case files of America’s first ghost hunter, Dr. Hans Holzer. Recognized as the “father of the paranormal,” Holzer’s legendary four-decade exploration into disturbing hauntings like the Amityville Horror house helped spawn legions of supernatural enthusiasts, more than 120 books and even inspired Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis to write “Ghostbusters.” Now, for the first time ever and with the help of Holzer’s daughter, Alexandra Holzer, Travel Channel exclusively reopens Holzer’s most captivating case files – digging into thousands of documents, letters, photographs and chilling audio and visual recordings dating back to the 1950s. [Hour-long episodes]

“Legends and Lies” – Premieres Thursday, November 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The team revives Hans Holzer’s investigation of the Ocean-Born Mary House in Henniker, New Hampshire. They traverse multiple states and boldly wade into the dark waters of New England folklore in search of the elusive truth behind the mysterious haunting.

“Grave Secrets” – Premieres Thursday, November 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The team relaunches a case that eluded Hans Holzer his whole life: the Howard-Dickinson House in Henderson, Texas. Their investigation reveals that local lore about the historic home may contain a dark family secret.

The “OG” paranormal investigators that started it all – Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango – are back for all-new adventures to the other side in “Ghost Nation.” Only this time, they’re not alone. The pioneers of the genre respond to urgent calls from local paranormal investigators nationwide who have reached a dead end with their harrowing personal cases, helping homeowners who are dealing with high-stakes hauntings and people whose lives have been overtaken by unexplained phenomena. Armed with brand new state-of-the-art technology and their meticulous methodology, the team, under their new banner, United Paranormal Research Organization (UPRO), will face the most challenging and dangerous paranormal mysteries the country has to offer. With the help of their local contacts, they’ll embed themselves in the community, conducting robust multi-day investigations in an effort to track down the true source of these hauntings and restore peace to the living … and the dead. [Hour-long episodes]

“Ghosts from the Battlefield” – Premieres Friday, November 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango investigate claims of possessed mannequins and strange apparitions haunting a property just outside of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. They soon discover that spirits aren’t the only things slithering around the house.

New Episode – Premieres Friday, November 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode description TBD

“Destination Fear” may be the most terrifying road trip ever attempted. Paranormal explorer and documentary filmmaker Dakota Laden – who has spent the last few years investigating the frightening unknown with the “Ghost Adventures” crew – is taking his sister, Chelsea Laden, and best friend, Tanner Wiseman, across the country in an RV to spend the night in the most haunted abandoned locations in America. Pursuing paranormal evidence, the team must first overcome fear itself. In each episode, the team travels to a different destination in the United States. The location remains a surprise to all but Dakota. Not knowing the haunted horrors that await them, it’s a road trip driven by suspense and fueled by excitement. The team explores each haunted location together, zoning in on areas of reported paranormal activity. But the luck of the draw determines where each one will sleep overnight – separated and alone. Armed with cameras and dread as their only companions, the team members will test the limits of their own fears in an effort to ultimately understand the paranormal. [Hour-long episodes]

“Eloise Psychiatric Hospital” – Premieres Saturday, November 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Dakota Laden, Chelsea Laden and Tanner Wiseman investigate one of the most-haunted locations in Michigan – Eloise Psychiatric Hospital. The team begins to lose its grip on reality as it is subjected to unexplained screams, slamming doors and rampant poltergeist activity.

“Madison Seminary” – Premieres Saturday, November 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Dark forces conspire against the team as they investigate the Madison Seminary, one of the most-haunted locations in Ohio. Terrifying voices, shadow figures and physical contact with a demonic entity leaves them stunned and shaken to the core.

From family relics to private collections and museum displays, people often unknowingly possess unusual objects that hold hidden pasts and secret histories. In Travel Channel’s new series, “Lost Secrets,” historian Justin Jampol journeys around the world to unlock the mysteries of the past held within these recently discovered items, revealing covert histories that have unexpectedly, and unknowingly, changed the world we live in. Using state-of-the-art scientific testing coupled with an insatiable curiosity, Jampol’s globe-trotting investigations reveal how these mysterious objects can hold the real truths behind pivotal moments in our history that we thought we already knew. [Hour-long episodes]

“Doomsday Showdown” – Premieres Sunday, November 24 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
A journey to decode a rare East German war medal leads Justin Jampol to Berlin, where he uncovers a sinister plot that nearly ignited World War III. His groundbreaking conclusions about just how close we came to nuclear annihilation shakes him to the core.

“Space Race Mysteries” – Premieres Sunday, December 1 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
A giant concrete cross in the Arizona desert presents Justin Jampol with a web of mysteries about America’s role in the Space Race. He sets out on a journey to discover whether the United States was plotting a covert mission to put weapons into space behind the scenes of the moon landing.

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