Travel Channel Programming Highlights: April 27 – May 10



Sit Back and Relax as Travel Channel’s Programming Marathons Take You on a Journey Beyond This World



In “Mummy Mysteries,” an international team of experts reveal the shocking true stories behind Ancient Egypt’s most infamous mummies. Using modern forensic science, they uncover horrific tales of life and death in one of history’s most vicious and turbulent empires. [Hour-long episodes]

SERIES PREMIERE: “Killing a King” – Premieres Monday, April 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The pockmarked mummy of Ramesses V reveals a shocking tale of bitter family infighting, civil insurrection and a cause of death that ultimately pushed ancient Egypt to the edge of collapse.

“Who Killed the Warrior King?” – Premieres Monday, May 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The mangled mummy of Pharaoh Seqenenre Taa is a murder mystery that endures to this day. A team of the world’s leading Egyptologists and crime experts embark on a spectacular journey to discover the truth behind his brutal and humiliating death.


Buckle up for another fright-fueled season of “Destination Fear” – a haunted road trip turned terrifying sleepover. Brother and sister duo, Dakota Laden and Chelsea Laden, and best friend Tanner Wiseman, along with camera operator Alex Schroeder, confront their fears once again, as they pile into their RV and hit the road on a nail-biting cross-country journey to pursue paranormal evidence, spending the night inside America’s most haunted abandoned buildings. Lured by the unknown and with a greater understanding of fear, the crew explores a whole new set of abandoned locations with grim histories – only this time the destinations remain a surprise, not just to Chelsea and Tanner, but to Dakota as well, as they each take turns picking a haunted hot spot, challenging each other in unique ways. [Hour-long episodes]

SEASON PREMIERE: “Nopeming Sanatorium” – Premieres Wednesday, April 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Dakota Laden surprises Chelsea Laden and Tanner Wiseman by taking them back to where it all began: Nopeming Sanatorium in Duluth, Minnesota, a frightening location that loomed menacingly near their childhood homes. Dakota has been itching to investigate this 118-year-old building for years, but never had the courage to set foot inside. The site of 1,500 deaths, Nopeming’s history runs rampant with murder, suicide and sinister spirits. Now, the team will finally confront their childhood fears as they explore and spend the night inside one of Minnesota’s most paranormally active locations. What happens to the group during their overnight is an experience they will never forget, replete with poltergeist activity and a chilling encounter with the disturbed spirit of a former maintenance man.

“Yorktown Memorial Hospital” – Premieres Wednesday, May 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The team investigates a Texas hospital with a gruesome history, including a brutal double homicide. Once under the direction of Catholic nuns, the abandoned building’s chapel may house a demonic entity with its sights set on Dakota.


Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango are back for more adventures to the other side in a new season of “Ghost Nation.” This season’s locations have bigger mysteries, are more chilling and have never been investigated on television. And this time, they are calling in an old friend for some help – paranormal investigator Shari DeBenedetti. On all investigations, collecting evidence is just the beginning. With the help of their local contacts, they’re going to embed themselves in the community, conducting multi-day investigations in an effort to track down the true source of these hauntings and restore peace to the living. Under the United Paranormal Research Organization (UPRO) banner, local paranormal groups will join the team as they employ new devices and techniques for confronting and questioning spirits. They’ll do whatever it takes to entice the ghost into telling its story and stop at nothing to get to the bottom of the paranormal phenomena. [Hour-long episodes]

“An Unholy Haunting” – Premieres Wednesday, April 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango and Shari DeBenedetti head to Waynesville, Ohio, to investigate claims of paranormal activity at a former Catholic church. The team suspects a disgraced priest may be behind the scratches, bizarre apparitions and chilling EVPs.

“Prison Poltergeist – Premieres Wednesday, May 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves, Dave Tango and Shari DiBenedetti investigate reports of electrical anomalies, shadow figures and disembodied voices at the Mid-Orange Correctional Facility in Warwick, New York. The team calls for backup when blueprints reveal just how vast the property is.

A shocking number of 911 emergencies end in paranormal encounters. “Paranormal 911” explores these events through eyewitness accounts of the first responders who lived through them – real-life stories of police, firefighters and paramedics who arrive on scene, only to find themselves in the middle of a paranormal event. As first responders, it’s their job to put themselves in the line of danger – sometimes with terrifying and unexplainable results. [Hour-long episodes]

“Campus Cult and Eye Contact” – Premieres Saturday, May 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Campus police uncover disturbing evidence of dark satanic rituals in an abandoned dorm, and the ghost of a teenage car accident victim follows a firefighter home.

“Basement Dweller, Do Not Resuscitate and Children of the Barn” – Premieres Saturday, May 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A dark entity attacks a security guard in the basement of a nursing home, an EMT has a chilling encounter with a dying man and a paramedic hears ghostly children playing in an old barn.

Paranormal witnesses recount terrifying true tales of violent hauntings that have plagued their nightmares since childhood. Now adults, they go back in time to the horrific encounters with compelling first-person testimonies. [Hour-long episodes]

“Haunted Calling” – Premieres Saturday, May 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Ghost hunters share the stories that led them to a career in the paranormal. A child’s game opens a portal to hell, a budding psychic medium stands up to the spirit of an angry man and a young girl is terrified by nightly visits from a horned demon.

“Lost Souls” – Premieres Saturday, May 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Lost souls terrify the living as they look for a way to cross over into the afterlife. A father and son come face-to-face with the ghost of a screaming girl, a shadowy entity torments a young boy and a teen hears the whispers of sinister spirits.

Magicians across the United States and around the world take to the streets to perform mind-blowing illusions. From city to city, they amaze and bewilder passersby with never-before-seen card tricks, hypnosis, sleight of hand, levitation, vanishing acts and more. [Half-hour episodes]

“Mental Magic” – Premieres Sunday, May 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Phil the Magic Man creates mayhem with his mind reading, Justin Flom surprises his biggest fan at her graduation party, dogs are dumbfounded as Simon Pierro causes bones to appear out of an iPad and more.

“Total Trickery” – Premieres Sunday, May 3 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Celebrity magician Justin Willman gets bewitched by his bride on his wedding day, Magic Singh performs time-twisting tricks in the United Kingdom, the Magic Crasher engages in some skate park sorcery for rapper Lil Xan and much more.

New Episode – Premieres Sunday, May 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode description TBD

New Episode – Premieres Sunday, May 10 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Episode description TBD

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]

“Ghostly Abandoned Prisons and More” – Premieres Sunday, May 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A man explores a haunted prison with terrifying results, a jellyfish-like object levitates in the bright daylight of a Las Vegas summer day and a biker’s backwoods jaunt is interrupted by a mysterious creature.

“A Fire Smokes Out a Cryptid in Oklahoma and More” – Premieres Sunday, May 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
A brush fire spooks a Sasquatch in Oklahoma, spirits torment a security guard at Savannah cemetery, a fleet of UFOs stuns onlookers in Poland and more.

In each episode of “Ghost Adventures,” Zak Bagans and Aaron Goodwin, along with A/V techs Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley, travel to a different haunted destination where they meet with locals, eyewitnesses and experts in an attempt to piece together the haunted history of each site. They then begin their “lockdown” investigation, using the latest scientific gadgets and technology in an effort to obtain physical evidence of the paranormal and uncover the truth behind each haunted mystery. [Hour-long episodes]

“London Bridge” – Premieres Thursday, April 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Zak Bagans and the crew head to Lake Havasu, Arizona, to investigate one of the most famous bridges in the world. A dark paranormal energy engulfs the massive structure, attracting death, despair and even the ghost of Jack the Ripper.

“The Graber Family Entity” – Premieres Thursday, May 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Zak Bagans and the crew head to Ontario, California, to investigate a century-old farm ripe with paranormal activity, particularly by a vicious entity known as The Creeper.

Descend into all-new eerie encounters when Travel Channel’s hit series, “Portals to Hell,” returns with a brand-new season. Avid paranormal investigators Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman resume their chilling journey to historically haunted locations in the United States, confronting sinister stories of the supernatural as they seek concrete evidence that a spirit world exists. In each episode, Osbourne and Weidman dive headfirst into a site, examining unusual incidents while utilizing specialized technology and a network of experts to help document and uncover the truth. [Hour-long episodes]

“Iron Island” – Premieres Thursday, April 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman head to snowy Buffalo, New York, to investigate a former church and funeral home rumored to house two portals. The owners believe evil spirits are terrorizing the good spirits residing within the century-old building.

“Thomas House Hotel” – Premieres Thursday, May 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Katrina Weidman and Jack Osbourne travel to Tennessee to investigate a once thriving natural springs resort where guests fell victim to the deadly waters. A recent flare-up of paranormal activity has them asking if a dark force has checked into the century-old hotel.

*All times are ET/PT

Tuesday, April 28
“Haunted Case Files” – 9am-3pm
“Ghost Adventures” – 3pm-10pm

Wednesday, April 29
“Destination Fear” – 8am-3pm
“Ghost Nation – 3pm-10pm

Thursday, April 30
“Scariest Night of My Life” – 8am-12pm
“Ghost Adventures” – 12pm-10pm

Friday, May 1
“Haunted Hospitals” – 8am-3pm
“True Terror with Robert Englund” – 3pm-6pm
“The Dead Files” – 6pm-4am

Saturday, May 2
“Most Terrifying Places in America” – 11am-4pm
“Paranormal Emergency” – 4p-8pm
“Paranormal 911” – 8pm-10pm

Sunday, May 3
“True Terror with Robert Englund” – 7am-11am
“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 6pm-10pm

Monday, May 4
“My Horror Story” – 8am-3pm

Tuesday, May 5
“Haunted Hospitals” – 8am-3pm
“Ghost Adventures” – 3pm-10pm

Wednesday, May 6
“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 8am-3pm
“Haunting in the Heartland” – 3pm-6pm
“Ghost Nation” – 6pm-10pm

Thursday, May 7
“Ghost Adventures” – 8am-10pm

Friday, May 8
“Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests” – 8am-3pm
“These Woods Are Haunted” – 3pm-9pm

Saturday, May 9
“Expedition Bigfoot” – 7am-3pm
“Paranormal 911” – 5pm-10pm

Sunday, May 10
“Paranormal Caught on Camera” – 7am-10pm

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