Discovery+ Paranormal & Unexplained + Travel Channel Programming Highlights: December 5-18

On an All-New DESTINATION FEAR, School Spirits Abound as the Team Explores a Vacant and Haunted Ohio Junior High School

On the Season Finale of URBAN LEGEND, Eli Roth Presents One of the Most Notorious and Unusual Tales of a Fully Suited Scuba Diver Found Trapped in a Forest

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New Season, Now Airing on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+

Paranormal explorers brother and sister duo Dakota Laden and Chelsea Laden, and best friends Tanner Wiseman and Alex Schroeder, level up their fear experiment in an all-new season of DESTINATION FEAR – and their darkest, most terrifying road trip yet. The fear-chasing foursome embrace the darkness more than ever before – physically, emotionally and psychologically – as they push the boundaries of fear and daringly spend the night inside America’s most sinister and haunted locations. This season, Dakota challenges the team with darker hauntings and locations, and shocks them with the most disturbing experiment yet: removing flashlights and forcing them to blindly face the shadows of the night in true darkness. It’s one of many twisted and unnerving new experiments that will test their paranormal theories from the most uncomfortable of situations. [Hour-long episodes]

“Defiance Jr. High School”Premieres Friday, December 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+

The team learns the true meaning of “school spirit” at a vacant junior high in Ohio. From jangling keys luring them into a ghostly janitor’s lair to a mind-boggling encounter in the gym, Dakota Laden and crew are the victims of a non-stop haunted hazing.

Left to right: Chelsea Laden, Alex Schroeder, Dakota Laden and Tanner Wiseman at Old Defiance Jr. High School.

“Old Historic Harriman Hospital”Premieres Friday, December 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+

Tanner Wiseman may have found the G.O.A.T. of all haunted locations when he picks out a deserted Tennessee hospital for the next stop. Rumors of bizarre hauntings swirl around this eerie, unexplored facility, but nobody can explain why. Can the team unlock its disturbing secrets?


New Series, Now Airing on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+

This nightmarish anthology series, under the creative guidance of filmmaker Eli Roth, showcases classic urban legends as you’ve never seen them before. Based on widely shared “true” stories that happened to a friend of a friend … of a friend, each episode of URBAN LEGEND is a mini-horror film cinematically crafted to deliver a hyper-suspenseful and tension-fueled experience. Featuring lurking psychopaths, murderous mysteries, creepy creatures and twisting tales, these disturbing legends prey on our most deeply embedded fears to shock and terrify. [Hour-long episodes]

“The Haunted Shower” – Premieres Friday, December 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+

When a college freshman accidentally uses the shower that everyone in her dorm stays away from, a vengeful ghost begins haunting her dreams. Can she wash clean the sins of the past before they catch up to her? 

SEASON FINALE: “The Scuba Diver” – Premieres Friday, December 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel and Streaming on discovery+

Two hikers lost in the forest are stunned when they discover the body of a scuba diver – tank, mask and all – hanging high above them in a tree. It’s a grisly sight that beggars belief. How could he possibly have ended up there?

Two hikers are stunned to discover the body of a scuba diver hanging high above them in a tree in the forest.



New Episodes: Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

Paranormal investigators Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley respond to urgent calls for help from desperate homeowners whose lives have been thrust into turmoil from unexplained activity inside their private residences. After hearing each family’s haunted account and reviewing bizarre evidence that was captured in their home, Bagans sends the crew on a personal house call to meet the family and get to the bottom of their paranormal emergency. Armed with their equipment, the team conducts a thorough investigation to see what evidence they can capture, while Bagans oversees the activity from his headquarters, providing insight and applying experimental tactics from his unique vantage point. After analyzing the evidence, Bagans shares the findings in a one-on-one meeting with each homeowner, offering them much-needed advice and resolution. [Hour-long episodes]

“Ellington Home Invasion”Premieres Thursday, December 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Zak Bagans sends the crew to Connecticut after he receives an urgent request from desperate parents. They believe a tall, shadowy entity with hooves has invaded their home and fear this demonic figure will hurt their four small children.

“Auburn in Hell”Premieres Thursday, December 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Zak Bagans sends the crew to investigate claims of extreme paranormal activity on a farm in northern California. Disembodied voices, strange shadows and ghostly attacks have made the owner uneasy in her own home, and she wants answers fast.


New Episodes: Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

The creepy collection of haunted artifacts housed inside Zak Bagans’ Haunted Museum are getting the spotlight in THE HAUNTED MUSEUM, a new horror film anthology series produced in collaboration with filmmaker Eli Roth. The series presents frightening and hellish tales inspired by the spooky relics on display in Zak Bagans’ Las Vegas museum. Bagans, a devoted collector of the macabre, is opening his museum vaults and sharing the secrets and stories behind a curated selection of his most prized haunted items through scripted shorts produced by Roth and his accredited team and with featured commentary from Bagans. [Hour-long episodes]

“Monster in the Machine”Premieres Thursday, December 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

While using special machines designed to communicate with the spirit world, a brilliant yet eccentric engineer unlocks a dark gateway between reality and a sinister realm.

“Chair of the Beast”Premieres Thursday, December 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

After invading a family’s home, a terrifying demon possesses the youngest son and claims an antique rocking chair as its own. The desperate parents turn to a local priest who engages in a dangerous battle to save the boy’s soul.


New Episodes: Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

The Ghost Brothers – Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey – flip the switch on paranormal lore by shining a light on its darkest secrets. In the second season of GHOST BROTHERS: LIGHTS OUT, the hype men of the haunted investigate iconic paranormal hot spots to find out if the legends are really true and if these places are still plagued by the horror of the events that occurred there. Using unconventional experiments, they are ready to expose the haunted holdouts hanging around these locations. [Hour-long episodes]

“The Perron Family Nightmare”Premieres Saturday, December 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey investigate the infamous farmhouse that inspired the horror blockbuster, “The Conjuring.” The guys will stop at nothing to get answers about this legendary haunting, including sacrificing one of their own to a powerful succubus.

“Trouble A-Brewin’”Premieres Saturday, December 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

The scares ramp up when Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey visit the Moon River Brewing Company, one of the most haunted buildings in America. Their investigation takes a twisted turn when they discover a dangerous portal to the other side in the basement of the brewery.


New Episodes: Saturdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Travel Channel

In HAUNTED SCOTLAND, renowned American medium Chris Fleming and Scotland’s Gail Porter lead an expert paranormal team to investigate the chilling crimes, supernatural sightings and terrifying stories across one of the most haunted countries on earth: Scotland. With exclusive access to places where a film crew has never been allowed before, they will try to make contact with the spirits to explain the paranormal mysteries that have haunted Scotland’s most iconic landmarks for centuries. [Hour-long episodes]

“Culross Palace and Town”Premieres Saturday, December 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

The village of Culross was the epicenter of one of the worst witch hunts in European history. The team attempts to make contact with the tortured souls of the wrongfully accused to bring them peace and hold those responsible for such unspeakable cruelty to account. 

“Edinburgh’s Vaults”Premieres Saturday, December 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Beneath the cobbled streets of Edinburgh lies its legendary vaults where dark deeds and terrifying ghosts have tortured locals for centuries. The team struggles to handle so many spirits at once as they explore this mysterious subterranean world.

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