Upcoming TRAVEL CHANNEL Shows For The Week of March 24

TRAVEL CHANNEL Shows For The Week of March 24

Hey gang, next week's episodes of Bizzarre Foods America, Toy Hunter, Mysteries at the Museum and Ghost Adventures are coming up.

Check out what's in store, including a new special for Andrew Zimmern.

via press release:
(Listed in chronological order)   

SEASON PREMIERE:Alaskan Wilderness: Moose Fat and Muskrat”– New Episode Premieres Monday, March 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Andrew Zimmern goes deep into Alaska’s wilderness where people still hunt and gather food to get them through the long, cold winter. From hunting grouse to making moose head soup, Zimmern gets a taste of life in the Copper River Valley.

Series Synopsis:  “Bizarre Foods America” is back for a sixth season as the three-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer, and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern continues his quest to discover the unique foods and cultures in North and South.  This season will feature such delicacies as moose-head soup in Alaska to blood sausage in Vancouver.


SPECIAL PREMIERE: New One-Hour Special Premieres Tuesday, March 25 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Travelers often have an ingrained idea about a destination before they arrive for a trip. “Andrew Zimmern's Big Departure” follows three-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, writer, and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern as he travels the globe and challenges his own preconceived notions about a locale. After Zimmern shares his 10 thoughts of a selected destination, he spends a week in said location to discover the true nature of the place and people, determining which of his perceptions are true, which are false, and how much these realizations match up to his initial 10 thoughts – if at all!

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“Superhero Sanctuary” – New Episode Premieres Wednesday, March 26 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Jordan Hembrough is on the hunt for superhero memorabilia to display at the Hall of Heroes museum in Elkhart, IN.  With a mint condition 1946 Captain Marvel statue, Hembrough hopes to impress the Hall of Heroes founder and land him as a new client.

Series Synopsis:  “Toy Hunter” follows acclaimed toy and collectible expert Jordan Hembrough as he scours the country buying and selling great iconic toys and collectibles. With his sights on the holy grail of toys and pop culture collectibles, the scope of Hembrough's travels expands beyond basements and attics – taking him to bigger conventions, more Comic-Cons, and even overseas.
"Damascus Missile, Eye in the Sky, Soapy Smith" New Episode Premieres Thursday, March 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
At the Jacksonville Museum of Military History in Arkansas, history explorer Don Wildman examines pieces of jagged shrapnel that rained down on the nearby town of Damascus during an explosion of near-epic proportions.  Next, at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, he investigates a pair of binoculars wielded by an innovator who took the art of espionage to unprecedented heights.  And at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Museum in Skagway, Alaska, Wildman takes a closer look at a crude mannequin that depicts a prolific con man whose most infamous scam was born from a simple bar of soap.

Series Synopsis:  In the sixth season of “Mysteries at the Museum,” history explorer Don Wildman leaves no artifact unturned as he scours America’s archives, uncovering objects that bear witness to some of history’s most astonishing secrets.  These relics range from an armonica that mesmerized the world of medicine at the Bakken Museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota to the shotgun of a once beloved Wild West lawman that perpetrated an unthinkable deception in Topeka’s Kansas Historical Society.  Whether Wildman is exploring the most celebrated institutions or the dusty backrooms of rarely visited collections, a treasure trove of captivating objects awaits.  Each artifact reveals an amazing story at the center of the nation’s most notorious crimes, unexplained encounters, bizarre inventions and the most enthralling events of all time. 

Fort MacArthur Museum” – New Episode Premieres Saturday, March 29 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin investigate the Fort MacArthur Museum and its huge network of tunnels and underground bunkers that hide the dark secrets of its past. The guys spend the night exploring buildings and bunkers that very few have seen in over 60 years. 

Series Synopsis:  This winter, lock down with the “Ghost Adventures” trio – Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin – as they investigate intriguing new haunted locations. In each episode, the “Ghost Adventures” team travels 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 a dusk-to-dawn “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. Locations featured in season nine include a special investigation of Bannack, MT – a lawless, Old West mining-turned-ghost-town; New York City’s Morris-Jumel Mansion; Katie’s Bar in Long Island, NY; the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA; a former cement factory with a dark past in Salt Lake City, UT and more.
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