Josh drives a tank at the Normandy Victory Museum in France.

Photo by: Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Josh drives a tank at the Normandy Victory Museum in France.

Expedition Unknown Kicks Off with a New Discovery About D-Day

In an epic, two-hour season premiere, Josh Gates travels to the D-Day battlefields and the beaches of Normandy where he joins investigators making history-changing discoveries about the Longest Day.

January 15, 2020

This season Josh will face his most daring expeditions yet, from searching for the only large U.S. commercial airliner to vanish off the face of the earth to a quest across Africa to unearth the many missing links between modern man and our earliest ancestors.

We're sorry, there seems to be an issue playing this video. Please refresh the page or try again in a moment. If you continue to have issues, please contact us here.

New Season of Expedition Unknown
Loading Video...

Photo Gallery: Digging Into D-Day

Josh will begin this season in Normandy, exploring D-Day alongside military historians using cutting edge technology to uncover shocking secrets about the invasion. Included in his discovery is a never-before-discovered complex of Nazi bunkers as well as an unexploded bomb frozen in time in the waters off Normandy’s coast. Josh’s in-depth investigation reveals forgotten mysteries surrounding the most important battle in modern history.

Throughout the season, Gates will undertake numerous thrilling global adventures including a trek across the U.K. in the footsteps of a Celtic warrior queen and a journey to the islands of the Seychelles to decipher a cryptic code that may lead to lost pirate treasure. Finally, in a two-part season finale, Josh will sail into the enigma that is the Bermuda Triangle on a dangerous voyage of discovery.

Military Historian Gary Sterne and Josh find a WWII SS helmet in a lost bunker at Maisy Battery in France.

Photo by: Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Military Historian Gary Sterne and Josh find a WWII SS helmet in a lost bunker at Maisy Battery in France.

And get ready for Expedition X...

Beginning on February 12th, right out of Expedition Unknown, Josh will introduce scientist Phil Torres and paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot to investigate reports of supernatural encounters, mysterious creatures, and astonishing extraterrestrial phenomena in the brand-new series, Expedition X. Whether trekking through the remote jungles of Cambodia in search of a legendary ape-man or exploring the secrets of the world’s largest cave system right here in the United States, the Expedition X team is taking viewers to the stranger side of the unknown.

In the meantime, stream past episodes of Expedition Unknown on Discovery GO and join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #ExpeditionUnknown.

Next Up

Great Josh! The OG Doc Brown and Expedition Unknown Search for THE DeLorean

Josh Gates and Christopher Lloyd search for the iconic DeLorean Time Machine in the discovery+ original EXPEDITION: BACK TO THE FUTURE. Stream the 4-part series March 15 only on discovery+.

Incredible Shark Sightings Kick Off the 2022 Summer Season

Beaches in the Northeastern US are seeing increased sharktivity due to an increasing seal population and conservation efforts.

New Binge-worthy Series Coming to discovery+

Streaming service discovery+ announced an expansive slate of documentaries, docu-series, and can't-miss reality TV coming in 2022. Take a look at a few that should be added to your binge-worthy list today!

May Flowers with New Shows on discovery+

This month, stream what you love on discovery+. From CITIZEN PENN to JOSH GATES TONIGHT to DEADLIEST CATCH, you can find it all on the new streaming service.

Explore the Paranormal with Expedition X

Your favorite mystery-solving squad is back with all NEW adventures. EXPEDITION X premieres Wednesday, September 1 at 8PM ET/PT on Discovery! Catch up on past seasons with discovery+.

April Showers Us With New Shows on discovery+

This month, stream what you love on discovery+. From CRIKEY! to JOSH GATES TONIGHT to DEADLIEST CATCH, you can find it all on the new streaming service.

Upcoming discovery+ Documentary FRANCESCO Offers Intimate Look at Pope Francis

FRANCESCO gives unprecedented access to the Pope and the individuals who know him in the new discovery+ documentary, premiering March 28.

Expedition 65 to Launch on April 9

On April 9 at 3:42A ET, Expedition 65 will launch with three space travelers aboard a Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station.

Dive into The Last Unknown with Nature Photographer and Conservationist Ian Shive

In a daring, high-seas adventure, award-winning photographer Ian Shive captures a series of wildlife spectacles including an active volcano, forgotten World War II relics and battles amongst species. The Last Unknown Streams Thursday, March 18 on discovery+.

New Year, New Adventures: What the World has to Offer

With a new year comes new opportunities, and there’s no time like the present to start learning more about parts of the world you’ve never dreamed of before. Please review and follow all state and local guidelines while traveling. Updated December 17, 2021