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TRAVEL CHANNEL GREENLIGHTS NEW ADVENTURE QUEST SERIES ‘HUNTING EVIDENCE’

January 22, 2018

Contact - Caryn Davidson Schlossberg
Director, Communications & Talent Relations
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NEW YORK (Jan. 23, 2018) – Travel Channel is expanding its slate of successful adventure programming with the pick-up of “Hunting Evidence,” featuring explorer and biologist Pat Spain. When Spain is not in the lab, he journeys far and wide to uncover answers to fascinating unsolved riddles, historic conundrums and mythic events. Six one-hour episodes will begin airing in June 2018.

The great nephew of acclaimed writer Charles Fort, Spain has always admired his great uncle, who spent a lifetime exploring bizarre phenomena that did not make sense scientifically. With “Hunting Evidence,” Spain will use his science background to solve the world’s greatest enigmas. Upcoming episodes will explore the existence of vampires in New England and new evidence about London’s infamous Jack the Ripper.

“Like so many iconic stories in this series, the notorious tale of Jack the Ripper has captured the world’s attention for generations,” said Courtney White, senior vice president, programming, Travel Channel, Food Network and Cooking Channel. “Pat’s real skill is  uncovering fascinating new facts about this enigmatic crime and using exciting breakthroughs in science and technology to get to the truth once and for all.”

ABOUT TRAVEL CHANNEL

For virtual and active travelers who want to go on a thrilling quest; taste other cultures; enjoy the mystery of the unexplored; get a dose of epic adventure or a splash of wacky fun; there is no better daily escape than Travel Channel. Reaching more than 83 million U.S. cable homes, Travel Channel is the world’s leading travel media brand. Fans also can visit Travel Channel for more information or interact with other fans through FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Travel Channel is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.