Myth Hunters

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  • 2013
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.2  (213)

Myth Hunters on the Military Channel is a thrilling and engaging documentary series that premiered in 2012. Hosted by renowned journalists Jonny Phillips, Chris Wilson, and Guy Walters, the show explores some of the world's greatest unsolved mysteries, legends, and myths.

The series consists of ten episodes, and each one delves into a unique quest in search of the truth behind various myths that have pervaded our cultures for ages. The hosts take viewers on a thrilling journey across the globe, from the lost city of Atlantis in Greece to the treasures of the Knights Templar in Scotland, and even the fabled gold of King Solomon's mines in Africa.

Myth Hunters takes an investigative approach to its subject matter, and each episode involves rigorous research and exploration to uncover new information and insights into age-old mysteries. The hosts bring their wealth of knowledge, experience, and expertise to each quest, and they are always on the lookout for fresh angles and perspectives that can shed light on these fascinating historical enigmas.

What sets Myth Hunters apart from other shows of its kind is the depth of detail, rich storytelling, and captivating visuals that bring each episode to life. The show relies on a combination of archival footage, expert commentary, and cutting-edge graphics to immerse viewers in the heart of the action and transport them back in time.

The hosts have a natural chemistry and dynamic that keeps the show engaging and entertaining, even as they tackle some of the most complex and intricate myths in history. Whether it's exploring the lost tomb of Alexander the Great in Egypt or hunting for clues to the whereabouts of the Holy Grail in Spain, the hosts always bring their trademark humor, curiosity, and tenacity to every quest.

One of the standout episodes of the series is "In Search of the Real Dracula," in which the hosts explore the origins of the vampire myth and its connection to the historical figure of Vlad the Impaler in Romania. The episode takes viewers through the eerie forests and imposing castles of Transylvania as the hosts piece together the history and folklore behind one of the most enduring supernatural legends in popular culture.

Another memorable episode is "Escape from Alcatraz," which investigates the mysterious disappearance of three inmates from the infamous prison in San Francisco Bay in 1962. Using cutting-edge forensic techniques and expert insights, the hosts unravel the events leading up to the daring prison break and attempt to solve the mystery behind the fugitives' fate.

Overall, Myth Hunters is a must-watch for anyone who loves history, adventure, and mystery. With its expert hosts, breathtaking visuals, and gripping storytelling, the series is a standout example of the very best in documentary programming, and a testament to the enduring appeal of legendary myths and unsolved puzzles throughout the ages.

Myth Hunters is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (44 episodes). The series first aired on December 19, 2013.

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The Quest for Camelot
16. The Quest for Camelot
May 17, 2015
According to legend, he was Britain's greatest King. Hi name was King Arthur. In the 1960's a team of archaeologists, led by the outstanding excavator of his day, Leslie Alcock, set out to prove the myth was real.
The Mystery of Thomas Beale's Treasure
15. The Mystery of Thomas Beale's Treasure
May 10, 2015
In 1897 two brothers embark on 50 year quest to uncover a great treasure buried over 70 years earlier in the Virginia Blue Mountains.
The Search for Machu Picchu
14. The Search for Machu Picchu
May 3, 2015
The extraordinary story of Hiram Bingham's amazing discovery of one of the great wonders of the modern world, Machu Picchu.
The Holy Grail and Royal Blood
13. The Holy Grail and Royal Blood
April 26, 2015
Berenger Sauniere, a Roman Catholic priest in the French village of Rennes-le-Chateau, becomes fabulously wealthy at the end of the 19th century.
The Mystery of Thomas Beale's Treasure
12. The Mystery of Thomas Beale's Treasure
March 6, 2015
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The Search for Machu Picchu
11. The Search for Machu Picchu
February 27, 2015
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The Holy Grail and Royal Blood
10. The Holy Grail and Royal Blood
February 20, 2015
Summary not available
The Priest, His Lover and the Holy Grail
9. The Priest, His Lover and the Holy Grail
February 20, 2015
Summary not available
The Chalice of Valencia
8. The Chalice of Valencia
February 13, 2015
American writer and historian Janice Bennett goes on a quest to prove the Holy Chalice of Valencia - a relic displayed within its cathedral for over 500 years - is the original cup of Christ used at the Last Supper.
The Pirate Treasure of Cocos Island
7. The Pirate Treasure of Cocos Island
February 6, 2015
August Gissler's amazing seventeen year quest to find the buried pirate treasure on Cocos Island.
The Men Who Found the Maya
6. The Men Who Found the Maya
January 30, 2015
A couple of amateur explorers learn about the Maya civilization in the early 19th century.
The Curse of Treasure Mountain
5. The Curse of Treasure Mountain
January 23, 2015
A legend says that a fortune in gold bullion is hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains.
The Search for Nazi Gold
4. The Search for Nazi Gold
January 16, 2015
A German journalist and a former Marine believe the Nazis may have hidden stolen gold in Austria's Lake Topiltz.
The Mystery of the Spider Rocks
3. The Mystery of the Spider Rocks
January 9, 2015
According to legend, somewhere in Texas lies buried a vast treasure of Spanish gold. At the turn of the 20th century, one man is on a mission to find it. His name is Dave Arnold. Guided by a cryptic old map he unearths 3 mysterious stones.
The Veil of Veronica
2. The Veil of Veronica
December 26, 2014
Searching for the truth behind one of the Church's most mysterious relics 'the Veil of Veronica' this program follows the discovery and impact of the miraculous face of 'Manoppello' an image not made by human hands of the resurrected Christ.
Yamashita's Gold
1. Yamashita's Gold
December 19, 2014
In the third season premiere, an amateur Filipino treasure-hunter is determined to find WW2 legendary Japanese looted gold.
Where to Watch Myth Hunters
Myth Hunters is available for streaming on the MILITARY CHANNEL website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Myth Hunters on demand at Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 19, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (213)