Although Josh Gates left his weekly paranormal adventures behind years ago (Destination Truth) in search of some of the greatest mysteries that history has to offer (Expedition Unknown), the noted explorer will journey back to his roots for the Travel Channel’s four-week special event, Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials beginning on Wednesday, October 4 at 9 p.m. Gates will visit North America, South America, Africa and Europe, and according to the official press release will “…search for evidence of life beyond our planet and the truth behind longstanding extraterrestrial legends.”
In preparation for ‘The X-Files’ premiere on Sunday, Fox has dropped a 17-foot-tall flying saucer in the middle of a heavily trafficked Los Angeles mall. People in hazmat suits accompany it, blasting a fog of CO2 on the soil for the massive photo op that measures 26 feet wide, 12 feet long and 17 feet high.
Fox Broadcasting EVP and CMO Angela Courtin said, “Obviously, coming after the NFC Championship Game on Sunday night, we’re going to have a huge lead-in. “But this has been about building a really strong strategy that resembles more of a political campaign. You shore up your base. You go find your fans. You bring them to the table, offer them content they want to share so they do some of the heavy lifting.” read more