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How to stream ‘Expedition Unknown’

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Jaime Carrillo

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Published Jun 9, 2020   Updated Jan 27, 2021, 9:58 pm CST

Indiana Jones may not be real, but adventurer Josh Gates comes pretty close. His globe-trekking diary Expedition Unknown delves deep into his many journeys of discovery.

Gates travels to the ends of the earth, sometimes literally, as he tries to uncover the secrets behind myths, legends, and fables. He’s unafraid as he goes searching for cities made of gold, crystal skulls, cursed bells, tombs of kings, and yes, even Atlantis. Every episode is as exhilarating as it is educational.

Here’s everything you need to stream Expedition Unknown.

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What is Expedition Unknown?

Josh Gate’s adventuring program originally aired on the Travel Channel when it premiered in 2015.

  • Launched: January 2015
  • Channel: The CW
  • Genre: Documentary adventure
  • Starring: Hosted by Josh Gates
  • Seasons: 8
  • Status: Pending

Expedition Unknown Reviews

What the critics are saying:

“All in all, I’m a fan of the series. As long as Gates doesn’t go too over the top with the silliness at the expense of locals, continues to keep a skeptical view, and remains ethical in his “expeditions,” I’ll continue to watch as time permits.” –Carl Feagans, Archaeology Review

How to stream Expedition Unknown

Discovery Channel is available on a few of the major live TV streaming services. When trying to decide which one is best for you, you’ll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you’ll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming. 

Expedition Unknown on Philo

Philo is a budget-minded streaming service, and depending on what channels you want, it might be right for you. The 59 Philo channels lean decidedly toward entertainment; the Philo channel list includes AMC, Discovery, IFC, Lifetime, and the Paramount Network, all for $20 a month. If you’re a fan of Expedition Unknown, you’re in luck: You can find it on Philo. Philo also comes with free cloud DVR, but shows recorded are deleted after 30 days, so binge responsibly.

Monthly$25

Expedition Unknown on Hulu with Live TV

Hulu Live TV is a great way to stream live TV, as it comes with access to Hulu’s massive library of on-demand content. You’ll be able to choose from movies, shows, and Hulu’s original programming, and keep up with what’s new each month. Hulu plans even include a bundle option where you can access Disney+ and ESPN+ along with Hulu.

Hulu Live TV sets you up with local channels and has a broad spectrum of entertainment and sports channels to review, including the full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, HGTV, and even deep cuts like National Geographic and Syfy, and of course, Discovery where you can catch hits like Diesel Brothers and Street Outlaws.

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Hulu Live TV $64.99
Hulu Live TV
(no ads on
Hulu content)
$70.99

Expedition Unknown on FuboTV

FuboTV started as a streaming service geared toward sports fans, but it’s evolved into a broadly-appealing option with entertainment and news options alongside its robust sports choices. Depending on the package, you can access as many as 181 FuboTV channels. If you’re looking to be entertained, Bravo, IFC, MTV, and VH1 are options even at Fubo’s most basic tier. The Fubo channel list still includes plenty of sports, including the Fubo Sports Network, which has original programming mixing sports and humor. The FuboTV cost starts at $54.99 a month, and with Disney Media favorites like ABC, ESPN, and the Disney Channel coming on board in 2020, some who were on the fence about Fubo are giving it another look.

To stream Expedition Unknown, you’ll want to dock in at the FuboTV Standard level.

Fubo TV packages
Standard$59.99
Family$64.99
Family with Showtime$74.99 ($69.99 for first 3 mos.)
Elite$79.99


Expedition Unknown on Sling TV

If you’re looking for a streamlined, cost-effective streaming package, check out Sling TV. It offers two basic cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, each of which costs $30 per month. There’s also the third option of getting Sling Orange + Blue for just $45 per month. You’ll get more Sling TV channels by choosing Sling Blue, with its 40 channels including sports favorites like FS1 and NBCSN and cable mainstays like Food Network and Discovery Channel. But Sling Orange brings must-haves Disney Channel and ESPN as part of its package. To gain access to Discovery, you’ll either need Sling Blue or Sling Orange + Blue. Sling also has a number of add-ons, including robust international packages organized by languages all over the globe.

Sling TV
Orange$35
Blue$35
Orange + Blue$50

Expedition Unknown on Vidgo

Vidgo offers a package for under $40 a month that pulls together more than 60 English-language channels into its National English Package. Vidgo channels include ABC, Fox, the ESPN family of channels (including ESPN Deportes), and it’s one of the few streaming services that carries BeIN Sports. But it’s like Fubo in that, even though it started out for streaming sports, it carries a lot more now. You might be surprised to know that Vidgo’s an option to stream Discovery—and then you chat about it online via Vidgo’s Social TV platform.

Vidgo
English$55
Spanish$30

Expedition Unknown on AT&T TV Now

If you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, you might consider AT&T TV Now to cover streaming for you. AT&T TV Now channels start with Plus and Max, which even include HBO. Then, AT&T plans expand from there, approaching cable selection and pricing with AT&T TV Now’s biggest packages. AT&T streaming also comes with Cloud DVR, letting you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. If you’re looking for Discovery, get in at the AT&T TV Now Entertainment tier to stream it.

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DirecTV
Entertainment$69
Choice$84
Ultimate$94
Premier$139


Expedition Unknown on YouTube TV

The YouTube TV channel list includes local channels, sports options including ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, and NBA TV, and plenty to keep kids (and kids at heart) occupied, including Disney Channel and its companion channels, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network—all in one easy-to-access package. It even comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. YouTube add-ons include HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz. YouTube TV packages have some advantages over their competitors, including a generous DVR and multiple screens package. From one account, each user can create an individual profile to track favorite shows.

If you’re looking to stream Expedition Unknown, know that you can stream it on YouTube TV.

Youtube TV
1 Month$64.99
Sports Plus$10.99/mo.

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*First Published: Jun 9, 2020, 1:59 pm CDT