The UnXplained explores the world’s most fascinating mysteries and separates the fact from the fiction. 

History Channel kicks off a brand-new decade with a fascinating paranormal-perfect series, The UnXplained, hosted and produced by none other than TV veteran William Shatner. The former Star Trek captain and trusted Rescue 911 host returns to the small screen in this investigative series which explores the world’s most extraordinary and inexplicable mysteries.

Fact or fiction?

From the producers of The Curse of Oak Island and Ancient Aliens, comes this new, absorbing series in which Shatner takes viewers along for weekly investigations into what’s real, what’s fake… and what could still very well turn out to be the truth but that hasn’t been scientifically confirmed yet. Could there really be places where bad things seem to repeatedly – and inexplicably – happen? Who is responsible for the Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious book that no one can translate to this day? Could the Mothman, Chupacabra and the Mongolian Death Worm be real, and why have some people been struck by lightning multiple times?

Expect the unexpected

The UnXplained tackles weekly topics and cases, carefully peeling back the layers from various subjects, legends, rumours and “sightings” over which so much has been said and speculated over so many years that we often no longer know what is real, not real – or how much is real. From voodoo and the human mind to people who survive plane crashes or perform superhuman feats while in danger – do we have a hidden reserve of inexplicable energy locked away inside of us? Each episode has contributions from scientists, historians, witnesses and experiencers – each seeking to shed light on how the seemingly impossible can happen.

Watch The UnXplained with Williams Shatner on Fridays starting 17 January on History (186) at 21:00

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