The EXPEDITION BIGFOOT team – Bryce Johnson, Dr. Mireya Mayor, Russell Acord and Ronny LeBlanc – have reassembled to respond to the uptick in Bigfoot sightings, just this year. Using an advanced data algorithm, they are honing in on a massive swath of forest in southeast Kentucky, where the mathematical odds of a Bigfoot encounter are greatly increased. This year, their analysis has uncovered something new – possible Bigfoot migratory patterns that may reveal precisely where the legendary beasts will be and when they will be there. Using the latest in advanced technologies, evidence of Bigfoot begins to pile up – including vocalizations, unexplained structures, DNA samples and massive footprints that no man could have left behind.
Dr. Mireya Mayor
World-renowned primatologist, Fulbright Scholar and National Science Foundation Fellow, Mireya Mayor is not your typical scientist. For nearly two decades, she has been a wildlife correspondent, reporting on wildlife and habitat loss while advocating for solutions to the alarming trends. Mireya has been hailed as a “female Indiana Jones,” in the media and is an inspiration to young women interested in science and exploration. A two-time Emmy Award-nominated field correspondent for the National Geographic Channel, Mireya reports to audiences worldwide on pertinent wildlife and habitat issues. Her explorations have led to several scientific discoveries, most notably her co-discovery of the world’s smallest primates, a brand-new species to science. The daughter of Cuban immigrants, Mireya grew up in Miami and earned her bachelor’s degree in anthropology and English at the University of Miami and went on to earn her Ph.D. from Stony Brook University. She recently joined Florida International University as director of the Exploration and Science Communication Initiative. Mireya is also the author of “Pink Boots and a Machete: My Journey from NFL Cheerleader to National Geographic Explorer.” She can be found on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, as well as on the Web.
Acclaimed actor/producer as well as creator and host of the popular podcast “Bigfoot Collectors Club,” Bryce has been obsessed with Bigfoot ever since he was a young boy. Although acting is his profession, researching the strange and unexplained, along with crypto-zoological creatures, are his passion. Those pursuits converged in 2013, when Bryce starred in the critically lauded movie “Willow Creek,” a found-footage horror film about a quest to find evidence of Bigfoot. While researching his role, Bryce met Robert “Bob” Gimlin, the man who, along with Roger Patterson, captured the legendary footage of Bigfoot in 1967. That meeting, and their subsequent friendship, cemented Bryce’s commitment to pursuing the truth about the existence of Bigfoot. He can be found on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Author of “Footprints of a Legend” and “Bigfoot and the Tripwire,” event coordinator for the International Bigfoot Conference and skilled survivalist, retired Army Sergeant Russell Acord spends his free time traveling the Pacific Northwest looking for evidence of Bigfoot. Raised in the mountains of Montana, Russell takes a solid scientific approach to his Bigfoot research. His interest in the subject began when he saw the famous Patterson/Gimlin film, and he has been actively searching for Bigfoot since the late ‘70s. He can be found on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, as well as the Web.
Ronny LeBlanc is a globally recognized figure in the world of paranormal, Bigfoot and UFOs. Ronny is an independent researcher, screenwriter and author of the critically acclaimed and best-selling book “Monsterland: Encounters With UFOs, Bigfoot and Orange Orbs,” which details the history and connection between the various phenomena, highlighting his experience and a research area called Monsterland in central Massachusetts. Ronny was the first person ever to cast a Bigfoot print in the Bay State from a trackway discovered by a couple in Leominster State Forest in the summer of 2010. He is a regular speaker at the Exeter UFO Festival, New England UFO Conference and ParaFest and has been featured on nationally syndicated radio programs like “Coast to Coast AM with George Noory” and “Fade to Black with Jimmy Church.” He was recently highlighted for his research experience in a cover story for The Boston Herald. He is the founder and host of the “Monsterland” podcast. He can be found on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, as well as the Web.
Episode 1 - “The Search Continues” – Begins Streaming Monday, January 4
After coming closer than ever to proving the existence of Bigfoot, the team continue their expedition in the hollers of southeast Kentucky. Using an advanced algorithm and state-of-the-art technology to find the creature as it migrates through the Appalachian mountains, Bryce Johnson, Dr. Mireya Mayor, Ronny Le Blanc and Russell Acord endeavor, over the next two and a half weeks, to uncover evidence of the legendary cryptid. But when the team become separated in the dead of night, they realize the 8-foot-tall truth might be staring them in the face.
Episode 2 - “Call and Response” – Begins Streaming Sunday, January 10
After receiving a recording of an alleged Bigfoot call, Bryce Johnson blasts the howl over a speaker to elicit a response. With Russell Acord positioned high on a hill and Ronny LeBlanc and Dr. Mireya Mayor down in the valley below, the team may get the encounter they’re looking for.
Episode 3 - “Creepy Hollows” – Begins Streaming Sunday, January 17
Deep in a Kentucky hollow, Dr. Mireya Mayor and Ronny LeBlanc encounter several unidentified creatures responding to Bryce Johnson’s recording of a Bigfoot howl. Their investigation of an old mining road uncovers an enormous footprint, confirming they are on the right track.
Episode 4 – “Hand of the Beast” – Begins Streaming Sunday, January 24
The expedition takes an intriguing turn when Bryce Johnson comes across a photograph of a human-like hand with claws. Ronny LeBlanc and Dr. Mireya Mayor use never-before-seen tech to narrow down their search after a piece of potential evidence washes away in a thunderstorm.
Episode 5 – “Time’s Running Out” – Begins Streaming Sunday, January 31
With just three days left in the Kentucky expedition, the team investigates a strange tree structure that could be key to proving the existence of Bigfoot. A bloodhound tracker leads them further up Pine Mountain to a mysterious cave entrance.
Episode 6 - “Bigfoot’s Lair?” – Begins Streaming Sunday, February 7
It’s the final days of the Kentucky expedition, and the team is exploring a cave system that could be Bigfoot’s underground lair. It’s their most important discovery yet – until an unexpected interaction with a local leads them to a brand-new destination.
Episode 7 - “The Quest Out West” – Begins Streaming Sunday, February 14
The team’s algorithm takes them to Washington state, the Bigfoot capital of the world. Ronny LeBlanc, Dr. Mireya Mayor and Russell Acord encounter several signs of Sasquatch activity in the new target zone, while Bryce Johnson records a road crossing that may confirm Bigfoot exists!
Episode 8 - “Dark Memories” – Begins Streaming Sunday, February 21
Bryce Johnson enlists a hypnotist to unlock the memories of a Bigfoot witness and learns an intriguing new detail about the elusive beast. The rest of the team uncovers possible evidence that a juvenile Sasquatch may be lurking in the Olympic Peninsula.
Episode 9 - “Paranormal Anomaly” – Begins Streaming Sunday, February 28
After recording a possible Sasquatch disappearing across a river, Ronny LeBlanc, Mireya Mayor and Russell Acord revisit the site and encounter more than they bargained for. Meanwhile, Bryce Johnson attempts to get to the bottom of strange reports of Bigfoot turning invisible.
Episode 10 - “The Government Knows” – Begins Streaming Sunday, March 7
Strange unmarked helicopters fly overhead as Russell Acord, Ronny LeBlanc and Mireya Mayor try to make sense of abnormal thermal images they captured near a river. Bryce Johnson reaches out to former federal agent Ben Hansen to get to the bottom of the suspicious activity.
Episode 11 - “Lake Fear” – Begins Streaming Sunday, March 14
Russell Acord tracks an unknown creature to a mysterious lake hidden in the mountains. The team enlists a thermal drone to scout the potential Bigfoot hideout but soon realize they are the ones being watched.
SEASON FINALE - Episode 12: “Closer Than Ever” – Begins Streaming Sunday, March 21
The investigation launches into high gear as the team discovers evidence that could prove Bigfoot’s existence once and for all. When uncontrolled wildfires erupt in Washington, it’s a race against time to find the truth before it burns away.
SPECIAL EPISODE: “New Discoveries” – Begins Streaming Sunday, March 28
For the first time since the end of their summer expedition, Bryce Johnson, Mireya Mayor, Ronny LeBlanc and Russell Acord come together to review evidence and relive highlights from their adventure. The team also reveals shocking new environmental DNA findings that may change the world of Bigfoot research forever.