Discovery Goes On Treasure Quest

Discovery Channel will take the plunge with a new ocean exploration series next month.

On Treasure Quest, the network and Odyssey Marine Exploration, the world’s only publicly traded company dedicated to deep ocean shipwreck exploration, will take viewers to the ocean floor as they track the unsolved mysteries of the deep sea in the hunt for precious artifacts.

The 11-episode show premieres Jan. 15 at 10 p.m.

Driven by chairman and CEO Greg Stemm, a pioneer in deep-ocean exploration, the Odyssey team includes some of the world’s finest researchers, deep-ocean marine archaeologists, ROV pilots and technicians, shipwreck artifact conservators, information technology developers and data managers. Tom Dettweiler, who was the leader of the team that discovered the Titanic, rounds out the squad