Bruce Campbell is heading back to your TV later this year, as he’s been announced as the host of a new “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” series coming to Travel Channel.
You can check out the trailer for the new series below:
— Ripley's Believe It or Not! (@Ripleys) January 1, 2019
The trailer shows that the new series will stay true to Ripley’s strange and unusual roots, with new, modern stories of fantastical people, places, and things.
Campbell responded to the news in the way everyone expected: with a joke.
I believe you! https://t.co/wNLHaw1frE
— Bruce Campbell (@GroovyBruce) January 1, 2019
The actor is best known for his role as Ash Williams in Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead” films, and is fresh off the end of his Showtime series “Ash vs. Evil Dead,” which earned a haunted house during Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights 2017.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, the new series will film 10 episodes in Orlando at the Ripley Warehouse. The new series will mark the 100th anniversary of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!.
Check out this throwback segment from “The Attractions Show” on the Ripley Warehouse, as well as an episode of “Photo Finds” from inside the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Orlando:
Get an inside look at the exhibits and archives of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! through a Q&A with retired Vice President Edward Meyer in our Fall 2018 issue of Attractions Magazine, which you can pick up here.