A mystery is buried beneath the streets of Butte, Montana, and the spirits tethered to the historic mining town’s past are rising to the surface with clues. The discovery of copper in the 1880s turned Butte’s Copper Barons into some of the wealthiest men in America. But the hills glittered in the sun could also cast sinister shadows of greed and vice at night. This led some to brand the mountain town “The Devil’s Perch.” With the town now intent on rebuilding its image, it seems every renovation project is digging up a paranormal nightmare, with residents and businesses reporting terrifying ghostly encounters. In an unlikely partnership, Mayor J.P. Gallagher and Sheriff Ed Lester have called in an elite team of paranormal investigators to help. When investigator Dave Schrader, tech expert K.D. Stafford and psychic medium Cindy Kaza arrive in Butte, and they find a paranormal activity that startles even them. The all-new Travel Channel series, “Ghosts of Devil’s Perch,” premieres on Sunday, August 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with the same-day release on discovery+.
The team unearths disturbances ranging from feuds between rival mine owners to lovers resorting to violence to vice-fueled horrors lurking in the town’s past. As the disturbing cases begin to form a pattern, the team discovers an army of trapped spirits crying for help, and they refocus their efforts on finding who or what is causing so much anguish. Resorting to threats and violence, the dark entity beneath Butte goes on the attack. The spiritual awakening is in full force and quickly forces the team to question if they’ll make it out of Devil’s Perch unharmed.
“Towns around the nation frequently approach us, desperate to resolve lingering, unexplained disturbances and lay them to rest. When we heard about the disturbances in the small town of Butte, we knew they needed an elite team of paranormal investigators. We immediately reached out to our expert trio, Dave, Cindy and K.D., to confront whatever forces reside there. In ‘Ghosts of Devil’s Perch,’ we explore its rich history to unlock the town’s fear. Along the way, we lay witness to a few surprises,” said Matthew Butler, group senior vice president, Travel Channel and Paranormal Streaming Content.