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2010-10-14 11:40:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV and reality powerhouse-producer, Thom Beers, take viewers down into the depths of the Earth for an unprecedented look at one of the world's most dangerous and compelling jobs, coal mining. Spike TV will premiere the 10 episode, one-hour series in April 2011. The series will be executive produced by Beers' Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company. Beers is the mastermind behind hit cable shows that explore high-risk occupations such as the...

2010-06-14 15:48:00

Airings On The Discovery Channel's 2010 Deadliest Catch Episodes STONINGTON, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, in partnership with Discovery Communications, announced today the premiere of its new Public Service Announcement (PSA) aimed at increasing awareness for its mission. Launched with the PSA, the Coast Guard Foundation has...

2010-03-23 17:36:00

SEATTLE, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Keith Colburn of Discovery Channel's Emmy-nominated "Deadliest Catch" series is scheduled to sail as part of the guest-enrichment program on the June 18, 2010, Alaskan Explorer Voyage aboard Holland America Line's ms Zaandam. The seven-day cruise sails round-trip from Seattle, and calls at Glacier Bay, Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan, Alaska, and Victoria, B.C., Canada. During his cruise, Colburn will share his expertise on how to select, crack and...

2009-12-15 17:07:00

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Under unexpected rainy skies and hazardous sea conditions, the neon green Miss GEICO catamaran with its roaring turbine engines weathered the elements in establishing a new World Record Speed Run on Tuesday, December 15, 2009. World Champion driver, Marc Granet and throttleman, Scott Begovich, joined by Captain Johnathan Hillstrand of the Time Bandit from the "Deadliest Catch" set out from Government Cut in Miami and sped north to Palm Beach....

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2009-04-13 11:30:00

Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a major advertising agreement with the Discovery Channel in an attempt to push the premiere of the fifth season of the reality series "Deadliest Catch." The ad campaign will take place on several fronts, including MSN, MSN Mobile, Windows Live Hotmail, Microsoft Live Search and Xbox LIVE. Discovery chose to spend the show's entire online advertising budget on Microsoft's multi-faceted ad campaign because of its "comprehensive publisher portfolio and breadth...

2009-04-13 02:01:00

Discovery and Microsoft Advertising partner to launch three-screen campaign spanning mobile, Internet and gaming to capture fan base. REDMOND, Wash., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Advertising sets sail today with the announcement of a simultaneous three-screen ad campaign for the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" television series. The advertising campaign, which spans MSN, MSN Mobile, Windows Live Hotmail, Microsoft Live Search and Xbox LIVE, is designed to drum up...

2008-12-03 07:40:00

NORMANDY PARK, Wash., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With large waves crashing over their boats in the frigid waters of the Bering Sea off the western coast of Alaska while the music of popular rocker Bon Jovi blares in the background, a group of crab fishermen are being taped for their reality TV show, The Deadliest Catch. No one could have predicted the growth in popularity for the commercial fishing industry. Or could they? Author Dr. Dayton L. Alverson, a Marine Biologist, talks about the...

2008-10-23 03:00:03

Four survivors from a fishing boat lost in the northern Pacific were found Wednesday but three crew mates died and four were missing, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The survivors of the missing 93-foot commercial fishing boat Katmai were reported in good condition after being rescued from their life raft by a Coast Guard helicopter about 4:30 p.m., the Anchorage Daily News reported. The Coast Guard said the boat likely sank early Wednesday about 100 miles west of Adak in the Aleutian chain, the...

2008-09-15 18:00:23

Original Productions, the company behind Discovery Channel's top hit "The Deadliest Catch", was awarded the Creative Arts Emmy(R) for Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming. The awards were presented Saturday, September 13, at the NOKIA Theatre. Original Productions' President Thom Beers praised his production team as heroes who make his unique brand of programming possible. "It's awesome that the Television Academy honored the show with this award," said Beers. "We film...

2008-08-25 09:01:05

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News "America's Toughest Jobs" isn't bad as far as reality/ competition shows go. But it's something that looks like it belongs on a cable channel, not a broadcast network. Unless, perhaps, it's fourth-place NBC, which has apparently pretty much abandoned the strategy that made it No. 1 in the ratings for a couple of decades. You know, quality dramas and comedies. You can easily imagine the meeting where "America's Toughest Jobs" (9 p.m., Ch. 5) was dreamed...


Latest Deadliest Catch Reference Libraries

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2008-05-05 22:38:10

The Bairdi Crab or Tanner Crab (Chionoecetes bairdi), is a species of crab found in the Bering Sea. It is closely related to the Opilio Crab, which also is found in the Bering Sea. Their appearance is similar, and Opilio and Bairdi can be difficult for a person not familiar with the two species to distinguish. Bairdi Crab were largely fished from 1996 to 2006. Restrictions were put in place due to overfishing and when their population nearly died out.

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