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2008-08-25 06:00:40

By Gary Strauss Thom Beers has created a mini-empire with a growing number of cable TV shows focusing on blue-collar, often dangerous professions. Tonight, Beers' testosterone-fueled programming climbs onto broadcast TV with America's Toughest Jobs (NBC, 9 ET/PT).

2008-08-07 18:01:04

By AARON BARNHART American viewers plug in to American workers doing dangerous American jobs. Standing atop this luxury apartment building overlooking the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, it's easy to see why someone would want to make a reality TV show here - in 2004.

2008-08-01 15:00:35

American viewers plug in to American workers doing dangerous American jobs. Standing atop this luxury apartment building overlooking the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, it's easy to see why someone would want to make a reality TV show here _ in 2004.

2008-07-31 12:00:45

LOS ANGELES, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV has ordered ten 30-minute episodes of "1000 Ways to Die," the visually shocking series that explores the many different and bizarre ways one can meet their maker.

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2007-12-03 12:00:00

They head out to sea in pursuit of a crab's sweet meat. Months of sleep-deprived labor can pull in hundreds of thousands of dollars for a top-grossing vessel. Their death toll -- 17 lives lost in the past seven years -- makes this the most lethal Pacific harvest.


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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tourtiere
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