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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). The first of four NBC series under a development deal with Beers and co-producer Berman/Braun, Toughest Jobs blends the rough-and-tumble occupations featured in such Beers hits as Discovery's Deadliest Catch and History's Ice...

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. There was a time when viewers couldn't get enough of watching contestants sit around penthouse cribs whining about each other. But that's changed. Audiences want action now. They want danger. They have what Thom...

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. There was a time when viewers couldn't get enough of watching contestants sit around penthouse cribs whining about each other. But that's changed. Audiences want action now. They want danger. They have what Thom Beers, the hottest...

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. The series is executive produced by Thom Beers, the same creative mind who brought viewers the critically-acclaimed hits "Deadliest Catch,""Ice Road Truckers" and "Ax Men," and is scheduled to premiere in Fall 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060322/NYW096LOGO )...

2008-07-18 12:00:52

Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that a majority of today's popular film, television and commercial projects such as 2008 Cannes award-winning "Three Monkeys," Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch," NBC's "Law and Order," truTV's "Black Gold" and ESPN's "E:60," are finished on Avid(R) DS Nitris(R) systems. With an integrated toolset for advanced compositing, visual effects, conform and finishing, Avid DS Nitris systems enable facility-level customers to work more...

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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. These are not the Bering Sea crabbers who gained fame on the Discovery Channel's reality series, "Deadliest Catch," but the Dungeness-crab crews who toil in anonymity off the Washington and Oregon coasts. Since 2000, their death...


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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