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2011-03-21 10:03:00

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV takes viewers down into the depths of the earth for an unprecedented look at one of the most dangerous and compelling jobs in the world, coal mining. Spike TV will premiere the 10 episode, one-hour docu-reality series, narrated by Jeremy Sisto, starting Wednesday, March 30 at 10 PM, ET/PT. The series comes to Spike from Thom Beers' Original Productions, a FremantleMedia company. Beers is the mastermind behind hit cable series that...

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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...

2009-04-23 13:00:00

Safety Program Brings Tractor-Trailer to Nation's Capital for Unique Driver Experience WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life-saving highway driving tips were presented today by top professional truck drivers as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bring Your Child to Work Day activities. Elite million-mile accident-free drivers shared their message of highway safety with Department of Transportation workers and their families, demonstrating how over the past decade...

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...

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...


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