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[01/28/14 - 12:58 PM]
Discovery Channel Smashes Monthly Ratings and Viewership in January and Delivers the Most Watched Month Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[01/21/14 - 11:35 AM]
Discovery Channel's First Ever Mini-Series "Klondike" Delivered 3.4 Million Viewers on Monday
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, January 20.

[01/20/14 - 09:39 AM]
"Klondike" Themed Episode of Discovery Channel's "The Dirt" to Air Monday, January 20 at 7PM
Co-stars Richard Madden, Abbie Cornish, Johnny Simmons and Conor Leslie will appear on the installment, as will "Gold Rush's" Parker Schnabel, "Dakota" Fred Hurt and Dustin Hurt.

[01/14/14 - 07:38 AM]
"Gold Rush" #1 on Friday Cable for 10 Consecutive Weeks Among Persons and Men 25-54/18-49 with 3.9M Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 10.

[11/20/13 - 02:49 PM]
Rachel Blanchard Stars with Jack Wagner and Cameron Mathison in "My Gal Sunday," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere, January 18
The film is based on the book of short stories by New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark.

[06/28/13 - 06:03 AM]
Gail O'Grady and Michelle Harrison Are Set to Star in "The Mystery Cruise," a Hallmark Channel Backdoor Pilot and Potential Primetime Series
The project is based on the book "The Santa Cruise" by New York Times bestselling authors Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.

[04/04/13 - 08:45 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2013-14 Upfront Slate
"Gold Rush," "Deadliest Catch," "Fast N' Loud," "Moonshiners," "Amish Mafia," "Jungle Gold," "Bering Sea Gold" are among the return class.

[04/03/13 - 08:15 AM]
Academy Award Nominee Sam Shepard to Headline the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
He'll succeed Chris Cooper in the role of Father Judge in the project, which is currently in production in Alberta, Canada.

[03/27/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 27
Updates include: NBC eyes "Chicago Fire" spin-off; Regina King joins ABC's "Divorce: A Love Story"; and Rob Huebel cast in "Jacked Up" at CBS.

[03/19/13 - 09:06 AM]
Richard Madden, Tim Blake Nelson, Marton Csokas and Conor Leslie to Join the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
The series will be produced with assistance of the Government of Alberta, Alberta Film Development Program.

[03/15/13 - 10:08 AM]
Academy Award Nominated Actor Tim Roth to Join the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
Production begins this month under the direction of Simon Cellan Jones on location in Alberta, Canada.

[03/14/13 - 03:18 PM]
Ian Hart, Augustus Prew and Johnny Simmons Join the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
They'll join previously announced cast members Chris Cooper and Abbie Cornish.

[03/12/13 - 01:40 PM]
Abbie Cornish to Join the Cast of Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
The mini-series, previously announced last year, is based on Charlotte Gray's book "Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike."

[03/08/13 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy to get "Reckless" at CBS; Chris D'Elia to topline NBC's "Undateable"; and ABC orders three more episodes of "Celebrity Wife Swap."

[02/08/13 - 01:07 PM]
Academy Award Winner Chris Cooper to Headline Discovery's First Scripted Mini-Series "Klondike"
He'll play Father Judge in the project, about six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.

[12/11/12 - 09:16 AM]
Discovery Greenlights First Scripted Mini-Series - "Klondike" (Working Title)
The mini-series is based on Charlotte Gray's novel "Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike," about six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.







KLONDIKE (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/20/14 - 1/22/14
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, April 2013) It was announced today that Academy Award nominated actor Sam Shepard will be joining the cast of Discovery Channel's first-ever, scripted mini-series KLONDIKE (wt). Shepard will be playing the role of Father Judge. Shepard was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Philip Kaufman's The Right Stuff. He is also a screenwriter, director and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for his 1979 three-act play "Buried Alive." This year, Shepard will star in Jeff Nichols' film, "Mud", opposite Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon, as well as in "August: Osage County" opposite Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and Abigail Breslin and Scott Cooper's "Out Of The Furnace" opposite Christian Bale and Zoe Saldana. Other notable film credits include "Baby Boom," "Steel Magnolias", "Defenseless" and "Thunderheart." His notable television films and miniseries have included Larry McMurtry's "Streets of Laredo,"" Lily Dale," "Purgatory," "Dash and Lilly" (which brought him both Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for his performance as writer Dashiell Hammett), "One Kill," "Wild Geese," and "Ruffian." The mini-series, previously announced last year, is based on Charlotte Gray's book Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike, and brings to life the tale about six strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town in the remote Klondike. KLONDIKE is a co-production between Discovery, Entertainment One (eOne), and Nomadic Pictures, in association with Scott Free Productions. International distribution is handled by eOne Television. Paul Scheuring ("Prison Break," "A Man Apart") is the primary writer and will serve as Executive Producer, along with Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker; as well as John Morayniss and Michael Rosenberg for eOne. Eileen O'Neill and Dolores Gavin will serve as Executive Producers for Discovery.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Abbie Cornish as Belinda
· Augustus Prew as Byron Epstein
· Chris Cooper as Father Judge (Originally Cast)
· Conor Leslie as Sabine
· Ian Hart as Soapy Smith
· Johnny Simmons as Jack London
· Marton Csokas as Steele
· Richard Madden as Bill Haskell
· Sam Shepard as Father Judge
· Tim Blake Nelson as Meekor
· Tim Roth as The Count
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chad Oakes as CO-PROD
· Charlotte Gray as BOOK
· David W. Zucker as EP
· Dolores Gavin as EP (Discovery)
· Eileen O'Neill as EP (Discovery)
· John Morayniss as EP
· Josh Goldin as CP
· Michael Rosenberg as EP
· Mike Frislev as CO-PROD
· Paul Scheuring as WRTR/EP
· Rachel Abramowitz as CP
· Ridley Scott as EP
· Simon Cellan Jones as DIR
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Entertainment One Television
· Nomadic Pictures
· Scott Free Productions