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[03/31/17 - 01:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings Records in 1Q17 with Best Quarter Ever in P25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/19/16 - 10:58 AM]
"Mega Week" Premieres of Supersized Episodes Take Discovery Channel to #1 Non-Sports Cable Network in Men for Week Ending Dec. 10
Discovery further spins the numbers for the week of December 4-10.

[11/14/16 - 10:13 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces "Mega Week" with Super-Sized Episodes and All-New Specials
This week-long celebration of all things Discovery - kicks off on Sunday, December 4 and wraps on Saturday, December 10.

[11/07/16 - 09:43 AM]
Discovery Channel Finishes October with More Top Ten Unscripted Cable Series with Men Than Any Other Network
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of October.

[09/06/16 - 08:04 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Singer Jewel Returns Home for First Time in Seven Years on New Season of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
The new season premieres Sunday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/31/16 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
Discovery has an ambitious lineup of 22 returning series and 20 new ones.

[02/05/16 - 03:13 PM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[12/04/15 - 03:20 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Records with Most Watched November Ever in Total Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/18/15 - 01:05 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates "Mega Week" with Super-Sized Episodes of Fan-Favorite Series and All-New Specials
Said stunt kicks off with the two-hour season finale of "Street Outlaws" on Monday, December 7.

[09/17/15 - 11:09 AM]
The Kilcher Family Returns for an All New Season of "Alaska: The Last Frontier" on Sunday, October 4 at 9PM ET/PT on Discovery
Having experienced another warm winter of record setting temperatures, the Kilcher family faces new challenges on the homestead and to their way of life in Homer, Alaska.

[03/31/15 - 10:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2015-2016 Upfront Slate
"Discovery Channel is going from strength to strength this coming year," said Rich Ross. "We're adding new documentaries, scripted series and themed programming to a strong lineup of new unscripted series."

[02/27/15 - 01:19 PM]
Discovery Channel Tops Cable Prime Time for Men and Ranks in the Top 10 for Women and Persons 6-11 in February
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[11/19/14 - 11:55 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Mega Week" Is Bigger and Badder with Anacondas, Fast Cars and Naked Movie Stars
The week-long programming event kicks off Sunday, December 7 and continues through the following Sunday.

[10/28/14 - 02:01 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs Double Digit Viewership and Ratings Gains in October
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of October to date.

[10/06/14 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaska: The Last Frontier" Delivers Highest Season Premiere to Date on Oct. 5
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.

[09/30/14 - 11:23 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Four of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
This season, the Kilchers face unexpected and daunting challenges due to a historically warm winter.

[08/26/14 - 01:25 PM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Four of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
The series returns with new episodes beginning Sunday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/03/14 - 08:59 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2014-2015 Upfront Slate
Highlights include the new scripted entry "The West," from Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn's Sundance Productions.

[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.

[11/15/13 - 12:46 PM]
Discovery Unwrapped: Treat Yo' Self to a Week of Holiday Programming, Special Episodes and Premieres on Discovery Channel
Highlight include special episodes of "Naked & Afraid," "Street Outlaws," "Call of the Wildman," "Tanked" and "Treehouse Masters."

[11/04/13 - 03:20 PM]
"Gold Rush" #1 on Friday Night Cable Among Persons, Men and Women 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 1.

[10/08/13 - 11:04 AM]
"Alaska: The Last Frontier" Returns to Series High Ratings on Sunday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[09/30/13 - 01:27 PM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Three of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
Look for the new season to roll out this Sunday, October 6 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[05/21/13 - 01:21 PM]
"North America" Dominates Sunday Cable in Total Viewers and Persons 25-54 with 3.4 Million Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[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.

[09/26/12 - 09:48 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Two of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
The show's sophomore run begins Tuesday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/10/12 - 11:12 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney XD & E!
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/05/12 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Unveils 2012-13 Upfront Slate
"We focusing on an Upfront programming slate that is revealing, provocative and fearless," said Eileen O'Neill.

[12/15/11 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery to Debut "Alaska: The Last Frontier" on Thursday, December 29 at 10:00/9:00c
Plus: look for the "Storm Chasers: Behind the Storms" special on Monday, December 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/28/11 - 01:28 PM]
Discovery Channel Commissions Two New Shows Highlighting American Sub-Cultures in Appalachia and Alaska
"Moonshiners" and "Mountain Men of Alaska" will both debut this summer.







ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER (DISCOVERY)
Returns in TBA 2017 or 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/29/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
7 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season on 3/28/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, March 2017) Discovery Channel's series returning in 2017-2018 include: ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE (Park Slope Productions), ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER (Discovery Studios), BERING SEA GOLD (Original Productions), DEADLIEST CATCH (Original Productions), DIESEL BROTHERS (Magilla Entertainment), EDGE OF ALASKA (TwoFour), FAST N'LOUD (Pilgrim Media Group), GOLD RUSH (Raw Television), HOMESTEAD RESCUE (Raw Television) KILLING FIELDS (Sirens Media), LAST ALASKANS (Half Yard Productions), MISFIT GARAGE (Pilgrim Media Group), MOONSHINERS (Magilla Entertainment), NAKED AND AFRAID and NAKED AND AFRAID XL (Renegade 83), STREET OUTLAWS and STREET OUTLAWS: NEW ORLEANS (Pilgrim Media Group), TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISLAND (MAK Pictures), VEGAS RAT RODS (Proper TV), YUKON MEN (Paper Route)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brigham Cottam as EP
· Daniel Soiseth as EP
· Dustin Rubin as CO-EP
· Matt Vafiadis as EP (Discovery)
· Vince Ueber as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Discovery Studios