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[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 2014 or 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/29/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's fourth) on 4/3/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, April 2014) ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER - This fan favorite follows the Kilcher family and their unique and isolated homesteader community outside Homer, Alaska. The Kilchers, led by patriarchs Atz and his brother Otto, have cultivated and lived on their homestead for four generations. These men, and their wives and children, live off the land, racing the clock during the limited months of summer and fall to hunt, fish, gather and grow enough food to last the harsh Alaskan winter. They battle extreme elements to gather enough firewood, ward off predators, complete projects for sustained shelter, and prepare their cattle herd for the eight months of cold and darkness. They proudly choose this rugged lifestyle with no indoor plumbing or electricity, in hopes that future generations carry on the family tradition of survival.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Cameo Wallace as EP (Discovery)
· Daniel Soiseth as EP
· Grant Kahler as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Discovery Studios