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[10/05/18 - 01:16 PM]
Discovery Channel's Ratings Soar in 3rd Quarter with 4th Straight Month of Year-to-Year Growth Among Key Demos
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[08/24/18 - 05:21 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Season Premiere Ranks as Sunday Night's #1 Cable Telecast Among Total Viewers and M18-49
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the week of August 13-19.

[07/24/18 - 10:36 AM]
Family Unlike Any Other Returns to the Bush in All-New Season of Discovery Channel's Top-Rated Series "Alaskan Bush People"
The new season premieres Sunday, August 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[01/08/18 - 01:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Rings in 2018 as Cable's #1 Network Among Men 25-54 (Excluding Sports)
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/06/17 - 03:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Ratings Soar in October with Year-Over-Year Growth in Key Demos
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of October.

[09/06/17 - 10:04 AM]
Discovery Channel Ratings Heat Up in August with Year-to-Year Growth in Key Demos
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of August.

[07/06/17 - 10:33 AM]
Discovery Channel Leads with More Top 10 Unscripted Cable Series Than Any Other Network
Discovery further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[05/24/17 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces Summer Slate of Original Programming
Discovery Channel's summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming.

[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.

[02/06/17 - 09:54 AM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of January.

[12/08/16 - 08:11 AM]
The Brown Family Returns for an All-New Season of "Alaskan Bush People" Premiering January 4 at 9PM
Following a year of setbacks, Alaska's Brown family is determined to get back to their bushpeople roots once and for all.

[07/05/16 - 01:31 PM]
Discovery Finishes With Most-Watched 2Q Ever, Highest-Rated June Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2016.

[06/06/16 - 10:29 AM]
Discovery Channel Brings in Massive Viewership and Scores Its Highest-Rated May Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[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.

[01/11/16 - 02:28 PM]
Discovery Channel's First-Ever True Crime Series "Killing Fields" Debuts as Network's Most-Watched Tuesday New Series Since "Alaskan Bush People"
Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/05/16 - 10:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Highest Rated Year Ever Across Persons and Men 25-54 with Most Watched Year Ever in 2015
Discovery spins the numbers for 2015.

[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.

[11/17/15 - 02:02 PM]
Season Return of "Alaskan Bush People" on All-New Night Grabs 5 Million Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 11.

[10/22/15 - 07:31 AM]
The Browns Are Back When "Alaskan Bush People" Returns to Discovery Channel on November 11 at 9 PM ET/PT
Last season, Billy Brown, his wife Ami and their seven grown children - five boys and two girls - finally settled down, having built their dream home on the remote Chichagof Island, Alaska.

[10/05/15 - 03:34 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Third Consecutive Record-Breaking Quarter in Ratings and Viewership
Discovery spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2015.

[08/12/15 - 11:29 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Is TV's #1 Prime Telecast in Men and Earns Its Best Special Yet in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, August 7.

[07/29/15 - 12:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Earns Season High and Ranks #1 on All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, July 24.

[07/22/15 - 11:33 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" #1 Across All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, July 17.

[07/08/15 - 02:31 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings and Viewership Records in 2Q15 with Sweeping Increases vs 2Q14
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[06/05/15 - 04:51 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Best May Ever in Persons 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/11/15 - 09:02 AM]
Head Home with the Browns When "Alaskan Bush People" Returns to Discovery Channel on May 29 at 9 PM ET/PT
Last season, we were introduced to Billy Brown, his wife Ami and their seven grown children - five boys and two girls - who were born and raised in the wilds of Alaska.

[04/03/15 - 11:51 AM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings and Viewership Records in 1Q15 with Best Quarter Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[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.

[02/04/15 - 03:51 PM]
"Gold Rush" Sets Season Record with 6.1 Million Viewers on Friday, January 30
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/28/15 - 01:19 PM]
"Gold Rush" Sets Season Record with More Than Six Million Viewers on Friday, January 23
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 23.

[01/06/15 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Channel's Season Two Premiere of "Alaskan Bush People" Set Ratings and Viewership Records on Jan. 2
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, January 2.

[05/21/14 - 02:26 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" #1 on Cable on Tuesday Among Both Persons and Men for Five Consecutive Weeks
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 20.

[05/07/14 - 03:34 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" #1 on Cable Among Both Persons and Men 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 6.

[04/28/14 - 12:53 PM]
Discovery's New Series Follows a Remarkable Family Off the Beaten Path and Into the Wild Alaskan Wilderness
"Alaskan Bush People," previously set up at Animal Planet, will premiere Tuesday, May 6 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery.

[01/09/14 - 07:38 AM]
Animal Planet's New Series Follows a Remarkable Family Off the Beaten Path and Into the Wild Alaskan Wilderness
The series, featuring naturalist and adventurer Billy Brown, premieres this spring on the cable channel.

[04/04/13 - 09:33 AM]
Animal Planet's Best Year Ever Propels Network Toward Its Wildest Entertainment Slate
The cable channel's 14 returning series include "Call of the Wildman," "Finding Bigfoot," "Gator Boys" and "Monsters Inside Me."







ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/6/14 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its eighth season on 9/30/18; has yet to be renewed for a ninth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery Channel's press release, July 2018) The Browns are back in an all-new season of Discovery Channel's top-rated series ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE. After a year of hardship, the Browns are ready to make their long-awaited return to the wild. With over 400 acres of raw wilderness in the Pacific Northwest, the family faces new challenges - from severe weather to re-building their homestead in unfamiliar surroundings - that will make their bond stronger than ever. ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE was cable's #1 unscripted program on Wednesday nights among men 25-54, 18-49 and 18-34 in 2017 and reached 27.5M total viewers across the season. ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE returns Sunday, August 19 at 9 PM on Discovery. The Brown's quest for a new life in the bush begins with establishing their foothold on their new property, but trouble strikes when the road that leads to their new home becomes a treacherous winding path of mud. It's crucial for the Brown's to fix the road, but are they equipped to handle such a large task?
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ami Brown
· Billy Brown
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Carr as EP
· Doug Fitch as EP
· Greg Wolf as PROD (Discovery)
· John Slaughter as EP (Discovery)
· Paul Reitano as EP
· Terrence Sacchi as EP
· Tom Dorman as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Park Slope Productions