SEASON(S): 2 (26 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from Spike TV's press release, December 2012) Ric Savage returns to Spike TV, and this time he's bringing his entire family along for the second season of "Savage Family Diggers" (formerly known as "American Digger"), premiering on Wednesday, January 30 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT. The series follows American Savage, the digging company, led by Savage family patriarch and former professional wrestler-turned-modern-day relic hunter Ric, along with his wife Rita and sons G and Nick, on the search for historic treasure buried in the backyards of unsuspecting citizens nationwide. In the US, millions of historic relics, some of which have been untouched for centuries, lay buried in backyards and parking lots, waiting to be discovered and turned into profit. "Savage Family Diggers" features the Savage family trying to tap into those profits in a different city each week, including New Orleans, LA, Savannah, GA, Boston, MA, Miami, FL and Memphis, TN. Ric's vast knowledge of American History helps lead the team to properties, both residential and commercial, with the greatest potential for high value artifacts. After settling upon a potentially high yield location, the Savage family uses state-of-the-art metal detectors and the latest in ground penetrating radar technology to search for items, and, upon discovery, must convince reluctant property owners to let American Savage search and dig up their land using heavy-duty excavation equipment. The team sells any artifacts found for a substantial profit by consulting experts and scouring the antique and collectible markets, but not before negotiating a deal to divide the revenue with the property owners.