Mike Rowe


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  • Birth Name: Michael Gregory Rowe
  • Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/18/1962, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; TV host
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Dirty Jobs Host Mike Rowe Defends Walmart on Facebook

Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe has taken to Facebook to slam critics who are challenging Walmart's recent decision to spend more money on products manufactured in the U.S.

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VIDEO: Real Time with Bill Maher 7/12/13

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Real Time with Bill Maher 7/12/13
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Length: 58:00
Aired: 7/12/2013

Guests: Bobby Ghosh, Mike Rowe, Matt Lewis, Liz Mair, Dr. Cornel West. watch

VIDEO: Real Time with Bill Maher 289 (HBO)

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Real Time with Bill Maher 289 (HBO)
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Length: 57:50
Aired: 7/12/2013

Ends 07/11/14. Guests: Bobby Ghosh, Mike Rowe, Matt Lewis, Liz Mair, Dr. Cornel West. watch


MEGA MINUTE: Mike Rowe Talks 'Dirty' to Us
Don’t Go in the Basement
Steve & Tango Do a Diddy - Bonus Scene
Death Stench

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Careful What You Wish For
Deadliest Catch: Season 9 Behind the Scenes [HD]
Deadliest Catch: Season 9 Revealed [HD]
Deadliest Catch: Season 9 Revealed

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Year Title Description
2013 Silver Rush TV Show Series, Narrator
2012 How Booze Built America TV Show Series, Host
2012 Dirty Jobs Down Under TV Show Series, Host
2011 Jaws Comes Home TV Show Series, Narrator
2011 World's Dirtiest Man TV Show Series, Host

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Discovery Channel Cancels Dirty Jobs

There are no more Dirty Jobs.

Discovery Channel has canceled the reality show after eight seasons, creator and host Mike Rowe announced in a blog post Wednesday.

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Exclusive: Mike Rowe to Host New Discovery Series How Booze Built America

He's dissected owl vomit, shoveled road kill from the streets and inspected his fair share of sewage plants. But now, Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe gets to clean himself off and pull up barstool for Discovery's new three-part series How Booze Built America (premiering on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 10/9c). read more

TV's Got Male, With More Testosterone Shows To Come

When a young programming executive at the History channel first pitched the idea of following a group of Louisiana Cajuns who hunt alligators, "the poor guy got laughed out of the room," says the network's president, Nancy Dubuc. But instead of dropping the idea, he kept bringing it up — and kept getting laughed at.

"But by the fourth meeting, you had to pause," Dubuc says. "If somebody is as passionate as he was about something, what's the harm in letting them run with it?" That germ of an idea turned into Swamp People, an unlikely hit that ...
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Watch Video: Mike Rowe Talks Dirty to Me

Now playing on the Mitovich Mega Minute: Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe pays TVGuide.com a visit to talk up the show's special New York City episode as well as 1) divulge the worst smell he has ever encountered, 2) detail his clean-up (...or not) regimen, and 3) confirm his dirtiest job ever. Enjoy! (And don't eat while watching....) read more

Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe Comes Clean About Tonight's Task

Think your 9-to-5 bites? Tell it to Mike Rowe. As the host of Discovery Channel's strangely captivating Dirty Jobs (Tuesdays at 9 pm/ET), Rowe has sampled for our viewing discomfort more bad gigs than you can shake a septic-tank hose at and has come up smelling like… something very wrong. Tonight the happiest disgruntled employee ever heads to a tannery for even more odorific employment. TV Guide: So, a simple Google search shows that you've become the sex symbol of the Discovery Channel. Mike Rowe: Weird. [Laughs] You know what's really funny? The show had such low expectations initially.... Then the numbers started coming back for females and just caught everybody by surprise. But really, I don't think people are tuning in to see my gross, broken-down, 45-year-old frame trying to flood throu read more

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