Backyard Oil

2013, TV Show

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The Tuesday Playlist: NBC Falls Out Of Love

Way to squander a Voice lead-in, NBC. Turns out America wasn't ready to waste another night of the broadcast week on a ridiculously padded dating show, so after this week, Ready for Love (Tuesday, 9:01/8:01c) goes into reality limbo — and honestly, if scripted duds can get yanked without notice, why should lousy competition-reality shows be exempt when shunned like this one was? On the plus side, with The Voice about to end its enjoyable "battle" rounds and move next week into the "knockout" phase, the expanded Tuesday edition will be joined April 30 by the clever supernatural thriller Grimm, given a well-deserved reprieve from the Friday trenches for the rest of the season. (Part of me wishes NBC would invest more heavily in Hannibal and give it a shot in this wide-open Tuesday time period, but Grimm is probably a better fit.)

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 6/11/2013

BACKYARD OIL is a high stakes rollercoaster ride through the weird world of wildcat oil drilling in south central Kentucky – where warlocks, hickory sticks and high octane moonshine could be the keys to making millions - if you know where to sink that drill bit.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/15/2013

Hit the right spot and make instant millions! BACKYARD OIL follows the search for black gold in Kentucky. It's a high stakes roller coaster ride where some will go big, and some will go broke!

Free | Xfinity Posted: 9/21/2014

These oil seekers bring in a warlock to assist in locating a spot to drill.

Free | Xfinity Posted: 9/21/2014

Men are given some eccentric direction in their quest to find hidden moonshine.

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The Tuesday Playlist: NBC Falls Out Of Love

Way to squander a Voice lead-in, NBC. Turns out America wasn't ready to waste another night of the broadcast week on a ridiculously padded dating show, so after this week, Ready for Love (Tuesday, 9:01/8:01c) goes into reality limbo — and honestly, if scripted duds can get yanked without notice, why should lousy competition-reality shows be exempt when shunned like this one was? On the plus side, with The Voice about to end its enjoyable "battle" rounds and move next week into the "knockout" phase, the expanded Tuesday edition will be joined April 30 by the clever supernatural thriller Grimm, given a well-deserved reprieve from the Friday trenches for the rest of the season. (Part of me wishes NBC would invest more heavily in Hannibal and give it a shot in this wide-open Tuesday time period, but Grimm is probably a better fit.)

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Premiered: April 23, 2013, on Discovery
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Drillers search for oil in Kentucky.

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