Dirty Jobs

2003, TV Show

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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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Season 7, Episode 4
Mike and crew travel deep into the Australian Outback to strike it rich with a group of crusty opal miners. It's a dirty adventure with dangerous work and extreme temperatures. A fly infestation almost brings production to a halt.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 9/5/2012

Season 7, Episode 3
Mike journeys down the Adelaide River to capture one of Australia's most deadliest creatures: the crocodile. After wrestling the wild crocs into the boat, he helps a scientist pump their stomachs and then study their vomit.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 8/29/2012

Season 7, Episode 2
Mike Rowe journeys to South Australia to extract deadly, venomous Brown Snakes from people's homes. Catching one of the world's most deadly snakes can only be done effectively with a pillow case cover, a few makeshift tools and his bare hands.

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Subscription | Netflix Aired: 1/1/2012

Season 8, Episode 6
Mike shows never-before-seen footage. Then he collects pollen from male date palm pods and pollinates female trees.

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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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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.

One of the network's... 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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Roush Review: Ms. Griffin Goes to Washington

One of the most unlikely—on paper, anyway—regulars at the Emmy party the last few years has been the infamously outspoken Kathy Griffin and her cheeky Bravo docu-reality series My Life on the D-List. Including this year, it has been nominated five times for Outstanding Reality Program and won twice. This year, her hefty and relatively high-minded competition includes... read more

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Scrubs
9/8c ABC
J.D. has gone through many changes throughout the last nine seasons as he moved from timid intern to experienced doctor to mentor for the next generation of docs. But some things never change. He finds he still hungers for approval, and this time he wants it from Turk. Lucy, meanwhile, faces her own demons when she tries to summon the courage to perform a medical procedure on a real, live person.

Read on for previews of Scrubs, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, National Geographic's Most Incredible Photos: Afghan Warrior, Dirty Jobs and Family Style. read more

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Premiered: November 07, 2003
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Host Mike Rowe takes on unusual and occasionally unsavory occupations, bringing humor to the down-and-dirty proceedings that find him in tight spots, smelly conditions and unsanitary circumstances. Rowe resolutely keeps his chin up while performing the sometimes unpleasant tasks, whether he's knee-deep in bat guano, crawling through sewer pipes or molding garden pots out of cow manure.

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