Doomsday Preppers

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Season 4, Episode 5
Rick Austin prepare for an electromagnetic pulse disaster. Jim Lebus is prepping for an earthquake and 16-year-old Jack Houston, tests his wilderness survival skills. DOOMSDAY PREPPERS airs Thursdays on National Geographic Channel.

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Season 4, Episode 4
Chuck Vessey, Lisa Roulette, and Tom and Beth Tailer have fears ranging from an electromagnetic pulse taking out the power grid to catastrophic climate change. DOOMSDAY PREPPERS airs Thursdays on National Geographic Channel.

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Season 4, Episode 2
Nick Klein began prepping for an economic collapse. Nick keeps rabbits that he believes will give him all the food, fuel and fertilizer he needs to survive. Patrick Troy began prepping for societal collapse caused by a catastrophic event.

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National Geographic Channel takes you back to the basics of prepping with preps that are attainable for everyone.

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American Blackout Trailer: Would You Survive If the Lights Went Out?

Everyone has a zombie apocalypse escape plan, but what about one for a catastrophic blackout, like the one seen on NBC's Revolution? read more

Doomsday Preppers Takes on New York City

If the folks on Doomsday Preppers are right, the revolution will not, in fact, be televised. Nor will it look too much like Revolution, at least for those stuck in large urban areas. "If there's a disaster scenario in New York, there's no good solution to getting out and surviving," says executive producer Alan Madison. That doesn't mean there's no point in trying, though. And so for Tuesday's episode (9/8c, National Geographic Channel), Madison took three New York preppers and had them execute their escape plans — commonly referred to as "bug-out plans" on the show — with a little help from some mentors. Madison talked with TV Guide Magazine about the episode.

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True Blood Scoop: Will Terry and Patrick's Trip to Find Eller Backfire?

Things are about to heat up — literally — in this week's episode of True Blood when Terry (Todd Lowe) and his war buddy Patrick (Scott Foley) go in search of one of their comrades.

Though Patrick and Terry's story has been off to a slow start this year, it will pick up quickly once we learn what happened to their squad in Iraq through flashbacks. This, of course, is the catalyst for their friend Brian Eller (Brian Geraghty) apparently burning down everyone's homes — though he may not actually be to blame. To get the scoop on what's in store, TVGuide.com turned to Foley, who also discusses his upcoming comedy The Goodwin Games and dying far too many times in his career — Grey's Anatomy, Scream 3 and in Felicity's alternate universe, to name a few... read more

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Premiered: February 07, 2012, on National Geographic
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A look at how a subculture of Americans are preparing for civilisation's collapse.

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