Gold Rush

2010, TV Show

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Gold Rush Star James Harness Dead at 57

James Harness

Gold Rush star James Harness died last week after suffering a stroke the week prior, TMZ reports.

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Discovery Announces Scripted Robert Redford Series, Nik Wallenda Special and More

Robert Redford

Discovery Channel is getting into the scripted business with a new series about the Old West from Robert Redford.

Announced as part of Thursday's Discovery Communications upfront presentation, the network is launching The West, a series spanning 40 years between the end of the Civil War and after the turn of the 20th century. The series, from Redford's Sundance Productions and Stephen David Entertainment, will feature famous characters from American History, including Jesse James, Wyatt Earp and Buffalo Bill.

Discovery Channel is getting into the scripted business with a new series about the Old West from Robert Redford.

Announced as part of Thursday's Discovery Communications upfront presentation, the network is launching The West, a series spanning 40 years between the end of the Civil War and after the turn of the 20th century. The series, from Redford's Sundance Productions and Stephen David Entertainment, will feature famous characters from American History, including Jesse James, Wyatt Earp and Buffalo Bill.

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Exclusive Video: Discovery's Gold Rush Strikes It Rich in Season 3

Gold Rush

Discovery's highest-rated series Gold Rush will return for its third season on Friday, Oct. 26 — and this time around, someone will strike it rich!

Check out the first trailer for the third season:

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Exclusive: Discovery Channel Revs Up New Series Machines of Glory

Machines of Glory

Discovery Channel is heading to the construction site for its next testosterone-fueled series. The cable network just picked up Machines of Glory, a new competition show that pits three crews of machine operators against each other in a series of hardhat battles.
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Matt's Guide to Weekend TV: Grimm, Chuck, a Zombie-palooza, and More!

Jon Bernthal

Is the TV audience ready to embrace a second fantasy series this fall based on fairy-tale legends? ABC's whimsical Once Upon a Time got off to a strong start last Sunday, but NBC's Grimm — launching tonight (9/8c) — faces much tougher odds. You might almost say it's cursed. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Jan. 14, 2011

The Ricky Gervais Show

Ricky Gervais Show
9/8c HBO
Sometimes it's hard to figure out which is funnier: the bizarre ravings and expositions of Karl Pilkington; or the high-pitched cackle of Ricky Gervais in response. Fortunately, there's plenty of both in the second-season premiere, especially in a lengthy bit as Karl describes his pitch to a movie studio about a psychological thriller starring Rebecca De Mornay and...Clive Warren? From there it's on to Karl's diary, which includes entries about Australia, camping and humanitarian pursuits. — Joe Friedrich

Read on for previews of ESPN Town Hall Meeting: Image of the Black Athlete, Suite Life on Deck, the 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Say Yes to the Dress, Real Time with Bill Maher and Gold Rush: Alaska. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Dec. 3, 2010

Smallville

Smallville
8/7c CW
What if Clark had been adopted by a family other than the Kents? Would he still be the stand-up guy we know and love? This scenario plays out when a Kryptonian box transports Clark to a parallel universe where his adoption and subsequent rearing by Lionel Luthor has turned him into a murderer. Realizing that his alter ego is posing a threat to the world he knows, Clark Kent tries to escape this reality and return to his own, but can he make it back home before Clark Luthor does irreparable damage? — Rhoda Charles

Read on for previews of A Walk in My Shoes, Medium, CMT Artists of the Year, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards, Sanctuary and Gold Rush: Alaska. read more

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Premiered: December 03, 2010, on Discovery Channel
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A father and son bring a group of greenhorns to Porcupine Creek, Alaska, to mine for gold in this reality series.

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