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On the island of Bougainville, nestled just miles off of the coast of Papua New Guinea, sits one of the largest untapped gold reserves in the world.

[via press release from Discovery]


(New York, New York) - On the island of Bougainville, nestled just miles off of the coast of Papua New Guinea, sits one of the largest untapped gold reserves in the world. Miners from around the world have dreamt of prospecting Bougainville's legendary rivers of gold, but few have dared come face to face with its fearful guardians- ferocious crocodiles that have claimed the lives of countless fortune-seekers. The collapse of his booming Alaskan mining business has pushed Farley Dean, his family and his crew into ferocious crocodile territory, where they'll tackle a daring mining adventure like no other. LEGEND OF CROC GOLD premieres on November 23 at 10PM ET.

In Bougainville, the promise of riches comes with steep risk. Dean and his crew wade into lethal waters searching for gold just months after a local teenage boy was killed and eaten by a crocodile. Now, with never-before-seen mining techniques and the promise of an island teeming with gold, the crew will risk everything or return to Alaska with nothing.

With bankruptcy looming, Dean is left with no choice but to move his operation into uncharted territory. Can Farley Dean and his team cheat death amongst some of the world's most ferocious predators and find the American dream half way around the globe?

LEGEND OF CROC GOLD is produced for Discovery Channel by American Chainsaws Entertainment, with Royal Malloy, Duke Straub, Colt Straub, and Alex Eastburg as executive producers. For Discovery Channel, Christo Doyle is executive producer and Katlyn Higgins is associate producer.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 100.8 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 224 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, sports and kids programming brands. Reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories, Discovery's portfolio includes the global brands Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports content across Europe. Discovery reaches audiences across screens through digital-first programming from Discovery VR, over-the-top offerings Eurosport Player and Dplay, as well as TV Everywhere products comprising the GO portfolio of TVE apps and Discovery K!ds Play. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.

  [november 2016]  


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