or


[05/08/19 - 12:41 PM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Guardians of the Glades" Spotlights Florida's Python Problem and One Man's Mission to Save the Everglades
In an all-new Discovery Channel series, Dusty "The Wildman" Crum and his devoted crew fight to save the land they know and love, one snake at a time.

[via press release from Discovery Channel]

NEW DISCOVERY CHANNEL SERIES "GUARDIANS OF THE GLADES" SPOTLIGHTS FLORIDA'S PYTHON PROBLEM AND ONE MAN'S MISSION TO SAVE THE EVERGLADES

The all-new series premieres Tuesday, May 28 at 10 pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel

(LOS ANGELES) - Florida has a snake problem - and snake hunter Dusty Crum has assembled the team to tackle it. The Everglades, considered the largest subtropical wilderness in the US, is a wetland paradise in the southern tip of Florida that is home to hundreds of unique species of wildlife. Once brimming with an abundance of life, today this swampy utopia and the native wildlife who call it home, is in grave danger. There is a new predator in town - the Burmese Python - which has already decimated more than 90 percent of certain mammal and bird species in parts of the Everglades. Now, one man has made it his life's calling - and business - to save the Glades from these foreign predators and total destruction.

In an all-new Discovery Channel series, GUARDIANS OF THE GLADES, Dusty "The Wildman" Crum and his devoted crew fight to save the land they know and love, one snake at a time. GUARDIANS OF THE GLADES premieres Tuesday, May 28 at 10 pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel. In addition, viewers can watch new episodes each week on DiscoveryGO. Viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #GuardiansoftheGlades and follow Discovery on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest updates.

In 1992, Hurricane Andrew introduced a foreign and invasive breeding population of giant constrictors known as Burmese Pythons to the Southern Florida wilderness. In the wake of the destructive storm, the state began a python bounty program in a desperate attempt to regain control over the Glades and to protect the fragile and dwindling animal populations.

Dusty Crum, one of the most prolific snake hunters in the Everglades, has now taken the problem into his own bare hands. He has assembled an eclectic team of fellow snake hunters, experts and survivalists, including rookie Brittany, swamp guru Jay, wildlife expert Gary, survivalist Tom, and Riley, the #1 Python hunting Beagle in the state of Florida. Each has a purpose and a common goal: to stop the area's python takeover and save their beloved home and the diminishing wildlife who inhabit it.

Despite the danger of tracking down and capturing these deadly creatures, some of which can measure upwards of 18-feet in length, Crum and his gutsy crew understand the reward is worth the risk. Over the last decade, severe mammal declines have been directly linked to the pythons - including full-grown deer - which end up in the stomachs of these snakes.

Crum, the fearless and charismatic leader of the pack is fast and in-tune with these slithering invaders and chooses to go without shoes during his missions through the Everglades because "... if you have a rubber sole between foot and Earth, you can't absorb what nature is telling you."

Following Crum deep into the mangroves of the Everglades and beyond, GUARDIANS OF THE GLADES spotlights the environmental crisis gripping the Florida wilderness and offers a thrillingly up-close look at what happens when the hunters become the hunted - complete with harrowing wrestling matches in the treacherous swamps.

GUARDIANS OF THE GLADES is produced for Discovery Channel by Parabolic Films in association with 3 Ball Entertainment. For Parabolic Films, Seth Sherman, Rick Sasson, Ross Weintraub, Jonathan Goldman and Brent Henderson are executive producers. For Discovery Channel, Joseph Boyle and John Slaughter are executive producers and Jessica Mollo 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 88.3 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

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, 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 and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.comand follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.

About Parabolic Films

Parabolic Films creates premium unscripted content for broadcast and cable networks, as well as streaming platforms. Run by Co-Presidents Rick Sasson and Seth Sherman, Parabolic operates under the umbrella of prolific producer 3 Ball Entertainment and is housed in 3 Ball's 40,000 square foot headquarters in Redondo Beach, CA. The company produces content in a variety of unscripted and non-fiction genres, with a heavy focus on action-adventure and mystery programming. Series and specials from Parabolic are currently in development with networks including Discovery, Travel and HGTV, among others.





  [may 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· GUARDIANS OF THE GLADES (DISCOVERY)





[10/16/19 - 09:08 AM]
ABC News' Prime-Time, One-Hour Special "The Douglas Dynasty: Fame, Addiction and Finding Home" Will Air Tuesday, Oct. 22, on ABC
ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer will have the first television interview with Cameron Douglas on his new memoir, "Long Way Home."

[10/16/19 - 09:07 AM]
Exclusive Costume Exhibit Featuring ABC's "The Goldbergs" and "Schooled" Opens Today at Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
Running from October 16 to November 17, the exclusive, free exhibit features the work of costume designer Keri Smith.

[10/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Renews "Why Women Kill" for Second Season
The show's freshman run wraps tomorrow, October 17, on the streaming service.

[10/16/19 - 08:40 AM]
Weekly Challenge Winner of HGTV's "Rock the Block" to Score a Showcase Episode of Her Own Series on Monday Nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT
With just four weeks and an individual budget of $175,000, the competitors must renovate and design such spaces as a master suite, kitchen, great room and outdoor living space.

[10/16/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Stay on Top in Demos
The Peacock's lineup wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
Jennifer Aniston to Be Presented with the People's Icon of 2019 Award at the "E! People's Choice Awards" on November 10
"Jennifer Aniston is a tour de force, who has portrayed some of the most iconic, unforgettable and relatable characters of our time," said Jen Neal.

[10/16/19 - 07:46 AM]
Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off the 50th Season of "Sesame Street" Nov. 9, Followed by New Weekly Episodes Starting Nov. 16
Hosted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the special reimagines classic segments and songs like "People in Your Neighborhood" and "It's Not Easy Being Green" as the Sesame Street gang gets ready for a big celebration.

[10/15/19 - 06:30 PM]
The 11th and Final Season of "Will & Grace" Will Begin Thursday, Oct. 24 on NBC Replacing "Sunnyside"
The remaining six episodes of the 10-episode "Sunnyside" order will air weekly on the NBC App, other digital platforms and NBC.com.

[10/15/19 - 10:38 AM]
OWN's Hit Drama Series "Ambitions" Returns with All-New Episodes November 12
On average during the first half of the season, "Ambitions" ranked #1 in the Tuesday 10:00 p.m. time period across broadcast and cable with African American audiences.

[10/15/19 - 10:19 AM]
The Weather Channel to Serve as the Exclusive Weather Content Provider for Quibi's Daily Essentials
The show will feature short-form national and hyper-localized weather and forecasting stories, as well as leverage The Weather Channel's Emmy Award-winning Immersive Mixed Reality to help audiences understand how the weather will impact them.

[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
Shawn Levy and Nick Jonas to Executive Produce "Dash & Lily," A New Show Based on the YA Book Series About a Whirlwind Holiday Romance
Austin Abrams, Midori Francis, Dante Brown and Troy Iwata will star in the project.

[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
Binge the New Season of CBS All Access' "No Activity" Beginning Thursday, Nov. 21
Season three finds detectives Nick Cullen and Judd Tolbeck back in uniform with a revolving door of quirky new partners and even quirkier criminals, while robots edge in on Janice and Fatima in dispatch.

[10/15/19 - 10:00 AM]
"The Bronx, USA," A Celebration of the Dynamic Diversity of the Bronx, Debuts October 30, Exclusively on HBO
From the team behind HBO's "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast," the film follows producer George Shapiro as he returns to his hometown of the Bronx.

[10/15/19 - 09:17 AM]
Video: Arsenio Hall Standup Special Trailer - "Smart & Classy" - Netflix
The special drops Tuesday, October 29 on the streaming service.

[10/15/19 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Max Orders "Grease: Rydell High" Musical Spin-Off Series
A joyous musical series set in and around the world of Rydell High, the show reimagines the global smash hit movie with some characters you already know, and a whole lot more you will soon meet.