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[09/06/16 - 08:04 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Singer Jewel Returns Home for First Time in Seven Years on New Season of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
The new season premieres Sunday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[03/31/16 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
Discovery has an ambitious lineup of 22 returning series and 20 new ones.

[02/05/16 - 03:13 PM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[12/04/15 - 03:20 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Records with Most Watched November Ever in Total Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[11/18/15 - 01:05 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates "Mega Week" with Super-Sized Episodes of Fan-Favorite Series and All-New Specials
Said stunt kicks off with the two-hour season finale of "Street Outlaws" on Monday, December 7.

[09/17/15 - 11:09 AM]
The Kilcher Family Returns for an All New Season of "Alaska: The Last Frontier" on Sunday, October 4 at 9PM ET/PT on Discovery
Having experienced another warm winter of record setting temperatures, the Kilcher family faces new challenges on the homestead and to their way of life in Homer, Alaska.

[03/31/15 - 10:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2015-2016 Upfront Slate
"Discovery Channel is going from strength to strength this coming year," said Rich Ross. "We're adding new documentaries, scripted series and themed programming to a strong lineup of new unscripted series."

[02/27/15 - 01:19 PM]
Discovery Channel Tops Cable Prime Time for Men and Ranks in the Top 10 for Women and Persons 6-11 in February
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[11/19/14 - 11:55 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Mega Week" Is Bigger and Badder with Anacondas, Fast Cars and Naked Movie Stars
The week-long programming event kicks off Sunday, December 7 and continues through the following Sunday.

[10/28/14 - 02:01 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs Double Digit Viewership and Ratings Gains in October
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of October to date.

[10/06/14 - 12:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaska: The Last Frontier" Delivers Highest Season Premiere to Date on Oct. 5
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 5.

[09/30/14 - 11:23 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Four of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
This season, the Kilchers face unexpected and daunting challenges due to a historically warm winter.

[08/26/14 - 01:25 PM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Four of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
The series returns with new episodes beginning Sunday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/03/14 - 08:59 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2014-2015 Upfront Slate
Highlights include the new scripted entry "The West," from Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn's Sundance Productions.

[01/28/14 - 12:58 PM]
Discovery Channel Smashes Monthly Ratings and Viewership in January and Delivers the Most Watched Month Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[11/15/13 - 12:46 PM]
Discovery Unwrapped: Treat Yo' Self to a Week of Holiday Programming, Special Episodes and Premieres on Discovery Channel
Highlight include special episodes of "Naked & Afraid," "Street Outlaws," "Call of the Wildman," "Tanked" and "Treehouse Masters."

[11/04/13 - 03:20 PM]
"Gold Rush" #1 on Friday Night Cable Among Persons, Men and Women 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 1.

[10/08/13 - 11:04 AM]
"Alaska: The Last Frontier" Returns to Series High Ratings on Sunday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, October 6.

[09/30/13 - 01:27 PM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Three of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
Look for the new season to roll out this Sunday, October 6 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[05/21/13 - 01:21 PM]
"North America" Dominates Sunday Cable in Total Viewers and Persons 25-54 with 3.4 Million Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[04/04/13 - 08:45 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2013-14 Upfront Slate
"Gold Rush," "Deadliest Catch," "Fast N' Loud," "Moonshiners," "Amish Mafia," "Jungle Gold," "Bering Sea Gold" are among the return class.

[09/26/12 - 09:48 AM]
The Kilcher Clan Returns to Discovery for Season Two of "Alaska: The Last Frontier"
The show's sophomore run begins Tuesday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/10/12 - 11:12 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney XD & E!
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/05/12 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Unveils 2012-13 Upfront Slate
"We focusing on an Upfront programming slate that is revealing, provocative and fearless," said Eileen O'Neill.

[12/15/11 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery to Debut "Alaska: The Last Frontier" on Thursday, December 29 at 10:00/9:00c
Plus: look for the "Storm Chasers: Behind the Storms" special on Monday, December 26 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/28/11 - 01:28 PM]
Discovery Channel Commissions Two New Shows Highlighting American Sub-Cultures in Appalachia and Alaska
"Moonshiners" and "Mountain Men of Alaska" will both debut this summer.







ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER (DISCOVERY)
Returns Sunday, October 16
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/29/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, September 2016) Grammy award-winning singer, Jewel Kilcher, better known as "Jewel" grew up in Homer, Alaska, born into the rich heritage of homesteading. The Kilcher family has cultivated and inhabited their Alaskan homestead for generations, learning how to live off the land, hunt for food and survive the harsh Alaskan wilderness. After nearly seven years away, Jewel returns to rejoin her family on the homestead and give her young son a taste of how she grew up. The new season of Discovery's ALASKA: THE LAST FRONTIER, premieres Sunday, October 2 at 9PM ET/PT. Prior to Jewel's return, Mother Nature challenges the Kilcher family when a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits, shaking the homestead to its core. In the wake of the natural disaster, the Kilchers scramble to recover, facing widespread damage in the form of dangerous landslides, muddy road collapses and the bonus of deadly gale force winds. With their way of life at risk, the Kilchers must learn to adapt to this new reality.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brigham Cottam as EP
· Daniel Soiseth as EP
· Dustin Rubin as CO-EP
· Matt Vafiadis as EP (Discovery)
· Vince Ueber as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Discovery Studios