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[10/27/14 - 01:54 PM]
Big Risks Meet Even Bigger Rewards on Season Eight of History(R)'s "Ax Men" Premiering Sunday, November 30 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
From the mountains of the Pacific Northwest to the waters of the Deep South - the rough-and-ready river logging crews are back at it, chasing their slice of the timber fortune.

[11/05/13 - 10:02 AM]
History(R) App Available for Download on Xbox Starting Tuesday, November 5th
The app enables users to tap into History-related topics and watch full episodes of their favorite hit series.

[10/17/13 - 12:01 PM]
"Ax Men" - The Hit Logging Series Returns for 7th Season Sunday, November 10 at 9pm ET on History
As a warm-up for the explosive new 20-episode season, History takes a look back at seasons past in a special episode that premieres Sunday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/07/13 - 02:35 PM]
History's New Series Premiere "The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man" Garners 3.2 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 6.

[07/09/13 - 08:29 AM]
"The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man" - New Series Premiering Tuesday, August 6 at 9pm ET on History(R)
The eight-episode series follows "Ax Men" star Shelby "Swamp Man" Stanga recovering from the wake of Hurricane Isaac.

[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.

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[03/27/13 - 12:04 PM]
Top 20 Cable Original Series - Q1'13-to-Date
Turner Research details the television performance for the first quarter of 2013.

[12/19/12 - 11:00 AM]
History(R) Marks Six Years of Growth - Best Year Ever for the Network
History spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/29/12 - 07:24 AM]
"Ax Men" - Hit Logging Series Returns for 6th Season Sunday, December 9 at 9PM ET on History(R)
Over the course of season 6, eight crews will embark on the toughest challenges of their careers.

[06/14/12 - 06:13 AM]
Thom Beers' Original Productions Launches Digital Enterprise
Plus: Gayle Gilman has been named as Senior Vice President for OP Entertainment Networks.

[04/10/12 - 11:13 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: Food Network, FX, G4, HBO, History & Lifetime
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[03/27/12 - 02:03 PM]
History(R) Finishes Best Quarter of All Time Among Key Demographics
History spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[01/09/12 - 11:48 AM]
History Continues Its Ratings Surge With New Sunday Night Line-Up of "Ax Men" and "Cajun Pawn Stars"
History spins the numbers for Sunday, January 8.

[12/22/11 - 08:00 AM]
Original Hit Logging Series "Ax Men" Returns for 5th Season Sunday, January 8 at 9PM ET on History(R)
Last year's champs, Papac Logging, are back on a remote Alaskan island to defend their title.

[12/21/11 - 07:55 AM]
History(R) Marks Historic Best Year Ever
History spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/14/11 - 12:04 PM]
History Renews Six Series, Orders "Cajun Pawn Stars" Spin-Off
"Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy," "American Restoration," "Top Gear," "Top Shot," "Ax Men" and "Swamp People" are all due back.

[07/27/11 - 02:45 PM]
History(R) Builds on Phenomenal Growth and Historic Success Celebrates Record Audiences
Newly announced series include "Invention USA," "Full Metal Jousting" and "United Stats of America."

[07/27/11 - 02:45 PM]
History(R) Builds on Phenomenal Growth and Historic Success Celebrates Record Audiences
Newly announced series include "Invention USA," "Full Metal Jousting" and "United Stats of America."

[06/28/11 - 01:12 PM]
History(R) Makes History in 2Q
History spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[05/03/11 - 08:08 AM]
Upfront 2011: History(R) Builds on Phenomenal Growth and Historic Success
Over a dozen series are set to return next season, including "Ancient Aliens," "Brad Meltzer's Decoded" and, of course, "Pawn Stars."

[04/26/11 - 01:18 PM]
History(R) Tops Itself Yet Again as April 2011 Becomes the Network's Best Month of All Time!
History spins the numbers for the month of April.

[03/29/11 - 10:49 AM]
History(R) Finishes Best Quarter of All Time Among All Key Demographics
History spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[03/21/11 - 07:26 AM]
Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal" Featuring the Lives of West Virginia Coal Miners
Jeremy Sisto has been tapped to narrate the series, premiering Wednesday, March 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/01/11 - 09:31 AM]
History(R) Has Historic Month in February
History spins the numbers for the month of February.

[01/26/11 - 02:05 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: History
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/05/11 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal"
The Thom Beers-produced series will launch Wednesday, March 30 on the cable channel.

[11/15/10 - 08:28 AM]
"Ax Men" Returns Sunday, December 12 at 9pm ET on History(R)
Father-and-son team Gabe and Craig Rygaard return to battle their nemesis, reigning "King of the mountain" J.M. Browning.

[10/14/10 - 09:34 AM]
Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal"
The Thom Beers-produced series, originally set up at Discovery, will premiere in April.

[08/30/10 - 07:22 AM]
Spike TV Shows You How in the Third Season Premiere of the Macabre Comedic Series "1000 Ways to Die"
The new season rolls out Tuesday, September 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[05/04/10 - 10:12 AM]
History(Tm) Builds on Foundation of Success
The cable channel has picked up new seasons of AMERICAN PICKERS, AX MEN, ICE ROAD TRUCKERS, MODERN MARVELS, PAWN STARS and THE UNIVERSE.

[04/27/10 - 02:34 PM]
History(Tm) Posts Best Month in Network History
History spins the numbers for the month of April.

[01/22/10 - 08:00 AM]
Interview: "Ax Men" Executive Producer Michael Stiller

[12/23/09 - 08:03 AM]
From the Unforgiving Landscape of the Pacific Northwest to the Dark Waters of Florida and Louisiana, Comes the Third Season OF... Ax Men
The show's third season premieres on Sunday, January 10 at 9:00/8:00c on History.

[11/09/09 - 06:04 AM]
Spike TV Satisfies the Unconventional Curiosity of Men in a New One-Hour Block with the Return of '1000 Ways to Die' and 'Manswers'
The series will air back-to-back on Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c beginning December 9.

[07/29/09 - 12:43 PM]
Fueled by Explosive Growth Over the Last Two Years, History(Tm) Announces Unprecedented Slate of New Series and Event Specials for Summer/Fall 2009
The coming slate "promises to bring an epic scope and an innovative, entertaining perspective to history."

[05/13/09 - 02:44 PM]
Fueled by Explosive Growth Over the Last Two Years, History(Tm) Makes Largest Content Commitment in Its History for 2009-2010
The network's six new series include AMERICA THE STORY OF US, PAWNING HISTORY, MADHOUSE, WWII in HD, NOSTRADAMUS EFFECT and MYSTERYQUEST.

[05/12/09 - 11:06 AM]
A&E Network Expands on Industry-Leading Original Programming Slate
Reality projects featuring Tony Danza, Bob Saget, Russell Simmons and Shaquille O'Neal are among the network's upcoming plans.

[04/23/09 - 06:01 AM]
Spike TV Orders New Seasons of '1000 Ways to Die' and 'Manswers'
The deal includes a pilot for "1000 Ways To Lie," "that features the most outrageous lies ever told in a fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek manner."

[02/03/09 - 07:54 AM]
The Ax Men Are Back - Returning Monday, March 2 at 10pm ET/PT on History(Tm)
Returning companies J.M. Browning Logging of Astoria and Vernonia's Pihl Logging will be joined by three newcomers this season.

[07/31/08 - 08:53 AM]
Spike TV Announces the Pickup of Original, Non-Scripted Series '1000 Ways to Die'
Originally a two-part special, the May premiere drew an average audience of 1.0 million viewers.







AX MEN (HISTORY)
Returns Sunday, November 30
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/9/08 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
Missed an episode? Been wanting to catch up? This series is also available on:

DESCRIPTION:
(from History's press release, October 2014) HISTORY'S long-running hit series AX MEN returns for season eight Sunday, November 30 at 9PM ET/PT as the loggers take on America's deadliest job to earn their cut of the timber fortune. The battle for "green gold" is more explosive than ever with two new crews joining the pack of hungry loggers making this the toughest, most dangerous season yet. Season eight of AX MEN picks up as the loggers come off a nationwide building boom forcing the crews to push further and harder. Hoping to reclaim the title "King of the Mountain," Rygaard Logging is going further into Washington's Olympic Peninsula, to an extreme site that hasn't been logged in over a century but reigning champs Papac Alaska isn't going down without a fight. Two new crews are joining the ranks - Triak Logging (British Columbia) who is considered the black sheep of the logging industry for taking on jobs that others won't even consider and Zitterkopf (Wyoming), a family run outfit led by David Zitterkopf aka the "Madman of the Mountain" who chooses sites and sets up camp, miles from civilization, making this team not just loggers but mountain men and survivalists as well.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Elaine Frontain Bryant as EP (History)
· Jeff Conroy as EP
· Jeff Meredith as CO-EP
· Philip D. Segal as EP
· Russ McCarroll as EP (History)
· Sarah Whalen as EP
· Steve Ascher as EP (History)
· Thom Beers as EP
· Wendy Greene as EP (History)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Original Productions