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[07/09/13 - 09:13 AM]
Discovery Channel Has the #1 Program in Cable During 2Q13
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[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.

[04/15/13 - 08:53 AM]
Discovery Channel Slices Into the Knife Industry with "Blade Brothers"
Look for back-to-back this Friday, April 19 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.







BLADE BROTHERS (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/19/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (2 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
two-hour backdoor pilot special
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, April 2013) Discovery Channel's BLADE BROTHERS introduces viewers to Todd Begg - a knife-making legend with twenty years of experience turning slabs of steel into five-figure collectables. Begg's clients, ranging from the eccentric billionaire to the novice collector, all seek out his talents for one-of-a-kind blades that combine art and function. As demand for Todd's skills lead to a six-year backlog of orders, Todd recruits his brothers to help run the business. The only problem is they know nothing about the making of knives. BLADE BROTHERS will consist of two 30-minute episodes premiering back-to-back on Friday, April 19 at 10PM ET/PT. In Discovery Channel's BLADE BROTHERS, watch as the Begg brothers learn to utilize each other's talents to work together and keep the business running smoothly. Todd hopes that help from his brothers will free him up to make even more custom knives, which can bring in up to $200,000 per order; however, older brothers, Mark and John Begg, have never actually made a knife before leading to humor and high drama. Oldest brother John was a drill sergeant in the army and worked in the oil and gas industry for 20 years and goofball former fashion model Mark both may not be up to the task. Will Todd's brothers rise to the occasion or fall short of his demands for quality and precision?
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Todd Begg
CREW INFORMATION:
· John Moffet as EP (Discovery)
· Mark Kadin as EP
· Tucia Lyman as EP
· Will Ehbrecht as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MAK Pictures