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[10/30/19 - 09:05 AM]
Rise and 'Shine: TV's Favorite Outlaws Head Back to the Woods for an All New Season of "Moonshiners"
Discovery Channel's hit series returns Tuesday, November 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/21/19 - 09:32 AM]
Brand-New "Moonshiners" Spin-Off "Moonshiners: Whiskey Business" Starring Tim Smith to Premiere Wednesday, March 13 on Discovery Channel
Outlaw turned legal moonshiner, Tim Smith has worked hard to establish his legal brand of liquor, Climax and do his father proud.

[12/21/18 - 09:15 AM]
Moonshine Masters Fight to Save Their Way of Life in All-New Season of Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" Premiering Wednesday, January 2
This season, the surviving moonshiners must join forces to fight for their way of life, before it's gone forever.

[01/08/18 - 01:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Rings in 2018 as Cable's #1 Network Among Men 25-54 (Excluding Sports)
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/28/17 - 09:24 AM]
One Week, Ten Premieres - Discovery's "Mega Week" Begins Sunday, December 3 at 9PM ET/PT
From gold to moonshine to Christmas trees to the Cash Cab - Discovery's annual stunt features premieres and supersized episodes of the network's top series.

[11/06/17 - 03:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Ratings Soar in October with Year-Over-Year Growth in Key Demos
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/25/17 - 10:16 AM]
Discovery Returns to the Backwoods for Hit Series "Moonshiners" Premiering Tuesday, November 14
This season, the moonshiners take us deep into the remote corners of Appalachia to witness outrageous feats of backwoods engineering that keep their illegal distilling operations hidden.

[08/30/17 - 09:41 AM]
Discovery Announces Fall Schedule of Original Programming
Highlights include a variety of all-new unscripted series, documentaries and the highly-anticipated return of the network's most iconic game show.

[03/31/17 - 01:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings Records in 1Q17 with Best Quarter Ever in P25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/06/17 - 09:54 AM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of January.

[12/19/16 - 10:58 AM]
"Mega Week" Premieres of Supersized Episodes Take Discovery Channel to #1 Non-Sports Cable Network in Men for Week Ending Dec. 10
Discovery further spins the numbers for the week of December 4-10.

[11/14/16 - 10:13 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces "Mega Week" with Super-Sized Episodes and All-New Specials
This week-long celebration of all things Discovery - kicks off on Sunday, December 4 and wraps on Saturday, December 10.

[10/20/16 - 09:07 AM]
Rise and 'Shine... Discovery's "Moonshiners" Returns Tuesday, November 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This season these master whiskey makers are putting everything on the line to evolve their craft and take their handmade liquor to the next level.

[03/04/16 - 03:13 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates February with Five of the Top Unscripted Cable Series
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of February.

[01/11/16 - 02:28 PM]
Discovery Channel's First-Ever True Crime Series "Killing Fields" Debuts as Network's Most-Watched Tuesday New Series Since "Alaskan Bush People"
Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[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.

[10/27/15 - 07:48 AM]
It's Time to 'Shine When "Moonshiners" Returns to Discovery Channel on November 17 at 9 PM ET/PT
This season, the shiners set out to reclaim the backwoods to meet the ever-increasing demand of thirsty buyers.

[04/03/15 - 11:51 AM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings and Viewership Records in 1Q15 with Best Quarter Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[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.

[10/17/14 - 07:31 AM]
It's Time to Shine for the Fourth Season of Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners," Premiering on November 4
This season, Tim is back, distilling legally, but his operation is quickly put to a halt when Limestone Distillery is the target of arson.

[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.

[12/04/13 - 03:05 PM]
"Moonshiners" Delivers Highest Rated Episode This Season on Tuesday, December 3 and Grabs 2.78 Million Total Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 3.

[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."

[10/28/13 - 10:37 AM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Moonshiners" Returns for a Third Season on Tuesday, November 5 at 9PM
The show's third season will be followed by the return of "Porter Ridge" at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/02/13 - 12:40 PM]
New Series "Tickle" Premieres on Discovery Channel August 13 at 10PM
The "Moonshiners" spin-off will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c 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.

[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.

[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 - 12:05 PM]
Top 10 Returning Ad-Supported Cable Original Series - Q1'13-to-Date
Turner Research details the television performance 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.

[02/13/13 - 02:21 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" Valentine's Day Special "Tickle's Guide To Love"
The one-hour special will now air this Thursday, February 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/07/13 - 02:41 PM]
Discovery Wins Eighth Consecutive Wednesday as "Moonshiners" Dominates Cable Television Prime Time in Male Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 6.

[01/31/13 - 02:56 PM]
"Moonshiners" Is #1 on Cable on Wednesday in Total Viewers and Across All Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 30.

[01/30/13 - 02:15 PM]
Discovery Channel Shatters All Previous Monthly Viewership Records in January 2013
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/17/13 - 04:32 PM]
"Moonshiners" and "Amish Mafia" Continue to Dominate Cable Television Prime Time in Male Viewers for Six Consecutive Wednesdays
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 16.

[12/20/12 - 03:00 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" Breaks Previous Viewership Records with 3.65 Million Viewers on December 19
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 19.

[12/19/12 - 03:30 PM]
"Mega Week" Premieres of Supersized Episodes and a Much Anticipated Series Debut Takes Discovery Channel to #4 in All of Cable Prime Time for Week Ending Dec. 16
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[12/13/12 - 03:06 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners" and "Amish Mafia" Break Viewership Records
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 12.

[11/28/12 - 02:08 PM]
With Miners and Shiners Discovery Channel Smashes Viewership Records in November
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/23/12 - 09:14 AM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Moonshiners" Returns for a Second Season Starting November 7 at 10PM
Season two "continues to follow those who take serious precautions to remain safe as they practice the art of making moonshine, and the law enforcement tasked with capturing them."

[06/05/12 - 08:11 AM]
Fuse Greenlights Three New Original Series
"Off Beat," "Warped Roadies" and "G-Life" will join the previously announced "Funny or Die's Billy on The Street."

[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.

[04/10/12 - 09:52 AM]
"Moonshiners: Cannonball Run" Special Premieres Wednesday, April 18 at 10PM E/P on Discovery
The one-hour special follows Tim and Tickle as they "try to make some quick cash by transporting moonshine - while trying to avoid a real life Boss Hogg."

[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.

[11/16/11 - 08:19 AM]
Discovery's "Moonshiners" Tells the Story of Modern Day Bootleggers Keeping History Alive - at the Expense of Their Freedom
The series premieres Tuesday, December 6th at 10:00/9:00c with the remaining episodes airing Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning December 7.

[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.







MOONSHINERS (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/6/11 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2019)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
9 (??? episodes)
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DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery Channel's press release, October 2019) With centuries of moonshining heritage on the line, Appalachia's most daring outlaw distillers head back to the woods to make authentic American spirits and fight for their historic way of life in an all new season of Discovery Channel's hit series MOONSHINERS premiering Tuesday, November 19 at 9pm ET/PT. Viewers will also be able to catch the current season, along with past seasons of MOONSHINERS, on the Discovery GO app - free with their paid TV subscription. For updates on Moonshiners, visit Discovery.com and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #Moonshiners. Deep in the most remote corners of Appalachia, the challenge of turning raw local ingredients into high-dollar shine - while simultaneously competing with rival shiners and evading law enforcement - has never been more complex. Facing unprecedented demand for real backwoods liquor, the shiners must scale up their secret distilling operations and devise more innovative recipes, making it all the more difficult to practice their age-old craft in the shadows. For the surviving Moonshiners, ingenuity, loyalty and tradition will be tested like never before. Fresh out of jail, Tickle chases the siren call of the backwoods, teaming up with legendary outlaw shiners Henry and Kenny Law to make high-proof, high-dollar liquor. Tickle's best friend and legal shiner, Tim Smith, finds it hard to resist the allure of their former partnership on the outlaw side. After rediscovering legendary shiner Popcorn Sutton's multi-grain moonshine, Mark and Digger attempt to reverse-engineer a recipe that was decades ahead of its time. It's the biggest bet they've taken, and one that will put them at odds with a rival shiner. Mike and Daniel face a crossroads after an injury disrupts their massive backwoods build and drives a wedge in their partnership. Josh overcomes a broken back and finds a new partner to help build his most ambitious underground still site yet, carrying on four generations of family tradition in outlaw moonshine. With higher demand and more money comes greater risk, but the everyday antiheroes of MOONSHINERS are determined to keep the code of the backwoods while pushing the envelope of ingenuity to make the finest liquor money can buy.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bill Howard as EP (Discovery)
· Christopher Tetens as EP
· David Jacobs as CO-EP
· Jason Fox as EP
· Laura Palumbo Johnson as EP
· Matthew Ostrom as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Magilla Entertainment