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Gold RushGold Rush
Discovery, 2010 Running | Family, Action, Adventure, How To/Do It Yourself | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Follow six determined men as they risk it all to mine for gold in the rugged wilderness of Alaska, facing the challenges of the economic meltdown. With high stakes and even higher rewards, watch as they battle the elements and each other in pursuit of the ultimate treasure.


ManhuntManhunt
Discovery, 2017 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Documentary
Rating: 4.3/5

The series explores how the FBI caught infamous criminal masterminds, with each closed-ended season following a different case. The first season focuses on the FBI agent, a highly specialized linguist, who using unconventional means brought Ted Kaczynski, aka the "Unabomber," to justice after nearly a 20-year manhunt. The show, said to be heavily serialized and darkly psychological in the vein of True Detective,would provide insight into the criminal and the case but also the psychological effects the cases have on the FBI agents assigned to hunt down the most dangerous criminals who often delve into a kind of madness of their own, becoming totally absorbed in the crimes and forced to live inside the darkest minds imaginable for years.


FrontierFrontier
Discovery, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The series follows the chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in the late 18th century. Told from multiple perspectives, the series takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights, and where delicate relations between native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts.


Deadliest CatchDeadliest Catch
Discovery, 2005 Running | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The Bering Sea holds the secret to Alaskan Gold, the highly lucrative and elusive... King Crab. With a new set of rules to abide by the ships and the crews will have new deadlines, more stress, and more dangerous conditions.


MythBustersMythBusters
Discovery, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Mystery, Discovery/Science, Educational, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Just how hard IS it to find a needle in a haystack? Can you in fact go insane by having water drip on your forehead? These are just a few of the myths, urban legends, and improbable sayings that the MythBusters try to figure out.


Gold Rush: White WaterGold Rush: White Water
Discovery, 2018 Running | Reality, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Gold Rush fans are used to miners going to great lengths to strike it rich, but in Discovery's latest spin-off show, White Water, "Dakota Fred" Hurt and his son Dustin are headed deep beneath the water's surface. In the new reality series, which premieres in January, the father son duo return to McKinley Creek, Alaska, where they've enlisted a team of intrepid divers, mountaineers and bush mechanics to search for gold deep in one of Alaska's wildest creeks. The location, which only recently became available, is surrounded by white water rapids, forcing the guys to dive into raging torrents. Despite the danger, Fred and Dustin are determined to make a fortune, no matter the risk.


Bering Sea GoldBering Sea Gold
Discovery, 2012 Running | Drama, Family, Reality, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Every summer, as the glacial ice melts around Nome Alaska, a handful of fortune seekers hunt for gold in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the Bering Sea. Meet the salty and unique characters who dive to the frigid ocean floor, spending hours hunting gold from custom built, sometimes barely seaworthy rigs.


Naked and AfraidNaked and Afraid
Discovery, 2013 Running | Adventure, Discovery/Science, Reality, Documentary
Rating: 4.1/5

Each week on this show, a new pair of strangers will face the ultimate survival challenge: to survive together for 21 days in some of the world's harshest environments with no food, no water, no tools ... and no clothes.


Gold Rush: Parker's TrailGold Rush: Parker's Trail
Discovery, 2017 Running | Travel, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Between 1896 and 1899, more than 100,000 brave souls set out on a perilous journey into the frozen North on the legendary Klondike Gold Rush trail. Most never made it to the end. Killed or scared off by bears, treacherous terrain, raging torrents and temperatures below -40 degrees, only one in three completed the journey. Now Parker Schnabel of Discovery GOLD RUSH fame, will attempt to make this same journey and document it in Gold Rush: Parker's Trail.


BattleBotsBattleBots
Discovery, 2015 Running | Action, Discovery/Science, Sports, Reality | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Watch robots battle to destruction in an elimination style tournament to crown a champion. Designers build and operate their bots to win! Experience the thrill of BattleBots as designers unleash their destructive robots in a high-stakes competition. Who will be crowned the champion?


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