'Klondike' and 'Game of Thrones' star Richard Madden is a fan of Parker Schnabel from 'Gold Rush'

During the Television Critics Association winter press tour earlier this month, Discovery Channel threw a party on the hotel's back lawn, themed to its scripted gold-mining miniseries "Klondike,"which premieres Monday (Jan. 20).On hand to tape a special "Klondike"-centric episode of "Gold Rush: The Dirt" was "Gold Rush" executive producer Christo Doyle and teenage miner Parker Schnabel. In front of a temporary Alaskan saloon was a local horseman and his equine pal, Magi. Doyle hopped up to shoot an intro for "The Dirt," but Schnabel satisfied himself with just saying hello.Before the horseplay, they sat down with Zap2it to discuss the meeting between "Game of Thrones" and "Klondike" star Richard Madden and Schnabel."When Richard Madden showed up," Doyle says, "I went to his trailer and said, 'Hey, are you a 'Gold Rush' fan?' And he said, 'Is Parker Schnabel here?' I'm like, 'Come on, you're acting. You've got to be acting.' And he said, 'No.'"He asked me,...



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