Bering Sea Gold

Fridays, 9:00 PM ET on Discovery Channel

60 minutes

In the frontier town of Nome, Alaska, there's a gold rush on. But you've never seen gold mining like this before -- here, the precious metal isn't found in the ground. It's sitting in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea. And there are a handful of people willing to risk it all to bring it to the surface. For two million years, glaciers have been melting into the Bering Sea and depositing sediments rich with gold into its waters. As Nome's ice pack melts during the summer, the isolated, ramshackle town of eccentrics and outcasts booms with excitement, as pioneer gold seekers rush to get out onto the water. Miners dive and dredge to scour the bottom of the sea from custom built, barely seaworthy rigs -- in a race to haul in as much gold as possible before the waters become too frigid to dive.

Fridays, 9:00 PM ET on Discovery Channel

60 minutes

In the frontier town of Nome, Alaska, there's a gold rush on. But you've never seen gold mining like this before -- here, the precious metal isn't found in the ground. It's sitting in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea. And there are a handful of people willing to risk it all to bring it to the surface. For two million years, glaciers have been melting into the Bering Sea and depositing sediments rich with gold into its waters. As Nome's ice pack melts during the summer, the isolated, ramshackle town of eccentrics and outcasts booms with excitement, as pioneer gold seekers rush to get out onto the water. Miners dive and dredge to scour the bottom of the sea from custom built, barely seaworthy rigs -- in a race to haul in as much gold as possible before the waters become too frigid to dive.

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Shawn must fix his landlocked barge, but faulty controls threaten the Megadredge dream; Brad threatens to split the family before Kris can rally back to the Bluff; Emily gambles on a fast payoff.
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Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 1 Episode 1 - Paydirt

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January 27, 2012
The premiere episode introduces viewers to four of Nome's gold seekers: The Christine Rose, a huge barge equipped with an excavator arm and run by experienced and successful father and son gold seekers; The Wild Ranger, a converted sailing catamaran beginning its first season run by a rookie captain with an explosive personality and greenhorn deckhands with authority issues; The Clark, operated by two young Alaska natives who have been friends since childhood, one of which has serious hospital bills to pay, and the other a greenhorn diver trying to get to opera school in Vienna; and The Sluicey, a small, barely-seaworthy vessel built and operated by a former social worker whose season is already off to a terrible start. The one thing they all have in common? The real –and sometimes desperate — need to find gold to support their very existence.
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Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 4 - Proving Day
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February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017
Proving Day
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 5 - Fickle fortune
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March 1, 2017
March 1, 2017
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Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 6 - Reaper Madness
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March 8, 2017
March 8, 2017
Reaper Madness
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 7 - Down & Out
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March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017
Down & Out
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 8 - Penny Dreadful
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March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017
Penny Dreadful
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 9 - Murky Waters
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March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017
Murky Waters
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 10 - No Place Like Nome
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April 5, 2017
April 5, 2017
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Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 11 - Luck of the Irish
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April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017
Luck of the Irish
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 12 - Gold Fever
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April 19, 2017
April 19, 2017
Gold Fever
Season Finale
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 8 Episode 13 - Gold Getters
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August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017
Gold Getters
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Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 9 Episode 1 - Big Cold Gold
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August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017
Big Cold Gold
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Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 9 Episode 2 - Cold War
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August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017
Cold War
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 9 Episode 3 - Tunnel Vision
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August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017
Tunnel Vision
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 9 Episode 4 - Three's Company
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September 1, 2017
September 1, 2017
Three's Company
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 9 Episode 5 - Cracked
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September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017
Cracked
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 9 Episode 6 - Never Say Die
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September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017
Never Say Die
Watch Bering Sea Gold Season 9 Episode 7 - Fight and Flight
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September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017
Fight and Flight

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