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Blake Painter, 'Deadliest Catch' Skipper, Dies at 38

Blake Painter, the skipper on the Discovery Channel's 'Deadliest Catch' has been found dead at the age of 38.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/Pcxf8dCzojA/deadliest-catch-blake-painter-dead-at-38-1115634

Captains Risk It All in Search of the American Dream in an All-New Season of the Emmy Award-Winning "Deadliest Catch"

From Original Productions, the 16-time Emmy Award-winning series returns for its landmark 14th season on Tuesday, April 10 at 9:00/8:00c on the Discovery Channel.   ...Read More... http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2018/03/05/captains-risk-it-all-in-search-of-the-american-dream-in-an-all-new-season-of-the-emmy-award-winning-deadliest-catch-712315/20180305discovery02/

Deadliest Catch: Rise of the Hillstrands

The Hillstrand brothers who own the Time Bandit have successfully created a legacy of respect within the Deadliest Catch fishing fleet. Three of the five, Johnathan Jr., Andy and Neal, co-own and operate the boat, and their sons and family members help to crew it, and operate the multiple Time Bandit enterprises. Johnathan Jr. recently retired after working as an Alaska crab fisherman for 37 years. The last episode of Deadliest Catch Season 13 chronicled his life on the Bering Sea. Johnathan Jr. learned to fish from his dad, Johnathan Sr.- a successful man with a dictatorial style. His dad built the Time Bandit, calling it "the family boat", and decided that his sons would buy it from him. What surprised his sons was that they ended up fishing their first crabbing season for their father, with his expectation that they would pay him the more than $1 million for the boat using their season earnings. Johnathan Jr. was 28 years old when he set out on that first season with his brother Andy, and neither of them had any training from Johnathan Sr. beforehand. They learned "by luck" Johnathan Jr. stated. READ MORE...

Deadliest Catch: What Do They Do For Meals on Short Notice

It may be a no-brainer, but the truth is that short notice meals are the norm on Deadliest Catch ships. Captain Sig Hansen told a bit of what its like to try to eat on his boat, the Northwestern, when the crew is busy fishing. He told Miami New Times that its the fishing which dictates the meals, and that they dont come at regular times. He said, Its hell. The routine at sea is dictated by the sea. Hes had times when he and the crew were awake for two days straight, and even three and a half one   ...Read More... //www.tvovermind.com/tv-news/deadliest-catch-meals-short-notice

Deadliest Catch Video: Coast Guard Chopper Searches for Ship in Distress

Discoverys Deadliest Catch didnt get its title because crabbing in the Bering Sea is such a predictable, safe occupation. And this sneak peek at Tuesdays episode (9/8c) is a stark reminder of just how dangerous the job can be. In the suspenseful video above, a Coast Guard chopper flies above the waters just off Alaskas [] //tvline.com/2017/08/21/deadliest-catch-video-season-13-episode-18-preview/

Deadliest Catch Video: 'Man Down' Aboard Jake Anderson's Saga

Some weeks, Jake Andersons beleaguered Saga seems like the most unfortunately accurately named ship in the Deadliest Catchs whole fleet. Take this week, for but one turn-your-hair-gray example. In the above exclusive sneak-preview video of Tuesdays episode (9/8c, Discovery), one of the daring deckhands loses his footing while working on the stack of crab pots [] //tvline.com/2017/08/07/deadliest-catch-season-13-episode-16-video-jake-anderson-saga/

Is the Show Deadliest Catch Fake?

Deadliest Catch is a Discovery Channel documentary series that claims to show the real events on Alaskan fishing boats. It started up in 2005 and has continued since that time with the seasons being released on an annual basis, which speaks volumes about its popularity. With that said, some of the information that is known about Deadliest Catch suggests that some of the footage might not be such a faithful representation of the truth of things. How Real Is Deadliest Catch? First and foremost, Alaskan crab fishing is indeed one of the most dangerous careers that can be found in   ...Read More... //www.tvovermind.com/tv-news/show-deadliest-catch-fake

Deadliest Catch Sneak Peek: 'Wave' Goodbye to the Wizard Crew?

If turnabout really is fair play, its only fitting that big waves would slam Keith Colburn, the tempestuous Deadliest Catch captain whos so well known for making them. In this exclusive sneak peek at Tuesdays episode (airing at 9/8c on Discovery), the Wizards skipper, hoping against hope to make his quota, is driven by low [] //tvline.com/2017/07/16/deadliest-catch-season-13-episode-14-video-keith-colburn-wizard/

Deadliest Catch Star Sig Hansen Arrested for Alleged Assault on Uber Driver

Deadliest Catch star Sig Hansen has been caught up in legal drama. Hansen, one of the captains on the Discovery Channel reality series, was arrested for assault early Thursday after allegedly kicking an Uber drivers car and spitting at the driver, KOMO News reports. According to police, the incident occurred at approximately 2 a.m. in the Ballard area of Seattle, after the driver picked up a group of passengers celebrating Norwegian Constitution Day. The groups ride was canceled in the app, and they offered to pay cash, which Uber drivers are unable to accept, for the ride. ...Read More... //www.thewrap.com/deadliest-catch-sig-hansen-arrested-assault/

The Top Five Deadliest Catches on Deadliest Catch

The crews on board the legendary ships of the Discovery Channels hit TV reality show Deadliest Catch work in the brutal world of the Bering Sea crab fleet in Alaska. The shows first episode aired on April 12, 2005. Season one of Deadliest Catch was the last season for Derby fishing. Thats the kind of fishing where the vessels raced into the sea, attempting to haul in as much crab as they could before the season ended. Hard work and luck resulted in huge hauls for the luckiest and best in the Derby days. Deadliest Catch entered Alaskan crab fishing ...Read More... //www.tvovermind.com/tv-news/top-five-deadliest-catches-deadliest-catch