How did a 15-year-old kid in Alaska grow up to be a million-dollar gold miner? Parker Schnabel tells his side of the Gold Rush story all the way up until now.
Facing financial ruin at the height of the recession, a small business man with big dreams embarks on an adventure to find gold. The original Gold Rusher, Todd Hoffman, tells his side of the story to where it stands now.
The youngest mine boss tells us about his unique childhood in Alaska and tries to recall time spent doing anything other than gold mining.
The one who started it all. Todd recounts growing up in Portland, his unexpected venture into music, and how he's become the man he is today.
When the going gets tough, the tough seek new frontiers. Six recession-hit patriots from Oregon become greenhorn old miners and risk everything. Heading north to Alaska to dig for gold they hope to strike big and save themselves from financial ruin
The miners start to rebuild the ghost town but the bears aren't so keen on their new neighbors- and they let them know it.
The crew races to set up the mining plant and start running dirt. When the families arrive from Oregon and question the lack of gold and the only mechanic becomes dangerously ill, the tension builds so high Dorsey and Todd come to blows
The team attempts to finally run dirt through the wash plant. But a visit from the Department of Fish and Game reveals a violation, jeopardizing their vital water supply to the mine. Then disaster strikes as Todd's daughter fights for her life.
The miners continue to run dirt but an equipment malfunction brings the operation to a halt. Meanwhile, James Harness collapses and Jimmy Dorsey drives a wedge between himself and the crew when he takes on an extra job to earn cash.
After 80 days, the miners are behind schedule and out of money. They need to find $10,000 worth of gold within two days or the families will be sent home. Meanwhile, after Dorsey struggles with the wave table, tensions flare and fists fly.
With winter weather closing in, a gold recovery expert comes to help the rookies. Todd discovers a major design flaw in the equipment & is forced to make huge modifications. With the credit cards maxed out, he is forced to take desperate measures.
The crew remains in deep financial hole. Veteran miner "Dakota" Fred thinks he can turn things around and he cranks up production faster than ever before. But when things start falling apart, tensions mount and Harness can't keep his frustration in.
Desperate to get to bedrock and large quantities of gold, Todd and Jack throw caution to the wind and dig deeper than ever before. With the brutal Alaskan winter threatening, they battle floods, cave-ins and equipment breakdowns.
With the arctic winter looming, the crew races against the clock. Rain and thawing snow flood the mine and Jack puts his life on the line as the glory hole caves in around the massive 100,000 pound excavator.
The Hoffman crew spent five months and over quarter of a million dollars in a desperate attempt to find gold in Alaska. With previously un-aired material, this special reveals what went wrong and how the guys plan to hit the mother lode next season.
This season someone hits the motherlode. Todd doubles down with two claims, twice the crew and twice the gear. Dakota Fred’s glory hole is thought to contain millions in gold. Parker hires a new crew and sets his sights on new land.
Follow the lives of ambitious miners as they head north in pursuit of gold. With new miners, new claims, new machines and new ways to pull gold out of the ground, the stakes are higher than ever. But will big risks lead to an even bigger pay out?
Moonshiners go to extremes to illegally produce and distribute white lightning. There’s a king's ransom waiting for those bold enough to grab it, but the police are more determined than ever to catch them red handed. The day of reckoning may be just around the bend.
Deep in the Alaskan wilderness lives a newly discovered family who was born and raised wild. Billy Brown, his wife Ami and their seven grown children are unlike any other family in America. The Brown family must work together to survive against the odds.
Sons of Winter features the Barks family: homesteaders who have rejected modern living and instead choose to live off the grid and maintain a pioneer lifestyle in northern Saskatchewan.
In the world of illegal street racing, Oklahoma City boasts a list of America's fastest street cars and racers who will risk life, fortune, and jail time to defend that claim. Buckle up and hold on tight for this wild ride inside the world of American underground street racing.
The Kilcher family settled in an isolated community outside of Homer, Alaska 80 years ago, seeking a more free and simple way of life. Experience life off the grid as the Kilcher family works together to survive as homesteaders in the Alaskan wilderness.
A spin-off of the hit series Fast N’ Loud, Misfit Garage features four mechanics who have all done business with Richard Rawlings’ Gas Monkey Garage and join forces to create their own hot rod shop to rival Gas Monkey.
The MythBusters aim to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends, mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation.
What happens when you put two complete strangers - sans clothes - in some of the most extreme environments on Earth? Each male-female duo is left with no food, no water, no clothes, and only one survival item each as they attempt to survive on their own.
Two people with drastically different backgrounds and survival strategies take on some of the planet's most unforgiving terrain to demonstrate how the right skills and creative thinking can keep you alive in the most dangerous situations
Motor mastermind Richard Rawlings and mechanical prodigy Aaron Kaufman search for forgotten and neglected vintage cars. They need big projects and big profits to keep the doors open at Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas, TX.
Steve Darnell and his team of rat rod specialists are master automotive fabricators. They work out of a sprawling garage, Welder Up, on the outskirts of the Las Vegas Strip, re-building one-of-a-kind Mad Max-style "rat rod" cars out of hidden treasure for quirky customers.
Life isn't easy for the gold dredgers in the frontier town of Nome, Alaska, where a modern day gold rush is underway. But that doesn't stop them from hunting gold in one of the world's most inhospitable places - the bottom of the frozen Bering Sea.
Explore the high adrenaline "cat and mouse" world of airplane repossession. The repo world is small and in this cutthroat business, it will take more than just luck to separate the rich from their toys, and one wrong move can spell disaster.
Hidden deep in the wilderness of Alaska is the toughest town in America: McCarthy. Only 42 residents brave the extreme conditions. They are mavericks, trailblazers, risk takers and rabble rousers, all trying to escape their past by surviving at the end of America.
How far would you go to live free? Just 60 miles from the Arctic Circle lies a town on the edge of civilization: Tanana, Alaska. This frozen village of 200 people is part of an unknown America where men hunt and trap to survive, subsisting like modern day cavemen.