Va. Agency Objects to ‘Moonshiners’ Portrayal

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia alcohol regulators say the Discovery Channel’s “Moonshiners” television show is misleading viewers into thinking the state is tolerating illegal booze manufacturing and that it wouldn’t have participated if they knew how the episodes would turn out. The television series is about people who brew their own moonshine and local authorities’ […]

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‘Sons of Guns’ Family Had Licenses Yanked by Feds: Report

The federal government went gunning for the gun-dealing protagonists of Discovery Channel’s “Sons of Guns” and stripped them of their licenses to manufacture firearms. TMZ.com unearthed the story — which you can read here — but it apparently happened several years ago. As a result, Will Hayden and daughter Stephanie, who are portrayed on the […]

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‘Frozen Planet’ to Debut on Discovery on March 18

NEW YORK — Discovery Channel’s documentary series “Frozen Planet” will premiere March 18, and will encompass seven episodes including a program on climate change hosted by David Attenborough. On that seventh episode, the famed British naturalist will investigate what rising temperatures will mean for the planet and life on it. The network made the announcement […]

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TV’s Going to Pot with New ‘Weed’ Shows

TV is poised to explore and conquer a new frontier: Pot. We had an inkling that this coming week’s scheduled premiere of “Weed Wars” on Discovery Channel – Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10/9c (and simulcast on Discovery Fit & Health) – would not be the first and last show we’d see on the subject of […]

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