‘Deadliest Catch’ is Back! Fan-Favorite Show Returns For Its 11th Season

The wait is nearly over! Deadliest Catch returns to Discovery Channel tomorrow night at 9pm ET/CT – complete with massive storms and a super typhoon – and once again proving that life is never dull on the Bering Sea. New government regulations that have increased the Bardi crab quota by 400 percent also shake up the new season: just as these changes mean potentially huge paydays for Captains and crew, they…

Celebrating 10 Seasons of Deadliest Catch on Discovery

It’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the launch of Discovery Channel’s iconic series, Deadliest Catch. For the past ten seasons, we have followed our favorite crab fishermen in the Bering Sea as they perform one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Tonight, the baddest men of the sea return to Discovery to kick off their tenth season, though this season will be anything but…

Howdy from SXSW!

Before I get flack for the headline, I must confirm that I’m an Okie (born and raised), so I still reserve the right to use an occasional “howdy” or “y’all” periodically…as in when I’ve just landed in Austin for SXSW Interactive! Saturday is Discovery Communications’ big day – with a panel, Animal Planet’s Cats Live Here! party with friends from the CatVidFest & our own Jackson Galaxy and The Captains’…

‘Deadliest Catch’ Captains Set Course for SXSW 2013

March is fast approaching, which means it’s almost time for SXSW! While I’ve attended before and HowStuffWorks’ Josh Clark & Chuck Bryant from Stuff You Should Know have podcasted from Interactive, this year’s going to be a bit different — as Captains Sig Hansen, Johnathan Hillstrand and Keith Colburn of Deadliest Catch will be making their SXSW debut. I have a feeling that Austin is the Captains’ type of town,…

‘Deadliest Catch’ Celebrates Season Premiere with Its 100th Episode

After 100 episodes chronicling the emotional and physical journeys of the men who risk their lives for one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, Deadliest Catch returns for a new season on Discovery Channel tonight. With their fishing quota slashed by almost half and some of the harshest conditions they have ever faced, the crews worry about their strategies on the sea and how they’ll make ends meet…

Discovery Channel Stars Light Up Late Night

Discovery Channel was well-represented in late night TV last night. Deadliest Catch‘s Sig Hansen appeared on Conan, where he talked about fans, medical care at sea, and Twitter. (You can follow his tweets here.) Take a look: Meanwhile, Storm Chasers‘ Reed Timmer was on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, discussing how he got interested in weather and why this has been such a dramatic year for tornadoes. If you want…