The miners are at war with the rivalry reaching new heights. Discovery Channel announced today that it will broadcast a live Gold Rush special with an announcement that will forever change the network’s #1-rated show. Hosted by TV personality and singer/songwriter Matt Rogers, ‘GOLD RUSH LIVE’ will air live on Discovery Channel on Friday, February 16 at 8 PM ET/PT. The episode will be followed by all-new episodes of Gold Rush at 9 PM ET/PT and ‘GOLD RUSH: WHITE WATER’ at 10 PM ET/PT.
The gloves are off as Rogers sits down with mine bosses Tony Beets, Parker Schnabel and Todd Hoffman to get their unfiltered thoughts. Plus, there will be surprise guests, fun games and other unexpected moments.
Anything can happen in this special 1-hour live broadcast where the miners will dish stories about what really went down and discuss season highlights as they field real-time audience phone calls and Facebook questions throughout the broadcast.
GOLD RUSH is produced for Discovery Channel by Raw Television, where Dimitri Doganis, James Bates and Mike Gamson are executive producers and Tim Dalby and Edward Gorsuch are series producers. For Discovery Channel, Matthew Vafiadis and Bill Howard are executive producers and Greg Wolf is coordinating producer.
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