Discovery is renewing two freshman reality shows that have delivered big ratings: Gold Rush: Alaska and Flying Wild Alaska.
Both will return for second seasons, says Discovery President and GM Clark Bunting.
The Alaskan duo have averaged 3 million viewers for Gold Rush and 2 million for Flying Wild on Friday nights, the latter ranking as the highest-rated new series premiere in Discovery history. Gold Rush airs its season finale tonight. The network will also air a one-hour behind-the-scenes special, Full Disclosure. Flying Wild continues through next month. READ FULL STORY