It’s no secret several Outdoor Reality Shows are scripted with fake scenes adding a little drama, but a modern day Gold Rush in Alaska? While the production crew might have had good intentions producing a “real” Reality Show in the first few Seasons, Season 8 Premiere 2 -Hour Episode shows too many flat out staged scenes to be ignored.
Certainly, there’s plenty of real-life drama on any large-scale gold mining operation they don’t need to add fake or made-up scenes for the Show, especially for Discovery Channels mega-hit Gold Rush Alaska. It was fun watching a bunch of dumb chits move to Alaska in the first few Seasons to strike it rich mining for gold.
The string of whale teeth around his neck is from a whale that was hunted and killed by his late wife. His eyes well up, and his voice trembles as he leans in.
While the appropriateness of the "superstar" label is apparently open to debate, simply calling her "popular" is an understatement.
Since placing in the top three on the fifth season of LOGO's hugely successful reality-TV competition for the title of "America's Next Top Drag Superstar," this affable queen has become one of the series' go-to performers.
When it came to keeping both Parker and Gold Rush Show “Real,” Parker’s Grandpa “Always was the Real Deal.” He was my favorite character on the entire Show always giving great advice to Parker with a smile, even when He was not-so-happy with the young teenage gold miner.
Tony Beets and Family starts Gold Rush Alaska with another outrageous plan for Season 7.
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So far, the Show’s just starting off Season 8 with a whole lot more questions than answers.
Many other networks, from National Geographic to Animal Planet, have gotten into the Alaska game.
There are competitions, such as “Ultimate Survival Alaska,” and shows that just follow people living their lives, such as “Life Below Zero,” which concluded its most recent season with its star being severely injured.
The bearded guys hunched over their beers rivet their eyes on us.
There’s a guitarist at the open mike who, as soon as he spots Annie, stops strumming and says, “I’m dedicating this song to you.” A fisherman with scraggly hair plants himself in front of me and launches into his life story. He’s about to leave on a fishing boat that will be away from port for three months.
C., to wind up here, in Homer, Alaska, a fishing village whose nickname is “The End of the Road.” We were on some kind of quest, but for what exactly?