Gold Rush‘s lovable bearded profanity factory Tony Beets looks to be in a bit of hot water this week, after he created a bit of literal hot water on screen by allowing his dredge pond to be doused in gasoline and set on fire.
We have some great news to report for old school fans of Gold Rush as former star Dakota Fred Hurt has married Jennifer Sheets, his Executive Assistant and cook for his mining crew! PLUS, it appears as though Dakota Fred and son Dustin might be returning to Gold Rush as they announced earlier this year they were filming a TV show with teh same production company that makes the popular Discovery series!
As viewers of Discovery’s Gold Rush are well aware, Tony Beets is quite fond of his million-dollar bucket dredge. Some might go so far as to say he has treated the floating machinery just like a 75-year-old, 350-ton adopted child. So, I suppose it would make sense that Tony would want to add the dredge to his rather short list of tattoos that includes the names of his wife and his four other children.
Tonight is the return of cable television’s highest rated reality series as Discovery’s Gold Rush Season 6 kicks off with a two-hour premiere episode. In honor of the big event we thought we would pay tribute with a collection of throwback photos of the small screen’s most foul-mouthed uber-bearded Dutch Viking, Tony Beets!
Christo Doyle, Gold Rush Executive Producer and host of The Dirt, ended months of speculation by taking to Twitter and Periscope to announce the Gold Rush Season 6 premiere dates for the US and the UK! Plus, he revealed a two-minute preview trailer for what looks to be yet another dramatic season chock full of drama, blunders–and, of course, GOLD!
Discovery found the ratings g|ory hole with their mining series Gold Rush, and the network has just officially announced when its number one show will be returning for a fifth season, as well as details about which miners will be back and where! Plus, watch the extended Season 5 preview trailer!