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VIDEOS Gold Rush Parker Schnabel on his long hair, Todd Hoffman addresses haters, reads mean comment
VIDEOS Gold Rush Parker Schnabel on his long hair, Todd Hoffman addresses haters, reads mean comment

Gold Rush miners Parker Schnabel and Todd Hoffman talk with the show’s Executive Producer Christo Doyle in a couple preview clips for The Dirt. Parker addresses his “Scooby Doo, Shaggy” new look and Todd Hoffman reads a hater’s Facebook comment and responds in kind before proclaiming, “you got burned by the Big Dog.”


VIDEO Discovery announces Gold Rush Season 5 premiere date, cast shuffle
VIDEO Discovery announces Gold Rush Season 5 premiere date, cast shuffle

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!


Why did Dakota Fred Hurt leave Gold Rush? Get his side of the story
Why did Dakota Fred Hurt leave Gold Rush? Get his side of the story

We broke the news last month that miners Dakota Fred Hurt and son Dustin Hurt would not be returning for Gold Rush Season 5, and it was later revealed that they are instead working on their own documentary titled All That Glitters. So why did Dakota Fred not come back? The candid mining vet took to Facebook yesterday and revealed what everyone suspected: it mostly came down to money. Keep reading for his full statement as well as his response to rumors about how much he and his crew were paid to be on Gold Rush.


Gold Rush’s Dakota Fred Hurt documentary All That Glitters officially announced
Gold Rush’s Dakota Fred Hurt documentary All That Glitters officially announced

As we reported two weeks ago, Gold Rush father and son mining team Dakota Fred Hurt and Dustin Hurt will not be returning for the show’s fifth season after parting ways with Discovery. Yesterday it was officially announced that the Hurts’ mining season will instead be filmed as part of a new documentary titled All That Glitters. Keep reading for all the details!


Gold Rush star James Harness dies at the age of 57
Gold Rush star James Harness dies at the age of 57

We have some very sad news to report from the world of reality TV as Gold Rush star James Harness has died at the age of 57. The former mechanic for the Hoffman crew reportedly died a week ago after suffering a stroke the week before. Keep reading for what little info we have as well as reactions from James’ Gold Rush cast mates.


CONFIRMED Dustin and Fred Hurt not returning to Gold Rush, filming their own show
CONFIRMED Dustin and Fred Hurt not returning to Gold Rush, filming their own show

It looks as though Discovery Channel’s most popular show has lost one of its most popular cast members as gold miner Dakota Fred Hurt and his crew, including son Dustin Hurt, will reportedly not be back for Season 5 of Gold Rush. But, fans may still be seeing the Dakota Crew on the small screen again soon as they have reportedly hired a different production company to film their summer mining season!


Gold Rush Dakota Fred Hurt updates on wife’s health, shares Porcupine Creek behind-the-scenes video
Gold Rush Dakota Fred Hurt updates on wife’s health, shares Porcupine Creek behind-the-scenes video

Discovery’s most-watched series Gold Rush has millions of fans tuning in every week — most of which (like me) can never get enough of the daily machinations of mining for gold: bedrock, pay dirt, excavators, dozers, derockers, sluice boxes… LOVE IT ALL! If you’re one of us then you’re gonna love this 15+ minute behind-the-scenes video shot by Dakota Fred Hurt showing his Porcupine Creek crew hard at work! (Sorry, the hilarious thumbnail of Fred “Gold Miser” Hurt you see is not included in the clip) Plus, Fred updates on the health of his wife.


Gold Rush’s Parker Schnabel updates fans on his grandpa’s health
Gold Rush’s Parker Schnabel updates fans on his grandpa’s health

Anyone watching the current season of Gold Rush on Discovery knows that Parker Schabel’s 94-year-old grandpa John Schnabel has been battling cancer, and after the first half of the two-part Season 4 finale aired Friday night, many fans were left wondering how John is doing now. Just moments ago Parker posted an update letting fans know his Grandpa is doing better and “has great spirits,” which seems to always be the case with John Schnabel! Keep reading for the full update from Parker and watch a video clip in which John talks about one last dream of his he wants to make a reality.


VIDEO PHOTOS Gold Rush cast at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas
VIDEO PHOTOS Gold Rush cast at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas

Fans of Discovery Channel’s top-rated series Gold Rush got a rare treat this week as the show’s cast members made a rare public appearance together — or at least at the same event at the same time. That’s right, Parker Schnabel, Todd Hoffman and Dakota Fred Hurt (and members of their crews) were all in attendance at the 2014 CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, Nevada. And, believe it or not, The Klondike Viking himself, Tony Beets, was also there! (And lookin’ damn sexy too!)


GOLD RUSH What are Guyana diamonds worth?
GOLD RUSH What are Guyana diamonds worth?

On the current season of Discovery’s hugely popular reality series Gold Rush, America’s favorite bumbling crew of perpetual amateur gold miners have abandoned the frozen tundra of Alaska and the Yukon to look for gold in the sweltering South American rainforests of Guyana. Actually, they’ve abandoned looking for gold too and have instead put all of their hundreds of thousands of dollars in another risky basket: diamonds! In the most recent episode SPOILER ALERT the crew manages to find just under 30 teeny tiny little diamonds. So what does that equate to money-wise? Keep reading to find out what way too many hours researching this question online turned up and decide for yourself if Todd is a genius or not.


 

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