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Jep Robertson, Jessica Robertson Introduce Their Newly-Adopted Son, Jules

During the premiere of their spinoff series, Jep and Jessica: Growing the Dynasty, the youngest son of Phil and Kay Robertson and his wife showed off their newly adopted child, a little boy named Gus. The couple already has four children — Lily, 13, Merritt, 11, Priscilla, 9, and River, 7 — and were delighted to welcome Jules “Gus” into their home. “It’s like such a surreal moment, to finally have him in our arms,” Jessica shared during the episode. “We waited so long and wanted to happen...
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Jep and Jessica Robertson Introduce Their Adopted Son Jules Augustus on ‘Duck Dynasty’ Spin-Off

Jep and Jessica Robertson Introduce Their Adopted Son Jules Augustus on ‘Duck Dynasty’ Spin-Off

Duck Dynasty stars Jep and Jessica Robertson have introduced the newest addition to their family, an adopted son named Jules Augustus, on the premiere of their show Jep and Jessica: Growing the Dynasty on Wednesday. On Thursday, Jep took to Twitter to thank fans for the well wishes. “Thanks for the love!” he wrote. “This has been a crazy, awesome ride but so worth it! Me and Gus signing out! #JepAndJessica.” Thanks for the love! This has been a crazy, awesome ride but so worth it! Me and Gus signing...
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Meet Gus, the Adopted Son of ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Jep and Jessica

Meet Gus, the Adopted Son of ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Jep and Jessica

*The “Duck Dynasty” family has a new member. Stars Jep Robertson and Jessica Robertson introduced their adopted baby boy to the family Wednesday on the premiere of their spinoff show, “Jep and Jessica: Growing the Dynasty.” Jep took to Twitter early Thursday morning with a picture of the newborn, whom they named Jules Augustus (nicknamed “Gus”). “Thanks for the love! This has been a crazy, awesome ride but so worth it! Me and Gus signing out! #JepAndJessica,” he tweeted. Their new show has...
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‘Duck Dynasty’ Maker Gurney Productions Inks Overall Deal With ThunderPants Duo

‘Duck Dynasty’ Maker Gurney Productions Inks Overall Deal With ThunderPants Duo

Duck Dynasty maker Gurney Productions has signed an overall deal with Rob Worsoff and Brian Wendel through their new ThunderPants Entertainment shingle. Under the agreement, Worsoff and Wendel will develop projects in the film and television space. Related: National Geographic Channel Orders Series On Alaskan Log-Rafting From Gurney Productions “Rob and Brian are two of the most creative guys in our industry, and we’re thrilled that they’re joining the team to add to our slate of top-notch programming...
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What's a Mako Shark? After Shark Week, You Won't Want To Cross Paths With This Terrifying Creature

What’s a Mako Shark? After Shark Week, You Won’t Want To Cross Paths With This Terrifying Creature

Whether you live every week like it’s Shark Week or are just celebrating the 40th anniversary of Jaws, you’re going to want to spend the week of July 5 missing out on the summer weather and watching seven days and hundreds of hours in front of the Discovery Channel. This year, Shark Week has a mission: to teach fans what a mako shark is. Mako sharks, unlike the extinct megalodon, are a real category of sharks, that can be found all over the globe. There are two types of mako, the shortfin (also...
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Shark Week Draws Record Demo Ratings for Discovery Channel

Shark Week Draws Record Demo Ratings for Discovery Channel

Discovery’s “Shark Week” again took a big bite out of the competition, with this year’s edition ranking as the highest-rated ever in many demos and lifting the network to No. 1 finishes for all of television in some of these categories. The network will issue updated Live+3 ratings later in the week, but in Nielsen’s “live plus same-day” estimates, “Shark Week” averaged a 1.46 coverage rating in the network’s target adults 25-54 demo — edging out last year’s 1.42 rating as the best...
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Nat Geo sets summer premieres for adventure series

Nat Geo Sets Summer Premieres for Adventure Series

U.S. net National Geographic Channel will premiere the Alaska-set docuseries Port Protection and Yukon River Run (pictured) this July. Produced by Life Below Zero prodco Adjacent Productions, Port Protection will chronicle the real-life struggles of the community of Port Protection, located on the isolated Prince of Wales Island in Alaska. The series follows residents as they hunt, fish, trap and grow their own food, all while building their own shelters. The series, set to premiere across Nat Geo Channels...
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New Series 'Sons of Winter' to Premiere Tuesday, April 28 on Discovery Channel

New Series ‘Sons of Winter’ to Premiere Tuesday, April 28 on Discovery Channel

New Discovery Channel Series ‘Sons of Winter’ Answers Call of the Wild In the Ultimate Coming-of-Age Survival Tale (Los Angeles, Calif.) Meet the Barks family, homesteaders who have rejected modern living in favor of living off the grid and maintaining a prairie lifestyle in Northern Saskatchewan, a remote province in Canada. This winter, their entire world is about to change. The two eldest sons, 20-year-old Dale and 19-year-old Shane, will embark on an epic, 90-day journey hundreds of miles...
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'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' Renewed for Second Season by TLC

‘Leah Remini: It’s All Relative’ Renewed for Second Season by TLC

TLC Orders Second Season of Leah Remini: It’s All Relative TLC today announces it has ordered a second season of its hit series LEAH REMINI: IT’S ALL RELATIVE, returning to the large, loud, and loving family that viewers fell in love with last year. The series, produced for TLC by Gurney Productions and Leah Remini’s No Seriously Productions, Inc., started filming 14 new episodes this month, and the network plans to premiere the season this summer. LEAH REMINI: IT’S ALL RELATIVE follows Leah,...
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Nat Geo Wild back with “Big Cat Week” in November

Nat Geo Wild back with “Big Cat Week” in November

Big cats will roar back to Nat Geo Wild this November when the U.S. net brings back its fifth annual “Big Cat Week” with five new specials. Kicking off the week will be the Gurney Productions-made Dinner with Big Cats (working title), in which animal tracker Boone Smith (pictured) is placed inside an enclosed box in the middle of a lion feast in order to better understand the animals’ hunting skills. Additional premieres include Big Machine Productions’ Future Cats (w/t), which looks at environmental...
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