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Avalanches plague 'Ice Road Truckers' highway

FAIRBANKS - A stretch of road made famous by television's "Ice Road Truckers" is proving to be as dangerous as advertised.The so-called Haul Road has seen an unusual number of avalanches this spring...
Alaska company, road focus of History Channel's 13-part TV series

...basis for the new season of the History Channel's "Ice Road Truckers." And drivers from Alaska-based Carlile Transportation...Most of the attention is to safety." The series "Ice Road Truckers" is in its third year, and this is the second year...
It's a wrap for Alaska troopers reality show

...aired in 2009, early in the current wave of Alaska-based reality shows that have included "Deadliest Catch," "Ice Road Truckers," and "Gold Rush Alaska."The state received no money for allowing film crews to follow troopers, the newspaper...
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Tourism courting Indian, South American travelers

...more extreme aspects of the Alaskan lifestyle, Hancock said. Episodes of shows such as "Deadliest Catch" and "Ice Road Truckers" are just beginning to air in Latin America, she said.At first, Hancock was unsure if the shows would help or...
Slack tide: Hardcore Alaska Soft

...than to unwind with some Alaska-based reality TV. I've seen every episode of every series ever made, from "Ice Road Truckers" to "Ice Pilots;" "Ax Men" to "Alaska Wing Men;" "Buying Alaska" to "Flying Wild Alaska" to "Gold Rush...
Survival shows capture public interest

...most popular show, while "Ice Road Truckers" is setting ratings records...Both "Deadliest Catch" and "Ice Road Truckers" were hunches that really people." The stars of "Ice Road Truckers" face a different kind of danger...
Alaska increasing draw for TV, film productions

...are based in TV reality: "Deadliest Catch," "Ice Road Truckers," "Gold Rush Alaska," "Alaska State Troopers...based company also produces the History channel's "Ice Road Truckers," a popular reality show about Far North truck drivers...
Tax credit drew film productions to Alaska in 2010

...and we want to keep it going," he said. KTUU reported that according to the Alaska Film Office, the TV show "Ice Road Truckers" spent $1.1 million in Alaska, and the state awarded the production $393,000 in tax credits. The first season...
Palin's TV series a stage for political future?

...000 in Alaska, with added incentives for Alaska hires, as well as offseason and rural shoots. History's "Ice Road Truckers," for example, spent almost $1.2 million in the state, earning almost $400,000 in incentives, according...
Film industry: extend Alaska production tax credit

...instead of other places dressed up as Alaska.Reality projects tapping the incentive include "Deadliest Catch," ''Ice Road Truckers," Flying Wild Alaska" and a special eight-part series that concluded last year, "Sarah Palin's Alaska...


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