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‘Deadliest Catch’ exodus

E! Online and The Hollywood Reporter have obtained a joint statement from Deadliest Catch stars Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand, and Sig Hansen, stating they will not be returning for the show's next season.
September 29, 2010

E! Online and The Hollywood Reporter have obtained a joint statement from Deadliest Catch stars Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand, and Sig Hansen, stating they will not be returning for the show’s next season. The news follows the breach of contract lawsuit launched against the Hillstrands by Discovery which alleges the Hillstrands didn’t complete work on a planned spinoff, Hillstranded. Discovery spokespeople say a statement from the network is forthcoming.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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