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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.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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