TV

‘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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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