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.
- RS West ’18