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Destination America’s “Prepper Hillbillies” gets premiere date

Destination America has set an April 5 premiere date for backwoods security series Prepper Hillbillies, which follows the Moss Group security team as it protects the communities of South Georgia.
March 17, 2014

Discovery Communications-owned U.S. net Destination America has set an April 5 premiere date for backwoods security series Prepper Hillbillies, which follows the Moss Group security team as it protects the communities of South Georgia.

The MorningStar Entertainment-produced series follows craftsmen Barry, Eric and Fred as they design inventive security systems for everything from trespassing to a potential apocalypse, with rigs such as exploding trees and booby-trapped driveways.

“Family is the number one priority for most Americans and the Prepper Hillbillies viewers will learn low-cost solutions for safety and protection,” said Marc Etkind, GM of Destination America, in a statement. “The Moss Shop team shows us their wit and ingenuity preparing every American for any given scenario.”

The series premieres April 5 at 11 p.m. EST/GST on Destination America with two back-to-back episodes.

MorningStar’s exec producers are Gary Tarpinian and Paninee Theeranuntawat, and Destination America’s EP is Caroline Perez.

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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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