Discover Communications will add to its non-fiction line-up with a new docuseries, Legend of Croc Gold, set to bow Nov. 23 at 10 p.m. ET.
Produced by American Chainsaw Entertainment, the 8×60-minute series follows Farley Dean his daughter Meghan Dean (both pictured, above) as they lead a team of American gold miners on a quest to find their fortune in the crocodile-infested waters on the island of Bougainville, located off the coast of Papua New Guinea.
The area is rich in untapped gold reserves, but is considered one of the most dangerous for prospectors.
The collapse of his Alaskan mining business has pushed Dean, his family and crew into the territory, where they’ll tackle a daring mining adventure using “never-before-seen” mining techniques, according to a statement from Discovery announcing the show.
Royal Malloy, Duke Straub, Colt Straub, and Alex Eastburg serve as executive producers on the series for American Chainsaw. For Discovery Channel, Christo Doyle is executive producer and Katlyn Higgins is associate producer.