December 11, 2013

Media Alert: The Weather Channel Has Surprise Gift For “Prospectors” Fans With Christmas Marathon and New Specials on 12/25 and 12/29

New bonus episodes feature behind-the-scenes footage and the gang's biggest finds

leading up to the season finale


WHAT: Tune in to The Weather Channel on Christmas Day to catch up on season two with a marathon of the popular series "Prospectors," followed by a new one-hour special episode featuring never before seen behind-the-scenes footage. 

And series fans will love the additional one-hour special on Dec. 29 featuring the gang's biggest windfalls and what they’re worth – from the biggest stones to the rarest gems. This special episode will lead in to to the season finale.  

Just like their predecessors 150 years ago, the gang in “Prospectors” has one goal: find their fortune. They brave the continent’s most extreme mountain environments in search of the planet’s most precious gems, which can bring $3 million or more. But conditions are extreme and the work can be brutal – and if the weather doesn’t get the prospectors, the thieves might. However, with a little luck, a good eye and perseverance, the prospectors could possibly hit it big!


Wednesday, Dec. 25:

“Prospectors” season two marathon begins at 2:00 p.m. ET

Behind-the-scenes special begins at 10:00 p.m. ET


Sunday, Dec. 29:

“Prospectors” biggest finds special premieres at 8:00 p.m. ET

Season two finale at 9:00 p.m. ET


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