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Gold Rush returning for Season 8: Premiere date announced

Parker Schnabel on Gold Rush
Parker Schnabel on Gold Rush last season. Pic: Discovery

Gold Rush is returning for Season 8 and the premiere date has been announced — along with a reveal that it starts with a $100,000 bet.

The hit Discovery show was renewed earlier this year and will return on Friday October 13 at 9/8c.

According to People, the series starts with Gold Rush stalwart Todd Hoffman bet parker Schnabel $100,000 that he will find the most gold.

The series will start with a two-hour season premiere at 9/8c with a live event an hour earlier featuring the stars.

Mark your calendars! Gold Rush is back Friday Oct 13 9p on Discovery.

Posted by Gold Rush on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Last season saw Hoffman fail to meet his gold target in the finale after a string of bad luck.

Meanwhile, Parker went on to film a spin-off earlier in the summer, Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail.

It saw him and three friends retracing the famous Yukon Klondike trail, formally known as the Chilkoot trail.

Gold Rush returns Friday October 13 at 9/8c on Discovery.

Julian is the editor of Monsters & Critics. He has worked as a journalist for more than ten years, previously as an editor at the... read more
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