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"Gold Fever" (TV miniseries) scene
Gold Fever (TV miniseries) scene
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"Gold Fever" is a TV miniseries on Discovery Channel that goes back in time to follow the story of the California Gold Rush from the very beginning. See how America was transformed, after the chance discovery of gold, from a fledgling nation into one of enormous wealth and power.

From the executive producer of the Emmy-winning documentary miniseries, "The Men Who Built America," "Gold Fever" follows the Boston Company, a real-life group of 40 men who, like tens of thousands of others, made the
grueling journey out west with dreams of striking it rich. Viewers will get a first-hand look through historians, experts, visual effects and dramatic scenes about how the men of the Boston Company pursued their opportunity for a new life while trying to survive from January 1848 to October 1850. After traveling to California, the men soon discovered the gold rush wasn't exactly what they expected. Violence, greed and chaos took over as tens of thousands of miners battled each other over the same small fortune of buried treasure. As the men fought and died for gold, they had no idea that the fortune they'd uncover — worth an estimated 25 billion dollars — would transform the country forever, laying the foundation of the American Dream and making possible the creation of an American empire.

"Gold Fever" is a Stephen David Entertainment production. Stephen David is an executive producer. Executive producers for Discovery Channel are Nancy Daniels and Matthew Kelly.

Exclusive Trailer: Feel the Heat for Discovery Channel's 'Gold Fever'


Network: Discovery Channel
Premiere Date: October 11, 2013
Seasons: 1
Production Company: Stephen David Entertainment

"Gold Fever" (TV miniseries) scene Discovery Channel Catches 'Gold Fever' — Premiering Friday, October 11, the new four-part documentary miniseries about the California Gold Rush follows the Boston Company from 1848 to 1850. Read more...

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