Premieres of “Deadliest Catch,” “Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail,” and “Growing Belushi,” Airing this April on Discovery Channel, alongside Science Channel’s “Mission Unexplained,” and Animal Planet’s “Louisiana Law” and “Otter Dynasty”

This April, Discovery Channel is premiering the new seasons of “Growing Belushi” on 4/5, “Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail” on 4/7, and “Deadliest Catch” on 4/18. Science Channel is airing the premiere of “Mission Unexplained” on 4/26. Animal Planet is premiering “Louisiana Law” on 4/2 and “Otter Dynasty” on 4/22.

See below for a full schedule.

Week of April 2, 2023

Sunday, April 2

· “Louisiana Law” S2 Debuts on Animal Planet – 9pm ET/PT

· LOUISIANA LAW follows the men and women of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries as they patrol one of the most geographically diverse states in the U.S. With the authority to enforce all fish and wildlife laws in addition to state and federal criminal laws, the wildlife agents of Louisiana are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, often patrolling alone and miles from backup. Audiences will travel deep into the woods and bayous with these wildlife agents as they encounter perilous situations that affect wildlife and citizens alike, all in the name of conservation.

Louisiana Law

Animal Planet // Season 3
Follows the men and women of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries as they patrol one of the most ...

Wednesday, April 5

· “Growing Belushi” S3 Debuts on Discovery Channel – 9pm ET/PT

· For two seasons, Discovery’s audiences have been on a wild ride with Jim Belushi as he combines his many artistic talents with an immense passion to build a cannabis business in Oregon. Jim and his ragtag team of farmers are taking his dream and his artisanal Belushi’s Farm and turning it into a national cannabis brand while setting their sights on a bigger goal, global expansion. But, as Discovery audiences have learned, Jim is his own worst enemy. Will he learn from his mistakes and take his cannabis business across the USA and overseas, or will it go up in a cloud of smoke?

Growing Belushi

Discovery // Season 4
This unique brand of edutainment is equally funny as it is informative. GROWING BELUSHI sheds light on Jim's journey of ...

Friday, April 7

· “Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail” S6 Debuts on Discovery Channel – 9pm ET/PT

· 28-year-old Parker Schnabel opened a new mine in Alaska during the current season of Gold Rush and it was a complete washout. And with his land lease running out in the Yukon, Parker is desperate to find a new path – and redemption – as he travels thousands of miles to South America and the most extreme jungle and mountain goldmines on the planet to try to recover 100 million dollars in gold hidden in the ground. Can Parker finally turn the tide and expand his golden empire?

Gold Rush: Parker's Trail

Discovery // Season 7
Parker Schnabel and Rick Ness attempt the Klondike trail over the Chilkoot Pass and up the Yukon River to Dawson City ...

Week of April 16, 2023

Tuesday, April 18

· “Deadliest Catch” Debuts on Discovery Channel – 8pm ET/PT

· As Alaskan Crab prices reach new all-time highs and with over a million pounds of Eastern Bairdi now up for grabs, Bering Sea captains and a wave of newcomers look to earn their share of the sky-rocketing payday. But record seafood prices and tensions with Russia and China fuel illegal fishing by both foreign vessels and domestic rival industries. Now, veteran captains and the next generation of crabbers must overcome differences and band together to defend their grounds and protect one of America’s most valuable resources.

Deadliest Catch

Discovery // Season 20
A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most ...

Saturday, April 22

· “Otter Dynasty” Debuts on Animal Planet – 9am ET/PT

· Otter Dynasty is a gripping tale from the animal kingdom, depicting the incredible lives of several families of smooth coated otters all battling for prime territory on the island of Singapore. Ruled by a single matriarch each otter clan is totally unique and they all have their fair share of family drama. Within their clan they must navigate betrayal, new love, tragedy, new life, and that’s all before they meet each other. When they do clash there are ruthless battles and the ultimate sacrifice by a mother for her own flesh and blood. Otter Dynasty is a rollicking tale inspired by the stories of Singapore otters past and present.

Otter Dynasty

Animal Planet // Season 2
Once declared locally extinct from Singapore in the 1970s, the adorable smooth-coated otter has since made a comeback ...

Week of April 23, 2023

Wednesday, April 26

· “Mission Unexplained” Debuts on Science Channel – 9pm ET/PT

· With the recent declassification of military records, military members and veterans are coming forward for the first time to share stories of unexplained events. Viewers are immersed in these eyewitness tales, while scientists and experts shed light on the stories.

About Discovery

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About Science Channel

Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery, Inc. is the home of all things science around the clock, including series such as WHAT ON EARTH?, HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS, UNEARTHED, and MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED. Science Channel’s programming also includes timely, expert-driven specials covering breaking science news and discoveries. Science Channel is the premiere TV, digital and social community for those with a passion for science, space, technology, archeology, and engineering, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment across all Science Channel assets including: Science Channel television network, available in more than 63 million homes in the U.S; complimentary Video On Demand offering; SCI Go app allowing viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime; deep video, interactive storytelling and virtual reality at; and conversations on Science Channel’s popular social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat via @ScienceChannel.

About Animal Planet

Animal Planet, one of Discovery, Inc.’s great global brands, is dedicated to creating high quality content with global appeal delivering on its mission to keep the childhood joy and wonder of animals alive by bringing people up close in every way. Available to 360 million homes in more than 205 countries and territories, Animal Planet combines content that explores the undeniable bonds forged between animals and humans, optimized across all screens around the world. For more information, please visit

About Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands across television, film and streaming. Available in more than 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Warner Bros. Discovery inspires, informs and entertains audiences worldwide through its iconic brands and products including: Discovery Channel, discovery+, CNN, DC, Eurosport, HBO, HBO Max, HGTV, Food Network, OWN, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Magnolia Network, TNT, TBS, truTV, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Games, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, Discovery en Español, Hogar de HGTV and others. For more information, please visit

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