The entertainment website announced this morning that the next season has been given the green light, though for anyone who follows ratings, the news isn't a surprise. "Gold Rush" has been a massive hit for Discovery, ranking as the top show in its Friday 9 p.m. slot and consistently making a killing in the "advertising gold" demos of males 25-54 and 18-49.
For those who haven't tuned in, the series follows a group of unemployed men from a variety of backgrounds pooling their resources to try their luck in gold mining — with hopes of striking it rich. Naturally, in a time of economic crisis, the story has struck a chord with viewers. As Screenrant so eloquently put it, "Watching a group of everyday citizens risking everything for one purpose is completely captivating."
The second-to-last "Gold Rush" of this season airs this Friday at 9 p.m. E/T. You can watch a trailer for the series below.
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