television

Brenner tank trailer on the small screen

Brenner brand tank trailers will be featured in an episode of the "How It’s Made" TV series premiering Thursday, April 9, at 9 p.m. Eastern on the cable Science Channel.

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Don’t eat me, bro

The connection between rubberneckers and those who will watch the "earth-shattering event" promised Dec. 7 by a certain cable network and a man who plans to feed himself to an anaconda.

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TV truck-stop comedy in works

"The next big TV hit could well be a comedy set in, of all places, a truck stop in Kansas." So writes TruckersNews.com editor David Hollis in the story at this link, following news from several Hollywood media outlets that Big Stop is being produced one of the stars of ABC’s Emmy award-winning show Modern Family and is expected to be coming to ABC. No release date has been set nor cast members mentioned. Eric Stonestreet, who plays Cameron Tucker on ...

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‘Tired truckers’ scare continues

Here we go again: Following CNBC "Collision Course" series on truck accidents, 20/20 follows with "Road to Ruin" -- more from the public crash/fatigue discussion here.

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Edgar, beware

In which Wendy meets Edgar Hansen of the "Deadliest Catch" series: "Sometimes, meeting people you love to watch on television is hard."

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CNBC series probes truck crashes

A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.

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Checking in with Alex Debogorski: Ice Road Truckers season 8 premieres this summer

Season 9 of the History Channel's Ice Road Truckers franchise will debut this summer; Overdrive's exclusive interview with Alex Debogorski here.

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I am funnier than ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’

"As I limp around America, I do so with the firm knowledge that I'm funnier than 'Hot Tub Time Machine.'"

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Killer truckers indeed

"The FBI should send out a commendation to every non-serial-killer professional driver on the road that says, 'Congratulations and thank you for not being a serial killer!'"

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‘Killer Truckers’ TV special on re-air

On bright spot in the special about the FBI's Highway Serial Killings Initiative is that it delved farther into on-highway crime -- that against truckers, and trucking advocates' efforts to tamp down human trafficking.

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