Life Below Zero’s executive producer knows that his show suffers from the same thing as many reality TV shows: the music drowns out the dialogue. So what causes that? He has a theory.
An indigenous person hired to work on Life Below Zero: First Alaskans as a story producer talked to me about the show’s diversity and inclusion efforts, as did the show’s showrunner. LBZ:FA is currently filming season two.
Life Below Zero: Next Generation’s premiere airs Monday, Labor Day, following the new season of Life Below Zero. Watch the opening scenes of the new season.
National Geographic Channel just announced three new reality shows, all of which have BIPOC stars. They include a new Life Below Zero, plus Appetite for Adventure, starring Pitmasters judge Big Moe Cason, and The 7 Toughest Days on Earth, with adventurer Dwayne Fields.
Life Below Zero: Next Generation season 4’s cast has added a new family, and is premiering in mid-January 2022.
Life Below Zero: Port Protection star Gary Muehlberger, who was 75, died when his house in Port Protection, Alaska, burned down last week.
Life Below Zero will celebrate its 150th episode on New Year’s Day. Watch a clip from that episode, and explore this collection of stories about how this Alaska-set reality show is produced and filmed.