A docuseries that has been embraced by viewers and hailed by critics as “the next evolution in Alaska programming” has been picked up for season two. Animal Planet announced the renewal of “The Last Alaskans.”
The cable channel will air an all-day marathon Sunday, July 12, leading up to the season finale at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
The freshman program ranks as Animal Planet’s second-most-watched series of the year in total viewers, based on Nielsen Live+3 data. Averaging 1.5 million viewers, “Alaskans” trails only “River Monsters,” Animal Planet’s best-performing series of all time.
Season two of “The Last Alaskans” is set to roll out in 2016.