WGN America is offering the premiere of Dog’s Most Wanted for all to stream at www.wgnamerica.com. The free offer begins Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. and lasts for 48 hours.
The premiere ran Sept. 4 and drew nearly 1.7 million total viewers, with 726,000 in the 25-54 demo on the night. The series features the bounty-hunting exploits of Duane “Dog” Chapman and the late Beth Chapman. The couple is supported by a team of hunters known as The Dirty Dozen. The show also depicts Beth battling cancer. She died June 26.
Dog’s Most Wanted is produced by Dorsey Pictures, a Red Arrow Studios company, along with Entertainment by Bonnie & Clyde. Chris Dorsey and Matt Assmus executive produce for Dorsey Pictures. Duane and Beth Chapman do so for Bonnie & Clyde.
Dorsey told B&C about working with Beth. “Cancer is a bitch and gravity gets us all in the end,” he said. “But in the process of dying she showed a lot of people how to live.”
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.