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History Channel has renewed Digging for the Truth for a fourth season and hired new hosts to replace Josh Bernstein, who departed the show earlier this yea to host and produce specials and series exclusively for Discovery Channel. Former Navy fighter pilot and Survivor contestant Hunter Ellis and adventurer Zay Harding have been tapped to hosts the show, traveling the world to find answers to some of civilization's most enigmatic mysteries. Joining them on various fact-finding missions will be new series regulars archaeologist Kara Cooney and military and diving expert Charles Ingram. The new season will launch in the third quarter with a two-hour special on pirates of the Mediterranean. Digging is produced by JWM Prods. »
Bernstein will serve as field explorer and executive producer on series and specials covering such topics as anthropology, archaeology and environmental issues. Bernstein, who has hosted History Channel's adventure/archaeology series Digging for the Truth for the past three years, joins Discovery Channel in April.
Bernstein is "the real deal, and his passions in the environment, indigenous cultures and sustainable living will help further the mission of the network," said Jane Root, president and GM of Discovery Channel and Science Channel. "We look forward to expanding his persona and expertise into all (Discovery Communications) multimedia platforms."
Bernstein has nearly 20 years of wilderness survival experience and environmental advocacy. Since 1997, he has been president and CEO of the Boulder Outdoor Survival School, which touts itself as the oldest and largest survival school in the world.
"As my friends know, my passion for exploration and teaching extends far beyond history and archaeology," Bernstein said. »
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