Alaskan Made
Alaskan Made

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About The Show

Do you have what it takes to live in Alaska? Follow couples as they search for their new homes, learn what to look for and decide whether Living Alaska is right for them. From Juneau to Anchorage to The Kodiak Islands to Halibut Cove, get a glimpse of Alaska's endless treasures.
Tuesday
May 12
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

A jet-setting couple pursues their dream of flying high in Alaska and lands in Eagle River.

Though Marius' work as a neurosurgeon is taking him to Alaska; he's dreamed of living in the Last Frontier since he was a young boy. Lucy has always lived in warm climates all over the world, and has never even seen snow before! Both pilots, this couple is excited to get up in the air and take in all the state has to offer. But first, they have to find a property with enough land for their falcons, their 14 rescue dogs, AND that's within 30 minutes of the Anchorage hospitals Marius oversees.

Thursday
May 28
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 8

After losing a remarkable 150lbs, Gail Forrest is trading N. Virginia for the Northern Lights.

Life is the adventure that you make it, and for Gale Forrest, her new life in Alaska began by losing 150 pounds, getting a dog and making the long journey to the Last Frontier. While engaging in a more active lifestyle, Gail must also find a place that is as exciting as her new surroundings. Adventure awaits her as she embarks on her new life in Alaska.

Wednesday
Aug 5
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Wendell and Juliet Eames leave family and friends in Utah to raise their kids in Fairbanks.

Living in Alaska was never a dream for the Eames, but when Wendell got a job offer from a hospital in Fairbanks, he knew the only person he needed to convince was his wife, Juliet. With all the beauty and fun the state presents, it wasn't a hard sell. The couple knew it would be an amazing place to raise their five kids. So they packed everything up and headed north, to start their adventure in the Last Frontier.

Wednesday
Sep 2
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

The Hajworonsky's move from the hectic city life of Colorado to the winter wonderland of North Pole.

Megan and Mike Hajworonsky love the outdoors and all the adventure that nature brings. Mike wants to be able to hunt from their backyard, and a shop to store and work on his Alaskan toys. Megan wants to feel secluded, but still have a reasonable commute to work. The mission for this awesome military family? Find a home that fits all their wants and needs so they can get settled and get outside!

Wednesday
Sep 9
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

The Waite's move from Panama City, Florida to a place they love, Talkeetna, Alaska.

Shelley and David Waite are headed back to the place they first fell in love. After some time inFlorida for a family health concern, they are heading back to the place they wanted to call home. But what seemed like an easy choice is proving to be a bit more complicated then they thought. As avid outdoorsmen, they're looking for a rustic cabin but - as a modern couple - having pizza delivered has its perks as well.

Monday
Dec 7
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

The Berington twins leave Wisconsin to pursue their dog mushing dreams.

Twin sisters Anna and Kristy Berington have been chomping at the bit to move to Alaska and pursue their dream of becoming world-class dog mushers. So, they're packing up their pups and leaving friends and family behind in Wisconsin, to find the perfect property on the Kenai Peninsula. Known for being a dog-mushing mecca, the Kenai is home to the Tustumena 200, one of the biggest qualifiers for the Iditarod, and this is exactly where the twins want to be. The caveat, they must find a property big enough to accommodate their sixteen sled dogs, with access to trails as well. And although the dog's come first, it would also be nice to have running water and in-door plumbing.

Monday
Dec 14
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 6

SSGs Lucas & Heidi Wacker are living their dream sheet,'when the USAF stations them in Anchorage.

USAF SSGs Lucas & Heidi Wacker, Alaska was ops on their dream sheet. So when they got their orders and saw it was Anchorage, they knew they had hit the lottery. After jamming 12,000 lbs into a 30-foot trailer, they set out with their 2 year old to The Last Frontier. 11 days, 3600 miles, 1 unfortunate deer encounter, and 1 truck repair later, they finally made it, but that was only half the journey. Now they have to find the perfect place, with the shortest commute, in a very limited time. Certainly not for the faint of heart, and the Wacker's are more than up for the challenge.

Tuesday
Mar 15
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

Andy Burton and Ali Ziegler trade the Great Lakes for the Last Frontier

After spending a summer working in Alaska as a teenager, Andy Burton knew he wanted to someday return. Serendipitously, Andy's girlfriend, Ali Ziegler was recently offered a job as a professor teaching at University of Alaska-Southeast in Ketchikan. They are jumping at the opportunity, and are making the leap from Michigan to Ketchikan. They want a home with a view, a yard for their new puppy, and enough room for Andy's adorable and hilarious daughter, Avalon, when she comes to stay with them.

Monday
Mar 21
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 4

Texas newlyweds Todd and Carrie Otte search for a vacation home in Sitka, Alaska

Busy executives Todd and Carrie Otte believe that Southeast Alaska is the perfect place for a vacation home where they can totally unplug from the rat race. These city slickers have enlisted the help of their friend and local real estate agent, Travis Vaughan to help them find a scenic property in Alaska's First City, Sitka.

Tuesday
Jun 7
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 10

The Hajworonsky's move from the hectic city life of Colorado to the winter wonderland of North Pole.

Megan and Mike Hajworonsky love the outdoors and all the adventure that nature brings. Mike wants to be able to hunt from their backyard, and a shop to store and work on his Alaskan toys. Megan wants to feel secluded, but still have a reasonable commute to work. The mission for this awesome military family? Find a home that fits all their wants and needs so they can get settled and get outside!

Saturday
Aug 6
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 13

Kris Harrison and Jenny Zeszutko are leaving the lower 48 behind for a new adventure in Alaska.

This Chicago girl and Texas boy have been in a long-distance relationship the entire time they've been dating. Sick of living apart in the lower 48, Jenny Zeszutko and Kris Harrison are packing their bags and setting their sights on the Last Frontier to start a new life together. You can take the girl out of the city, but can Alaska take the city out of the girl?

Monday
Nov 14
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

The Earhart's move from Tennessee to Anchorage.

Newlyweds Will and Erin Earhart are starting married life together with a monumental move. And even though Erin knew she might end up in Alaska eventually, it's the last place she thought she'd be a mere two months after their nuptials. Never having lived outside southern Tennessee, she is now knee deep in snow and Anchorage real estate. To top that off, Will wants to fully embrace Alaska and find a place that reflects the great outdoors, inside and out, but she's not really keen on winter driving and wandering moose. Can they come to a compromise and find the perfect Southern Alaskan home?

Monday
Dec 5
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 1

The Dewyngaert's travel nearly 5,000 miles from New Hampshire in pursuit of their Alaskan dream.

Close to becoming empty nesters, Lisa and Dave Dewyngaert have decided to take the plunge and make the move from their home in New Hampshire to Palmer. Never having lived outside of the state (or even his childhood home), Dave is ready for a change of scenery and a slower pace. Lisa is excited to live in the wilderness and see wildlife right outside her front door. This couple is itching to unplug and embrace all the adventures of the Last Frontier.

Monday
Dec 5
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

A jet-setting couple pursues their dream of flying high in Alaska and lands in Eagle River.

Though Marius' work as a neurosurgeon is taking him to Alaska; he's dreamed of living in the Last Frontier since he was a young boy. Lucy has always lived in warm climates all over the world, and has never even seen snow before! Both pilots, this couple is excited to get up in the air and take in all the state has to offer. But first, they have to find a property with enough land for their falcons, their 14 rescue dogs, AND that's within 30 minutes of the Anchorage hospitals Marius oversees.

Monday
Dec 5
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

The Craddock's move from the hectic city life of Pittsburgh to the winter wonderland of Fairbanks.

Shallon's fondest memories from her childhood were of growing up in Alaska, and she always hoped she'd be able to bring her children there. So when she and Daniel got married, she started planting the seed, or as Daniel says, Brainwashing, him. After finishing her pediatric residency in Pittsburgh, Shallon was offered a job at a hospital in Fairbanks. Now they are on their way to make the dream happen for the whole family.

Monday
Dec 5
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 4

The Bailey family is leaving the flatlands of Delaware for the peaks of Alaska.

Kristine and Eric Bailey have moved eight times in the past eight years for their jobs in the military. When they got the call that they were finally being transferred to their #1 dream location of Alaska, they were ecstatic! The couple packed up their four kids and made the 4300-mile drive from Delaware to Eagle River. This family of six is ready to enjoy the great outdoor adventures of Alaska, but first they have to find their dream home. Kristine's caveat: the house must have a picturesque view.

Monday
Dec 5
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Wendell and Juliet Eames leave family and friends in Utah to raise their kids in Fairbanks.

Living in Alaska was never a dream for the Eames, but when Wendell got a job offer from a hospital in Fairbanks, he knew the only person he needed to convince was his wife, Juliet. With all the beauty and fun the state presents, it wasn't a hard sell. The couple knew it would be an amazing place to raise their five kids. So they packed everything up and headed north, to start their adventure in the Last Frontier.

Monday
Dec 5
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 6

SSGs Lucas & Heidi Wacker are living their dream sheet,'when the USAF stations them in Anchorage.

USAF SSGs Lucas & Heidi Wacker, Alaska was ops on their dream sheet. So when they got their orders and saw it was Anchorage, they knew they had hit the lottery. After jamming 12,000 lbs into a 30-foot trailer, they set out with their 2 year old to The Last Frontier. 11 days, 3600 miles, 1 unfortunate deer encounter, and 1 truck repair later, they finally made it, but that was only half the journey. Now they have to find the perfect place, with the shortest commute, in a very limited time. Certainly not for the faint of heart, and the Wacker's are more than up for the challenge.

Monday
Dec 5
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

A jet-setting couple pursues their dream of flying high in Alaska and lands in Eagle River.

Though Marius' work as a neurosurgeon is taking him to Alaska; he's dreamed of living in the Last Frontier since he was a young boy. Lucy has always lived in warm climates all over the world, and has never even seen snow before! Both pilots, this couple is excited to get up in the air and take in all the state has to offer. But first, they have to find a property with enough land for their falcons, their 14 rescue dogs, AND that's within 30 minutes of the Anchorage hospitals Marius oversees.

Tuesday
Dec 6
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

The Craddock's move from the hectic city life of Pittsburgh to the winter wonderland of Fairbanks.

Shallon's fondest memories from her childhood were of growing up in Alaska, and she always hoped she'd be able to bring her children there. So when she and Daniel got married, she started planting the seed, or as Daniel says, Brainwashing, him. After finishing her pediatric residency in Pittsburgh, Shallon was offered a job at a hospital in Fairbanks. Now they are on their way to make the dream happen for the whole family.

Tuesday
Dec 6
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

The Bailey family is leaving the flatlands of Delaware for the peaks of Alaska.

Kristine and Eric Bailey have moved eight times in the past eight years for their jobs in the military. When they got the call that they were finally being transferred to their #1 dream location of Alaska, they were ecstatic! The couple packed up their four kids and made the 4300-mile drive from Delaware to Eagle River. This family of six is ready to enjoy the great outdoor adventures of Alaska, but first they have to find their dream home. Kristine's caveat: the house must have a picturesque view.

Tuesday
Dec 6
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Wendell and Juliet Eames leave family and friends in Utah to raise their kids in Fairbanks.

Living in Alaska was never a dream for the Eames, but when Wendell got a job offer from a hospital in Fairbanks, he knew the only person he needed to convince was his wife, Juliet. With all the beauty and fun the state presents, it wasn't a hard sell. The couple knew it would be an amazing place to raise their five kids. So they packed everything up and headed north, to start their adventure in the Last Frontier.

Tuesday
Dec 6
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 6

SSGs Lucas & Heidi Wacker are living their dream sheet,'when the USAF stations them in Anchorage.

USAF SSGs Lucas & Heidi Wacker, Alaska was ops on their dream sheet. So when they got their orders and saw it was Anchorage, they knew they had hit the lottery. After jamming 12,000 lbs into a 30-foot trailer, they set out with their 2 year old to The Last Frontier. 11 days, 3600 miles, 1 unfortunate deer encounter, and 1 truck repair later, they finally made it, but that was only half the journey. Now they have to find the perfect place, with the shortest commute, in a very limited time. Certainly not for the faint of heart, and the Wacker's are more than up for the challenge.

Tuesday
Dec 6
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Chris McKnight & Rebecca Brown are flying high above the frontier in search of a hanger home.

Aviators Chris McKnight & Rebecca Brown are trading their Rocky Mountain high for the elevations of Denali and the Alaskan Range. Their aspirations came with a friendly caveat, in lieu of an engagement ring, Rebecca had to have a hanger home complete with what else? A plane. And although Chris is all in, his wings are clipped by the fact that his job as a rescue pilot demands close proximity to the local AFB. Will their perfect hanger be a major hang-up?

Monday
Dec 12
6pm | 5c

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