2021 08 07 21 00
YOU SAID IT WAS NON-LETHAL
On their 53-acre property, Jane and Rick Austin prepare for an electromagnetic pulse disaster by disguising a greenhouse, food forest and gray water recycling system in what appears to be overgrown underbrush. Jim Lebus is prepping for an earthquake that he fears will paralyze the West Coast. In Virginia, a band of teenage boys, led by 16-year-old Jack Houston, join forces to test their wilderness survival skills.
2021 08 07 22 00
THERE WILL BE CHAOS
Jerry McMullin, a retired risk assessment analyst, has put millions of dollars into his safe house. In case of a biological attack, Jerry has built an ultraviolet radiation chamber intended to disinfect the contaminated population, and will use solar panels and wind turbines to sustain power inside the safe house. The Jackling family will do everything in their power to protect their home and family from a wildfire they fear will ravage their Californian community.
2021 08 07 23 00
BULLETS, LOTS OF BULLETS
We take a look at three individuals' lifestyles and the sacrifices they have made to prepare for what they fear may be the end of the world as we know it. With stockpiles of food, water, weapons and more, these three are preparing not only to survive the end of the world, but to sustain a lifestyle after a major disaster. But have they prepared enough?
2021 08 08 0 00
I HOPE I'M CRAZY
We meet three Americans who demonstrate the diversity within the prepper community. Kellene Bishop, a self-described foodie, makes gourmet prep food. David Sarti is setting himself up as the communications hub for a post-Armageddon America. Kathy Harrison reveals that even New England liberals can be serious about their preps.
2021 08 14 21 00
BACK TO THE STONE AGE
R.E.M's "It's the End of the World as We Know It" might be a good mantra for these three individuals who are readying for the end of days. Phoenix dad Tim Ralston is prepared for an EMP attack on America. He built a shipping container specially outfitted for survival purposes and taught his sons to defend the compound with weapons. Jason Charles is a New York firefighter, preparing for the eruption of the Yellowstone super volcano. He's storing MREs and water in his city apartment. Pat Brabble is a church-going Southern gentleman with a twist: he believes our country is on the brink of hyperinflation, which will unleash civil unrest all across the country. To prepare, Pat readied a secret room in his barn that is full of guns, ammo, and plenty of alcohol for trade.
2021 08 14 22 00
IT'S ALL GONNA HIT THE FAN
We meet three Americans who are making huge personal sacrifices to prepare for the end of the world as we know it. Former police officer Martin Colvill is a mobile prepper, who keeps all his supplies in the cab of his big rig truck. Utah grandmother Donna Nash is preparing to quarantine her loved ones in the event of a deadly pandemic, and Kevin O'Brien is uprooting his entire family to save them from the polar shift he believes will sink Florida.
2021 08 14 23 00
FRIENDS CAN BECOME ENEMIES
We meet four Americans who give their all when it comes to preparedness. Real estate developer Larry Hall is creating luxury survival condos in an old missile silo. Coloradan Riley Cook is readying his family to live in a high-altitude bunker. Michael Patrick Douglas is training his children in primitive survival skills. Becky Brown is taking sharpshooting lessons with a sniper in order to prepare herself for a government takeover of Salt Lake City.
2021 08 15 0 00
NINE MEALS AWAY FROM ANARCHY
Are you prepared for the end of the world? These men hope they are. Mike Mester fears an imminent economic collapse will bring violence and rioting to his quiet suburban town outside of Atlanta. To prepare, Mike involves his whole family in stockpiling food, fuel, and weapons. He's even trained his two German Shepherds to act as protection dogs when things collapse. Preston White, a computer programmer from Colorado believes there is a cover-up surrounding Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant. So he's collected 11,000 types of seeds to help him grow his own food after a radioactive disaster. If doomsday arrives, Riley Cooper has invested his savings into a bug-out shelter he hopes will protect his family from a catastrophic polar shift.
2021 08 21 21 00
INTO THE SPIDER HOLE
We meet three Americans who are desperately preparing for a great worldwide catastrophe. Californian Doug Huffman has plans to retreat underground when we face the next Great depression. The hippie-loving Ed Peden is living in an 18,000 square foot underground bunker. And the vibrant Canadian, Dianne Rogers is haunted by a recurring dream that she thinks is a glimpse of her future.
2021 08 21 22 00
IT'S GONNA GET WORSE
We discover the unique lives of three average Americans as they invite us in their home to show us their preparations for the end of the world as we know it. San Diego psychiatrist Bradford Frank is stockpiling medication in hopes of surviving a pandemic. Loving father and husband Jeremy (last name not revealed by request) is predicting a catastrophic oil crisis, and is prepping his truck to run off alternate substances. Bruce Beach has built a bunker out of school buses to survive a full-out nuclear war.