‘Moonshiners’ Season 6 Premiere Date Revealed
“Moonshiners” Season 5 came to an end on March 8, 2016 drawing 1.85 million viewers in its finale. But millions of loyal fans are eager to know whether or not “Moonshiners” will return for Season 6 on the Discovery Channel or it will be the last chapter of the documentary drama series? Fortunately, on October 20, 2016, it was announced that Discovery has picked up “Moonshiners” for a sixth season. According to the official announcement, “Moonshiners” returns for Season 6, Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 at 9PM ET|PT on the Discovery Channel. You can scroll down, in order to subscribe for our notifications, or get acquainted with the additional info and premise below.
Although a reception of the docudrama is rather average, the current season of “Moonshiners” managed to illustrate pretty strong television ratings, and, therefore, the decision of Discovery to renew the series for a next season was quite predictable. Let’s take a look at some figures. Currently, according to IMDB, “Moonshiners” has a score of 5.8 out of 10 based on approx. 1000 user votes, 1 review from viewers and 2 reviews from critics. At the same time, according to TV.com, the docudrama has a score of 7.5 out of 10 based on 26 user ratings. Meanwhile, according to SideReel, “Moonshiners” has an average score of 3.5 stars out of 5.
The premiere episode of the fifth season has drawn 1.755 million viewers with a 0.60 demo rating among adults (18-49), while a finale of the series has gathered 1.848 million viewers with a 0.68 demo rating among adults (18-49). As we may see, the audience increased closer to the finale of the series. This served a major indicator, which has eventually affected the decision on renewal.
In Season 6 “our moonshiners advance the craft to new heights. Starting with techniques honed over generations, they will revolutionize their craft with new artisanal recipes, expanded networks of contacts and new innovative equipment. With the law looming around every corner and rival shiners vying for territory, it’s a race against time to brew the very best and strike it rich,” according to the Discovery Channel.
Season 6 Release Date
“Moonshiners” Season 5 kicked off on November 17, 2015 on the Discovery Channel and its debut drew 1.755 million viewers as well has received an average, but mainly favourable reaction from critics and viewers. Relying on such a successful launch of the fifth season as well as taking into account quite steady television ratings, Discovery has confirmed the renewal of “Moonshiners” for a next season. “Moonshiners” Season 6 is set to premiere on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9PM ET|PT on the Discovery Channel. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the docudrama series, as well as about the “Moonshiners” Season 6 release date. Stay tuned. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
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