Thom Beers' Blue Collar Reality TV Empire

The New York Times profiles the meteoric rise of reality TV producer Thom Beers (Deadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers), who currently has 13 shows on 8 networks. They write that Beers is "one of the few producers in reality television who is synonymous with an entire subgenre. What Andy Cohen is to over-the-top socialites and Mark Burnett is to game shows on South Pacific islands, Beers is to blue-collar TV."

Read the full piece here.