Dog and Beth: On the Hunt

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Dog and Beth: On the Hunt
Dog and Beth On the Hunt.jpg
GenreReality
Starring
Theme music composerSaliva
Opening theme"Hunt You Down"
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes47
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Alan Deutsch
  • Ben Silverman
  • Beth Chapman
  • Corie Henson
  • Chris Grant
  • Duane Chapman
  • Matt Trierweile
Running time39 minutes- 42 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Electus
  • Entertainment By Bonnie and Clyde
Release
Original networkCMT
Picture format
Original releaseApril 21, 2013 (2013-04-21) –
August 22, 2015 (2015-08-22)
Chronology
Preceded byDog the Bounty Hunter (2004-2012)
Followed byDog and Beth: Fight Of Their Lives (2017)
Dog's Most Wanted (2020)
External links
Website

Dog and Beth: On the Hunt is an American reality television series and spin-off of Dog the Bounty Hunter that aired on CMT and debuted on April 21, 2013.[1][2] It was announced on May 21, 2013, that CMT had ordered additional episodes of the first season.[3] New episodes returned on August 24, 2013.[4] Season 2 premiered on June 14, 2014 and ended in October 2014.[5] Season 3 premiered on July 18, 2015 and ended in August 2015.

Beth Chapman announced on January 12, 2016 that the Chapmans were leaving CMT (with all rights to the show and other shows featuring the team), effectively cancelling the show.[6]

A new series, Dog's Most Wanted, will air on WGN America in 2020.[7][8]

Premise[edit]

Each week, the Chapmans, their son Leland, and Leland's son Dakota fly from their Da Kine Bail Bonds headquarters in Hawaii to various bail bondsmen businesses around the United States as they assist in apprehending criminals. The series also encompass the group as they improve the bail bondsmen businesses techniques on how to run more efficiently, from the writing of bonds to the tedious task of tracking criminals and technological device training.[9][10][11]

In the season three finale, Dakota quit the business after a falling out with his father and Leland announced he has moved to Alabama for a fresh start.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Season premiere Season finale
1 18 April 21, 2013 (2013-04-21) November 2, 2013 (2013-11-02)
2 15[5] June 14, 2014 (2014-06-14)[5] October 4, 2014 (2014-10-04)
3 12 July 18, 2015 (2015-07-18) August 22, 2015 (2015-08-22)

Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
00"A New Beginning"April 14, 2013 (2013-04-14)
Fifteen months have passed since Dog and Beth left television, this two-hour preview episode goes behind-the-scenes to find out how the family reunites.
11"Dog's New Tricks"April 21, 2013 (2013-04-21)
The Chapmans head to Denver, Colorado to assist Mike Vester of Bail City Bail Bonds and his team. Mike's company has several fugitives fleeing custody while the time to capture two big money jumps is closing.
22"Big Trouble in Little Clovis"April 28, 2013 (2013-04-28)
The Chapmans fly to Clovis, New Mexico to answer Bail Bondsman Hank Bayless' call for help. Hank is ready for retirement and to pass down the business to his daughter and granddaughter but that is on hold until his two most wanted fugitives are captured.
33"Family Bonds"May 5, 2013 (2013-05-05)
Tony Madrid, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and owner of Madrid Family Bail Bonds, has requested the help of the Chapmans. The Madrid family teams up with the Chapmans to gain support and lobby a necessary bail bond and bounty hunter legislation at the State Capitol. Next, the fugitives who seem to always slip away are pursued and captured.
44"Going to Jackson"May 12, 2013 (2013-05-12)
Agent J, located in Jackson, Michigan, alerts the Chapmans that assistance is needed with bondsman Leo Urban who needs to apprehend a $500,000 fugitive bond.
55"L.A. Consequential"May 19, 2013 (2013-05-19)
The Chapmans head to Los Angeles to assist Arnold with tightening up his business techniques and catch his most wanted fugitive.
66"Norwalk This Way"June 2, 2013 (2013-06-02)
Blazen Bail Bonds, featuring all-female crew, has called for the Chapmans' help. They need to catch their $100,000 running bond or risk shutting the business down.
77"Viva Dog Vegas"June 9, 2013 (2013-06-09)
The Academy of Country Music Awards and Professional Bail Agents of the United States are being held in Las Vegas, and the Chapmans are in town. Beth is the senior vice president of PBUS while Dog and Leland assist bail bondsmen in the area to catch their fleeing fugitives.
88"Doglahoma: A Fistful of Warrants"June 16, 2013 (2013-06-16)
99"Doglahoma 2: For a Few Bounties More"June 30, 2013 (2013-06-30)
1010"Paradise Lost"July 7, 2013 (2013-07-07)
1111"Dog Days of Kansas"July 14, 2013 (2013-07-14)
1212"Training Dakota"August 24, 2013 (2013-08-24)
1313"Rock Bottom Bounty"August 31, 2013 (2013-08-31)
1414"Big Sky Bounty"September 7, 2013 (2013-09-07)
1515"Southern Fried Bounty"September 14, 2013 (2013-09-14)
1616"Handcuffed"October 12, 2013 (2013-10-12)
1717"Divine Intervention"October 19, 2013 (2013-10-19)
1818"Trouble at Home"October 26, 2013 (2013-10-26)
--"Best of Dog and Beth: On The Hunt"November 2, 2013 (2013-11-02)

Season 2 (2014)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
191"Action in Jackson: Part 1"June 14, 2014 (2014-06-14)
202"Action In Jackson: Part II"June 21, 2014 (2014-06-21)
213"Rites of Passage"June 28, 2014 (2014-06-28)
224"Fathers and Sons"July 5, 2014 (2014-07-05)
235"Popcorn Bounty"July 12, 2014 (2014-07-12)
246"Love Conquers All"July 19, 2014 (2014-07-19)
257"Rude Awakening"July 26, 2014 (2014-07-26)
268"Long Arm of the Dog"August 2, 2014 (2014-08-02)
279"Desert Justice"August 9, 2014 (2014-08-09)
2810"Big Easy Bounty"August 16, 2014 (2014-08-16)
2911"Jambalaya Justice"August 23, 2014 (2014-08-23)
3012"Music City Mayhem"August 30, 2014 (2014-08-30)
3113"There's Something About Mary Ellen"September 6, 2014 (2014-09-06)
3214"Rocky Mountain Menace"September 13, 2014 (2014-09-13)
3315"Family Fugitive"September 20, 2014 (2014-09-20)
3416"Birthday Special: Part One"September 27, 2014 (2014-09-27)
3517"Birthday Special: Part Two"October 4, 2014 (2014-10-04)

Season 3 (2015)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date
361"Return to the 'Aina"July 18, 2015 (2015-07-18)
372"Cecily Steps Up"July 18, 2015 (2015-07-18)
383"Road to Redemption Part 1"July 25, 2015 (2015-07-25)
394"Road to Redemption Part 2"July 25, 2015 (2015-07-25)
405"Lester's Last Stand"August 1, 2015 (2015-08-01)
416"The United States of Texas"August 1, 2015 (2015-08-01)
427"Houston, We Have A Problem"August 8, 2015 (2015-08-08)
438"The Houston Solution"August 8, 2015 (2015-08-08)
449"The Dark Night"August 15, 2015 (2015-08-15)
4510"The Dark Night Returns"August 15, 2015 (2015-08-15)
4611"Catch You On My Way Out Of Town"August 22, 2015 (2015-08-22)
4712"Old Friends, New Beginnings"August 22, 2015 (2015-08-22)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "America's Favorite Bounty Hunting Team Hits the Road as "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" Premieres Sunday, April 21 on CMT". the Futon Critic. Retrieved February 20, 2013.
  2. ^ Bibel, Sara. "'Dog And Beth: On The Hunt' to Premiere Sunday, April 21 on CMT". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "CMT Greenlights 11 Additional Episodes of Hit Series "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" to Begin Airing in August". The Futon Critic. May 21, 2013.
  4. ^ Bibel, Sara (July 22, 2013). "'CMT Bike Week' Featuring 'Tunnel of Fire', 'Biker Battles', 'Doomsday Garage' & More to Premiere August 18". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on August 29, 2013.
  5. ^ a b c Bibel, Sara (April 2, 2014). "CMT Orders 'Broken Skull Ranch' & 'My Dysfunctional Family'; New Seasons of 'Party Down South' & 'Dog And Beth: On The Hunt' to Premiere This Summer". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Retrieved April 2, 2014.
  6. ^ ""Dog," Beth Chapman leave CMT to focus on bail reform". KITV (Press release). January 12, 2016. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  7. ^ "Dog the Bounty Hunter and Wife Beth Returning for 'Dog's Most Wanted'". Us Weekly. 2019-01-14. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  8. ^ "Duane 'Dog' Chapman Returns with a New Series as Wife Beth 'Fights for Her Life'". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  9. ^ "America's Favorite Bounty Hunting Team Embarks on an Exciting New Chapter as "Dog" Premieres in April 2013 on CMT". the Futon Critic. Retrieved February 20, 2013.
  10. ^ "CMT Greenlights "Dog" - A New Action-Packed Reality Series Headlined by Dog & Beth Chapman Produced and Distributed by Electus". the Futon Critic.
  11. ^ "Dog The Bounty Hunter Gets New Show 'DOG' On CMT". The Huffington Post. September 25, 2012. Retrieved February 20, 2013.

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