Wicked Tuna

After seven seasons, Wicked Tuna premieres its milestone 100th episode on Sunday, June 24, at 9/8c. The series has celebrated one of America’s oldest industries since first premiering in 2012 and made stars of the intrepid Gloucester commercial fishermen who brave the unrelenting North Atlantic waters to catch the elusive bluefin tuna. Join the countdown to the big moment and “tuna in” to Wicked Tuna every Sunday at 9/8c on National Geographic.

From the start, Wicked Tuna set out to document the skill and coordination it takes to wrestle a giant bluefin tuna using the centuries-old method of rod-and-reel fishing. The gripping action and human perseverance has drawn millions of loyal viewers around the globe who tune in to watch the high drama and the banter between the captains and crew– sometimes playful, sometimes heated – as the Gloucester fishermen vie to outdo each other each and every week in the hopes of taking home the most lucrative catch and ending the season as the top-earning boat in the fleet. Seven years later, Wicked Tunacontinues to entertain and inspire, spawning a popular spinoff, Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks, which first premiered in 2014 and will debut its fifth season on Sunday July 1, at 9/8c.

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