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In Harm's Way is a one-hour American reality television series on The CW that looked at the lives of people who do dangerous jobs. Each unscripted episode followed the individuals who risk their lives in life-threatening jobs, including war photographers, oil well cappers, the Alaskan Coast Guard, bicycle messengers in Boston and minesweepers. The show was hosted by a former US Navy fighter pilot, Hunter Ellis.

In Harm's Way
Created byCraig Piligian
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes8 (3 unaired)
Executive producer(s)Craig Piligian
Running time60 minutes
Original networkThe CW
Original releaseOctober 5 –
November 2, 2008
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The first episode was broadcast on October 5, 2008, at 7 pm Eastern time. The season averaged 0.69 million viewers and 0.2 of adults 18-49.

It was cancelled after just five episodes, along with the other MRC-produced series, and was replaced by re-runs of Jericho,[1] with three produced episodes unshown.


Episode U.S. air date Rating/share
"Coast Guard Swimmers" October 5, 2008 0.3 0.67[2]
"Pro Bull Riders" October 12, 2008 0.3 0.73[3]
"Live Animal Capture" October 19, 2008 0.2 0.63[4]
"War Photographer" October 26, 2008 0.3 0.64[5]
"Mine Sweepers" November 2, 2008 0.2 0.84[6]
"Landmine Clearance" Unshown n/a n/a
"Volcanologist" Unshown n/a n/a
"Hurricane Hunters" Unshown n/a n/a


  1. ^ "'Jericho' Replaces CW's Sunday MRC Programming". Zap2It. November 20, 2008. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  2. ^ Gorman, Bill (October 6, 2008). "Sunday Ratings: Desperate Housewives, 60 Minutes Win, CW Crashes". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  3. ^ Seidman, Robert (October 13, 2008). "Sunday Night Ratings: Overtime Game Leads Cardinals and Fox to Victory". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  4. ^ Gorman, Bill (October 20, 2008). "Sunday: Desperate Housewives Tops Night, But Fox Animation Draws Youth". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  5. ^ Seidman, Robert (October 27, 2008). "Sunday Night Ratings: NFL, World Series and Desperate Housewives Take the Night". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 23, 2013.
  6. ^ Seidman, Robert (November 3, 2008). "Updated Sunday Ratings: Best Numbers for The Simpsons Since January 2004". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 23, 2013.

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