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Nik Wallenda on Challenges of Times Square High-Wire Walk: “I Have Every Distraction in the World”

Nik Wallenda talks to The Hollywood Reporter about the challenges he faced preparing for the live ABC special 'Highwire Live in Times Square,' in which he and his sister Lijana Wallenda will cross a…

Nik Wallenda’s Chicago Tightrope Walk Fetches 6.7 Million Viewers

The stunt hits a 2014 high for Discovery but does not match last year's Grand Canyon walk

Nik Wallenda Eyes Next TV Stunt: Headstands Atop a Georgia Tightrope

"It was taped live for the BBC, and I want to walk the wire with my grandfather"

Discovery’s Nik Wallenda to Walk Chicago Tightrope Blindfolded

"I'm incredibly excited to show the world what you can do if you put your mind to it, pursue your dreams and never give up"

Desperate for the Next ‘Duck Dynasty’: Explaining Reality’s Growing Pains

Cable TV's biggest genre has not produced a new top 10 hit in two years as networks and copycat programming abound.

History Readies First Live Stunt: Magic (Exclusive)

Deadly escape artist Robert Gallup will attempt to free himself from a multilayered trap involving straitjackets, handcuffs and shackles at the bottom of a rock quarry lined with explosives for…

Death-Defying Ratings: How Daredevils Are Making a Big TV Comeback

The pursuit for live television is getting more dangerous -- but after 13 million tuned in to see tightrope walker Nik Wallenda saunter over the Grand Canyon, advertisers are willing to take the risk.