Dog and Beth: On the Hunt is an American reality television series on CMT that debuted on April 21, 2013. It was announced on May 21, 2013, that CMT had ordered additional episodes of the first season. New episodes returned on August 24, 2013. Beth Chapman announced via Twitter that filming for the second season is taking place. Season 2 will consist of eleven episodes, and begin airing in early 2014.
Each week, the Chapmans and their son Leland 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.
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.
"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.
"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.
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.
"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.
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.
"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.
"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.