“Down East Dickering” episode set in Bangor to air Wednesday; “Yankee Jungle” premieres over weekend

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The hit History Channel reality TV series “Down East Dickering,” which follows the adventures of a number of “dickerers” searching for treasures within the pages of Maine swap and sell guide Uncle Henry’s, premiered its second season on Nov. 12. The fourth episode of the season airs this Wednesday, Dec. 3, and is set in Bangor — lead dickerer Tony Bennett visited Mark’s Music in Brewer to sell some guitars, and also went to a concert at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in late August. “Down East Dickering” airs at 10 p.m. Wednesdays on the History Channel. Recent episodes and exclusive clips from the series can watched on the History Channel website.

Also new on TV is “Yankee Jungle,” the Maine-set Animal Planet series that had its series premiere on Saturday, Nov. 29. “Yankee Jungle” showcases the D.E.W. Animal Sanctuary in Mt. Vernon, run by Bob and Julie Miner, which houses exotic pets and animals including lions, tigers, monkeys, wolves and many others. Two more episodes of the series will air at 11 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 13.

Emily Burnham

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Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.