Itchiest Catch. FremantleMedia North America is looking to acquire Thom Beers' Original Prods., the makers of reality hits like Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers. Said Fremantle VP of casting and talent Billy Kemp, "We're thrilled at the prospect of absorbing Thom Beers and his roster of hard-working, blue-collar manly men into the Fremantle fold." [THR]