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What does it take to build a house totally off the grid in some of the most unforgiving terrain on the planet? We follow a cast of characters who set out to construct three incredible cabins in the obscure Alaskan wilderness. With no roads and no building supply centers, they’ll have to get creative in a new season of Building Alaska.

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Season 8, Episode 4

Rain Gear Is Going On

Chappie's team struggles to lift 600-pound rafters onto the cabin's roof. Then, Chris works on drying in his cabin while Jeff begins installing his cabin's windows.

Tuesday
Nov 5
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 5

Game Changer

Jeff struggles with his front deck, Chappie's team finds a major error while building the exterior insulation and Chris Sewell runs out of building materials.

Tuesday
Nov 5
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 6

A Toy Set for Big Kids

Chris gets some much needed help from family to work on his interior, a floatplane with engine problems brings Chappie's build site to a standstill and Jeff makes a critical error while building the water tank system for his cabin.

Tuesday
Nov 5
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 7

Knock This Thing Out

As winter barrels down on Alaska, the builders scramble to complete their heating systems. Chappie must climb an extremely tall ladder to cut a hole in his roof, Jeff and his friend Andy build a hearth and Chris fixes a leak in his chimney so he can complete work indoors.

Tuesday
Nov 5
6pm | 5c
Season 8, Episode 8

Sky's the Limit

As the final days of their builds approach, the builders work to complete their cabins. Jeff Erickson helicopters in the remaining furniture for his cabin, Chris Sewell's team works hard through the night to get the interior floors installed at Judd Lake and Chappie's team pushes themselves to finish the cabin's ladders, kitchen and master bedroom at East Butterfly Lake.

Tuesday
Nov 5
7pm | 6c
Season 10, Episode 5

This Was A Rough One

The Owens work to finish the roof, but multiple falling objects and whiteout conditions make the job perilous. Jackie and her team struggle lifting the 250-pound stove from the bay up to the cabin, and The Hills arrive at their build site to find their materials buried under the snow.

Sunday
Nov 10
8pm | 7c
Season 10, Episode 6

Have Saw, Will Cut

Jackie's team delivers French Doors only to find the frame fits incorrectly during installation. A snow machine delivery runs into problems on the melted trail at the Hill's build site. Meanwhile, the Owens team is installing windows when Kyle slips and falls.

Sunday
Nov 10
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 1

Building Alaska, the New Generation

A new generation of builders tackles the Alaskan wilds to build off-the-grid cabins. First-time builder Nick faces some harsh realities when he can't use the trees on his build site for lumber. Brannon's team develops a unique foundation system to build on permafrost, but they must fight nature every step of the way. Father and son team Jere and Ben take on a massive 5,000-square-foot floating lodge project, the most challenging and dangerous build ever attempted on Building Alaska!

Sunday
Nov 10
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 2

Hard Work Beats Talent

Reality sets in for first-time extreme cabin builder Nick Blanco in Alaska as he fights the tides trying to retrieve pylons for his foundation and realizes he doesn't have the right equipment to dig postholes. Then Brannon's team gets stuck on the muddy trail bringing in more build materials, but eventually makes good progress on the front porch before an unexpected rainstorm shuts them down. Jere and Ben continue to build the massive aluminum barge one weld at a time, but when signs of fall creep in, the colder temperatures start to cause problems.

Sunday
Nov 10
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 6

Have Saw, Will Cut

Jackie's team delivers French Doors only to find the frame fits incorrectly during installation. A snow machine delivery runs into problems on the melted trail at the Hill's build site. Meanwhile, the Owens team is installing windows when Kyle slips and falls.

Monday
Nov 11
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 1

Building Alaska, the New Generation

A new generation of builders tackles the Alaskan wilds to build off-the-grid cabins. First-time builder Nick faces some harsh realities when he can't use the trees on his build site for lumber. Brannon's team develops a unique foundation system to build on permafrost, but they must fight nature every step of the way. Father and son team Jere and Ben take on a massive 5,000-square-foot floating lodge project, the most challenging and dangerous build ever attempted on Building Alaska!

Monday
Nov 11
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 2

Hard Work Beats Talent

Reality sets in for first-time extreme cabin builder Nick Blanco in Alaska as he fights the tides trying to retrieve pylons for his foundation and realizes he doesn't have the right equipment to dig postholes. Then Brannon's team gets stuck on the muddy trail bringing in more build materials, but eventually makes good progress on the front porch before an unexpected rainstorm shuts them down. Jere and Ben continue to build the massive aluminum barge one weld at a time, but when signs of fall creep in, the colder temperatures start to cause problems.

Monday
Nov 11
2am | 1c
Season 10, Episode 5

This Was A Rough One

The Owens work to finish the roof, but multiple falling objects and whiteout conditions make the job perilous. Jackie and her team struggle lifting the 250-pound stove from the bay up to the cabin, and The Hills arrive at their build site to find their materials buried under the snow.

Monday
Nov 11
3am | 2c
Season 10, Episode 6

Have Saw, Will Cut

Jackie's team delivers French Doors only to find the frame fits incorrectly during installation. A snow machine delivery runs into problems on the melted trail at the Hill's build site. Meanwhile, the Owens team is installing windows when Kyle slips and falls.

Sunday
Nov 17
8pm | 7c
Season 10, Episode 7

Gotta Be Efficient

Jackie's team hears propane leaking somewhere in their cabin as they install the cabinets and stove. Melting trails makes the delivery of cabinets and appliances dangerous at the Owens' build site, while a chimney installation is not going as planned for the Hills team.

Sunday
Nov 17
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 3

Noah's Barge

Jere, Ben and Tim put the finishing touches on the biggest project they've undertaken: building a 112-foot floating barge. They struggle with figuring out how to get a 40-foot trailer underneath it so they can transport it to the water, and hurricane-force winds change their plans and delay the launch. Nick gets help from his family and friends, but the group struggles trying to install the 27 pilings needed to build his dream fishing lodge and warehouse. In the end they solve the problem using some Alaskan ingenuity. Finally, Brannon's cabin starts taking shape as the crew does some heavy lifting putting up the gable end walls.

Sunday
Nov 17
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 4

Stuck in Shelikof

Nick experiences firsthand just how dangerous living in Alaska can be while hunting for driftwood to build his fishing lodge and warehouse. Jere and Ben's 112-foot barge starts its half-mile journey to the water, but nobody knows if they will make high tide so the barge can float the 13 miles to its new home at Alaska Sea Otter Sound Lodge. Brannon's team fights the rain and the remote building conditions to finally lift the ridge beam into place, hitting a major milestone in his cabin build.

Sunday
Nov 17
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 7

Gotta Be Efficient

Jackie's team hears propane leaking somewhere in their cabin as they install the cabinets and stove. Melting trails makes the delivery of cabinets and appliances dangerous at the Owens' build site, while a chimney installation is not going as planned for the Hills team.

Monday
Nov 18
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 3

Noah's Barge

Jere, Ben and Tim put the finishing touches on the biggest project they've undertaken: building a 112-foot floating barge. They struggle with figuring out how to get a 40-foot trailer underneath it so they can transport it to the water, and hurricane-force winds change their plans and delay the launch. Nick gets help from his family and friends, but the group struggles trying to install the 27 pilings needed to build his dream fishing lodge and warehouse. In the end they solve the problem using some Alaskan ingenuity. Finally, Brannon's cabin starts taking shape as the crew does some heavy lifting putting up the gable end walls.

Monday
Nov 18
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 4

Stuck in Shelikof

Nick experiences firsthand just how dangerous living in Alaska can be while hunting for driftwood to build his fishing lodge and warehouse. Jere and Ben's 112-foot barge starts its half-mile journey to the water, but nobody knows if they will make high tide so the barge can float the 13 miles to its new home at Alaska Sea Otter Sound Lodge. Brannon's team fights the rain and the remote building conditions to finally lift the ridge beam into place, hitting a major milestone in his cabin build.

Monday
Nov 18
2am | 1c
Season 10, Episode 6

Have Saw, Will Cut

Jackie's team delivers French Doors only to find the frame fits incorrectly during installation. A snow machine delivery runs into problems on the melted trail at the Hill's build site. Meanwhile, the Owens team is installing windows when Kyle slips and falls.

Monday
Nov 18
3am | 2c
Season 10, Episode 7

Gotta Be Efficient

Jackie's team hears propane leaking somewhere in their cabin as they install the cabinets and stove. Melting trails makes the delivery of cabinets and appliances dangerous at the Owens' build site, while a chimney installation is not going as planned for the Hills team.

Sunday
Nov 24
8pm | 7c
Season 10, Episode 8

The Most Amazing View

The teams continue to struggle as their build seasons come to a close. Jackie's team hurries to finish the interior of her cabin, while the Owens team is at risk of not finishing their client's cabin on time. Meanwhile, the Hills brave one more journey to their build site to try and finish before their friends arrive.

Sunday
Nov 24
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 5

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Rain and a muddy trail continue to slow down Brannon's cabin build, but despite their dampened spirits, the gang is able to haul the windows across the two-mile trail. Nick makes a roof design change, and a family fundraiser collects enough money to provide him with some help. Jere and Ben finally get the barge launched and tugged to its new home in Sea Otter Sound so that work on the second story of the lodge can begin.

Sunday
Nov 24
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 6

Honey Bucket

Nick races to finish his cabin before his mom visits again. Bears are still a threat, so Nick makes sure the electric fence is working. Nick and Kent design and build a "honey bucket," also known as an Alaskan toilet. Brannon and his team finish the front of the cabin, giving it a unique look, and they haul a heavy wooden stove over the trail to install in the cabin. Jere and Ben's crew struggles to get the roof on the guest rooms and the main lodge.

Sunday
Nov 24
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 8

The Most Amazing View

The teams continue to struggle as their build seasons come to a close. Jackie's team hurries to finish the interior of her cabin, while the Owens team is at risk of not finishing their client's cabin on time. Meanwhile, the Hills brave one more journey to their build site to try and finish before their friends arrive.

Monday
Nov 25
12am | 11c

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