Forged in Fire

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Reality competition series Forged in Fire pits four bladesmiths against each other to forge bladed weapons such as a Katana, a Tabar, or a Jian Sword. The overall winner receives a $10,000 grand prize and the title of Forged in Fire Champion. The show has spin-offs, Knife or Death and Forged in Fire: Beat the Judges. 

Network: History

First Episode Date: June 22, 2015

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Where to Watch: Netflix, Hulu, Discovery Plus 

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    "It will KEAL!": Here's What Doug Marcaida's Catchphrase Really Means

    What does "It will KEAL" mean on 'Forged in Fire'? Doug Marcaida, one of the judges on the show, is credited as the creator of the phrase.
    By Leila Kozma
  • 'Forged in Fire'
    Entertainment

    Is the History Channel's Hit Series, 'Forged in Fire,' Ending After Season 8?

    Is 'Forged in Fire' Ending? The popular History Channel series, which is in its eighth season, premiered in 2015. Details on the show's future.
    By Shannon Raphael
  • Wil Willis
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    Some 'Forged in Fire' Fans Think That Wil Willis Could Still Make a Comeback

    Will Wil Willis return to 'Forged in Fire'? Wil made his debut on the Season 1 premiere, and he hosted 'Forged in Fire' until the Season 7 finale.
    By Leila Kozma
  • Doug Marcaida
    Entertainment

    Doug Marcaida Suffered an Injury During the Shooting of Season 4 of 'Forged in Fire'

    What happened to Doug Marcaida on 'Forged in Fire?' The 'Forged in Fire' judge suffered a grave injury during the shooting of Season 4 of the show.
    By Leila Kozma
  • Wil Willis
    Entertainment

    Wil Willis Was Replaced on 'Forged in Fire'

    Fans are dying to know what has happened to Wil Willis — was he replaced as the host of 'Forged in Fire'? Fans react to the upsetting news.
    By Anna Garrison
  • 'Forged in Fire'
    Entertainment

    'Forged in Fire' Winners Get to Take Home $10,000 — but What About the Losers?

    Do 'Forged in Fire' losers get paid? The lucky winner gets to take home an impressive $10,000, but what about the rest of the crowd? Read on to find out.
    By Leila Kozma
  • 'Forged in Fire' Meat & Fish
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    Here's What Happens to the Meat on 'Forged in Fire' After It Gets Sliced

    ‘Forged in Fire’ features blade makers testing the sharpness of their blades on actual animal carcasses. So, what do they do with the meat afterwards?
    By Jamie Lerner
  • 'Forged in Fire'
    Entertainment

    'Forged in Fire' Is More Real Than You'd Think

    Blacksmiths test their skills in the History Channel's 'Forged in Fire,' but just how real is the show? Is it fake? A look at the reality behind the scenes.
    By Sara Belcher
  • 'Forged in Fire'
    Entertainment

    Do Contestants Get to Keep Their Weapons When They Leave 'Forged in Fire'?

    Viewers are struggling to understand if the 'Forged in Fire' contestants get to keep their weapons after the show. Keep reading for details.
    By Pippa Raga
  • Grady Powell
    Entertainment

    Meet Grady Powell, an Ex-Green Beret and the New Host of 'Forged in Fire'

    Grady Powell, the new host of 'Forged in Fire,' earned recognition as a TV survivalist. In the past, he also served in Iraq and Mali as a Green Beret.
    By Leila Kozma
  • Kelly Vermeer and Rita Thurman of History's 'Forged in Fire.'
    Entertainment

    These Are the Only Two Women to Ever Win First Place on 'Forged in Fire'

    Has a woman ever won 'Forged in Fire'? Rita Thurman and Kelly Vermeer are the only females to take home the top prize. Learn more about them.
    By Mustafa Gatollari
  • Forged in Fire judges
    Entertainment

    Meet the Real Steel Experts Who Judge 'Forged in Fire'

    The contestants often get the most attention, but let's get to know the 'Forged in Fire' judges like J Neilson, Ben Abbott, and Doug Marcaida.
    By Amber Garrett
  • Daniel Casey
    Entertainment

    'Forged in Fire' Isn't Daniel Casey's First Stint on the History Channel

    Fans of 'Forged in Fire' noticed a recognizable cast member on last week's episode. Here's how you know Daniel Casey, plus information about his blacksmith family.
    By Pippa Raga
  • David Baker on Forged in Fire
    Entertainment

    Yep, 'Forged in Fire's David Baker's Eye Injury Happened on the Job

    On a recent episode of 'Forged in Fire,' David Baker had an eye patch. Is the weaponsmaker OK? Find out how he’s doing now and what happened.
    By Amber Garrett
  • 'Forged in Fire'
    Entertainment

    Turn up the Heat: 'Forged in Fire' Was Filmed in This Unique Location

    Something you might not know about cult TV series 'Forged in Fire' is the location where it was filmed! Here's what we know about the filming location.
    By Anna Garrison
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