The Weather Channel has greenlit two additional seasons of Coast Guard Alaska from Al Roker Entertainment.
The second season will consist of five, hour-long episodes and premiere in April 2012, with the eight-episode third season bowing in October 2012.
Coast Guard Alaska is currently in its first season which ends Jan. 18. Viewership for the series has increased 91% since the premiere episode, according to Nielsen, averaging 160,000 viewers in the demo, adults 25 to 54.
The series follows a team of Coast Guard swimmers and rescue pilots stationed in Kodiak, Alaska, as they train to save lives in the icy weather conditions.