The first episode of Boomtowners, “Wake Up the Devil,” debuted on Sunday, April 26 on the Smithsonian Channel. The series is narrated by David Kaye. The docu-series explores the American dream rooted in the oil boom in the Bakken shale region of North Dakota and Montana. Learn more about the Dakotas by watching the episode “Aerial America: The Dakotas.” The episode details the beginnings of the Dakotas all the way to present day. It’s a great historical perspective and foundation for the Boomtowners.