Did Jim Tom off the show moonshiners die?

No, Jim Tom Hedrick from the Discovery Channel show Moonshiners is not dead. Jim Tom has been making moonshine for more than 60 years. He even made it while he was incarcerated in prison.

Moonshiners follows the lives of people who make moonshine in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The show also features portions of a documentary called This is the Last Dam Run of Likker I'll Ever Make.

The second season of Moonshiners premiered in November 2012. It was announced in January 2013 that Moonshiners ranks #1 in cable TV shows among people ages 25-54. Each episode gets approximately 3.18 million viewers.

Updated on Tuesday, February 19 2013 at 12:29PM EST