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Discovery’s new show sees Bear Grylls taking Hollywood talent into the wild
MUMBAI: Adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls returns for a second season of ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’.
The programme will take eight of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities and sports stars into the most pristine locations around the world for a 48-hour journey. The show will premiere on 1 February and will air Monday to Friday at 7 pm.
The celebrities that will join the survival expert Bear Grylls in the season II are Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet, Oscar nominee Kate Hudson, ‘Hangover’ star Ed Helms, Emmy nominee and ‘Modern Family’ star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, ‘Furious 7’ star Michelle Rodriguez, Super Bowl-winning quarterback Drew Brees, and award-winning film and television actors James Marsden of X-Men: Days of Future Past and Michael B. Jordan of ‘Fantastic Four’.
Together, they will tests their survival skills and mental and physical limits as they enter into uncharted territory and wilderness. From skydiving into the Catskill Mountains, to rappelling down the cliffs of Utah and battling torrential wind and rain in Scotland, Bear Grylls and each celebrity will push themselves to the limit in some of the extreme environments to successfully complete their journey.
Discovery executive VP, GM – South Asia Rahul Johri said, “Discovery Channel continues to offer differentiated content that delivers supreme viewing experience to our viewers. The new season of ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ will show leading celebrities challenge themselves in the harsh wilderness.”
The show will also air on Discovery Tamil and Discovery HD World.