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72 HOURS
Air Date: Thursday, June 06, 2013
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on TNT
Episode Title: (#101) "Yasawa Islands, Fiji"
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72 Hours

72 Hours Series Premiere: "Yasawa Islands, Fiji" - Thursday, June 6, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)

When three teams composed of three strangers are dropped into the icy blue waters of the Yasawa Islands, their survival skills are put to the test as they encounter scorching temperatures and rough waters while attempting to locate a briefcase full of cash in just 72 hours. All they have to accompany them in their quest for $100,000 are their teammates, the clothes on their backs, a GPS and one bottle of water. Brandon Johnson hosts.

Competitors

RED TEAM
Dayna, 24, receptionist, Savannah, Ga.
Christian, 33, pro tennis coach, Ajax, Ontario
Alex, 24, full-time single mom, Flatonia, Texas

BLUE TEAM
Shelise, 21, college student, Tremonton, Utah
Garfield, 44, tech CEO, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Corey, 23, personal trainer, Livingston, Texas

GREEN TEAM
Michelle, 35, restaurant manager, Bayside, N.Y.
Lindsay, 27, medical aesthetician, Moorpark, Calif.
Chris, 31, dance instructor, Clinton, N.C.

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72 HOURS (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 7/26/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, March 2013) Each week, this action-packed, white-knuckle competition series hosted by Brandon Johnson drops three new competing teams of strangers into the wilderness with only a single bottle of water and a GPS tracking device. The competitors have just three days to find a hidden briefcase full of cash. Along the way, they must survive treacherous terrain and battle the elements to be the first to locate $100,000. 72 Hours comes to TNT from Lighthearted Entertainment (Extreme Makeover), with Howard Schultz (The Moment of Truth), Rob LaPlante (The Apprentice) and Brady Connell (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) serving as executive producers. Jeff Spangler serves as co-executive producer.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Howard Schultz as EP
· Jeff Spangler as CO-EP
· Rob LaPlante as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Lighthearted Entertainment