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72 HOURS
Air Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on TNT
Episode Title: (#102) "Lost Coast of New Zealand"
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72 Hours

72 Hours: "Lost Coast of New Zealand" - Thursday, June 13, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)

Dropped in a 90km stretch of untamed coastline, three teams composed of three strangers must navigate through thick forests, limestone cliffs and massive sand dunes in order 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
Marie, 24, heavy equipment operator, Fairbanks, Ark.
Eric, 34, software engineer, Harleysville, Penn.
Michael, 27, sports marketing, Naples, Fla.

BLUE TEAM
Melody, 29, hairstylist, Cohutta, Ga.
Barry, 50, firefighter captain, Ramona, Calif.
Meg, 30, auto body manager, Maynard, Mass.

GREEN TEAM
Emily, 24, waitress, Valencia, Calif.
Bobby, 34, police officer, Melrose Park, Ill.
Jennifer, 30, genetic testing sales, Van Buren, Mo.

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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