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"RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS"
07/28/2014 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Monday) : SERIES PREMIERE - ZAC EFRON JOINS FAMED ADVENTURER AND SURVIVALIST ON NBC'S INSPIRING, LARGER-THAN-LIFE ADVENTURE REALITY SERIES -- World-renowned survivalist Bear Grylls ("Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls," "Man vs. Wild") leads Zac Efron ("Neighbors") on a non-stop extreme survival journey into the Northeast Appalachian mountain range wilderness. With Bear's help, Zac challenges himself physically as well as mentally on an awe-inspiring journey he could never have imagined.
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, May 2015) NBC has announced the cast for its summer adventure series "Running Wild With Bear Grylls," which premieres Monday, July 13 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT). In this hourlong alternative series, the famed adventurer, writer and television host will take eight entertainment and sports stars into the most remote and pristine locations in the U.S. and around the world for a 48-hour journey of a lifetime. Joining the renown survivalist for season two are Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet, Oscar nominee Kate Hudson, Super Bowl-winning QB Drew Brees, Emmy nominee and "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Hangover" star Ed Helms, "Furious 7" star Michelle Rodriguez, and award-winning film and television actors James Marsden ("X-Men: Days of Future Past") and Michael B. Jordan ("Fantastic Four"). Each of these eight accomplished actors and athletes will partner with Grylls for two days for a one-on-one adventure they will never forget. This season the series will take viewers from the jungles of Panama to the far reaches of the Italian Alps and then to the Colorado Rocky Mountains of Colorado and Red Rocks of Utah. The intrepid cast members will face their deepest fears and tackle everything from skydiving to repelling as they journey through some of the world's most unforgiving wildernesses.