SEASON THREE OF THE HIT BIO ORIGINAL SERIES "I SURVIVED..." PREMIERES SUNDAY, JULY 12 AT 9 PM ET/8 PM CT/10 PM PT
Eight New One-Hour Episodes Chronicle Real People Who Faced Death
And Lived To Tell About It
NEW YORK, NY, July 2, 2009 � Season three of BIO's most-watched original series "I Survived..." premieres on Sunday, July 12 at 9 PM ET/8 PM CT/10 PM PT. The one-hour series features eight new episodes exploring first person accounts of extraordinary true-life tales of those who found the strength and courage to endure when faced with unforeseen, life-threatening situations.
Each episode of "I Survived..." documents two or three life-altering stories in which survivors explain � in their own words � how they overcame unbelievable circumstances and what carried them through the experience that ultimately changed their lives forever.
The astonishing true stories will keep viewers on the edge of their seat. Season three stories include: A young woman and her family at a baseball game for the fourth of July who unwittingly become part of a freak escalator malfunction at the stadium that leaves them tangled in a mass of injured bodies; an oil well worker who steps over an exposed mechanical shaft that sucks in his leg and he must make the terrible decision to amputate his own leg in order to live; a bar owner who is left with less than a two percent chance of survival after he is savagely attacked as part of a gang initiation; and three survivors from one of America's worst aviation disasters.
"I Survived..." is the number one BIO series of all time among Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49. Produced by NHNZ for BIO, Lawrence Cumbo is Executive Producer and Alan Hall is Supervising Producer for NHNZ. Executive Producers for BIO are Robert Sharenow, Laura Fleury and Colleen Conway.
At BIO, we prove that the truth about people is always more entertaining than fiction. BIO is about real people and their real lives: up close and personal, gritty and provocative, always unfiltered. BIO original series uncover the real drama in people stories: everyday situations with a twist; celebrities going off-script; people-centric crime stories and paranormal events. In addition to being the exclusive home to the Emmy-Award winning Biography� series, the dynamic blend of original and acquired series on BIO includes I Survived..., Psychic Investigators, the William Shatner hosted talk show, Shatner's Raw Nerve and The Chris Isaak Hour a talk and music performance series hosted by Chris Isaak. The 24-hour network is now available in more than 54 million households. The BIO web site is located at www.bio.com.