or


[07/31/12 - 11:36 AM]
At Long Last, Filmmaker and Outdoor Adventurer Les Stroud Returns to Discovery for All-New Episodes of Fan Favorite "Survivorman"
Look for four new episodes beginning Sunday, August 19 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[via press release from Discovery]

AT LONG LAST, FILMMAKER AND OUTDOOR ADVENTURER LES STROUD RETURNS TO DISCOVERY FOR ALL-NEW EPISODES OF FAN FAVORITE "SURVIVORMAN"

- Stroud Ups the Ante, Setting out for 10 Days of Lone Survival and Endures his Toughest Survival Experience Yet -

After almost four years, SURVIVORMAN returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, August 19th at 8PM E/P for gripping all-new episodes. Filmmaker and outdoor adventurer Les Stroud once again ventures into the wild with no food, no water and no crew. He must rely on his years of training, raw instincts and sheer will to survive. And if that weren't enough, he refuses to bring along a film crew, preferring instead to keep it an authentic survival situation and film the journey himself, dragging 65 pounds of camera gear every inch of the way. And this time, Stroud is upping the ante and spending 10 days surviving alone in some of the world's harshest environments. Each location plays out in two one-hour episodes.

"MEXICO"

Part 1 Premieres Sunday, August 19th at 8PM E/P

Part 2 Premieres Sunday, August 26th at 8PM E/P

Les Stroud is shipwrecked on the uninhabited desert island of Tiburon in Mexico. Part of the Sonoran desert, Tiburon is searing hot in the day and freezing cold at night. The barren stretch of coastline has water as far as the eye can see, though in a cruel twist, no source of fresh, drinkable water. Knowing survival is literally impossible without it, Stroud must create fresh water from seawater using a distiller cobbled together from a rusty bucket, a water bottle and a pipe. And while food is plentiful in the estuary, catching it is another story. Stroud must avoid potentially lethal stingrays in the shallow waters and coyotes hunting the shoreline - all while carrying his camera gear and filming every aspect of the adventure. He battles hunger, fatigue and loneliness in this 10-day survival ordeal.

"NORWAY"

Part 1 Premieres Sunday, September 2nd at 8PM E/P

Part 2 Premieres Sunday, September 9th at 8PM E/P

Stroud tackles the scenario of a road trip gone awry in the Norwegian mountains - known for both extreme temperature and topography. With limited food and water and no safety or camera crew, Les hauls 65 pounds of camera equipment down the slick, wet mountainside in hopes of finding shelter. Even with the proper gear, survival in the Norwegian mountains is nearly impossible - and Stroud's supplies are far from ideal. Scavenging what he can from the barren landscape, exhausted and trying to ration what little food he has, he draws on his years of experience and will to survive to endure the full 10 days. Drenched, completely lost and stuck above sheer cliffs as nightfall was fast approaching - and with no working safety radio - this adventure is going from bad to worse. Stroud calls this the most difficult expedition of his 20-year survival career.

Over the course of his SURVIVORMAN career, Les Stroud has visited 23 locations where he spent more then 170 days alone and starving while foraging for food, building makeshift shelters and filming his survival odysseys. Throughout, Stroud put himself in precarious situations while relying on his years of training, raw instincts and sheer will to survive with little more than a multi-tool. He's been chased by jaguar in an Amazonian jungle, come dangerously close to heat stroke in the Kalahari Desert and feasted on a rotten turtle in the Georgian swamps that left him battling a parasite for the next year.

SURVIVORMAN is produced for Discovery Channel by Survivorman Productions, Inc, where Les Stroud is the executive producer. For Discovery Channel, Joshua C. Berkley is the executive producer.





  [july 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SURVIVORMAN (SCIENCE)





[09/15/14 - 01:22 PM]
"Genesis - Sum of the Parts" to Make Its Premiere on Showtime(R)
The film reunites the multi-Platinum-selling, Grammy(R)-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band to tell personal accounts of their rise to fame and fortune.

[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
FX Rides "Sons of Anarchy" to Record Ratings
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/15/14 - 12:25 PM]
Galaxy's Quest: On October 11, Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy Returns to Rescue Frantic Felines and Their Guardians
"My Cat from Hell" returns with seven all-new episodes of rescuing out-of-control cats and repairing the relationships they're ruining.

[09/15/14 - 12:16 PM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Popular Series "The Profit" Return Tuesday, October 14 at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes, including a special update episode, follow self-made millionaire and serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis as he saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process.

[09/15/14 - 11:01 AM]
Travis Pastrana and the "Nitro Circus Live" Crew Return to MTV2 for All-New Season on Wednesday, October 8 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
Additionally, "Nitro Circus: The Movie" will make its world television premiere on MTV2 on Wednesday October 1 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[09/15/14 - 10:52 AM]
Take It Off with VH1 for Season Two of "Dating Naked"
The first season of "Dating Naked" has been averaging a .6 among Adults 18-49 and averaging 1 million total viewers (P 2+) each week, based on Live +3 ratings.

[09/15/14 - 10:28 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Original Series "Dead Again" Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The hour-long series follows a top team of detectives who will re-examine controversial murder cases in which unresolved questions still linger long after the verdict was determined.

[09/15/14 - 10:11 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces World Television Premiere of Hallmark Hall of Fame Original Movie, "One Christmas Eve", Starring Anne Heche, November 30
In "One Christmas Eve," Anne Heche stars as a recently-divorced mom who wants her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" to be perfect.

[09/15/14 - 10:04 AM]
Langley Productions and Spike TV to Honor "Cops" Audio Technician Bryce Dion
Bryce Dion was a 7-year veteran of "Cops" who was tragically killed during production on August 26 in Omaha, NE.

[09/15/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Friends Flyaway to New York" Sweepstakes Gives Fans a Chance to Win a Trip to Visit the Central Perk Pop-Up Shop Brought to You by Eight O'clock Coffee
Said contest is timed with the 20th anniversary of the premiere of "Friends."

[09/15/14 - 09:36 AM]
Syfy's New Zombie Series "Z Nation" Bites Off 1.6 Million Viewers During September 12 Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/15/14 - 09:14 AM]
American Heroes Channel Reveals How History Got It Wrong in "America: Facts vs. Fiction"
The series returns with with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/15/14 - 09:00 AM]
"Conan" to Celebrate George Harrison the Week of Sept. 22 with Performances by Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends and More
The celebration will coincide with the release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75, a major reissue of the artists' first six solo albums.

[09/15/14 - 08:58 AM]
Nickelodeon's TV and Digital Channels to Go Dark for Eleventh Annual Worldwide Day of Play, Saturday, Sept. 20
Additionally, the network's national prosocial partners - United States Tennis Association, NFL PLAY 60, the Boys and Girls Club of America and Key Club, among others - will host several thousand local events across the country to help celebrate kids' love of play.

[09/15/14 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.