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[04/05/17 - 10:19 AM]
Chris Hardwick to Host "The Red Nose Day Special" as NBC Expands Celebration of Red Nose Day to 3-Hour Program Block May 25 with Top Stars
"Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day" and "Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose Day" will join the previously announced one-hour special.

[10/03/16 - 07:54 AM]
Electus International Unveils Slate for MIPCOM 2016
Highlights include the previously unannounced series "ToyBox" for ABC and "Saving Christmas" for The CW.

[07/05/16 - 12:56 PM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Returns with a Two-Night Event, Monday, Aug. 1 with Julianne Hough and Tuesday, Aug. 2 with Nick Jonas
The series will follow summer hits "American Ninja Warrior" on Monday and "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday.

[06/01/16 - 01:01 PM]
NBC Sets Premiere for Comedy Event Series "Better Late Than Never" and Season Debut for Adventure Series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls"
The Peacock has set Tuesday, August 23 as the premiere for its new comedy event series "Better Late Than Never" and Monday, July 11 for the season debut of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."

[05/13/16 - 12:42 PM]
Courteney Cox, Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, Nick Jonas and Lindsey Vonn Seek New Adventures on "Running Wild with Bear Grylls"
Last summer, the series averaged a 1.4 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 4.0 million viewers overall according to "live plus seven day" figures from Nielsen Media Research.

[12/23/15 - 08:41 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls," Featuring President Obama, Matches the Series' Biggest Live + 3 Day 18-49 Lift Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, December 17.

[12/18/15 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015" Leads the 10 p.m. Hour and Greatly Improves Its Time Slot Year Over Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 17.

[12/01/15 - 06:53 AM]
Electus International and Bear Grylls Ventures Secures Deals to Bring "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Special Featuring President Obama to Audiences Worldwide
The special will air on NBC in the U.S. on December 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/09/15 - 01:01 PM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Special Episode with President Obama Set for Thursday, Dec. 17 at 10 P.M.
In this unprecedented telecast, Grylls sojourns across the beautiful Alaskan countryside with the president as the commander-in-chief reveals off-the-script stories.

[10/04/15 - 08:32 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Season Premiere Up 13% vs. Year-Ago Debut in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[09/22/15 - 03:31 PM]
Electus International Unveils Format Slate for MIPCOM 2015
This new block of television programming, which all premiered or had new seasons air this summer, includes original series concepts developed by Electus and its creative partners, as well as successful third party series that Electus has acquired for international distribution.

[09/13/15 - 08:49 AM]
Rebroadcast of "American Ninja Warrior" Ties for the #1 Non-Sports Primetime Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 12.

[09/08/15 - 08:41 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Is the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Labor Day Holiday Night in 18-49, Leading NBC to the Nightlong Win Among Those Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 7.

[09/08/15 - 08:29 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" Season Finale Leads in Time Slot and Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Show in Adults 18-34 and All Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 7.

[09/01/15 - 10:56 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Ties Its Top 18-49 Rating in Three Years and Delivers Its #2 Most-Watched Episode Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[08/31/15 - 07:20 AM]
President Obama to Take on the Alaskan Wilderness on a Special Edition of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" on NBC
President Obama will meet with Grylls while visiting Alaska to observe the effects of climate change on the area.

[08/25/15 - 08:43 AM]
NBC Ties for the Monday Win Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 24.

[08/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Wins Monday in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With "American Ninja Warrior" #1 for the Night in Both Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 17.

[08/11/15 - 08:48 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Delivers a Series Record in Total Viewers, Is the #1 Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 10.

[08/09/15 - 08:21 AM]
"Aquarius" Grows to Its Top Rating to Date Among Four Saturday Telecasts
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 8.

[08/04/15 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Sweeps Monday in All Key Measures Among the Big 4, Wins 6 of 6 Half-Hours in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 3.

[08/02/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Aquarius" Grows by 50% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 for Its Top Rating to Date Among Three Saturday Telecasts
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[07/28/15 - 08:46 AM]
"Running Wild" Grows 18% Week to Week to a Season High
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 27.

[07/28/15 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Dominates Monday, Winning All 6 Half-Hours in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 and Posts Strongest Summer Performance on the Night in 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 27.

[07/26/15 - 08:45 AM]
"Hannibal" Maintains Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/21/15 - 08:45 AM]
NBC Wins Monday with the #1 Show of the Night, "American Ninja Warrior"
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 20.

[07/19/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Hannibal" Matches Its Highest Rating Since June 18 Despite This Week's Move to a Saturday Airdate
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 18.

[05/10/15 - 09:00 AM]
Compelling Dramas, New Comedies and Favorite Returning Series Highlight NBC's Balanced and Potent 2015-16 Primetime Schedule
Highlights of the newly announced year-round schedule include the captivating and mysterious drama "Blindspot" from Greg Berlanti, one of TV's most prolific executive producers.

[05/08/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Announces Stellar Cast for Second Season of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," Premiering July 13 (10-11 P.M. ET/PT)
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.

[03/26/15 - 11:52 AM]
NBC Sets Aug. 5 Premiere Dates for Two New Comedies and Robust List of Reality Series as Network Looks for Fifth Straight Summer Win in 18-49
"Mr. Robinson" and "The Carmichael Show" will launch on Wednesday, August 5 at 9:00/8:00c and 9:30/9:30c, respectively.

[10/01/14 - 08:58 AM]
Electus International Unveils Slate for MIPCOM 2014
This new block of television programming includes original series concepts developed by Electus and its creative partners, as well as successful third party series that Electus has acquired for international distribution.

[09/24/14 - 06:42 AM]
Electus International Sells "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" to Discovery Networks International
The series will premiere on Discovery Networks International's factual channels later this fall in nearly 220 countries and territories across Western Europe, CEEMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

[09/13/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is Currently Delivering Its Highest Friday Results in More Than Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/09/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Finale Builds to Series Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 8.

[09/03/14 - 10:03 AM]
NBC Wins the Week of Aug. 25-31 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Monday's "Emmys" #1 in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 25-31.

[09/02/14 - 10:40 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Wins Its Time-Period Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 1.

[08/30/14 - 08:52 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for the Night in Adults 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 29.

[08/26/14 - 11:34 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for the Week of Aug. 18-24 Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 18-24.

[08/23/14 - 08:40 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ties for the #2 Show of the Night on the Big 4 Networks and the #1 Non-Sports Show in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 22.

[08/19/14 - 08:46 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience in More Than Two Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.

[08/16/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Dateline" Rebroadcast Is Currently Tied as the #1 Program of the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/12/14 - 10:06 AM]
NBC Ranks #2 for the Week of Aug. 4-10 Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers; Finishes #1 Among Those Nets in Adults 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 08:50 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Hits Series Highs in Its Third Week in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 11.

[08/09/14 - 08:32 AM]
"Dateline" Rebroadcast Ties as the #1 Program of the Night Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 8.

[08/05/14 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Wins the July 28-Aug. 3 Week Among the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With NFL's Hall of Fame Game #1 in 18-49 and "Talent" #1 in Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/05/14 - 08:49 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Ties Its Second-Best 18-49 Rating in More Than Two Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 4.

[08/05/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Debut Wins Its 2-Hour Slot in Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 4.

[08/02/14 - 08:59 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 1.

[07/29/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Is the #2 New Reality Show Premiere This Summer on the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 28.

[07/24/14 - 02:01 PM]
NBC to Wrap "Crossbones" Run on Saturday, August 2
The show's planned installments for Friday, August 1 and Friday, August 8 will now air on Saturday, August 2 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/19/14 - 09:33 AM]
NBC Orders New Series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," Set to Premiere Monday, July 28
Zac Efron, Ben Stiller, Channing Tatum, Deion Sanders, Tom Arnold and Tamron Hall are among those featured in the six-episode series.







RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS (NBC)
Returns Thursday, May 25
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/28/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (9 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, April 2017) Bear Grylls enlists acclaimed actress Julia Roberts for a very special adventure to Kenya, where the pair navigate a hazardous route through a harsh landscape of desert, canyons and rivers to deliver life-saving vaccines to a remote village before the vaccines expire. As Bear and Julia encounter the dangers and enjoy the majesty of this wild land, they know that any delay could mean disaster for dozens of local children counting on them. After a long journey to Kenya, Roberts visits with patients and medical staff at Wamba Hospital and is given life-saving cold-chain vaccines that must be kept cold on the trip ahead. She meets Grylls and boards a bush plane, but a remote and dusty landing strip means they must jump from the moving plane before it takes off again. Forging ahead via land cruiser and on foot, the pair navigate through dense underbrush, avoid hungry crocodiles and hippos, and stay awake through the night to monitor their precious cargo and deliver it safely to the Samburu community awaiting their arrival. The journey highlights the impact of live-saving vaccines, which Red Nose Day helps to provide to children around the world.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bear Grylls
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bear Grylls as EP
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Chris Grant as EP
· Delbert Shoopman as EP
· Laura Caraccioli as EP
· Viki Cacciatore as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bear Grylls Ventures
· Electus