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[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)
Premieres Monday, July 28
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/28/14 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, June 2014) NBC has ordered six episodes of the hourlong alternative series "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," where the famed adventurer and survivalist will take celebrities into the most remote and wild locations in the U.S. and around the world for a 48-hour journey of a lifetime. The series will premiere Monday, July 28 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT). The celebrities who will be partnered one-on-one with Grylls in their own stand-alone episodes include actor Zac Efron ("Neighbors"), actor-director Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"), actor Channing Tatum ("22 Jump Street"), NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, actor Tom Arnold ("Sons of Anarchy") and MSNBC and "Today" anchor Tamron Hall. Each of the celebrities endure the harsh wilderness in high-octane, action-based and empowering journeys spread over six remote locations. From skydiving into the Catskill Mountains, to repelling down the cliffs of Utah and battling torrential wind and rain in Scotland, Grylls and each celebrity will have to push both their minds and bodies to the limit to successfully complete their journey.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bear Grylls
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bear Grylls as EP
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Chris Grant as EP
· Corie Henson as EP
· Doug McCallie as EP
· Laura Caraccioli as EP
· Viki Cacciatore as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bear Grylls Ventures
· Electus