Eight celebrities embark on a 12-day expedition in the rainforest of Costa Rica, where they must learn to navigate difficult terrain, build shelters, make fire and eat the food that nature ... See full summary »
A group of British men or women are taken to a remote, uninhabited Pacific island by Bear Grylls, and left completely alone for six weeks, with nothing but cameras, the clothes they're ... See full summary »
Fourteen American men are marooned on an uninhabited Pacific island with only a handful of tools and their wits. Will these 21st century men rediscover their primal instincts and band together to survive?
Experts agree there are some very basic - and universal - rules for surviving in the wild. Find shelter, find water, find food, find help. Beyond that, there's not much they agree on. Meet ... See full summary »
I was truly skeptic when I saw the trailer for this show. "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" was forced. But "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" was toned down and felt much more relaxed. The survival techniques and stunts used felt like something a normal mortal person have any chance to use.
The episode with Ben Stiller was genuinely funny. The 4 celebrities I've seen so far have all been interesting and all different. It also helps that Bear Grylls seem to be a sympathetic person.
This show has managed to renew the somewhat fatigued survival genre. It's nice to be positively surprised sometimes!
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