BEAR GRYLLS TAKES HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITIES INTO THE WILD

Kate Winslet, Kate Hudson, Ed Helms, James Manderson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and other renowned personalities take on a one-on-one adventure challenge of surviving the wild with Bear Grylls

Famed adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls returns for a second season of ‘RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS’. The programme will take eight of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities and sports stars into the most pristine locations around the world for a 48-hour journey. RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS will premiere February 1 on Discovery Channel and will air Monday to Friday at 7 pm.

The celebrities that will join the survival expert Bear Grylls in the season II are Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet, Oscar nominee Kate Hudson, ‘Hangover’ star Ed Helms, Emmy nominee and ‘Modern Family’ star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, ‘Furious 7’ star Michelle Rodriguez, Super Bowl-winning quarterback Drew Brees, and award-winning film and television actors James Marsden of X-Men: Days of Future Past and Michael B. Jordan of ‘Fantastic Four’.

Together, they will tests their survival skills and mental and physical limits as they enter into uncharted territory and wilderness. From skydiving into the Catskill Mountains, to rappelling down the cliffs of Utah and battling torrential wind and rain in Scotland, Bear Grylls and each celebrity will push themselves to the limit in some of the extreme environments to successfully complete their journey.

Commenting on the programme, Rahul Johri, EVP & GM – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific said, “Discovery Channel continues to offer differentiated content that delivers supreme viewing experience to our viewers. The new season of RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS will show leading celebrities challenge themselves in the harsh wilderness.”

Join the action-filled one-hour episodes every Monday to Friday at 7 pm on Discovery Channel, Discovery Tamil and Discovery HD World from February 1.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications, is devoted to creating the highest quality pay-TV programming in the world and remains one of the most dynamic networks on television. First launched in 1985, Discovery Channel reaches 210 million subscribers in Asia Pacific. It offers viewers an engaging line-up of high-quality non-fiction entertainment from blue-chip nature, science and technology, ancient and contemporary history, adventure, cultural and topical documentaries.

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