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'Running Wild with Bear Grylls' comes to National Geographic

Finding a new home on National Geographic this season, the wildly popular hit series ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’ premiered on January 27, 2020 at 10 PM in India. In the new season, world-renowned adventurer Bear Grylls will transport viewers across remote locations in the US and around the world, including the jagged cliffs of Sardinia, a massive glacier in Iceland, the deep jungles, remote islands of Panama and the deserts and canyons of Utah. In this series, he will pair with some of the most acclaimed celebrities including Brie Larson, Joel McHale, Cara Delevingne, Rob Riggle, Armie Hammer, Dave Bautista, Channing Tatum, Alex Honnold, Bobby Bones and  Emmy-nominated actor Zachary Quinto.

Commenting the season premiere of the hit franchise series in India, Pawan Soni Vice President & Head, Programming & Marketing said, “Our consumers love watching action packed, adrenaline pumping adventure and survival related content. Bear Grylls is a world renowned adventurer and We are glad to bring him home with another action packed show - Running Wild. After witnessing the adventures of renowned  survivalist, Hazen Audel in Primal Survivor, our consumers will get a fantastic opportunity to witness the ultimate survivalist as he embarks on an action packed  journey with popular international celebrities. The series is an emblematic of our unscripted programming strategy — big and bold that lives up to our legacy of providing compelling storytelling.”

Running Wild with Bear Grylls is developed by Grylls and Delbert Shoopman and produced by Electus, a Propagate Company, The Natural Studios, JV with Banijay Group. For Electus and The Natural Studios, Grylls serves as executive producer along with Chris Grant, Drew Buckley, Ben Silverman, Howard Owens, Rob Buchta, Liz Schulze and Delbert Shoopman. For National Geographic, Bengt Anderson is executive producer. Daniels is executive vice president of global unscripted entertainment for National Geographic.

Running Wild with Bear Grylls debuts January 27 at 10 PM on Monday and Friday on National Geographic.


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