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Special Report: The Dangerous Side of Survival TV

Cody Lundin

On the wall of a tiny wood cabin outside Prescott, Arizona, hangs a large poster of Cody Lundin staring intensely with a thin half-smile. Below him is a quote: "Learn survival skills from an expert." Lundin was one of the stars of the Discovery Channel series Dual Survival for three and a half of the show's first four seasons, until he departed abruptly late last year. He has been a survival instructor, running his Aboriginal Living Skills School, since the early '90s. This cabin is ostensibly the school's store, though there's little for sale beyond... read more

Exclusive Video: Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls Gets Grimy and Grueling

Bear Grylls

Forget Survivor. Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls will be the true test of mental and physical endurance on TV.

NBC's new adventure-reality competition series featuring former Man vs. Wild host Bear Grylls kicks off in July and will pit 10 teams of two against each other to see who has the best survival skills. Expect grueling conditions. Expect danger. Expect tears. Don't expect mercy.

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NBC Reveals Summer Premiere Dates for Bear Grylls Competition Series, Anne Heche Comedy

Anne Heche

More than a year after the end of Man vs. Wild, adventurer and reality star Bear Grylls will return to TV on NBC on July 8.

Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls follows Grylls as he leads a non-stop extreme-survival journey that tests 10 teams of two as they venture into New Zealand's South Island. Grylls' wildly successful Man vs. Wild was canceled in March 2012 after a... read more

Bear Grylls Developing Survival Competition Series for NBC

Bear Grylls

Man vs. Wild star Bear Grylls is developing a new competition series for NBC called Get Out Alive, Entertainment Weekly reports.

NBC has reportedly ordered eight episodes of the series, which will split contestants into two teams and present them with extreme challenges in the wilderness. The show is expected to premiere next summer.

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Discovery and Man vs. Wild's Bear Grylls Part Ways Over Contract Dispute

Bear Grylls

The Discovery Channel has fired Man vs. Wild star Bear Grylls, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

"Due to a continuing contractual dispute with Bear Grylls, Discovery has terminated all current productions with him," a network rep told THR. Grylls apparently wouldn't participate in two upcoming projects for which he was under contract.

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VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Toughs It Out on Man vs. Wild

Bear Grylls and Jake Gyllenhaal

Will he be forced to drink his own urine?

Jake Gyllenhaal will guest-star on the season premiere of Man vs. Wild (Monday, July 11, 9/8c on Discovery) as he joins Bear Grylls on a two-day trek among ...
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Man Vs. Wild Star Visits Cubicle Confessions!

Bear Grylls

TV Guide Magazine's Cubicle Confessions gets wild when survival expert and Man vs. Wild star Bear Grylls stops by for an exclusive video interview. Grylls shares his essential survival tips, stresses the importance of never wasting good pee and even reveals the most disgusting thing he's ever eaten! Check out the video after the jump... read more

Bear Grylls' Wild Survival Tips

Bear Grylls

Man vs. Wild host Bear Grylls has made his way across scorching deserts and freezing tundra, sampling bizarre cuisine along the way. Tonight, he heads to the Caucasus Mountains in the Georgian republic to spend the night with wolves and dine on a rotten vulture egg. Grylls shares essential survival tips.

1. Be ready to eat. "There's a long list [of gross food], but raw goat's testicles are bad. They're solid, but you put them in your mouth and they melt. It's just bad."

2. It's a shame to waste good pee. "In the heat of the desert, having a T-shirt soaked in pee is read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, June 19, 2010

World Cup 2010

World Cup Soccer
2/1c ABC
As the first African nation to reach the World Cup quarterfinals (1990) and the second to capture Olympic gold (2000), Cameroon is hoping for more once-a-decade magic in this first World Cup on its home continent. But after a frustrating 1-0 loss to Japan, the Indomitable Lions are under pressure to at least play to a tie against Denmark, the other winless squad in Group E. Look for more urgency from classy forwards Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon (and Inter Milan) and rangy Dane Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal), who combined for one harmless shot in their first matches.

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Discovery Orders Up Bear Grylls Man vs. Wild Spin-Off

Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls is going wild again. The survivalist is teaming up with the Discovery Channel for a spin-off series of Man vs. Wild.

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Titled Worst Case Scenario, the show is based on... read more

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