NBC has announced a new adventure reality show staring host "Bear" Grylls beginning in 2013.
The network has ordered eight episodes of extreme competition show "Get Out Alive" from the former Discovery star.
After being let go last year from Discovery, British adventurer Bear Grylls will return to U.S. television in a new Survivor-esque reality show for NBC.
Get Out Alive (working title) will "test teams of two beyond their most extreme imaginations," according to NBC. The network has ordered eight episodes of the series which is set to bow next summer.
Get Out Alive is co-produced by Bear Grylls Ventures and Ben Silverman's Electus.
"To meet Bear is to meet a force of nature,” Paul Telegdy, NBC alternative president, said in a statement. "He is a magnetic and charismatic talent, whose infectious enthusiasm for adventure inspires people to push themselves beyond their limits. These contestants are ...read more