Adrenaline junkies raise your hands! Because there is a brand new series from RTL CBS. Bear Grylls is an adrenaline-fuelled series in which eight celebrities are going to the depths of the most unforgiving rainforest of Central America. The eight celebrities will compete in an epic 12-day survival mission. It will be aired on February 20 on RTL CBS Extreme HD on Saturdays and Sundays at 8:40pm (7:40pm JKT/BKK)
“We’re happy to bring the new Bear Grylls series to audiences in Asia. The series is a great addition to our formidable line-up on RTL CBS Extreme HD, our male-skewed action entertainment channel,” says Jennifer Batty, EVP Programming, RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network.
Bear Grylls: Mission Survive the celebrity expedition, will pushed their physical and mental limits. The eight contestants will navigate the treacherous obstacle and go through the dangerous and dense jungles testing the ability to adapt, improvise and overcome the harsh elements on the jungle. Joining Bear are actors Emilia Fox and Laurence Fox, singer and actor Max George, double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes, TV presenter and singer Jamelia, comedy actor Tom Rosenthal; DJ, model and presenter Vogue Williams and former England International rugby player Mike Tindall. Testing the celebrities at every turn on the fundamental principles of survival: shelter, water, fire and food, the celebrities have to abseil down ferocious waterfalls, cross perilous rapids, trudge through swamps and negotiate razor-sharp vines, not to mention contending with scorpions, snakes and sand flies.
There will be three finalist and just one ultimate Mission Survivor and at the end of every episode there will one person eliminated. The contestants will have to show how resilient they are and they have the ability to endure anything in a far away jungle for them to be the sole winner. Let’s all watch this upcoming series from RTL CBS on February 20!
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