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Bold adventurer Bear Grylls is back for National Geographic new season


World-renowned survivalis­t Bear Grylls returns to National Geographic for a new season of Running Wild with Bear Grylls. Hollywood’s fan-favourites come along for another adventurou­s ride to join Grylls in new challenges that make even the bravest shudder.

The newest season premieres on April 23 at 9pm UAE and 8pm KSA on National Geographic.

Each week, a new celebrity guest leaves the luxury of their homes to venture into some of the most extreme environmen­ts in the world to conquer fears, test their limits and sometimes dabble in nature’s not so tasty delicacies.

Continuing to push superstars’ comfort levels this season,

Grylls travels the globe from the deserts of Utah to the Dolomites of Italy to the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California for more epic, life-changing adventures.

This season’s line-up of celebrity guests includes (in alphabetic­al order): Bobby Bones and fiancée Caitlin Parker – award-winning and influentia­l American TV and radio personalit­y and bestsellin­g author ( The Bobby Bones Show, Breaking Bobby Bones, American Idol) Terry Crews – Emmy Awardnomin­ated actor and former NFL line backer ( Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Deadpool 2, The Expendable­s); Keegan-Michael Key – Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian ( Brain Games, The Prom,

Friends from College) Anthony Mackie – award-winning actor ( Avengers: Endgame, Altered Carbon, Captain America: Civil War, highly anticipate­d Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) Danica Patrick – former profession­al racing driver and the only female winner of an IndyCar Series race—the 2008 Indy Japan 300 Danny Trejo – award-winning actor ( Machete, Sons of Anarchy, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series) Rainn Wilson – actor, writer and producer ( The Office, Utopia, Star Trek: Discovery)

Running Wild with Bear Grylls was developed by Bear Grylls and Delbert Shoopman.

The series is produced by

Electus, a Propagate Company and The Natural Studios.

For Electus and The Natural Studios, Bear Grylls serves as executive producer along with Chris Grant, Drew Buckley, Ben Silverman, Howard Owens, Liz Schulze, Rob Buchta and Delbert Shoopman.

For National Geographic, Bengt Anderson is executive producer.

Bear Grylls has become known worldwide as one of the most recognised faces of survival and outdoor adventure. Trained from a young age in martial arts, Grylls spent three years as a soldier in the British Special Forces as part of 21st SAS Regiment. It was here that he perfected many of the survival skills.

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