It has just been announced that renowned British adventurer Bear Grylls will be teaming up once again with the Discovery Channel for the new reality series Bear Grylls: Ultimate Survivors.
The former Man vs Wild host was involved in a contractual dispute with Discovery Communications last year – which led to the termination of the show after six seasons. Apparently the working relationship has been rehabilitated, to the benefit of both the star and the network. The six-part miniseries will chronicle the incredible true stories of people who survived extreme situations, with survivor interviews and archival footage accompanying their astounding tales. Grylls will also place himself in situations similar to the personal stories in order to educate viewers about optimal survival tactics. The show will air internationally – on 26 different Discovery Networks all over the globe.
In a press release, Grylls and a rep from Discovery shared their thoughts on the new project: