|Starring||Cody Lundin (season 1-present )
Joseph Teti (season 3-present)
Dave Canterbury (season 1-2)
|Narrated by||Paul Christie|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||34 (List of episodes)|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Original channel||Discovery Channel|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Original run||June 11, 2010– present|
For the first two seasons the show featured the differing outdoor survival philosophies and skills of Cody Lundin, a naturalist and primitive-skills expert who runs the Aboriginal Living Skills School in Arizona and Dave Canterbury, a military-trained survival instructor who runs the Pathfinder Training School in Ohio. Beginning with the third season, Canterbury was replaced with Joseph "Joe" Teti.
Dual Survival's first and second seasons originally aired in 2010 and 2011, respectively. A third season began production in 2012., and began airing on January 1, 2013. The show was renewed for a fourth season . The fourth season production will start in October and production will finish in April 2014 and will begin airing in June 2014.
In Dual Survival's first two seasons, each episode features Lundin and Canterbury in a different survival situations: marooned on a deserted island, lost in a forbidding jungle, or stranded in an arid desert. They have to survive for a number of days with minimal gear. Along the way, Lundin and Canterbury demonstrate various survival skills such as using primitive methods to make fire and obtaining potable water.
Conflict often arises due to the differences between Lundin and Canterbury's individual survival philosophies and methods. Lundin, who does not wear shoes or long pants, sometimes slows down the duo when navigating through particularly tough terrain.
|Season||Episodes||First airdate||Last airdate|
|Season 1||10||June 11, 2010||August 20, 2010|
|Season 2||12||April 22, 2011||July 1, 2011|
|Season 3||11||January 1, 2013||March 12, 2013|
|Season 4||20||June 2014||N/A|
- Survivorman, a similar series hosted by Les Stroud
- Surviving Urban Disasters, another series hosted by Stroud.
- Beyond Survival, another series hosted by Stroud that looks at the survival techniques of the last indigenous tribes.
- Man vs. Wild, a similarly themed Discovery Channel series hosted by Bear Grylls.
- Man, Woman, Wild, an American survival-themed series showing Mykel Hawke and his wife Ruth England surviving in the wild.
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