Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls
there were two seasons
Country of origin
No. of seasons
No. of episodes
South Island, New Zealand
Bear Grylls Ventures
July 8, 2013
is an American reality competition series hosted by adventurer and survivalist Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls Bear Grylls. The eight-episode series premiered on NBC on July 8, 2013. [1 ]
Ten teams of two compete to survive in the wild of New Zealand with Bear Grylls as their guide. The teams will perform various tasks and missions as they battle unforgiving terrain: high mountains, glaciers, gorges, the rain forest, rivers and rapids. Each week Grylls will eliminate one team, and the last team remaining will win $500,000.
Contestants [ edit ]
Season 1 (2013) [ edit ]
Andrew "Lucky" Larson
Stillman Valley, Illinois Father/Daughter
Andrea "Louie" Larson
Telecommunication field technician
Dallas, Texas Friends
Technical Account Manager
Maple Valley, Washington Father/Son
Mobile, Alabama Engaged
Madeline Mitchell 24
3rd grade teacher
West Hollywood, California Friends
Altadena, California Married
District sales manager
Canden Bliss Jackson
Los Angeles, California Mother/Daughter
Donna Nettles Jackson
Marina del Ray, California Dating
Los Angeles, California
Miami Beach, Florida Married
Chicago, Illinois Friends
Source: [2 ]
Summary table [ edit ]
Fire: make fire for the whole group.
Food: make sure the whole group gets fed.
Obstacle: make sure all the teams go through the obstacles safely and efficiently.
Shelter: make sure every team has good shelter, and is dry, safe, and warm.
Lucky & Louie
Chris & Jeff LOW
Austin & Jim
Madeline & Ryan
Kyle & Royce
Robin & Wilson
Canden & Donna
Alicia & Spencer
Dominic & Esmeralda LOW
Erica & Vanessa
Safe: Winners of the challenge, safe from elimination for the week, and win a trip to the feast pit.
Low: Team judged to be poor performers.
Out: Team eliminated
Development and production [ edit ]
In October 2012, NBC gave a
green-light for the production of eight episodes of the series. Auditions were held in December 2012 and January 2013 in nine cities in the U.S. [3 ] The series was filmed in the [4 ] South Island, New Zealand. [1 ]
International broadcast [ edit ]
Discovery Networks International has purchased the rights to the series, to be aired on
Discovery Channel in 218 countries beginning in the third quarter of 2013. [5 ]
Series overview [ edit ]
July 8, 2013
August 26, 2013
Episodes [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b "NBC Sets Debut Dates for Summer Schedule". The Futon Critic . Retrieved June 22, 2013.
^ "NBC Announces 10 Teams to Participate on "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls. "" The Futon Critic. June 13, 2013 . Retrieved June 22, 2013.
^ Graser, Marc (October 8, 2012). "Bear Grylls takes on 'Get Out Alive. '" Variety . Retrieved June 22, 2013.
^ "NBC's New Adventure-Reality Series, 'Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls' (working title) Launches Nationwide, Nine-City Search For New Contestants" (Press release). NBC Entertainment. November 29, 2012 . Retrieved June 22, 2013.
^ "Discovery Network International Acquires "Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls" From Electus International To Air On Discovery Channel Internationally". . April 4, 2013 The Wall Street Journal . Retrieved June 22, 2013.
^ "Listings - Get Out Alive on NBC". The Futon Critic . Retrieved June 27, 2013.
^ Amanda Kondolojy (July 30, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' & 'The Bachelorette' Adjusted Up; 'Mistresses' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers.
^ Sara Bibel (August 6, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' Adjusted Up, 'Siberia' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers.
^ Sara Bibel (August 13, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Under the Dome' Adjusted Up". TV by the Numbers.
^ Amanda Kondolojy (August 20, 2013). "Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls' and 'Mistresses' Adjusted Down; No Adjustment for 'Under the Dome. '" TV by the Numbers.
^ Monday Final TV Ratings: 'Siberia' Adjusted Down; No Adjustment for 'Under the Dome' or 'Mistresses'
External links [ edit ]