Man vs Wild

7:30pm Thursday, February 16 on Prime

Reality Series

Each year, 500,000 Americans visit Costa Rica to explore some of the world’s most amazing and environmentally significant wilderness preserves. Last year alone, more than 50 visitors had to be rescued by the Red Cross. Bear sets out on an incredible jungle adventure as he parachutes into the rain forest of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula to demonstrate how someone lost in the jungle can make it out alive. His journey takes him up 100-foot trees and down waterfalls that descend more than 120 feet. He encounters snakes, mosquitoes and dangerous river currents, while searching for food and water and setting up camp.

7:30pm Wednesday, December 14 on Prime

Reality Series

Bear Grylls is in Panama, in some of the most inhospitable terrain known to man, to show how to get out alive. He parachutes into croc and shark-infested waters to tackle the stinking tangle of the mangroves where there’s not a drop to drink, and uses vines to drop into the awesome Viper Pits on the historic Camino Reale.

7:30pm Wednesday, December 7 on Prime

Reality Series

Each year, 500,000 Americans visit Costa Rica to explore some of the world’s most amazing and environmentally significant wilderness preserves. Last year alone, more than 50 visitors had to be rescued by the Red Cross. Bear sets out on an incredible jungle adventure as he parachutes into the rain forest of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula to demonstrate how someone lost in the jungle can make it out alive. His journey takes him up 100-foot trees and down waterfalls that descend more than 120 feet. He encounters snakes, mosquitoes and dangerous river currents, while searching for food and water and setting up camp.

7:30pm Wednesday, November 30 on Prime

Reality Series

Every year, 120 million people ski and climb the 80,000 square miles of the Alps, Europe’s greatest mountain range. Unfortunately, every year hundreds of people die enjoying this beautiful wilderness because they’re unable to survive the potentially fatal conditions at heights sometimes reaching 15,000 feet. Armed with a knife, a water bottle, a cup and a flint, Bear parachutes into the Alps to demonstrate vital survival skills. From a radical new technique to save lives in crevasse zones to building a snow shelter and showing viewers how to escape from a fall into a frozen lake, Bear puts his own skills to the test in this ultimate survival challenge.

7:30pm Wednesday, November 23 on Prime

Reality Series

Desert Survivor

Bear Grylls seeks out extreme survival challenges in the Sahara desert to show how to get out alive from the hottest place on earth. A camel train takes him to the deadly desolation of the salt pans where there’s no food and no water, but plenty of mirages to trick the mind. His biggest test is something he’s heard from the Berbers. He must skin and disembowel a dead camel to get water from its rumen, food from the carcass, and to use it as a shelter for the night.

7:30pm Wednesday, November 16 on Prime

Reality Series

Sahara

Bear Grylls parachutes into the hottest place on earth to tackle extreme survival challenges. He’ll demonstrate how to get out alive from the towering dunes of the Sahara desert. Your own urine and eating camel spider (so feared by soldiers) are just two things which could keep you out of trouble and protect you against dehydration and heat-stroke, killers which can creep up on you within hours. To survive means eating whatever you can from one of the world’s deadliest scorpions, or the Berber delicacy of raw goat’s testicles.

7:30pm Wednesday, November 9 on Prime

Reality Series

It’s back to the beginning of the Man Vs Wild adventure, with encore screenings of Bear Grylls’ earlier episodes. Tonight, Bear Grylls gets dropped in the middle of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in British Columbia and must find his way back to civilization. On his way out, he must evade the danger of grizzly bears, jump 70 feet into a river, and abseil down a cliff.

Spartacus renewed for third season

Starz has renewed Spartacus for another season, with production beginning early next year in New Zealand. 

Sons of Anarchy season extended

Sons of Anarchy’s fourth season has been extended by one episode, bringing the total season up to 14 episodes.

No Inbetweeners movie sequel

The Inbetweeners actor Greg Davies has said that the financial success of the recent movie based on the series will not convince the writers to make a sequel. “I would imagine there’d be a lot of pressure on people if there’s that amount of interest and financial backing. Knowing the writers, I don’t think they would do something for those reasons. I think they would only put pen to paper if they thought it would be good. That’s why it is good.”

New series for Bear Grylls

Following the success of the Jake Gyllenhaal Man vs Wild special, UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a new series that will see Bear Grylls take celebrities into the wild.

7:30pm Sunday, October 23 on Prime

Reality Series

Bear’s Essentials

In this Man vs Wild special, Bear’s Essentials, Bear reveals his must-know list of survival techniques that he uses wherever he goes – whether he’s traversing a scorching desert, crawling through a mosquito-infested swamp, navigating his way out of a dense jungle, or stranded atop an ice-capped mountain. Using knowledge and skills gained from a rugged childhood on Britain’s Isle of Wight and training with the British Army’s Special Air Service, Bear Grylls has seen and faced situations that most of us hope never to encounter except on television sets from the comfort of our homes. From climbing Mount Everest to traversing the Antarctic, from catching spiders for food to making a raft out of his parachute, there is little by way of action adventure that Bear hasn’t tried.

7:30pm Sunday, October 16 on Prime

Reality Series

Never Before Seen

Dive in the wild with Bear Grylls and find out what he does to survive when marooned on an island in the Pacific. It may look like paradise, but these seas are some of the deadliest in the world.