NBC is trying another Bear Grylls reality show. The Island will run for six episodes this summer. The peacock network previously partnered with Grylls for two summer shows — Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls and Running Wild With Bear Grylls — that ran one season each.
Here are some details about the new show:
NBC AND BEAR GRYLLS CONDUCT THE ULTIMATE TEST TO DISCOVER WHETHER MODERN MAN STILL HAS WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE IN SIX-EPISODE ADVENTURE SERIES “THE ISLAND”
14 Ordinary American Men Will Embark on a Groundbreaking Social Experiment Into Whether Modern Man Has Lost Those Hard-Earned Pioneer Skills and Attitudes Needed to Survive
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — March 25, 2015 — NBC has ordered six episodes of the thrilling new man vs. nature adventure series “The Island.”