The release date for Running Wild With Bear Grylls Season 3 — August 01, 2016
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Running Wild With Bear Grylls Season 3 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. NBC has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for August 01, 2016.
Storyline and cast
Running Wild With Bear Grylls is a survival skills reality TV series that challenges the mental and physical stamina of celebrities who travel to remote locations around the world. Create by famed adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls (Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls) and is produced by Electus and Bear Grylls Ventures. Season 1 of the hit show premiered on NBC on July 28, 2014.
Each episode of Running Wild With Bear Grylls features celebrities who are willing to trek the world seeking adventures with a renowned survivalist. Hollywood celebs who have taken on the challenge include Kate Winslet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed Helms, Michelle Rodriguez, Kate Hudson, QB Drew Brees, Michael B. Jordan and James Marsden. The show is based on the same survivalist concept as other Grylls shows, including Man vs Wild.
Ongoing season, reviews and ratings
Season 2 of Running Wild With Bear Grylls retuned to NBC on July 13, 2015 and according to Neilsen’s ratings attracted a solid audience of 3.7 million viewers. The show has held steady in the ratings, attracting an average of 3 million viewers per episode and will feature a special episode slated to air on December 17, 2015 featuring none other than President Barack Obama as he heads to Seward, Alaska. So is Running Wild With Bear Grylls season 3 on the horizon? NBC has made no announcements regarding the fate of the show. Perhaps the network is waiting for the final episode to air before green lighting the show for season 3.
Updated December 18, 2015: Another successful survival show, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, is slated to come back, as we have learned from the show host`s twit rather than from an NBC press release. The previous season ended on a very high note on September 7, 2015, as the show had a very steady and successful streak, averaging approximately 3.5 million viewers for season 2. This series` twist on the survivalist challenges is inviting celebrities to take the challenge with the host. Subscribe to our notifications and be sure to find out when the premiere of the popular series` next season will take place.
UPDATED June 3, 2016: While Bear Grylls` British spinoff of the celebrity-centered survival program, Mission Survive, has recently been canceled, the original US show, Running Wild with Bear Grylls is alive and well, and has just had its release date set by NBC. The third season is scheduled to air on August 1, 2016 at 10/9c. The upcoming installment will feature Lindsey Vonn, Nick Jonas, Courteney Cox, Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens trekking in demanding environments, such as Africa, COrsica, Ireland and the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Sign up for our automatic updates, and we`ll send you an e-mail reminder one day prior to the premiere.