Running Wild With Bear Grylls: The Chall

Sunday 04.00pm

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Running Wild With Bear Grylls: The Chall


  1. Sunday 23 June at 04.00pm

    Benedict Cumberbatch on the Isle of Skye


On Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge, Bear Grylls is taking it up a level by teaching his celebrity guests essential survival skills that they'll have to master and then prove they can use in a high-stress situation. This season's celebrity guests include award-winning actor and filmmaker Bradley Cooper, Marvel superhero Benedict Cumberbatch, award-winning actor and singer Cynthia Erivo, comedian and actor Russell Brand, award-winning actor Troy Kostur, singer-songwriter Rita Ora, The Little Mermain's Daveed Diggs, and She Hulk's Tatiana Maslany.


Season 2
  • Troy Kotsur in the Scottish Highlands


    Bear takes his first deaf guest, Academy Award winning actor Troy Kotsur, on an adventure in the Scottish Highlands. Bear and Troy must find a new way to communicate as they push themselves to the limits traversing perilously steep mountains and raging rivers, but it’s the silence that builds their strongest bond.

  • Bradley Cooper in the Canyons of Wyoming


    Bradley Cooper joins Bear on an adventure through the rugged canyons of the Wyoming Basin. Bear teaches Bradley how to use a grappling hook gun, as well as key mountaineering rope skills, to traverse a series of towering ravines. The two spend the night hanging on the side of a cliff, and on day two, Bradley is faced with daunting challenges during a harsh winter snowstorm.

  • Benedict Cumberbatch on the Isle of Skye


    Bear Grylls takes prolific Marvel superstar and venerated actor Benedict Cumberbatch on an adventure across the Isle of Skye in Scotland. They descend massive sea cliffs and brave freezing waterfalls. Bear teaches Benedict unique survival skills and surprises Benedict by connecting him to a part of his past with a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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    Sunday 23 June at 04.00pm
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  • Cynthia Erivo In The Brecon Beacons Mountains


    Bear Grylls takes singer-actress Cynthia Erivo to the highest mountains in Wales, where Bear trained in the British Special Forces. Bear teaches Cynthia how to rappel into and navigate a labyrinth of caves before they traverse a frigid and thunderous waterfall. On day two, Cynthia uses the skills she learned on day one to embark on her own, find Bear, and make it to their extraction.

  • Rita Ora in the Valley of Fire


    Bear Grylls takes singer-songwriter, actor and designer Rita Ora on an adventure in the Valley of Fire. The journey launches into high-octane action with the pair skydiving from 10,000 feet, plunging them into the desolate terrain. Bear teaches Rita how to navigate, find water, and rock climb, as he prepares her to earn her extraction on day two.

  • Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge


    Bear Grylls takes actor, musician and “Hamilton” star Daveed Diggs on an adventure in the Great Basin Desert to teach him to track, climb and eat whatever the desert provides. On day two, Daveed must fly solo and put his skills to the test by using what he’s learned to find Bear and earn his extraction.

  • Tatiana Maslany in the Laramie Mountains


    Bear Grylls invites “She-Hulk” and “Orphan Black” star Tatiana Maslany on a journey across Wyoming’s Laramie Mountains. Tatiana admits that she’s fearless on the screen, but she can’t tap into that same bravery in the real world. So, Bear challenges Tatiana to conquer massive cliff rappels, menacingly icy cliffs, and a zero-degree cold shock to the body to help her overcome her fears.