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[03/30/18 - 08:02 AM]
40 Days, 40 Nights, 13 Survivalists, 1 Challenge: Discovery's "Naked and Afraid XL" Returns Sunday, May 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Beginning Sunday, April 1, viewers can visit the Discovery GO app to meet the new teams.

[03/02/18 - 02:03 PM]
Strip Down and Seek Shelter for the Toughest Season Yet of Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid"
The raw, real, all-new season returns Sunday, March 11 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery Channel.

[01/08/18 - 01:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Rings in 2018 as Cable's #1 Network Among Men 25-54 (Excluding Sports)
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[07/14/17 - 09:08 AM]
Discovery's Ultimate Survival Event Begins Wednesday, August 2
Look for brand new episodes of "Naked and Afraid" followed by the series premiere of Discovery's new survival show, "Darkness."

[07/06/17 - 10:33 AM]
Discovery Channel Leads with More Top 10 Unscripted Cable Series Than Any Other Network
Discovery further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[06/05/17 - 11:20 AM]
Discovery Channel Scored Its Highest-Rated Mondays Ever for Third Consecutive Month
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/24/17 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces Summer Slate of Original Programming
Discovery Channel's summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming.

[05/05/17 - 01:07 PM]
Discovery Channel Closes April with Ratings Rising Year to Year and the Top 5 Unscripted Cable Series for Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/06/17 - 08:03 AM]
Discovery Channel Unleashes "Epic Week" with Season Premieres, Supersized Episodes and All-New Documentary Special
The annual stunt kicks off Monday, April 10 and wraps on Sunday, April 16 on Discovery Channel.

[03/31/17 - 01:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings Records in 1Q17 with Best Quarter Ever in P25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/15/17 - 12:40 PM]
Follow Superfans as They Take on the Challenge in Real Time - A New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Premieres Sunday, March 5th at 10PM ET/PT
For the first time ever, the two survivalists will document their intense Naked and Afraid experience across social media.

[01/30/17 - 09:11 AM]
A New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Premieres Sunday, March 5th at 10PM ET/PT
The all-new season is upping the ante and changing the game with the most real, raw, dangerous and insane moments you won't see anywhere else on television.

[08/11/16 - 11:16 AM]
"Naked and Afraid" Champions Take on "Dual Surivival"... This Time Fully Clothed, Returning to Discovery Channel on August 24 at 9PM ET/PT
From fending off packs of hungry hyenas to building extreme rafts to battling serious infections, the Discovery Channel alums have seen it all - or so they thought.

[07/05/16 - 01:31 PM]
Discovery Finishes With Most-Watched 2Q Ever, Highest-Rated June Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2016.

[06/06/16 - 10:29 AM]
Discovery Channel Brings in Massive Viewership and Scores Its Highest-Rated May Ever
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[04/29/16 - 04:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates April with More Top Ten Unscripted Cable Series with Men Than Any Other Network
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/01/16 - 12:40 PM]
Discovery Wraps Quarter As the #1 Non-Sports Cable Network; Owning 8 of the Top 10 Cable Series for Men
Discovery spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2016.

[03/31/16 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
Discovery has an ambitious lineup of 22 returning series and 20 new ones.

[02/17/16 - 11:57 AM]
Discovery's "Naked and Afraid" Strips Down and Sets Off for Another Season
The pop-culture phenomenon is back, this time conquering new, extreme destinations and with couples grappling with more physical and mental anguish than ever before.

[12/14/15 - 07:07 AM]
Mad Max: Fury Road Leads with 13 Nominations for The 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards
As previously announced, actor and comedian T.J. Miller will serve as the show's host.

[12/04/15 - 03:20 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Records with Most Watched November Ever in Total Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[09/15/15 - 07:26 AM]
Emmy Nominated "Naked and Afraid" Returns with New Episodes on October 4th
Each week, a new pair of complete and total strangers - one man and one woman - will find themselves stranded in and exposed to one of the world's most extreme environments.

[07/08/15 - 02:31 PM]
Discovery Channel Sets Ratings and Viewership Records in 2Q15 with Sweeping Increases vs 2Q14
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[06/05/15 - 04:51 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Best May Ever in Persons 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/01/15 - 01:12 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Best April Ever in Men
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/15 - 12:51 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit Series "Naked and Afraid" for All New Season
In its most recent season premiere, the series earned its highest rated season premiere ever, even beating the series launch out of "Skywire Live."

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[03/31/15 - 10:11 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2015-2016 Upfront Slate
"Discovery Channel is going from strength to strength this coming year," said Rich Ross. "We're adding new documentaries, scripted series and themed programming to a strong lineup of new unscripted series."

[03/17/15 - 07:36 AM]
Discovery Channel Strips Down When "Naked and Afraid" Returns on April 19th
This season, Discovery Channel follows through with the #ShowUsWhatYouGot contest, which was launched last fall.

[11/19/14 - 11:55 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Mega Week" Is Bigger and Badder with Anacondas, Fast Cars and Naked Movie Stars
The week-long programming event kicks off Sunday, December 7 and continues through the following Sunday.

[11/19/14 - 10:35 AM]
James Franco and Seth Rogen Strip Down and Man Up for a Special "Naked and Afraid"
The Hollywood stars will have 21 days to survive with nothing but one personal item each.

[09/30/14 - 02:04 PM]
Discovery Channel Moves Up the Cable Ranker and Into the Top Five for Adults and Men During 3Q14
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/23/14 - 12:51 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Season Finale #1 Unscripted Program in All of Cable Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/03/14 - 01:59 PM]
Discovery Channel Heats Up Summer Cable as the #1 Cable Network for Men in August
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of August.

[07/30/14 - 04:32 PM]
Discovery's "Gears, Fears and Rears Week" Premieres This Sunday, August 3
Highlights include the two-hour season finale of "Deadliest Catch" on Tuesday, August 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/29/14 - 02:13 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" and "Motor Mondays" Drive Discovery Channel to Best April in Key Demos in Four Years
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/15/14 - 01:15 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" #1 Ad Supported Program in Cable Among Men on Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, April 13.

[04/03/14 - 08:59 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2014-2015 Upfront Slate
Highlights include the new scripted entry "The West," from Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn's Sundance Productions.

[03/07/14 - 01:28 PM]
Discovery Gets "Naked After Dark" with Comedian Josh Wolf
The six-week series launches Sunday, March 16 after the season premiere of "Naked & Afraid."

[02/04/14 - 03:46 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Returns to Discovery with All New Supersized Episodes on March 16
Plus: look for the new talk show "Discovery After Dark" to follow said installments on Sunday nights at 10:15/9:15c.

[12/20/13 - 02:43 PM]
In 2013 Discovery Channel Delivers Highest Viewership in 12 Years
Discovery spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/15/13 - 12:46 PM]
Discovery Unwrapped: Treat Yo' Self to a Week of Holiday Programming, Special Episodes and Premieres on Discovery Channel
Highlight include special episodes of "Naked & Afraid," "Street Outlaws," "Call of the Wildman," "Tanked" and "Treehouse Masters."

[10/22/13 - 10:03 AM]
Simon Andreae Joins Fox Broadcasting Company as Executive Vice President, Alternative Entertainment
Previously, Andreae served as Senior Vice President of Development and Production, West Coast, at Discovery Channel

[10/01/13 - 01:31 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Best Third Quarter in Network History Among Men 25-54
Discovery spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[08/06/13 - 12:42 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" Finale #1 in All of Television Among Men in Prime Time on Saturday, August 3
Discovery spins the numbers for Saturday, August 3.

[07/31/13 - 09:54 AM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 Ad Supported Cable Telecast on Cable Among Persons 25-54 in July
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/13 - 12:27 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" #1 Ad Supported Program in Cable Among Men on Sunday, July 28
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, July 28.

[07/23/13 - 11:29 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" #1 Non-Fiction Program in Cable Among Men on Sunday, July 21st
Plus: based on the success of the first season, Discovery is currently casting for additional episodes.

[07/16/13 - 02:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked & Afraid" #1 Non-Fiction Program in Cable Among Men July 14th
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, July 14.

[07/09/13 - 09:13 AM]
Discovery Channel Has the #1 Program in Cable During 2Q13
Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2013.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[05/28/13 - 07:54 AM]
Discovery Bares All with New Series "Naked & Afraid"
Each week, a new pair of complete and total will find themselves stranded in and, quite literally, exposed to one of the world's most extreme weather environments.

[04/04/13 - 08:45 AM]
Discovery Channel Unveils 2013-14 Upfront Slate
"Gold Rush," "Deadliest Catch," "Fast N' Loud," "Moonshiners," "Amish Mafia," "Jungle Gold," "Bering Sea Gold" are among the return class.







NAKED & AFRAID (DISCOVERY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/23/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2018)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
9 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery's press release, March 2018) Television's most extreme survival challenge is back and tougher than ever before when NAKED AND AFRAID returns to Discovery Channel. Set around the world in the most punishing environments, survivalists will have to withstand vicious predators and deadly storms... all without food, water, shelter, and clothing. From the storm-ravaged jungles of Nicaragua to the eye of the storm in Florida, it's mankind against mother nature in its most primitive form. The raw, real, all-new season of NAKED AND AFRAID returns Sunday, March 11 at 10pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel. Viewers can also watch the season premiere, along with past seasons, on the Discovery GO app. For 21 days, two complete strangers are paired together and tasked to survive against the relentless elements of the wild. Hungry predators, volatile climates, and scarce food and water are just baseline challenges in each location; this season, survivalists struggle through lethal hurricanes, severe injuries and infections, deadly flash-flooding, and grueling physical and mental emergencies. This season, survivalists range from a fashion tour producer, to a retired marine, to a female Iraqi native who lived in the desert with her family during the war and a biologist with extensive outdoor experience find themselves inserted in the wildlands of Florida - where they are suddenly in the path of Hurricane Irma. Skill, a good partner, and the will to keep going no matter what comes your way, is a typical path to success. Each twosome will have to grapple with immeasurable anguish as they attempt to create shelter, forage for food, and find water in the nude. The perils of the wild are more terrifying than ever before, and only the strongest - both physically and mentally - will come out on the other side of 21 days.
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Garfinkle as EP
· Jay Renfroe as EP
· Joseph Boyle as EP (Discovery)
· Mathilde Bittner as EP
· Michael Gara as EP (Discovery)
· Steve Rankin as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Renegade 83 Entertainment