“Running Wild with Bear Grylls”
Season Premiere Monday, May 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on NBC
In this hour-long alternative series, Grylls will take the top stars of the entertainment and sports worlds into the most remote and pristine locations in the U.S. and around the world for the 48-hour journey of a lifetime.
Joining the renowned survivalist for season four is legendary tennis champion Roger Federer, Golden Globe Award nominee Joseph Gordon-Levitt, “Game of Thrones” star Lena Headey, two-time Emmy Award winner and “Orange Is the New Black” star Uzo Aduba, Golden Globe winner and “The Americans” star Keri Russell, Oscar nominee Don Cheadle, “The Fate of the Furious” star Scott Eastwood and “World of Dance” judge, dancer and choreographer Derek Hough.
In the season premiere, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, blockbuster star of "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Inception," tackles Kenya's unyielding terrain with Bear Grylls. Dropped into the elements from a helicopter, Joseph and Bear navigate a perilous rappel, milk a camel for needed hydration, and ascend a massive rock dome that tests Joseph's fear of heights like nothing before. As the duo battles a crocodile for the remains of a water buffalo that is their only hope for dinner, Joseph details his rise to fame and his efforts to honor the memory of his beloved brother.