Electus Int’l to shop “Bear Grylls: Mission Survive” globally

The forthcoming ITV series (pictured) follows eight celebrities as they complete survival missions in the Costa Rican rainforest.
February 11, 2015

IAC-owned distributor Electus International will globally distribute the forthcoming ITV series Bear Grylls: Mission Survive (pictured).

The 6 x 60-minute series – which premieres in the UK on February 20 – is co-produced by Electus, Bear Grylls Ventures and betty. The program is set in the Costa Rican rainforest and follows eight celebrities competing in a 12-day expedition where they must complete daily survival missions.

Participants include actors and cousins Emilia Fox and Laurence Fox, actor-singer Max George, Olympic athlete Dame Kelly Holmes, TV presenter Jamelia, comedian Tom Rosenthal, DJ and model Vogue Williams, and former England International rugby star Mike Tindall.

One celebrity is eliminated in each episode, ultimately leaving three finalists vying for the Mission Survivor title.

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