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“Naked and Afraid XL” to be unveiled in July

U.S. net Discovery Channel has set the premiere for the Renegade 83-produced survival series Naked and Afraid XL. (Pictured: Naked and Afraid)
June 11, 2015

U.S. net Discovery Channel has set a summer premiere for the Renegade 83-produced survival series Naked and Afraid XL.

A spin-off of the popular Naked and Afraid (pictured), the 40-day challenge that pits six women and six men – all survivalists with their own expertise – in the remote equatorial jungle of Colombia will launch July 12 at 10 p.m. EST/PST on Discovery Channel.

Produced by Renegade 83 for Discovery Channel, the series is exec produced by David Garfinkle, Jay Renfroe and Sean Foley, with Steven Rankin listed as consulting exec producer. Denise Contis and Joseph Boyle will exec produce for Discovery.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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