THE ONE HOUR SPECIAL TO PREMIERE ON DECEMBER 31 AT 10 PM
New Delhi, 17 December, 2015: Discovery Channel presents RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS AND PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, a special programme featuring U.S. President Barack Obama trekking through the Alaskan wilderness with survival expert Bear Grylls while on a visit to observe the effects of climate change on the area.
On New Year’s eve, viewers will get to see a side of the U.S. President that they would not have seen before as Bear Grylls and President Barack Obama journey across a glacial outwash and through a dense forest on their way to Alaska famed Exit Glacier. The one hour special will air exclusively on Discovery Channel on December 31 at 10 p.m.
‘RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS AND PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’ will offer viewers to see the U.S. President off the script with Bear Grylls. From The President’s love for his family, to his overwhelming duties as the president of United States, seeing the effects of climate change first hand, showcasing his culinary and selfie clicking skills, no subject will be off limits.
According to Rahul Johri, EVP & GM-South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, “Running Wild with Bear Grylls has been one of the most successful and special shows on Discovery Channel. Bringing two of the most prominent and world famous personalities makes RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS AND PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA an unprecedented experience for Indian viewers.”
From wild bears to wild salmon and everything in between, Bear Grylls will give The President a true taste of the Alaskan wilderness. In the end, it will be a heart-warming and insightful journey that will not only entertain the viewers, but leave them more informed about the global warming and its effects.
‘RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS AND PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’ will premiere on Discovery Tamil and Discovery Channel HD World on December 31 at 10 pm.
About Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications, is devoted to creating the highest quality pay-TV programming in the world and remains one of the most dynamic networks on television. First launched in 1985, Discovery Channel reaches 210 million subscribers in Asia Pacific. It offers viewers an engaging line-up of high-quality non-fiction entertainment from blue-chip nature, science and technology, ancient and contemporary history, adventure, cultural and topical documentaries.