New Delhi, March  2016: Discovery Channel presents an action packed line-up of survival stints performed by celebrated ‘real life’ champions from 10 pm to 11 pm every night starting March 21. The series DISCOVERY REAL HEROES will present the incredible tales of these survival experts who overcome the extreme adversity in the toughest terrains to achieve the seemingly impossible.


ACE BOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR ROHIT SHETTY will present the extraordinary and unbelievable action packed series on Discovery Channel every night from 10 pm starting March 21. The journey of the individuals showcased in the series will be full of adventures, challenges and action which Rohit Shetty is an epitome of. The adrenaline pumping line-up will include survival specialists like Bear Grylls, Les Stroud, Ed Stafford, Joel Lambert and many more who will share the tips and tricks to survive in the unforeseen situations.


Talking about his association with Discovery Channel, Rohit Shetty, Director and Presenter of Discovery Real Heroes said, “It is the real danger that makes real heroes and Discovery Real Heroes make the perfect example of endurance both in reel and real life. The special programme line-up will show these daredevils inspiring and demonstrating the right skills and creative thinking to keep one alive in the remote corners of the world.”


The journey of DISCOVERY REAL HEROES will begin with the programme, DUAL SURVIVAL which will present Matt Graham and Joe Teti who will show how to devise extraordinary ways to survive in the remote corners of the world. Viewers will follow Les Stroud who has returned to the most captivating and tough wilderness settings as he survives with little food, no water or gear, and no safety or camera crew in SURVIVORMAN CLASSICS & LEGENDS.


The well-known survival expert Bear Grylls will show the viewers how to survive the most visited environments on the planet by putting himself in the position of a stranded tourist in MAN VS WILD. The week will be packed with more action from Bear Grylls as he will be seen in two more exciting series — BEAR GRYLLS: MISSION SURVIVE that will have Bear Grylls take eight celebrities on a 12-day survival mission who will be tested on fundamental principles of survival and have to navigate through difficult terrains; RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS which will see Bear Grylls taking celebrities into the most pristine locations around the world for a 48-hour journey. Together, they will tests their survival skills and mental and physical limits as they enter into uncharted territory and wilderness.


Viewers will follow Joel Lambert in the series MANHUNT WITH JOEL LAMBERT as he puts himself against the challenges that are a mix of indigenous hunting and tracking forces as well as law enforcement units, executed in some of the most hazardous environments on earth. In MAN WOMAN WILD, Mykel Hawke and Ruth England will be seen surviving with limited supplies in wild and inhospitable locations around the world. With only knife and clothes in their backs, their will and marriage will be up for an extreme test of survival in some of the wildest places on the earth.


Join the real action every night at 10 pm with DISCOVERY REAL HEROES and be part of the most gripping adventure tale ever.


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.


About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosityand entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. In Asia Pacific, 15 Discovery brands reach 677 million cumulative subscribers in 38 countries and territories with programming customised in 14 languages and dialects. For more information please visit