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[04/13/21 - 09:46 AM]
An All New 60-Day "Naked and Afraid XL" Challenge Premieres April 25 on Discovery
This season of "XL" presents hazards and hardships only the toughest survivalists in the world can endure but also opportunities to showcase their elite skills.

[05/05/20 - 10:04 AM]
Discovery Sets Lineup of Special COVID-19 Programming Featuring Familiar Faces and Sights from Around the World
"We took this unprecedented time in the world as an opportunity to re-think how we bring our talent and their stories and voices to audiences around the world," says Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer, Discovery & Factual.

[05/03/20 - 09:15 AM]
Get with It or Get Gone: It's True Survival of the Fittest in the All-New Season of "Naked and Afraid XL" on Sunday, May 24
This season takes 12 veteran survivalists to a grueling kill zone in South Africa, a land so punishing and deadly that generations of ancient tribes were forced to survive by one brutal principle - banishing the weak.

[02/06/20 - 12:47 PM]
Bring Nothing, Give Everything: An All New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Premieres February 23 on Discovery Channel
This season is one of unprecedented challenges as the first ever sibling pairs enter the challenge and put their family ties to the ultimate test.

[12/04/19 - 09:04 AM]
Stripped Down and Stranded: "Naked and Afraid" Returns Jan. 5 with the Most Isolating Challenge to Date
The series takes the challenge to a new level by bringing the best of the best to the most isolated areas around the globe, leaving them there with nothing on their backs and no one by their side.

[05/14/19 - 09:19 AM]
"Naked and Afraid XL" Survivalists Tackle the Treacherous Seas in All-New Season Premiering June 2
In the most grueling challenge yet, participants strive to survive a treacherous 40 days and 40 nights on an isolated island completely detached from civilization.

[03/30/18 - 08:02 AM]
40 Days, 40 Nights, 13 Survivalists, 1 Challenge: Discovery's "Naked and Afraid XL" Returns Sunday, May 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Beginning Sunday, April 1, viewers can visit the Discovery GO app to meet the new teams.

[01/08/18 - 01:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Rings in 2018 as Cable's #1 Network Among Men 25-54 (Excluding Sports)
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/06/17 - 03:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Ratings Soar in October with Year-Over-Year Growth in Key Demos
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of October.

[07/06/17 - 10:33 AM]
Discovery Channel Leads with More Top 10 Unscripted Cable Series Than Any Other Network
Discovery further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[06/05/17 - 11:20 AM]
Discovery Channel Scored Its Highest-Rated Mondays Ever for Third Consecutive Month
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/24/17 - 10:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces Summer Slate of Original Programming
Discovery Channel's summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming.

[05/05/17 - 01:07 PM]
Discovery Channel Closes April with Ratings Rising Year to Year and the Top 5 Unscripted Cable Series for Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/06/17 - 08:03 AM]
Discovery Channel Unleashes "Epic Week" with Season Premieres, Supersized Episodes and All-New Documentary Special
The annual stunt kicks off Monday, April 10 and wraps on Sunday, April 16 on Discovery Channel.

[03/28/17 - 10:05 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
Highlights include the new scripted anthology series called "Manhunt: Unabomber," which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/16 - 11:39 AM]
Discovery's "Naked and Afraid XL" Takes on South Africa
Last summer, the series captivated audiences and was 2015's number one new unscripted series on all of cable across People and Men 25-54, People and Men 18-34 and P2+.

[03/31/16 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
Discovery has an ambitious lineup of 22 returning series and 20 new ones.

[01/05/16 - 10:42 AM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Highest Rated Year Ever Across Persons and Men 25-54 with Most Watched Year Ever in 2015
Discovery spins the numbers for 2015.

[10/05/15 - 03:34 PM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Third Consecutive Record-Breaking Quarter in Ratings and Viewership
Discovery spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2015.

[08/14/15 - 01:14 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid XL" Earns Series High Among Women and Ranks as #1 Basic Cable Telecast on Sunday in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 9.

[06/10/15 - 11:13 AM]
New 40 Day Survival Challenge "Naked and Afraid XL" Will Unveil on Discovery Channel This July
Said offering is a 40 day challenge, making it exponentially more difficult than anything that's ever been tried in the past.







NAKED & AFRAID XL (DISCOVERY)
Returns Sunday, April 25
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/12/15 - ???
STATUS:
returning this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
7 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
Missed an episode? Been wanting to catch up? This series is also available on:

DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery Channel's press release, April 2021) For the past six seasons of NAKED AND AFRAID XL, all-star survivalists have conquered extreme environments with grueling climates and impossible challenges where others have failed. Now, the ultimate test of survival is taken to new extremes, and 12 legends of the 40-day challenges return to test themselves like never before. In an all new season of NAKED AND AFRAID XL, these all-star survivalists must raise the bar in both skill and innovation as they take on the deadly swamps of Louisiana for an epic, never-before-attempted 60-day challenge. As seasons change, winter rolls over the swamp and dangers mount, who will fight for the right to become a LEGEND? NAKED AND AFRAID XL returns for an all new season Sunday, April 25 at 8pm ET/PT on Discovery. In addition to watching NAKED AND AFRAID: XL on Discovery, viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #NakedandAfraid and following Naked and Afraid on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It's easy to be the Alpha when you're the only hunter and your partners are content building the fires, but when three big dogs are forced to share a shelter, the result is a clash of titans. Accustomed to taking the lead, never being questioned, and walking out on top, these "legends" vow to go big or go hungry but can they check their egos and survive the swamp for 60 days?
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Garfinkle as EP
· David Kirkwood as EP
· David Story as EP
· Jay Renfroe as EP
· Jim Morton as CO-EP
· Michael Gara as EP (Discovery)
· Shauna Stoddart as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Renegade 83 Entertainment