Season two of BYUtv competition series Survivalists premieres May 4. Each episode follows two families that put away technology and embark on a three-day survival immersion course in the wild to reconnect. They win advantages through challenges, but must trust one another to succeed.
There are 10 episodes.
Colin O’Brady, whom BYUtv calls an “extreme adventurer,” hosts. He wrote The Impossible First, about his solo journey across Antarctica.
Survivalists is produced by Mark Koops with INE Entertainment and BYUtv. It is filmed on location in Moab, Utah.
Season one can be viewed at byutv.org.
BYUtv is a family entertainment network available over cable and satellite, and via free streaming at BYUtv.org.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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