Ten Survivalists Battle the Elements on Vancouver Island
New Season Premieres April 21st at 9pm ET/PT
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TORONTO, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - HISTORY's bold survival series Alone is back for a second season, premiering Thursday, April 21st at 9pm ET/PT leading into the mid-season finale of Vikings. The 13-episode series places ten hardcore survivalists alone on northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The contestants have one mission: to stay alive. There are no camera crews, no teams, and no gimmicks. At stake is a $500,000 cash prize awarded to the person who can last the longest. Season two features ten contestants, including one man originally from Galicia, Spain, who currently resides in Mayo, Yukon Territory.
Equipped only with limited gear, their wilderness experience, and cameras to self-document their journeys, these brave men and women are completely separated from one another in harsh, unforgiving terrain. To survive, they must find food and water, build shelters and fend off predators. They will face extreme isolation, psychological distress, and treacherous environmental conditions as they descend into the unknown.
Each episode of Alone features the nerve-wracking thrill of watching individuals face the fury of Mother Nature while plunging into a state of isolation unimaginable in today's hyper-connected world. These participants must battle everything from territorial black bears and cougars, to punishing winds and incessant rain. Determined to thrive in any environment, the survivalists display incredible ingenuity by building elaborate creations such as a functioning stove, gravity-fed plumbing system, primitive weapons, boats, and much more.
Visit history.ca for web exclusives, cast bios and full episodes available after every broadcast premiere.
Alone is produced for HISTORY by Leftfield Pictures.
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