(Toronto, ON) August 25, 2014 – T+E announces its fall lineup packed with intense, suspenseful and chilling series. Headlining the fall schedule are premieres featuring internationally renowned survivalists The Island with Bear Grylls and Survivorman: The Director’s Cut with Les Stroud. They join other exclusive titles including A Haunting, Hurricane 360, Wicked and the Weather and Why Planes Crash.
“The T+E fall programming lineup is packed with internationally renowned hosts and new exclusive series that offer a great mix of mysterious, suspenseful and adventurous content that our viewers will love,” said Vanessa Case, EVP Content, Blue Ant Media.
Programming Highlights Include:
The Island with Bear Grylls – Exclusive Series Premiere
Wednesday, October 22nd at 9:00PM ET/PT
The Island with Bear Grylls is a reality series which sees castaways’ survival skills being put to the test. Bear Grylls leaves thirteen British men on a remote, uninhabited Pacific island for a month completely alone with only the clothes they’re wearing and some basic tools.
Survivorman: The Directors Cut – Exclusive Series Premiere
Wednesday, November 5th at 10:00PM ET/PT
Filmmaker and survival expert Les Stroud returns to television. The rules are the same: no food, no shelter, no water, no tools and no camera crew. With his signature black humor and candid on-camera style, Les documents his struggles as he overcomes seemingly insurmountable obstacles in real survival situations.
Hurricane 360 – Exclusive Original Series Premiere
Sunday, September 28th at 9:00PM ET/PT
This shocking but truly amazing series meets with the survivors of hurricane mega-storms to share how simple twists of fate and split second decisions helped them survive the unthinkable. From the rescue missions of Hurricane Katrina to the horrendous dangers caused by super storm Sandy; Hurricane 360 explores the science behind the storm and provides first-hand accounts from those impacted by these natural disasters.
A Haunting – Season 7 Exclusive Series Premiere
Friday, October 10th at 8:00PM ET/ 5:00PM PT
Sometimes real evil lurks in the darkest shadows and in the most ordinary places; this is where nightmares become reality. A Haunting showcases some of the scariest stories of supernatural activity known to man through spellbinding first-person accounts.
American Super/Natural – Exclusive Original Series Premiere
Saturday, October 11th at 9:00PM ET/PT
Can weather contribute to paranormal activity? Sometimes the right combination of weather elements and location have triggered supernatural events like tossing a coin into a river or stopping to wash your hands in a haunted lake that is churning from an impending storm. This series takes viewers on wicked ride as victims of strange encounters relive the terror they faced.
Why Planes Crash – Season 2 Exclusive Premiere
Sunday, October 5th at 8:00PM ET/ 5:00PM PT
Pilots and passengers relive the rare and horrifying occasions in which malice, human error or technical faults turn routine flights into nightmares. This series looks at what caused planes to come into trouble, why some pilots risk ditching their planes in water and the grievous effects of people’s mistakes, oversights and distractions.