In this handout provided by the Discovery Channel, adventurer Edward 'Bear' Grylls attends a press conference to promote his new series of Discovery Channel's 'Man Vs. Wild' at the Park Hyatt on March 4, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Bear Grylls will soon have some company on his in-the-wild adventures.
NBC said Monday that it is making a competition series with Grylls. He is the former star of Discovery's "Man vs. Wild" series that tested his survival skills in foreboding settings
The NBC series, "Get Out Alive," is planned for airing next summer. In it, Grylls will guide two teams in adventures. He says competitors will learn survival skills and teamwork but will have to suffer some pain before being rewarded in the end.
Grylls is co-producing the series with Electus, the studio run by former NBC entertainment chief Ben Silverman.
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