Face of the Day

Bear Grylls, given the arse by Discovery Channel:

TV adventurer Bear Grylls, star of the survival show Man vs. Wild, has been sacked by the Discovery Channel.

The US channel said “due to a continuing contractual dispute with Bear Grylls, Discovery has terminated all current productions with him.”

Grylls, who has presented the show since 2006, is known for eating insects and drinking animal urine in the wild.

His publicist confirmed the move saying they could not reach a “mutual agreement on new programming”.


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  • Scanner

    A real shame, but perhaps now he’s available to come over and straighten up Kelly and Parsloe for us.
    While he’s here we could get him to chase the “Tattooed Dumpling” round the bush for a couple of weeks, just to help with the training and get a bit of pork off the fat little prick.

  • motorizer

    this piece of new will give me just the vitamins in need to get me through the day.

  • Orange

    I think it’s just a headline. He was running two or more other shows outside of Discovery which they didn’t like. He refused Discovery’s offer meaning he has a better deal in the wings without them. Expect a lot more Bear shows, not just man vs wild.

  • starboard

    “Bear Grylls, given the arse by Discovery Channel:”

    “Whos getting some arse” asks Kosh …”Im keen”.

  • Peter Wilson

    Yes, well he was a bit cheeky at one point, staying in posh motels when he’s supposed to be in the artic.

  • Corner-shop…not

    Dear Bear,
    We have position vacant at the POAL on a contract basis. Call if interested. Package will not include tea and coffee, but from the looks of your past, you’ll drink your own piss and still work harder than current mob.

  • Stevebarker

    I wouldn’t want to be the guy who told him he was fired – Can’t say I’d like to annoy an ex SAS soldier who survives almost anywhere and can do a thousand and one things with his own piss….

  • jay cee

    guess now he’ll have to grow up and get a real job.