/// Discovery’s Survival Guru Bear Grylls Fired
Man vs. Wild star Bear Grylls has been canned by Discovery, according to the network. “Due to a continuing contractual dispute with Bear Grylls, Discovery has terminated all current productions with him,” a network spokeswoman said via email. Rumors abound, of course. Sister publication The Hollywood Reporter says that Discovery couldn't get Grylls to participate in two unannounced projects that were part of his contract. What's most surprising about the cancellation is that Man vs. Wild consistently performs well for Discovery, with a 1.1 million viewer average over the most recent season. Whatever Grylls did to anger the powers that be at the network, it must have been vexing enough to make his numbers appear to be more trouble than they're worth.
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Discovery’s Survival Guru Bear Grylls Fired
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