Discovery Channel will go into production this fall on new episodes of the hit survival show along with another season of "Man, Woman, Wild," both of which are set to premiere early next year.

Dave Canterbury Dual Survival
September 20, 2010

SILVER SPRING, MD — Discovery Channel has signed deals to bring back two hit survival shows for second seasons. "Dual Survival," produced by Original Media, and "Man, Woman, Wild," produced by Renegade 83, will go back into production this fall to produce all-new episodes to premiere on the network early next year.

Premieres of "Man, Woman, Wild," (9pm) and "Dual Survival" (10pm) propelled Discovery Channel to its best August Friday delivery ever in all key demos during prime (HH, P2+, P/M/W25-54, P/M/W18-49, P/M/W18-34). Discovery was the #1 ad-supported cable network on Friday nights among M18-49/M18-34 (#2 among M25-54) in August.

During its first season, premiere telecasts of "Dual Survival" delivered an average of 1.7 million people (P2+) in August. And during the first season of "Man, Woman, Wild," premiere telecasts delivered an average of 1.2 million people (P2+) in August. To date, more than 31.6 million people P2+ have watched DUAL and more than 26.4 million people P2+ have watched "Man, Woman, Wild," in both premieres and re-airs (source: Nielsen, nhi. 6min. p2+)