POTUSBG12Discovery Channel (Astro Channel 551) will be airing RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS featuring US President Barack Obama, across Asia Pacific from this Friday, December 18, 2015 at 10pm.  This special, acquired from Electus International and Bear Grylls Ventures, features President Obama trekking through the Alaskan wilderness with Bear Grylls while on a visit to observe the effects of climate change on the area.  Its premiere in the US on the evening of December 17.

Discovery Channel will also be premiering the second season of RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS on January 5, 2016, at 10pm.  Bear Grylls takes Hollywood’s biggest celebrities – including stars such as Kate Winslet, Kate Hudson, Michelle Rodriguez, Ed Helms, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Michael B. Jordan, James Marsden and Drew Brees – on a one-on-one adventure that tests their survival skills and pushes their mental and physical boundaries. From the Nevada Desert to the Italian Alps to the Panama Jungle, Grylls and each celebrity push both their minds and bodies to the limit in these extreme environments to successfully complete their journey.