Bear Grylls’ Mission Survive AXED due to low ratings!


    ITV’s Bear Grylls’ Mission Survive has been AXED by the broadcaster.


    ITV have confirmed there won’t be another series of Bear Grylls’ Mission Survive after failing ratings.

    An ITV spokesman said: “We had two exciting series of Mission Survive but the commissioning team continues to refresh the channels Entertainment portfolio and so we have taken the decision not to commission a further series.

    “We would like to thank Bear and the production team for everything that they achieved with the series. We have a number of projects with Bear in the pipeline and we will be announcing more details in due course.”

    Mission Survive tests celebrities to their limit with a 12-day expedition, they must use their survival skills to impress Bear, the worst-performing celebs gets eliminated each week.

    A source added: “Bear remains very much part of the channel.”

    According to The Sun newspaper, they confirmed their decision to axed the show after the final; which aired in March only attracted 2.2million viewers.

    A source said: “Mission Survive did what ITV expected to at first – it got everyone talking and there was a real buzz around the series,”

    They added: “But the second group of celebrities didn’t get people quite as excited, and that showed in the ratings which were much lower.”

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