President Obama Will Go Running Wild With Bear Grylls on NBC

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

President Obama will go Running Wild with Bear Grylls on NBC

NBC announced that the president and Bear Grylls will meet up in Alaska during Obama’s three-day visit to the state that begins today. "President Obama will become the first U.S. president to receive a crash course in survival techniques from Bear Grylls,” said NBC, adding: "President Obama will meet with Grylls while visiting Alaska to observe the effects of climate change on the area. The two will then come together in the Alaskan Wilderness.”


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SNL
hires stand-up comic Jon Rudnitsky as a featured player

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Check out clips from last night’s opening.


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