Watched the first episode of this show last night and it was strangely compelling. Two strangers, a male and a female, dopped into the middle of nowhere, naked, with only one survival item each, for 21 days. The first episode featured a 40-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman and no, there was no hanky-panky involved. No cash prizes or anything, just the glory of surviving. This episode was in a Costa Rica rain forest complete with snakes. I really liked it and will definitely watch again.
From Huffington Post:
"It's one thing to be left in the middle of nowhere with a complete stranger, without water or food ... but to be without clothes, too? Yep, Discovery Channel went there.
We've got an exclusive sneak peek at "Naked & Afraid" (premieres Sun., June 23 at 10:20 p.m. ET, moving to its regular timeslot of 10 p.m. on Sun., June 30), their new stripped-down version of a survival reality show -- literally. The show follows a new male/female pair of contestants each week, always complete strangers, as they're stranded together for 21 days in the wild.
How quickly will they get over being naked in front of a stranger, and the world? What kind of crazy things will we see for their one allotted personal item? And will anyone make a love connection in these bizarre circumstances? Crazier things have happened ... the clip above with EJ and Kellie makes blowing on embers to start a fire look oddly sexual."
'Naked & Afraid': Discovery's New Survival Show Even Takes Contestants' Clothes Away (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)