Naked and Afraid XL

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A group of amateur survivalists are put to the ultimate test in the wild for 40 days with nothing but a few primitive tools. No food. No clothing. No water. They must hunt and gather whatever they need until extraction day.

Season 8

4 Episodes

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May 22 2022
Steven raids a caiman nest while tensions threaten to divide the ladies.
May 15 2022
A veteran suffers a painful foot burn and two survivalists are forced out.
May 08 2022
Twelve survivalists battle the dangerous elements of the Peruvian Amazon.
May 01 2022

Season 7

10 Episodes

Days from the end of their 60-day challenge, the remaining survivalists join forces against the frigid swamp. Desperate for a big kill, all seven go on an epic group hunt. During extraction, a vessel takes on water and puts a pair at risk for hypothermia.
Jun 27 2021
Two survivalists confront sub-freezing temperatures in the swamp.
Jun 20 2021
An eye-popping, reckless move puts a survivalist's challenge at risk.
Jun 13 2021
To cross the gator-filled swamp, Rylie, Matt and Ryan engineer an epic 50-foot bridge in a desperate attempt for resources. Harassed by a black bear, Jeff and Steven must abandon their camp. EJ stalks a gator who has been stealing his fish.
Jun 06 2021
A brutal injury threatens EJ's challenge and manhood. Jeff and Steven are stalked by a territorial black bear. Rylie, Matt and Ryan land their second huge win of the challenge. Max and Gary plan a risky raid of an active beehive.
May 30 2021
Spotting nutria tracks, Matt wants revenge and his next meal. Jeff uses ingenuity to create a one-of-a-kind swamp smoker. Amber's fishing skills have her team well-fed, but an injury from her military service threatens her challenge.
May 23 2021
With a huge 8-foot alligator win, Gary eats parts that are too much for his team and his stomach. Complications from Matt's parasite grow more serious. Steven and Jeff stalk much-needed prey. A survivalist is forced from the challenge.
May 16 2021
Matt, Rylie and Ryan battle an alligator to get a challenge-changing source of protein. Scavenger Gary's discovery of an animal carcass leads to a risk/reward standoff with his team. Sarah scores a desperately needed food win.
May 09 2021
Matt puts himself at risk of a challenge-ending injury for a potential big alligator win. Massive storms send Steven on a desperate search for resources. The swamp claims its first victim as one all-star calls it quits.
May 02 2021
12 of Naked and Afraid's best battle their biggest challenge yet Ė 60 days in Louisiana's punishing swamps. Surrounded by aggressive alligators and snakes, it's rodent bacteria attacking the All-Stars' most private areas that threatens to take them out.
Apr 25 2021

Season 6

11 Episodes

With extraction just days away, one survivalist goes against the group, is banished and must try to complete the challenge alone. Gwen and Sarah deploy crossbows as they push for one last kill. A deadly snake could end someone's challenge on Day 40.
Aug 02 2020
Gwen and Sarah lead the charge to build a crossbow in the bush.
Jul 26 2020
Wes and team get their third big-game kill, but the victory quickly becomes an unexpected and very dangerous medical situation. A broiling heat wave pushes temperatures to 130 degrees and tests Bulent's ability to survive solo.
Jul 19 2020
Wes scores another kill, but when a group enters their camp, the win creates tension. A desperate Bulent migrates to Seth's watering hole. Seth is open to a partnership but Bulent remains solo and quickly gets a major food win in Seth's backyard.
Jul 12 2020
Brutal heat punishes Suzanne as she makes a new start after leaving Seth. Barehanded Killer Bulent takes on a monitor lizard. A potential snake attack could be Seth's first African food win. A tribe plans a move that could upend the challenge.
Jul 05 2020
An unlikely alliance scores the challenge's first big-game kill. Suzšnne risks her survival by banishing herself from Seth. Bulent wards off hyenas and baboons. On a two-day hunting mission, Ryan's surrounded by deadly predators.
Jun 28 2020
Makani desperately pushes through the broiling valley to find a new tribe. Ryan hatches a high-risk plan to get a kill. Suzanne plots her exit from Seth, but Africa's heat thwarts her plan and forces a survivalist to leave the challenge.
Jun 21 2020
A brutal windstorm punishes the survivalists. A falling out with Bulent leads Makani to banish herself and risk going it alone. Kate finds a new group and the desperate team goes on a hunt that could make or break their challenge.
Jun 14 2020
After self-banishing, Kate is slammed by Africa's wrath. Desperately hungry, Bulent gets a major score with his bare hands but can Makani put aside her vegan beliefs? Wes and Gwen's first big food win goes wrong, threatening their health.
Jun 07 2020
As temperatures soar, survivalists try to hunt while being hunted themselves. At Camp Murder Puddle, the group fights off a night attack by aggressive crocodiles. A team in turmoil leads to the first self-banishment of the challenge.
May 31 2020
12 survivalists enter a punishing African location where tribes in the area lived by a simple principle: banish the weak. As the 40-day challenge begins, deadly crocodiles and territorial leopards circle. A survivalist is targeted for banishment.
May 24 2020

Season 5

11 Episodes

Jeff is called out for his "no hand-outs" survival strategy but refuses to back down. Through a free-wheeling discussion, new interviews, and never-before-seen footage, it's a new look into how the survivalists survived land, sea and each other.
Jul 27 2019
Season finale. Medics closely monitor Jeff's high fever and prepare his evacuation. The others scramble for a 5-mile extraction journey through shark-infested waters. A survivalist pushes too hard leading to a medical emergency on the open sea.
Jul 21 2019
Stalked by the deadliest animals including lions, spitting cobras and bull sharks, survivalists' every step could bring disaster. To make it 40 Days, they must use their skills to avoid becoming prey while hunting the most dangerous creatures.
Jul 14 2019
With just 10 days left before extraction, a medical emergency puts Jeff on the verge of a tap out.
Jul 14 2019
A gruelling five-mile hike tests the survivalists; one survivalist must be medically evacuated.
Jul 07 2019
A survivalist on a hunting expedition is bitten by a snake and requires an emergency medical evacuation; tensions arise between teams as hunting grounds get territorial; one group scores protein while their neighbors are on the brink of starvation.
Jun 30 2019
With extraction on the other side of the island and the open sea too dangerous to navigate, the only way out for the survivalists is to go in. But trekking through the jungle they must watch out for venomous centipedes, vipers, and monitor lizards.
Jun 23 2019
Ambushed by violent tropical storms, the survivalists are pounded by torrential rain and heavy surf. When one team takes to the open seas they are stalked by territorial sharks. The storms and lack of food brings one survivalist to their breaking point.
Jun 16 2019
With resources dwindling, the survivalists venture into the shark-infested waters of the South China Sea searching for a much-needed meal. The all-female team is punished by scorching heat, brutal storms and a deadly insect that could end their challenge.
Jun 09 2019
12 elite survivalists are dropped into the brutal South China Sea where they must survive 40 days on land and sea. Plus, 2 All-Star survivalists enter the same challenge looking to survive not just 40 but an unprecedented 60 days.
Jun 02 2019
12 elite survivalists enter an unprecedented 40-day XL challenge. In the ocean off the coast of the Philippines, they must survive a shark-infested ocean and then face the dense Philippine jungle crawling with deadly snakes and monitor lizards.
May 26 2019

Season 4

12 Episodes

The survivalists come face to face for the first time since their 40-day challenge in Africa; the most memorable and devastating moments as well as new perspectives are presented through never-before-seen footage, interviews and heated exchanges.
Jul 08 2018
The weak, divided group gets a much-needed victory when the hunters score a kill; to finish the challenge, the survivalists must complete a brutal extraction across deadly killing fields of lions, crocodiles and leopards.
Jul 01 2018
Brutal injuries and life-threatening illnesses bring an early end to the 40-day challenge for the elite survivalists; the survivalists reflect on the moments when everything began to go wrong; includes never-before-seen footage and interviews.
Jul 01 2018
Survivalists embark on several dangerous hunts to secure protein and prepare for their arduous extraction on the horizon.
Jun 24 2018
Risking retaliation from a dangerous nearby leopard, two survivalists scavenge the predator's kill to provide food for the team. Matt Wright joins the other survivalists and immediately causes a confrontation within the group.
Jun 17 2018
Xl All-Star Matt Wright seeks redemption as he takes on the brutal challenges of surviving Africa by himself. After more than 20 days alone, Matt begins a search for the other XL survivalists.
Jun 17 2018
A devistating injury and a vicious storm that destroys the survivalists' food supply threatens to tear apart the newly merged camp.
Jun 10 2018
One camp throws itself into the lion's den to hunt for big game, while the other camp bands together for a group hunt and ends up finding a dangerous and unexpected food source.
Jun 03 2018
Freezing rainstorms torment the remaining survivalists who are at risk for severe hypothermia; a successful hunt ends up backfiring and could cost two survivalists the challenge.
May 27 2018
A survivalist enters a leopard kill zone to secure food for his team's survival; a torrential rain hits each camp, which causes the temperature to rapidly drop almost 40 degrees; brutal conditions force a survivalist to abandon the challenge.
May 20 2018
An attack by a venomous predator puts one of the survivalists at risk just three days into the challenge; with food scarce, the competitors hunt warthogs and impalas, and, as they track their prey, the survivalists are also being stalked.
May 13 2018
Stalked by lions, hyenas and aggressive crocodiles, 13 all-star survivalists try to survive for 40 days in Africa's sun-scorched Selati Basin; resources are scarce, and when one group scavenges meat, hungry predators stalk their camp.
May 06 2018

Season 3

9 Episodes

The 10 survivalists reunite for the first time since leaving the Amazon. Through roundtable discussion, new interviews, and never-before-seen footage, they offer unique insight into the highs and lows of their 40-day challenge.
Jun 18 2017
After Russell's shocking decision to quit the Amazon challenge, the remaining survivalists struggle to regroup in time for a brutal two-day 15-mile water extraction journey. Electric eels, anaconda & caiman all pose threats in this jam-packed finale.
Jun 11 2017
Four weeks into the 40-day Amazon challenge, a violent two-day storm descends on the jungle.
Jun 04 2017
Days after the arrival of a new team member, division among the remaining six survivalists deepens as Russell leads the men on a risky two-day hunting expedition.
May 28 2017
Still mourning the loss of their chief provider, the remaining five survivalists endure yet another shocking development when they learn they are not alone in the jungles of the Amazon and are given an opportunity to join forces with others.
May 21 2017
The remaining survivalists merge into a single team; a deadly bacteria threatens the group's leader.
May 14 2017
Lacey's night-fishing plan yields a boost in strength and team morale; lack of food and sleep at Camp Laguna Negra makes Shannon spiral downward; Matt and Russell take to the water and score another huge protein win.
May 07 2017
The seven remaining survivalists enter the second week of their 40-day challenge in the bug-infested Amazon Jungle.
Apr 30 2017
Nine ``Naked and Afraid'' veterans attempt to survive the deadly jungles of Ecuador's Amazon Basin for 40 days and 40 nights.
Apr 23 2017

Season 2

9 Episodes

All 12 survivalists return to bring viewers behind-the-scenes of their epic 40-day challenge in South Africa. Through new interviews & never-before-seen footage, they show a whole new side of the most difficult group survival challenge ever.
Aug 31 2016
As deadly predators begin to close in on the remaining survivalists, they must find the energy to secure food and start their long journey to extraction.
Aug 28 2016
The contaminated fruit of a single tree sets off a shocking chain of events within a 24-hour period; illness and panic spread through the group, bringing into question whether anyone will make it to Day 40.
Aug 21 2016
Ryan encounters a wild animal while he's defenseless and without the help of the group.
Aug 14 2016
Steven fails to return with Darrin from their two-day hunting expedition, leaving the group with no choice but to break camp in a desperate search for answers.
Aug 07 2016
The Survivalists approach the halfway point of their brutal challenge. With starvation & sickness worse than ever they must come together to help one another, but the battle for Alpha Male distracts them from their strategy and may be their downfall.
Jul 31 2016
Only two weeks in and South Africa is already taking a huge toll on our survivalists, mentally and physically. Frustrations between survivalists explode, deadly leopards circle, and cases of tick-bite fever threaten to take some out of the challenge.
Jul 24 2016
On the drought-stricken plains of South Africa, a lack of water leads one group to venture off to find others and another group goes hunting for big game.
Jul 17 2016
12 Naked and Afraid veterans begin their 40 day and 40 night challenge in the sun-scorched bush of South Africa during the middle of a drought and alongside deadly predators.
Jul 10 2016

Season 1

8 Episodes

The final, and most difficult, part of the 40-day challenge begins. Jeff and EJ decide to attempt their extraction alone, and relationships grow contentious between both teams as they navigate the treacherous landscape to try and finish the challenge.
Aug 30 2015
After thirty-one days in the Colombian jungle, the pressure is on to get the nourishment they need to survive extraction, but when one member doesn't play by the rules, the future of one group is thrown into jeopardy.
Aug 23 2015
With 15 days to go in the 40-day challenge, the ten remaining survivalists - dehydrated and protein starved - find themselves converging at dangerous Piranha Lake where they will they compete over scarce food and water.
Aug 16 2015
The 10 remaining survivalists cross the 21-Day milestone and enter into unchartered waters. Scarce resources send the survivalists on a collision course. They fight for their lives with a huge electric eel and are visited in the night by a gigantic puma.
Aug 09 2015
After nearly three weeks in the bush, two survivalists have tapped out and most others are making desperate treks across the savannah in search of food. If they can't find sustenance, they'll be forced out of the most difficult challenge of their lives.
Aug 02 2015
After fourteen days, many who remain are struggling to adapt to their environment and each other. Some consider migrating to try and find new resources, while in other camps tension continues to rise and may lead to our second tap out of the season.
Jul 26 2015
After a week of being dropped into the dangerous and desolate badlands of Colombia with no food or water, one survivalist has already tapped out, another is on the brink, and hunger, thirst, and distrust are threatening to take down several more.
Jul 19 2015
Veteran survivalists are dropped into the badlands of Colombia, where they must survive for 40 days and nights with no food, water or clothes.
Jul 12 2015