Who said nothing fun happens on Tuesdays? We have a Tuesday treat for you right here: the first episode of NBC’s new summer show “Siberia”!
Discover what happens when 16 reality show contestants are abandoned in the Siberian wilderness with only one goal – to survive. Intrigued? Then don’t wait for the show’s July 1st premiere. Start watching it now!
“Siberia” Episode 1.01 – “Pilot” (airs 7/1/13; 10-11 PM)
INTERNATIONAL CONTESTANTS AGREE TO TEST THEIR SANITY AND WILL TO SURVIVE IN THE REMOTE SIBERIAN WILDERNESS FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN A LOT OF MONEY- Sixteen contestants from around the world are dropped off by helicopter into an unpopulated Siberian wilderness. With only the clothes on their backs, the contestants must try to survive this “last man/woman standing” endurance competition with no rules or help from producers or the outside world to win a big cash prize.
Leaders and followers emerge as the contestants’ survival is constantly threatened as they are faced with frightening events and unexpected situations that go horribly awry.
“Siberia” is an Infinity Films Production in association with Sierra/Engine Television and Welldone Productions. Executive producers are Michael Ohoven, Slava Jakovleff, and Chris Philip. The series was created by Matthew Arnold and is hosted by Jonathan Buckley.
If you like what you see and are curious about future installments, here’s the synopsis for Episode 1.02, “A Question of Reality”:
“Siberia” Episode 1.02 – “A Question of Reality” (airs 7/8/13; 10-11 PM)
DECEPTION AND DRAMA AMONG THE CONTESTANTS MARK EARLY TROUBLE IN THE GAME – A shocking announcement causes the dwindling number of contestants to lose one more. Emotions are heightened, which increases hostility among the contestants. When Esther (Esther Anderson) tricks Victoria (Victoria Hill) into eating uncooked mushrooms, Victoria suffers a hallucination in which she foresees everyone’s deaths.
Accusations of theft, discovery of a bloody scene in the woods, and heated arguments centered on food rationing raise more questions in the minds of some contestants about continuing on. Co-starring Jonathan Buckley (host), Joyce Giraud, John Wactor, Daniel David Sutton, Omar Neeko Skervin, Milhan Milosevic, and Sam Dobbins.
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