“Siberia” premieres tonight on NBC, and you can get ready for it by watching the latest previews and hearing what people are already saying about the show. Or you can just watch Episode 1 in its entirety right here!
“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.
The full pilot can be viewed below. If you like what you see and are curious about future installments, here are the synopses of Episodes 1.02, “A Question of Reality,” and 1.03, “Lyin’ and Tiger and Bare”:
“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.
“Siberia” Episode 1.03 – “Lyin’ and Tiger and Bare” (airs 7/15/13; 10-11 PM)
DISTRUST DEEPENS AMONG THE REMAINING CONTESTANTS, AND A DEVASTATING FIRE ADVERSELY AFFECTS THEM ALL – Emotions in the group run hot when a fire spontaneously breaks out and sparks of lust are ignited among several contestants. Jeopardy and anxiety heighten with the acute need for food and protection from the Siberian wilderness as Natalie (Natalie Ann Scheetz) and Anne-Marie (Anne-Marie Mueschke) claim to have seen a tiger nearby. Although Johnny (Johnny Wactor) and Irene (Irene Yee) have killed a deer, the camp’s feast is tempered by their fear of what the smell of blood and cooked meat might attract in the night. Co-starring Joyce Giraud, Sam Dobbins, Sabina Akhmedova, Victoria Hill, Daniel David Sutton, Neeko O.J. Skervin, Esther Anderson, Miljan Milosevic, and Jonathon Buckley (host).
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