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Extreme Rescues

Extreme Rescues

Photo Credit:  Arrow International Media's Facebook
  • Premiered: 
    March 1, 2020
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  • Network: Nat Geo
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Adventure
  • Tags: survival, disaster

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Plot Synopsis

Using footage of real-life rescues captured by the rescuers themselves, EXTREME RESCUES is a six-part docuseries that features these rescuers putting their lives on the line saving others. The series premiered on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 10:30pm ET/PT on National Geographic Channel, moving to its regular timeslot -- Sundays at 10pm -- the following week. In the series opener (Mar 1), "Back from the Dead," a kayaker in New Zealand fights to save his drowning friend. Then, in the second episode (Mar 8), "Disaster Strikes," a novice caver is trapped in a flooded passage; a helicopter crew strives to rescue an injured hiker from an inaccessible crevice; Australian fishermen are stranded miles from shore in shark-infested waters.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Arrow International Media