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.
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.
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.
Ambushed by unhappy 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.
Jeff and Laura fish the South China Sea but are caught in a dangerous electrical storm on the open water. The brutal conditions on both land and sea lead to the Philippines claiming its first victim.
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.
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.
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.
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.