Elie M. Chahine

Discovery Channel has terminated its relationship with Bear Grylls, the British television personality and star of the network’sMan vs. Wild. The severing of the relationship, which began back in 2006 when Man vs. Wildlaunched on Discovery, comes after the network has allegedly been unable to get Grylls to participate in two unannounced projects he was contracted for, say sources. The sixth season of Man vs. Wild wrapped in August.

“Due to a continuing contractual dispute with Bear Grylls, Discovery has terminated all current productions with him,” a network spokesperson tells The Hollywood Reporter.

A representative for Grylls confirmed that theMan Vs. Wild star has parted ways with Discovery.

“Bear’s goal has always been to make life-empowering shows for his many fans around the globe, and he has taken great risks to bring Discovery such award-winning programming over seven seasons,” said Heather Krug in a…

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