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Obama’s ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ Episode Set for December Premiere

President to appear on NBC reality show December 17

President Barack Obama goes “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” and the episode is set to premiere on December 17, NBC announced Monday.

Obama and Grylls travel across the rugged Alaskan terrain, and will chat about subjects including what it means to be a father who happens to be president, his relationship with his wife and children and, like all parents, balancing time between work and home.

Climate change will also be on the table as the two visit Exit Glacier up close and discuss new energy resources and how to maintain a clean environment. Grylls and President Obama speak about the importance of maintaining the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness for generations to come.

Past guests on the show have included Kate Winslet, Drew Brees, Kate Hudson, Zac Efron, Michelle Rodriguez and Channing Tatum.

“Running Wild with Bear Grylls” is produced by Electus and Bear Grylls Ventures. Grylls serves as executive producer along with Ben Silverman, Chris Grant, Laura Caraccioli and Viki Cacciatore.

The Obama episode of “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” will premiere Thursday, Dec. 17 at 10 p.m. ET on NBC.