A review of American Grit season two, the Fox competition hosted by John Cena, who couldn’t save the show from its changes.
I stood on a bridge, swatting mosquitos so frequently my hands were just a blur, and shook American Grit executive producer Jon Kroll’s hand. “Let’s try right here until we start getting devoured,” he said. We were above a lake, water that was now swarming with bugs, bugs indifferent to insect repellant, natural or chemical, and… continue reading
Last November, in a rural Georgia park, I interviewed several contestants for American Grit season two. It was the first thing a tiny contingent of press—two Fox TV station crew, and another print reporter and I—did before traveling to the actual set, where the contestants would be mentored by military elites and test their own endurance in the John… continue reading
Fox’s American Grit, the John Cena-hosted competition series that eliminated its contestants via endurance challenges, has been renewed for a second season. There are no details in the announcement except that John Cena is returning as host and executive producer, and that the show is currently seeking cast members. Applications are being accepted now through… continue reading
John Cena’s July 4 message, delivered in a stunning 3-minute video, is something we all really need to hear right about now.
A review of American Grit’s first season, which concludes with two episodes tonight. Plus: Watch last week’s incredible immunity/reward challenge.
The conclusion to Thursday’s premiere of American Grit was one of the most satisfying challenge outcomes imaginable.
A recap, and the full video in case you missed it.