No, Really: Discovery Series Strands Rival Senators on a Desert Island

September 11, 2014 2:51 PM

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Discovery Channel has announced that on Oct. 29 — not long before Election Day! — it will premiere Rival Survival, an unscripted series in which “two real world political adversaries,” Republican Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) and Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich (N.M.), are marooned on a remote island for a week.

“Disconnected from the world on an uninhabited island surrounded by shark infested waters that mirror the seemingly treacherous terrain of the U.S. Congress,” the cabler’s press release reads, Flake and Heinrich — described as “polar opposites… often at odds in the Senate” — “must put their politica...

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