John Hudson has featured in two series of Discovery's prime-time TV survival show Survive That (a.k.a Dude You're Screwed in the USA). By testing his survival skills from the darkest depths of a Mexican jungle cenote, in a Utah desert slot-canyon, and on top of a stormy Alaskan glacier; John's stoicism and “cheeky" British sense of humour has won him many fans worldwide.
John has also delivered his survival expertise on camera for several programmes at home in the UK over the last few years. In America, he has appeared on Colorado's Best as a guest and co-hosting the weather with fellow 'dudes' Terry Schappert, Jake Zweig and Tim Smith. Behind the camera, he was the subject matter expert chosen to oversee production of the UK Military's SERE Level-A Film and he also helped develop ideas towards the initial concept for Dude You're Screwed/ Survive That.
John is regularly asked to contribute survival-related opinions and expertise on local, national and international radio shows. For selected examples of his broadcasting work, see the images, links and video below.
john hudson: showreel
Enjoy a short showreel film featuring John's TV work over the last few years. To discuss broadcasting or media opportunities, please contact his agent Wolfsong Media: email@example.com
survive that/ dude you're screwed
On this prime-time show for Discovery, a group of five of “the world’s most elite, thrill-seeking survivalists” capture one among them in turn, then blindfold and dispatch him to a remote, unexpected location to fend for himself. Each 'dude' has 100 hours to find his way back to civilization or he loses the game: big-time.
“It’s a hero’s journey,” explain Marjorie Kaplan, the network’s president and general manager, “but we also want to show the camaraderie of his friends, who are monitoring him on video. We want to show the fun of the game.”
John Hudson was proud to be part of the adventure for two series, working on the project from concept to creation. The show is still being aired on Discovery, D-Max and Animal Planet globally; including in Asia, South America, Europe and Australasia.
John hudson: tv & radio work gallery
John is regularly asked to give an informed opinion and advice on radio, especially when survival hits the news. He's also given longer chats and interviews to stations worldwide, helping to spread some of the simple lifesaving tips that can also be applied by us all to make our everyday more comfortable.