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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Contestants fend for themselves in slow survivalist show.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

pretty good

Its a ok family show for any body

This title has:

Great messages
1 person found this helpful.
age 5+

Teaching good value for life of animals well most of the people do.

I'm only on season 6 however the fact they allowed a guy to let a animal suffer for 3 hours he should have removed from the show immediately he had multiple opportunities to end that life without suffering during that time that should be a rule while all other thank animals for they're life he let's one suffer because he's worried with a bow it's gonna run away hit it again and stop its life that should be a rule no allowing animals to suffer because you're not man enough to make the kill you'd rather watch it bleed out. Before that everyone had my respect while hunting for animal meat. He shouldn't have been allowed to continue and that animal could have fed the crew.

This title has:

Educational value
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (7):

It's your basic survival competition, but what sets Alone apart is its focus is on the contestants' candid commentary about how they feel as they try to make it through each day alone. From airing their frustrations about their circumstances, to trying to get a grip on their fears and loneliness, each man shares his thoughts about what he's going through and the reasons why he may or may not choose to stick it out.

Outside of a few details offered on the screen by the show's producers, the overall series doesn't offer a lot of survival advice. Meanwhile, despite efforts to increase the drama with the help of music and well-timed commercial breaks, the show can be a bit slow-going. But if you like outdoor reality adventure, you'll probably find this entertaining.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: June 18, 2015
  • Network: History
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 4, 2023

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