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The Best Survival TV Shows on Prime Video

Finding a good Survival TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Survival TV shows of all time streaming on Prime Video.

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1. Survivor

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74/100
Year: 2000-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 40
Reality, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A reality show contest where sixteen or more castaways split between two or more “Tribes” are taken to a remote isolated location and are forced to live off the land with meager supplies for roughly 39 days. Frequent physical challenges are used to pit the tribes against each other for rewards, such as food or luxuries, or for “Immunity”, forcing the other tribe to attend “Tribal Council”, where they must vote off one of their players.

Where to Watch: 598 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other). 482 episodes (79%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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2. Made In Abyss

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65/100
Year: 2017-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Animation, Anime

What it's about: The “Abyss” is the last unexplored region, an enormous and treacherous cave system filled with ancient relics and strange creatures. Only the bravest of adventurers can traverse its depths, earning them the nickname, “Cave Raiders.” Within the depths of the Abyss, a girl named Riko stumbles upon a robot who looks like a young boy. Tantalized by the Abyss, Riko and her new friend descend into uncharted territory to unlock its mysteries, but what lies in wait for them in the darkness?

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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3. Man vs. Wild

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Year: 2006-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 8
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Bear strands himself in popular wilderness destinations where tourists often find themselves lost or in danger.

Where to Watch: 73 episodes (88%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Philo & 1 other). 66 episodes (80%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (BBC America & Discovery). 76 episodes (92%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Survivorman

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Year: 2004-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 9
Action & Adventure, Reality

What it's about: Survivorman is a Canadian-produced television program, broadcast in Canada on the Outdoor Life Network, and internationally on Discovery Channel and Science Channel. The show aired three seasons and 4 specials – 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2012. The title refers to the host of the show, Canadian filmmaker and survival expert Les Stroud, who used survival skills and knowledge to survive for up to ten days alone videotaping his adventures in remote locales where he brought with him little or no food, water, or equipment. According to the show's website, each location was scouted and pre-planned extensively by Stroud and his team who consulted with survival specialists and natives of each area. The fact that Stroud spent his time alone without a production crew is a major focus of the show.

Where to Watch: 22 episodes (30%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV). 38 episodes (51%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Philo & 1 other). 44 episodes (59%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Science). 55 episodes (74%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Jeremiah

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Year: 2002-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a deadly virus.

Where to Watch: 35 episodes (81%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu). 35 episodes (81%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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6. I Shouldn't Be Alive

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Year: 2005-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 6
Action & Adventure, Documentary

What it's about: The show features accounts of individuals and groups caught in dangerous scenarios, presented both through interviews and dramatic reenactments. The main focus is how the survivors survived and the decisions they made that kept them alive.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (33%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 11 episodes (18%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 16 episodes (26%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Animal Planet). 13 episodes (21%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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7. The Island with Bear Grylls

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Year: 2014-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 6
Reality

What it's about: Generations have wondered if they could survive being stranded on a desert island. But how would people cope if they had to do it, for real, and with only themselves to rely on? Adventurer Bear Grylls abandons 13 British men on a remote, uninhabited Pacific island for a month. They will be completely alone, filming themselves, and with only the clothes they're wearing and some basic tools. The island may look like paradise but behind the beaches it can be hell on earth. When stripped of all the luxuries and conveniences of 21st-century living, does modern British man still have the spirit and resources to survive?

Where to Watch: 32 episodes (73%) are available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV). 32 episodes (73%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 12 episodes (27%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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8. Rescue: Special Ops

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Year: 2009-2021Seasons: 3
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Rescue: Special Ops is an Australian television drama series that first screened on the Nine Network in 2009. Filmed in and around Sydney, the program is produced by Southern Star Group with the assistance of Screen Australia and the New South Wales Government. This drama series focuses on a team of experienced professional paramedics who specialise in rescue operations. It premiered on Sunday 2 August 2009, and the season finale of the first season aired on Sunday 25 October. A second season screened from 28 June 2010. The third and final season consisting of 22 episodes screened from 30 May 2011. The Nine Network has confirmed it will not be renewing Rescue Special Ops for a fourth season.

Where to Watch: 48 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi & IMDb TV). 48 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 48 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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9. Amazon

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Year: 1999-2021Seasons: 6
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Amazon was a syndicated television show created by Peter Benchley. It was developed by Canadian production companies Alliance Atlantis Communications & WIC Entertainment and German company Beta Film GmbH. The 22 episodes of the series were in first-run syndication between 1999 and 2000.The drama series focused on the six survivors of a crashed airline flight in the Brazilian Amazon jungle. The group soon comes into contact with a Native American tribe, and relations are anything but friendly. The group is taken in by a mysterious tribe, who descended from 16th century British colonists who were lost in Amazon. Relations with the Chosen are tenuous at best. Most of the group escapes the Chosen only to stir up a hornets nest with a tribe of cannibals, led by an insane American woman bent on domination of all the local tribes. The first season ended in a cliff-hanger, and a second season was never produced. The series retained sufficient interest that it was released on DVD in 2011.A novelization of the 2-hour pilot was written by Rob MacGregor, and a mass-market paperback was released by Harper on 8 Aug 2000.The German title was Amazonas - Gefangene des Dschungels.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (21%) are available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu). 52 episodes (84%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 52 episodes (84%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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10. Survive This

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Year: 2009-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Reality

What it's about: Survive This is a Canadian reality television show in which eight teenagers with limited survival skills training are taken into a forest and confronted with a number of survival challenges to test their skills and perseverance. The series aired on YTV in Canada and Cartoon Network in the United States. The show is hosted by Les Stroud, who narrates each episode, provides the teens with survival challenges, and assesses their performance. The show premiered on April 7, 2009, in Canada and on June 17, 2009, in the United States. Cartoon Network ceased to air Survive This after August 19, 2009, and screened the final three episodes only on the network's Web site.The series' second season debuted on April 19, 2010.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (4%) are available to watch free online (FOX). 22 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 22 episodes (85%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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11. Strange Events

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Year: 2017-2021Seasons: 1
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: In a world where monsters, ghosts and other dreadful creatures are a reality, nightmares can come true. And they will. An anthology that delves into the paranormal, the bizarre and the downright insane. No place is safe.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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12. Ultimate Survival: Everest

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Year: 2004-2021Seasons: 1
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Everest veteran Ben Webster leads a group of climbers through every aspect of a daring summit attempt. This is the ultimate reality program that explores the trials of a team climbing the world's highest mountain. And, for the first time ever, feature footage will be shot from the perspective of each climber. Four climbers, four cameras. Who will make it to the top? Who will survive?

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu). 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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