On July 11, the Oscar nominee will appear alongside Bear Grylls on the Discovery Channel series 'Man Vs. Wild' with Bear Grylls.
Gyllenhaal and Grylls will trek through the Icelandic landscape -- through mountains, glaciers and volcanoes -- with the actor forced to shadow the host as they endure rough weather conditions. Their adventure will kick off six all-new episodes of the series.
In other TV news ...
• After the success of Denis Leary's firefighter series, 'Rescue Me,' on FX, USA is partnering with the actor/writer/producer on a show about paramedics. In this case, however, the series in question is an American adaptation of the British comedy 'Sirens.' [Deadline]
• Keith Olbermann's new CurrentTV show begins tonight, and he announced on Twitter his first guests. Left-wing documentarian Michael Moore and Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas will appear on the show tonight. [TV Guide]
• 'Teen Mom' star Amber Portwood was released from the hospital over the weekend.The reality star had allegedly attempted suicide in her Indiana home. [THR]
• Spike TV's 'Auction Hunters' will return for a third season. The network announced today that it is renewing the reality series for another 26 episodes, with a live episode planned. [Deadline]