The Great Escape on TNT

In TNT’s new reality competition show The Great Escape, three teams of two must escape their location using their strength and wits while avoiding detection. Each episode will feature a different location, with the first challenge being Alcatraz Island. If they can defeat

the competition, the contestants will win $100,000! The show premieres Sunday June 24that 9 pm. If you enjoy The Amazing Race (TGE has the same creators) or the work of Ron Howard and Brian Grazer (producers) you might want to check out this new series. You may also like these books and movies available at Glenside: 

Escape stories:

The Great Escape by Paul Brickhill
The Great Escape starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Richard Attenborough
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo starring Robert Donat and Elissa Landi
The Next Three Days starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks
The Way Back starring Ed Harris and Colin Farrell
"Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King in Different Seasons
The Shawshank Redemption starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman










































Fortress Alcatraz: Guardian of the Golden Gate by John Arturo Martini
Heart of the Rock: The Indian Invasion of Alcatraz by Adam Fortunate Eagle



Ron Howard/Brian Grazer collaborations:

A Beautiful Mind starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connolly
Apollo 13 starring Tom Hanks, Ed Harris, and Gary Sinise
Frost/Nixon starring Michael Sheen and Frank Langella