Tough as Nails season 1 aired on CBS in July 2020, just when the world was facing a huge challenge as it fought through the coronavirus pandemic. Phil Keoghan reminded us of the *toughness* we needed to get through the situation, and now that the show is making a comeback for its season 2, we better suit up! Read on to find out more.
Tough as Nails season 2 started premiering earlier on 10 February, Wednesday. The filming for the show took place in California, just as in Season 1.
What is Tough as Nails About?
Tough as Nails is a reality competition series featuring contestants competing in real-life challenges at job sites that test their strength, endurance, life skills, and mental toughness over a series of 10 episodes, with one participant eliminated per episode.
The episodes air every Wednesday, 8 pm ET on CBS Television Network, with each episode having a run time of less than 50 mins.
Contestants on Tough as Nails Season 2
He is a construction foreman, aged 29, from Miami, Florida.
Aracelis “Celi” Garcia
Celi is a 31 years old travel nurse from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Patrick “Freight Train” Hargan
Patrick is a 49 years old UPS Delivery guy from East Greenville, Pennsylvania.
She is an auto mechanic (transport trucks) aged 43, from Miramar, Florida.
Liz “Knuckles” Nichols
She is a cement mason from Waltham, Massachusetts, aged 36.
Merryl Tangesdal is a retired Air Force Colonel who was a combat aviator for the Navy and Air Force. She is aged 49 and is from Bronx, New York.
Michael “Eyebrows” Guerriero
Michael is a 43-year-old bricklayer from Queens, New York.
Sarah Burkett is a 41-year-old pipe welder from Chesterfield, Virginia.
He is a construction superintendent, aged 40, from Orem, Utah.
He is a steelworker from East Chicago, Illinois, aged 43.
Tara is a 38-year-old mariner from Bothell, Washington State.
Cyril “Zeus” Ontai III
Cyril is the youngest contestant, aged 29. He is a lineman from Honolulu, Hawaii.
A Glimpse of Tough as Nails Season 2
Get, Set, Toughen!