Nik Wallenda to Tightrope Walk Over Active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua Live Tonight!
Watch Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda TONIGHT 8|7c on ABC! Chris Harrison, host of ABC's hit The Bachelor franchise will trade roses for adrenaline as the official host of "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda," along with television personality and ESPN anchor Sage Steele, who will serve as co-host. The pair will hit the Pacific Ring of Fire live from the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua as Nik Wallenda becomes the first person to embark on a 1,800-foot-long highwire walk over the famed volcano. Nik Wallenda comes from a family of thrill-seekers including great-grandfather Karl Wallenda and mom Delilah Wallenda. Nik is looking to add the volcano walk to his long list tightrope adventures that include walks over Niagara Falls, New York's Times Square and more. "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour televised event TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST). This will mark Nik's longest and highest highwire walk ever attempted.
"Nik Wallenda and his family are legendary. I'm extremely honored and also a little nervous to watch this death-defying walk over a live volcano," said Harrison. "I'm proud to bring this live event to the world along with my friend and co-host Sage Steele."
"I have been a fan of Nik Wallenda for years and am beyond thrilled to be part of his next feat," said Steele. "I am counting down the days to 'Volcano Live!' and am so excited to be reunited with my good friend Chris Harrison for what I know will be an unforgettable night for the world to see!"
"Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" is produced by dick clark productions. Robyn Younie, Mark Bracco, Linda Gierahn, David Simone, Winston Simone, Shelley Ross and Nik Wallenda are executive producers.