The crew members of CBS' Tough As Nails

Pictured (L-R): Patrick "Freight Train" Hargan, Liz "Knuckles" Nichols, Sarah Burkett, Swifty Sanders, Tara Alverson, Michael "Eyebrows" Guerriero, Aracelis "Celi" Garcia, Scott Henry, Merryl Tengesdal, Iraida Mujica, Cyril "Zeus" Ontai III, and Angel Castillo from the CBS competition reality series Tough As Nails.

Photo Credit: Cliff Lipson/CBS.

Season 2 of Tough As Nails premieres Wednesday, Feb. 10 on CBS and CBS All Access.

By Nate Millado

Real people. Real life. Real tough! Last summer's No. 1 new reality series returns for a second go-round, as 12 new competitors get ready to roll up their sleeves for a shot at the coveted Tough As Nails belt. These hardworking hopefuls come from all walks of life—a steelworker, a travel nurse, a pipe welder, and a retired Air Force Colonel, among others—competing in challenges at real-world job sites (think farms, high-rises, fishing boats).

While there can only be one champ, anybody who clocks out of the individual comp can still win additional cash prizes with their teams throughout the season. "Over the past year, we have a renewed appreciation of the 'essential workforce' that keeps the country running," says creator and host Phil Keoghan. "I'm excited for viewers to meet the new crew members."

Season 2 of Tough As Nails premieres Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 8/7c on CBS and Paramount+.

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