Tougher Than It Looks?

Mondays at 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET


How hard is it to do some of the toughest, oddest, most dangerous tasks on the planet? Is it TOUGHER THAN IT LOOKS? Andrew Younghusband (CANADA'S WORST DRIVER ) will find out first-hand as he delves into the world of terrifying heights, extreme sports, tough trades, small spaces and strange hobbies. Younghusband’s wild quest will take him into the dangerous, weird and just plain tough, as he meets people driven by passion, who do jobs and partake in pastimes that often look impossible. But are they? In each episode, with minimal training, Younghusband will struggle to keep up with the pros and experts as they explain what they do, while showing him the ropes. Then, he is left on his own to do the job or task himself and determine, is it really TOUGHER THAN IT LOOKS? From working as bike courier in metro Toronto to attempting the skateboard half pipe to riding a bull in the rodeo ring, nothing is too scary or obscure for Younghusband to try at least once.

Cast Info

Andrew Younghusband

Andrew Younghusband

Andrew Younghusband is a writer, journalist, host and producer, who has worked in virtually every aspect of entertainment industry – film, stage, radio, print and television. Andrew is the host, creative producer and writer for Canada’s Worst Driver, now in its 13th season on Discovery.

In 2017, Andrew received a 2017 Canadian Screen Awards nomination for Best Writing in a Lifestyle or Reality/Competition Program or Series for this perennially popular series. Andrew is also the host, creative producer and writer for Tougher Than It Looks?, a series that finds the intrepid Younghusband taking on terrifying heights, extreme sports, tough trades, small spaces and strange hobbies. In its debut season on Discovery, Tougher Than It Looks? earned the highest ratings in its time slot among entertainment specialty programs and is ramping up for a second season.

Younghusband hosted and helmed six seasons of Canada’s Worst Handyman, and was the creative producer, writer and host of Don’t Drive Here, an award-winning documentary series that airs in over 100 territories worldwide. He began acting at the age of fifteen. He has made several guest appearances in television series including The Outer Limits and Black Harbour. He served as host and wrote 65 episodes of the Gemini award-winning series Foodessence, then set sail as host of the series Tall Ship Chronicles. In 2005, he was nominated for a Gemini Award in the category of Best Writing in an Information Program or Series for Canada’s Worst Driver and in 2015 won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, or Talk Program or Series for Season 2 of Don’t Drive Here. Raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Andrew currently lives in Toronto.

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