Cirie refuses to give up during a challenge, causing all the other contestants to root her on after the challenge was over.
The outing came as a surprise to Smith, who said he was expecting the worst. Instead he found nothing but support.
The 34th season premiere of "Survivor" marks its 500th episode, and some of the show’s most legendary players return for another shot at the $1 million prize.
On Wednesday’s “Survivor,” the Millennial tribe battled the Gen X tribe in an award challenge, but one the contestants kept her cool by losing her top. Michaela, from the Millennial tribe, was stuck in a clinch with a Gen Xer and decided to ditch her top to free herself. Michaela later explained, “I just like to win, you know.”
Two generations of contestants were dumped onto a small island in Fiji where they subsequently battled it out for camp supplies and the immunity challenge.
“We’ve never done a season like this, and it will feel very fresh and alive and current and of the time,” Jeff Probst promises.
The grandaddy of game shows, The Price Is Right, gets a primetime makeover, courtesy of a series of crossovers with the crown jewel of reality television, Survivor. Jeff Probst and a swarm of fan favorite castaways bring a fun, yet highly competitive, vibe to the Showcase Showdown which airs May 23. Four past winners — Natalie Anderson, Jeremy Collins, Rob Mariano, and Tina Wesson — join Joe Anglim, Rupert Boneham, Cirie Fields, Woo Hwang, and Kelley Wentworth as representatives from various seasons of the venerable reality series.
Warning: This recap of the “Play or Go Home” episode of Survivor contains spoilers. Survivor is essentially one long trust exercise, and this week was the textbook example of how players can leverage trust — or lack thereof — to shift the lines of power.
Wednesday was finale of Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance, and we had to wade through a lot of rules to find the winner. At the beginning of the episode, the tribal council voted off Jeremy Collins and Kelley Wentworth. However, each had a hidden immunity idol. That canceled all those votes out. Host Jeff Probst consulted the rule book, and that’s when it got super complicated. Things bounced from putting it in the hands of the immune players to the non-immune players. Probst drew a diagram to explain the process, but even that left people puzzled. ...
Jeff Probst has seen and heard it all. Very little surprises the Emmy winner, but he did experience something new on the show’s 31st season, 'Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance.' “We’ve never had a season that was played like this.” Indeed, even the casting of this season was unique in 'Survivor' history.
No one will argue that 'Survivor' host Jeff Probst is great at his job. But there was a time he wasn’t a very good host — and on one of the most important nights of his career.
While we can’t honestly classify most of it as “real,” we admit that we’ve been hopelessly hooked on reality TV for, oh, about a decade and a half now. In honor of the 15th anniversary of "Survivor" (the show that kick-started the reality TV revolution premiered on May 31, 2000), we’re celebrating our favorite reality TV personalities in eight categories… and letting you pick the winners.