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Well it looks like the tribe has spoken. And by the tribe, I mean the ratings. And they did not have anything nice to say.
For the upcoming season, fans were actually able to vote on what contestants they wanted to see return, but there were still a few fan-favorites the show wanted to ask back. Recently, host Jeff Probst revealed the four former Survivor contestants the show really, really wanted back.
It is finally renewal season, and CBS has just announced a slew of renewals for the 2015-2016 season, which is way better than when the network cancelled newbies Stalker, Battle Creek and The McCarthys.
Survivor has run the gamut in twists, turns and thematic gimmicks. However, with its upcoming 31st season, the reality competition looks to be turning to the tribe of its audience to provide its latest angle.
Season 29 of Survivor was shot in Sn Juan del Sur in Nicaragua, and as you can tell from the descriptions of the people involved, the latest installation of the reality series will feature contestants competing against loved ones.
It seems way too early to start thinking about the Big Brother Season 16 finale yet. But CBS has set the date for the 90-minute season finale, which will crown one houseguest the winner. The finale of Big Brother and the premiere of Survivor will occupy a three hour block together on Wednesday, September 24, which just so happens to be the big premiere week for broadcast television.
CBS has unveiled their 2014-2015 lineup, and in addition to the return of some old favorites -- The Big Bang Theory, NCIS, Survivor and others -- the Eye is lining up a few new dramas and comedies, among which is the NCIS spinoff, NCIS: New Orleans, a psychological thriller called Stalker and a new ensemble comedy called The McCarthys.
Are you ready to return to the Dome? Well, we still have a while to wait for Under the Dome to return to CBS for its second season, but the network did announce the official premiere date for the series, along with the debut date for their new drama Extant, starry Halle Berry. Also announced today were the return dates for The Amazing Race: All Stars and Survivor.
Last night, NBC’s ratings darling from last year, Revolution, premiered its second season on the network. Today’s ratings came in and they weren’t particularly pretty for the post-electricity drama, which came in fourth place during its brand new timeslot. This means the show got beat by ABC’s comedy block, CBS’ Survivor, and Fox’s The X Factor.
Ready for the fall? Yeah, me neither. The summer TV season is only just getting started but CBS is already getting their ducks in a row for the Fall and those who want to plan ahead can get a look at what the Eye has in store for their viewers come September.
Kendra Wilkinson made a splash this week when she opted not to take the plunge during the most recent episode of the celebrity diving series Splash. Her fear of heights prevented her from following through with the 23 foot drop head first into the water and she was subsequently eliminated from the competition. Whether or not Wilkinson's decision to quit the competition goes down in reality TV history as one of the most memorable early-exits a contestant has made remains to be seen.
Following the truly unfortunate news that a contestant on the French version of Survivor, Koh Lanta, died during production of the series' thirteenth season, comes word that the doctor who treated the man has committed suicide, following what he says were unjust accusations.
CBS passed along some good news for more than a dozen of their primetime shows. 18 series received renewals from the Eye today, among which are The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls, NCIS, and newcomer Elementary. CBS is also moving forward with three of their popular reality series, Survivor, The Amazing Race and Undercover Boss.
Tragedy struck during the production of French Survivor adaptation Koh-Lanta when one of the contestants suffered from fatal heart complications during one of the first competitions of the season. The death of the 25-year-old contestant has resulted in the cancellation of the season, which from the sound of it, had only just begun shooting.
Survivor has been on the air for 26 long and grueling seasons, but host Jeff Probst says there is still room for new ideas in the long-running series. In fact, he would really, really like to do a celebrity season, and he says there are stars willing to back him.