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‘Survivor’ fans demand an all-winners season: CBS, are you paying attention? [Poll Results]

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‘Survivor’ fans demand an all-winners season: CBS, are you paying attention? [Poll Results]
Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers” premieres Wednesday, September 27 on CBS, but fans are already thinking ahead to the future. Based on the results of our recent poll, 91% of “Survivor” fans are demanding an all-winners season. With 33 champions so far, including two-time queen Sandra Diaz-Twine, there’s no shortage of possible cast members. […]
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Survivor: Is the CBS TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season 35?

Vulture WatchHow long will castaways continue to outwit, outplay, and outlast me? Has the Survivor TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 35th season on CBS? The television vulture is watching all the latest TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Survivor season 35. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About?A competitive reality show airing on the CBS television network, Survivor is hosted by Jeff Probst. Season 34, Survivor: Game Changers, pits two tribes of 10 past contestants each, against one another. In their own ways, these returning castaways took Survivor gamesmanship to new levels. Playing for the Mana Tribe are: Michaela Bradshaw, Aubry Bracco, Sandra Diaz-Twine, Ciera Eastin, Malcolm Freberg, Hali Ford, Caleb Reynolds, Troyzan Robertson, Jeff
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Hey, ‘Survivor’ fans: Do you want to see an all-winners season? [Poll]

Hey, ‘Survivor’ fans: Do you want to see an all-winners season? [Poll]
Survivor” Season 35 premieres September 27 on CBS and pits three tribes — Heroes, Healers and Hustlers — against each other based on their dominant threats. (Watch the preview trailer here.) The winner of this 35th season will actually be the 34th overall champ because Sandra Diaz-Twine took home two titles thanks to “Survivor: Pearl […]
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Survivor: Is the CBS TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season 35?

Vulture WatchHow long will castaways continue to outwit, outplay, and outlast me? Has the Survivor TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 35th season on CBS? The television vulture is watching all the latest TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Survivor season 35. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About?A competitive reality show airing on the CBS television network, Survivor is hosted by Jeff Probst. Season 34, Survivor: Game Changers, pits two tribes of 10 past contestants each, against one another. In their own ways, these returning castaways took Survivor gamesmanship to new levels. Playing for the Mana Tribe are: Michaela Bradshaw, Aubry Bracco, Sandra Diaz-Twine, Ciera Eastin, Malcolm Freberg, Hali Ford, Caleb Reynolds, Troyzan Robertson, Jeff
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Exclusive: 'Survivor' Winner Sarah Lacina on How She'll Spend Her $1 Million: 'I Want to Be Smart With It'

Exclusive: 'Survivor' Winner Sarah Lacina on How She'll Spend Her $1 Million: 'I Want to Be Smart With It'
Sarah Lacina's meticulous game won her the million dollar prize on Wednesday's season finale of Survivor: Game Changers -- and she plans to be just as careful with her money.

"I've had nine months to think about it!" she told Et on the red carpet, revealing how she'll spend her money after being announced as season 34's Sole Survivor.

Related: 'Survivor' Crowns Season 34 Winner -- Find Out Who Won the $1 Million Prize!

"I'm going to tie it to my church, obviously. Ten percent is going to church off the top, and then my husband and I just want to build a home, and set money aside for retirement," Lacina continued. "It's really boring, but that's really what's going to happen."

Lacina's plan is airtight -- with no room for impulse purchases.

"I want to be smart with it because a million dollars can go quickly," she shared. "I'm just, I'm
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Survivor: Season 34 Ratings (Game Changers)

In its 34th season, the Survivor TV show on CBS is bringing back some oldies but goodies (and baddies?). Survivor: Game Changers features two tribes of past players who, in their own ways, took Survivor gamesmanship to new levels. Will former viewers return to watch prior castaways scheme and strategize on Fiji's Mamanuca Islands? Could this 17 year old reality show be cancelled or, is it a lock for a season 35 renewal? Stay tuned.Jeff Probst returns as host of Survivor: Game Changers, which pits two tribes of 10 past contestants against one another. On the Mana Tribe are: Michaela Bradshaw, Aubry Bracco, Sandra Diaz-Twine, Ciera Eastin, Malcolm Freberg, Hali Ford, Caleb Reynolds, Troyzan Robertson, Jeff Varner, and Tony Vlachos. Playing for the Nuku Tribe are: Andrea Boehlke, Brad Culpepper, Sierra Dawn-Thomas, Cirie Fields, Sarah Lacina, Oscar “Ozzy” Lusth, Zeke Smith, James “J.T” Thomas, Tai Trang,
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Stephen Fishbach’s Survivor Blog: How Andrea Pulled Off Her Plan

Stephen Fishbach’s Survivor Blog: How Andrea Pulled Off Her Plan
Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivorstrategy for People since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

Erik Reichenbach is a comic artist, illustrator, and former Survivor Fan Favorite. See more of his artwork and commissions on Tumblr.com and follow him on Twitter!

“In a game for a million dollars, you have to practice a little delayed gratification, because it might cost you a million dollars down the line.”

Zeke Smith, Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X

Survivor is rarely a game of simple decisions,
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Exclusive: Ozzy Lusth on His 128 Days Playing 'Survivor': 'I've Basically Grown Up on the Show'

Exclusive: Ozzy Lusth on His 128 Days Playing 'Survivor': 'I've Basically Grown Up on the Show'
With 128 days in the books, Ozzy Lusth has officially played Survivor more than any other contestant ever -- and he's also the only one to play four times and never win.

The 35-year-old surfer spent his shortest time on the island this most recent go-around (24 days), after being eliminated on Wednesday night's second episode.

Exclusive: Ozzy Lusth on Witnessing Jeff Varner Out Zeke Smith on 'Survivor': 'The Reaction Was Shock'

This season of Survivor: Game Changers seemed tailor-made for Lusth, who quickly became a fan favorite on his first season, 2006's Survivor: Cook Islands, for his survival skills and incredible immunity streaks, though his time was surprisingly cut short on Wednesday after failing to win an immunity challenge he had played -- and won -- twice before.

After lasting more than an hour and half holding himself up on a giant, building-sized pole, Lusth dropped to the ground, giving immunity
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'Survivor' Castaway Zeke Smith Outed as Transgender by Fellow Contestant Jeff Varner During Tribal Council

'Survivor' Castaway Zeke Smith Outed as Transgender by Fellow Contestant Jeff Varner During Tribal Council
Zeke Smith is trying to make the best of the situation.

The two-time Survivor player was outed as transgender by fellow tribe member Jeff Varner during tribal council on Wednesday's episode of Game Changers.

Exclusive: 'Survivor: Game Changers' Castaway Brad Culpepper Breaks Down Over the Stress of the Competition

Varner, who told host Jeff Probst that he felt he was going home earlier in the tribal council, decided to reveal one last piece of information in the hopes of saving himself.

"There is deception here. Deceptions on levels, Jeff, that these guys don't even understand," Varner said, looking at Smith. "Why haven't you told anyone that you're transgender?"

While Smith was open about his sexuality during his last appearance on the show, Survivor: Millenials vs. Gen X, and even inspired another contestant, Bret, to come out to him on the show, the transgender reveal was a shock to his tribe -- and something Smith hoped wouldn't
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Survivor Contestant Zeke Smith Reveals He's Transgender After Fellow Contestant Jeff Varner Outs Him On the Show

Survivor Contestant Zeke Smith Reveals He's Transgender After Fellow Contestant Jeff Varner Outs Him On the Show
Two-time Survivor contestant Zeke Smith revealed himself to be transgender during tonight's episode, after fellow tribe member Jeff Varner decided to out him in front of the other contestants.  The 29 year-old contestant won viewers over during the Millennials vs. Gen-x season of Survivor with his lovable personality, and even inspired another contestant, Bret, to come out to him on the show. Zeke was brought back this season for Game Changers, which is entirely made up of returning players who had a major impact on the show in previous seasons.  In last week's episode, it was Zeke's idea to get rid of two-time winner and powerhouse player Sandra, blindsiding Jeff in the process,...
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‘Survivor: Game Changers’ episode 7 preview: ‘What Happened on Exile, Stays on Exile’ trailer [Watch]

‘Survivor: Game Changers’ episode 7 preview: ‘What Happened on Exile, Stays on Exile’ trailer [Watch]
With Queen Sandra Diaz-Twine dethroned last week (listen to our fun exit interview), “Survivor: Game Changers” is truly anyone’s game now. In the promo video for “What Happened on Exile, Stays on Exile,” the fallout from the new Nuku tribe’s decision to oust Sandra looks like it will be fierce. Watch CBS’s preview trailer above for […]
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Post Tribal: The Et Canada ‘Survivor: Game Changers’ Podcast – Episode 5: Sandra

The reign of Queen Sandra came to an abrupt end on this week’s edition of “Survivor”, and the show’s only two-time winner finally got to experience the feeling of having Jeff Probst snuff her torch. After being the hidden hand behind the “Game Changer” season’s eliminations, the chickens came home to roost (so to speak) […]
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The Queen Reigns! How Sandra Diaz-Twine Is Still ‘Playing’ Survivor — Even After Her Elimination

The Queen Reigns! How Sandra Diaz-Twine Is Still ‘Playing’ Survivor — Even After Her Elimination
The Queen has been ejected from her throne — but leave it to two-time Survivor winner Sandra Diaz-Twine to manage to find a way to keep herself in the game even after she faced her first elimination ever across three seasons.

Diaz-Twine spoke to People Thursday after viewers saw her torch snuffed by host Jeff Probst after a career total of 94 days. But what did she leave behind the could really screw up at least one other player’s game?

Diaz-Twine reveals that, before one of the initial tribe swaps, she created a counterfeit immunity idol (yes, the very trick Debbie Wanner
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Exclusive: 'Survivor' Queen Sandra Diaz-Twine on the Sugar, the Goat and the 'Tough' Moment She Was Dethroned

The Queen was finally dethroned on Wednesday night's episode of Survivor: Game Changers!

After yet another tribe swap, the only two-time winner of the game found herself at the bottom of Nuku, and was eliminated sixth, leaving by a 5-2 vote after just 16 days.

Exclusive: 'Survivor's Jt Thomas on Leaving His Idol at Camp and Why Michaela's Not a 'Game Changer'

Et hopped on the phone with Sandra the morning after the moment she said would never happen, where she opened up about the fateful moment host Jeff Probst finally snuffed her torch -- and answered all our burning questions about her hilarious stunts this season.

Et: Jeff Probst said multiple times that you were so eager to jump back into Survivor that you even blindly said yes to joining this season without knowing what they were asking you. When you heard the title of the season was Game Changers, did that
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'Survivor: Game Changers' Host Jeff Probst on Episode 6's Historic Vote-Off

[This story contains spoilers through the sixth episode of Survivor: Game Changers.]

No matter what happened on this week's episode of Survivor, the queen does indeed stay queen — but it's finally time to say adios.

In the sixth episode of Game Changers, Sandra Diaz-Twine, the only two-time winner in Survivor history, finally discovered what it feels like to have her torch snuffed by Jeff Probst. After swapping tribes and landing on the wrong side of a numbers majority against the original Nuku tribe, Sandra calmly attempted a coup that would send idol hunter Tai Trang...
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Jeff Probst Reveals What Sandra Did Wrong on 'Survivor: Game Changers'

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Jeff Probst Reveals What Sandra Did Wrong on 'Survivor: Game Changers'
Sandra made Survivor history in the sixth episode of Survivor: Game Changers. It just wasn't the history she was hoping to achieve. For the first time ever Jeff Probst snuffed the torch of the two-time Survivor winner. After playing twice and winning twice, Sandra walked away from Survivor with a loss. Jeff Probst talked to The Hollywood Reporter about that event and what factor eventually led to Sandra's downfall in the game. 
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Stephen Fishbach’s Survivor Blog: ‘The Difference Between Good Survivor Play and Bad’ Explained

Stephen Fishbach’s Survivor Blog: ‘The Difference Between Good Survivor Play and Bad’ Explained
Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for People since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

“One whole day is enough time to turn anybody’s head around.” — Sandra Diaz-Twine, Winner, Pearl Islands and Heroes vs. Villains

Survivor, with a special guest star? Wait a minute, are they stranded on Gilligan’s Island?

When John Cochran stepped onto Debbie’s boat asking, “Hope it’s okay if I join ya!” it marked a major evolution in the history of the show:
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'Survivor: Game Changers' Brings an Exile Island Twist to "Vote Early, Vote Often"

[This article contains spoilers for the Wednesday, April 5 episode of Survivor: Game Changers.]   There was an aura of sad inevitability hanging over Wednesday's Survivor if you're like me and you've been marveling at the scheming and machinations that allowed Sandra "The Queen" Diaz-Twine to take out both of the other former winners left in the game.   Sandra's gameplay has been a thing of beauty, working both behind the scenes, but also right out there in front of everybody. As I've said before, this season probably presented two goals for Sandra: Winning another...
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Aubry Laments ‘Queen’ Sandra’s Survivor Power Play: ‘I Need to Learn a Thing or Two from Her’

Aubry Laments ‘Queen’ Sandra’s Survivor Power Play: ‘I Need to Learn a Thing or Two from Her’
Bow down to the “Queen.”

Aubry Bracco has finally accepted that Sandra Diaz-Twine is a force to be reckoned with after J. T. Thomas’ surprise elimination in last week’s Survivor: Game Changers episode.

In a People Now exclusive sneak peek at Wednesday’s episode, Aubry returns to camp totally shocked that Sandra turned the tables, securing Jeff Varner’s vote against J.T. rather than Michaela Bradshaw.

“You guys came to play. I’m impressed,” she remarks. “I really am.”

Aubry admits that she feels like she can’t form an alliance with the power players in her tribe,
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‘Survivor: Game Changers’ power rankings: Tai Trang, Brad Culpepper, Sierra Thomas continue to dominate

‘Survivor: Game Changers’ power rankings: Tai Trang, Brad Culpepper, Sierra Thomas continue to dominate
The queen stayed the queen on Wednesday’s episode of “Survivor: Game Changers” after two-time winner Sandra Diaz-Twine worked her magic to take out the only other former champion left, J.T. Thomas. And while Sandra’s game play has been masterful, she’s had to do a lot of work to make the chips fall in her favor […]
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