An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate.

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 Abby Grant (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Tom Price (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Greg Preston (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Anya Raczynski (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Aalim Sadiq (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Najid Hanif (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Sarah Boyer (11 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Whitaker / ... (9 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Sami Masood (6 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Samantha Willis (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
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An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate.

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Roger Lloyd Pack is the only cast member to have acted in both the original series and the 21st Century remake. See more »

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Featured in Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.82 (2010) See more »

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Big fans in the USA want another season!
30 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know that BBC has decided against a third season, and nothing a viewer in the USA says will likely change that, but here goes anyway: My wife and I watch a lot of programs, both British and American. We were completely sucked in by Survivors and are continually impressed by how unpredictable and exciting each episode is. We watch "24" and have enjoyed other edge-of-your-seat shows like "Alias" and "Prison Break" in the past, but we agree that Survivors is usually more entertaining than any of them.

Perhaps the total number of viewers in the UK hasn't been up to hopes, but maybe if demographics (average income, education level, etc.) are taken into account, PLUS you add in American viewers (via BBC America), the BBC should reconsider its decision and renew this riveting program for a third season (or "third series," as they call it) and beyond.

The premise of the show seemed fairly mundane: a virus wipes out most of humanity and we view the struggles of a ragtag bunch of survivors. But, despite a few logical lapses, the execution is excellent and the program is exciting to watch. Most of the characters are very well realized and acted, and the plot (episode-by-episode and ongoing too) is much better than one would expect. We look forward to watching the program every week.

They brought Doctor Who back (and we love it). Survivors deserves at least another few seasons -- especially given the miniscule 6-episode British seasons, which are about 1/4 as long as seasons of most American programs!


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