Survivor Marquesas will conclude opposite X-Files finale; Amazing Race 2 will debut early, on March 11.

Survivor Marquesas will conclude opposite X-Files finale; Amazing Race 2 will debut early, on March 11.
To pack as much of the show into May sweeps as possible, Survivor Marquesas will conclude with its two-hour finale and one-hour reunion on Sunday, May 19–directly opposite the series finale of The X-Files. The second-to-last episode will air the previous Thursday, May 16. Additionally, CBS will debut The Amazing Race 2 on Monday, March 11 at 10 p.m. ET, and then continue two days later on March 13 in its normal Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET time slot. Because of NCAA basketball, Survivor Marquesas will air that week and the following week on Wednesday, directly preceding The Amazing Race 2. Finally, AFP: American Fighter Pilots will debut March 29 at 8 p.m. ET, in “Ellen” and “Danny”‘s time slot.

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