UK Survivor returns tonight with fewer cast members and fewer episodes.

UK Survivor returns tonight with fewer cast members and fewer episodes.
The UK’s second season of Survivor debuts tonight on ITV. Faced with low ratings its first run, the show has made changes, including lowering the number of contestants from 16 to 12, eliminating the live audience segment, and adding (later in the season) an interactive element that allows viwers to participate.
+ plus: Sky One will air Fear Factor.

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