Mark Burnett: “We’re changing the order of things” on Survivor Thailand.

Mark Burnett: “We’re changing the order of things” on Survivor Thailand.
In an interview about the debut of Survivor Thailand Thursday, producer Mark Burnett says they are “changing the order of things.” Among the changes that he reveals: the order of immunity and reward challenges will sometimes be switched, and “[t]he castaways go long stretches without receiving any ‘tree mail,’” Gannett News Service reports. What about tribes? Will they be split by sex? A CBS spokesperson says, “I can’t talk about the names of the tribes, or whether there are two tribes.”

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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