eighth Survivor will be all-star edition.

eighth Survivor will be all-star edition.
The long-awaited all-star version of Survivor has been confirmed by CBS and Mark Burnett. After announcing details for Survivor Panama, which will include “more challenges in the water [and] an ongoing theme involving piracy and the biggest and most impressive tribal council area yet,” Burnett said the eigth season will be “an all-star Survivor tournament of champions,” according to Zap2it.com. Although the site reports “Burnett did give a final list of returning contestants,” it and other media outlets are only reporting the names of the following former cast members who will participate: Rudy Boesch, Richard Hatch, Susan Hawk, Jerri Manthey, Tina Wesson, and Ethan Zohn. The show will air next spring, The New York Daily News reports.
+ also: Reality News Online suggests all-star cast has yet to be selected.

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