Survivor Guatemala debuts tonight

The 11th season of CBS’ hit reality series debuts tonight. Survivor Guatemala premieres at 8 p.m. ET, and will not be preempted by the President’s address to the nation.

During the episode, we’ll find out exactly what the twists are and what the two returning cast members will be doing, although interviews host Jeff Probst has given suggest the two will actually play the game.

Jeff Probst also responds to small-minded morons who are making irrational arguments about the show and hurricane Katrina. Jeff told reporters, “Nobody in their right mind is going to think ‘Survivor’ is about surviving. It’s technically a game show.”

Survivor Guatemala [CBS]

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John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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