Survivor China

  • Todd Herzog on Dr. Phil: exploitative and necessary

  • Details on Todd Herzog’s rehab, how Survivor contributed to alcoholism, Dr. Phil appearance

  • Survivor’s Todd Herzog: an alcoholic who’s “closer to death” than any Dr. Phil guest

  • Survivor’s Jean-Robert Bellande getting “powerful reactions” at World Series of Poker

  • Neil Patrick Harris got Survivor China’s immunity idol from CBS

  • Todd Herzog and Spencer Duhm are dating

  • Jaime and Erik’s begging wins them an $80,000 wedding

  • Erik and Jaime issue a press release about their “low-key love story”

  • Survivor viewers have the greatest emotional connection to the show, more than other shows

  • Survivor China’s Erik and Jaime are engaged, want a free wedding

  • Denise Martin asks that producer’s $50,000 gift go to charity

  • Denise Martin admits she’s a janitor, apologizes for being unintentionally “misleading”

  • School district denies Denise was demoted; was always a janitor and was actually promoted

  • Survivor finale watched by 15.1 million, up from Fiji but down from Cook Islands

  • Todd wins Survivor China; viewers give James $100,000; Mark Burnett gives Denise $50,000

  • Survivor China enters the finale with an alliance of four

  • Survivor’s “steady, under-the-radar success” is “an astounding feat of longevity”

  • Magazine’s cover identifies Survivor China contestant as “Million Dollar” person

  • Survivor tribe members throw challenge to get rid of new members after switch

  • Survivor China is the most DVRed show, with 2.1 million DVR viewers

  • Survivor China betting suspended after “multiple accounts were linked” to CBS

  • Survivor China is the ninth-most expensive show on television

  • CBS blurred Erik’s boxer briefs “probably [because of] a wardrobe malfunction”

  • Survivor China was the top-rated show last night, but is the lowest-rated premiere yet

  • Jeff Probst’s most difficult decision: “what color of blue shirt to wear” for Tribal Council