Kellee started a conversation about sexism on Survivor and upended the game with her Island of the Idols immunity idol—and that was just the beginning.
Survivor Island of the Idols
News and recaps about Survivor season 39, which will feature two returning players inhabiting the Island of the Idols and mentoring and helping some of the 20 new contestants.
How is Survivor doing competing directly against Fox’s Masked Singer? It’s losing—but it’s also become the highest-rated show on CBS among younger viewers this fall.
The conversation between Jamal and Jack was not a tangent nor extraneous to Survivor’s game: this was the backbone that Survivor and CBS haven’t had for years.
The tribes swapped, the Island of the Idols disappeared, and both reward challenges and product integration returned to Survivor.
A hilarious lie led to an unexpected moment, and that was before an actual blindside at Tribal Council.
A visit to the Island of the Idols resulted in a comedic but dumb challenge, and also destroyed someone’s game. Meanwhile, a tribe completely ignored a stabbing.
CBS spoiled Survivor, Jeff Probst reacted, and so did fans. Also: Why Survivor is now doing flash-forwards instead of a theme song or intro.
On Survivor Island of the Idols’ second episode, the editing pointed directly at an oncoming blindside, but that wasn’t as bad as spoiling the outcome of the immunity challenge, which a CBS promo did last week.
Rob and Sandra were on screen for almost one-fifth of the Survivor Island of the Idols premiere, though this strong cast proved their twist was unnecessary.
A ludicrously extended metaphor about Survivor’s changes over time, and especially over the last few years.
Survivor Diaz-Twine and Rob Mariano will teach, test, and negotiate with Survivor Island of the Idols contestants who visit them and their giant heads.
CBS has announced its fall premiere dates, including the return of Survivor and conclusion of Big Brother.
Survivor season 39 has two returning players, but they won’t be playing the game. Instead, they’ll be part of a twist that sounds a lot like Ghost Island.
The Masked Singer will face off against Survivor this fall and next spring, unless CBS decides to move its venerable reality competition.
A reliable spoiler site says that two former Survivor winners will be back, but only as a reward—which as appetizing as a pile of limp, cold pizza.