Jeff Probst continues to not provide details about what happened or what will change. Meanwhile, Survivor won’t have a live finale and reunion; it’ll be pre-taped instead.
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.
Survivor: Island of the Idols players Aaron and Missy both say they had no idea what the production meeting was about, even though it was a result of Kellee’s confessional about Dan.
In this story, two Jeff Probst responses, exit interviews with Kellee and Jamal, Josh Wigler’s exit from Survivor, but no recap. I’m done covering this season as entertainment, but will continue reporting on it.
Jeff Probst and Survivor: Island of the Idols cast members have responded to last night’s episode—which resulted in almost universally negative reaction.
Survivor: Island of the Idols’ merge episode dealt directly with Dan’s unwanted touching and inappropriate behavior, and then started to gaslight us.
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.
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.