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TVGN re-airing Survivor Fans vs. Favorites, Heroes vs. Villains this week

Starting at 11 a.m. ET today and continuing tomorrow, TVGN, formerly known as the TV Guide Network, will broadcast both the original Survivor Fans vs. Favorites (today and tomorrow) and Survivor Heroes vs. Villains (Thursday and Friday). The schedule lists times and episodes. TVGN, which also broadcasts heavily censored live feeds from Big Brother, is …

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Jeff Probst used to date Kristin Chenoweth, was filmed shirtless by Ryan Seacrest

The stars of two of the best television shows on the air used to date, but are not dating now. Kristin Chenoweth, who stars on Pushing Daisies–my favorite new drama of last season; it’s awesome–dated Survivor host Jeff Probst in the past, but is now just friends with him. Kristin Chenoweth told E!’s Kristin Dos …

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Jeff Probst wins first-ever reality host Emmy; Amazing Race wins sixth consecutive Emmy

At the 60th Emmys last night, Survivor host Jeff Probst was named the first-ever outstanding reality show host, while The Amazing Race won its sixth consecutive Emmy last night, even though its fifth Emmy was absurd. Probst’s win–which he completely deserved as the person who defined what it means to be a reality show host–balances …

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

Of the new shows debuting this fall, Survivor has a higher “emotional attachment index” than any other show, scripted or unscripted. That means “fans of the ‘Survivor’ franchise have the strongest emotional attachment of any returning series going into the fall 2008 season,” according to an announcement from Marketing Evaluations, a company that has created …

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Survivor Micronesia made $96.5 million for CBS, compared to $166.6 million for All-Stars

Between its two all-star seasons, Survivor lost about $70 million in value for CBS, and the 16th season, fans versus favorites, was the third-lowest season in terms of advertising revenue. Those numbers come in a story where Forbes reports on the departure of CBS reality TV executive Ghen Maynard and the network’s failure to find …

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Parvati won because of “truthful” answers, Cirie says; tiebreaker still unknown

Parvati Shallow beat Amanda Kimmel and won Survivor Micronesia as a result of the answers the two women gave at the final Tribal Council, according to their alliance mate Cirie Fields, although Amanda only says she made mistakes. “I just did a lot of things wrong and I really don’t know what else to say,” …

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