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Cyclone Pam devastates Vanuatu, which hosted Survivor

A category five cyclone devastated Vanuatu over a 24-hour period earlier this month, and relief organizations have asked for help this week. Cyclone Pam hit the island nation March 13 with sustained winds of 155 mph, and it was one of the most-intense storms ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere. In Port Vila, 90 percent of the buildings were destroyed; that’s …

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Jeff Probst and Julie Berry broke up; Richard Hatch smuggled matches in his ass

Survivor host Jeff Probst and Vanuatu contestant Julie Berry are no longer together. “Sadly, Julie and I are not dating anymore. But it was a good love affair,” Jeff told the Philippine Daily Inquirer. He doesn’t reveal what happened. Three years ago, after their relationship became public, he called her “the love of my life.” …

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Survivor Fiji will debut in February; Jeff Probst and Vanuatu’s Julie are still dating

The fourteenth season of Survivor will debut in February, according to the show’s host. An AP story about Jeff Probst and his (former contestant) girlfriend Julie Berry announces that Survivor Fiji “begins in February” in its second-to-last paragraph, as The Baltimore Sun’s Sarah Kickler Kelber noticed. CBS has yet to announce a specific date, however, …

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CBS challenges FCC ruling about Twila saying “bullshitter” on The Early Show

Last month’s shocking and appalling decision by the FCC to fine broadcasters over content is being challenged in court by the networks. The four major “networks filed lawsuits in federal appeals courts in Washington and New York to challenge indecency rulings against CBS, ABC and Fox involving coarse language,” The New York Times reports. One …

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GM pays $12.5 million for Survivor placement; Eliza hasn’t received her car.

GM pays $12.5 million for Survivor placement; Eliza hasn’t received her car. USA TODAY examines one of the Survivor franchise’s longest running product placement partners, and finds that “General Motors has given away nine different car and truck models to Survivor contestants, and none is seeing particularly robust sales.” Still, the company keeps its automobiles …

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although he once made her cry, Jeff Probst is “definitely … in love” with Julie.

although he once made her cry, Jeff Probst is “definitely … in love” with Julie. On Valentine’s Day, let’s pause and consider the genesis of one of the most unexpected reality TV romances ever: Survivor host Jeff Probst and Survivor Vanuatu contestant Julie Berry. First, though, why the hell is it that Survivor has spawned …

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Jeff Probst says Julie is the “love of my life,” says he “play[s] a distinct role.”

Jeff Probst says Julie is the “love of my life,” says he “play[s] a distinct role.” Jeff Probst’s romance with Survivor Vanuatu player Julie Berry is going well. So well, that Jeff calls her “the love of my life.” When the show was taping, he says that “she was playing around and I was harder …

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CBS picks up 11th and 12th Survivors; Vanuatu averaged 19.7 million viewers.

CBS picks up 11th and 12th Survivors; Vanuatu averaged 19.7 million viewers. In the most unsurprising story of the month, CBS has officially picked up Survivor for two more seasons. According to E! Online, “the production team has scouted locations include the Patagonia region of Argentina, Madagascar, the Maldives, India, China and Papua New Guinea” …

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Desperate Housewives beats Survivor finale, but CBS beats ABC with Survivor.

Desperate Housewives beats Survivor finale, but CBS beats ABC with Survivor. In the epic showdown of drama versus reality, Survivor Vanuatu lost. And won. So everyone wins. But of course, we’re prepared for an onslaught of reality is dead stories. Broadcasting and Cable’s particularly schizophrenic report is titled “Survivor Beats Housewives,” but in its fourth …

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Survivor Vanuatu concludes Sunday with the final four, Scout, Twila, Eliza, Chris.

Survivor Vanuatu concludes Sunday with the final four, Scout, Twila, Eliza, Chris. Survivor Vanuatu‘s final Thursday episode narrowed the pool from five to four, as the new alliance sent original alliance member Julie to the jury. Eliza tried to align with Chris, however, and vote Twila’s banana-hording butt out of the tribe. Chris stuck with …

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Ami originally applied for The Amazing Race, admits she “got a little too confident.”

Ami originally applied for The Amazing Race, admits she “got a little too confident.” Survivor Vanuatu‘s Ami Cusack admits that she made the fatal Survivor mistake and became too cocky. “I got a little too confident that it was going to be me and Leann in the final two for sure,” she tells TV Guide. …

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