All about Survivor contestants’ clothes and the rules for them: Who buys and pays for the clothes, why Survivors don’t wear swimsuits the whole season, and other details.
Survivor Worlds Apart
It’s no secret that Survivor earns a lot of my attention. Besides its status as the show responsible for the waves of reality television that followed, the simple truth is that it continues to engage me on every level, from its exceptional production design to the game that’s played.
In one year, the CBS series went from celebrating its 30th season with a season that was a miserable low to bringing back beloved players for an outstanding season that proved how much Survivor still works.
Here’s what people read the most this year about Survivor on reality blurred.
At the very end of an incredibly dramatic and overly rushed Survivor Worlds Apart live finale and reunion, Jeff Probst told viewers, “Thank you for your loyalty, even when you don’t like everyone.” You’re welcome, Jeff Probst. And thank you… continue reading
We have now reached a point in reality television where the original reality behemoth, Survivor, has reclaimed its title over the show that dominated all of television for years: American Idol. Yes, the 14th season finale of Idol, half of… continue reading
Two dramatic challenges, one thrilling Tribal Council. That’s what Survivor Worlds Apart delivered last night, along with two solid challenges. And just wait until you see what happened when Dan got to Ponderosa. We had an unexpected episode of The… continue reading
You know a season of Survivor is in trouble when the most noteworthy, sustained thing is someone whining about not being given a reward because it’s their birthday. Yet that’s what filled up a significant part of Survivor Worlds Apart:… continue reading
Survivor Worlds Apart was bookened by scenes that suggested what this season–or even episode–might have been. At the start, Shirin, still stung by Will’s abuse at Tribal, is consoled by Dan, who seems to have real empathy. At the end,… continue reading
If you thought the victim-blaming after last week’s Survivor Worlds Apart couldn’t get any worse, here comes cast member Dan Foley, who blames Shirin Oskooi for the abuse she suffered during last week’s episode. In the Facebook group for the… continue reading
The constant barrage of verbal abuse we’ve seen on Survivor Worlds Apart is just a fraction of what actually happened, according to Jenn Brown, who was voted out this week. Earlier this season, Jenn said, “This would suck less if… continue reading
That was an exceptional, highly entertaining episode of Survivor Worlds Apart. That was also an awful, highly disturbing episode of Survivor. It ended with a survivor of domestic abuse being verbally berated at Tribal Council while everyone else just sat there,… continue reading
Jeff Probst has revealed the Survivor Worlds Apart twist that he previously teased, and it is a power that will give its holder extraordinary, new power: two votes. Yes, whoever wins/buys the power at the auction on Wednesday’s episode will… continue reading
Survivor Worlds Apart lost 12 percent of its viewers 18 to 49 between this week and last, but the series still crushed American Idol–and basically all other shows on Wednesday night. In Wednesday ratings, Survivor‘s 2.2 and 9.35 million viewers easily… continue reading
For a brief moment after the reward challenge on Survivor Worlds Apart, there was some genuine, joyous levity. Following a slapstick-filled obstacle course on the water that led to many painful-looking falls and penguin slides down wood ramps, Mike and… continue reading
Survivor Worlds Apart cast member Jenn apologized for several now-deleted tweets that used homophobic slurs and included racial jokes and comments. She called the posts, which were written between three and five years ago, “a stupid attempt to be funny,” “offensive,”… continue reading
“It’s just not fun. People suck.” That’s Survivor Worlds Apart cast member Jenn in the preview for next week’s episode, which suggested she might want to exit the game. Last week she was at the cause of a true blindside, playing… continue reading