CBS UNVEILS THE IDENTITIES OF THE 20 NEW CASTAWAYS OF �SURVIVOR: PALAU�
Three Castaways Are Sent Home In Episode One When The Tenth Installment
Of The Hit Television Series Premieres on Thursday, Feb. 17
"Survivor Palau" Finale to be Broadcast on a Special Night -- Sunday May 15
The Sunday Night Finale Will Be Followed By A Live One Hour Reunion Show From
New York City Featuring The Castaways Together For The First Time
Since Being In Palau
The identities of the 20 new hopefuls competing on SURVIVOR: PALAU were unveiled on CBS News' THE EARLY SHOW. The castaways will begin as one group of 20, with three being sent home in the first episode when the tenth installment of the hit series premieres Thursday, Feb. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.
EDITOR�S NOTE: SURVIVOR: PALAU replaces WICKEDLY PERFECT, which moves to its new time period beginning Saturday, Feb. 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT).
SURVIVOR: PALAU takes place amid the 83 islands located just north of the equator in the remote waters of the Pacific where significant battles of World War II took place. These islands and surrounding blue waters are home to historic ship and plane wrecks from the war�s �Pacific Theater.� It is here 20 new castaways will attempt to Outwit, Outplay and Outlast and ultimately win the $1 million prize.
SURVIVOR: PALAU's finale will be broadcast on a special night, Sunday, May 15 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Immediately following, Jeff Probst will host a LIVE reunion show (10:00-11:00, ET, tape delayed PT) from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. The reunion show will be the first time all 20 castaways will be together again since being in Palau.
The castaways for SURVIVOR: PALAU (in alphabetical order) are:
BOBBY JON DRINKARD
Santa Monica, Calif. (originally from Troy, Ala.)
Solon, Ohio (Originally from Yonkers, N.Y.)
Civil Rights Attorney
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Sales and Marketing
Huber Heights, Ohio
Key Largo, Fla. (originally from Ambridge, Pa.)
N.Y. City Firefighter
SURVIVOR: PALAU is produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett and Tom Shelly are the executive producers.
For more detailed information on SURVIVOR: PALAU and the new 20 castaways, log on to www.cbs.com/survivor. For more information on Palau, log on to www.visit-palau.com.