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[08/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Announces 20 New Castaways for "Survivor: Cook Islands"

[via press release from CBS]

CBS ANNOUNCES 20 NEW CASTAWAYS FOR "SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS"

Twenty New Castaways Set To Compete When The 13th Installment Of The Hit Television Series Premieres on Thursday, Sept. 14

Ethnically Diverse Cast To Initially Be Organized Into Four Tribes Divided Along Ethnic Lines

CBS today announced the 20 new castaways who will compete in SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS when the 13th installment of the Emmy Award-winning series premieres Thursday, Sept. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS will feature the series' most ethnically diverse cast to date. The castaways will initially be organized into four tribes divided along ethnic lines (African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic and White) before merging in a later episode.

In addition, throughout the series, at least one castaway each episode will be banished to a separate island (Exile Island) miles away from camp. While being separated from the tribe is not desirable, the castaways will learn that there is a hidden Immunity Idol somewhere on Exile Island. If found, this Immunity Idol could save an individual from being voted out at a future Tribal Council.

Castaways that will be competing in SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS (in alphabetical order) are:

REBECCA BORMAN 34 Laurelton, N.Y. Make-Up Artist

ANH-TUAN �CAO BOI� BUI (Pronounced Cowboy) 42 Christianburg, Va. Nail Salon Manager

SEKOU BUNCH 45 Los Angeles (originally from New York) Jazz Musician/Recording Artist

J.P. CALDERON 30 Marina Del Rey, Calif. Professional Volleyball Player

CRISTINA CORIA 35 Los Angeles Police Officer

STEPHANNIE FAVOR 35 Columbia, S.C. Nursing Student

BILLY GARCIA 36 New York (originally from Miami) Heavy Metal Guitarist

ADAM GENTRY 28 San Diego, Calif. (originally from Fredericksburg, Va.) Copier Sales

NATHAN GONZALEZ 26 Los Angeles Retail Sales

JENNY GUZON-BAE 36 Lake Forest, Ill. (originally from Melrose Park, Ill.) Real Estate Agent

YUL KWON 31 San Mateo, Calif. (originally from Flushing, N.Y.) Management Consultant

BECKY LEE 28 Washington, D.C. (originally from Pittsburgh) Attorney

OSCAR �OZZY� LUSTH 25 Venice, Calif. Waiter

CECILIA MANSILLA 29 Oakland, Calif. (originally from Arequipa, Peru) Technology Risk Consultant

SUNDRA OAKLEY 31 Los Angeles (originally from New York) Actress

JONATHAN PENNER 44 Los Angeles (originally from New York) Writer/Producer

PARVATI SHALLOW 23 Los Angeles (originally from Atlanta) Boxer/Waitress

JESSICA SMITH 27 Chico, Calif. Performance Artist/Rollergirl

BRAD VIRATA 29 Los Angeles (originally from Seattle) Fashion Director

CANDICE WOODCOCK 23 Fayetteville, N.C. Pre-Med Student

SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS is hosted by Jeff Probst and produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett and Tom Shelly are the executive producers. Doug McCallie and Kevin Greene are co-executive producers.

For more detailed information on SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS and the 20 new castaways, log on to www.cbs.com/survivor. For more information on the Cook Islands, log on to www.cook-islands.com.





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