[11/17/11 - 10:30 AM]
CBS Announces Plans for More "Survivor"... This Year and Next Year
The franchise's 24th edition premieres Wednesday, February 15 while cycles 25 and 26 are a go for next season.

[via press release from CBS]


The Next Edition of "Survivor" Premieres Wednesday, Feb. 15

CBS Orders Two More Cycles for Broadcast in the 2012-13 Season

Emmy Award Winner Jeff Probst Returns as Host and Executive Producer

This Season's Survivor: South Pacific Ranks #2 Among All Reality Series in Adults 18-49

CBS announced today a February premiere date for the next SURVIVOR and ordered two more editions of the series for broadcast during the 2012-2013 season. The broadcasts next season will mark the 25th and 26th editions of television's longest-running hit reality competition series.

Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst will return as host and executive producer for all three upcoming cycles. Probst has hosted SURVIVOR since its inception in May 2000.

In its 23rd edition, SURVIVOR continues to be a strong ratings performer, currently ranking as the #2 reality series on television in adults 18-49. This fall's SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC is averaging 12.27 million viewers, 3.8/11 in adults 18-49 and 5.1/13 in adults 25-54.

"SURVIVOR is an outstanding franchise," said Jennifer Bresnan, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, CBS Entertainment. "Its format guarantees fresh characters, exotic places and fascinating social dynamics every season. And, the show is backed by an A-plus production team that is as passionate as the diehard 'SURVIVOR' fans. All of us at CBS are incredibly proud of SURVIVOR's ongoing success."

"I am extremely proud of the continuing success of SURVIVOR, which is due to the immense loyalty of our millions of fans," said executive producer Mark Burnett. "We are excited to offer two more seasons of SURVIVOR and look forward to entertaining audiences for years to come."

"I am thrilled to continue working on the longest-running reality competition show with the world's greatest adventure crew for two more seasons," said host and executive producer Jeff Probst. "We are so thankful for the supportive fans who remain with us every season, and we promise to deliver another year of quality television."

The 24th edition of SURVIVOR premieres Wednesday, Feb. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT).

The innovative reality series won an Emmy Award in 2001 in the category of "Outstanding Non-Fiction Program" (Special Class). Host Jeff Probst is a four-time Emmy Award winner in the category of "Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Series." SURVIVOR is produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett, Jeff Probst and David Burris are executive producers.

  [november 2011]  


[10/06/15 - 03:31 PM]
E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Begins Production on Season Five
The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Eva Marie, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox are all due back in early 2016.

[10/06/15 - 03:30 PM]
Sanaa Lathan ("The Perfect Guy") to Star in New Event Series Being Developed by FOX
The project examines the dangerous aftermath of a police shooting when an African-American cop kills a white teen in Tennessee.

[10/06/15 - 01:44 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Mental Floss Celebrate the Intersection of Science and Medicine, Taking Viewers into a Cutting-Edge Operating Room to Perform "Brain Surgery Live"
The live two-hour special premieres in the U.S. on Sunday, October 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/15 - 01:08 PM]
Thinkfactory Media Partners with Hip Hop Legend, Michel'le to Reveal Her Untold Story from the Streets of Compton
In addition to the scripted project, Thinkfactory Media and Michel'le are collaborating on a documentary detailing her life.

[10/06/15 - 11:53 AM]
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[10/06/15 - 11:14 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership In Robust, New Multi-Year Agreement
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[10/06/15 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Super Into" Hosted by Kevin Pereira
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[10/06/15 - 10:33 AM]
New Art of Speedy from The CW's "Arrow"
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[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.

[10/06/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Scorpion" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
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[10/06/15 - 09:07 AM]
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[10/06/15 - 09:03 AM]
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[10/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
New "Rocky Horror Show" Premieres Midnight Saturday, October 18 on BBC America
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