Once again, Survivor contestants from the past are returning to compete for the million dollar prize once more. Many viewers have expressed disappointment that CBS keeps bringing back contestants and these editions haven’t done better in the ratings. Is it time for this reality competition to be cancelled? Will it be renewed for a 33rd season (season 32 has already been filmed)? Stay tuned.
Jeff Probst returns as host of Survivor: Cambodia—Second Chance which brings back 20 castaways that fans believe should have a second chance at winning the game. They are Kelly Wiglesworth, Jeff Varner, Kimmi Kappenberg, Andrew Savage, Peih-Gee Law, Terry Deitz, Monica Padilla, Stephen Fishbach, Abi-Maria Gomes, Vytas Baskauskas, Ciera Eastin, Woo Hwang, Tasha Fox, Spencer Bledsoe, Kass McQuillen, Jeremy Collins, Kelley Wentworth, Keith Nale, Shirin Oskooi, and Joe Anglim.
The higher a show’s ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better its chances for survival. New ratings data will be added as it becomes available — typically around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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Last year comparison: The Fall 2014 season of Survivor averaged a 2.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 9.20 million total viewers.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you still like the Survivor TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a 33rd season?