CBS Picks Up Two More Editions of ‘Survivor'
Jeff Probst to return as host/executive producer
By Andrea Morabito -- Broadcasting & Cable, 3/9/2011 4:32:01 PM
Jeff Probst has also signed on to return as host and executive producer of the two additional editions.
"Survivor is a program franchise that continues to stand the test of time," said Jennifer Bresnan, CBS executive vice president, alternative programming. "Each season delivers new faces, exotic places, the ultimate social experiment combined with game play, and one of the most engaged audiences anywhere on primetime television."
This season CBS moved the franchise from Thursday night to Wednesday, where it premiered in 2000. The current edition, Survivor: Redemption Island, is averaging a 3.4 adults 18-49 rating and 11.7 million viewers. The fall edition, Survivor: Nicaragua, averaged a 4.3 rating and 13.6 million viewers.
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