BIG CBS Prime, the channel with the latest and newest shows on TV catering to the urban male, is back with the 23rd season of the fantastic series Survivor. Premiering January 9th, Survivor: South Pacific will be aired from Monday to Thursday at 9.00 p.m.
The season was filmed in the vicinity of Upolu, Samoa, where the 18 castaways will be divided into two Tribes of nine: the Savaii Tribe and the Upolu Tribe, named after the two islands of Samoa. The 'Redemption Island' twist makes a comeback in this latest season of the show.
Last season, on Survivor: Redemption Island, players who were voted out were sent to Redemption Island to live in exile and participate in one-on-one duels. The winner of each duel earned the opportunity to continue fighting for a chance to return to the game and to compete for the title of Sole Survivor; the loser was sent home. The winner of each duel earns the opportunity to continue fighting for a chance to return into the game and be able to compete for the title of Sole Survivor; the loser is sent home.
The tribes are made up of individual from all walks of life, who are all out to achieve the same objective, to be the Sole Survivor. While 16 of the contestants are new to the competition, two are former castaways who will be given another chance to compete for the million dollar prize. This season, the new castaways are joined by returning contestants, Oscar 'Ozzy' Lusth and Benjamin 'Coach' Wade.