Nigel Lythgoe knows a thing or two about reality television — after all, he’s heavily involved with So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol. Although he’s appreciative of several additional reality shows, the SYTYCD judge is especially impressed with Survivor.
Throughout the two weeks leading up to the Survivor: Worlds Apart finale, millions of votes poured in from fans who hand-picked the cast for season 31, which has officially been titled Survivor: Cambodia — Second Chance. The cast of 20 former players was announced live at the end of the Worlds Apart reunion show, leaving 12 other eligible contestants essentially voted out of next season by the viewers. Jump inside this article for a full breakdown of who is in and who is out.
Survivor: Worlds Apart just wrapped, but there’s already lots of talk about the show’s next edition — season 31. A batch of 20 former castaways picked by viewer votes are returning to the game for Survivor: Cambodia — Second Chance. After the Worlds Apart finale, Survivor creator Mark Burnett briefly spoke to the media on the red carpet with a quick tease about Survivor: Second Chance. See what Burnett told us in our one-on-one chat about the upcoming season inside this story!
She was the only person who voted for Carolyn Rivera to win Survivor: Worlds Apart. Given the opportunity to re-vote today, what did 5th-place finisher Sierra Dawn Thomas say she would do? Would she keep her vote for Carolyn or swap it or eventual winner Mike Holloway? Additionally, she explained the Mike she saw on the island vs. the Mike viewers saw on TV. You can watch our one-on-one red carpet interview with Sierra inside this article! Enjoy!
He admittedly sucked in challenges, but Rodney Lavoie Jr. was incredible at his impression of Survivor: Worlds Apart winner Mike Holloway. We kicked off our one-on-one finale red carpet interview with Rodney asking him to unleash his shtick — and it is well worth watching! Rodney, who finished the season in fourth place, also revealed some behind-the-scenes drama surrounding the fire-making challenge that cost him the game. Plus, Rodney explained how he was discovered by casting.
Carolyn Rivera had a rough night during the Survivor: Worlds Apart finale. After learning she didn’t win the game, Jeff Probst told “Mama C” moments later that she also didn’t earn enough viewer votes for a spot on Survivor: Second Chance. Double bummer, huh? We talked with her on the red carpet immediately after the reunion show where Carolyn discussed which loss stings worse. Plus, she revealed why she felt the jury votes would actually be closer than they were. Hop inside this article to watch our full interview.
VIDEO | Survivor: Worlds Apart Finale Interview — Will Sims II Says Shirin Oskooi Doesn’t Deserve Second ChanceMay 22, 2015 07:00:50 by Ryan Haidet
He was the dead fish of Survivor: Worlds Apart, according to fellow castaway Shirin Oskooi. But when we talked one-on-one with Will Sims II at the Survivor: Worlds Apart finale red carpet, he revealed what animal Shirin should be compared to. He also explained why he does’t believe Shirin deserves a spot on Survivor: Second Chance. Finally, he hilariously talked about how his family poked fun at his amazingly poor challenge performances. Remember that slide early on in the season?!?! Dive on into this article to watch our full interview. Enjoy!
He dodged Tribal Council bullets left and right by winning Immunity challenge after challenge — and the jury rewarded him. We talked with Survivor: Worlds Apart winner Mike Holloway on the red carpet immediately after the finale in Los Angeles. During our chat, Mike reveals his thoughts on Shirin comparing him to a howler monkey and discusses his thoughts on missing out on his opportunity to compete on Survivor: Second Chance — Cambodia. You can watch our full interview inside this article!
Survivor: Worlds Apart came to a close tonight as Mike Holloway was crowned the sole survivor and winner of a million bucks, but then there was the always fun reunion show. And guess what fans? The new cast for the second chance season was also announced tonight – did your favorite make it back? Find out inside…
It’s been such a fun season of Survivor: Worlds Apart, that we can’t even imagine it is all coming to end tonight. With five still standing, would it be Sierra, Will, Mama C, Rodney, or Mike that would be crowned the sole survivor and winner of a million big ones? Get all of the details inside!