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'Survivor 2014: San Juan del Sur' Recap: Rocker Out For The Count

October 9th, 2014 1:55pm EDT
Survivor 2014
Last time on, Survivor: John Rocker and Jeremy made a pact while on Exile Island to protect each other’s loved ones. But Rocker, believing Val had a Hidden Immunity Idol for protection, led a vote against her, and Val was voted out of her tribe.

After Tribal Council, Baylor realized how tenuous her place was in the group, even with her supposed ally, Josh. She can’t trust anyone now. Meanwhile, Josh felt that John Rocker had lost credibility within the tribe.

With bad weather on the way, Drew rallies the Hunahpu tribe to firm up their shelter. The women organize weaving classes to get e...
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Survivor 2014: San Juan del Sur- Blood Vs Water – Val’s Dumb Lie Does Her In

October 2nd, 2014 12:42pm EDT
Survivor
Last time on, Survivor: Jeremy won reward for his tribe, but sacrificed wife Val to a stay on Exile Island with fellow fireman, Keith. At Tribal Council, Nadiya was sent home, as a possible contender, due to her previous stint on The Amazing Race.

Josh voted for Baylor, claiming it was a strategic move. He may have lost Baylor’s support, despite explaining to her that his strategy had been to fool the others about their alliance.

The macho men of Hunahpu flexed their muscles in an attempt to show the woman how valuable they would be in challenges. The ‘girls' alliance,’ now decimated by t...
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'Survivor' 2014: San Juan del Sur- Blood Vs Water – And So It Begins

September 25th, 2014 7:44pm EDT
Survivor 2014
Jeff Probst and crew return to the concept of last year’s successful ‘Blood vs Water” season, with only a few ‘known’ faces, and no returning players.

Jeff made his Nicaraguan introduction via helicopter, as the nine pairs of loved ones, dropped randomly on the island on Day 0, found flint and learned how to make shelter and fire together, before following a map to the gathering place for Day 1.

We briefly met the contestants; John and Jaclyn are college sweethearts. He played football at Michigan State; she was Miss Michigan in 2013. They worry that people will hate them for being the “...
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'Survivor: Cagayan' - And The Winner Is ... Tony !

May 23rd, 2014 6:10am EDT
Tony Vlachos
Hey! That’s different! Jeff Probst starts the finale and reunion show in the CBS Studio Centre in Los Angeles, instead of getting right to our “Previously on, Survivor.” Jeff tells us that we can relax, kick back, snack and tweet with him throughout the next few hours. Get cozy ... for the next three hours, Jeff will control the vertical and the horizontal!

Survivor is the biggest social experiment on television, but this season it was taken to another level when the 18 players were divided into three groups, based on personality traits they used most in their daily lives; Brains, Brawn an...
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'Survivor: Cagayan' Recap: Chaos Kass Kicks Trish To The Curb

May 15th, 2014 3:52pm EDT
Survivor: Cagayan
Previously on, Survivor ... for 30 days, Spencer and Tony have been on opposite paths. For Tony, everything has gone right, even up to finding two idols, including one with ‘special powers,’ without a clue. But for Spencer, it’s been a different story. His life in the game has been a constant struggle. He wasted his only idol, and his allies have been picked off one by one.

But things have started to turn around – he won Immunity and the majority alliance was turning on each other. And he even made a Final Three pact with Kass and Woo, and targeted Tony. But at Tribal Council, it fell apa...
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'Survivor: Cagayan' – Tasha’s Out As Kass Plays On Woo’s Indecision

May 8th, 2014 1:30pm EDT
Survivor Cagayan
Previously on, Survivor: In order to get rid of LJ, Tony had to blindside his own alliance, but at the next tribal council, the alliance of 5 regrouped to take out Jeremiah, leaving Tasha and Spencer on the bottom. Back at camp, Tony dug up his second Hidden Immunity Idol, while Spencer dug up a plan to trick Tony and save himself. And it worked. Tony pulled in Woo, Spencer pulled in Tasha, and together they pulled off another blindside, eliminating Jefra, and leaving Tony’s alliance in the dark once again. Six are left – who will be voted out tonight?

Back home from Tribal Council, Kass w...
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'Survivor: Cagayan' – Spencer Plays On Tony’s Paranoia To Oust Jefra

May 1st, 2014 1:09pm EDT
Survivor Cagayan
Previously on, Survivor: When Tony blindsided LJ, he also blindsided his own alliance. And no one felt more betrayed than Jefra. Tony needed a backup plan, and he found one, in the form of the Super Idol. Jefra aligned with the minority alliance to take out Tony, but then reneged. In the end it was Jeremiah who was voted out.

Seven are left; who will be voted out tonight?

After Tribal Council, the seven returned to their camp. Kass said that she knew Spencer had an idol by the way he’d been acting, which is why they voted for Jeremiah instead of him. Tony and Kass gloated that their plan ...
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'Survivor Cagayan' Recap: Tony Finds The Super Idol; Jeremiah Goes Home

April 24th, 2014 11:52am EDT
Survivor: Cagayan
Previously on, Survivor: Everyone was battling for Hidden Immunity Idols, but it was Spencer who found one. However, it wasn’t the new super idol. There was also a battle between the two alliances. Tony saw a chance to ignore his own alliance, to his advantage. At Tribal Council, he got what he wanted, blindsiding LJ and three members of his alliance.

Eight are left ... who will be voted out tonight?

After Tribal Council, Jefra wondered who’d flipped. Tony admitted that he and Woo had taken out LJ. Tony explained his reasoning, and assured his alliance that he’d only gone against them for...
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'Survivor: Cagayan' – Has Tony The Opportunist Overplayed His Hand?

April 17th, 2014 12:06pm EDT
Tony Vlachos during the ninth episode of SURVIVOR: CAGAYAN
Previously on, Survivor: Tony gave his idol to LJ, and LJ reciprocated, knocking two idols out of the game. When Kass flipped, the power shifted to Tony and LJ’s alliance. A new ‘special’ idol was hidden in camp, but the Hidden Immunity Idol Spencer found was just an ordinary one.

At Tribal Council, Morgan was the next voted off the island. Nine are left – who will be voted out tonight?

After Tribal Council, the remaining Survivors returned to camp. When Tony leaned his torch against a tree, he knocked over all the other torches, but walked away without picking them up. He was angry that...
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'Survivor: Cagayan' – Chaos Kass Boots Out Lazy Morgan

April 10th, 2014 1:30pm EDT
 Jeff Probst extinguishes Morgan McLeod's torch
Previously on, Survivor: Aparri and Solana finally merged, and became Solarrion. And a new Idol with different powers was put in play. But the real struggle for power was between two alliances, and Sarah was playing both sides.

But Kass had other plans. And at Tribal Council, Sarah could only watch as her game unraveled. Hidden idols were played. Her control turned into chaos, when Kass flipped. Sarah went from the Queen, to the first member of the jury. 10 are left – who will be voted out tonight?

After Tribal, the remaining players tried to regroup. Spencer felt that Kass had played fro...
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