Nellie Andreeva

CBS has ordered Seasons 25 and 26 of TV’s longest-running reality competition, Survivor. Additionally, the network has set a premiere date for the series’ upcoming 24th cycle, which will debut on Feb. 15. Four-time Emmy winner Jeff Probst will return as host and executive producer for the three upcoming cycles of Survivor. He will juggle his duties on the reality series with his new syndicated daily talk show, which launches next September, as CBS and sibling CBS TV Distribution, which produces the talk show, have made scheduling arrangements. Seasons 25 and 26 of Survivor will film back-to-back this spring, after which Probst will segue into pre-production of the talk show. In its 23rd edition, Survivor: South Pacific is averaging 12.3 million viewers, after which 3.8/11 in adults 18-49 in the Wednesday 8 PM slot. The series is produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett, Jeff Probst and David Burris are executive producers.

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