CBS has officially renewed the reality series Survivor for its 29th and 30th seasons. The network also confirmed Jeff Probst will be returning as host and executive producer.
The current season, which finishes up on Sunday, December 15, 2013, is ranked as the #2 reality series on broadcast television. This season of the longest-running reality competition series in history has been averaging 11.29 million.
“We are thrilled to announce this landmark renewal for Survivor, a groundbreaking show that changed the TV landscape and helped usher in a new era of ratings dominance for the Network,” stated Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment. “Survivor continues to set the bar for outstanding production values, compelling storytelling while delivering fresh new adventures every season. The show’s enduring success is a testament to the creativity and passion of Mark Burnett and Jeff Probst, and an amazing production team. We’re proud to continue this incredible journey together.”
“I am thrilled that our fans get to continue their love affair with Survivor on CBS through 2015,” added Executive Producer Mark Burnett. “This current season has become one of the most-loved seasons ever and I promise our fans to make season 29 and 30 even better… I LOVE SURVIVOR!!!”
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