Interview: Castoff from Episode 10 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear how being on the show has
changed his life, what one thing he still misses from the
show, what qualities he looks for and respects in a winner
and lots more!
Leif Manson talks about 'Survivor: One World' (Part 1)
Leif Manson, a 27-year-old phlebotomist from San Diego, CA, was eliminated from Survivor:
One World's merged Tikiano tribe during Wednesday night's tenth episode of the
CBS reality series' 24th edition.
exit interview: 'Little people can do anything that anyone
else can do'
Leif Manson was the very first little person to compete on
Survivor, and immediately that made him a stand-out. Early on,
he showed us that despite his short stature, he could compete
fully with the others in challenges and at pulling his weight
One World’ interview: Leif Manson on strategy, alliance with
some insight into his strategy where he made a rather
surprising admission that he felt that his tribemates may not
have always taken him seriously due to his height.
One World’ Castaway Interview – Leif Manson
Leif Manson speaks about why Christina and Alicia
didn’t take his offer, how he feels about Colton’s
offensive comments, and the benefits of sleeping in a
One World's' Leif Manson: The women 'set a lot of bait for us
and we bought it hook, line and sinker'
Leif Manson was voted off "Survivor:
One World" Wednesday (April 18), leaving just two
men to face the all-girl alliance that seems to be in
complete control of the game. He tells Zap2it
that those women are tricky.
Stepped Down Thinking I Was Safe" - Reality News Online's
Exclusive Interview with Survivor: One World's Jay
Jay seemed willing to go with the flow in Survivor. He was
never on the main alliance in the original Manono, but Jay
thought he was in tight with the new Salani alliance. What
happened? Did Jay have a clue? And does he resent new Salani
for blindsiding him? Find out this and more right here!
Interview: Castoff from Episode 9 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear why he voted for Michael,
details on his connection to Colton, what he will consider
when it comes time to cast his vote for the winner and lots
Jay Byars talks about 'Survivor: One World' (Part 1)
Jay talks about why he thought he was so safe leading up to
the Tribal Council, how he convinced himself the women were
definitely going to vote for Alicia Rosa instead, why he
believed the women went after him before Troy "Troyzan"
Robertson, what made him decide to vote for Alicia over any of
his other options, and why he thought his potential final 3
alliance wouldn't end up working out.
One World' Castaway Interview – Jay Byars
For weeks, Jay’s instincts had been telling him to be on the
lookout for a women’s alliance. But that didn’t stop the
25-year-old model from trying to piece together a union
between himself and the game’s dominant females
Survivor: One World: Jay Byars, "I thought I was safe"
Only a week after the guys of Survivor: One World lost another
male ally, South Carolina model Jay Byars was picked off by
the women of the newly formed Tikiano tribe. On the heels of
sending home tribe mates Jonas Otsuji and Mike Jefferson, the
guys of Survivor: One World found themselves on the wrong side
of the numbers game.
interview with Jay Byars: 'My dumbest move was stepping
Men are becoming an endangered species on Survivor: One
World, and the latest victim was Jay Byars, the model from
Gaffney, South Carolina. His chiseled physique quickly made
him a fan favorite of much of the female audience, but his
ethical gameplay made him one of the overall favorites of
men and women alike.
One World’ interview: Jay Byars on Troyzan’s idol, Bill
Jay Byars seemingly had everything going for him on “Survivor:
One World” — he was a physical guy with some southern
charm, and he was really the only person on the original Manono
tribe who thought giving up tribal immunity was a bad idea.
Jay: I Never Thought in a Million Years I Would Step Down for
On Wednesday's Survivor:
One World, 25-year-old model Jay Byars sealed his fate by
voluntarily eliminating himself from the immunity challenge.
One World's' Jay Byars 'knew those girls were going to turn on
Jay Byars was the latest eliminated castaway from "Survivor:
One World." He tells Zap2it
that he figured the girls would turn on him at some point - but
not as soon as they did.
Get Michael Jefferson’s Side of the Blind Side
This week’s episode of Survivor
One World featured
our biggest blind side of the season as the tribe voted Michael
Jefferson out of the tribe. Michael joins Rob Cesternino to
discuss exactly what happened in his experience on Survivor.
Had a Good Thing and It Just Ended Too Soon Reality News Online's
Exclusive Interview with Survivor: One Worlds Michael
Michael stood out for his physicality, but not in terms of
strategy or making big moves. Read on to find out why he
thought it was in his best interest to stay as under-the-radar
as he could, how he was fooled into thinking he was safe, who
is playing the best game now, and much more!
Interview: Castoff from Episode 8 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear how stealing from the women
on day one affected his game, which two men refused to work
with him, what qualities will win his vote for sole survivor
and lots more!
One World' Castaway Interview – Michael Jefferson
One World: Mike Jefferson, “I thought I had a pretty good
One World' Michael Jefferson on Kim lies, game highlights
One World - Exclusive Interview with Mike Jefferson
Michael Jefferson talks about 'Survivor: One World' (Part 1)
One World’ interview: Michael Jefferson on Kim's successful
One World's' Michael Jefferson: 'More strong women out there
than strong guys'
One World' Castaway Interview – Jonas Otsuji
Jonas speaks out about why he'd never play under the
radar again, what it was like under Colton's regime, and what
was really lurking on the bottom of Tarzan's unmentionables…
Interview: Castoff from Episode 7 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear the strategy he used in his
audition video that paid off, who is really calling the shots
after the merge, who created the awesome new tribe flag and
Girls Brainwashed Troy and Jay Reality News Online's Exclusive
Interview with Survivor: One Worlds Jonas
Jonas went from being a quiet provider who was flying a bit
under the radar to suddenly becoming the biggest threat the
opposing alliance could find. Read on to see what he think of
how this alliance came to be, how he was named the target, and
interview w/Rob Cesternino - 'Rob Has a Website'
Podcast of Jonas interview
interview with Jonas: 'Trying to fly under-the-radar put me on
Despite being the provider and cook for the newly merged tribe,
Jonas was targeted as the biggest threat by Kim and Chelsea's
alliance. He went down swinging at Tribal Council, and never
seemed to get along well with Tarzan (who has?). But his
efforts to clue the group in on Michael may be his lasting
sound bite, as nobody seems to be targeting Michael as a threat
Jonas Otsuji talks about 'Survivor: One World' (Part 1)
Jonas Otsuji talks Colton, Tarzan and game strategy
loved "Survivor" — but wishes he'd played a bit
(Salt Lake Tribune 3.29.12)
One World’ interview: Jonas Otsuji on Sandra strategy,
‘Survivor’ Villain Colton Be Invited Back? Host Jeff Probst
Over the course of one hour, “Survivor: One
World” lost its reviled bully to a medical concern, cemented
a new power alliance with an idol, and brought both tribes
together with a last-minute merge. So, with all of that
going on, it seemed like the perfect time to check in with
“Survivor’s” 74-time Emmy-award-winning host* Jeff
Interview: Castoff from Episode 6 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear the true medical
condition that took him out of the game, who he tried to
the give the idol to, how he feels about the things he
said and did after watching himself and lots more!
interview with Colton: 'Some cruel things that I wish I could
As this season's super-villain, Colton was a polarizing force
for viewers who either hated him, or liked him but just wish he
would stop digging himself a hole with his array of
Colton Cumbie talks about 'Survivor: One World' (Part 1)
One World - Exclusive Interview with Colton Cumbie
One World' interview: Colton Cumbie on fan reaction, endgame
with the Survivor You Love to Hate, Colton Cumbie
Colton joins Rob Cesternino and Nicole to talk about the entire
Colton: My Hate Knew No Bounds
Colton talks all about his "frustrating" ousting, how
he views his gameplay and where that Immunity Idol is now!
One World's' Colton Cumbie realizes that karma got him
Colton was one of the most polarizing castaways in "Survivor"
history. He tells Zap2it
what he regrets about his behavior and how much he wants to go
back for another chance.
Really Don't Get It Until You Watch Yourself Reality News Online's
Exclusive Interview with Survivor: One Worlds Colton
No matter what you might have thought of Colton on
the show, you will definitely be interested to read what he has
to say – his strategy, explanations, and plans for the later
game that he was never able to enact.
Interview: Monica Culpepper talks 'Survivor: One World'
Monica discusses why she felt so betrayed by Colton, why she
had a bad feeling before taking her tribe-selecting egg and
what she wishes she would have done to stave off her
Monica Culpepper on getting voted out (and evil Colton!)
Listen to the audio
Interview: Castoff from Episode 5 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear the amazing way her husband
helped her prepare for the game, her assessment of Tarzan's
mental state, how the supplies were divided between the camps
after the shuffle and lots more!
interview with Monica: Colton called me 'Mama-ca' the whole show
Monica tells us about a relationship that she had with Colton
that wasn't shown on TV
Monica Culpepper talks about 'Survivor: One World' (Part 2)
Monica Culpepper talks about 'Survivor: One World' (Part 1)
One World - Exclusive Interview with Monica
One World' interview: Monica Culpepper talks Colton’s behavior
Felt Like the Tide Was Turning" – Reality News
Online’s Exclusive Interview with Survivor: One World’s
What we saw of Monica on Survivor emphasized her great
spirit and positive personality – and that was no different
in talking to her! She of course had her thoughts on Colton’s
behavior, but overall the experience was obviously an enjoyable
one for her, as she explains here.
Bill Posley Calls Colton a 'Spoiled Brat'
For the first time in Survivor's 24 seasons, a tribe
voluntarily gave up their immunity for the opportunity to vote
out one of their own and Posley, 28, paid the price.
Exclusive: Bill Posley: 'Survivor: One World's Colton Cumbie
Bill talks about his Survivor:
One World experience and his early elimination from the game.
One World' Castaway Interview – Bill Posley
Bill gives his take on whether it was racism, classism, or just
living a sheltered life that sparked the horrific exchange, why
the Manono men are putting up with it, and what he could have
Interview: Castoff from Episode 4 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear what personal information
he kept from his tribe, what it was like watching with
family and friends, why he thought his alliance failed to
stand up to Colton and lots more!
interview with Bill Posley: His response to the critics
Bill responds to his critics, and talks about his decisions
in the game as well as his feud with Colton.
Podcast: Is Colton the most despicable 'Survivor'
contestant ever? Ousted Bill weighs in.
In just four episodes, Colton Cumbie has made a strong
case for being the most hated Survivor
contestant of all-time. Whether it is the borderline
racist comments, the bullying of a little person, or
just overall disdain for anyone and anything he comes
into contact with, Colton may as well just attach his
picture next to the word “unlikable” in the
dictionary. But is he the most despicable character in
the history of the show?
One World's' Bill Posley: Colton's reality 'is so warped'
Bill Posley was eliminated from "Survivor:
One World" in what may be the
craziest episode of the show we have ever seen in 24
seasons. Colton Cumbie was the leader of the effort to
oust Bill and we had to commend Bill in our interview with him
for not punching Colton for what he said to Bill.
Real Me Got Heard Last Night" – Reality News
Online’s Exclusive Interview with Survivor: One
Survivor’s Bill was a nice guy who got in the way
of a not-so-nice-guy’s game plan by having the gall
to be his own person. Why on earth did he agree to go
to Tribal Council? Did he realize what kind of danger
he was in? What does he really think about Colton?
And how did he expect to make it as a happy-go-lucky
guy on a game filled with lying and backstabbing?
Bill answers all of these questions and discusses
Tribal Council Tour with Jeff Probst >>
One World' Castaway Interview – Matt Quinlan
Matt the morning after his elimination to get his
thoughts on the target he felt was always on his
back, Colton’s place in the alpha-male alliance,
Interview: Castoff from Episode 3 of Survivor One
Listen to this interview to hear his profile of each
of his tribemates, his response to Probst's harsh
pre-game assessment, an update on the search for the
second hidden immunity idol and lots more!
interview with Matt Quinlan, arrogant portrayal was
Matt Quinlan, the lawyer from San Francisco,
was tagged the Alpha Male of the Manono Tribe from
day one. He was portrayed on the show as extremely
arrogant, and got some static for not wanting to help
out the females in any way, shape, or form
One World’ interview: Matt Quinlan details future
One World - Exclusive Interview with Matt Quinlan
Impossible to Have Control" - Reality News
Online's Exclusive Interview with Survivor: One
Matt came off as rather intense on Survivor,
but in this interview, he was nothing like the
persona we saw on TV. Indeed, Matt began this
interview by telling me he had a lot to say, and he
was right! I had many more questions to ask him, but
we just ran out of time. However, for you, the
reader, that means you get a lot of good stuff from
him about his strategy, some of the other players,
One World's' Matt Quinlan: Colton 'wanted someone to
woo him and that started to change things'
HitFix Interview: Nina Acosta talks 'Survivor: One World'
Nina Acosta talks more about Kat's
liabilities, explains why Men vs. Women was her
biggest nightmare and breaks down why only luck will
prevent her former tribe from getting routed.
One World' Castaway Interview – Nina Acosta
Nina the morning after her elimination to get her
thoughts on what Salani has to do to turn things
around, the misconception that she wasn’t doing
well out there, and this season’s under-the-radar
interview with Nina: 'At that moment I was so
embarrassed to be a woman'
Nina Acosta is a retired LAPD Officer, and was the
oldest female on the dysfunctional Salani Tribe. On
the outside of the 5-person alliance that formed on
the way to set up their camp, Nina was immediately on
the wrong side of the numbers.
Exclusive: Nina Acosta talks about 'Survivor: One
One World - Exclusive Interview with Nina Acosta
Interview: Castoff from Episode 2 of Survivor One
Listen to this interview to hear how her family
reacted to seeing her injuries, extra details on camp
life, a detailed assessment of her tribemates and
One World: Nina Acosta, "I wasn’t totally
Podcast: Ousted Nina from 'Survivor' blasts 'vapid'
what does Nina think about her fellow female
contestants, especially the aforementioned Kat? She
shares all with Jessica Shaw and me on the latest
episode of the InsideTV Podcast. Is the women’s
tribe as dysfunctional as it seems? Is Kat as
worthless as she looks? And why was she targeted for
being the next to go? Nina answers all!
One World' interview: strategy talk with Nina
Alliance Formed So Fast" – Reality News
Online's Exclusive Interview with Survivor: One
Nina found herself in an almost hopeless situation,
outside of the core alliance. What did she do that
might have landed her in that situation? What could
she have done differently, in hindsight? Is she okay
with the outcome? And what injury did she
suffer in the first challenge? To find out this and
much more, just read on!
One World' Castaway Interview: Kourtney Moon
Kourtney speaks about what went wrong
during her jump, why the women of Salani are
underperforming, and which of her tribemates was
Kourtney Moon Breaks the News of her Latest Medical
Moon didn’t have a long stint on Survivor: One
World before breaking her arm in the very first
immunity challenge She reveals to Rob
Cesternino and Nicole
Cesternino that she is back in the hospital for
an entirely different reason. Kourtney’s doctors
recently discovered that she had a tumor in her
SFP Interview: Castoff from Episode
1 of Survivor One World
Listen to this interview to hear an update on her
injury, how she was cast, her assessment of her
tribemates and lots more!
Was a Little Unclear on How to Jump An Interview with
Survivor: One Worlds Kourtney
Kourtney broke her wrist in the first challenge of
Survivor: One World, but it turns out that isn’t
her biggest medical problem right now. In fact, she
did this interview from the hospital!
interview with Kourtney Moon: 'I try not to have any
don't call it a "reality" competition for
nothing...it's real. Kourtney Moon learned that first
hand (no pun intended) during the premiere episode of
Survivor: One World when she fell and shattered her
wrist during the first Immunity Challenge
Carolinians - Jay Byars and
Chelsea Meissner - Share Secrets of 'Survivor'
(Charlotte Observer 2.15.12)
A talk with Jay Byars of
Greenville and Chelsea Meissner of Charleston,
who will be vying for the title of Sole Survivor and
the $1 million prize. (And yes, they both also fall
into the "young and beautiful" category.)
resident, typecast as villain, appears on CBS'
(Seattle Times 2.15.12)
Originally from Marysville, Jefferson, 30, took time
off from his job as a Wells Fargo banker to film
"Survivor" last summer in the South
Pacific's Samoan Islands.
Thompson goes from Brownsville high school to CBS
reality on ‘Survivor’
(NY Daily News 2.15.12)
Spending five years teaching high school in
Brownsville served Sabrina
Thompson well for her stint on CBS’ "Survivor: One World."
Monica Culpepper debuts on ‘Survivor'
Monica said her experiences at the University of
Florida as Homecoming Queen, Outstanding Female
Graduate in 1991 and Shands Hospital staff member
served her well on the show.
'Survivor' mode: Charleston resident competes on
(Post and Courier 2.12.12)
The cardinal rule of "Survivor," says Chelsea
Meissner, is to check your ego as soon as you hit
the beach. "You can’t go out there with
a big head. You want to lay low as much as possible
and blend in, not be too outspoken.
returns with Everett banker in the cast
(The Herald 2.14.12)
While he doesn't want to give away any specific parts
of "Survivor: One World," Michael
Jefferson did say fans definitely don't want to
miss the first episode. I think it's really
going to bring out how this season is going to go
down," he said.
twists in 'Survivor: One World,' says Monroeville's
(Mobile Press Register 2.14.12)
“Obviously, it’s been put out there that I’m a
villain,” he allows, somewhat teasingly. “So I
guess you’ll just have to wait and see exactly what
I do in order to earn that title.”
Probst on Surviving 'Survivor'
"There is no scripting at all, as you will see
in episode one in this season, in which you have
something happen that's never happened before. First
challenge out of the gate, and we have drama."
Probst: Cast Assessment >>
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TV Exclusive: 'Survivor: One World'
Click through the images to read Jeff Probst's
comments on each contestant
Vid Caps and Transcript >>
Video, Captures and VoiceOver >>
CBS Orders Two
More Cycles Of Survivor for Broadcast in the 2012-13 Season
Episode 11: "Never Say Die"
Airdate: April 25, 2012
Sneak Peek at the Next Survivor Season
Video, Captures and VoiceOver >>
|For 23 seasons
Survivor has traveled across the planet.
Treacherous oceans, mysterious jungles and
epic islands as Americans from all walks of
life fight it out for the million dollar
prize. Once again, Survivor is
changing things up. This time, two tribes
will compete against each other while living
together on one island. They'll have to
decide whether to share their resources or
leave the other tribe to fend for themselves
as they battle it out on the greatest
adventure on television. Two
Tribes. One World. One Survivor.
Coming in February,
Survivor: One World.
Survivor: Season 24
Filming Location Info
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the country is located east of the
international date line and south of the
equator, about halfway between Hawaii and
New Zealand in the Polynesian region of the
The total land area is 2934 km˛ (slightly
smaller than the U.S. state of Rhode
Island), consisting of the two large islands
of Upolu and Savai'i which account for 99%
of the total land area, and eight small
islets. Narrow coastal plain with volcanic,
rocky, rugged mountains in interior, The
combination of tropical climate and fertile
soil make Samoa the perfect breeding ground
for rainforests and other lush landscapes.
Samoa is blessed with an
abundance of gorgeous waterfalls, each with
their own distinctive charm.
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April), dry season (May to October)