Philippines: Katie Hanson on Jeff Kent, "I was shocked!"
Katie talks about her blindside, her thoughts on Penner's
deal during the reward challenge, and whether she was
surprised that tribe mate Jeff Kent was really a former
Major League Baseball MVP.
Katie Hanson talks about her 'Survivor: Philippines'
experience (Part 1)
Katie talked to Reality TV World about her Survivor:
Philippines Castaway Katie: Jeff Kent Is a ‘Dominant Male
The former Miss Delaware chats about the weirdest reward
challenge ever, the ladies’ lack of love for Carter, and
Dawson’s indecent proposal
with Katie: Dana leaving, 'Pretty much ended my chances to
Katie speaks about her time in the game and what she would
have done had she made it a bit further.
Interview: Castoff from Episode 6 of Survivor Philippines
Listen to this interview to hear how she got on the show,
her assessment of her tribe mates, what her mom had to say
about Jeff Probst and lots more!
Katie: My Tribe Will Regret Voting Me Out
Katie Hanson became the second beauty queen to be voted off Survivor:
The Philippines and ETonline catches up with the
22-year-old former Miss Delaware to get her take on being
Rob Has a Podcast: Rob Mariano on Four Seasons of Survivor
Rob Mariano from Survivor
Heroes vs. Villains and the season that made him a
Redemption Island joins Rob Cesternino is the most
extensive interview of Boston Rob’s Survivor career as
well as his take on the current season, Survivor:
Sarah Dawson talks about 'Survivor: Philippines' (Part 1)
Dawson, a 28-year-old insurance saleswoman from Silver
Spring, MD, was voted out of her tribe at the season's fifth
Tribal Council, which was also the first elimination vote
for Kalabaw. She was ousted via a 5-1 vote after her male
tribemates deemed her a weaker link than fellow female tribe
members Katie Hanson and Denise Stapley. Part
Interview: Castoffs from Episode 5 of Survivor Philippines
Listen to this interview to hear why Dawson did
not reveal Jeff Kent's secret, more details on Dana's
illness, which arrogant guy was their number one target and
with Dana and Dawson: What we didn't see on the air
In a double-eviction episode of sorts and neither person was
a Matsing member for a change. Instead, it was Dana
Lambert and Sarah Dawson who left Survivor - both members of
Jonathan Penner's tribe
Sarah Dawson: 'Trying to plant a kiss on [Jeff Probst] for
Sarah Dawson was the first voted-off castaway once the show
merged the Matsing members into Kalabaw and Tandang. She
talks to Zap2it about
how strong a competitor Denise is -- and that smooch she
planted on Jeff
Philippines - Exclusive Interview with Dana Lambert
After battling illness since the beginning of the game, Dana
couldn't take the pain and discomfort any more. Medical was
called in and cleared her to stay a little longer, but she
pulled herself from the game. We talked today to Dana talks
about whether or not it was the right decision and
what she wants people to know about her.
Philippines': Dana Lambert on Her 'Seriously Heartbreaking'
Decision to Leave Game
(Hollywood Reporter 10.18.12)
Dana Lambert was seen doubled over in pain with a
fever when Jeff Probst and medical personnel were called in
to check on her condition. Although she was told she could
stick it out for 12 more hours to see how she was feeling,
Dana opted to leave the game, telling Probst her pain was
"like a knife."
Dana Lambert talks about 'Survivor: Philippines' and her
decision to leave (Part 1)
Dana, a 32-year-old cosmetologist from Winston-Salem, NC,
got evacuated from the island -- although she had been
medically cleared to stay in the game by the show's medical
staff -- after she determined she was too sick to continue
Part 2 >>
Castaway Dana: Jeff Kent ‘Fights Directly Against What I
Dana discusses her medical concerns, her
relationship with Jeff Kent, and which member of Kalabaw is
Philippines' Dana Lambert 'spent four days in the hospital'
Dana Lambert was the first of two "Survivor"
castaways who left the island Wednesday night (Oct. 17). She
tells Zap2it she was
actually a lot sicker than anybody really knew.
Swan on Coping with the Losses of Survivor Philippines
In a very emotional interview about his Survivor
experience, Russell talks with Rob Cesternino about what
he’s going through. Rob shares some of his own experiences
with dealing with a tough second stint on Survivor and tells
Russell to remember, it’s not Real Life… it’s Just
Philippines' Contestant Russell Swan: 'I Have Very Little
Positive to Say' About Experience
The 45-year-old from Glenside, Penn. -- one of three
returning competitors this season -- became the fourth
person voted out of Survivor: Philippines after his
tribe lost its fourth challenge in a row.
Russell Swan talks about 'Survivor: Philippines'
Russell talks about his short-lived Survivor:
Philippines experience -- including whether he was surprised
to be eliminated or saw it coming beforehand, why he decided
to attempt to vote off Malcolm instead of Denise, whether he
was banking on or hoping for some type of tribal swap or
shuffle, and why he's unfortunately still experiencing some
pain and hurt.
Podcast: A despondent Russell Swan talks about his
'Survivor' experience -- 'I'm in a tough psychological
Russell is taking a deep, long look inside
himself in the wake of what could only be described as a
disastrous run on Survivor: Philippines, and he explains the
pain of having to explain to his 9-year-old daughter what
exactly went wrong out there — meaning, basically
Philippines' Russell Swan has 'this profound sense of
Russell Swan was the fourth Matsing member voted out
Philippines," and his frustration was very apparent
at the Immunity Challenge. He tells Zap2it
it's been hard to get over that frustration and
Interview: Castoff from Episode 3 of Survivor
Listen to this interview to hear her
explanation for her famous tribal council answer, thoughts
on of each of her tribemates, what her favorite cookie is
and lots more!
with Survivor Angie: 'I would have loved to be on
Angie clears up her relationship
with Malcolm, talks about her time in the game and also
suggests a bit of clever editing on the part of CBS, during
last night's challenge in which she appeared to quit during
Angie Layton talks about 'Survivor: Philippines'
Angie talks about her short-lived Survivor:
Philippines experience -- including whether she felt she was
stereotyped in the game or in the show's editing, what the
story was behind her choice to stop competing in the
Immunity Challenge, and what her thoughts were on the vocal
"Roxy" Roxanne Morris.
Philippines Castaway Angie: ‘Roxy Was Just Obnoxious’
Angie speaks about the Tribal Council vote and Jeff Probst's
the Cookie Crumbled: Survivor Angie Tells All
Angie Layton was the third person voted
out of the Matsing Drive and a third person voted out of
Survivor Philippines. Angie calls in today to speak with Rob
Cesternino about her survivor adventure
Podcast: Angie from 'Survivor' talks about being
clapped at by Jeff Probst
Angie talks about how she felt
about Jeff Probst's treatment of her and about Russell
Swan condescendingly referring to her as "little
'Survivor: Philippines' Angie Layton: 'I don't
remember saying' I couldn't go again
Angie Layton is the latest castaway, and
the third Matsing member in a row, to be voted off
Philippines." She tells Zap2it
she doesn't remember saying she couldn't do the
Jeff Probst names the top 5 Tribal Councils of all time
With this being the show’s landmark 25th
season, EW went to the host with the most to get his picks
for the five best Tribal Councils ever. And where better to
get his selections than at Tribal Council itself?
Interview: Castoff from Episode 2 of Survivor Philippines
Listen to this interview to hear details on the Matsing
shelter, her strategy for appearing unprepared at the
challenge, her thoughts on of each of her tribemates, and
"Roxy" Roxanne Morris talks 'Survivor: Philippines'
(RTVW 9.27.12 )
Roxy talks about her short-lived Survivor:
Philippines experience -- including whether she was really
surprised to be voted out of Matsing
Philippines’ Castaway Roxanne: Angie Is
Roxanne Morris got that part of the strategy right when she
called out Malcolm Freberg and Angie Layton for their
late-night canoodling. However, she missed the part where
you shouldn’t go after the guy who has a secret alliance
with the swing vote.
Philippines: Roxy Morris says Russell “was
bullied” on vote
week on Survivor:
Philippines, seminary student
Roxy Morris of the Matsing tribe became the latest
casualty after spotting a budding Survivor romance.
Speaking in Tongues: An Interview with Roxy Morris from Survivor Philippines
Rob Cesternino interviews episode 2
boot Roxy Morris
Philippines' Roxy Morris: Matsing may not 'have a
whole of fire there to burn'
Roxy Morris was the second castaway, and
second member of the Matsing tribe, to be voted
out of "Survivor:
Philippines." She tells Zap2it
she isn't sure her tribe can get it together.
Zane Knight talks about 'Survivor: Philippines'
Zane talks about his short-lived Survivor:
Philippines experience -- including what role he
believed the hidden Immunity Idol played in Russell
Swan's safety and his own vote-off, which
returning member he would've preferred to have on
his tribe out of all three and what his thoughts
were on the three women in his tribe.
with Survivor Zane, the first person voted off
zyhe tattooed tire repairman managed to get
himself voted out ahead of Russell by aligning
with everybody and then asking them to vote him
out of the game.
Interview: Castoff from Episode 1 of Survivor
Listen to this interview to hear his assessment of
each of his tribemates, details on the resources
available at their camp, his entertaining
explanation of how his strategy went bad and lots
Zane Knight on Being the First Boot of Survivor Philippines
On the premiere of Survivor Philippines, Zane
Knight became the first person voted out of the
Matsing tribe. Zane called in to speak with Rob
Cesternino about his very brief Survivor
Castaway Zane Knight: ‘I Thought I Had it
Zane talks about the crazy weather, the
secret alliances, and how close he came to getting
Russell Swan out of the game…
Zane Knight talks about 'Survivor: Philippines'
Zane was voted out of his tribe at the season's
first Tribal Council, the first elimination vote
for Matsing, after he came up with a risky plan to
position hinself as the tribe's weakest link and
act as if he'd be fine with votes coming his way
castaway from Danville calls experience a
(Winston-Salem Journal 9.20.12)
Zane Knight made a big impression on Wednesday's
episode of "Survivor: Philippines," but
he didn't last long. The Danville, Va., native was
the first castaway voted off on the new season of
"Survivor," which airs on CBS.
Philippines' Zane Knight: 'This is my season,'
curious to see how it plays out
Zane Knight received the dubious honor of
being the first castaway sent home from "Survivor:
Philippines." He tells Zap2it
that his strategy of coming in and playing so hard
was the only way he thought he should play.
Skupin goes for 2nd chance on 'Survivor:
(Detroit Free Press 9.19.12)
Skupin, 50, is one of three former
"Survivor" contestants who are getting a
second chance on the CBS show this season, its
25th. Some fans may recall Skupin's inspired and
gritty performance on 2001's "Survivor: The
Australian Outback." That adventure ended
prematurely for him after he stumbled into a fire
and damaged the skin on his hands.
student a 'Survivor' contestant
When University of Delaware senior Katie Hanson
makes her network television debut as a contestant
on the season premiere of “Survivor:
Philippines” tonight, students will be gathered
at the Trabant University Center to see it for
to include competitors from Winston-Salem,
(Winston-Salem Journal 9.19.12)
Dana Lambert and Zane Knight can't say how they
fared on "Survivor: Philippines." Or
even whether they got to know each other during
their time on the show.
Freberg ’09 competes on this season of 'Survivor'
Although he cannot yet discuss the show’s
specifics, the confident, comfortable and lovably
arrogant Freberg does not seem to be at a loss for
words when it comes to his success or edge during
locks helped Shawnee’s Carter Williams be a 'Survivor'
(Kansas City Star 9.19.12)
The surfer dude-esque Williams describes himself
as outgoing — a “lot of smiles, lot of
laughs” — and says he was determined not to
“act” during “Survivor’s” 25th season:
“I just figured the best way to play would be to
be who I am.” He was 23 during filming last
spring (24 now), which made him the youngest guy
among the 18 contestants.
Artis Silvester to compete on 'Survivor:
Artis Silvester, a computer engineer currently
living in Terrytown, La., is set to compete in
'Survivor: Philippines' when the twenty-fifth
installment of the series premieres with a special
90-minute edition Wednesday on the CBS Television
'Survivor: Philippines': Jeff Probst names the
players he doesn’t think can win
Before every season, Survivor host Jeff
Probst IDs the players he thinks have a good shot
to win. But what’s always more fun is when he
IDs the players he thinks can’t take
home the million dollars
Local actress reflects on ‘Survivor’ experience
Lisa Whelchel has spent much of her life in front of the TV
'Survivor: Philippines': Is Jonathan Penner
already making a fake hidden immunity idol?
While on location at the start of Survivor:
Philippines Penner was seen schooling
tribemate Katie Hanson on the nuances of searching
for a hidden immunity idol
Philippines': Jeff Probst explains why this next
season is old school 'Survivor'
In Survivor: Philippines expect full-fledged
swimming, diving, and other assorted water-based
Pageant Queen is a 'Survivor' Surprise
(Salt Lake Tribune 9.14.12)
Angie Layton is a blonde, but she’s not dumb.
She’s a beauty queen, but she’s more than just
skin deep. She hunts. She fishes. She can start a
fire using flint in "about four seconds.
Which is going to come as a surprise to viewers
who tune in to see the 90-minute season premiere
"Survivor: Philippines" on Wednesday at
7 p.m. on CBS.
Lisa Whelchel says 'Facts of Life' tribe could
have beaten 'Diff'rent Strokes' tribe. Whatchu
talkin' 'bout, Lisa?
Lisa Whelchel, is
competing on Survivor: Philippines
(premiering Sept. 19), one can’t help but
wonder: What if The Facts of Life girls
had taken on the Drummond family in Survivor?
Who would have won?
Where are all the women? Jeff Probst explains why
they keep bringing male players back
Survivor has now brought back nine
returning players to compete alongside newbies.
And only one of those nine — Stephenie
LaGrossa in Survivor: Guatemala — was a
woman. The rest have all been dudes. What gives
with the discrepancy?
Kent Took His Survivor Cues From "The
Fat, Naked, Gay Guy"
Kent was already huge fan of the show, and tried
to pattern his play off of Season 1 winner
"the fat, naked, gay guy," aka Richard
Jeff Kent puts on his game face
(Contra Costa Times 9.13.12)
Jeff Kent enjoyed a 17-year career in the major
leagues, including six seasons with the San
Francisco Giants (1997-2000) -- a tenure during
which he captured a National League Most Valuable
Player award and made a trip to the World Series.
But now, Kent, 44, is part of a very different
kind of game. As a cast member of "Survivor:
Philippines': Michael Skupin says he still has the fire to
compete (no pun intended)
Skupin, who comes into the game looking as fit as a fiddle,
claims he will once again be a physical powerhouse. “I still
think I’m that 39-year-old guy, that 38 year old guy that
played 22 seasons ago. I still think I’m that guy — just a
Philippines': Jeff Probst says bringing Jonathan Penner back is
NOT a cheat
Probst also discusses why it was necessary to move to a three
tribe format (and how that may alter the strategy and psychology
of the game), as well as why they settled on bringing back
medically evacuated players
Survivor: Philippines TV
Promo Featuring Jonathan Penner >>
Survivor: Philippines TV
Promo Featuring Mike Skupin >>
Survivor: Philippines TV
Promo Featuring Lisa Whelchel >>
Survivor: Philippines TV
Promo Featuring Russell Swan >>
7 Title: "Not the Only Actor on
Airdate: October 31, 2012
Sneak Peek at the Next Survivor Season
Video, Captures and VoiceOver >>
Survivor, the biggest, most thrilling game
on television, is also the most
Jeff Probst (Survivor: Heroes Versus Villains):
Rob can you hear me?
Medic (Survivor: Samoa): Russ, Russ
are you with us?
Jeff Probst: For 24 seasons castaways have been
pitted against the elements...being stalked
by wildlife. They have been
taken to the edge of their own
Mike Skupin (Survivor: Australian Outback):
Jeff Varner (Survivor: Australian
Outback): He's burnt pretty
Elizabeth Filarski (Survivor: Australian
Outback): Oh my God.
Medic (talking to Jonathan Penner, Survivor:
Micronesia): The infection that goes
into your bloodstream is potentially
Jeff Probst: Some have paid the ultimate
price, pulled from the game with one
question in their hearts: what could
have been? Next season, three
castaways who were airlifted out will be
given a second shot. They'll join
three tribes of new players in one of our
most treacherous locations yet, the
Philippines. Here, thousands of
islands scattered over the Southeast Asia
Sea hide a dark and sinister
secret. The waters are teeming
with ravenous sharks and the land provides
no refuge. Deadly snakes rule the
jungle and a furious storm can break even
the strongest of spirits. This time,
will the veterans survive the elements and
the vote in order to claim the million
dollar prize or will a new castaway emerge
as the Sole Survivor? Find out this
Fall on Survivor: Philippines.
Survivor: Season 25
Filming Location Info
Caramoan Peninsula is a
Camarines Sur province of the
The landscape features limestone karsts
formations, caves, deep gorges, snaking
rivers, white sandy beaches and clandestine
climate of the Caramoan is tropical which is
divided into wet and dry seasons. The
climatic control over the two air stream
systems produces the two distinctive
variations in the climate, the monsoon and
the Pacific tradewinds. From October to
January, the northeast monsoon prevails,
while the north Pacific tradewinds occur
from February to September coinciding with
the south tradewinds.