Entertainment Weekly - 01/12/2001
"...True SURVIVOR addicts will swoon..." -- Rating: A-
Producer/creator Mark Burnett unleashed a pop culture phenomenon--and changed the face of early-21st-century television--with his hugely popular reality series SURVIVOR. Singlehandedly ushering in the age of reality-television, the action-adventure series more than lives up to its name as real-world contestants are divided into opposing teams and stranded in a remote location to compete in daredevil challenges in pursuit of a million-dollar prize. The team that wins each challenge earns either a prize or immunity, while the losing team faces an elimination round where one member is ceremoniously dismissed. Adding a human element to the cutthroat competition are the personal interactions between team members, which impact the game through strategic alliances--or dooming enmities. This best-of compilation presents first season highlights, exit interviews, voting confessions, casting tapes, behind-the-scenes footage, and an exclusive interview with host Jeff Probst and creator Burnett.
Reality-Based (TV) |
Television / TV Series |