Survivor: Palau

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Survivor: Palau

Survivor Rant: Should Quitters Get to Vote for the Winner?

It was the most shocking move on Survivor: Nicaragua yet. Following a devastating camp fire and days of torrential rain, two of the show's final nine castaways quit the game.

Both quitters, NaOnka Mixon and "Purple" Kelly Shinn, most likely had little shot of winning the million dollars. The former, after having battled a disabled contestant and thrown her closest friend under the bus to stay in the game, was the season's biggest villain. Purple Kelly, meanwhile, was too easy to manipulate to earn anyone's vote.

There's just one problem: These two women will still be allowed to...  Read Full Article

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Survivor Rant: Should Quitters Get to Vote for the Winner?

It was the most shocking move on Survivor: Nicaragua yet. Following a devastating camp fire and days of torrential rain, two of the show's final nine castaways quit the game.

Both quitters, NaOnka Mixon and "Purple" Kelly Shinn, most likely had little shot of winning the million dollars. The former, after having battled a disabled contestant and thrown her closest friend under the bus to stay in the game, was the season's biggest villain. Purple Kelly, meanwhile, was too easy to manipulate to earn anyone's vote.

There's just one problem: These two women will still be allowed to... read more

Survivor's Stephenie LaGrossa and Baseball Player Kyle Kendrick Marry

Survivor alum Stephenie LaGrossa and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick wed over the weekend, People reports.

LaGrossa, who competed, but never won, on Survivor: Palau, Survivor: Guatemala, and Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, exchanged vows with Kendrick in an outdoor ceremony with 105 guests in Napa, Calif.

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Survivor's Tom: "It's a Tough Way to Go Out of the Game"

As a Survivor hero, Tom Westman seemed to have it all: great physical ability, a strong social game and $1 million from winning Survivor: Palau. Unfortunately for the 46-year-old former firefighter, the last factor proved to be his undoing. After using a hidden immunity idol to save himself during last week's tribal council, Tom had his torch put out when the opposing alliance proved too big to defeat. As Tom said, "I was not going quietly into the dark night so they needed to get rid of me." The fallen hero spoke with TVGuide.com about why he was sent home, his predictions for ally Colby and the reason he almost didn't return for Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains... read more

Survivor's Stephenie: Heroes "Are Definitely Going to Turn into Villains"

After two brutal immunity challenges loses and two dramatic tribal councils, the heroes of Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains are beginning to look less, well, heroic. Despite her alliance with Tom and Colby, Stephenie LaGrossa couldn't save herself from the wrath of Rupert and James. "It's a game, and you want to win, but you want to enjoy your experience out there, because it's miserable as it is," she told TVGuide.com. "And being around people like James and Rupert really did make it unbearable."

Following last night's heated tribal council and her early exit, the 29-year-old also discussed what went wrong during the immunity challenge, the deep divisions within the heroes tribe, and her and Tom's now-defunct plan to... read more

Survivor: Palau's Jennifer Lyon Dies at 37

Jennifer "Jenn" Lyon, a finalist on Survivor: Palau, died Tuesday after her battle with cancer, CBS said. Lyon was 37.

"Jenn died at home in Oregon at 11:19 p.m. on Jan. 19. She had been battling breast cancer for the last five plus years," Survivor: Vanautu and Survivor: Micronesia Fans vs. Favorite cast member Eliza Orlins told TVGuide.com. "She had beaten it into remission once, but then it came back and was in her bones."

Lyon, who finished in fourth place during the tenth season of the CBS reality show in 2005, was diagnosed with ... read more

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Premiered: February 17, 2005, on CBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Twenty castaways compete for $1 million while stranded on Palau, an island group in the Pacific.

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