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Survivor: Rob Cesternino Reveals His Favorite Island of the Idols Players -- and How He Became a Survivor Legend

The veteran 'Survivor' star and 'RHAP' podcasting host previews the CBS reality show's upcoming 39th season

Lance Cartelli

Welcome to Episode 2 of Survivor Brothers: The Ultimate Unofficial Podcast From TV Guide. In this episode, hosts Lance Cartelli and Fox Van Allen, from the Big Brother Brothers podcast, are joined in studio by veteran castaway and fellow podcaster, Rob Has a Podcast's Rob Cesternino (Survivor: The Amazon and Survivor: All-Stars). Together, the trio looks ahead to the upcoming Survivor season, Survivor: Island of the Idols. Cesternino also talks about the origins of his podcasting empire, and discusses what change he'd make to the reality show if he were in charge.

But wait there's more! What would Cesternino's strategy be if he were playing in Island of the Idols? Who are the players he can't wait to see in action? How did Cesternino get cast on Survivor? And what was the very first reality show Cesternino attempted to be on? Listen to the Survivor Brothers podcast to find out.

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Be sure not to miss the end of the episode where the Survivor Brothers hosts and Cesternino switch channels -- and chat about the upcoming finale of Big Brother.

Listen to this week's Survivor Brothers for all the buzz.

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New episodes of Survivor Brothers go up every week, now through the end of the season of Survivor: Island of the Idols.

Survivor: Island of the Idols premieres Sept. 25 at 8/7c on CBS. You can watch every season of Survivor on CBS All Access.

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