Survivor

  • Survivor Dec 17, 2019

    Former ‘Survivor’ Contestant Breaks Silence After Removal From Show

    After a week of silence, former “Survivor” contestant Dan Spilo is publicly apologizing for his behavior on the show.

  • Survivor Dec 12, 2019

    ’Survivor’ Removes Player From the Game for First Time Ever

    On Wednesday’s episode of “Survivor: Island of the Idols,” a player was removed from the competition for the first time in the show’s history. Dan Spilo was pulled from the competition by production for unacceptable behavior following an off-camera incident.

  • Nov 14, 2019

    Female ‘Survivor’ Contestant Accuses Male Player of Inappropriate Touching. She Is Voted Off

    Some “Survivor” viewers were outraged Wednesday night after a female contestant who accused a male player of inappropriate touching was ultimately voted off while the accused remained to compete for the million-dollar prize. CBS aired back-to-back episodes of “Survivor: Island of the Idols” on Wednesday night, titled “We made it to the merge,” in which the two disparate tribes become...

  • Nov 2, 2019

    Rudy Boesch, Early Fan Favorite on ‘Survivor,’ Dies at 91

    Rudy Boesch, a retired tough-as-nails Navy SEAL and fan favorite on the inaugural season of “Survivor,” has died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 91. Director of operations for the Seal Veterans Foundation, Steve Gonzalez, said Boesch died peacefully Friday night in hospice care in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was surrounded by loved ones. Boesch joined the...

  • Nov 2, 2019

    Rudy Boesch, Early Fan Favorite on ‘Survivor,’ Dies at 91

    Rudy Boesch, a retired tough-as-nails Navy SEAL and fan favorite on the inaugural season of “Survivor,” has died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 91. Director of operations for the Seal Veterans Foundation, Steve Gonzalez, said Boesch died peacefully Friday night in hospice care in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was surrounded by loved ones. Boesch joined the...

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Former ‘Survivor’ Producer Who Killed Wife in Mexico Back in California After Serving 7 1/2 Years

    A former reality TV show producer is home in Southern California after serving a little more than half of his prison sentence in Mexico for killing his wife while on vacation in 2010. Bruce Beresford-Redman, whose credits include “Survivor” and “Pimp My Ride,” was back in Gardena on Tuesday after his release from prison on June 20, NBC Los Angeles...

  • Jul 21, 2019

    Police Get Arrest Warrant as Survivor Recalls Kyoto Arson

    Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio. Kyoto police said Sunday they are ready to arrest 41-year-old Shinji Aoba on arson and murder allegations. Aoba is accused of storming Kyoto Animation’s No. 1 studio Thursday, setting it on fire and...

  • Jun 21, 2019

    Teenager Rescued From Montecito Mudslide Sings National Anthem at Dodger Stadium

    A determined and talented mudslide survivor took center field Thursday at Dodger Stadium to sing the national anthem.

  • Dec 11, 2018

    With New Board in Place, CBS to Decide Moonves’ Exit Pay

    The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after the scandal. CBS shareholders ratified the 11 board members, including six new ones, at an annual meeting Tuesday. The board now has until the end of January...

  • Sep 17, 2018

    Tom Arnold, ‘Apprentice’ Producer Scuffle at Pre-Emmys Party: Report

    A reported scuffle between Tom Arnold and a producer of “The Apprentice” has led to an exchange between celebrities on social media.

  • Feb 7, 2018

    ’Justified,’ ‘Home Improvement’ Actor Mickey Jones Dies

    Mickey Jones, a veteran character actor who played Rodney “Hot Rod” Dunham on “Justified” and construction worker Pete on the 1990s sitcom “Home Improvement,” has died. He was 76. Jones died early Wednesday morning of the effects of a long illness, said his publicist, Cherry Hepburn. The illness and where he died were not immediately disclosed.

  • Apr 15, 2017

    ‘Survivor’ Contestant Who Outed Competitor Loses His Job

    “Survivor” contestant Jeff Varner who outed fellow competitor Zeke Smith as transgender on Wednesday night’s episode of the CBS reality competition has been fired from his real estate job....
    The Greensboro News & Record reports Varner was fired on Thursday from Allen Tate Realtors because he was “in the middle of a news story that we don’t want anything to do...

  • Apr 13, 2017

    ‘Survivor’ Contestant Outs Fellow Competitor as Transgender

    “Survivor” contestant Zeke Smith was outed as transgender by fellow competitor Jeff Varner on Wednesday night’s episode of the CBS reality competition. The move has prompted online criticism and condemnation by a major LGBT rights group. Varner made accusations of “a deception” before revealing that Smith is transgender on the episode. Varner was immediately criticized by other players. He repeatedly...

  • Jan 11, 2017

    Jamie Foxx to Host ‘Beat Shazam,’ an App-Based Game Show

    Jamie Foxx is turning game-show host. The Oscar-winning actor will host Fox TV’s “Beat Shazam,” an interactive game show based on the song-identification app Shazam. The game show’s producers include Mark Burnett of “Survivor” and “The Voice.”

  • Nov 18, 2016

    Former ‘Survivor’ Contestant Convicted on Child Porn Charges

    A former “Survivor” contestant who had to be medivacked after falling into a campfire and burning his hands has been convicted of possessing child pornography. Michael Skupin, who burned himself during the 2001 series “Survivor II: The Australian Outback” and who returned for “Survivor: Philippines,” was convicted Friday on four of six child porn possession counts by jurors in Oakland...

  • Mar 13, 2015

    Former “Survivor” Producer Sentenced to 12 Years in Connection With Wife’s Murder, Family Says

    The former “Survivor” producer accused of murdering his wife while on a 2010 family vacation in Mexico has been convicted on charges connected with the case, his mother said Thursday.

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