Survivor: Jeff Probst Announces Season 50 Will Be Returning Players

Survivor: Jeff Probst Announces Season 50 Will Be Returning Players

Survivor host and showrunner Jeff Probst is already teasing the series’ upcoming milestone: Survivor Season 50.

At a Survivor event in Hollywood on Saturday night, Probst announced that the fiftieth season of the long-running CBS competition series will feature familiar faces.

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“About 10 seconds ago, we just decided — thanks to all the fans that were in attendance at the ‘FYC’ event here in Hollywood — that Survivor 50 will be returning players,” Probst confirmed in a video on Instagram.

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The series first started incorporating former players in Season 8 for Survivor: All-Stars, and later saw familiar contestants in Season 11 (Guatemala), Season 16 (Micronesia — Fans vs. Favorites) and Season 20 (Heroes vs. Villains). In 2020, the show celebrated Season 40 (Winners at War) by inviting back 20 former winners. The reality show hasn’t seen a returning player since, with the exception of Bruce Perrault, who came back to the competition in Season 45 after leaving Season 44 early due to an injury.

Survivor Season 46 is currently airing new episodes on Wednesdays at 8/7c on CBS. (Read latest exit interview.)

Who do you think will return for Survivor Season 50? And who are you hoping will return? Let us know in the comments!

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