The big battle on Survivor: Nicaragua started several weeks ago with 20 contestants divided into two tribes based on age — those 40 and older against those 30 and younger. Now, with only nine castaways left in the competition, it won’t be long until we learn who wins the $1 million grand prize. CBS has announced the two-hour finale will be held in Hollywood on Sunday, December 19. Read on to find out more about the finale!
As always, the jury has already made their votes since filming of the final Tribal Council happened in Nicaragua earlier this summer. Those votes for a winner, which have been kept secret from the cast, will be revealed live in front of a studio audience by host Jeff Probst. Immediately following the crowning of the Survivor: Nicaragua champion, Probst will host the always-dramatic, live one-hour reunion show.
I will be on hand at the live finale yet again to deliver exclusive one-on-one interviews from the red carpet like I’ve done for RealityTVMagazine since season 13 — Survivor: Cook Islands.
If you missed our coverage, watch the video below for our exclusive red carpet interview with Sandra Diaz-Twine — champion of Survivor: Heroes Vs. Villains:
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So far this season, Survivor: Nicaragua has won its new Wednesday night time period with viewers ages 18-48 and 25-54 every week. CBS officials say this season has shown strong gains in ratings compared to last year’s Survivor: Samoa.
Survivor: Nicaragua is the reality giant’s 21st edition. Season 22 has already filmed and will likely kick off in February of 2011.
Who do you think has what it takes to outwit, outplay and outlast all of the others to take home the title of sole Survivor along with the $1 million?
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