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PostSubject: Survivor: Nicaragua   Wed May 19, 2010 6:45 pm

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, hosting both Survivor seasons 21 and 22

Both of the next two seasons of Survivor will film back-to-back on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, in San Juan del Sur.
“The beaches on Nicaragua’s southern pacific coast will become the new … [location for] the 21st and 22nd seasons,” according to press release by PRONicaragua, which calls itself as “the Nicaraguan Investment Promotion Agency.”
Some people, who don’t understand that the production and network save money by setting up base camp and other infrastructure in the same place, have been insisting that the show would not once again do back-to-back episodes in the same place, but would instead move to another country, perhaps nearby, for season 22. But as I first reported in early January, the show is staying to its back-to-back season model, even if it’s much harder on the crew. Season 22 will likely have some kind of thematic twist, potentially involving all-stars yet again. That’s what happened this past year; both seasons filmed on the very same tribe beaches.
For Survivor Nicaragua, the show will use the “beaches of San Juan del Sur, in” Rivas, and “will have a big impact on Nicaragua’s tourism sector and its economy, generating approximately 200 jobs during the six month period in which it will be produced,” the press release said. San Juan del Sure is on the Pacific Ocean side of the country, the opposite side of the country from the international productions filming on and near the Pearl Cays and Big Corn Island.
CBS’ official announcement said nothing of the exact filming location, of course, and that makes even more sense because this location appears to be the most accessible of any in recent years. It’s surprisingly touristy, which suggests the production will actually use beaches nearby, assuming this whole press release—such a revealing, public statement is unusual, to say the least—isn’t some spectacular ploy on CBS’ part to deflect attention from wherever they are actually filming. Here’s a guide to the region; most of the photos of the area make it look like a pretty typical Survivor location. There is a whale watching point nearby.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Wed May 19, 2010 6:47 pm

CBS moves Survivor to Wednesdays

CBS is moving Survivor from Thursdays to Wednesdays at 8 p.m. after eight years of being on Thursdays, ever since it was moved there for its second season.
In its press release, CBS says Survivor Nicaragua will be “a potent lead-off hitter” for the 9 p.m. series, Criminal Minds, and a new series, The Defenders. In that timeslot this fall, it will face ABC’s The Middle and a new sit com, Better Together; Fox’s drama Lie to Me; and NBC’s new drama Undercovers, which is produced by JJ Abrams.
More significantly, if CBS doesn’t change its mind for the spring, Survivor will face off against the newly shortened half-hour results show for American Idol 10.
Shuffling the 21st season seems to be CBS’ attempt to using its strength and its fans to hurt shows on other networks; CBS’ successful comedy The Big Bang Theory and new comedy Shit My Dad Says (based on the Twitter account) gets the Thursday at 8 timeslot, which means CBS will have a block of comedies to compete against NBC’s.
This actually returns Survivor to its original timeslot from its first season in the summer of 2000. After that, CBS made a bold move, moving it to Thursdays to face Friends. That eventually paid off, and the show consistently won its timeslot for years, with occasional exceptions.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:06 am

Survivor Nicaragua starts filming, will spend $6+ million in Nicaragua





Survivor Nicaragua started production last week, as press members were there for the first three days of filming, as usual, returning to the US just as Big Brother had its media day Friday for fan sites and whoever else would subject themselves to being locked inside for a day.
The show is filming seasons 21 and 22 back to back in San Juan del Sur, and the Tico Times reported that over the six month period that the production is there, “the 250-member crew of Survivor will inject more than $6 million into the local San Juan economy over the next six months, contracting some 200 locals and renting the equivalent of 20,000 hotel room nights in this small town.”
That impact is significant, but the promotional impact is even greater. “We don’t have the resources to even pay one TV ad that would reach that kind of audience,” Javier Chamorro, the executive director of ProNicaragua, told the paper.
The article erroneously says filming starts July 15, but it actually started last week. Perhaps that’s some misdirection on the part of producers, who actually talked to the newspaper, which is highly unusual. Last season, after all, the government of Samoa asked journalists to not report on Survivor. Executive producer Leisa Francis told the paper that “Survivor is a unique opportunity for a host nation to reach out to the world. … The promotional value is extraordinary.”
And challenge producer John Kirhoffer said, “For the 11 years I’ve been doing Survivor, I have never been as excited about spending six months in any other country. And San Juan del Sur is on the top of my list of favorite places in the world to be. I love great cigars, rum and beautiful people, so I’m not leaving.”
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:22 pm

not so sure I like this concept. Especially considering how physical Survivor can be.


CBS pits youth against age on next `Survivor'



LOS ANGELES — "Survivor" is going to exploit the generation gap.
CBS says the upcoming edition of the CBS reality show "Survivor: Nicaragua" will divide contestants into two tribes, young vs. old — with "old" defined as starting at 40 for the so-called Espada Tribe.
The La Flor Tribe will be made up of people 30 and younger. The elders will have the chance to demonstrate that their experience and knowledge can help them best the "youth and vitality" of the younger crew, CBS said Wednesday.
"Survivor: Nicaragua" will debut 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 15, returning to the time slot in which "Survivor" first premiered in summer 2000.

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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:32 am

'Survivor: Nicaragua': New cast and new twists revealed!

by Dalton Ross



Image Credit: Monty Brinton/CBS

Two-time Super Bowl winning coach Jimmy Johnson headlines the new cast of Survivor: Nicaragua when it premieres Wednesday, September 15 on CBS. The former coach (who also won college championships as both a player and a coach) and current Fox football analyst will join nine other contestants over the age of 40 on the Espada tribe to take on 10 contestants 30 and under in Survivor‘s second old vs. young battle (Survivor: Panama was split into four tribes divided by both age and gender). The younger La Flor tribe features Survivor‘s second amputee contestant, Kelly Bruno, who lost her right leg to a birth defect when she was six-months old (Survivor: Vanuatu also featured a contestant with an artificial limb, Chad Crittenden). “We don’t really look at Kelly as ‘let’s do another amputee,”’ Jeff Probst told EW.com while on location during filming. “When Kelly came in, it wasn’t that she had [an artificial] limb. It was that she was so charismatic. I hope Kelly lasts a long time because that’s somebody I would want in my foxhole with me.”
The old versus young division is not the only twist this season. At the very opening, Probst will reveal to the contestants a brand new item: the Medallion of Power. The Medallion can be used by a tribe to give itself an advantage in an immunity challenge, but once used, it goes over to the other tribe to use when it sees fit. “The Medallion of Power is designed to give you power at challenges,” explains Probst. “And our job is to make sure that the advantage is enough to tempt you — not so much that it’s a landslide, but enough that you go, ‘I’m not sure we should take it. Maybe we should, maybe we shouldn’t.’”
Also, expect fewer hidden immunity idols to be played on Survivor: Nicaragua, or at least expect them to be a bit harder to find. “This season we have made changes to the hidden immunity idol,” says Probst “The only way you’re gonna find it is to decipher these cryptic visual clues. So it’s a bit like a visual riddle, and the audience will get to play along. And the first set of four clues is very difficult. The next set will be a little easier, and then by the third set, you should find it.”

Other contestants beyond Jimmy Johnson and Kelly Bruno include a former NFL cheerleader, a fire captain, an ER doctor, and a goat rancher.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:12 am

Saw Jimmy Johnson on the commercial last night. I still can NOT believe he's on Survivor! WOW!
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:14 pm

tj2377 wrote:
Saw Jimmy Johnson on the commercial last night. I still can NOT believe he's on Survivor! WOW!

It's very surprising!! I just don't see what about the show would appeal to an uber rich, uber famous guy like him...
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Sat Sep 18, 2010 1:51 pm

From the one episode that's been aired, I like most of the Survivors. The only two who rubbed me the wrong way were Marty and Jimmy T. It will be interesting to see how well the oldsters do in the challenges against the youngsters. Hopefully it won't be all one-sided.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:48 am

Looks like Shannon's mouth is what got him evicted tonight. He should have kept it shut.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:13 am





Jimmy T had no social game and didn't prove to have much game as far as competition goes. I wasn't sad to see him leave. Quite frankly I'd be ok with all the old people going except Tyrone. I think Tyrone would do good by dropping his the entire alliance he's on which looks to be split up next week.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:35 am



Tyrone was clueless to think he could bark out orders and eat all that chicken and not think people wouldn't be pissed off by that and want to vote him out. C'mon Tyrone how did you not see that one coming.

NaOnka showed a vulnerable side last night. Shocking.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:35 am








I'm really liking Brenda and Naonka and even Jane as far as the girls go. None of the guys stand out that much to really get behind them at least not yet and I think we're half way through the season so it's not looking good for the guys.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:58 pm



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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:41 pm

Jane! <3333 CountryfirebuildingdogtrainingMartyvotingoutgoddess <333333 I despise Sash SO MUCH! Jane or Kelly Shinnvisiblegoddess for the win! <3
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:09 pm

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Jane! <3333 CountryfirebuildingdogtrainingMartyvotingoutgoddess <333333 I despise Sash SO MUCH! Jane or Kelly Shinnvisiblegoddess for the win! <3

I guess I'm shocked you didn't say NaOnka godess? I thought for sure you'd be pulling for her.

I was anti Marty until last week's tribal council he grew on me instantly and now I'm sad he's gone.

Brenda is running the show and I like that. A strong woman who isn't relying on a man to think for her and she isn't sickening.

NaOnka cracks me up... she's just too ridiculous to even be mad at. I do like Benry for some reason and Fabio is growing on me.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:33 pm

I have had a love/hate thing for Marty all season but I am also sad he is gone. He made the game interesting. He was a player for sure!

Brenda is playing an awesome game and I agree, she is not sickening.
I also like Benry, he cracked me up hardcore last week when he called Alina a dirt squirrel (was that it?) and made little rat noises while casting his vote. Fabio has been growing on me week after week and I like him. I just wish he wouldnt let Naonka cut him off all the time and speak his mind.
I liked Jane at first but now she is just annoying me. Sorry Colton.
Naonka should just flat out DIAF. She is the most vile and disgusting thing to ever have been cast on Survivor.
I like Sash too because he just didnt seem the type to be in a power position in this game and he is playing it pretty well. He and Brenda will be tough to beat.
Chase who? Purple Kelly who?
Whats interesting to me about this season is that there are a lot of likeable people left and I am not overly annoyed by anyone but of course Naonka.
May the best player win....who am I kidding, how often does that happen?

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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:32 am





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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Nov 12, 2010 9:00 pm

That damn Naonka makes me puke Another ignorant black women.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Mon Nov 15, 2010 10:45 am

Why did they show this? I thought they wanted this to be a surprise? Should be interesting!

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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Mon Nov 15, 2010 10:59 pm

ANother way for Cbs to ruin the suspense of a good surprise. Fire the promo department.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:24 pm

Jane is a beast in these challenges. Got to give her credit for hanging in their with the guys and not to mention outlasting them.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:54 pm

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Jane is a beast in these challenges. Got to give her credit for hanging in their with the guys and not to mention outlasting them.

I was really surprised that Brenda dropped so early. I thought for sure this was going to be a challenge that would favor someone smaller. Oh well...Brenda got too relaxed in her game.

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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:03 pm

Brenda's too good to scramble for a million dollars... what a dumbass, and to think I was rooting for her...
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Fri Nov 19, 2010 8:42 pm

Although I liked Brenda I was surprised that a cast actually booted a strong player. Jane is very impressive.
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PostSubject: Re: Survivor: Nicaragua   Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:43 am

Well according to Jeff's blog NaOnka and Purple Kelly both get to be on the jury?????????????????????????????????? WTF?!!?!?!?!!?! I can't even understand how they allowed them to quitters/losers to be on the jury when the jury is technically still apart of the game in choosing a winner. Those 2 QUIT and they weren't voted out .... Quite frankly I don't even think their torches should have been snuffed out. I think Jeff should have just thrown both the torches in the fire and told those 2 to beat it!

They both should feel like big losers for quitting. To be so close to a possible chance of a million dollars and to up and quit.... I just don't get that mentality. It's wrong on several levels and as a viewer I am tired of these lousy people being casted. And Dan is no better. He doesn't do shit and he's more than likely going to be literally dragged to the final 2 spot and he doesn't deserve it at all. He's been existing there from the start but sits out of most challenges and is useless and so not interesting to watch.
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