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09.17.2019

ONE CASTAWAY GETS FIRED UP WHEN LEARNING A LESSON AT THE ISLAND OF THE IDOLS, ON THE SPECIAL 90-MINUTE SEASON PREMIERE OF “SURVIVOR,” WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25

 

The 39th Edition, Themed “Island of the Idols,” Features Two Legendary Winners,

Boston Rob Mariano and Sandra Diaz-Twine, Who Serve as Mentors

“I Vote You Out and That’s It” – One castaway gets fired up when learning a lesson on the Island of the Idols, where Boston Rob Mariano and Sandra Diaz serve as mentors in an all-new twist. Also, castaways question whether likability will prove to be a liability, on the special 90-minute season premiere of SURVIVOR, Wednesday, Sept. 25 (8:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

LAIRO” TRIBE

Ronnie Bardah (35)

Hometown: Brockton, Mass.

Current Residence: Henderson, Nev.

Occupation: Pro Poker Player

Elizabeth Beisel (26)

Hometown: Saunderstown, R.I.

Current Residence: Saunderstown, R.I.

Occupation: Olympic Medalist

Missy Byrd (24)

Hometown: Decatur, Ga.

Current Residence: Tacoma, Wash.

Occupation: Air Force Veteran

Dean Kowalski (28)

Hometown: Westfield, N. J.

Current Residence: New York, N.Y.

Occupation: Tech Sales

Tom Laidlaw (60)

Hometown: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Current Residence: Greenwich, Conn.

Occupation: Former NHL Player

Aaron Meredith (36)

Hometown: Uncasville, Conn.

Current Residence: Warwick, R.I.

Occupation: Gym Owner

Vince Moua (27)

Hometown: Merced, Calif.

Current Residence: Palo Alto, Calif.

Occupation: Admissions Counselor

Karishma Patel (37)

Hometown: Philadelphia

Current Residence: Houston

Occupation: Personal Injury Lawyer

Elaine Stott (41)

Hometown: Woodbine, Ky.

Current Residence: Rockholds, Ky.

Occupation: Factory Worker

Chelsea Walker (26)

Hometown: Marlton, N.J.

Current Residence: Los Angeles

Occupation: Digital Content Creator

VOKAI” TRIBE

Lauren Beck (28)

Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif. and Rochester Hills, Mich.

Current Residence: Glendale, Calif.

Occupation: Nanny

Molly Byman (27)

Hometown: Boston

Current Residence: Durham, N.C.

Occupation: Law Student

Janet Carbin (59)

Hometown: Neptune, N.J.

Current Residence: Palm Bay, Fla.

Occupation: Chief Lifeguard

Kellee Kim (29)

Hometown: Costa Mesa, Calif.

Current Residence: Philadelphia

Occupation: MBA Student

Jason Linden (32)

Hometown: New York, N.Y.

Current Residence: New York, N.Y.

Occupation: Personal Injury Lawyer

Jack Nichting (23)

Hometown: Newport News, Va.

Current Residence: Harrisonburg, Va.

Occupation: Graduate Student

Noura Salman (36)

Hometown: London, UK / Bethesda, Md.

Current Residence: North Potomac, Md.

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Tommy Sheehan (26)

Hometown: Bayville, N.Y.

Current Residence: Long Beach, N.Y.

Occupation: 4th Grade Teacher

Jamal Shipman (33)

Hometown: Jersey City, N.J.

Current Residence: Providence, R.I.

Occupation: Admissions Counselor K-12

Dan Spilo (48)

Hometown: New York, N.Y.

Current Residence: Los Angeles

Occupation: Talent Manager

CHEAT TWEET: Survivors Ready! 20 New Castaways compete for $1M on the 39th edition of @SurvivorCBS #IslandoftheIdols. @JeffProbst hosts & @BostonRob and @SandraDTwine return as mentors on special 90-minute season premiere 9/25 8PM on #CBS! http://bit.ly/30rEyHr

SURVIVOR is hosted by Emmy Award-winning host Jeff Probst and produced by S.E.G. Holdco., LLC. Mark Burnett, Jeff Probst and Matt Van Wagenen are executive producers.

For more detailed information on SURVIVOR and the castaways, log on to www.cbs.com/survivor.

Click HERE for photos

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Survivor

Twitter: http://twitter.com/survivorcbs

Instagram: @officialsurvivor_CBS

CBS Twitter: @CBSTweet

Jeff Probst on Twitter and Instagram: @jeffprobst

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Press Contacts:

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ladellicolli@cbs.com

Katie Barker

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katie.barker@cbs.com

Photo Contact

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818-655-1548

tkuratek@cbs.com

 

Press:

Lori DelliColli
603-824-6300
ladellicolli@cbs.com

Katie Barker
818-655-1591
katie.barker@cbs.com