Survivor is commonly considered the leader of American reality TV. The suspenseful, dramatic show is filled with encounters that challenge players’ minds, creativity, and endurance, as players fight to the finish for the $1,000,000 grand prize.
It was the first highly-rated and profitable reality program on broadcast television in the United States, and it’s considered one of the best shows of the 2000s. The program has received several Emmy Award nominations and its first 11 seasons rated among the top 10 most-watched shows of its time.
Check out these bits of trivia and behind-the-scenes facts about the realities of Survivor.