The popular reality TV show Survivor is set to make a comeback in 2023 with a brand new series. After its previous run on ITV in 2001 and 2002, the show is now being rebooted by the BBC. Fans of the show can now apply to be a part of the new series, with applications open to anyone over the age of 18.
The new series will consist of 16 hour-long episodes and will feature contestants from all walks of life forming their own tribal societies and competing in epic challenges for reward or immunity. The show will test the contestants’ instincts and strategy as they are eliminated one-by-one until the Sole Survivor emerges. The winner of the competition will walk away with a life-changing £100,000.
If you think you have what it takes to be a part of Survivor 2023, you can apply by filling out an application form on the official website. The applications opened on November 24th, 2022 and will close on February 24th, 2023, giving potential contestants three months to submit their forms.
Survivor first aired in 1997 in Sweden and has since become a global television hit, with 50 versions commissioned worldwide. The US version of the show has aired 43 seasons since its launch in 2000.
The BBC’s director of unscripted programming, Kate Phillips, expressed her excitement about bringing Survivor to UK audiences in a uniquely BBC way. Natalka Znak, CEO of Remarkable Entertainment, the production company behind the show, also shared her enthusiasm, calling Survivor ‘the greatest gameshow on earth’.
The new series of Survivor will be hosted by Joel Dommett, a popular comedian and TV presenter. Dommett has previously hosted shows like The Masked Singer UK and has been praised for his comedic charm. He expressed his gratitude to the BBC for trusting him with the role and said he was excited to bring the show to the UK.
The new season of Survivor is currently being filmed in the Dominican Republic and is set to air in the autumn of 2023 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. The show will feature a range of mental and physical challenges as the contestants battle it out to be crowned the Ultimate Survivor.
Survivor is known for its unique format, where contestants are marooned in an isolated location and must rely on their own skills and strategy to survive. The show has been named the ‘Number 1 Best Reality Show of All Time’ by Variety and has gained a massive following worldwide.
With its exciting challenges, dramatic twists, and the ultimate game of survival, Survivor 2023 is sure to captivate audiences once again. Whether you’re a fan of the original series or new to the show, this reboot promises to deliver an epic and thrilling television experience.