Survivor (CBS-September 24, 2014) Season 29, Survivor: San Juan Del Sur @ 8pm. Stars: Survivor Contestants. American version reality game show, derived from Swedish TV series “Expedition Robinson,” created in 1977 by Charlie Parsons. Hosted by Jeff Probst, executive producer, w/Mark Burnett, Charlie Parsons. A group of strangers (as one or more tribes) on a desolate locale provide food, water, fire, and shelter for themselves; and compete in challenges to earn a reward.
Former "Survivor" contestant Caleb Bankston died while working on a coal train near Birmingham, Alabama, on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, a railway official confirmed to CNN. Bankston, 27, was a contestant on "Survivor: Blood vs. Water" last year, along with his fiance, Colton Cumbie, according to the CBS show's website.