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“Survivor” announces 18 new castaways competing on the 43rd edition of the show

SURVIVOR introduced as we speak the 18 new castaways who will compete towards one another when the Emmy Award-winning sequence kicks off an all-reality Wednesday night time and returns for its 43rd season with a two-hour premiere, Wednesday, Sept. 21 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The sequence can also be out there to stream reside and on demand on the CBS app and Paramount+*. The show is hosted by Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst.

After 22 years on tv, 646 castaways and 639 torch snuffs, the premiere of season 43 shall be the CBS Original sequence’ 621st episode, launching a new chapter of the groundbreaking actuality competitors. SURVIVOR continues to evolve when these 18 new gamers are stranded on the lovely islands of Fiji and should type a society and adapt to their bodily and social environment, forcing gamers to decide on between personal danger and reward, whereas navigating the complicated social sport and trying to forge alliances to final one other day.

These decided castaways require sturdy social expertise, strategic acumen and bodily endurance. They shall be divided into three tribes of six and face a sooner, extra excessive season from the second they step on the seashore. The ethical dilemmas and unpredictable conditions will take a look at even the strongest competitor, as meals is scarce, rewards and provides are minimal, and the psychological and bodily challenges require gamers to make unimaginable choices and alter their methods on daily basis.   

The people competing on season 43 are from various backgrounds and produce a recent perspective to this new period of the sport, with the similar final aim: to outwit, outplay and outlast. And in the finish, just one will stay to say the title of Sole Survivor and win the $1 million prize.

The following are the 18 new castaways competing this fall:

Click on every title to view the castaway’s video.

NameCassidy Clark
Age: 26
Hometown: Plano, Texas
Current Residence: Austin, Texas
Occupation: Designer

NameCody Assenmacher
Age: 35
Hometown: Preston, Iowa
Current Residence: Honolulu, Hawaii
Occupation: Elevator gross sales

Name: (*18*)
Age: 22
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
Current Residence: Collierville, Tenn.
Occupation: Graduate scholar

NameElisabeth “Elie” Scott
Age: 31
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Current Residence: Salt Lake City, Utah
Occupation: Clinical psychologist

NameGeo Bustamante
Age: 36
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Current Residence: Honolulu, Hawaii
Occupation: Project supervisor

NameJames Jones
Age: 37
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Current Residence: Philadelphia, Pa.
Occupation: Event planner

NameJeanine Zheng
Age: 24
Hometown: South Hamilton, Mass.
Current Residence: San Francisco, Calif.
Occupation: UX designer

NameJesse Lopez
Age: 30
Hometown: Venice, Calif.
Current Residence: Durham, N.C.
Occupation: Political science PhD

NameJustine Brennan
Age: 29
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Calif.
Current Residence: Marina Del Rey, Calif.
Occupation: Cyber safety gross sales

NameKarla Cruz Godoy
Age: 28
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Current Residence: Newark, Del.
Occupation: Educational project supervisor

NameLindsay Carmine
Age: 42
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
Current Residence: Downingtown, Pa.
Occupation: Pediatric nurse

NameMike ‘Gabler’ Gabler
Age: 52
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Current Residence: Meridian, Idaho
Occupation: Heart valve specialist

NameMorriah Young
Age: 28
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Current Residence: Philadelphia, Pa.
Occupation: Teacher

NameNneka Ejere
Age: 43
Hometown: Weatherford, Texas
Current Residence: Weatherford, Texas
Occupation: Pharmacist

NameNoelle Lambert
Age: 25
Hometown: Londonderry, N.H.
Current Residence: Manchester, N.H.
Occupation: U.S. Paralympian

NameOwen Knight
Age: 30
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
Current Residence: New Orleans, La.
Occupation: College admissions director

NameRyan Medrano
Age: 25
Hometown: Savannah, Ga.
Current Residence: El Paso, Texas
Occupation: Warehouse affiliate

NameSami Layadi
Age: 19
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
Current Residence: Las Vegas, Nev.
Occupation: Pet cremator

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