Survivor US Season 43 Episode 02 Description Lovable Curmudgeon A heavy storm rolled into Baka’s camp soon after Tribal Council, which especially took a toll on Gabler. Sami proposed a guys’ alliance with Gabler and Owen while Elie and Jeanine were away from camp. At Coco, Geo and Ryan’s friendship strengthened, while Karla found herself […]
In the past year, a “new era” of Survivor came about, bringing twists and turns on the formula that has kept the show afloat for over 20 years. And with two seasons in the rearview mirror, in season 43, a new group of castaways have begun on the 26-day adventure of a lifetime, hoping they’ll be the next one to join the winner’s circle.
Read on to find out everything we know about Survivor season 43, including when the new season premieres, who is in the cast and much more.
When does Survivor season 43 start?
Survivor 43 will premiere on Wednesday, September 21. It will air a two-hour episode which, given the nature of the premieres for the previous two seasons, will feature two contestants voted out of the game.
The show will then follow up with a 90-minute episode the next week on September 28. This will be the first time in the show’s history that it will air a longer second episode.
When is the finale of Survivor 43?
Survivor 43 has yet to announce a finale date. However, if we’re assuming it runs the same schedule for seasons 41 and 42, it should happen at some point in December.
When did Survivor season 43 film?
Filming for Survivor 43 is assumed to have begun in late April to early May. Like seasons 41 and 42, it’s expected to have filmed for only 26 days, a marked departure from the 39 days in many seasons that came before.
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 03 Description I’ll Sign The Divorce Papers Though Dwight’s trust in Jesse lessened, he still hoped to work with him and Noelle. At Baka, Sami informed Gabler that Elie and Jeanine searched his bag for information about his idol, turning Gabler against the women. At Coco, Karla found the same […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 04 Description Show No Mercy Gabler got on his tribemates’ nerves at Baka with his overbearing demeanor. Reward Challenge: One tribe member used sandbags to completely knock down a stack of wooden blocks, before using two of the blocks to traverse across an area without their feet touching the ground. […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 05 Description Stop With All the Niceness Cassidy’s trust in Geo diminished after learning he voted for her at the previous Tribal Council. Cassidy and Karla spoke about blindsiding him or Ryan should Coco lose again. Jeanine and Elie found Baka’s idol bracelet, and reluctantly shared it with Owen after […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 06 Description Mergatory Coco and Vesi’s treemail instructed them to gather their belongings and venture to Baka’s camp. Immunity/Reward Challenge: Divided into two teams of six by random draw, team members raced to clear a sled off of sandbags and debris, before dragging it across a course collecting six large […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 07 Description Bull in a China Shop Immunity Challenge: Pairs of castaways raced through a twisted cylindric rope tunnel, dug up puzzle planks and a flag, and returned to their mat. The first four pairs to finish moved on while the last two were eliminated. The remaining teams raced up […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 08 Description Proposterous Before being blindsided, Dwight had passed Jeanine’s idol to Jesse, who already had Cody’s idol as well. While Ryan established himself as a tribe provider, Sami surmised he would be on the bottom as the only Baka member in the majority alliance of seven, and he considered […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 09 Description What About the Big Girls Owen was upset that James had told him to vote for Ryan even though Jeanine was voted out. Immunity/Reward Challenge: Castaways, divided into two teams of five by random draw, held a metal brace to keep a ball in place. If they lowered […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 10 Description Get That Money, Baby Noelle and Owen expressed uneasiness over Sami telling Karla about voting out James. Reward Challenge: Castaways spun on a metal frame to drag a buoy past a marker. Then while dizzy, they traversed a net obstacle and balance beam, collecting a sandbag along the […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 11 Description Hiding in Plain Sight Karla confronted Sami about the stray votes she received at the last Tribal Council. He eventually admitted to writing her name down, and Owen rued about being on the wrong side of many of the previous votes. The next morning, a clue about an […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 12 Description Telenovela Owen told Cassidy that Karla had plotted against her, leading Karla to desperately try and convince Cassidy otherwise. Jesse corroborated Owen’s story, however, giving Cassidy incentive to target her old ally. Reward Challenge: Divided into two teams of three by random draw, one castaway guided two blindfolded […]
Survivor US Season 43 Episode 13 Description Snap Some Necks and Cash Some Checks On their new island, the final five were given a word scramble which would lead them to an advantage. Karla nabbed it right before Owen could and found it was a challenge advantage. Immunity/Reward Challenge: Castaways guided a buoy across several […]
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Survivor US Season 43 Episode 01 Description LIVIN The 18 new castaways arrived in Fiji to begin Survivor 43. Reward Challenge: Two tribe members raced into the jungle for crates. Two other tribe members then retrieved a boat full of crates from the ocean. The last two members would assemble the crates to make a […]