Australian Survivor Season 04 Episode 17 Descriprion
Back at camp, the former Samatau Alliance is feeling shocked that Jarrad has left and try to figure out whether Anneliese or Locky flipped. Locky privately states that he flipped because Samatau was targeting Henry and he didn’t want to see him leave. However, Locky doesn’t own up to flipping to his allies and tries to pin the blame on Anneliese. Anneliese is very upset that Locky flipped and won’t even own up to it. Anneliese knows that she can no longer trust Locky and debates using her idol at the next Tribal Council to flip things back in Samatau’s favor. Later, Henry tries to reestablish trust with former Asaga by pretending to discover the idol with Jericho based on the clue he gave Jericho before the merge. Jericho cannot believe that Henry found the idol when he had been searching for days.
In the middle of the night, Henry, Jericho, and Luke eat the rest of the tribe’s jam. Later, Henry proposes to Locky that they vote Anneliese out next because she didn’t vote with them last Tribal and because they know she has an idol. As people discuss voting out Anneliese, they also start to believe that she was the one that stole the jam last night. Later, Ziggy begins to observe that Locky was the one who flipped and she debates whether she also needs to join a new alliance or try to make something work with former Samatau with her Super Idol.
Immunity challenge: The challenge is divided into three rounds. In the first round, the first six people to land a hook on a rope will move to Round Two. In the second round, the first three people to navigate their way through a tethered rope course will move on to the final round. In the final round, the three will roll their balls up a ramp and onto a ledge. The first player to get three balls on the ledge will win Immunity. Jericho, Henry, and Locky make it to the final round. (Henry Wins).
Back at camp, Luke, Jericho, Tara, Sarah, Henry, Locky, and Michelle all agree to vote Anneliese out. Locky offers himself as a false target for people to cast votes towards him, but he is concerned that if Anneliese plays her idol, he’ll go home. Locky tries to see if Anneliese will give him the idol to protect him, but Anneliese sees through his ruse and both know that one of them will be the next voted out. Anneliese tries to rally Peter, Tessa, and Ziggy to vote for Locky while she plays her idol. Ziggy debates keeping Locky in the game because he will always be more of a physical threat than her. Ziggy does propose working with Henry and Locky moving forward and the two are very receptive to the idea. Ziggy realizes that if she plays her super idol tonight, Anneliese goes home, but if she doesn’t, then Locky will go home.
At Tribal, the tribe discusses the jam thief, how the tribal lines changed after the last vote, and that the lines could change again with this vote. Henry specifically states that his vote is going towards a person that has flipped back and forth several times. When the votes are cast, Anneliese decides to play her idol. However, Ziggy plays her super idol negating Anneliese’s idol and protecting herself. Had Ziggy not done this, Anneliese would have saved herself with the idol, as Anneliese ends up receiving eight votes to eliminate her. Anneliese becomes the fourteenth person voted out of Australian Survivor and the second member of the Jury.
Australian Survivor All Seasons
Australian Survivor Season 09
Australian Survivor Season 08
Australian Survivor Season 07
Australian Survivor Season 06
Australian Survivor Season 05
Australian Survivor Season 04
Episode 01 | Episode 02 | Episode 03 | Episode 04 | Episode 05 | Episode 06 | Episode 07 | Episode 08 | Episode 09 | Episode 10 | Episode 11 | Episode 12 | Episode 13 | Episode 14 | Episode 15 | Episode 16 | Episode 17 | Episode 18 | Episode 19 | Episode 20 | Episode 21 | Episode 22 | Episode 23 | Episode 24 | Episode 25 | Episode 26 | Episode 27
Australian Survivor Show Descriprion
Australian Survivor is an Australian reality game show based on the international Survivor format. Following the premise of other versions of the Survivor format, the show features a group of contestants, referred to as “castaways” as they are marooned in an isolated location. The castaways must provide food, water, fire, and shelter for themselves. The contestants compete in various challenges for rewards and immunity from elimination. The contestants are progressively eliminated from the game as they are voted off the island by their fellow castaways. The final castaway remaining is awarded the title of “Sole Survivor” and the grand prize of A$500,000.
The series first aired in 2002 on the Nine Network, who as of 2020, also hold the first-run Australian broadcast rights to the flagship American edition of Survivor. In 2006, a celebrity edition aired on the Seven Network. Both iterations of the series only lasted one season due to low ratings.
In November 2015, the Network Ten announced at its network upfronts that it would be reviving the series in 2016. The series commenced airing on 21 August 2016. Unlike its predecessors, the series was renewed by Network Ten for another season for 2017, and has continued to be successful since. An All-Star edition featuring former contestants aired in early 2020. A second 2020 edition set to feature new civilian players was expected for later in 2020, but production on that season was postponed due to issued travel restrictions as well as safety concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This season is now set to be produced in mid-2021, in an Outback location near the town of Cloncurry, Queensland and is set to air in late 2021.
Australian Survivor Show Format
The show follows the same general format as the other editions of Survivor. To begin, the players are split into two or three tribes, are taken to a remote isolated location and are forced to live off the land with meagre supplies for a period of several weeks. Frequent physical and mental challenges are used to pit the tribes against each other for rewards, such as food or luxuries, or for immunity, forcing the other tribe to attend Tribal Council, where they must vote one of their tribemates out of the game by secret ballot.
About halfway through the game, the tribes are merged into a single tribe, and challenges are on an individual basis; winning immunity prevents that player from being voted out. Most players that are voted out during this stage become members of the Tribal Council Jury. When only two players remain, the Final Tribal Council is held. The finalists pleads their case to the Jury as to why they should win the game. The jurors then have the opportunity to interrogate the finalists before casting their vote for which finalist should be awarded the title of Sole Survivor and win the grand prize of A$500,000 (or a A$100,000 charity prize in the celebrity season).
Like other editions of the show, the Australian edition has introduced numerous modifications, or twists, on the core rules to prevent players from over-relying on strategies that succeeded in prior seasons or other editions of the show. These changes have included tribe switches, players being exiled from their tribe for a short period of time, hidden immunity idols that players can use to save themselves or another player at Tribal Council from being voted off, voting powers which can be used to influence the result at Tribal Council and players being given a chance to return following their elimination.
Survivor in Australia
The first Australian version of the Survivor format was filmed in late 2001, and aired in 2002 on the Nine Network. The program was a contractual obligation if the network were to be allowed to continue to broadcast American Survivor. The program was criticised for poor casting and lower production value than the popular American edition and it was not renewed due to low ratings. The Nine Network still hold the first-run rights to American Survivor and have continued to broadcast the American edition of the program ever since. Since 2013, recent seasons air on Nine’s secondary channel; 9Go! and streamed on 9Now within hours of the original American airing.
In 2006, the Seven Network found a loophole in the contract between the Nine Network and Castaway Television, which allowed them to produce a celebrity version of the series, due to a celebrity format being viewed as different from the original format. The Seven Network did not renew the series.
In November 2015, Network Ten revealed at its upfront event that it would air a new season featuring regular contestants to air in the last quarter of 2016. This new season gives Australian Survivor the distinction of being one of the few Australian programs to have aired across all three major commercial television networks in Australia. Australian Survivor has continued to air yearly, concluding its most recent season in March 2020.
Following Network Ten’s acquisition by CBS (the United States broadcaster of the format) in 2017, starting in December 2018, CBS made the complete American Survivor series available on their paid Australian streaming platform, Paramount+ (known as 10 All Access until 2021). The broadcasts include the previously unaired to Australia Survivor US: Marquesas, which Nine did not air due to its commitment in airing their 2002 version of Australian Survivor. A select few seasons are also uploaded to 10’s free streaming site, 10 Play. Each US season is uploaded some time after the season has aired on Nine Network, when the rights to that season revert to CBS under their agreement. Additionally, as of September 2020, both seasons of Survivor NZ and the Philippines & Island of Secrets editions of Survivor South Africa were also uploaded on 10 Play. In 2021, 10 Play offered week-to-week streaming via 10 play of the Immunity Island edition of the South African series as it aired in South Africa.