Australian Survivor Season 02 Episode 10 Descriprion
Back at camp, Nicolle and Imogen were thankful for David keeping the pair in the game but were wary of his ulterior motives. David was glad to have formed a strong bond with the pair, as he figured that there would be a twist of some variety, as there were too few castaways and too many days left. At the challenge site, Dicko surprised the Final 3 with the four jury members, telling them that the jury members would have the chance to return to the game, confirming David’s theory.
Battle to return: The battle to return was divided into two parts with the loser in each round being eliminated. In the first round, Dicko told the jury members the story of Roy Mata. After he finished the story, the four were quizzed on the details of the story. The first to get a question wrong was eliminated from the game. In the second round, Dicko showed the three members a coloured pattern on a gameboard for ten seconds, which the jury members would have to recreate on their own game board. The first jury member to make a mistake would be eliminated from the game.
Gabrielle was eliminated in the first round and Elton was eliminated in the second. Hence, Justin and Guy returned to the game. Back at camp, everyone was wary of their position in the game. The original three were wary of the return of Justin and Guy; Justin for the “Bribery Scandal” a few days earlier, and Guy due to his status as a physical threat in the challenges. The returnees were worried that the original three would stick together to vote off Guy and Justin.
Guy talked to David about the fact that it would be better for him to take Guy and Justin forward as they would not win the jury vote, due to being eliminated before. Justin, Imogen and Nicolle patched things up and discussed voting off the strategic threat, David. This discussion got back to David as Guy told him about it. Guy then gathered the other men for a meeting to potentially align with each other to eliminate Imogen and Nicolle.
Immunity challenge: The immunity challenge was divided into two rounds. In the first round, the castaways had to eat three ofta worms. The first three to finish moved on to the next round. In the next round, the three castaways had to dig in a marked section on the beach for a key, which would be used to open a chest. Inside the chest, there would be a grappling hook, would be used to receive a ring with a flag on it. The first castaway to place their flag on a post would win immunity.
David, Imogen and Guy moved onto the second round, where Imogen won immunity. At camp, Imogen reassured David of the alliance of three with Nicolle and agreed to vote off Guy. Imogen and Justin discussed voting off David. This led to Imogen giving Justin her word to vote off David. However, Imogen and Nicolle were still unsure about which way to vote, leaving them as swing votes. At Tribal Council, the girls ultimately sided with Guy and Justin to vote off David.
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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.