Survivor Season 41 Brings ‘Biggest Breakthrough Ever,’ Promises Host Jeff Probst!
Survivor season 41 promises to add some exciting new twists to the survival game. And according to dimpled host Jeff Probst, the 41st season will even feature the producers’ “biggest breakthrough ever!”
Could Survivor outdo itself this year by finding a deadlier location? Or perhaps the “breakthrough” consists of a new way to manage those famous tribal councils?
We won’t have to wait to find out until the premiere to learn more. Find out three ways that Survivor will change below!
Survivor Season 41 Spoilers – Jeff Probst Reveals ‘Biggest’ Survivor Season 41 News
After filming season 41 this past spring in Fiji, Survivor producers put together a double-the-pleasure premiere that will last for two hours.
Traditionally, though, the Survivor premiere only introduces the contestants, location, and teams. As a result, producers sought to find a way to differentiate season 41 from the past. And host Jeff Probst thinks they found it.
That breakthrough “came with the idea that what all of us really want right now is to just have some fun!” summed up the Survivor host.
“So we put every [proposal] through that filter: Is it fun? If so, we kept it. If not, we lost it,” he revealed.
Survivor Season 41 – How Does Survivor Define ‘Fun’? Danger!
But Survivor defines “fun’ in a very different way, pointed out Jeff Probst.
“And when you’re talking about fun on Survivor, what you’re really talking about is danger. And we went for it. Big time,” he added.
As a result of that “fun” filter, Survivor Season 41 will make every day “much harder,” revealed Probst.
For instance, let’s talk about rice.
A basic food necessity, given to Survivor contestants at the beginning to teach them the importance of rationing and sharing. Right? Umm, the answer is “wrong” in season 41!
Survivor Season 41 Spoilers – Rewards And Rice Become Rare On Survivor This Season
Survivor Season 41 begins with 18 contestants, who get divided into three tribes.
At the beginning, the castaways discover few supplies. And not a single grain of rice is available. Add in the challenges coming from fewer rewards, and Probst hints at what happens. “Their physical and mental abilities start to fade very fast,” shared the Survivor host.
Survivor Season 41 Spoilers – Take A Risk To Possess Power On Survivor!
To make Survivor Season 41 special, Probst worked with the production staff to incorporate more risks in the game.
“You have to risk something for the advantage to have power,” cautioned the Survivor host. “If you fail, there is a consequence!” But the heightened threats don’t end there.
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Survivor contestants got only 26 days of filming rather than the traditional 39 to outplay one another. As a result, the castaways occasionally experienced “shock,” admitted Probst.
But “even when they were in shock, I could still see their excitement beaming just beneath the surface!” he added.
What do you think about the changes planned for season 41?
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