Sixteen or more castaways are split between two or more "Tribes", are taken to a remote isolated location and are forced to live off the land with meager supplies for roughly 39 days. Frequent physical 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 off one of their players. Once about half the players are remaining, the tribes are merged into a single tribe, and competitions are on an individual basis; winning Immunity prevents that player from being voted out, while several that are voted out at this stage form the game's "Jury". Once down to two or three people, a Final Tribal Council is held where the remaining players plead their case to the jury members. The jury then votes for which player should be considered the "Sole Survivor" and win the $1 million prize. Survivor has introduced numerous modifications, or "twists", on the core rules in order to keep the players on their toes and to prevent players from relying on strategies that succeeded in prior seasons. These changes have included tribal switches, seasons starting with more than two tribes, the ability to exile a player from a tribe for a short time, Hidden Immunity Idols that players can use to save themselves at Tribal Council and a chance to return to regular gameplay after elimination through "Redemption Island".
The castaways reunite in Los Angeles to discuss the David vs Goliath season with Jeff Probst.
An unexpected storm hits hard and fast and keeps tribes shivering all night in their shelters. One castaway puts their tribe at risk of going to tribal council after failing to pull their weight in the challenge.
New scenes shed light on the castaways and the decisions they've made during the game.Watch Now:iTunes
This Special Edition in a special time period for this week only, provides an intimate look behind-the-scenes at camp life including alliances that have formed, Taj revealing her emotional struggle with being away from her family and Tyson's playful side around the ladies in camp.Watch Now:iTunes
Never-before-seen moments give an inside look into the castaways and their decisions made during the game so far.Watch Now:iTunes
Loads of never before-seen-footage includes a scene where Candice and Adam go on a boat trip only to encounter a storm that leaves them cold and shivering and stranded on a sandbar. Another new scene involves Yul who, after discovering the Immunity Idol on Exile Island, decides to cover the evidence by taking the small box that once held his prize, wrapping it in coconut husks and setting it adrift. During their individual time on Exile Island, Jonathan, Adam and Candice search in vain for the Immunity Idol. In addition, the Raro tribe enjoys their wine reward around a campfire and the normally soft-spoken Stephannie becomes deliriously drunk and nearly passes out.Watch Now:iTunes
The castaways' spirits are drenched by a monster monsoon. Meanwhile, two castaways form a "blue-blooded" alliance, and the "Brains" must win a challenge to avoid another trip to tribal council.Watch Now:iTunes
It's double the drama as castaways endure two Tribal Councils in one episode. Meanwhile, castaways wonder if Vytas will exact revenge for his brother's blindside and one castaway attempts to change history in a challenge that's tough to swallow.Watch Now:iTunes
The sixteen new castaways have mixed reactions to the return of Coach and Ozzy, two of the game's most memorable players, and an extremely close Immunity Challenge sparks a debate for the losing tribe members in a combative Tribal Council.Watch Now:iTunes
After a surprising tribe swap, the game gets complicated when one castaway is stranded on a tribe with three pairs of loved ones. Meanwhile, the other tribe is forced to negotiate for their next meal as a result of mismanaged portion control.Watch Now:iTunes
A review of the first 24 days in The Outback includes previously unseen footage.Watch Now:iTunes
Starving castaways tap into their primal instincts at an intense Immunity Challenge, and a big betrayal shakes up the game at a surprising Tribal Council. Meanwhile, on Redemption Island a scorned castaway seeks revenge by spilling all the secrets of their former tribe, and the third castaway is sent home.Watch Now:iTunes
The game of one determined castaway may be changed when a tribe member makes a stunning revelation. Meanwhile, Russell continues his game of chess when he considers ousting one of his allies.Watch Now:iTunes
One castaway reveals a shocking secret to their tribe while another castaway, in a last-ditch effort to keep alive in the game, devises a plan and pretends to find the hidden Immunity Idol.Watch Now:iTunes
The season's castaways reunite.Watch Now:iTunes
Feeling betrayed by their tribe, one castaway reveals a potentially game-changing secret, and appalled by the lack of loyalty within his tribe, another castaway threatens to leave the game. Meanwhile, on Redemption Island, Christine battles Elyse to try and win her fourth duel in a row and stay alive in the game.Watch Now:iTunes
One castaway carves a fake Immunity Idol out of a piece of wood in order to replace the real Idol they found on Exile Island. Will the fake Idol be good enough to fool the other castaways? Meanwhile, another mastermind emerges ... pitting two power players against each other.Watch Now:iTunes
The hunt for the Hidden Immunity Idol widens the rift between two castaways at the La Flor camp, triggering a venomous fight. Meanwhile, a valuable secret is revealed that solidifies a powerful alliance.Watch Now:iTunes
Relive the magic of Survivor: Panama -- Exile Island so far with this fond look back at key moments in the first six episodes. In addition, you'll see footage never shown on TV before this episode.Watch Now:iTunes
One castaway will be the last standing in the fight for immunity, earning themselves a spot in the final eight.Watch Now:iTunes
One tribe begins to divide itself along gender lines.Watch Now:iTunes
The tribes compete in a Reward Challenge to gain the help of two soldiers who will assist them in making the most of their resources at camp.Watch Now:iTunes
One of the most powerful women in the game targets a worthy adversary and gets aggressive in her efforts to oust an immediate threat.Watch Now:iTunes
After the tribes merge and food disappears, two castaways share a secret about the food that threatens to land them in the hot seat at Tribal Council.Watch Now:iTunes
The Final Four players answer questions about the 12 ousted castaways in the first of two Immunity Challenges. The second Immunity Challenge is an endurance battle in which the three remaining players place a hand on a wooden idol and their feet on stumps. The last person standing wins Immunity. Later, the seven jury members question the Final Two players and vote for the winner.