Survivor: Edge of Extinction

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Survivor: Edge of Extinction
Survivor Edge of Extinction logo.png
Presented byJeff Probst
No. of days39
No. of castaways18
WinnerChris Underwood
Runner-upGavin Whitson
LocationMamanuca Islands, Fiji
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes14
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseFebruary 20 (2019-02-20) –
May 15, 2019 (2019-05-15)
Additional information
Filming datesMay 30, 2018 (2018-05-30) – July 7, 2018 (2018-07-07)[1]
Season chronology
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Survivor: Edge of Extinction is the 38th season of the American CBS competitive reality television series Survivor. The season features 14 new contestants competing with four returning players. The season premiered on February 20, 2019 and concluded on May 15, 2019, when Chris Underwood was named the Sole Survivor over Gavin Whitson and Julie Rosenberg by a vote of 9–4–0, becoming the first person in Survivor history to win the game after being voted out in the same season.[2] It was the 12th season to feature returning players and the seventh to be filmed in Fiji.

Production[edit]

This season introduced a new twist, wherein contestants who are voted out have an option to take a boat to the titular "Edge of Extinction" rather than leave the game permanently.[3] The Edge of Extinction is a desolate, abandoned beach with even fewer amenities than the main island: contestants on the Edge of Extinction may either wait for an opportunity to re-join the main game or may choose to leave the game at any point by raising a white sail. Castaways on the Edge of Extinction were given regular correspondence by way of coded maps and letters, which led to the location of daily rice rations and advantages in the game. The remaining contestants were initially unaware of this twist; it was officially revealed at the tribal merge, at which point the remaining Edge of Extinction castaways competed in a challenge with the winner returning to the game. The losing castaways were given the opportunity to remain on the Edge of Extinction and, from that point on, all remaining Edge of Extinction inhabitants went to each Tribal Council as members of the jury.

Host Jeff Probst explained that the "Edge of Extinction" concept was the result of a goal to "try to get a little deeper psychologically, a little deeper spiritually," asking contestants, "is there a possibility of the spiritual death and rebirth that you seek in life, where you realize something deeper about yourself?"[4][5]

Casting[edit]

According to Probst, the decision to bring back some returning players this season was made as part of an effort to show, among other things, that Survivor is a difficult enough game as it is, with or without the Edge of Extinction option. By bringing in past players who have compiled some arguably good statistics, yet have never won the game, the new players would be reminded of just how hard the game is. As such, producers would cast four returning players this season: Joe Anglim from Worlds Apart and Cambodia, Aubry Bracco from Kaôh Rōng and Game Changers, Kelley Wentworth from San Juan del Sur and Cambodia, and David Wright from Millennials vs. Gen X.[6]

Contestants[edit]

In addition to the four returning castaways, the cast included 14 new players. Notable new contestants include educator Ron Clark and WGXA news anchor Rick Devens.

Joe Anglim
List of Survivor: Edge of Extinction contestants
Contestant Original tribe Switched tribe Merged tribe Main game Edge of Extinction
Rick Devens
Returned to game
Manu Lesu 4th voted out
Day 11
1st returnee
Day 17
Keith Sowell
19, Durham, North Carolina
Manu None[a] None[b] 2nd voted out
Day 6
Quit
Day 17
Wendy Diaz
25, Bell, California
Manu Manu None[b] 6th voted out
Day 16
Quit
Day 17
Reem Daly
46, Ashburn, Virginia
Manu None[a] None[b] 1st voted out
1st jury member[c]
Day 3
Lost challenge
Day 35
Aubry Bracco
32, Los Angeles, California
Kaôh Rōng & Game Changers
Kama Manu None[b] 5th voted out
2nd jury member[c]
Day 13
Lost challenge
Day 35
Joe Anglim
29, Ogden, Utah
Worlds Apart & Cambodia
Kama Kama Vata 7th voted out
3rd jury member
Day 19
Lost challenge
Day 35
Eric Hafemann
35, Livermore, California
Kama Manu Vata 8th voted out
4th jury member
Day 22
Lost challenge
Day 35
Julia Carter
25, Bethesda, Maryland
Kama Kama Vata 9th voted out
5th jury member
Day 23
Lost challenge
Day 35
David Wright
44, Sherman Oaks, California
Millennials vs. Gen X
Manu Lesu Vata 10th voted out
6th jury member
Day 25
Lost challenge
Day 35
Kelley Wentworth
31, Seattle, Washington
San Juan del Sur & Cambodia
Manu Lesu Vata 11th voted out
7th jury member
Day 27
Lost challenge
Day 35
Dan "Wardog" DaSilva
38, Los Angeles, California
Manu Lesu Vata 12th voted out
8th jury member
Day 29
Lost challenge
Day 35
Ron Clark
45, Atlanta, Georgia
Kama Kama Vata 13th voted out
9th jury member
Day 31
Lost challenge
Day 35
Aurora McCreary
32, Orlando, Florida
Kama Kama Vata 14th voted out
10th jury member
Day 34
Lost challenge
Day 35
Chris Underwood
Returned to game
Manu None[a] None[b] 3rd voted out
Removed from jury[c]
Day 8
2nd returnee
Day 35
Victoria Baamonde
23, Bronx, New York
Kama Manu Vata 15th voted out
11th jury member
Day 36
Lauren O'Connell
21, Waco, Texas
Manu Lesu Vata 16th voted out
12th jury member
Day 37
Rick Devens
33, Macon, Georgia
Manu Lesu Vata Eliminated
13th jury member
Day 38
Julie Rosenberg
46, New York City, New York
Kama Kama Vata 2nd runner-up
Gavin Whitson
23, Erwin, Tennessee
Kama Manu Vata Runner-up
Chris Underwood
25, Greenville, South Carolina
Manu None[a] Vata Sole Survivor
  1. ^ a b c d Reem, Keith and Chris were not assigned tribes during the tribe switch due to being on the Edge of Extinction.
  2. ^ a b c d e Reem, Keith, Chris, Rick, Aubry and Wendy remained on the Edge of Extinction during the merge.
  3. ^ a b c For lasting on the Edge of Extinction through to the first Tribal Council after the merge, Reem, Chris, and Aubry earned spots on the jury for as long as they weren't back in the game. Chris was no longer part of the jury after he returned to the game on Day 35.

Season summary[edit]

The 14 new players and four returning players were divided into two tribes of nine: Kama and Manu. At Kama, the new players aligned against returnees Aubry and Joe but avoided Tribal Council, while at Manu, returnees David and Kelley struck up an uneasy truce to control early votes, anchored by their respective closest allies, Rick and Lauren. After the tribe swap, Aubry was voted out, while Kelley turned on David to eliminate Rick. Players who were voted out were given a chance to head to a secluded island, the Edge of Extinction, for a chance to return to the game; at the merge, Rick won a competition and rejoined the game.

After the merge, the Kama majority alliance voted out Joe before turning on each other, leading to a series of short-term coalitions to eliminate common threats, including David and Kelley. Rick emerged as the biggest remaining target, but stayed in the game after winning immunity challenges and playing hidden immunity idols.

When five players remained, Chris, who had been on the Edge of Extinction since Day Eight, won the final reentry challenge and returned to the game; he convinced Lauren to play her hidden immunity idol on him, successfully played an idol on himself and won the final immunity challenge to earn a spot at the final Tribal Council, only to give up his immunity to Julie so he could face Rick in the fire-making challenge. In the end, the jury awarded Chris with the title of Sole Survivor over Gavin and Julie by a vote of 9–4–0.

Challenge winners and eliminations by episodes
Episode title Original air date Extinction
departures
Challenge winner(s) Eliminated Status Extinction
offer
Reward Immunity
"It Smells Like Success" February 20, 2019 Kama Reem 1st voted out
1st jury member[a]

Day 3
Accepted
"One of Us is Going to Win the War" February 27, 2019 None Kama Keith 2nd voted out
Day 6
Accepted
"Betrayals Are Going to Get Exposed" March 6, 2019 None Manu Kama Chris 3rd voted out
Removed from jury[a]
Day 8
Accepted
"I Need a Dance Partner" March 13, 2019 None None[b] Kama Rick 4th voted out
Day 11
Accepted
Manu
"It's Like the Worst Cocktail Party Ever" March 20, 2019 None Kama Kama Aubry 5th voted out
2nd jury member[a]
Day 13
Accepted
Manu Lesu
Kama Kama[c] Wendy 6th voted out
Day 16
Accepted
Manu
"There’s Always a Twist" March 27, 2019 Keith,
Wendy
Rick[d] Julie Joe 7th voted out
3rd jury member
Day 19
Accepted
"I’m the Puppet Master" April 3, 2019 None Aurora,
Eric,
Julia,
Rick,
Wardog,
Victoria
Aurora Eric 8th voted out
4th jury member
Day 22
Accepted
"Y'all Making Me Crazy" April 10, 2019 None None Gavin Julia 9th voted out
5th jury member
Day 23
Accepted
"Blood of a Blindside" April 17, 2019 None None Aurora David 10th voted out
6th jury member
Day 25
Accepted
Rick Kelley 11th voted out
7th jury member
Day 27
Accepted
"Fasten Your Seatbelts" April 24, 2019 None Julie,
Lauren,
Rick,
Wardog
Rick Wardog 12th voted out
8th jury member
Day 29
Accepted
"Awkward" May 1, 2019 None Ron,
[Gavin,
Julie]
Gavin Ron 13th voted out
9th jury member
Day 31
Accepted
"Idol or Bust" May 8, 2019 None Gavin
[Victoria,
Lauren]
Rick Aurora 14th voted out
10th jury member
Day 34
Accepted
"I See The Million Dollars" May 15, 2019 Aubry, Aurora,
David, Eric,
Joe, Julia,
Kelley, Reem,
Ron, Wardog[e]
Chris[d] Julie[f] Victoria 15th voted out
11th jury member
Day 36
Julie[f]
[Chris,
Lauren]
None Rick Lauren 16th voted out
12th jury member
Day 37
Chris
(Julie)
[Gavin][g]
Rick Eliminated
13th jury member
Day 38
"Reunion Special" Jury vote
Julie 2nd runner-up
Gavin Runner-up
Chris Sole Survivor
  1. ^ a b c For lasting on the Edge of Extinction through to the first Tribal Council after the merge, Reem, Chris, and Aubry earned spots on the jury for as long as they weren't back in the game. Chris was no longer part of the jury after he returned to the game on Day 35.
  2. ^ There was no reward challenge due to the tribal switch.
  3. ^ Only one tribe won the immunity challenge, sending the other two tribes to Tribal Council together to eliminate a single player.
  4. ^ a b Returned to the game upon winning Edge of Extinction challenge.
  5. ^ Permanently eliminated from the game upon losing the final Edge of Extinction challenge.
  6. ^ a b Combined reward and immunity challenge.
  7. ^ After winning the final Immunity Challenge, Chris chose to assign additional immunity to another castaway, with the remaining two competing in a fire-making challenge to determine the third finalist; he gave his immunity necklace to Julie and additional immunity to Gavin, positioning himself against Rick in the fire-making challenge.

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleRating/share
(18-49)
Weekly
rank
Original air dateUS viewers
(millions)
5551"It Smells Like Success"1.6/7[7]15[8]February 20, 2019 (2019-02-20)7.75[7]

Fourteen new players and four returning players were divided into two tribes of nine: Kama, composed of Aurora, Eric, Gavin, Julia, Julie, Ron, Victoria and returnees Aubry and Joe; and Manu, composed of Chris, Keith, Lauren, Reem, Rick, Wardog, Wendy and returnees David and Kelley. The tribes were given a few minutes to retrieve supplies off a boat before paddling to their camps; Keith struggled with swimming, while Ron found a secret advantage. At camp, Ron followed the clue to an "Advantage Menu", giving him the choice of one of three advantages, to be used at any point until after the third Tribal Council: the ability to steal the other tribe's reward; an extra vote; or individual immunity at Tribal Council.

At Kama, Joe earned his tribe mates' admiration, particularly Aurora's, by making fire without flint. Eric and Gavin bonded over a desire to eliminate the returning players, and targeted Aubry. At Manu, Kelley and Lauren bonded. Reem bonded with Keith and Wendy, but the rest of her tribe mates were frustrated by her micromanaging; while Reem and Wendy helped teach Keith to swim, the rest of the tribe aligned against them.

  • Reward/Immunity Challenge: The tribes ran through an obstacle course, after which six tribe mates solved a large slide puzzle. The first tribe to solve the puzzle won immunity and flint.

Kama won the challenge. At Manu, Reem targeted Kelley and Lauren for being an obvious pair, but her overbearing attitude made Keith decide to turn on Reem and Wendy. At Tribal Council, Reem became confrontational, and the tribe split the votes between Reem and Wendy, with Reem becoming the first player voted out of the game. After her elimination, Reem was given an opportunity to remain in the game; she accepted the offer, and was sent to the Edge of Extinction.

5562"One of Us is Going to Win the War"1.5/7[9]14[10]February 27, 2019 (2019-02-27)7.07[9]

At the Edge of Extinction, Reem explored the barren locale. At Manu, Wendy—Reem's closest ally—continued to campaign against Kelley, while David and Rick aligned, and considered joining Wendy's plan. Kelley then led an open hunt for the hidden immunity idol in order to prevent Wendy from finding it; Lauren—Kelley's closest ally—found the idol but kept it a secret from the rest of her tribe, including Kelley. At Kama, Aubry tried bonding with the new players, but Julia, Ron, and Victoria found her attempts disingenuous. Julie later tried leading Julia and Victoria on a hidden immunity idol search in order to improve the gender balance regarding idol finds.

  • Reward/Immunity challenge: Castaways swam out toward a cage to retrieve a 400-pound snake filled with numbered discs. Once the snake was brought back to shore, another tribemate used the discs to solve a combination lock and unlock eight rings; castaways then tossed rings onto a series of eight paddles, in order. The first tribe to have rings on all paddles won immunity and their choice of cooking gear or fishing gear.

After Keith struggled with swimming and tossing the rings for Manu, Kama won the challenge and chose the fishing gear. At Manu, Kelley and Wendy continued to target the other. Keith pledged his loyalty to Chris, which convinced Chris to join David, Rick and Wendy against Kelley, but Wardog tried convincing Chris to get rid of Keith to keep the tribe strong and to keep larger targets in the game. At Tribal Council, the tribe stayed united to vote out Keith. After his elimination, Keith struggled to make a decision about remaining in the game, while Reem considered quitting on the Edge of Extinction due to the isolation.

5573"Betrayals Are Going to Get Exposed"1.5/6[11]14[12]March 6, 2019 (2019-03-06)7.25[11]

Keith took the offer to go to the Edge of Extinction and reunited with Reem. The next morning, they followed a map up a long set of stairs to find a day's worth of rice, and realized that they would have to make the climb daily to get food.

  • Reward challenge: Tribemates assembled a wheelbarrow and then navigated it through an obstacle course while collecting sandbags. They then reassembled the wheelbarrow into a slingshot, and used the sandbags to hit a series of targets. The first tribe to knock down all four of their targets won either luxury items or chickens.

Despite Wendy injuring her ankle during the challenge, Manu won their first challenge and chose the chickens. Back at camp, Wendy conspired to set the chickens free but was sidelined due to her injury. At Kama, the new players minus Aurora (dubbed the Kama Six) aligned against Aurora, Aubry and Joe, but Aubry found the tribe's hidden immunity idol.

  • Immunity challenge: Four players per tribe pulled three tribemates in a boat, who retrieved keys from a tower. At shore, they used the keys to unlock a three-stage ship's wheel puzzle. The first tribe to complete their puzzle won immunity.

Kama won the challenge. At Manu, Wendy hid the tribe's flint to prevent her tribemates from cooking the chickens. While Kelley, Lauren, and Wardog targeted Wendy, David and Rick decided to blindside Kelley instead, and recruited Chris and Wendy. With the majority secured, David told Chris not to tell Wardog about the plan, but Chris did anyway, which prompted Wardog to target Chris instead for his disloyalty, believing him to be the mastermind of the plot against Kelley. David and Rick, frustrated by Chris' untrustworthiness, considered joining Wardog's plan; at Tribal Council, they joined the plan to eliminate Chris. Chris then took the opportunity to head to the Edge of Extinction.

5584"I Need a Dance Partner"1.5/7[13]13[14]March 13, 2019 (2019-03-13)7.53[13]

At the Edge of Extinction, Chris was confronted by Reem and Keith, both of whom he helped vote out, but he later earned their respect by catching fish. At Manu, everyone decided that Wendy was the next target, while Wendy returned the flint but continued conspiring to release the chickens. That day, the remaining players were swapped into three new tribes: Aurora, Joe, Julia, Julie, and Ron remained on Kama; Aubry, Eric, Gavin, and Victoria joined Wendy on Manu; while the rest of Manu—David, Kelley, Lauren, Rick, and Wardog—became the new Lesu tribe, having to build a new camp from scratch.

At Kama, Aurora and Joe tried to form a majority alliance with Ron, but Ron instead conspired with Julia to search through Joe's bag to confirm he didn't have a hidden immunity idol. At Manu, Wendy told her new tribemates everything about her former tribe, and then released the chickens, much to everyone else's frustration. At Lesu, Lauren fell ill and stopped eating.

  • Immunity challenge: The tribes scaled two large A-frames, and then pulled on rope to release a box of puzzle pieces. Two tribemates then used the pieces to solve a puzzle. The first two tribes to solve the puzzle won immunity.

Kama and Manu won the challenge. Back at camp, Lauren and Kelley targeted Rick for being the most likely to ingratiate himself with the other tribe after the merge, while David and Rick targeted Lauren for her sickness. Wardog was the swing vote; at Tribal Council, he joined Lauren and Kelley to eliminate Rick, who took the offer to go to the Edge of Extinction.

5595"It's Like the Worst Cocktail Party Ever"1.3/6[15]8[16]March 20, 2019 (2019-03-20)7.05[15]

  • Reward challenge: The tribes ran through an obstacle course and retrieved four bolas. The first tribe to throw all four bolas on their post won peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, extra condiments, bread and milk, while the second tribe to do so won a plate of sandwiches.

Kama and Manu won the challenge. At Kama, Joe continued to provide for the tribe, which made Ron reconsider the plan to eliminate him. At Manu, the majority alliance of Eric, Gavin, and Victoria decided to target Aubry first over Wendy; Victoria then pretended to align with Aubry and Wendy against the men. Though David was the obvious target on Lesu, Wardog tried to convince Kelley to eliminate Lauren, her closest ally, for her illness. At the Edge of Extinction, the castaways found coded maps that led to a pair of advantages. After Rick deciphered the map, the quartet decided to explore together after eating, but Keith snuck off to try and claim the advantages for himself. The others eventually caught up to him; Chris wrestled Keith to claim one advantage, while Rick found the second. Chris's advantage gave him a series of planks and twine as "practice" for an upcoming challenge to reenter the game, while Rick's advantage gave him the power to anonymously send an extra vote to a member of the tribe attending the next Tribal Council.

  • Immunity challenge: Tribemates dove into the water to retrieve two puzzle pieces before loading them onto a pontoon. Once the pontoon was ashore, castaways used the pieces to build a pyramid-shaped puzzle. The first two tribes to build their puzzle won immunity.

Kama placed first, while Lesu came from behind to win their first-ever immunity challenge. Rick secretly sent the extra vote advantage to Aubry, which she found in her bag before Tribal Council. Aubry discussed blindsiding one of the men with Victoria and Wendy, but Wendy was reluctant to commit to a plan. At Tribal Council, Aubry voted against Wendy, but was blindsided by the rest of her tribe, being voted out without playing her idol or extra vote; she chose to go to the Edge of Extinction.

  • Reward challenge: Castaways jumped over a series of tables to a pile of large sandbags, which they searched through to find a lever. Pulling the lever released sixty smaller sandbags. They then used the sandbags to unspool two targets, raising flags. The first tribe to raise both flags won coffee and pastries, while the second tribe to do so won coffee and cookies.

Kama placed first and Manu placed second. At Kama, Joe lamented the elimination of fellow returning player Aubry, and feared that he was next. At Lesu, Wardog continued to campaign against Lauren, but Kelley was frustrated with his constant scheming. At the Edge of Extinction, the castaways received another coded map, which Rick again deciphered. Reem and Keith found him looking in the ocean; Reem spotted the advantage, which Keith retrieved. The advantage allowed Keith to penalize another castaway during the upcoming reentry challenge. Chris remarked about Reem letting Keith grab the advantage, which led to Reem yelling at Chris.

  • Immunity challenge: Tribes raced through an obstacle course while maneuvering a bag along a rope, and then threw a monkey's fist through a hoop to release a gate. Once through the gate, two tribemates solved a slide puzzle. The first tribe to solve the puzzle won immunity, sending the other two tribes to Tribal Council.

Kama won the challenge, sending Lesu and Manu to a joint Tribal Council to eliminate a single castaway. Manu plotted to convince David to join their side to avoid a deadlock tie. At Lesu, Wardog suggested targeting Wendy in hopes that her tribemates would not risk going to a lottery tiebreaker to save her, though Kelley and Lauren were again frustrated by Wardog's refusal to listen to anyone else's ideas. The Lesu members looked for the hidden immunity idol, which Kelley found and shared with Lauren, who in turn told Kelley about her own idol. At Tribal Council, Manu voted against Lauren while Lesu voted against Wendy, and the votes were tied. Before the tiebreaker ballot, Eric, Gavin, and Victoria conferred with Lesu and decided to band together, unanimously eliminating Wendy on the revote. Wendy went to the Edge of Extinction; the following morning, the near-extinct castaways were instructed to board a boat to return to the game.

5606"There’s Always a Twist"1.6/8[17]9[18]March 27, 2019 (2019-03-27)7.75[17]

The day after the joint Tribal Council, the tribes were merged and the Edge of Extinction was officially revealed. The six near-extinct castaways arrived to compete in a challenge to return to the game. Keith used his advantage to penalize Chris during the challenge, giving him 30 knots to untie before completing the final part of the challenge.

  • Edge of Extinction challenge: The competitors raced through an obstacle course to untie a bag with bamboo and twine, which they used to create a pole long enough to retrieve a key through a gate. Once through, they navigated a ball up a vertical maze. The first player to get their ball to the top of the maze returned to the game.

Rick won the challenge and returned to the game. After the merged tribe, Vata, departed for a celebratory feast, the near-extinct castaways were given the chance to return to the Edge of Extinction to await a second re-entry challenge. All five castaways took the offer but, back at the Edge, Keith and Wendy decided to raise the mast and quit the game. For winning the re-entry challenge, Rick secretly earned two halves of a powerless hidden immunity idol; he was to give one half to another player and, if both players remained in the game following the next Tribal Council, the idol would gain its power. He gave one half to David, his closest ally. Kelley, Lauren, and Wardog tried to permeate the Kama majority by targeting Rick again; Aurora and Joe — the Kama minority alliance — were open to Kelley's plan, but Julie was appalled by the cruelty of sending Rick back to the Edge.

  • Immunity challenge: Castaways held a vertical pole over their head with a tiki statue at the end, while standing on a narrow beam. Every few minutes, the castaways stepped forward to a narrower part of their beam. Castaways were eliminated if they fell off the beam or dropped their statue; the last player remaining won immunity.

Julie outlasted Lauren and Joe to win immunity. Back at camp, Julie targeted Kelley and told Rick about Kelley's plan. Ron asked Joe about that night's target, but Joe's vague answers frightened Ron. Ron then approached his Kama Six alliance about targeting Joe for being a physical threat. At Tribal Council, Reem, Chris, and Aubry attended Tribal, as it was revealed that all those left on the Edge after the second re-entry into the game would serve as jurors for the final Tribal Council. Joe and Kelley's alliances split their votes between David and Rick while David and Rick voted against Kelley, but the Kama Six decided to blindside Joe, who went to the Edge of Extinction.

5617"I’m the Puppet Master"1.5/7[19]15[20]April 3, 2019 (2019-04-03)7.41[19]

After Joe was eliminated by the Kama Six, Aurora — the lone Kama outsider and Joe's closest ally — lamented their betrayal, but considered sticking with the Kama Six as long as they had power. The alliance of Kelley, Lauren and Wardog plotted to align with Aurora and former Manu allies David and Rick to force a tie, but David and Rick had aligned with Kama Six leaders Eric and Ron for long-term safety.

  • Reward challenge: Divided into two teams of six, four teammates swam out to a platform to retrieve two sets of wooden puzzle pieces and brought them to shore, where the two remaining teammates used them to solve a puzzle. The first team to solve their puzzle won a reward of Chinese takeout.

The team of Aurora, Eric, Julia, Rick, Wardog and Victoria won the reward. Back at camp, David agreed to reunite with Kelley's alliance, but Rick — upset over having been voted out by them on the Lesu tribe — refused to do so, preferring to stick with the Kama group. At the Edge of Extinction, a coded note led Aubry to two advantages: a pole with rope as practice for the next re-entry challenge, and an extra vote to assign to another player.

  • Immunity challenge: Castaways stood on a wooden frame, balancing a block between their head and the top of the frame without the assistance of their hands. The last contestant with their block remaining won immunity.

When only Aurora, Victoria and Lauren remained, Lauren fainted. While the medical team checked on Lauren, Aurora tried to negotiate with Victoria for safety after the Kama Six's betrayal, but was rebuked by her tribemates for doing so while Lauren was unconscious. Lauren recovered, and Aurora won the challenge. Back at camp, Aurora found the extra vote that Aubry had secretly gifted her. The Kama Six (with Aurora, David and Rick) planned to split the votes between Lauren and Kelley, but Wardog spoke with Gavin and Julia about Eric and Ron's deal with David and Rick, claiming that Eric and Ron were keeping around David and Rick as allies for when the Kama Six had to turn on each other. A suspicious Julia talked to Eric about voting out David that night, but Eric's refusal prompted her, Gavin and Victoria to consider turning on Eric and Ron. At Tribal Council, Rick joined the Kama plan to split the votes between Lauren and Kelley, but Aurora, Gavin, Julia and Victoria voted with Kelley's alliance plus David to blindside Eric, who went to the Edge of Extinction.

5628"Y'all Making Me Crazy"1.5/7[21]7[22]April 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)7.59[21]

After they were left out of Eric's blindside, Julie and Ron attempted to reintegrate with their Kama alliance. Gavin aimed to team up his alliance with Julia and Victoria with Kelley, Lauren and Wardog, targeting David, but Julia was unsure about aligning with another tight trio. David and Rick reconciled and realigned with Julie and Ron.

  • Immunity challenge: The castaways balanced a ball on a wooden bow while standing on a slanted, increasingly narrow beam, moving farther down as the challenge progressed; if they or the ball fell, they were eliminated. The last castaway remaining won immunity.

Gavin outlasted David to win the challenge. Kelley's alliance tried to change the target from David to Ron, prompting Julia to try and reunite the Kama alliance and target Kelley, which frustrated Gavin. The Kama alliance's quiet behavior alarmed David and Kelley's alliances; their fears were further exacerbated by Julia and Aurora's comments at Tribal Council, prompting them to begin forming a new plan on the spot, resulting in a lengthy, chaotic series of discussions in which David and Kelley's alliances teamed up to target Aurora or Julia, and a frustrated Julie stormed out of Kama deliberations. Ultimately, David gave his half of the hidden immunity idol to Rick, who played the full idol on David, negating Aurora's vote against him; Julia voted against Kelley, while the rest of the tribe voted against Julia, who went to the Edge of Extinction.

5639"Blood of a Blindside"1.5/8[23]5[24]April 17, 2019 (2019-04-17)7.89[23]

After Julia's elimination, Wardog created a new majority alliance with Gavin, Julie, Lauren, Kelley and Ron, targeting Aurora. Before the immunity challenge, the castaways were given the opportunity to sit out of the challenge in exchange for pizza; Lauren, Kelley, Victoria and Ron took the offer.

  • Immunity challenge: Castaways squatted over an urn of water above a fire. If they stood too high, their urn would extinguish their fire, while if they dropped too low, a flag would release; both eliminated them from the challenge. The last castaway remaining won immunity.

Aurora outlasted David to win the challenge. With Aurora immune, Wardog's alliance decided to target David instead. David and Rick decided to target the tight alliance of Kelley, Lauren and Wardog, and tried to recruit Aurora, Julie, Victoria and Ron. Julie and Ron found themselves in the middle; David and Rick voted for Wardog, but everyone else voted out David, who went to the Edge of Extinction.

At the Edge, the castaways were given another clue. David deciphered the clue and found an advantage in the next immunity challenge, to be given to a remaining player; he chose Rick.

  • Immunity challenge: Castaways navigated balls down a dimpled paddle; the first to get all five of their balls in the dimples won immunity.

Rick's advantage gave him only four balls to secure instead of five, and he won the challenge. While Wardog's alliance initially planned to go through on their earlier plan to target Aurora, Wardog decided to betray Kelley for being the last returning player remaining, recruiting Aurora, Rick, Ron and Victoria. To try and secure Ron's loyalty, Aurora gave him her extra vote. At Tribal Council, Wardog's new plan held strong and Kelley was blindsided; she went to the Edge of Extinction, where she told the others about her and Lauren's idols.

56410"Fasten Your Seatbelts"1.5/7[25]10[26]April 24, 2019 (2019-04-24)7.50[25]

After Tribal Council, Gavin confronted Wardog about being excluded from the plan to blindside Kelley, prompting Gavin to target Wardog. Rick proposed an alliance with Ron and Wardog as the biggest remaining threats to take out lesser targets, while Ron and Julie reconciled after voting separately.

  • Reward challenge: Divided into two teams of four, two members of each team swam to a platform, where they pulled themselves under and untied a set of rings. They brought the rings to a second platform, where the remaining two team members tossed the rings onto three floating pegs. The first team to land all three rings won a trip to the Sabeto mud pits and a feast.

Julie, Lauren, Rick, and Wardog won the challenge. While on the reward trip, Julie and Lauren considered working together against Wardog. At camp, Ron gave the extra vote back to Aurora, but they disagreed over rice rations, while Victoria and Gavin discussed with them about voting out Rick before Wardog.

  • Immunity challenge: Castaways raced over a series of frames while holding a buoy. They maneuvered a second buoy through a rope tunnel, then untied a third buoy and crawled under a net. They used the keys attached to the buoys to unlock their puzzle pieces. The first person to finish their star puzzle won immunity.

Rick won immunity, thwarting the majority’s plan. Gavin began to rally votes against Wardog, who discussed targeting Aurora with Julie, Rick and Ron. At Tribal Council, Rick and Wardog voted for Aurora, but everyone else voted out Wardog, who went to the Edge of Extinction.

56511"Awkward"1.4/7[27]10[28]May 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)7.34[27]

After Tribal Council, Rick confronted Ron for lying to him about the plan against Wardog; to repair their relationship, Ron gave Rick the Advantage Menu he found during the marooning but, unbeknownst to Rick, it had long-expired. At the reward challenge, the players were joined by their loved ones: Rick's wife Becca, Julie's husband Mark, Lauren's father Joey, Ron's husband Lloyd, Victoria's father Roch, Aurora's brother Shane and Gavin's wife Carly.

  • Reward challenge: The castaways must retrieve ocean water with a bucket and then toss it to their loved one, who would use another bucket to catch the water and pour it into a third bucket attached to a see saw. The first pair to tip their see saw wins a picnic.

Ron and Lloyd won the challenge, and chose to share the picnic with Gavin, Julie and their loved ones. Knowing he was in danger, Rick searched for a hidden immunity idol; Aurora searched through his bag, but was caught when Rick returned to camp. Rick continued his search and found a clue that told him the idol was hidden in a tree above the tribe's shelter; he retrieved it that night while his tribemates slept.

  • Immunity challenge: The castaways must stand on footrests against two walls, bracing themselves with armrests; the last castaway standing wins immunity.

Gavin won immunity. With the tribe united against Rick, the others made contingency plans in case Rick played an idol. Julie and Ron told Rick to vote Aurora, and assured him that the Advantage Menu was real. Aurora, Gavin, Lauren and Victoria planned to split their votes between Rick and Ron, as the perceived next-biggest threat. As it was the last night Aurora could play her extra vote, she gave it to Gavin to ensure that it remained in play throughout a tiebreaker due to his immunity, though Gavin debated betraying Ron after he shared the loved ones reward with him. At Tribal Council, Rick tried to use the Advantage Menu, but was informed it was expired. He berated Ron and Julie for trying to embarrass him before playing his idol on himself, negating the four votes against him. Rick had voted against Aurora, but Gavin (voting twice) and Lauren voted against Ron, who went to the Edge of Extinction.

56612"Idol or Bust"1.5/7[29]11[30]May 8, 2019 (2019-05-08)7.28[29]

  • Reward challenge: Each castaway must shoot two balls into an overhead track and navigate through tripwires to catch the ball before it hits the ground. Then they must dig their way under a log before attempting to land the balls on top of a narrow perch. The first castaway to land their two balls on their perch wins a helicopter tour over Fiji, followed by a feast at a luxury pool resort.

Gavin won and chose Lauren and Victoria to join him. This made Aurora feel like she was fourth in her alliance with them. While on reward, Lauren considered keeping Julie, perceiving her to be easier to beat in the end. At camp, Rick searched for, and found, another idol.

  • Immunity challenge: The castaways must slide lettered-discs through a slot, and then transport them over balance beams using two handles. After they had all their tiles, they must use them to solve a word puzzle. The first person to solve the puzzle wins immunity.

Rick won immunity. Lauren attempted to get Gavin on board with voting out Aurora over Julie, but Gavin wouldn't commit without Victoria. At Tribal Council, Rick revealed his idol and said he would play it for Julie in an attempt to get the others to flip. When the vote came, he kept his idol, and the rest of the tribe voted out Aurora, who went to the Edge of Extinction.

56713"I See The Million Dollars"1.5/7[31]TBAMay 15, 2019 (2019-05-15)7.21[32]

The final 5 arrived at the second and final Edge of Extinction re-entry challenge.

  • Edge of Extinction challenge: The castaways will each be attached to a rope that is woven through a series of obstacles. They must then guide two balls through a table maze. The first one to finish returns to the game.

Chris won the challenge, and the remaining Edge of Extinction castaways were officially eliminated and became jury members. Chris and Rick reconnected, while Victoria wanted to vote Chris out right away. Chris told Lauren he knew of her idol.

  • Reward/Immunity challenge: Castaways traversed a series of obstacles, solved a combination lock, and completed a vertical puzzle. The first to complete their puzzle won immunity and a steak & chocolate cake meal.

Julie won and chose Chris and Lauren to accompany her on reward. This made Rick wary of Julie's loyalty, but he revealed his idol to Chris, who in turn revealed he was given half an idol (like Rick was when he re-entered the game), giving the other half to Rick. Chris then attempted to convince Lauren to play her idol on him to show the jury she made a big move. At Tribal Council, Rick played his idol, and Lauren played her idol on Chris. Rick saved himself, but Lauren only negated one vote against Chris. Victoria's two votes sent her to the jury.

The morning after, Rick found yet another idol, but he had two fake ones hidden for the rest of the castaways; Julie and Lauren found them and believed them to be real.

  • Immunity challenge: Each castaway race through a giant obstacle course. They must each go to six stations over different obstacles and collect six bags of puzzle pieces along the way. They must then use those pieces to solve a puzzle. The first to finish their puzzle wins immunity.

Rick won his fourth immunity challenge. Knowing he and Chris both had real idols, and Julie and Lauren both had fake ones, Rick surmised that Gavin would be the only one who didn't feel 100% safe, and at Tribal Council, he played his idol on Gavin after Julie and Lauren played their fakes. This prompted Chris to play his idol on himself, negating three votes. Chris and Rick's votes against Lauren sent her to the jury.

  • Immunity challenge: The castaways must stack blocks in a tower on an unstable table. They must pull on a rope to keep the table balanced while retrieving their blocks. The first contestant to stack their blocks to spell "FINAL 3" wins immunity.

Chris won the challenge. He helped Gavin and Julie practice making fire, but at Tribal Council, he made a risky move, giving immunity to both of them so that he could go to the firemaking challenge against Rick. Chris defeated Rick, sending him to the jury.

At the Final Tribal Council, Gavin highlighted on his social game, Julie was seen as playing with her emotions, and Chris said he played the best game he could with the 12 days he was in it.

56814"Reunion Special"0.9/4[31]TBAMay 15, 2019 (2019-05-15)4.64[32]
Nearly a year later, at the live reunion show, Chris was named the Sole Survivor in a 9–4–0 vote. Gavin received Aurora, Kelley, Lauren, and Rick's votes to place second, with Chris receiving votes from the rest of the jury. The castaways then reunited to discuss the season with host Jeff Probst.

Voting history[edit]

Original tribes Switched tribes Merged tribe
Episode # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Day # 3 6 8 11 13 16[a] 19 22 23 25 27 29 31 34 36 37 38
Eliminated Reem Keith Chris Rick Aubry Tie[b] Wendy Joe Eric Julia David Kelley Wardog Ron Aurora Victoria Lauren Rick
Votes 4–3–1–1 6–1–1 5–2 3–2 4–1 4–4 6–0 6–3–2–2 8–2–2 9–1–0[c] 8–2 5–4 6–2 3–1–0[d] 5–1 2–0–0[e] 2–0[f] Challenge[g]
Voter Vote
Chris Reem Keith Kelley Victoria Lauren Win[g]
Gavin Aubry Lauren Wendy Joe Eric Julia David Aurora Wardog Ron Ron Aurora Rick Chris Saved[g]
Julie Joe Lauren Julia David Aurora Wardog Rick Aurora Rick Chris Saved[g]
Rick Reem Keith Chris Lauren Kelley Lauren Julia Wardog Kelley Aurora Aurora Aurora Victoria Lauren Lose[g]
Lauren Wendy Keith Chris Rick Wendy None[h] David Eric Julia David Aurora Wardog Ron Aurora Rick Chris
Victoria Aubry Lauren Wendy Joe Eric Julia David Kelley Wardog Rick Aurora Chris
Aurora Rick Eric David David Kelley Wardog Rick Julie
Ron Joe Kelley Julia David Kelley Wardog Rick
Wardog Wendy Keith Chris Rick Wendy Wendy David Eric Julia David Kelley Aurora
Kelley Wendy Keith Chris Rick Wendy Wendy David Eric Julia David Aurora
David Reem Keith Chris Lauren Wendy Wendy Kelley Eric Julia Wardog
Julia Joe Eric Kelley
Eric Aubry Lauren Wendy Joe Kelley
Joe Rick
Wendy Lauren Kelley Kelley Aubry Lauren None[h]
Aubry Wendy
Keith Reem Wendy
Reem Kelley
Jury vote
Episode # 14
Day # 39
Finalist Julie Gavin Chris
Votes 9–4–0
Juror Vote
Rick Gavin
Lauren Gavin
Victoria Chris
Aurora Gavin
Ron Chris
Wardog Chris
Kelley Gavin
David Chris
Julia Chris
Eric Chris
Joe Chris
Aubry Chris
Reem Chris
  1. ^ On Day 16, a joint Tribal Council was held where the two tribes that lost immunity voted together to eliminate one castaway.
  2. ^ The first Tribal Council vote resulted in a tie. Per the rules, a second vote was held where the castaways involved in the tie would not vote and the remaining castaways could only vote for the two tied.
  3. ^ Rick played a hidden immunity idol on David, therefore one vote against David was not counted.
  4. ^ Rick played a hidden immunity idol on himself, therefore four votes against him were not counted. Gavin used an extra vote, therefore seven votes were cast in total.
  5. ^ Rick played a hidden immunity idol on himself and Lauren played a hidden immunity idol on Chris, therefore three votes against Rick and one against Chris were not counted.
  6. ^ Chris played a hidden immunity idol on himself, therefore three votes against him were not counted.
  7. ^ a b c d e For winning the final Immunity Challenge, Chris had to assign additional immunity to another castaway, with the remaining two competing in a fire-making challenge to determine the third finalist; Chris chose to give up his immunity to save Gavin and Julie, and defeated Rick in the fire-making challenge.
  8. ^ a b As they were tied in the first ballot, Lauren and Wendy were not eligible to vote in the second round of voting.

Reception[edit]

Survivor: Edge of Extinction received a very negative reception from fans and critics, due to the season's Edge of Extinction twist and the overabundance of idols and advantages at the end of the season that helped contribute to the controversial outcome in Chris Underwood, who was voted out on Day 8 and didn't return to the game until Day 35, being crowned the champion of the season.[33] While Underwood was praised for his gameplay in the final few days of the game, his win was controversial due to his early elimination, resulting in him not being involved in the elimination of the majority of the players due to his position on the Edge of Extinction.[34] Some praise went to the gameplay of Rick Devens, though fans were generally unhappy that the edit focused solely on him once the four returning players were eliminated.[citation needed]

Survivor blogger and former contestant Stephen Fishbach spoke negatively about the season, stating about Underwood's victory, “On paper, it seems impossible, even insulting. The signature challenge of Survivor is how do you vote people out of the game, in such a way that they’re willing to vote for you to win. Chris didn’t have to do any of that. Rather than having to betray his tribemates, Chris spent a month feeding them, healing wounds and building bonds. And what does that mean about the past 10 episodes of the show? Were they all just a pointless waiting room for Chris’ march to victory?"[35] Fishbach also panned the editing at the conclusion of the season, as many of the cast members received little to no screen time as opposed to the four returning players, Devens, and Underwood at the finale.[36]

Dalton Ross of Entertainment Weekly also panned the season's editing and casting, as well as the eventual winner. According to Ross, "Rick Devens was the only true breakout from the cast...but that may also be because so much of the attention early was spent on the four returning players. I’m not a fan of folks sticking around after being voted out, so clearly the Edge of Extinction twist was not up my alley, especially since it mostly consisted of people just kind of staring off into the distance pensively for no apparent reason." Ross spoke of Chris' victory, "It’s so hard to know what to make of Chris as a winner. He was voted out, only played 13 out of 39 days, and had what other players said was a 'monumental' advantage of getting to become friends with the entire jury in a non-game setting...doesn’t really seem fair." Ross ranked the season 27th out of 38.

Leigh Oleszczak of Surviving Tribal wrote, "There was a lot wrong with Survivor: Edge of Extinction...hopefully goes in the 'DO NOT USE AGAIN' basket moving forward. They tried it once and it gave us not only one of the worst seasons ever but the worst winner ever."[37] Andy Dehnart of Reality Blurred also panned the season and its finale, stating, "If you want a shoddily produced game with no coherent rules, just lots of signs that the producers are twisting the game into shapes because they don’t understand or care about game design, there are plenty of other options. One of them starts next month on CBS and is called Big Brother."[38]

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