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[01/04/08 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Announces 20 Castaways for "Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans VS. Favorites"
In a SURVIVOR first, 10 ultra-fans of the series will take on 10 former castaways to compete as FANS vs. FAVORITES.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS ANNOUNCES 20 CASTAWAYS FOR "SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA -- FANS VS. FAVORITES"

16th Installment of the Hit Television Series Premieres on Thursday, Feb. 7

CBS today announced the 20 castaways who will compete in SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA - FANS VS. FAVORITES, when the 16th installment of the Emmy Award-winning series premieres Thursday, Feb. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

In a SURVIVOR first, 10 ultra-fans of the series will take on 10 former castaways to compete as FANS vs. FAVORITES. The two tribes will be marooned amid the Rock Islands of Palau, Micronesia. The skills of the former castaways will be put to the test while the tribe of first-time competitors will see if their enthusiasm and passion for the game is enough to distinguish them as worthy competitors. The FAVORITES have an advantage because they've played the game before, but that could also be their biggest disadvantage...the tribe of FANS know how the FAVORITES have played the game. Although the game play of the FANS is unknown and could prove to be their advantage, the FANS' lack of experience could be their worst enemy and potential downfall. Who will prevail?

Castaways competing in SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA - FANS VS. FAVORITES (in alphabetical order for each tribe) are:

FAVORITES:

YAU-MAN CHAN

55

Martinez, Calif. (born in Hong Kong, raised in Borneo, Malaysia)

Computer Engineer

JAMES CLEMENT

30

Lafayette, La.

Grave Digger

AMI CUSACK

34 (35 on Jan. 25)

Denver

Nanny

JONNY FAIRPLAY

33

Danville, Va.

Professional Wrestler/Reality Star

CIRIE FIELDS

37

Norwalk, Conn. (originally from Jersey City, New Jersey)

O.R. Coordinating Nurse

AMANDA KIMMEL

23

Los Angeles (originally from Kalispell, Mont.)

Fashion Designer

OSCAR "OZZY" LUSTH

26

Venice, Calif. (originally from Mexico)

Freelance Photographer/Writer

ELIZA ORLINS

25

New York

Law School Student

JONATHAN PENNER

45

Los Angeles (originally from New York)

Writer/Producer

PARVATI SHALLOW

25

Los Angeles (originally from Vero Beach, Fla.)

Non-Profit Organizer

FANS:

JOEL ANDERSON

32

Avondale, Ariz.

Firefighter

NATALIE BOLTON

32

Los Angeles (originally from Houston)

Bartender/Personal Trainer

MICHAEL "MIKEY B" BORTONE

34

Los Angeles (originally from Boston)

Aspiring Writer/Actor

TRACY HUGHES-WOLF

43

Fredericksburg, Va.

Commercial and Residential Builder

ALEXIS JONES

24

Los Angeles (originally from Austin, Texas)

Motivational Speaker

ERIK REICHENBACH

22

Pinckney, Mich.

Art Student

MARY SARTAIN

29

Emeryville, Calif.

Real Estate/Financial Company Owner

JASON SISKA

22

Fox River Grove, Ill. (originally from St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands)

Gymnastics Coach/Student

KATHLEEN SLECKMAN

45

Wheaton, Ill. (originally from Manitowoc, Wisc.)

Golf Course Vendor

CHET WELCH

48

Ford City, Penn.

Pharmacy Customer Service/Pageant Coach

SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA - FANS VS. FAVORITES is hosted by Jeff Probst and produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett is the executive producer. Doug McCallie, Kevin Greene and Teri Kennedy are co-executive producers.

For more detailed information on SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA - FANS VS. FAVORITES and the 20 castaways, log on to www.cbs.com/survivor. Photos available at http://www.cbs.pressexpress.com/.

For more information on Palau, log on to http://www.visit-palau.com/.





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