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[01/22/14 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on "Survivor"
The spring edition, filmed in Cagayan, a province in the Philippines, will be themed "Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty."

[via press release from CBS]

CBS ANNOUNCES THE 18 CASTAWAYS COMPETING ON "SURVIVOR"

Special Two-Hour Season Premiere, Themed "Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty," Airs Wednesday, Feb. 26

CBS announced today the 18 castaways who will compete against each other on SURVIVOR, when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 28th season with a special two-hour premiere, Wednesday, Feb. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The spring edition of SURVIVOR, filmed in Cagayan, a province in the Philippines, will be themed "Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty."

The groupings of these tribes, each comprised of six castaways, reflect the distinguishing qualities that people bring to the game and test whether there is any truth to the pre-conceived notion that that certain characteristics will help you win the game of SURVIVOR. All castaways will compete to outwit, outplay, outlast and ultimately be crowned Sole Survivor.

The season's cast includes a high-stakes poker player, an attorney, an ex-NFL cheerleader, a nuclear engineer, the president of the Miami Marlins and a former NBA All-Star. Will the Brains use their expertise solving puzzles to outsmart the others? Will Brawn dominate all the challenges, given their physical attributes? Or will Beauty use their looks to master the social game?

The battle unfolds when these three tribes compete on SURVIVOR:

Brawn Tribe

Cliff Robinson
Age: 46
Newark, N.J.
Former NBA All-Star

Lindsey Ogle
Age: 29
Kokomo, Ind.
Hairstylist

Sarah Lacina
Age: 29
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Police Officer

Tony Vlachos
Age: 39
Jersey City, N.J.
Police Officer

Trish Hegarty
Age: 48
Needham, Mass.
Pilates Instructor

Yung "Woo" Hwang
Age: 29
Newport Beach, Calif.
Martial Arts Instructor

Brains Tribe

David Samson
Age: 45
Plantation, Fla.
President, Miami Marlins

Garrett Adelstein
Age: 27
Santa Monica, Calif.
Pro Poker Player

J'Tia Taylor
Age: 31
Chicago, Ill.
Nuclear Engineer

Kassandra "Kass" McQuillen
Age: 41
Tehachapi, Calif.
Attorney

Latasha "Tasha" Fox
Age: 37
St. Louis, Mo.
Accountant

Spencer Bledsoe
Age: 21
Chicago, Ill.
Student

Beauty Tribe

Alexis Maxwell
Age: 21
Addison, Ill.
Student

Brice Johnston
Age: 27
Philadelphia, Penn.
Social Worker

Jefra Bland
Age: 22
Campbellsville, KY.
Miss Kentucky Teen USA

Jeremiah Wood
Age: 34
Dobson, N.C.
Male Model

LJ McKanas
Age: 34
Boston, Mass.
Horse Trainer

Morgan McLeod
Age: 21
San Jose, Calif.
Ex-NFL Cheerleader

SURVIVOR is hosted by Emmy Award-winning host Jeff Probst and produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett and Jeff Probst are executive producers.

For more detailed information on SURVIVOR and the castaways, log on to www.cbs.com/survivor.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Survivor

Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/Survivor_Tweet

CBS Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CBSTweet





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