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Jeff Probst: Shane Powers bumped from Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains for Russell Hantz

Shane Powers

In a “Heroes vs. Villains” preview special which will air January 31 on the TV Guide Channel, Jeff Probst will reveal that former Survivor: Panama star Shane Powers was bumped from the upcoming Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains series to make room for new favorite, Survivor: Samoa runner-up Russell Hantz. Also planned for inclusion was Survivor: Gabon’s Corinne Kaplan, who “couldn’t get out of her job.” READ MORE: Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains:’ Jeff Probst says Shane […]


Casting opens for Survivor 21 and 22, no official announcement yet


Survivor is now casting for seasons 21 and 22, although it has not yet been officially renewed by CBS, nor has Jeff Probst announced whether or not he’s returning as host, since his contract expires at the end of season 20. However, it’s typical for the show to start casting before being officially renewed, and if the show is renewed, pre-production would likely begin in January.