Sleeping in drenched clothes and with an empty stomach, living with bugs, mosquitoes and other nasty crawling critters, living with venomous snakes and treacherous snake-like tribe-mates, non-stop bickering, and cutthroat people out to win the game – some will come undone, others will emerge triumphant and most will figure in shocking revelations during their lowest or most unguarded moments!
Its going to be a bumpy, hair-raising viewing experience as SURVIVOR PHILIPPINES CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN – the biggest, hottest, most explosive season yet – premieres on Monday, August 30, on GMA Network.
Kapuso star and environmental advocate Richard Gutierrez makes his debut as host of the toughest, most action-packed, and most intriguing reality show in the country, which features 18 celebrity castaways and their quest to bring home the P3 million prize and bragging rights of being SURVIVOR PHILIPPINES’ first celebrity Sole Survivor.
“With Richard Gutierrez as our new host, celebrities who are not used to a harsh environment as castaways, and bigger challenges, this season promises more excitement and drama,” says GMA Network SVP for News and Public Affairs Marissa L. Flores.
Set at the heart of the Andaman Sea in Thailand, SURVIVOR PHILIPPINES CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN features an intriguing and exciting mix of celebrity castaways as they brave harsh living conditions, nature’s deadliest predators, and face their fears in their bid to be the first celebrity sole survivor.
This season’s castaways include Brapanese model Akihiro Sato, “Mr. Nice Guy”; actor Ahron Villena, “Ang Bolero”; feisty Sexbomb dancer Aira Bermudez, “Dancing Warrior”; sexy actress and hot mama Aubrey Miles, “Ang Pasimuno”; Parokya ni Edgar bassist Buhawi Meneses, “Tribe Leader”; track and field champ Elma Muros, “Strong Mama”; basketball player Ervic Vijandre, “Power Player”; and Born to Be Wild’s resident vet Doc Ferdz Recio, “The Boss.”
Joining them are Starstruck avenger Ian Batherson, “Pilyong Amboy”; model Jon Hall, Ang “Siga ng Isla”; actress Karen delos Reyes, “Taray Queen”; actress Michelle Madrigal, “The Outcast”; actor and host Mico Aytona, “Bibong Bunso”; real-life personal assistant Moi Bien, “Yayang Palaban”; Bubble Gang’s Myka Flores, “Bidang Extra”; Starstruck avenger Princess Snell, “Pasaway”; model/ socialite/artist Solenn Heussaff, “Ang Diwata ng Isla”; and stand-up comedian Pretty Trizsa, “Cheerleader”.
How did these celebrity castaways earn their SURVIVOR monickers? Prepare to be shocked and, sometimes, pleasantly surprised. 36 Days, 18 Castaways, all vying for the title of being SURVIVOR PHILIPPINES’ first celebrity Sole Survivor. Who will get the job done? Who will come undone? Who will outwit, outplay, outlast, and outshine on primetime?
Get ready for a tough and intriguing season. Catch the biggest, hottest, and most explosive SURVIVOR season yet! SURVIVOR PHILIPPINES CELEBRITY SHOWDOWN airs starting Monday, August 30, on GMA Network’s Telebabad, and August 31 on GMA Pinoy TV (Asia-Pacific and Middle East).
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