Survivor South Africa is a South African version of the global reality competition Survivor created by Charlie Parsons, in which contestants are isolated in the wilderness and compete for cash and other prizes. The show, produced by Endemol South Africa, uses a system of progressive elimination, allowing the contestants to vote off other tribe members until one final contestant remains and wins the title of "Ultimate Survivor" (in most other countries the title is "Sole Survivor").
Runtime: 60 minutes
Survivor South Africa - Survivor South Africa: Champions - Netflix
Survivor South Africa: Champions is the fifth season of the South African reality game show Survivor South Africa. The series was filmed in October 2013 and aired weekly between January and May 2014 on the M-Net. The season was filmed in the islands amidst the South China Sea. The season was hosted by Nico Panagio in his third season, the program consisted of 20 South African contestants being led by two of South Africa's sporting champions while competing for 27 days. The grand prize was R1 million. The “champions” joining the 20 contestants were former Springbok rugby captain, Corné Krige and former Bafana Bafana player, Mark Fish. They will become tribe captains and compete in all the team challenges, involve themselves in tribal life, and take part in Tribal Council. However, they cannot vote or be voted for at Tribal Council. The champions will also compete for a separate prize of R500,000.00 decided by the South African public. On Day 1, the 20 contestants faced a schoolyard pick by the champions which divided the group into two tribes, the Selatan tribe (led by Corné) and the Utara (led by Mark). On Day 12, the 14 remaining contestants participated in a quiz activity which led to a tribe swap. On Day 18, the 11 remaining contestants merged into the Juara tribe however they were not joined by the champions. The champions became the Salvation tribe, where each episode they competed for the Cup of Salvation and with it the power to negate a vote for a player of their choice at Tribal Council. The eight players voted out of the Juara tribe and nd the two champions formed the 10 member Tribal Council Jury and ultimately will decide who among the Final 3 would become the “Ultimate Survivor”. On May 18, in was revealed that Graham Jenneker was voted the “Ultimate Survivor” in a 5-3-2 jury vote over runner-up, Buhle Madlala, and second runner-up, Sivu Xabanisa. It was also announced that Corné Krige was the winning captain after 8 weeks of public voting between him and Mark Fish.