CBS renews 'Survivor' and 'The Amazing Race' for 2010-2011 season
By Christopher Rocchio, 01/25/2010
CBS announced it has renewed Survivor and The Amazing Race and ordered additional installments for broadcast during the 2010-2011 primetime programming season.
Survivor's two-season renewal -- which will represent its 21st and 22nd installments -- come after Survivor: Samoa averaged 13.45 million total viewers and a 4.3/12 rating/share in the Adults 18-49 demographic last fall.
Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, the show's 20th season and "10th anniversary edition," will premiere with a special two-hour episode on Thursday, February 11 at 8PM ET/PT and feature 20 former castaways competing for the title of "Sole Survivor."
The Amazing Race's seventeenth-season renewal comes after its fifteenth edition last fall averaged 11.91 million total viewers and a 3.7/09 rating/share in the Adults 18-49 demographic.