Mid-series Survivor Highlight Show Added, Finale Pushed Back A Week"
By Reality TV World staff, 03/11/2001
CBS announced that it has added an additional one hour highlight show to the series run, "The First 24 Days: A Closer Look."
The special episode will air Wednesday, March 21 (8:00-9:00PM, ET/PT) serves up one hour of highlights and never-before-seen footage that will recap the survivors' first 24 days in the Australian Outback.
"With the tribe currently consisting of eight remaining survivors (down from the original 16), new footage and highlights will provide further insight into the first 24 days in the Outback. This new episode will show the trials and tribulations that ultimately led them to where they now stand as a tribe and, more importantly, as individuals. The hour will also showcase some of the survivors' most memorable highs and lows as they continue to battle the elements, hunger and -- ultimately -- each other."
With the addition of this new episode, the series finale of "SURVIVOR: THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK" is now scheduled to be broadcast on Thursday, May 3.