Survivor: Winners At War's finale date has been announced by CBS, which also revealed plans for a virtual reunion special amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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After Survivor: Winners At War airs a special two-hour penultimate episode on Wednesday, May 6, CBS will air the finale of the epic season one week later on Wednesday, May 13 at 8PM ET/PT.

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The finale of Survivor: Winners At War will be a three-hour episode.

On the 40th season finale of Survivor, host Jeff Probst will crown a winner after the remaining castaways fought to become "Sole Survivor" for the second time in a 39-day game.

The winning Survivor castaway will walk away with the largest cash prize in reality TV history, $2 million.

"During the finale, Jeff will also virtually connect by video with all 20 players to discuss the highlights of the season," according to CBS.

Due to government restrictions placed on U.S. residents as the coronavirus rapidly spreads, Jeff will not be able to read the votes or host a reunion show in front of a large, live studio audience as in Survivor's prior seasons.

Instead, it's likely Jeff will read the final votes with the Final 3 Survivor castaways on split-screens from their various remote locations, Entertainment Weekly reported.

According to a source close to the situation, plans are still being worked out but the modified Survivor reunion show will probably still feature pretaped footage laced with Jeff interviewing players electronically in real time as they are shown being eliminated from Survivor: Winners At War.

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After Survivor wraps, a new season of The Amazing Race will step into its regular Wednesdays 8-9PM ET/PT time period beginning May 20.

As for future seasons of Survivor, CBS has postponed the back-to-back production of the series' Season 41 and Season 42 that are currently scheduled to air in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, EW reported.
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Season 41 of Survivor was reportedly supposed to begin filming on March 24 in the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji, however Jeff informed crew members last month that cameras will not start rolling until at least May due to COVID-19.

Season 42 of Survivor was reportedly set to begin filming on May 24, a few weeks after Season 41 was scheduled to wrap production.

As long as the two-month delay isn't extended further, both Survivor seasons will still reportedly be filmed in time to maintain their original premiere dates.

Survivor's 41st season is expected to debut in September 2020, while CBS plans to premiere Season 42 of the franchise in February 2021.

CBS made this decision on the heels of the network suspending production of Season 33 of The Amazing Race due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Amazing Race's Season 33 teams had reportedly already traveled to England and Scotland prior to the sudden suspension of the show's production.