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Jeff Probst: Still A Survivor

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Jeff Probst and his show ‘Survivor' have survived on CBS for 27 seasons now. The latest edition has brought back some favorite contestants from the past, competing once again for that million dollar prize.

Fun Facts About Jeff Probst (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American game show host and an executive producer. He is best known as the Emmy Award winning host of the U.S. version of the reality show Survivor. He was the host of The Jeff Probst Show, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by CBS Television Distribution from September 2012 to May 2013 that lasted for one season.

2) In addition to Survivor, Probst once hosted the FX network's original half-hour show dedicated to answering viewer letters, Backchat, along with Sound FX, a series of afternoon shows surrounding parenting, relationship and medicine (1996). Probst also hosted the VH1 series Rock & Roll Jeopardy! from 1998 to 2001, and was a correspondent for the syndicated program Access Hollywood. He also wrote and directed the Lionsgate released film, Finder's Fee. People magazine named Probst one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2001. He often contributes to Jeopardy! by giving Survivor related clues from the show's venues, has twice appeared on Celebrity Jeopardy!, first in 2001 and again in 2003, and made several cameo appearances during the April 1, 2010 episode.

3) He was also a frequent guest star on the sketch show MADtv, guest starring once a season since the show's 9th season.

4) Probst also hosts "Celebrity Superfan Roundtable" for Howard Stern.

5) He has hosted Survivor since 2000. He later stated that he had worked hard to get a meeting with series creator Mark Burnett, because he believed the show was "something special." He delivers the series' signature catch-phrase to losing contestants, "The tribe has spoken. It's time for you to go."

‘Survivor' airs Wednesday nights at 8:00pm on CBS.

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