CBS Renews 'Survivor' for Two More Editions
Host Jeff Probst also inks deal to return for the 23rd and 24th installments.
CBS has ordered two more seasons of hit reality series Survivor, the network announced Wednesday.
Three-time Emmy winner Jeff Probst, who has been with Survivor since the very beginning, has also inked a deal to continue as host and executive producer on the program.
The 23rd and 24th editions are set to be broadcast during the 2011-12 television season.
This season, Survivor moved from its Thursday time slot to Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Survivor: Nicaragua, which aired in the fall, averaged 13.6 million viewer, a 4.3 in the key adult 18-49 demo and a 5.6 in the 25-54 category.
Its current edition, Redemption Island, averages 11.7 million viewers opposite Fox’s American Idol. In the 18-49 demo, the series currently averages a 3.4 and a 4.6 in the 25-54 demo.