December 12, 2013

CBS announced today that Survivor has been renewed for 29th and 30th seasons, which will air during the 2014-2015 season. Jeff Probst, who has been with the reality series since the beginning, has also signed a new agreement to return as host and executive producer.

On the air since 2000, Survivor is the longest-running reality show on television. After almost 14 years, it still draws impressive ratings and currently ranks as broadcast TV's #2 reality series in the 18-49 demographic.

"We are thrilled to announce this landmark renewal for SURVIVOR, a groundbreaking show that changed the TV landscape and helped usher in a new era of ratings dominance for the Network," said Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.  "SURVIVOR continues to set the bar for outstanding production values, compelling storytelling while delivering fresh new adventures every season.  The show’s enduring success is a testament to the creativity and passion of Mark Burnett and Jeff Probst, and an amazing production team. We're proud to continue this incredible journey together."

The finale of Survivor's current season - Blood vs. Water - airs this Sunday, December 15 starting at 8:00pm ET/PT.

(Source: CBS)