‘Survivor’: Jeff Probst Reveals the Definite Location for Season 41 Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Survivor followers are patiently ready for information concerning the filming of season 41 of the long-running present. Host Jeff Probst lastly revealed the plans for Survivor to restart amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

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‘Survivor’ Season 41 was postponed as a result of coronavirus

The actuality TV present used to journey to a special location every season at Survivor’s inception. However, because the sequence went on, it turned tougher to seek out new locations as a result of various elements comparable to “the economy, population, political unrest, and weather patterns.”

Beginning with season 33, the placement of the present turned the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji. The manufacturing additionally started filming two seasons again to again on the islands by means of the summer season months.

“Filming dates are tentative for the next two seasons,” in line with the CBS Survivor casting FAQs. “They would be the finish of April for Survivor 41 and the primary week of June for Survivor 42. The time dedication for filming and journey is about 46 days.”

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However, that timeline needed to be modified when the coronavirus pandemic shut down manufacturing on each main broadcasting community in March 2020.

“Due to the growing short-term uncertainty surrounding the global spread of COVID-19 and the corresponding desire for the continued well-being of our amazing crew, we have decided to push back our start date for Survivor season 41,” Probst wrote in a letter obtained by Entertainment Weekly. 

Where will ‘Survivor’ 41 movie, in line with Jeff Probst?

On June 5, 2020, the Pacific Nation of Fiji declared themselves COVID-19 free for the final 45 days, in line with Time. Probst talks to the federal government of Fiji a number of instances every week to plan for the subsequent season of Survivor.

“They’ve done an incredible job of controlling the virus,” Probst advised The Hollywood Reporter. “They’ve had a total of only 15 cases in their entire country, and they’ve had no active cases for months. They have figured out how to handle it, and they just want to ensure that when we come shoot there, we don’t change that. We’re working together with them, but they’ve been very production-friendly in terms of wanting it to happen.”

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Thankfully, the federal government of Fiji nonetheless desires to see Survivor produced on their Mamanuca Islands. The host additionally added that they aren’t planning to movie the present someplace within the United States.

“It’s what we’re spending all our time doing because it’s not like we’re going to Atlanta to shoot a show,” Probst stated.

When will ‘Survivor’ 41 start filming?

The manufacturing of Survivor 41 is already three months not on time, and there’s no begin date in thoughts, at this level. Probst talks with the Fiji authorities usually, however no manufacturing date has been launched. 

All we all know proper now’s that the Survivor 41 location is Fiji.

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