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Survivor México is a Mexican reality television series produced by TV Azteca, the second version of Survivor in Mexico.

The show currently airs on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, and on Sundays at 8:00 pm.

History

Main article: Survivor (franchise)

While Azteca was rerunning La Isla 2017: El Reality, on May 5th, a new account on Twitter was created for Survivor México, announcing that Survivor was making its way to Mexico[1]. On May 13th, the account announced the host of the new version, Arturo Islas Allende[2]. The show then premiered on July 5th, 2020.

Format Variations

The Mexican version of the show is based more on the format of the Turkish version.

Division of Tribes

Main article: Tribe

Number of Members per Tribe

  • Two Tribes of Eight: For the first season, the castaways were divided into two tribes of eight, consisted of four men and four women on each tribe.

Challenges

Main article: Challenge

Reward Challenges

Main article: Reward Challenge

Unlike the American version with a maximum of one reward challenge before elimination, the Mexican version performs up to six reward challenges before the immunity challenge.

Immunity Challenges

Main article: Immunity Challenge

Before the Tribal Immunity Challenges, members of each tribe fight each other for an Immunity Necklace. Also, in the Mexican version two Immunity Challenges are performed, these will decide the number of members of each tribe that will be nominated.

Tribal Council

Main article: Tribal Council

Instead of the most voted person on the Tribal Council having to leave the competition, the losing tribe(s) votes to nominate one or two of its members. Then the winner(s) of the Individual Immunity selects the last nominee from the tribe. Finally, the nominees face a challenge in which the loser will be eliminated.

Tribe Switch

Main article: Tribe Switch

Hidden Immunity Idol

Main article: Hidden Immunity Idol

Due to the elimination method of the Mexican version, the Hidden Immunity Idol could be played after all the votes are read, negating all votes against the user and saving him from the nomination, and nominating the person with the second-highest number of votes. In the Mexican version the players are allowed to steal Hidden Immunity Idols from other's possessions.

Seasons

Season Tribes Number of Castaways Filming Location Filming Dates Season Run Sole Survivor Viewership
(millions)
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Survivor México (2020)
Kuaukali
Oselokali
16 Dominican Republic Unknown July 5, 2020 -

See also

References

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