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.
- 1 History
- 2 Format Variations
- 2.1 Division of Tribes
- 2.2 Merge
- 2.3 Finale
- 2.4 Tribe Switch
- 2.5 Challenges
- 2.6 Tribal Council
- 2.7 Hidden Immunity Idol
- 2.8 Exile
- 2.9 Tribe Captains
- 2.10 First Impressions
- 2.11 Resurrection Totem
- 2.12 Reward Steal
- 2.13 Voting Advantages
- 3 Seasons
- 4 See also
- 5 References
- Main article: Survivor (franchise)
While Azteca was rerunning La Isla 2017: El Reality, on May 5, a new account on Twitter was created for Survivor México, announcing that Survivor was making its way to Mexico. On May 13, the account announced the host of the new version, Arturo Islas Allende. The show then premiered on July 5, 2020.
On February 15, 2021, Arturo Islas Allende, confirmed he wouldn't host the second season. On March 26, it was revealed that the new host who would take Arturo Islas Allende's place would be the sports commentator Carlos Guerrero, mostly known as "Warrior".
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.
- Two Tribes of Twelve: For the second season, the castaways were divided into two tribes of twelve, consisted of six men and six women on each tribe.
- Main article: Merge
- Final Two and Final Challenge: Currently has only been used in Survivor México (2020).
- Final Three and Public Vote: Currently has only been used in Survivor México (2021).
- Main article: Tribe Switch
- Main article: Challenge
- Main article: Reward Challenge
Unlike the American version with a maximum of one Reward Challenge before elimination, the Mexican version performs several Reward Challenges per cycle.
- Main article: Immunity Challenge
Before the Tribal Immunity Challenges, members of each tribe fight each other for an Immunity Necklace. Also, the Mexican version performs up to two Tribal Immunity Challenges, these will decide the number of members of each tribe that will be nominated.
- Main article: Tribal Council
Instead of the most voted person on the Tribal Council having to leave the competition, the tribe(s) votes to nominate one or two of its members. Then the winner(s) of the Individual Immunity may select the last nominee from the tribe. Finally, the nominees face a challenge in which the loser will be eliminated.
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 them 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.
- Main article: Exile Island (twist)
Introduced in Survivor México (2021), Exile sees the castaways being banished to a remote location, entirely separate from the existing camps, where they will fend for themselves until dawn. At one point in the competition, the exiled participants must spend the night in a bamboo cage filled with water and mud.
- Main article: Tribe Leader
The Tribe Captain twist sees the tribe vote for someone to be its captain and make decisions. Introduced in Survivor México (2021).
- Main article: First Impressions
The First Impressions twist sees voting a castaway out on Day 1. Introduced in Survivor México (2021), the castaways were not actually voted-out but instead were bound hand and foot in the first Reward Challenge.
Introduced in Survivor México (2021), the said totem is to be used after the elimination of a contestant with the power to save them and return them to the competition.
- Main article: Reward Steal
The Reward Steal allows a tribe to steal one reward from the opposing tribe. This twist was introduced in Survivor México (2021).
Some seasons have included advantages that involve votes.
The Vote Change was introduced in Survivor México (2021), allowing a castaway to change a vote at one Tribal Council.
|Season||Tribes||Number of Castaways||Filming Location||Filming Dates||Season Run||Sole Survivor||Runner(s)-Up|
Survivor México (2020)
|16||Dominican Republic||July - August, 2020||July 5, 2020 - August 30, 2020||
Survivor México (2021)
|26||Dominican Republic||March - August, 2021||April 7, 2021 - August 15, 2021||
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