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This article regards the Filipino version of Survivor, not to be confused with the American version of the show.
This article is about the Philippine version of Survivor. For its first season, see here. For the 25th American season, see here.

Survivor Philippines is the Philippine edition of the Survivor franchise. Each year from 2008-2011, one season is aired.

Its slogan, Pautakan, Pagalingan, Patatagan can be roughly translated to "Outwit, Outplay, Outlast" in Filipino. The prize for being the Sole Survivor (in addition to the title) is a cash prize of 3,000,000 (roughly $65,000) - the highest cash prize seen in a Philippine television game show.

History

The first season of Survivor Philippines aired in 2008, produced by GMA Network. Paolo Bediones hosted the first two seasons, before moving to TV5 following the second season.[1] He was replaced by Richard Gutierrez, who hosted the last two seasons. The series concluded after four seasons in February 2012.

Format Changes

Unlike the American version, which condenses the events of each cycle of 2–3 days into one episode, the Philippine version split each cycle into five 30-45 minute episodes. Normally, Reward Challenges are aired during a Monday or Tuesday episode, the Immunity Challenges on a Wednesday or Thursday episode, and Tribal Council on a Friday. Sometimes, if a Tribal Council culminates in a close vote, the deciding vote is revealed the following Monday, to extract the most suspense.

The Reunion Show is pre-recorded, and is separate from the live finale, where the winner is announced.

Another significant change is that, in addition to the starting tribes, the name of the merged tribe is also determined by production.

Seasons

Season Tribes Number of Castaways Filming Location Filming Dates Season Run Sole Survivor
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Survivor Philippines: Season 1
Jarakay
Naak
Chalam
18 Ko Tarutao, Satun Province, Thailand July 21, 2008 - August 29, 2008 September 15, 2008 - December 15, 2008 SP1 jc t
J.C. Tiuseco
SP Palau NB
Survivor Philippines: Palau
Airai
Koror
Sonsorol
16 Peleliu, Palau May 28, 2009 - July 5, 2009 August 17, 2009 - November 15, 2009 Sp2 amanda t
Amanda Coolley Van Cooll
SurvivorPhilippinesCelebrityShowdown
Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown
Magan
Nagar
Sar Mayee
Galone
18 Laem Son National Park, Kapoe District, Ranong Province, Thailand July 11, 2010 - August 17, 2010 August 30, 2010 - December 5, 2010 SP3 akihiro t
Akihiro Sato
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Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown
Bulan
Tala
Apolaki
20 San Vicente, Palawan, Philippines September 21, 2011 - October 26, 2011 November 14, 2011 - February 19, 2012 SP4 betong t
Betong Sumaya Jr.

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