CBS confirms 'Amazing Race,' 'Survivor' return dates for February

By Daniel S Levine,

CBS announced when popular reality competitions The Amazing Race and Survivor will return this winter for new seasons. Each show will have a special theme this season.

The Amazing Race, which is executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, will be back on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m., the same night as the Sochi Winter Olympics closing ceremony. Fan favorite teams will return for an All Stars edition of the nine-time Emmy winning show. The 11 teams will compete for a $1 million price.

This past fall’s edition of The Amazing Race averaged 10.03 million viewers.

Survivor’s 28th season will be set in Cagayan and the theme is ‘brains, brawn and beauty’ competing for $1 million. Jeff Probst will be back to host. It will start on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. and will be the first two-hour premiere since 2010.

The previous season of Survivor averaged 11.58 million viewers and an impressive 3.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

In December, CBS renewed Survivor for two more cycles for the 2014-2015 television season.

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