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'Survivor' renewed for two more seasons

'Survivor' renewed for two more seasons

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- CBS says it has ordered two more editions of its reality competition series "Survivor" to be broadcast during the 2014-15 U.S. television season.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
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Jeff Probst forgot to ask for Katie Couric's number on date

Jeff Probst forgot to ask for Katie Couric's number on date

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- "Survivor" host Jeff Probst said he didn't call journalist Katie Couric for a second date several years ago because he forgot to ask for her phone number.
John Cochran wins 'Survivor: Caramoan'

John Cochran wins 'Survivor: Caramoan'

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- John Cochran was declared the winner of "Survivor: Caramoan" on Sunday night's finale of the adventure competition series.
John Stamos ponders return to 'General Hospital'

John Stamos ponders return to 'General Hospital'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and musician John Stamos says he would consider returning to "General Hospital" but only if his character had something interesting to do.
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Denise Stapley wins 'Survivor: Philippines'

Denise Stapley wins 'Survivor: Philippines'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Denise Stapley, a 41-year-old sex therapist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been declared the winner of the TV reality competition show "Survivor: Philippines."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
By United Press International
CBS orders more 'I Get That a Lot'

CBS orders more 'I Get That a Lot'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- CBS says it has ordered two more editions of its U.S. hidden-camera special "I Get That a Lot."
Probst and Russell marry in LA

Probst and Russell marry in LA

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Jeff Probst, host of the reality competition series "Survivor," has married Lisa Ann Russell at a private Los Angeles residence, People.com reported Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 4, 2011.
By United Press International
Regis Philbin announces departure date

Regis Philbin announces departure date

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Regis Philbin says he will tape his last episode of the morning chat show "Live with Regis and Kelly" in New York on Nov. 18.
CBS orders two more seasons of 'Survivor'

CBS orders two more seasons of 'Survivor'

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- CBS says it has ordered two more editions of the reality competition series "Survivor" to be broadcast during the 2011-2012 U.S. television season.
Former castaways to return to 'Survivor'

Former castaways to return to 'Survivor'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Two former castaways who appeared on prior seasons of the U.S. competition series "Survivor" will get another chance on "Survivor: Redemption Island."
Probst to host 2 more 'Survivor' seasons

Probst to host 2 more 'Survivor' seasons

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. television network CBS says it has signed a new agreement with Emmy Award-winning host Jeff Probst for the 2010-11 broadcast season.
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From left to right, Tom Bergeron, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest and Jeff Probst, the nominees for outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program at the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on September 21, 2008. Probst won the award.(UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Jeffrey Lee "Jeff" Probst (born November 4, 1962) is an American game show host, executive producer and a reporter. He is best known as the host of the U.S. version of the reality show Survivor.

Probst was born in Wichita, Kansas, but grew up primarily in Bellevue, Washington. After graduating from Newport High School in 1979, he attended Seattle Pacific University and worked at Boeing Motion Picture/Television studio as a producer and narrator of marketing videos.

In addition to Survivor, Probst previously hosted the FX network's original half-hour show dedicated to answering viewer letters, Backchat along with Sound FX, and a series of afternoon shows surrounding parenting, relationship and medicine. (1996). Probst also hosted the VH1 series Rock & Roll Jeopardy! from 1998 to 2001, and was a correspondent for the syndicated program Access Hollywood." He also wrote and directed the Lionsgate released film, Finder's Fee. People magazine named Probst one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2001. He often contributes to Jeopardy! by giving Survivor related clues from the show's venues, has twice appeared on Celebrity Jeopardy!, first in 2001 and again in 2003, and made several cameo appearances during the April 1, 2010 episode.

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