15 Dirty Secrets You Didn’t Know About ‘Survivor’ [+Photos]
Dirty Secrets You Didn’t Know About ‘Survivor’ – Survivor is a reality TV legend, and most deservedly so. It has been on now for 16 years and has a rabid fan base. Some seasons are better than others, and this one has been a bit up and down, but there is no denying that Survivor has been a huge success. The filming of the show is always set on some exotic location and it is filmed around the clock for seven weeks straight. What does this mean?
Well, it means that there are literally thousands of hours of footage that get cut down into the thirteen weeks that you see on TV.
What else does it mean? Well, you are going to have to read on to find out. Because it goes without saying that on a show like Survivor there are going to be a few secrets- the show just can’t go off exactly the way they say that it does. No reality TV show is totally real. Some are things that you might have guessed while others will totally surprise you. There simply is no way that any show like Survivor is going to occur exactly the way the finished product looks on TV- there are just way too many variables, from cast to location, for something like that to happen.
So what are the producers and directors and even “writers” of Survivor trying to hide and what do they keep right out in the open? Here are 15 secrets that you did not know about the popular reality series.
15. They Can’t Go Anywhere They Want
While on the show it seems that players can just take off and roam around anywhere that they want to, the reality is this is not true. For one thing, there are encampments for crew members, and also the contestants could roam around and see something that the producers don’t want them to see. So, while it seems like they can roam free around the island, or wherever they are, this simply is not true. They are on a short leash and are being watched all of the time.