On Fire with Jeff Probst: The Official Survival Podcast offers an exclusive analysis of each season of Survivor. Jeff Probst, the CBS show's host, also hosts this podcast. The sound of drums and jungle calls greet listeners at the start of each episode. Jeff lets fans see their favorite show from a new perspective-that of the producer. Along with cohosts Brittany Crapper and Jay Wolff, he shares secrets about how they make the show.
Jeff has been hosting Survivor since 2000, when its first season came out. In 2008 and 2009, he won Emmys for "Best Reality Show Host." Brittany is a producer for Survivor and provides keen insight. Jay is a fan and has worked in television for a long time. Survivor itself has received many accolades. The premise of the show is simple. It involves a deserted island, castaways, challenges, and a million-dollar prize. After over 40 seasons, it continues to enthrall viewers. This podcast tells fans about the things they didn't see on TV.
On Fire with Jeff Probst: The Official Survival Podcast is more than a recap podcast. Episodes reveal how producers prepare for a new season, how they choose contestants, and the purpose of Idols and Advantages. They also analyze each new episode and its best castaway. Jeff discusses the Hidden Immunity Idol and the Beware Advantage in one episode. He also shares introducing the very first Idol in season 11. Producers placed an Idol in a tree so a player would find it and be safe from elimination that week. At that point, they had no further plans, but much has happened since then. In other episodes, they talk about designing challenges and the casting process. Listeners learn how much goes into choosing the right castaways each season
Jeff has become a reality television icon. In this podcast, he reveals how that happened. Fans can learn what happens behind the Survivor camera lens and can send in questions. Jeff answers them and lets listeners tell him why "he sucks," too. On Fire with Jeff Probst: The Official Survival Podcast is an entertaining listen.