survivor returned to our screens this month, with longtime host Jeff Probst hosting the series in its 42nd season.
Probst hosted survivor since its inception in 2000 and has been a constant on the show ever since.
He started out on TV at the FX Network, hosting backchat, a half-hour talk show on which he read and answered viewer questions. For the same network, Probst co-hosted with comedian Orlando Jones SoundFX.
From there, the 60-year-old moved to VH1 as host Rock’n’Roll Danger!a riff on the original Danger! Game show that focused entirely on issues related to post-1950s popular music. Probst directed 100 episodes of the show before it was canceled in 2001.
Probst also wrote and directed his own feature film, reward, a thriller about a found lottery ticket. It starred a young Ryan Reynolds as well as established stars like James Earl Jones, Robert Forster and Matthew Lillard.
The film received generally positive reviews and has a score of 60 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Probst directed a second film titled in 2014 kiss Mewho played the lead role Mayan’s MC Actors Sarah Bolger and Hannah Montana Stern, Emily Osment. Rita Wilson, Jenna Fischer and Missi Pyle also appeared in the film.
Over the past year, the presenter addressed fans about the legacy and popularity of survivorShe said: “You’ve been with us for 21 years, we appreciate that. We love doing this show, we’re doing more out here right now. So survivor 41 will be the beginning of the third decade survivor, it premieres in September. I hope you like it, we try some new things.”
While he was mostly busy with that survivor Since its premiere, he has also hosted a daytime talk show, The Jeff Probst Show between 2012 and 2013 before being canceled after just one season.
Probst has also appeared as himself in a variety of sitcoms including Two and a half men, How I met your mother and life in pieces.
He has been married twice, first to psychotherapist Shelley Wright and then to Lisa Marie Russell, whom he married in 2011.
Season 42 of survivor premiered March 9 on CBS and airs every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET/PST.
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