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|Rob Has a Podcast|
|Description||Podcast and Website|
|Host(s)|| Rob Cesternino|
|Season(s) Active||Heroes vs. Villains - present|
|Website(s)|| Official Website|
Rob Has a Podcast (abbreviated as RHAP) is a reality television podcast hosted by Survivor: The Amazon and Survivor: All-Stars contestant Rob Cesternino, along with his wife, Nicole Cesternino (née Palmieri). The weekly show features discussions of the most recent Survivor episode (often with an additional guest), exit interviews with eliminated contestants and the popular recap series, Survivor Know-It-Alls, co-hosted by Rob and Stephen Fishbach (of Survivor: Tocantins and Survivor: Cambodia). The show's website, Rob Has a Website also features blog posts covering Survivor, and other reality television shows.
The show was started in 2010, with Rob and his then-fiancee Nicole covering Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. They have covered each subsequent season, as well as branching out to cover series like Big Brother (both American and Canadian versions), The Amazing Race, The Celebrity Apprentice, and Whodunnit?.
In the advent of Nicole's pregnancy, in 2012, Survivor: Philippines, Rob began a new podcast series, Survivor Know-It-Alls with Stephen Fishbach of Survivor: Tocantins, billing themselves as "the guys who know everything about Survivor except how to win the game". The series, recorded live immediately after the episode airing, features a discussion of the strategy, characters and new developments. The series continued for coverage of the subsequent seasons and has been positively received, frequently placing in the Top 10 Entertainment Podcasts on iTunes.
Top 20 Players of All Time
Miss Survivor and Mr. Survivor
In 2011, the show launched a beauty pageant competition for former female Survivor castaways. As of 2012, only castaways who competed in a season aired in the last calendar year were eligible for the competition. Parvati Shallow won the inaugural crown, and RC Saint-Amour won in 2012. In 2014 Andrea Boehlke won the title of Miss Survivor. As well the added a Mr. Survivor which Malcolm Freberg won. In 2015, Spencer Bledsoe and Natalie Anderson were crowned Mr. and Miss Survivor.
In 2012, Rob launched a Survivor-themed game of Jeopardy! The show quizzed former contestants who identified as 'superfans' on their Survivor trivia. Colton Cumbie ultimately won against Sarah Dawson and Spencer Duhm.
Reality GameMasters is a web series created by Rob Cesternino and Alex Forstenhausler that pits strategic players from both Survivor and Big Brother against each other in a game of Risk. The show was shot in the style of a reality show, and was released in the summer of 2013. John Cochran (South Pacific and Caramoan), Sophie Clarke (South Pacific) and Stephen Fishbach (Tocantins) represented the Survivor series as competitors. Former Survivor contestants Andrea Boehlke (Redemption Island and Caramoan), Billy Garcia (Cook Islands), and RC Saint-Amour (Philippines) also made appearances in the web-series, while Entertainment Weekly writer Dalton Ross co-hosted the show. In game, the three Survivor players teamed up to take out the Big Brother contestants, yet Cochran managed to take out both Sophie and Stephen to ultimately win the game.
Fan Favorite Player of the Season
Voting is open one week before the season finale, and the podcast listeners can vote until the day of the finale, when the result is announced at the Survivor Know-It-Alls podcast of the episode.
In Survivor: San Juan del Sur, Natalie Anderson beat out Jeremy Collins and Josh Canfield, who placed 2nd and 3rd respectively, in a runaway victory of 49% over their 10% and 9%. According to Rob, it was the highest percentage of all Fan Favorite winners. She is the first Sole Survivor to also win the RHAP Fan Favorite.
|Fan Favorite Player of the Season|
Vytas & Ciera
Tony & Tasha
Jeremy & Josh
In 2013, Rob Has a Podcast won "Best Entertainment Podcast" in the 8th Podcast Awards. Prior to the win, Rob dared to shave his head if he wins the award, much to Nicole's objections.
In 2014, Rob Has a Podcast won "Best Produced Podcast" and "Best Video Podcast" in the 9th Podcast Awards.
Media references to Survivor · Reality-show.eu (Reality Awards) · Rob Has a Podcast (Miss Survivor · Mister Survivor · RHAP Top 20 Players of All Time) · Survivor After Show · Survivor Hall of Fame · Survivor Historians · Survivor Oz (The Ozcars)