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Survivor: One World
One World NB
Season 24
Filming Location Upolu, Samoa
Season Run February 15, 2012 – May 13, 2012
Filming Dates August 1, 2011 – September 8, 2011
Survivors 18
Winner Kim Spradlin
Runner(s)-up Sabrina Thompson
Chelsea Meissner
Tribes Manono
Returnees Colton Cumbie (27)
Kat Edorsson (27)
Monica Culpepper (27)
Opening Sequence
Survivor One World - Official Complete Intro01:05

Survivor One World - Official Complete Intro

Series Chronology
Previous Season South Pacific
Next Season Philippines

Survivor: One World was the 24th season of Survivor. It featured two tribes, separated by sex, living on the same beach until a tribe switch on Day 12 separated the tribes. It premiered on February 15, 2012. It ended with Kim Spradlin winning in a 7-2-0 vote.


The season was filmed once again in the vicinity of Upolu, Samoa. It is in the same filming location as Survivor: Samoa, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, and Survivor: South Pacific.

The season was filmed immediately after the filming of Survivor: South Pacific was wrapped up. This was done to cut down production costs. The season premiered in February 15, 2012.


  • One World Format: The two competing tribes, Manono and Salani, will be competing against each other while living together on the same beach in a more indefinite time. After the Tribe Switch and Reward Challenge in Day 12, the tribes were separated.
  • Battle of the Sexes: The cast will be divided according to gender, similar to both Survivor: The Amazon and Survivor: Vanuatu. Salani and Manono were the all-women and all-men tribes respectively, before the Tribal Shuffle on Day 12.[1]
  • "Do-It-Yourself" Challenges: Similar to how a Reward Challenge in Survivor: Samoa was conducted, certain challenges would require the contestants to run the challenge themselves, with no host overseeing them.[2]
  • Hidden Immunity Idols: Though there will be only one camp, there will still be two Hidden Immunity Idols, one per tribe. If someone finds the other tribe's idol, they cannot use it. Instead, they must give it to a member of the opposite tribe before the next Tribal Council. Furthermore, for the first time, no clues would be provided.
  • Tribe Shuffle: The tribes were switched on Day 12, mixing the men and the women.


Contestant Tribe Affiliation Finish Votes
Original Tribe Switched Tribe Merged Tribe
S24 kourtney t Kourtney Moon
29, Austin, TX
Salani Evacuated
Day 3
S24 nina t Nina Acosta
51, Clovis, CA
Salani 1st Voted Out
Day 5
S24 matt t Matt Quinlan
33, San Francisco, CA
Manono 2nd Voted Out
Day 8
S24 bill t Bill Posley
28, Venice, CA
Manono 3rd Voted Out
Day 11
S24 monica t Monica Culpepper
41, Tampa, FL
Salani Manono 4th Voted Out
Day 14
S24 colton t Colton Cumbie
21, Monroeville, AL
Manono Manono Evacuated
Day 16
S24 jonas t Jonas Otsuji
37, Lehi, UT
Manono Manono Tikiano 5th Voted Out
1st Jury Member
Day 20
S24 michael t Michael Jefferson
30, Seattle, WA
Manono Salani 6th Voted Out
2nd Jury Member
Day 22
S24 jay t Jay Byars
25, Gaffney, SC
Manono Salani 7th Voted Out
3rd Jury Member
Day 25
S24 leif t Leif Manson
27, San Diego, CA
Manono Manono 8th Voted Out
4th Jury Member
Day 27
S24 troyzan t Troyzan Robertson
50, Miami, FL
Manono Salani 9th Voted Out
5th Jury Member
Day 30
S24 kat t Kat Edorsson
22, Orlando, FL
Salani Salani 10th Voted Out
6th Jury Member
Day 33
S24 tarzan t Tarzan Smith
64, Houston, TX
Manono Manono 11th Voted Out
7th Jury Member
Day 36
S24 alicia t Alicia Rosa
25, Chicago, IL
Salani Manono 12th Voted Out
8th Jury Member
Day 37
S24 christina t Christina Cha
29, Hollywood, CA
Salani Manono 13th Voted Out
9th Jury Member
Day 38
S24 chelsea t Chelsea Meissner
26, Charleston, SC
Salani Salani Second
S24 sabrina t Sabrina Thompson
33, Brooklyn, NY
Salani Salani Runner-Up 2
S24 kim t Kim Spradlin
29, San Antonio, TX
Salani Salani Sole Survivor 3

Season Summary

The 18 castaways were split into gender-based tribes and given maps to their camps, unaware they would lead to the same location. Despite living on the same beach, the tribes would remain split, building separate shelters and fending for their own tribe.

On the women's tribe, Salani, a five-person alliance was formed between Alicia Rosa, Chelsea Meissner, Kat Edorsson, Kim Spradlin, and Sabrina Thompson, who were able to control the votes on their tribe. Despite a strong start, the men (Manono) found difficulty with Colton Cumbie, an outspoken member of the tribe who was initially an outsider, often interacting with Salani instead. After Sabrina accidentally found Manono's Hidden Immunity Idol, she gave it to Colton, who used his new found power to overthrow Manono's dominant alliance and gain control of the tribe.

After a Tribe Switch, Colton found himself again in a position of power on the new Manono tribe, however he was medically evacuated from the game after being diagnosed with acute appendicitis. Meanwhile, on the new Salani tribe, Kim and Chelsea formed a second alliance with Jay Byars and Troyzan Robertson as a backup plan in case their original alliance failed.

Though the sexes entered the merge with equal numbers, the women decided to form a voting bloc. Jay and Troyzan chose to align with the women, betraying two of the men. Troyzan logically explained to Kat and Christina Cha, who were at the bottom of the women's alliance that after the men go they are next. They decided to stick with the women and vote out Jay and Troyzan anyway.

As a result, Tarzan Smith was the last man remaining. However, Kat's unpredictability and youthful naivety was enough to convince Kim that keeping Kat around may be a bad idea, blindsiding Kat in a unanimous vote. With only six players remaining, Kim found herself caught between her initial alliance of Chelsea and Sabrina, and the alliance of Alicia, Christina, and Tarzan. Although Alicia wanted to vote Chelsea out, Kim convinced Alicia that Tarzan was planning to betray her, leading to his elimination. Alicia and Christina were subsequently voted out at the next two Tribal Councils.

At the Final Tribal Council, the jury castigated Chelsea for acting as Kim's main pawn and lack of social play, and while they praised Sabrina for her social game, she was berated for her poor challenge performance and being lazy at camp. The jury blamed Kim for all of their eliminations, with Kim taking responsibility for every blindside. Ultimately, Kim won the title of Sole Survivor of by a vote of 7-2-0.

Episode Guide

Episode Air date Challenges Eliminated Vote Finish Viewership (in millions)[3] Rating/Share (18-49)
Reward Immunity
1 Two Tribes, One Camp, No Rules February 15, 2012 Manono1 Kourtney No vote Evacuated
Day 3
10.79 3.1/9
2 Total Dysfunction February 22, 2012 Manono Manono Nina 6-1-1 1st Voted Out
Day 5
10.29 2.8/8
3 One World Is Out the Window February 29, 2012 Salani Salani Matt 7-1-1 2nd Voted Out
Day 8
10.65 2.9/8
4 Bum-Puzzled March 7, 2012 Salani Manono Bill 7-1 3rd Voted Out
Day 11
10.78 3.2/9
5 A Bunch of Idiots March 14, 2012 Salani Salani Monica 5-2 4th Voted Out
Day 14
10.56 3.0/9
6 Thanks for the Souvenir March 21, 2012 Salani None Colton No vote Evacuated
Day 16
10.47 2.8/9
7 The Beauty in a Merge March 28, 2012 Alicia, Chelsea,
Christina, Jay,
Troyzan, Sabrina
Troyzan Jonas 10-2 5th Voted Out
1st Jury Member
Day 20
9.99 2.9/9
8 Just Annihilate Them April 4, 2012 Christina,
Kim, Leif,
Michael, Sabrina
Jay Michael 7-2-2 6th Voted Out
2nd Jury Member
Day 22
10.36 2.8/9
9 Go Out with a Bang April 11, 2012 Alicia, Jay,
Kat, Tarzan,
Chelsea Jay 5-2-1-02 7th Voted Out
3rd Jury Member
Day 25
9.91 2.7/8
10 I'm No Dummy April 18, 2012 Survivor
Troyzan Leif 4-3-2 8th Voted Out
4th Jury Member
Day 27
9.96 2.8/9
11 Never Say Die April 25, 2012 Kim
[Alicia, Chelsea]
Kim Troyzan 4-3-1 9th Voted Out
5th Jury Member
Day 30
9.81 2.7/8
12 It's Gonna Be Chaos May 2, 2012 Kat
[Alicia, Kim]
Kim Kat 6-1 10th Voted Out
6th Jury Member
Day 33
9.43 2.6/8
13 It's Human Nature May 9, 2012 Chelsea
[Kim, Sabrina]
Alicia Tarzan 5-1 11th Voted Out
7th Jury Member
Day 36
9.97 2.8/9
14 Perception Is Not Always Reality May 13, 2012 None Kim Alicia 3-2 12th Voted Out
8th Jury Member
Day 37
10.43 2.9/8
Kim Christina 3-1 13th Voted Out
9th Jury Member
Day 38
Reunion Show Jury Vote Chelsea 7-2-0 Second Runner-Up 7.72 2.3/6
Sabrina Runner-Up
Kim Sole Survivor


^1 Combined Reward and Immunity Challenge
^2 Troyzan used a Hidden Immunity Idol, negating 2 votes against him.

Voting History

Survivor: One World Voting History
Original Tribes Switched Tribes Merged Tribe
Episode #: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Voted out: S24 kourtney t
S24 nina t
S24 matt t
S24 bill t
S24 monica t
S24 colton t
S24 jonas t
S24 michael t
S24 jay t
S24 leif t
S24 troyzan t
S24 kat t
S24 tarzan t
S24 alicia t
S24 christina t
S24 chelsea t
S24 sabrina t
S24 kim t
Vote: No vote1 6-1-1 7-1-1 7-12 5-2 No vote1 10-2 7-2-2 5-2-1-03 4-3-2 4-3-1 6-1 5-1 3-2 3-1 7-2-0
Kim Nina Jonas Michael Jay Tarzan Troyzan Kat Tarzan Alicia Christina Jury Vote
Sabrina Nina Jonas Michael Jay Leif Christina Kat Tarzan Alicia Christina
Chelsea Nina Jonas Michael Troyzan Leif Troyzan Kat Tarzan Alicia Christina
Christina Nina Tarzan Jonas Tarzan Jay Tarzan Chelsea Kat Tarzan Chelsea Sabrina Kim
Alicia Nina Monica Jonas Tarzan Jay Tarzan Troyzan Kat Tarzan Chelsea Kim
Tarzan Matt Bill Monica Jonas Christina Jay Leif Christina Kat Chelsea Kim
Kat Nina Jonas Michael Troyzan Leif Troyzan Sabrina Kim
Troyzan Matt Bill Jonas Michael Kim Kim Christina Sabrina
Leif Matt Bill Monica Michael Michael Alicia Kim Sabrina
Jay Matt Bill Jonas Michael Alicia Kim
Michael Bill Bill Jonas Christina Kim
Jonas Matt Bill Monica Michael Kim
Colton Matt Bill Monica Evacuated
Monica Christina Tarzan
Bill Matt Leif
Matt Colton
Nina Kat
Kourtney Evacuated


^1 A contestant was medically evacuated, therefore the supposed vote was cancelled.
^2 Manono won the Immunity Challenge, but chose to give up immunity to Salani and go to Tribal Council.
^3 A Hidden Immunity Idol was used, therefore all votes against the user were negated.



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