via press release:
CBS IS ALL-REALITY ON SEPT. 19
"Survivor: Philippines" Debuts with a Special 90-Minute Premiere at 8:00-9:30 PM as 18 Castaways Begin Their Journey for $1 Million
“Big Brother” Concludes with a Special 90-Minute Finale at 9:30-11:00 PM
As One Houseguest Wins $500,000
CBS presents an all-reality night with special 90-minute editions of the season premiere of SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES followed by the summer finale of BIG BROTHER on Wednesday, Sept. 19.
The premiere of SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES (8:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT), hosted by Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst, features 15 new castaways and three returning castaways.
The winner of BIG BROTHER (9:30-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT), hosted by Julie Chen, will be revealed live when a jury of evicted Houseguests votes for the winner of the $500,000 grand prize.
SURVIVOR is produced by SEG, Inc. Mark Burnett, Jeff Probst and David Burris are executive producers.
BIG BROTHER is executive produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly on the Wall Entertainment, in association with Endemol U.S.A.