It is set to have significantly more special features than recent releases.The "Outwit, Outplay, Outlast" slogan used in previous season's logos has been replaced by Chinese characters.
Probst explained that having a final three "prohibits one person winning through to the end and then taking an extremely unlikable person with them." In the end, Todd Herzog won, defeating Courtney Yates and Amanda Kimmel by a vote of 4–2–1.
Survivor: China is the fifteenth season of the American CBS competitive reality television series Survivor. Host Jeff Probst claimed the show was the first full American TV series to be filmed entirely within China.
The name of the merge tribe created by Peih-Gee Law, Hae Da Fung (黑打風), translates to Black Fighting Wind.
Among the 16 contestants who competed in this season were poker player Jean-Robert Bellande and the late 2005 WWE Raw Diva Search winner Ashley Massaro.
Believing that James and Aaron would remain true to the other Fei Long members when the merge occurred, Jaime and Peih-Gee struck a plan to lose the next Immunity Challenge on purpose so that they would be able to remove the former Fei Longs from the game.