Survivoris displaying off its “masterminds.”
The favored CBS sequence launched an unique sneak peek of its upcoming new episode this week that includes Taylor Swift’s hit Midnights single “Mastermind” whereas displaying off among the present’s new challenges and strategic contestant performs.
Because the opening tune of “Mastermind” performs, a number of contestants could be seen strolling on a seashore in small scenes that match right into a puzzle piece. The scenes then reduce to indicate the contestants making fires, leaping within the water for a problem and strolling into their new camps.
“I’ve watched each season of Survivor,” one contestant says in a voiceover, whereas one other notes, “That is strategic excellence on show.”
A number of different pictures present one lady making an attempt to determine clues and codes, a person utilizing his expertise to chop down a department with a blade, and groups celebrating with one another and giving high-fives.
“I’m at all times considering, I’m at all times making an attempt to determine what’s occurring in different folks’s brains,” new contestant Brandon “Brando” Meyer says in a confessional.
The present, which kicked off its forty fifth season on Sept. 27, guarantees within the trailer to launch prolonged 90-minute unique episodes on CBS and Paramount+. Survivor’s premiere episode is presently the No. 1 most-watched leisure episode on the streaming web site, the corporate mentioned in a press launch.
The brand new trailer that includes Swift’s track will premiere in the course of the Alabama vs. Texas A&M school soccer sport airing Saturday, Oct. 7, and likewise airing in the course of the NFL double-header on Sunday, Oct. 8, on CBS.
The inclusion of Swift’s track comes as her rumored new romance with NFL participant Travis Kelce, 34, has dominated headlines, even serving to to bolster current NFL rankings.
The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs vs. New York Jets sport final Sunday — which Swift, 33, attended with a number of celeb mates together with Blake Full of life, Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman and Sophie Turner — drew an viewers of practically 27 million folks, making it the most-watched Sunday TV present because the Tremendous Bowl, per NBC.
Notably, extra ladies — doubtless Swift followers — tuned in for the published in comparison with earlier weeks. NBC reported that it noticed a 53% improve in viewership amongst women 12-17, a 24% improve amongst ladies 18-24 and a 34% improve from ladies 35 and up.
In July, Kelce first floated the thought that he was considering Swift, saying on his podcast, “I needed to provide Taylor Swift [a friendship bracelet] with my quantity on it,” and including that he was “slightly butthurt” that his preliminary plan didn’t work out.
The pair ultimately ended up connecting, with Swift attending a Sept. 24 Chiefs sport in Kansas Metropolis — the place the duo was later noticed collectively at an after-party. Swift additionally attended the Chiefs-Jets sport in New Jersey on Sunday.
Survivor airs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and is on the market to stream on Paramount+.