Jeff Probst already announced that the next season of Survivor — subtitledBlood vs. Water — would feature returning Survivor contestants playing with (or, rather, against) their loved ones.
Knoxville's Tina Wesson, from Season 2 (Survivor: The Australian Outback), will join the competition along with Gervase Peterson, who competed in Season 1 (Survivor: Borneo) against Richard Hatch, the winner. Wesson will be competing with her daughter, Katie Collins, and Peterson with his niece, Marissa Peterson.
- Survivor: Samoa contestant Laura Morett and daughter Ciera Eastin
- Survivor: One World's Kat Edorsson and boyfriend Hayden Moss
- Survivor: One World's Colton Cumbie and fiancé Caleb Bankston
- Survivor: One World's Monica Culpepper and husband Brad Culpepper
- Survivor: Cook Islandscontestant Candice Cody and husband John Cody
- Survivor All Stars (as well two other seasons) fan favorite Rupert Boneham and wife Laura Boneham
- Survivor: Panama -- Exile Island winner Aras Baskauskas and brother Vytas Baskauskas
- Survivor:Tocantins contestant Tyson Apostol and girlfriend Rachel Foulger.