Season 15

China

Season #15: China

Premiered 2007 | Zhelin, Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China

16 strangers are being transported back in time, and will experience a culture that dates back nearly 5000 years. Their adventure will play out in a remote section of China where they will live on the Lake of a Thousand Islands, a hard and remote land that will challenge even the strongest of Survivors. In the end, only one will remain to claim the million dollar prize. 39 days, 16 people, 1 Survivor!

Contestants

Episodes

Number
Date Aired
Title
Description
1
9/20/2007
"A Chicken's a Little Bit Smarter"
SURVIVOR: CHINA features a cast of 16 Americans who will begin the series amid the bustle of downtown Shanghai before moving to Huangpu Mountain's Mi Tuo Temple for a Buddhist ceremony where they will be instructed to leave all of their worldly possessions behind.
2
9/27/2007
"My Mom Is Going to Kill Me!"
The castaways get physical as mud flies and tops are ripped off in one of the most physical and dirtiest challenges in Survivor history.
3
10/4/2007
"I Lost Two Hands and Possibly a Shoulder"
After the Reward Challenge, the kidnapped castaway bonds with the other tribe and reveals their own tribe's shortcomings. One castaway overhears crude comments from their tribe mates.
4
10/11/2007
"Ride the Workhorse Till the Tail Falls Off"
Sherea's work ethic, or lack thereof, is beginning to bother her tribe mates. An ominous tree mail instructing both tribes to meet at Tribal Council prompts fireworks.
5
10/18/2007
"Love Is In the Air"
Jaime and Erik admit to a mutual attraction as a romance blossoms. A tribal switch leads to chaos, tears, fears and cracks in former alliances.
6
10/25/2007
"That's Love, Baby! Make You Strong!"
One castaway finds the Hidden Immunity Idol at their camp but a rival tribe mate discovers they have it and cuts a deal to benefit them both.
7
11/1/2007
"I'm Not As Dumb As I Look"
The tribes merge and the fierce hunt for Hidden Immunity Idols continues as private property is violated and one castaway falsely believes three Idols are in play.
8
11/8/2007
"High School Friend Contest"
While everyone is asleep, a Castaway searches for the Hidden Immunity Idol, collecting random items in the desperate hope that one of them might be it.
9
11/15/2007
"Just Don't Eat the Apple"
A new force to be reckoned with takes on the power players. One Castaway sends affections to someone outside their alliance which bothers some.
10
11/22/2007
"It?s Been Real and It's Been Fun"
Revist the first nine episodes and watch out for some never before seen footage.
11
11/29/2007
"Ready to Bite the Apple"
One Castaway threatens to change things up by blindsiding their best friend in the game.
12
12/6/2007
"Going for the Oscar"
While most Castaways shed tears of joy after receiving news from home, one sheds tears of sorrow...but some believe they are crocodile tears.
13
12/13/2007
"Hello, I'm Still a Person"
The winner of the reward challenge gets to go to The Great Wall of China (along with two others). A series of challenges from episodes past will determine who wins immunity.
14
12/16/2007
"A Slippery Little Sucker"
The finale will contain three tribal councils over two hours and produce one ultimate survivor.
15
12/16/2007
"Reunion"
The Survivors get together for the first time since being in China to discuss the results of the game.

Results

Todd Herzog

Winner

Courtney Yates

Runner-up

Amanda Kimmel

2nd Runner-up

Denise Martin

4th

Peih-Gee Law

5th

Erik Huffman

6th

James Clement

7th

Michael "Frosti" Zernow

8th

Jean-Robert Bellande

9th

Jaime Dugan

10th

Sherea Lloyd

11th

Aaron Reisberger

12th

Dave Cruser

13th

Leslie Nease

14th

Ashley Massaro

15th

Steve "Chicken" Morris

16th