'Survivor's' Jeff Probst prepping to join 'really crazy' talk-show wars


Jeff Probst feels he's already survived the daytime-talk wars to a degree, months before his own entry premieres.A Primetime Emmy winner each of the past four years, the host of CBS' "Survivor" -- which starts its 24th round Wednesday, Feb. 15 -- will be in league with Katie Couric, Ricki Lake and comedian Steve Harvey in launching a syndicated weekday show this fall. The competition to land stations and time periods got so thick, he's just happy to have made the cut."I'm not in the full-on battle zone where the guys who are selling the show are," Probst tells Zap2it, "but I was just one step removed. They kept me pretty updated, and it was really crazy. There were all these shows and only certain time slots, and everybody vying for them ... and everybody having something different to offer."Because I was new to it, I didn't know how it was going to go. I...



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