Interview: Mike Skupin talks 'Survivor: Philippines'

HitFix's Daniel Fienberg interviews Mike Skupin about his run to the Top 3 on Survivor: Philippines.

Survivor: Philippines Season Finale 2012

Survivor: Philippines  (Season 25 finale) “Million Dollar Question” airs on Sunday Dec 16 2012 at 8:30PM ET/PT on CBS. Episode Synopsis :  The final four  survivors scramble to secure their place at the final Tribal Council. Meanwhile, a crucial reward challenge allows castaways to compete for a highly coveted advantage, on the special two-hour season finale  of SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES, Sunday, Dec. 16 (8:30-10:30 PM, ET/7:30-9:30 PM, CT /8:00-10:00 PM, PT), followed by the live one-hour reunion show (10:30-11:30 PM, ET/9:30-10:30 PM, CT/10:00-11:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More...

'Survivor: Philippines': Malcolm Freberg is not a good guy ... and more secrets from the fourth-place finisher

Malcolm Freberg didn't win "Survivor: Philippines" or even Player of the Season (although it was close), but he earned a spot as one of the game's most popular players. Of course, he'd rather be remembered as the winner -- or at least known for his razor-sharp wit, as he told Zap2it after reliving his defeat on Sunday's finale. Were you flattered to be compared to Ozzy? I know he's a popular guy, so that's cool, but I always thought of myself as a much more strategic player than Ozzy. I want to be known as the strategic guy. The comparison is great -- but really? Who has better hair? Me. That's not even a question. Are you happy with your good-guy edit? There's no way I can be upset about the way I've been portrayed on TV, but I actually am upset, because I said so many snarky things, great little one-liners -- they didn't...

'Survivor: Philippines' winner Denise Stapley on Abi's 'shocking' vote, Malcolm's betrayal and outing Lisa

After warming a seat in every single Tribal Council this season on "Survivor: Philippines", Denise Stapley received the votes that mattered most, claiming the title of Sole Survivor and the million-dollar prize. Zap2it caught up with one of the toughest women in the history of the show, who is still dazed about her "surreal" win. Were you truly surprised -- did you think one of the others would win? I've never allowed myself to think this is going to happen. There was lots of doubt, from that last Tribal Council. Initially I had this feeling like, "OK, I think I have it." I've had months to think and rethink -- [and I thought there's no way that Abi would vote for me. And yet your nemesis sided with you over her original tribemates! Abi's vote really shocked me. I knew it wouldn't be Skupin after she had lovingly called him an idiot and a moron,...

'Survivor: Philippines' 2012 – (W) Rapping Up The Reunion

Once again snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, Malcolm Freberg lost the title of Sprint Fan Favorite/Player of the Season by a margin of only .7% (the closest in history),to Lisa Whelchel, w...

'Survivor: Philippines' Winner Reveals Plans for $1 Million Prize; Final 4 Spill Finale Secrets

THR talked to the four finalists after Sunday night's season ender and got answers to several burning questions.

Who Won Survivor: Philippines?

Former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel went up against returning contestant Michael Skupin, sex therapist Denise Stapley and bartender Malcolm Freburg in Sunday's finale of Survivor: Philippines , but only one was crowned the sole survivor of the show's 25th season. Who was it?

'Survivor: Philippines': Who won: Lisa, Malcolm, Skupin or Denise?

Four finalists remained going into tonight's (Dec. 16) finale of "Survivor: Philippines": (Lisa Whelchel, returning player Michael Skupin, Malcolm Freberg and Denise Stapley. And after 39 days and sitting in every single Tribal Council, Denise won the million-dollar prize and the title of Sole Survivor. Before announcing the vote, however, Jeff Probst called for a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Newton tragedy -- offering a sober perspective on what it really means to "survive." So "Survivor" is just a game, but Denise outwitted, outplayed and outlasted her way from the bottom to win. Here's how she got there ... Post-Tribal Skupin compares voting Abi out to having a tumor removed. Malcolm complains that he was thrown under the bus, "with compliments," again when Abi pointed out how dangerous he was. Unlike Abi and Lisa, Skupin believes he has a "better story" than Malcolm and can beat him in the final...

Survivor Philippines Spoilers: During Finale, "It's Really Clear Who Deserves to Win"

There's only one episode left to Survivor: Philippines, which is the 25th season but also one of the best in a while. We're down to Lisa Whelchel, Michael Skupin, Denise Stapley and Malcolm Freberg — and Jeff Probst talked to The Hollywood Reporter about what fans can expect on tonight's Sunday, December 16 finale. "I think what came across to me in the final episodes is that the people who are there and the cases they make as to why they deserve it really speak to how they played...

'Survivor: Philippines' Finale Sneak Peek: Final 4 Compete for Game Advantage (Exclusive Video)

Malcolm Freberg, Michael Skupin, Denise Stapley and Lisa Whelchel will vie for the $1 million prize and the title of "Sole Survivor" in Sunday's finale.