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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...

Who Will Be The Ultimate Survivor Of 'Survivor: Philippines' 2012?

CBS will air the two hour season finale of Survivor: Philippines 2012 on Sunday, December 16. The Final Four include Lisa Whelchel, Michael Skupin, Malcolm Freberg and Denise Stapley. Who will win ...

Interview: Abi-Maria Gomes talks 'Survivor: Philippines'

HitFix's Daniel Fienberg interviews Abi-Maria Gomes about her time on Survivor: Philippines.

'Survivor,' 'The Amazing Race' and 'Big Brother': 10 Ways These Reality Shows are Different

People are drawn to different reality shows just like they?re attracted to food: taste, texture and visual appeal. Competitive reality shows that pit contestants against each other based on aspects other than singing or dancing have vastly different approaches to each game.

'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.

'Survivor: Philippines': Abi on Being 'Demon Evil,' Flirting With the Jury and Making Amends

The polarizing Brazilian, who became the seventh member of the jury in Wednesday's episode, talks to THR about her role as the "villain" and whether there was a chance she could have won.

'Survivor': Was Abi's secret injury to blame for her bad temper?

Abi-Maria Gomes was the breakout villain of "Survivor: Philippines" because of her irascible temper, petulance and bullying, but it turns out she had a secret reason to be cranky: She badly injured her knee early in the game. "I was trying to play it off while I was on the island because I didn't want them to think of me as the weak link," Abi -- voted out at the last Tribal Council -- tells Zap2it. "But when I got back to reality I actually had to go through surgery. That's the reason I was performing so poorly at challenges." The "Survivor" medical team told Abi that to treat her injury, she'd have to be pulled from the game. "I didn't want that to happen. They told me, 'We understand you're in pain, but if you want a knee brace you basically have to be medevac'd.' I said out of question, no way." "I'm not...

'Survivor: Philippines' Semifinal: Abi Voted Out Despite Alliance Proposal

Abi pitches her plan to vote out Denise and keep her in the game because she can't win anyway, but Michael and Lisa stick to their alliance with Denise and Malcolm.

Survivor: Philippines Episode 13 (2012)

Survivor: Philippines  (Season 25 episode 13) "Shot into Smithereens" airs on Wednesday Dec 12 2012 at 8:00PM ET/PT on CBS. Episode Synopsis :  The million-dollar prize and title of Sole Survivor is within reach for one of the five remaining castaways. Meanwhile, a few castaways strike a final three deal while aboard a moving ship far from their fellow tribemates, on SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES , Wednesday, Dec. 12 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network . Read More...

'Survivor: Philippines' Finalists Discuss Strategy, Hidden Immunity Idols and Jury Votes (Video)

Lisa Whelchel, Malcolm Freberg, Michael Skupin and Abi-Maria Gomes give THR a preview of the events leading up to the crowning of season 25's $1 million winner on Sunday.