'Survivor: Cagayan - Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty' Premieres on Feb. 26, 2014 with Two-Hour Episode Featuring 18 New Players [WATCH VIDEOS]

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"Survivor: Cagayan - Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty" which was shot in the Philippines officially premieres on CBS on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 with a two-hour episode featuring 18 new players. These players will battle it out in Cagayan to be the sole survivor. They will be divided into three tribes called Aparri, Luzon and Solana with distinct attributes of attractiveness or beauty, athleticism or brawn and intelligence or brains. "Survivor: Cagayan - Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty" is the 28th season of the CBS reality competition inspired by the 1997 TV series "Expedition Robinson" from Sweden which was originally created by "Survivor" executive producer Charlie Parsons.

Below are the 18 new players of "Survivor: Cagayan - Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty":


1. Garrett Adelstein - 27 years old High stakes poker player from Santa Monica, California

2. Spencer Bledsoe - 21 years old Chess expert from Chicago, Illinois

3. Latasha "Tasha" Fox - 37 years old CPA from St. Louis, Missouri

4. Kassandra "Kass" McQuillen - 41 years old Attorney from Tehachapi, California

5. David Samson - 45 years old Miami Marlins baseball Team President from Plantation, Florida

6. J'Tia Taylor - 31 years old former Model turned Nuclear engineer from Chicago, Illinois


7. Trish Hegarty - 48 years old Pilates instructor from Needham, Massachusetts

8. Yung "Woo" Hwang - 29 years old Martial Arts instructor from Newport Beach, California

9. Sarah Lacina - 29 years old Police officer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

10. Lindsey Ogle - 29 years old Hair stylist from Kokomo, Indiana

11. Cliff Robinson - 46 years old former professional Basketball player from Newark, New Jersey

12. Tony Vlachos - 39 years old Police officer from Jersey City, New Jersey


13. Jefra Bland - 22 years old Pageant girl from Campbellsville, Kentucky

14. Brice Johnston - 27 years old Social worker from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

15. Alexis Maxwell - 21 years old College student from Addison, Illinois

16. LJ McKanas - 34 years old Horse trainer from Boston, Massachusetts

17. Morgan McLeod - 21 years old former NFL Cheerleader from San Jose, California

18. Jeremiah Wood - 34 years old Male model from Dobson, North Carolina

"Survivor" host Jeff Probst commented on the different categories of the three tribes in the reality show's Season 28. He said that it's interesting to see how the contestants will react to the labels that were given to them, which were based on three distinct types of people that are athletic, intelligent or attractive.

Who will win "Survivor: Cagayan - Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty" Season 28? Will it be the brainiacs, the buff bods or the beautiful ones? Don't miss the two-hour episode premiere of "Survivor: Cagayan - Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty" on Feb. 26, 2014 featuring the 18 new players or castaways mentioned above.

Click HERE to see more videos of the "Survivor: Cagayan - Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty" cast.


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