Survivor: Philippines (Season 25 episode 12) “Shot into Smithereens” airs on Wednesday Dec 5 2012 at 8:00PM ET/PT on CBS.
Episode Synopsis: During an emotional family reunion, an exciting reward challenge enables castaways to join forces with their loved ones. Meanwhile, at a secret meeting, an alliance devises a plan to get rid of their biggest threat, on SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES, Wednesday, Dec. 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Show Summary: Eighteen castaways will compete on SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES when the Emmy Award-winning series returns on Wednesdays. Three of the 18 castaways are former players who were medically evacuated from the game and are returning to finish what they started. Fifteen castaways are new to the competition.
Surrounded by water, SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES will prominently feature marine-based challenges. For the first time in eight years, castaways will be divided into three tribes named after animals in the region: Kalabaw (“Water Buffalo”), Tandang (“Rooster”) and Matsing (“Monkey”). The tribes feature individuals from different backgrounds competing for the same ultimate goal: to be Sole Survivor.