Total Drama Survivor is a spin-off series of Drama, created by Ethan Bump, of Mekapanema TV. The show was greenlit for the first 5 seasons, but was originally cancelled on October 31st, 2015. It is the second longest-running Mekapanema TV series, after Drama. The show ended on October 5th, 2016, but was rebooted on March 2nd, 2018, with a new season set to premiere March 16th, 2018. It was also renewed for Seasons 13 and 14, extending the show's length until May.
TDS went on hiatus from November 1st, 2015 until December 14th, 2015, when the show had been cancelled in the middle of its second season, TDS: China, which only aired 6 out of the planned 14. The season was entirely cancelled and never officially finished. On December 14th, the show was rebooted with TDS: The Great North, the third season, premiering.
The series went on hiatus from March 9th, 2016 until May 22nd, 2016, when the new season was announced. It is not known why this hiatus happened.
On September 11th, 2016, the final two-part episode of Season 11, Happy 1 Year, TDS!, aired. TDS then went on hiatus until October 5th, when Mekapanema TV announced that the show had ended.
On March 2nd, 2018, Mekapanema TV announced that Cartoon Network had made a deal with them to produce Seasons 12, 13, and 14 for CN, which ultimately brought TDS back to life after having the last season end in September 2016 and the series have an official cancellation in October 2016. The show was brought back with 20 new episodes to premiere March 2018.
From the creators of Drama comes a Survivor-esque series based on Survivor, a reality TV series on CBS. Each season, a bunch of teenage castaways are sent to a new location around the world to compete in immunity challenges for the grand prize! Who will win? Who will lose? Who will get severely injured? Who will go crazy?? Find out the answers to these questions right here! On Total! Drama! Survivor!
|Total Drama Survivor: Brazil||September 11th, 2015-October 2nd, 2015||$1,000,000||14||17|
|TDS: China||October 20th, 2015-October 31st, 2015||Cancelled, no reward||14||14 (original)
|TDS: The Great North||December 14th, 2015-December 23rd, 2015||$1,000,000||14||13|
|TDS: Second Chance||December 26th, 2015-January 3rd, 2016||$1,000,000||14||13|
|TDS All-Stars||January 16th, 2016-January 28th, 2016||$1,000,000||14||13|
|TDS: Panama||February 5th, 2016-February 15th, 2016||$1,000,000||12||11|
|TDS: New England||February 25th, 2016-March 8th, 2016||$1,000,000||14||13|
|TDS: Hawaii||May 23rd, 2016-June 8th, 2016||$500,000||14||13|
|TDS: South Africa||June 22nd, 2016-July 5th, 2016||$1,000,000||11||10|
|TDS: American All-Stars||July 22nd, 2016-August 5th, 2016||$1,000,000||11||10|
|TDS: Cambodia||September 1st, 2016-September 11th, 2016||$1,000,000||14||13|
|TDS: Fiji||March 16th, 2018-March 26th, 2018||$1,000,000||16||20|
|TDS: Mongolia||April 2018||$1,000,000||14||13|
|TDS: Bear Pond||May 2018||$1,000,000||14||13|