Hollywood, California - A Japanese lunar probe transmitting images of Earth from the surface of the moon has given Survivor host, Jeff Probst, another gig, one which may very well be the final installment of the successful Survivor series, Survivor XIII: Earth.
The show will follow the same format as its successful processors in that each tribal member will vote off anyone remotely competent to survive under real life conditions but has trouble talking trash over the company watercooler.
"With the long debate over the existence of global warming over, we plan to capitalize on peoples fear of dying on planet earth in an unprecedented verity of ways," said an associate producer of the Survivor show.
What is unique about this Survivor series is that for the first time ever viewers at home will be able to play from the comfort of their very own living room.
Viewers simply tune into the show using either their TV, or streaming live on the Web, if you have access to broadband, and from the remote camera hook up of the Japanese probe on the moon, they will be able to see what disaster will befall their country next.
Whether it's flooding in England, Wildfires in California or Tsunamis in Oceania, viewers will be able to see what mortal danger they are facing and vote fellow citizens of their country into exile in order to conserve precious dwindling natural resources.
Producers predict the viewer voting will fall right along racial, religious and class lines.
"As our highly criticized race-based episode, and history, proves, the first to be voted off the continent will be racial minority groups," said an associate producer for the Survivor show. "You know, illegal aliens. Mexicans and Blacks. The usual scapegoats."
Followed by intolerance for different religious beliefs and finally open warfare among the classes, predict the show's producers, until ultimately a total breakdown in law and order.
"But not necessarily in that order," said Probst. "That's what gives the show its universal appeal."