Castaways Season 1
Castaways season 1 started airing on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Subscribe below for season One fan alert to get a short reminder email the day of the season finale — Sep 18, 2018. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we’ll have season recap and discussion.
List of Episodes
most recent episode S1E10 We Got This
The season consists of 10 episodes.
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Castaways is a revolutionary series testing the human need for companionship under extreme circumstances as each individual learns there are other castaways out there but are unaware of how many, their locations or when they will be rescued. This visually stunning, new reality series follows 12 diverse individuals as they're dropped alone throughout various islets in Indonesia and challenged to survive among washed-up luggage, scattered resources and abandoned structures. The only way to leave the remote islands is to persevere long enough to be rescued or to quit. As dramatic situations unfold on an expanse of islands in the South Pacific, the series flashes back to the real lives of each participant in documentary fashion, demonstrating haunting parallels to the lives they left behind.
An obese coach—especially one whose weight issues stem from an addictive relationship with food that he recognizes as mentally and physically unhealthy—is a fascinating person to watch survive on an island, and as one accustomed to hyping up middle-schoolers, he’s an expert at delivering middlebrow inspiration. The camera doesn’t ogle him. The editing never shames him. He’s treated, in <...> - by Paste Magazine [Jacob Oller]
Does the world need more reality competition shows? I mean, at some point hasn’t it become monotonous to tweak just subtle parts of the overall plot and create a television show? Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is also the case for ABC’s next reality competition series called Castaways. <...> - by AVandCity [Ariba Bhuvad]
HBO has been the home for “Sesame Street” for over two years — but now the legendary series has some children’s programming company. Weekly episodes of the animated series will find the title girl-and-monster pairing running a daycare of sorts for other monsters who need their help. John Krasinski’s had a pretty good year. Just months after setting box office records <...> - by indieWire [Steve Greene]
As is typical on survivalist series, that's often the most interesting thing to watch, with various Castaways rigging up ingenious solutions to their problems with the materials at hand, just like Gilligan making a radio with two coconuts and some string. In between the fishing and crabbing and shelter-making, Castaways injects a note of pathos by zooming in on contestants' private lives and <...> - by Common Sense Media [Joyce Slaton]