Didn't Total Drama Island already do this?
Survival Live will air two episodes each week -- one pre-recorded and one live. Viewers will be able to track the survivalists' progress via a 24/7 Web platform that details their biometric data, which will reveal who is physically struggling. But in a twist on the webcam popularized on CBS' Big Brother, contestants also will be able to ask viewers for help. The onus is on each survivalist to build a social network to help them through their ordeal by getting them things such as a phone call from a loved one for a pep talk or food, clothing, even dental floss.
If they really wanted to test the contestants' mettle, they should drop them into Detroit...


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