CBS just announced the cast of "Survivor: Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty," arriving Feb. 22. But, first things first. Even though Long Island is filled with people who have brains, brawn and beauty, not a single one of them will appear on this edition.
Now we can move on the cast, which includes David Samson, the president of the Miami Marlins, and Cliff Robinson, the former UConn star who spent many great seasons with the Trailblazers. But of perhaps greater note, or at least on a more newsworthy one, Robinson also went to North Korea with Dennis Rodman on that interesting venture in basketball diplomacy.
Here's the list, and a meet-the-cast clip:
Brawn tribe: Cliff Robinson, 46, Newark, N.J., former NBA All-Star; Lindsey Ogle, 29, Kokomo, Ind., hairstylist; Sarah Lacina, 29, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, police officer; Tony Vlachos, 39, Jersey City, N.J., police officer; Trish Hegarty, 48, Needham, Mass., Pilates instructor; Yung Hwang, 29, Newport Beach, Calif. martial arts instructor.
Brains tribe: David Samson, 45, Plantation, Fla., president of Miami Marlins; Garrett Adelstein, 27, Santa Monica, Calif. professional poker player; J’Tia Taylor, 31. Chicago, nuclear engineer; Kassandra McQuillen, 41, Tehachapi, Calif., attorney; Latasha Fox, 37, St. Louis, accountant; Spencer Bledsoe, 21, Chicago, student.
Beauty tribe: Alexis Maxwell, 21, Addison, Ill. student; Brice Johnston, 27, Philadelphia, social worker; Jefra Bland, 22, Campbellsville, Ky. Miss Kentucky Teen USA; Jeremiah Wood, 34, Dobson, N.C., male model; J. McKanas, 34, Boston, horse trainer; Morgan McLeod, 21, San Jose, Calif., ex-NFL cheerleader.