Not sure what we think about this. According to TV Guide's Dec. 11 issue, Mark Burnett says the "Survivor: Cook Islands" finale on Dec. 17 will feature three finalists instead of the usual two. That'll totally mess up the "you and me, final two" deals so typically made toward the end of the game.
And with nine jury members this season, that means there could be a three-way tie for the $1 million prize (which would totally make for the blahest ending ever). But first: Parvati Shallow slices her hand open and the castaways' loved ones show up on this Thursday's episode. Come back on Friday for our cast-off interview.