TV tonight: 'Survivor' and 'Broad City' return

February 17, 2016 8:02 AM

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One of reality TV’s first primetime beachheads — and one of the genre's most popular series — returns for yet another outwit-outplay-outlast go round, this time on a Cambodian island the show promises will offer some of its toughest challenges yet. The 18 players will be split into three tribes, labeled as “Brains,” “Brawn” and “Beauty” — though don’t be surprised if there’s some crossover between "brawn" and "beauty" and if the qualifications for “brains” are flexible. You also shouldn’t be surprised to hear there’s early drama involving ears and bugs, as Survivor loves to hook viewers in with an early crisis, whether or not one actually exists.

Oliver this week faces major problems on two fronts. As the Arrow, he’s dealing with the HIVE’s latest plan to destroy his team. As Oliver, he’s dealing with his guilt over not telling his soon-to-be-bride about his son. We can assume Arrow doesn’t need our advice, but as for Oliver, that boy needs...

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