PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"While the entire country is experiencing scattered rain showers, scorching heat wraps the island of San Vicente, Palawan as tension, alliances and danger brew in Survivor Philippines Celebrity Doubles Showdown.
"Now divided into two tribes, Bulan and Tala, Survivor Philippines Celebrity Doubles Showdown will hold tonight its first-ever tribal council.
"Bulan lost in the first challenge last week causing its members to face Survivor Philippines host Richard Gutierrez and take the hot seat in the first-ever tribal council of the season.
"Bulan consists of John Odulio and Arnold Aninion, Maria Isabel Lopez and Mara Yokohama, Alyssa Alano and Aifha Medina, Stef Prescott and Gino Dela Peña, and KC Montero whose partner Geneva Cruz decided to quit on their first day in the island.
"Tala, on the other hand, is made up of Chuckie Dreyfus and Isabel Granada, Ellen Adarna and Filo Cucueco, Maey and Betong, Jackie Forster and Angelicopter, and Carlo Gonzalez and Arthur Solinap.
"Prior to the tribal council, Bulan castaways already made their own alliances, dividing their own tribe instead of working as a team. Gino already made a pact of allegiance with tribemates KC, Mara, John and Arnold, leaving behind his partner Stef clueless.
"There also seems to be some issues between Alyssa and Aifha. And with Maria Isabel admitting her mistake during their first challenge, will she be voted off tonight? More so, when will the rest of the Bulan tribe discover that Arnold and John lost their immunity bracelet?
"Who will be voted off tonight? Find out in the first-ever tribal council of Survivor Philippines Celebrity Doubles Showdown right after Munting Heredera on GMA Network."
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