Survivor: The Australian Outback is the second season of the United States reality show Survivor. Filming took place at Goshen Station in northern Queensland during 2000 and aired from January 28, 2001 to May 3, 2001 on CBS. The location used was within a three-hour drive of the coastal city of Cairns and located in a wet, tropical area. It was the top-rated show of 2001, according to Nielsen Ratings with an average of 30 million viewers tuning each week. The entire season was released in DVD format on April 26, 2005. The sixteen contestants were initially separated into two tribes, named Kucha and Ogakor. When 10 players remained, they merged into one tribe, named Barramundi. The winner, Tina Wesson, was announced on May 3, 2001 where she defeated Colby Donaldson by a vote of 4-3. Wesson, Donaldson, Jerri Manthey, Alicia Calaway, and Amber Brkich returned to compete in Survivor: All-Stars. Wesson, Donaldson, Manthey, and Calaway would finish 18th, 12th, 10th, and 7th, respectively, while Brkich would go on to defeat her future husband Rob Mariano 4-3 in the final two to win. Donaldson and Manthey would again return in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. Donaldson was a member of the Heroes Tribe while Manthey was a member of the Villains Tribe. Both Donaldson and Manthey advanced to the merge, and finished 5th and 4th respectively. Michael Skupin returned for Survivor: Philippines where he tied for runner-up. Wesson would again return for Survivor: Blood vs. Water along with her daughter, Katie Collins, where Wesson placed 4th.