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The Traitors

The Traitors

  • Premiered: 
    January 12, 2023
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  • Network: Peacock
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the Dutch TV series (De Verraders) 
  • Subject Matter: Participation
  • Tags: celebrity

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Plot Synopsis

Hosted by Alan Cumming and based on the Dutch TV series DE VERRADERS, THE TRAITORS is a 10-episode reality series that features 20 larger-than-life personalities (including reality A-listers and America's best game players) who come together to complete a series of challenges with the objective of earning a cash prize of up to $250,000. The catch? Three of the contestants coined "the traitors" devise a plan to steal the prize from the other contestants coined "the faithful." Set in a remote castle in the Scottish Highlands, this game of manipulation and deceit, has Cumming pulling the strings of the cast to create the ultimate 'whodunit'. All 10 episodes of THE TRAITORS dropped on Thursday, January 12, 2023 on HBO Max. Competitors include:

- Brandi Glanville (RHOBH)
- Cirie Fields (SURVIVOR)
- Cody Calafiore (BIG BROTHER)
- Kate Chastain (BELOW DECK)
- Kyle Cooke (SUMMER HOUSE)
- Rachel Reilly (BIG BROTHER)
- Reza Farahan (SHAHS OF SUNSET)
- Ryan Lochte (Olympian)
- Stephenie LaGrossa Kendrick (SURVIVOR)

- Christian De La Torre (Veteran & Van Life Influencer; Los Angeles, CA)
- Michael Davidson (DMV Office Manager; Oneida, KY)
- Andie Thurmond (Director of Music Services; Reno, NV)
- Quentin Jiles (Political Analyst; Houston, TX)
- Shelbe Rodriguez (Public Affairs Manager; Beaumont, TX)
- Geraldine Moreno (Actress; North Hollywood, CA)
- Robert "Bam" Nieves (Tech Sales Executive; Rye, NY)
- Anjelica Conti (Hair Stylist; Staten Island, NY)
- Azra Valani (Yoga Instructor; Los Angeles, CA)
- Amanda Clark (Emergency Room Nurse; Carlisle, PA)

On Tuesday, February 28, 2023, Peacock released the one-hour reunion episode, featuring the cast of THE TRAITORS settling the score on all the lies, murders, banishments, and treachery. The Season 1 Reunion is hosted by Andy Cohen. Bravo aired the linear television debut of THE TRAITORS on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 5pm ET/PT, kicking off a two-day Season 1 marathon. The first six episodes aired from 5pm-Midnight ET/PT on Saturday, April 29, 2023 on Bravo. The final four episodes and reunion were broadcast on Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 2:30-9pm ET/PT on Bravo.
Season 2 of THE TRAITORS debuted with three episodes on Friday, January 12, 2024 on Peacock. Hosted by Alan Cumming at an ancient castle set deep in the Scottish Highlands, contestants work together on a series of missions to build a prize fund worth up to $250,000. Hidden amongst the Faithful are the Traitors, whose goal is to eliminate the Faithful and claim the prize for themselves. Under the cover of darkness, the Traitors murder the Faithful one by one in a treacherous spree, while the Faithful try to uncover the Traitors and banish them from the game. If the Faithful contestants banish all the Traitors, they will share the prize fund, but if a Traitor or Traitors makes it to the end, they will steal all the money. The 21 contestants in Season 2 are:
- Carsten "Bergie" Bergersen (LOVE ISLAND USA)
- Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello (THE CHALLENGE)
- Dan Gheesling (BIG BROTHER)
- Deontay Wilder (FMR Boxing Heavyweight Champion)
- Ekin-Su Culculoglu (LOVE ISLAND UK)
- Janelle Pierzina (BIG BROTHER)
- Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio (THE CHALLENGE)
- John Bercow (FMR Speaker of the UK House of Commons)
- Kevin Kreider (BLING EMPIRE)
- Marcus Jordan (Fashion Entrepreneur)
- Maksim Chmerkovskiy (DANCING WITH THE STARS)
- Mercedes "MJ" Javid (SHAHS OF SUNSET)
- Parvati Shallow (SURVIVOR)
- Peppermint (RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE)
- Peter Weber (THE BACHELOR)
- Sandra Diaz-Twine (SURVIVOR)
- Trishelle Cannatella (THE CHALLENGE)

Season 2 made its linear television debut on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 10:30pm ET/PT on Bravo, but the cable channel had no other episodes on its schedule at that time.

On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, Peacock announced that it renewed THE TRAITORS for a third season.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Studio Lambert


  • - Scotland