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Who Is The Snake In The 'Snake In The Grass' Premiere Episode? Here Are The Options

The premiere episode of "Snake In The Grass" will feature a familiar face for "Survivor" fans.

By Becca van Sambeck

There is a lot to love about "Snake In The Grass": the unusual concept, the jaw-dropping challenges, the gorgeous jungle scenery ... but one of our favorite parts is that many of the contestants are familiar faces.

How to Watch

Stream all eight episodes of "Snake in the Grass" on Peacock.

Yep, several of the people competing on "Snake In The Grass" have been on other reality competition series like "Survivor," "Big Brother," and "Naked And Afraid." Clearly, they know a thing or two about survival! But they aren't the only faces who may ring a bell on the show — you may also see contestants who have been MMA fighters or competed in the Olympics on the series.

In advance of the premiere episode, airing Monday, August 1 at 11 E.T./P.T. on USA Network, we're giving you a sneak peek at the four competitors featured in the episode. One of them is a past "Survivor" contestant, so you know things are about to get wild!


Trish Hegarty

Snake In The Grass Trish

Age: 56

Location: Boston, MA

Competition Experience: Trish competed on "Survivor" Season 28 and finished in 5th place.

Quote: “Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness.”

Fun Fact or Slogan: No-nonsense single mom.

John Gaber

Snake In The Grass John

Age: 33

Location: Miami, FL

Quote: “Life is about hard truths.”

Job/Hobby: Adrenaline Junkie.

Fun Fact or Slogan: Mom dislikes his tattoos.

Alysia Montaño

Snake In The Grass Alysia

Age: 35

Location: Berkley, CA

Quote: “I am trusting but have a discerning level of scrutiny.”

Job/Hobby: Olympic Runner.

Fun Fact or Slogan: Named a 2020 Most Influential Women in Sports.

Sean Williams

Snake In The Grass Sean

Age: 36

Location: Bronx, NY

Quote: “I’m a good guy, but can be the bad guy too.”

Fun Fact or Slogan: Rescued passengers from a fatal bus accident.

Clearly, they're all strong survivalists who will be up for the intense challenges feature on the show. But which one of them is actually a Snake? Tune into "Snake In the Grass" when it premieres Monday, August 1 at 11 E.T./P.T. on USA Network, to find out.

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