The winner of "Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites" was John Cochran. Defeating runners-up Sherri Biethman and Dawn Meehan in a unanimous vote, he was declared Sole Survivor in the season finale episode, airing on May 12, 2013.
"Survivor: Caramoan" was the 26th season of the CBS network's reality TV contest show, "Survivor.". Filmed in the Caramoan Islands in the Philippines, it pitted a tribe of ten "Favorites," popular previous participants, against ten new contestants. The winner John Cochran originally placed eighth on "Survivor: South Pacific" in 2011, and returned as one of the fan favorites. After winning "Suvivor: Caramoan," Cochran was hired as a writer on the CBS sitcom, "The Millers."