He was also a frequent guest star on the sketch show MADtv, guest starring once a season since the show's 9th season.
Probst also hosts "Celebrity Superfan Roundtable" for Howard Stern.
The film won many awards and, thanks to the critical success, Probst was selected as one of 2001's "Ten Directors to Watch" in a series presented by the American Cinematheque showcasing innovative and exciting new directors from around the world.
He later stated that he had worked hard to get a meeting with series creator Mark Burnett, because he believed the show was "something special." He is best known for delivering the series' signature catchphrase to losing contestants, "The tribe has spoken.
It's time for you to go." Probst stated that Burnett came up with said catchphrase by accident in a conversation two days prior to filming Borneo.
People's magazine named Probst one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2001. by giving Survivor related clues from the show's venues, and he has appeared twice on Celebrity Jeopardy!
: first in 2001, and again in 2003, and made several cameo appearances during the April 1, 2010 episode.
When he interviewed Probst, Burnett claimed Probst "demanded" to be on the show.