Russ Landau, composer of the ubiquitous Survivor theme, had his first weekly episodic series and Emmy nomination with SeaQuest DSV (1995-96) and has continued a steady run of hits including Survivor, Fear Factor, Average Joe, The Net, and many other popular television series. He is busy composing music for TV and film projects today out of his Los Angeles studio.

Russ is the proud recipient of more than 20 ASCAP primetime television awards, three Emmy nominations, one win, and a Grammy Award. Russ received an honorary doctorate from his alma matter, the University of Bridgeport, in 2010.

From the S24-One World live finale in New York City at the David Letterman / Ed Sullivan Theater.