Reality TV People News - January 2006
Original Survivor winner Richard Hatch didn't prove nearly as persuasive with his real world jury as his reality TV version, with a federal jury finding him guilty of tax evasion for failing to pay taxes on income that included the $1,000,000 grand prize that he'd won after convincing his Survivor jury that he deserved to be crowed the champion of the popular reality show's initial Summer 2000 season.
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has picked up a second season of model Tyra Banks' syndicated talk show.
Donald Trump has filed a $5 billion defamation suit against the author and publisher of the 2005 book, "TrumpNation: The Art of Being the Donald."
A federal jury in Providence, R.I., Tuesday began deliberating in the tax evasion trial of $1 million "Survivor" champ Richard Hatch.
Alleged cheating by season one "Survivor" contestants did not come up as Richard Hatch finished testifying Monday in his Rhode Island tax evasion trial.
"Survivor" winner Richard Hatch admitted in a Providence, R.I., courtroom Friday he did not declare his $1 million prize on his 2001 income tax return.
Kelly Clarkson, the original "American Idol," has relented and agreed to let contestants on the Fox TV show sing her songs.
A trio of "American Idol" offspring will be shining on Broadway this spring, it was announced Thursday.
Memphis twins Terrell and Derrell Brittenum may have wowed "American Idol" judges, but the next judges they face may be a bit stricter.
A no-show pulled by "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul incurred the wrath of hundreds of journalists assembled for a news conference in Pasadena, Calif.
An "American Idol" judge has some harsh words for the Fox TV talent show's first winner, Kelly Clarkson, who hasn't agreed to let "Idol" use her songs.
The second day of "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch's federal trial in Providence, R.I., focused on whether he improperly used funds from his own charity.
"American Idol" contestant Julia DeMato has reportedly cut a deal in Danbury, Conn., to get drug and alcohol charges pending against her erased.
"Survivor" boss Mark Burnett told the Providence, R.I., tax evasion trial of Richard Hatch Thursday the $1 million winner knew he was supposed to pay taxes.
Pop star Britney Spears topped the 46th Annual Worst Dressed Women list released Tuesday by style watcher Mr. Blackwell.
"Malcolm in the Middle" star Justin "Reese" Berfield has bought the house made famous by Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey on MTV's "Newlyweds."
Owners of portable MP3 players can now take "The Apprentice" star Donald Trump's latest nine-course Trump University offering on how to get rich.
The tax evasion and fraud trial of "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch won't begin in Providence, R.I., until the week's end, a court clerk said Monday.
Authorities are investigating whether two Las Vegas nightclubs let Paris Hilton's underage boyfriend into their establishments.
"American Idol" runner-up Diana DeGarmo has been cast in the lead for the U.S. tour of the Broadway pop musical "Brooklyn."
The Calabasas, Calif., mansion made famous by former golden couple Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson during MTV's "Newlyweds" is for sale.
A federal appeals court in New York court Friday upheld Martha Stewart's conviction for lying about a stock sale.
A friend of Stavros Niarchos' is seeking a restraining order against the Greek shipping heir's girlfriend -- hotel heiress Paris Hilton.
Britney Spears' husband, Kevin Federline, announced on Ryan Seacrest's Los Angeles radio show Thursday that he's putting out a hip-hop album.
"The Dukes of Hazzard" star and pop singer Jessica Simpson was announced Thursday as the opener for the 32nd Annual People's Choice Awards on CBS.
Socialite Paris Hilton has reportedly admitted making up the story about heiress Zeta Graff attacking her, the New York Post said Tuesday.
"American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest has received a $21 million birthday present from E! Entertainment Network.
"The Apprentice" star Donald Trump says he's having too much fun to run for governor of New York.
If U.S. adults were on "Survivor" on CBS, 35 percent would send Paris Hilton packing home first, and 33 percent would send President George W. Bush home.