Reality TV News - January 2011
Derek Hough won't be defending his Dancing with the Stars title this spring.
Niecy Nash has announced her upcoming nuptials will be televised.
Former The Bachelorette bachelor Chris Lambton and former The Bachelor and Bachelor Pad bachelorette Peyton Wright have confirmed they are dating.
Lauren Conrad apparently isn't engaged after all.
Italy natives are apparently just as stirred up as their Italian-American brethren about MTV's plans to film the fourth season of Jersey Shore in their country.
Carrie Underwood has denied a report that she is pregnant.
Chantal O'Brien was head over heels for The Bachelor's Brad Womack during the show's filming last fall, but Womack reportedly wasn't her first choice when it came to love.
The ex-wife of reality television star Jesse James was arrested outside Austin, Texas, on a warrant for harassing him via telephone messages, officials said.
Washington University in St Louis says Bristol Palin, teen pregnancy prevention advocate, will not participate in a panel discussion at the school as planned.
The Bachelor bachelorette Emily Maynard has joined host Chris Harrison and ABC in requesting viewers withhold judgment about her inclusion on a NASCAR-themed group date which will be featured on Monday night's episode prior to actually viewing the broadcast.
Kendra Wilkinson reportedly has another sex tape -- this one with a woman -- making its way to the public.
Khloe Kardashian admits she has always had a battle her weight and probably always will.
Camille Grammer's request for a delay in her divorce from estranged husband Kelsey Grammer has been granted by the judge handling the case.
The Bachelor host Chris Harrison has clarified his prior comments which suggested the show's producers intentionally sent bachelorette Emily Maynard on a NASCAR-themed group date with Brad Womack to force her to confront the tragic death of her former fiance and NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick.
Chris Harrison says there's no truth to former The Bachelor bachelorette Bettina Bell's claim that Brad Womack dated and dumped her before returning to star in the show's currently-airing fifteenth edition.
Jersey Shore star Ronald "Ronnie" Ortiz-Magro's assault charge may jeopardize his ability to receive an Italian visa and be able to participate in MTV reality show's next season.
'American Idol' dominates ratings in second week, draws 25.2 million
The Bachelor bachelorette Michelle Money has admitted she had an affair with a married man -- NBA star Carlos Boozer.
Live To Dance determined two more finalists during Wednesday night's live broadcast on CBS.
The beauty-product company Coty Inc. says it has signed German-born supermodel and TV personality Heidi Klum to develop and market a new signature fragrance.
Bret Michaels has been discharged from St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix after undergoing heart surgery, the rocker's doctor said.
Cheryl Burke has revealed she was molested as a child and physically abused by a pair of former boyfriends.
The Bachelor's upcoming group date in which Brad Womack took bachelorette Emily Maynard to a NASCAR track was not a coincidence.
Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi is in a custody battle over her child.
The same Italian-American organization that criticized Jersey Shore before its first season premiered is now bashing MTV's plans for the reality show's next season.
The Biggest Loser: Couples exiled Green team members Jennifer Jacobs and Jay Jacobs to the "unknown" contestants' secret location and disclosed the training facility was Fitness Ridge, the new The Biggest Loser resort in Malibu, CA, during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss series' eleventh season.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack is defending bachelorette villainess Michelle Money and apologizing for giving fellow bachelorette Emily Maynard special attention and gifts during this week's episode of the ABC reality dating show.
Jersey Shore is going abroad.
Bret Michaels' surgery to close a hole in his heart on Monday was a success, according to doctors.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack eliminated three bachelorettes and narrowed his love search to 11 women during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth season.
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "J-Woww" Farley have reportedly begun filming a pilot for their own Jersey Shore spinoff.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack says that while some have speculated otherwise, the show's producers were fully aware of his criminal past before casting him on his initial season of the ABC reality dating series.
'Kourtney & Kim Take New York' premiere draws three million viewers
Aaron Carter's manager said Monday the U.S. singer and actor has checked into a treatment facility to work on some emotional and spiritual issues.
Bret Michaels will apparently soon be back at full rock star strength.
The Bachelor bachelorette Kimberly Coon's televised search for love came to an end when Brad Womack opted not to give her a rose during Monday night's broadcast of the fifteenth season's third Rose Ceremony.
Kourtney Kardashian is apparently among those in the dark about the new Keeping Up with the Kardashians spinoff which will star her sister Khloe Kardashian and new brother-in-law Lamar Odom.
Jon Gosselin has reportedly returned to the real world.
Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola apparently has no desire to rekindle her friendship with Jersey Shore co-star Jenni "J-Woww" Farley.
Jenni "J-Woww" Farley obtained a temporary restraining order preventing her ex-boyfriend Thomas Lippolis from selling a collection of nude photographs of the Jersey Shore star last week, but he is now claiming he never intended to sell the photos after all.
'Jersey Shore' sets another all-time network ratings record for MTV
Big Brother winner Adam Jasinski was sentenced to four years in federal prison for drug trafficking and tax evasion on Friday.
Kim Kardashian and Amber Portwood apparently aren't fans of each other.
Ivanka Trump has announced she is expecting.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack has confirmed reports that he had several run-ins with the law in his younger days.
The Bachelor bachelorette Madison Garton's emotional reaction to Emily Maynard's tragic love story opened her eyes to the fact that several of her fellow bachelorettes had already developed stronger feelings for Brad Womack, however it wasn't the only factor in her decision to voluntary leave the show during Monday night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series.
Kat Von D and Jesse James are getting hitched.
Prisoner loses appeal of Kardashian "emotional distress" lawsuit
The Biggest Loser: Couples contestant Dan Evans is standing by his claim that he and his twin brother Don did not intentionally throw the weigh-in which led to his elimination during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality competition.
'American Idol' premiere draws 26 million viewers but ratings still slide
Live To Dance determined two more of its finalists during Wednesday night's live broadcast on CBS.
'Loser' host Alison Sweeney helps launch weight-loss plan for dogs
'American Idol' returns revamped and seeking to regain its mojo
CBS has formally announced the identities of the 11 former The Amazing Race teams who will return to compete on The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, the new all-stars edition the network will premiere Sunday, February 20 at 8PM ET/PT.
Universal to serve as record partner for NBC's 'Idol'-like 'The Voice'
The Bachelor host Chris Harrison has revealed the tragic love story Emily Maynard shared with her fellow bachelorettes during Monday night's episode apparently upset the women even more drastically than was shown.
Randy Jackson said he gives his fellow "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez a rating of 7 out of 10 for her singing ability.
The Biggest Loser: Couples eliminated a contestant and formally revealed its two new trainers during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss series' eleventh overall edition.
Ex-'American Idol' Alex Lambert not homeless despite his earlier claim
American Idol viewers will see something they've never seen before when Steven Tyler joins Jennifer Lopez and sole returning judge Randy Jackson on the show's tenth-season judging panel, the Aerosmith singer believes.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack eliminated two bachelorettes and watched another one choose to quit and leave on her own during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth season.
Baron "Dirty" Colon has been arrested for allegedly murdering artist Marcelo Vera during a robbery.
Kristin Cavallari is apparently not afraid to express how she feels about her quarterback boyfriend.
The CW has announced the nine overweight couples who will be competing in Shedding for the Wedding, which will premiere on Wednesday, February 23 at 9PM ET/PT.
The Bachelor star Jake Pavelka is going from showing off his moves on the dance floor to showing them off in the sky.
Singer and actress Julianne Hough says she went back to basics when she went back to being a blonde.
U.S. television and stage actor Kelsey Grammer says he plans to wed his girlfriend Kayte Walsh "sometime in February."
While they already leaked out during the show's fall filming, NBC has officially revealed the identities of the 16 celebrities competing on The Celebrity Apprentice's fourth season, which will premiere Sunday, March 6 at 9PM ET/PT.
Camille Grammer met her soon-to-be ex-husband's fiancee Kayte Walsh for the first time on Thursday and said "it was uncomfortable."
Kara DioGuardi booed for not answering 'American Idol' question
Kendra Wilkinson may reportedly be the second former The Girls Next Door star to go Dancing with the Stars.
Ryan Seacrest is reportedly nearly done living the single life.
Although she believes her arguments with fellow bachelorette Raichel Goodyear were what caused The Bachelor star Brad Womack to eliminate her during Monday night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating show, Melissa Schreiber still doesn't actually fully know what the bachelorettes' feud was about.
Russell Hantz and "Boston" Rob Mariano's Survivor returns are now official.
One semifinalist was revealed and another was chosen to advance to the competition's finals during Wednesday night's live Live To Dance broadcast on CBS.
The Biggest Loser: Couples' entire fourth-edition cast survived elimination during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss series' eleventh overall season.
Camille Grammer's pending divorce from her estranged husband has apparently entered its mud-slinging phase.
Chris Harrison is predicting another Bachelorette wedding this year.
Jersey Shore stars Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola's rocky relationship has reportedly ended.
Mary Murphy is returning to So You Think You Can Dance.
American Idol's tenth-season format rumor mill has apparently ground to an end.
Brad Womack sent three The Bachelor bachelorettes packing during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth season.
Rachel Zoe will apparently be going "bananas" for baby boy outfits this year.
Matt McDonald apparently won't be available to compete in potential future Big Brother all-stars edition anytime soon.
CBS has announced the identities of 16 of the 18 the castaways who will be competing on Survivor: Redemption Island and confirmed rumors that the 22nd Survivor edition's cast will also feature two additional returning all-star contestants.
Angelina Pivarnick's second-season fight with fellow Jersey Shore star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi was apparently just a warm up for the wrestling ring.
While Brad Womack had previously revealed he found love on The Bachelor, he's now revealing he knew she was the one for him early on in the season.
Jesse Csincsak not only won the heart of DeAnna Pappas during The Bachelorette, but he also recently won the title of a hero.
Nikki Cascone and her husband have welcomed their first child into the world.
U.S. comedian Joy Behar is getting a taste of her own medicine from two of her "Jersey Shore" targets.
'Jersey Shore's third season debut draws 8.4 million, sets MTV record
Maksim Chmerkovskiy reportedly fibbed when he claimed he turned down an offer to star on The Bachelor.
"Sarah Palin's Alaska," the hit of the TLC lineup in recent weeks, is unlikely to be back for a new season, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Amber Portwood has reportedly begun ringing in the New Year hanging out with a questionable crowd.
Kim Kardashian may be dating New Jersey Nets basketball player Kris Humphries, but her parents have never met him.
If Camille Grammer decides to return for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills second season, she says it will be for one simple reason: to prove she's not really as bad as the first season has made her out to be.
Holly Madison apparently wasn't too jolly after hearing her ex-boyfriend Hugh Hefner got engaged to Playmate Crystal Harris over the Christmas holiday.
Britain's Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant will soon be seen in an eight-part travel docu-series called "An Idiot Abroad," Science Channel said Friday.
Rebecca Budig apparently had not just one, but two extra reasons to celebrate over the holidays.
Jersey Shore star Jenni "J-Woww" Farley is going to court to try and stop her ex-boyfriend from releasing a collection of nude photographs of her.
American Idol and Keeping Up with the Kardashians both walked away winners at this year's 37th Annual People's Choice Awards.
Khloe Kardashian and husband Lamar Odom's new reality series spinoff has been confirmed by E!.
Camille Grammer has denied reports she has decided to leave Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Mike Tyson's pigeon reality show to debut March 6 on Animal Planet
Live To Dance revealed 17 of its 18 semifinalists during Tuesday night's broadcast of the new CBS reality dance competition starring former American Idol judge Paula Abdul.
U.S. reality television star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is to present a Top 10 list on "Late Show with David Letterman," CBS said Wednesday.
Snooki Polizzi is ringing in the New Year with a new hairdo and a more sober lifestyle.
Ana Alvarado, a 50-year-old USPS letter carrier from Portland, OR, became the first contestant eliminated from the fourth edition of The Biggest Loser: Couples during Tuesday night's premiere of the NBC reality weight-loss series' eleventh season.
Brad Womack's second chance on The Bachelor struck close to home for fifth-season The Bachelorette star Jillian Harris who is now interested in her own second shot at finding love on the reality dating franchise.
Kellie Pickler is a single woman no more.
Brad Womack eliminated his first 10 The Bachelor bachelorettes during last night's premiere broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth season.
Amber Portwood is apparently a believer that not all publicity is necessarily good publicity.
USA Network says it has given a 10-episode order to "WWE Tough Enough," a non-scripted wrestling reality competition series that previously ran on MTV and UPN.
Kim Kardashian premieres her debut 'Turn It Up' song on New Year's
Amber Portwood may have many struggles as a teen mom, but money obviously isn't one of them.
U.S. entertainer Paula Abdul said Sunday there are many misconceptions about her, including that she is an airhead with a drinking problem.
'Whale Wars' activists clash with Japanese whalers as hunt begins
U.S. television and radio personality Ryan Seacrest says he is not engaged to professional dancer Julianne Hough, contrary to rumors suggesting he is.
The next phase of Oprah Winfrey's life formally got under way Saturday with the launching of her U.S. cable TV channel OWN.