Reality TV News - February 2011
Maksim Chmerkovskiy's starring role on the first Ukrainian edition of The Bachelor apparently wasn't as enjoyable as the Dancing with the Stars dancer had hoped.
Canadian-born 1980s film star Corey Haim was left out of the "In Memoriam" tribute at Sunday's Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles.
The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business eliminated returning fourteenth-season Racers Amanda Blackledge and Kris Klicka during Sunday night's broadcast of the CBS reality competition's all-stars edition.
Bethenny Frankel, while very open about allowing cameras to capture all the drama of her life, admits she draws a line at letting them film everything for Bethenny Ever After, her new Bravo reality show which premieres February 28 at 10PM ET/PT.
Sources have put the kibosh on talk that U.S. reality television stars Jon and Kate Gosselin might be getting back together, People magazine reported.
Angelia Alvarez became the first girl eliminated from America's Next Top Model's sixteenth season during Wednesday night's broadcast on The CW.
Chris Medina talks about 'American Idol' and his post-show plans
Teen Mom star Amber Portwood is embarrassed over the recent release of a set of nude photos, which she claims were stolen and only intended for her own non-sexual, private use.
After four weeks of open audition broadcasts and four more episodes that gave viewers a look at the competition's Hollywood and Vegas rounds, American Idol has formally announced its Top 24 tenth-season semifinalists.
The Bachelor bachelorette Shawntel Newton fell in love with Brad Womack and was willing to sacrifice her future in her family's funeral home business to move to Austin, TX to be with him.
American Idol's new online voting ability is now official.
Survivor: Redemption Island's Ometepe tribe voted Matt Elrod, a 22-year-old pre-med student from Nashville, TN, out of their tribe during Wednesday night's broadcast of the CBS reality series' 22nd edition.
American Idol ended the dreams of 26 more hopefuls and formally revealed the first of the competition's tenth-season Top 24 semifinalists during Tuesday night's special two-hour Fox broadcast.
Angelia Alvarez, a 20-year-old student from Landstuhl, Germany who currently resides in Pembroke Pines, FL, became the first girl eliminated from America's Next Top Model's sixteenth season during Wednesday night's broadcast on The CW.
Jennifer Lopez's 'On the Floor' music video to debut on 'American Idol'
Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has set a date for his U.S. wedding to 24-year-old British Playmate Crystal Harris, a Playboy representative said Wednesday.
Dancing with the Stars is apparently looking to cast another controversial contestant with a Sarah Palin connection.
Deadliest Catch fishing boat crew member Justin Tennison was found dead on Tuesday in Homer, AK.
Teen Mom star Amber Portwood's two-year-old daughter Leah may not be an only child for long.
The Biggest Loser: Couples eliminated Denise "Deni" Hill, a 59-year-old administrative assistant from Bountiful, UT, and Jesse Wornum, a 61-year-old insurance agent from Portland, OR, during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss series.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack claims his awkward behavior and reluctance to kiss bachelorette Emily Maynard on their hometown date during Monday night's broadcast was simply because he was sailing in unchartered territory.
NBC says it has ordered new seasons of its U.S. alternative series "The Biggest Loser," "Who Do You Think You Are?" and "The Sing-Off."
Mary Murphy has announced she is cancer free.
American Idol viewers will have a new way of voting this season, according to executive producer Nigel Lythgoe.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack eliminated Shawntel Newton and narrowed his love search to three women during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth season.
LA Ink star Kat Von D soon won't be the only "kat" in her household again.
Former Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick got engaged last week, but the proposal was reportedly just a public display of attention.
Jesse James is ready to let the public in on the inside scoop of his life.
Scott MacIntyre has gotten engaged.
The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business' "Father/Daughter" team of Gary Ervin and Mallory Ervin got their The Amazing Race return off to a strong start during Sunday night's premiere of the CBS reality competition's all-stars edition.
Camille Grammer's return to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills may still be uncertain, but she will definitely be returning to cable television Sunday night.
Jon Gosselin has apparently moved from a sales job to a construction job.
David Archuleta has been dropped by his record label.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast could be losing one Richards but gaining another next season.
The Jersey Shore star Jenni "J-Woww" Farley believes the cast's 2011 adventures will be their last.
Former The Bachelor star Aaron Buerge filed for bankruptcy last Friday.
American Idol's tenth-season dream ended for 40 additional Hollywood Week hopefuls during last night's Fox broadcast of the week's third elimination round.
'American Idol's new feel-good approach right for times, producer says
The Bachelor bachelorette Michelle Money appeared to have a strong connection with Brad Womack.
American Idol's tenth-season dream ended for 68 additional Hollywood Week hopefuls during last night's Fox broadcast of the week's second elimination round.
Survivor: Redemption Island's Ometepe tribe voted Francesca Hogi, a 36-year-old attorney from Washington, DC, out of their tribe during Wednesday night's premiere of the CBS reality series' 22nd edition.
Melissa Rycroft Strickland's publicist says the reality TV personality has given birth to a daughter in Dallas.
Kourtney Kardashian and boyfriend Scott Disick have not gotten engaged via a proposal that will air on the season finale of Kourtney and Kim Take New York, according to E!.
The Biggest Loser: Couples eliminated Jay Jacobs, a 53-year-old entrepreneur from West Orange, NJ, during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss series.
Rocker Vince Neil has begun his 15-day sentence in Nevada's Clark County Detention Center for driving under the influence and speeding, officials said.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack's Sports Illustrated group date was apparently even more awkward and uncortfortable than it appeared on Monday night's episode.
Dancing with the Stars professional Cheryl Burke has finally owned up to once having a "fling" with her tenth-season partner Chad Ochocinco.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack eliminated two bachelorettes and narrowed his love search to four women during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth season.
The Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky is confident she is going to get married this year.
Lifetime Television says it has ordered 16 half-hour episodes of a new series starring U.S. actress, comedienne and author Roseanne Barr.
Ronald "Ronnie" Ortiz-Magro has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge stemming from a September 2009 fight, which took place during the filming of Jersey Shore's first season.
Tori Spelling is working her way from writing books to opening a boutique.
Katharine McPhee may be returning to TV.
Bravo executive Andy Cohen has graphically reiterated his objection to the idea of former The Hills stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt joining the second-season cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills -- and Montag is less than thrilled about it.
"American Idol" judge and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has finished his memoir and it could be in stores by Father's Day, its publishers said.
Dancer Karina Smirnoff says wedding plans are proceeding smoothly for her pending marriage to Detroit Tigers pitcher Brad Penny.
U.S. actress-singer Jennifer Hudson says her recent diet trimmed her down from a size 16 to a six.
"Jersey Shore" star DJ Pauly D is to serve as "Access Hollywood's" guest correspondent for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards show, the show's producers said.
WE tv says it has ordered six, 1-hour episodes of "Sinbad's Family Affair," a series showcasing the lives of U.S. comedian Sinbad and his family.
American Idol's tenth-season dream ended for nearly half of the season's 327 Hollywood Week hopefuls during Thursday night's Fox broadcast of the week's initial elimination round.
The History cable network says it has ordered a second season of the U.S. version of "Top Gear."
Jackie Gordon's The Bachelor experience got off to a great start when she received the season's second one-on-one from Brad Womack.
A Los Angeles judge granted Kelsey and Camille Grammer a divorce Thursday, officially ending their 13-year marriage, court records said.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack is denying former girlfriend Laurel Kagay's claims that he asked her to marry him just weeks before he left home to film his second season of the reality dating show last fall.
Live To Dance crowned D'Angelo Castro, a nine-year-old from Miami, FL, and Amanda Carbajales, a 10-year-old also from Miami, FL, its champions during Wednesday night's live finale broadcast on CBS.
Bravo has said thanks but no thanks to Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's interest in joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Brad Womack allegedly went back on The Bachelor for a second shot at finding love only weeks after he had repeatedly asked another woman to be his wife.
Paula Abdul has confirmed that she and fellow former American Idol judge Simon Cowell have discussed working together again.
The Biggest Loser: Couples eliminated Jaquin "Q" Allen, a 27-year-old patient services representative from Columbia, SC, during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss series.
The Bachelor host Chris Harrison feels Brad Womack may have been keeping bachelorette Michelle Money around because he is blinded by her "hot" looks and seductive nature.
Teen Mom star Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley now have the option of spending time together again.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack eliminated two bachelorettes and narrowed his love search to six women during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth edition.
Jillian Michaels is in the process of attempting to adopt a child from Africa.
Reports that Fox and Simon Cowell have already decided the judges for The X Factor's American edition are premature, according to Cowell, who created the British singing competition and will serve as the new U.S. version's lead judge when it debuts this fall.
The X Factor is upping the ante in its upcoming rivalry with American Idol.
The Bachelor bachelorette Marissa May's televised search for love came to an end when Brad Womack opted not to give her a rose during last Monday night's broadcast of the fifteenth season's fifth Rose Ceremony.
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's 2011 Jersey Shore adventures may be his last.
U.S. celebrity chef Richard Blais said he and his wife Jazmin are the parents of a new baby daughter.
Word from the Kardashian camp Saturday was that Kim Kardashian's boyfriend is apparently OK with her risque role in a Super Bowl commercial.
The Bachelor bachelorette Marissa May'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 fifth Rose Ceremony.
Lauren Conrad's new reality series won't be airing on MTV after all -- and the former The Hills star is none too happy about it.
Camille Grammer will reportedly be putting her real-life experience to work again on another television show.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star will guest star on the season finale of CBS' $#*! My Dad Says sitcom, TV Guide reported Thursday.
Tia Mowry is pregnant with a son, according to Cory Hardrict, her actor husband.
'American Idol' hopeful John Wayne Schulz released album as teen
Ashley Spivey's The Bachelor experience got off to a great start when she received the first impression rose from Brad Womack at the season's initial cocktail reception.
American Idol viewers who are upset that the show's Wednesday night "apology" for Steven Tyler's "outrageous behavior" was a joke and not genuine aren't finding a sympathetic ear in executive producer Nigel Lythgoe.
Live To Dance determined its last finalist during Wednesday night's live broadcast on CBS.
The CW has revealed the identities of the 14 finalists competing on America's Next Top Model's sixteenth season, which will premiere on Wednesday, February 23 at 8PM ET/PT.
American Idol producers will be issuing an "apology" to viewers for judge Steven Tyler's behavior at the beginning of Wednesday night's episode, Ryan Seacrest has revealed.
Jesse Csincsak and his wife Ann Leuders have welcomed their first child into the world.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammer is apparently not the only housewife considering not returning for the show's second season.
Cake Boss baker Sal Picinich has died at age 63.
The Biggest Loser: Couples eliminated two contestants and welcomed the "unknowns" and new trainers back to The Biggest Loser ranch during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss series' eleventh overall edition.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack has confirmed he was clueless about bachelorette Emily Maynard's extensive involvement and history with NASCAR racing before they participated in the eight-on-one group date during Monday night's episode.
U.S. pop star Mariah Carey says she is pregnant with a son and a daughter.
'American Idol' producer Nigel Lythgoe: Show is back from dark side
The Bachelor star Brad Womack eliminated three bachelorettes and narrowed his love search to eight women during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' fifteenth season.
Actor Kelsey Grammer plans to marry Kayte Walsh in a $100,000 ceremony at The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan next month, the New York Post said Tuesday.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards has reportedly left her family in "peril" over her refusal to allow them to help with her alleged drinking problem.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles did not include the late actor Corey Haim in its In Memoriam segment, drawing criticism from actor Corey Feldman.