Reality TV Features & Interviews - March 2009
Kortnie Coles sure knows how to live up to her self-description as an "old male comedian stuffed in a curvy chick's body."
In a season of The Amazing Race where bad cab drivers seem to be the reason behind almost every elimination so far, at least Mike and Mel White's story gets some points for originality.
Michael Sarver had his suspicions that he may be the next finalist sent home following the lukewarm reception to his performance on American Idol's Wednesday night performance show. However the 27-year-old from Jasper, TX said he no longer had any questions about his fate once he was left standing alone on stage with Matt Giraud during Thursday's live results show.
Prior to her elimination on Tuesday's broadcast, The Biggest Loser: Couples contestant Aubrey Cheney had received her share of second chances from her Blue team members. Not that she saw any of them coming beforehand.
"Flight Attendants" Christie Volkmer and Jodi Wincheski had more than enough experience dealing with problems at airports, but they apparently still have a lot to learn about dealing with bad cab drivers.
Nijah Harris learned the hard way that you need to "smile with your eyes."
Alexis Grace says the hardest part of her American Idol journey was being away from her daughter -- however the ousted eighth-season finalist also feels it would have been worth it to stay in the competition so she could have participated in the summer tour that will follow the season.
Count Alexis Grace as one of the many who were surprised by her ouster during last night's American Idol broadcast.
Jasmine Murray said the opportunity to perform for millions of people is the silver lining in her elimination from American Idol's eighth season.
Puerto Rico native Jorge Nunez feels a cultural barrier when it came to song selection may have been factors in his ouster from American Idol's eighth season.
For someone who was only 10-years-old when Richard Hatch won the first season of Survivor in 2000, Spencer Duhm did pretty well in Survivor: Tocantins' as the long-running reality series' first-ever teenage castaway.
Even though they didn't receive the benefits of it after their eliminations from American Idol's eighth season on Wednesday, you can count both Jorge Nunez and Jasmine Murray as fans of the show's new "The Judges' Save" rules twist.
While Amanda Kramer's elimination on Tuesday's episode of The Biggest Loser: Couples may have been something of a surprise to some, Kramer says she had seen coming for weeks.
Marco Pierre White claims he will not be a "performing seal" on The Chopping Block, however the acclaimed British chef thinks he will help the new NBC culinary competition series will set itself apart from others.
Isabella Falk was committed to not letting her epilepsy affect her during her time on America's Next Top Model.
Amanda Blackledge and Kris Klicka are probably not the biggest fans of The Amazing Race's new "Blind U-Turn."
Sandy Burgin's time on Survivor: Tocantins was literally almost over before it had even begun.
Anoop Desai, Jasmine Murray, Megan Corkrey, Matt Giraud talk 'Idol'
Lil Rounds, Scott MacIntyre and Jorge Nunez talk 'American Idol'
Despite Jason Mesnick's recent comments, The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss says that The Bachelor didn't have any contractual obligation to end his relationship with Melissa Rycroft on the show.
The "Married Couple" team of Brad and Victoria Hunt may have been eliminated from The Amazing Race for their risky decision-making, but they'll maintain that they decisions were not mistakes.
Dane Patterson regrets accepting a three-mile van ride from producers to help him complete a 26-mile marathon, however the recently ousted The Biggest Loser: Couples contestant added he's still satisfied with the portion of the race he did on his own.
Kris Allen claims he was "really, really surprised" to make it as an American Idol eighth-season Top 12 finalist due to all the talent he was competing against.
Allison Iraheta said she was "nervous" to perform for the first time as an American Idol eighth-season semifinalist, however she added winning a Telemundo singing competition two years ago "most definitely" helped her confidence.
Adam Lambert feels his theatrical background will work as both a help and a hindrance during his upcoming journey as an American Idol eighth-season Top 12 finalist.