Reality TV Show Update News - May 2007
Anthony Morrison was deemed to be a cut above the rest and therefore crowned the winner of Bravo's Shear Genius during last night's finale of the reality competition series.
The 18 aspiring filmmakers competing as finalists on Fox's On the Lot tried to win the viewing audience over with laughter during Monday night's first Film Premiere episode. However the humor was lost on the audience for three of the finalists, who were eliminated during Tuesday night's first live Box Office results show.
"The Great Singer" beat "The Great Entertainer" as Jordin Sparks defeated Blake Lewis and won American Idol's sixth season title during Wednesday night's live two-hour season finale of the smash-hit Fox reality talent competition.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno and professional partner Julianne Hough were crowned the champions of the ballroom during last night's live finale of ABC's Dancing with the Stars' fourth season.
It was "The Great Entertainer" versus "The Great Singer" during last night's final sixth season American Idol performance episode, which saw Blake Lewis and Jordin Sparks, the season's Top 2 finalists, compete in-front of a studio audience and tens of millions of home viewers live from Hollywood's Kodak Theater.
Bevin Powers had so much chemistry with U.S. Navy Lieutenant Andy Baldwin that she had to like her odds heading into The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman's final Rose Ceremony.
Tessa Horst, a 26-year-old San Francisco social worker, accepted the final rose -- and a marriage proposal -- from U.S. Navy Lieutenant Andy Baldwin during the final Rose Ceremony at the conclusion of last night's finale of ABC's The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman.
Hopefully American Idol judge Simon Cowell isn't a betting man. In a somewhat surprising result -- and one Cowell wasn't expecting -- Idol eliminated Melinda Doolittle during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the Fox reality show's penultimate results show, clearing the way for Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis to compete in next week's sixth season Idol finale.
Jaslene Gonzalez, 20-year-old online college admissions advisor from Chicago, IL, was crowned America's Next Top Model during last night's finale of the eighth cycle of the popular The CW reality series.
Threes were wild last night when American Idol's sixth season Top 3 took the stage, as each performed three songs and had three phone numbers for viewers to call and vote for which two would compete in next week's finale.
Former Beverly Hills 90210 actor Ian Ziering and his partner Cheryl Burke were the eighth couple eliminated from Dancing with the Stars' fourth season during last night's live results show on ABC that revealed the Top 3 pairs who will compete for the show's mirror ball trophy in next week's finals.
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Andy Baldwin said "Aloha" to his three remaining suitors during last night's penultimate episode of ABC's The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman, as he welcomed them to his current home state of Hawaii where they each learned about his military service and spent overnight dates with him. In the end, Danielle Imwalle, a 25-year-old graphic designer who currently resides in Bethel, CT, learned that "Aloha" also means farewell, as she was the 23rd bachelorette sent packing.
Earl Cole never saw his name written down on a Tribal Council parchment during Survivor's entire fourteenth season -- that is until last night's season finale, when he received all nine votes from the jury, allowing him to unanimously defeat Cassandra Franklin and Andria "Dreamz" Herd and emerge as Survivor: Fiji's ultimate survivor and $1,000,000 winner.
Yau-Man Chan made one of the biggest and most unlikely deals in Survivor history during last night's penultimate episode of Survivor: Fiji before wisely using his hidden Immunity Idol at Tribal Council, saving himself from certain elimination and instead giving the boot to Stacy Kimball, a 27-year-old interactive Internet producer from Montpelier, VT.
Lakisha Jones became the ninth finalist eliminated from American Idol's sixth season during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the Fox reality show's results show.
The claws came out during last night's penultimate episode of America's Next Top Model's eighth season, as the four remaining runway wannabes were forced to evaluate each other at the judges' panel following a challenge and photo shoot that had them connecting with Australia's tribal past. In the end, Dionne Walters, a 20-year-old college student from Montgomery, AL, became the tenth girl sent packing from the competition.
American Idol's sixth season Top 4 took the stage last night and performed disco tunes from the 1970s while being mentored by Bee Gees' singer Barry Gibb.
Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and his partner Karina Smirnoff were the seventh couple eliminated from Dancing with the Stars' fourth season during last night's live results show on ABC.
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Andy Baldwin traveled across the country during last night's episode of ABC's The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman to meet the families of his four remaining suitors. While he never got to meet bachelorette Amber Alchalabi's parents, Andy said it was no big deal but still sent the 23-year-old teacher who currently resides in Sugar Land, TX home due to the seven-year gap in their age.
After 28 days, five continents and more than 45,000 miles, Eric Sanchez and Danielle Turner were the first team to cross the finish line during last night's finale of CBS' The Amazing Race: All-Stars, making the pair -- who had never previously raced together as a duo -- the winners of The Amazing Race's eleventh installment and its $1 million grand prize.
Phil Stacey and Chris Richardson became the seventh and eight finalists eliminated from American Idol's sixth season during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the Fox reality show's results show.
The five remaining runway wannabes competing on the eighth season of America's Next Top Model continued to learn aspects of the modeling industry beyond the catwalk during Wednesday night's broadcast of The CW reality show. In the end, Brittany Hatch, a 21-year-old bartender from Savannah, GA, found out firsthand that a pretty face and fabulous frames does not a model make, as she became the ninth girl sent packing.
Former Cheers star John Ratzenberger and his partner Edyta Sliwinska were the sixth couple eliminated from Dancing with the Stars' fourth season during last night's live results show on ABC.
American Idol's sixth season Top 6 took the stage for a second time last night and performed songs from 1980s rock group Bon Jovi while being mentored by its famous frontman Jon Bon Jovi.
With a visit to their hometowns on the line, the six remaining suitors on ABC's The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman pulled-out all the stops during last night's episode to prove to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Andy Baldwin that they really care about him. However it wasn't enough for two of the bachelorettes, who were sent packing despite only having eyes for Andy.