Reality TV News - June 2007
"A Unique Dining Experience," our episode summary for the fourth episode of Hell's Kitchen 3, the third edition of Gordon Ramsey's Hell's Kitchen reality series, written by Silvergirl1, is now available.
Los Angeles socialite Paris Hilton donned a black wig, a floppy hat and big sunglasses as she jetted to Maui just days after her three-week stint in jail.
Jessi Peralta and Jesus Solorio were sent packing during last night's live results show of So You Think You Can Dance's third season, becoming the third male and female finalists to be eliminated from the Fox reality competition series.
ABC revealed Elaine Cato and her "Six in One" bra as well as Craig Forrest and David Moeller and their "The Claw" bike rack as the second two finalists for American Inventor's second season grand prize at the conclusion of last night's broadcast of the reality competition show.
CBS has revealed the identities of the 14 houseguests who will be competing in Big Brother 8 and announced a new interactive twist that will give viewers the chance to control the actions of one of the long-running reality show's eighth-season houseguests.
A penalty flag could be on the way for Alabama's Hoover High School, the setting for MTV's Two-A-Days docu-reality series that chronicles the school's football team.
ABC had success adapting Columbia's Yo Soy Betty La Fea telenovela into its Ugly Betty dramedy, and now VH1 is apparently interested in seeing if the show's concept has any legs as a reality series.
Prison may have been a "very traumatic experience" for Paris Hilton, but it also provided The Simple Life Star with "a new outlook on life."
Tiffany Darwish went from 1980s teenage pop star to 2002 Playboy covergirl. However weight-gain became a problem for her early last year, which prompted her decision to sign-up as a participant on the fifth season of VH1's Celebrity Fit Club.
Beat-boxing Blake Lewis believes he stayed true to himself throughout his American Idol sixth-season journey, and his originality was rewarded by fans as he finished as the runner-up. Now the 25-year-old Bothell, WA-native is apparently ready to pay his fans back with his debut album.
Speed skating may be his passion, but Apolo Anton Ohno apparently couldn't pass-up the opportunity to two-step for fans one last time.
Jessica Brillhart, a 22-year-old computer specialist who resides in Brooklyn, NY, was revealed to be sixth finalist eliminated from On the Lot during last night's live broadcast of the Fox reality filmmaking competition series.
US Weekly declares "Paris fatigue," blacks out Hilton coverage
A&E Network has announced that the sixth season of The First 48, a reality series that takes viewers beyond the yellow tape as homicide detectives attempt to solve murders in the 48 hours after they occur, will premiere on Thursday, July 12 at 9PM ET.
Paris Hilton said her time behind bars had an influence on her approach to life, and she apparently plans to back-up her claims that she's changed now that she's been released.
Carrie Underwood's pretty face and vegetarian stance have garnered her recognition once again.
It's shaping up to be a busy summer for recently crowned sixth-season American Idol champion Jordin Sparks, who'll be juggling preparations for her debut album with her participation on the Fox mega-hit's 2007 summer concert tour.
Award-winning American Idol fourth-season champ Carrie Underwood may want to check her rearview mirror, as Jennifer Hudson continues to accumulate her own honors.
Melinda Doolittle went from a background vocalist to American Idol's sixth-season third-place finisher, and now she's teaming up with First Lady Laura Bush for a trip to Africa as part of a Malaria No More campaign.
Jessica Sierra apparently doesn't understand the concept of renting.
ABC has announced the premiere and cast of Fat March, a new reality competition series that will follow 12 overweight Americans as they trek across the northeastern portion of the country in an effort to shed pounds and take home a share of the $1.2 million grand prize.
Last week, Rob Mariano announced that he will serve as the host of Tontine, a new reality competition show that will take place over 100 days on seven continents and reward its winner with the biggest cash prize in the history of reality television -- $10 million.
Age of Love star Mark Philippoussis was finally introduced to the six 20-something "Kittens" that would join the six remaining 40-something "Cougars" in competing for his affection during last night's broadcast of the NBC reality dating show's second episode.
Vinnie Fama couldn't cook enough beef wellington correctly and didn't live up to his self-perpetuating hype in the opinion of foul-mouthed culinary king Gordon Ramsay. As a result, the 29-year-old night-club chef from Milltown, NJ became the fifth wannabe chef and restaurateur eliminated from the third season of Fox's Hell's Kitchen during last night's broadcast.
Paris Hilton's stint in the slammer has come to an end.
Fox has announced that Mean Girls and Freaky Friday director Mark Waters will serve as guest judge during the Tuesday, June 26 episode of On the Lot, the Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg-created American Idol-like movie-making reality competition series that aims to find the country's next great filmmaker.
Mark Burnett has used the reality realm to find heavyweights in numerous areas, from the boxing ring and boardroom to remote islands and the rock 'n' roll stage. Now he's apparently ready to enter the world of mixed martial arts.
CBS still hasn't revealed the details of this summer's new Big Brother twists, however executive producer Alison Grodner predicts at least one of the eighth-season changes will become an instant favorite with the long-running summer reality show's viewers.
NBC has announced that The Singing Bee, a new reality competition series that will see how well contestants can accurately sing lyrics to popular songs in a karaoke-style showdown, will premiere Tuesday, July 10 at 9:30PM ET/PT and be hosted by fourth-season Dancing with the Stars runner-up Joey Fatone.
Fox has announced the dates and locations for American Idol's seventh season open auditions.
Karma has apparently wasted little time in catching up with Andria "Dreamz" Herd, the one-time homeless Survivor: Fiji castaway who reneged on a Final 4 Immunity Challenge deal and cost fellow castaway Yau-Man Chan a chance at the competition's $1 million grand prize.
Garth Fisher apparently has a thing for former Playboy models.
NBC and ABC both passed on the first post-prison interview with Paris Hilton, apparently causing the honor to fall into the lap of CNN's Larry King.
What's the sign of a true top chef? How about still managing to help your team win a charity cook-off that you had no interest in being part of?
Two-time Super Bowl champion John Elway added another trophy to his collection, as the former NFL quarterback was crowned the winner of Fast Cars & Superstars - Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race during Sunday night's broadcast of the ABC reality show's finale.
Plastic surgeon Garth Fisher, who works on ABC's "Extreme Makeover," has married former Playboy playmate Jessica Canseco in Bel-Air, Calif.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Friday set a date for the release of Paris Hilton from jail, where she is serving 23 days for violating probation.
Paris Hilton's first interview after leaving a California jail may not be with ABC, which says it's not interested, or NBC, which said nothing's scheduled.
The Style Network has announced Pantry Raid, a new reality series that will cook-up some savory meals from common kitchen ingredients, will premiere on Wednesday, August 29 at 9PM ET/PT.
Cheryl Kosewicz paid the price for serving as an officer under a former Picton Castle captain that wasn't well-liked by the crew, as the 35-year-old district attorney from Sparks, NV became the fourth buccaneer wannabe cut adrift from Pirate Master during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality competition series.
VH1 has announced the premiere of Scott Baio is 45... And Single, a new reality series that will follow the former Charles in Charge star and teen heartthrob as he seeks help for his commitment phobias and confronts romantic demons from his past.
The Simple Life has presumably taught Paris Hilton lots of life lessons, but none of them apparently compare to what she's learning behind bars.
Paris Hilton and NBC have denied a report that the network had agreed to pay Hilton "as much as $1 million" for The Simple Life star's first interview when she's released from jail next week.
Faina Savich and Jimmy Arguello were sent packing during last night's live results show of So You Think You Can Dance's third season, becoming the second male and female finalists to be eliminated from the Fox reality competition series.
Former Laguna Beach and The Hills star Jason Wahler has been arrested four times in the last several months, but don't ask him about any of the specifics.
Top Chef judge and restaurateur Tom Colicchio has a bone to pick with his Hell's Kitchen counterpart Gordon Ramsay over the way Fox's foul-mouthed culinary king treats his aspiring chefs.
Sci Fi Channel has revealed the identities of the 10 new homegrown heroes who will compete in the second season of Who Wants to be a Superhero?, a comic book-themed reality competition series that searches for America's next great crime-fighter.
Sanjaya Malakar may not have taken on the entire world as one of American Idol's sixth-season finalists, but the 17-year-old Federal Way, WA-native apparently believes he at least had to overcome the Fox mega-hit's three judges to make it where he did.
USA Network announced that it will premiere Dr. Steve-O, a new reality series will that chronicle former Jackass and Wildboyz star Steven "Steve-O" Glover's attempts to toughen up men across the country, on Monday, October 1 at 11PM ET immediately following that night's Monday Night Raw broadcast.
Three years after NBC and Fox battled to beat each other to the airwaves with competing reality boxing shows, the networks are at it again -- this time with karaoke-like reality game shows.
Few people garner more attention from behind bars than Paris Hilton.
Their courtship was televised, as well as their wedding planning and the actual ceremony. But fans of The Bachelorette's Trista and Ryan Sutter apparently won't be seeing the birth of the couple's first child later this summer.
Who's house? Run's House! Perhaps not anymore.
"Who's the Leader?," our episode summary for the third episode of Hell's Kitchen 3, the third edition of Gordon Ramsey's Hell's Kitchen reality series, written by Seana, is now available.
Three beauty queens living under one roof is an equation for some intense drama.
Having achieved its "best year ever" in 2006 thanks to a heavy slate of reality shows, VH1 has announced plans to launch a third night of original programming later this summer that will be fueled by several new reality series.
Motley Crue thinks drummer Tommy Lee's Rock Star and Tommy Lee Goes to College reality television roles tarnished the rock band's image and cost them some substantial cash.
Actor Tom Sizemore wept and begged a Los Angeles County judge not to send him to jail, after he admitted violating his probation in a drug case.
Apparently American Idol contestants aren't the only ones who sign very specific agreements to work with FreemantleMedia, the Fox mega-hit's production company. Just ask the show's former assistant production accountant Magdaleno Olmos.
Marty Martin, a 26-year-old creative director of a multimedia company from Seattle, WA, became the fifth finalist eliminated from On the Lot during last night's live broadcast of the Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg-created American Idol-like movie-making reality competition series that aims to find the country's next great filmmaker.
Its historical connection probably still remains unclear to most viewers, but one thing seems clear: Ice Road Truckers -- a new The History Channel docu-reality series that follows a group of six truck drivers who navigate frozen terrain just miles from the Arctic Circle -- is a hit.
HGTV has announced the 11 finalists who will compete on the second season of HGTV Design Star, a reality competition series that pits designers from all walks of life against one another and rewards the winner with his or her own HGTV television show.
For a former Manhattan restaurant manager, the experience of being featured in an episode of Fox's upcoming Kitchen Nightmares reality series turned into a nightmare when he was reportedly fired from his position at the request of the show's host Gordon Ramsay.
Nicole Richie has apparently played a get-out-of-jail-free card to keep her from behind bars for at least a few more weeks.
For the first time this summer, reality shows finished both first and second in the week's viewership rankings.
Bearing the brunt of Gordon Ramsay's wrath in the kitchen is one thing, but imagine how it must have felt staring down the Hell's Kitchen star on the soccer field.
Although it doesn't appear to have a broadcast network yet, Rob Mariano has pulled the wraps off the "huge" new reality project he first began teasing in March. Mariano has announced he will serve as the host of Tontine, a new reality competition show that will award one contestant with "the biggest cash prize in the history of reality television -- $10 million."
Age of Love kicked off with Mark Philippoussis, a 31-year-old Australian professional tennis player, meeting the seven 40-something year-old "Cougars" women that will serve as half of his group of 13 suitors during last night's premiere episode of the new NBC reality dating series.
Two of the 10 remaining wannabe chefs and restaurateurs were sent packing by foul-mouthed culinary king Gordon Ramsay during last night's episode of Hell's Kitchen's third season -- one for ending up in the hospital and the other for almost putting her customers there.
Coral Smith first appeared on MTV's The Real World: Back to New York in 2001 and has since competed in five editions of Real World/Road Rules Challenge -- winning her first, making it to the end of four of the five and having to excuse herself due to injury the other time. However the battles and challenges she overcame while appearing on the MTV reality competition series apparently pale in comparison to the internal struggles she's faced.
Wednesday night's premiere of Bravo's Top Chef 3 Miami debuted as the No. 1-rated food show on cable television across all demographics and also bested the performance of last fall's second-season premiere of the reality competition series.
VH1 has announced that Rock of Love with Bret Michaels, a new 10-episode reality series that will follow the former Poison frontman and Nashville Star judge as he searches for a woman to start a romantic relationship with, will premiere Sunday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT.
Somewhere, Nick Lachey is probably cringing.
Lloyd Eisler must be a pretty incredible guy.
Dilana Robichaux may have finished as a runner-up while competing on Rock Star: Supernova, but she's making sure her fans across the globe can still have access to her music.
Ronald Ramsay is apparently just as fiery as his foul-mouthed brother Gordon, but the similarities between the Hell's Kitchen star and his closest kin end there.
Bunim/Murray Productions wants its employees to be kind instead of comical when offering their support to Paris Hilton.
Inmates at the Los Angeles jail where Paris Hilton is being held reportedly have been treated better since the heiress arrived to serve her sentence.
Actor David Hasselhoff has received primary custody of his two teenage daughters.
Paris Hilton's mother, Kathy Hilton, and sister, Nicky Hilton, said visiting the notorious heiress in a Los Angeles jail was "tough" and "sad."
Ashley Massaro has survived three years in World Wrestling Entertainment's squared-circle, a tough job that's reportedly readied her to appear as a castaway on Survivor's upcoming fifteenth installment.
Bravo, which was previously formally known as Bravo Company, has announced it is changing its official name to Bravo Media and will launch new talent, licensing and publishing divisions to help the cable network broaden its programming focus and become a new global, multimedia content company.
Laguna Beach High School's pool of students that double as subject matter for Laguna Beach has apparently run dry, reportedly causing MTV to seek-out a new setting for its docu-reality series.
Ashlee Langas and Ricky Palomino were partnered together and suffered similar fates last night during the first live results show of So You Think You Can Dance's third season, as they became the first two finalists eliminated from the Fox reality competition series.
The lack of hustle Alexis Shubin displayed during last night's Pirate Master Expedition competition cost her crew a shot at the booty, and as a result, the 26-year-old fashion publicist from Laguna Beach, CA became the third buccaneer wannabe cut adrift from the CBS reality competition series.
Al Pacino has appeared in dozens of films that have seen him portray numerous characters throughout his 35-year acting career, but apparently all he wants to do is dance.
Frankie Abernathy didn't make it through the entire season as a housemate on MTV's The Real World: San Diego in 2004. However she still spent enough time with her fellow housemates to become close with them -- especially Jacquese Smith -- who said he was "shocked" Monday to learn Abernathy had passed away over the weekend.
Donald Trump is a real-estate mogul and billionaire businessman known for his comb-over coif and the pleasure he takes in firing contestants from his The Apprentice reality series.
It looks like things are going to get worse for Kelly Clarkson before they get better.
TLC has announced I've Got Nothing to Wear, a new reality series that aims to help women find flattering clothing in their existing closet, will premiere Friday, June 22 at 10PM ET/PT.
More than a year after reports of the project first emerged, Fox Reality has announced that it will The Search for the Next Elvira, a new three-episode reality series that will look to hunt out a handmaiden to assist the famous "Mistress of the Dark" with her Halloween hosting duties, is scheduled to premiere Saturday, October 13 at 12AM ET.
His and her towels are commonplace, but his and her reality shows?
Paris Hilton is back where she started, as The Simple Life star has reportedly been transferred from the medical ward of a Los Angeles County jail to the Century Regional Detention Center where she initially began to serve her 45-day sentence that resulted from parole violations of a September 2006 drunken driving conviction.
Third-season winner Alonzo Bodden is serving as one of the Last Comic Standing's fifth-season talent scouts, and he has some advice for the new crop of comics as they begin to compete for America's laughs.
Fox has announced that Anchorwoman, a new reality series that will follow a former beauty queen trying to make it as a Texas television news anchor despite her lack of previous journalism experience, will premiere Tuesday, August 21 at 8PM ET/PT with a one-hour special. Following its premiere, Anchorwoman will air half-hour episodes on Tuesdays at 8PM ET/PT beginning August 28.
Ruben Studdard sang in gospel choirs as a child and graduated from Alabama A&M University with a voice studies degree in 2000, but the 28-year-old couldn't break into the music industry until he auditioned for a certain reality competition series in 2002.
ABC revealed Ricky DeRennaux and his "HT Custom Racers" toy product and Greg Chavez and his "Guardian Angel" automatic Christmas tree fire extinguisher kit as the first two finalists for American Inventor's second season grand prize at the conclusion of last night's broadcast of the reality competition show.
Dancing with the Stars has apparently become the publicity platform of choice for former Beverly Hills 90210 stars.
NBC announced it has teamed-up with online dating service Perfectmatch.com to develop Science of Love: A Modern Dating Experiment, a new one-hour special scheduled to air Monday, June 25 at 10PM ET/PT.
Two weeks after reports of that her decision to accompany soccer-star husband David Beckham on his unexpected recall back to England had put the previously announced six-episode NBC reality series that was supposed to chronicle her move to Los Angeles in jeopardy first surfaced, the network has confirmed that it has scrapped the former Spice Girl's series and will replace it with a one-shot reality special.
America has so many terrible drivers, it's apparently time to see which one's the worst.
The History Channel has announced that it will premiere Ice Road Truckers, a new Deadliest Catch-like docu-reality series that follows a group of six truck drivers who navigate frozen terrain just miles from the Arctic Circle, on Sunday, June 17 at 10PM ET/PT.
"The Mouse That Forgot to Roar," our episode summary for the second episode of Hell's Kitchen 3, the third edition of Gordon Ramsey's Hell's Kitchen reality series, written by Silvergirl1, is now available.
Trever James, a 24-year-old film editor who currently lives in Los Angeles, CA, and is originally from Great Falls, MT, became the fourth finalist eliminated from On the Lot during last night's live broadcast of the Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg-created American Idol-like movie-making reality competition series that aims to find the country's next great filmmaker.
Forget business school, Donald Trump is apparently ready send some ladies to charm school.
Fox has announced that A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director Wes Craven will serve as guest judge during the Tuesday, June 19 episode of On the Lot, the Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg-created American Idol-like movie-making reality competition series that aims to find the country's next great filmmaker.
Opposites attract, and it doesn't get much more different than American Idol fifth-season finalist Kellie Pickler's native Albermarle, NC and the hometown of her new boyfriend Jordin Tootoo, a professional hockey player from Churchill, Manitoba in Canada's Northwest Territories.
American Idol's sixth season ended weeks ago, but the lack of a camera apparently hasn't deterred the playful banter between host Ryan Seacrest and judge Simon Cowell.
Original American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson, already embroiled in an ongoing feud with RCA chairman Clive Davis over the musical content of "My December," her upcoming third album, has now parted ways with Jeff Kwatinetz, her longtime manager, just two weeks before the album's release.
Former The Real World: San Diego housemate Frankie Abernathy has lost her battle with cystic fibrosis and died at age 25.
Kimberley Locke gained notoriety as a finalist on American Idol's second season and recently lost 28 pounds as a contestant on Celebrity Fit Club's fifth season.
WE tv has announced that Bridezillas, the reality show that shows viewers the matrimonial meltdowns of brides-to-be's before they even get to the altar, will premiere its fourth season on Sunday, June 17 at 9PM ET.
TLC has announced the third-season premiere of Property Ladder, a reality series that follows real-estate investors looking to earn big bucks by purchasing homes and quickly flipping them for a profit, will premiere Saturday, July 14 at 8PM ET/PT on TLC.
The women competing on Hell's Kitchen's third season lacked communication and cohesiveness during their first dinner service challenge, however they were able to thoroughly impress foul-mouthed culinary king Gordon Ramsay and rebound to defeat their male rivals during last night's broadcast of the reality competition show's second dinner service competition. As a result, Eddie Langley, a 28-year-old male grill cook from Atlanta, GA, became the second contestant eliminated from the third season of the Fox reality show.
After spending the last five years watching from the bench, NFL enthusiasts will once again be able to put on their pads and strap on their helmets before the season even starts.
Fallout from Paris Hilton's trip to prison has apparently already begun to affect The Simple Life star's celebrity status. Hilton has reportedly been dropped by her talent agent.
First season Dancing with the Stars participant Joey McIntyre will apparently soon have somebody new to teach his dance moves to.
Last month, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo reportedly wanted a timeout from his romantic relationship with fourth-season American Idol champ Carrie Underwood -- but now, he's reportedly called an audible and reversed course.
NBC has announced that The Biggest Loser's fourth season will premiere on Tuesday, September 11 at 8PM ET, marking the second time in the last three years that the network has previously announced plans to debut the reality weight-loss competition series during late summer but later decided to delay the show's launch until fall.
The world continues to rotate on its axis and The Hills co-stars Heidi Montag and Lauren "L.C." Conrad continue to battle as former BFFs.
Jordin Sparks sports a platinum band on her wedding finger, but don't expect to see the American Idol sixth-season champ walking down the aisle anytime soon.
An upcoming Fox reality series, in which a model becomes a TV anchorwoman, is causing quite a stir in Tyler, Texas.
She's an heiress but when locked in a California jail, Paris Hilton needed to call collect to get her side of her story out on national TV Monday.
Big Brother will be even more omnipresent than usual this summer. The long-running reality show's three-nights-a-week CBS broadcast schedule and live 24/7 Internet feeds will now be accompanied by a live feed that will air nightly on one of CBS' cable subsidiaries.
The Picton Castle is apparently changing course.
Dave Navarro apparently thinks Perry Farrell needs to recheck his facts and quit reliving the past after the frontman for the now disbanded Jane's Addiction recently blamed the former Rock Star host for breaking up the group.
From an early change to daylight-saving time to a lackluster cast, numerous theories have been bantered about as to why American Idol's sixth-season ratings fell slightly from previous installments of the Fox mega-hit. However host Ryan Seacrest has his own take on why the numbers were down slightly.
When he starred in ABC's The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Andy Baldwin's philanthropic nature was frequently cited as one of his most attractive qualities. Last week, that nature was reportedly put on full display when the 30-year-old undersea medical officer assisted the crew of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in completing one of its patented fix-ups in his current home state of Hawaii.
Singer Mandy Moore is preparing to record a special one-day reality show in New York on June 22, to promote her new CD, "Wild Hope."
Kelly Clarkson may be the original American Idol, but she apparently has no grandiose visions for her celebrity status.
If you think 31-year-old professional tennis player Mark Philippoussis will automatically set his sights on the younger women vying for his affection on NBC's new Age of Love reality dating series, executive producer and creator JD Roth said think again.
Fox has announced that The Devil Wears Prada director David Frankel will serve as guest judge during the Tuesday, June 12 episode of On the Lot, the Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg-created American Idol-like movie-making reality competition series that aims to find the country's next great filmmaker.
"Welcome to Gordon's Nightmare," our episode summary for the first episode of Hell's Kitchen 3, the third edition of Gordon Ramsey's Hell's Kitchen reality series, written by mysticwolf, is now available.
Paris Hilton said Saturday she will serve her jail term and doesn't want her attorneys to appeal a Los Angeles judge's decision sending her back to her cell.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he reassigned Paris Hilton to home monitoring because of overcrowded conditions and "her severe medical problems."
Paris Hilton is going back to jail.
Los Angeles sheriff's deputies took Paris Hilton to a courtroom to appear in person Friday as she serves a 45-day sentence under electronic monitoring.
The Pussycat Dolls' litter box is apparently too full to accommodate another member, so the second season of The CW's Pussycat Dolls Present will reportedly aim to create an entirely new all-female dance troupe/singing group.
The Top 20 two-steppers who will compete as finalists on So You Think You Can Dance's third season were revealed by Fox at the conclusion of Thursday night's broadcast of the show's "Las Vegas Round" auditions.
Christian Okoye earned the nickname of "Nigerian Nightmare" while competing as a running back in the NFL however he couldn't quite get his sea legs underneath him as one of the buccaneer wannabes competing on CBS' new Pirate Master reality competition series, causing the 45-year-old from Rancho Cucamonga, CA to become the second swashbuckler cut adrift during last night's episode.
The Los Angeles City Attorney, saying he was "extremely troubled" by Paris Hilton's home monitoring, has asked the court to consider returning her to jail.
A contestant on the British reality TV show "Big Brother" was evicted for saying a racial slur.
Paris Hilton was mysteriously reassigned from prison to home confinement after serving only three days of what was supposed to be a 23-day sentence and -- surprise, surprise -- the ladies on ABC's The View weighed-in with their opinions during Thursday morning's live broadcast of the ABC daytime talk show.
Apparently the friction between judges Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan displayed during Tuesday night's second-season premiere of America's Got Talent wasn't just for the show's cameras.
Random House has announced American Idol fifth-season winner Taylor Hicks' memoir "Heart Full of Soul" will be released on Tuesday, July 10.
Socialite Nicole Richie told David Letterman in New York that she's ready to face the consequences for her DUI charge, even a possible jail sentence.
After spending only spend 72 hours in the pokey, Paris Hilton has been released from behind bars.
Hell's Kitchen's third-season premiere did well in the ratings on the Monday night, delivering the Fox reality show's highest-ever debut numbers among total viewers and several other key demographics.
It appears that something might be leaking in Gordon Ramsay's kitchen.
Spike TV has announced the premiere of Murder, a new CSI-like reality competition series where amateur gumshoes will try to correctly solve a real homicide that has been recreated for them.
A case of mistaken identity during filming of CBS' short-lived Armed & Famous reality series could reportedly cost $1 million in damages.
Dave Navarro began hosting CBS' Rock Star reality competition series in May 2005 -- a new television gig that apparently brought an end to the for the guitarist's former Jane's Addiction band.
The Summer 2007 programming season may still be young, but so far, America's Got Talent's second season premiere is on top.
TV Land has announced that it has acquired the off-network rights to ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition reality series.
William Shatner describes himself as "hyper" when driving on the freeway, frequently pushing his sports car and motorcycle to the limit. So needless to say, he couldn't pass-up the opportunity to appear on ABC's Fast Cars & Superstars - Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, a new reality competition series that gave 12 athletes and entertainers the opportunity to try their hands at stock-car racing.
Viewers saw Tom Sizemore battle drug addiction and legal woes on VH1's Shooting Sizemore, however when the cameras stopped rolling on the docu-reality series, the actor's problems apparently continued.
Jordin Sparks may be comfortable in her own skin, but obesity expert MeMe Roth recently described the American Idol sixth-season champ's figure as "the vision of unhealth," a comment that reportedly didn't sit too well with admirers of the 17-year-old Glendale, AZ-native.
Antonella Barba's provocative photo scandal created quite a media firestorm while she competed as a semifinalist at the onset of American Idol's sixth season. However once she was eliminated on the cusp of reaching the Top 12, Barba says she was able to do what she had presumably hoped would happen to those photos -- she vanished.
Authorities say an office manager for a New York fashion house, the location for a reality TV show, paid herself and co-workers $70,000 in unearned overtime.
Apparently wherever Tyra Banks goes, America's Next Top Model follows.
Lots of words have been used to describe Simon Cowell. But since the American Idol judge is raking in dough as a music and television producer of artists and shows located all around the world, jealous probably wouldn't be one of them. That is apparently until now.
Some residents have objected to a public library in Racine, Wis., titling a contest aimed at teens "Pimp My Cart."
The 12 wannabe chefs and restaurateurs made a hellacious first impression on foul-mouthed culinary king Gordon Ramsay during last night's third season premiere on Hell's Kitchen on Fox. With Gordon describing the performance of all the contestants as "embarrassing" following their first dinner service challenge, Tiffany Nagel, a 27-year-old kitchen manager from Scottsdale, AZ, became the first eliminated from the competition.
The sacrifices parents make for their kids. With her oldest daughter Lindsay currently in rehab and out of sight of cameras, Dina Lohan is apparently ready to bravely step into the spotlight and fill the paparazzi void.
More than a year after she first began talking about it, Katharine McPhee is reportedly ready to make her leap to the big screen.
Tongue wagging, demonically face painted people rejoice!
NBC has announced the identities of the 13 women who will try to win the heart of Mark Philippoussis on Age of Love, a new The Bachelor-like reality dating series that will follow the 31-year-old professional tennis player from Melbourne, Australia as he attempts to find a doubles partner among the group of suitors, who range in age from 21- to 48-years-old.
American Idol has helped numerous singers find their path in life, and apparently its done the same for judge Paula Abdul.
Fox has announced that Transformers star Shia LaBeouf and director Michael Bay will serve as guest judges during the Tuesday, June 5 episode of On the Lot, the Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg-created American Idol-like movie-making reality competition series that aims to find the country's next great filmmaker.
The TV Guide Channel has announced the premiere date and contestants who will compete on America's Next Producer, a new reality series that will follow a group of 10 television and video producers as they compete for a prize package that includes a first-look deal with the cable network.
A federal appellate court Monday struck down the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's policy of fining broadcasters that inadvertently air profanity.
Flip This House, an A&E home renovation reality series that is already the subject of a breach of contract and fraud lawsuit brought by Trademark Properties, a South Carolina real estate company that starred in the show's first season, is now embroiled in a second controversy centered around Sam Leccima, an Atlanta businessman who served as one of the show's second season stars.
California photographer Larry Birkhead countersued the lawyer suing him for payment for her work during the custody battle for Anna Nicole Smith's daughter.
Stephen Baldwin learned just how real reality television can be when he was reportedly bucked to the ground by a bull while filming CMT's Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge last Thursday.
Family comes before fame and fortune -- even if you're former Spice Girl Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham, who has reportedly put filming her six-episode NBC docu-reality series on hold because her soccer-star husband David Beckham has been recalled from their new home in Los Angeles to play for the English national soccer team.
Life just got a lot simpler for Paris Hilton, as The Simple Life star reported to jail late Sunday night to begin serving a minimum 23-day sentence for violating her probation on a September 2006 drunken driving misdemeanor.
Jordin Sparks may be American Idol's sixth-season winner, but she's also apparently a "fanjaya."
Bill Bellamy said serving as host for Last Comic Standing's upcoming fifth season taught him that laughter is an international language.
Dancing with the Stars' judge Len Goodman apparently thinks fans got it right in helping to crown two-time Olympic gold medalist speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno the show's fourth-season celebrity champ over former N Sync singer Joey Fatone.
California rich girl Paris Hilton may have to start serving a 23-day jail sentence by Tuesday, but she doesn't seem to be letting it get to her.
A&E Network has announced The Two Coreys, a new reality series starring 1980s teen heartthrobs Corey Haim and Corey Feldman, will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, July 29 at 10PM and 10:30PM ET.
A planned TV series on Britain's Channel 4 focusing on patients with deformities undergoing reconstructive surgery has drawn strong criticism.
A Dutch TV show in which patients vied for a kidney transplant was a hoax, meant to alert the public about a shortage of donor organs, the broadcaster said.
The 16 buccaneer wannabes competing on CBS' new Pirate Master reality competition series set sail on the Picton Castle in search of Captain Henry Steel's treasure during last night's season premiere. But despite powering his crew through the first Expedition as well as making a last ditch attempt to get his fellow pirates to join him and mutiny against the ship's Captain during Pirate Master's first Pirate Court, John Lakness, a 25-year-old scientist/Chippendale Dancer from Carlisle, MA, was the first swashbuckler cut adrift.
If On the Lot was a movie and not a reality television show, it probably would have been pulled from theaters after its opening weekend.
Donald Trump is apparently learning that time can heal all wounds.
NBC is planning an Idolicious Fourth of July.
CMT has announced the premiere date and nine celebrities who will be competing on Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, a new Dancing with the Stars and Skating with Celebrities-like reality series that will follow the cast as they try their hand at bull riding under the tutelage of Murray.
Bravo has announced Hey Paula, a new docu-reality series that will give viewers a look at American Idol judge Paula Abdul's professional and personal life, will premiere with back-to-back half-hour episodes on Thursday, June 28 beginning at 10PM ET/PT. The seven-episode series will air regularly on Thursdays from 10-10:30PM ET/PT and serve as the start of Bravo's third night of original programming.
The nastiness caused by RCA chairman Clive Davis and original American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson's feud over the musical content of her upcoming third album "My December" has apparently begun to spill out from within Sony BMG, RCA's parent company.
Paris Hilton's incarceration at a California jail is neither a photo-op nor other media event, but a sentence she must serve, law enforcement officials said.
Poor Paula Abdul.