Reality TV News - July 2009
Casey Turner became the third houseguest evicted from Big Brother's eleventh season during Thursday night's live broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Discovery Channel has announced that it is in the process of developing several new projects with Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe.
Aaron Buerge is apparently ready to put his bachelor days behind him.
Kevin Federline apparently isn't wasting any time in re-launching his career as a reality star.
The Lamas family is apparently using their new E! reality series as a springboard to building healthy relationships with one another.
So You Think You Can Dance eliminated Melissa Sandvig and Ade Obayomi and determined its four fifth-season finale finalists during last night's live results show on Fox.
'Jon & Kate Plus 8' returning with no interview couch, separate chairs
America's Got Talent revealed the identities of its Top 40 fourth-season quarterfinalists during last night's broadcast of the NBC reality talent competition.
Lauren Conrad's departure wasn't enough to stop The Hills from rolling along.
Food Network has revealed the identities of the 10 culinary contestants competing on The Next Iron Chef's second season, which will premiere Sunday, October 4 at 9PM ET/PT.
Jordin Sparks' 'Battlefield' debuts at No. 7, moves only 48,000 units
MTV has announced Gone Too Far, a new Intervention-like reality series starring Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein as he helps young people overcome addiction, will premiere Monday, October 5 at 10PM ET/PT.
Although they've only known each other a few months and their relationship was just publicly revealed on Monday night's fifth-season finale broadcast, new The Bachelorette couple Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski are planning a relatively short engagement.
TLC has renewed its new Ace of Cakes-like Cake Boss reality series for a second season.
Hell's Kitchen's sixth season eliminated two more contestants during last night's broadcast of the reality culinary competition's third episode on Fox.
truTV has announced Black Gold's second season will premiere Wednesday, August 19 at 10PM ET/PT.
TV Guide Network announced Wednesday it has signed deals with Carrie Ann Inaba and Chris Harrison to anchor the U.S. channel's red carpet shows.
Ed Swiderski proposed marriage to Jillian Harris and she accepted during last night's The Bachelorette fifth-season finale broadcast on ABC.
The Bachelorette bachelor Ed Swiderski managed to get the girl and keep his job too.
Kim Kardashian's publicist says the U.S. reality television personality and professional football player Reggie Bush have broken up.
Fox has announced So You Think You Can Dance's sixth season will premiere Wednesday, September 9 at 8PM ET/PT -- one week earlier than the network originally scheduled.
'Hogan Knows Best' stars Hulk, Linda Hogan reach divorce settlement
Man charged in former 'American Idol' hopeful Alexis Cohen's death
Fox Reality Channel has announced Househusbands of Hollywood, a new The Real Housewives-like reality series that will instead follow men responsible for running the house, will premiere Saturday, August 15 at 9PM ET/PT.
Ben Silverman is out at NBC.
Laura Crosby was one of the first eleventh-season Big Brother houseguests to become suspicious of Ronnie Talbott, the duplicitous houseguest who decided to attempt to play both of the season's nascent alliances against each other.
Bravo has announced Launch My Line will premiere on Wednesday, September 16 at 10PM ET/PT and revealed the identities of the 10 professionals and 10 expert designers who will be competing on the new reality design competition.
Former 'American Idol' contestant Alexis Cohen killed by car in NJ
'American Idol' executive producer Ken Warwick signs new deal
Laura Crosby became the second houseguest evicted from Big Brother's eleventh season during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Janette Manrara and Jason Glover became the next two finalists eliminated from So You Think You Can Dance's fifth season during last night's live results show on Fox.
Discovery Channel has announced it will premiere Man vs. Wild's fourth season on Wednesday, August 12 at 9PM ET/PT.
The Style Network has announced Giuliana and Bill, a new reality series that will follow the lives of original The Apprentice winner Bill Rancic and his E! News anchor wife Giuliana DePandi, will premiere with a special one-hour episode on Wednesday, August 5 at 9PM ET/PT.
A Kate by another name is apparently still the same as far as Jon & Kate Plus 8 star Jon Gosselin is concerned.
Patti Stanger is now living proof that love can be found via a matchmaker.
E! announced that it has renewed Kendra for a second season.
E! has announced it will premiere Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, a new spinoff reality series that will follow the Keeping Up with the Kardashians sisters as they move to Miami, with a special 45-minute episode on Sunday, August 16 at 10PM ET/PT.
CBS has revealed the identities of the eight families competing on There Goes the Neighborhood, a new reality series that will feature the families battling against each other on their own property behind a 20-foot wall.
Lifetime has revealed the identities of the former Project Runway designers who will return to the reality competition to compete in an all-stars special.
ABC announced that it has renewed Wipeout for a third season.
Hell's Kitchen cut two contestants and added one during last night's broadcast of the reality culinary competition's sixth-season premiere on Fox.
Recent 'I'm a Celebrity' star Stephen Baldwin files for bankruptcy
Daughtry's 'Leave This Town' debuts at No. 1, moves 269,000 units
'Apprentice' champ Randal Pinkett says he'd consider NJ Lt. Gov. job
'Britain's Got Talent's Susan Boyle: Fame is like "giant demolition ball"
If Simon Cowell gets his way, Paula Abdul will return as a judge for American Idol's ninth season.
Kevin Federline is reportedly planning his return to reality television now that his ex-wife's life isn't so chaotic.
A family of morbidly obese Americans will reportedly be the focus of a new reality series.
Paula Abdul's "invitation" to continue serving as a judge on American Idol has apparently hit a snag.
Shaquille O'Neal and ABC have decided to team-up for a second time.
Tom Colicchio is apparently ready for a second helping of fatherhood.
Jon Gosselin has found a place to live his new life as a bachelor.
Braden Bacha thought he could breathe a sign of relief when Jessie Godderz, the season's first Head of Household, didn't nominate him for eviction at Big Brother 11's first eviction nomination ceremony.
CBS: 'Big Brother' slurs were censored because they were offensive
Ivanka Trump is ready to be a boardroom bride.
Gordon Ramsay promises Hell's Kitchen's upcoming sixth season will include all the "tantrums and rollercoasters" viewers are accustomed to, but added the talent of the culinary contestants has "raised the bar."
'The Amazing Race' host Phil Keoghan honored to land Emmy nom
Braden Bacha became the first houseguest evicted from Big Brother's eleventh season during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Randi Evans and Kupono Aweau became the next two finalists eliminated from So You Think You Can Dance's fifth season during last night's live results show on Fox.
Ethan Zohn's cancer scare is apparently on the verge of having its torch snuffed.
Bethenny Frankel is reportedly leaving The Real Housewives of New York City for her own reality show.
Reality television continues to rack up the Emmy nominations.
The following is a complete list of reality TV nominations for the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be presented on September 12 and 20.
Jon Gosselin and Hailey Glassman are more than just friends, however wedding bells apparently aren't in their immediate future.
So You Think You Can Dance has revealed the dates and locations for its 2009 North American tour that will feature the fifth-season's Top 12 finalists.
If Toby Young seemed abrasive during his time as a Top Chef fifth-season judge, that's because he was trying to be -- however he claims that viewers will see a different side of him for the culinary competition's upcoming sixth installment.
Jon Gosselin feels he needed to follow his heart regardless of any criticism that may result from doing so.
Lifetime has revealed the identities of the models who will appear in Project Runway's sixth season and the show's new Models of the Runway companion series.
Discovery Channel announced it has renewed its Pitchmen reality series for a second season despite the sudden passing of star Billy Mays late last month.
Randal Pinkett hasn't even been selected as New Jersey's Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor yet, however he's already received an endorsement from a former boss.
TLC has announced Ultimate Cake Off, a new reality competition series that will pit cake artists against one another to see who is the most creative, will premiere Monday, August 31.
Jon Gosselin's deal to design a children's clothing line is apparently happening after all.
TLC has announced Police Women of Broward County, a new docu-reality series that will follow four female police officers as they juggle working on the force with the needs of their families, will premiere Thursday, August 6 at 9PM ET/PT.
Diana Degarmo's next stage role will reportedly be toxic.
Jon Gosselin's new girlfriend is apparently using their relationship to boost her own celebrity status.
Bravo has announced Alexis Bellino will be joining The Real Housewives of Orange County cast for the reality series' upcoming fifth season, which recently began production.
The Bachelorette star Jillian Harris eliminated Reid Rosenthal and narrowed her love search to her final two suitors during last night's fifth-season broadcast of the ABC reality dating show.
Kris Allen has been forced to cancel a scheduled appearance due to a death in his family.
"Sanjolly" continue to deny that they are romantically involved.
Jill Zarin feels all housewives are created equal and thus should be paid equal.
Jon Gosselin's new girlfriend is apparently unhappy about all the negative media attention she's been receiving in recent days.
Jon Gosselin apparently isn't on his way to designing a new line of pint-size clothing after all.
Footage filmed by A&E for a potential reality series starring the Jackson family is currently in limbo following The King of Pop's passing late last month.
Marlo and Mark Corliss were crowned the winners of Here Come the Newlyweds second season during last night's finale broadcast of the ABC reality competition series.
Caitlin Kinney found herself among the bottom three vote getters three times during her So You Think You Can Dance journey, but she said it helped her overcome her biggest hurdle in the competition.
Kris Allen's live rendition of his first single apparently hasn't been much of a crowd pleaser on the American Idol summer concert tour.
Richard Hatch has had his Survivor torch snuffed back out without even getting to return to the game.
Jon Gosselin's recent trip to France was apparently a mix of business and pleasure.
Simon Cowell knows he deserves big bucks, but he has denied recent reports that he has signed a $144 million deal to continue serving as an American Idol judge.
Ryan Seacrest will apparently continue to be a fixture on the American Idol stage.
Jon Gosselin apparently hasn't had a hard time saying "Au revoir!" to Kate.
Lauren Conrad's debut novel has apparently found its way onto quite a few summer reading lists.
Randal Pinkett's political aspirations may be on the verge of becoming reality.
Rumors about Survivor's twentieth season serving as another all-stars edition are apparently true.
Heidi Pratt apparently wants to prove that not all the bodily features she flaunts were gained through plastic surgery.
Caitlin Kinney and Phillip Chbeeb became the next two finalists eliminated from So You Think You Can Dance's fifth season during last night's live results show on Fox.
Big Brother's eleventh-season houseguests moved into the house and competed in a challenge which resulted in former tenth-season houseguest Jessie Godderz becoming the final member of the new season's cast during last night's premiere broadcast of the CBS reality series.
So You Think You Can Dance's attempt to organize a Michael Jackson tribute has been thwarted.
Julie Chen has revealed that she and husband Les Moonves are expecting a baby boy.
Lifetime has revealed the identities of the 16 fashion designers competing on Project Runway's sixth season, which will premiere Thursday, August 20 at 10PM ET/PT.
Bravo has revealed the identities of the 17 "chef'testants" who will be competing on Top Chef: Las Vegas and announced the sixth edition of Top Chef will premiere Wednesday, August 26 at 9PM ET/PT.
Although he boasted that he was "born at night, but not last night" after his The Bachelorette experience ended, eliminated bachelor Wes Hayden is now suggesting he was just born yesterday after all.
Sean Duffy apparently wants to have a larger impact on the real world.
Bethenny Frankel's days as an unwed housewife could apparently soon be over.
TLC has announced Toddlers & Tiaras' second season will premiere Wednesday, July 22 at 10PM ET/PT.
MTV has announced Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew's fourth season will premiere with a special 90-minute episode on Sunday, August 9 at 9PM ET/PT.
'Jon & Kate' star Kate Gosselin to attend California women's forum
After hearing weeks of rumors and allegations that he had only come on the show to promote his music and actually had a girlfriend back home, The Bachelorette star Jillian Harris finally eliminated Wes Hayden, a 32-year-old musician from Austin, TX, from the competition for her heart during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating show.
Bravo announced it has renewed The Real Housewives of New York City for a third season and begun casting for additional housewives to join the reality series, as four of its stars reportedly remained unsigned.
Kara DioGuardi celebrated the Fourth of July weekend with some wedding fireworks.
Paula Abdul claims she has been invited to continue serving as an American Idol judge until the show goes off the air -- that is, if she's able to reach a new contract agreement.
The Biggest Loser third-season lovebirds Marty and Amy Wolff have welcomed a big bundle of joy.
Simon Cowell is reportedly following through on his idea to take his The X Factor reality series stateside.
Jon and Kate Gosselin put their relationship woes on the back burner to spend the recent holiday with their kids.
"Britain's Got Talent" judge Simon Cowell says the first recorded album track from Scottish singer Susan Boyle sounds "fantastic."
'Pitchmen' star Billy Mays remembered and buried in Pennsylvania
Karla Garcia and her partner Vitolio Jeune became the next two finalists eliminated from So You Think You Can Dance's fifth season during last night's live results show on Fox.
Michael Stagliano said he was confused when Ed Swiderski returned to woo The Bachelorette star Jillian Harris during Monday night's episode after previously quitting the competition to supposedly avoid being fired from his job.
Discovery Channel has announced it will air Pitchmen: A Tribute to Billy Mays on Thursday, July 9 at 9PM ET/PT in honor of the infomercial star who passed away suddenly on Sunday morning at the age of 50.
ABC is reportedly attempting to see how quick comedians are when pulling the trigger with their jokes.
Whitney Port may be gaining some party girls as friends for The City's upcoming second season, however it was apparently at the expense of her first-season BFF.
Kate Gosselin's family situation is reportedly impacting another of her side businesses.
Discovery Channel has revealed the identities of the 10 people participating in The Colony, a new reality series that will isolate a group of participants for two months and require them to create a sustainable society inside an abandoned warehouse.
Host Reno Collier said the families competing on NBC's upcoming Great American Road Trip reality series cared more about avoiding elimination so they could continue their vacations rather than winning the show's still-unannounced monetary prize.
Bravo has announced The Rachel Zoe Project's second season will premiere on Tuesday, August 25 at 10PM ET/PT.
Bravo has announced Flipping Out's third season will premiere Monday, August 17 at 10PM ET/PT.
Jake Pavelka is still adamantly claiming that Wes Hayden and Laurel Kagay were in a romantic relationship during filming for The Bachelorette's fifth season and are also currently dating -- adding the two were "in cahoots" in getting the country music singer to appear as one of Jillian Harris' suitors.
Blake Lewis is taking his beat-boxing skills to the dance floor.
The Bachelorette suitor Wes Hayden's alleged girlfriend is standing by her man -- but only in a purely platonic way.
Discovery Channel has announced The Colony, a new reality series that will isolate a group of participants for two months and require them to create a sustainable society inside an abandoned warehouse, will premiere Tuesday, July 21 at 10PM ET/PT.
CBS has announced the identities of 12 of the 13 houseguests who will be competing on Big Brother 11 and revealed the season will feature a "kickin' it old school" format twist.
MTV announced it has renewed 16 & Pregnant for a second season and will also air a first-season finale special hosted by Celebrity Rehab's David "Dr. Drew" Pinsky.
Bravo has announced open casting call dates and locations for Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker's new Project Runway-like reality competition series for aspiring artists.
With the economy going down, the amount of airplane repossessions are taking off and will soon be the focus of a new reality series.