Reality TV News - August 2010
Dancing with the Stars' eleventh-season celebrity cast has been announced by ABC.
U.S. cable network TLC ordered a sixth season of the reality fashion series "Say Yes to the Dress," with 18 episodes set to air in February, the network said.
U.S. socialite Paris Hilton has denied ownership of cocaine found in a purse she was carrying when she was arrested during the weekend in Las Vegas.
Bravo has announced that The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills will premiere Thursday, October 14 at 10PM ET/PT and revealed the show's cast.
Bachelor Pad eliminated Krisily Kennedy and Wes Hayden during Monday night's broadcast of the fourth episode of The Bachelor franchise's new Big Brother-like reality competition in which former bachelor and bachelorettes compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
A&E says its U.S. reality program "Hoarders" is to return next month for a third season.
Edyta Sliwinska has announced she is leaving Dancing with the Stars.
American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe still hasn't given up on landing Elton John for the Fox reality competition's tenth-season judging panel.
Heiress and U.S. socialite Paris Hilton was charged with felony cocaine possession following her weekend arrest in Las Vegas, police documents indicate.
Jersey Shore star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has received a public marriage proposal from new boyfriend Jeff Miranda.
Top Chef has ended The Amazing Race's seven-year Emmy victory streak.
Jesse Csincsak is a bachelor no more.
Fantasia Barrino, the former "American Idol" winner who attempted suicide earlier this month, says she is bouncing back in Las Vegas.
Socialite Paris Hilton was arrested for possession of cocaine following a traffic stop on the Las Vegas strip, police say.
Simon Cowell orders U.K. 'X Factor' overhaul after autotune brouhaha
A man was charged with a felony for allegedly trying to break into socialite Paris Hilton's home, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Big Brother's twelfth season evicted houseguests Matt Hoffman and Brendon Villegas during Thursday night's special live double-eviction broadcast of the CBS reality competition.
'American Idol' pre-emptively denies autotuning after 'X Factor' uproar
Scottish singing phenomenon Susan Boyle is to perform at an open-air mass Pope Benedict XVI is scheduled to say when he visits Glasgow next month.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood have agreed to reunite for a third time as hosts of the 44th annual CMA Awards show in Nashville, organizers said.
While it has already been featuring them in promotional commercials for weeks, NBC has formally revealed the identities of the 16 contestants who will compete on its non-celebrity revival of The Apprentice this fall.
Bristol Palin's mother reportedly won't be the only Palin family member starring in a reality series this fall.
Chris Lambton is still considering whether he wants to serve as the star of the next edition of The Bachelor, according to host Chris Harrison.
America's Got Talent determined its first five fifth-season Top 10 finals acts during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality competition series.
'Jersey Shore' producer and Comedy Central eyeing southern version
David Hasselhoff will reportedly be going from judging to being judged this fall.
Fantasia Barrino doesn't feel reports that she was allegedly having an affair with a married man were responsible for her recent suicide attempt.
NBC has revealed the identities of the 21 contestants competing on The Biggest Loser's tenth season, which will premiere Tuesday, September 21 at 8PM ET/PT and feature a "paying it forward" theme.
Rachel Uchitel and Jeremy London have denied recent reports they struck up a romance during or after their stay at the Pasadena Recovery Center while filming the upcoming fourth season of VH1's Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew reality series.
Bachelor Pad eliminated Gia Allemand and Jonathan "Weatherman" Novack during Monday night's broadcast of the third episode of The Bachelor franchise's new Big Brother-like reality competition in which former bachelor and bachelorettes compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
New U.K. 'Beauty and the Beast' reality show blasted as "freak show"
The North Jersey Country Club has apologized to members for allowing the rowdy cast of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" to tape on club grounds in Wayne, N.J.
Dancing with the Stars will reportedly have a situation on its hands this fall.
Britons up in arms over claims 'The X Factor' tuned contestants' voices
Fantasia Barrino has confirmed her recent drug overdose was a suicide attempt.
Emily Henderson was crowned the winner of HGTV Design Star's fifth season during last night's finale broadcast of the HGTV reality competition series.
"American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino has taped an interview with VH1 discussing her recent hospitalization for an alleged suicide attempt, the network said.
'Jersey Shore' star Mike Sorrentino to make $5 million this year
Jeff Probst may have to heed his own advice and withdraw from Emmy consideration before long at this rate.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he enjoyed being back among the people this weekend as he signed autographs at a Chicago-area comic book convention.
A former race-car driver has refused comment on media reports that he is the masked motorist The Stig on the BBC's popular television show "Top Gear."
U.S. country music star Carrie Underwood, 27, says she has overcome panic attacks.
U.S. TV reality star Kim Kardashian tells People magazine, "I don't like dating."
Canadian-born reality television personality Dean McDermott became a U.S. citizen Friday, records files in Los Angeles show.
Spencer Pratt has confirmed that he is shopping an alleged sex tape featuring himself and Heidi Montag, his soon-to-be former wife, to porn companies.
Big Brother's twelfth-season houseguests evicted Kathy Hillis during Thursday night's live broadcast of the CBS reality competition.
Fiona Coyne, host of the South African version of the game show "The Weakest Link" since 2003, has been found dead at her home in Fish Hoek, police said.
Bravo has announced The Real Housewives of Atlanta's third season will premiere Monday, October 4 at 9PM ET/PT and confirmed Lisa Wu Hartwell will be departing the reality series and Cynthia Bailey and Phaedra Parks will be joining it.
America's Got Talent determined its final four fifth-season Top 24 semifinalist acts during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality talent competition.
Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton has confirmed the band's lead singer Steven Tyler will be a judge on TV's "American Idol" next season, the Boston Globe said.
MasterChef eliminated Jenna Hamiter, Avis White and Sheena Zadeh and narrowed the competition to 11 finalists during Wednesday night's two-hour broadcast on Fox.
Spencer Pratt is planning to make one more attempt to cash in on his marriage to former The Hills star Heidi Montag.
Rocker Ted Nugent pleaded no contest to two hunting-related misdemeanors in California's Yuba Superior Court, court records show.
'Jersey Shore' star Snooki declared criminally annoying by prosecutors
Tila Tequila was warned not to take the stage at the Insane Clown Posse music festival she was attacked at last weekend, according to organizers.
The CW has revealed the identities of the 14 finalists competing on America's Next Top Model's fifteenth season, which will premiere on Wednesday, September 8 at 8PM ET/PT.
Chris Lambton fans may be in for more disappointment.
Steven Tyler will reportedly definitely be a member of American Idol's tenth-season judging panel.
Actress Sandra Bullock says she doesn't mind that her ex-husband Jesse James is moving to Austin, Texas, where she owns a home.
Model Adrianne Curry claimed via Twitter she was sexually molested during a "Star Wars" event in Orlando, Fla.
Survivor has launched a longterm partnership with Stand Up To Cancer, an entertainment industry charity organization that raises money for groundbreaking cancer research.
Jesse Csincsak's upcoming wedding will apparently be of the shotgun variety.
Bachelor Pad eliminated Jessie Sulidis and Craig McKinnon during Monday night's broadcast of the second episode of The Bachelor franchise's new Big Brother-like reality competition in which former bachelor and bachelorettes compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
Fantasia Barrino back to promoting new album a week after overdose
Heidi Montag plastic surgeon Frank Ryan killed in Malibu car crash
The Real Housewives of New Jersey will reportedly be losing Danielle Staub.
Aarti Sequeira was crowned The Next Food Network Star's sixth-season winner during Sunday night's pre-taped finale broadcast of the culinary competition series.
Jesse James appears to be moving on from ex-wife Sandra Bullock.
Iain Harrison won Top Shot's first season during Sunday night's finale broadcast of the new History network reality competition for marksmen.
'Jersey Shore' star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro arrested in Seaside Heights
Reality TV star Tila Tequila says she will sue organizers of an Illinois Insane Clown Posse concert where she was reportedly attacked with rocks and bottles.
'Jersey Shore' star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi denied name trademark
So You Think You Can Dance crowned Lauren Froderman its seventh-season winner during last night's live finale broadcast of the Fox reality dance competition.
Big Brother's twelfth-season houseguests evicted Rachel Reilly during Thursday night's live broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Ellen DeGeneres will perform on So You Think You Can Dance's live seventh-season finale.
Mary Delgado has been arrested for the third time in as many years.
Abdi Farah was crowned the winner of Work of Art: The Next Great Artist during Wednesday night's broadcast of the finale of the new Bravo reality competition series.
America's Got Talent determined four more fifth-season semifinalist acts during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality competition series.
Fantasia Barrino was released from the hospital on Wednesday following her Monday night drug overdose and alleged suicide attempt.
Jesse Csincsak's former fiancee apparently wasn't the only fourth-season The Bachelorette star to recently get engaged again.
Jimmy Johnson: 'Survivor: Nicaragua' was tougher than three-a-days
TV Land says it has picked up "Forever Young," a new U.S. reality competition series that addresses ageism.
Jennifer Lopez's American Idol stint has reportedly ended before it even formally started.
Hell's Kitchen crowned Holli Ugalde, a 24-year-old banquet chef from San Bernardino, CA, the Fox culinary competition's seventh-season winner during Tuesday night's finale broadcast.
DeAnna Pappas apparently doesn't understand the difference between not commenting and outright lying.
MasterChef revealed its Top 14 finalists during Tuesday night's broadcast of the new Fox culinary competition.
Kara DioGuardi found out about her reported American Idol axing from media reports and has yet to hear anything from Fox or the show's producers, according to her father.
Fantasia Barrino's Monday night overdose was an apparent suicide attempt, according to police.
A new U.S. daily daytime chat show, "The Talk," will debut in October, CBS announced Wednesday.
Pamela Anderson helped roast her former "Baywatch" co-star David Hasselhoff for a U.S. television special, Comedy Central said Wednesday.
Fantasia Barrino has been hospitalized following a Monday night overdose.
DeAnna Pappas apparently isn't engaged after all.
U.S. comedian and entrepreneur Jeff Foxworthy has signed on to appear in three episodes of the reality series "Shark Tank," ABC said Tuesday.
Last Comic Standing crowned Felipe Esparza its seventh-season champion during last night's broadcast of the NBC stand-up comedian competition's season finale.
DeAnna Pappas is reportedly engaged again.
Bachelor Pad eliminated Michelle Kujawa and Juan Barbieri during Monday night's premiere of the new Big Brother-like The Bachelor reality franchise spinoff in which 19 former bachelor and bachelorettes compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
Lynne Curtin has confirmed she is leaving The Real Housewives of Orange County.
Fantasia Barrino's manager has denied the third-season American Idol champion and Fantasia For Real star is responsible for the break-up of the marriage of Antwaun Cook, a North Carolina man she has been dating.
Maryland buildings housing a restaurant owned by former "Top Chef" competitor Timothy Dean are in foreclosure, an auction house said.
Unlikely celebrity Levi Johnston is running for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, and the campaign and election are to be captured on a reality show.
A&E says the series premiere of its upcoming U.S. reality series "Teach: Tony Danza" has been set.
CBS has announced the identities of the castaways who will be competing on Survivor: Nicaragua.
'Age of Love' cougar Jodie Fisher identified as woman in HP scandal
Fantasia Barrino has been accused of having an affair and making sex tapes with a married man and father of two small children.
Jersey Shore star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi blamed "too many tequilas" for her foulmouthed outburst during her arrest last week for disorderly conduct.
'American Idol' drawing larger crowds for tenth-season auditions
A&E Network says it has ordered a documentary pilot from U.S. producer and director Doug Liman.
MTV formally announces 'Jersey Shore' addition Deena Nicole Cortese
So You Think You Can Dance eliminated Adechike Torbert and determined its three finale finalists during last night's live broadcast of the Fox reality dance competition.
Kristen Bitting became the fourth houseguest evicted from Big Brother's twelfth season during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality show.
'Housewives' crasher Michaele Salahi's 'View' scrap dominates 'Today'
Nigel Lythgoe's American Idol return is now official.
America's Got Talent determined four additional fifth-season semifinalist acts during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality competition series.
The Real Housewives of Orange County is reportedly adding a new housewife for its sixth season.
The Real Housewives of D.C. star and alleged White House party crasher Michaele Salahi found more drama on Wednesday when she got into a heated backstage argument with The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg following an appearance on the ABC daytime talk show.
NBC pulls 'Breakthrough with Tony Robbins' after just two episodes
The Bachelor star Jake Pavelka is claiming altruism and precognition were why he decided not to let subsequent The Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky change her mind and return to compete for his final rose on this past winter's edition of the ABC reality dating show.
Formerly estranged father-daughter celebrities Tatum and Ryan O'Neal plan to work out their differences on a new U.S. reality show, Variety said.
The Bachelorette runner-up Chris Lambton says he's not sure he's interested in serving as the star of the next edition of The Bachelor, despite widespread support for the idea.
'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest: Could be weeks before judges set
Hell's Kitchen star Gordon Ramsay narrowed the Fox culinary competition's seventh season to its final two finalists during Tuesday night's broadcast.
Aerosmith's Joe Perry admits he was irked to read on the Internet about the possibility lead singer Steven Tyler might become an "American Idol" judge.
'The Real Housewives' star Michaele Salahi to auction infamous sari
'American Idol' dumping Sony Music as label partner for Universal
Robert Van Winkle, known professionally as the rapper Vanilla Ice, is to star in a new U.S. home-improvement series called "The Vanilla Ice Project."
The Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky says she wasn't absolutely certain Roberto Martinez was the man for her until their final date together -- just as last night's sixth-season finale broadcast which ended with the couple getting engaged showed.
Sportscaster Erin Andrews, a victim of stalking last year, will contribute a report on the issue for "Good Morning America," ABC announced Tuesday.
The Bachelorette host Chris Harrison respects Ali Fedotowsky's decision to dump Chris Lambton prior to her final Rose Ceremony after determining she was in love with Roberto Martinez -- end though it broke the show's rules and shook up its production schedule.
'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' stars going off-Broadway
Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy case resumes jury selection
The Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky picked Roberto Martinez as her final suitor and he proposed to her during Monday night's sixth-season finale of the ABC reality dating show.
Last Comic Standing eliminated Jonathan Thymius and determined its Top 5 seventh-season finalists during Monday night's penultimate broadcast of the NBC stand-up comedian competition.
Dancing with the Stars' viewers will have to wait four more weeks to formally learn the identities of the reality dancing competition's eleventh-season cast.
Recent reports about American Idol's judging panel shake-up and the return of former executive producer Nigel Lythgoe are premature, according to Fox.
The Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky is continuing to play coy about the ending of her participation in the ABC reality dating show, which the network recently teased concluded with a "last minute, heart-wrenching decision" and "shocking outcome" when it was filmed this spring.
Troy Aikman may not be competing on Dancing with the Stars but another Super Bowl-winning retired NFL quarterback reportedly will be.
Steven Tyler has acknowledged that reports that he is expected to be a member of American Idol's tenth-season judging panel are true.
The Bachelorette host Chris Harrison is backing up ABC's claim that Ali Fedotowsky's experience on the reality dating show ended with a "shocking outcome" when it was filmed this spring.
The mayor of Seaside Heights, N.J., says the arrest of a "Jersey Shore" cast member has thrust his beachside city into the national spotlight .