Reality TV News - August 2012
Kalon McMahon continues to talk about his time on Bachelor Pad and how much it differed from his experience on The Bachelorette -- including what he had to say about Emily Maynard and Jef Holm's relationship.
Nigel Lythgoe has reportedly reached a deal to return to American Idol as an executive producer next season.
Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott have a new addition to their growing family.
Big Brother evicted returning houseguest Britney Haynes during Thursday night's broadcast of the fourteenth season's seventh live eviction show.
Randy Jackson will reportedly definitely be leaving American Idol's judging panel but sticking around as a mentor for the twelfth-season contestants.
MTV has confirmed Jersey Shore's upcoming season will be the reality show's last.
Bachelor Pad contestant Kalon McMahon talks Bachelor Pad and Lindzi Cox -- including why he fell for Lindzi so quickly but had to "force" things with Emily Maynard.
Giuliana Rancic and Bill Rancic have become parents.
So You Think You Can Dance eliminated Lindsay Arnold and Will Thomas and determined the ninth season's Top 6 contestants during Wednesday night's live show on Fox.
America's Got Talent determined its first three seventh-season finals acts during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality talent competition series.
CBS has announced the identities of the 11 teams who will be competing on the 21st edition of The Amazing Race, which will premiere Sunday, September 30 at 8PM ET/PT, and revealed the details behind the season's new $2 million grand prize.
Holly Madison is pregnant with her long-anticipated first baby.
ABC has ordered a sixth season of Wipeout, which will feature Jill Wagner returning as the show's co-host.
Syfy has ordered a 20-episode third season of Paranormal Witness.
Chris Harrison says Bachelor Pad contestant Ed Swiderski naturally but unintentionally adds fuel to every fire.
MasterChef judge Graham Elliot and wife Allie have welcomed a new baby boy into their family.
Adrienne Maloof and Dr. Paul Nassif have each filed for divorce.
Bachelor Pad eliminated Kalon McMahon and Lindzi Cox during Monday night's sixth episode of the third season of The Bachelor reality franchise spinoff in which 15 former bachelor and bachelorettes and five "Super Fans" compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
Sabrina Bryan will be going Dancing with the Stars again.
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi gave birth to a 6-pound 5-ounce baby boy and is "so in love" with him, she said on Twitter.
Erica Rose wraps up her discussion on Bachelor Pad -- including which couples she said are still currently dating since the show filmed and whom she noted she's "definitely not" friends with now besides the obvious Michael Stagliano.
Jenelle Evans left court scot-free this morning after four pending charges against her were dropped.
Nicki Minaj is apparently not the only singer close to signing a deal to join American Idol.
Snooki is officially a mama.
The Amazing Race winner Jen Hoffman has announced the birth of her first child with boyfriend Ryan Fowler.
Teresa Giudice admits she begged Bravo not to air the scene in which her husband Joe Giudice called her "my bitch wife" and a "c-nt" while he was allegedly on the phone with a worker during Sunday night's The Real Housewives of New Jersey episode.
Jef Holm says his brother Mike Holm is lying about his claims that Jef's relationship with Emily Maynard is on the rocks in the wake of a cheating scandal.
Big Brother evicted returning champion "Boogie" Mike Malin and newbie houseguest Ashley Iocco during Thursday night's special live double-eviction broadcast.
Caroline Manzo has landed a book deal.
Syfy has announced Ghost Hunters will return with 14 new additional eighth-season episodes beginning Wednesday, September 5 at 9PM ET/PT.
Jef Holm's brother contradicts 'Bachelorette' couple's denials, says cheating and fight report "100% true"August 23, 2012
Jef Holm's brother Mike Holm has contradicted his brother's denial and says a report that Emily Maynard and Jef got into a blowout argument this past weekend after Jef discovered Emily has allegedly been cheating on him is true.
Erica Rose dishes on her Bachelor Pad experience and fallout with Michael Stagliano -- including whether she's open to reconciling with Michael or plans to hold a grudge forever.
Emily Maynard and Jef Holm have publicly denied a report that The Bachelorette couple's relationship is on the rocks following a blowout weekend argument in which Holm discovered Maynard had allegedly been cheating on him.
So You Think You Can Dance eliminated Audrey Case and George Lawrence II and determined the ninth season's Top 8 contestants during Wednesday night's live show on Fox.
America's Got Talent determined its final four seventh-season Top 24 semifinalist acts during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality talent competition series.
Michael Stagliano says Erica Rose's decision to brutally bash him on her way out of Bachelor Pad was nothing out of character for the bachelorette.
Jacqueline Laurita has revealed her youngest son has autism.
Michael Stagliano may have come across as the sweet innocent guy on the losing end of a love triangle last season on Bachelor Pad, but host Chris Harrison believes the "ring leader" came across cocky this time around.
TLC has announced it will premiere Breaking Amish, a new reality show which will follow five Amish or Mennonite people as they explore the world outside of their religion and lifestyle, on Sunday, September 9 at 10PM ET/PT.
Jonathan Penner, Michael Skupin and Russell Swan's Survivor returns are now official.
Watch introduction videos and get your first look at all six of Survivor: Philippines' new male castaways.
Watch introduction videos and get your first look at all nine of Survivor: Philippines' female castaways.
American Idol may reportedly have to choose between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey for its judging panel.
Bachelor Pad eliminated returning champion Michael Stagliano and returning player Erica Rose during Monday night's fifth episode of the third season of The Bachelor reality franchise spinoff in which 15 former bachelor and bachelorettes and five "Super Fans" compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
The Glass House crowned Kevin its first-season champion during ABC's Monday night broadcast of the new Big Brother-like reality competition's finale episode.
'Survivor: Philippines' castaways announced by CBS, cast includes celebrities Lisa Whelchel and Jeff KentAugust 20, 2012
CBS has revealed the identities of the 15 new castaways who will be competing on Survivor: Philippines, the 25th Survivor edition that will debut Wednesday, September 19 at 8PM ET/PT with a special 90-minute episode.
Get a sneak peak at the 15 new castaways who will be competing on Survivor: Philippines when it premieres September 19.
Hope Solo is sticking to her accusations that her former Dancing with the Stars professional partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy slapped her across the face and hit her in the stomach during thirteenth-season rehearsals.
The Bachelor couple Courtney Robertson and Ben Flajnik may not have set the date for their wedding yet, but the pair may have set their sights on a particular location for the ceremony.
Nicki Minaj will reportedly serve as a new judge on American Idol's upcoming twelfth season.
Joey Kovar is reportedly believed to have died from a fatal combination of cocaine, Viagra and alcohol.
Bachelor Pad contestant Chris Bukowski talks more about the reality competition and his controversial behavior.
Marc Summers underwent 4 hours of plastic surgery last week after a Philadelphia taxi crash disfigured his face.
Oxygen has announced it will premiere My Shopping Addiction, a new reality series which will follow young people facing crisises brought upon by excessive spending, on Tuesday, October 9 at 10PM ET/PT.
Joey Kovar is dead at 29 years of age.
Hope Solo has alleged former Dancing with the Stars professional partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy "manhandled" her during rehearsals and the show was rigged to provide the most drama possible for entertainment purposes.
Gene Simmons Family Jewels has come to an end.
The Pitch is getting a second shot.
Big Brother evicted newbie houseguest Wil Heuser during Thursday night's broadcast of the fourteenth season's fifth live eviction show.
Chris Bukowski talks about the Bachelor Pad season so far and his controversial love-square -- including whether he has any regrets and if Emily Maynard breaking his heart had anything to do with how he treated women on the show.
Kim Kardashian's marriage settlement is going to take far, far longer than her marriage actually lasted.
So You Think You Can Dance eliminated four dancers and determined the ninth season's Top 10 contestants during Wednesday night's live show on Fox.
Catelynn Lowell may have given her own baby girl up for adoption during her teen years to give the child a better life, but the 20-year-old Teen Mom star is now ready to adopt a child herself for the same reason.
Kim Zolciak and husband Kroy Biermann have had their second child.
Lifetime has ordered Supermarket Superstars, a new reality competition series hosted by Stacy Keibler.
America's Got Talent determined four additional seventh-season semifinalist acts during Wednesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality competition series.
Trista Sutter has revealed she recently went under the knife.
NBC has announced the third season of The Voice, which will premiere on Monday, September 10, will feature two new format-altering twists.
Blake Jenner has been crowned the winner of The Glee Project's second season.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta will reportedly be adding two new women to its cast for the show's fifth season.
Spike has revealed the identities of the tattoo artists who will be competing on the second season of Ink Master and announced the competition will premiere Tuesday, October 9.
VH1 has announced it has renewed La La's Full Court Life for a third season and the new season will premiere in early 2013.
Scotty McCreery is getting closer to his fans, literally.
Evelyn Lozada has filed for divorce from new husband and fellow reality star Chad Johnson after 41 days of marriage.
Bachelor Pad eliminated Jamie Otis and "Super Fan" David Mallet during Monday night's fourth episode of the third season of The Bachelor reality franchise spinoff in which 15 former bachelor and bachelorettes and five "Super Fans" compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
Evelyn Lozada has made her first public comments about this weekend's domestic violence incident in which her new husband and fellow reality star Chad Johnson was arrested for allegedly head-butting her.
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' professional partner pairings have been revealed by ABC.
Jaclyn Swartz talks about Bachelor Pad so far and what viewers can expect to see coming up this season -- including whom she would've like to pair up with instead of Ed Swiderski in the beginning and whether her relationship with Ed is going to start heating up.
Evelyn Lozada and Chad Johnson's new reality show is being scrapped.
NeNe Leakes and Robert Ulrich will serve as hosts of The Glee Project Live Reunion, Oxygen has announced.
Jordin Sparks told ABC's "Nightline" she "lost it" when she heard her "Sparkle" co-star Whitney Houston had died.
Dog the Bounty Hunter star Duane "Dog" Chapman has been refused a visa to visit the U.K. to appear on Celebrity Big Brother based on his involvement in a 1976 murder.
Flavor Flav owes the federal government nearly $1 million in back taxes, according to court documents.
Kristin Cavallari is feeling the rush of being a first-time mom.
Michael Phelps will serve as the star of the upcoming season of Golf Channel's The Haney Project.
Big Brother evicted returning houseguest Janelle Pierzina and determined its fifth Head of Household during Thursday night's broadcast of the fourteenth season's fourth live eviction show.
Jen Schefft and husband Joe Waterman have welcomed their second child into the world.
Paranormal State star Ryan Buell has announced he has pancreatic cancer.
Judge Judy Sheindlin is the highest paid television star in the United States, making $45 million a year for her small-claims court show, TV Guide reported.
Sean "Diddy" Combs is reportedly being considered to serve as a judge on American Idol's upcoming season.
Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham is denying claims that she abuses prescription medications such as Adderall and Xanax in addition to alcohol.
Kristin Cavallari will now be carrying a baby in her arms instead of her belly.
Chris Harrison is apparently amazed at how cocky Chris Bukowski has been coming across on Bachelor Pad this season.
Michael Phelps isn't objecting to the idea of potentially competing on Dancing with the Stars although he's not gunning for the opportunity either.
Kim Kardashian apparently views the word "bitch" in a positive light when it comes out of her boyfriend Kanye West's mouth.
NBC is denying Sharon Osbourne's claims that the network discriminated against her son Jack Osbourne when they had allegedly decided to drop him from their upcoming Stars Earn Stripes reality show after learning he suffers from multiple sclerosis.
Lifetime has announced it's ordered Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition, a new reality series which will feature Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller as its lead judge and 12 young girl and boy dancers from around the country competing for two grand prizes.
Ryan Lochte is apparently shopping around to potentially land his own reality show.
Sharon Osbourne says she is definitely leaving America's Got Talent.
Bachelor Pad eliminated Reid Rosenthal and "Super Fan" Donna Zitelli during Monday night's third episode of the third season of The Bachelor reality franchise spinoff in which 15 former bachelor and bachelorettes and five "Super Fans" compete for a $250,000 cash prize.
MTV has announced the sixth season of Jersey Shore will premiere Thursday, October 4 at 10PM ET/PT and its spinoff, Snooki & JWOWW, has been renewed for a second season.
Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s ex-girlfriend Cassie Lambert is no longer a bachelorette.
Bristol Palin apparently isn't raising the bar too high for herself when it comes to competing on Dancing with the Stars her second time around.
The Glass House eliminated two contestants, and in a twist, allowed Andrea and previously-eliminated contestant Mike to re-enter the game during ABC's Monday night broadcast of the new Big Brother-like reality competition's eighth episode.
Nick Jonas has confirmed he is in the running to be a new judge on American Idol.
Big Brother's fourteenth season "reset the game" and allowed the four prior-season houseguests who had been "coaching" the season's 12 first-time houseguests to join the competition as regular contestants during Thursday night's live broadcast.
Ed Swiderski talks about the currently-airing season of Bachelor Pad and discusses his thoughts on some of his fellow contestants' bold moves and strategic plans.
Michelle Sacco talks to Reality TV World about her time on Love in the Wild and reflects on some memorable moments of the season.
Benjamin Clark discusses his Love in the Wild experience and relationship with Michelle Sacco -- including what exactly went wrong in his relationship with Jenny Blatt prior to meeting the girl of his dreams.
Sharon Osbourne says she doesn't know whether she will return as a judge on America's Got Talent next season.
Yanina Beccaria talks to Reality TV World about her Love in the Wild victory and blossoming relationship with partner Kenneth Barrington -- including whether an engagement may be coming up for the happy couple.
Kenneth Barrington talks Love in the Wild and Yanina Beccaria -- including how the season's final adventure truly went down despite the show's creative editing.