Reality TV News - September 2005
Baltimore police have cleared Paris Hilton of allegations she offered teens alcohol and marijuana before taping "The Simple Life."
One week after unanimously voting off one of its two 21-year-old female members, Survivor: Guatemala's Yaxha tribe decided to do the same to the other, voting out Brianna Varela, a 21-year-old retail salesperson from Edmonds, Washington, during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Although Chris Valletta, a 27-year-old marketing executive from Dallas, Texas, was The Apprentice's latest losing project manager, he found himself on the receiving end of something rarely feted on losing managers: George and Carolyn's praise. But in the end it was not enough to save him when he disregarded Donald Trump’s recommendations on who to bring back to the final boardroom, causing him to become the second candidate fired from the fourth edition of NBC's The Apprentice.
"American Idol" loser Constantine Maroulis has signed to star in an ABC sitcom, People magazine reports.
"Jumping The Shark," our episode summary for the premiere episode of The Amazing Race: Family Edition, the eighth edition of CBS's The Amazing Race series, written by idiotcowboy, is now available.
Former MTV "Jackass" star Steve-O got pulled off Comedy Central's "Too Late with Adam Corolla" for being drunk and disorderly.
Next season's plot for Fox TV's "The Simple Life" will send its feuding co-stars into people's homes as surrogate mothers, MSNBC revealed Thursday.
Real estate mogul and "The Apprentice" star Donald Trump told talk show host Tony Danza Thursday he decided to have another child to prove he's "still young."
Deemed as having the desire to be a model but not the willingness to make the effort that would be required to fulfill her dreams, Ebony, a 18-year-old student from Sylmar, CA, became the second girl eliminated from the fifth edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's UPN broadcast.
"Put Up or Shut Up," our episode summary for the premiere episode of NBC's The Apprentice 4, written by Incognito9, is now available.
Food Network hostess Rachael Ray has tied the knot in Montalcino, Italy, it was reported Wednesday.
In the first leg of The Amazing Race: Family Edition, the Black family achieved a milestone when 8-year-old Austin Black became the youngest participant in The Amazing Race. Unfortunately, the team also had the distinction of being the first team eliminated, after struggling near the back of the pack for the entire leg of the race. But was it youth or lack of travel experience that led Austin, 11-year-old big brother Kenneth, and parents Reggie and Kimberly to an early elimination?
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the third episode of Survivor: Guatemala is now available.
Ozzy Osbourne's son Jack has lost a lot of weight, his trademark curls and has a new home in California's Hollywood Hills.
Anna Nicole Smith's bid for a chunk of her late husband's billion-dollar estate will be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
First lady Laura Bush was in Biloxi, Miss., Tuesday for an ABC TV "Extreme Makeover" episode about recovery efforts from Hurricane Katrina.
Actress/comedian Kathy Griffin has filed for divorce from husband, Matthew Moline, who was prominently featured in her Bravo TV reality series.
Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump's third wife is pregnant with his fifth child.
Has an online gambling website once again revealed the winners of another The Amazing Race edition?
"American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice and his wife, Caroline Fisher, have a newborn son, People magazine reported Monday.
"What a Bunch of Losers," our episode summary for the second episode of Survivor: Guatemala, the eleventh edition of CBS's Survivor series, written by strid333, is now available.
"The 'Casting' and 'Superhero' Episodes," our episode summary for the first two episodes of the fifth edition of UPN's America's Next Top Model, written by Isabelle Murray, is now available.
"Weight in the Balance," our episode summary for the second episode of the second edition of NBC's The Biggest Loser series, written by Cyndimaus, is now available.
"Grande Theft Carnation," our episode summary for the fourteenth episode of MTV's The Real World: Austin series, written by batts, is now available.
Hollywood couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are married, US Weekly says in an exclusive report.
Rap superstar Missy Elliott was recovering in New York Sunday from surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon.
A rep for Ashton Kutcher says cell phone messages allegedly pulled off the TV and film star's cell phone and posted on the Internet are fake.
Deciding that she was lazy and not pulling her share of the weight around camp, Survivor: Guatemala's Yaxha tribe unanimously voted out Morgan McDevitt, a 21-year-old magician's assistant and waitress from Decatur, Illinois, during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Melissa, a 30-year-old real estate investor from Tampa, Florida who was outspoken and critical of her team throughout the first assignment, became the first contestant fired from NBC's fourth edition of its Donald Trump-helmed The Apprentice series.
Unless ABC decides its dance-off needs a dance-off, Kelly Monoco has been dethroned in the rematch against John O'Hurley in "Dancing With the Stars."
St. Louis rapper Nelly is starring in his own reality TV show, it was reported Thursday.
Deemed to be boring, lacking magic, and too laid back, Ashley, a 22-year-old boutique buyer from Fort Lauderdale, FL , became the first girl eliminated from the fifth edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's UPN broadcast.
Similar to what its CBS sister network has done with its Big Brother and Survivor reality shows, UPN has announced that the new fifth edition of America's Next Top Model will feature its own live Internet talk show.
The members of the rock band INXS say their new singer, chosen via nationally televised auditions, just "felt right" for the group.
Britney Spears and Kevin Federline are back in their Malibu, Calif., home with their newborn son, Sean Preston Federline.
Reality TV star Paris Hilton got pulled over on Beverly Hills' tony Rodeo Drive because her $155,000 Bentley was missing its front license plate.
Pop singer Ryan Cabrera is the host of MTV's new dating reality, "Score."
Australian rockers INXS chose Canadian J.D. Fortune as their new singer before a U.S. TV audience.
Maggie Ausburn was crowned Big Brother 6's winner during last night's live finale of the CBS summer reality series, defeating Ivette Corredero in a tight 4-3 jury vote.
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the second episode of Survivor: Guatemala is now available.
'Survivor: Guatemala' premieres to 18.4 million viewers, ranks as the week's top entertainment programSeptember 21, 2005
The premiere of Survivor: Guatemala just off to a strong start last Thursday, with the eleventh edition of the long-running CBS reality series drawing 18.4 million viewers and ranking as the week's top entertainment program among total viewers and both the Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 demographics.
The producers of Fox TV's "American Idol" Tuesday announced two more auditions seeking contestants in Greensboro, N.C., and Las Vegas.
Hip-hop star Missy Elliott is scheduled to undergo surgery this week for a torn Achilles tendon.
Cable TV's VH1 Tuesday announced the cast of the sixth "Surreal Life" season will include rockers, a former TV star and a Playboy model.
Talk show, reality show and media empress Martha Stewart made her debut Tuesday as a spokesman for the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals.
The premium cable channel HBO has canceled Lisa Kudrow's "The Comeback."
Being in a California residential drug treatment center hasn't stopped actor Tom Sizemore from working.
The doctor who has been the primary on-site doctor for every season of "Survivor" says this one is the most dangerous for contestants.
"Two Girl Scouts and a Jedi," our episode summary for the twenty-eighth episode of CBS's Big Brother 6 series, written by LadyT, is now available.
"Darkly Dreaming DAWs," our episode summary for the premiere episode of Survivor: Guatemala, the eleventh edition of CBS's Survivor series, written by Estee, is now available.
"Survivor" winner Richard Hatch Monday pleaded innocent to charges including tax evasion and fraud in a Providence, R.I., federal courtroom.
'Big Brother 6' evicts Janelle Pierzina, Ivette Corredero selects Maggie Ausburn as her Final 2 partnerSeptember 19, 2005
Big Brother 6 wound down to its final two contestants during Friday night's penultimate episode, with final Head Of Household Ivette Corredero deciding to evict Janelle Pierzina and select Maggie Ausburn as her Final 2 partner
"The Weight is Over," our episode summary for the premiere episode of the second edition of NBC's The Biggest Loser series, written by MTW1961, is now available.
"Spurs That Jingle Jangle Jingle," our episode summary for the thirteenth episode of MTV's The Real World: Austin series, written by volsfan, is now available.
"Because, You Know, It's Not About The Money," our episode summary for the twenty-seventh episode of CBS's Big Brother 6 series, written by LibraRising, is now available.
A Los Angeles lawsuit claims producers of ABC's "Extreme Makeover" dumped a makeover candidate at the last minute and shattered her Texas family.
Rapper Lil' Kim is spending her final weekend before going prison shooting a reality TV show.
Based on what he endured in his short three days in Survivor Guatemala, Jim Lynch, a 63-year-old fire department retiree from Northglenn, CO, was probably the first initial Survivor bootee who was glad to see his time in the game come to an end.
Britney Spears and hubby, Kevin Federline, have named their 2-day-old son Sean Preston, it was reported Friday.
INXS' remaining members decided that Suzie McNeil wasn't right for their band during last night's broadcast of Rock Star: INXS, eliminating the reality competition's last woman and making Mig Ayesa, Marty Casey, and J.D. Fortune the show's three finalists.
Pop stars Brandy and Nick Lachey have signed separate talent deals with the WB network, it was reported Thursday.
Pop singer Britney Spears gave birth to a boy in Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon -- her first child and husband Kevin Federline's third.
Forced to vote out one of their own, Big Brother 6's "Friendship" alliance cannibalized itself during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality series, evicting April Lewis, a 30-year-old pharmaceutical sales representative from Dallas, TX, from the Big Brother house.
A Massachusetts 17-year-old youth was sentenced to 11 months juvenile detention to hacking into Paris Hilton's cell phone account.
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the first episode of Survivor: Guatemala is now available.
A contestant the new season of "The Apprentice" was a pricey Vegas stripper with a sordid past, the Web site smokinggun.com reports.
Donald Trump has been tapped as host of the Friar's Club Celebrity Roast of boxing promoter Don King at New York's Hilton Hotel.
"The Knife," our episode summary for the eighth episode of VH1's The Surreal Life 5 series, written by Estee, is now available.
"Ivette Is Still Stupid," our episode summary for the twenty-sixth episode of CBS's Big Brother 6 series, written by GuessItRains, is now available.
"Adamleminated All Over Again," our episode summary for the fourth episode of Bravo's Battle Of The Network Reality Stars series, written by Fishercat, is now available.
"My Childhood Wasn't Exactly Leave It To Beaver," our episode summary for the twelfth episode of MTV's The Real World: Austin series, written by batts, is now available.
German supermodel Heidi Klum and her husband, British pop star Seal, have welcomed their first child together, a boy born in Los Angeles.
Fox TV's "American Idol" has set a primetime series record price tag of $705,000 for a 30-second commercial during its Wednesday night installment.
Kelly Clarkson has postponed three more concerts after being diagnosed with bronchitis.
The force was not with Howie Gordon during last night's live broadcast of Big Brother 6, resulting in the self-proclaimed Jedi becoming the eleventh houseguest to be voted out the CBS reality series.
Sunday's "American Idols Live" benefit for Hurricane Katrina will mark the return of fan favorite Bo Bice, who underwent surgery last month in Nevada.
"Revenge of the Sith," our episode summary for the twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth episodes of CBS's Big Brother 6 series, written by survivorscott, is now available.
"Be Careful What You Wish For...," our episode summary for the seventh episode of VH1's The Surreal Life 5 series, written by Estee, is now available.
Martha Stewart told NBC's "Today" show Thursday the first thing she did after her electronic monitoring device came off was sleep.
The first winner of Donald Trump's reality show, "The Apprentice," says he's quitting the job he won when his contract runs out in March.
A federal grand jury Thursday indicted "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch on charges of tax evasion and using charitable donations for personal expenses.
A probate judge in Canton, Mass., berated Bobby Brown for missing a June court date, even though the singer paid $200,000 in back child support.
In the end, Tommy Hilfiger decided to hire his biggest groupie.
Fox has announced the identities of the figure skating pairs who will compete in Skating With Celebrities, its previously announced blatant rip-off of ABC's Dancing with the Stars surprise summer hit.
The E! network Wednesday announced it has renewed the reality series "Gastineau Girls" for a second season.
The Netherlands' government says a baby due to be born on the "Big Brother" reality TV show can get only limited screen time.
Completing a journey in which he went from Big Brother 6's Head Of Household penthouse to the jury's lakeside sequester house in a little more than a week, Beau Beasley was voted out of the Big Brother house during Saturday's broadcast of the CBS reality series.
"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle," our episode summary for the twenty-third episode of CBS's Big Brother 6 series, written by Snidget, is now available.
"RIP Team Wife Beater," our episode summary for the third episode of Bravo's Battle Of The Network Reality Stars series, written by volsfan, is now available.
"Hanky Panky Time," our episode summary for the eleventh episode of MTV's The Real World: Austin series, written by volsfan, is now available.
The woman who finished second in the CBS finale of last season's "Survivor: Palau" has been arrested in Merced, Calif., for drunken driving.
"Backdoored" and denied a chance to compete to save himself, "Veto King" James Rhine finally met his demise and was voted out of the Big Brother house during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality series.
"Dear Diary," our episode summary for the twenty-second episode of CBS's Big Brother 6 series, written by strid333, is now available.
"American Idol" auditions scheduled for Memphis were canceled Thursday to avoid interfering with Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln English professor says producers of NBC's "Tommy Lee Goes to College" spliced tape to make her the butt of a penis joke.
Martha Stewart finally shed her electronic monitoring device Thursday morning, ending more than five months of home confinement in Katonah, N.Y.
Former boy band crooner Nick Lachey has been hired as a sportscaster by ESPN, it was reported Thursday.