Reality TV Show Update News - January 2009
Wil, a 27-year-old quality-control chef from Elgin, IL, learned the hard way that voluntarily taking the blame for a bad day in the kitchen doesn't earn you much sympathy from Chef Gordon Ramsey.
Daniel Wright, a 19-year-old student from Willow Spring, NC, began The Biggest Loser: Couples as the heaviest contestant in the show's history. However after a tense fourth week culminated a "worst-case scenario" weigh-in, Dan was eliminated from the competition during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality series.
Third time wasn't the charm for CJ Miller, as his third consecutive trip to the show's Hall of Beauty elimination gallery finally resulted in his elimination from True Beauty during last night's broadcast on ABC.
A two-on-one date, a "walk of shame," and a surprising twist during the Rose Ceremony highlighted the fourth episode of The Bachelor, as four more women were eliminated from the show by star Jason Mesnick.
Despite going into the season finale one point behind Australia on the competition's master leaderboard, the United States team ended up prevailing as Superstars of Dance's overall points leader during last night's pre-taped broadcast of the NBC dancing competition.
Damien Gurganious may have been one of the more personable characters on The Biggest Loser: Couples ranch. However, a surprising elimination vote turn resulted in Damien, a 31-year-old industrial designer from Brooklyn, NY, being eliminated from the competition on Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC weight-loss reality series.
The third episode of The Bachelor's thirteenth season resulted in more than a few arguments among the season's bachelorettes as well as the elimination of three more women from the ABC reality dating competition.
In the end, Momma's Boys failed to live up to its billing, with two of the show's three bachelors deciding to go against their moms' wishes and end the NBC reality dating show by picking a female suitor their mother didn't approve of.
Monique Santiago, a 21-year-old go-go dancer from Manhattan, NY, had the beauty to match any contestant on True Beauty. However, her rude behavior and inability to think for herself resulted in her becoming the third contestant to be eliminated from the ABC reality beauty competition.
Gerald "Jerry" Hayes, a 63-year-old retired engineer from Wheaton, IL, was credited for his "heart" and the hard work that he put in while on The Biggest Loser: Couples. However, the show's oldest contestant ever also lacked the stamina to keep up with the younger contestants, resulting in his elimination during last night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight loss series.
Ashley Michaelson has the outer beauty of the "all-American-girl-next-door," but her poor "inner beauty" caused her to become the second contestant eliminated from True Beauty during last night's broadcast on ABC.
First dates, flying ice cubes and the unexpected voluntary departure of one bachelorette highlighted last night's broadcast of The Bachelor's thirteenth season. When the dust had settled, three more female suitors were eliminated as star Jason Mesnick continued his pursuit of true love.
The Biggest Loser Couples' second edition premiered last night on NBC with a surprising twist that saw the elimination of nine members of the 11 teams of two who are participating on the NBC reality weight-loss competition.
Hadiyyah-lah Fatimah Sa'id, a 23-year-old audio engineer from Minneapolis, MN, became the first contestant eliminated from ABC's new True Beauty twisted "inner beauty" reality competition during Monday night's premiere broadcast.
The 25 women competing for the affection of Jason Mesnick got there first opportunity to do so during The Bachelor's thirteenth season premiere broadcast. However by its conclusion, the 32-year-old single father and estate and legacy planning account executive sent his first 10 women home.