Reality TV Show Update News - November 2005
With a final weight loss figure that represented nearly half his original body weight, Matt Hoover, 28-year-old from Marion, Iowa, was crowned The Biggest Loser's second season winner during last night's live finale broadcast of the NBC reality show.
And then there were... still four, as last night's episode of CBS' The Amazing Race: Family Edition followed up last week’s non-elimination leg with a "to be continued" superleg.
Done in by a bad branding campaign that he'd suggested, Adam Israelov, a 22-year-old risk manager from Atlanta, GA, was sent packing during Thanksgiving night's The Apprentice 4 broadcast, becoming the fourteenth contestant to be fired by Donald Trump.
Sacked for one final loss, Gary Hogeboom, a 47-year-old former NFL quarterback and real estate developer from Grand Haven, Michigan, was voted out of Survivor: Guatemala during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
After taking a disastrous scenic route through Utah and being yielded, The Amazing Race: Family Edition's Weaver family finished in last place during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show. But although the underwhelmed underdogs appeared unable to muster any enthusiasm about their good fortune, the family was not eliminated when Race host Phil Keoghan revealed that the remaining teams had just completed one of the show's non-elimination legs.
Done in by his own unrelenting paranoia, Jamie Newton, a 24-year-old water ski instructor originally from Douglas, Georgia, was voted out of Survivor: Guatemala during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
After demonstrating that he was just as incapable of working with his new Apprentice team as his old team, Clay Lee, a 28-year-old realtor from College Station, Texas, was sent packing during last night's The Apprentice 4 broadcast, becoming the thirteenth contestant to be fired by Donald Trump.
Deemed to have a personality too outrageous for a professional model (is such a thing really possible?), Lisa, a 24-year-old assistant wardrobe stylist from Los Angeles, became the eighth girl eliminated from the fifth edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's UPN broadcast.
The second victim of Survivor: Guatemala's post-merge pagonging, Bobby Jon Drinkard, a 28-year-old waiter who had also previously competed on last season's Survivor: Palau, was voted out of Survivor during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
For the second time this season, Donald Trump fired multiple candidates after a The Apprentice 4 team lost a task. This time, it was Brian Mandelbaum, a 23-year-old New York City print company executive who lead his team to defeat due to poor time management, and Marshawn Evans a 26-year-old Atlanta law school graduate who backed out of her assigned task at the last minute.
Presumably reacting to Cassandra Whitehead's earlier decision to voluntarily quit the competition, the fifth edition of America's Next Top Model eliminated no one during Wednesday night's broadcast of the UPN reality show.
The Paolo family fell from first to worst during last night's special two-hour edition of The Amazing Race: Family Edition, resulting in the bickering New Yorkers becoming the sixth team to be eliminated from the CBS reality show.
The first victim of Survivor: Guatemala's post-merge pagonging, Brandon Bellinger, a 22-year-old farmer/rancher from Manhattan, Kansas, was voted out of Survivor during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Red turned out to be a bad color for the Gaghan family, as a poor Roadblock performance in Costa Rica led to their elimination in the sixth leg of The Amazing Race: Family Edition.