Reality TV News - November 2006
Deemed to presently be "too awkward" to be a model, Amanda Babin, an 18-year-old bookstore sales associate from Anaheim, CA, became the tenth girl eliminated from the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's broadcast of The CW reality show.
Singer Taylor Hicks has claimed comments he made regarding the hit U.S. TV series, "American Idol," were taken out of context.
NBC has announced that the sixth edition of its Donald Trump The Apprentice reality series will premiere on Sunday, January 7 at 9:30PM ET/PT with a special 90-minute episode.
"Frozen Ice Sickles," our episode summary for the eleventh episode of America's Next Top Model 7, the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model series, written by Belinda Trotter-James, is now available.
"We Won't Just Die, like Roaches," our episode summary for the eleventh episode of The Amazing Race 10, the tenth edition of CBS' The Amazing Race series, written by Lasann, is now available.
Friends of Nicole Richie say they've notice a difference since the American actress said she was seeking treatment for her inability to gain weight.
The CW has announced that the third edition of Beauty and the Geek, the network's Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg created "social experiment," will premiere January 3, 2007 and revealed the identities of the "gorgeous but academically impaired" women and "brilliant but socially challenged" men that will compete in the reality elimination show.
The post Thanksgiving Billboard 200 chart sees rapper Jay-Z at No. 1 with his album "Kingdom Come."
Itís such a waste of time and space when girls get on the show and then realize that they really donít want the life as a model after all. This is the case with twin model Michelle. A few fans were really looking forward toward having the first twin winners of ANTM. Oh well, maybe in another life time. After being eliminated from the competition, she seems a little relieved that the pressure is off and she can relax in her normal world. Michelle reveals why she lost her confidence, the gay issue and competing with her sister. Read this and much more in our exclusive interview with the fallen twin...
Weeks before its third U.S. season is set to wrap up, NBC has ordered a fourth season of its popular weight-loss reality TV series, "The Biggest Loser."
Mark Burnett, U.S. producer of "Survivor," has become engaged to "Touched by an Angel" actress Roma Downey in Mexico, a report says.
Prince Lorenzo Borghese might have appeared confident in his decision to pick Jennifer Wilson over Sadie Murray during Monday night's The Bachelor: Rome finale broadcast, however according to the bachelor himself, his pick was pretty much a last minute decision.
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the eleventh episode of Survivor: Cook Islands is now available.
The members of animal rights group PETA have named "The Simple Life" co-star Nicole Richie, as the worst dressed celebrity for wearing furs.
Her princess title will have to wait at least a little longer, but in the end, Jennifer Wilson got her prince, with The Bachelor: Rome bachelor Prince Lorenzo Borghese selecting Jennifer over Sadie Murray during Monday night's two-hour finale of the ABC reality dating show's ninth edition.
Confirming a report from earlier this month, ABC has announced that it has renewed its long-running The Bachelor reality series for a tenth edition -- and in a somewhat unexpected decision, also revealed the identity of the man who will star in the show's still-unfilmed next edition.
After weeks of strong performances, beauty queens Dustin Konzelman and Kandice Pelletier hit a rough patch and finished last in The Amazing Race 10's tenth leg. However luckily for Dustin and Kandice, they were fortunate enough to finish last during one of the Race's pre-determined non-elimination legs, resulting in the beauty queens becoming "marked for elimination" but still surviving to compete in the competition's next leg.
Jennifer Hudson, who finished seventh on the third edition of Fox's "American Idol," has signed with Arista Records to record her debut album.
The Duchess of York and former member of the British royal family, Sarah Ferguson, has expressed interest in appearing on "Dancing with the Stars."
The fifth season of "Celebrity Fit Club" on VH1 will see "The Brady Bunch" star Maureen McCormick trying to lose 25 to 30 pounds.
Former third season "American Idol" contestant Jon Peter Lewis, known to his fans as "JPL," has released his debut album "Stories From Hollywood" through Cockaroo Entertainment.
"Sorry, Sorry, Sorry," our episode summary for the tenth episode of America's Next Top Model 7, the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model series, written by Belinda Trotter-James, is now available.
Done in by both his own arrogance and an inability to envision the possibility that a castaway who had already betrayed his former tribe could betray his new alliance and rejoin with his former allies, Nathan Gonzalez, a 26-year-old retail salesperson from Los Angeles, CA, became the twelfth castaway voted out of Survivor: Cook Islands during Thursday night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Celebrity couple Heidi Klum and Seal announced Thursday they were the proud new parents of a son, born in Los Angeles.
More than a month after reports that it was about to begin production first began emerging, CBS has confirmed that The Amazing Race's next edition will be an All-Stars edition featuring teams that previously competed on earlier seasons of the long-running reality show.
Authorities said that actress Tawny Kitaen Finley has been charged with possession of 15 grams of cocaine.
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the tenth episode of Survivor: Cook Islands is now available.
"Getting Lost with the Chos," our episode summary for the tenth episode of The Amazing Race 10, the tenth edition of CBS' The Amazing Race series, written by buckeyegirl, is now available.
Nicole Richie, daughter of U.S. singer Lionel Richie, has reportedly fired her personal stylist over concerns about trust.
After having already made it clear that she wasn't happy with Clay Aiken's "disrespectful" guest co-host behavior on Friday's Live with Regis and Kelly broadcast during Monday's broadcast of the daytime talk show, Live co-host Kelly Ripa went even further on Tuesday.
Lifetime has announced Gay, Straight or Taken?, a new reality series that puts a modern twist on the traditional dating show, will premiere on Monday, January 8 at 8PM ET/PT.
After winning a TV talent contest, Lukas Rossi had no problem making the first album by Rock Star Supernova.
"Aitu Caught the Katy & Left Raro a Bottle of Blues," our episode summary for the ninth episode of Survivor: Cook Islands, the thirteenth edition of Survivor, written by Outfrontgirl, is now available.
In the wake of poor ratings for its airing of the World Series, the Fox network is desperately awaiting the return of "American Idol" to its U.S. lineup.
Former "American Idol" finalist Clay Aiken's stint as a co-host for U.S. TV's "Live with Regis and Kelly" apparently didn't sit well with hostess Kelly Ripa.
Done in by an apparent inability to recognize that while being friendly and helpful were admirable qualities, they were also in a competitive race in which each leg required them to finish ahead of at least one of their competitors, Erwin and Godwin Cho were the last team to reach The Amazing Race 10's ninth Pit Stop, resulting in the brothers becoming the seventh team to be eliminated from the latest edition of the CBS reality show
The E! Entertainment Television network has ordered 10 half-hour episodes for a third season of its U.S. reality series, "The Girls Next Door."
We are weeding out the weakest links and getting down to the wire as Jaeda Young is the eighth girl to lose the chance at becoming Americaís Next Top Model. In another exclusive interview, hear how Jaeda explains why she let the words of another send her home and why getting her hair cut was such a big issue.
Former British supermodel and current "America's Next Top Model" judge Twiggy has spoken out against the current trend of waif-like fashion models by calling the concept "terrifying."
Done in by a special dual booting twist that required the tribe that lost the Immunity Challenge tribe to vote off not one but two members of its tribe, Rebecca Borman, a 34-year-old make-up artist from Laurelton, NY, and Jenny Guzon-Bae, a 36-year-old real estate agent who currently resides in Lake Forest, IL, were voted out of Survivor: Cook Islands during Thursday night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
VH1's "Celebrity Fit Club" is returning for a brand new weight losing fifth season in April, with this edition featuring Dustin Diamond, Da Brat and others.
Although an official announcement isn't expected to come until at least next week, ABC has reportedly renewed The Bachelor for a tenth season.
Deemed to "need a little bit more time," Jaeda Young, an 18-year-old student from Parkersburg, Iowa, became the eighth girl eliminated from the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's broadcast of The CW reality show.
"Emotional Roller Coasters and Barf Bags," our episode summary for the ninth episode of America's Next Top Model 7, the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model series, written by Belinda Trotter-James, is now available.
Confirming what most network observers had already expected, ABC has verified that its smash-hit Dancing with the Stars reality series will return for a fourth edition in March 2007.
"Polite Guys Finish Last... Maybe," our episode summary for the ninth episode of The Amazing Race 10, the tenth edition of CBS' The Amazing Race series, written by Breezy, is now available.
Football great Emmitt Smith Wednesday won the third season competition of ABC's U.S. sensation, "Dancing with the Stars."
Representatives for Nicole Richie say she's not the Hollywood starlet who reportedly had gastric bypass surgery, and then had it reversed.
Bravo has announced that the second season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, a docu-soap reality series that follows a group of real-life "desperate" housewives who live in a wealthy Southern California gated community, will premiere Tuesday, January 16 At 10PM.
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the ninth episode of Survivor: Cook Islands is now available.
Susan Lucci explained to reporters at ABC's Super Soap Weekend in Florida why she turned down an offer to be on the network's "Dancing with the Stars."
The British reality TV show "Make Me A Supermodel" is being criticized by health and nutrition experts after judges on the show rejected a size 12 contestant.
ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," which has become the No. 1 reality series and the fourth most-watched show on U.S. television, is coming to a close this week.
"Big Black Horse and a Cherry Tree," our episode summary for the eighth episode of Survivor: Cook Islands, the thirteenth edition of Survivor, written by Snidget, is now available.
U.S. cable network TV Land Monday gave notice of a slew of pilots it is trotting out, some recurring and some new original fare.
Dallas football great Emmitt Smith says he is going for another ring when he competes for the championship on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
British rapper Ms. Dynamite was injured Sunday when she was involved in a high speed car crash on the set of the Sky One TV series, "The Race."
U.S. singer Fantasia is coming out with a new album featuring collaborations with hip-hop notables such as Missy Elliot and Babyface.
And the latest team to be eliminated from The Amazing Race 10 is... to be continued. Last night's The Amazing Race 10 broadcast saw none of the remaining teams go home. Instead, the first place team of former drug addicts and models Tyler Denk and James Branaman arrived at what they thought was going to be a Pit Stop and discovered that they had merely reached the midway point of a superleg.
Residents of Laguna Beach, Calif., have accused the MTV series named after the sunny locale of focusing on the city's negative points.
Deemed to be an untrustworthy tribe member who might change allegiances once Survivor Cook Islands' two remaining tribes merged, Brad Virata, a 29-year-old fashion director who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA, was voted out of the game during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
MTV has announced that Twentyfourseven, a new real-life Entourage-like reality series that will follow seven friends pursuing their Hollywood dreams 24 hours a day, will premiere on Wednesday, December 6 at 10:30PM ET/PT,
A week after the release of her debut album, 20th Century Fox has revealed that it has signed former American Idol 5 finalist Kellie Pickler to a sitcom development deal.
Deemed to be a natural beauty who just didn't seem committed to being a model, Anchal Joseph, a 19-year-old sales clerk from Homestead, Florida, became the seventh girl eliminated from the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's broadcast of The CW reality show.
Rapper Kevin Federline has promptly responded to Britney Spears' petition for divorce by filing for solo custody of their children in Los Angeles.
"Commitment Wins the Race," our episode summary for the eighth episode of America's Next Top Model 7, the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model series, written by Belinda Trotter-James, is now available.
Mario Lopez and Emmitt Smith Wednesday made it into the final round of ABC's U.S. sensation, "Dancing with the Stars."
Dave and Mary Conley finished sixth on The Amazing Race 10, but after appearing on The View on Tuesday, they ended up receiving a prize package that's likely larger than what the reality show's eventual runner-up team will receive.
Six weeks after their September wedding, former The Biggest Loser contestants Matt Hoover and Suzy Preston are expecting their first child, Us Weekly reported Monday.
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the eighth episode of Survivor: Cook Islands is now available.
"Why Aren't You Swimming?," our episode summary for the seventh episode of Survivor: Cook Islands, the thirteenth edition of Survivor, written by kircon, is now available.
NBC has announced that Access Hollywood co-host Billy Bush will serve as the host of Grease: You're the One That I Want, a new reality talent competition series that will allow viewers to determine the leads of a new Broadway production of "Grease."
Ingrid Tarrant, the wife of Britain's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" host Chris Tarrant, narrowly avoided injury during filming the TV series, "The Race."
The brewing paternity dispute involving U.S. model Anna Nicole Smith's new daughter now involves a sterile real estate mogul.
Pop star and new mom Britney Spears filed divorce papers in Los Angeles Tuesday citing "irreconcilable differences" with husband and former "Britney and Kevin: Chaotic" co-star Kevin Federline.
Nashville superstar Faith Hill says she was kidding around when TV cameras at the Country Music Association Awards caught her grousing about losing an award.
"Eating Cow Lips and Other Funny Business," our episode summary for the eighth episode of The Amazing Race 10, the tenth edition of CBS' The Amazing Race series, written by michel, is now available.
The long wait (for both viewers and ratings-starved Fox executives alike) is nearly over. Fox has announced that the sixth edition of its smash-hit American Idol reality series will premiere with a special two-night, four-premiere premiere on Tuesday, January 16 and Wednesday, January 17.
Apparently one season of Survivor: Pearl Islands wasn't enough for CBS and Survivor producer Mark Burnett. Three years after the broadcast of the seventh pirate-themed Survivor edition that introduced pillaging, mutiny, and a poorly received Pirates of the Caribbean-like "ghost tribe" twist to reality viewers, CBS has confirmed that it has ordered a new untitled Mark Burnett "pirate-themed reality adventure" show.
Oklahomans were pulling for their hometown favorite, Carrie Underwood, at Monday's 2006 Country Music Association Awards, where she was up for four honors.
Unable to reach the leg's Pit Stop fast enough to overcome the thirty minute "marked for elimination" penalty that their last place finish in The Amazing Race 10's previous non-elimination leg had burdened them with, David and Mary Conley became the sixth team to be eliminated from the latest edition of the CBS reality show.
NBC's sitcom "20 Good Years" is coming to an end one week earlier than expected and is being replaced with a 2-hour edition of "The Biggest Loser."
Rapper Flavor Flav says he is looking for love, and he told the New York Post he is especially searching for the "good-girl type."
After finishing sixth on last season's "American Idol," U.S. country singer Kellie Pickler is ready for the release of her debut album.
Unable to convince her tribe's dominant alliance to turn on one of their own, Jessica Smith, a 27-year-old performance artist and rollergirl from Chico, CA, was voted off the island in Survivor Cook Islands' seventh episode.
VH1 is set to air a new "Flavor of Love" spin-off entitled "Charm School," in which comedian Mo'Nique takes 13 "Flav" girls and teaches them manners.
Anna Nicole Smith said in an interview with "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Insider" that when she first was told her son was dead, she thought it was a joke.
Actress Tori Spelling revealed to "Extra" on the set of "Smallville" in Vancouver, Canada, that five months into her first pregnancy, she's starting to adjust.
"Lucky Number Seven Recaps," our episode summary for the recap episode of America's Next Top Model 7, the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model series, written by Belinda Trotter-James, is now available.
"A Six Pack, The Lost Boys and More Idiots!," our episode summary for the seventh episode of The Amazing Race 10, the tenth edition of CBS' The Amazing Race series, written by ARnutz, is now available.
Former NFL star Emmitt Smith and U.S. actors Joey Lawrence and Mario Lopez made it into the semifinal round of the ABC hit, "Dancing with the Stars."
Even though Flavor Flav chose Deelishis as the winning contestant on his VH1 reality show, he is reportedly expecting his 7th child with another woman.
After appearing on all seven editions of America's Next Top Model, Top Model makeup artist and photo director Jay Manuel will be taking on a new Top Model responsibility -- hosting Canada's Next Top Model.
Our 'State of the Spoiling' summary for the seventh episode of Survivor: Cook Islands is now available.
With the new season of "American Idol" set to begin in January, the odds for the finalists look tougher than they ever have before, reported MTV.com.