Reality TV News - November 2012
Paige Thomas talks about her The X Factor experience -- including whether she was surprised to get voted out at this point in the competition or saw it coming.
Jonathan Penner talks more about his experience on Survivor: Philippines -- including whether he said Abi-Maria Gomes was really as bad on the island as she has appeared to be on TV.
Carrie Underwood is expanding her entertainment career into acting.
The X Factor ousted two acts and determined its Top 6 second-season finalists Thursday night during the Fox reality singing competition's live results show.
Jef Holm apparently didn't waste any time moving on from his relationship with ex-fiancee Emily Maynard.
Francesca Eastwood, daughter of Clint Eastwood and Frances Fisher, will serve as Miss Golden Globe at the 70th Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Jonathan Penner discusses his time on Survivor: Philippines as a returning player -- including whether he actually believed Lisa Whelchel and Michael Skupin didn't have a shot to win the million dollars against their potential Final 4 alliance members.
Syfy has announced it has ordered three new paranormal reality series -- Ghost Mine, Stranded and Notorious Hauntings.
Steven Tyler has issued an apology to Nicki Minaj for comments the rapper deemed "racist" about American Idol's new judging panel.
Dance Moms is ringing in the new year with a new season.
Survivor: Philippines' merged Dangrayne tribe voted off Jonathan Penner from their tribe during Wednesday night's eleventh episode of the CBS reality series' 25th edition.
Real Husbands of Hollywood, a semi-scripted, faux reality show starring Kevin Hart and Nick Cannon, will premiere on BET in January.
Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon, who confirmed their engagement last month on a U.S. reality show, have broken up, UsMagazine.com said Wednesday.
Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani say they were absolutely surprised they waltzed away with Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' big win.
Jessica Simpson's steady weight-loss journey has reportedly been derailed.
The Voice eliminated two Top 8 artists during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality singing competition's third season.
Dancing with the Stars has determined the franchise's first-ever all-star mirrorball trophy champs.
Abbie Ginsberg and Ryan Danz conclude their discussion of The Amazing Race -- including what was most important to Ryan in regards to competing on the Race.
"Pete" Peter Yurkowski finishes up talking about his Survivor: Philippines experience -- including whether he really thought he'd get any jury votes if he had made it to the Final 3.
Bravo has confirmed Kim Zolciak's reality spinoff will be returning for a second season.
Nicki Minaj has added a new American Idol feud to her list, bashing former judge Steven Tyler for voicing his thoughts on the new twelfth-season judging panel.
Anna Nicole Smith's 6-year-old daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, appears in the Guess Kids spring 2013 campaign, the clothing company said.
'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' topped by Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani heading into final danceNovember 27, 2012
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' leaderboard is topped by Melissa Rycroft and professional dance partner Tony Dovolani heading into the competition's final dance.
Abbie Ginsberg and Ryan Danz open up about their time on The Amazing Race and the obstacles they had to face after being labeled a uber-competitive and aggressive team -- including why they really wanted to race alongside Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge when both teams were stuck behind the rest of the pack.
"Pete" Peter Yurkowski discusses his time and experience on Survivor: Philippines -- including which castaway he was actually convinced would vote Malcolm Freberg off with him although the episode made it look like the person was Michael Skupin.
The Amazing Race eliminated Racers Abbie Ginsberg and Ryan Danz during Sunday night's broadcast of the CBS reality competition's 21st season.
Former The Real World: San Francisco star David "Puck" Rainey is serving two years in prison after pleading no contest to stalking.
Cee Lo Green and Kermit the Frog will sing a duet of "Bein' Green" on The Voice.
The X Factor eliminated two acts and determined its Top 8 second-season finalists Thursday night during the Fox reality singing competition's live results show.
The video for Britney Spears and will.i.am's "Scream & Shout" duet will debut on The X Factor.
Survivor: Philippines' merged Dangrayne tribe eliminated "Pete" Peter Yurkowski from their tribe during Wednesday night's tenth episode of the CBS reality series' 25th edition.
Khloe Kardashian and Bristol Palin have something in common -- haters apparently like to scare them.
Jenelle Evans has a ring back on her finger, but it's a new ring from a new guy.
The Voice eliminated two Top 10 artists during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality singing competition's third season.
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars ousted two former champions and their professional partners in a special double elimination during Tuesday night's seventh live fifteenth-season results show on ABC.
American Chopper is officially on the chopping block -- again.
Howard Stern says he's still unsure whether he'll reprise his judging role on America's Got Talent after appearing on the show this past season.
James LoMenzo and Mark "Abba" Abbattista conclude their discussion of The Amazing Race -- including whether they actually completed the Speed Bump, Roadblock and/or Detour task during the leg in which they were ousted.
Farrah Abraham, who reportedly underwent $16,000 worth of plastic surgery on her face early last month, says she changed her look partially because people were always criticizing her.
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' semifinals leaderboard has been topped by Shawn Johnson and professional dance partner Derek Hough.
Stephanie Pratt has ended her stormy four-month romance with Internet entrepreneur Julien Chabbott, UsMagazine.com reported.
Sean Lowe's The Bachelor edition now has an official premiere date.
James LoMenzo and Mark "Abba" Abbattista talk about their time on The Amazing Race -- including what exactly went down with Abba's stolen passport and how they felt about Natalie and Nadiya Anderson's decision to steal their $100.
The Amazing Race eliminated Racers James LoMenzo and Mark "Abba" Abbattista during Sunday night's broadcast of the CBS reality competition's 21st season.
Gator Boys will be returning with the new year.
America's Next Top Model: College Edition crowned Laura James its champion during The CW's broadcast of the nineteenth season's finale episode Friday night.
The X Factor host Mario Lopez said he saw Taylor swift and One Direction member Harry Styles hand-in-hand on set of the show.
Kim Kardashian received death threats for posting a tweet praying for Israel after Hamas rocket attacks on Jerusalem.
Joan Rivers, her daughter and their Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best reality TV show crew were briefly detained by British border agents when they landed on the U.K. coast in a fishing boat.
Lyric 145 opens up about their time on The X Factor -- including what they believe "backfired" on them and ultimately caused their elimination.
Jennel Garcia talks about her The X Factor experience -- including whether Demi Lovato's vote to save her created awkwardness between the singer and her fellow category member Paige Thomas.
Kate Gosselin has denied a report that she has decided to fund her own pilot for a new reality show in the hopes of convincing a cable network to pick it up.
Kris Jenner says there is no truth to a tabloid report claiming she and fellow Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Bruce Jenner are divorcing after 21 years of marriage.
Cesar Millan has revealed he tried to kill himself a couple of years ago.
Artis Silvester concludes his discussion about Survivor: Philippines -- including why he thought Abi-Maria Gomes treated the women in their tribe differently than the men.
The X Factor eliminated two acts and determined its Top 10 second-season finalist acts Thursday night during the Fox reality singing competition's second live results show.
Artis Silvester discusses his time on Survivor: Philippines -- including which castaway he called an "excellent player" and which tribemate he said is "not a nice human being."
Ben Flajnik's sixteenth-season The Bachelor bachelorettes insisted all season the winemaker would end up regretting choosing ex-fiancee Courtney Robertson if that's the road he wanted to take -- and apparently, the girls were right all along.
Raising Sextuplets mom Jenny McClendon is expecting her ninth child.
Style has announced Built, a new reality show that will follow a home-renovation company operated by male models, will premiere on January 28 at 9PM ET/PT.
Bravo has announced it will premiere Vanderpump Rules, a new The Real Housewives spinoff which will follow Lisa Vanderpump and the staff at her SUR restaurant in Hollywood, on Monday, January 7 at 10PM ET/PT.
Survivor: Philippines' merged Dangrayne tribe eliminated Artis Silvester from their tribe during Wednesday night's ninth episode of the CBS reality series' 25th edition.
Lisa Whelchel went from being on Survivor: Philippines to being a survivor in real life.
Danielle Staub's Real Housewives days are apparently not over.
Jake Pavelka's dating strategy has apparently gone from playing to the cameras to hiding from them.
Cyndi Lauper's reality TV return has been set.
Kirstie Alley: I was more surprised about Gilles Marini's 'Dancing with the Stars' ouster than my ownNovember 14, 2012
Kirstie Alley says she wasn't surprised about being eliminated from Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars but she was surprised about Gilles Marini and partner Peta Murgatroyd's ouster.
Kate Gosselin is reportedly getting increasingly more desperate to remain a reality TV star despite little interest from networks.
Gilles Marini attributes his Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars ouster to one main factor -- last week's "swing dance marathon."
The Voice eliminated two Top 12 artists during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality singing competition's third season.
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars eliminated two celebrity and professional pairings in a special double-elimination twist during Tuesday night's sixth live fifteenth-season results show on ABC.
Brooke Burke-Charvet has admitted that although she was scared to see reports of her thyroid cancer circling in the media and hear people's reactions, she's now feeling some different emotions.
Amish communities are apparently not serene enough to exist without powerful leaders and protectors.
Vinny Guadagnino is following in the footsteps of Jersey Shore castmates Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley and Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio by getting his own spinoff on MTV .
Tamera Mowry-Housley and husband Adam Housley have welcomed their first child into the world.
Ghost Hunters viewers won't have to wait long between the reality series' eighth and ninth seasons.
Morgan Spurlock is to direct a 3D film showcasing the London pop group One Direction, Sony Pictures announced Tuesday.
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' Week 8 leaderboard has been topped by Melissa Rycroft and professional partner Tony Dovolani -- maintaining their first-place ranking after coming out on top in Week 7 as well.
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's hair color will no longer match her infamous cheetah and zebra-print outfits perfectly.
Jillian Harris will soon be living on the streets in her hometown.
Married to Jonas is getting a second season.
Honey Boo Boo has been asked by PETA to change the name of her beloved pet chicken, Nugget -- so the name Patty apparently wouldn't be a more acceptable alternative.
The Voice's endate has been set.
Nicki Minaj claims Mariah Carey had provoked her while judging American Idol's twelfth season and that's what led to her profane outburst in which she lashed out at the show's producers and Carey.
America's Best Dance Crew has crowned its final top dance group.
Deadly Affairs has been renewed for a second season by Investigation Discovery, with Susan Lucci to return as host.
Ben Flajnik: I now wonder if I ever really knew Courtney Robertson, think I got out at the right timeNovember 12, 2012
Ben Flajnik is apparently happy ex-fiancee Courtney Robertson has found a new man -- more so for himself than he genuinely is for her.
Cheryl Burke has confirmed she's in talks with The Bachelorette producers to star in the next season of the ABC reality dating show.
Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum's December wedding special now has an airdate.
The Amazing Race Racers ran a strong leg and finished in first place during Sunday night's broadcast of the CBS reality competition's 21st season.
America's Next Top Model: College Edition eliminated Nastasia Scott during The CW's broadcast of the nineteenth season's eleventh episode Friday night.
Kat Von D and Deadmau5 DJ Joel Zimmerman have split up.
Carrie Underwood has donated all the proceeds from her concert in Atlantic City to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
Jason Brock discusses his The X Factor experience -- including whether the show asked him to tone down his gayness and what he had to say about Simon Cowell's "harsh" criticism.
Jeff Kent discusses his Survivor: Philippines experience -- including how Denise Stapley was actually responsible for keeping him from making the big move he's been criticized for.
Cee Lo Green's publicist has issued a statement denying The Voice coach sexually abused a woman as she claims.
Simon Cowell says The X Factor's disclosure of the entire home-viewer voting results will not necessarily become a new regular practice.
The Voice revealed the voting results of the season's live "Playoffs" and determined its Top 12 third-season artists during Thursday night's broadcast of the NBC reality singing competition.
Adrienne Maloof and Dr. Paul Nassif have finalized their divorce.
The X Factor eliminated Jason Brock and determined its Top 12 second-season finalist acts Thursday night during the Fox reality singing competition's first live results show.
Brooke Burke has revealed she has thyroid cancer and will need to have surgery.
Jeff Kent discusses his time on Survivor: Philippines -- including why he believed Jonathan Penner ended up voting for Abi Gomes instead of following through with his alliance's plan.
The X Factor's second-season Top 12 acts have now become a Top 13.
Survivor: Philippines' newly-merged Dangrayne tribe eliminated Jeff Kent from their tribe during Wednesday night's eighth episode of the CBS reality series' 25th edition.
Courtney Robertson has opened up about her relationship with former The Bachelor star Ben Flajnik -- and her comments are not very positive.
"RC" Roberta Saint-Amour discusses her Survivor: Philippines experience -- including what she explained was her problem with "Pete" Peter Yurkowski.
Emily Maynard has reportedly moved on from her split with former The Bachelorette bachelor and fiance Jef Holm.
Rob French and Kelley Carrington-French conclude their discussion of The Amazing Race -- including which two teams Rob admitted he has no respect for.
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars' Week 7 leaderboard has been topped by Melissa Rycroft and professional partner Tony Dovolani.
Teen Mom 3's cast is now public.
Kirstie Alley says she and the late actor Patrick Swayze fell in love in the 1980s when they were married to other people.
Rob French and Kelley Carrington-French discuss their experience on The Amazing Race with Reality TV World -- including whether they were shocked Natalie Anderson and Nadiya Anderson chose to keep the $100 they had found knowing it belonged to another team.
"RC" Roberta Saint-Amour talks about her time on Survivor: Philippines -- including which fellow castaway she believes truly hates her.
Jersey Shore's cast is reuniting to help restore their old Seaside Heights stomping grounds.
Sharon Osbourne has revealed she recently underwent a double mastectomy to proactively ward off breast cancer.
The Amazing Race eliminated Rob French and Kelley Carrington-French during Sunday night's sixth broadcast of the CBS reality competition's 21st season.
America's Next Top Model: College Edition eliminated Kristin Kagay during The CW's broadcast of the nineteenth season's tenth episode Friday night.
A judge has tossed out a defamation suit a gay man filed against Bristol Palin after a confrontation between the two aired on her Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp reality TV show.
Cee Lo Green reportedly admitted he gave a woman ecstasy and then had sex with her in a secretly taped conversation.
Blake Shelton and his wife Miranda Lambert both walked away big winners at last night's CMA Awards.
Khloe Kardashian has owned up to the fact her nipples were showing through her sheer purple blouse while hosting Wednesday night's The X Factor live show but insisted it was completely unintentional.
The X Factor determined its Top 12 acts on Thursday night's broadcast of the reality singing competition's second season on Fox.
The X Factor has closed the book on its auditions and begun its live shows, which started with last night's Top 16 acts performing for judges Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, Britney Spears, and Demi Lovato.
Courtney Robertson has revealed she's writing a tell-all book that will give readers a new perspective on her past relationships and lovers, including former The Bachelor star Ben Flajnik.
Taylor Armstrong is gushing that she's dating the man of her dreams.
The X Factor judge Simon Cowell dishes on the current season -- including its Top 16 acts, new judges and new co-hosts.
Survivor: Philippines' newly-merged Dangrayne tribe eliminated "RC" Roberta Saint-Amour from their tribe during Wednesday night's seventh episode of the CBS reality series' 25th edition.
Jennifer Lopez has reportedly required boyfriend and backup dancer Casper Smart sign a confidentiality agreement.