Reality TV Features & Interviews - December 2010
Dan Lembo made it to Survivor: Nicaragua's final five despite little gameplay and weak performances in the competition's challenges.
Holly Hoffman and allies Matthew "Sash" Lenahan and Chase Rice were on their way to Survivor: Nicaragua's final jury vote, barring a final Immunity Challenge win by Jud "Fabio" Birza, the competition's sole other remaining castaway.
Chase Rice claims he went into Survivor: Nicaragua's final jury session believing he would lose the jury voting to fellow castaway Jud "Fabio" Birza via a 5-4 vote.
Matthew "Sash" Lenahan believed he'd be in a good position to win Survivor: Nicaragua's million dollar prize if he could make it to the competition's final jury vote.
Jud "Fabio" Birza began Survivor: Nicaragua's final days with a huge target on his back due to his status as one of the two castaways still in the way of Chase Rice, Holly Hoffman and Matthew "Sash" Lenahan, who were in control of the game via their three-person alliance.
Jane Bright thought she was guaranteed a spot in Survivor: Nicaragua's final foursome due to four-person alliance with fellow castaways Chase Rice, Holly Hoffman and Sash Lenahan.
Brad Womack's first time on The Bachelor ended controversially, but his second time around brought him the happy ending he has been searching for.
Jill Haney and Thomas Wolfard began the final leg of The Amazing Race's seventeenth edition as its sole remaining non-female team -- a distinction they hoped would give them a physical advantage and help prevent either of their competitors from becoming the first team of women to win the long-running CBS reality competition.
Nat Strand and Kat Chang began The Amazing Race's seventeenth season with the same goal as so many prior all-female teams: becoming the first team of women to win the long-running CBS reality competition.
Brook Roberts and Claire Champlin began the final leg of The Amazing Race's seventeenth edition with a chance to make history and become the first all-female team to win the CBS reality competition.
Ben "Benry" Henry thought he'd managed to extend his Survivor: Nicaragua stay by turning on ally Jud "Fabio" Birza.
After deciding to quit the tenth leg's Roadblock and take a six-hour time penalty instead, The Amazing Race racers Nick DeCarlo and Vicki Casciola were going to need a lucky break to finish the seventeenth edition's eleventh leg ahead of any of the competition's three other remaining teams
Chelsey Hersley came up just short on the fifteenth edition of America's Next Top Model.
Ann Ward had performed extremely well heading into America's Next Top Model's final fifteenth-season judging panel, however she was still really, really nervous.
While viewers hadn't seen much of her on the show, Kelly "Purple Kelly" Shinn's Survivor: Nicaragua experience seemed to be going pretty well during the competition's first 26 days.
NaOnka Mixon's Survivor: Nicaragua experience seemed to be going pretty well, all things considered, 28 days into the 39-day competition.