Reality TV News - December 2012
Kim Kardashian's family, Kanye West and celebrities have all had something to say about the recent news of Kim's pregnancy, but now it's finally Kim's turn to express her own thoughts.
Adam Lambert has dumped on the singing in the Les Miserables movie.
Lynne Curtin will be a single woman in 2013.
Ryan Seacrest isn't confirming or denying whether he's planning a secret wedding to girlfriend Julianne Hough.
Sanjana "Sunny" Chandrasekar, a 16-year-old eleventh-grader from Rochester, NY, has opened up about why she chose to appear on The Biggest Loser this upcoming season and what her experience on the show was like.
Kim Kardashian is officially pregnant with the baby of rapper Kanye West.
Ryan Seacrest has revealed plans for a two-hour tribute to the late Dick Clark before this year's New Year's Rockin' Eve broadcast on ABC.
Americans would most like to be neighbors with Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton and consider Here Comes Honey Boo Boo's stars to be their least desirable neighbors, according to a new poll.
Shakira is still pregnant, despite a tweet from boyfriend Gerard Pique claiming the upcoming The Voice coach had given birth to her first child.
Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy apparently separated due to ongoing issues in their marriage they simply couldn't resolve with time or effort.
Reports that Britney Spears is being dumped from The X Factor's judging panel are premature, according to Fox.
Phaedra Parks is expecting another baby.
Jillian Michaels talks about the biggest dieting mistake mostly everyone makes and how she handles eating during the holidays in order to indulge but not gain weight.
Oxygen has announced The Face, a new reality competition series that will feature aspiring female models vying to win the opportunity to become "the face" of ULTA Beauty, will premiere on Tuesday, February 12 at 9PM ET/PT.
Emily Maynard and Jef Holm have reportedly split again, but it's supposedly for good this time.
Jessica Simpson is suspending her Weight Watchers diet due her recently-confirmed pregnancy with her second child.
'The Biggest Loser' host Alison Sweeney: Jillian Michaels, Bob Harper and Dolvett Quince are all complementsDecember 27, 2012
The Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney talks about the reality competition's upcoming fourteenth season.
Britney Spears is reportedly being dropped from The X Factor.
Jessica Simpson has confirmed she's pregnant again.
The Kardashians, the Lohans, and Honey Boo Boo and her kin top the list of celebrities Americans would like to hear less about in 2013, according to a new poll.
Alex Guarnaschelli has been declared the winner of the Food Network's The Next Iron Chef: Redemption.
Tate Stevens talks about his The X Factor victory.
Emily Maynard and Jef Holm are reportedly giving their love another chance.
Bethenny Frankel will apparently be feeling blue this holiday season.
Louis Smith was declared the winner of the latest edition of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing ballroom dancing competition on Saturday night.
Jersey Shore's series finale on Thursday night drew 3.1 million viewers, down from 4.7 million for the sixth-season premiere in October.
Tate Stevens was crowned The X Factor's second-season winner during the Fox reality singing competition's live finale on Thursday night.
NBC has denied it's in discussions with Rosie O'Donnell to have her replace departing judge Sharon Osbourne on next year's America's Got Talent judging panel.
Simon Cowell: I don't know if Demi Lovato and Britney Spears will return to 'The X Factor' next seasonDecember 21, 2012
Simon Cowell is apparently unsure whether Demi Lovato and Britney Spears will return to The X Factor's judging panel for the reality singing competition's third season.
Sean Lowe talks about his upcoming The Bachelor season -- including why he didn't want advice from former stars, if he opposes having his wedding on TV, and why none of his bachelorettes reminded him of Emily Maynard.
Carly Rose Sonenclar's family is reportedly furious at LeAnn Rimes for throwing The X Factor finalist under the bus after the two singers performed an awkward duet of "How Do I Live" during Wednesday night's final performance show.
Tate Stevens was crowned The X Factor's second-season winner during the Fox reality singing competition's live finale on Thursday night.
Michael Skupin reveals what part of the Survivor game he couldn't figure out and completely underestimated, and whom he believes was the best player of this season's "evil" alliance.
LeAnn Rimes is insisting she wasn't drunk onstage while performing with The X Factor finalist Carly Rose Sonenclar during Wednesday night's performance show.
So You Think You Can Dance fans can rest assured the series will be coming back.
Malcolm Freberg talks more about Survivor: Philippines -- including whom he believed definitely would've voted for him had he made it to the Final 3, and what he would've done for Denise Stapley if he chose to vote for Lisa Whelchel at the Final 4 Tribal Council with her.
Simon Cowell has confirmed he is dating Carmen Electra, but insists the relationship isn't serious.
Lisa Whelchel responds to criticism of her "wishy-washy" gameplay and dishes on how she reacted when Jonathan Penner revealed her acting career at jury questioning.
Denise Stapley explains why her Survivor: Philippines' game wasn't "under the radar" and talks about her relationship with Malcolm Freberg.
Paul "Pauly D" Delvecchio is reportedly in talks with E! to star in a new reality show.
The Voice crowned Cassadee Pope its third-season winner during Tuesday night's live broadcast of the NBC reality singing competition's finale.
Michael Skupin talks about what gave him the impression he could play a "very strategic, bold game" and still be able to win, why he's so surprised Denise Stapley got any votes at all nevermind most of them, and what he thinks of Artis Silvester's personal attacks and insults.
Project Runway will be returning in January but missing one of its major stars and fashion icons.
Malcolm Freberg explains why he argued he had more "blood on his hands" than Denise Stapley, whether he was really blindsided when he got voted off, and why failing to lie to Denise when she requested a Final 3 deal with him wasn't actually his fatal flaw in the game.
Bruce Jenner says he is shocked a mass school shooting took place in Newtown, Conn., where the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star lived as a teen.
Lisa Whelchel opens up about her Survivor: Philippines experience -- including why she didn't get Denise Stapley out of the game when she had a chance, and which castaway she says was "beloved by everyone."
Emily Maynard and Jef Holm may have said they're officially broken up, but they haven't exactly parted ways.
Discovery Channel has confirmed it has not renewed American Guns and won't air re-runs of the reality show's two seasons.
Denise Stapley discusses her time on Survivor: Philippines -- including how she says she responded to Jonathan Penner's "b-tch" comments and what else shocked her about the final jury questioning.
CBS has finally confirmed one of Survivor's worst kept secrets: that the reality franchise's upcoming 26th edition will be another Fans vs. Favorites edition.
Kat Von D, is officially engaged again.
Survivor: Philippines castaway Denise Stapley won the competition's $1 million grand prize during the live portion of Sunday night's finale broadcast on CBS from Los Angeles.
Kelly Clarkson is now off the market.
Abi-Maria Gomes finishes up what she had to say about her Survivor: Philippines experience -- including whom she admits she grew emotionally attached to during the game and which castaways she has reconciled with since filming concluded.
Sean Lowe opens up about his upcoming The Bachelor season -- including what viewers will learn about him that they didn't see during Emily Maynard's season, and how badly he says he wanted to or was unwilling to get engaged while appearing on the show.
The X Factor eliminated Emblem 3 and determined its Top 3 second-season finalists Thursday night during the Fox reality singing competition's live results show.
L.A. Reid is leaving The X Factor.
Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum conclude their discussion of their wedding -- including when they plan to go on their honeymoon and how the bride went about picking her "stunning, beautiful, perfect" dress.
Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis talk about their The Amazing Race experience and second-place finish -- including what Jaymes is requesting fans do for his family and what little things in the Race the guys found to be "amazing."
Brooke Burke-Charvet is apparently in the clear after undergoing successful surgery to fight thyroid cancer.
Natalie Anderson and Nadiya Anderson finish up their discussion of The Amazing Race -- including admitting which three teams they didn't like and how they respond to viewers heavily criticizing their decision to "steal."
Abi-Maria Gomes talks about Survivor: Philippines -- and explains why she "acted like a royal b-tch" during the game.
Trey Wier and Alexis "Lexi" Beerman conclude their discussion of The Amazing Race -- including whether they regret and feel guilty about taking James and Abba's money and their thoughts on fellow Racer Rob French's comment that he "lost all respect" for them.
Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum talk more about their wedding and life as a married couple -- including whether J.P. called Ashley a "Bridezilla" and what Ashley admitted was the one stressful thing about their wedding day.
Survivor: Philippines' merged Dangrayne tribe voted out Abi-Maria Gomes during Wednesday night's penultimate episode of the CBS reality series' 25th edition.
Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge talk more about their The Amazing Race experience -- including whether teaming up with Abbie and Ryan was really friendly or strategic and when their home court advantage didn't help them in the final leg.
Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis talk about their time on The Amazing Race -- including how they felt about Josh and Brent's post-victory lip-lock and how much they had studied for that final Roadblock task.
Sean Lowe talks about his upcoming season of The Bachelor -- including whether he admits to finding true love on the show and whether America has him pegged on what type of girl he'd fall for.
The Voice eliminated Trevin Hunte during Tuesday night's third-season broadcast of the NBC reality singing competition.
Storage Wars has been slapped with a lawsuit.
Brandi Glanville will be going under the knife on Wednesday.
Natalie Anderson and Nadiya Anderson talk about their The Amazing Race experience and tough elimination -- including how they feel they would've done in the final leg's challenging tasks and whether they believe Josh and Brent "deserved" to win.
Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum talk about their relationship and recent wedding -- which will be televised on The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.'s Wedding, a two-hour special airing Sunday, December 16.
Trey Wier and Alexis "Lexi" Beerman discuss their The Amazing Race experience and finishing in third place -- including what the real reason was behind their alliance's decision to get Abbie and Ryan out of the Race and her tears upon trying to finish the final flag Roadblock task.
Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge talk about their time on The Amazing Race -- including what they found "most hurtful" during the Race and how far ahead they believe they finished the final leg.
The Amazing Race crowned Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge the winners of its 21st season during Sunday night's two-hour finale broadcast of the CBS reality competition.
Cheryl Cole is suing The X Factor for her second season salary, which the former judge claims her contract specified she'd be paid even in the event she was fired from the show.
Lifetime has announced it has ordered Preachers' Daughters, a new reality series which will follow the lives of pastors' teenage daughters as they attempt to balance adolescence with their strict parents' religious expectations.
VH1 has announced Making Mr. Right, a new reality dating show in which women will secretly try to mold unsuspecting men into the boyfriend they want, will premiere Sunday, January 6 at 9PM ET/PT.
Simon Cowell won't say whether The X Factor judge Demi Lovato will return for the show's third season next year.
Duck Dynasty, a reality series which follows a family business that makes duck call equipment for hunters, has shot down A&E's ratings records.
Carter Williams finishes up his discussion of Survivor: Philippines -- including how he really felt about Lisa Whelchel's gameplay and why he applied for the show.
The X Factor eliminates two acts and determined its Top 4 second-season finalists Thursday night during the Fox reality singing competition's live results show.
CBS has announced the Spring 2013 premiere dates of the next seasons of its two flagship reality series.
Carter Williams talks about his Survivor: Philippines experience -- including whether he believes Abi-Maria Gomes' false idol claimed played a role in his tribemates' decision to vote him off, and what he thought Abi actually had going for her in the game.
Brooke Burke-Charvet has undergone successful surgery to fight her thyroid cancer.
Rihanna will be the next Grammy Award-winning singer to cross over into reality television, following in the footsteps of icons such as The Voice's Christina Aguilera, The X Factor's Britney Spears and American Idol's Mariah Carey.
Survivor: Philippines' merged Dangrayne tribe voted off Carter Williams from their tribe during Wednesday night's twelfth episode of the CBS reality series' 25th edition.
Syfy has announced the fourth season of Face Off will premiere Tuesday, January 15 at 9PM ET/PT and also revealed the identities of its cast members.
The Voice eliminated two Top 6 artists during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality singing competition's third season.
ABC has revealed the identities of 25 of the 26 bachelorettes competing for Sean Lowe's heart on The Bachelor's seventeenth season, which will premiere on Monday, January 7 at 8PM ET/PT.
Dancing with the Stars' return is set.
ABC has announced Celebrity Diving, a new reality diving competition, will premiere Tuesday, March 19 at 8PM ET/PT.
Emily Maynard is reportedly moving on from reality dating to reality dancing.
Jenelle Evans has wed fiance Courtland Rogers in a quickie ceremony.
MTV has announced Buckwild, a new docu-reality series that will follow nine friends from West Virginia who are proud to be from a small rural town, will premiere Thursday, January 3 at 10PM ET/PT and revealed the nine identities of the show's cast members.
NBC has revealed the identities of the 15 adult contestants and three teen participants who will be appearing on the fourteenth season of The Biggest Loser, which will premiere with a two-night event on Sunday, January 6 at 9PM ET/PT and Monday, January 7 at 8PM ET/PT.
Adam Levine clearly isn't a fan of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Alana Thompson and her family.
Vino Alan concludes his discussion about what his experience was like on the show -- including what's coming up for him career-wise and what his nickname was amongst his The X Factor family of contestants.
Kristin Chenoweth is apparently no longer shy about dating Jake Pavelka.
Paige Thomas dishes about her time on The X Factor -- including whose early elimination she was shocked about and whether she considers Cece Frey a true friend or not.
Vino Alan discusses his time on The X Factor -- including how he really felt about Demi Lovato's harsh criticism throughout the season.
Howard Stern apparently liked judging America's Got Talent enough to come back and do it again.
The Amazing Race teammates Natalie Anderson and Nadiya Anderson survived to compete in the 21st-season's eleventh leg despite a last-place finish during Sunday night's broadcast of the Race's tenth leg.
Crystal Harris' engagement to Hugh Hefner is reportedly back on.
Kelly Monaco and Val Chmerkovskiy are continuing to dodge rumors about the extent of their relationship on and off Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars.
Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum have tied the knot.
Mario Lopez is now a married man.
Police in Bahrain fired tear gas into a group of more than 50 people protesting Kim Kardashian's visit to the country.
A cousin of reality TV star Honey Boo Boo was arrested in Georgia for wearing a gorilla suit during a roadside escapade, authorities allege.
Khloe Kardashian gave her The X Factor co-host Mario Lopez some key advice for his upcoming wedding.