Reality TV Show Update News - February 2008
Simon Cowell's "dark horse" and three victims of poor song selection were eliminated during last night's live American Idol seventh-season results show broadcast that revealed the Top 16 semifinalists.
Michael Bortone was blind-sided by Joel Anderson for the second time in as many Tribal Councils.
Tito Ortiz can lift a lot of weight but was unable to carry the burden of being project manager for the designated task, and the mixed-martial arts fighter became the eighth candidate fired by Donald Trump during last night's The Celebrity Apprentice broadcast on NBC.
If American Idol's remaining female semifinalists weren't aware of the importance of song choice, they are now.
Alex Coladonato, a 24-year-old DJ company owner from Staten Island, NY, and Amanda Hansen, a 23-year-old paralegal from Fridley, MN, became the third "perfect-match" pair evicted from Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality show's third eviction.
Two girls went home during America' Next Top Model's tenth-season premiere broadcast last night on The CW -- as Kimberly quit because she's not interested in high fashion while Atalya was eliminated for not being high fashion enough.
American Idol's seventh-season Top 10 male semifinalists continued their push for the finals during last night's Fox broadcast, singing songs from the 1970s.
The Blue Team went to Las Vegas and won a trip to Puerto Rico but was unable to conquer the scale.
When Cirie Fields went from fence-sitter to power player, she set her sights on Yau-Man Chan.
Marilu Henner's over-excitement led to her downfall, as the actress became the seventh candidate fired by Donald Trump during Thursday night's The Celebrity Apprentice broadcast on NBC.
American Idol's seventh season finally began in earnest this week, with Tuesday and Wednesday's first performance shows culminating in last night's live results show that eliminated the four seventh-season Top 24 semifinalists (two male, two female) who had received the fewest home viewer votes after this week's performances.
Jen Diturno a 26-year-old bartender from Columbus, OH, and Parker Somerville, a 26-year-old paparazzo from Northridge, CA, became the second "perfect-match" pair evicted from Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality show's second eviction.
The Top 12 male semifinalists kicked-off American Idol's seventh-season during last night's Fox broadcast, singing songs from the 1960s.
Kelly Fields was concerned her ex-husband Paul Marks would be unable to maintain his diet and exercise regimen when faced with the challenge of going home.
Neil Garcia's nearly week-old departure from the Big Brother: 'Til Death Do You Part house was finally revealed to television viewers during last night's ninth-season broadcast of the CBS reality show, however the details surrounding his unexpected exit still remained unexplained.
Team Bruno may have lost a couple battles, but they ultimately won the war.
Evan Dollard and Monica Carlson were revealed to be American Gladiators male and female champions during last night's finale broadcast of the campy reality series' primetime revival on NBC.
Mary Sartain and Michael Bortone were both blind-sided, but she was the one who bore the brunt of it.
Donald Trump was faced with a tough decision, so he decided not to make it.
Sharon Obermueller and Jacob Heald were revealed to be the first "perfect-match" pair evicted from Big Brother's ninth season during last night's pre-taped broadcast of the long-running CBS reality show.
After four weeks of open audition broadcasts and two more episodes that gave viewers a look at the competition's Hollywood Round, last night's American Idol seventh-season broadcast ended with the mega-hit Fox reality show finally revealing the identities of this season's Top 24 semifinalists.
The identities of Big Brother 9's perfect-match pairings, the unprecedented power given to the competition's initial "Power Couple," and the pre-existing relationships of two pairs of houseguests were all revealed to viewers during last night's premiere broadcast of the long-running CBS reality show's first ever winter edition.
Trent Patterson's warrior heart wasn't enough to overcome his wounded knee, and the 39-year-old school safety and security coordinator from Endicott, NY became the eleventh contestant cut from The Biggest Loser: Couples during last night's broadcast of the NBC reality show's fifth season.
Team Carrie Ann member Alyssa became the fifth contestant cut from Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann during last night's live penultimate broadcast of the new ABC reality competition series.
An allegedly homesick Jon "Jonny Fairplay" Dalton wanted to leave on his own terms -- and the rest of his tribe happily obliged -- causing the slippery former Survivor: Pearl Islands schemer to become the first castaway eliminated from Survivor: Micronesia -- Fans vs. Favorites during last night's premiere of the long-running CBS reality show's sixteenth season.
Gene Simmons wasn't around to save Nely Galan again, and the former The Swan creator and television producer became the sixth candidate fired by Donald Trump during last night's The Celebrity Apprentice broadcast on NBC.
Jackie Evans and her son Dan got blind-sided by the rest of their Blue Team members, resulting in Jackie, a 49-year-old non-profit organization CEO from Frankfort, IL, becoming the tenth contestant cut from The Biggest Loser: Couples during last night's broadcast of the NBC reality show's fifth season.
Team Bruno member Tony Czar became the fourth contestant cut from Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann during last night's live broadcast of the new ABC reality competition series.
Vincent "Big Pussy" Pastore has once again lived up to his nickname.