Reality TV Features & Interviews - May 2010
Crystal Bowersox says she never considered herself to be American Idol's ninth-season frontrunner and was simply satisfied to remain in the competition as long as she did.
Lee Dewyze is thankful for the platform American Idol gave him, however the ninth-season winner is also glad that his journey on the show has ended.
Mia Michaels feels that So You Think You Can Dance's upcoming format changes that will pair seventh-season finalists with all-stars from previous installments will benefit everyone involved.
Nicole Scherzinger was Dancing with the Stars' front runner throughout the tenth season, however she was still surprised to claim the mirror ball trophy.
Michael Ventrella didn't want to feel too confident heading into The Biggest Loser's ninth-season finale because he was worried about "jinxing" himself.
Kyle Higgins feels there were "a lot of guys" vying for Ali Fedotowsky during The Bachelorette's sixth-season premiere who were "there for the wrong reasons" -- however he claims the worst was Justin.
Not only was Casey James prepared to be eliminated from American Idol on the cusp of making the ninth-season finale, but he was also ready to be booted at any other point in the competition.
Jillian Michaels feels her new Losing It with Jillian reality series is different from The Biggest Loser in a variety of ways.
Ali Fedotowsky won't reveal any specifics about if she found love at the end of her The Bachelorette journey, however she's pleased with the results.
Chad Ochocinco is more accustomed to using his fancy footwork to score touchdowns than dance, however the NFL star feels that having Cheryl Burke as his Dancing with the Stars partner helped him immensely.
If Colby Donaldson seemed detached as a Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains' castaway, that's because he was.
Parvati Shallow claims she knew that Russell Hantz' decision to take Sandra Diaz-Twine to Survivor: Heroes vs Villains' final Tribal Council was the final nail in both of their coffins.
Jerri Manthey feels the Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains title would have been hers if she just could have made it to the final Tribal Council.
Russell Hantz claims he won't waver from the way he plays Survivor -- even if it means he'll never actually win over a jury.
Sandra Diaz-Twine knew she had a good chance at winning Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains after the final Tribal Council, but she was still surprised when a majority of the votes were cast in her favor.
Alexandra Underwood still doesn't know why she failed to make America's Next Top Model's finale runway show.
Angelea Preston feels she should have been one of America's Next Top Model's final two contestants.
Rupert Boneham tried several last-ditch efforts to try and save himself prior to last night's Tribal Council, however none of them worked.
Raina Hein was confident heading into America's Next Top Model's final fourteenth-season judging panel, but she also understands why she didn't finish on top.
'Survivor' host Jeff Probst promises close finish to 'Heroes vs. Villains'
Krista White had performed extremely well heading into America's Next Top Model's final fourteenth-season judging panel, however she didn't consider herself the favorite to win.
Michael Lynche claims he was "not surprised" by his American Idol ouster but added it was also "not expected."
After finishing among the Top 3 teams in eight of The Amazing Race's first 11 legs and no lower than sixth in the other three legs, the "Cowboys" team of Jet McCoy and his brother Cord McCoy seemed to enter the sixteenth season's final leg as the favorites.
After getting off to a rough start and making multiple mistakes in The Amazing Race's first half-dozen legs, "Dating Models" Caite Upton and Brent Horne appeared to be peaking at just the right time after finishing in first place during the sixteenth-season competition's penultimate leg.
Although they finished a distant third in The Amazing Race's penultimate sixteenth-season leg, Dan Pious and his brother Jordan Pious never stopped giving the competition their all, and that attitude paid off in the final leg.
After rolling through Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains' first 32 days with close Villains tribe allies Parvati Shallow and Russell Hantz, Survivor's final Tribal Council once again appeared to be within sight for returning Survivor: Panama -- Exile Island runner-up Danielle DiLorenzo.
'American Idol' Top 4 ninth-season finalists say they're all winners now
Candice Woodcock thought she was securing her place in the game when she decided to betray her fellow Heroes and join with the Villains alliance and vote Amanda Kimmel out of the game at Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains' Night 30 Tribal Council session.
Aaron Kelly feels that trying to deliver a perfect performance on Tuesday night might have actually had hindered him.
After finishing last in The Amazing Race's prior non-elimination leg, the odds were against the "Detectives" team of Louis Stravato and Michael Naylor surviving the sixteenth season's next penultimate leg.