Reality TV News - May 2011
Cheryl Cole still out of U.K. 'X Factor' despite reported U.S. dropping
Bentley Williams has already voiced his strong, unfavorable opinion of The Bachelorette star Ashley Hebert, however host Chris Harrison says the bachelor's behavior is going to take a "dramatic" turn for the worst during next Monday night's episode.
The Bachelorette star Ashley Hebert sent three bachelors packing during last night's broadcast of the ABC reality dating series' seventh season.
Michelle Money, the misunderstood villainess of Brad Womack's The Bachelor season, apparently has the nitty-gritty details on Bentley Williams, the unabashed villain of Ashley Hebert's The Bachelorette season.
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi was taken off the roads of Italy after she reportedly hit a police car on Monday.
U.S. actor Christopher Knight, aka Peter Brady on the 1970s series "The Brady Bunch," and his wife, model Adrianne Curry, are separating, their manager said.
Guests say the weekend wedding of television's Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker in California was an outdoor affair.
Past "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze said he was simply responding to his fans when he told them he had not been invited to the finale of the current season.
NBC has announced that it is bumping the premiere of Love in the Wild, a new reality dating show which will feature singles attempting to find love in the Costa Rica jungle, to Wednesday, June 29 at 10PM ET/PT.
Tim McCormack's time on The Bachelorette came to an end even quicker than the show's usual minimum stay.
Jeff Conaway dead at 60 after being taken off life support by family
Lauren Alaina finished American Idol's tenth season as the runner-up after she was defeated by Scotty McCreery during Wednesday night's live finale broadcast on Fox.
Bravo says it has ordered "Kara," a new docu-series exploring the life and career of U.S. songwriter Kara DioGuardi.
Scotty McCreery was crowned American Idol's tenth-season winner during Wednesday night's live finale broadcast on Fox, becoming the fourth-straight male finalist to take home American Idol's title.
American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina may be a "sweetheart," but is she Scotty McCreery's sweetheart?
'American Idol' finale draws 21% more viewers than last year's finale
American Idol has crowned another male winner.
Cheryl Cole reportedly dropped as judge of U.S. 'The X Factor' edition
'Dancing with the Stars' beats 'American Idol' in ratings showdown
Olivia Ward walked away as The Biggest Loser's $250,000 winner during during Tuesday night's live finale broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss competition's eleventh edition.
Rulon Gardner's absence from Tuesday night's live eleventh-season The Biggest Loser finale was a decision of his own choosing, according to NBC.
Hines Ward says his Dancing with the Stars twelfth-season victory was especially sweet because he overcame one of his greatest fears in the process.
Anna Kournikova will be replacing not one but three trainers on The Biggest Loser's next season, barring any other new additions.
Dancing with the Stars has crowned its new champions.
The Biggest Loser: Couples crowned Olivia Ward its champion during Tuesday night's live finale broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss competition.
The 35-year-old opera singer and plastic surgery office manager from New York, NY, began the competition at 261 pounds and weighed-in at 132 pounds during the finale, giving her a 129-pound weight-loss and 49.42% weight-loss percentage that won her the show's $250,000 grand prize.
Kim Kardashian may soon be the next Kardashian sister to star in a newlywed-style Keeping Up with the Kardashians spinoff, following in the footsteps of Khloe & Lamar.
While West Lee's former mother-in-law recently suggested he was involved in her daughter's death, police say there is no evidence The Bachelorette bachelor was responsible for the death of his wife.
Lauren Alaina becomes 'American Idol' frontrunner despite vocal issue
Ronnie and The Situation have apparently found another way to get their GTL workout in for the day.
The Bachelor star Brad Womack's second stint on the ABC reality dating series apparently hasn't ended any better than his first.
So You Think You Can Dance will be putting a kibosh on last season's revamp and largely returning to the format utilized during the show's first six seasons when it premieres on Thursday, May 26 at 8PM ET/PT on Fox.
Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery bring country to 'American Idol' final
The Bachelorette star Ashley Hebert eliminated her first seven suitors during Monday night's premiere broadcast of the ABC reality dating series.
Ready or not, MTV's 16 and Pregnant star Jordan Ward will soon be a mother of two.
Dancing with the Stars' twelfth-season finale leaderboard is tied with one dance to go.
'American Idol' creator Simon Fuller gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star
John Rich was crowned The Celebrity Apprentice's fourth-season winner during Sunday night's live finale broadcast on NBC.
Dancing with the Stars co-host Brooke Burke feels the twelfth-season competition is stiffer than ever, and any one of the three final couples could walk away from this week's finale with the mirror ball trophy.
Brittani Kline was crowned America's Next Top Model's sixteenth-season winner, beating out Molly O'Connell during Wednesday night's finale broadcast on The CW.
Phillip Sheppard's strange antics throughout the season may have had his fellow castaways and Survivor: Redemption Island viewers questioning whether he was "crazy," "acting crazy," or neither, but one thing was certain -- Phillip's strong belief that he would make it to the final three was far from crazy.
Haley Reinhart's American Idol journey came to an end when she was eliminated during Thursday night's live results show which determined the competition's Top 2 finalists, Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery.
U.S. actor Jeff Conaway remains in a coma after an apparent drug overdose last week, his manager told People.com.
Molly O'Connell finished in the runner-up spot behind America's Next Top Model's sixteenth-season winner Brittani Kline during Wednesday night's finale broadcast on The CW.
American Idol eliminated Haley Reinhart and determined its Top 2 tenth-season finalists during Thursday night's live results show broadcast on Fox.
The U.S. cable network Syfy says it has ordered a fifth season of its adventure reality series "Destination Truth," starring host Josh Gates.
Grant Mattos was convinced Survivor: Redemption Island winner "Boston Rob" Mariano was going to take him to the final three since they had developed a very strong bond throughout the game, but like most of Rob's original Ometepe alliance, he was blindsided.
Mike Chiesl became the last Zapatera tribe member standing with the chance to rejoin the game after Survivor: Redemption Island champion "Boston Rob" Mariano and his band of "loyal soldiers" wiped out his entire alliance one by one and Mike's tribemates subsequently lost their Redemption Island duels.
America's Next Top Model has crowned its sixteenth-season winner and Brittani Kline is going to have to leave her trailer park behind and welcome a more glamorous life.
Danielle Staub has decided she needs professional help.
Matt Elrod spent 29 days on Redemption Island, won six consecutive duels, fought his way back into the game, survived 10 duels in total, but then failed to re-enter the game a second time after he lost Survivor: Redemption Island's last duel during Sunday night's CBS broadcast of the reality competition's finale.
Actor Jeff Conaway was unconscious and in critical condition following an apparent drug overdose in California, his family said Wednesday.
After getting rejected by Brad Womack on last season's edition of The Bachelor, Ashley Hebert will begin her own televised search for love when the seventh edition of The Bachelorette, which wrapped filming last week, premieres Monday, May 23 at 9PM ET/PT on ABC.
Natalie Tenerelli survived 39 days in Survivor: Redemption Island and made it to the competition's final Tribal Council session, but came up completely empty in the subsequent jury vote.
Hannah Curlee and Olivia Ward were revealed to be two of The Biggest Loser: Couples' three finalists during Tuesday night's penultimate broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss competition.
Dancing with the Stars eliminated Ralph Macchio and professional partner Karina Smirnoff during Tuesday night's eighth live twelfth-season results show on ABC.
The Voice revealed the identities of four additional Top 16 finalists during Tuesday night's broadcast of the new NBC singing competition.
Actor Kelsey Grammer has filed papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court requesting sole custody of his two children with his ex-wife, Camille Grammer.
Andrea Boehlke and Ashley Underwood both came up short of Survivor: Redemption Island's final Tribal Council vote during Sunday night's CBS broadcast of the reality competition's finale.
Dancing with the Stars' twelfth-season semifinals performance show ended with a sense of deja vu on the judges' leaderboard.
Hannah Jones became the twelfth girl eliminated from America's Next Top Model's sixteenth season during Wednesday night's broadcast on The CW.
Russell Hantz lands new A&E 'Flipped' house-flipping reality series
"Boston" Rob Mariano can now share Survivor bragging rights with his wife, former Survivor: All-Stars winner Amber Brkich.
Survivor: Redemption Island has lived up to its title.
Survivor has sparked another love match.
'Apprentice' star Donald Trump announces he won't run for president
Recording artists Meat Loaf and Lil' Jon have become the latest stars fired on "The Celebrity Apprentice" in New York.
Tamera Mowry has confirmed she married Fox News Channel correspondent Adam Housley.
Australian singer Dannii Minoque says she is quitting her gig as a judge on the British television talent show "X Factor" due to scheduling conflicts.
Country music's Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were married in Texas Saturday evening, Us Weekly reported.
Officials in Santa Cruz, Calif., said "American Idol" contestant and hometown hero James Durbin would be on hand Saturday for a special day in his honor.
Professional dancer Kym Johnson is "OK" after falling Friday during practice for "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles, her publicist said.
James Durbin's American Idol journey ended when he was eliminated during Thursday night's live results show which determined the competition's Top 3 finalists.
Florence gives 'Jersey Shore' cold welcome as season begins filming
Zev Glassenberg and Justin Kanew were the last team to depart The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business' penultimate leg in Brazil, which foreshadowed their failure to become of the final three teams to compete to win the competition's million dollar grand prize.
American Idol eliminated James Durbin and determined its Top 3 tenth-season finalists during Thursday night's live results show broadcast on Fox.
Durbin, a 22-year-old from Santa Cruz, CA, became the tenth finalist -- and fifth male finalist -- sent home from American Idol's tenth season after he received the fewest home viewer votes following Wednesday night's performance show, which featured the Top 4 finalists each performing one song that inspired them and one track from the Leiber and Stoller collection.
Ralph Kiser was eliminated from Survivor: Redemption Island after he lost the season's eleventh Redemption Island duel to Matt Elrod, Mike Chiesl and Andrea Boehlke during Wednesday night's broadcast of the thirteenth episode of the CBS reality series' 22nd edition.
America's Next Top Model eliminated Hannah Jones and determined its Top 2 finalists during Wednesday night's broadcast of the sixteenth season's eleventh episode on The CW.
Survivor: Redemption Island eliminated castaway Ralph Kiser from the game after he lost the season's eleventh Redemption Island duel to Matt Elrod, Mike Chiesl and Andrea Boehlke during Wednesday night's broadcast of the thirteenth episode of the CBS reality series' 22nd edition.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will premiere the video for his solo single "(It) Feels So Good" on TV's "American Idol," Columbia Records said.
Gary Ervin and Mallory Ervin thought they were in good shape for The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business' final leg when they finished the Race's penultimate leg in Brazil in first place.
U.S. reality television personality Bristol Palin has confirmed she had "corrective jaw surgery" late last year, which changed the shape of her face.
The Biggest Loser: Couples eliminated Austin Andrews, a 21-year-old radio board operator from Pasadena, CA, and determined its final four contestants during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss competition.
Dancing with the Stars eliminated Romeo and professional partner Chelsie Hightower during Tuesday night's seventh live twelfth-season results show on ABC.
Nathaniel "Big Easy" Lofton and Herbert "Flight Time" Lang, although very tall, came up just a little bit short of winning The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business and its $1 million dollar grand prize during Sunday night's finale broadcast of the all-stars edition of the long-running CBS reality competition.
CBS has announced Big Brother's thirteenth season will premiere Thursday, July 7 at 9PM ET/PT.
Dancing with the Stars' eighth twelfth-season performance show ended up being a great night for Disney Channel star Chelsea Kane and professional partner Mark Ballas
The Amazing Race fifteenth-season champions Meghan Rickey and Cheyne Whitney have gotten married.
LaKisha Hoffman and Jennifer Hoffman's second shot at The Amazing Race turned out to be an utter success when they walked away champions from The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business' all-stars edition during Sunday night's finale broadcast of the CBS reality competition.
Bristol Palin lands her own reality TV series on the BIO network
Paula Abdul formally announced as the fourth judge of 'The X Factor'
U.S. actor Ralph Macchio said via Twitter he hopes a ruptured cyst on the back of his knee doesn't keep him from performing on "Dancing with the Stars."
The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business crowned returning fourteenth-season Racers Jennifer Hoffman and LaKisha Hoffman its champions during Sunday night's special two-episode finale broadcast of the CBS reality competition's all-stars edition.
A deal has been struck allowing Paula Abdul to join the judging cast on Simon Cowell's new talent series "X Factor," sources told The Hollywood Reporter.
Nicole Scherzinger, Steve Jones announced as 'The X Factor' co-hosts
The producers of the syndicated U.S. television series "The Doctors" say wellness expert Jillian Michaels will be a perfect addition its roster.
Jacob Lusk's American Idol journey ended when he was eliminated during Thursday night's live results show which determined the competition's Top 4 finalists.
Lady Gaga will apparently get to chat face-to-face with American Idol finalist Haley Reinhart this week.
Alexandria Everett became the eleventh girl eliminated from America's Next Top Model's sixteenth season during Wednesday night's broadcast on The CW.
American Idol eliminated Jacob Lusk and determined its Top 4 tenth-season finalists during Thursday night's live results show broadcast on Fox.
Lusk, a 23-year-old from Compton, CA, became the ninth finalist -- and fourth male finalist -- sent home from American Idol's tenth season after he received the fewest home viewer votes following Wednesday night's performance show, which featured the Top 5 finalists each performing two songs, one classic and one current.
Steve Wright was eliminated from Survivor: Redemption Island after he lost the season's tenth Redemption Island duel to Matt Elrod, Mike Chiesl and Ralph Kiser during Wednesday night's broadcast of the twelfth episode of the CBS reality series' 22nd edition.
Cheryl Cole to serve as judge on Fox's new 'The X Factor' edition
America's Next Top Model eliminated Alexandria Everett and determined its Top 3 finalists during Wednesday night's broadcast of the sixteenth season's tenth episode on The CW.
Survivor: Redemption Island eliminated castaway Steve Wright from the game after he lost the season's tenth Redemption Island duel to Matt Elrod, Mike Chiesl and Ralph Kiser during Wednesday night's broadcast of the twelfth episode of the CBS reality series' 22nd edition.
U.S. reality TV star Jesse James says he is focusing on his own happiness following the breakup of his marriage to actress Sandra Bullock.
Kendra Wilkinson apparently isn't too upset about leaving Dancing with the Stars.
The Voice has found its voices.
He's co-starred in Jersey Shore, participated in Dancing with the Stars, and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may now soon have a new show where he and his six-pack will have the cameras all to themselves.
U.S. singer Mariah Carey and TV personality Nick Cannon say their newborn daughter's name is Monroe Cannon and her twin brother is Moroccan Scott Cannon.
The Biggest Loser: Couples' contestants Jay Jacobs and Hannah Curlee avoided elimination after they fell below the yellow weigh-in line but were saved from a game-playing twist which revealed a non-elimination weigh-in during Tuesday night's broadcast of the NBC reality weight-loss competition.
Dancing with the Stars eliminated Kendra Wilkinson and professional partner Louis van Amstel during Tuesday night's sixth live twelfth-season results show on ABC.
American Idol finalist Casey Abrams believes Haley Reinhart has a solid shot at winning the competition's tenth-season title despite her frequent bottom-three finishes.
Steven Tyler rips 'Celebrity Rehab' and Drew Pinsky in his new book
Chris Bosh sues to keep ex Allison Mathis off VH1's 'Basketball Wives'
ABC has revealed the identities of the 25 bachelors competing for Ashley Hebert's heart on The Bachelorette's seventh season, which will premiere Monday, May 23 at 9PM ET/PT.
Rock star and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler says it was hard but necessary to chronicle his prolific substance abuse issues in his new autobiography.
Kent Kaliber, who was known as Kynt Cothron during his initial Race edition, and Vyxsin Fiala seemed likely to survive, if not win, the Race's tenth leg when they were the first team to complete the chocolate gnome Roadblock task, giving them a head start to the tenth Pit Stop of The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business all-stars edition.
Dancing with the Stars' seventh twelfth-season performance show ended in a draw between NFL football star Hines Ward and actor and The Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio.
NBC has announced The Voice will be utilizing the talents of four stars in the music industry to assist the show's musician coaches during its "battle" rounds, which will begin next week.
American Idol has announced the dates and locations of its American Idols Live! 2011 concert tour.
Ashley Hebert's search for love will be a global journey.
Hope Dworaczyk became the tenth candidate eliminated from NBC's fourth season of The Celebrity Apprentice during Sunday night's broadcast of the reality competition's ninth episode.
The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business eliminated returning twelfth-season Racers Kent Kaliber and his girlfriend Vyxsin Fiala during Sunday night's broadcast of the CBS reality competition's all-stars edition.
Travis Stork has gotten engaged.
Hollywood actor Lorenzo Lamas has married model Shawna Craig at the Casa Dorada Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, E! News reported.
Chicago Web site Groupon says it won't run ads on "The Apprentice" TV show amid controversy over the political views of its star Donald Trump.