Reality TV Show Update News - September 2005
One week after unanimously voting off one of its two 21-year-old female members, Survivor: Guatemala's Yaxha tribe decided to do the same to the other, voting out Brianna Varela, a 21-year-old retail salesperson from Edmonds, Washington, during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Although Chris Valletta, a 27-year-old marketing executive from Dallas, Texas, was The Apprentice's latest losing project manager, he found himself on the receiving end of something rarely feted on losing managers: George and Carolyn's praise. But in the end it was not enough to save him when he disregarded Donald Trump’s recommendations on who to bring back to the final boardroom, causing him to become the second candidate fired from the fourth edition of NBC's The Apprentice.
Deemed as having the desire to be a model but not the willingness to make the effort that would be required to fulfill her dreams, Ebony, a 18-year-old student from Sylmar, CA, became the second girl eliminated from the fifth edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's UPN broadcast.
In the first leg of The Amazing Race: Family Edition, the Black family achieved a milestone when 8-year-old Austin Black became the youngest participant in The Amazing Race. Unfortunately, the team also had the distinction of being the first team eliminated, after struggling near the back of the pack for the entire leg of the race. But was it youth or lack of travel experience that led Austin, 11-year-old big brother Kenneth, and parents Reggie and Kimberly to an early elimination?
Deciding that she was lazy and not pulling her share of the weight around camp, Survivor: Guatemala's Yaxha tribe unanimously voted out Morgan McDevitt, a 21-year-old magician's assistant and waitress from Decatur, Illinois, during last night's broadcast of the CBS reality show.
Melissa, a 30-year-old real estate investor from Tampa, Florida who was outspoken and critical of her team throughout the first assignment, became the first contestant fired from NBC's fourth edition of its Donald Trump-helmed The Apprentice series.
Unless ABC decides its dance-off needs a dance-off, Kelly Monoco has been dethroned in the rematch against John O'Hurley in "Dancing With the Stars."
Deemed to be boring, lacking magic, and too laid back, Ashley, a 22-year-old boutique buyer from Fort Lauderdale, FL , became the first girl eliminated from the fifth edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's UPN broadcast.
Australian rockers INXS chose Canadian J.D. Fortune as their new singer before a U.S. TV audience.
Maggie Ausburn was crowned Big Brother 6's winner during last night's live finale of the CBS summer reality series, defeating Ivette Corredero in a tight 4-3 jury vote.
'Big Brother 6' evicts Janelle Pierzina, Ivette Corredero selects Maggie Ausburn as her Final 2 partnerSeptember 19, 2005
Big Brother 6 wound down to its final two contestants during Friday night's penultimate episode, with final Head Of Household Ivette Corredero deciding to evict Janelle Pierzina and select Maggie Ausburn as her Final 2 partner
Based on what he endured in his short three days in Survivor Guatemala, Jim Lynch, a 63-year-old fire department retiree from Northglenn, CO, was probably the first initial Survivor bootee who was glad to see his time in the game come to an end.
INXS' remaining members decided that Suzie McNeil wasn't right for their band during last night's broadcast of Rock Star: INXS, eliminating the reality competition's last woman and making Mig Ayesa, Marty Casey, and J.D. Fortune the show's three finalists.
Forced to vote out one of their own, Big Brother 6's "Friendship" alliance cannibalized itself during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality series, evicting April Lewis, a 30-year-old pharmaceutical sales representative from Dallas, TX, from the Big Brother house.
The force was not with Howie Gordon during last night's live broadcast of Big Brother 6, resulting in the self-proclaimed Jedi becoming the eleventh houseguest to be voted out the CBS reality series.
In the end, Tommy Hilfiger decided to hire his biggest groupie.
Completing a journey in which he went from Big Brother 6's Head Of Household penthouse to the jury's lakeside sequester house in a little more than a week, Beau Beasley was voted out of the Big Brother house during Saturday's broadcast of the CBS reality series.
"Backdoored" and denied a chance to compete to save himself, "Veto King" James Rhine finally met his demise and was voted out of the Big Brother house during last night's live broadcast of the CBS reality series.